Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Idris Kutigi is dead, Saraki, Obaseki mourn
Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Idris Kutigi, has died at 78 years old after a brief illness. This was confirmed by his eldest son, Sani Kutigi, who said his father died in a London hospital. Kutigi confirmed the death in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria... Read more
ECOWAS to send 200 observers for 2019 general elections
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has expressed gratitude to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu for his contributions to the improvement of the electoral process and sustenance of democracy across the West African sub-region. General Francis Behanzin showed the appreciation when he... Read more
Labour: Indefinite strike looms over minimum wage
The labour unions in Nigeria say they would commence a nationwide, indefinite strike from November 6 if government does not meet their demands. The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, and that of the United Labour Congress, Joe Ajaero, stated this in a press statement on... Read more
Ooni’s palace react, says Olori stepped on Camwood not blood
The media team from the palace of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi have come forth to defend the ritualistic gesture of the monarch’s new bride, Evangelist Seyi Naomi, saying that the substance of the ground in the viral photo was Camwood and not blood. The repudiation is coming... Read more
35 Jos Prison inmates to sit for NECO exams
The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) has said that 35 inmates of the Jos prison will participate in the 2018 Nov/Dec Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) of the National Examination Council (NECO). DSP Luka Ayedoo, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Plateau Command of NPS made this known in a statement... Read more
We have concluded necessary rites on Prophetess Naomi- Ooni’s Palace
The Palace of Ooni of Ife announced on Friday in a statement by the Director of Media and Public Affairs of the Palace, Mr. Moses Olafare, that necessary rites had been fully performed for the union between The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, who turned 44 years old on... Read more
NYSC scandal: Shittu remains defiant, refuses to resign
Nigeria’s Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, who was disqualified by APC from Oyo Governorship primaries, has stated that he won’t be resigning any time soon. According to Adebayo Shittu in an interview with Everest Amaefule, resigning will mean handing his defamers a smile which they never earned. Here are... Read more
There is pressure on Ekweremadu to dump PDP: Vanguard
A recent report by the Vanguard newspaper implies that the Deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu is under pressure to leave the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) Trouble is looming large in the People Democratic Party (PDP) as some political forces within the party are mounting pressure on the Deputy Senate President,... Read more
Trump’s critic calls for Military takeover in the US
Rosie O’Donnell, a notorious critic of President Trump, said Thursday she wants the U.S. armed forces to remove him from the White House. “I want to send the military to the White House to get him,” O’Donnell said on MSNBC, as host Nicolle Wallace discussed Trump’s threats to have... Read more
Ooni of Ife’s new wife enters the palace(photos)
Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has received his new Olori after the necessary rites have been performed, the Palace said. “Her Majesty, Olori Moronke Naomi Silekunola Ogunwusi is the new Yeyeluwa Oodua. Necessary rites fully performed,” a terse message from the Palace said. See the... Read more