Category Archives: News In Nigeria

5 Things Yemi Osinbajo Has Done in Nigeria as Acting President

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has been hailed as a competent acting president following Buhari’s sick leave in London. These are some of the things he has done in acting capacity. Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has, once again, taken the helm of Africa’s most popolous nation while President Muhammadu Buhari is in the UK for follow-up medical examinations.… Read More »

House Of Representatives Passes 2017 Budget Of N7.44 Trillion

The House of Representatives has passed the 2017 budget of N7. 44 trillion. The House passed the budget after adopting the report from the appropriation committee on the budget. Meanwhile, the senate is currently in a closed-door session over passage of the 2017 budget. Recall that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, had on Tuesday shortly after the budget… Read More »

Robbers Raid Lagos Police Station, Steal Money, Phones

By CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A 22-year old man, Onyeka Mba has been arrested and charged before a Lagos court for his involvement in breaking into the anti-robbery section of a Police Station and stealing money, phones and others valuable belonging to officers. The incident happened at Olosan police division in Mushin, Lagos. According to police, during the attack, officers… Read More »

Enugu Deputy Governor’s Aide Shot Dead by Unknown Gunmen

Some faceless gunmen in the South-eastern part of Nigeria have attacked a government official leaving her dead in cold blood.   Late Mrs. Cecilia Ezeilo Unknown gunmen have killed an aide to the Deputy Governor of Enugu State. The gunman struck Tuesday night in Enugu, the State capital killing the aide-de-camp, ADC, to Mrs. Cecilia Ezeilo. Although details… Read More »

NCC To Sanction Telcos For Poor Services

The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday said is set to sanction telcos who are performing below the industrial average with consistently poor service delivery. Its Executive Vice Chairman, Prof Umar Dambatta, made the threat during an investigative session by the Ahmed Abu- headed House of Representatives’ Ad-hoc Committee investigating activities of telecoms equipment, service companies and vendors in… Read More »

Fashola to Discos: Nobody Forced You to Buy Power Assets

A former governor of Lagos, Fashola has urged the power distribution companies to up their service delivery to Nigerian customers.   Babatunde Fashola Power, Works & Housing Minister Babatunde Fashola was unsparing yesterday in Jos as he told the 11 DisCos to sit up. He said the Federal Government and Nigerians were fed up with excuses from the… Read More »

Court To Patience Jonathan: Prove $15.591m Is Yours

Judge refuses to unfreeze accounts The Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday refused to grant Mrs. Patience Jonathan’s request to release her accounts holding $15.591million. Justice Mohammed Idris held that she and other parties must give oral evidence on the money’s ownership. Mrs. Jonathan will, therefore, be required to appear in court to give evidence on how she… Read More »

My Message to Nigerians – Read What Buhari Told Nigerians Before He Left for London on Sunday Night

Shortly before President Muhammadu Buhari departed Nigeria for London on Sunday night for follow-up medical consultation with his doctors, he released a message to Nigerians. In a message posted on social media on Sunday night, President Muhammadu Buhari, who departed Nigeria for London last night for follow-up medical consultation with his doctors, said that Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo… Read More »

Tinubu to Critics: Let Buhari Be

All Progressives Congress chieftain and South-western political heavyweight, Tinubu has urged critics of President Buhari to cut him some slack.   Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu Those speculating on President Muhammadu Buhari’s health must pull the brakes, All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu cautioned yesterday. The former Lagos State governor warned that such speculators were out… Read More »