Buhari praises UN for support against Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, urged the world to strive for peace and decent living for all people. Buhari, who delivered Nigeria’s National Statement, lauded the international community’s support against Boko Haram and for providing support to address the huge humanitarian challenges in Nigeria’s… Continue reading Buhari praises UN for support against Boko Haram

Trump says North Korea leader on suicide mission

The U.S. President, Donald Trump, has described North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un as a rocket man on a suicide mission. And he said his country will be forced to “totally destroy” North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear challenge. Trump spoke today at the 72nd UN General Assembly in New York, his… Continue reading Trump says North Korea leader on suicide mission

America set to go after Diezani Alison-Madueke

A former US State Department Nigeria specialist, Mathew Page, has suggested that a US civil forfeiture case to seize $144 million of assets from two cronies of Diezani Alison-Madueke, may just be the start of her legal troubles with America. US Justice Department last week filed an asset recovery case in Houston against Jide Omokore… Continue reading America set to go after Diezani Alison-Madueke

Police nab courier drug peddler in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has arrested a 22-year-old man, Stanley Arinze, for allegedly transporting hard drugs (Tramadol) worth N17.2 million from Lagos to Kano. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Magaji Majiya, made the disclosure while briefing newsmen on Tuesday in Kano. He said that the suspect was arrested on July 16. “Arinze who… Continue reading Police nab courier drug peddler in Kano

I won’t dump APC for PDP – Sen. Andy Uba

Senator Andy Uba has described as untrue news making the rounds that he planned to dump the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) following the victory of Sen. Ahmed Makarfi at the Apex Court. In a statemnet signed by Joseph Itazi, Media Aide to Sen. Uba, the lawmaker said that he… Continue reading I won’t dump APC for PDP – Sen. Andy Uba

Foreigners stifling small businesses in Nigeria–Dambazau

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahmam Dambazau on Tuesday urged the National Assembly to come up with legislations that will define businesses foreigners living in Nigerian can engage in. The minister made the call when members of the House of Representatives Committee on Interior visited the Ministry in Abuja. Dambazau expressed the ministry’s commitment to addressing… Continue reading Foreigners stifling small businesses in Nigeria–Dambazau

police deploy 30,000 security personnel for Lagos LG election

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Fatai Owoseni, on Tuesday announced that 30,000 police personnel and other security agencies would provide security during the July 22 local government election in the state. Owoseni disclosed the figure while briefing newsmen on preparations for the election and other activities of the command. The News Agency… Continue reading police deploy 30,000 security personnel for Lagos LG election