This is why our borders will remain closed – Lai Mohammed talks tough, says Benin Republic ‘unrepentant’

– Minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, said Nigeria’s closure of its land borders will continue as long as it is necessary – The information minister said the neighbouring countries have not shown any readiness to comply with ECOWAS protocols – Mohammed said the Benin Republic and Niger Republic’s refusal to comply with ECOWAS […]

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Alleged N32bn fraud: El Rufai denies trying to stop EFCC investigation, reveals what the court ruling says

– Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has denied trying to stop EFCC from investigating him – El-Rufai’s lawyer, AU Mustapha, said the Kaduna governor dragged the EFCC to court over the allegations that N32 billion was missing under him when he served as FCT’s minister – Mustapha said the latest judgement only affirmed the […]

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World Islamic scholar visits Nigeria, passes verdict on country’s hajj commission

– Sheikh Ismail Musa alias Mufti Menk, a world acclaimed leader visits Nigeria on a propagation tour – Sheikh Menk congratulates the National Hajj Commission (NAHCON) for meeting global standard in its hajj activities – Acting chairman of the commission, Barrister Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad, says he understands the spiritual benefits of serving humanity A world […]

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Breaking: INEC officially declares Smart Adeyemi winner of Kogi West rerun as Dino Melaye loses Senate seat

Senator Dino Melaye has finally lost his bid for re-election into the Senate from Kogi West on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Melaye lost to Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s November 30 senatorial election. Channels TV reports that the returning officer of the election, Professor Olajide Lawal, […]

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Kogi west election: Meet the 3 politicians who ended Dino Melaye’s senatorial ambition (photos)

Former lawmaker, Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who once represented Kogi west senatorial district in the National Assembly has been defeated in the just concluded supplementary in his senatorial zone. Melaye was defeated by Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to become the senator-elect of the Kogi west senatorial district. […]

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Breaking: Smart Adeyemi scores higher votes than Dino Melaye in Kogi West rerun

The senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Kogi West election, Smart Adeyemi, scored higher votes than his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s counterpart, Dino Melaye. The Cable reports that the collated results in the seven local governments in the Kogi West supplementary election on Saturday, November 30, showed that Adeyemi has 8,265 […]

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EFCC uncovers Yahoo Academy where students are trained in different areas of internet scam, arrests 23 suspects (photos)

– EFCC arrests 23 men alleged to operators and students of a Yahoo Academy in Akwa Ibom – The anti-graft agency said the suspects have confessed that they were undergoing training in various aspects of cyber criminality – The operation was jointly carried out by EFCC operatives in Uyo and Abuja in the early hours […]

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Goodluck Jonathan gets new prestigious honour (photos)

– Former president Goodluck Jonathan has been conferred with an honorary doctorate degree by Igbinedion University – The university’s College of Arts and Social Sciences was also renamed after the former vice president – Jonathan thanked the university’s governing council for considering him worthy of the honour Nigeria’s former president, Goodluck Jonathan, has been conferred […]

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