Appeal Court Dismisses Metuh’s Request To Travel Abroad For Medicals…

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by a former Spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, seeking to upturn the decision of a Federal High Court, Abuja, not to release his international passport for him to travel abroad. Metuh who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)…

Sanwo-Olu Promises To Compensate Owners Of Demolished Buildings…

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised to compensate owners of buildings that were demolished for road construction in Ikorodu. Sanwo-Olu stated this at the resumption of the party’s mega rally in Ikorodu. He said when elected, his administration would ensure that owners of buildings demolished…

Bumper harvest for Kebbi rice farmers…

From Olanrewaju Lawal, Birnin-Kebbi Rice farmers in Kebbi States have every reason to smile home following an impressive harvest of their produce, despite last year’s tragic floods that ran over an estimated 500,000 hectares of rice farms in the state. State chairman, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Alhaji Mohammed Sahabi Augie believed the harvest…

Gen. Yekini, OPWS Commander: We fought more battles in Benue,...

Major General Adeyemi Yekini is Commander, Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), covering Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba states. In this interview, he bared his mind on the activities of the military outfit including its achievements and challenges. How has the operation been since you came to Benue State? It has been quite tough and challenging. However, we…

Attacks: Distressed Fulani families cry out for help in Kaduna…

From Abdullahi Hassan, Kaduna The condition of some Fulani families, who are victims of a recent clash between the herders and members of the vigilance group in Kidandan, Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State, is deteriorating. Mostly women and children, they are displaced, having relocated to Yadi from their previous abode in Sabon-Sari, Sabon-Layi,…

Appraising Nigerian Army’s strategy towards lasting peace in Taraba…

By John Hosea There has been quite an upheaval on the operations of the Nigerian Army in Taraba state in recent times. So much so that it portrayed the Nigeria army as having ulterior motives in its activities in Taraba state, especially as it concerns the farmers/herders conflict. I recall that the Nigerian Army had…

Akeredolu inaugurates State campaign Council, charges them on Buhari’s victory…

GOVERNOR Rotimi Akeredolu has inaugurated the state campaign Council for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state. Continue reading Akeredolu inaugurates State campaign Council, charges them on Buhari’s victory at Vanguard News Nigeria. Visit the newspaper for this and other news

Buhari Reacts to Ganduje Controversy: “He Currently Enjoys Immunity”…

The President, Muhammadu Buhari, has responded to critics who feel his endorsement of Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje was disturbing. This is in relation to the now viral video in which the governor was seen stuffing his pockets with dollars gotten as a bribe. The President, who was in Kano to campaign for reelection, seemed rather chummy…

“Dodgy” Atiku One of the Reasons Many Nigerians Are Jobless-...

A spokesperson for the Buhari reelection campaign, Festus Keyamo, has claimed that PDP’s Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, is a major reason for the unemployment faced in the country today. The SAN was speaking in reaction to ‘The Candidates’ a political forum aired on NTA in which Presidential candidates are grilled about their policies and so…

After Supporting Buhari In 2015, 'Patriotic Lawyers' Say It’s Time...

Abubakar Yesufu, Chairman of the League of Patriotic Lawyers Forum, has called on Nigerian youth to cast their votes for Omoyele Sowore, the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), in the February 16 presidential election. Yesufu stated this during an interview with SaharaReporters on Thursday. Yesufu, a former Student Union President of the University…