‘Obiano was never knighted by Pope’ *It’s lies from pit of hell - gov

The recent admittance of Anambra State Governor into the prestigious Knight Commander of the Pontifical Order of St. Gregory the Great (KCSG), by Pope Francis, is currently being mired in controversy, as issues have cropped up as to whether the governor cheated the process. Reports early Friday morning indicated that though...... read more


Governor of the Decade award: Bravo, son, you’ve made us proud - Obi’s kinsmen

For the people of Agulu, in Anaocha Local Government of Anambra State, it is a moment of chest-beating, as they celebrate their son, Mr. Peter Obi, as “The Governor of the Decade” in Nigeria. Obi, the immediate past Governor of Anambra State and Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during...... read more


Mass sack looms at FIRS, as Nami, new helmsman spikes Fowler for incompetence

Muhammed Nami, the new executive chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), has blasted his predecessor, Tunde Fowler over his inability to meet expectations during his stint with the money-minting institution. He was particularly peeved at the inability of the FIRS workers to achieve targets during the period of Fowler,...... read more


Make a woman President of Nigeria and see the difference - Ooni

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has said that women can rise to be president of Nigeria because they have the strengths and potential of good leadership. The Ooni spoke at the opening session of the second edition of “Queen Moremi, the Musical, Reloaded” late on Tuesday at the Lagos...... read more


Crisis hits Zamfara PDP gvt, as Matawalle faces mass resignation of appointees

Allegations of high-handedness and betrayal currently running high in the Zamfara State Government House Gusau, has led to the resignation of three key officials from the government, just two weeks after being sworn in. Sambo Marafa, Special Adviser, Jamilu Zannah, Commissioners for Higher Education and Bilyaminu Shinkafi, Commissioner for Science and...... read more


Military retires 527 personnel from army, navy, air force

The military at the weekend retired 527 soldiers, ratings and airmen from service with a charge to remain committed, loyal and patriotic to the Nigerian State. The retirees comprising 228 from the Nigerian Army (NA), 118 from the Nigerian Navy (NN) and 181 trainees from the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) underwent...... read more


Finally, Embattled Sanusi, bows to Ganduje, accepts appointment

Embattled Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi 11, on Friday, finally confirmed his acceptance of his appointment as the first chairman of the Kano state council of chiefs, bringing to an end a chapter in the ongoing rumbling between the ancient kingdom and the government that is obviously leading to his deposition....... read more


Deposition of Sanusi imminent *I’m under pressure to dethrone him – Ganduje

The deposition of Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, now seems a matter of time, as governor of the state, Abdullahi Ganduje, confirmed on Thursday that he is under pressure to do so and has indeed received a letter from 35 civil society organisations calling for the measure. Sanusi’s sin, according to...... read more


More troubles for Sanusi, as Ganduje issues him fresh ultimatum

There seems no let off in the onslaught against Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, as Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano State Governor, handed him a fait accompli on Thursday, with a mandate to within 48 hours accept or reject his appointment as head of the state’s council of chiefs. The directive contained...... read more


Buhari snubs critics, appoints another northerner as DPR boss

President Muhammadu Buhari has yet another northerner, Mr Sarki Auwalu, this time to head the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) as substantive Director, for an initial term of four years.   This is coming amidst continued lacerating criticisms from many Nigerians that the President is looking up north for all his...... read more


Millionaire to pay N20million to personal photographer just to travel around the world

A young Australian millionaire has indicated seeking to hire a personal photographer who will travel around the world with him just to take photos and earn $55,000 (about N20million) a year. The young ECommerce millionaire identified as Matthew Lepre is the founder of Ecom Warrior Academy and wants the lucky person...... read more


Obi meets pope in Rome for new role in Vatican's youth development in Nigeria

Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has met with Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis on a new role he may be playing in Vatican’s attempt to transform the youths across the world to become better and successful citizens through education and sports. Obi, Vice Presidential candidate for the February 23,...... read more


BREAKING: Senate confirms Nami, new FIRS boss

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nomination of Muhammed Mamman Nami as the executive chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The confirmation followed the consideration and approval of the report of the Senate Committee on Finance, presented at plenary by the panel chairman, Senator Solomon Adeola. The nomination of...... read more


Crisis deepens at Balogun Market, as group rises against leadership

The current rumble at the popular Balogun Market, Lagos, has continued to fester, with a group rising against its leadership, accusing it of some underhand activities, including falsifying documents of the association with a view to perpetuating themselves in office. A press statement signed by Mr. Chinedu Offor, on behalf of...... read more


Court order against new emirates is of no effect – Ganduje

Kano state government has dismissed reports that a court has put a leash on his move to create four new Emirates in the state, saying it was the handiwork of propagandists intent on stifling his government. In a quick riposte on Wednesday, Ganduje, through Malam Muhammad Garba, Commissioner for Information, said...... read more


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