Category Archives: Breaking

INEC Deregisters 74 Political Parties Citing Failure To Meet Constituitional Criterias

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deregistered 74 political parties. The new development was announced via Twitter and in a press conference in Abuja on Thursday. Mahmood Yakubu, the INEC chairman said this was because of their failure to meet various criteria stipulated by the constitution during the elections. He later revealed that the number…

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House Of Reps Reject Innoson Made-In-Nigeria SUVs As Official Vehicles

According to circulating reports, the House of Representatives, on Wednesday, expressed its disdain for the suggestion from a House member to purchase locally made Innoson Motors SUVs for members’ oversight. Recall that year in – year out, the lawmakers meet behind closed doors, tagged executive sessions to discuss their welfare benefits, among which are allowances…

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Buhari Inducts Three Combat Helicopters To Address Insurgency

President Muhammad Buhari has inducted three attack helicopters, two Augusta 109Ps and one Mi-171E to enhance the war against the Boko Haram insurgency. According to Ripples Nigeria, the President during the introduction on Thursday in Abuja, also vowed that the Federal Government would do everything to tackle insecurity. President Buhari further promised that the government…

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Nigerians React As 118-Year-Old Woman Is Reportedly Appointed Special Adviser In Bayelsa

The local government vice-chairman of Kolokuma/Opokuma local government area of Bayelsa state, Brian Wotari has reportedly appointed a centenarian as his “special adviser on elder matters.” The woman, Omonigbalebo Dani Orogono, who is believed to be 118 years old was given the honourary appointment via a letter dated February 4, 2020, and signed by Bedford Ineye, one of the aides of the…

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Odion Ighalo Shares Amazing An Throwback After Signing With Manchester United

Nigerian football star Odion Ighalo has taken to social media to share a throwback picture of when he first visited Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium as a fan in 2013 in celebration of his signing with the club. While his move is still being celebrated by millions of Nigerian football fans, many are now declaring…

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Nigerians To Be Restricted From Owning More Than Three Sim Cards

The Federal Government on Wednesday, February 5 2020, directed the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to review SIM card registration and usage to disallow any Nigerian from owning more than three mobile telephone lines, The Nation reports. The directive came in the wake of the rising wave of killings and kidnapping for ransom and general insecurity.…

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Fani Kayode Expresses His Support Towards Sanwo Olu’s Okada And Keke Ban

Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has backed the Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on his decision to restrict the operation of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles (Keke) in some areas of the state. Fani-Kayode who took to Twitter, reacting to the ongoing chaos caused by the enforcement of the restriction, said Lagos had been…

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