Akeredolu loses suit at the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for lack of merit. Akeredolu had, by the appeal, challenged a July 20017 judgment of the Court of Appeal, Abuja, which upheld an order by a Federal High Court in Abuja, granting permission to Olusegun Abraham... Read more
President Buhari’s speech as he meets with released Dapchi school girls
Protocols: I am delighted to formally announce to Nigerians this morning and our International friends and partners that One Hundred and Seven (107) Dapchi students previously abducted, have been unconditionally released by their abductors. This cheering and hearty development signifies our commitment to the security and wellbeing of all... Read more
Nigerian Unversity curriculum is obsolete, lecturers need retraining- LASU VC
The Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU), Prof Olarenwaju Fagbohun says change in curriculum and retraining of teachers would help in improving the nation’s education system. Fagbohun spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) during the maiden edition of an inter faculty debate organised by the... Read more
We can’t defend schools from terrorists attack: Army
The Nigeria military on Friday said it doesn’t have enough workforce to have a huge security presence in all Nigerian schools to avoid terrorist’s invasion or abduction of pupils. Defence Spokesperson, Brigadier General John Agim, who was a guest on Channels Television Breakfast Programme, Sunrise Daily said due to... Read more
CAN blames Buhari for non-release of Christian Dapchi girl
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Ondo State has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the release of Liya Sharibu, the only Christian girl among the Kidnapped Dapchi girls. CAN described the silence of the President on Sharibu who is still with the Boko Haram insurgents as sad... Read more
IGP suspends withdrawal of policemen attached to VIPs
The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris,  has suspended by one month, the withdrawal of  policemen attached to VIPs across the country. The suspension of the order, which was billed to be immediate, when announced on Monday, followed Idris’ meeting with the Commanders of Police Mobile Force (PMF), Counter Terrorism... Read more
Five Dapchi girls died of heart attack- Freed girl recounts ordeal
One of the freed Dapchi schoolgirls, Miss Khadija Grema, has said five of her colleagues died of heart attack caused by stress while in custody of Boko Haram. She also narrated how they were picked from Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi in Yobe state on February 19 by the... Read more
Buhari visits Zamfara, holds Town hall meeting with local leaders(photos)
President Buhari this afternoon, in Gusau, Zamfara State held a town hall meeting with community, traditional leaders and other stakeholders in continuation of his tour of troubled areas across the country. The President touched down at the Gusau helipad at about 10:40 am after taking off from Umaru Musa Yar’Adua... Read more
Nigeria is one of the worst places to give birth: Bill Gates
Co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates is speaking out against the Buhari administration’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan ( ERGP), saying it does not reflects people’s needs. Gates, who is the world’s richest man said he does not enjoy “speaking bluntly” to Nigeria when the... Read more
EFCC has no right to declare Aiteo’s Benedict Peters, or anyone ‘wanted’ -Court rules
An Abuja High Court presided over by Justice Othman Musa Thursday quashed the EFCC declaration of Aiteo founder and African Billionaire-Businessman, Mr. Benedict Peters ‘Wanted’. The court described the move as illegal and unconstitutional and ordered the agency to apologise to the oil and gas entrepreneur. The court also declared... Read more