Aisha Buhari gets new appointment

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday appointed his wife, Aisha, as a member of the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse. The Committee has the former Military Administration of Lagos, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa, retd, as its chairman. Buhari also inaugurated the Ministerial Steering Committee, which is headed …

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EFCC detains Doyin Okupe

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has detained Doyin Okupe, a former aide to immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan. This was made known by the Peoples Democratic party, PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan. According to him, it was the season of assault and harassment of PDP members. He …

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Details of CAN meeting with Buhari, Atiku, others emerge

The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle,on Monday urged Nigerians to avoid desperate politicians by voting only credible candidates in 2019. Ayokunle made the remarks while briefing newsmen after a meeting with representatives of 14 Presidential Candidates in Abuja, on their plans for Nigerians and …

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Police arrest alleged killer of policeman in Ogun, exhume corpse

A 30-year-old community leader has been arrested by the Ogun Police Command for allegedly killing a police corporal, Gbenga Adeboyejo, over a N120,000 business deal. The Ogun Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, while parading the suspect on Monday at the scene of the crime in Opeji, Odeda Local Government Area, …

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Cow runs amok, kills owner in Delta abattoir

An irate cow on Sunday in Ughelli North community in Delta State allegedly killed its owner at the abattoir located at Oghenevweta street in Ughelli town after it suddenly went berserk. It was gathered that the victim, Mohammed Jubrin, was allegedly killed by his cow after cutting the rope it …

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Herdsmen are untouchable – Rtd customs boss, Fadahunsi

A retired Assistant Comptroller General of Customs, Prince Francis Fadahunsi on Monday said one of the factors that constitutes insecurity in Nigeria was the impunity of the Fulani herdsmen, saying they remain untouchable. He said the body language of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, indicates that the ‘marauding herdsmen’ …

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U.S reveals greatest resource of Nigeria

The United States, U.S Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Stuart Symington has said that Nigerians represent the real and sustainable wealth of their country. He said true leadership must showcase the people. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Symington made the remarks at the African Business Conference Plus 2018 …

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Buhari constitutes new presidential committee [Full list]

President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted a Presidential Implementation Committee on Autonomy of State Legislature and State Judiciary in accordance with the 4th Alteration to the 1999 Constitution. Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, said the committee will drive the actualisation of the autonomy …

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How PDP will defeat APC in 2019 – Saraki

The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Sunday said that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have all it takes to win next year’s general elections. Saraki said the party will not only sweep the elections in Kwara state but will win the presidential election because the platform has strategists …

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