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Leah Sharibu delivers baby boy for Boko Haram commander after forced marriage

A Christian girl, who has been in Boko Haram captivity for two years, Leah Sheribu, has reportedly given birth for the terror group commander. According to reports monitored on Sahara Reporters on Saturday night, a source revealed how Leah was delivered of the baby a few weeks ago following her forceful marriage to a top Read more

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Governor Dapo Abiodun moves to reposition Ogun as Nigeria’s industrial hub, meets over 10 UK firms

As far as investment promotion drive is concerned, Governor Dapo Abiodun has moved from robust rhapsodizing to enacting sound policies that would make the state live up to its appellation as Nigeria’s industrial hub. Even when he was yet to become Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun knew that making the state attractive to investors Read more

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You’re ‘such an insensitive man’! – Apostle Suleman blasts Femi Adesina over comment on CAN

The senior pastor of Omega Fire Ministries (OFM), Johnson Suleman, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman, Femi Adesina as an insensitive man. Suleman said Adesina’s reaction describing the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)  a political party is an empty defence. The pastor, according to his tweet, said “Just saw the empty defence of Femi Adesina Read more

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Declare Miyetti a terrorist organisation – CAN tells FG

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked the federal government of Nigeria to pronounce the herders’ group, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) a terrorist organisation. The association’s demand is coming days after Boko Haram insurgents killed Lawan Andimi, CAN chairman in Michika local government area of Adamawa state. In a statement issued in Read more

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Saraki’s family makes fresh move over demolition of ‘Ile Arugbo’ by Kwara govt

Emerging details have indicated that the family of Dr Bukola Saraki is ready for an out of court settlement over the controversial ownership of land on which late Dr Olusola Saraki’s ‘Ile Arugbo’ is located in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. According to information made available on Thursday, Saraki family had in a letter notified Read more

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Proposed US travel ban and its implications for Nigeria

Should the United States slam a visa restriction on Nigeria as being currently speculated, its attendant consequences will undoubtedly be enormous. Already, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen are facing U.S. travel ban, an action U.S President Donald Trump explained, in 2017, as safeguarding America and its citizens from terrorism.  Aside Nigeria, the Read more

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Ex-Delta commissioner kicks over plots to convert Mariam Babangida Women Development Centre to Appeal Court

A former commissioner for women affairs in Delta State, Queen Betty Efekodha has raised an alarm over the plan to convert the Mariam Babaginda Women Development Center that was built during the tenure of former Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of the state to Appeal Court premises. According to Efekodha, the building has been roofed and painted, Read more

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Ogun moves to resuscitate Olokola Sea Project

Ogun State Government has commenced arrangements to resuscitate the abandoned Olokola Sea Port project as part of government move to improve the capacity of transportation extensively. Ogun State Deputy Governor, Engr Noimot Salako-Oyedele made this known when she led government delegation on a visit to the Managing Director of Nigeria Port Authority(NPA) Ms Hadiza Bala Usman Read more

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Tragedy! Five confirmed dead in Abule-Egba pipeline fire explosion

At least five people have been confirmed dead in the Abule-Egba pipeline fire explosion that occurred on Sunday night, The Guardian NG reports. “It’s unfortunate we lost 5 lives to this inferno, with many in critical condition in the hospitals,” Mele Kolo Kyari, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation boss, said during his visit to the scene Read more