Home » Tag: Nigeria


APC Is Still Strong In Zamfara State – Abdul’aziz Yari

Former Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari

Ex Zamfara State governor, Abdul’aziz Yari has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) is still strong and intact despite losing the political leadership of the state. Abdul’aziz disclosed this as he addressed a crowd of APC members from the 14 local government areas of the state who visited his residence ...

Read More »

Closing Down Sun Newspaper Is Complete Tyranny – Pa Ayo Adebanjo

Pa Ayo Adebanjo

Elder statesman and Afenifere chieftain, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, has shared his reaction to the closure of The SUN Newspaper. According to him, it is a terrible omen to Nigeria and the media industry. He added that the recent action proves that we are going back to the full military regime ...

Read More »

Abuse Of Sirens By VIPs Is Common In Nigeria – Chief Sunny Onuesoke

Chief Sunny Onuesoke

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has blasted the abuse and illegal use of sirens by specific Very Important Personalities (VIPs) in Nigeria. According to Sunny, this is pure harassment and intimidation from them to ordinary citizens, and it has to stop. The PDP man, who revealed this ...

Read More »

Evil Cannot Defeat Good In Nigeria – Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has shared his reaction to the alleged killing of 4 aid workers by terrorists in North-eastern Nigeria. The President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adeshina revealed this in a recent statement in Abuja on Saturday, December 14, 2019. The aid workers were captured close ...

Read More »

Chief Ufot Ekaette Was Behind My Achievements As President – Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo

Ex President, Olusegun Obasanjo has hailed the late Chief Ufot Joseph Esuaiko Ekaette who worked with him for 8 years as the SGF. During his funeral at Saint Joseph Anglican Church, Ikot Edor, Obasanjo said he was honored to have met and appointed Chief Ufot as the SGF for two ...

Read More »

Mimiko’s Mum’s Death Is A Personal Loss – Rotimi Akeredolu


Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has commiserated with ex-governor of his state, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, over his mum’s death. Reports have it that Alhaja Mimiko died in the early hours on Saturday in her hometown, Ondo at the age of 88. In a recent statement released by Mr Donald Ojogo, ...

Read More »

I Have Stopped Having Pillow Talks With My Husband – Aisha Buhari

Aisha Buhari

First Lady, Aisha Buhari has said she does not engage in intimate bedroom conversations with her husband anymore. According to her, they are both very busy trying to fix Nigeria and the lives of Nigerians. She added this is the reason why she cannot stop talking since he rarely has ...

Read More »

Killings Of 4 Aid Workers In Borno State Is Sad – UN


The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has blasted the murder of 4 aid workers by armed groups in Borno. The Head of Public Information, UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Eve Sabbagh revealed this in a statement on Saturday in Maiduguri. Describing the action as ...

Read More »

Nigeria Is The Cheapest Place To Generate Electricity In West Africa – TCN

Electricity in Nigeria

Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, Mr. Usman Mohammed, has said Nigeria is presently the cheapest nation for the generation of electricity in West Africa. Speaking to newsmen in Abuja, Mr. Usman revealed that electricity is presently produced at 10.9 cents per Kilowatt Hour, KwH, in Nigeria. ...

Read More »

Olusegun Mimiko Loses His Mother

Olusegun Mimiko

Former Ondo State governor, Olusegun Mimiko, has lost his, 88-year-old mother, Madam Muinat Mosekola Mimiko. Popularly called Mama Ruka, his mum died few hours after her son, Mimiko was honoured by the management of the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo for establishing the institution being the first in Nigeria. Madam ...

Read More »

FG Should Apologize To Governor Samuel Ortom – MBMJP

Samuel Ortom

The Middle Belt Movement for Justice and Peace, MBMJP, has begged the federal government to apologize to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state for blasting him over his decision on the adoption of ranching as panacea for the herdsmen crisis in Nigeria. According to MBMJP, FG has to say sorry ...

Read More »

Adams Oshiomhole Is Not Under House Arrest – John Mayaki

Adams Oshiomhole

Ex Executive Director on Media and Publicity to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Prince John Mayaki has said Comrade Adams Oshiomhole is not under any house arrest. Reports have said he is under house arrest amid the present crisis surrounding the rally organized to celebrate the return ...

Read More »

DSS Have No Evidence Against Sowore, Bakare – Femi Falana

Femi Falana

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) has told the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), to withdraw all criminal charges against his clients, Mr. Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare. In a recent statement, Femi revealed that there was no proof to have them ...

Read More »

The Days Of Factions In Zamfara APC Are Over – Aminu Sani Jaji

Aminu Sani Jaji4

APC chieftain and ex gubernatorial aspirant in Zamfara state, Hon. Aminu Sani Jaji has rubbished reports of factionalization within the party in the state. According to him, every problem that made APC lose to PDP in the recent elections have now been fixed. Hon. Aminu disclosed this in Abuja as ...

Read More »

I Thank Germany For Recognizing EFCC’s Efforts – Ibrahim Magu

Ibrahim Magu

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has praised the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Lagos for persistently improving its relationship with the Commission. He disclosed this as he received fifty pieces of seats donated by the German Embassy to the ...

Read More »

FG Will Establish Community Museums To Improve Tourism ― Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed

As part of its plans to make sure local communities benefit from tourism, the Federal Government has revealed that it is set to establish the community museums to improve tourism. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed disclosed this plan on Thursday at the ongoing 4th World UNWTO/UNESCO ...

Read More »

Everyone Is Allowed To Address Buhari By His Military Rank — Presidency

Muhammadu Buhari

The Presidency has said Nigerians, including Media outfits are allowed to address President Muhammadu Buhari by his military rank of Major General since the government promotes freedom of speech in the country. Mr. Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesman, revealed this as he reacted to Punch Newspapers deciding to address the ...

Read More »

I Sympathize With Niger Over The Recent Killings Of Their Soldiers – Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has blasted the terrorist attack in Inates, western region of Niger Republic, near the Mali border, which caused the murder of 67 military personnel, with 34 people yet to be accounted for. PMB expressed surprise and sadness over the terrible attack by terrorists that reportedly crossed in ...

Read More »

Nasir El-Rrufai Is A Near-Genius – Obasanjo


Ex President, Olusegun Obasanjo has referred to Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rrufai as a good student. During his recent visit to the governor at Government House in Kaduna on Wednesday, Obasanjo said El Rufai is one of the best persons to work with. According to him, the state governor ...

Read More »

Politicians Should Not Be Allowed To Campaign With Public Funds – Pwanabeshi Alson


Civil rights organization, Anti-Corruption Crusade Network has urged the National Assembly and anti-graft agencies to come up with laws that would make it impossible for politicians to finance their campaigns with public funds. The Executive Director of ACCN, Pwanabeshi Alson revealed this in a recent interview with The PUNCH. According ...

Read More »