AISHAT BUHARI: “My Husband’s Government Has Been Hijacked”

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife has warned him that she may not back him at the next election unless he shakes up his government. In a BBC interview, Aisha Buhari said the president “does not know” most of the top officials he has appointed. She suggested the government had been hijacked, saying a “few people” were behind presidential appointments. Mr Buhari was elected last year with a promise to tackle corruption and nepotism in government. His wife’s decision to go public with her concerns will shock many people, but it…

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Buhari Appoints Two New Judges From Northern Nigeria

By Abo Oyeade Hours after some judges were arrested in a gestapo-like manner in different parts of the country for alleged bribe-taking, President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated two Justices from northern Nigeria to serve at the Supreme Court. The two nominated Judges, -Sidi Bage from Nasarawa State, and Paul Jauro from Taraba State are expected to be screened and approved by the Senate for their roles at the Supreme Court. The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, read the letter conveying the request after the Senate returned from closed-door session on Tuesday…

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Soldier Unleashes Dog on TVC Correspondent

The Kaduna State Correspondent of Television Continental (TVC), Mr. Tesem Akende is still in pain as you read this. The Journalist was attacked by a military dog after a Soldier (Military Police) unleashed the beast on him, while Akende was on his statustory duty as a Journalist. According to report, Akende had gone to cover the Passing Out Parade (POP) of the 63rd Regular Course Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna state when the incident happened. Although, the reporter was taken to a hospital for medical attention, he is still…

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Gani Adams Wants Immediate Solution to Herdsmen Rampage

By JOSHUA Timi Convener of the Oodua Peoples Union, Otunba Gani Adams has condemned the continuous silence of authorities on the extra judiciary killing across Nigeria by unknown gunmen tagged fulani herdmen. Speaking with gidinews correspondent in Lagos, Otunba Adams called on both the executive and legislative arms of government to seek a lasting solution to this menace before it results to another civil war. The promoter of the popular olokun festival said after the Agwatu crisis, the killings have always been a continuous process both in the middle belt…

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DASUKIGATE: ‘CBN Governor Has No Business Being in Office’ -Bakare

Popular Lagos-based blunt preacher and the Serving Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly (LRA), Pastor Tunde Bakare has hinted that if indeed President Muhammed Buhari wants to do a thorough job in the war against graft, he must relieve governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele of his position. Pastor Bakare who dropped the hint in his 2016 edition of his annual State-Of-The-Nation address, wondered why Mr Emefiele is still allowed to remain in office after his indictment in the $2.1 billion arms deal scandal. According…

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Buhari May Sack Lamorde

By Abo Oyeade Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Lamorde may be on his way out of the anti-graft agency, if information making the round is anything to hold. We learnt the presidency may have started shopping for a replacement as Lamorde continues to clear his name form the allegation that he had diverted more than One trillion naira from the coffers of the agency. A petitioner, one George Uboh had approached the national assembly to investigate the EFCC Chairman for allegedly stealing money and properties confiscated…

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One Dies in Benin House Inferno

…As suspected arsonist flees.  At least one person was reportedly dead last week and valuable property damaged during a fire outbreak in Benin, Edo state south-south Nigeria. It was gathered that the fire broke out in the evening around 7 pm of the fateful day, specifically on Monday 20th July 2015, killing the only son of one of the couples occupying the building. The mother of the child was said to have stepped out and left the child in the room sleeping but on her return sees that the building…

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Boy Flees Nigeria to Avoid Cult Initiation

Tormented young school lever relay bitter experience in social media    One thing youths will always wish for themselves is to have parents they can be proud of especially in the current Nigerian society where one parent, family and connection has become a strong factor in securing good jobs or be a beneficiary of several good fortunes in the country which could as well be extended to the foreign land, depending on the fame of the parent, family or lineage. But while many youths in Nigeria may have been enjoying the…

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