The Economic Council will report direct to President Muhammadu Buhari. President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted an Economic Advisory Council. The council will replace the current economic management team headed by the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo. The Presidency released the names of members of the council in a statement signed by Femi […]


He has been ailing for several years, with officials saying his situation deteriorated when he was ousted in a military coup in November 2017. His death was announced by President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who described him as an “icon of liberation and one who dedicated his life to the emancipation and […]


YouTube championed its continued efforts to fight “hate speech” on Tuesday, with the Google-owned video giant saying that it removed 500 million comments during the second quarter for violating its recently-expanded rules. In a blog post, the company said that a “large increase in hate speech removals” had led to […]


The men of the Nigeria Police Force, Kwara Command, on Tuesday, took over the Kwara Mall, housing Shoprite and other businesses to prevent possible reprisals following xenophobic attacks in South Africa. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the police were deployed to the mall, on Fate Road, Ilorin, […]


President Buhari has been slammed by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over his comment of channeling resources into education to end poverty.  The Chairman of the Union at the University of Ibadan, Professor Deji Omole who spoke on Sunday September 1, described the President’s statament as political. Alleging that President […]


The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked President Buhari to ban the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN), an umbrella association of herdsmen in the country.   The association also called on the president to “completely scrap” the suspended ‘Ruga’grazing scheme. CAN made the request at the Church leaders […]


The Niger State Police Command has paraded one Bose Isaac for selling an abducted baby boy for N300,000. The suspected child trafficker was planning her escape at the time of her arrest following a missing person complaint made by the father of the victim, Gambo Shua’ibu of Cikin-Gari village on August 24.  Niger state Police Public […]


Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested two suspected robbers, who hijacked a Taxify Toyota Corolla Sports in Lekki and three others that participated in the selling of the car to a dealer in Republic of Benin for the sum of N250,000. The suspects: Michael Sosa (27), Nelson Benson (24), Idowu Dauda (30), Owolabi Shobayo, a.k.a […]


Comic actor, Jigan Babaoja was involved in a ghastly motor accident in the late hours of yesterday September 1.  The actor shared a bloodied photo of himself at the scene of the incident while also revealing that he had a strong instinct of not leaving the house. The ‘so mo […]