Category: News

Nigerian Lawmaker, Nwaoboshi, Disowns 11 Companies Used For Fake Contracts In NDDC

Chairman, Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs, Peter Nwaoboshi (PDP Delta North), has refuted claims that he collected contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission with 11 different companies without executing them. The NDDC had…

979 Died In Kano State’s ‘Strange Death’ Spell In April, Verbal Autopsy Shows 60 Per Cent Is COVID-19 Related –Health Minister

The Nigerian Government has said that no less than 979 people died with strange circumstances in Kano in the month of April alone. Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, made the disclosure during the Presidential Task…

Nigerian Government Declares June 12 Public Holiday To Commemorate Country’s Democracy

The Nigerian Government has declared June 12 as a public holiday to commemorate Democracy Day. Rauf Aregbesola, Minister of Interior, made the announcement on Monday. He hailed Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora for…

Rise Up For Your Right, Stop Waiting For Messiahs, Kingsley Moghalu Tells Nigerians

Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party in the 2019 general elections, has asked Nigerians to fight for their rights just like Americans were doing against police brutality. Moghalu in a tweet said…

US Embassy Staff In Abuja Pay Tribute To George Floyd, Call For End To Police Brutality

Staff of the United States Embassy in Abuja on Monday posted a footage of going down on one knee in support of protests against police brutality towards persons of colour in America. The diplomatic mission…

WHO Announces Fresh Ebola Outbreak In Congo Democratic Republic

The WHO is reporting another outbreak of Ebola in the Congo Democratic Republic. Nine infected persons and three other probable ones have been reported in Bandaka, which borders the Republic of Congo. Reuters reports that…

Wife Bathes Husband With Hot Water Over Disagreement In Bayelsa State

A resident of Bayelsa State, Mr Oyinkro Miebode, has been bathed with hot water by his wife over a quarrel at their apartment on INEC Road in Kpansia area of Yenagoa, the state capital. Narrating…

BREAKING: Buhari Confirms Dongban-Mensem As President Of Appeal Court

President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed Monica Dongban-Mensem as substantive President of the Appeal Court in Nigeria. Buhari made the move after coming under intense criticisms from Nigerians including a retired colonel, Abubakar Umar. Garba Shehu,…

Ex-Lagos Police Commissioner, Abubakar Tsav, Dies

Abubakar Tsav, a former Commissioner of Police in Lagos, has passed away.  According to a family source, he died at the Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi, Benue State, at the age of 81.  Confirming the incident…

Taraba Community Accuses State Government Of Withholding N245m Land Compensation

A community in Taraba State has accused the state government of withholding N245m land compensation due it. Following a decision to establish a Federal University in Wukari town in 2011, the state government had acquired…

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