Ramadan: Ambode To Host Muslims In 20 Centres

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday explained the rationale behind the decision of his administration to host Muslims in twenty centres across the State for the Eid-el-fitri celebration, saying that it was part of the strategy to bring about bonding among the people and enhance community participation in governance. Speaking at Lagos House […]

BREAKING: Rivers Information Commissioner, Tam-George, Resigns

Austin Tam-George, the commissioner of information and communication in Rivers State has resigned from the cabinet of Governor Nyesom Wike. Dr. Tam-George, dropped his resignation letter with Governor Wike at about 1pm on Friday, June 23, 2017 in a move that “surprised even close friends”. Speaking with The Boss, Tam George said is resignation was […]

JUST IN: Supreme Court Sacks Nigerian lawmaker, Herman Hembe

The Supreme Court has sacked Herman Hembe from the House of Representatives. Mr. Hembe, who represents Vandikwa/ Konshisha constituency of Benue State was not the valid candidate of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress, the court ruled. The court also ordered that Mr. Hembe be replaced with Dorathy Mato, who was declared the right winner of […]

BREAKING: Court upholds Tambuwal’s election as Sokoto Governor

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has upheld the election of Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State. The court, presided by Justice Gabriel Kolawole, said the application challenging the correctness of the December 4, 2014 primary election of the All Progressives Congress in Sokoto State, through which Mr. Tambuwal emerged flagbearer of the […]

Friday Sermon: Our Leadership Conundrum

By Babatunde Jose The leadership deficit in our country today is a great cause for concern. It is the prime cause for all other deficiencies; structural, infrastructural, power, education, and many others too numerous to count. From the pulpits in our churches and the Minbar in the mosques, at seminars and other fora where the […]

Church of England Admits to Hiding Sex Abuse of Boys by Bishop

The head of the Church of England has said that the institution “colluded” with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its former bishops. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, made the statement on Thursday as the church published a review of how it handled the case of […]

South African Community Withdraws Quit Order Against Nigerians

The Nigeria Union in South Africa said on Thursday that one of the communities that gave Nigerians quit order had rescinded it. The president of the union, Ikechukwu Anyene, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Pretoria that a meeting was held by the union and the community as well as the […]

Wike Sacks Commissioner For Works

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has sacked the state Commissioner for Works, Mr. Bathuel Harrison. The governor’s Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, said in a statement on Thursday that the commissioner’s sack takes immediate effect. However, no reason was given for the governor’s decision to dispense with Harrison’s services. The ex- commissioner has […]

Comments On Anti-Graft War: AGF Blasts Sagay, Others

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, yesterday expressed disappointment at comments made by chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, Prof. Itse Sagay, SAN, to the effect that he was not committed to the anti-corruption efforts of the  government. Sagay spoke at a programme organised […]

Kidnappers Write To Lagos State Model College Bagagry, Vow To Abduct Pupils

Kidnappers have reportedly written to the Lagos State Model College, Kankon, Badagry, threatening to abduct some pupils and staff members of the school. According to a report by Punch, the kidnappers sent two letters of the same content to the junior and senior sections of the college respectively. This is just as the daughter of a […]

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