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Forget Your University Certificates , Go Back To Farm – Gov . Aregbesola Tells His State Graduates

APC Governor, Rauf Aregbesola of Osun state has charged university graduates to dump their certificates and to take up farming as a viable means of livelihood. While delivering a speech at the 6th Convocation Ceremony of Fountain University, Osogbo, Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, charged university graduates to dump their certificates and go back to the farm, urging them to ... Read More »

How Governor Nasir El -rufa’ i Was Duped – Outspoken Senator Sani Opens Up

Senator Shehu Sani who is representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, has made some revelation on his arch enemy, Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i. Speaking in an interview with DailyPost in Abuja, the lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Senator Shehu Sani, reacted to claims by one, Sheik Uba Abdulaziz Sani that he has defected from his political camp. ... Read More »

Here’s Why Russia Can’t Wait To See Obama Leave Office

On January 20, 2017, the Obama presidency will be over and top Russian officials can’t wait. “God created the world in seven days,” Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said this week on her Facebook page. “The Obama administration has (seven plus) two more days to destroy it.” Aleksey Pushkov, a member of the Russian Parliament and acerbic Tweeter, heaped ... Read More »

18 Year Old Instagram Star Exposes Footballer Gonzalo Higuain On IG For Asking Her For Nudes (Photos)

Antonella Fiordelisi, an 18 year old Instagram celeb and model who also engages in the sport of fencing, with following of over 285,000 fans, exposed Juventus/Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain of flirting with her and asking for nudes on social media. She took to her Instagram page to reveal that the former Napoli star has been chatting with her on Whatsapp ... Read More »

How Fayose ‘ s Friendship With Buruji Kashamu Crashed

Though they are not blood brothers, Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose and Senator Buruji Kashamu (Ogun East), struck a knitted cord in the political space. They did things in common and deliberately watched each other’s back against perceived or imagined enemies; and they made no pretense about it. An epic proof of their joint victory is the 2014 governorship election ... Read More »

House Of Reps Threaten To Arrest IGP Ibrahim Idris

The House of Representatives on Thursday threatened to issue a bench warrant for the arrest of the Inspector General of Police (I-G), Ibrahim Idris if he fails to appear before its Committee on Police Affairs on Jan. 19, according to NAN. This followed the adoption of a motion moved by Rep. Gabriel Onyenwife who condemned the continuous refusal of the ... Read More »

Reps Offer Gambia President, Jammeh ‘ Priceless Lifeline ‘ To End Political Impasse In His Country

The House of Representatives on Thursday expressed Nigeria’s readiness to offer President Yahya Jammeh of the Gambia asylum as a possible solution to the looming political crisis in the small West African country, Punch reports. According to the report, the reps promised Jammeh that Nigeria would be a ‘safe haven’. Also, the House called on President Muhammadu Buhari to make ... Read More »

Deputy Senate Leader Finally Speaks On APC’ s ‘ Plot ‘ To Remove Ekweremadu

While speaking at the APC National Secretariat on Thursday, the Deputy Senate Leader, Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah, reacted to the alleged plot by All Progressives Congress (APC) senators to remove Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu from the position, saying he was not aware of any such ‘plot’. Recall that we reported on Wednesday, that APC Senators, predominantly those in the ... Read More »

Buhari Promises To Work With Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Congratulates Nwodo

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday expressed readiness to work with the new leadership of the pan-Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo. He assured Igbos that his administration would continue to be a partner-in-progress in implementing suggestions, measures and programmes to advance the unity, development and prosperity of Nigeria. The President said this in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on ... Read More »

How I Helped ‘Corrupt’ Nigerian Judge Deposit Millions Of Naira, Dollars – Diamond Bank Staff

The details of bank transactions of Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a Federal High Court judge standing trial over alleged corruption, were on Monday revealed at an Ikeja High Court, Lagos. The details were revealed before a packed courtroom during the continuation of the evidence-in-chief of her account officer, Ademola Oshodi, a banker with Diamond Bank Plc. The News Agency of Nigeria ... Read More »

Rivers Rerun: Police Sack 6 Aides Attached To Wike

The Nigerian police have sacked six police officers attached to the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike for exhibiting gross misconduct in the last rerun election in Rivers. At a press conference in Abuja on Friday, Force Public Relations Officer, Don Awunah said after thorough investigation, the police officers attached to Wike had been dismissed for being over-zealous and exhibiting act ... Read More »

Diezani Forfeits $153M To Nigerian Government

Former Nigerian oil minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke temporarily forfeited $153.3 million to the Nigerian government on Friday, January 6, 2017. This was sequel to an order by a Federal High Court in Lagos. The seized money, according to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission was stolen from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and stashed in three banks in Nigeria, in US ... Read More »

“All My Predictions About Buhari Have Come To Pass” – Fayose Speaks

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has said all his predictions that President Muhammadu Buhari will not perform in government have all come to pass. Fayose told Vanguard in an interview on Thursday, December 5, that he has always known that President Buhari will not perform in government. The Ekiti state governor said the change mantra which Buhari promised Nigerians ... Read More »

‘ 70% Of Igbos Don’t Listen To Radio Or Read Newspapers’ – Imo State Government Says

Obinna Nshirim, the Imo state Commissioner for Information, Tourism and Public Utilities, has said ”70 percent of Ndigbo do not listen to news, they do not read newspaper.” He stated this while speaking on the state government owned radio station, Imo Broadcasting Coporation, IBC, Owerri. That he “discovered” this during the yuletide season. Nshirim also said he also discovered that ... Read More »

President Buhari Moves To Install Barrow As Gambian President

President Muhammadu Buhari has imitated moves towards the actualisation of the mandate given to Gambian president-elect, Adama Barrow. According to a statement issued by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Sunday, in the discharge of his mandate as the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) mediator for The Gambia, President ... Read More »

Donald Trump Tweets – ‘Happy New Year to my Enemies who fought me and lost so badly’

President-elect of the US, Donald Trump has published a New Year’s Eve message for all, including his haters, on Twitter. I’m no expert, but this might be his pettiest tweet yet. The message starts off with a stereotypically presidential tone. “Happy New Year to all,” he says. How nice, how magnanimous! But, of course, Trump doesn’t stop there. “Happy New ... Read More »

No Mega Party Will Withstand APC – Oyegun Odigie says

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie Oyegun, has boasted that the party is not afraid of the planned mega party. According to him, the ruling party had done well and as such those behind it should be encouraged so as to have a formidable opposition to the APC. Oyegun, who made this remark in ... Read More »

FG Set To Buy N400m Vehicles For Obasanjo, Jonathan And Others

The Federal Government will spend N400m on the purchase of vehicles for the nation’s former heads of government and their deputies in 2017. The figure formed part of the N9.882bn budgeted for the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation for the year. According to the details of the 2017 Appropriation Bill currently before the National Assembly ... Read More »

Passage Of Peace Corps Bill Best Legislative Action In 2016 – Saraki

The President of the Senate and Chairman of the National Assembly, Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has spoken further on the reason the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill 2016 was passed into law by both chambers of the National Assembly, this year. Speaking at the end of the year ceremony/gala night organised by the Peace Corps of Nigeria in Abuja on Wednesday, ... Read More »

I Will Continue To Work For Nigeria ’ s Unity – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that he would not relent in his work for the unity and progress of Nigeria. He made this assertion in Owerri, the Imo State Capital, during the “Imo day of thanksgiving” on Monday. Obasanjo said, “As a former President, I have what I call residual responsibility for this country. I will continue to work ... Read More »

Controversy Trail Jonathan ‘ s Ex -aide , Doyin Okupe After Making A Shocking Confession About 2015 Election

In a revealing Facebook post, Doyin Okupe, a former Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday, December 20, disclosed that he and his associates in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may have made statements that were untrue during the 2015 elections in the bid to get returned to office. The former presidential aide who also ... Read More »

Amos Adamu Faces Another Ban Over Alleged Corruption

Former Director General of the National Sports Commission (NSC), Amos Adamu, is facing another two-year ban from all football related matters if FIFA’s adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee finds him guilty of fresh corruption charges According to a statement by FIFA’s Ethics Committee made available to The Guardian, “the adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee, chaired by ... Read More »