Category Archives: Breaking

Buhari Approves Multiple Justices For Appeal, High Courts

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved new justices for Nigeria’s federal courts. The National Judicial Council which announced the development in a statement by its Director of Information, Soji Oye, on Wednesday, said the Court of Appeal got 12 justices with nine judges for the Federal High Court and seven for the High Court of the…

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IPOB Prints 40 Million Ballot Papers For Biafra Referendum

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has announced resumption of plans to hold a referendum towards the ‘peaceful restoration’ of the defunct Republic of Biafra. According to IPOB spokesperson, Emma Powerful, in a statement, it said it has printed 40 million ballot papers to be used in the first phase of the referendum by Biafrans…

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Nigeria Leading Africa To A Desired Future – Saraki To Russian Parliament

The President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, stated that Africa was making a giant push to the future with Nigeria leading the Continent to the desired future. While addressing the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation at the invitation of the Chairperson of the Federation Council, Valentina Matviyenko, Saraki said that Africa’s…

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Akindele, University Lecturer Fired Over Sex For Grade Scandal

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife has fired Professor Richard Akindele for allegedly demanding sex from one of his students, Monica Osagie to upgrade her score in his course. The Vice Chancellor of the university announced his sack during a press conference on Wednesday after he was found guilty by the Governing Council of multiple…

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FEC May Not Hold As Buhari Set To Sign 2018 Budget On Wednesday

Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the 2018 budget on Wednesday. He made the assertion in an interview with Channels Television’s Politics Today noting that the President would assent to the proposal by 12 noon. “Naturally, every Nigerian should be worried and concerned,” the presidential aide…

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ISIS Threat: FG Orders Tighter Security At Airports

The federal government has ordered an intensified screening of passengers and luggage at the airports in Nigeria following news that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is planning to attack commercial flights. This order was given in a letter sent from the office of the Secretary-General of the Federation (SGF) to the Director-General…

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Obasanjo Suggests God Is Laughing At Buhari Over 2019 Re-election Bid

Olusegun Obasanjo, former President, has left in God’s hands his resolve to get President Muhammadu Buhari out of office in 2019, although he still wants the people to do their bit by getting their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs). Speaking in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, at a town hall meeting of the Coalition for Nigeria…

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Two Feared Dead As Truck Falls Off Ojuelegba Bridge

Not less than two persons were feared killed Tuesday night when a truck fell off Ojuelegba bridge in Lagos, crushing a Toyota Camry and three commercial buses. Two other persons were injured, said general manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Adesina Tiamiyu. “A flatbed truck laden with plywood and finished boards tilted on top…

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