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Skye Bank: CBN’s intervention will ensure depositors’ funds safety

Skye Bank: CBN’s intervention will ensure depositors’ funds safety The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), said the intervention of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) by revoking the license of Skye Bank licence was to ensure the safety of depositors’ funds. Skye Bank The corporation said this in a statement by the Head, Communications and… Continue reading Skye Bank: CBN’s intervention will ensure depositors’ funds safety

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NSE market capitalisation hits N21bn

Trading activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday sustained a positive growth for the second consecutive day as the market capitalisation appreciated by N21 billion. Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE Newsmen report that the crucial market indices appreciated further with 0.18 per cent growth, following price gains by some blue chips. Specifically, the market… Continue reading NSE market capitalisation hits N21bn

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Court dissolves 2-year-old marriage over husband’s affairs with maid

A Gudu Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Thursday dissolved the 2-year-old marriage between Doyinsola Adebiyi and Adebiyi Kayode, because of the latter’s extra marital affairs with their maid. Abuse Doyinsola, a resident of Federal Housing Lugbe, Abuja, prayed the court to dissolve her 2-year-old marriage because of her husband’s extramarital affair with their maid.… Continue reading Court dissolves 2-year-old marriage over husband’s affairs with maid

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Hinterland connectivity for cargo delivery tops agenda at IAPH conference

A re-engineering of cargo delivery regime in the African continent will top the agenda of the forthcoming International Association of Port and Harbours, IAPH Conference billed for next week in Abuja. Disclosing this to newsmen last weekend, Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Ms Hadiza Bala Usman, said that an efficient hinterland transport… Continue reading Hinterland connectivity for cargo delivery tops agenda at IAPH conference

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$2.9bn Paris Club refund: FG bars states owing salaries

The Federal Government said states must clear backlog of salaries and other related staff arrears before they would be able to access the remaining 2.69 billion dollar Paris Club Refund. New $2.9bn Paris Club refund: States owing salaries won’t benefit – FG The Director of Information, Federal Ministry of Finance, Mr Hassan Dodo, on Tuesday,… Continue reading $2.9bn Paris Club refund: FG bars states owing salaries

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800,000 people commit suicide annually

The World Health Organisation, WHO, said no fewer than 800,000 people commit suicide annually, the second leading cause of death among people between the ages of 15 and 29 in 2016. WHO WHO made this known, yesterday, in a statement to commemorate the World Suicide Prevention Day. The global health agency said the common methods… Continue reading 800,000 people commit suicide annually

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Kano declares public holiday for Islamic New Year

Kano State Government has declared today as public holiday to mark the new Islamic year. 1440 AH. This is contained in a statement by the state’s Commissioner for Information, Youth and Culture, Malam Muhammad Garba. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje was quoted as congratulating Muslims the world over for witnessing the New Year, which commences in the… Continue reading Kano declares public holiday for Islamic New Year

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Osun Govt. declares Tuesday public holiday

Osun Government has announced Tuesday as public holiday to commemorate the new Islamic year, 1440 after the Hijrah. This was contained in a statement signed by Mr Adebisi Obawale, the Commissioner for Home Affairs, on Monday in Osogbo. Obawale said Gov. Rauf Aregbesola’s administration had since inception celebrated Hijrah as a public holiday. He urged… Continue reading Osun Govt. declares Tuesday public holiday

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‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Florence approaches US east coast

Evacuations have begun in North and South Carolina ahead of the arrival of a potentially catastrophic category four storm. Hurricane Florence is closing in on the east coast of the US with sustained wind speeds of 140mph, with locals warned that it could be "extremely dangerous" by The National Hurricane Centre (NHC). Supermarket shelves have… Continue reading ‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Florence approaches US east coast

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FAAC disburses N3.9trn to govts in H1’18

Total funds disbursements to the three tiers of government from the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC, in the first half of 2018, H1’18, stood at N3.95 trillion, a huge 41.4 per cent jump over the N2.8 trillion disbursed in the corresponding period of 2017, H1’17. According to data released yesterday by the Nigeria Extractive Industries… Continue reading FAAC disburses N3.9trn to govts in H1’18

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3 arrested over abduction of Delta Catholic priest

THREE persons have been arrested in connection with the kidnap of the parish priest of St. Emmanuel Catholic Church, Aghalokpe, Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State, Rev Father Christopher Ogaga, who was abducted 11 days ago. A security source at the Sapele Area Police Command told Vanguard that the suspects have been transferred to… Continue reading 3 arrested over abduction of Delta Catholic priest

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Ohanaeze youths task FG on erosion control in Ebonyi, Abia states

OHANAEZE Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, weekend called on the Federal Government to intervene in the erosion problems affecting Isiukwuato and Abakaliki-Ugep sections of both Abia and Ebonyi states respectively. ohanaeze In a statement issued in Abakaliki, the Deputy President General, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, Comrade Obinna Achuonye who described the affected sections as deplorable… Continue reading Ohanaeze youths task FG on erosion control in Ebonyi, Abia states

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DPR directs Energia to pay workers N900m

THE Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, has directed Energia Limited, a major indigenous oil and gas producing company, to pay N900 million to sacked workers in order to escape a court-driven compensation valued at N2.0 billion. Giving the matching order, DPR, which has the mandate to issue licences and permits as well as monitor and… Continue reading DPR directs Energia to pay workers N900m

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How Borno tops list of birth registration rates

National Population Commission, NPoPC, Mr. Bukar Gajiram has explained the rationale behind the State’s outstanding performance in birth registration despite the spate of insurgency in the area. According to him, the success was as a result of several strategic partnerships and commitments ent ered into by the state state commission. Today, Borno is leading states… Continue reading How Borno tops list of birth registration rates

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Poor quality healthcare systems kill 376,039 Nigerians

A total of 376,039 deaths occurred in Nigeria in 2016 as a result of insufficient access to qualitative healthcare systems. With a mortality rate of 67 per 100,000 lives due to poor quality care, no less than 122,664 deaths were recorded from effects of poor quality healthcare in the country, while 253,375 persons died from… Continue reading Poor quality healthcare systems kill 376,039 Nigerians

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Nigeria mining sector, emerging investors’ goldmine

THE Nigerian mining sector is gradually becoming the toast of both local and foreign investors, going by the current reforms undertaken by the Federal Government in the sector. Data obtained from the Federal Government revealed that Nigeria currently has over 44 known types of minerals of varying mixes and proven quantities, some of which are… Continue reading Nigeria mining sector, emerging investors’ goldmine

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Our goal is to eliminate cervical cancer in Nigeria

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said that his ministry would procure mobile solution treatment machines and distribute to 774 local government councils across the country as part of measure to eliminate cervical cancer in Nigeria even as he said that Federal tertiary hospital will be equipped with the bigger size of the machines.… Continue reading Our goal is to eliminate cervical cancer in Nigeria

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Naira appreciates to N358.5/$ in parallel market

The naira yesterday appreciated to N358.5 per dollar in the parallel market. Naira According to naijabdcs.com, the live exchange rate platform of the Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON), the parallel market exchange dropped to N358.5 per dollar from N359 per dollar last week Friday, indicating 50 kobo appreciation of the naira.… Continue reading Naira appreciates to N358.5/$ in parallel market

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I have met many kings and world leaders but the Ooni is different

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has established a business partnership with an Arab billionaire, Sharif Ahmad Bin Jaber Al Natour, to create massive job opportunities for youths in Yorubaland and in Nigeria in general. The partnership was formally announced during a ceremony that took place at the Ile-Oodua palace in… Continue reading I have met many kings and world leaders but the Ooni is different

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Jamaica out-do Nigeria in kit stakes

One of the biggest talking points of this summer’s World Cup was surprising. It had nothing to do with a sizzling goal or star player, but the reveal of Nigeria’s absolutely swanky kit they would be wearing in Russia. For those still suffering from tournament hangovers, but are still slightly devastated that it’s becoming a… Continue reading Jamaica out-do Nigeria in kit stakes

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Lesotho emerges as unlikely testbed for 5G revolution

The mountainous kingdom of Lesotho in southern Africa has become an unexpected test venue for high-speed 5G mobile technology that is set to revolutionise global communication, transport and entertainment. Two companies in the country’s tiny capital Maseru are now using one of the world’s first commercial 5G networks on the long-awaited 3.5 GHz spectrum. The… Continue reading Lesotho emerges as unlikely testbed for 5G revolution

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We are ready to support more Nigerian farmers

The Deputy Ambassador of the Netherlands to Nigeria, Mr Michel Deelen, on Friday expressed his home government’s readiness to support more Nigerian farmers to boost the nation’s food production.Deelen gave the promise at a networking event for journalists in Lagos on a post Dutch Roots Conference recently organised by the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists(IFAD).… Continue reading We are ready to support more Nigerian farmers

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Foreign trade contracts by 8.9% in Q2’18 —NBS

Nigeria’s foreign trade contracted by 8.9 percent quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) in the second quarter of 2018 (Q2’18) to N6.57 trillion, down from N7.21 trillion recorded in the first quarter, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) disclosed in its “Foreign Trade in Goods Statistics” (Q2 2018) report released yesterday. Imports However, the NBS report said the country recorded… Continue reading Foreign trade contracts by 8.9% in Q2’18 —NBS

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Your romance with Ajimobi started ITC crisis, Ladoja tells new kings

FORMER Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja who is the Osi Olubadan of Ibadanland said, yesterday, that the new Ibadan kings installed by Governor Abiola Ajimobi stoked the crisis in Ibadan traditional council by their romance with the governor. •21 Ibadan kings recently installed by Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State. Ladoja, who said… Continue reading Your romance with Ajimobi started ITC crisis, Ladoja tells new kings

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Science teachers commend Ugwuanyi’s role in education

SCIENCE teachers in Enugu State yesterday commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his “dynamic” role in promoting science education in the state through procurement and distribution of science equipment, computers and other educational materials to both primary and secondary schools for teaching and learning of sciences. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi The teachers made the commendation when members of… Continue reading Science teachers commend Ugwuanyi’s role in education

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LADOL moves to sack SHI from Lagos Free Zone

In a move that will potentially scare foreign investors in Nigeria’s free zones, Global Resources Management Limited (GRML), a subsidiary of Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics (LADOL) base has concluded plans to sack Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) Nigeria Limited from the LADOL free zone in Lagos, investigation has revealed. SHI operates a fabrication and integration yard… Continue reading LADOL moves to sack SHI from Lagos Free Zone

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Resumption date : LASG threatens to sanction erring schools

THE Lagos State Government, Thursday, vowed to severely sanction any public and private school that violates the earlier approved resumption date for the 2018/19 academic session. Students of Supreme Basic Schools, Magada, Ibafo, Ogun State, on resumption of a new term after the Christmas and New Year Holiday. Photo: Lamidi Bamidele All schools in the… Continue reading Resumption date : LASG threatens to sanction erring schools

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Ebola death toll rises to 88 in DR Congo

The death toll from an outbreak of Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 88, the health ministry said Thursday, as the virus spread to the city of Butembo, an important commercial hub of one million people. A snapshot of a US Centres for Disease Control infographic outlining how Ebola can’t spread.… Continue reading Ebola death toll rises to 88 in DR Congo

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Court dismisses impeached Benue Speaker’s case

A Makurdi High Court presided over by Justice Theresa Igoche, yesterday, dismissed the preliminary objection raised by the impeached Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Mr. Terkimbi Ikyange, challenging the jurisdiction of the court to entertain the suit stopping him and two other former principal officers of the House from parading themselves as… Continue reading Court dismisses impeached Benue Speaker’s case

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Startime has reduced TV Subscribtion fee

Subscribers of StarTimes have started enjoying a reduced subscription rate on its’ classic bouquet which took effect on Saturday, September 1. The Pay TV company had announced the reduction of its classic bouquet price from N2,600 to N1,900 in August, effective September 1, with an inclusion of 4 new premium channels EbonyLife TV, Fox, ST… Continue reading Startime has reduced TV Subscribtion fee

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18 Chinese converts on pilgrimage arrive Holy Ghost Adoration

Eighteen of the first Christian converts in Guangzhou, China arrived in Nigeria as pilgrims to learn the rudiments of evangelism under the Roman Catholic doctrine at the Holy Ghost Adoration Ministry, Uke, Anambra State. Their coming concided with Anambra State’s 27th year anniversary. •Chinese pilgrims at the Holy Ghost Adoration Ministry, Uke. The team comprising… Continue reading 18 Chinese converts on pilgrimage arrive Holy Ghost Adoration

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‘stolen babies’ resumes at Madrid court

Eduardo Vela, 85, a former gynaecologist at the now-defunct San Ramon clinic in Madrid, is accused of having in 1969 taken Ines Madrigal, now aged 49, from her biological mother and given her to another woman. Spain's first trial linked to thousands of suspected cases of babies stolen from their mothers during the Franco era… Continue reading ‘stolen babies’ resumes at Madrid court

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NUPENG petitions FG over sack of 3000 workers by SEEPCO

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, Tuesday petitioned the Federal Government, urging it to stop the forceful evacuation of about 3000 by five drilling oil rigs being operated by Sterling Energy Exploration Company, SEEPCO, and its drilling arm, British Oil and Gas Limited in Kwale, Warri area of Delta State, to avoid… Continue reading NUPENG petitions FG over sack of 3000 workers by SEEPCO

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S.Africa’s MTN with new, $2-bn tax bill

Nigeria has ordered Africa’s leading mobile operator MTN to pay back taxes of $2 billion just days after the government ordered it to repatriate $8.13 billion, the company said on Tuesday. MTN-Office MTN gave a brief statement to the market in which it confirmed that Nigeria’s attorney general gave “notice of an intention to recover… Continue reading S.Africa’s MTN with new, $2-bn tax bill

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China says its funding helps Africa develop

China is helping Africa develop, not pile up debt, a top Chinese official said on Tuesday, as the government pushes back against criticism it is loading the continent with an unsustainable burden during a major summit in Beijing. Chinese President Xi Jinping President Xi Jinping pledged $60 billion to African nations at Monday’s opening of… Continue reading China says its funding helps Africa develop

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SARS operatives won’t bear arms while on mufti

THE monitoring team, set up by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, continued its tour of facilities of the Special Anti Robbery Squad in the South West, warning that SARS operatives will no longer bear arms while on mufti. The team led by ACP Adepojulo Ilori and ACP Abayomi Shogunle visited the SARS headquarters… Continue reading SARS operatives won’t bear arms while on mufti

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Breaking: Former Benin FA chief arrested for theft

Former Benin football federation president Anjorin Moucharafou has been arrested on suspicion of theft, judicial sources said on Tuesday. Anjorin Moucharafou Musharraf was “arrested by members of the police” for a case under investigation and relating to a theft of sports equipment, a judicial source told AFP. It has been a week of turmoil for… Continue reading Breaking: Former Benin FA chief arrested for theft

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NGE invites editors to ANEC 2018

The Nigerian Guild of Editors(NGE) on Tuesday invited its members to the 14th All Nigeria Editors’ Conference (ANEC), scheduled for Oct.10 – 14, 2018, in Asaba, Delta State. NGE A statement signed by Victoria Ibanga, General Secretary, NGE, said that the gathering would afford editors the opportunity to discuss issues affecting the journalism profession and… Continue reading NGE invites editors to ANEC 2018

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CBN boosts foreign exchange market with $210m

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has injected 210 million dollars into the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market to meet customer’s request in various segments of the market. Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele The CBN Director, Corporate Communications, Mr Isaac Okorafor, said in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday that… Continue reading CBN boosts foreign exchange market with $210m

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Trump ramps up attacks on NBC, CNN, vows review of licences

U.S. President Donald Trump blasted CNN and NBC News yet again in a tweet on Tuesday, criticising NBC’s handling of a story on movie producer Harvey Weinstein and suggesting a “look at their license,” without specifying what exactly he was calling for. Trump Trump has frequently criticised the U.S. news media for what he has… Continue reading Trump ramps up attacks on NBC, CNN, vows review of licences

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US to ‘respond swiftly’ if Assad uses chemical weapons

The United States warned Syria Tuesday it will respond “swiftly and appropriately” if it uses chemical weapons against its people. President of Syria Bashir Al-Assad The warning came amid signs that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was preparing an offensive in Idlib province that the United Nations has said poses the threat of a humanitarian disaster.… Continue reading US to ‘respond swiftly’ if Assad uses chemical weapons

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Trump replies Meghan McCain, others over comments

U.S. President Donald Trump has replied critics who used the funerals for singer Aretha Franklin and U.S. Sen. John McCain on Saturday to criticise his campaign slogan “Make America Great Again”. Trump tweeted a four-word reply, “MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!” to get back especially at Meghan McCain, daughter of the late Arizona Republican Senator. Meghan… Continue reading Trump replies Meghan McCain, others over comments

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Aimart Realtors woos Nigerians

Aimart Realtors wants to help those who want to own their homes to make their dream a reality. Mr. Martins Iluyomade, the managing director of the property company, while speaking at a recent press conference, called on Nigerians to take advantage of their various family-oriented packages and invest in worry-free homes. Nollywood and Aimart Ambassador… Continue reading Aimart Realtors woos Nigerians

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Light rains expected in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Calabar, Eket

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted monsoonal rains, expected to keep the country under wet conditions throughout the forecast period for Sunday. NMets predicts 60% chances of more rains in 2018 NiMet made this known in its Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Saturday. It predicted a mixture of rains… Continue reading Light rains expected in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Calabar, Eket

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Palestinian anger as US ends funding for UN agency

Palestinians reacted angrily Saturday to a US decision to end all funding for the UN agency that assists millions of refugees, seeing it as a new policy shift aimed at undermining their cause. Palestinians hang a puppet bearing the portrait of US President Donald Trump, during a mock trial for him and Vice President Mike… Continue reading Palestinian anger as US ends funding for UN agency

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Woman who survived New Mexico bus crash gives birth to twins, hospital official says

A pregnant woman woman who survived the New Mexico bus crash that killed eight people gave birth to twins hours afterward, hospital officials told CNN Friday. The two children were born at Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services clinic in Gallup. They were then transferred to the neonatal intensive care unit at the University of… Continue reading Woman who survived New Mexico bus crash gives birth to twins, hospital official says

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Bill Gates is worth $95 billion and he plans to give most of it away

Bill Gates, the world's second-richest person, has an estimated net worth of $95.7 billion, according to Forbes. While he indulges in a few luxuries, they only make up a fraction of his fortune. He mainly spends his billions on charity through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and plans to give away most of his… Continue reading Bill Gates is worth $95 billion and he plans to give most of it away

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TRANSLATE SELECT LANGUAGE​▼ TEDxLagos, Union Bank host Olasupo Sasore,

TEDxLagos, tagged ‘Spotlight’, took place at the Agip Hall of the MUSON Centre in Onikan, Lagos. TEDx is a global platform created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth sharing”. The TEDxLagos event was a celebration of brilliant ideas and inspiring talks organized by members of the TEDxLagos team led by Mercy Akamo, organizer/… Continue reading TRANSLATE SELECT LANGUAGE​▼ TEDxLagos, Union Bank host Olasupo Sasore,

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Director assures effective use of N900m grant for athletes

Director-General, Nigeria Sports Development Fund Incorporated (NSDFI), has promised effective use of the N900 million grant being planned for Nigerian athletes. Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki (4th left, back row); Special Adviser to the Governor on Special Duties, Yakubu Gowon (4th right, back row), with coaches and athletes of Edo State origin, who represented… Continue reading Director assures effective use of N900m grant for athletes

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Hope for the street child’ project unveiled

The United Nations-backed project, ‘Hope for the Street Child’, was formally unveiled at the weekend in Lagos at the inaugural meeting of the board of Children Palm City Foundation Inc., a non-governmental organization (NGO). At the event, the foundation’s chairperson, Dr. Adefunke Wellington, said the project, which seeks to remove every child from the street… Continue reading Hope for the street child’ project unveiled

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Breaking: Again, cholera outbreak kills 15, dozens hospitalized in Katsina

Fresh cholera outbreak on Saturday morning in Charanchi local government of Katsina State has killed not fewer than 15 persons. Information gathered from the area also revealed that about 24 others were also hospitalized and are receiving medical treatment at the Charanchi Comprehensive Clinic. Chairman Caretaker Committee of the Local government, Alhaji Yusuf Abubakar Radda… Continue reading Breaking: Again, cholera outbreak kills 15, dozens hospitalized in Katsina

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US-backed initiative to analyse viability of Nigerian states

A United States’ government-backed project, Young African Leaders Initiative, YALI, Network Abuja, said it has commenced the review of the human and natural resources of the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory to determine the viability of the states and proffer solutions. Nigeria Map Addressing newsmen in Abuja, ahead of its… Continue reading US-backed initiative to analyse viability of Nigerian states

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BREAKING NEWS……………McCain honored as his body lies in state at the US Capitol

He was a war hero who survived more than five years of torture as a prisoner in Vietnam and the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, but it's John McCain's role as a legislator that may have most defined his public life. A two-term congressman and a senator for more than three decades, McCain shaped US policy… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS……………McCain honored as his body lies in state at the US Capitol

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Shadop calls on Nigerians in diaspora to invest in homeland

Considering the role of shelter to an average citizen, its importance to nation building and economic values, the management of Shadop International Properties Limited,a real estate, construction and acquisition company in Nigeria, has called on Nigerians in diaspora to invest in their homeland. According to the Group Managing Director/CEO, Eliel Group of Companies, Damilola Adefemi,… Continue reading Shadop calls on Nigerians in diaspora to invest in homeland

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Webercoin targets $1.1bn investment

Webercoin, digital platform designed purely for business owners, marketers and advertisers to efficiently market their products, goods and services via blockchain is targeting 1.1billion Dollar investment in year 2020. Speaking during a press conference to announce the on-going Webercoin Initiative Coin Offering (ICO) in Lagos, Chief Executive Officer/Project Lead, Webercoin Sheneni Tukura, said that the… Continue reading Webercoin targets $1.1bn investment

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McCain to be honored at Washington National Cathedral memorial service

Friends, family and former presidents will gather at Washington National Cathedral on Saturday to honor the life of the late Sen. John McCain. https://edition.cnn.com/videos/politics/2018/09/01/roberta-mccain-john-kaye-dnt-ac-360-vpx.cnn The ceremony will feature tributes from Republican former President George W. Bush, who prevailed over McCain in the race for the Republican presidential nomination in 2000, and Democratic former President Barack… Continue reading McCain to be honored at Washington National Cathedral memorial service

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Obama wish McCain the final farewell

Late US senator John McCain will receive his final public sendoff Saturday in a nationally televised ceremony featuring eulogies from two ex-presidents, but with current commander in chief Donald Trump conspicuously absent from the proceedings. Republican George W. Bush and Democrat Barack Obama will deliver remarks honoring their friend and former White House challenger, at… Continue reading Obama wish McCain the final farewell

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Bank vows to keep the lid on interest rate

The Bank of Japan will not raise interest rates “for quite a long time”, its chief said in an interview published Saturday even as its US and European peers tighten monetary policy. Bank of Japan says interest rate will be kept low for a long time to come Haruhiko Kuroda dismissed speculation that the central… Continue reading Bank vows to keep the lid on interest rate

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ICPC detains 4 immigration job scammers over N.9m

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has arrested and detained four members of a job racket syndicate that specialises in tricking unsuspecting Nigerians to part with money with a promise to secure jobs for them with the Nigeria Immigration Service, which issues visas to Nigerians and foreigners alike. ICPC’S Acting Chairman, Alhaji… Continue reading ICPC detains 4 immigration job scammers over N.9m

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Kofi Annan’s legacies can strengthen Ghana-Nigeria relationship

Ghana’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Rashid Bawa, has said that the relationship between the two countries can be further be strengthened by the legacies entrenched by the late UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Kofi Annan Bawa said in Abuja that the former UN Secretary-General lived a life worthy of emulation. He said that Annan, who… Continue reading Kofi Annan’s legacies can strengthen Ghana-Nigeria relationship

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Over 50 security personnel killed in Benue this year

Governor Samuel Ortom, Friday revealed that close to 50 security personnel have lost their lives in Benue state between January and August to activities of marauding militant herdsmen in parts of the state. Ortom While condoling the bereaved families over the unfortunate incidence, Ortom maintained that those conniving with enemies of the state to execute… Continue reading Over 50 security personnel killed in Benue this year

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Wife Reveals How Staphylococcus infection Ruined her Marriage, Caused Serious Infertility

3 years ago, I was diagnosed of having staph infection. Believe me, I spent close to 250,000 moving from one specialist hospital to another just looking for a cure. But sadly, I discovered that this infection was different from anything that I have ever encountered before. It affected my marriage, destroyed my immune system, made… Continue reading Wife Reveals How Staphylococcus infection Ruined her Marriage, Caused Serious Infertility

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Nigeria ranks 4th deadliest globally

Nigeria has the highest maternal mortality in the world. It’s the country with highest number of extremely poor people in the world and now, it has the highest burden of fatalities from air pollution in Africa and 4th globally. By Shola Ogundipe, Health Editor There is a silent rage of air pollution in Nigeria. These… Continue reading Nigeria ranks 4th deadliest globally

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NNPC to establish two condensate refineries

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will establish two condensate refineries with a total refining capacity of 200,000 barrels per day. Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru The corporation disclosed this in a statement signed by its spokesman, Mr Ndu Ughamadu, in Abuja on Tuesday. Ughamadu said that the refineries would… Continue reading NNPC to establish two condensate refineries

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CBN boosts foreign exchange market with $210m

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has injected 210 million dollars into the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market to ensure adequate supply of foreign exchange to customers. Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele The CBN acting Director, Corporate Communications Department, Mr Isaac Okorafor, said 100 million dollars was offered to authorised dealers in… Continue reading CBN boosts foreign exchange market with $210m

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Pretty Madonna University Student’s Nude Photos Leaked Online By Her Ex Boyfriend

Jennifer Itohan Idenhe, A madonna university student nudes was leaked on twitter by her Ex boyfriend.Some twitter users has however reported the boyfriend account on twitter and also call on people who know her to get in touch with her. Source:http://nairaplus.com/2018/08/madonna-university-female-student-nudes-leaks-by-her-ex-boyfriend-photos/

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Pilot Faints Mid-Air During Violent Thunderstorm

A Ryanair pilot fainted while a plane was being diverted and had to be rushed to hospital upon landing. The plane was flying from London Stansted to Palermo in Italy on Thursday evening but had to land 67 miles away in Trapani due to thunderstorms in the area.The co-pilot then passed out near the airport… Continue reading Pilot Faints Mid-Air During Violent Thunderstorm

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Beyond mere cosmetic reform of SARS

ON Tuesday 14th August 2018, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, as Acting President, responded to widespread complaints from citizens and ordered the Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, to immediately overhaul the operations of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Osinbajo Specifically, he instructed that the new outfit must devote itself strictly to its core mandate of… Continue reading Beyond mere cosmetic reform of SARS

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US bishop reconsiders $2.3m retirement home

A Catholic bishop who came under intense criticism after his plans to retire in a $2.3 million home in California’s Silicon Valley became public, now says he will finish his days in a rectory. Bishop Patrick McGrath confessed in a statement issued on Monday that he “erred in judgement” when the San Jose diocese purchased… Continue reading US bishop reconsiders $2.3m retirement home

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North Korea is derailing peace

President Donald Trump canceled Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's trip to North Korea after the latter sent a "belligerent" letter to the administration warning that talks are in jeopardy and that the North may resume "nuclear and missile activities." The US is frustrated by North Korea's failure to move forward on denuclearization of the Korean… Continue reading North Korea is derailing peace

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man boobs’ finally plans life-changing surgery to remove C-cup breasts

Wayne Manns, 30, was 15 when he was diagnosed with gynecomastia and has grown so self-conscious of his breast tissue, he straps them down each day with duct tapeA dad who suffered a lifetime of bullying for his 'man boobs' is finally planning to undergo life-changing surgery to remove the C-cup breasts. Wayne Manns, 30,… Continue reading man boobs’ finally plans life-changing surgery to remove C-cup breasts

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Gordon Ramsay offers job to 3ft 10in chef banned from kitchen because his HEIGHT ‘poses safety risk’

The famous chef has hit out at the Heart of Worcestershire College after Louis Makepeace, 18, was refused a place.Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay says he'd offer a job to a 3ft 10in tall chef who was banned from a college cooking course because of his height. Louis Makepeace, who has dwarfism, has been refused a… Continue reading Gordon Ramsay offers job to 3ft 10in chef banned from kitchen because his HEIGHT ‘poses safety risk’

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Female jailed for SIXTY years for having sex with 11-year-old boy over four months

Jessica-Jewel Corin Benton was hit with the 60 year sentence by a Texas courtroom..A perverted female teaching assistant who had sex with an 11-year-old boy over four months has been jailed for SIXTY years. Jessica-Jewel Corin Benton will spend over half a century behind bars for the sustained sexual abuse. The court in Texas also… Continue reading Female jailed for SIXTY years for having sex with 11-year-old boy over four months

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Theresa May tries to dance with school kids in South Africa

The Prime Minister boogied on down with the kids moments after getting off a 12-hour flight from London Heathrow at the start of a three-day trade trip Theresa May tried to dance with school kids on a visit to South Africa and the result can only be described as painful. The Prime Minister boogied on… Continue reading Theresa May tries to dance with school kids in South Africa

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Leah Sharibu Is Confirmed Alive, Speaks From Boko Haram Captivity

Leah Sharibu speaks from Boko Haram captivity, says “I am calling on the president to pity me” The only student of Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, Yobe state, who is still being held captive by Islamic terrorists because she refused to convert to Islam, has spoken from captivity. Leah Sharibu who has been in captivity… Continue reading Leah Sharibu Is Confirmed Alive, Speaks From Boko Haram Captivity

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EX BBN housemate Anto Survives Car Crash, Shares Photo Of Wrecked Car

nto has got everything to be thankful for after surviving a ghastly car accident which would have turned out to be a tragic incident. The former reality star took to her Instagram page on Monday, August 27, 2018, where she posted a photo of the ruined car. According to her, while everyone was celebrating the… Continue reading EX BBN housemate Anto Survives Car Crash, Shares Photo Of Wrecked Car

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France killed top Islamic State official in Mali operation

France said it killed a top official from Islamic State’s affiliate in West Africa in an operation in Mali that also killed another member of the group and two civilians. The defence ministry, in a statement, named him as Mohamed Almouner and said he was one of the top officials of the Islamic State in… Continue reading France killed top Islamic State official in Mali operation

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Nigerian Breweries makes my job easy

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has commended Nigerian Breweries Plc over its intervention in the education sector in the state, saying it has made his job easier. Ganduje spoke while taking possession of a block of eight classrooms, furniture, library and books at the Government Technical College, Gwale, donated by Nigerian Breweries Plc. In… Continue reading Nigerian Breweries makes my job easy

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Diabetes foot care: Ignorance, poor referral fuel diabetic limb amputations in Nigeria

Stakeholders have called for more awareness and capacity building to tackle the increasing prevalence of diabetes and its complications even as they identified ignorance and lack of prompt referral as factors fueling amputation among diabetic patients. The experts who gathered at the 5th annual International Podiatry and Diabetes Foot Care workshop organised by Rainbow Specialist… Continue reading Diabetes foot care: Ignorance, poor referral fuel diabetic limb amputations in Nigeria

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Hate Speech: NBC to sanction OSTS

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) says it will sanction Ondo State Television Service (OSTS) for broadcasting hate speech against Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti during the recent governorship election in the state. Director-General of the commission, Alhaji Ishaq Modibbo-Kawu, disclosed this to newsmen in Ilorin and said that NBC would not tolerate impunity as the… Continue reading Hate Speech: NBC to sanction OSTS

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Civil servants have no business running National Theatre

on Friday said that the Federal Government should hand-over the running of the National Theatre in Lagos to the organized private sector (OPS). He said that through that, it would quickly yield returns on investment, arguing that civil servants had no business in the running of the outfit. “For the National Theatre to boom, be… Continue reading Civil servants have no business running National Theatre

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On Sallah day 14 people’s escape death in ondo

Tragedy was averted on Tuesday, during the Sallah day celebrations in Ore, Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State as no fewer than 14 people cheated death. A liquidfied gas laden truck which was said to be enroute Benin on the ever busy Lagos – Benin Expressway fell on a vehicle at the Ore junction… Continue reading On Sallah day 14 people’s escape death in ondo

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Soldiers torture boy to death over phone in Plateau

THERE is tension in Sha community, Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau State, following allegation that some security operatives attached to Operation Safe Haven, OSH, keeping the peace in state, have tortured a youth to death over a missing phone. Their victim allegedly died of internal bleeding from the torture. Besides the victim identified as… Continue reading Soldiers torture boy to death over phone in Plateau

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Commercial bus driver in court over okadaman’s death in lagos

A commercial bus driver Alabi Williams, 28, who allegedly drove dangerously and killed a commercial motorcycle (okada) operator, has been charged before an Igbosere Magistrate’s court, Lagos. The defendant is facing a four-count charge of dangerous driving, damage and causing death, preferred against him by the Police. The prosecutor, Sergeant Godspower Ehizoba, told the court… Continue reading Commercial bus driver in court over okadaman’s death in lagos

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MTN empowers women in Lagos, youths in Oyo

MTN Nigeria has empowered 100 women from the Police Officers Wives’ Association (POWA), Lagos State chapter, with the provision of mobile stalls to sell products such as airtime and data through the use of digital gadgets. At the commissioning ceremony, Lagos State Commissioner of Environment, who was represented by the General Manager, Lagos State Parks… Continue reading MTN empowers women in Lagos, youths in Oyo

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Third Mainland Bridge deploy traffic personnel to alternative routes

AS the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, in collaboration with the Lagos State Government commences a three-day investigative maintenance test on the Third Mainland Bridge from midnight, August 22, the Lagos State Government has assured residents of free flow of traffic, urging motorists and residents to comply with all traffic rules and directional… Continue reading Third Mainland Bridge deploy traffic personnel to alternative routes

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Ecobank appointments

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, ETI, the Lome-based parent company of the Ecobank Group announces the appointment of Josephine Anan-Ankomah as Group Executive, Commercial Banking with immediate effect. Anan-Ankomah This appointment follows an internal recruitment process. As a member of the Group Executive Committee, Josephine Anan-Ankomah will report to the Group CEO. The position of Group Executive,… Continue reading Ecobank appointments

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Plateau employs 4,850

State government has offered permanent appointments to 4,850 ad hoc teachers engaged in 2016, Professor Mathew Sule, Executive Chairman, State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, has said. Sule said yesterday in Jos that their appointments will take effect from September 1, adding “the conversion of their appointments to permanent status is part of Governor Simon… Continue reading Plateau employs 4,850

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How Michael Cohen’s guilty plea implicates Trump

Cohen admitted to breaking the law and said he did it at Trump’s direction. But making that connection stick may require more evidence than what's been publicly released so far, even setting aside the fact that the Justice Department's internal policy is not to indict a sitting president. Show less The details: Cohen pleaded guilty… Continue reading How Michael Cohen’s guilty plea implicates Trump

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Russia prepares for ‘largest war games’ since Cold War

China and Mongolia will also participate in Vostok-2018, which will be the largest war games since the Zapad-81 exercises in 1981, which were the largest Soviet war games ever helRussian tanks Zapad (Associated Press) Russia's military forces in the country's east were put on high alert Monday ahead of massive war games that also involve… Continue reading Russia prepares for ‘largest war games’ since Cold War

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Trump, it’s happening with me’

epublican Rep. Duncan Hunter of California blamed the US Justice Department and what he called its "political agenda" for an indictment that accused he and his wife of misusing $250,000 in campaign funds for a wide range of personal expenses. "This is modern politics and modern media, mixed in with law enforcement that has a… Continue reading Trump, it’s happening with me’

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Kwara gov’s aide wants IGP Idris jailed

Personal Assistant on Political Matters to Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, Olalekan Alabi, has filed an application before a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin, seeking to commence committal proceedings against the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, for contempt of court. Mr Alabi approached the court through his counsel, Adebayo Adelodun, to effect the… Continue reading Kwara gov’s aide wants IGP Idris jailed

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Buhari pledges to assist visually-impaired corps member

Buhari pledges to assist visually impaired youth corps member.................The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 28-year-old Okenala Ahmed, a graduate of Insurance from the Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State, was among the… Continue reading Buhari pledges to assist visually-impaired corps member

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Trump ex-lawyer ‘happy’ to aid Russia probe

US President Donald Trump's ex-lawyer, Michael Cohen, is said to be "more than happy" to speak to the inquiry into alleged collusion with Russia. Cohen pleaded guilty on Tuesday to violating finance laws during the 2016 presidential election by handling hush money for Mr Trump's alleged lovers. Cohen is ready to "tell everything about Donald… Continue reading Trump ex-lawyer ‘happy’ to aid Russia probe

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Aregbesola rejected Akande’s sound counsel

Governor Rauf Aregbesola ignored sound counsel from former Governor Bisi Akande not to impose Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, immediate past secretary to the state government, SSG, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti has said. Speaking when he received defectors from the APC into his new party, the Action Democratic Party,… Continue reading Aregbesola rejected Akande’s sound counsel

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How PDP can win at all levels by Shagari

Barrister Mukhtari Shehu Shagari has in the past served as Commissioner of Justice in Sokoto State; Minister of Water Resources during the Obasanjo administration and was as deputy governor of Sokoto State for the two terms of the Aliyu Wamakko administration. He has severally contested aspired to be governor of the state and has again… Continue reading How PDP can win at all levels by Shagari

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Akeredolu not jittery over direct primaries

THE Governor Rotimi Akeredolu led tendency in the All Progressive Congress in Ondo State yesterday affirmed that the governor was not jittery over the prospects of adopting direct primaries in the selection of candidates to represent the party in the forthcoming General Election. The party nevertheless admitted that there was contention over the issue inspired… Continue reading Akeredolu not jittery over direct primaries

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MTN partners Telcos, banks to re-launch NIBSS mCASH

MTN Nigeria, along with sixteen banks and mobile telecommunication companies (telcos), have joined with the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System in the re-launch of mCASH. The event was held in Lagos. mCASH, is a mobile payment system for making low-value retail payments, designed to extend e-payment options to low-income consumers and sellers who deal in cash.… Continue reading MTN partners Telcos, banks to re-launch NIBSS mCASH

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Oil,tanker owners defy presidential orders

The directives by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo aimed at easing traffic congestion in the Apapa area of Lagos State and ensuring the relocation of oil companies’ headquarters to the Niger Delta have not been complied with. Some oil companies have insisted there is no need to move to the region as they already have robust… Continue reading Oil,tanker owners defy presidential orders

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‘Financing, essential drugs management key to effective health performance

Taraba State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Innocent Vakkai, has said that financing and essential drugs management will go a long way in ensuring effective health performance in the state and the country at large. The commissioner, who spoke at a four-day training in Jalingo, stated that the duo are panacea to rapid growth of the… Continue reading ‘Financing, essential drugs management key to effective health performance

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ASUU flays neglect of LAUTECH

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Calabar zone, has condemned the deplorable state of affairs at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho. Zonal Coordinator of the union, Dr. Aniekan Brown, told newsmen in Calabar yesterday that ASUU would not allow co-owners of the school, Oyo and Osun states, to abdicate its funding. The… Continue reading ASUU flays neglect of LAUTECH

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NDDC wants monarchs to ban illegal collection of levies from contractors

Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has urged monarchs in the state to ban youths from illegal collection of levies from contractors. The commissioner representing the state on the NDDC board, Dr. Ogaga Ifowodo, made the plea in Oleh, at a forum with Isoko Development Union (IDU). Monarchs, leaders, women and youths also atte Borno workers… Continue reading NDDC wants monarchs to ban illegal collection of levies from contractors

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Abuja Catholic Archdiocesan choir wins liturgical music competition

The Abuja Catholic Archdiocesan choir at this year’s Abuja Provincial Catholic Liturgical Music Council Conference Lokoja 2018 competition defeated seven others to clinch the first prize. The choir came first in a keenly contested liturgical music competition held at St. Francis Parish, Lokoja, at the weekend with Lafia and Makurdi Diocesan choirs coming second and… Continue reading Abuja Catholic Archdiocesan choir wins liturgical music competition

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Borno workers threaten strike over N20b gratuities,

Workers in Borno State have threatened to embark on strike over government’s non-payment of their N20 billion gratuities. Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Titus Ali Abana, pledged to lead the strike, if government fails to pay the backlogs. He said that it was in 2013 that the state government last paid gratuities to… Continue reading Borno workers threaten strike over N20b gratuities,

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A father died preparing for Eid-el-Kabir,

A one-time Registrar of the Lagos State University (LASU), Mr. Owolabi Amisu, passed on early on Tuesday morning while preparing for the Eid-el-Kabir prayers, according to his eldest daughter, Joke. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Amisu, who was appointed registrar in 1998, held sway until 2004. A native of Epe in Lagos State,… Continue reading A father died preparing for Eid-el-Kabir,

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Pensioners plead with Buhari

FOR the former staff of defunct Nigeria Airways, the hope of receiving their benefits before their death is fast becoming a mirage since the liquidation of successive government since President Olusegun Obasanjo government liquidation of the national carrier in 2004, has refused to pay the frustrated and dejected ex- workers their entitlements. Since the coming… Continue reading Pensioners plead with Buhari

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Stop heating up the polity, Abdulsalami charges politicians

Answering questions, yesterday, from journalists after the Eid-el Kabir prayers at Minna Central mosque, the former Nigerian leader said politicians in the country were unnecessarily heating up the polity and creating fears in the minds of the electorate. Calling for a change in their approach to the game, especially ahead of the 2019 general elections,… Continue reading Stop heating up the polity, Abdulsalami charges politicians

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Presidency replies Tambuwal, says Buhari physically fit for 2nd term

After the Eid prayers, President Buhari shunned protocol and opted to trek some 800 metres, acknowledging cheers from Nigerians, who lined up on his home route to catch a glimpse of him. One of the aspirants interested in the president’s office is Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, who said last week that President is… Continue reading Presidency replies Tambuwal, says Buhari physically fit for 2nd term

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Talking corruption- like an automated messenger

Towards the end of that administration, it was clear that something was bound to give, that Nigeria’s ship of state was headed for disaster all due to uncontrolled corruption. Coupled with the poor level of security, the government led by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was as good as gone. This was in spite of… Continue reading Talking corruption- like an automated messenger

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We’ve mobilised 60,000 votes for Ayade in Ukelle

Mr Emmanuel Asegem, Coordinator of the rally, said the register-and-collect-your -voter-card campaign was to enable them vote for Governor Ben Ayade, whom he said had performed well and needs to be re-elected in 2019 to continue with the development of the state. Asegem who is aspiring to represent Yala 11 constituency in the state House… Continue reading We’ve mobilised 60,000 votes for Ayade in Ukelle

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Kwankwaso urges to pick candidate from North West

Kwankwaso, who addressed PDP delegates in Benin City, Edo State, yesterday, ahead of the presidential primary fixed for September 2018, also said that the party can cash in on the population of the zone to emerge victorious in the election. He said: “It is common knowledge, based on previous censuses, that Kano State is the… Continue reading Kwankwaso urges to pick candidate from North West

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FG rakes N13.8bn through whistle-blower policy

He also said other dividends of the policy include N7.8 billion, $378 million and £27,800 recoveries from public officials. Mohammed, who described 2019 as the year of decision for Nigeria at a press briefing on State of the Nation in his country home at Oro, Kwara State, expressed confidence that the vast majority of the… Continue reading FG rakes N13.8bn through whistle-blower policy

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I won’t interfere with governorship primaries

According to him, it is God that gives power to whom He desires. The governor also cautioned some politicians who he alleged have looted the state treasury, owned four private airlines and newly joined the ruling party to dictate a successor for him for 2019. Shettima, who stated these while hosting his last Sallah party… Continue reading I won’t interfere with governorship primaries

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Emery kept the philosophy of Wenger but is building something new on it’: Henrik urges Arsenal fans to be patient with the new manager

Henrikh Mkhitaryan believes Unai Emery's style will pay dividends at Arsenal, and has urged supporters to stick with the new manager. The Spaniard has suffered two defeats in his first two games in charge after replacing the long-serving Arsene Wenger this summer. The Gunners were beaten 2-0 by champions Manchester City on the opening day… Continue reading Emery kept the philosophy of Wenger but is building something new on it’: Henrik urges Arsenal fans to be patient with the new manager

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Caliente! Blonde bombshell Natalie Roser turns up the heat in a floral string bikini as she joins a slew of other models in Cancun for magazine event

She is taking the US by storm after relocating to America to further her modelling career. And Aussie bombshell Natalie Roser has now headed to Cancun, Mexico, to join a slew of other beauties for a Model List magazine event. The 28-year-old former Miss Universe Australia showed off her stunning curves in a floral string… Continue reading Caliente! Blonde bombshell Natalie Roser turns up the heat in a floral string bikini as she joins a slew of other models in Cancun for magazine event

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Trump ignores his former attorney Michael Cohen’s implication that he participated in crimes

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he feels 'very badly' for his ex-campaign chairman whose now facing life in prison after being convicted on charges of fraud. Jurors found Paul Manafort guilty today on eight of 18 charges in a tax and banking fraud case brought by prosecutors who were tasked with probing Russian election… Continue reading Trump ignores his former attorney Michael Cohen’s implication that he participated in crimes

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Paul Hollywood as he claims show is ‘dumbed down’ for viewers to understand

They are gruelling tasks intended to weed out the weak from the strong. But Paul Hollywood has revealed he has 'reined back' the technical challenges for this year's The Great British Bake Off so the public can keep up. The show's judge, 52, said they have included clearer instructions when the 12 amateur bakers are… Continue reading Paul Hollywood as he claims show is ‘dumbed down’ for viewers to understand

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Kylie Jenner reveals ’emotional’ reason why she kept her pregnancy a secret as she tells all about ‘crazy’ lead up to Stormi’s birth

Kylie Jenner, 21, has lifted the lid on why she kept her pregnancy under wraps as she finally discussed the 'crazy' lead up to Stormi's birth in a recent candid interview. The make-up mogul's pregnancy remains one of the best kept secrets in showbiz, with the reality star only being caught on camera a handful… Continue reading Kylie Jenner reveals ’emotional’ reason why she kept her pregnancy a secret as she tells all about ‘crazy’ lead up to Stormi’s birth

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2019 Race: Buhari is as fit as a fiddle

The Presidency has said the 800 metres trekking embarked upon by President Muhammadu Buhari from the Eid-ground in Daura to his private residence is an indication of his fitness to seek re-election in 2019. After the Eid-prayers, President Buhari shunned protocol and opted to trek some 800 metres, acknowledging cheers from Nigerians to catch a… Continue reading 2019 Race: Buhari is as fit as a fiddle

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Facebook has confirmed that it has started scoring some of its members on a trustworthiness scale

The tech firm says it has been developed to help handle reports of false news on its platform, but it has declined to reveal how the score is calculated or the limits of its use. Critics are concerned that users have no apparent way to obtain their rating. The BBC understands that at present only… Continue reading Facebook has confirmed that it has started scoring some of its members on a trustworthiness scale

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How dare the pope

The Catholic church is in meltdown: the appalling story emerged last week of clerical abuse stretching back decades in Pennsylvania, where at least 1,000 children were the victims of 300 priests. In the UK, a report on the behaviour of the monks at two leading Catholic schools was released recently. That report, from the independent… Continue reading How dare the pope

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Wike tried to bribe me with N200m to betray my party

Despite the suspension of the Port Harcourt constituency 3, Rivers State by-election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the dust generated by it has refused to settle. Less than 24 hours after Governor Nyesom Wike made a statewide …Despite the suspension of the Port Harcourt constituency 3, Rivers State by-election by the Independent National… Continue reading Wike tried to bribe me with N200m to betray my party

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Family friend rapes and murders 8-year-old girl

An 8-year-old identified as Vutlhari Sithole, has been found dead after disappearing at a playground near her home, on Friday evening, in Lehae, Johannesburg, South Africa. Sowetanlive reports that, a neighbour, who is also her grandfather’s colleague, allegedly told her to follow him to his house where he promised …Sowetanlive reports that, a neighbour, who… Continue reading Family friend rapes and murders 8-year-old girl

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NECO releases results, over 70% pass English, Maths

The National Examinations Council has released the June/July 2018 Senior Secondary Schools results, News Agency of Nigeria quoted a statement issued on Monday in Minna. The Acting Registrar, Alhaji Abubakar Gana, said in the statement that 1,041,536 candidates registered, while 1,032,729 candidates actually sat for the examination. Gana said that 939,733 candidates representing 90.47 per… Continue reading NECO releases results, over 70% pass English, Maths

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Eid-el-Kabir: Pray to Allah to send rescuer in 2019, PDP chairman tells Muslims

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has asked Nigerian Muslims to use the period of Sallah to pray to the Almighty God to send a rescuer to save Nigeria from its current situation, which he described as precarious. Secondus said in a message to mark the Eid-el-Kabir festivities by Muslims… Continue reading Eid-el-Kabir: Pray to Allah to send rescuer in 2019, PDP chairman tells Muslims

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We’re working hard to reconcile

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South-West geopolitical zone, Dr Eddy Olafeso, has said he and other leaders of the party are working hard to reconcile the governorship candidate of the party in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, and Dr Akin Ogunbiyi, who came second in the primary. Olafeso said this in… Continue reading We’re working hard to reconcile

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I won’t surrender to corruption, Buhari vow

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday promised Nigerians that he would never surrender to corruption. He said fighting corruption was a task that must be done in order to protect the larger interests of the ordinary Nigerians whom he said were the worst victims of diseases, poverty, malnutrition and other afflictions.Buhari spoke in his Eid-el Kabir… Continue reading I won’t surrender to corruption, Buhari vow

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40 Houses Burnt By Boko Haram Sect. In Borno

At least 40 houses have been burnt down by Boko Haram insurgents in a reprisal in Mailari village in Guzamala local government area of the Borno state yesterday, Borno State Police command have said today. Commissioner of police in the state,Damien Chukwu,made this known at a news conference, while stating that the insurgents stormed the… Continue reading 40 Houses Burnt By Boko Haram Sect. In Borno

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Spanish police shoot knife attacker dead

A man who pleaded to be let into a locked police station in Barcelona then lunged with a knife at officers has been shot dead, with the attack being investigated for any links to terror. Commissioner Rafel Comes, the second-in-command of the Catalan regional police, told reporters that police were treating it as a terrorist… Continue reading Spanish police shoot knife attacker dead

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Australia’s most wanted fugitives revealed

Australia’s most wanted man has been able to fly under the police radar for a decade partly due to his ordinary looks. Victorian Graham Gene Potter, who has been charged with two counts of conspiracy to murder at Brunswick in 2008, has been able to avoid detection by simply blending in. “Graham Potter is Australia’s… Continue reading Australia’s most wanted fugitives revealed

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Trump porn star Stormy Daniels attacks US President on Loose Women

comment Stormy Daniels has claimed Celebrity Big Brother producers threatened her with deportation if she didn't go on the British reality TV show. The porn star was just seconds from appearing on Channel 5's Celebrity Big Brother last week when she suddenly pulled out amid claims she had demanded more money to appear. She denied… Continue reading Trump porn star Stormy Daniels attacks US President on Loose Women

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16 NURSES FROM SAME ARIZONA INTENSIVE CARE UNIT PREGNANT AT SAME TIME

A group of 16 nurses working in the intensive care unit (ICU) of Banner Desert Medical Centre in Mesa, Arizona have astounded co-workers by all becoming pregnant at the same time. The nurses only discovered how many of them were simultaneously expecting children when they all happened to join a Facebook group chat for pregnant… Continue reading 16 NURSES FROM SAME ARIZONA INTENSIVE CARE UNIT PREGNANT AT SAME TIME

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Duncan Mighty accused of domestic violence

Nigerian singer, Duncan Mighty who is currently blowing up again with new songs featuring Tiwa Savage and Wizkid, has been accused by an Instagram user of domestic violence. The accuser identified as @Okokoceline on Instagram stormed the singer’s page to rubbish the fake life he lives on social media and called him out for beating… Continue reading Duncan Mighty accused of domestic violence

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Pray To God To Rescue Nigeria From Buhari

Secondus, who made the appeal in a message marking the Eid-el-Kabir, noted that the suffering of Nigerians in the past three and half years of the All Progressives Congress-led administration should be enough reason to plead to God to send a rescuer in 2019 to save them from further pains. In a statement signed and… Continue reading Pray To God To Rescue Nigeria From Buhari

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Tinubu Will Support Buhari On Hospital Stretcher To Succeed Him In 2023

I have been consistent in my complaints to all leaders of the APC, including Tinubu, that a situation where the National Assembly is not constructively engaged or carried along in key policy decisions, particularly those that will eventually require legislative approval, is not in the best interest of the nation. No genuine leader of the… Continue reading Tinubu Will Support Buhari On Hospital Stretcher To Succeed Him In 2023

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Tambuwal Blasts Tinubu, He Was Denied Ticket To Run With Buhari In 2015

The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, has said that he has what it takes to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in any political platform. According to him, if he wanted to remain in the APC and battle the party’s ticket with Buhari, he would have done so and win the presidency. The Governor made this… Continue reading Tambuwal Blasts Tinubu, He Was Denied Ticket To Run With Buhari In 2015

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I regret imposing Emmanuel on Akwa Ibom as governor

Former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has expressed regrets for what he called “imposing” the Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel, on the people of the state. Apologising before a crowd at Ikot Ekpene Plaza, Akpabio, who returned from his mother-in-law’s burial at Enugu on Sunday evening, said Emmanuel was the greatest mistake he made… Continue reading I regret imposing Emmanuel on Akwa Ibom as governor

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persecution from churches in Imo

Governor Rochas Oko­rocha of Imo State has cried out over what he called continuous persecution and campaign of calumny from church leaders and their mem­bers in the state despite all he had done to develop the state in the past seven years. Speaking at a media parley at the Government House, Ow­erri, Okorocha confessed that… Continue reading persecution from churches in Imo

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Saraki Will Rather Rule In Hell Than Serve In this word

"The only politics that Bukola Saraki plays is self, himself only and only himself. The interest and welfare of the people of Nigeria do not mean anything to him. Now it is the Presidency Saraki wants. And we ask with what antecedents is he doing this? Conspiracy, blackmail, treachery and vaulting ambition which overleaps itself… Continue reading Saraki Will Rather Rule In Hell Than Serve In this word

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Y saraki and tambuwal defactions

On Governor Tambuwal’s exit, he said: “Governor Tambuwal’s exit can be distilled to one cause. He covets the presidency. However, he had not the stomach to challenge President Buhari in a primary. Tambuwal felt further insulted that he would be compelled to face a direct primary just to retain the governorship nomination. But for the… Continue reading Y saraki and tambuwal defactions

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Defections: Tinubu, Tambuwal tango

The National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday, accused Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of defecting from the APC because the party refused to guarantee them automatic re-election tickets.He said Tambuwal was also desirous of getting the APC’s presidential ticket but could not face President Muhammadu… Continue reading Defections: Tinubu, Tambuwal tango

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INEC budget delay:who are we going to blame?

The Presidency has dismissed Senate President Bukola Saraki’s allegation that President Muhammadu Buhari is to blame for the delay in approving the supplementary budget for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Malam Garba Shehu, the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, who stated this in a statement in Abuja on Sunday,… Continue reading INEC budget delay:who are we going to blame?

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Start with APC members, PDP, OBJ group tell Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party has welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration to jail treasury looters. It, however, challenged him to show integrity by starting with the investigation and prosecution of members of his party, the All Progressives Congress.Buhari had in an interview shortly after his return from London on Saturday said, “Most Nigerians are expecting that… Continue reading Start with APC members, PDP, OBJ group tell Buhari

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Certificate forgery: PDP accuses APC of witch-hunt over police invitation to Adeleke

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress of using the police to harass its governorship candidate in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, over an allegation of certificate forgery. The PDP, in a statement signed by its Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Mr Diran Odeyemi, accused Governor Rauf Aregbesola and the APC of… Continue reading Certificate forgery: PDP accuses APC of witch-hunt over police invitation to Adeleke

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Third Mainland Bridge to be temporarily shut for four days

The Lagos State Government has said the Third Mainland Bridge will be temporarily shut for four days starting from midnight of August 23 to midnight of August 26, 2018. The government explained that the measure was to make it easy for Investigative Maintenance Test to be carried out on the bridge.The Commissioner for Works and… Continue reading Third Mainland Bridge to be temporarily shut for four days

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I’ll definetly defeat Atiku, even in Adamawa

Recall that Vanguard reported Atiku’s visit to Imo state peoples Democratic Party, PDP, where he expressed his intention to end bad governance in the country, adding that he would lead PDP, to take over the state and Nigeria. The statement read: “The Former Vice-President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar was in Owerri for a meeting with the… Continue reading I’ll definetly defeat Atiku, even in Adamawa

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US-Turkey row: Pastor a ‘pawn in personal feud’

The US is increasing pressure on Turkey to try to secure the freedom of American pastor Andrew Brunson. While the leaders of the two Nato allies clash with each other, Mr Brunson's fate hangs in the balance. US President Donald Trump tweeted earlier this week that Mr Brunson was being held "hostage" in Turkey. Mr… Continue reading US-Turkey row: Pastor a ‘pawn in personal feud’

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252 aides resign from Tambuwal’s cabinet

Two hundred and fifty-two Special Advisers and Special Assistants appointed under Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal’s administration have resigned their positions. The affected aides said their resignations were informed by the recent decision of the Sokoto State Governor to dump the All Progressives Congress, the party which they are bona fide members of in the state.… Continue reading 252 aides resign from Tambuwal’s cabinet

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Ogun west Governorship zoned ,to says APC chairman

The chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Ogun State, Derin Adebiyi, has reiterated that the governorship slot of the party for the state in 2019 has been zoned to Ogun West. He added, however, that the other two zones are not barred from vying for the exalted position.He said this on Friday while addressing… Continue reading Ogun west Governorship zoned ,to says APC chairman