Appeal court affirms Okorocha’s electoral victory

The Appeal Court in Owerri on Thursday upheld the electoral victory of Senator Rochas Okorocha, of Imo West senatorial district. The chairman of the panel, R.A Ada, who read the…

How my daughter beat our 13-year-old to death, by father

When a Lagos trader Mr. Emeka Omenka and his wife Ifeoma allowed their 13-year-old daughter Precious to visit her half-sister in Lekki, they never knew it was a decision they…

Pardoned Zamfara convict arrested for car snatching, rape

The Police in Zamfara State have arrested one Mohammed Dahiru, aka Pastor Emeka, a convict granted pardon by the state government, for armed robbery and rape. Dahiru was released under…

Controversy as Buhari sacks Osinbajo’s aides

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo chaired the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting yesterday on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari who is in London on a ‘private visit’. The duty, however, did…

Senate proposes three-month jail for social media offenders

The Senate has introduced a bill to regulate the use of social media in  the country. The bill, which passed  first reading at plenary on  Tuesday, proposed   N150, 000 fine or…

Bill to hike VAT passes second reading in Senate

An Executive bill forwarded to the National Assembly seeking to make changes in the Nigerian tax and fiscal law scaled second reading at the upper chamber on Wednesday.  Senators however…

FEC approves N58.48bn for Niger road project, link bridge to Kwara

he Federal Executive Council has approved the sum of N58.48 billion for the Bida-Saachi-Nupeko Road project and the Nupeko-Pategi Bridge project, which links Niger and Kwara states. The Minister of…

CBN stops treasury bills’ sale to individuals

The Central Bank of Nigeria has given a directive to banks and other financial institutions to stop the sale of treasury bills to individuals and small firms with effect from…

National Portrait Gallery to close for three years

The National Portrait Gallery in London, United Kingdom is to close for three years, threatening the future of its renowned portrait award and its controversial sponsorship by BP. The 163-year-old…

Granit Xhaka stripped of Arsenal captaincy

Midfielder loses captaincy after confrontation with Arsenal fans; Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang named as new club captain Emery told Xhaka on Tuesday morning he was no longer part of the Gunners’ leadership…