Youth Coalition For Godwin Maduka Condemns Ilf’s Vow To Frustrate Prof. Dr. Godwin Maduka’s Gubernatorial Candidacy

Our attention has been drawn to disingenious statements credited to Independent Leaders Forum (ILF) vowing to “stop at nothing” to ensure the disqualification of Prof. Dr. Godwin Maduka (Ijele Ndigbo)from contesting the... Read more »

Nami: Pioneering Digital Technology Service At FIRS In This Era

By Abubakar Yusuf. The appointment of Mohammed Nami as the helsman of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) ,came at a time there was a general clamour for the repositioning of the hub... Read more »

Our People Want A Constitution That Will Devolve More Powers To The Federating Unit- Gov. Uzodimma

AS HE ASKS NIGERIANS TO SEEK RESTRUCTURING & OTHER CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES WITH THEIR LAWMAKERS The Governor of Imo State, Sen. Hope Uzodimma has reiterated the calls for more devolution of powers to... Read more »

Nigerian big boy bags 75 months in jail over an $8million scam

A 42-year-old Nigerian big boy, Benard Okorhi, has been sentenced to 75 months in federal prison in the U.S, for his role in an $8million international fraud. It was gathered that Okorhi,... Read more »

N25.6 billion Fraud: After 12yrs of trial, ex Bank PHB boss, Atuche, jailed for 6yrs

After a trial that lasted over 12 years, a Lagos High Court sitting in the Ikeja has sentenced former managing director of defunct Bank PHB, Francis Atuche, to over 6 years in prison.... Read more »

Zaria residents sacrifice two rams as they pray against incessant kidnapping (photos

Residents of Kusfa in Zaria, Kaduna state, organised a prayer session to ask for Allah’s intervention regarding the insecurity in the country. The residents slaughtered two rams during the prayer. They asked Allah... Read more »

Don’t Be Discouraged By The Recent Separationist Events – Allen Onyema Advice Nigerians

Allen Onyema, Chairman of Air Peace, called on Nigerians not to be discouraged by the recent separationist events, insisting that Nigerians have an interest in living as one united nation. Onyema gave... Read more »

#ENDSARS Protester Nicholas Mbah Regains Freedom after 8 Months in Kirikiri Prison

Nicolas Mbah, who has been illegally-remanded in Kirikiri Prison since October for participating in the Lagos leg of last year’s #ENDSARS protests, has just regained his freedom. His lawyer, Orji Ama Onu, confirmed this... Read more »

No federal law created grazing reserves, Senate spokesman insists

Senate spokesman, Senator Surajudeen Ajibola Basiru, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately begin a genuine process of resolving the farmers and herders crisis instead of resorting to grazing routes, which, according... Read more »
Wike

Nigeria Is On Life Support, Needs Help And Prayers – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has declared that the situation in Nigeria has gone worse since the All Progressives Congress (APC) came to power in 2015. Wike lamented that the people now live in... Read more »
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Sunday Igboho Issues Fresh Eviction Notice To Fulani Herdsmen

Popular Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has issued a fresh eviction notice to killer Fulani herdsmen in the South-West. Akelicious reports that Sunday Igboho made this known in an interview... Read more »
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FG Has Paid China $150m Out Of $2bn Loan Under Buhari- Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that $150m out of the $2bn borrowed from China for rail construction has been repaid by the Federal Government. Amaechi made the disclosure on Wednesday... Read more »
Gov. Fayemi

Nigeria is Poor, It is Almost Midnight in the Country – Gov. Fayemi

The chairman of Nigeria Governor’s Forum and the Executive Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Femi Kayode while delivering a paper at an event stated that 82% of the fuel subsidy paid by... Read more »

Anambra 2021: Dr Godwin Maduka Fits Well To Prof Pat Utomi’s Description Of Who Should Be In Politics

Anybody who wants to serve and gives sacrificially of himself to elevate the lives of others should come into politics- Prof Pat Utomi. Prof Pat Utomi needs no introduction in any circle.... Read more »
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Threat to life: Nothing must happen to EFCC boss, Bawa – HURIWA to Buhari

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has warned that nothing untoward or sinister must happen to the Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa. As Akelicious reported earlier,... Read more »
Wike Tells Buhari

Don’t move your responsibility to tackle insecurity in the country to governors, Wike Tells Buhari

The Rivers State Governor, His Excellency Nyesom Wike , told President Mohammadu Buhari not to move his constitutional responsibilities to fight insecurities in the country to Governors.  According to the Governor, he... Read more »
EFCC Boss

Name Minister Involved In Laundering Of $37.5million Or Resign— Northern Youths Warn EFCC Boss

The Northern Youths Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has asked the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, to name and shame the minister and Managing Director of a... Read more »
Buhari's Regime

Buhari’s Regime Proposes One-Year Jail Term For Violators Of Amended Broadcasting Bill

Media organisations, personnel and workers who violate sections of the amended National Broadcasting Commission Act, which is still being considered by the National Assembly, will get one-year jail term, in addition to... Read more »
Unknown Gunmen

Breaking: Unknown Gunmen Behead Imo Lawmaker’s Gateman, Set House Ablaze

Unknown gunmen on Wednesday attacked the country home of the member representing Orsu State Constituency in the Imo State House of Assembly, Ekene Nnodumele, in Ebenato, Awo Idemili, beheading a gateman on... Read more »
ISWAP

Breaking: ISWAP Attack Military Base In Borno Ahead Of Buhari’s Visit

The Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) on Tuesday attacked a military formation in the southern part of Borno State, carting away weapons after a fierce gun battle with the troops.... Read more »

Breaking: EFCC, AMCON Fight Over Diezani Alison-Madueke Recovered Assets

There is a clash between two federal government agencies – the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) – over some recovered assets. Akelicious gathered that the assets... Read more »

Re: ILF And Disqualification Of Dr. Godwin Maduka

PRESS RELEASE Our attention has been drawn to a campaign of calumny orchestrated by a political group serving short sighted aims against the person and character of Dr. Godwin Maduka. Indeed, it... Read more »

Monica lauds Gov. Umahi’s Decision to Employ Extra 5,000 Civil Servants

Commendations have continued to trail the decision of the people’s Governor of Ebonyi State, and Chairman, Southeast Governors Forum, Engr. Dave Umahi, to take another 3,000 young people off the labor market... Read more »

Breaking: Instagram deletes Adamu Garba’s account

Former Presidential Aspirant, Adamu Garba’s Instagram account has been deleted. This occurred shortly after Google deleted his Crowwe app from the Google Play Store. Nigerians had taken to google play store to drop horrible... Read more »

Benue Govt debunks report of sponsoring attacks on cattle breeders in Nasarawa

The Benue State Government has debunked a report alleging that Governor Samuel Ortom sponsored attacks on cattle breeders in Nasarawa State with two military aircraft. Akelicious reports that a national newspaper, on... Read more »

7 Million Nigerians Plunged Into Poverty – World Bank

Barely three days after President Muhammadu Buhari announced that his administration has lifted 10 million people out of poverty, the World Bank said the rising prices of goods have pushed seven million... Read more »

EFCC Boss Reveals How Minister Laundered $37m Through Property Deal

Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has described the real estate sector as one with grand scale corruption in the country. The EFCC boss added that about 90 to 100 percent of resources... Read more »

Governor Hope Uzodimma Inaugurates Imo State Covid 19 Action And Economic Stimulus Program Steering Committee

His Excellency the Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodimma yesterday the 15th June 2021, inaugurated the Imo State Steering Committee on Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (NG-CARES) The NG-CARES is an initiative... Read more »

Osinbajo Drives Electric Car Assembled In Nigeria (Video)

After driving Kona, the assembled-in-Nigeria electric car at the ongoing Made-in-Nigeria exhibition, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has concluded that the drive was fantastic and the making of the innovative car as... Read more »

Gov. Uzodimma, Set To Establish An Insurance Policy For Security Operatives

Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has unravelled plans of establishing an insurance policy that will help boast the moral of security operatives serving in the State. The Governor disclosed this when... Read more »

Insecurity: Agitators were excluded, southeast leaders trying to impress Buhari with cosmetic solution-Ohanaeze

By: Chijindu Emeruwa Okechukwu Isiguzoro, the Secretary General of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has beratedthe recent security meeting of southeast leaders with representatives of the federal government held in... Read more »

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu: Redefining Abia State as industrial hub of Nigeria

By Bisi Ezekiel Since the inauguration of Dr. Victor Okezie Ikpeazu as Executive Governor of Abia State on May 29,2015, the peaceful Southeastern state has pick up on a gradual trend to... Read more »

Issuance of Certificate: Wait for Ratification of Candidate by CEC, Umuojians Tell Anambra State Govt

By Abuchi Onwumelu Following the continued Igweship tussle in Umuoji ancient kingdom where two illustrious sons are laying claim to the traditional stool of the town, concerned indigenes of the community have... Read more »

Breaking: Buhari,FG Has Killed 513 Igbos, Arrested 2,436, 854 Missing In 160 Days— Ohaneze

The apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has condemned the refusal of Northern elders to speak against the alleged continued marginalisation of Igbo people. In a statement signed on Tuesday by... Read more »

Abia: Ohafia Traditional Rulers Seek End To Harassment, Want Return Of Social Life

Traditional Rulers in Ohafia local government area of Abia State under the aegis of Council of Ohafia Monarchs have appealed to the Nigerian Army to identify youths in the community said to... Read more »

I Receive Death Threats, Corruption Is Fighting Back – EFCC Boss

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, has claimed that he frequently receives death threats, Akelicious reports. This was said by the head of the anti-corruption agency in an... Read more »

Breaking: Bakassi Boys Vigilante Group Returns, Kills Six In Anambra State (Video)

An unorthodox vigilante group known as ‘Bakasi boys’ who engaged in jungle justice in Anambra state have resurfaced after two decades to crush cultists and other criminals has allegedly killed six suspects.... Read more »

You’re A Disgrace For Comparing Buhari To Jesus Christ – Primate Ayodele Lambasts Muric

The Leader Of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele has lambasted the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) for comparing President Muhammadu Buhari to Jesus Christ. Ayodele In a statement released by his... Read more »

Reno Omokri Accused Of Enjoying Abroad With Stolen Government Money, See His Reaction

Former Presidential Aide, Reno Omokri has shared his affluent historical background to his followers in reply to a Facebook user who accused him of enjoying life abroad with the money he stole... Read more »

Lagos – Ibadan Rail Line: Amaechi, A Very Personification Of Service – Eze

…Congratulates Nigerians, Hails Buhari for His Faith on Transportation Minister Erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New People’s Democratic Party (nPDP) and Chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Chief Eze... Read more »

Adamu Garba reacts to deletion of Crowwe App

The Chief Executive Officer, IPI Group, Adamu Garba, has revealed that he asked Google to remove his app, Crowwe over a glitch. This is contrary to widespread reports that Google removed his... Read more »

My People Say They Have No Land For Ranching – Umahi

Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, says his people have no land to give out for cattle ranching. Governor Umahi stated this on Monday evening while appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s ‘Politics... Read more »

Insecurity: Aisha Buhari Calls For Recruitment Of More Security Operatives

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has urged appropriate authorities to conclude the employment of more security officers to address the intractable security problems facing the nation. According to a statement by her... Read more »

Breaking: Afenifere, Ohanaeze, South-south Demand New Constitution Before 2023

Major socio-political organisations in Nigeria have demanded what they described as a “new people-oriented federal constitution” before the 2023 general elections, saying the 1999 constitution does not represent the interest of the... Read more »

Breaking: NLC Declares Indefinite Strike In Nasarawa

The Organised Labour in Nasarawa State will commence an indefinite industrial action from Tuesday, June 15, 2021, over the non-implementation of N30, 000 minimum wage and other welfare-related issues in the state.... Read more »

Sowore Blasts Mikel Obi Over Support For Governor Yahaya Bello

Human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, has lambasted Nigerian footballer, Mikel Obi, who pledged his support for the political aspirations of Kogi governor, Yahaya Bello. On Sunday, Obi paid a courtesy visit to... Read more »

Aftermath of Screening: Nze Akachukwu Nwankpo Campaign Organization Calls for Calm

By Glory Solomon Once again, Nze Akachukwu Nwankpo has demonstrated his commitment to peaceful governorship polls in Anambra State by calling for calm in the face of his pending clearance by the... Read more »

Gov. Hope Uzodimma Declares To Make Victims Of Imo Attacks As Heroes

While the state is breathing a fresh air of peace and tranquility coupled with law and order being maintained by all and sundry, it is a pointer that normalcy has been restored... Read more »

FGM: Ebonyi victims narrate ordeal as NOA, UNICEF collaborate in advocacy dialogue

Victims of Female Genital Mutilation and cutting in Ebonyi State communities have narrated their ordeal, regretting that the practice has impacted negatively on their physiology, psychology and feminine emotions. The victims made... Read more »

Breaking: Police Rescues 26 Abducted Children From Abductors In Ebonyi State

The Ebonyi State Police Command on Monday said it has rescued over twenty-six abducted children from kidnappers who took them to other states of the federation. The Commissioner of Police, CP. Aliyu Garba... Read more »

Reps To Screen Yahaya As COAS On Tuesday

The House of Representatives will screen the new Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Major General Farouk Yahaya, on Tuesday, June 15th, 2021. He will appear before a joint sitting of the House... Read more »

What Fani-Kayode Said When Nnamdi Kanu Sent Him To Me – Asari Dokubo

The head of the Biafra Customary Government (BCG), Mujahid Asari Dokubo, has revealed how the former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode linked him up with the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi... Read more »

S-East, Igbo Elders Do Not Have The Power To Reject Agitation Of Secession By Igbo Youths – Ohanaeze

…says they’re not appointed to speak for them Following the security meeting between the Southeast governors, Igbo elders and some delegates from the presidency, in Enugu on Friday, June 11, 2021, the... Read more »

Breaking :Niger Delta Militants Vow To Take 10 Fulani Lives For Every Delta life

A Niger Delta militant group, ‘Movement for the Emancipation and the Defence of the Niger Delta’, (MEND), has vowed to launch what it called a disastrous reprisal on the faceless ‘Fulani Jihadist’ group which threatened... Read more »

Gunmen In Vehicles Given To ‘Repentant’ Bandits In Zamfara Kill Police Inspector, 11 Others

Bandits have killed no fewer than 12 persons including a police inspector in a fresh attack on Wazoji village in Zamfara state. A source told SaharaReporters that the incident happened on Sunday.... Read more »

Insecurity: Address Abians On The Civil Disturbances And Violence In Ohafia Between Host Community And The Military, Fenrad Tells Gov. Ikpeazu

Foundation for Environmental Rights, Advocacy & Development (FENRAD) a human rights and pro-democracy group is worried over the outbreak of violent unrest and civil disturbances in Ohafia Local Government Council of Abia... Read more »

Gospel artiste, Lanre Teriba, throws shade at Tope Alabi after she condemned Yinka Alaseyori’s song, Oniduromi

Gospel artiste, Lanre Teriba, throws shade at Tope Alabi after she condemned Yinka Alaseyori’s song, Oniduromi Speaking at an event over the weekend, Lanre who did not hide his disdain for Tope... Read more »
TB Joshua

Breaking: Late TB Joshua To Be Buried Outside His Hometown

The late founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Pastor Temitope Joshua may be buried on July 9, 2021, on the premises of his church in Lagos State. Joshua died last... Read more »
Apostle Paul Okikijesu

Breaking: President Buhari Will Be Removed From Office Unless He Does One Thing — Apostle Paul

Senior Pastor of the Christ Apostolic Miracle Ministry, Apostle Paul Okikijesu says President Muhammadu Buhari will not finish his tenure unless he changes from his ways. The Christian cleric said God has... Read more »
Falana

Apologise To Protesters Who Were Arrested On June 12, Falana Tells Police

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana has asked the Nigeria Police Force to apologise to protesters who were arrested during the June 12 nationwide protest on Saturday. In a communique on Sunday,... Read more »