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Former presidential spokeman, Reuben Abati, Bala Mohammed arrested

A former presidential spokesperson, Reuben Abati, has been arrested. Aljazirahnews also learnt that former Federal Capital Territory minister was also picked up by security operatives. Mr. Abati, who was spokesperson to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan was arrested on Monday and is

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Five confirmed dead in plane crash

French Defence Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, on Monday said an aircraft had crashed at Malta International Airport, killing all five French people on board. “The plane crash caused the death of three French defence ministry officials and two private contractors,”

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MTV Awards: Yemi Alade emerges Africa best female singer

Nigerian Afro-pop star, Yemi Alade,  has emerged the ‘Best Female Artist’ of the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) for the second consecutive year. Alade edged out other nominees, including her Nigerian counterpart, Tiwa Sawage, to win the trophy at the 2016

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Experts urge FG to raise funds from capital market for long-term projects

Two capital market operators on Monday urged the Federal Government to finance the country’s infrastructure projects through the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) to boost the economy. They told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the government should

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Kebbi govt to build 2,000 houses – Commissioner

The Kebbi State Government on Monday promised to build 2,000 houses in order to ease accommodation challenges confronting residents of the state. The State Commissioner for Lands and Housing, Alhaji Abubakar Ladan, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in

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New Policy: NJC bars judges from accepting gifts but introduces a pall of secrecy

The nation’s judiciary is under intense scrutiny at the moment as allegations of corruption swirl among its ranks. In the midst of it all, the National Judicial Council (NJC) has released a new National Judicial Policy to be launched today

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Panic as death scare hits communication minister’s camp

[views] Three aides involved in auto accidents in 2 months Sources claim accidents have a ‘spiritual connection’ Despite anxiety, Shittu nurtures governorship election amidst recession and unpaid aides’ salaries By Desmond Julius, Abuja There is serious panic in the Office

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Recession hits Dangote Group as it reportedly sacks 48 workers

Economic recession has hit Dangote Group as it has reportedly sacked 48 of its workers. Inside sources claim 36 expatriates and 12 local staff serving in Dangote Cement Plc and Dangote Industries Limited were relieved of their jobs last week

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EDITORIAL- Women belong NOT just to the kitchen, living room and ‘the other room’

[views] The news media, and social media walls are suffused with the controversy over the recent public verbal feud between Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, and her husband, President Buhari. Aisha recently took her case to the world, when she

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Nigeria Police recover 19 cars, SUVs from ex-IGP Arase

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered an investigation into the purchase and distribution of vehicles by his predecessors. It was gathered that the probe was informed by the discovery that retiring officers, including former  IGs and Deputy Inspectors-General

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