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The closure of media houses was a common phenomenon under the defunct military dictatorship in Nigeria. Since the restoration of civil rule 20 years ago, the dangerous trend has continued under succesive regimes either through military invasion of media houses or seizure of copies of newspapers.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday failed to provide proof of evidence before a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Abuja that President Muhammadu Buhari and members of his family own substantial shares in 9mobile and Keystone Bank.
The groups said: “If the requested information is not provided within 14 days of the receipt and/or publication of this letter, our organizations shall take all appropriate legal action under the Freedom of Information Act to compel you to comply with our request.”
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) said come 2019, all elections would be boycotted until all those with their warped sense of national unity see and agree to a referendum on self determination.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to recall a whistleblower sacked for exposing corruption in the ministry or face court action.
Dutch legend Ruud Gullit has advised crisis hit-Real Madrid to sign former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola to help the club solve their on-field problems after the huge defeat against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.
Over thirty four thousand children in Taraba State may die of Severe Acute Malnutrition if serious action is not taken immediately, the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) disclosed on Thursday.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Veteran boxing promoter Bob Arum believes Manny Pacquiao should retire from the sport soon unless he can land a lucrative rematch with Floyd Mayweather.
Former Sunshine Stars defender Sikiru Alimi has expressed his delight at been invited to the home-based Super Eagles camp ahead of the CHAN 2020 qualifying game against Togo in Lome this weekend.
A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has ordered former governor, Rochas Okorocha, and his family not to sell or alienate any of the properties that were subject of an interim order of the court pending the conclusion of investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Ole Gunnar Solskajer has confirmed that Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial will miss Manchester United’s game with Leicester on Saturday.
Former women affairs minister Aisha Alhassan who suffered massive defeat in the 2019 Governorship election in Taraba, says she has completed arrangements to return to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Nasarawa State House of Assembly has approved the request of the state government to secure N5 billion bond from the capital market to undertake vital projects across the state.
No fewer than 12 young female currency vendors have been arrested by men of Rivers State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) over alleged illicit sale of naira notes.