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Aregbesola in trouble: Osun gets least federal allocation of N868.9m

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State

The problem facing Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State over payment of salaries of Osun workers is far from being over, as the state got the least from the federation account in September. The state got a paltry amount of N868.9m while others receive not less than N2 billion. A breakdown of the amounts received […]

Wizkid, Yemi Alade, Patoranking win big at MAMAs 2016


The 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards took place on Saturday night at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, hosted by Bonang Matheba. It was a big night for Nigerian musicians as Wizkid walked away with three major awards namely: Artist of the Year, Best Male and Best Collaboration, while co-host, Nigeria’s Yemi Alade took home Best […]

CJN must speak up on alleged Amaechi’s visit to Justice Okoro – SERAP

Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Mahmud Mohammed

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Mahmud Mohammed, to speak up on the alleged visit by the Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Amaechi to Justice John Inyang Okoro of the Supreme Court to curry favour in respect of the Rivers, Abia and Akwa Ibom governorship elections. […]

Mother sells 2-month old baby for N450,000


A 51-year old woman, Rose Edward, is in police net for allegedly buying a 2-month-old baby for N450,000. Mr Murtala Mani, Akwa Ibom Commissioner of Police, disclosed this on Saturday in Uyo, while briefing newsmen. Mani who spoke through ASP Cordelia Nwanwe, the Akwa Ibom Police Command’s spokesperson said that a homeopathtic doctor, Eneyo Nyang, […]

Exclusive: Recession hits Dangote hard, unable to pay workers’ salaries

Aliko Dangote, President Dangote Group

The current economic situation in the country certainly affects everybody and everything, even Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, is groaning. Investigations at Dansa Foods Nig. Ltd, located off Lagos-Badagry expressway revealed that workers have not been paid their salaries for the past six months. Though Dansa Foods Nigeria Limited is a member of the Dangote […]

55 dead, hundreds injured as Cameroon train derails

The scene of the disaster

Fourteen people remained trapped on Friday under the wreckage of a packed passenger train that derailed en route between Cameroon’s two largest cities, killing at least 55 and injuring 575, the government said in a communique read on state television. The Camrail inter-city train was traveling from the capital, Yaounde, to the port city of […]

We won’t suspend judges accused of fraud – NJC

Some Nigerian judges

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has said that the call by the President, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Mahmoud Abubakar (SAN) for the suspension of the seven judges accused of fraud is “unacceptable”. The Acting Director of Information of the Council, Mr Soji Oye, made this known in a statement to newsmen in Abuja on […]

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