Kess Ewubare

Kess Ewubare

Court orders EFCC to arrest former governor of Enugu state Chimaroke Nnamani

Court orders EFCC to arrest former governor of Enugu state Chimaroke Nnamani

Court orders EFCC to arrest former governor of Enugu state Chimaroke Nnamani
Army needs extra N18bn to battle terrorism, other security challenges - Buratai tells National Assembly

Army needs extra N18bn to battle terrorism, other security challenges - Buratai tells National Assembly

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai has told the National Assembly that the budget for the army needs to be increased by N18.177 billion to enable it effectively fight against terrorism and pipeline vandalism.

Army needs extra N18bn to battle terrorism, other security challenges - Buratai tells National Assembly
Miyetti Allah is not a terrorist organisation - Sultan of Sokoto insists

Miyetti Allah is not a terrorist organisation - Sultan of Sokoto insists

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Mohammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has said the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has no control over any Fulani man. The Sultan said the group was formed over 32 years ago.

Miyetti Allah is not a terrorist organisation - Sultan of Sokoto insists
JAMB reveals date for UTME tests

JAMB reveals date for UTME tests

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Thursday, January 18, directed all tertiary institutions to end their 2017 admission by January 25. The examination body resolved that the academic calendar must be adhered to.

JAMB reveals date for UTME tests
Herdsman lands in trouble for openly grazing cattle in Benue state

Herdsman lands in trouble for openly grazing cattle in Benue state

The police on Thursday, January 18, arraigned a 20 - year-old cattle header, Ibrahim Yau, at a Makurdi court for alleged criminal conspiracy and open grazing. The accused was arrested by members of Benue Vigilance Group.

Herdsman lands in trouble for openly grazing cattle in Benue state
Ogun speaker declares governorship ambition

Ogun speaker declares governorship ambition

The Speaker of Ogun House of Assembly, Suraju Adekunbi, on Wednesday, January 17, announced his intention to contest for governor in 2019. Adekunbi made the disclosure when he met with members of the All Progressives Congress.

Ogun speaker declares governorship ambition
Heaps of dirt takes over parts of Lagos Island (photos, videos)

Heaps of dirt takes over parts of Lagos Island (photos, videos)

A Facebook user has raised concerns over heaps of dirt in parts of Lagos Island. Kyke Davies who shared the photos and videos of the dump site said she encountered the scene beside the Lagos Central Mosque on January 15.

Heaps of dirt takes over parts of Lagos Island (photos, videos)
Buhari’s aide urges herdsmen to adopt modern cattle rearing techniques

Buhari’s aide urges herdsmen to adopt modern cattle rearing techniques

The special adviser to President Buhari on political matters, Babafemi Ojudu, has urged herdsmen to embrace the modern, systematic and technological way of rearing cattle in the country. Ojudu gave the advice on Wednesday.

Buhari’s aide urges herdsmen to adopt modern cattle rearing techniques
Security tight as mammoth crowd storms Unity Fountain to demand El-Zakzaky's release (photos)

Security tight as mammoth crowd storms Unity Fountain to demand El-Zakzaky's release (photos)

There is tight security at the Unity Fountain following a daily sit-out by a group, Concerned Nigerians. Hundreds in the crowd usually members of the IMN are protesting the prolonged detention of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.

Security tight as mammoth crowd storms Unity Fountain to demand El-Zakzaky's release (photos)
Federal High Court orders forfeiture of 12 houses owned by GEJ’s cousin, aides to FG

Federal High Court orders forfeiture of 12 houses owned by GEJ’s cousin, aides to FG

Twelve houses and plots of land owned by a cousin and aides of a former president, Goodluck Jonathan, are to be forfeited to the federal government following an order of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja.

Federal High Court orders forfeiture of 12 houses owned by GEJ’s cousin, aides to FG
Stop fuelling false propaganda in your kinsmen - CAN tells Sanusi

Stop fuelling false propaganda in your kinsmen - CAN tells Sanusi

The claim by the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, that over 800 Fulani people were killed in Taraba state last year has been dismissed as a lie by the Taraba state government and the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).

Stop fuelling false propaganda in your kinsmen - CAN tells Sanusi
Governor Samuel Ortom names those allegedly responsible for Benue attacks

Governor Samuel Ortom names those allegedly responsible for Benue attacks

Governor Samuel Ortom has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately arrest the Miyetti Allah Kautal for their alleged role in killings which occurred in Benue state. Ortom made the statement on Monday, January 15.

Governor Samuel Ortom names those allegedly responsible for Benue attacks
NSCDC uncovers latest fuel supply tactics to Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

NSCDC uncovers latest fuel supply tactics to Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

A fuel supply operation to the Boko Haram group has been smashed by the Borno state command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps. The NSCDC also uncovered the latest tactics of fuel supply the insurgents.

NSCDC uncovers latest fuel supply tactics to Boko Haram insurgents in Borno
Cancel Anambra central senatorial rerun poll - PDP candidate tells Appeal Court

Cancel Anambra central senatorial rerun poll - PDP candidate tells Appeal Court

Okonkwo, the candidate of the PDP in the 2015 Anambra central senatorial election has asked the Court of Appeal to declare the outcome of the pull null and void. He said his right to fair hearing was denied by Justice Tsoho.

Cancel Anambra central senatorial rerun poll - PDP candidate tells Appeal Court
Good news as Nigeria’s inflation rate drops again

Good news as Nigeria’s inflation rate drops again

The inflation rate in Nigeria dropped to 15.37% in December 2017, from 15.90% in November 2017. According to the statistician-general of the federation, Yemi Kale, food prices also dropped to 19.42% from 20.30% and Core to 12.10%.

Good news as Nigeria’s inflation rate drops again
How Nigerians are unknowingly pushing for another civil war - Governor Aregbesola

How Nigerians are unknowingly pushing for another civil war - Governor Aregbesola

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun state has warned that Nigerians perpetuating hate speeches, wickedness and massive killings going on in parts of the country are unknowingly pushing the nation towards another civil war.

How Nigerians are unknowingly pushing for another civil war - Governor Aregbesola
Prevent Nigeria from going into another civil war - CAN tells Buhari

Prevent Nigeria from going into another civil war - CAN tells Buhari

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Taraba state chapter has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, emirs and patrons of Miyetti Allah to rise to the occasion and prevent the country from going into another civil war.

Prevent Nigeria from going into another civil war - CAN tells Buhari
Nigeria ranks second worst electricity supply nation in 2017 (see list)

Nigeria ranks second worst electricity supply nation in 2017 (see list)

Nigeria was ranked as the second worst nation in power supply in the world in a report released by the Spectator Index. Of the 137 listed countries, Yemen ranked as worst electricity supply nation in 2017, followed by Nigeria.

Nigeria ranks second worst electricity supply nation in 2017 (see list)
5 killed as two Islamic sects reportedly clash in Niger state

5 killed as two Islamic sects reportedly clash in Niger state

A reported clash between two Islamic sects in Munya local government area of Niger state has left about five people dead. The fracas between sects was allegedly over the timing for the observance of the Jumat prayers.

5 killed as two Islamic sects reportedly clash in Niger state
EFCC begins fresh moves to freeze funds in 15 bank accounts linked to Patience Jonathan

EFCC begins fresh moves to freeze funds in 15 bank accounts linked to Patience Jonathan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has approached the Federal High Court in Lagos for an application seeking the forfeiture of funds in 15 bank accounts linked to former First Lady, Patience Jonathan.

EFCC begins fresh moves to freeze funds in 15 bank accounts linked to Patience Jonathan
Unseal Peace Corps headquarters - Abuja court orders police

Unseal Peace Corps headquarters - Abuja court orders police

The continuous sealing of the headquarters of Peace Corps of Nigeria by the police as has been declared as an act of illegality by a Federal High Court in Abuja. Justice John Tsoho faulted the continuous siege to the office.

Unseal Peace Corps headquarters - Abuja court orders police
US ambassador summoned by FG over controversial Trump comments

US ambassador summoned by FG over controversial Trump comments

The government has summoned the US Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington to explain remarks made by Donald Trump which referred to African countries as "shitholes", Symington is expected to meet with representatives of the fed

US ambassador summoned by FG over controversial Trump comments
Stop killings across the country - IBB urges FG

Stop killings across the country - IBB urges FG

Former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida, has warned against further blood-letting across the country. He gave the warning in reaction to killings of 73 persons in Benue state by suspected herdsmen.

Stop killings across the country - IBB urges FG
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