A coalition of civil society groups, Nigerians Against Bad Policies, has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari for saying Nigerians should brace up for more petrol price increase as the price of crude oil in the international market recovers. He also justified the latest increase in electricity tariff, which has left NigeriansContinue Reading

The Debt Management Office on Wednesday released Nigeria’s total public debt stock as of June 30, 2020.  The DMO set Nigeria’s entire debt at N31trn, indicating an increase of N2.38trn within a space of three months, a report by PUNCH said. In reports released by DMO, the country’s total publicContinue Reading

Justice Ayo Salami Facts have emerged on the real reason the Justice Ayo Salami-led investigative panel looking into allegations of abuse of office and corruption against suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, asked for an extension for the assignment. Against public perception that theContinue Reading

A popular Islamic cleric, Sheik Murtala Bello Sokoto, has blasted President Muhammadu Buhari over rising insecurity in many parts of the country and the hardship his government had caused the generality of Nigerians in recent times. Sokoto in a viral video seen by SaharaReporters said that the people were nowContinue Reading

Head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, has worn a face mask in public for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began. He wore the mask on Wednesday while attending his second traditional general audience before a limited public presence after a six-month suspension occasioned by Coronavirus restrictions. TheContinue Reading

Somali Attorney-General, Dr Suleiman Mohamed Mohamud. Following the killings, brutalisation and disappearance of journalists in Somalia, the country’s Attorney-General, Dr Suleiman Mohamed Mohamud, has appointed a special prosecutor to probe and prosecute those who carry out offences against journalists. Mohamud in a statement said perpetrators of the crimes will faceContinue Reading

Special Adviser to Edo State governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr Crusoe Osagie, has called on the Nigeria Police Force, the Department of State Services, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, and other relevant security agencies in the country to invite Captain Hosa Okunbo to unveil the identitiesContinue Reading

Nnamdi Abana There is an ongoing controversial case of blasphemy in Kano, the Northern part of Nigeria, which is generating much controversy across the country and beyond but the most shocking shade of the case is the statement issued by the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria whose positionContinue Reading

Abdullahi Gana, Commandant General (CG), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) A yet to be identified man was on Tuesday shot dead by an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Abia State. SaharaReporters gathered that the incident happened at Ishimiri Street, Umuokpo Village in ObingwaContinue Reading