Man Drags Father In-Law To Court, Demands Wife’s Return

A 35-year-old man, Haruna Ali on Tuesday, sued his father-in-law, Adamu Mai-Takaima at a sharia court ll sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, over the alleged abduction of his wife. The complainant told the court that his wife, Hadiza Haruna, had

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Dalung Applauds Para-Powerlifters, Quadri, Deaf Eagles

By Joel Ajayi Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has described the Nigeria Powerlifting athletes as “dependable ambassadors” following their heroics at the World Para-Powerlifting Africa Championship. Dalung said the return of the medals of the 13 athletes

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INEC Extends PVC Registration By Two Weeks

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said it had extended the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise by two weeks. Also, the electoral body said it had approved the registration of 23 new political parties ahead of the 2019

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Rule Of Law: Lawyer Petitions Osinbajo, Wants IGP Idris Punished

A human rights lawyer based in Abuja, Barrister Ahmed Ajibola Jimoh, has in a petition, urged Acting President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) to compel the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, to unseal the corporate head office of Peace Corps of

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Police Rename SARS ‘Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad’ (FSARS) In Response To Osinbajo’s Order

The Nigeria Police Force acting, in tune to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo’s order, has immediately ordered the re-ordering of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). After months of agitation by the Nigerian people over the extra-judicial and high-headedness of personnel of

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Alleged Forgery: CSO Issues ICPC 7-Days Notice To Investigate, Publish Adeosun’s NYSC Certificate

Citizens Advocacy for Social and Economic Right (CASER), a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) has issued a seven days notice to investigate and publish the allegation of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate forgery on Kemi Adeosun, the finance minister. The

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Dankwambo: Why I Visited Obasanjo

The Governor of Gombe State and presidential aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ibrahim Dankwambo, said he paid a visit on Tuesday to former President Olusegun Obasanjo like a son to his father. Mr Dankwambo served

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Buhari Promises To Give Two Million Nigerians Free Loans

In a bid to reduce unemployment level in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday promised two million (2m) Nigerians collateral free loans to start up a business. Recall that one of the campaign promises of Buhari in 2015 was

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U.S. Embassy Closes Abuja Consular Section

“Scheduled visa and ACS applicants for Abuja will be contacted for rescheduling.” The United State’s Embassy has temporarily closed its consular section in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja. A notice by the U.S. embassy on Tuesday said until further notice, all

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Cultism: 30 Policemen Killed In One Month, Says A’Ibom CP

No fewer than 30 police officers sacrificed their lives in the service of their fatherland in the last one month in Nigeria. The Commissioner of Police in Akwa-Ibom, CP Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, made the disclosure on Tuesday at Eket Security Summit

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