How To Reset Nigeria’s Economy – Lamido Sanusi

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the 14th Emir of Kano and former  Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says reduced dependence on petrol will be the long-term solution to the petrol subsidy removal crisis.  “In the short term, the most effective measure to offset the removal of fuel subsidies is cash transfers. “The design of individual […]

Nigerian Major General Jailed For Stealing

A Nigerian Army Special Court-martial sitting in Abuja on Tuesday found a former Group Managing Director, Nigerian Army Properties Limited, Maj.-Gen. Umar Mohammed, guilty of stealing some funds belonging to the organisation. Mohammed was tried on an 18-count charge bordering on forgery, misappropriation of funds, conspiracy among others. The accused had, however, earlier pleaded not […]

CSU Confirms Tinubu Graduated From School In 1979

The Chicago State University (CSU) has confirmed that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu graduated from the school in 1979. The University did this when it responded to the request by former vice president Atiku Abubakar in line with an Illinois, United States (U.S.) court order. The CSU said Tinubu graduated in 1979 with a bachelors degree in Business Administration. In […]

Lagos State Judiciary To Begin Coroner’s Request Sept. 29

Lagos State Judiciary will on Sept. 29  begin a coroner’s inquest into the death of a Lagos-based musician, Ilerioluwa Aloba (a.k.a. Mohbad), to ascertain the cause of his death. This is contained in a letter  by the Chief Coroner of the state, Justice Mojisola Dada. The letter dated Sept. 26, was sent to the office […]

Tribunal: Atiku Files Appeal At Supreme Court

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar Atiku, has filed an appeal at the Supreme Court, seeking nullification of the judgment of the Presidential Election Petitions Court, which upheld the declaration of President Bola Tinubu as the winner of the 2023 polls. In the notice of appeal predicated on 35 grounds, Atiku […]

UNICAL Sex Scandal: Minister Apologises Over Comments

Mrs Uju Kennedy-Ohanenye, Minister of Women Affairs, says she regrets comment credited to her in a viral video, concerning the sexual harassment scandal at the University of Calabar (UNICAL) in Cross River. The declaration comes as response to recent public discussions and reactions by concerned Nigerians, regarding the unfolding situation at the institution, involving Prof. […]

UAE Visa: FG Finalizing Details Of Agreement

The federal government has said that it is working on the final details on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) visa issue ban on Nigerians. The Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, disclosed this at the closing ceremony of the 7th African Aviation Summit in Abuja, a few days after the UAE lifted its […]

Police Arrest 10 Suspects Over Murder Of FUOYE Student

The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested ten suspects in connection with the murder of 200-level nursing student of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Atanda Modupe Deborah. Deborah, who was declared missing within the campus on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, was found dead in a shallow grave about 30 metres behind the Nursing lecture hall […]

Release Suspended Ogun LG Boss, Falana Tells DSS

Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has called upon the Department of State Services (DSS) to immediately release Wale Adedayo, the suspended Chairman of the Ijebu East Local Government in Ogun State. Adedayo had made allegations against Governor Dapo Abiodun, accusing him of diverting the statutory allocations intended for the 20 local governments […]

Prigozhin Buried in Private Funeral 

Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin has been buried in a private funeral in St Petersburg, his press service has said. It said the ceremony, in his home city, was held in “a closed format”, and all those “wishing to say goodbye can visit the [city’s] Porokhovskoye cemetery”. Prigozhin, 62, was confirmed dead by Russian authorities after […]