Northern, Southern Leaders Resolve to Pull back Nigeria from the Brink

By Adedayo Akinwale The Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF), Middle Belt Forum, Ohaneze Ndigbo, Afenifere and Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), have resolved to work together with the aim of pulling Nigeria from the brink. They have also expressed their commitment to support and involve themselves in all activities targeted at improving the Nigerian constitution for […]

Military airstrike hits ISWAP location in Borno, scores killed

ISWAP terrorists By Sumaila Ogbaje The Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed compounds, housing Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Kaza on the Gulumba Gana – Kumshe axis of Borno. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, said […]

Fani-Kayode threatens to sue Daily Trust newspaper, demands apology and N6 billion

As the “war” between Daily Trust newspaper and ex-Aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, continues, the former minister has threatened a N6 billion defamation suit against Media Trust limited, the publisher of Daily Trust newspapers and the columnist, Iliyasu Gadu, concerning an opinion article.  The ex – minister verbally assaulted a Daily Trust reporter, Charles Eyo, in a […]

Fani-Kayode opens up at last on bankrolling of his tours

Fani-Kayode, who assaulted a journalist for asking him who bankrolled his tour, finally answered the question, saying that nobody is bankrolling his tour. He described his visits across the country as a fact finding assessment meant to evolve strategies that could help solve the country’s challenges. Fani-Kayode, again apologized over the media outburst in Calabar, […]

Fani-Kayode apologises for insulting journalists in Calabar

Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has apologised for using insulting and derogatory words to attack Mr Eyo Charles, the Cross-River State correspondent of the Daily Trust Newspaper. All hell let loose when the reporter asked Mr Fani-Kayoye who was “bankrolling” his tour of states inspecting projects executed by governors. Fan-Kayode was seen in the viral video […]

Naira crashes 108% against West Africa CFA currency

Nigerian naira banknotes . REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde • In five-year free fall • CBN sells pound above N500 for the first time The naira has fallen by 108 per cent against the West African CFA (popularly known as CFA) in the past five years as the latter rallies to wipe out the hitherto wide trading gap […]

Biafra realisation non-negotiable, Uwazuruike insists

Yerima urges BIM leader to sustain non-violent agitation Leader of Biafra Independent Movement (BIM), Ralph Uwazuruike, has said that the struggle and realisation of Biafra is non-negotiable and will continue. Addressing the leadership of Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) led by Shettima Yerima at the weekend, in Owerri, Imo State, Uwazuruike stressed that he would […]

It’s not too late to save Nigeria, says Utomi

Utomi In this interview with MARCEL MBAMALU and KABIRAT AZEEZ, professor of Political Economy, Pat Utomi, says it is not too late to save Nigeria •’Leaders must be evaluated in character, track records of service’ •’Nigerians need to own their change’ •’NCF can awaken social transformation, liberation politics’ You’re co-chair with Former House of Representatives […]

Oyedepo dares FG: I can’t be alive to see a minister close Church accounts

By Kazeem Ugbodaga Presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide, David Oyedepo has dared the Federal Government, saying that he cannot be alive to witness a minister removing a board trustee and close the accounts of the church. He rejected the newly amended Company and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) Law, saying the church is not […]

Former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, returns to school in the UK

Former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, is returning to school in the United Kingdom in October. He is scheduled to start a fellowship program at the African Studies Centre of Oxford University. Sanusi will be enrolling there as a Visiting Fellow (Academic Visitor) at the Centre for the 2020-2021 academic year. Oxford University’s African […]

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