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Air Peace Crash Lands At MMA

Tragedy was averted on Tuesday as Air Peace airline crash landed at the local wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. The airline was said to have crash landed on the runway, but no life was lost. The aircraft was said to be coming from Port Harcourt, Rivers State when it...

Buhari Sends List Of Ministerial Nominees To The Senate -Amaechi, Onu Return -Akpabio, Aregbesola, Sylva, Akume In As Buhari’s New Ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally sent his list of ministerial nominees to the senate. Unlike during his first term when he appointed only 36 ministers; one per state; he has decided to also appoint one per geo-political zone, bringing the total to 42. The list was sent to the senate on Monday evening via executive communication...

Why Zakyzakky Cannot Be Released Now – Presidency

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, has said on Channels TV that the Federal Government refused to obey Justice Gabriel Kolawole’s order on the release of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem el-Zakzakky, because it had appealed the ruling. Adesina disclosed this during an interview on Channels Television’s Sunrise...

Pressure Mounts On Buhari To Fire Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has been asked to sack Service Chiefs over insecurity and banditry in Nigeria. This call was made on Monday in Lagos by the National President of the Committee for Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), Comrade Gbenga Soloki in a press statement he signed. The body stressed that the rate of killing and kidnapping across...

Why The North Is Tolerating Buhari’s ‘Bad Governance’– Shehu Sani

A former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani, has said that northerners are tolerating President Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘bad governance’ because he is from the region. Sani, who represented Kaduna Central at the Senate in the 8th National Assembly, stated this when he spoke as a guest speaker at a conference held to prepare emerging leaders in Kaduna on Monday.

Ondo Orders Police To Fish Out Herdsmen Parading As Vigilante

Reactions have been trailing some pictures, posted by a legal practitioner, Mr. Kayode Ajulo, which went viral, about some suspected Fulani herdsmen mounting roadblock in Ondo State. The state government, however, claimed to be unaware of the development. Apart from the pictures, Ajulo posted some texts which read “They (herdsmen) are...

Why There Is Delay In Minimum Wage Implementation – Head Of Service

The Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Monday attributed the delay in the full implementation of the new National Minimum Wage to the unrealistic demands by labour unions. Oyo-Ita, who made this known on Monday in Abuja at a two-day retreat for top management staff of her office, however, said negotiations were on between...

Channels TV Reporter, Precious Owolabi Shot During Shi’ites Protest Is Dead -We Hold FG Responsible For Channels TV Reporter’s Death – NUJ

The Channels TV reporter, identified as Precious Owolabi who was shot during today’s protests by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria in Abuja is dead. The deceased, Owolabi, was a youth corps member serving in the Abuja station of Channels TV. He was aged 23. His death was a reminiscent of the first...

Absence Of Polling Units Result, Not Igini, Nullified Akpabio’s ‘Votes’ – INEC Roars

The Returning Officer for Essien Udim in the 2019 National Assembly Elections, Dr. William Olosunde has dispelled the news purportedly credited to him, that the Akwa Ibom State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mike Igini asked him to cancel votes scored by Senator Godswill Akpabio of the APC in the last national assembly elections. Dr. Olosunde, while testifying on Monday at the...

No More Amnesty For Criminals … As Oil Landlords Insist On Imo Producing Next NDDC MD

Deputy Governor of Imo State, Gerald Irona says the state Government will not grant amnesty to any criminal in the state. The Deputy Governor gave the warning while addressing stakeholders of Ohaji/Egbema/Oguta during a stakeholders meeting at Oguta Civic Centre, Sunday. He further warned that criminals granted amnesty by the last administration are on the...