World Bank:Nigeria Drops On Ease Of Doing Business Ranking

The World Bank has ranked Nigeria 146 out of 190 countries on ease of doing business. The report, which was released on Wednesday, showed that the country took a step backwards from her 145th position last year. New Zealand, Singapore, Denmark, Hong Kong and Korea ranked top five in the world. The ranking, which began […]

Breaking News : Tinubu In Closed-Door Meeting With Buhari

Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is currently at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, where he is meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari behind closed doors Tinubu was seen arriving at the villa on Wednesday afternoon, at some minutes before 4pm, just as the Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, was leaving. […]

Breaking News : Minimum Wage: Labour Rejects Governor’s N22,500

THE organised labour on Wednesday rejected the N22,500 proposal by the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, as the new Minimum Wage. Briefing journalists at the Labour House, Abuja, President of Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba said with the new twist of things by the government, labour has gone back to its previous demand of N66,500. Ayuba […]

2000Cows Damaged 750 Hectares Of Rice Plantation In TarabaA

Wal-Wanne Nigeria Limited, an agricultural company, has alleged that 2,000 cows and armed herdsmen destroyed 750 hectares of its rice plantation in Dubale village Lau Council, Taraba State. Addressing a press conference on Wednesday, Muhammed Musa, the farm coordinator, said the herdsmen and their cows occupied the plantation at the time the harvest was about […]

The Nigeria Police Force Have Arraigned Ademola Adeleke, Senator Representing Osun West, For Alleged Examination Malpractice

The Nigeria Police Force have arraigned Ademola Adeleke, Senator representing Osun West, for alleged examination malpractice. Adeleke was arraigned on Wednesday on a four-count charge before Justice I.E. Ekwo at the Federal High Court in Osogbo, the Osun State capital. The Osun State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and four others were […]

The Nigeria Police Force Have Confirmed The Arrest of 400 Shi’ites.

  There have been clashes between security operatives and Shi’ites over the past few days, leading to the death of dozens of members of the sect. The sect had embarked on a protest on Tuesday to end its annual ‘Arbaeen Symbolic Trek’. During the trek, a clash occured between them and the Police, after which […]

Court Adjourned Matter Seeking Buhari’s Impeachment Till November 26

Justice Maureen Onyetenu sitting at the Federal High Court in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, has adjourned a law suit seeking the impeachment of President Muhammad Buhari till November 26. The suit, filed on June 19, accused the president of various leadership gaffes. It also accused the National Assembly of “closing their eyes to the […]

2019: Seventh Day Adventist Sued INEC , FG To Court Over Saturday Voting

The applicants in the matter, Chief Emeka Anyabelem, Elder Asonye Onwudebe, Felix Minikwu and Chinedu Omesurum, said conducting elections on Saturday amounts to the violation of their rights to worship and disenfranchisement of other members of their church. In the suit, PHC/2836/2018, the applicants prayed the court to declare that holding elections on Saturday, the worship […]

FG Donates $500k To Support Guinea Bissau Election

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, disclosed this, in Abuja, when he received in audience, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General to Guinea Bissau, Jose Viegas Filho. Onyeama said the Federal Government also approved electoral kits and vehicles to enhance the successful conduct of the election. Onyeama said, “ Mr President (Buhari), as […]

Breaking News:Governors Announced N22,500 As New Minimum Wage

The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) on Tuesday night announced that it has settled for N22,500 as the new minimum wage for government workers in the country. The announcement came hours after national leaders of organised labour mobilized public workers for rallies and insisted the November 6 nationwide strike will go on as planned. Labour has […]

Gunmen Kidnap Another Professor In Adamawa.

Allan Kadams, a Professor with the Crop Production Department of Modibbo Adamawa University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola, Adamawa State, has been kidnapped. According to NAN, Kadam’s kidnap comes two weeks after another Professor, Ibrahim Adamu of the same university’ Department of Soil Science, was kidnapped. Adamu was released after one day. Hajiya Halima Bala, Registrar […]

Anxiety : As Thugs Beat Up Traditional Ruler During Peace Meeting In Bayelsa

There is palpable tension in Ikebiri community of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State after armed thugs attacked Chief Kingdom Orio, the traditional ruler of the community. The suspected thugs, numbering 30 and allegedly hired by the chairman of the Community Development Committee (CDC), Abiola Beredou, invaded the community during a peace meeting […]

2019 :Okorocha Accused Udenwa, Archbishop For Supporting Uzodinma

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lashed out at the Catholic Archbishop of the Owerri Diocese, Most Reverend Anthony Obinna, saying the cleric along with ex-governor Achike Udenwa; his kinsman, Ezekiel Izuogu; and a former chairman of the state Council of Traditional Rulers, Eze Cletus Ilomuanya, had pathological hatred for both the All […]

BREAKING: Buhari, IGP Arrives Kaduna

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in Kaduna State to meet with Nasir el-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State, over the recent crisis which has enveloped the state. Buhari was received by the state governor and othe key members of the cabinet on Tuesday morning. Also part of the president’s entourage is Inspector General of the Nigeria […]

CEO Blast CBN, AGF Delaying MTN Listing On Stock Exchange.

Rob Shuter, MTN Group President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), has said the organisation’s plans to be featured on Nigeria’s stock exchange listing has been “challenged by the recent Central Bank of Nigeria Attorney General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria matters”. His statement was contained in the organisation’s ‘Quarterly Update for the Period Ended […]

Ex-Lagos Speaker, Pelumi, Nabbed For Murder​

Police have arrested former Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Jokotola Pelumi, and others believed to be political thugs, for the alleged murder of a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Akingboju Akindele, and the abduction of an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP). Akindele, attached to the Anti-Cultism Unit of the Lagos State Command, […]

2019: Igbo To Produce Senate President, Says APC Scribe

An All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain and Secretary of the party in Abia State, Perfect Okorie, has assured the people of the South East of the position of the Senate president to the region in 2019. Speaking in Alayi, yesterday, at a rally organised by the youth wing of the party in the state, Okorie […]

Devastating : Government Should Deduct Tithes From Workers’ Salaries And Forward To Church – Catholic Archbishop Says

Most Reverend Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, a Catholic Archbishop of Kampala, Uganda, has proposed that the central government deducts 10% from the monthly salaries of workers, and forward the deductions directly to the church. He stated this at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Rubaga during mass, according to Citizen TV. He said non-payment of tithes affects project development […]

Governors Summons Emergency Meeting For Tuesday To Decide New Minimum Wage

An emergency meeting of the Nigerian Governors Forum is scheduled for Tuesday, October 30, 2018, to discuss the new national minimum wage. This was disclosed by Abdulaziz Yari, Governor of Zamfara State on Tuesday, after a meeting of the Economic Management Team, which had Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in attendance. According to NAN, Yari spoke after […]

Ezekwesili: Buhari Fighting Corruption? ‘Please, Please, Give Me A Break!’

Obiageli ‘Oby’ Ezekwesili, the presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), has indicted the President Muhammadu Buhari administration for shielding corrupt individuals. Ezekwesili said this on Monday while delivering a speech titled, ‘To those who say we cannot win: Unveiling the Oby Ezekwesili Roadmap to 2019’ in Lagos. “There is no shadow […]

Air Force Deployed Special Forces To Quell ‘Senseless Killings’ In Kaduna

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed a detachment of Special Forces personnel to Kaduna to support security operations in the state. Deployed on Sunday, the officers are expected to join other NAF personnel in Kaduna, and work alongside other security agencies in the state. According to a statement by Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF […]

2019 AndCampaign: We Are Learning `Shaku Shaku’ Dance Steps – Osinbajo

`Shaku Shaku’ is a popular and contemporary dance style common among young Nigerians. The vice president said that his friend recently polled large number of votes just by dancing. Osinbajo, who was the Chairman and Special Guest of Honour at the `Launch of Five Fascinating Books’ written by Funmilayo Braithwaite, in Abuja on Sunday, said […]