Category: General

Soludo’s narrow escape

Editorial What seemed an assassination attempt on former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Professor Chukwuma Soludo, in his home town of Isuofia in Aguata Local Government Area…

Danladi Umar: When power intoxicates

By Abachi Ungbo SIR: Recently, Justice Danladi Umar of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), walked into the eye of the storm with reckless abandon; in a saner society, he…

CSOs urge stakeholders to ensure speedy passage of Child Rights Act in Sokoto

From Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto A Coalition of Civil Society Organizations advocating for the smooth passage of Child Rights Act in Sokoto state, has implored stakeholders in the state ensure the…

Tears, jubilation as gunmen release abducted 13-year-old boy in Ogun [VIDEO]

Tears of joy and thanksgiving flowed freely on Tuesday when a kidnapped 13-year-old boy, Gbolahan Ajibola was released by his abductors. Nairalovers recalls that Gbolahan was kidnapped by gunmen in…

We Lose Millions Of Dollars Selling Our Cement in Nigeria – Dangote

The Dangote Group claims that its cement is cheaper in Nigeria than in Ghana, and that concentrating on the Nigerian market is costing it money. “In order to satisfy local…

‘I petitioned police over fraudulent act by Igboho’

By Segun Showunmi, Ibadan A real estate agent in Ibadan, Oyo State, Alhaji Waheed Adetunji, has said the recent police invitation to Chief Sunday Adeyemo a.k.a. Sunday Igboho was meant…

Liverpool vs Real Madrid: Zidane announces squad for Champions League tie at Anfield

Arsenal legend, Paul Merson, has advised Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel, to sign Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero, to replace Timo Werner. Aguero will end his 10-year stay at the Etihad this…

Amotekun Arrests Suspected Kidnappers In Ekiti After Machete Attack On Female Farmer

The Ekiti State Security Network Agency known as Amotekun Corps has arrested three persons suspected to be kidnappers in the Igbara Odo area of the state. The arrest followed the…

Insecurity: Can special courts do the trick?

Banditry, terrorism and kidnappings have reached a crisis point and everyone agrees that the country must find a way to stem the tide. But can establishing special courts to try…

Police arrest man for stabbing Chief Imam to death in Niger

From John Adams, Minna The Niger state Police Command has arrested a 35 year old man Umar Jibrin for allegedly stabbing a Chief Imam of Enagi in the Edati local…

Arms purchase: My predecessors know better – Army chief, Attahiru

Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has described Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna state governor, as a “tender-hearted” man. The cleric said this on…

Invest In Software Manufacturing In Nigeria, FG Urges Investors From France

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo on Tuesday called for the establishment of Nigeria-France Business Council to enhance trade relations between the two countries He explained…

Vince Offer stirs up infomercial

By Ibrahim Adam As a young boy growing up in Brooklyn, New York, Vince Offer, an Israeli-American, was captivated by the comedy of Crazy Eddie commercials. It was something he…

3,658 Rivers people benefit from US group, Lulu-Briggs’ free medical outreach

From TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt Not less than 3,658 men, women and children in Rivers State, have received free medical care and health education during a medical mission organized in…

Minimum wage: Reps proceed on break to mourn colleagues, as NASS workers threaten strike

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has accused the National Assembly of sabotaging the war on terrorism by distracting the Nigerian military through the ongoing investigation into the…