Democracy Day: Is it worth celebrating?

The celebration of Nigeria’s Democracy Day is still in the air but the question is, is it worth celebrating? In this podcast, we bring you the historical background of Nigeria’s Democracy Day, the practice of democracy in the country and the many challenges that Nigerians are faced with. Listen… Contact: [email protected] News Source Tech Solutions…

Democracy Day: Is it worth celebrating?

BREAKING: Ex-Taraba Governor, Jolly Nyame Receives Presidential PardonJolly Nyame

A former Taraba State Governor, Rev Jolly Nyame has reportedly received a presidential pardon from the National Council of State. Nyame, who governed the state from 1999 to 2007, was sentenced to a 12-year jail term at the Kuje prison for misappropriation of funds while he was in office.

In February 2020, the Supreme Court upheld the conviction and 12-year jail term given to Nyame for misappropriation of funds during his time in power.

It was learned that the Council of State approved the release of the former governor during its meeting which was held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday.

According to SaharaReporters, President Muhammadu Buhari reportedly lobbied other members of the council of State to secure Nyame’s release.

It said the council has written to the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, to order the release of the former governor from prison.

“The Council of State today agreed to grant him pardon. They will now write to the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, who will now ratify it and write to the prison to release him.

“It is a political move. It is a plot for the ruling party, All Progressives Congress, to win Taraba State in the next elections. Buhari lobbied other members of the Council of State to secure Nyame’s release,

” a top source told SaharaReporters.

EFCC Arrests Ex-Gov. Obiano Hours After Handing Over Office

A Report according to Channels TV reports. indicates that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday arrested former Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano at the Murtala Muhammad International Airport Lagos, Obiano, was on his way out of the country to Houston, Texas in the United States when he was arrested by the EFCC at…

EFCC Arrests Ex-Gov. Obiano Hours After Handing Over Office

YC-backed Simplifyd is set to become Africa’s destination for data-free internet access

Simplifyd Systems Inc., a YCombinator backed Nigerian startup with the ambition to become the platform of choice for data-free access to the Internet across Africa, has taken a huge leap. The company is announcing the launch of ZeroData, its toll-free internet application platform, to solve the challenges associated with accessing affordable data amidst the staggering […]

YC-backed Simplifyd is set to become Africa’s destination for data-free internet access

Court convicts kidnap kingpin, Evans, two others

Segun Adewole Published 25 February 2022 Kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike aka Evans, has been convicted alongside two others for conspiracy and kidnapping of a businessman, Donatus Duru. The other two convicts are are Uche Amadi and Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu. The three men were found guilty of a two-count charge by the Ikeja High Court in Lagos,…

Court convicts kidnap kingpin, Evans, two others

Buhari signs Electoral Act Amendment Bill into law

Segun Adewole Published 25 February 2022 The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has signed the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2022 into law. This was disclosed on Twitter by presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, on Friday. “BREAKING: President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2021 into law,” his tweet read. Details later… Contact:…

Buhari signs Electoral Act Amendment Bill into law

“I’m Nigerian” – Southampton star reveals ambition to play for the Super Eagles

The three-time African champions ended a rough patch with the win over Egypt and may have won over another England-born footballer Southampton star Nathan Tella believes he is ready to play international football and has confessed that it would be a ‘dream’ to wear the famous green and white colours of Nigeria. The ongoing 2021…

“I’m Nigerian” – Southampton star reveals ambition to play for the Super Eagles