Professor Attahiru Jega has now been officially announced as the new chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). His appointment was approvedtoday at the meeting of the Council of State, largely composed of former heads of state. Sources said  Jega’s name and those of new INEC commissioners nominated for fill vacant slots will be […]


THERE were strong indications last night that Prof. Attahiru Jega, a former president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and current Vice Chancellor of Bayero University, Kano (BUK) has been contacted to brace himself for the job of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman. He succeeds Professor Maurice Iwu whose tenure ends this […]

I’ll restructure Zik varsity —Egboka

AMIDST encomiums from staff and students of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka for a successful one year in office, the Vice Chancellor Prof Boniface Egboka has promised to restructure the institution for effective functioning of the university. He also vowed to oppress any staff or student no matter the situation. Addressing the University Community at an […]

Man, 30, nabbed with human parts in Lagos

Emotions ran high Monday at the Oduduwa, Ikeja office of the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Frank Mba, following startling revelations of how the dismembered remains of a teenager was exhumed from Era cemetery in Ijaniki area of Lagos, 12 hours after it was interred. The dismembered human parts included a fresh head, […]

Uzoma Okere: Court orders Navy, Rear Admiral to pay N100m

A Lagos State High Court, Ikeja, yesterday, ordered the Nigerian Navy and Rear Admiral Harry Arogundade to pay the N100 million awarded to Miss Uzoma Okere and Mr Abdulahi Abdulazeez into an interest-yielding account until the judgment-debtors’ appeal at the Court of Appeal is determined. Justice Opeyemi Oke refused the Navy’s and Arogundade’s application for […]


The estranged wife of the Deji of Akure has filed a suit at an Akure High Court, asking the court to determine whether her two sons, Adegboyega and Adesimbo, are biological sons of the embattled king. Bolanle Adesina is also asking for N100 million as damages for defamation owing to claims by the king, Oluwadare […]


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