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EDITORIAL: Applauding INEC, security agencies, electorate on the peaceful conclusion of Anambra poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Governor Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as the winner of the November 18, 2017, governorship election in Anambra state. According to INEC, Obiano defeated two major opponents, Tony Nwoye of the All

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Outrage as FCT Minister impose ‘radio permit’ tax on motorists

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja A new move by the Minister of the federal capital territory to shore up its declining revenue through the collection of radio license fees from vehicles and business owners has been roundly criticized by many residents. In 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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40 years old, 20 years experience in banking…meet Aishah Ahmad, new CBN deputy governor

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Aishah Ahmad as the new deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), subject to confirmation by the Senate. In a letter to the Senate, the president

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AljazirahNigeria writes UNIMAID, ABU, over alleged fake university certificate of EFCC boss, Magu

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja AljazirahNigeria has written a letter of clarification to the University of Hong Kong, University of Maiduguri, and Ahmadu Bello university seeking clarification for the academic qualifications obtained by EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu. Magu  gave lawmakers a rundown

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AljazirahNigeria reveals damaging report on Boko Haram, IPOB, Shiites movement

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja AljazirahNigeria has revealed damaging report on the activities of secessionist groups in Nigeria. This investigative report took AljazirahNigeria eight months to complete. It is a 240-page independent report of Boko Haram, IPOB, and Shiites. The aim

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Car stereo, battery theft on the rise in Nigeria: AljazirahNigeria Editor falls victim

By Gaaden Puun, Abuja Many car owners, especially in Abuja have been victims of car battery theft and this may be due to lack of garages and organized parking spaces with efficient security. The trend in Abuja suburbs is changing

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Court orders seizure of Diezani’s Banana Island house, funds

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the temporary forfeiture of a property at Banana Island, Lagos bought for $37.5m in 2013 by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. The property, designated as Building 3,

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Is Nigeria on the brink of another civil war?- By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

Nigeria, meanwhile, must go back 50 years to draw its own lessons: wars build from agitations like this. If the South-Easterners don’t want to stay, let them go. Fragmentation is a million times better than the devastation of war. On

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London doctor certify Buhari fit, set to return

By Yemi Esho There are clear indications that ailing President Muhammadu Buhari may return to the country any moment from now, AljazirahNigeria investigation reveals. AljazirahNigeria reliably gathered that the president may have been certified fit by medical experts who have

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