Mama Taraba keeps mum over Atiku’s exit, meets Buhari

A loyalist of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, who is also the Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, today declined comment on Atiku’s defection from the All Progressives Congress. According to DailyTrust, the minister met with Buhari after she, alongside

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El-Rufai sacks 4,042 workers to ‘restructure’ Kaduna public service

According to Alhaji Jafaru Sani, the Kaduna State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, the state government has sacked 4,042 local government staff in the state’s 23 LGAs. 3,159 sacked staff had put in 10 years and were retired

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Buhari, Tinubu jets to Abidjan for EU-AU summit (Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari and Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) have departed Abuja for the European Union-African Union (EU-AU) summit in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar; Bauchi governor, and Udom Emmanuel, Akwa Ibom governor, are also

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Saraki: Anti-graft agencies looting recovered funds, properties

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has alleged that proceeds of corruption recovered by the Federal Government are being looted by anti-corruption agencies. He said it was the reason some countries lacked confidence in Nigeria, concerning the management of assets recovered from

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31 migrants eaten by sharks after boat mishap in Libya

Sharks attacked migrants who fell from overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean, it is claimed. The Libyan Navy said 31 people were dead and another 40 missing when it arrived at the scene of two upturned boats that were headed for

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Marry a Kenyan and get permanent residency, Kenyatta tells Africans

President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Tuesday that any African can get a visa on arrival in Kenya, and will be free to settle in the country if they marry a Kenyan, removing restrictions on some nations. Kenyatta was on Tuesday

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Chris Brown reacts to the slave trade in Libya

By Amin Isah, Abuja American Singer, Chris Brown, has lamented on the slave trade currently going on in Libya. Libya has recently been brought to the fore, mostly on social media, following claims of slave trade, alleged killings of migrants

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CAF Player of the year: Moses makes 11-man list

Nigeria defender William Troost-Ekong has been dropped from the new 11-man shortlist for the 2017 African Player of the Year as compatriot and Chelsea of England star,Victor Moses, is still in the race to clinch the award. Bursaspor’s Troost-Ekong and

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Abaribe: 2018 budget already dead on arrival

Enyinnaya Abaribe, senator representing Abia south, says the 2018 budget is “totally fictitious”. Abaribe said this at the commencement of the debate on budget at the upper legislative chamber on Tuesday. The senator said the proposed N8.6 trillion appropriation bill

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Nigeria Prisons Service dismisses eight officials (FULL DETAILS)

The Nigeria Prisons Service, NPS, has dismissed eight officials for various offences. The NPS named the dismissed officials as Thomas Jatau, Mottallem J., Mohammed JIbril, Saleh Dan’Azare, Umar Gusau, Mohammed Ja’Oji, Saidu Gusau, and Maji Maku. The officials, according to

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