3 ARRESTED FOR IMPERSONATING INEC WORKERS, SEE PIX

Three persons have been arrested by police impersonating officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ). Kaiyewu Folahan, Akintunde Ibukun and Azeez Kazeem were arrested in Somolu Lagos.…

254MIL CARS BRIBE: SENATOR BASSEY KNOWS FATE FEBRUARY 20

An Ikeja Special Offences Court has fixed February 20 for ruling on whether the court has jurisdiction to try a suit involving alleged N254 million bribe filed by the Economic…

2019 ELECTION WOULD DECIDE NIGERIA’S FUTURE- US GOVT

THE forthcoming elections will define the future of the country, United States (U.S.) Ambassador to Nigeria Stuart Symington has said. Symington urged stakeholders to promote credible and peaceful elections and…

FATHER CONSUMED BY VIOLENCE HE ABHORRED SAYS BADEH’S SON

SENIOR serving and retired military officers yesterday converged on the Nigerian Air Force Base’s Protestant Church and the National Military Cemetary in Abuja. The gathering was to pay their last…

SUPREME COURT REFUSES TO HEAR 14 PRE-ELECTION CASES

THE Supreme Court yesterday declined to hear about 14 pre-election appeals on the grounds that they were caught by the amendment to Section 285 of the Constitution (aka 4th Alteration…

MINIMUM WAGE: TUC SHIFTS BATTLE TO NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

As Nigerians continue to react to the new national minimum wage of N27,000 approved by the National Council of State on Tuesday, the organised Labour yesterday said the next phase…

APC ENRAGED OVER PDP’S 388MIL.NAIRA US LOBBY DEAL

The  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is spending about $1,080,000 (about N388million) on its ongoing lobbying in the United States, The Nation has learnt. The party is also polishing its image in the United Arab Emirates…

NRC FIXES DATE TO TEST-RUN LAGOS -ABEIKUTA TRAIN

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says, it will test run the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line early February. Mr Fidet Okhiria, the NRC Managing Director, who disclosed this on Wednesday at…

SGF, PLATEAU, ADAMAWA GOVERNORS BID ALEX BADEH FAREWELL

Secretary Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, the governor of Plateau state, Simon Bako Lalong, and the governor of Adamawa state, Bindo Jibrilla, all bid their farewell to late…

EL ZAKZAKY MOVEMENT HOLDS RALLY IN ABUJA, SEE PICS

Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria held a peaceful rally in commemoration of the third anniversary of their encounter with the Nigeria Army in Zaria, Kaduna State, during which some…

WHY FAYEMI AND OSINBAJO SHUNNED EKITI MARKET FOR SHARING OF TRADERMONI

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ekiti State has described as laughable, the decision of the State Governor, Kayode Fayemi to take Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo to the State Pavilion…

COURT SACKS ONDO LAWMAKER AS PDP REPS CANDIDATE

A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital on Tuesday sacked a federal lawmaker, Hon. Bode Ayorinde as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for…

SEE THE NEW CHARGE POLICE ARRAIGNED DINO MELAIYE FOR TODAY

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Abuja The Police on Tuesday arraigned the Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, on a nine-count charge bordering on obstruction and resistant to lawful arrest. He was arraigned…

IF APC LEADERS’ RECORDS ARE EXAMINED, THEY WOULD THROWN INTO HELL – OBASANJO

Samson Folarin  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress will be thrown into hell fire if their records are examined. Obasanjo spoke in…

FAYEMI SACKS EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY VC, HEADS OF OTHER TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State on Tuesday approved the sack of the Vice Chancellor of the Ekiti State University, Professor Sam Oye-Bandele. Fayemi approved the sack in his capacity as…

OBASANJO LISTS REASONS ATIKU IS BETTER THAN BUHARI

Obasanjo throws his support once again to Atiku. This time around he listed reasons why Atiku will be better than President Mohammadu Buhari as a president. Obasanjo said, that Atiku…

ABUJA COURT DISCHARGES MAN WHO STOLE HIS OWN CAR

Court gavel A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Tuesday discharged one Shehu Adamu, docked for stealing his own car from the police station. Adamu, who resides at Utako…

NLC REJECTS 27,000 ADOPTED BY COUNCIL OF STATE

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has rejected the N27,000 new National Minimum Wage adopted by the National Council of States on Tuesday. Ayuba Wabba, NLC President Dr Peter Ozo-Eson, the…

MAN ARRESTED OVER SERIAL ANAL SEX WITH 17-YR OLD IN LAGOS

The Gender Section of Lagos State Police Command has begun investigation into a case of sodomy involving a 28-year-old man and his 17-year-old victim. The Commissioner of Police in Lagos…

GOV ORTOM SUSPENDS 6 APC LG LOCAL GOVT CHAIRMEN

Benue State House of Assembly, yesterday, approved Governor Samuel Ortom’s request to suspend 6 chairmen, chairmen of local government councils, all belonging to the All Progressives Congress (APC), for three…