NSCDC Reccomends Officer for Dismissal over Looting

Illiya Ibrahim, a Corps Assistant with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Gwawalada Division, has been nabbed and dismissed from service. He was accused of conniving with hoodlums in looting Covid-19 palliatives stashed…


FG to Regulate Social Media in Nigeria

Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture has stated that there is an urgency to regulate social media in order to checkmate fake news. The Minister told the House Committee on Information, National Ethics,…


World Exchanges Set to Review Nigeria’s Economy

Nandini Sukumar, the Chief Executive Officer of World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), with Adena Friedman, his NASDAQ Exchange’s compeer, has confirmed their participation in reviewing the role of the Nigerian financial market towards economic development….


US Election: Early Votes Total 69.9M

The United States Election Project revealed on Tuesday that early votes in the 2020 U.S. presidential election hit 69.6 million. This surpasses half of the total 137 million ballots recorded in the 2016 presidential election….


President Buhari Retains Mahmood as INEC Chairman

Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has been reappointed by President Muhammadu Buhari for another five-year term. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, made this…


The Nigeria Police Appoints Okuwobi as PRO of Trust Fund

The Nigeria Police Force has appointed CSP Okuwobi Oluseyi Olabisi as the Public Relations Officer (PRO) to the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (NPTF). Suleiman Abba, the Chairman, NPTF Board of Trustees, disclosed this in a…


NNPC Completes Nigeria’s Longest Gas Pipeline

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has completed the construction of Escravos-Lagos pipeline phase 2 (36’x342km). There will be the immediate transmission of gas to power stations in the country. Zakhlem Construction Nigeria Limited assigned…



One Dead in Lagos Gas Tanker Accident

A tanker accident occurred in the Fadeyo Area of Lagos in the early hours today. The Lagos State Emergency Agency informed the media that the accident crushed Sanusi Moruff, a 28-year-old man. LASEMA noted in…



Nigeria Police Take Action Against Looters Nationwide

The Nigeria Police has taken action based on the directive of the Presidency that it would not tolerate the looting and arson that is fast becoming commonplace across the country. While some of the states…


District Head, Others Abducted in Zamfara State

The district head of Lingyado and four other residents of Maru Local Government Area in Zamfara state have been abducted. Supretendent Muhammed Shehu, the Police spokesperson in the state disclosed this on Sunday. The suspected…


229 Hoodlums to Face Prosecution for Vandalism in Lagos

The Nigeria Police Force in Lagos has arrested 229 suspected hoodlum in relation to the recent looting, assault, arson, murder, and malicious damage to a resident of the state before and after Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the…



Bola Tinubu Responds to #ENDSARS Crisis

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, chieftain of the ‘All Progressive Congress’ recently released an article which engaged all the issues on the #EndSARS Protests. The article titled, ‘The #EndSARS Protests: A Fundamental Lesson in Democratic Governance’,…


COVID19: A Second Wave in Europe

The second wave of Covid-19 infections is sweeping across Europe. There has been an abrupt rise in confirmed cases of infections and deaths since late August in United Kingdom, France, Spain, Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Poland,…


Human Rights in Idlib

Michael Chiedoziem Chukwudera What is The Fate Of Russia’s Putin and Syria’s Assad After The Human Right Watch Report On Their War Crimes in Idlib The human rights News Watch released recently a report, examining…


Terrorism in Africa: Owning The Prevention Agenda

Moses Amadi One of the most significant problems in Africa today is the issue of conflict resolution and insecurity. This was referred to as ‘Silencing the Guns’ on the continent which ties in well with…


Nigeria’s Tunde Ahonsi Now UN Rep

Babatunde Ahonsi, the newly appointed United Nations Resident Coordinator to Sierra Leone, presented his UN letter of appointment to Dr Julius Maada Bio, the President of Sierra Leone. Ahonsi was recently appointed by Mr Antonio…


Looting: A bad image for Nigeria

Attracting foreign investment, is said to be extensively anchored on the attractiveness and conduciveness of the recipient’s domestic environment. Right from the 1980s, the Nigerian economy was characterised by a gross industrial decline, political instability,…