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Somalis Protest After Deadly Blast

13 hours ago /
International News 

Somalis are reacting to Saturday’s devastating bomb attack by marching to demonstrate their anger at the presence of al-shabab. The militants have been blamed for the attack, but no group has yet said it was behind the massive bomb attack that took place in a busy area of the Somali capital,...

Anambra Police Rescue Kidnap Victim

15 hours ago /
Security 

The police command in Anambra state has rescued one Nnamdi Ibru who was kidnapped by four armed hoodlums on wednesday at a fuel station in Obosi, Idemili North council area of the state   The state commissioner of police, Garba Umar disclosed this while speaking to newsmen at the command headquarters where...

Introducing Democracy Today On AIT

17 hours ago /
Nation 

DEMOCRACY TODAY is a political review programme transmitted at 10.30pm everyday  (including Saturday and sunday). It is designed to be highlighting activities within the political sphere. In Nigeria, this type of programme is very relevant as the 2019 election year draws near. The beauty of this programme is that it is purely apolitical with no party...

NNPC Promises Hitch-Free Ember Months

20 hours ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has assured Nigerians of enough petroleum products through out the ember months to ensure motorists have convenient movement. NNPC Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru, said this during the 2017 special marshal sectorial workshop which held in Abuja. The 2017 special marshal sectorial workshop provided a veritable...

Jubilation In Ekiti, As EFCC Releases Finance Commissioner And Accountant General After 14 Days Of Detention

3 days ago /
Politics  Security 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released Toyin Ojo, Ekiti State Finance Commissioner and the Accountant-General, Mrs Yemisi Owolabi. This was confirmed in a statement by Lere Olayinka, the media aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose. “Today, God gave Ekiti State and its people another victory over the EFCC and its...

IGP Idris Drags Senate To Court

3 days ago /
Nation 

On Thursday, October 12, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, filed a suit before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Abuja. He was seeking an order restraining the Senate and Senate President Bukola Saraki from going ahead with their plan to investigate allegations of malpractices...

NLC Wades Into Labour Party Crisis

4 days ago /
Politics 

The national political commission of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has frowned at the recent disturbing developments in the Labour Party, leading to a  special convention which allegedly took place  in Abuja on October 3, 2017 with a new leadership At a media briefing in Abuja, the commission resolved to intervene...

Osun Police Boss Warns Against “Get-Rich-Quick” Attitude

4 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The Osun state commissioner of Police, Olafimihan Adeoye has advised Nigerians to avoid engaging themselves in any means of getting rich quickly as so many people have fallen victims of fraudsters who often lure innocent citizens into their net.  The commissioner of police gave the piece of advice while parading...

House Of Representatives To Investigate Extra-Judicial Killings

4 days ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has mandated its committee on human rights, police affairs and justice to investigate acts of harassment, torture extra-judicial killings and other unwholesome practices by operatives of the federal special anti-robbery squad in rivers state and other parts of the country. The house took the decision to address...

Senate Pushes Law To Advertise Vacant Positions In Federal Civil Service‬

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday pushed harder for a bill for an act seeking to make it an offence for vacant positions in the federal civil service to be filled without being advertised. The bill sponsored by Senator Biodun Olujimi representing Ekiti south scaled second reading. In her lead debate, Olujimi said the...

Nigerian Airforce Conducts 842 Missions Against Boko Haram In Three Months

4 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Airforce said it has carried out a total of 842 missions in the course of fighting Boko Haram elements in the last three months. The attacks which include air interdiction missions, air raids and vigilance air patrol, evacuation of both casualties and medical supplies, etc, were all done to...

Terrorism Trial: Charles Okah, Son Testify

4 days ago /
Nation  Security 

Charles Okah, the alleged mastermind of the October 1st 2010 independence day bomb in Abuja,  gave evidence-in-chief in his on-going terrorism trial before the federal high court Abuja.  Also, testifying was Okah’s son, Boloebi Charles Okah, who resides in Toronto,  Canada. He was led in evidence by his   counsel, Samuel Zibiri.  He admitted making his witness...

Traffic Congestion: Lagos To Construct Multi-Layer Car Parks

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Lagos State Government has announced plans to construct multilayer car parks in strategic locations across the State within the next 12 months. This construction is part of the traffic management reforms of the state government aimed at ensuring seamless connectivity and decongesting traffic in the state. Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development,...

False Allegations: FG Files Charges Against Senator Misau

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government through the Office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, has filed two separate sets of charges against the Senator Isah Misau who is representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District. One of the two sets of charges, marked FCT/HC/CR/345/2017, filed before an Abuja High Court...

Nnamdi Kanu Rights Suit Stalled At ECOWAS Court

5 days ago /
Nation 

Hearing of fundamental human rights violation suit brought before the ECOWAS court of justice, by the indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, leader, Nnamdi Kanu has been stalled following  the absence of the lead counsel for  the federal government,  Dayo Akpata.  When the matter was called on Tuesday, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, counsel for Nnamidi Kanu notified the court of...

ECOWAS Court Fines F.G $75,000 For Negligence

6 days ago /
Nation 

The ECOWAS court of justice  (ECOWAS, court) has awarded the sum of seventy five thousand dollars damages against the federal government of Nigeria for the act of violation of fundamental human rights of the son of retired wing commander Danladi Kwasu.  Justice Nwoke Chijoke  who delivered the judgment held that  the right...

Che Guevara Remembered 50 Years After

6 days ago /
International News 

More than 60,000 people took to the streets of Cuba on Monday to commemorate the 50th death anniversary of latin american revolutionary, Ernesto “che” Guevara. Cuban president, Raul Castro was present at a mass rally on Sunday at the che guevara mausoleum in the town of Santa Clara, 300 kilometres east...

Calabar Smart City Project Ready For Commissioning In December

6 days ago /
Nation 

The Calabar smart city under the digitization program  of Cross River State government is ready for commissioning in December. The project will make Calabar the first capital city in Nigeria to have access to internet services for medium and low income earners in the state. Governor Ben Ayade said the commissioning will...

Buhari Mourns General Malu

6 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari  has extended his condolences to the Malu family as well as the government and people of Benue state on the death of lt. General victor Malu (retired), a Former Chief Of Army Staff (COAS). President Buhari also commiserated with the Nigerian armed forces on the demise of a...

Ekiti Exco Demands Immediate Release Of Finance Commissioner And Accountant General

6 days ago /
Nation 

The Ekiti State executive council has condemned the continued arrest and detention of the state commissioner for Finance Toyin Ojo and the Accountant General Yemisi Owolabi by the economic and financial crimes commission (EFCC), describing the arrest as a political ‘witch hunt’ to incapacitate the state government. Addressing newsmen in Ado...


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