Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has described President Muhammadu Buhari, as a master in blaming everybody but himself for his apparent failures. The speaker made detailed references to prove his point in a statement he made available to newsmen on Tuesday. He was reacting to a claim by...
Aisha Buhari, wife of the president, has lamented that the various social investment programmes (SIP) planned by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari failed in the north. Buhari, who was speaking at an interactive forum at Aso Rock on Saturday, said she was told that 30,000 women from Adamawa...
The National Working Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is currently in an emergency meeting over the ruling of the Supreme Court which earlier ruled against it this morning. The judgement has it that the ruling APC did not have candidates at the last general elections for failure...
There was confusion in the Zuba area of the Federal Capital Territory on Thursday after an angry mob set a police post and four patrol vehicles ablaze over alleged police brutality. The mob, consisting mainly of motorcyclists and hoodlums numbering over 200, burnt tyres on the Madalla-Zuba end of...
Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa has recused herself from the Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja. The People's democratic party had asked Justice Bulkachuwa to recuse herself because she is married to a senator-elect of the All Progressives Congress. Counsel to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the PDP, Livy Ozuokwu asked the Chairman...
Up and coming musician, Azeez Fashola, popularly called Naira Marley, has pleaded not guilty to an 11 count charge of alleged credit card fraud. The charge was filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)before Justice Nicholas oweibo of the Federal high court sitting Lagos. According to the anti-graft agency,...
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has lamented the deadly activities of Boko Haram and herdsmen in the country. According to him, the challenges have grown beyond what Nigeria alone can tackle following the groups’ collaboration with the Islamic State West African Province fighters. Obasanjo said, “It is no longer an issue of...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has preferred 11 charges bordering on fraud against upcoming musician, Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, for alleged credit card fraud. The musician effectively risks seven years in jail if found guilty, as Section 33 (2) which he was accused of breaching, reads: “Any...
Judges in the country have been admonished to deliver sound judgments for posterity. The acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Mohammed, said this on Wednesday in Owerri while inaugurating the late Justice Chukwudifu Oputa High Court Complex built by the Imo State Government. The acting CJN said history would be...
The Senate has confirmed Godwin Emefiele as Governor of the Central Bank Of Nigeria. The confirmation is coming after President Muhammadu Buhari's anti-corruption ignored numerous corruption allegations leveled against him, most recently documented in an audio tape with the apex bank confirmed as authentic. Emefiele was screened yesterday by the Senate...