Incredible! INEC to feed police with N6bn in 2019 polls

This is contained in the budget for the polls presented to the House of Representatives by INEC.

Incredible! INEC to feed police with N6bn in 2019 polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is going to spend N6 billion in feeding the police during the 2019 general elections. This is contained in the budget for the polls presented to the House of Representatives by INEC. Lawmakers have raised eyebrows over the figure and are asking the INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, to […]

Massive corruption at Aso Rock

Sule Lamido, former governor of Jigawa state, says there is massive corruption in Aso Rock.

Massive corruption at Aso Rock

Sule Lamido, former governor of Jigawa state, says there is massive corruption in Aso Rock. Lamido said this in Lokoja, Kogi state capital, during a meeting with the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday. The PDP presidential aspirant, who sought the support of members of the party’s exco ahead of the […]

Pressure mounts on police to release Premium Times reporter

The police have come under pressure to release Samuel Ogundipe, a Premium Times reporter, who was arrested and detained on Tuesday.

Pressure mounts on police to release Premium Times reporter

The police have come under pressure to release Samuel Ogundipe, a Premium Times reporter, who was arrested and detained on Tuesday. According to the newspaper, Ogundipe was arrested over a story on the report Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), submitted to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo over the blockade of the national assembly. Idris submitted […]

2 million traders get N10,000 loan each in Buhari’s ‘Trader Moni’

The Buhari administration has launched a new initiative under the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP), called the Trader Moni, which will empower two million petty traders between now and the end of the year.

2 million traders get N10,000 loan each in Buhari’s ‘Trader Moni’

The Buhari administration has launched a new initiative under the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP), called the Trader Moni, which will empower two million petty traders between now and the end of the year. The scheme which was launched last week in Lagos would grant loans to a minimum of 30,000 beneficiaries in each […]

Boko Haram terrorists attack military base, kill 17 soldiers

Boko Haram terrorists have killed 17 soldiers in a fresh attack on a military base in the Borno, Northeast Nigeria.

Boko Haram terrorists attack military base, kill 17 soldiers

Boko Haram terrorists have killed 17 soldiers in a fresh attack on a military base in the Borno, Northeast Nigeria. Military sources told AFP Thursday that the latest attack was the third assault on three different bases in less than a month. On Wednesday evening, heavily armed jihadists riding in trucks stormed and looted weapons […]

Robbers invade police station, banks, kill policeman, 11 others

The affected banks are Unity Bank and Keystone Bank.

Robbers invade police station, banks, kill policeman, 11 others

Twelve persons, including a policeman, were feared killed on Thursday evening, when dare-devil armed robbers invaded a police station and two banks in Igarra, headquarters of Akoko-Edo Local Government area of Edo State. The affected banks are Unity Bank and Keystone Bank. Among those reportedly killed in the police station were two detainees who were […]

Al-Mustapha’s Whereabouts Unknown

The whereabouts of a presidential hopeful under the umbrella of Green Party of Nigeria, GPN, Major Al Mustapha is unknown.

Al-Mustapha’s Whereabouts Unknown

The whereabouts of a presidential hopeful under the umbrella of Green Party of Nigeria, GPN, Major Al-Mustapha is unknown. According to the personal assistant to the former Army officer, Zakary Ahmed, he was last seen about eight months. Asked what he thinks happened to his boss, Ahmed alleged that operatives of the department of state […]

Ogochukwu Efeizomor: Pathetic story of a Nigerian engineer wasting away in Italy

Here is the pathetic story of a Nigerian engineer Ogochukwu Efeizomor, in search of asylum in Italy, but who at the moment survives by begging on the streets of an Italian town

Ogochukwu Efeizomor: Pathetic story of a Nigerian engineer wasting away in Italy

Here is the pathetic story of a Nigerian engineer Ogochukwu Efeizomor, in search of asylum in Italy, but who at the moment survives by begging on the streets of an Italian town Three or four days a week, Ogochukwu Efeizomor takes a train from Lecco, a lakeside town where he stays in a centre for […]

Police not involved in NASS invasion – IGP Idris

Idris stated this after a closed door meeting with the acting President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Tuesday.

Police not involved in NASS invasion – IGP Idris

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, has exonerated the Nigeria Police Force from the Tuesday’s blockage of the National Assembly (NASS) by security operatives. Idris stated this after a closed door meeting with the acting President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Tuesday. He said the blockage of the NASS complex […]

Obasanjo’s ADC splits into two as New ADC emerges

Protem National Chairman of the group, Chief Precious Elekima, made the announcement at a news conference in Abuja on Tuesday.

Obasanjo’s ADC splits into two as New ADC emerges

Three months after former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s Coalition of Nigerian Movement (CNM) and African Democratic Congress (ADC) merged, a faction has pulled out, announcing itself as New African Democratic Congress (N-ADC) Protem National Chairman of the group, Chief Precious Elekima, made the announcement at a news conference in Abuja on Tuesday. He said that the group […]

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