October 1: Police beef up security nation-wide

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered a massive deployment of Police personnel across Nigeria to ensure a hitch-free and peaceful celebration of Nigeria’s 57th Independence anniversary. Idris, in... Read more »

Gunmen abduct Catholic priest in Edo, police officer in Zamfara

  Some gunmen on Wednesday abducted another priest of the Catholic Diocese of Auchi, Edo State. Rev. Fr. Lawrence Adorolo was reportedly kidnapped along Auchi-Okpella highway. The Catholic Bishop of Auchi Diocese,... Read more »

Drama as INEC official struggles to serve Sen Melaye recall notice

The battle to recall Senator Dino Melaye from the National Assembly has assumed a dramatic twist. At the resumption of session Tuesday, the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district reportedly rushed out... Read more »

Wanted Boko Haram top shot arrested in Ondo

A top member of the murderous Boko Haram sect, who has been on the wanted list of the Nigeria Army has been arrested in Isua, Akoko South-East Local Government of Ondo State.... Read more »

Atiku delighted at North’s resolve on restructuring

  Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has expressed delight over the recent mood of the northern elite in support of the clamour to tinker with the country’s political structure. Writing on... Read more »

Naira exchanges N364 to dollar as MPC holds rate

Nigeria’s local currency – the Naira – exchanged Tuesday at N364 to the dollar at the parallel market as the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting of the CBN holds benchmark interest rate... Read more »

BA sacks hostess over racist chants against Nigerian passengers

The British Airways has reportedly sacked its 23-year-old air hostess, Joanne Wickenden, who shot a racist video where she was seen ranting and insulting Nigerian passengers. Her conduct sparked outrage after the... Read more »

Keyamo speaks on P-Square family feud

Lagos lawyer, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has broken his silence on the family feud rocking the hip-hop singing sensation, Peter and Paul Okoye aka P-Square. Keyamo, their attorney of many years, appealed in... Read more »

British Airways in racist comment scandal

  The British Airways has started an investigation after a video emerged showing a woman wearing the company’s uniform making racist comments about Nigerian passengers, Press Association reports. A video clip was posted online... Read more »

Debts: 23 States exceed borrowing limits – FRC

No fewer than 23 states of the Federation had, as at 2105, exceeded their borrowing limits, according to the Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC). In a report on the states and indebtedness, the... Read more »
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