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Twenty-two and half (22.5) kilometres south-west of Sokoto, there used to exist a community called Satiru. In March 1906, it was extinguished from the face of the earth. Three years earlier, in July 1903, the British had massacred Muhammadu Attahiru, the 11th Sultan of Sokoto together with over 1,000 of his followers, decapitating him in […]

The International Women’s Day is celebrated March 8 every year. The day was set aside to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and also to enhance the voices and abilities of women in the society. The day was recognized by United Nations in 1977 but its root goes way back to […]

In many developing societies where the government of the day is unable to provide basic facilities to improve living standards the way out is usually to resort to the tokenism of distributing palliatives to citizens. Nigeria adopted the option in 2015 – an option which from inception has been unable to wear a transparent and […]

As the new year 2024 begins with a positive outlook, Nigerians can look forward to a great and economically rewarding year as the Federal Government is set to launch a massive consumer credit system in the country. While seeking the mandate of Nigerians during the last electioneering season, President Bola Tinubu was big and loud […]

The Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) investigates people in all sectors who appear to be living above their means, and is empowered to investigate and prosecute money laundering, advance fee fraud, counterfeiting, illegal fund transfers, futures market fraud, contract scam, etc; the coordination and enforcement of all economic and financial crimes laws.  The establishment of […]

A drug kingpin wanted for attempts to ship illicit drug consignments to the United Kingdom tops the list of arrests made by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA through interdiction operations that led to the seizure of four tons of illicit substances in the past week. Obiorah Chigozie Samuel has been on […]

By Mohammed Idris Exactly 100 days ago, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu assumed office following the popular mandate graciously bestowed by the good people of Nigeria, who elected him as the 16th leader of our country. Since May 29, President Tinubu has been at his duty post, working assiduously to deliver on his campaign promises as enunciated […]

By Kalu Kalu Agu  Farooq Kperogi in an infantile bid to launder the image of Bola A. Tinubu, as the person who graduated from Chicago State University, exposed the criminal records of Tinubu at CSU the more. I will respond to all the issues raised by Farooq Kperogi to demonstrate that they are all lies […]

By Dr Ugoji Egbujo Mc Oluomo said it wasn’t him. That he didn’t actually threaten to teach a nice lesson to the ungrateful Igbo who seemed bent on disrupting the order and disrespecting constituted authorities in Lagos. Perhaps, he expected adult non-indigenes to know their limits and what could amount to an abuse of hospitality […]

Ahead of the forthcoming governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections in the country, the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), has cleared the air on the allegations that it has appointed a partisan politician to serve as head of its ICT department in Lagos. Recall that Chief Olabode George, a former deputy national chairman of […]

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 President Bola Tinubu has directed the Federal Ministry of Education to include graduates of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) into the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). The President gave the directive in his speech at the 13th Convocation Ceremony of the university on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at the university’s convocation arena, university headquarters, […]

Drama and confusion is currently rocking the Federal High Court, as its Abuja Division on Wednesday, ordered the arrest of former Governor Yahaya Bello for arraignment in court on Thursday. This is coming despite a substantive judgement by a Kogi State High Court earlier, restraining the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from harassing, detaining […]

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) on Monday received a cheque of $1 million from Nedogas Development Company Limited (NDCL), being part of the return on investment (ROI) on one of the Board’s strategic investments. The cheque was presented by the Chairman of the company, Emeka Ene when he visited the Nigerian Content […]

Ahead of the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party, scheduled for Thursday April 18, the party’s National Working Committee (NWC), has reaffirmed its confidence on the leadership of its Acting National Chairman, Amb. Umar Iliya Damagum. Damagum, enjoys the backing of the Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, while former […]

President Bola Tinubu has commended the enterprising feat of Dangote Oil and Gas Limited in reducing the gantry price of Automotive Gas Oil (AGO), also known as diesel. The Group recently reviewed downwards the gantry price of AGO from N1,650 to N1,000 per litre for a minimum of one million litres of the product, as […]

The media office of former Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has called on President Bola Tinubu to call the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to order over siege in the Abuja home of the governor. DIPLOMATIC DIARY reports that the appeal followed reports that operatives of the anti-graft agency on Wednesday morning, barricaded […]

Two former Senators, one in the United States, Bob Graham and the other, a Nigerian lawmaker who represented Kwara South at the National Assembly between 2015 and 2019, Dr Rafiu Ibrahim, have been reported dead. Bob Graham, a consensus-building moderate Democrat who as a two-term Florida governor and a three-term U.S. senator became one of […]

A Kano state high Court has affirmed the suspension of the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as member of the party. Justice Usman Malam Na’abba affirmed the suspension on Wednesday following an exparte motion filed by Dr. Ibrahim Sa’ad Esq on behalf of two executive members APC Ganduje […]

Popular Instagram celebrity Pascal Okechukwu also known as Cubana Chief Priest has pleaded not guilty to a three-count charge of alleged naira abuse filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The socialite was arraigned at the Federal High Court, Lagos before Justice Kehinde Ogundare on Wednesday. The anti-graft agency accused Cubana […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a three-count charge against popular Instagram celebrity Pascal Okechukwu, also known as Cubana Chief Priest, for allegedly spraying and tampering with the naira at a social event in violation of the Central Bank Act of 2007. The arraignment comes just days after the EFCC arraigned controversial […]