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Nigerian Twitter Users Launch Campaign To Sue Linda Ikeji

Nigerian Twitter users have launched a campaign to sue popular Nigerian blogger, Linda Ikeji over plagiarism and exposing victims of her blog posts to attacks. The tweet calling for proof which will aid the group to ‘nail’ Linda Ikeji in court, reads; If Linda Ikeji has ever republished anything that you wrote online and 1. […]
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”We Were Not Elected To Only Pay Salaries” – State Governors Say

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum have said that they are not elected to only pay salaries of civil servants. The governors made this known while reacting to calls for the increase of the miniumum wage being championed by various Labor unions. A minimum wage of N65, 000 has been proposed by the Labour unions. The governors […]
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[PHOTOS] Kano State Governor, Umar Ganduje Bags Igbo Chieftancy Title

The Kano state governor, Umar Ganduje, was yesterday conferred with the Chieftaincy Title of Aguna Eche’mba 1 of Ndigbo, (Lion that protects Igbo people) by the Chairman of the Abia State and South East Council of Traditional Rulers His Eminence, Eze Eberechi Dick. Aiki dai Baba in Kano. See more photos from the conferment below:
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[UPDATE] Detained Journalist, Samuel Ogundipe Released On Bail

Following a nationwide outcry for the release of Nigerian journalist, Samuel Ogundipe who has been detained since Tuesday 14th of August, he has been granted bail today. It is gathered that he was granted bail by magistrate Abdulwahab Mohammed of the Kubwa Grade 1 Magistrate Court in Kubwa, Abuja. The judge had first heard the […]
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Senators To Demand Probe Of NASS Invasion By SSS

IGP Reads Riot Act to 36 State Police Commissioners.

Two Nigerian senators, Isa Misau and Rafiu Ibrahim, have insisted they would sponsor a motion urging the federal government to immediately set up a Judicial Commission of Enquiry to probe the recent invasion of the National Assembly Complex by officials of the State Security Service (SSS). Messrs Misau and Ibrahim made this known in a […]
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”It Is Not Enough To Say Nigeria Paid A Ransom, Little Or Huge. There Must Be A Conclusive Evidence To Support Such Claim” – Lai Mohammed Contradicts UN, Insists Nigeria Paid No Ransom To Free #DapchiGirls

”It Is Not Enough To Say Nigeria Paid A Ransom, Little Or Huge. There Must Be A Conclusive Evidence To Support Such Claim” – Lai Mohammed Contradicts UN, Insists Nigeria Paid No Ransom To Free #DapchiGirls

Hours after a United Nations report presented to the UN Security Council revealed Nigeria paid ransom to free scores of female students kidnapped in Dapchi, Yobe State, Nigeria’s Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, has insisted no ransom was paid. Upon their release, Mr Mohammed told Nigerians that no ransom was paid for the girls. He said […]
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Yinka Ayefele Sues Oyo Govt Over Proposed Demolition Of His Radio Station

Popular Nigerian musician, Yinka Ayefele, has sued the Oyo State Government over the planned demolition of his Music House, a sprawling structure housing his radio station, Fresh FM. Reports have it that the state government had marked the structure located on the Challenge-Toll Gate road for demolition for allegedly contravening the state’s planning laws. But […]
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#FreeSamuelOgundipe: Nigerian Police Release Statement On Why It Arrested Premium Times Journalist

The Nigeria Police Force yesterday issued an official statement on the arrest and ongoing prosecution of Premium Times journalist Samuel Ogundipe. According to Jimoh Moshood, the force PRO, Samuel Ogundipe is being investigated and prosecuted for theft. ‘The Force is categorically stating that One Samuel Ogundipe is being investigated and prosecuted for the offences of “theft […]
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‘PDP Is Using Surrogates To buy PVCs In Yobe State For N5,000’ – APC

The Chairman Yobe State Executive Committee (SEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Adamu Chilariye, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of illegally buying the permanent voter’s card (PVC) of unsuspecting members of the public. He made the accusation on Thursday at a press briefing in Damaturu where he stated that the state […]
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Court Adjourns Trial Of INEC Chairman, Mahmoud Yakubu Indefinitely

A Federal High Court in Abuja has today adjourned indefinitely the contempt trial of Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu. Justice Stephen Pam adjourned the trial to a date that will be communicated to parties in the suit by the authorities of the Federal High Court. Although the INEC chief […]
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