In Adamawa, two suspected kidnappers killed, two victims  rescued

Two suspected kidnappers were killed in a gun duel by Adamawa State Police Command and local hunters in Ganye, a town and local government area about 145 kilometers south of Yola, the state capital. The combined operatives rescued two people who were allegedly kidnapped by the suspects. Read Also:  Police confirm killing of two people in Adamawa The suspects were also …

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PDP govs, Saraki welcome Lagos4Lagos convener to the party

Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party; Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde; former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki; and five other governors on the PDP platform welcomed the convener of the Lagos4Lagos Movement and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Abdulazeez Adediran, aka Jandor, into the party fold on Friday. The governors in attendance are …

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Police confirm killing of two people in Adamawa

Two people were killed by bandits in Adamawa State’s Madagali Local Government Area, according to police. Madagali, which was under Boko Haram control between 2014 and 2015, had recently experienced relative peace, according to reports. Read Also:  FG dispatches a six-man delegation to Zamfara, calling recent killings “extremely unfortunate However, it has been reported that Ijarshu Markus, a teenager who …

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APC’s National Convention scheduled to take place on February 25

15th of January According to reports, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has bowed to public pressure and scheduled its national convention for February 25, 2022. It was used to report on the ongoing debates over the best time to conduct the exercise. While some stakeholders insisted on holding the exercise in February, others believed that some of the party’s …

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FG dispatches a six-man delegation to Zamfara, calling recent killings “extremely unfortunate

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the mass killings of innocent people by bandits in Zamfara State as “extremely unfortunate,” as he expressed his and his government’s condolences to the people over recent bloody incidents in some communities in the state. Buhari reaffirmed his earlier pledge to confront the terror monster head-on, promising that the terror will not last much longer. …

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WHO Foundation Appoints Mrs. Toyin Ojora Saraki, Global Health Ambassador

Mrs. Toyin Ojora Saraki was named WHO Foundation Ambassador for Global Health by the WHO Foundation yesterday. Mrs. Saraki, a former first lady of Kwara State, is a highly regarded global advocate with decades of work dedicated to women’s and children’s health and empowerment, ending gender-based violence, and improving lives in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to the organization in a statement. …

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Orji Kalu reveals when he will run for president in 2023

Orji Kalu, the former governor of Abia State, has responded to calls for him to declare his presidential ambitions in 2023. On Wednesday, the Senate Chief Whip issued a statement on his Facebook page. Kalu claims he has been urged to make a public announcement and begin consultations. If the All Progressives Congress (APC) zones the party’s ticket to the …

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PDP chairman blasts Ayade for not being realistic about zoning the Cross River governorship

Governor Benedict Ayade’s announcement that he has zoned the governorship to the state’s southern senatorial district has been criticized by Venatius Ikem, the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Cross River State. In an exclusive interview, Ikem stated that Ayade’s declaration is not realistic. “I don’t think Governor Ayade is ready for anything like that.” “The events of …

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Borno Governor Honored by Senate Committee on Army

The Senate Committee on the Army has commended Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum for his assistance to the Army in restoring peace in the state. Senator Ali Ndume, the Chairman of the Committee, presented the award to the Governor during a visit to Government House in Maiduguri, the state capital. Senator Abba Moro also praised the Governor for his outstanding …

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President Buhari pays tribute to Alao-Akala, the former governor of Oyo

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolences to the Alao-Akala family, the government, and the people of Oyo State following the death of Christopher Alao-Akala, a former governor of the state. The President affirms that Akala served the country and the people of Oyo State with dedication, making significant contributions to the development of institutions and communities as a former …

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Fuel Subsidy: There Will Be No Going Back On The Nationwide Protest On January 27 – Nigerian Labour Congress Tells Affiliates

The Nigeria Labour Congress has issued instructions to its members, affiliate unions, and civil society partners to prepare for nationwide protests on January 27 and February 1, 2022. The NLC reiterated that the protest was held to oppose the Federal Government’s proposed removal of fuel subsidies. The congress also asked its affiliates across the country to mobilize their members for …

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Moghalu says he forgot to inform Buhari about his presidential campaign

Kingsley Moghalu, a presidential candidate for the African Democratic Congress (ADC), tweeted on Wednesday about the 2023 election. According to the former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), he forgot to inform President Muhammadu Buhari of his intention to run. The post was ostensibly in response to APC leader Bola Tinubu and Ebonyi Governor Dave Umahi’s visits …

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EXCLUSIVE: After Governor Abiodun’s ‘Killed’ First Invitation, the Anti-graft Agency, EFCC, Invites Ogun Assembly Speaker, Lawmakers Again For Financial Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, has summoned Olakunle Oluomo, the Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, for questioning over alleged financial misappropriation, forgery, and money laundering. The EFCC had previously asked Oluomo to report to its Lagos office in a letter dated December 9, 2021, with the reference number CR:3000/EFCC/LS/CMU/OG1/VOL.3/165, but the Speaker …

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Tricycles operators suspend industrial action in Kano

The Kano State tricycles’ union has urged its members to return to work. The Chairman of the association in Kano State, Alhaji Sani Sa’idu Dan Koli, confirmed this to newsmen. “The new directive is in accordance with the order of the Kano State House of Assembly and the DSS,” he said. “DSS has informed us that we will receive good …

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NIS works with local communities to combat illegal immigration

The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, has been educating traditional and religious leaders in Cross River State, south-south Nigeria, on the importance of adhering to migration rules and regulations in order to strengthen relationships with communities. Mr Christopher Baikie, the Comptroller of Immigration Service, Cross River State Command, revealed this during a meeting with journalists in Calabar, the state capital. The …

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Money will fail in 2023 if governance is handed over piecemeal, says Ezekwesili to Tinubu

Money will fail Nigerian political leaders declaring to run for president in 2023, according to Oby Ezekwesili, a former Minister of Education. This comes just hours after Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, informed President Muhammadu Buhari of his intention to run for President in 2023. While criticizing Tinubu’s presidential bid on Twitter, Ezekwesili …

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2023: Don’t contest because your age is against you – Ohanaeze chieftain tells Tinubu, Atiku, Osinbajo not to run

Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, should not run for President in 2023, according to Chuks Ibegbu, a former National Publicity Secretary of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo. Tinubu and Atiku, according to Ibegbu, should abandon their ambitions due to their age. In an exclusive interview with Ibegbu, Atiku, …

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APC reacts as Tinubu informs Buhari of his presidential ambitions in 2023

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has praised Bola Tinubu, the party’s National Leader, for informing President Muhammadu Buhari of his presidential ambition. Tinubu’s move, according to Cornelius Ojelabi, the APC’s Chairman-elect in Lagos State, was the right one. According to NAN, Ojelabi said in a statement that the move was something Tinubu’s political family had …

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Omokri mocks Buhari for complaining about working for 6 hours

President Muhammadu Buhari has been mocked by Reno Omokri, a former aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, for complaining about working for six hours. Buhari, according to Omokri, is the reason Nigeria is disintegrating under his administration. In a tweet, the former White House aide urged Trump to return home and rest. Read Also:  Buhari Issues Warning to APC on Consequences …

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Investors will pay 10% tax on stock sales under the Finance Act

According to the provisions of the signed Finance Act 2021, investors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange will pay a ten percent capital gains tax on the sale of shares. The tax is levied on shares valued at N100 million or more when they are sold. The tax also applies to anyone selling shares in a company that is not publicly …

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