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Fake news poses threat to Bayelsa governorship election—CDD

THE Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has raised alarm over the activities of media hubs of All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples’ Democratic...

Group asks govt to investigate electoral violence in Kano, Lagos, Rivers

A Nigerian non-partisan and youth-focused organsation called Our Mumu Don Do Movement said the violence that occurred in some states during the Presidential and...

Kogi, Bayelsa, Anambra… States that had inconclusive elections due to vote cancellations

THE Saturday's governorship in Osun State was declared inconclusive and will now  be concluded on Thursday, September 27. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) explained...
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Victim narrates how she was raped by former Bayelsa governor’s aide

THE rape trial of Richard Kpodo, a former security adviser to ex-governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, continued on Friday with the victim narrating...

Osun, Kogi, Benue, others may not receive final tranche of Paris Club refunds

THE Ministry of Finance says states owing workers' salary arrears will not benefit from the final tranche of the Paris Club refund of $2.69...

SPOT THE DIFFERENCE: Jones Abiri’s pictures before and after his two-year DSS detention

ON July 23, 2016,  the Department of State Service (DSS), arrested Jones Abiri, a Yenagoa, Bayelsa State-based journalist, on trumped up charges of belonging...
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SPECIAL REPORT: How Buhari’s govt detained Nigerian journalist for two years without trial

By Peter Nkanga IN tears, 80-year-old Mama Abiri undressed. Before strangers, family, and friends alike, she clasped her frail breasts, and cried inconsolably,...

Is Jones Abiri, the Bayelsa journalist arrested by DSS in 2016, dead or alive?

At this moment, no member of his family knows his whereabouts; no one, not even his lawyers, knows where he is being detained; no one even knows if he is dead or alive.

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False alarm: Police to arraign Amira Sufyanu in court today

THE Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command is set to arraign Amira Sufyanu in court today. According to the Command's...

Gwanara road project: Kwara govt admits contracts inflation eight months after TheICIR report

By Dare Akogun Kwara state government (KWSG) has admitted that the contract sum for the Ilesha Baruba – Gwanara road...

BURIED DREAMS: The doctors who died in their prime fighting Lassa fever

By Taiwo Adebulu As a teenager, Abel Obetta had big dreams. Following his father’s death, he knew life would never...

Democracy Day speech: Buhari makes false claim about primary elections

IN his nationwide broadcast on Sunday, 12th of June 2022 in commemoration of the 2022 Democracy Day, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu...

Rent your house to Yahoo boys, risk 15 years in jail, EFCC warns landlords

THE Economic and Financial Commission Commission (EFCC) has warned that landlords risk 15 years in jail for renting houses...
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