A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, says he is ready for probe over the recent news report quoting President Buhari as asking where was the power the former president claimed he had spent $16bn on. This was contained in a statement credited to Obasanjo’s media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, released in...
Dino Melaye, the lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District at the National Assembly, has penned a lengthy emotional note to thank those who have stood by him in his moment of adversity.   Melaye is being prosecuted by the Police at a court in Kogi State for alleged gunrunning and at...
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with a delegation from the Senate over the war of words between the upper chamber and the Police, which began with the refusal of Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris to honour three consecutive summons by the Senate.   The meeting is holding inside the...
Unknown gunmen on Tuesday kidnapped the wife, three children and three other relatives of the Zamfara State Commissioner of Youths, Sports and Skills Acquisition, Alhaji Abdullahi Gurbin.     The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that the abductors reportedly attacked the home of the commissioner at Gurbin Bore village in Zurmi...
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek a second term in office.   CAN said this on Tuesday while commiserating with the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN) as it conducts mass burial for the two priests and parishioners killed by the Fulani herdsmen in...
The Deputy Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Iroju Ogundeji, has been impeached.   Ogundeji was impeached during the plenary session of the Assembly on Tuesday.   The now-former Deputy Speaker represents Odigbo Constituency II in the Assembly and is also a member of the All Progressives Congress, APC.   He was removed...
The people of Benue State were thrown into a heavy tear as the two Catholic priests and 17 parishioners who were murdered by Fulani herdsmen are being buried in Makurdi, the Benue State capital on Tuesday. The 19 victims of the attack are being buried at the Ayati pilgrim site...
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, on Monday inaugurated what he described as the upgraded website of his office, www.osgf.gov.ng.   Speaking at a brief event in his office in Abuja, Mustapha put the cost of the upgrading, which he said included procurement of laptops, training...
A former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Professor Charles Soludo has advocated a single tenure of six years for the nation’s president.   He stated this on Monday during the South East Summit on Restructuring Nigeria in Awka, the Anambra State capital.   “The tenure of office of the President shall...
Security has been beefed up around the Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, Anambra capital, venue of the Monday Ohaneze Ndigbo summit on restructuring. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that heavily armed personnel of the Army, Navy, Police and NSCDC were strategically positioned on the adjoining roads to the venue. Officials...