Standing Order; Senate forgery allegation raises issue of criminality – IG

Standing Order; Senate forgery allegation raises issue of criminality – IG

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, has defended police investigation into the alleged forgery of the Senate Standing Orders 2015. The police boss defended his action in a preliminary objection opposing a suit filed by the Enugu East senator in the National Assembly, Mr. Gilbert Nnaji, asking the Federal High Court in Abuja to […]

Why i supported Dogara over Gbajabiamila – Tambuwal

Why i supported Dogara over Gbajabiamila – Tambuwal

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state and former speaker of the federal house of representatives, says the emergence of Yakubu Dogara as his successor was based on merit. He Dogara as “a detribalised and committed Nigerian”, saying he decided to support him over Femi Gbajabiamila  – who he admitted was his close ally – because of […]

Why i slashed my girlfriend’s throat after three rounds of sex -Suspect

CALABAR – A THIRTY year old man, Richard Effiok from Akpabuyo local Government Area of Cross River State has narrated how he slashed the throat of his twenty- three year-old girl friend, Bassey Udoh, from Akwa Ibom State after a sex romp. Richard in an interview with Vanguard on Monday at the Cross River State […]

River State: APC is not involved in the current breakdown of law and order

River State: APC is not involved in the current breakdown of law and order

By Nwaorgu Faustinus The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC says its attention has been drawn to a press release by Governor Nyesom Wike, signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Opunabo Inko-Tariah claiming that the present breakdown of law and order in Port Harcourt and environs is caused by […]

Army to punish soldiers for torturing naked robber

Army to punish soldiers for torturing naked robber

The authorities of the Nigerian Army have apprehended some soldiers who were photographed torturing a suspected armed robber at Mararaba, Nasarawa State, near Abuja. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, said in an electronic mail on Monday that the Army would ensure that the soldiers involved were punished. He said the photograph […]

APC appropriating Jonathan’s achievement, taking glory for them – PDP

APC appropriating Jonathan’s achievement, taking glory for them – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the All Progressives Congress (APC) is appropriating the achievements of the Goodluck Jonathan administration and taking glory for them. The party stated that instead of taking the glory for its achievements, “the APC and President Muhammadu Buhari should make haste and activate the various economic outlets which have been stagnated as […]

WAEC releases SSCE, withholds 118,101 candidates’ results

WAEC releases SSCE, withholds 118,101 candidates’ results

The West African School Certificate has released the May/June 2015 Senior School Certificate Examination results, withholding 118,101 candidates’ results out of the 1.5 million students that sat the examination. WAEC Head of National Office, Mr. Charles Eguridu, announced this in Lagos at a press conference on Monday. Eguridu added that the states owing WAEC had […]

Corruption: Buhari orders MDAs to operate Treasury Single Account

Corruption: Buhari orders MDAs to operate Treasury Single Account

ABUJA—To ensure transparency and accountability in the operations of public accounts,  Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Ministries, Departments or Agencies, MDAs, under the Federal Government to run a Treasury Single Account, TSA, which will be domiciled at the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. Also affected by the directive were Foreign Missions,Teaching Hospitals, Medical Centres, Federal […]

Video: Al Jazeera challenged Sir Paul Collier over claims that “Nigerian immigrants to other societies tend to be untrusting and opportunistic”

On Friday’s episode of Head to Head on Al Jazeera English, Professor Sir Paul Collier, former head of development research at the World Bank, was challenged over his statement in his book Exodus: How Migration is Changing our World that “Nigerian immigrants to other societies tend to be untrusting and opportunistic.” Appealing to the many […]

Saraki denies UK passport in circulation

Saraki denies UK passport in circulation

Senate President Bukola Saraki says a copy of his UK passport doing the round on the internet is “forged”. In a statement issued on Sunday, Bamikole Omishore, his special assistant on new media, said Saraki has instructed his solicitors to write to the UK Home Office for an immediate investigation “into this act of criminality”. “There […]