Folashade Ogunrinde

‘Honour killing’ of YouTube star causes outrage in Iraq

The death of a young YouTube star at the hands of her father has sparked outrage in Iraq, where so-called “honour killings” continue to take place.  ...

NDLEA arrests 100 suspects, seizes 4,891.715kg of illicit drug in Kaduna

The Kaduna Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), says it has arrested 100 suspects and seized 4,891.715kg of illicit drugs in the state. The State...

Redesigned Naira: Ganduje accuses Emefiele of sabotage, says Naira redesign not APC’s agenda

Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has accused the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, of introducing the naira redesign policy because he...

East African leaders to hold talks on DR Congo unrest

East African leaders were heading to Burundi on Saturday for a regional summit called to discuss the raging conflict in eastern DR Congo. An attendee gestures ahead of...

IGP Orders Arrest Of anyone Selling, Rejecting, Spraying Naira

As part of efforts to ensure the smooth implemention of the CBN redesigned Naira policy, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the arrest...

Emefiele insists on February 10 deadline for validity of old Naira notes

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it is not planning to extend the deadline for the use of old naira notes. Speaking during a briefing on Friday at the apex...

Nigeria Police Force launches Smartforce Database

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has launched the ‘IGP-SmartForce Database Management Centre’  for Personnel Records Digitalization and...

Governor Sanwo-Olu Inaugurates 18.7km Six-Lane Eleko-Epe Expressway

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has commissioned the 18.75-kilometre long stretch from Eleko to Epe T-Junction, turning a two-lane rural roadway to a six-lane...

Naira Scarcity: President Buhari urges Nigerians to be patient, asks for Seven days Grace.

Following the emergency meeting with 11 governors from the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari has urged citizens to give him seven days to...

President Buhari holds emergency meeting with APC Governors

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with governors elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The meeting commenced around 10:00 am...