June 18, 2024

NIGERIA Global News

Nigerian Students’ Protest Against School Fee Increase Is Legitimate and Unrelated to Politicians, According to a Lawyer, Temokun to DSS

Tope Temokun, a constitutional lawyer in Nigeria, has criticised the Department of State Services (DSS), the country’s secret police, calling their remarks about a planned student demonstration against an unjustified tuition increase in higher schools deceptive.   The DSS said on Monday that it had discovered unknown individuals’ plans to stage violent rallies against the… Continue reading Nigerian Students’ Protest Against School Fee Increase Is Legitimate and Unrelated to Politicians, According to a Lawyer, Temokun to DSS

The Nigeria Labour Congress locks down government buildings in Abuja, Oyo, Anambra, and other states In the midst of a nationwide strike,

The two-day nationwide warning strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has begun in protest of the President Bola Tinubu-led Federal Government’s refusal to address the consequences of the withdrawal of fuel subsidies and the devaluation of the currency.   As the strike began on Tuesday, the NLC in Enugu, Ebonyi, Anambra, Abuja, and Oyo… Continue reading The Nigeria Labour Congress locks down government buildings in Abuja, Oyo, Anambra, and other states In the midst of a nationwide strike,

Two Killed As Commuters And The Lagos State Task Force Clash In Mile 2

Early on Tuesday, residents in the Mile 2 neighborhood of Lagos State blocked the road, causing chaos and obstructing the free flow of traffic.   It was discovered that at least two people were killed as a result of an altercation in the state involving tanker drivers, touts, and the Lagos State Task Force.  … Continue reading Two Killed As Commuters And The Lagos State Task Force Clash In Mile 2

“Pleading With Nigerian Government To Release Me Is An Insult” Says Detained IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu, the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has declared he will stop pleading with the Nigerian government for his freedom following his release by Justice Binta Nyako of an Abuja Federal High Court.   Kanu’s principal attorney, Mike Ozekhome, SAN, lamented the appalling state of Kanu’s incarceration facility while under… Continue reading “Pleading With Nigerian Government To Release Me Is An Insult” Says Detained IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu

Alleged Bribery: Court Grants Dr. Akintoye Akindele N500m Bail

Accused of giving a N150 million bribe to members of the Nigeria Police Force, Lagos businessman Dr. Akintoye Akindele has been granted N500 million bail by a Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama.   He was charged with making a partial payment of N50 million and soliciting a bribe worth N150 million.   … Continue reading Alleged Bribery: Court Grants Dr. Akintoye Akindele N500m Bail

Minister Betta Edu: “We’ll lift 133 million Nigerians out of poverty.”

The Federal Government intends to lift 133 million Nigerians from poverty, according to Dr. Betta Edu, the new Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation.   Edu revealed this to the heads of the ministry’s agencies on Monday after the start of the new work week.   She claims that the FG can only accomplish… Continue reading Minister Betta Edu: “We’ll lift 133 million Nigerians out of poverty.”

Minister of Youths ought to be under 35, says Deji Adeyanju

The redeployment of several ministers has received praise from President Bola Tinubu.   A socio-political pundit named Deji Adeyanju suggested that the future minister of youth should be under 35 years old.   Abubakar Momoh had been the Minister of Youths under Tinubu, however, he has now been transferred to the Ministry of Niger Delta… Continue reading Minister of Youths ought to be under 35, says Deji Adeyanju

El-Rufai cautions Tinubu that invading Niger will result in the declaration of civil war against Northern Nigeria

President Bola Tinubu has received a warning from former governor Nasir El-Rufai that ECOWAS forces attacking Niger will be declaring civil war against northern Nigeria.   Tuesday morning, Mr. El-Rufai issued this warning in a tweet after remaining silent in public over recent political developments in Niger and the reactions of ECOWAS.   “As ECOWAS… Continue reading El-Rufai cautions Tinubu that invading Niger will result in the declaration of civil war against Northern Nigeria

Diezani Alison-Madueke, a former petroleum minister of Nigeria, has been charged by UK police with bribery

Indictments for bribery have been brought against Diezani Alison-Madueke, the former minister of petroleum resources of Nigeria, according to the National Crime Agency (NCA) of the United Kingdom.   When Alison-Madueke was first detained in London in October 2015, she was released on bail.    She will show up in court in the British capital… Continue reading Diezani Alison-Madueke, a former petroleum minister of Nigeria, has been charged by UK police with bribery

Sit-At-Home: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide Places $500,000 Bounty On Simon Ekpa

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has urged the people of the South East to put an end to the actions of Simon Ekpa, a Biafra agitator living in Finland who has been accused of causing violence, insecurity, and economic disruptions in the region.   Ohanaeze asked every Igbo person to play an active role in preventing further… Continue reading Sit-At-Home: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide Places $500,000 Bounty On Simon Ekpa