JUST IN: Police Lock Down Benue Assembly, Chase Workers Away

JUST IN: Police Lock Down Benue Assembly, Chase Workers Away

The Nigerian Police have intensified their seige on Benue State House of Assembly in Makurdi. This comes less than 24 hours after over 300 armed policemen aided a failed impeachment of the Governor, Samuel Ortom. The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Terver Akase, confirmed the siege to the Next Edition, Tuesday. Mr. Akase said […]

BREAKING: Finally, El-Rufai Arraigns Ex-Vanguard Bureau Chief, Luka Binniyat for False Publication

BREAKING: Finally, El-Rufai Arraigns Ex-Vanguard Bureau Chief, Luka Binniyat for False Publication

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Monday, finally charged former Bureau Chief of Vanguard Newspaper, Luka Binniyat, to court for alleged false and malicious publication. But Mr. Binniyat, who is standing trial before Justice Mairo Mohammed of the Kaduna State High Court 3, pleaded not guilty to the two charges brought against him. Before […]

INVESTIGATION: Finally, First Bank Settles Core Staff Affected In Controversial Job Cut

INVESTIGATION: Finally, First Bank Settles Core Staff Affected In Controversial Job Cut

First Bank Nigeria Limited has finally paid terminal benefits to the over 300 core staff affected by its controversial job cut in August 2017, the NEXT EDITION can authoritatively report. Already, the accounts of the disengaged core staff have been credited with funds suspected to be severance payment. However, nothing has been paid to the […]

BREAKING: Ortom Finally Dumps APC, Defects to PDP

BREAKING: Ortom Finally Dumps APC, Defects to PDP

Shortly after youth blocked him from going to a reconciliation meeting with the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja, Tuesday, Governor Samuel Ortom has dumped the party. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Tever Akase, said Mr. Ortom has finally joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). A coalition […]

African Editors’ Forum Condemns Sudan’s Confiscation of Newspapers

African Editors’ Forum Condemns Sudan’s Confiscation of Newspapers

The Sudanese Government has confiscated some newspapers in the county for publishing pictures of people queueing for bread and petrol as scarcity hits the crisis-ridden nation. A statement by the Chair of The African Editors’ Forum (TAEF), Jovial Rantao, said the Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS), seized three print runs of Al Jareeda […]

Again, Saraki, Ekweremadu Beat Presidency’s Impeachment Plot

Again, Saraki, Ekweremadu Beat Presidency’s Impeachment Plot

A fresh attempt by President Muhammdu Buhari to remove Senate President Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, on Tuesday suffered woeful failure. The failed impeachment plot started with an invitation by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, for Senator Saraki to report to the Guzape’s Police Station at 8.am. The Senate president was […]

Herdsmen Killings: Don’t Take Nigerians for Granted – LCN President Tells Buhari

Herdsmen Killings: Don’t Take Nigerians for Granted – LCN President Tells Buhari

The President of the Lutheran Church of Nigeria (LCN), Most Reverend Christian Ekong, has called on President Muhamadu Buhari, to stop the killings by suspected Fulani herdsmen. He said Mr. Buhari’s failure to stop the continuous invasion and occupation of indigenous communities by herdsmen showed he is indirectly supporting their action. The clergyman, who spoke […]

EXCLUSIVE: Outrage as FCSC Again Postpones Senior Civil Servants’ Promotion Interview

EXCLUSIVE: Outrage as FCSC Again Postpones Senior Civil Servants’ Promotion Interview

Some senior civil servants have cursed the Nigerian Government for postponing their promotion interview, Saturday, after they spent days in Abuja. The cancellation was announced after the candidates had spent five days going through accreditation at the Public Service Institute of Nigeria located along Abuja/Kubwa Highway. The Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC), had invited no […]

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