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Speaker Yakubu Dogara officially announces his defection from APC to PDP

Barely two weeks to the elections, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has officially announced his defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the PDP. Speaker Dogara who returned to PDP in September 2018,  officially informed his colleagues that he has joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) …

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We are not a colony, stop interfering in our internal politics” – Oshiomole tells EU, UK and US govt

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says Nigeria is not a colony and that foreign bodies must apply caution in their interference with political affairs in the country.  Oshiomole said this after representatives of the United Kingdom, United States of America governments and the European …

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Dead woman’s body falls out of coffin during burial after pallbearer tumbled and fell on it

A woman’s body fell out of a coffin during a burial ceremony after one of the pallbearers tumbled and fell on top of the coffin. As the coffin was being lowered to the ground during the funeral in Pampas, Peru, a pallbearer lost his footing and fell ontop of the coffin …

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3 people drown after overloaded boat capsizes in Lake Victoria

Three fishermen from Nyatike in Migori County died on Tuesday afternoon when their boat capsized in Lake Victoria, Kenya. The two women and a man identified as Ms Mary Adhiambo (24), Ms Grace Adhiambo(26) and boat rider Mr Wiclife Otieno (28) were among ten people who had been going about routine activities. North …

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IGP orders investigation into the shooting to death of an unarmed man suspected to be a robber in Edo

The Inspector General of Police, Adamu Muhammad, has ordered an investigation into the unfortunate incident that happened in Benin City, Edo state earlier today where it was alleged that a group of police men shot dead an unarmed man suspected to be an armed robber. According to Instagram user, @CarrickDublin who …

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”Our President is not Nigerian but a duck-seller’s son from Niger Republic” FFK claims

As he shared on his twitter handle. 0Shares

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Governor Abubakar Bello appoints new Acting Chief Judge in Niger State

Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello has appointed Alhaji Ahmed Bima, as the new Acting Chief Judge of the state’ High Court of Justice.   Bima was sworn-in as the new Acting Chief Judge of Niger State High Court during the valedictory court session in honour of Mrs Maria Zukogi, …

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I didn’t sign anything: APC USA SEC, Mrs Ronke Ekwensi denies signing Atiku USA visit statement

She said she was never contacted before statement was released. Mrs Ronke Ekwensi has categorically denied issuing any joint statements as earlier published by a few news outlets in Nigeria.She was alleged to have jointly signed a statement released by the APC USA chapter. The other alleged signers are  the National …

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Photo: Gunmen attack 14-seater commercial bus in Rivers State, kill driver, 2 passengers, kidnap others

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Monday morning, hijacked a 14-seater commercial bus after killing the driver and two passengers in Rivers State. The incident occurred within Rumuekpe, in Elele-Ndele axis of East West Road, in Emohua Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that the bandits were …

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IPOB fixes referendum on the same date as presidential election

Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra has said  IPOB will hold a referendum on the sovereign state of Biafra on  February 16, a date the Independent National Electoral Commission has set aside for presidential and National Assembly elections. Kanu in a statement by the spokesman for  IPOB, Emma …

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