Category: Politics

“Nigeria ​M​ust ​N​ot ​F​ail” – ​B​ukunyi ​O​lateru-​O​lagbegi ​Youth ​Leade​r, ​Modern Democratic Party​ (MDP)​

Over the last few days, I have received countless phone calls and messages filled with prayers, hope and support for which I am extremely grateful. It is no secret that politics in Nigeria is unique and indeed very peculiar. It is one thing to define the battle; it is quite another knowing what it takes […]

US: Results of Trump’s Physical Examination Out

The White House has released the results of US President Donald Trump‘s physical examination with White House Physician Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson. In the report published by CNN, the physician described Trump as being in excellent health with his cardiac performance during the physical exam “very good.” The report revealed that Trump is on medication to prevent hair […]

UK appoints Minister of Loneliness

The UK Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed a Minister of Loneliness, Telegraph reports. Minister for Sport and Civil Society, Tracey Crouch, will reportedly fill the role of heading the ministry. The creation of the ministry is reportedly to honor the legacy of Labour MP Jo Cox, who May has described as one who wanted to “shine a light” on loneliness. It […]

 IPOB’s plan, weapons recovered in Kanu’s home – Abia CP

Punch reports that the Commissioner of Police in Abia State, Mr. Anthony Ogbizi, has said the police in a joint operation with the army on Sunday recovered a secret book belonging to the Indigenous people of Biafra, which contain the agitators’ military strategies and plans to take up arms. The CP said the police also […]

”APC promises devolution of power, not restructuring of Nigeria” -Chief Bisi Akande

All Progressives Congress(APC) leaders in the Southwest zone said in Ibadan on Thursday that restructuring is not in the party’s manifesto. Chief Bisi Akande, a former APC National Interim Chairman, who spoke on behalf of the leaders at the end of their meeting, the word “restructuring” was not the language of the party. The News […]

Police: You cannot Demote Lagos CP, Force Headquarters tells Police Service Commision

  The Police Force Headquarters has said the Police Service Commission (PSC)has no power to demote senior officers. The PSC had in a letter addressed to the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, removed the acting appointments of both the Acting Commissioners of Lagos and Kogi states, Edgal Imohimi and Aji Ali Janga respectively, demoting them to the rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police. According […]

”Buhari Keeps Promise” – Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari has translated into reality a 40 year-old plan to link Bodo and Bonny in Rivers State,  with a bridge, at a time of scarce financial resources, said Vice President  Yemi Osinbajo at the ground breaking ceremony on Thursday. An excerpt of his speech… I rejoice with the people of Rivers State on […]

Liberian election: George Weah Leads

Football icon, George Weah, is in early lead, according to the official provisional results of Tuesday presidential elections in Liberia. According to the News Agency of Nigeria NAN, the results were released by Mr Jerome Korkoya, Chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC) at the commission’s headquarters in Monrovia. The results of 1,232 polling units […]

FG voids NPA’s contract with Atiku’s Firm

The Federal Government has declared void ab initio the boats pilotage monitoring and supervision contract between the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and Intels Nigeria Limited. In a memo by the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, obtained by ThisDay, he said the agreement between NPA and Intels “violates express provisions of Sections 80(1) and 162(1) and (10) of the […]

Diezani Allison-Madueke to forfeit 56 houses

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the final forfeiture to the Federal Government of 56 houses situated in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke. The value of the properties was put at 22 million dollars. The forfeited properties include 21 mixed housing units […]
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