The former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, has said that he would not be intimidated by efforts to silence him after he was re-arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Fani-Kayode was arrested on Friday by operatives of the anti-graft agency, as he left the Federal High Court premises in Lagos.

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Fune Local Government Area of Yobe State  has appealed to Minister of Environment,  Hajiya Amina Mohammed, to assist in controlling the erosion devastating the area.

 The Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the Local Government,  Umar Sanda Shanga, made the plea in Damagum town, recently.

.Inaugurates enforcement marshals


Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has inaugurated the Ekiti Grazing Enforcement Marshalls (EGEM), the body saddled with the enforcement of the recently signed Prohibition of Cattle and other

.Domestic violence, child abuse top discussion


Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, and Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, are among dignitaries expected to grace this year's national women conference of the Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO), with the theme, “Strong Family, Strong Nation.”

. Approves N380m for bursary, local scholarship payments


Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday effected a reshuffle of his cabinet, with the dropping of the Commissioners for Tourism- Mr Folorunsho Folarin-Coker; Finance, Dr. Mustapha Akinkunmi; and Transportation, Dr. Ekundayo Mobereola.

Former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba has been found guilty by the International Criminal Court (ICC) of bribing witnesses.

Bemba was found guilty earlier this year of war crimes and crimes against humanity, and jailed for 18 years.


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Okorocha warns against tribalising crime


Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has advised Nigerians against tribalizing crime.

 He defined crime as an offence against the nation, stressing that a criminal should be seen as a common enemy of the people.

Leopard snatches six-year-old boy at South African Park


A leopard at a South African game reserve snatched a six-year-old boy and ran off with him.

 Little Kellan Denny was attacked and dragged away by the big cat at Kruger National Park.

At last, Buhari signs 2016 budget into law


President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has at last signed the 2016 budget into law.


The assent on Thursday, May 6, 2016, has now given way for the full implementation of the budget.

Why Chinese envoy visited APC national chairman

The outgoing Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency Gu Xiaojie, on Thursday, paid a courtesy visit to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja.

Toroitich threatens Kenyan, Ethiopian at Okpekpe

Just like his compatriot, Sthen Kiprotich, did four years ago at the London Olympics where he scaled Kenyan and Ethiopian hurdles to make history as the first Ugandan man to win an Olympic marathon gold, Timothy Toroitich will also be aiming to make history at the fourth IAAF Bronze Label

Army inaugurates court martial to try two generals

The Nigerian Army has inaugurated a court martial to try two top military officers for violation of service discipline.

When girl’s sex noise discomforts cancer-stricken neighbours

Some nights, before two of her daughters went to bed, Tanya Saylor would give them headphones.

That would help block the noise — the music, the threats and the sex noises.

Okowa inaugurates 15-man Justice Sector Reform Team

By Harris-Okon Emmanuel, Delta


A 15-man Justice Sector Reform Team has been knocked together by Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, with a charge to the members to build a sector that is professional, impartial, efficient and transparent.

We 'll not force herdsmen out of Ebonyi - Umahi

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has said that his government and people would not force Fulani herdsmen out of the state for fear of attack.

 He said that that the Fulani herdsmen have been living peacefully in some parts of the state for decades.


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