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By admin On 4 Sep, 2018 At 02:41 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied a newspaper report that it recently received N50 million from the government of Jigawa for logistics. Dr. Mahmud Isah, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, made the clarification in a statement in Dutse, on Tuesday. Isah said that the commission had not received any form […]


By admin On 4 Sep, 2018 At 02:39 AM | Categorized As Economy | With 0 Comments

The Nigerian Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, (FOU), Zone A Ikeja over the weekend intercepted N1.5 billion worth of petroleum products on the verge of being smuggled out of the country to Benin Republic. The petroleum product sandwiched in about 12 wooden speed boats had about 50,000 Jerry cans set to be smuggled from Ijofin […]


By admin On 4 Sep, 2018 At 02:50 AM | Categorized As Economy | With 0 Comments

The story of oil in Nigeria will be incomplete without a highlight of the role played by what is today geographically known as Imo State. Shell Camp in the State capital, Owerri, is a testimony to the fact that the state hosted oil exploration activities at some point before it was terminated with the onset […]


By admin On 4 Sep, 2018 At 02:33 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

President Muhammadu Buhari at the weekend in Beijing, the Chinese capital, said he was not afraid of free and fair elections in 2019 because he himself was a beneficiary of credible polls in 2015. He told the Nigerian community in China that he was committed to making sure that the 2019 polls, under his watch, […]


By admin On 4 Sep, 2018 At 02:23 AM | Categorized As Economy | With 0 Comments

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, on Monday allayed concerns over the sanctions meted out on MTN Nigeria and any worry by foreign investors on the integrity of Certificates of Capital Importation (CCIs) already issued. Emefiele, who spoke to THISDAY in China, assured the investment community, both local and international, as […]


By admin On 4 Sep, 2018 At 02:53 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

The orgy of violence revisited Plateau State on Sunday night as gunmen attacked Lopandet community in Dwei Du area of Jos South Local Government Area, killing 13 persons and injuring 12 others. Youths in the community responded yesterday with violent protest of the killings even as the state Governor, Mr. Simon Lalong, commiserated with the […]


By admin On 4 Sep, 2018 At 02:31 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

Contrary to general belief, All Progressives Congress (APC) governors are not opposed to direct primary for the selection of candidates for the 2019 general election, some of them told THISDAY on Monday. Rather, they are of the opinion that the while direct primary will entrench internal democracy and help to mobilise the rank and file […]


By admin On 4 Sep, 2018 At 01:54 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Dr. Waripamo-Owei Dudafa on Monday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that the N1.6 billion linked to him in an alleged fraud charge by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was proceeds of donations towards a church project organised by the former […]


By admin On 4 Sep, 2018 At 01:10 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

Former Senate President, Senator David Mark, is set to change the political calculations in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as he picks the party’s Presidential Nomination Form today at the national secretariat of PDP. A highly placed source in the camp of the former Senate President confirmed to LEADERSHIP yesterday in Abuja that plans […]


By admin On 3 Sep, 2018 At 02:02 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

The Civil Society Observatory on the Implementation of Administration of Criminal Justice in Nigeria has yet again called for increased sensitization of the officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force on their roles and responsibilities as provided in the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, (ACJA) 2015. This call was made at a meeting with […]


By admin On 29 Aug, 2018 At 02:26 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Security has been beefed up at the Murtala Muhammed Airports, Ikeja, ahead of the British Prime Minister, Mrs Theresa May’s visit to Lagos on Wednesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that security agencies including the Police, the Nigeria Civil Defence and Security Corps and the Soldiers are at strategic locations within the precincts […]