APC Fires Back at Goodluck Jonathan over Buhari’s Rating

Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has fired back at former President Goodluck Jonathan over his comment that ‘the ruling party runs a government of lies and propaganda.’ While he was receiving one of the leadership aspirants of the PDP, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, at his residence in Abuja, Jonathan insisted that…

Two dead in violent protest against continuation of Ugandan president’s rule

Two men were killed as police shot bullets and teargas to calm a horde of opposition advocates protesting on Wednesday against plans to continue Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s rule. Police have disordered multiple protests in recent days against a law to let President Museveni to be elected again in 2021 elections – the legislation currently…

Leon Balogun reveals why he cried after Nigeria qualified for the 2018 World Cup

  Super Eagles’ Leon Balogun has revealed why he was in tears after Nigeria qualified for the 2018 World Cup.   Balogun had to be consoled by Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel and other players around him, before joining them in their post-match celebrations.   In an interview with Debola Adebanjo, the 29-year-old said:…

Uganda affirms case of Marburg virus

UGANDA – The government of Uganda has affirmed the case of Marburg virus, an extremely infectious hemorrhagic fever comparable to Ebola virus, the health minister reported on Thursday. According to Jane Ruth Aceng, the Marburg virus cases had been affirmed after multiple tests were conducted but did not give information about the virus. The East…

NLC asks workers not to lose hope in the actualisation of N56,000 minimum wage

  The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has urged workers not to lose hope on the actualisation of the proposed N56,000 new minimum wage.   NLC’s National President, Ayuba Wabba, has made the call on Wednesday at the National Delegates’ Conference (NDC) of Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE)…

Military denies helping Fulani herdsmen in killing women, children in Plateau

  The Spokesperson of Operation Safe Haven, Capt. Umar Adams, has denied allegation that the military was helping the suspected Fulani herdsmen in killing 29 people, including women and children in the Nkiedonwhro community of Plateau State.   Adams has made this known during an interview with Punch in Jos, the State’s capital, saying that…

Senate committee requests bank to release Patience Jonathan’s accounts

The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions has ordered banks to unfreeze the accounts of former First Lady, Patience Jonathan. The committee after putting through the management of four different banks, where Mrs. Jonathan had accounts, ordered that those accounts not obstructed by any legal process be resumed. Headed by Sam Anyanwu, the…

Two brothers strangled father to death

Rabiu Adamu, 27, and Auwal Adamu, 26, two brothers who reportedly strangled their father, Adamu Gamji to death have been arrested. A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court ordered that the two brothers be put behind bars until November. The 55-year-old Adamu Gamji was murdered in Sumaila Local Government Area of Kano. Chief Magistrate Muhammad Jibril, who…