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Buhari holds first meeting with incoming inspector-general of police Mohammed Adamu

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Assistant Inspector of Police AIG) Mohammed Adamu as the new inspector-general of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) to replace Ibrahim Idris who is retiring after 35 years of service.

 

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Female Muslim pupils at International School Ogbomosho defy authorities and wear hijab

NIGERIA'S ongoing religious dispute over the wearing of the Muslim headscarf known as the hijab has spread to the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology International School in Ogbomoso as female pupils there have defiantly worn them to class.

 

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Army says troops participating in Operation Python Dance prevented herdsmen attack in Anambra State

NIGERIAN military commanders have revealed that soldiers engaged in Operation Python dance have successfully averted a potential bloody clash between Fulani cattle herdsmen and farmers in Anambra State.

 

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Court gives EFCC go-ahead to prosecute Ganduje's wife over her roll in $5m bribery scandal

KANO State's Governor Abdullahi Ganduje could soon face trial over corruption allegations against him as an Abuja federal high court okayed the accelerated hearing of a suit seeking to compel the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to prosecute his wife.

 

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Crystal Palace join the growing list of clubs looking to sign Mikel this January transfer window

ENGLISH Premier league side Crystal palace have joined the race to sign Super Eagles skipper Mikel Obi before the end of the January transfer window as part of a drive to strengthen their squad and avoid relegation.

 

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Abuja high court stops trial of chief justice of Nigeria until pending legal cases are heard

NIGERIA'S chief judge Justice Walter Onnoghen has been given a reprieve in his ongoing battle with the federal government after an Abuja high court ordered prosecutors to suspend all action against him until the determination of several pending suits on the matter.

 

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Inec to distribute 1m PVCs across Lagos State as from Wednesday in battle against voter apathy

NIGERIA'S Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) is to step up the distribution of about 1m unclaimed permanent voters cards to the 245 wards across Lagos State as part of a last ditch attempt to ensure everyone gets to vote.

 

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Presidency tells Governor Ortom to stop claiming sole credit for Benue grazing law

PRESIDENCY officials have told Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State to stop taking sole credit for the introduction of his new grazing laws because they were only feasible because President Muhammadu Buhari backed them.

 

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Fayemi turns to OPC in desperate bid to end kidnapping and armed attacks across Ekiti State

EKITI State's Governor Kayode Fayemi has urged the O’dua People's Congress (OPC) and local vigilante groups to support the security agencies in their bid to rid the state of kidnappers and other criminal elements.

 

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Gunshots fired at APC Owerri rally attended by VPs wife as Rochas refuses to recognise Uzodinma

GUNSHOTS were fired at the Owerri rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday as the simmering feud between Governor Rochas Okorocha and the party leadership boiled over threatening to disrupt the event attended by Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo among others.

 

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