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Ribadu speaks on Buhari taking sides with herdsmen

Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu, has said that crises between farmers and herders have been hijacked by some politicians to score political points. He said contrary to reports, President Muhammadu Buhari was neutral and takes no side in the conflicts. He said ratherRead More

BREAKING: National Assembly postpones resumption of plenary

The resumption of National Assembly plenary has been postponed. This was contained in a terse statement released Sunday night by M.A. Sani- Omolori, Clerk of the National Assembly. He said: “This is to inform all Distinguished Senators and Honourable Members that resumption of plenary session earlier scheduled for Tuesday, 25thRead More

NCC partners National Assembly to enact social media law

The Nigeria Communications Commission has said that it plans to collaborate with the National Assembly in enacting a law that will regulate the social media platforms. Mr Tanimu Bawa, the NCC Controller in charge of Kano zone, stated this in Daura during the commission’s Consumer Conversation Programme held on Thursday.Read More

Nationwide strike begins September 26 over New Minimum Wages – NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said its members will commence nationwide strike alongside civil society organisations on September 26 unless the tripartite committee completes its assignment on the new minimum wage. NLC President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, made the declaration on Wednesday after a National Executive Council meeting. Wabba lamentedRead More

Breaking: Osinbajo, others hold special meeting on Minimum wage

VICE President Osinbajo, is currently presiding over the Economic Management Team, EMT, meeting, specially dedicated to discuss issue of minimum wage and how to raise the money. The meeting which is holding at the Presidential Villa, Vice President conference hall has those directly involved in the economy and revenue generation.Read More

Resigned Minister, Kemi Adeosun leaves Nigeria

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun Nigeria’s former finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, has left the country, a day after her resignation, sources close to her told  Naijaspray on Saturday. Mrs Adeosun, finance minister since November 2015, stepped down from office on Friday after owning up to parading a forged youth service schemeRead More

Check Kemi Adeosun Resignation Letter

His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari President, Federal Republic of Nigeria State House Aso Villa Abuja Dear Excellency, Let me commence by thanking you profusely for the honour and privilege of serving under your inspirational leadership. It has been a truly rewarding experience to learn from you and to observe at closeRead More

Meet Nigeria’s New Minister of Finance Zainab Shamsuna (profile &photos)

Who Is Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed? Following the controversial resignation of Kemi Adeosun over the possession of a fake NYSC exemption certificate, President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Zainab Ahmed as the new finance minister. Below is her full profile; Born: 1960 (age 58 years) Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed is the ExecutiveRead More

Buhari’s Embattled Minister of finance Kemi Adeosun resigns!

Minister of Finance, Miss Kemi Adeosun is believed to have resign from her position. Though the Minister is said to have tendered her resignation, it is however not clear when her disengagement will take effect as it is said that she is in her office working as at Friday morning.Read More

Photo of the new DG of DSS, Yusuf Magaji Bichi

President Buhari last night approved the appointment of  Yusuf Magaji Bichi as the new Director General of the Department of State Security DSS.   Bichi from Kano state, takes over from Matthew Seiyefa, who was appointed by then Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, as Acting Director-General of DSS following the sacking of LawalRead More

Nasarawa gas explosion: victim on a motorcycle to hospital for treatment (graphic photos)

The sad  photo was posted on a Facebook page. Read below. A place where our lives does not matter. Especially the poor masses look at what happened in lafia  NASARAWA STATE. After the gas explosion the young man have to enter bike 2go and help himself , no medical personnelsRead More

Akeredolu finally to end 10 years Electricity blackout in Okitipupa & others

•Contractors commence works on transmission lines Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu yesterday held a town hall meeting with residents of South Senatorial District over a 10-year blackout in the area. Ondo state Governor The two-part meeting, which was part of efforts to end the blackout, first held at the WilliamsRead More

Fake Bible Producers Arrested

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) has arrested 10 suspects in Jos, Plateau State, for pirating 136 copies of the Holy Bible. The suspects were arrested at the weekend at different bookshops on Ahmadu Bello Way, Terminus, Rwang Pam Street and Bukuru during an anti-piracy raid. The suspects who were detainedRead More

Finally NYSC speaks on when corps members’ allowance will be increased

Latest report as the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Brig. Gen. Sale Zakari Kazaure, has revealed when corps members’ allowance would be increased. Meanwhile Kazaure said corps members’ allowance will be increased when the minimum wage of civil servants are increased. He made the disclosure while refutingRead More

Ekiti shootings: how I escaped death is miraculous, Bamidele narrates

A former Federal lawmaker and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Hon. Opeyemi Bamidele, on Friday, returned to Ekiti State after spending 96 days seeking medical treatment in London over gunshot wound he sustained during a rally in the State. Bamidele, who has declared intention forRead More

Declare state of emergency in Plateau, other troubled states – Minister tells FG

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, Friday, called for State of Emergency in Plateau and other troubled states. Dalung made the call when he fielded questions from State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The minister stated this while condemning the renewed killing of people in someRead More

Pastor and children burned alive among others killed in latest Plateau massacre

A spate of attacks, in which at least 20 were killed in Nigeria’s central Plateau State over the last week of August, has shattered peace efforts by religious and political leaders in its capital, Jos. Three months ago, heavily armed Fulani militants stormed 15 villages across the same Barkin LadiRead More

Now easy to collect, as NIMC begins transfer of e-ID cards

NIMC begins transfer of e-ID cards National identity card by NIMC National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has introduced the transfer of e-ID Card to any NIMC Registration and Card Collection Centres of enrolee’s choice for collection. Mr. Loveday Ogbonna, head, Corporate Communications, NIMC, said the request could be made fromRead More

Nigerian Army Wants Quick Delivery of War Planes from U.S.

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Sadique Abubakar, has appealed to the manufacturers of the A-29 Super Tucano Attack Aircraft, to expedite action on its delivery to Nigeria. Mr Abubakar said this when Taco Gilbert, the Senior Vice – President of Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), manufacturer of the aircraft,Read More

Bridge linking Gombe, Adamawa and Borno States has been completely cut off (Photos)

A bridge linking Gombe, Adamawa and Borno States has been completely cut off after a heavy heavy led to flooding in the area. According to a tweet by Federal Road Safety Corps, the bridge which has been cut off is located at Bayo Local Govt area of Borno State. The agencyRead More