NBA president, Paul Usoro arraigned for N1.4bn fraud
The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Paul Usoro(SAN), has arrived at the Federal High Court in Lagos for his scheduled arraignment on money laundering charges. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission accused Usoro of converting and laundering a sum of N1.4bn belonging to the Akwa Ibom State... Read more
EFCC raids Abuja apartment of Atiku’s sons, arrest Theodore orji’s son
A building where two sons of PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar lived was searched by anti-graft operatives in Abuja over the weekend, according to media reports. The building also houses an apartment occupied by Chiemeka Orji, son of ex-Abia State Governor, Theodore Orji. That apartment was also reportedly searched... Read more
Malnutrition and disease kill over 30 children in Nassarawa
NO fewer than 30 children have been confirmed dead, while more than 2,000 are currently receiving medical attention in various medical centres across Nasarawa State as a result of acute malnutrition and diseases that hit the state in the past three months. Nutrition Officer in the Nasarawa State Primary... Read more
Federal and State governments should privatise their universities: Ben Murray Bruce
Outgoing Bayelsa state Senator and former chairman of Silverbird entertainment, Ben Murray Bruce has canvassed for the privatisation of government-owned universities at the federal and state levels. The senator said this on the backdrop of the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) and ongoing negotiations with... Read more
Electoral Act- We will not allow Saraki to humiliate the president: Omo Agege
The lawmaker representing Delta Central at the upper legislative chamber, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has said that he and his colleagues in the All Progressives Congress, APC, will not allow Senate President, Bukola Saraki, humiliate President Muhammadu Buhari. Omo-Agege was responding to claims that the Senate could override President Buhari... Read more
We are paid N20,000 monthly, fed beans everyday: Soldier on the frontline
A Nigerian soldier who survived the deadly Boko Haram attack at Metele in Borno state has revealed to the press, gruelling details of the poor living conditions of soldiers on the frontline. He also faulted the Nigerian Army’s account of the gruesome attack that killed over 100 Nigerian soldiers.... Read more
I will not campaign for any candidate: Obasanjo
Ahead of the 2019 general election, former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday said he would not campaign for any particular candidate. he also urged Nigerians to vote for credible candidates who will drive growth and development. Obasanjo, who spoke at the 27th annual Owu National Convention held in Iwo,... Read more
Chelsea end Man City’s unbeaten run at Stamford Bridge
London  giants, Chelsea have ended Manchester City’s unbeaten run this season and shown that they can be defeated after a 2-0 victory at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri was asked on the eve of Saturday’s Premier League showdown with Manchester City how to beat the undefeated... Read more
Prince Harry accuses own brother of trying to “wreck his relationship”
There have been speculations that tension between Prince Harry and Prince Williams was due to Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle’s inability to get along. But it has now been revealed that a feud between the brothers is the real source of the tension. According to The Sun UK, when... Read more
Rice sellers caught on camera removing portions of rice from bags and repackaging to sell as a full bag
Rice sellers were filmed tearing open full bags of rice to remove some of it before repackaging to sell as a full bag at the same price as a full bag of rice. It’s been an open secret that traders who sell, rice, beans, and other grains in bags do... Read more