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Electoral Bill: CSOs threaten drastic measures, mass protest

Hopes that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), would assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill continued to diminish as 23 civil rights organizations on Friday, expressed fear t...

I’m proud of you, actor Yul Edochie hails daughter on matriculation

Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, on Friday reaffirmed his love for his first child, Danielle, as the latter matriculated into university on Friday.The actor took to his Instagram page to share ...

Buhari welcomes Nigeria’s designation as vaccine-manufacturing base

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday in Brussels, Belgium, welcomed the designation of Nigeria as one of the six countries in Africa designated as manufacturing bases for the COVID-19 vaccine....

2023: PDP govs’ European trip not for presidential candidate selection – Wike

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has described as preposterous reports that he and other Peoples Democratic Party governors traveled to Europe to decide the 2023 presidential and vice candidates...

Strike: FG moves to meet ASUU’s demand, constitutes White Paper panel

The Federal Ministry of Education has commenced a move to meet one of the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities.The ministry disclosed this in a press statement issued by its D...

Debt profile: Stop granting all loan requests, Afenifere tells NASS

The pan Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, on Thursday, called on the National Assembly to henceforth stop acceding to every loan request brought before it by the President, Major-Gene...

Insecurity: African leaders are hypocrites, not bothered by killings – Patrick Lumumba

Radical former Director of the Kenyan Anti-Corruption Agency, Prof. Patrick Lumumba, on Wednesday in Abuja took to the cleaners African leaders for the growing insecurity and economic crisis in the...

Gridlock as UNIBEN students protest ASUU strike

Students of the University of Benin on Wednesday blocked the busy Benin/Lagos highway in solidarity with the members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities who began a one-month strike on Mond...

Terrorism charge: Court to deliver ruling in Nnamdi Kanu’s case April 8

Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court Abuja, has fixed April 8 for ruling on a preliminary objection filed by the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, challenging ...

JUST IN: We regret pains caused by adulterated fuel, NNPC begs Nigerians

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited has said it regrets the hardships it caused Nigerians by the importation of off-spec Premium Motor Spirit, known as petrol.The Group Managing ...

Man to die by hanging for killing twin daughters in Cross River

A man, Ayanime Udo, has been sentenced to death by hanging by a High Court sitting in Akamkpa, Cross River for killing his twin daughters whom he accused of being witches.Justice Agnes Onyeb...

Fuel scarcity doubled Nigerians’ sufferings -Northern CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria in the 19 Northern States and Abuja, has expressed concern over the lingering fuel scarcity across the country.The CAN noted that the continued scarcity ...

2023 presidency: Nigerians ready to replace APC, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has claimed that the party’s sweeping victory in three strategic Abuja Area Councils during the Federal Capital Territory Council elections last weekend, was a clear de...

ASUU: COEASU threatens strike, says FG has no respect for peaceful resolution

Twenty-four hours after the declaration of industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union has threatened to take action if the Preside...

Hushpuppi: NDLEA probe shouldn’t stop Kyari’s extradition, says lawyer

The Federal Government should not allow the alleged narcotics crimes linked to Abba Kyari stop his extradition to the United States to face prosecution for his alleged role in a $1m scam allegedly ...

Insurance companies earned N630bn in 2021 – NAICOM

The insurance companies in Nigeria earned N630.36bn premium in 2021.The Head, Corporate Communications and Market Development, National Insurance Commission, Rassaq Salami, disclosed this in...

Police transfer Abba Kyari, four others to NDLEA

The Nigeria Police Force has transferred Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari; and four others to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency barely four hours after they were declared wanted by ...

Public hearing for NYSC Trust Fund Bill holds Feb 24

The House of Representatives would on Thursday, February 24, hold a public hearing on the National Youth Service Corps Trust Fund bill, the Director-General of NYSC, Major-General Shuaibu Ibrahim h...

Nigeria and the price of sovereign innumeracy

“Dishonesty both in thought and deed were the prime bases of the Nigerian troubles.”Robert Collis, Nigeria in Conflict, p.187 (1970)Most people with a sense of smell in political econ...

Probe renewed killings in Enugu, HURIWA urges IGP

Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, has called on the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba; and the  Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Abubakar La...