Category Archives: Breaking

Curbing Corruption, Injustice In The Military Helped Nigeria’s Fight Against Boko Haram – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja said corruption was largely responsible for the inability of the Nigerian military to quickly defeat Boko Haram. Speaking at an audience with the Egypt’s Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmed El-Tayeb, President Buhari said that the loss of 14 local government areas to Boko Haram had greatly tarnished the…

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NLC Vows To Continue With Strike, Hails Nigerians For Support

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has commended its members and civil society allies for turning out “enmasse” on Wednesday to prosecute the strike action against the increase in pump price of petroleum product, reports Premium Times. Though the strike didn’t seem to affect daily activities in several states on Wednesday, the congress however, praised those…

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Army Confirms Rescue Of One Chibok Girl, Says It Arrested Her ‘Husband’

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday confirmed the rescue of one of the missing Chibok school girls abducted in 2014 by the Boko Haram insurgents in Borno. This is contained in a statement issued by the Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman. According to Usman, the girl, Falmata Mbalala, is among other persons…

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Senate Kills Anti-Social Media Bill

  The Nigerian Senate, yesterday, bowed to pressure from Nigerians and withdrew the Frivolous Petitions Bill, otherwise known as anti-social media bill sponsored by BalaIbnNa’Allah which sparked a lot of controversy upon its introduction last year. Following the presentation of the report on the bill by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and…

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N23bn Election Bribery Scandal: EFCC Arrests Former Kaduna Governor, Ramalan Yaro

  Former governor of Kaduna state, Mukhtar Ramalan Yero was ypicked up by officials from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)on Monday, in connection with the $115 million released by former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison Madueke, which was shared ahead of 2015 presidential poll. Yero allegedly received N700 million which he shared to himself…

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