Insurgency: N/East women group hails military over recent successes

North East Women Forum for Peace and Stability (NEWFPS) a non-governmental organisation, has commended the Nigerian military for the sustained onslaught and recent successes against insurgents in recent time. The group, in a statement by its Coordinator, Mrs. Aishatu Jimeta on Saturday, urged troops of Operation Hadin Kai to remain focused against Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists. […]

Violence against women: Don recommends N1m fine, 5-yr imprisonment

A university lecturer, Ms Akachi Nworgu-Okonji, has called for a more punitive legislative sanctions for violence and discrimination against women in the country. She said that the current provision of two years imprisonment or option of half-a-million naira fine was grossly inadequate. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nworgu-Okonji is a lecturer in […]

NYSC: IGP Usman Baba told to arrest Senator Stella Oduah immediately

By John Owen Nwachukwu Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of former Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah. The rights group also sought the disqualification of Oduah as Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s candidate for the Anambra North Senatorial Election in 2023 for alleged perjury over her claims around […]

Dora Akunyili’s son recounts how Nigerian pastors “milked” his mother when she had stage 4 cancer (video)

By Ashimedua Adebiyi Years after her painful demise, NAFDAC DG Dora Akunyili and Dr. Chike Akunyili’s son named Hon. Obumnaeme Akunyili has opened up about the sickness that led to his mother’s death. Revealing how his mother made efforts to get healed, Obumnaeme, who is the Director General at Anambra State Project Monitoring and Management […]

Governors’ wives fly to Dubai to present birthday cake to Aisha Buhari

Governors’ wives fly to Dubai to present birthday cake to Aisha Buhari Aisha Buhari and Governors’ wives in Dubai Nigeria is a country of absurdities and as a former army chief once said, a country where anything can happen. Another oddity just enacted by wives of Nigerian governors has burst into the social media , […]

Chidiogo honours her mother Dora Akunyili in new book

Late minister, Prof. Dora Akunyili Chidiogo Akunyili-Parr, a Nigerian author, has penned down an intimate memoir to honour the memory and inspirational life of her mother, late minister, Prof. Dora Akunyili whose life and legacy inspired millions by facing down misogyny and battling corruption in Nigeria to a standstill. Chidiogo’s book which was released in […]

Back to sender: Senate rejects Lauretta Onochie for INEC

By Abankula The Nigerian Senate on Thursday rejected the nomination of Lauretta Onochie as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). President Buhari had nominated her as a national commissioner last October, triggering a maelstrom of opposition. Onochie is a new media aide of President Buhari and a member of the All […]

Njideka: The Little Girl Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Saved from Death – By Oluwakemi Makinde

By Oluwakemi Makinde  | Ota, Ogun, Nigeria | June 16, 2021 – In recent times, both traditional and digital media spheres have been awash with news about the Nigerian economist who overcame tremendous odds to achieve the incredible – the incredible being becoming the first woman and African to hold the coveted office of Director-General of […]

Diezani forfeits jewellery, houses worth N47.6bn

Diezani Alison-Madueke By Femi Ogunshola Former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke forfeited assets worth N47.6 billion to the Federal Government. The EFCC Chairman, Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa, who made this known today said the jewellery component of the assets was worth N14.6 billion. Bawa disclosed the figures before the House of Representatives adhoc committee investigating the […]

We’ve recovered $153m and 80 properties from Diezani – EFCC Chairman

We’ve recovered $153m from Diezani – EFCC Chairman Diezani Alison-Madueke Says she’s forfeited 80 property valued at $80m to FG By Soni Daniel ABUJA – New chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, said yesterday that the commission has recovered a whopping $153 million from former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison Madueke, who […]

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