Dear Senator Tinubu, Buhari has thrashed us all!

Written by Abimbola Adelakun 
On Tuesday, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, wife of the erstwhile strongman of opposition politics, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, expressed her frustration at how her husband was “thrashed” by the President Muhammadu Buhari government he helped put in office. 

Even a minimally savvy observer of Nigerian politics would have figured out that a palace coup has consumed the so-called Jagaban of the game.

There is still high-level corruption in Nigeria — Sultan of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has said there is still high-level corruption in the country, noting that “we cannot continue with these negative things.”

Buhari meets Obasanjo, Jonathan, others over insecurity today

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to preside over a meeting of the Council of State on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

This is the third time Buhari will be hosting the meeting of the council that has all living former Presidents and Heads of Government as members since he assumed office in 2015.

N13b Arms Cash: EFCC grills Ex-Army Chief Ihejirika

For about nine hours, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detectives yesterday quizzed a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika, over alleged N13 billion arms cash traced to him and his relations.

Gen. Ihejirika was also asked to account for the transfer of N115m, $132,000, €16,000 and £44,0000 to his relatives who allegedly did no job.

The names of the five beneficiaries are;

How My Friend Tried To Destroy My Matrimonial Home - Woman Reveals

A Nigerian woman identified as Rachel Daniel has taken to social media to call out a lady who happened to be her best friend, after she tried to destroy her matrimonial home.

According to the woman, she took her so-called best friend in when she had nothing. She tried her best to give her life only for her to try to snatch her husband...

Pro-Buhari Comment: Senate rejects Omo-Agege’s apology

In what appeared an about turn, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, yesterday tendered an unreserved apology to the Senate for alleged “offensive” comments against the upper chamber.

Senator Omo-Agege in a subdued voice owned up that he over shot his bounds by claiming at a media briefing that the amended Electoral Act which reordered election sequence in the country was targeted at President Muhammadu Buhari.

Soldiers Recover 50 Girls Abducted by Boko Haram

Troops last night rescued Government Girls Science Technical College (GGSTC) Dapchi, Yobe State, pupils who were reportedly kidnapped by Boko Haram.

The school was attacked on Monday night by the terrorists, who took away some of the girls. The state government put the figure of the girls that were missing at 50.

A statement last night by Abdullahi Bego, spokesman to Governor Ibrahim Gaidam, said: 

AIB Probes DANA Air Incident

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has begun investigation into Tuesday’s Dana Air incident at the Port- Harcourt Airport.

Its spokesman, Tunji Oketumbi, said a team from the bureau, led by the director of operations, Capt. Dayyabu Danraka, was already on ground in Port Harcourt for investigation into the incident.

5 Ways To Find Affordable Food Anywhere You Travel

Food, undoubtedly is one of the biggest expenses for travellers. You can not stay hungry throughout your journey. Therefore, eating out at least two or three times a day daily is not negotiable. These food expenses can disrupt your budget even though you have made provision for it. Interestingly, there are ways to find cheap eats no matter where you are travelling to.



Cardinal Okogie Tackles President Buhari On Leadership

A former President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie, has told the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration that Nigerians are angry over poverty and insecurity in the country.

Speaking in a statement, Okogie, a former Lagos Archbishop of the Catholic Church, also called on the President not to discard the advice given to him by former President Olusegun Obasanjo; former military dictator, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida and the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria as their thoughts reflect what Nigerians think about his government.

So Sad! Woman Dies Hours To Her Wedding In Delta State

A middle-aged woman, simply identified Maggie has reportedly slumped and died just hours before her traditional marriage in the Ugbeide area of Mosogar, Delta State.

The sad incident happened after Maggie’s partner decided to pay the bride price after years of being together.

How Armed Robbers Fleeing With Stolen Cash Were Arrested

Details have emerged revealing how some notorious armed robbers escaping with a stolen money were nabbed in Owerri, the capital of Imo state.  

The states commissioner of police, Chris Ezike said the N450,000 belonging to the victim was recovered from the suspects.

Ezike gave the names of the armed robbery suspects as; 

Senate Caucus Sacks Pro-Buhari Senator, Replaces Him

The Northern Senators Forum have on Wednesday, removed Abdullahi Adamu as their chairman, and replaced him with Aliyu Wammako, a former Sokoto State governor.

The letter signed by the Public Relations Officer of the forum noted that Adamu was removed for “financial mismanagement and other related matters.”

Interesting Ways To Enjoy Nigerian Jollof Rice

Jollof rice is a delicacy that’s widely eaten in Nigeria. As such, Nigerians have devised creative ways to enjoy Jollof rice. Here are some of the best ways to enjoy Nigerian jollof...

10 Pro-Buhari Senators Face Sanctions Over Elections Order

Ten senators are facing sanctions over their stand on the amendment of the Electoral Act. They may be suspended.

The controversial amendment reordered the sequence of elections.

It placed the Senate and the House of Representatives elections first, followed by governorship and House of Assembly elections and the presidential election last.

Guys Who Specialize In Stealing SIM Cards and Using It To Transfer Funds Nabbed

Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 6 - man syndicate that specialised in robbing Lagosians of their mobile phones and turning over its SIM cards to hackers who get hold of the account details of its owners and transfer its balances to their accounts.

Parading the group yesterday, the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal disclosed that the syndicate comprised of three splinter groups visiting choice locations in the state to rob members of the public of their phones.

Dana Air Plane Skids Off Runway In Port Harcourt

Dana Air plane last night skidded off the runway while landing at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa in Rivers State.

Passengers were evacuated by Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) emergency officials. 

VP Osinbajo: How Govt is tackling herdsmen/ farmers conflicts

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday unveiled the strategies by the Federal Government in tackling the herdsmen/ farmers clashes in Benue, Taraba and other states.

Court gives Abaribe, others Feb 28 to account for Kanu’s whereabouts

Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned to February 28 for three sureties to leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, including Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, to either produce him in court or show cause why each of them should not forfeit his N100 million bail bond.

Outrage As Gov. El-Rufai Pulls Down Senator’s Building

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai was at the centre of a controversy yesterday. Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi accused him of personally supervising the demolition of his property used as the secretariat of a faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna.

The APC’s “Restoration” group promoted by the senator last Thursday queried El-Rufai and suspended three of his aides, including Special Adviser on Political Matters Uba Sani and Commissioner for Finance Suleiman Kwaru, for similar offences.

The Hunkuyi-led faction suspended El-Rufai for six months, for “failing to reply to the query” three days after it was issued.

Akure Airport Invision By Herdsmen: OPC to secure passengers

Members of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) in Ondo State have expressed their readiness to protect passengers using the Akure Airport.

This followed last weekend’s invasion of the airport by cows suspected to belong to Fulani herdsmen.

Items Every Woman Should Pack When Travelling

Whether you are a constant woman on-the-go or an occasional traveller, you may run into certain challenges or hiccups when it comes to getting yourselves to a destination and back. These challenges may be difficult to deal with when you do not pack the right items.