President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the Senate to confirm the appointment of Farouk Aminu as a full-time  Commissioner of the National Pension Commission. His request is contained in separate letters read on the floor during plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. Umaru Farouk Aminu as full-time […]

Police in Adatan area of Abeokuta has arrested a 40-year-old housewife, Iswat Taofeek, in Ogun State for dehumanizing a 12-year-old boy living with her. In a press statement released by the Ogun State Police Command spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said, the suspect was arrested following a complaint by one of […]

138 members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have tested positive to Coronavirus. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Monday. Director General, NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, noted that none of those who tested positive was allowed into the camps. According to him, out of the 34,785 […]

As Nigeria slips into recession for the second time in five years, President Muhammadu Buhari, says it came about because of the severity of the global downturn caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. He said this on Monday in Abuja, while declaring open the 26th Nigerian Economic Summit with the theme: […]

Court on Monday ordered the remand of Borno South Senator, Ali Ndume, in Kuje Prison following his failure to produce former Chairman, defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, who he stood surety for. Justice Okon Abang gave the order when Ndume, failed to file a formal application to […]

The head of African football Ahmad Ahmad had been suspended for 5-years by the adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee of FIFA. The president was sanctioned after he was found guilty of having breached art. 15 (Duty of loyalty), art. 20 (Offering and accepting gifts or other benefits) and […]