Politics

Insurgency: Buratai harps on collective action, citizen’s participation

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai, says a collective effort from citizens is required to put an end to the insurgency in the North-East. According to the Army chief, it would take...

Bill to establish Nigerian Army University passes 2nd reading in House of Reps

A bill for an Act to establish the Nigeria Army University, Biu, Borno, to make comprehensive provisions for its management and administration has passed second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill, which originated...

We’ll create more jobs via agriculture, arts, entertainment, mining – Buhari assures

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his commitment to creating more jobs, with particular focus on enabling the private sector, targeting more youthful population by streamlining priority on agriculture, arts, entertainment, mining and Information Technology. The...

Adeleke’s Death: Court acquits nurse alleged of administrering overdose on late Osun senator

An Osogbo High Court in Osun on Thursday discharged and acquitted a nurse, Alfred Aderibigbe, alleged of administering overdose drugs on the late Sen. Isiaka Adeleke before his demised on April 23, 2017. The Presiding...

NASU warns of impending strike in universities, polytechnics

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) has issued a 14-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to address anomalies in the nation’s Research Institutes and Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System...

NSE: Revised 0.08% stamp duty on securities transaction takes effect Dec. 7

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced that the revised Stamp Duty on securities transactions to 0.08 per cent from 0.075 per cent, will take effect from Dec. 7. This is contained in a notice...

Police extradite Maina to Nigeria

The Nigeria Police Force, Thursday extradited Abdulrashid Abdullahi Maina, former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), to Nigeria from Niamey, Niger Republic, where he was arrested having been declared wanted by a...

Court adjourns until March 3 for EFCC to comply with orders in ex-Petroleum Minister’s trial

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, fixed March 3, 2021, for Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to fully comply with its orders in the trial of former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani...

Police want court to stop judicial panels set up to investigate its abuses

Nigeria Police Force has filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an order to stop the judicial panels of inquiry. The panels of inquiry were set up by state governors...

Court grants lawyer’s plea to withdraw from Maina’s case

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, granted the request of a lawyer, Mr Ademola Adedipe, to withdraw from the N2 billion money laundering case involving Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, the defunct Pension Reform...

Senate asks FG to procure, distribute COVID-19 vaccine to Nigerians

The Senate has charged the Federal Government to provide adequate funds for the procurement and administration of COVID-19 vaccines to Nigerians. It described the government’s inability to produce a plan for the procurement, distribution and...

Military counters Boko Haram claim of killing Borno farmers

The Defence Headquarters, Thursday said Boko Haram’s claim of being responsible for the killing of rice farmers in Borno State is a fallacy aimed at instilling fear in people. Coordinator, Defence Military Operations (DMO) Major...

Court orders final forfeiture of N235.4 million linked to Invictus Obi

Justice A.M. Liman of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of the sum of N235.4 million traced to the account of a convicted fraudster, Okeke Obinwanne known...

UK opens visa application for Nigerians, other new immigrant workers

The United Kingdom said it has opened a skilled workers visa application for Nigerians and other foreign nationals intending to migrate and work in the country. “Applications for the new skilled worker visa open today...

COVID-19: NCDC reports 122 new infections in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has announced 122 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Wednesday. The public health agency stated...

By-election: INEC says candidates’ withdrawal in Zamfara a rumour

Zamfara state office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has not received notice of withdrawal of any candidate from Bakura state constituency by-election. The commission described the purported withdrawal of candidates of...

Lifeline for Buni team as APC NEC set to extend tenure

Next Tuesday, the Governor Mai Mala Buni-led National Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (NCECPC) would most likely receive a further lifeline to continue in office . That outcome is one of the resolutions expected from...

Wike presents N448.6b budget of recovery, consolidation for 2021

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, yesterday, presented a budget of N448.6b for 2021 to the State House of Assembly for consideration and approval.Presenting the appropriation bill tagged: “Budget of Recovery and Consolidation,” Wike said...

Trump repeats unproven voter fraud claims in 46-minute-long video

US President-elect Joe Biden won the November 3 election, but Trump has refused to concede and continues to argue without evidence that there were irregularities with voting booths and mail-in ballots. “Within days after the...

WARIF to march against rape, sexual violence December 5

The Women At Risk International Foundation (WARIF) will on December 5 stage the second edition of its No Tolerance March to raise awareness about rape and sexual violence. The No Tolerance Campaign was launched last...

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‘Davido is more important to the music industry than Wizkid.’ – Nigerian man says

A Nigerian man sparked a conversation between fans of two music industry favourites on social media recently. According to Brian, in a post which...

Nengi thanks Davido for featuring her in his new music video

Former BBNaija housemate, Nengi Hampson has thanked popular singer, Davido for featuring her in video of his recently releaed song ‘Jowo’. Davido shared a short...

Man narrates how policemen seized his father’s trailer loads of rice and sold it off

Twitter user, Duke of Abuja has narrated how policemen impounded his father’s 2 tons trailer of rice, and sold off the entire rice. Sharing the...

Another baby factory discovered in Ogun [PHOTOS]

The police have discovered another baby factory in Ogun State. DAILY POST reports that this is coming barely two days after one was discovered at...

Again, Senator Elisha Abbo is caught on camera unleashing slaps on a man in his hometown (Video)

Senator Elisha Abbo, popularly known as “the slapping Senator” has once again been caught on camera, slapping a young man in his hometown. The incidence...

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