The Presidency on Thursday explained that President Muhammadu Buhari did not refer to all Nigerian youths as lazy in a statement he made on Wednesday during the question and answer section of the Commonwealth Business Forum in London. Rather, it said Buhari only made reference to “a lot of” Nigerian...
The Court of Appeal sitting in Ado Ekiti on Thursday, directed the freezing of Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose’s account . The court In a lead judgment allowed the appeal filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission against the judgment of Justice Taiwo. O Taiwo of Federal High Court,...
No fewer than 20 houses have been razed after armed men attacked Naka, Gwer West LGA of Benue State. It was gathered that the armed men, said to be wearing military camouflage, invaded the community, Thursday afternoon, shooting sporadically and setting houses on fire. A source hinted this reporter that residents...
President Muhammadu Buhari has said many Nigerian youths are uneducated, not ready to work and dependent on revenue from oil to survive. He said the youths, who make up 60 per cent of the population, were waiting to get social amenities free without doing anything. The President spoke on Wednesday during...
Former minister of education, Oby Ezekwesili has said Nigerians have no business being poor if quality individuals are voted into leadership positions. She stated this at the official launch of the Red Card Movement at the popular Berger bus stop in Abuja yesterday. Ezekwesili, who emphasized the power citizens wield, maintained...
The names of the suspected thugs who invaded the senate on Wednesday have emerged. The suspects were said to have been arrested by the FCT Police Command after they forcefully entered the Chambers of the National Assembly and made away with the Mace, the symbol of authority of the nation’s...
The Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN) has blamed Senate President Bukola Saraki for the invasion of the senate by suspected thugs on Wednesday. Sagay explained that Saraki and his minions in the senate had been provoking people to take the law into their own...
The Nigeria Police Force said it had recovered the Mace stolen from the chambers of the Senate by unidentified persons. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that on Wednesday, suspected thugs invaded the Senate chambers during plenary and carted away the mace. A statement by the Deputy Force Spokesman, SP Aremu...
A former Minister of Information, Prince Tony Momoh has given reasons it will be difficult for an Igbo to be president in Nigeria. Momoh, a leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, cited disunity among Igbos and their preference for supporting the candidates with huge financial chests during election. He said...
The Senator representing Lagos West, Solomon Olamilekan was abducted by unknown gunmen at the National Assembly on Thursday. Olamilekan also known as Yayi, was picked up in front of the building housing the two chambers, but he later escaped. An aide of the lawmaker told The Cable that the incident might...