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Ambode sues Lagos Assembly

By Kazeem Ugbodaga Former Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has dragged the Lagos State House of Assembly to court over its ongoing probe of the ex-governor for allegedly procuring 820 buses worth over N7 billion without budgetary approval. Ambode is due to appear before the House Committee probing the allegation on Wednesday. The House had […]

Nigeria’s Damilola Ogunbiyi becomes UN rep

  By Harrison Arubu UN Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Nigeria’s Damilola Ogunbiyi as his Special Representative for Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) and Co-Chairperson of United Nations-Energy. Spokesperson for the UN, Mr Farhan Haq, made the announcement during the organisation’s daily news briefing in New York on Tuesday. Haq also announced the appointment of […]

CJN leads 5 other Justices to hear PDP, Atiku’s Appeal

By Martins Odeh Justice Tanko Mohammed, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) on Wednesday led five other Justices of the Supreme Court to hear about six appeals in the case filed by the PDP and  its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the Feb. 23 poll. The other […]

Alleged Fraud: Maina to remain in custody until Nov. 6

By Taiye Agbaje The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned for hearing the bail application filed by the former Chairman of defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, until Nov. 6. Justice Okon Abang gave the ruling after taking the arguments of the defence and prosecution counsel. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that […]

Former U.S. VP Biden allegedly denied Holy Communion for abortion stance

Joe Biden was reportedly denied Holy Communion in a Catholic church in South Carolina, after being accused of ‘advocating for abortion. Father Robert E. Morey, from Saint Anthony Catholic Church in Florence, claimed that he refused the Democratic presidential 2020 hopeful Holy Communion because of his stance on abortion. Biden, who has been a lifelong […]

Court orders Lagos assembly to stop Ambode’s probe

A Lagos High Court, sitting in Ikeja has ordered the Lagos State House of Assembly to halt probe of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode pending the determination of the case filed by the former governor against the Assembly. The court adjourned the matter brought before it by Ambode, against the Speaker of the State House of […]

Canada: Video – Nigerian social worker stabbed to death in assisted living home; 18-year-old charged

See video at the end –  A youth social worker employed by Wood’s Homes was fatally stabbed early Friday morning while she was on the job caring for a man, police say. Deborah Onwu, 47, of Calgary, was identified by police as the victim found at a residence in the 1800 block of 27th Avenue […]

IMO: Five Months of Cluelessness – Kenneth Uwadi

By Kenneth Uwadi | Imo State, Nigeria | October 23, 2019 – Ralph Miliband was a key twentieth century political thinker. Ralph Miliband once said that the hottest place in hell will be reserved for those who sit on the fence in the face of great moral crisis. No one will want to go to the […]

A Second Chance For Fashola – By Arnold A. Alalibo

By Arnold A. Alalibo | NNP | October 23, 2019 – When he emerged from obscurity as the favourite of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, then incumbent governor of Lagos State, not many persons gave him a chance, least of all residents of the bustling metropolis of Lagos. He sooner became governorship candidate of then Action Congress (AC) […]

Canada: PM Justin Trudeau wins re-election

Canadian Justin Trudeau Justin Trudeau will hold on to power only as head of a minority government, according to projections by Canadian media. National broadcaster CBC says his Liberal party is expected to claim the most seats in parliament, securing him a second term. Before the vote, opinion polls showed Trudeau neck-and-neck with the Conservative leader Andrew […]

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