Goodluck Jonathan mourns late CSO, Gordon Obua

  As the family of Gordon Obua, late chief security officer to Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, gets set to bury him this weekend, the former President has described Obua as a man that showed deep commitment to service. In a tribute to the late CSO to the former President who died last month, Jonathan noted that Obua’s death was very…

Acting President Osinbajo signs two new laws to ease entrepreneurship

  Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has signed into law two bills from  the National Assembly that will ultimately facilitate access to more affordable credit for Nigerian small and medium scale entrepreneurs and ease doing business in the country. The new Acts are the Secured Transactions in Movable Assets Act, 2017 (otherwise known as Collateral Registry Act)…

Transparency Intnl’s Apologetic Reversal on Nigeria

By: Richards Murphy  Africans do not lose sight of the power of natural nemesis.  I know,   the strength in this expression alludes to the irrepressibility of the truth, much as the vindication of the innocent. Transparency International (TI), the self-acclaimed global anti-corruption watchdogs stirred the honest net again. I do not find it convincingly…

Abia Police Parade 2 Young Girls For Stealing 3-year-old Baby (PHOTO)

Police in Abia State have paraded two young girls Chinemerem Isaiah, 20 and Chioma Mark, 14, both females from Nkanu in Enugu State and Umuobiakwa Eastern Ngwa respectively over the kidnap of a three-year-old girl. The Commissioner of Police in the State, Mr. Adeyele Oyebade, who paraded the suspects at the command headquarters in Umuahia,…

Lagos CAN backs Ambode over sacking of Chaplain (PHOTOS)

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Lagos State Chapter on Tuesday denied involvement of the wife of the State Governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode in the sacking of former Presiding Chaplain of Chapel of Christ the Light, Alausa, Venerable Femi Taiwo, saying that the allegation was not only untrue but unjust and erroneous. A newspaper had…

Woman claims she gave Birth to a Python (PHOTOS)

Nalongo Barbara Nvannungi, a woman in Nakawuka, Wakiso district in Ugandan, keeps a python at her home, but when wildlife authorities wanted to take it away, she claimed that “he” is her child, saying that she gave birth to twins in 2008, and reasoned that they cannot take her child away from her. Residents are…

I want to be President of Nigeria – Donald Duke

Former governor of Cross River State, Mr Donald Duke, on Tuesday said he would still take a shot at the presidency if the opportunity presented itself. Duke spoke at a programme “The Nigerian Symposium for Emerging Leaders” held in Lagos. He said though he once aspired to the position but did not emerge the candidate…

Senate Passes Anti-Corruption Bill

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday passed an executive bill seeking mutual assistance in criminal matters between Nigeria and foreign states. The bill, Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between Nigeria and other Foreign States, 2017 (SB. 224) was read for the third time at plenary and eventually passed. Senate President, Bukola Saraki said the passage of…

‘Whistle blower’ arraigned for false information on Ekweremadu’s House

The Nigerian Police Force has arraigned one person for allegedly providing false information to the police in connection with the raid on the house of the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu. Mr Ahmed Echoda was arraigned on Tuesday allegedly providing false information to the police, leading to the raid of Senator Ike Ekweremadu’s house….

N/Delta: Dickson meets stakeholders, makes case for strategic development

    Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has called on the‎ Ministry of Niger Delta, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and other development partners to support his massive investments in Education and Security by supporting the Education and  Security Trust Fund in the state. Dickson made the call on Tuesday at the‎ quarterly meeting…