Category: News

Senate Confirms Hamman-Tukur As NFIU Director

The Nigerian Senate has confirmed the appointment of Modibbo Hamman-Tukur as Director of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU). On January 7, 2019, Buhari had announced the appointment of Hamman-Tukur as the NFIU Director, via a statement by Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity. At the plenary session on […]


The Nigerian ruling party, All Progressive Congress, APC has announced the members of its presidential Campaign Council. The announcement contained in a press statement, released by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina named the CHAIRMAN of the Council as President Muhammadu Buhari and Co-Chairman as Chief Bola Ahmed […]

Just In: Former Nigerian President, Shehu Shagari Dies At 93.

Ex-President Shehu Shagari is dead. Shagari passed away at the National Hospital Abuja on Friday. He was 93 years old. The news was broken by the Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, on his Twitter handle. Tambuwal had tweeted: “I regret to Announce the death of former President Shehu Shagari who just passed away at National […]

Minimum Wage: There is No Going Back on December 31st Deadline-Biobelemoye

By Paschal Emeka. JOHESU Chairman, Josiah Biobelemoye The National Chairman of the Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, Mr. Josiah Biobelemoye has cautioned that the patience of the organized labour with respect to minimum wage of N30, 000 has been over-stretched, re-stating that the December 31st, 2018 deadline given to the Federal government, FG to submit […]

World Class Philosopher, Sophie Oluwole dies at 82

Prof Sophie Oluwole Professor Sophie Oluwole, a towering figure in African philosophy, who altered the course of womanism in the country, is dead. She died on Sunday at the age of 82. It was reported that Oluwole died around 8:00pm on Sunday evening after a protracted illness.Her death was confirmed by one of her colleagues, […]

JUST COMING IN: More Secret uncovered over Badeh’s Killers

Air Vice Marshal Alex Badeh By Ken Abba. More facts are being uncovered in connection to the death of the former chief of Defense Staff, Air Vice Marshal Alex Badeh (Rtd), who was shot death on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by unknown gunmen while returning from his farm in Nasarawa state. Information reaching our news room […]

NANS Gives FG, ASUU December 31 Deadline to Resolve Differences

Mallam Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education THE National Association of Nigerian Students,NANS, the umbrella body of students in Nigerian Universities, has given the Federal Government FG and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, December 31 deadline to resolve their differences and call off the ongoing strike, vowing that it would mobilize members to disrupt […]

CNA, Omolori Commended for Restoring Peace to NASS Complex

By Ochai Sunday The Clerk of National Assembly, NASS, Mohammed Sani-Omolori has been commended by Institutional rating  agency, Democracy Assessment and Evaluation Society, DAES, for the various proactive measures he has taken to restore peace and allow conducive atmosphere prevail, enabling President Buhari to visit NASS to present 2019 budget, In a press statement released […]

Gunmen Kill Nigeria’s Former Chief Of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh

By Ochai Sunday The Nigeria’s former Chief of Defense Staff, Air Vice Marshal Alex Badeh (Rtd) was on Tuesday shot dead by unknown gunmen. According to Ibikunle Daramola, spokesman of the Nigerian Air Force, who made the announcement on Twitter late on Tuesday night, Badeh died from gunshot wounds he sustained when his vehicle was […]

Security Barricades National Assembly, Restricts Access to striking workers

By Ochai Sunday Security officials notably the men of the Nigeria police and Department of States Security Services, DSS have blocked the entrance of the National Assembly, preventing staff, journalists and others from entering the complex. The security men, who took strategic positions from the State House entrance, prevented whoever that attempted to enter the […]