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Lai Mohammed N3.5m feeding claim an insult on El-Zakzaky, says Shiites

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) said it considers the statement made by information minister Lai Mohammed, that the government spends about N3.5 million on a monthly basis to feed its leader Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky as an insult. Mohammed had in a video said the cost of feeding Shiite leader runs over three million Naira […] …

Nigeria has taken 10 steps backwards – Senator Abaribe

Nigerian Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, on Wednesday, said Nigeria has taken one step forward and 10 steps backwards during plenary. The senator representing the Abia-South Senatorial District of Abia State decried the critical state of pipe-borne water in the country. “It is only in Abuja that one can find pipe-borne water. It’s a disgrace to Nigeria. […] …

Four House of Reps members defect from APC

Four members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the House of Representatives, who failed to win renomination to contest in 2019, have announced their defection from the party. The House of Representatives speaker, Yakubu Dogara announced the defections on the floor of the House in Abuja on Tuesday. In separate letters, the lawmakers […] …

I will continue to hold Jonathan in high esteem – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa on Thursday, while hosting members of Kannywood, said he holds former President Goodluck Jonathan in high esteem for peacefully accepting defeat in 2015 presidential election. “I’ll continue to hold former President Jonathan in high esteem as a result of that singular act” he said President Buhari won the […] …

Lagosians need freedom from the leadership of one man – Jimi Agbaje

The Lagos state governorship candidate for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Jimi Agbaje, said Lagosians are tired of being led by one man. Though the Centre of Excellence has had three governors since 1999, the PDP candidate believes that the state is under the control of an individual. Agbaje, who has contested for the governorship […] …

49 year old lady jailed for human trafficking

A Federal High Court located in Benin, Edo State have sentenced a 49 year old lady, Mrs Christy Ehirobo, to nine years imprisonment for human trafficking on Tuesday. Justice Mohammed Liman in his judgment said the “law must take its cause” despite the convict’s plead for mercy adding that human trafficking had eaten deep into […] …

Police IGP orders arrest of officers involved in women’s death

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris has ordered the arrest of four officers involved in shooting a lady, Anita Akapson. Akapson, a staff of the National Management Agency died after she was allegedly shot on Saturday 13 October at Katampe Extension area in Abuja. Although the roles of the police officers in her death […] …

I’m one of the most bullied persons in the world, say Melania Trump

The United States First Lady Melania Trump has said she is one of the most bullied persons in the world. Melania Trump said this in an interview with ABC News. She said her experience spurred the “Be Best” initiative which is focused on discouraging cyberbullying. In spite of that, she said women, who have been […] …

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