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Controversy has surrounded the whereabouts of Oodua Peoples Congress operatives who arrested Fulani warlord, Iskilu Wakili. While there are media reports that the men have been transferred to Abuja, some sources in the OPC said they do not know the whereabouts of the detained operatives. The OPC members were detained on Sunday after arresting Fulani […]

Popular Yoruba rights activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho has warned security operatives to go after killer herders and not local hunters, security guards who use single or double-barrelled guns for protection. In the now-viral video posted by Chief Femi Fani-Kayode on his official Twitter handle and obtained by TheNation, Igboho who […]

Popular Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmed Gumi, has clarified that the religious bias in the Nigerian Army was between 2010 and 2015. He explained that his earlier comments were misunderstood, blaming media reports for the misunderstanding. The retired general noted that he had a good understanding of the Nigerian Army, adding that many things have not […]

Governors of the South-South States have demanded an upward review of the provision of 2.5 percent as host community trust fund in the Petroleum Industry Bill to 10 per cent in the best interest of oil communities and the nation. This is as the governors advise the President, Major General Mohammadu Buhari (retd.) that in […]

The Kogi State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Hon Kingsley Fanwo has dismissed what he called, “attention-seeking insinuation” by one Mr Deji Adeyanju on Cheif Femi Fani Kayode, saying the post was a “lazy gossip” by the activist. Fanwo stated this in Abuja while fielding questions from journalists on the allegation by Adeyanju that Governor […]

Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC have expressed commitment to ensuring food security in their states, saying there is a strong nexus between national security and food security. The governors made the commitment in a communique issued on Monday at the end of a virtual meeting of their Secretaries to State Governments which […]

There was pandemonium at Oja Oba Area of Akure, the capital of Ondo State on Tuesday morning as members of the state chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers engaged in free for all. This came barely 48 hours after the factional unionists fought at the Owode area of the state, causing injuries […]

ABEOKUTA—Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, yesterday, took delivery of 50,000 doses of AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine donated to the state by the Federal Government. The governor received the vaccines in his office at Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, shortly after the arrival of the state team, led by the Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker. Abiodun said […]

ABUJA-MARKET women in the South East geo-political zone of the country have lauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s empowerment efforts in the region. Operating under the umbrella of Amalgamated Union of Market Women Societies in the South East,the women who reeled out the social security investments of the president so far in the zone,noted that the development […]

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has called for a legislative framework with clear fiscal terms in order to tap the full potential of the gas resources in the nation’s deepwater acreages. The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, made the call at a one-day public hearing on “Inclusion of Gas Terms in […]


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