Atiku meets US congressman in Washington DC(photos)
Contrary to an earlier statement by the Special Adviser on Media to Atiku Abubakar, Paul Ibe, evidence has emerged that the PDP presidential candidate is indeed, in the United States of America. Paul Ibe, who had earlier denied reports that Atiku had travelled to the US, later revealed that... Read more
Kano State Govt revokes N5 billion road contracts
The Kano State Government has revoked over N5bn contract for the construction of four major roads in the state. The State Commissioner for Information, Mohammed Garba, disclosed this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano on Friday. He said the decision to revoke... Read more
Nigeria is not a place for homosexuals – Badmus
Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmus, has warned Nigerians of the LGBT community to either change their ways or leave the country because what they practice is not accepted in the country. Badmus disclosed this on instagram. She wrote; If you are homosexually inclined, Nigeria ?? is not a... Read more
EFCC returns recovered N4.3m to fraud victim
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, South East Zonal office, has released the sum of N4,300,140.52 (Four Million, Three Hundred Thousand, One Hundred and Forty Naira, Fifty-Two Kobo) to an Onitsha-based victim of fraud, Mr. Ignatius Nwoke. The commission handed over the money to him at its office... Read more
Pastor arrested for collecting N28m from a lady for powerful prayers
A self-acclaimed pastor and founder of Angel on Guard Ministries, Anu Ojo Olakonori has been nabbed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for a N27.9 million fraud. EFCC spokesperson, Tony Orilade, who confirmed the arrest of the suspect, said Olakonori was arrested following a petition by the... Read more
Badeh to be buried on January 26: Defence Headquarters
The Defence Headquarters has announced the date for the burial of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (rtd). Acting Director of Defence Information, Brigadier General John Agim, made the announcement in a statement on Friday. Activities lined-up for the interment of the former defence chief... Read more
Once you join APC, all your sins are forgiven – Adams Oshiomhole
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has said that sins of politicians are forgiven once they decamp to the party. Channels TV quotes Oshiomole as saying this while welcoming new members to the party, at the APC presidential campaign in Benin city today January 17th.... Read more
JOHESU set to embark on indefinite strike
The Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, has threatened to resume the industrial action it suspended on 30th May 2018 if the issues in dispute are not resolved by Thursday, 31st January, 2019. Issuing the 154day strike notice in a letter addressed to the Minister of Labour & Employment, Dr.... Read more
Nigerian maritime operators have spent N1.096trillion on vessels in the last 5 years: Wabote
The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Simbi Wabote, has called on stakeholders in the maritime industry to take advantage of the opportunities in the sector, saying the amount operators spent on marine vessels was $3.047 billion (N1.096 trillion) over the period 2014-2018. Speaking... Read more
Nairobi attack: Off-duty British soldier declared a hero, to receive medal
The SAS soldier who saved “dozens of lives” in the Nairobi hotel massacre is in line to receive the George Cross for his “remarkable bravery”. The trooper was off-duty when he dashed to the scene of intense fighting after Islamist terrorists laid siege to the DusitD2 five-star hotel. At... Read more