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  • Photo of BREAKING: Zamfara schoolgirls released, arrive Govt House

    BREAKING: Zamfara schoolgirls released, arrive Govt House

    The abducted students of Government Girls’ Secondary School, GGSS, Jangebe in Talata Mafara Local Government Area, LGA of Zamfara State have been released. The students arrived at the Government House, Gusau, at about 4 a.m. on Tuesday. Zamfara State Governor, Dr Bello Matawalle, who confirmed their release in a Tweet on Tuesday, expressed happiness over their freedom. “It gladdens my heart to announce the release of the abducted students of GGSS Jangebe from captivity. This follows the scaling of several hurdles laid against our efforts. “I enjoin all well-meaning Nigerians to rejoice with us as our daughters are now safe,…

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  • Photo of Gov Ganduje’s sacked aide, Salihu Tanko-Yakassai, released from DSS custody

    Gov Ganduje’s sacked aide, Salihu Tanko-Yakassai, released from DSS custody

    Salihu Yakassai, Former media aide to Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has been released from the custody of the Department of State Services. He was released to his family on Monday evening, March 1. This was disclosed by his brother, Abdullahi Yakasai, in a tweet. He wrote; “Alhamdulilah. My brother @dawisu is out. Thank you all! #freedawisu” Salihu was recently taken into custody by men of the Department of State Service following a tweet in which he called for the resignation of the Muhammadu Buhari-led government after the kidnap of schoolgirls in Zamfara state. Ganduje also terminated his appointed. However,…

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  • Photo of Buhari, Osinbajo, Boss Mustapha, others to take COVID-19 vaccine on Live TV Saturday

    Buhari, Osinbajo, Boss Mustapha, others to take COVID-19 vaccine on Live TV Saturday

    President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha and other prominent Nigerians have been scheduled to be vaccinated on Live Television on Saturday following the arrival of the Vaccine on Tuesday, 2nd March. This was disclosed by the Executive Director/CEO, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib on Monday at the joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja. According to Shuaib, the Nigerian Leaders are expected to receive the first dose of the vaccine on Saturday, March 6 which would change…

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  • Photo of BREAKING: Nigerian govt jams Radio Biafra in Lagos (Photo)

    BREAKING: Nigerian govt jams Radio Biafra in Lagos (Photo)

    The Federal Government of Nigeria has jammed Radio Biafra in Lagos. The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) made the announcement Monday night. NBC said it intercepted the signals, which were transmitted to most part of the nation’s commercial hub. “The illegal Radio, which broadcasts incendiary messages, is notorious for spewing fake, inflammatory and inciting content”, a statement read. NBC said the Department of State Services (DSS) and Nigeria Police have been requested to bring the culprits to book.

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  • Photo of Drunkard comment: Gov Ikpeazu responds to Senator Smart Adeyemi

    Drunkard comment: Gov Ikpeazu responds to Senator Smart Adeyemi

    Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has responded to the derogatory comments by Kogi West Senator, Smart Adeyemi referring to him as a drunkard governor. The lawmaker made the remark while contributing to a motion on the Safe School Initiative in Nigeria on the floor of the Senate stating that Abia State was being governed by drunkards. Adeyemi said while some governors were committed to the welfare and protection of their people, Abia was ravaging in poverty. Speaking at the launch of the book MADE IN ABA, an autobiography of Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe at the Shehu Yaradua Center Abuja, Governor Ikpeazu berated Smart…

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  • Photo of FG opens portal for online registration for COVID-19 vaccination

    FG opens portal for online registration for COVID-19 vaccination

    The Federal Government has directed Nigerians to register for COVID-19 vaccination via the portal of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA). The directive was given after it was announced that Nigeria is expecting 3.92m doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday March 2, from COVAX. A tweet shared on the official handle of the Nigerian Government read; “Please visit the website http://nphcda.gov.ng and click on ‘COVID-19 Vaccination e-registration’ to register for #COVID19 vaccination. FG opens portal for online registration for COVID-19 vaccination

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  • Photo of Salihu Yakasai ‘Dawisu’ has been denied access to his lawyer and family by DSS, Salihu’s Father reveals

    Salihu Yakasai ‘Dawisu’ has been denied access to his lawyer and family by DSS, Salihu’s Father reveals

    Elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai has disclosed that his son, former Aide to Kano State Governor, Salihu Yakasai ‘Dawisu’ who was arrested by the Department of State Services after he called for the resignation of the President Buhari Muhammadu- led government over insecurity, has been denied access to his lawyer and family. Speaking to ThePunch on Sunday February 28, his father Tanko said that a lawyer and one of his sons visited Abuja on Saturday February 27 and applied for permission at the DSS office to talk him, but it was not successful. “They were advised to call on Sunday;…

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  • Photo of Insecurity: Osinbajo no longer part of Buhari govt, he’s been left out – Bamgbose

    Insecurity: Osinbajo no longer part of Buhari govt, he’s been left out – Bamgbose

    Olusegun Bamgbose, Esq., National Coordinator, Concerned Advocates for Good Governance, CAGG, has alleged that Vice president, Yemi Osinbajo has been left out in the leadership scheme of the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. According to him, Osinbajo is no longer part of the decision-making caucus of the current administration, a situation he described as “embarrassing.” “It’s quite embarrassing that the Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has been left out of the scheme of things. He is not consulted or allowed to air his views about the security situation of the country, he said Bamgbose accused the cabals of playing politics…

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  • Photo of Bandits: Kidnapping school students is lesser evil – Sheikh Gumi

    Bandits: Kidnapping school students is lesser evil – Sheikh Gumi

    Islamic Scholar, Ahmad Gumi has described the kidnapping of school children by bandits as lesser evil. Speaking on BBC Pidgin on Monday, Gumi stated that when compared to the ransacking of towns and killing of its residents, Kidnapping of school children is a lesser evil The cleric stated that his meetings was yielding positive results as bandits are now careful about human lives. “Kidnapping children from school is a lesser evil because in the end, you can negotiate and now bandits are very careful about human lives, he said “Before, the mission of bandits was to go into a town,…

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  • Photo of Insecurity: What we are facing can cause a bloody civil war – Fani-Kayode

    Insecurity: What we are facing can cause a bloody civil war – Fani-Kayode

    Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has expressed that the current security challenges the country is facing if not properly handled, can lead to a civil war. Speaking as a guest on Channels Television Sunday Politics, Fani-Kayode made it known that Nigeria is on the brink of war, and only coming together to reason can stop the nation from falling into civil unrest. “It is time for us to come together as a nation in order to avert a civil war,” he said “This country is on the brink of war, the security situation is so bad that it’s not…

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  • Photo of Nigerians will be shocked by those behind schoolgirls’ abduction – Matawalle

    Nigerians will be shocked by those behind schoolgirls’ abduction – Matawalle

    Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has expressed that he has many shocking revelations to make about the abduction of Government Girls’ Secondary School, Jangebe Recall that on Friday, over 300 students were abducted from the school. The governor speaking with 17 Emirs in the state that paid him a sympathy visit over the abduction of the schoolgirls made it known that Nigerians would be shocked to know people behind the abduction of the girls. He said “As we await the arrival of the released kidnapped students of GSSS Jangebe at the Government House today, I want to inform you that…

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  • Photo of Okonjo-Iweala resumes as WTO DG [PHOTOS]

    Okonjo-Iweala resumes as WTO DG [PHOTOS]

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has resumed her new position as the Director General of the World Trade Organisation, WTO following her recent appointment.WTO disclosed this via it’s verified Twitter handle on Monday.The trade organization said Okonjo-Iweala was the first woman and African to take up the job.“Welcome to Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; @NOIweala on her first day as WTO Director-General!“She makes history as the first woman and first African to take up this post,” WTO tweeted.

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