Commissioner of Police, Lagos State command, Fatai Owoseni, who paraded the suspects, told newsmen that the illegal immigrants from different parts of West Africa, claimed they were on their way to oil-rich Gabon. The Guardian gathered that they were apprehended by policemen in conjunction with men of the Border Patrol UnitRead More
The founder of the megachurch, Faith Tabernacle, Bishop David Oyedepo has invoked God’s curses on those stimulating Southern Kaduna killings, saying God should break up Nigeria now if it is His will. Bishop Oyedepo, during a ministration and while rain down curses on those promoting the cruel killings, he also saidRead More
It also said the country will grow its Gross Domestic Product by one per cent within 12 months. A statement on World Bank’s January 2017 Global Economic Prospect noted that “Sub-Saharan African growth is expected to pick up modestly to 2.9 per cent in 2017 as the region continues to adjust toRead More
CAN has accused the Council of Imams and Ulama of condoning the massacre and prolonging the crisis in Southern Kaduna communities
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has accused the Council of Imams and Ulama of condoning the massacre in Southern Kaduna communities and prolonging the crisis. CAN also condemned the recent call by the Council urging for the arrest of CAN officials, political and ethnic leaders. A statement by the National GeneralRead More
PANDEF plead with Niger Delta militants and stakeholders to sustain the ceasefire deal despite obvious provocations.
This came as Ijaw Monitoring Group, IMG, picked holes in the claim by a South-South leader and former Provost Marshal of the Nigerian Army, Brig-General Idada Ikponmwen (retd.), that Niger Delta people were marginalizing themselves, not the Federal Government, accusing government of sponsoring splinter groups against PANDEF. Similarly, the Niger DeltaRead More
NUPENG’s President, Igwe Achese, called of the strike at a reconciliatory stakeholders meeting called at the instance of Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige. Others stakeholders at the meeting were the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, National Salaries and Wages CommissionRead More
The Senate Committee on Works vows to order the arrest of individuals who failed to honour its invitations.
The Senate Committee on Works has threatened that henceforth the committee would order for the arrest of individuals who failed to honour its invitations. The Chairman of the committee, Senator Kabiru Gaya, issued the threat at an Investigative Public Hearing on Wednesday in Abuja on alleged fraudulent award of contracts byRead More
Sen. Saraki dismissed indication of social discontent in the Senate over the removal of Senator Ali Ndume as the Senate Leader.
Saraki on Tuesday announced that the All Progressives Congress caucus in the Senate in a letter to the Senate leadership had replaced Ndume with Senator Ahmed Lawan. The Senate President, who spoke to State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, said: “The institution is bigger thanRead More
Gov. El-Rufai applauds Lt. General Buratai lead Nigerian Army for its professionalism, dedication to duty and requests troops deployment
El-Rufai gave the commendation when he paid a courtesy call on Buratai at the Army Headquarters in Abuja. He said that if not for the timely intervention of the Army, the problem of the insecurity in the Southern part of Kaduna State could have been worse. He also eulogized the Army forRead More
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday stated that some of the money N632.2milliion naira linked to Justice Umezulike’s account was lodged in by some lawyers, businessmen, politicians and litigants. According to the graft agency, Justice Umezulike is believed to have been operating an account without a Bank Verification Number (BVN). ThreeRead More