• President Museveni shares unique bedroom analogy on Africa Unity during Kenya visit

    President Museveni shares unique bedroom analogy on Africa Unity during Kenya visit
    President William Ruto hosted President Yoweri Museveni at State House, Nairobi on May 16, 2024President Yoweri Museveni compared Africa to a house divided into many rooms, highlighting the need for African unityHe used a metaphor to underline the irrationality of current African borders and the need for closer collaboration among nationsA tripartite agreement was signed with President Ruto to allow importation and transit of refined petroleum products through Kenya to Uganda.During his state vi
  • Ibrahim Lamorde: Ex-EFCC chairman dies in Cairo after surgery complications

    Ibrahim Lamorde: Ex-EFCC chairman dies in Cairo after surgery complications
    Lamorde had travelled to Egypt for a different issue but decided to run a routine medical checkup after which the doctors advised him to do surgery on an ailment.Ibrahim Lamorde, a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has died in Cairo, the capital city of Egypt after complications from surgery.Lamorde reportedly breathed his last around 03 am local time in Egypt on Sunday, May 26, 2024, three days after going under the knife for an ailment.The erstwhile anti-g
  • Headfort Foundation: Nigerians are being left to suffer in prison

    Headfort Foundation: Nigerians are being left to suffer in prison
    Headfort Foundation is directly responsible for getting over 600 wrongfully detained people out of prisons with free legal aid.When Oluyemi Orija was eight years old in Ekiti State where she grew up, the shocking murder of a farmer rocked her small community in ways she could never have imagined.In response to the crime, police officers indiscriminately arrested about 30 farmers who owned land close to the crime scene, dragging them into the Nigerian criminal justice system without due process.T
  • FG backed deposed Emirs move to occupy Sanusi's palace, Atiku slams Tinubu

    FG backed deposed Emirs move to occupy Sanusi's palace, Atiku slams Tinubu
    Atiku warned Tinubu that any attempt to cause destabilisation in the ancient city of Kano would be resisted.Former Vice President and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential flag-bearer in the 2023 election, Atiku Abubakar, has alleged that the Federal Government facilitated the deposed Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero's attempt to return to the main Kano Emir's palace despite his ouster.Bayero returned to Kano in the early hours of Saturday, May 25, 2024, and immediately moved into the mini-p
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  • Whatever affects Kano affects Nigeria - Dethroned Emir demands justice

    Whatever affects Kano affects Nigeria - Dethroned Emir demands justice
    The deposed Emir also appealed to the authorities to ensure justice prevailed in the Kano emirship tussle with Sanusi.The dethroned Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, has warned the authorities not to let the emirship tussle in the state escalate as whatever happens in the ancient city will have a ripple effect on the entire country.The 15th Emir of Kano said this while addressing his supporters at the mini-palace on Saturday, May 25, 2024.Bayero has been staying at the palace since returnin
  • Pastor wants parents to report children who can't explain source of wealth

    Pastor wants parents to report children who can't explain source of wealth
    The cleric said that some young men and women in the country are into dirty businesses and other immoral acts to make quick money.Pastor Frank Ayodeji of Christ Believers Church, Ilorin, has urged parents to always question their children’s source of wealth before celebrating them.Ayodeji said most parents celebrate their children’s wealth without asking the necessary questions.Ayodeji advised in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Ilorin.He said that mo
  • Obi beats Buhari, Tinubu to emerge 'most impactful 4th Republic politician'

    Obi beats Buhari, Tinubu to emerge 'most impactful 4th Republic politician'
    NAN reports that 43 Nigerians and institutions received awards for their efforts, dedication, tenancy of purpose and sacrifices in advancing Nigeria.The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 General Elections, Peter Obi, on Saturday, received the 2023 Champion Newspapers’ Most Impactful Politician of the Fourth Republic (1999 to 2023).Champion Newspapers Ltd. gave the award to Obi at the Champion Annual Awards held on Saturday night in Lagos.The organisation described Obi
  • Kano residents unworried by emirship tussle, carry on with activities normal

    Kano residents unworried by emirship tussle, carry on with activities normal
    NAN reports that there was heavy security presence at strategic locations in the metropolis to protect the lives and property of the citizens.Residents of Kano metropolis are going about their normal businesses peacefully, unperturbed by the raging Emirship tussle, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports.A correspondent, who monitored the situation in Nasarawa, Fagge, Dala, Gwale and Municipal local governments, reports that businesses and private offices were open for normal business througho
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  • Kano residents unbothered by emirship tussle, carry on normal activities

    Kano residents unbothered by emirship tussle, carry on normal activities
    NAN reports that there was heavy security presence at strategic locations in the metropolis to protect the lives and property of the citizens.Residents of Kano metropolis are going about their normal businesses peacefully, unperturbed by the raging Emirship tussle, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports.A correspondent, who monitored the situation in Nasarawa, Fagge, Dala, Gwale and Municipal local governments, reports that businesses and private offices were open for normal business througho
  • Again, Third Mainland Bridge section closed for repairs

    Again, Third Mainland Bridge section closed for repairs
    Kesha, who regretted all the inconveniences that the closure might cause motorists, advised them to use alternative routes.The Federal Ministry of Works has announced the closure of the Oworo-bound section of the Third Mainland Bridge, from midnight on Saturday (May 25) until 6.00 p.m. on Sunday (May 26).The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State,Olukorede Kesha, made the announcement in a statement on Saturday in Lagos.The controller said that the closure was to enable the ministry to carry
  • Concerns over upcoming guber election as flood damages Edo INEC office

    Concerns over upcoming guber election as flood damages Edo INEC office
    Olumekun said the attention of security agencies and emergency services had been drawn to the incident.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says its office in Benin City, Edo has been ravaged by flood.“The flood damaged a section of the building. It destroyed voters registration machines and other items,” Sam Olumekun, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, said in a statement on Saturday in Abuja.He said that INEC Resident Elec
  • Oronsaye report and Tinubu`s bold step in belling the cat

    Oronsaye report and Tinubu`s bold step in belling the cat
    No doubt, with the submissions by stakeholders, implementing the Oronsaye report, is desirable for the country, even with its possible attendant implications and effects.The trajectory of implementing the Stephen Oronsaye-led committee report on federal civil service reform on learner government can be likened to the popular idiom and fable of belling the cat.Simply put, “Who will bell the cat?”, the idiom translates to being brave enough to do something that will be for the good and
  • Otti has come to repair Abia after 24 years in wilderness - Obi of Onitsha

    Otti has come to repair Abia after 24 years in wilderness - Obi of Onitsha
    The monarch said 24 years of bad governance has left Abia in a rotten state that requires serious work to repair.The Obi of Onitsha, HRH Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe, has lauded Governor Alex Otti for bringing relief to Abia State 24 years after allegedly being in the wilderness.The monarch said this while inaugurating three roads in the state reconstructed by the Otti government on Friday, May 24, 2024.The roads include Old Court Road, Ehi Road, and Kent Road, all located in Aba, the Abia State
  • Tinubu wants Nigerian universities to lead in the fight against corruption

    Tinubu wants Nigerian universities to lead in the fight against corruption
    Lawal promised that the state government, within its limited resources, would continue to render a helping hand to the university.President Bola Tinubu has called on Nigerian universities to be at the forefront of the fight against corruption as prime institutions of learning.Tinubu made the call at the second combined 3rd and 4th convocation ceremony of the Federal University Gusau (FUGUS), which was held in Gusau on Saturday.The president was represented by the Vice-Chancellor of the Usmanu Da
  • Emirship Tussle: Police appeal for calm in Kano after tension-filled day

    Emirship Tussle: Police appeal for calm in Kano after tension-filled day
    The Commissioner of Police in Kano State, CP Usaini Gumel, has appealed for calm and tranquillity in the state amidst the ongoing emirship tussle.Gumel in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday, assured that the police and security agencies have taken concrete measures to deal with any form of security threats.The commissioner of Police said that the combined security agencies are fully committed to ensuring peace, progress, and political stability in the state.H
  • 2 scavengers allegedly kill man who exposed their theft activity in Lagos

    2 scavengers allegedly kill man who exposed their theft activity in Lagos
    The report indicated that around 11:00 a.m. on the same day, the complainant was in his residence when he heard his elder brother, Friday, aged 34, screaming for help.The Police in Lagos State have arrested two men, self-identified as scavengers, over the alleged murder of a man known only as Friday, who reportedly exposed their theft activity.Confirming the arrests, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the spokesperson for the command, informed the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday.According to Hundeyi
  • FG begins construction of 250 housing units in Gombe

    FG begins construction of 250 housing units in Gombe
    Also speaking, Governor Inuwa Yahaya lauded the gesture, adding that his administration was constructing 550 housing units to address housing deficits in the state.The Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Ahmed Dangiwa, on Saturday, performed the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction construction of a 250-unit Renewed Hope Housing Estate in the Gombe metropolis.Dangiwa said the project would cost about N4.2 billion, and expected to be completed within six months.He said the housing
  • Ajayi Crowther University students beat colleague to death for stealing phone

    Ajayi Crowther University students beat colleague to death for stealing phone
    The spokesperson said that the institution had swift action by handing over all the students involved to the police for investigation, assuring that justice would be served.A student of Ajayi Crowther University (ACU), Oyo, has been beaten to death by some of his colleagues for allegedly stealing a mobile phone belonging to one of them.A source within the institution told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday that the student, simply identified as Alex, started beating their colleague at
  • Lagos lawmaker loses wife after brief illness

    Lagos lawmaker loses wife after brief illness
    According to him, the death of Adenike has left sores in the hearts of the good people of Badagry.Mrs Adenike David, wife of Setonji David, the lawmaker representing Badagry Constituency 2 at the Lagos State House of Assembly, is dead.Posu Davies, media aide to the lawmaker, announced her death in a statement on Saturday.Davies said that Mrs David died at 60 on Saturday, after a brief illness.According to him, the death of Adenike has left sores in the hearts of the good people of Badagry.&ldquo
  • Tinubu in Lagos for Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway inauguration

    Tinubu in Lagos for Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway inauguration
    Work has begun on the legacy project that will connect nine coastal states, with Section Two already awarded to Hitech Construction Limited.Ahead of the first anniversary of his administration on May 29, President Bola Tinubu departed Abuja on Saturday for Lagos to begin the inauguration of projects completed under his administration.This is contained in a statement by Bayo Onanuga, Special Adviser to the President on Information and Strategy, on Saturday in Abuja.Onanuga said that the President
  • Kano Emirate: Muslim leaders react to tension over Emir's throne

    Kano Emirate: Muslim leaders react to tension over Emir's throne
    President Bola Ahmad Tinubu was hailed for his unwavering commitment to upholding the rule of law and separation of powers.In a rare show of solidarity, Islamic scholars and clerics in Kano State have commended the judiciary and security agencies for their efforts in maintaining peace and order in the Kano Emirate crisis.The scholars and clerics praised the judiciary for its prompt intervention in the crisis, which they said helped to prevent a breakdown of law and order in the state.They made t
  • Kano Emirate crisis: Police lauded for respecting court order

    Kano Emirate crisis: Police lauded for respecting court order
    The group also reminded the governor that the judiciary, which he wants to blackmail today, stood by him and his questionable mandate as Governor of Kano State.The Northern Agenda (NA) has saluted the Nigerian Police Force and other security agencies for pledging to adhere to the court order stopping the reinstatement of Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as the Emir of Kano.The group said the Police and others have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to upholding the rule of law and respecting the judiciar
  • Sani Jaji: Speaker gets notice for recall of Zamfara lawmaker

    Sani Jaji: Speaker gets notice for recall of Zamfara lawmaker
    The constituent of Kauru Namoda/Birnin Magaji Federal Constituency, Zamfara State, said they no longer have confidence in Hon Aminu Sani Jaji.Constituents' efforts to recall Hon. Aminu Sani Jaji, representing Kauru Namoda/Birnin Magaji Federal Constituency, Zamfara State, has reached a fever pitch.In a press statement made available to Pulse on Saturday, May 25, the united constituents of Kauru Namoda/Birnin Magaji, led by its chairman, Hon. Bello Mahmud Birnin Magaji, confirmed that a notificat
  • Kano scholars caution Tinubu against using force to resolve emirship tussle

    Kano scholars caution Tinubu against using force to resolve emirship tussle
    Kano was wrapped in tension on Saturday as the deposed Emir allegedly attempted to return to the palace after arriving in the state from a foreign trip.Kano scholars, under the aegis of the Council of Ulamas (association of Islamic scholars), have cautioned the Federal Government that deploying force to resolve the emirship tussle in the state may lead to an escalation.The scholars also expressed deep concerns over the recent happenings in the emirate, which has sparked tension among the residen
  • Ganduje meets northcentral APC leaders, backs Tinubu to succeed

    Ganduje meets northcentral APC leaders, backs Tinubu to succeed
    The meeting saw the attendance of the Governors of Kwara, Nasarawa, Kogi, and Benue states, as well as the Deputy Governor of Niger State.The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has held a constructive meeting with key stakeholders in the North-central region.He assured them that his leadership would establish new standards in the country's democracy and ensure the ongoing success of the APC government at all levels.Ganduje urged party stak
  • CISLAC calls for calm amid tension in Kano Emirate tussle

    CISLAC calls for calm amid tension in Kano Emirate tussle
    The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has expressed deep concern over the tension being created by the power tussle between the reinstated Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, and the dethroned Emir, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, in Kano State.Executive Director of CISLAC, Auwal Musa-Rafsanjani, expressed the concern in a statement issued in Lagos on Saturday.The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN)The state government had on Thursday reinstated Sanusi as the 16th Emir following the amendment o
  • Tinubu tasks APC stakeholders in North-Central on unity

    Tinubu tasks APC stakeholders in North-Central on unity
    Tinubu solicited continued support and prayers from the stakeholders, APC members and other Nigerians to enable him to succeed.President Bola Tinubu has urged the stakeholders and members of APC in the North-Central Zone to remain united in order to take the party to the next level of development.Tinubu made the call on Saturday at the Zonal stakeholders meeting of the party in Lafia.Tinubu, who was the Chairman of the meeting, was represented by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation
  • Remi Tinubu donates 50,000 books to pupils in Bauchi

    Remi Tinubu donates 50,000 books to pupils in Bauchi
    She said the books would be distributed to schools through the Local Education Authorities (LEAs).First Lady, Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, has donated 50,000 books and instructional materials for distribution to pupils in Bauchi.Tinubu inaugurated the distribution exercise on Saturday in Bauchi.Represented by Dr Aisha Mohammed, Wife of the Bauchi State Governor, Tinubu said that the books and other educational items had been provided under the Renewed Hope Initiative (RHI), for distribution to pupils.Sh
  • We’re committed to modernising NAF to bolster national security - Tinubu

    We’re committed to modernising NAF to bolster national security - Tinubu
    Commending on the NAF’s quality of aerial display and combat readiness at the occasion, Tinubu said it attested to their dedication to duty.President Bola Tinubu has pledged to continue supporting the modernisation of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to bolster national security.Tinubu, represented by Vice-President Kashim Shettima, said this at the 60th anniversary ceremonial parade of NAF on Saturday in Kaduna.Other events included an aerial display and flying-out parade for the members of 3
  • AU Day: How Kwame Nkrumah used football to push agenda of a United Africa

    AU Day: How Kwame Nkrumah used football to push agenda of a United Africa
    Dr. Kwame Nkrumah used his influence to clamour for a United Africa and football was his biggest tool…There was a time when Dr. Kwame Nkrumah was the most important man in Africa. He was Ghana’s president, but his reputation transcended the West African coast. Even before Nkrumah became a head of state, his life’s mission had always been one thing: The emancipation of Africa.To Nkrumah, emancipation didn’t just mean breaking free from the bondage of Western imperialists

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