Ignore collateral damage, bomb all forests in north to end banditry: El-Rufai

“There will be collateral damage, but it’s better to wipe them out and get people back to our communities,” says Mr El-Rufai aduna Governor Nasir El-Rufai has proposed for a blanket bombing of forests in the North to flush out bandits, saying “collateral damage” was expected to ending banditry. “I’ve always believed that, you know, […]

2023: Nigerian political parties back Buhari’s rejection of electoral reform bill

The parties said the lawmakers will be acting as “interlopers by trying to run political parties from the hallowed chambers” if the overrule the president.

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), an umbrella body of registered political parties, on Monday said Nigeria was not ready for the adoption of direct primaries.

Although there have been controversies surrounding the insertion of the direct primaries clause into the Electoral Act Amendment, IPAC admitted that there were benefits attached to its adoption.

2022 Will Witness Milestone Achievements In Rail Transportation In Lagos – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor  Babajide Sanwo-Olu yesterday assured that the state would witness milestone achievement in the rail transportation system in the state. The governor stated this at the 2022 Lagos State New Year Thanksgiving Service held at the Lagos House Sports Ground, Alausa, Ikeja. Sanwo-Olu in the service attended by the National leader of the […]

Popular Singer, Slim Joe, Is Dead

Popular recording artiste and entertainer, Slim Joe Omo Alajo (Joshua Olonitan) is dead. Recall that the singer was down with kidney ailment and needed N15million for surgery. The entertainer, who ruled the airwaves with ‘O ti Yanyan’ and many other hit songs and collaborations, was diagnosed with the kidney failure and had been on dialysis […]

AstraZeneca Vaccine Boosts Antibody Levels Against Omicron – Study

In a bid to curtail self-medication that is rampant among the indigents, a non-governmental-organisation, the Brighter future initiatives for women and children (BFI) in collaboration with FIDSON healthcare Plc, have donated drugs to Osun State Hospital, Asubiaro, Osogbo. The varieties of drugs meant for both children and adults were received by the chief medical consultant […]

Why We Sponsored #DettyDecember Concerts – NB

Nigerian Breweries Plc has said the desire to make Nigerians happy led to its sponsorship of major concerts in Nigeria last December 2021. The concerts sponsored by NB included the Livespot X Festival which featured GenZ Republik; the Orange Concert with Tems; the Savage Concert, PSquare, Wizkid and DJ Spinall that took place at Livespot […]

Gov. Wike bans prostitution, nightclubs in Rivers

The governor said no responsible government would tolerate the open display and solicitation of sexual services Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has banned prostitution and nightclub activities in the state. Citing the moral impediment that they posed to children, Mr Wike in a new year broadcast said the ban had become necessary to stop further moral […]

National Grid Gets 26,503.9GW Of Electricity In 9 Months – NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Friday said the Transmission Companies (TCN) injected 26,503,900mw into the grid from January to September 2021. It noted that 24,769,000mw was wheeled to the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) and international customers within the period. There was an average of seven per cent Transmission Loss Factor (TLF) and […]

Naira Plunges To N435/$ At Official Window, As CBN Adjusts Rate

Naira reached an all-time low at the official market to trade at N435 per $1 on Thursday and Friday, after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) adjusted the country’s exchange rate on its website to N413.49 to a dollar. The move by the CBN may indicate another round of devaluation of the currency by the […]

PDP Urges Unity, Says It’s Miraculous To Survive Under Buhari, APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday rejoiced with Nigerians on the dawning of the New Year, urging them to use the occasion to rekindle the virtues of love, unity, social justice as well as the quest for good governance in our country. The party added that surviving the year 2021 under “the repressive, treasury-looting, completely […]