Another Lawmaker is dead

A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Honourable Kazeem Ademola Alimi is dead.  The lawmaker who represented Eti Osa State Constituency 1 in the Assembly died on Tuesday July 18th 2017, two weeks after his 50th birthday after brief illness. A statement by Musbau Razak, Chief Press Secretary to the Speaker of the […]

214,952 Students Cheated In WASSCE

Some  214,952 candidates cheated in the May-June West African Senior School Certificate Examination(WASSCE) and their results have been seized by the authorities. Mr. Olu Adenipekun, Head of National Office of the West African Examination Council, WAEC, announced this in Lagos as he also announced the cheering news of a seven percent improvement in the number […]

Nigeria’s oil savings can’t fund 20% of 2017 budget, says NEITI

Nigeria Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (NEITI) says all of the country’s oil savings since the inception of its savings history cannot fund 20 percent of 2017 budget. In its second occassional paper series, NEITI said “Nigeria has about three decades of experience in implementing different oil revenue funds. However, attempts at oil revenue savings have […]

Presidency Replies Dasuki Says Terrorism Got Bigger Under Jonathan

Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, has countered remarks by Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser, that the northeast was able to participate in the 2015 general election due to the intervention of the Goodluck Jonathan administration. Dasuki made the claims in the forward of a book entitled: ‘Boko Haram […]

Smuggling, Greatest Threat To Buhari’s Economic Policy, Says Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has identified smuggling of goods into the country as the greatest threat to the realization of the economic policies of the present administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari. Saraki stated this on Monday while declaring open a public hearing on tackling smuggling in the country organized by the Senate […]

NPHCDA To Roll Out Community Volunteer Scheme In Sokoto

The National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) said it will roll out a new community health influencers/volunteer scheme to enhance mobilization of Nigerians to routine immunization at the grassroots level. The program, to be rolled out in Sokoto within weeks, will also deepen the fight against child killer diseases and at the same time create […]

PHOTOS: Malala Visits Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday in Abuja, received in closed doors Pakistani rights activist for girl-child education and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, in the Presidential Villa. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the 20-year-old Malala, who was accompanied by her father, Yousafzai and other members of the Malala Foundation, arrived at […]

2019: Nigerians Want PDP Back – Goodluck Jonathan

Goodluck Jonathan, Nigeria’s former President has said that Nigerians still want the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to return to power in 2019.  Mr. Jonathan said this on Monday evening as he led other party chieftains to a meeting of Expanded National Caucus of the party at its Wadata Plaza national secretariat. PDP had been factionalised […]

Governors At War!

By Michael Effiong Governor of Akwa-Ibom State, Mr. Udom Emmanuel has not taken kindly to a statement credited to his Kogi State counterpart, Yahaya Bello. Bello through his Director-General, Media & Publicity had berated the Akwa Ibom Governor for refering to embattled Senator Dino Melaye a General. A release signed by Mr. Ekerete Udoh, Chief […]

10 Women Abducted By Boko Haram Beg FG To Rescue Them

Boko Haram insurgents have released a new video of 10 women who were recently abducted by the terrorists following an attack on a police convoy in Borno state. Sahara Reporters which published the video stated that the insurgents reportedly sent the 4 minutes 41 seconds footage to its outfit on Monday, July 17. Though it […]

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