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Lawyer berates Adamawa legislators over delay in informing NEC of impeachment

A Yola-based lawyer, Mr Sunday Wugira, has threatened to drag Adamawa House of Assembly to court for failing to inform Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of the removal of Murtala…

Paris bans pro-Palestinian protest after recent violence

(AFP) – French police have banned a protest against Israel’s Gaza offensive that was due to take place in Paris on Saturday, following several similar rallies that turned violent. The…

Two Cameroon soldiers killed in crossborder Boko Haram attack

(AFP) – A suspected crossborder raid overnight by Nigeria’s radical Islamic group Boko Haram killed two Cameroonian soldiers, a Cameroonian security official said Friday on condition of anonymity. The attack…

BPE boss urges workers to pray for Nigeria

The Director-General of Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr Benjamin Dikki, has urged the Christian and Muslim communities in the bureau not to relent in their prayers for the nation and…

Mourinho wants Didier Drogba

LONDON (AFP) – Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho revealed on Friday that he is considering a move to bring former striker Didier Drogba back to the club after he was released…

Nasarawa: Commission warns staff against truancy

Mr Ishaku Abari, Permanent Secretary, Nasarawa State Local Government Service Commission, has warned council workers against truancy and nonchalant attitude to work. Abari gave the warning in an interview with News…

Council to rehabilitate cemeteries with N11m

Malammadori Local Government Council in Jigawa has awarded contract worth N11 million for the rehabilitation of cemeteries in the area. The Sole Administrator of the council, Alhaji Lawan Abdu, disclosed…

NGO calls for collective effort against corruption

Corruption, Injustice and Abuse of Office Awareness Initiative, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has called for collective effort among Nigerians to tackle corruption in the country. The initiator of the NGO,…

Jonathan reassures international community on credible polls in 2015

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday night reassured the international community of his administration’s commitment to credible and peaceful elections in 2015. Jonathan gave the reassurance while addressing Senators and members…

Fears as man falls ill with Ebola-like symptoms in Lagos

LAGOS  (AFP) – A Liberian man has been hospitalised in Lagos with Ebola-like symptoms, but it is not yet clear if he is infected with the killer virus, Nigerian officials…

NFF board sacks Maigari

By Tony Ezimakor / Snr. Correspondent Abuja  The crisis rocking the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) came to a head on Thursday with the impeachment of its President, Aminu Maigari, over a…

Group urges INEC to protect materials used for Ekiti election

By Yaqoub Popoola Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti The Prince Adedayo Adeyeye Movement (PAAM) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to safeguard all materials used during the June 21 governorship election…

PDP plans massacre, arson to win Osun election, says APC

By Gbenga Faturoti / Osogbo Osun State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has again alerted Nigerians and the international community of the alleged plot by the PDP to cause…

Don’t blame Jonathan for attack on Buhari –Ojewusi

By Akinwunmi King Snr. Reporter, Lagos A public affairs analyst, Sola Ojewusi, has said nobody should point accusing finger at President Goodluck Jonathan for the twin bomb explosions that occurred…

Impeachment: Jonathan meets Nasarawa lawmakers

By Chesa Chesa  -  Snr Correspondent, Abuja President Goodluck Jonathan, on Thursday, held closed-door meeting at the Presidential Villa with the Speaker of Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Musa Mohammed,…

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