Tuesday, May 29 is public holidays -FG Tuesday, May 29, has been declared a public holiday by the federal government to mark Nigeria's democracy day. This was disclosed on Friday by the ministry of Interior in a statement by its permanent secretary, Dr Muhammed Umar. Minister of Interior, Lt-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd) congratulated Nigerians on the sustained democracy...... read more
Spend money on the living, pray for the dead – Obi *Builds hospital in elder sister’s memory A brand new hospital is being planned in the memory of Lady Bibiana Adani, elder sister of former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, in furtherance of the latter’s philosophy that money should be spent to cater for the living, rather than lavishing same on celebrating the dead that needed...... read more
How Grandmother lost N173m to three online love scammers An Australian grandmother on Thursday lamented the $480,000 (N173m), she lost to three different online scammers, who happen to be Africans. The  grandmother identified as Suzie admits to being ‘gullible’ and ‘brainwashed’ in the past – having sold her home and parted with close to half a million dollars in order to...... read more
Pandemonium as Plateau Workers boo NLC Chairman, fight dirty The celebration of 2018 workers’ Day in Plateau State was almost disrupted by the exchange of blows between loyalists of the State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Jibrin Banchir, and his opponents. After the closing ceremony, he was escorted out of the Rwang Pam Stadium, venue of the event by...... read more
Borno Workers defy Boko Haram scare, stage open May day in Maiduguri Borno workers are out in the open celebrating the international Labour Day (Workers Day) with fanfare for the first time in five years in Maiduguri, the epicentre of the Boko Haram insurgency. Hundreds of workers and associations affiliated to the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) gathered at Ramat Square at the heart...... read more
Go back to work, Buhari's Minister begs striking joint health workers The Federal Government has appealed to the striking members of the Joint Health Sector Unions to return to work. Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige made the appeal in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja by Mr Samuel Olowookere, Director of Press in the ministry. Ngige said he...... read more
False asset declaration: Supreme Court pegs July 6 for verdict on Saraki Senate President Bukola Saraki, will on July, 2018, know whether he will continue to face trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), as the Supreme Court, has fixed that date to decide whether the December 12, 2017 judgment of the Court of Appeal, Abuja, is valid. Saraki, had his exculpation...... read more
Obi to mothers: You’re treasures on earth *Gets kudos for transforming Anambra It was a day of recognition on both sides, as former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi described mothers as "treasures to be cherished both in the families and the country," while the women, in return, spared no words in lavishing praises on him.   Obi, who was speaking yesterday when...... read more
Maina: Reps indicts Buhari's AGF, exposes how Malami pushed ex-Pension thief into Civil Service A house of representatives committee has reportedly indicted Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), in the reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina into the civil service. According to Daily Trust, the report of the 12-member committee said Malami “pressurised all that mattered” to see that Maina was brought back into the civil service....... read more
What is my offence? Sad cry of Cameroon-based Nigerian widow, dispossessed by her in-laws If the narrative of sheer misery and excruciating pain of Mrs. Esther Nzubechukwu Okparaku, a Cameroon-based 19-year-old Nigerian widow, is true, then it would pass as one of the most bizarre examples oppression. What is more, the story coming from a state that is known for protecting jealously a woman who...... read more
BREAKING - Corruption charges: Court frees Justice Ngwuta The Federal High Court on Friday dismissed all the 13 counts of money laundering and passport fraud instituted by the Federal Government against a serving Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta. Justice Ngwuta was among the judicial officers whose houses were raided by the operatives of the Department of State Services...... read more
I never said that Nigerians have lost trust in Buhari’s government — Peter Obi Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has dismissed a report by SaharaReporters quoting him as saying that Nigerians have lost trust in the Muhammadu Buhari administration. Obi, in a statement on Friday evening by his Media Office, said that he was quoted out of context.   The former Governor said: “My...... read more
Bloody accident in Akure as Ondo Gov's Wife Vehicle smashes Students to death A vehicle in the convoy of Mrs Betty-Anyanwu-Akeredolu, wife of  Ondo State governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, on Tuesday killed two female undergraduates of  Adeyemi College of Education (ACE), Ondo, along Akure-Ondo Road.  It was gathered the bus, assigned to the Ondo State Governor's Office Press Corps, in Mrs. Anyanwu-Akeredolu's convoy hit...... read more
Even the blind can see your achievements, African parliamentarians, tell Dickson The records of Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has come to the fore for the umpteenth time, decked in a shower of praises, this time from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (Africa Region). The group, added its voice to those of Nigerian leaders, such as Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, former...... read more
Thirty-five years after, “dead woman” reunites with family They let the tears flow, bitter-sweet tears that captured the emptiness, anxieties and loss of 35 years and the happiness that is to follow the great union, that has brought joy unspeakable. That was the mood on Thursday, at the Home for the Mentally-challenged, Nteje, Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra...... read more
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