Category: Politics

ASUU begins one-week warning strike tomorrow

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said it will begin a one-week warning strike tomorrow to protest the Federal Government’s failure to implement...

Former Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki, is dead

He died yesterday at 92. His remains are to be buried today according to Islamic rites. The late Dasuki, the first from the Buhari line of the Dan Fodio House, was the...

Nigeria’s population now 182 million – Commission

The Director-General of National Population Commission, NPC, Ghaji Bello, has revealed that Nigeria’s population was currently 182 million. He said half of its people...

Zuckerberg defends Facebook over Trump

Facing criticism that fake news on Facebook aided the rise of Donald Trump, founder Mark Zuckerberg has strongly defended his network. Speaking on stage at Techonomy, a...

Recovered loot in FG’s consolidated account, says EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says all looted funds recovered by it are paid into the consolidated revenue account of the federal government. The...

Court grants Fani-Kayode N50m bail

A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted bail to a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani- Kayode, in the sum of N50m after he was arraigned on five counts of N26m...

Nigerian parliament rejects bill to make history compulsory subject in schools

Nigerian lawmakers today threw out a bill seeking to make history a core learning subject in the nation’s primary and secondary schools. The proposed legislation was...

Buhari inaugurates Onnoghen as acting CJN

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated Justice Walter Onnoghen as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria. This is following the retirement of Justice Mahmud Mohammed at...

FCTA to begin prosecution of those not using pedestrian crossing

The Federal Capital Territory Administration is to begin soon the prosecution of pedestrians, who are not using the pedestrian crossing. Omolola Olanipekun, the...

Lessons from the 2016 US presidential election

It certainly came as a surprise to many people. Though all national polls in the USA indicated that the race was tightening in the run-up to the elections, almost all...