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FG did everything possible to save Hauwa – Lai Mohammed

The Nigerian Government has said it was shocked and saddened at the killing of another aid worker, Hauwa Mohammed Liman by Boko Haram on Monday, despite the actions taken by the government and the widespread appeal to save the young woman. In a statement issued by the minister of Information …

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Boko haram kills another health worker, Hauwa Leman

A faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), has executed Hauwa Leman, an aide worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Online medium, “The Cable” reports that the group also threatened to keep Leah Sharibu, the Dapchi schoolgirl, as “a slave for life”. …

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UK returnee Shot dead by Policeman in Abuja

A Twitter user @ihekauche, the UK Returnee was shot during a stop and search at Maitama area of Abuja. It was further gathered that her aunt is Nenadi Usman, Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance. Read the tweets below: And that’s how the police killed a good friend of mine last …

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Falana, SERAP, ANN urge withdrawal of travel ban

Lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) and Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw the travel ban imposed on 50 high profile criminal suspects under Executive Order 6 (EO6). Falana, in a statement titled: “Allow the courts to impose travel ban on suspected looters”, said only …

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Fayose’s Farewell Dinner Shunned By Political Associates

Political appointees, aides, party faithful and supporters of outgoing Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose at the weekend shunned a farewell dinner in his honour at the Government House, Ado-Ekiti. The failed dinner was one of the week- long activities to mark the end of Fayose’s tenure. Governor-Elect Dr Kayode Fayemi …

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PDP In South East Divides Over Peter Obi

The choice of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to select Peter Obi in the 2019 presidential election has divided the party in the South East. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the leadership of the party in the zone had, after the …

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Implementation Of Executive Order By President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has mandated the Attorney-General of the Federation and the Minister of Justice to implement the Order in full force. Following the instant judicial affirmation of the constitutionality and legality of the Executive Order 6 (EO6). To this end, a number of enforcement procedures are currently in place …

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Gunmen wipe out farmer’s family in Plateau

The home of a farmer has been reduced to nothing, week after he lost his first born, gunmen invaded his home in Jos, Plateau State, and wiped out nine members of his family. Now, 54-year-old Kogi Audu desires nothing but death, preferably by the same gunmen responsible for the death …

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Student Electrocuted While Being Chased By Teachers

Student Electrocuted While Being Chased By Teachers

  A trader lost her only son, yesterday, at the Government Secondary School, located along Atekong Drive, State Housing Estate, Calabar, Cross River State, as he was electrocuted while being chased by some teachers. . Isaac Sunday Okon, 11, was killed by a naked electric wire, during the closing period …

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Bomb blast kills 5 in Wedding party

Afghan officials say at least five civilians were killed when in a bomb exploded during a wedding ceremony in eastern Logar province. Shah Poor Ahmadzai, the provincial police chief’s spokesman, says seven others were wounded in the attack late Friday, which took place in Mohammad Agha district. Mohammad Naser Ghairat, …

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US declares Nigerian Wanted

Nigerian man has landed in serious mess in an unfortunate situation in the United States subsequent to being pronounced wanted for carrying out a wrongdoing in the nation. California Police experts pronounced the speculate distinguished as Agboghidi Irabornehi, 24, wanted through the Fugitive Recovery Warrant Division regarding outfitted theft, carjacking, …

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Plane catches fire at Lagos airport

An overland aircraft has just caught fire at one of the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) hangars of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. It caught fire while it was connected to the Group Ground Power Unit (GPU) of the Airport. Eyewitnesses recalled series of explosion as the aircraft went up in …

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Senate approves N189bn budget for INEC

The senate has approved the N189bn budget for the 2019 general election as proposed by INEC in the supplementary budget. The budget was slashed by 7.9bn. The red chamber said the approval was necessary to enable Nigeria prepare adequately for the elections. Speaking at a meeting on the submission of …

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100-year-old, death row inmate seeking pardon

Death-row inmate Celestine Egbunuche has been dubbed Nigeria’s “oldest prisoner” amid a campaign calling for his release. He is 100 years old and has spent 18 years in jail after being found guilty of organising a murder. Small and slightly hunched over, he looks wistfully into space as he sits …

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Obasanjo forgives Atiku, endorses him for president

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has endorsed the People’s Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar for Presidency. The backing came during Atiku’s visit to his former boss at his Presidential Library in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital. Obasanjo said he has forgiven Atiku, wished him well in his political journey, and even …

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My impeachment is ‘illegal’, says Ekiti ex-speaker

The impeached speaker of Ekiti state House of Assembly, Kolawole Oluwawole said he remains the head of parliament, and calls the action of the group of 14, illegal. He told Sources, at his official residence in Ado Ekiti in company with nine other lawmakers. Oluwawole claims no fewer than 18 …

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INEC approves N234.5bn for INEC ahead 2019 elections

The Senate has approved N234.5 billion for the Independent National Electoral Commission ahead of the 2019 general election. The Senate, however, refused to approve the budget for security agencies as requested by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday. It added N45.5 billion to the the initial N189 billion approved by the …

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