Category: Politics

No One Should Be Jailed For Exercising Their Freedom Of Expression – Amnesty Int’l Tells Buhari

Amnesty International, commonly known as Amnesty or AI is a non-governmental organization based in the United Kingdom, focused on human rights. The organization called...

Update: Judge orders Orji Uzor Kalu’s company, Slok Nigeria Limited, be wound up and its assets forfeited to the Federal Government

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court Lagos has ordered ex-governor, Orji Uzor Kalu’s company, Slok Nigeria Limited, be wounded up and all its assets...

#N7.65Billion Fraud: Court Sentences Ex-Governor Orji Kalu To 12 years Imprisonment

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court, today, sentenced a serving senator and ex-governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, to 12 years in prison for N7.65 billion fraud on...

“We won’t pass hate speech bill” – Senate President, Ahmed Lawan

Following the public outcry that greeted the hate speech bill, the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has said the Senate will not pass the proposed anti-free speech bills....

US threatens tax on champagne and French cheese, as Trump warns of another year of trade tension

The US administration is threatening to place import taxes on $2.4bn worth of French goods, including cheese, champagne, make-up and handbags. The planned tariffs are in...

Lagos Governor renames Onikan Stadium after Mobolaji Johnson

The first Military Administrator of Lagos, Brigadier Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson, who passed away weeks ago, is getting a monument to commemorate his legacy in the state....

PHOTOS: Sen. Bukola Saraki’s Multi-Billion Naira Properties in Ilorin Seized By EFCC

A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi,  Lagos on Monday, December 2, 2019, ordered for interim forfeiture of the Ilorin residence of the the immediate past Senate...

Festus Keyamo has a strange opinion on the social media bill

Legal practitioner, and current Minister of state for Labour and employment, Festus Keyamo stirred the nest this morning when he brought up a topic about the Social...

Namibia’s President Hage Geingob gets re-elected despite corruption scandal

Namibia’s President Hage Geingob has been re-elected for a second term. The country’s electoral commission says, Mr Geingob polled 56.3% in Wednesday’s...

Nigeria Government secures variation of UK court order to P&ID ruling

Nigeria has succeeded in securing a variation of the UK court order from rather than making the cash payment of 200 million dollars security in respect of the P&ID...

PHOTOS: Governor Rotimi Akeredolu Gives His Daughter’s Hand In Marriage in Mauritius

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu gave out his daughter’s hand in marriage to her lover, Oltunde at the long beach, A Sun resort in Mauritius on Saturday,...

Senator Adeyemi Smart Defeats Dino Melaye In Kogi West Election Re-Run

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), declared Smart Adeyemi of the All People Congress, winner of Kogi West Senatorial Election. Smart Adeyemi polled...

Buhari lays foundation for construction of Transport University on Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari will tomorrow Monday perform the ground breaking ceremony for the University of Transportation, Daura and commission the Kwanar Gwante...

Nigeria’s Buhari to attend Gas Summit in Malabo

Nigeria’s globetrotting President, Muhammadu Buhari, is on the move again. This time, he will begin a two-legged trip out of Abuja, first to Malabo, Equatorial...

Lagos State approves new minimum wage payments from November 2019

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the implementation of N35,000 minimum wage for the state workers, with immediate effect from November 1, 2019....

Adele tweets for the first time in 2019, and see what she says

British singer, Adele has broken her Twitter silence, and reminded fans in the UK something so important. The last time Adele Tweeted, it was on December 31 2018, but...

‘A Man Can Also Be A Rape Victim’-Oluremi Tinubu

Nigeria bill that seeks to remove gender restrictions on rape offences, proposes stiffer penalties for kidnapping has passed its second reading at the Nigerian Senate...

“Okorocha and His Wife Completely Destroyed The Imo State That I Inherited” – Emeka Ihedioha

Imo State governor, governor Emeka Ihedioha has claimed that he inherited a state that was in ruins from his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha.

“You have verbal diarrhea” – Dino Melaye slams Adams Oshiomhole

Senator and member of the 9th National Assembly, Dino Melaye in a recent interview, has responded to Adams Oshiomhole’s claim of him and other lawmakers who...

“Allen Onyema, Airpeace Boss, Lied Against Me”- Nnamdi Kanu Reveals

The leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu while speaking in a live broadcast, accused the CEO of Airpeace, Allen Onyema of lying against him....