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Senate President Lawan, the Law equally Protects Females, Take Steps on Senator Elisha Abbo -By John Egbeazien Oshodi

By John Egbeazien Oshodi |Florida, USA |July 12, 2019- Universally, from the angle of moral psychology the most sacred places on the planet are the burial ground, religious spaces and the Senate chamber. The yet to fully settle Senate President Ahmed Lawan of the 9th National Assembly along with Deputy President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege are now […]

Beyond the Symbolism of June 12 -By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma |Lagos, Nigeria |July 12, 2019 – June 12 1993 was a milestone in the history of Nigeria democracy and political evolution. It is a symbol of the people’s struggle against social injustice, ethnic chauvinism, and the repudiation of the collective will of the people by military tyrants; and the triumph of the […]

EFCC sponsoring fake petition against Goje, lawyer alleges

James Abraham, Jos A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Paul Erokoro, has alleged that the petition  which the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission used to prosecute  the former Governor of Gombe State, Senator Danjuma Goje, over  N25bn fraud charge was fake. Erokoro, who was counsel for Goje, also debunked rumours that the former governor traded […]

Ministerial list: Senate dumps resolution mandating President to attach portfolios

Sunday Aborisade,  Abuja The Senate has described as unnecessary the resolution passed by the 8th Senate which mandated the President to attach portfolios to the ministerial nominees’ list. The Eight Senate under the leadership of Senator Bukola Saraki had passed a resolution asking the President to indicate the portfolios that would be assigned to the […]

South Africa grants Ghana visa-free entry, excludes Nigeria

The Department of Home Affairs says the country’s new eVisa system will launch in November 2019, and it has added new nations to the list of countries that can enter South Africa visa-free. According to a report by Business Tech and tweeted via the unverified Twitter handle of Home Affairs @HomeAffairsSA on Wednesday, seven new countries […]

Herdsmen apologise to Imo community after shoot community members

shot at their host community in Obokofia community in Ohaji/Egbema local government area, Imo State, have asked to be forgiven over the incident. Vanguard was told yesterday in Owerri, that it was the outcome of the security council meeting held on Wednesday in Ohaji/Egbema, by the transition community chairman, Damian Ezeru, alongside leaders of Hausa […]

Buhari asks Senate to confirm Muhammad as CJN, 15 aides

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday forwarded the name of the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Muhammad, to the Senate for approval as the substantive CJN. He also sought the approval of the upper legislative chamber to enable him to appoint 15 special advisers. Buhari’s letters were read at a plenary session […]

Oyo recovers 13 vandalised vehicles from Ajimobi’s aides

Ademola Babalola, Ibadan The Oyo State Government on Thursday confirmed the recovery of 14 vehicles taken away by the officials of the last administration. The recovery followed the expiration of an ultimatum given to the officials of the last administration by Governor Seyi Makinde. Former governor Abiola Ajimobi and his aides were recently accused of […]

Nigerian lawmakers, police, judges most corrupt, says TI, National Assembly kicks

Sunday Aborisade, Leke Baiyewu, Oladimeji Ramon and Tobi Aworinde Transparency International has released a survey showing that the police, legislature and the judiciary are among the most corrupt institutions in Nigeria. The TI, in the publication of the 10th edition of the Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) – Africa, on Thursday, said corruption in African countries […]

Poor Nigerians rose from 86 to 98 million in 10 years –UNDP

Nigerians rose from 86 to 98 million in 10 years –UNDP   Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The 2019 Global Multidimensional Poverty Index has indicated that “multi dimensionally poor”  Nigerians increased from 86 million to 98 million between 2007 and 2017. The report released in New York on Thursday by the United Nations Development Programme and the […]

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