Two models of politics

POLITICS is one area of social life in which shared accountability is critically required but is embarrassingly missing. The social contract theory justifies the state based on this idea of shared accountability between the state and the individual. The individual foregoes absolute freedom and the state assures him or her of security and welfare. Do your part and I do …

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Tension as KANSIEC boss worries over Kano elections

There is palpable tension in Kano as the local government election in the state, scheduled for Saturday, looms. The Chairman, State Independent Electoral Commission KANSAIC, Professor Ibrahim Garba Sheka, had worried that elections in the state was like a war, with chaos and uncertainty trailing it. It is on record that hundreds of Kano citizens lost their lives, following violent …

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FROM MEGA, TO SMART CITY

Lagos, the commercial nerve centre of the nation and the economic pride of Nigeria remains the pillar for economic sustainability of the country. A melting pot for all tribes and faith and land of opportunities for all sundry. This smallest geographic space in Nigeria ironically accounts for over 70 per cent of its economic activities. It’s unarguably the powerhouse of …

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Ekiti employs new teachers, releases list

Ekiti State Universal Basic Education Board has released the names of 600 newly-recruited primary school teachers. Director of Social Mobilization and Media, Ekiti SUBEB, Ado-Ekiti, Tope Babalola, made this known on Tuesday, titled, ‘Ekiti SUBEB releases a list of the first batch of newly-recruited teachers on state website’. The statement quoted SUBEB Chairman, Prof. Femi Akinwumi, as saying that “the …

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Secondus to Makinde, Fayose: take your problems to Saraki

he National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Oyo State Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde and former Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose to table their differences before the party’s National Peace and Reconciliation Committee, chaired by former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki. Makinde and Fayose have in the past few months, locked horns in what party …

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Boko Haram: Police announces release of burial expenses for Elaine’s officers in Yobe

The Yobe State Police Command has announced that family members of Elaine’s police officers who died during the battle with Boko Haram between 2013 and 2014 should come for the payment of deceased burial expenses which was released today by the police authorities. A statement from the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Dungus, on Tuesday said, the affected families are …

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Soldiers Kill Polytechnic Student, Shoot Three Others Going For Wedding

Soldiers attached to Operation Safe Haven in Plateau State went wild on Saturday in Dengi in the Kanam Local Government Area of Plateau State, shooting dead a polytechnic student, Muhammed Mado, and injuring three other relatives heading for a wedding. It was learnt that the soldiers placed an illegal checkpoint at Kyamsagi village and when Mado, a student of Abubakar …

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Gunmen kill councillorship candidate kidnap two others in Delta

Gunmen have shot dead a councillorship candidate in the forthcoming local government elections, in Delta State, Mr. Elliot Offa. The gunmen also abducted two others who were with the deceased at the time of the incident. The incident occurred along the Jesse/Oben road, a boundary between Delta and Edo States, It was announced. It was learnt that the deceased and …

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COVID-19: Oyo Justice Commissioner leaves Isolation Centre

he Oyo State Commissioners for Justice and Attorney General, Professor Oyelowo Oyewo has been discharged from the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH) Isolation Center at Yaba Lagos. He is currently at home, observing treatment in isolation for the next fourteen days. Making the disclosure in a statement, Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun on Tuesday recounted …

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Our chairman not sacked by Buhari – NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has denied reports that its Chairman, retired Col. Muhammad Abdallah has been sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr Jonah Achema, the spokesperson for NDLEA, made the clarifications during an interview with newsmen on Tuesday, in Abuja, I was stated. Achema, a Deputy Commander of Narcotics (DCN), said, however, that the tenure of Abdallah …

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Bauchi: Teenagers confess how they eliminated lady’s vagina for N500,000

Two suspected ritualists arrested for allegedly killing and removing the vagina of a woman in Bauchi State have narrated their roles in the dastardly act. The duo confessed that they committed the heinous act for N500,000. The suspects, Abdulkadir Wada (19) and Adamu Abdulrauf (20), in an audio clip obtained by PRNigeria, said they were asked to bring the sexual …

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Wike threatens to close down Rivers Jetty over violence

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Saturday threatened to shut down the Bonny-Bille-Nembe Jetty over violence in the area. Wike, according to a statement issued by his media aide, Kevin Ebiri, stated this at the commissioning of the remodeled Bonny-Bille-Nembe Jetty by the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal. READ ALSO: Governor, Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has pledged that nobody …

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I was under spell, says suspect arrested for ritual mutilation of minor’s genitals

ONE of the suspects who allegedly took part in the cutting of the private parts of a six-year old girl for suspected ritual purposes in Bauchi State has said that he was charmed by his friend who is now at large to take part in the dastardly act. The incident was said to have occurred at about 7.20 pm on …

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Anxiety mounts in Edo, over today’s judgment, on Obaseki’s alleged perjury, forgery case

Today’s expected judgment of Abuja Federal High Court on alleged forgery and perjury case brought against Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State by the APC and a member of the party, William Edobor, has thrown the camps of the governor ‎and his party, the PDP as well as the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate in the September 19, …

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Suspected kidnappers’ den uncovered in Lagos, school uniforms, socks recovered

A suspected den of kidnappers and ritual killers has been uncovered inside a tunnel in the Sari-Iganmu area of Lagos, along Orile-Badagry Expressway. Body parts as well as personal effects such as school uniforms, small-size socks, diapers among others, were reportedly found in the den. The tunnel is in front of Araromi Secondary School, a public school in the community. …

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Rivers APC disaster: No one has monopoly of violence, Abe’s faction warns

Factional All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, loyal to Senator Magnus Abe, has warned that no one or group has a monopoly of violence. Performing chairman of the faction, Golden Ben-Chioma, gave the warning when he addressed journalists in Port Harcourt, on the latest assault of their supporters by armed males in Buguma, Asari-Toru Local Government Area of the …

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Atiku receives Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine within the UAE

Atiku receives Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine within the UAE

Former Nigerian Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has develop into one of many first to obtain the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine when he was vaccinated within the United Arab Emirates. A tweet by Abdulrasheed Uba, a member of the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Media Workforce on Thursday, January 7, mentioned the previous Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) presidential candidate within the 2019 common …

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Lere Federal Constituency: Arewa youths want PDP mandate protected

The Arewa Youth for Liberty, Royal Youth Assembly of Nigeria, has appealed to the Federal Government and the Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, to protect the mandate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) over the controversy surrounding candidature of Lere Federal Constituency, Kaduna State. Suleiman Aliyu of the All Progressive Congress (APC) went to court to challenge the reelection …

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NSE appoints new CEOs as exchange splits into 3 new entities

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) will have its three surviving entities, birthed by the just-completed demutualisation exercise, headed by individual chief executive officers, the national council of the exchange said in a website note on Wednesday. The decision followed approval by members of the NSE in November of the proposal to demutualise, enabling the Nigerian bourse to transform from a member-owned …

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