The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy Dr Isa Ibrahim Pantami on Monday declined to comment on the threat to his life by Boko Haram /ISWAP leader , Abubakar Shekau. Shekau, in a viral video, had threatened President Muhammadu Buhari for visiting Maiduguri , Borno state last week following the...
Six months after he was detained, Publisher of Cross River Watch, Agba Jalingo, has been released from prison custody. He was released after meeting his bail condition. Jalingo, who was detained for allegedly writing articles criticizing Cross Rivers Governor Ben Ayade, was granted a N10m bail term last week. He was first...
The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, ordered the arrest of a former Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Abdullahi Dikko. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu issued the bench warrant against him for his continued failure to appear in court in respect of corruption charges instituted against him and two...
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the latest round of attacks on farmers by bandits in Damkal and Tsanwa villages in Batsari local government area of Katsina state, saying that killing people in the name of revenge is not acceptable. Reacting to the incident in which many homesteads were razed by...
President Muhammadu Buhari joins Kaduna State Executive Council and indigenes in celebrating Governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai, who turns 60 on Sunday, February 16, 2020, congratulating him for distinguished service to the nation. President Buhari felicitates with former Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises and Minister of Federal Capital...
The Delta State Governor, Sen, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has emerged the new Chairman of the South-South Governors’ Forum. Okowa is succeeding the outgoing governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, following the completion of his tenures on Friday, February 14, 2020, as the governor of the state. Okowa was selected after...
The Lagos State Government has reaffirmed its decision to ban commercial motorcycles (okada) and tricycles (keke) on major roads in Lagos metropolis. In a statement issued by his office on Friday, the state’s Deputy Governor, Obafemi Hamzat, said that the government was determined to reduce accidents and vices associated with...
Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has ordered a lift on the embargo placed on the bank accounts of all the 20 Local Government Areas in the state effective Monday, February 17, 2020. Abiodun’s order came eight months after he ordered the placement of embargo on the accounts of the Local...
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the immediate suspension of Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Modibbo Kawu. The suspension is coming months after an ongoing prosecution of Kawu by the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) for alleged corruption. The most senior Director in the Commission has been directed to...
The National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has urged the new Bayelsa State governor, Senator Douye Diri to run an all-inclusive government. Secondus spoke in Abuja on Friday while receiving Diri and his deputy, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo at the party’s campaign headquarters, Legacy House shortly...