Bode George lies against Tinubu – Lagos APC

Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday advised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Commodore Bode George, to desist from fabricating lies against its stalwart Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. The party wondered why George could support the Mr. Kola Abiola’s lie that Tinubu begged the late Gen. Sani Abacha to be made commissioner in Lagos State. […]

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Listen to Obasanjo, others, Fulani leaders urge Buhari

• Caution president over crises across nation• 30 confirmed killed, 42 injured in fresh Borno attack• Tension in Taraba as suspected herders sack communities• NYSC ponders safety of corps members Amid raging insecurity across the country, Fulani leaders have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, listen to the advice of former […]

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Osun election: Supreme Court fixes judgment for July 5

The Supreme Court on Monday fixed July 5 to deliver its judgment on the dispute arising from the September 2018 governorship election in Osun State. The Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate in the said election, Ademola Adeleke, had filed four separate appeals before the apex court to challenge the Abuja Division Court of Appeal’s […]

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Why I abandoned Abiola for Abacha – Kingibe

Running mate of MKO Abiola in the 1993 presidential election, Alhaji Babagana Kingibe, says he decided to work under the military government of Sani Abacha because of “national interest.” Kingibe, who served then as minister of foreign affairs, had been described as a traitor. He was accused of abandoning the struggle after the election was […]

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70 million people displaced globally by war, violence – UNHCR

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Filippo Grandi, has said that over 70 million people have globally been displaced by war, violence, sometimes combined with poverty or climate change. Grandi who spoke at a special forum at the ongoing 108 sessions of the International Labour Conference said as a result of being displaced, […]

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Nigerian children spend more time on video sites – Kaspersky

Children in Nigeria spend more time than others in over 10 countries watching videos and listening to music online, the latest report by a global cybersecurity company, Kaspersky Lab, has shown. However, children from other African countries like South Africa, Egypt, and Algeria, were among the frontrunners in their visits to sites for music and […]

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NAF bombs insurgents’ hideout in Sambisa forest

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has degraded another Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) hideout in the Sambisa Forest, in Borno. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja, said the operation was conducted […]

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Knocks for INEC as parties, others back EU election verdict

Controversy intensifies INEC to review party registration guidelines as EU faults polls ‘How Buhari’s non-assent to Electoral Bill undermined commission’ Rights body calls for Mahmood’s resignation The recently released report of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Nigeria on the 2019 general elections continued yesterday to attract different interpretations. While the Independent […]

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