Assets Declaration: FG Files Charges Against Ekweremadu, Akpan

The Federal Government has charged the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu , and Senator Bassey Akpan , who represents Akwa Ibom North- East Senatorial District in Akwa Ibom State, with offences bordering on their alleged refusal and negligence to declare their assets to the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property. Ekweremadu […]

Emeka Offor donates $25 m books to Nigerian Universities

According to a statement released to Vanguard in Abuja on Tuesday by the Spokesperson Alex Aghome, the aim of the philanthropic gesture is to restore better reading culture in schools, provide better research materials for students and reduce the financial burden on parents. Speaking at the ceremony, the promoter of the foundation, Sir Offor, who […]

Senate Confirmed The Appointment Of Muiz Banire As Chairman Of AMCON

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Muiz Banire as the Chairman of the Governing Board of the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). The decision to confirm Banire’s appointment was taken at the Senate’s plenary session on Wednesday. President Muhammadu Buhari had nominated Banire, a former Legal Adviser of the All Progressives Congress (APC), […]

Breaking News: Police Slapped SaharaReporters Journalist, Threatened To shot him

A policeman, whose name tag simply read ‘Benedict’, threatened to shoot a SaharaReporters correspondent on Wednesday. While our correspondent was recording the protest by the Aviation unions over the sack of 62 workers by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited, the policeman challenged our reporter on the claim that he was filming his boss, which, by the […]

Senate Swears In APC Lawmaker Who Vowed To Make Buhari Life Preside

Honourable Gumau Yahaya, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate who won the Bauchi South Senatorial District bye-election held in August, has been sworn in as a senator. He took the oath of office alongside Ahmad Babba Kaita, also of the APC, representing Katsina North, at the Senate’s plenary session on Wednesday. During his campaign, Gumau […]

Muslim Community Honoured Cardinal-Onaiyekan

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Worldwide, has honoured His Eminence John Cardinal Onaiyekan, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, with an International Peace Award through its Muslim Television Ahmadiyya, MTA Africa in Ghana. Cardinal Onaiyekan Mr Ahmed Konadu, Country Manager Nigeria & Ghana Muslim Television Ahmadiyya, MTA Africa Studios, said this in a statement on Wednesday. The […]

INEC bans APC from fielding candidates in Zamfara

This followed the inability of the national leadership of the party and the state government to reach a common ground on the conduct of party primaries before the October 7 deadline given by the electoral umpire. In a letter written to the ruling party and signed by the Commission’s acting scribe, Okechukwu Ndeche, INEC said […]

IMF: Nigeria To Experience Slow Economic Growth In 2019

The three major economies of Africa: Nigeria, South Africa and Angola are projected to witness sluggish growth in 2019 and beyond, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. While Nigeria will grow from 1.9 per cent in 2018 to 2.3 percent in 2019, South Africa and Angola were projected to move from 0.8 to 1.4 […]

EFCC Sets Up Special Team To Probe Fayose

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has set up a special team to grill the outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose. The Governor will lose his immunity in a matter of few days. This will give the EFCC the constitutional right to arrest, detain and prosecute him. Fayose had already been invited by […]

Atiku, like Buhari can’t Brings positive change in Nigeria—IPOB

NNEWI—The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday blasted those jubiliating over the emergence of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, saying he will not make the needed difference Nigerians are clamouring for. IPOB in a statement by  its Media and Publicity Secretary, Comrade Emma Powerful said there is no […]

Libyan Coach Resigned Ahead Of Qualifies In Nigeria.

Libya coach Adel Amrouche has resigned just days before his side face Nigeria in an African Nations Cup qualifier. The match is billed for Uyo, Akwa Ibom state. His departure has been confirmed by the Libyan Football Federation and on Wednesday by Belgian Amrouche, who told the media that he was frustrated by working conditions […]

Breaking News :Flights Grounded As Aviation Unions Shut Down Lagos Airport

Passengers are said to be currently stranded at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport 2, as aviation unions have shut down activities at the airport. The protest by the aviation unions followed an earlier threat over sack of workers by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited. The shut down of MMIA 2 by the unions — Air Transport Services […]