10 Visa-free countries accessible to all Nigerian passport holders

By Samuel Oamen Travelling for Nigerians increasingly requires adequate planning. In the recently released Henley Passport Index for Q2 2023, the Nigerian passport rose from its previous 100th position to 91st among the 199 countries and 227 travel destinations studied. The index showed The Gambia, leading the ECOWAS, ranked 72nd, Sierra Leone at 74th, Cabo […]

El-Rufai, other ministerial nominees not confirmed by Senate (See Reason) • Transmits names of 45 confirmed ministerial nominees to Presidency [FULL LIST]

Senate President Godswill Akpabio. Photo: Channels Television/Sodiq Adelakun By Linda Akhigbe The Senate in the last one week had screened and confirmed 45 of President Bola Tinubu’s 48-man ministerial list. The Senate has transmitted the names of 45 confirmed ministerial nominees to the Presidency. The Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Abdullahi […]

Mr. Bola Ahmed Tinubu comes under criticism for his over bloated 70-member cabinet, as he ignores calls for lean govt

  Sends 19 new ministerial nominees to Senate • Alake seeks stiffer regulations for social media • With 47 nominees, Tinubu sets new record for highest number of Ministers since 1999 • Bosun Tijani: Young founder of Nigeria’s biggest tech hub makes fresh list • 20 SAs, SSAs to have cabinet status • Despite present […]

What the coup in Niger Republic means for Nigeria

What the coup in Niger Republic means for Nigeria Popular photo of a boarder between Niger and Nigeria By Ima Elijah While Nigerians consider Ghana their pop culture sister-nation, the Republic of Niger has a closer relationship with Nigeria; judging from how often its presidents relate with ours, historically. The coup in Niger can have […]

LP to Tinubu: There was no jubilation when you stole power, there won’t be anarchy when you are evicted by law

By Motunrayo The Labour Party (LP) has told President Bola Tinubu that his removal from office by the court will not cause anarchy in the country. Tinubu had asked the presidential election tribunal to dismiss the petition filed by LP seeking to nullify his victory on the grounds that he did not secure 25 percent […]

Simon Ekpa hired to destabilise S’East, frustrate Kanu’s release to enrich self, says Ohanaeze

Simon Ekpa By Ernest Nzor, Abuja • Accuses Finland of complicity Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday, accused the self-styled separatist, Simon Ekpa, of using the pro-Biafra struggle and detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to enrich himself at the expense of life, property and wellbeing of Ndigbo. It also accused the Finland-based […]

Video: Mmesoma’s father apologises, begs JAMB, Nigerians, to pardon daughter

By Ifeoluwa Akinola Mr Romanus Ejikeme, the father of Mmesoma Ejikeme, the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidate who falsified her result, has publicly expressed his apology to Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) and Nigerians. According to a video interview with Nigerian Television Authority, he claims his daughter lied to him; now that he […]

‘Let Igbos go, we have a lot to gain’ – Asari Dokubo begs Tinubu

By Rachel Okporu Fadoju   Former militant leader, Asari Dokubo, has pleaded with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to allow the five Igbo states to have their own country. Naija News reports that Dokubo made the appeal in a video sighted online saying that Nigeria will stand a chance to gain more if they allow the […]

IGP Egbetokun orders police convoys to observe traffic regulations

Photos: Kayode Egbetokun Arrives Police Headquarters, Resumes As New IGP By Olugbenga Ige The acting Inspector General of Police, Olukayode Egbetokun, has directed all police convoys nationwide to observe traffic rules and regulations. Naija News reports that Egbetokun gave the directive during a meeting with Squadron leaders and Tactical Commanders on Monday at the Force […]

I was poisoned, my liver, kidney shut down -Nyesom Wike

The immediate past Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, has disclosed some life-threatening scenarios he kept as secrets during his eight-year tenure.. The former Governor, in a special Thanksgiving service on Sunday organised by his family at the St. Peters Deanery, Rumuepirikom, Obio-Akpor, revealed that he was poisoned at the secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) […]

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