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Anti-party Activities: Edo APC Ratifies Suspensions Of Party Leaders, 27 Others

Edo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has ratified the  suspension of some leaders of the party in Uhunmwode local government area of the state including the former minority whip of the house of representatives, Mr Samson Osagie; former chairman of the local government area, Rolland Alari; Josef Omorotionwa and 27 others for […]

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Fulani herdsmen kills 10 in fresh Cross River attack

About 10 people have been allegedly killed by Fulani herdsmen in Obio Usiere, Odukapni local government area of Cross River State. Village head of Obio Usiere, Apostle Iya Orok, told reporters the community discovered eight more corpses after the two earlier killed last week. He said: “We have lost nothing less than 10 people in […]

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Wanted top Boko Haram comander surrenders

A top member of the terror sect Boko Haram, Bulama Kailani Mohammed Metele, has turned his back on the group and surrendered to the military, the army announced yesterday. Metele, who is number 253 on the list of Boko Haram leaders declared wanted by the authorities for their role in the insurgency, surrendered to troops […]

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Tinubu Using EFCC to Destroy Nigeria Senate – PDP Caucus

The Senate caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused APC leader Bola Ahmed Tinubu of plotting to destroy the senate in collaboration with the EFCC. At a recent meeting, the caucus concluded that Tinubu was using the EFCC to harass members of the Senate. The PDP Senate caucus, which has indicated its readiness […]

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Buhari Makes New Appointments

The Presidency on Saturday said President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed two new Director-Generals of agencies. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina revealed this in a statement on Saturday. Mr. Folorunsho Coker was appointed as the new Director-General for Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, NTDC, while Mr. Adedayo Thomas was […]

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Lassa fever again?

I thought I was done with Lassa fever, but no. Somebody had to pull me back, by carelessly allowing himself to get infected with Lassa fever. It has now spread to 6 States and still counting. I got a text last week, from a responder in Lagos and I quote ” Doc, I heard over […]

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All politics, zero governance

KEN UGBECHIE Brash and rash Hameed Ali is the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). A retired Colonel, he arrived at his duty post with an attitude. And he generously demonstrated it. Ali said he came to Customs to discharge the mandate of President Muhammadu Buhari which he listed as improving the revenue […]

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Tony Elumelu denies graduating with a 3rd class like Dino Melaye

Popular Nigerian entrepreneur and Chairman of Heirs holdings, Tony Elumelu, on social media yesterday debunked reports that he graduated with a 3rd class.Rumours were flying around that the erudite businessman graduated with a 3rd class like Senator Dino Melaye. But the fact is that Tony Elumelu bagged a first degree in Economics from Ambrose Ali […]

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Roger Federer beats Nick Kyrgios to set up Miami Open final against Rafael Nadal

Roger Federer will play Rafael Nadal in the Miami Open final after beating mercurial Aussie Nick Kyrgios in an enthralling semi-final. Federer and Kyrgios duelled for three hours and 10 minutes in front of an enraptured crowd at Key Biscayne before the Swiss legend prevailed 7-6 (11-9) 6-7 (9-11) 7-6 (7-5). Federer’s extraordinary resurgence continues […]

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Seun Egbegbe: Producer’s brother, others arrested over alleged robbery of phone shops

​Seun Egbegbe’s brother and two others have been arrested by the police in Lagos State for allegedly aiding the Nollywood Producer as he robbed big phone shops. Those arrested were simply identified as Kazeem and Muyideen and Lekan Yusuf, said to be Egbegbe’s brother. Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, who paraded the suspects, […]

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IPOB declares May 30 sit-at-home day

The Indigenous People of Biafra has declared May 30 as the day all supporters of Biafra will sit at home without going anywhere or doing any work. This, it said, would be to use the day to honour the Igbo who had lost their lives in sectarian killings in the country from 1945 to date. […]

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