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Rivers Assembly summons Sen Ita-Giwa over diversion of IDPS relief materials

By Asare Asare Former presidential adviser on National Assembly matters to ex-President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa has been summoned by the Cross River State House of Assembly over allegation of diversion of relief materials meant for Bakassi internally

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Former Chief Press Secretary to ex-Kogi Speaker kidnapped, ransom demanded

Former chief press secretary to a one time Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly, David Ehimoni , has been kidnapped by some gunmen. According to a source , Mr Ehimoni was abducted on his way to Ikare in Ondo

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Eid-El-Fitri: Senate goes on 3 weeks recess

The Nigerian Senate, on Thursday, adjourned plenary for 3 weeks, to commemorate the 2nd anniversary of the 8th Assembly and Eid-El-Fitri festival. Recall that, both chambers of the 8th National Assembly marked the 2nd anniversary on Friday, 9th June 2017, where past

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Fulani are threatening me – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Wednesday said that he had received messages from Fulani threatening him over the anti-open grazing law recently enacted by his administration. Ortom stated this when he addressed members of National Council of Tiv

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Students give El-Rufai 3 weeks to reopen Kaduna schools

Irked by their prolonged stay at home, students of tertiary institutions in Southern Kaduna have challenged Governor Nasir el-Rufai to reopen their schools in three weeks or face their wrath. They handed out the warning in Kaduna in a press

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It was difficult paying salaries when Buhari assumed office – Amaechi

Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday said it was difficult for the Muhammadu Buhari administration to pay salaries when it took over government. Amaechi, who spoke at an annual lecture organised by CKN News, said the rot the

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Fashola asks FG to extend ‘whistle-blowing’ policy to power sector

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has called on the Federal Government to extend its ‘whistleblowing’ policy to the power sector to curb energy theft. Fashola made the appeal in Enugu at the 16th Power sector monthly

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Denrele Edun is a year older

Born Adenrele Oluwafemi Edun, June 13, 1983, Denrele is a TV presenter and actor. Born in Hamburg, Germany, to a Yoruba father and an Indian/Mauritius mother. Denrele grew up in Germany and came to Nigeria when he was five where he attended St Gregory’s College, Ikoyi and the University of

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‘Igbo Quit Notice’: Another civil war looming?

A coalition of Northern groups has given all Igbo residents in the 19 states of the north a three-month ultimatum to quit or be forced out of the region after the expiration of the October 1, 2017 deadline. AljzirahNigeria looks at the

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Abundance about to replace recession: Osinbajo

REMARKS BY AG. PRESIDENT YEMI OSINBAJO, SAN,  AT THE SIGNING OF THE 2017 APPROPRIATION BILL INTO LAW ON MONDAY 12TH JUNE 2017 AT THE PRESIDENTIAL VILLA, ABUJA. A few minutes ago, I signed the 2017 Appropriations Bill into law.  This

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