Yola Agog For Atiku

A mammoth crowd has turned out in Yola, the Adamawa State capital, to welcome former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, who is returning to the state for the first time following his nomination as the presidential flagbearer of the Peoples…

JUST IN: Makinde Reshuffles Cabinet

Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has done a minor reshuffling of his cabinet, assigning new portfolios to two Commissioners. The reshuffling was announced at the Executive Council meeting at the Executive Chamber of the…

Benue APC Chieftain Residence On Fire

The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress in Benue State assumed dangerous dimensions as arsonists, early hours of Wednesday, set ablaze the residence of a chieftain of the party, Alhaji Abubakar Usman, aka Young Alhaji in Otukpo,…

INSECURITY: IGP Meets CPs, Others

The Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, is currently meeting with all Commissioners of Police and other senior officers in the country. It was gathered that the meeting was a result of the rising insecurity in the country. Our…

Tambuwal’s commissioner Joins APC

Barely 24 hours after the defection of the chairman of Tangaza local government council, Hon. Salihu Bashar Kalanjine, alongside eight Councillors to the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto State, a serving Commissioner…

Orubebe Declares Membership For APC

Former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe has officially signed the APC membership register in his Tuomo Ward Three in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State. Recall that Orubebe, a key minister during the…

Joe Biden Tests Positive For COVID-19

President Joe Biden tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday, his administration announced, saying the 79-year-old leader was experiencing “mild symptoms” and would carry out his full duties while isolating at the White House. “He is…

Italian Prime Minister Resigns

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi resigned on Thursday after efforts to bring the country’s fractious parties to heel failed, kicking off a snap election campaign that could bring the hard right to power. The internationally respected…

Bread Makers Begin Nationwide Strike

Breadmakers, under the aegis of Premium Breadmakers Association of Nigeria (PBAN), have begun a four-day warning strike over the rising cost of baking materials. The duration of the strike action will be extended if the government…

Senator Magnus Abe Quits APC

H.E Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu,National Chairman,All Progressives Congress (APC),Buhari House,F.C.T Abuja. Dear Sir, MEMBERSHIP RESIGNATION I wish to tender my resignation of membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC). …

JUST IN: Makinde’s Deputy Impeached

The Oyo State House of Assembly has announced the impeachment of the State Deputy Governor, Engr Rauf Olaniyan. The announcement was made on Monday following the adoption of the recommendations of the report of the Seven man panel set…

Obasanjo Bags Zambia Highest Honour 

…Sirleaf Johnson, Koroma too  Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has been honoured with the Zambia highest award of the Order of the Eagle by the President, Mr. Hakainde Hichilema on Thursday, in Lusaka, the country's capital.  …

Akeredolu’s Commissioner Resigns

The new Ondo state Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mrs. Yetunde Adeyanju, has resigned her appointment, giving reasons for her decision. Mrs. Adeyanju who was on Wednesday redeployed from the Ministry of Water…

An unconfirmed report says that Hon. Ademola Olusegun Popoola, a lawmaker representing Ibadan Southeast constituency II at Oyo state House of Assembly, is dead. Hon. Popoola died last night at University College Hospital ( UCH )…

US Plane Catches Fire On Runway

Passengers on a Spirit Airlines had a frightening landing in Atlanta on Sunday morning when their plane caught fire on the tarmac after one of its brakes overheated. According to reports, flashes of flames appeared near the plane’s…

Ebonyi PDP Chairman Suspended

The State Working Committee (SWC) of the PDP in Ebonyi State has suspended its Chairman, Tochukwu Okorie, over alleged gross misconduct. The party’s Deputy State Chairman, Emmanuel Nworie, told reporters after the committee’s emergency…

Gunmen Abduct Lagos-based Businessman

There was panic in Umuoma Nekede community in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo State as gunmen kidnapped a Lagos-based businessman. The victim, identified as Umunna Onyeokwu from Umuikea, Umuoma, was inside his car parked near…

War: UK Hits Belarus In New Action

The United Kingdom has hit Belarus with new sanctions, including a trade block of around 60 million pounds ($73 million) of goods. The UK is angered by Belarus’ role in supporting the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The announcement…

Two Reverend Fathers Abducted In Edo

One week after kidnappers killed Christopher Odia, an abducted Catholic priest in Edo, two Catholic Reverend Fathers have been kidnapped in the state. Daily Trust had reported how Odia, who was the priest in Charge of St. Michael…

Sallah: Senate To Resume July 19

The Senate adjourned plenary to enable it proceed on the Sallah break, and accordingly, announced July 19, 2022, as resumption date.  The Senate, before embarking on the three weeks recess, forwarded President Muhammadu Buhari’s…

Cybercrime: Oyo Court Jails Two

The Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, June 30, 2022 secured the conviction and sentencing of the duo of Alani Ridwan Kalejaye and Ishola Abdullahi Ademola before Justice Uche…

Airfares Skyrocket As Sallah Approaches

About a week to the Eid-el-Kabir festival, airfares have gone astronomically high on major routes across the country even as airline operators have blamed the hike on the skyrocketing price of aviation fuel known as Jet A1. Mostly…

PDP Suspends Chairman

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ofu Local Government Area of Kogi State, Engineer Gabriel Itanyi, has been suspended from office. The suspension followed an expanded meeting of stakeholders and the executives of…

920 Killed In Afghanistan Earthquake

A powerful earthquake struck a remote border region of Afghanistan overnight killing at least 920 people and injuring hundreds more, officials said Wednesday, with the toll expected to rise as rescuers dig through collapsed dwellings. …

Fuel Queues Resurface In Lagos

  Fuel queues have surfaced in parts of Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, leaving passengers stranded across the state. Checks by Daily Trust on Monday indicated that many filling stations have run out of stock while the few…

2023: Wike Teams Up With Umahi

After what seemed like intractable differences resulting in name calling and a lot of bad blood, Governor of Rivers State, Barr. Nyesom Wike, and his Ebonyi State counterpart, Engr. Dave Umahi, have reconciled and decided to team up. They…
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