15 Apr 2016

Good News: Buhari reveals huge new plan to transform Nigeria

President Buhari has revealed a new policy priority for his government  – He announced that the building of viable cities modeled on global hubs will be given new investment

5 punishments Saraki will face if found guilty at the Code of Conduct Tribunal

The Senate president is now a regular face at the tribuna
Senate president, Bukola Saraki is facing the biggest challenge of his political life. Having served as a two-term governor of Kwara state, chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum, second-term senator and currently Nigeria’s number three

Woman harasses ex-boyfriend with hundreds of pictures, videos and over 130 calls in one day after he dumps her

Timothy Harris took his ex girlfriend, 30 year old boutique owner , Nicole Peri, to court for  calling his phone for over 130 times in just one day, he said she also sent sexually explicit photos of herself and audio messages begging to see him.

DPO who Beat Up Female Police Officer has been Demoted by IGP Arase from SP to DSP

In his resolve not to condone injustice, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase, has ordered the demotion in rank of the Divisional Police Of­ficer (DPO), in charge of Ikenne Police Division of Ogun State, Mr. Patrick Onwu, for assaulting a female traffic warden.

Read the Facebook post that lands Gov Oshionhole’s aide in trouble

aideA Senior Special Assistant on Media to Edo state Governor Adams Oshiomhole, Curtis Eghosa Ugbo, has been arraigned before an Oredo Magistrate Court for allegedly publishing an article online against

Chibok Girls Video Evidence And Ayo Fayose’s Refutation

Following the emergence of the latest video of the missing Chibok girls online on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, there have been debates as to whether to continue the doubt if the Chibok tale is a scam or real.

My child is dead is better than my child is lost

Excerpts of a speech by the Serving Overseer, The Latter Rain Assembly, Lagos and the convener, Save Nigeria Group (SNG), Pastor ‘Tunde Bakare, on the missing Chibok girls. 
Yoruba proverb says, “Omo mi ku san ju omo mi so nu lo”, which may be interpreted: “It is better to tell me that my child is dead than to tell me that my child is lost”. There are only three broad possibilities

5 prominent Nigerians that have gone quiet since Buhari came to power

Asari Dokubo
When the Goodluck Jonathan administration was in power, certain prominent Nigerians were very vocal.
Some of them carried on as if they were official spokespersons of the government, while others were always on hand to issue threats to those who oppose the government or its policies.

#BuriedAlive: Bathing The Dead Reduces False Deaths

When the Obama government claimed it buried Osama bin laden "according to Muslim rights," as it tossed him from the chopper into the sea, not many believed the ruse. Not simply because there was no evidence there was an Osama captured and buried that day to begin with, but because firstly, Muslims do not take bodies from the land and dump them into the sea... to hide them. 

Two teenage girls arrested for kidnapping a three year old girl in Primark Store

A 13 year old girl and her 14 year old friend have been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a toddler from a city centre Primark store  and were taken in for questioning. 

OMG: Gunmen attack Gov Ikpeazu’s convoy in Aba

ABA—The increasing state of insecurity in Aba, Abia State, took a new dimension on Wednesday night when Governor Okezie Ikpeazu’s convoy was attacked in an encounter with armed robbers, who were robbing commuters

Bayelsa workers reject Dickson’s one-month pay offer

Angry employees in the Bayelsa State local government areas have rejected a proposal to pay them one-month salary out of the over 10-month salary arrears owed by the councils.

Who governs Nigeria? by Reuben Abati

During the Jonathan administration, an outspoken opposition spokesperson had argued that Nigeria was on auto-pilot, a phrase that was gleefully even if ignorantly echoed by an excitable opposition crowd. Deeper reflection should have made it clear even to the unthinking that there is no way any country can ever be on auto-pilot, for there are many levels of governance,

No will to save under Jonathan – Okonjo-Iweala

The immediate past Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Thursday said lack of political will to save oil revenue under former President Goodluck Jonathan was responsible for the challenges facing the country presently.