Sen. Misau deny been attacked in Bauchi over Saraki

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Navy, Isa Hamma Misau on Monday faulted the report that he was attacked in Ningi area of his constituency over his support for the Senate President Bukola Saraki. Misau (APC, Bauchi Central)  was reportedly attacked at the weekend by irate youth who destroyed his vehicles. It was reported Read more

A muslim woman kicks out of plane

A Muslim woman was asked to get off a plane without any explanation after she asked her neighbour to switch seats. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has called for an investigation of a possible “bias motive” as the woman was of Somali descent and was wearing a headscarf. Hakima Abdulle was told to disembark a Southwest Read more

Buhari is a national embarrassment – Cardinal Onaiyekan

Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari for disregarding court orders demanding the release of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu. He said: “There is no sign that Nigeria has the president. The problem President Buhari has is that many Nigerians want to continue as they were doing Read more

Senate inflates cost of cars for members – NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday said the Senate leadership inflated the unit cost of the Toyota Land Cruiser jeeps it procured for Senators by over 100 percent, demanding that the cars be returned immediately to the suppliers. The NLC also accused the Senate of spending money without appropriation when it publicly admitted that Read more

Police Officers Arrested with others for ‘Armed Robbery’ in Lagos

The Police in Lagos have arrested some of its personnel including one Sergeant Victor Omorokai, who allegedly hijacked a 20 feet container at the weekend in Ogun State. Also arrested were three civilians, including a supposed buyer of the container laden with auto spare-parts. It was gathered that the policemen numbering four, all attached to the Read more

Boko Haram’s underground food storage’ uncovers

Nigerian troops fighting the extremist Boko Haram sect on Sunday announced that they had uncovered storage facility used by the terrorist group to store food. From the Premium Times report,the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Sani Usman, said in a statement sent to PREMIUM TIMES that the storage contained large quantity of foodstuff when it Read more

Yuan Deal Forces Dollar To Retreat – BDC Operators

The federal government’s plan to increase the availability of renminbi (Yuan) was already favouring the Naira against the dollar, the President, Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria, Mr Aminu Gwadabe has said. Gwadabe said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) weekend in Abuja that since the announcement, the naira Read more