Akinyemi Akinrujomu

Akinyemi Akinrujomu

LIVE UPDATES: Adams Oshiomhole declared new APC chairman

LIVE UPDATES: Adams Oshiomhole declared new APC chairman

LIVE UPDATES: Adams Oshiomhole declared new APC chairman
Benue govt. opens up on Ortom's alleged part in ex-PDP governor Suswam's arrest by DSS

Benue govt. opens up on Ortom's alleged part in ex-PDP governor Suswam's arrest by DSS

The Benue State Government has denied in a press statement that Governor Samuel Ortom had anything to do with the arrest of Gabriel Suswam, an ex-governor, by the Department of State Services on Tuesday, June 20

Benue govt. opens up on Ortom's alleged part in ex-PDP governor Suswam's arrest by DSS
Tears, grief in Adamawa as rampaging herdsmen kill 18, burn down homes

Tears, grief in Adamawa as rampaging herdsmen kill 18, burn down homes

At least 18 people were reported killed and several others injured in an attack on Dowayan village in Demsa local government area of Adamawa state on Friday, June 22 night according to reports from local residents.

Tears, grief in Adamawa as rampaging herdsmen kill 18, burn down homes
Niger Delta leaders give red card to ALL south-south lawmakers

Niger Delta leaders give red card to ALL south-south lawmakers

Leaders in Niger Delta have rejected re-election for current members representing the region in the NASS in the 2019 general election over the alleged incompetence and self-serving nature that let to south-south budgetary cuts.

Niger Delta leaders give red card to ALL south-south lawmakers
Saraki in legal trouble for declaring IG Idris as an enemy of Nigeria's democracy

Saraki in legal trouble for declaring IG Idris as an enemy of Nigeria's democracy

Senate President Bukola Saraki has been dragged before a Federal High Court in Lagos by Debo Adeleke, a lawyer based in the state, for declaring Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris unfit to hold public office in Nigeria.

Saraki in legal trouble for declaring IG Idris as an enemy of Nigeria's democracy
House of reps member in hot water over multi-million naira gift to wife

House of reps member in hot water over multi-million naira gift to wife

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has been urged to investigate the spending of Femi Gbajabiamila, House of Representatives member for Surulere 1 Federal Constituency.

House of reps member in hot water over multi-million naira gift to wife
June 12: Abiola's daughter denies attack on ex-president Obasanjo

June 12: Abiola's daughter denies attack on ex-president Obasanjo

The daughter of late Moshood Abiola, acclaimed winner of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, has denied attacking former president Olusegun Obasanjo and other people after receiving an award honouring her father.

June 12: Abiola's daughter denies attack on ex-president Obasanjo
Sultan calls for end to killings in Nigeria hours after Zamfara governor resigns as state's CSO

Sultan calls for end to killings in Nigeria hours after Zamfara governor resigns as state's CSO

The Sultan of Sokoto Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar has called on the federal government to increase its efforts at ending killings in Zamfara and other parts of the country even as Governor Yari resigns as chief security officer.

Sultan calls for end to killings in Nigeria hours after Zamfara governor resigns as state's CSO
Nationwide blackout a result of load shedding, not grid collapse - TCN

Nationwide blackout a result of load shedding, not grid collapse - TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said electricity generated into the national grid fell by 1,087.6 MW but denied the collapse of the grid, saying the fall in generation was due to rupture in pipeline and technical issues.

Nationwide blackout a result of load shedding, not grid collapse - TCN
2019: INEC, southern and middle belt leaders 'fight' over alleged registering of foreigners

2019: INEC, southern and middle belt leaders 'fight' over alleged registering of foreigners

Leaders from southern and middle belt part of the country have alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is reportedly registering foreigners, particularly from Niger Republic to vote in 2019 polls.

2019: INEC, southern and middle belt leaders 'fight' over alleged registering of foreigners
Adamawa state's chief of staff dies in Saudi Arabia

Breaking: Adamawa governor Jibrilla's right-hand man dies in Mecca

The Chief of Staff to the governor of Adamawa state Mohammed Jibrilla, Abdulrahman Jimeta, has died in Mecca in the early hours of Monday, June 17, 2018 while on a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia for the lesser hajj.

Breaking: Adamawa governor Jibrilla's right-hand man dies in Mecca
Grab your umbrellas and watch the skies as NiMet predicts rains, thunderstorms for Monday, June 18

Grab your umbrellas and watch the skies as NiMet predicts rains, thunderstorms for Monday, June 18

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy weather conditions over the Central States of the country on Monday, June 18 with chances of thunderstorms over Ilorin in the morning hours and rains in other cities.

Grab your umbrellas and watch the skies as NiMet predicts rains, thunderstorms for Monday, June 18
Kidnappers who took steps to avoid ending up in jail like Evans caught while trying to abduct top Customs officer

Kidnappers who took steps to avoid ending up in jail like Evans caught while trying to abduct top Customs officer

Officers of the Lagos state Police Command have foiled an attempt to abduct a Deputy Comptroller of Customs and some of her family members by some kidnappers who took measures to avoid being caught like notorious Evans.

Kidnappers who took steps to avoid ending up in jail like Evans caught while trying to abduct top Customs officer
I cannot worship 2 gods at a time - Orji Kalu says as he shuns PDP presidential aspirant for Buhari

I cannot worship 2 gods at a time - Orji Kalu says as he shuns PDP presidential aspirant for Buhari

Former Jigawa state governor and presidential aspirant of the PDP Sule Lamido has lost the support of his bossom friend former Abia state governor Orji Uzor Kalu to President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of 2019 general elections.

I cannot worship 2 gods at a time - Orji Kalu says as he shuns PDP presidential aspirant for Buhari
Yoruba war chief begins move to stop killer herdsmen's attacks in South-West

Yoruba war chief begins move to stop killer herdsmen's attacks in South-West

The Aare Ona Kankanfo of Yorubaland Gani Adams has revealed plans to call for a security summit for all stakeholders in the South-Western part of Nigeria in order to tackle herdsmen invasion which he believes are planned attacks.

Yoruba war chief begins move to stop killer herdsmen's attacks in South-West
BREAKING: Ex-PDP chairman joins race for President Buhari's seat in 2019

BREAKING: Ex-PDP chairman joins race for President Buhari's seat in 2019

Former Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and ex-Kaduna state governor Senator Ahmed Makarfi has officially declared his intention to run for president in 2019 in his home state on Sunday, June 17.

BREAKING: Ex-PDP chairman joins race for President Buhari's seat in 2019
Plot to implicate Speaker Dogara allegedly uncovered in Bauchi

Plot to implicate Speaker Dogara allegedly uncovered in Bauchi

Some concerned stakeholders in Dass local government area of Bauchi have raised the alarm over an alleged plot to cause violence in the northern state and blame it on Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara.

Plot to implicate Speaker Dogara allegedly uncovered in Bauchi
SERAP sues Fashola over allegedly suspicious power privatisation

SERAP sues Fashola over allegedly suspicious power privatisation

Nigeria's Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola has been dragged before a Federal High Court in Lagos by a rights group SERAP for not revealing the details behind the privatisation in the power sector.

SERAP sues Fashola over allegedly suspicious power privatisation
Ex-president Jonathan praises Nigerian Army, economy, Nollywood and more in powerful Fathers' Day message

Ex-president Jonathan praises Nigerian Army, economy, Nollywood and more in powerful Fathers' Day message

Ex-president Jonathan sent a powerful message to Nigerian men as the world celebrates Fathers' Day, praising them for raising great children that built Africa's largest economy, army and gave the world 'gifts like Nollywood.

Ex-president Jonathan praises Nigerian Army, economy, Nollywood and more in powerful Fathers' Day message
APC’s zoning arrangement under threat as governors, party leaders fight dirty for key offices

APC’s zoning arrangement under threat as governors, party leaders fight dirty for key offices

The zoning arrangement prepared by the All Progressives Congress (APC’s) National Executive Committee has come under serious threat from ambitions of some state governors and leaders of the party who want to keep certain positions

APC’s zoning arrangement under threat as governors, party leaders fight dirty for key offices
Police declare readiness for showdown with proscribed IPOB on May 30 in Anambra

Police declare readiness for showdown with proscribed IPOB on May 30 in Anambra

The Anambra command of the Nigeria Police Force has warned outlawed secessionist group IPOB to desist from trying to cause any trouble in the state on May 30 following the issuing of a sit-at-home order to residents by the group.

Police declare readiness for showdown with proscribed IPOB on May 30 in Anambra
BREAKING: Ex-PDP spokesman and minister defects to APC

BREAKING: Ex-PDP spokesman and minister defects to APC

A former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and one-time minister of state for works Dayo Adeyeye has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to help the party's candidate to rescue Ekiti from Fayose

BREAKING: Ex-PDP spokesman and minister defects to APC
HURIWA demands arrest of Miyetti Allah leaders after Taraba seminary attack

HURIWA demands arrest of Miyetti Allah leaders after Taraba seminary attack

Rights group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has demanded that President Buhari immediately arrest the leaders of the Miyett Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) over incessant killer herders

HURIWA demands arrest of Miyetti Allah leaders after Taraba seminary attack
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