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NYSC warns corps members against getting involved in local politics 

NYSC warns corps members against getting involved in local politics 

Brigadier General Mohammed Fadah, Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, has warned corps members against getting involved in local politics.  Speaking in Gombe State during the batch B stream II orientation camp closing ceremony held at Amada, Akko Local Government Area on Tuesday August 9, Fadah said instead of getting involved in the electioneering process, corps members should...

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Buhari to host Team Nigeria after successful outing at 2022 Commonwealth Games 

Buhari to host Team Nigeria after successful outing at 2022 Commonwealth Games 

Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare has confirmed members of the historic Team Nigeria who represeted the country at the 2022 Commonwealth Games will receive a presidential reception. The 11-day Commonwealth Games in Birmingham ended on Monday, August 8,  with World and Commonwealth gold medallist Tobi Amusan, Team Nigeria’s flag bearer at the...

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Whatsapp announces three new privacy features 

Whatsapp announces three new privacy features 

Meta’s worldwide instant messaging app Whatsapp has introduced new features as part of security measures to make the app safer and easier for users. The founder of Meta, Mark Zuckerberg, said: “We’ll keep building new ways to protect your messages and keep them as private and secure as face-to-face conversations.” The new privacy features added to the latest...

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INEC denies accepting Lawan, Akpabio as senatorial candidates 

INEC denies accepting Lawan, Akpabio as senatorial candidates 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has not accepted the nominations of Senate President Ahmed Lawan and former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio as senatorial candidates for Yobe North and Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial Districts respectively. The Commission rejected the nomination of the duo following controversies that surrounded the primary elections...

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Nigeria will remain one – Buhari 

Nigeria will remain one – Buhari 

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday, said his regime was determined to keep the country together. Reminiscing the gory civil war from 1967 – 1970, the President said the price had been paid to ensure Nigeria’s unity. Therefore, political leaders must uphold the ultimate objective of promoting the interest of the country....

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Army arrests seven female Boko Haram logistics suppliers in Borno 

Army arrests seven female Boko Haram logistics suppliers in Borno 

Troops of 195 Battalion of Operation Hadin Kai in the North-East, have arrested seven Boko Haram logistics suppliers on the outskirts of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The suspects include; Hadiza Ali, Kelo Abba, Mariam Aji, Kamsilum Ali, Ngubdo Modu and Abiso Lawan, and one other.   According to an intelligence report obtained by Zagazola Makama,...

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We’ve arrested those behind Owo attack- Chief of Defence Staff, Lucky Irabor 

We’ve arrested those behind Owo attack- Chief of Defence Staff, Lucky Irabor 

Chief of Defence Staff, Lucky Irabor has announced that those behind the attack on St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State, have been arrested.  The Chief of Defence Staff made the announcement during a meeting with editors and media executives in Abuja on Tuesday August 9.  Irabor said the suspects would be paraded after an investigation had been...

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Move to impeach Buhari is a sorry development – APC National Chairman, Abdullahi Adamu 

Move to impeach Buhari is a sorry development – APC National Chairman, Abdullahi Adamu 

National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Abdullahi Adamu has described threats by members of the National Assembly to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari, as a very sorry development. Speaking in an interview with Trust TV on Tuesday August 9, Adamu insisted that those who initiated it are no longer on that track.  READ ALSO Buhari...

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Court sentences pastor and accomplice to death for killing 7-year-old boy for ritual in Lagos 

Court sentences pastor and accomplice to death for killing 7-year-old boy for ritual in Lagos 

A Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos State has sentenced a pastor, Erinmole Adetokunbo, and his accomplice, Adedoyin Oyekanmi to death for killing a 7-year-old boy for ritual purposes.  Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo gave the verdict after the defendants changed their plea from not guilty to guilty on Tuesday, August 9, 2022.  The convicts were arraigned...

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No more passport booklets shortage in Nigeria – FG 

No more passport booklets shortage in Nigeria – FG 

The federal government has said that there is no more shortage of booklets for the production of passports in the country.  Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola disclosed this at the commissioning of the Enhanced Passport Production Centre in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State Capital on Tuesday August 9.  He said the newly commissioned passport centre will now...