Category Archives: Breaking

Court Adjourns Suit On Buhari’s Academic Qualifications Indefinitely

  The controversy trailing President Muhammad Buhari and academic credentials he submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) prior to the 2015 general elections was yesterday put to a halt by a Federal High Court. Justice ‎Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday adjourned the suit challenging the veracity of…

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Lagos State Government Seals CWAY, Others Over Public Safety

  Lagos State agencies in charge of Quality, Standard and Regulation in the state have sealed off the premises of CWAY Nigeria Drinking Water Science and Technology Company Limited and Figol Water in various locations in state in its determination to ensure compliance with the State Groundwater Quality Control Regulation and the State Drinking Water…

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Photos: Tinubu, Atiku, Awujale Visit Buhari In London

 With Tinubu  National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona Ogbagba II and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday paid a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari who is currently in London, United Kingdom on vacation and medical check up. Photos of Buhari’s meeting with…

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ISIS Has Launched A Mobile App To Indoctrinate Children – FG Warns Nigerians

  The Federal Government has alerted Nigerians to the existence of a newly-launched mobile application developed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) for propagating Jihad to children. This is contained in a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. The statement signed by…

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Former Adamawa Governor, Bala Ngillari In EFCC Custody

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), has detained the immediate past governor of Adamawa State, Bala Ngillari, for his alleged role in the distribution of N450 million for the re-election of former President Goodluck Jonathan, reports Premium Times. Ngillari is reportedly being detained at theGombe zonal office of the EFCC after information was provided by…

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Army Uncovers Boko Haram’s Tactics Of Evading Surveillance In Borno

The Nigerian Army on Thursday said Boko Haram terrorists now evade drones and aircraft surveillance by hiding in makeshift camps covered with shrubs. Col. Sani Usman, the Acting Director of Army Public Relations, revealed this new tactic in a statement in Maiduguri. Usman said in the statement that the discovery was made during a clearance…

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President Buhari Extends His Vacation By 4 Days, To Return On Sunday

  President Muhammadu Buhari will not be returning to Nigeria today as earlier scheduled. The new development was made known to the State House correspondents by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo today before the commencement of a meeting of the National Economic Council. The VP disclosed that the president whose 10-day vacation expired yesterday will now…

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Banks Retrenchment: NLC Spits Fire, Issues 14-Day Ultimatum For Reinstatement Of Sacked Workers

  The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has issued a 14-day ultimatum to banks who were alleged to have retrenched workers without following dueprocess. According to This Day, the letter of ultimatum was issued to Fidelity Bank, Diamond Bank, First City Monument Bank, First Bank, Eco Bank and Skye Bank. The statement, signed by the NLC Deputy…

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CBN Floats The Naira, Releases Guidelines For Dealership In Forex

  The Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday announced a full float of the Naira with what it termed the “automatic adjustment mechanism of the exchange rate” which will allow the foreign exchange (forex) rate now be determined by markets forces thereby reducing the pressure on the Naira. Making this disclosure at a press conference…

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Violation Of IDPs Rights: ECOWAS Court Dismisses Suit Against FG

  Justice Micah Wrights of ECOWAS Community Court on Wednesday in Abuja, dismissed the suit against the Federal Government over the violation of the rights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). The plaintiff, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Projects (SERAP), in suit no ECW/CCJ/APP/31/15, asked the court to hold the Federal Government responsible for the violation of…

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