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After a long waiting period, the senate president, Bukola Saraki, finally unveiled the list of ministerial nominees sent to him by the president of Nigeria, President Buhari. Last week, a lot of news was generated as Nigerians waiting anxiously for the list of names to be submitted to the...
The former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke who was arrested in the UK last friday for corruption and money laundering, appeared before a London Westminster Magistrate court earlier this morning. Accompanying her was her mother, Beatrice Agame, but it's not clear if she also faces the same charges. According to reporter...
Reports reaching us say that the former Petroleum Resources Minister, Diezana Alison-Madueke has been arrested in London. News outlet, Premium Times is reporting that the former Minister was arrested on Friday morning by British Law Enforcement agents along with four others.  According to the report: The identities of the four other people...
President Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Bukola Saraki, and more  were all in attendance at the official Nigeria Independence Day celebrations earlier today in Abuja.  The event took place at Eagle's square in Abuja and featured a parade by the armed forces.  Check out some photos from the event...
It looks like we might not getting the list of Minister today again as expected as the Chairman Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Media and Publicity Senator Dino Melaye has confirmed that the senate is yet to receive the ministerial list. According to earlier reports, Buhari is said to have...
Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, faced the The Code of Conduct Tribunal after there was a warrant issued for his arrest on Monday. The case has been adjourned till October 21st and Saraki has been granted bail based on self recognition. However that hasn't stopped many Nigerians on social media...
President Muhammadu Buhari, recently made new appointments in some key areas of his government. The office of Secretary General of the Federation, C.G of Customs and Immigration, were all filled up by the president. However, many Nigerians have reacted to these appointments as they feel the president is running a...
It’s no more news that there is a growing feud between Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and his predecessor, Babatunde Fashola. This may be due to the different stories about how the Ambode administration seem to have gone on a reversal spree, targeted at some of the policies of the Fashola’s government. There...
According to Defence Headquarters, troops kill Boko Haram members in Sambisa forest bombardment. In a tweet issued out by the Defence Headquarter's Twitter handle read: “Another Set of Terrorists yesterday killed by Nigerian Troops. Tweets here:
The Ooni of Ife died last month, and his burial rites was scheduled to be commence soon, but has been stalled after his Abobaku escaped and fled.  For those that don't know, Abobaku is a term given to someone who is chosen to die with the king.  It's a very puzzling...
A Nigerian barber by the name, Nonso Odo has died in police custody in Johannesburg, South Africa. According to the Nigerian Union in South Africa, Mr Odo from Amangwu-Nkwerre, Imo State was arrested after an argument with some other Nigerian at a business center. He was involved in the altercation...
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed law enforcement agencies to step up their efforts to curb the menace of pirates in Nigeria's entertainment industry so that artistes can enjoy the fruits of their labour. President Buhari gave the directive after receiving a briefing from the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of...
An explosion rocked Kano State on Monday. The incident occurred at about 9:30 pm near a Mosque in Kano, with the suicide bomber ferrying the explosive feared dead, witnesses and a police official said. Spokesperson for the Kano Police Command, Magaji Majiya, said the teenage bomber detonated the explosive at...
benue lawmakers fighting
Wow wow wow! Lawmakers at the Benue State House of Assembly resorted to throwing blows at each other after a disagreement over the leadership of the state assembly. According to a report, the clash was between the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The fight started when...
Well here I am again, I wish I could make some dramatic introduction like 'the cricket is here again' or 'basket mouth Don start to leak again' but unfortunately I have not established such a repertoire yet so I'll just go on along with my write up. First things...
Fellow Nigerians, Let's meet the new president of the federal republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari! Today Friday, May 29th 2015, Muhammadu Buhari sworn in as President of Nigeria at a ceremony in the federal capital attended by numerous African heads of state and foreign dignitaries including U.S. Secretary of State...

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