Chris Oyakhilome’s TV station sanctioned in the UK over COVID-19 claims

A TV channel in the UK owned by one of Nigeria’s most flamboyant evangelical pastors has been sanctioned by Ofcom, the broadcasting authority in London, BBC reports. According to BBC, the authority punished Chris Oyakhilome’s Loveworld Limited, which runs the Loveworld channel that can be viewed in the UK, “after a news programme and a […]

US says China must pay $2 bn WHO pledge

The United States on Monday said China must pay more than the two billion dollars it committed to the World Health Organisation. It called the pledge a token to distract from what the Trump administration claims was Beijing’s failure to properly alert the world to the coronavirus outbreak. China’s commitment “is a token to distract […]

On Madagascar’s COVID-19 “cure”

By KINGSLEY MOGHALU I believe Africa should seek homegrown cures to COVID-19. So I’m curious about Madagascar’s “COVID Organics” cure claim. But it ought to be independently and certifiably tested, to be certain it (a) is safe for general consumption and has no dangerous side-effects, and (b) actually cures the Covid-19 disease — just as […]

EFCC hands over Diezani Alison-Madueke’s forfeited property to Lagos state government to use as an Isolation centre

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) handed over a property forfeited by the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to the Lagos state government to use as an Isolation center for COVID-19 patients, today May 15. The 6-flats three-bedroom apartment and a boys quarters located on Awolowo road in Ikoyi, was handed over to […]

Trump impeachment : If Obama was a Republican and committed Trump’s crimes i would have voted to impeach him’- Adam Schiff

The House Intelligence Committee chairman  Adam Schiff, has blasted Republicans for putting their party above the interest of the nation in the ongoing impeachment proceedings against US president Donald Trump. Trump is under investigation by the Democracy controlled US House of Reps for allegedly persuading the Ukraine government to investigate his Political rival Joe Biden […]

Dino Melaye vs Adeyemi: INEC gives update on Kogi West election

Prof. James Apam, INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kogi, says the commission is ready for Kogi West Senatorial and Ajaokuta Federal Constituency supplementary elections slated for Saturday. Apam, who disclosed this on Tuesday in Lokoja at a Stakeholders’ meeting organised by INEC for the two Supplementary Elections said funding and logistics for the elections […]

Jonathan: Lamido lied on my role in Bayelsa poll

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has challenged a former Jigawa State Governor, Sule Lamido, to publish evidence linking him with the controversial $1.6b Malabu Oil (OPL 245) scam. Lamido, in an interview at the weekend, accused the ex-president of trading off the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 16 […]

Buhari asked to act as APC chieftain tells court to allow third term

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to order the arrest and prosecution of Charles Enya, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state, who has filed a suit seeking third term for presidents and governors. In a statement on Monday, the National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko […]

Senator who sponsored ‘Hate Speech’ bill bows to pressure, says he will be expunging death penalty

Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi has made a U-turn on the hate speech Bill he is sponsoring following the controversy the death penalty the Bill proposes, ignited.  The Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate who said he will lead the debate for the second reading of the Bill titled: “National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speeches (Establishment, […]

APC member seeks amendment of constitution to allow President Buhari contest third term

Charles Enya, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state who served as the organising secretary for President Buhari’s campaign organization during the 2019 general election has filed a suit (FHC/AI/CS/90/19) before a federal high court in Abakiliki seeking the amendment of the constitution to allow President Muhammadu Buhari get another term in office. The APC […]

Ndidi, Ighalo, and Osimhen shortlisted in 30-man list for 2019 African Player of the Year Award

Nigerian superstars, Wilfred Ndidi, Odion Ighalo and Victor Osihmen have been nominated for the 2019 African Player of the Year Award by Confederation of African Football (CAF). The three Nigerian stars who play for Lecister City, Shanghai Greenland Shenhua and Lille respectively, were shortlised alongside 27 African footballers including the previous winner, Mohamed Salah of Egypt and Liverpool […]

Oshiomhole mocks Saraki and others, says Dino Melaye is 20,000 feet below ground level and will need a miracle to be re-elected

Adams Oshiomhole slammed those that defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) he heads as he discussed the challeneges they are facing at the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the party.  According to the former Governor of Edo State, Former Senate President Bukola Saraki and 15 other lawmakers who defected to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) felt they […]

Buhari: I won’t run for third term

President Muhammadu Buharisays he will not seek a third term in office at the end of his second term in 2023. The Nigerian Constitution sets a two-term limit for the president and state governors, but that has not stopped speculations that Mr Buhari may want to stay beyond 2023. Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, was accused […]

Trump on impeachment: ‘I want a trial’

President Trump said Friday that he wants an impeachment trial in the Senate if the House votes to impeach him. “I want a trial,” Trump said during an interview on “Fox & Friends” Friday morning. “There’s nothing there.” Trump also cast doubt on whether the House would vote to impeach him, insisting his phone call with […]

Stop accusing Buhari of disobeying court orders – Prof Itse Sagay tells Nigerians

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) Prof. Itse Sagay, has told Nigerians to stop accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of disobeying court orders. The PACAC Chairman who addressed reporters after a round table discussion on a proposed bill on the Jury Service Act on Thursday November 21, alleged that some judgements passed in Nigerian courts came from […]

The pretence of Nigerians against Buhari’s government amazes me – Sagay

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay has taken a swipe at Nigerians who question the change President Buhari has brought in the anti-corruption war.  Sagay who led members of the committee on a solidarity visit to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday November 20, said the […]