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Buhari must justify appointments, projects – CACOL

The Executive Chairman of the Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, Debo Adeniran, has urged people not to be quick in criticising President Muhammadu Buhari on the perceived nepotism in appointments and projects allocations carried out by his administration. The

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Alaafin picks Gani Adams as new Aare Ona Kakanfo

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, on Sunday declared the National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress, Gani Adams, as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland. The position was held last by the late MKO Abiola, who died in the

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Death toll from Somalia bomb attacks rises to 300 – Official

Authorities on Monday confirmed that 300 people died in twin bomb explosions in Mogadishu, as locals packed hospitals in search of friends and relatives caught up in Somalia’s deadliest attack in a decade. Abdikadir Abdirahman, director city ambulance service, told

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EU ministers approve new sanctions on North Korea

The EU imposed fresh sanctions on North Korea on Monday as part of international efforts to punish the pariah regime for its nuclear and ballistic weapons programmes. Foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg signed off a new package of measures including

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Court adjourns Sen. Misau’s arraignment until Thursday

The Federal Capital Territory High Court in Maitama on Monday adjourned until Thursday the arraignment of the Senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Isah Misau, who was charged by the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation with making injurious

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Kachikwu’s Abuja house catches fire

The private residence of Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, caught fire on Sunday evening. The house is located in Asokoro, Abuja. The fire started in his bedroom as a result of a suspected electrical fault to the

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EDITORIAL: Our position on Senator Misau and IGP altercation

The rift between the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isah Hamma Misau (APC, Bauchi) and the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has sent tongues wagging among the citizenry on the veracity or otherwise of the profuse

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Lawmaker decries bad state of Lagos-Abeokuta highway

A member of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Hon Aina Akinpelu, has decried the deplorable state of the ever-busy Lagos-Abeokuta expressway and appealed to the Federal Government through the Ogun State Government for urgent repairs. Aina representing Ado-Odo/Ota 1

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State House clinic: Perm Sec blames non-release of funds for poor condition

Following the well-publicised poor condition of the State House Medical Centre (SHMC), State House Permanent Secretary, Jalal Arabi, has blamed the situation on the non-release of allocated funds by the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Budget and National Planning.

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Fresh crisis in Plateau, 20 houses razed, 8 arrested

No fewer than 20 houses were burnt, following a fresh outbreak of crisis between residents of Irigwe community and herdsmen in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. Men of the Operation Safe Haven in charge of security in the

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