Why I didn’t do much for Yoruba as President – Obasajo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has explained that the reason he failed to concentrate development into Yoruba land during his eight years in office was because he was a Nigerian President with eyes on the country rather the region. Obasanjo, a former military Head of State, who became the first Nigerian civilian...... read more

Corrupt judges problem of Nigeria’s anti-corruption – Sagay *Pay us well – judge

A serious debate ensued on Monday as to the level of complicity of the Nigerian judiciary in the dismal performance of the anti-corruption war in the country, one of the cardinal programmes of President Muhammadu Buhari. It came with the Chairman of the Presidential Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC), Itse Sagay (SAN),...... read more

Have sex with your student, consent or not, go to jail, new law stipulates

It no longer matters if there was consent, for a lecturer who engages in sexual activities to spend time in jail for upwards of 14years, no thanks to a new law just passed by the Senate on Tuesday in Abuja. Christened: A Bill for an Act to prevent, prohibit and redress...... read more

774,000 jobs: Ngige leads Keyamo to beg NASS *Hand over to NDE - Lawan

Intensive troubleshooting efforts commenced got underway on Tuesday, with Minister of Employment Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige, leading the way to the National Assembly to apologise to members over last week’s altercation that led to the suspension of the implementation of employment into the 774,000 jobs proposed by the Federal Government....... read more

Ohaneze, S'East governors brainstorm on future of Ndigbo *Nwodo meets Uzodinma

Hope Uzodinma, Imo State Governor, was in talks with the President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, on Monday, in Owerri, in what is seen as the commencement of efforts both the socio-cultural association and the governors of the South East to collaborate to change some of the negative narratives that have come out...... read more

IPOB message resonating with world leaders *US, others will act soon – Kanu

For those, who believe that the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), is all about noisemaking in the media, its leader, Nnamdi Kanu has a message – our cries have reached the ears of the leaders of the world greatest countries. Kanu, made the point on Saturday while engaging with one of...... read more

BREAKING: Buhari hails Igbo man, honoured by Japan for returning missing money

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his warm greetings and commendation to a Nigerian doctorate student in University of Tsukuba, Japan, Mr Ikenna Nweke, who returned a missing wallet with huge sums of money to the police, and also turned down offer of a percentage by the authorities. The President was said...... read more

Na'Abba, Agbakoba, Falana, Utomi, others, out with new political platform

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali Na’Abba, renowned economist and public speaker, Pat Utomi, former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) and fiery human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), are among the 30 eminent Nigerians, now plotting to seize the space and engender a reformed...... read more

BREAKING: Finally, domestic flights resume in Nigeria

Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has announced the commencement of commercial flights, hitherto put at bay in the thick of COVID-19 outbreak, would resume operations on Wednesday, July 8. But the opportunity would be extended to passengers travelling to and from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos and the Nnamdi...... read more

BREAKING: NASS halts FG’s 774,000 jobs

There seems no let up in the demands by the National Assembly to be let into the details of the Federal Government’s implementation of the 774,000 Public Works, as it maintained that the initiative must be halted until the demand is met. Coming 24 hours after a shouting match between the...... read more

Nweke, honest Nigerian, hailed in Japan after returning wallet filled with cash, credit card

It is certainly not all Nigerians abroad that are involved in crimes and breaking the law, as has been depicted in many quarters over the year, with a practical proof coming from faraway Japan a few days ago. There, a Nigerian, Ikenna Nweke resident in the country is getting accolades from...... read more

Buhari speaks on interstate movement, domestic flights, resumption of schools, Tuesday

Resumption of interstate movements, opening up of local and international flights and resumption of academic activities across board, are some of the issues Nigerians are eagerly awaiting President Muhammadu Buhari to decide on, as he unfolds the next phase of eased lockdown in the country on Tuesday. This was after he...... read more

Obasanjo to Nigerians: Put on your thinking cap, redeem your country

“The federal security architecture as organised and operated by the present government cannot give any individual or group hope, let alone assurance of security within Nigeria.” This was the position of former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, as he weighed in once again on the present parlous of situation of the situation in...... read more

Demolished High Commission: We'll rebuild destroyed building - Ghana

The Government of Ghana has assured that it would ensure that the demolished Nigerian High Commission building is restored to its original state, as soon as possible. Ghana’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Botchwey (MP), disclosed this in a statement issued Thursday following the incident regarding the breach of the premises...... read more

BREAKING: Ghana President calls Buhari, begs over demolition of Nigerian High Commission

Troubleshooting efforts got to the highest level when Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Tuesday put a call across to his President Muhammadu Buhari, his Nigeriand counterpart to personally apologise for last week's demolision of part of the Nigerian High Commission in Accra, the country's capital. The incident, had caused a lot...... read more

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