US comedian Kathy Griffin may have hoped to make art in holding up a prop depicting Donald Trump’s bloodied, severed head. But the stunt cost her a job with CNN and achieved the unthinkable — uniting conservatives and liberals in outrage.
Mr. Garba Durbunde, a member of the Nigerian House of Representatives, who was abducted on Tuesday, has regained freedom. House of Reps spokesman, Abdulrazak Namdas, has confirmed his release on Wednesday. According to him, Durbunde, representing Sumaila/Takai federal constituency, has been released and since reunited with his family. “He has […]
The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday inaugurated the National Industrial Policy and Competitiveness Advisory Council with a directive to create the chance for Nigeria to be competitive in international trade.
Long-serving Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has signed a new two-year contract, the club announced on Wednesday, ending months of speculation about his future. Wenger has presided over a gruelling season, which saw his team fail to qualify for the Champions League, but masterminded a stunning FA Cup final win over […]
Mr. Garba Durbunde, representing Sumaila/Takai federal constituency in the Nigerian House of Representatives has been kidnapped along Kaduna-Jere Road on Tuesday while on his way to Kano from Abuja.
The billionaire ex-husband of Uganda’s show-biz stunner, Zari Hassan, has been buried with champagne and a healthy quantity of money thrown into his grave by family and friends. The man, Ivan Semwanga, a Ugandan born-South Africa-based socialite, was declared dead on May 25, 2017 after spending 11 days in Steve Biko […]
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu has told Al-Jazeera on Tuesday in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Biafran war, that Igbos are demanding secession because of marginalization and the fact that Nigeria is not functioning well and can never function.
Prof. Itse Sagay, an insider of the government of President Muhammadu Buhari and Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, has advised the Federal Government to obey court orders and release former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.); and the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky […]
A Federal Capital Territory High Court, Gudu, yesterday, ordered that a false whistle-blower, Ahmed Echodo, be remanded to Keffi prison in connection with the recent raid on the official Guest House of the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu in Maitama, Abuja.
Nigeria’s transition to civil democratic rule in 1999 had far-reaching economic impact. Democratic rule meant liberalization of the political process and enhanced citizen participation in government by having the power of the vote as well as the freedom of choice to associate and choose people into government.
Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo on Tuesday sacked the state executive council and 27 local government transition committees. A statement by the principal secretary to the governor, Pascal Obi, directed all former members of the executive to hand over to permanent secretaries or the most senior director in their ministries.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB on Tuesday said that the total compliance with its sit-at-home order across the South East shows that Igbos are desirous in actualizing the Republic of Biafra.