Category Archives: National

Nigeria records 8,000 whistleblower tips in one year

No fewer than 8,000 whistleblowers were recorded by the Federal Government in the last one year, the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), has said.

8,000 whistle blowers recorded in one year

No fewer than 8,000 whistle blowers were recorded by the Federal Government in the last one year, the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), has

Rowdy session as Reps push for Buhari’s impeachment

The House of Representatives was in a rowdy session yesterday following calls by some lawmakers for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari over the unauthorised

FG plans 70m digital data base growth by 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja, disclosed plans to grow the country’s digital database to 70 million in 2019. He made the disclosure at a

PFN tasks Buhari on insecurity, Leah Sharibu’s release

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has described as worrisome the incessant killings by herdsmen and armed gangs in parts of the federation. Its National

CBN ex-deputy governor, Kingsley Moghalu, urges FG to tackle poverty, unemployment

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Kingsley Moghalu, yesterday urged the Federal Government to tackle growing poverty and unemployment in

Government moves to regulate international grants to CSO, others

The Federal Government has disclosed plans to regulate the inflow of international grants to the country. Deputy Director, Ministry of Budget and National Planning, Simon

Dino Melaye hospitalised after failed attempt by police to take him to Lokoja

Senator Dino Melaye was yesterday hospitalised after a failed attempt by the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) to take him to Lokoja, the Kogi State capital.

Onnoghen meets Buhari, absolves judiciary of delay in justice system

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen has absolved the judiciary of blame for alleged delay in the country’s justice system.  Onnoghen made the

President Buhari meets APC Governors in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed door with governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress(APC) at the Presidential villa,

President Buhari meets APC Governors in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed door with governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress(APC) at the Presidential villa,

Senate Invasion: Dogara warns against formation of support groups in NASS

Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has warned lawmakers against forming support groups in the parliament for public officers, describing it as violation

How Dino Melaye escaped from police custody

The Nigerian Police has explained the circumstances that led to Tuesday's escape of Senator Dino Melaye while being taken to Lokoja, Kogi State, for the

NASS invasion: Reps to partner Senate to investigate incident

The House of Representatives on Tuesday resolved to form a committee with the Senate to investigate the invasion of the upper chamber on April 18

Herdsmen/farmers crisis: ECOWAS set to review regulations

ECOWAS member states are set to review regional regulations on transhumance to curb herdsmen and farmers’ crisis in the region. The ECOWAS Commissioner for Agriculture,

Eighteen killed in Benue church by suspected herdsmen

Two priests were among at least 18 people killed in a dawn attack on a church in central Nigeria, police said on Tuesday.

Police foil suicide bomb attack in Bama

The police in Borno said they had foiled a suicide bomb attack, coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents in Bama town area of the state. Mr

Police foil suicide bomb attack in Bama

The police in Borno said they had foiled a suicide bomb attack, coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents in Bama town area of the state. Mr

Switzerland returned $322.5m Abacha loot with interest, says Envoy

Switzerland said it has returned all the money kept in the country by late Nigeria’s Head of State Gen. Sani Abacha, with 1.5 million dollars

Dino Melaye to surrender self to police

Senator Dino Melaye (APC-Kogi West) has said he will make himself available to the Nigerian Police almost a month after he was declared wanted. Melaye