Tribalism Is A Bastard By Dike Chukwumerije

These days, I am up most nights, swatting mosquitoes and pouring sweat. I tell you, it feels like hell. With fuel selling at 400 on the black market, and diesel costing double in both consumption and price. Like hell. How Governance is absent, and nobody takes responsibility enough to say – It is my failing. Blame me. Instead, those already in Power lament with us …

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NJC Recommends 93 Judicial Officers For Appointment, See List

By Chris Udochukwu The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the appointment of 93 judicial officers as judges and heads of courts across the country. This was disclosed in a statement on Friday by the NJC spokesman, Soji Oye. He said the decision was taken at the Council’s 100 th meeting which was held between January 18 and 19. The list of candidates was presented …

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We’ll Fine Commercial Banks Not Paying Out New Naira Notes – CBN

By Olajide IdowuOsogbo,  – Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Friday, said that any commercial bank that failed to pay the new naira notes to customers would be fined N1 million per money box on daily basis. CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, made this known at a sensitisation organised for market women operating at Ayegbaju International Market, Osogbo, on the new naira notes, eNaira and …

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Revenue Collector, 51, Docked For Allegedly Defrauding LG of N1.4m

By Dorcas ElusogbonIle-Ife (Osun), – The Police in Osun, on Friday, arraigned a 51-year-old advert revenue collector, Babatunde Adesiyan, before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court for an alleged N1.4 million fraud. The Prosecutor, Insp Sunday Osanyintuyi, told the court that the defendant committed the offence between 2019 and 2022 at Ife Central Local Government, Ajebamidele, Ile-Ife. Osanyintuyi said that the defendant, as a member of the …

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Gunmen Shoot And kidnap Council Chairman After Razing His House In Imo (video)

I mo State Unknown gunmen have abducted the Sole Administrator of Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State, Christopher Ohizu, and also burnt his home in an attack carried out late Thursday night, January 19. According to eyewitnesses, the gunmen rained bullets on the premises of the politician and then whisked him away with the bullet wound he sustained. It is also alleged that a chieftain …

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Supreme Court Dismisses APC Appeal On Kebbi House Of Reps Candidate Nomination

By Ebere Agozie Abuja, J – The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the All Progressives Congress’s (APC) appeal on Kebbi House of Reps candidate nomination. The Apex Court voided and dismissed the nomination of one Kabir Jega whose name was said to have been fraudulently submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) by the APC as its candidate. The legal battle was on who …

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Update: Nigerian Man Remanded Over Attack On Guyana President’s Residence And Attempted Murder Of Guard

The 25-year-old Nigerian man, who carried out a brazen attack at the official residence of Guyana President, Irfaan Ali, was remanded to prison for the attempted murder of a Presidential Guard and discharging a loaded firearm. Bethel Ikenna Chimezie, of Ninth Street, Industry, East Coast Demerara appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, January 19, 2022.  He had to be assisted into …

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NCDC Places Nigerians On Alert Over Diphtheria

NCDC Director-General, Ifedayo Adetifa The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, NCDC, has sent out a message to Nigerians. The NCDC said it has responded to reports of diphtheria cases in Lagos and Kano states and is monitoring the situation in Osun and Yobe States where cases are now being picked up. The NCDC disclosed this in a public health advisory signed by its …

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Why INEC Must Postpone 2023 Presidential Election – Primate Ayodele Blows Hot

The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission to postpone next month’s general election.  The clergyman made this known on Friday through his Media Aide, Oluwatosin Osho.  Ayodele claimed that some unnamed persons have put plans into motion to sabotage the election if it holds on February 25, 2023.  He said the electoral umpire must …

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2023: Don’t Vote For Tinubu, His Aspiration Is Unfavourable To The North – Arewa Democratic Watch

The Pan-Northern group, Arewa Democratic Watch (ADW) has kicked against the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu.  According to Sunnewsonline, ADW urged voters in the region not to vote for the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu in next month’s presidential election.  According to the group, the former Lagos State governor had in the past demonstrated his …

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Election 2023: I Will Eliminate Corruption If Elected – Tinubu

Bola Tinubu The presidential flagbearer of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has stated that corruption will be a thing of the past if he emerges victorious in the upcoming polls. Tinubu gave this assurance on Thursday during a consultative forum with the Federation of Construction Industry in Nigeria, FOCI, in Abuja. He said his administration would back the establishment of a …

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Election 2023: We’ll Declare Total War On Constant Power Failure – Peter Obi

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr. Peter Obi, has made some fresh promises to Nigerians. Obi promised that if voted in as the next President of Nigeria, his government would declare total war on constant power supply failure. He stated this during his presidential campaign rally at the Polo Ground, Minna, Niger State. Lamenting the situation, he said there can be no meaningful …

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I Will Officially Ask For Nnamdi Kanu’s Release – Soludo Says

The Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has talked about Nnamdi Kanu. He said that he will make an official request for the release of the leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. Soludo stated this during an interview on Channels TV’s Politics Today. The governor had publicly said that he is ready to stand as a surety for the embattled IPOB leader. …

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Stop Coming To The Gym With Body Odour – Kiddwaya Warns

Kiddwaya Kiddwaya, an Ex-BBNaija housemate, has issued a warning to people visiting the gym. In a recent tweet, the reality star  warned those with body odour to stop coming to the gym. “People that have body odour in the gym please stop coming abeg”, he wrote. Reacting to the tweet, @sharon.chigozirim said: “But seriously deodorant is not that expensive to wear for someone that registered for …

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Nigerian Business Mogul, Bako Zuntu, Is Dead

A renowned business mogul and a philanthropist in Zaria, Alhaji Usman Bako Zuntu, Kaduna State, has died. A family source said Zuntu died at the age of 84, after protracted illness at Al-madina Hospital, GRA, Zaria in the early hours of Friday. Born in 1939 in Zuntu, Kubau Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Zuntu had been a resident of Magume, Tudun wada Zaria and was …

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