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MILITARY

All You Need To Know About Newly Acquired A-29 Tucano Fighter Aircraft.

It is to the knowledge of most Nigerians that Nigeria as a country via her Air Force (NAF) has taken delivery of the first six out of a total of 12 Embraer A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircrafts ordered by the big West African nation. Six of these light attack aircrafts were delivered to Nigeria days ago, to the delight of many Nigerians, and the Federal government.

  14 hours ago
All You Need To Know About Newly Acquired A-29 Tucano Fighter Aircraft.

MILITARY

Opinion: It Is Time For The Federal Government To Consider Retiring The Alpha Jet

Regarding the shooting down of an alpha jet military aircraft by bandits in the north of Nigeria on July 18th, Colonel Tony Nyiam (rtd) has given his expert analysis on what must have transpired. In his capacity as a security expert and analyst, the military veteran attributed the downing of the aircraft to old age, which he claimed caused it to be vulnerable to enemy fire.

  10 hours ago
Opinion: It Is Time For The Federal Government To Consider Retiring The Alpha Jet

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Federal Government Extends NIN Data Verification

The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved the extension of the deadline for NIN-SIM data verification from July 26, 2021 to October 31, 2021. This was made known by the Director, Public Affairs Nigerian Communications Commission, Ikechukwu Adinde and the Head, Corporate Communications, Nigeria Identity Management Commission, Kayode Adegoke, in a joint statement on Sunday.

  14 hours ago
Federal Government Extends NIN Data Verification

JUSTICE

Court Stops First Bank Plc Over Unlawful Freezing Of Customer Account

A Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos has dismissed First Bank Plc, preliminary objection to stop an impending judgment of fifty million naira in a fundamental rights enforcement suit filed against it by a Senior lawyer and human rights activist, Johnson Odion Esezoobo. Justice Daniel Osiagor dismissed First Bank Plc and Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) preliminary objections for lack of merit.

  13 hours ago
Court Stops First Bank Plc Over Unlawful Freezing Of Customer Account

EDUCATION

ASUU May Go On Strike Soon as FG has Refused To Honour Agreements Made― ATBU chairperson

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, also popularly known as Asuu seemed to have threatened the Nigerian Government of the possibility of going on a new Industrial Action, months after it had called off the long industrial action that caused a long delay in the curriculum of federal universities across the country.

  9 hours ago
ASUU May Go On Strike Soon as FG has Refused To Honour Agreements Made― ATBU chairperson

ECONOMY-FINANCE

EFCC Declares War On Corrupt Leaders And Yahoo Boys Who Launder Nigeria's Money Overseas

Money laundering has been an issue that the Federal government along with its various anti graft agencies have been contending with for so many years. Corrupt leaders embezzle funds and launder these stolen funds abroad. The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has however in a fresh update declared war on shady and corrupt politicians along with Internet fraudster (also known as Yahoo Boys) who engage in these crimes.

  2 days ago
EFCC Declares War On Corrupt Leaders And Yahoo Boys Who Launder Nigeria's Money Overseas

TRAVEL

Passengers Escape Plane Crash In Ilorin, Read Details.

(Photo Credit: The Nation) There was a plane crash yesterday at the Ilorin International Airport runway. According to investigation, the plane crashed at about 9:30 am on Friday upon landing in llorin from the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Many people including prominent Nigerians were on board when the life-threatening incident to place, according to the report on The Nation, the plane had a tyre burst which caused a huge bang to the plane.

  1 days ago
Passengers Escape Plane Crash In Ilorin, Read Details.

POLITICS

According to Wole Soyinka, Nigeria cannot continue in its form.

Nobel Laurette, Wole Soyinka has stated once again that if the Federal Government fails to act, there is no hope for Nigeria to remain united as a nation. Nigeria, according to Soyinka, cannot continue to exist as a single country unless it decentralizes as soon as possible.

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According to Wole Soyinka, Nigeria cannot continue in its form.

ENVIRONMENT

Grazing Routes reviving policy; a solution with inherent crisis

Reviving grazing routes Omeiza09 studio.opera.com With the view to resolve the increasing insecurity issues in Nigeria, the Federal government is looking towards reviving grazing routes, as a solution to farmers headers conflict. This article is looking at the pros and cons of the policy statement. One of the major problems facing Nigeria today is undebatably insecurity, as a result of conflicts between farmers and cattle rearers.

  15 hours ago
Grazing Routes reviving policy; a solution with inherent crisis

JUSTICE

Sunday Igboho Sues FG over House invasion

Yomi Alliyu (SAN), Igboho’s Lawyer had claim that his client was facing Abnormal treatment, as his legs and hands Are Chained like an animal in police custody. Yomi Alliyu Said: “The invasion and malicious destruction of the applicant’s residence and properties at about 1am to 3am by the 2nd and 3rd respondents is a violation of the applicant’s fundamental human right to his privacy and that of his home and guided by sections 37, 43 and 44 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights

  22 hours ago
Sunday Igboho Sues FG over House invasion

SOCIETY

"We Have So Many Poor People In Nigeria Because A Lot Of Money Are Not Accounted For" -Pastor Sunday

Outspoken Nigerian cleric and writer, Dr Sunday Adelaja has taken to his Facebook page to state a reason while there are so many poor people in Nigeria. (Dr. Sunday Adelaja) In a video made available on his official Facebook page, Adelaja laments that so many are poor in the country because lots of money are unaccounted for.

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JUSTICE

Bring Evidence Against Sunday Igboho—Beninese Court

The Beninese Court sitting in Cotonou, Benin Republic, has asked the Federal government to provide on Monday, whatever evidence it has against Sunday Igboho. The Federal government is accusing Sunday of allegedly trafficking of weapons and inciting violence capable of causing social disturbance. He was declared wanted by the DSS, earlier in July after his Ibadan house was raided by the DSS who killed two of his household and arrested 12 others.

  1 days ago
Bring Evidence Against Sunday Igboho—Beninese Court

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Federal Government To Establish Herdsmen Settlements, Grazing Colonies In Six States

Information gathered from a reliable source says that the federal government has concluded plans to establish herdsmen settlements and grazing areas in no fewer than six states. According to the report, the federal government instituted a scheme known as Livestock Intervention Programme to ensure the actualization of the plan.

  1 days ago
Federal Government To Establish Herdsmen Settlements, Grazing Colonies In Six States

POLITICS

You have to declare killer herdsmen, armed bandits and kidnappers terrorists - Northern Groups

The Southern Kaduna People's Union (SOKAPU), Middle Belt Forum (MBF) and Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), have all called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Government to declare killer herdsmen, armed bandits and kidnappers terrorists. The President of Southern Kaduna People's Union, Jonathan Asake, made this call at a press conference in Kaduna.

  2 days ago
You have to declare killer herdsmen, armed bandits and kidnappers terrorists - Northern Groups

POLITICS

(Opinion) 3 Politicians from Itu Fed. Constituency Who May Succeed Governor Udom Emmanuel in 2023

In 2023, the people of Akwa Ibom State will elect a new Governor who will pilot the affairs of the state after Governor Udom Emmanuel. With the political understanding in Akwa Ibom State, Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District of the state will likely produce the next Governor.

  5 days ago
(Opinion) 3 Politicians from Itu Fed. Constituency Who May Succeed Governor Udom Emmanuel in 2023

POLITICS

Wole Soyinka To Federal Government: Decentralization Is The Only Way To Avoid Pitfalls, Disunity

Nobel Peace Prize winner, Wole Soyinka, has insisted that Nigeria may not stand together if the federal government fails to change its system. According to the playwright, the only solution to keep Nigeria united is through the decentralization of power. He stated that some people have used the word 'restructure' to replace decentralize.

  1 days ago
Wole Soyinka To Federal Government: Decentralization Is The Only Way To Avoid Pitfalls, Disunity

JUSTICE

"They're Still Using Twitter Despite The Ban" - Malami Tells Federal High Court

The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami has told a Federal high court in Lagos state that they've not stopped Nigerians from using Twitter as majority of the people still access it through the use of Virtual Private Network, otherwise known as the VPN. This came after a Human Rights lawyer, Effiong allegedly sued the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, Malami, and the Federal Government for suspending the social media platform.

  2 days ago

SOCIETY

Here are pictures from the second Niger Bridge as it nears completion

The second Niger Bridge was a project initiated under the administration of Goodluck Jonathan and we commend the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari led government in sustaining the project. The second Niger Bridge is a project commissioned to eliminate the traffic congestion on the Niger river bridge, improve road safety, while at the same time create greater opportunities for local residents and strengthen the entire region.

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Here are pictures from the second Niger Bridge as it nears completion

MILITARY

Opinion: 2 Important Things Federal Government Should Consider Doing For The Pilot That Was Rescued

As we all know, a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha jet air craft, returning from a successful air interdiction mission between the boundaries of Zamfara and kaduna state came under intense enemy fire which led to it's crash in Zamfara State. According to reports gathered, a pilot identified as lieutenant Abayomi Dairo, has been rescued after intense gunfire by Bandits grounded the Nigerian air force alpha jet aircraft in Zamfara State.

  6 days ago
Opinion: 2 Important Things Federal Government Should Consider Doing For The Pilot That Was Rescued

PERSONAL-INVESTING

Federal Government of Nigeria Denied Asking Obi Cubana for Loan

The Federal Government of Nigeria has debunked the widely speculated rumours that they are considering obtaining loans from the wealthy businessman, Obi Cubana. Obi Cubana who is popularly known as an opulent businessman owning various nightclubs and hotels hosted an extravagant party for his Mother's Burial last week where different wealthy men of the country were present.

  6 days ago
Federal Government of Nigeria Denied Asking Obi Cubana for Loan