Dino Melaye escapes assassination attempt as thugs attack him in Kogi

The senator representing Kogi West escaped another assassination attempt at the Kabba Day celebration, just as unknown thugs pelted him with stones and other dangerous objects, PUNCH reports. The governor, Yahaya Bello, who was billed to attend the event made

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Nigerian Air Force bombs gathering of Boko Haram fighters

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, said the air component of “Operation Ruwan Wuta II” hit a “mass gathering” of Boko Haram terrorists in their hideout at Sambisa forest area of Borno State. The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF,

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Nigerians weep as MMM crashes again

Ponzi scheme MMM has officially announced a “RESTART” of the system, leaving many Nigerian participants wailing with thousands and millions of Naira trapped in the scheme. In a message posted on the home page of participants Saturday morning, the scheme

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Press release on the evacuation of Ekwueme by FG is unnecessary, unprofessional, Okupe blasts FG

Doyin Okupe, former senior special assistant to ex-President Jonathan on public affairs, has taken an exception to the decision of the presidency to announce the assistance rendered to Alex Ekwueme, former vice-president. On Friday, President Muhammadu Buhari approved immediate overseas

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Soyinka returning to Trump’s America after tearing green card

Wole Soyinka is going back to America, less than a year after he tore his green card following the emergence of President Donald Trump. He will be delivering the Richard D. Cohen Lectures at Harvard University Centre for African Studies

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Ex-militants thank Buhari for prompt payment of tuition fees, allowances

Students sponsored by the Office of the Presidential Amnesty Programme in the United States have commended the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari for sustaining the Amnesty Programme and the peace in the Niger-Delta region. A statement by Jimmy Iwezu, leader

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Ganduje signs 2017 supplementary budget, Kano State Health Trust Fund law

Kano State governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has signed the 2017 supplementary budget  of N22, 377, 874, 716 into law. Speaking during the signing of the bill at Aminu Kano House in Abuja, Ganduje restated his commitment to achieving  a  balanced budget through the

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LG election: Akwa Ibom gov sues for peace

The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has urged residents to remain calm and strive towards maintaining peace and order ahead of the December 2, 2017, local government elections in the state. Emmanuel, who made the call during

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Ogun, Imo, Kano lead in appointments, says Presidency

Ogun, the home state of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, leads the remaining 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja in appointments of Chief Executive Officers of federal agencies so far made by the Federal Government. This fact was contained in

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My husband criticises me when I don’t kiss well in movies –Bukky Arugba

Ever since her stellar performance in the movie, ‘Arugba,’ directed by legendary film maker, Tunde Kilani, ten years ago, actress Bukky Awoyemi, popularly known as Bukky Arugba, remained Nigerians’ sweetheart on the silver screen until 2014 when she encountered her

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