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BRT Crushes Okada Rider To Death In Ikorodu

Tragedy struck, on Thursday, in Ikorodu, Lagos, when a commercial motorcyclist popularly called Okada rider was allegedly crushed to death by a Bus Rapid Response BRT on Mile 12 \Ikorodu axis. The incident occurred at about 8.05am at Agric bus-stop when the deceased who was plying the BRT corridor was trying to evade arrest by […]


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Seven Takeaways From Buhari’s Visit To Egypt,By Garba Shehu

This 24-hour visit to the Red Sea resort of Sharm Al-Shaikh was not just a “trip to Egypt” as it has been wrongly portrayed, as if it were primarily bilateral in nature or a ritual courtesy call on President Sisi. The purpose was to promote investment and job creation in Nigeria and throughout West, Central […]


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NIS Recruitment Racket: EFCC Arrests Abba Moro

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)has arrested the former Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro over the controversial 2014 recruitment exercise into the Nigerian Immigration Service(NIS) that led to the death of about 20 Nigerian job-seekers. It was learnt that Abba was quizzed over his alleged involvement in the recruitment exercise which eventually turned […]


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Ali Modu Sheriff Created Boko Haram —- Fani-Kayode

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has criticized the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its choice of former Borno State Governor, Ali Modu Sheriff as the party’s new chairman. Fani-Kayode further described Sheriff as an “intellectually-challenged, morally-depraved and despicable character” in a new article written in reaction to the appointment. Read it below: […]


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US Team Arrives Nigeria To Train Nigerian Military On Counter-Terrorism

  Military Officers from the United States has arrived Nigeria to train a battalion of Nigerian Army officers and soldiers on counter-terrorism and insurgency operations. The training expected to last for three months will be conducted in three phases for troops of the 145 Battalion. Speaking at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, […]


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Finally, FG Sacks Omeri, Niboro Others

Barely eight months after taken over from the last administration, the Federal Government has sacked the Chief Executive Officers of the six agencies under the Ministry of Information and Culture. The delay in sacking these chief executive officers has been generating discussions among Nigerians to the extent some are wondering why the President Muhammadu Buhari’s […]


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45 % Increase In Electricity Tariffs Violate UN Ruling——-SERAP

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has advised Minister of Power, Mr. Babatunde Fashola to “ensure that regulatory authorities are not allowed to get away with 45 per cent increase in electricity tariffs by promoting compliance with the November 2013 ruling on the matter by two UN special rapporteurs. SERAP advice followed a nationwide protest […]


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NDLEA Boss Resumes In Lagos, Promises To Intensify War Against Drug Barons

The Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Col. Mohammad Mustapha Abdullah (rtd.) has promised to intensify the war against drug barons in the country. Abdullah, who had been busy with budget defence for the agency in Abuja, reported at the national headquarters of the NDLEA in Lagos with the inspection of […]


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Again, Court Orders Tompolo’s Arrest

Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the arrest of former Niger Delta militant leader Mr Government Ekpemupolo,for failing to again to appear before the court to face theft and money laundering charges levelled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Ibrahim Buba said Ekpemupolo had […]


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Assault On Journalist: Court Hears Suit Against Customs February 27

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has fixed February 27 to hear the fundamental rights suit filed by the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Lagos State Chapter against the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and eight others over alleged assault on one of its members. The NUJ, Lagos chapter had filed […]