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Plateau State governors follows Ganduje's lead and splits Jos traditional council into three

PLATEAU State's Governor Simon Lalong has taken a cue from his Kano State counterpart Abdullahi Ganduje and moved to reduce the influence of the Gbong Gwom of Jos Da Jacob Gyang Buba by carving out two traditional councils from his domain.

 

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We need a Nigerian Patriotic Act to shake us out of our present lethargy 

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) Today, I want us to spend 24 hours reflecting on the life of this gentleman here Commander Dudley Morton and use it as a basis to ask ourselves whether the key piece missing in the Nigerian jigsaw puzzle is actually the absence of unconditional patriotism. I sometimes wonder whether we would live in a far better society if our commitment to the nation was not predicated on getting something back in return 

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Bauchi State House of Assembly passes law reversing previous act enabling it to recover looted funds

MEMBERS of the Bauchi State House of Assembly have passed a bill to repeal the State Public Property and Funds Recovery Tribunal Act of 2017 that was enacted to recover funds thought to have been misappropriated by previous governors.

 

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Nigeria's cabinet approves taking out of fresh $1bn Chinese loan to fund hydro-electric power plant

NIGERIA'S Federal Executive Council (Fec) has approved a government decision to obtain a $1bn bank loan from China's Exim Bank to fund the Gurara II Hydropower project as part of ongoing plans to increase electric capacity in the country.

 

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Christian Chukwu to arrive in UK tonight where he will undergo treatment at private London hospital

FORMER Super Eagles skipper Christian Chukwu will arrive in the UK tonight for medical treatment on his nagging prostate cancer ailment at the prestigious Saint Elizabeth and Saint John’s Hospital in London.

 

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Tonto Dikeh rubbishes ex-hubby Churchill's latest claim that he is a sex machine in bed

CONTROVERSIAL Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh has kept up her ongoing media battle with her ex-husband Olakunle Oladunni by rubbishing his recent claims that he is a tireless machine in bed.

 

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Rochas goes to court in bid to get his certificate of return and prevent his arrest after May 29

GOVERNOR Rochas Okorocha has filed a suit with the federal high court in Abuja seeking the protection of his fundamental rights saying that his political adversaries are denying him his certificate of return as the duly elected senator for Imo West Senatorial District.

 

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There is only one problem with Nigeria and that is Nigerians 

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) Come on now my people, if we do not accept our shortcomings, we are never going to overcome them. Our problems in Nigeria are multi-faceted but they can be narrowed down to three things - intellectual laziness, ostentation and short term greed. In 1922, Frederick Lugard spotted all this and summed us up perfectly in his book Dual Mandate 

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Atiku asked to make formal request for election tribunal chairman Justice Bulkachuwa to stand down

FORMER vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has been advised by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to file a formal request demanding that its chairman Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa resign her position because of fears over a conflict of loyalty.

 

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Traditional priest charged with cheating after he collected N635,000 for special prayers and failed to deliver

POLICE have arraigned traditional priest Dada Oluwafemi before an Abuja high court on charges of a criminal breach of trust and cheating after he absconded upon receiving a sum of N635,000 ($1,750) from a client who paid him to offer special prayers.

 

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