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  • 2 weeks Northern Youths Call On Buhari To Resign Over Insecurity InformationNG
    The Coalition of Concerned Northern Youths, on Wednesday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign as the President of Nigeria.
    President Buhari The coalition of Northern Youths further stated that President Buhari has failed woefully in his assignment. Also Read: Fani-Kayode Begs Buhari To Allow Nnamdi Kanu Bury His Parents The group in a statement released through its National Convener, Muhammed Ishaq, pointed to President Buhari’s lack of power to tackle the security challenges facing the country. The group pointed out that the above call is made in the best interest of the nation having considered the fact that ... more
  • 2 weeks EFCC Has One Of The Best Cells In Nigeria: Agency InformationNG
    The EFCC has reacted to the viral photo of an detention facility at its agency in Port Harcourt. Recall that a photo was earlier shared on the Internet by a Twitter user, ‘TheRealDayne’ depicting a cell where EFCC keep suspects in Rivers State capital, Port Harcourt. Reacting to the photo, the EFCC debunked the claim, pointing out that they have one of the best cells. Sharing a photo of their cell in Port Harcourt, they wrote in part: “EFCC have one of the best holding cell in the country…” See Photos Here: 
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  • 2 weeks Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 12th February 2020 InformationNG
    Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Fani-Kayode Begs Buhari To Let Nnamdi Kanu Bury His Father In Peace Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has made a passionate appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari on behalf of Nnamdi  Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB). Shehu Sani Condemns Borno Fresh Attacks, Advices FG Former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani has spoken on the recent Boko haram Attack in the Auno community of Borno state. The former lawmaker advised the Federal Government to take Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum’s comment about the insurgent attacks in Auno seriously. Fire Razes Parts Of ... more
  • 2 weeks Fayemi Approves 6-Month Maternity Leave For Female Civil Servants InformationNG
    Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi has stated that in order to encourage nursing mothers to breastfeed their babies for 6 months exclusively, the state government would henceforth allow female workers in the state civil service to proceed on six months maternity leave. Yinka Oyebode, chief press secretary to the governor, made this known in a statement on Tuesday. Statement below: “The new policy, which takes effect from February 1, 2020 is aimed at improving maternal health and encourage nursing mothers to observe the six months exclusive breastfeeding campaign of the United Nations Intervention Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF),” he said. Read ... more
  • 2 weeks Nigeria Is Not Worth Dying For, Says Kukah InformationNG
    Bishop Matthew Kukah The Catholic bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah has stated that Nigeria does not possess that set of goals or values for which any sane citizen of the country would be willing to die for. He made this known in Kaduna on Tuesday during his homily at the funeral mass of Michael Nnadi, a student of the Catholic Good Shepherd Seminary, Kaduna, who was abducted and subsequently murdered. “Our nation is like a ship stranded on the high seas, rudderless and with broken navigational aids. Read Also: Only Bomb Differentiates FG From Boko Haram – Bishop Kukah “Today, ... more
  • 2 weeks Fire Razes Parts Of Owerri Airport InformationNG
    According to reports, a fire outbreak has engulfed a section of the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri.
    Bushfire at Sam Mbakwe International Airport The cause of the fire outbreak remains unknown at the time of filing this report. However, the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, described it as a bush fire. Also Read: Fire Razes Atakumosa Central Market In Osun According to Yakubu, firefighters are currently working to control the spread of the fire. She said the incident did not affect flight operations. Recall that on the 4th of April 2019, a fire ... more
  • 2 weeks Fani-Kayode Begs Buhari To Allow Nnamdi Kanu Bury His Parents InformationNG
    Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has made a passionate appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari on behalf of Nnamdi  Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB).
    Femi Fani kayode Recall that the IPOB who has been away from Nigeria since 2017 has given hint that he might not attend the burial of his parents. His hint came after the police in Abia State, had warned members of the group to steer clear of the burial if they want it to go smoothly. Also Read: “Nigeria Will Break Into 2 Or More Pieces In Next 5 Years” – ... more
  • 2 weeks Shehu Sani Condemns Attack On Borno Community, Urges FG To Listen To Zulum InformationNG
    Former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani has spoken on the recent Boko haram Attack in the Auno community of Borno state.
    Senator Shehu Sani The former lawmaker advised the Federal Government to take Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum’s comment about the insurgent attacks in Auno seriously. Also Read: 30 Killed, 18 Vehicles Burnt As Boko Haram Attacks Borno Boko Haram attacked some travelers in Auno town, Konduga LGA along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway, killing 30, abducting some more and burning their vehicles on Sunday night. The governor who spoke at the scene of the incident, berated the military for not drafting ... more
  • 2 weeks Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 11th February 2020 InformationNG
    Nigerian Newspaper Headlines South East Governors To Launch Regional Security Outfit The governors of the South-east geopolitical region of Nigeria have resolved to launch a regional security outfit. The chairman of the South-East Governors’ Forum and Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, said the leaders have also written to the Federal Government with regards to the establishment of the security outfit. Don’t Rely On Us For Jobs; FG Tells Unemployed Graduates The federal government of Nigeria has asked unemployed youths to look outside the government jobs in their pursuit of a career. Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, ... more
  • 2 weeks Daddy Freeze Reacts As Kenyan Wins Lagos Marathon InformationNG
    OAP Daddy Freeze Nigerian media personality Daddy Freeze has reacted to a Kenyan winning the Lagos Marathon that took place a few days ago. Taking to his page, Freeze shared a photo of the winner, David Barmasai Tumo, then shaded Lagosians saying despite being forced to trek more, they still can not win the marathon. Read Also: Visa Denial: Daddy Freeze Clashes With Bishop Oyedepo’s Spiritual Children In his words;Even with compulsory government trekking, ordinary marathon we no fit win Na so so Kenyans dey chance us. – If Na big brother now, Na there dem ... more
  • 2 weeks Don’t Rely On Us For Jobs, FG Tells Unemployed Graduates InformationNG
    The federal government of Nigeria has asked unemployed youths to look outside the government jobs in their pursuit of a career. Read AlsoYou Make Jesus Look Unemployed – Daddy Freeze Reacts To Viral Video Of Pastor Conducting Miracle To Remove Fats Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, while representing the FG at a Townhall Meeting on Popularisation of blue/green collar jobs among graduates of tertiary institutions in Nigeria, which was held in Benin, Edo State added that there are other sustainable ventures outside government jobs that can be embraced by the unemployed. He said: The richest youth of ... more
  • 2 weeks 30 Killed, 18 Vehicles Burnt As Boko Haram Attacks Borno InformationNG
    A fresh attack by Boko Haram terrorists on Borno State has left at least 30 persons dead while no less than 18 vehicles were also completely burnt. The attack reportedly took place on Sunday evening. The insurgents launched the attack against travelling passengers in Auno, a town 20 kilometres from Maiduguri, Borno state capital. Also Read: Why it Is Hard To Wipe Out Boko Haram: Army Chief Ahmad Abdurrahman Bundi, the state government’s spokesman said that the jihadists stormed in on trucks mounted with heavy weapons, killing, burning and looting before kidnapping women and children. The post 30 Killed, 18 Vehicles ... more
  • 2 weeks All Children Kidnapped By Boko Haram Haram Will Be Freed: Buhari InformationNG
    President Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that all the children kidnapped by the dreaded Boko Haram sect would be freed before the end of his administration. Read AlsoOutrage As Corps Members Thank Buhari Over N33K Monthly Allowance Speaking on Monday at a  breakfast dialogue on ‘‘Stop the War on Children Affected by Armed Conflicts, Dividend of Silencing the Guns’’, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, held on the margins of the ongoing 33rd African Union Summit.” His words: ”We commend the gallant efforts of the Multi-National Joint Task Force and the partners in supporting the reintegration of the girls. ”Let ... more
  • 2 weeks Nigerians Berate Lai Mohammed Over $500m Loan Request For NTA Digitisation InformationNG
    Nigerians have taken to social media to berate the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed over his request to borrow $500m to digitize the National Television Authority (NTA). The minister expressed that with the money, NTA will be able to compete with the likes of CNN. Also Read: NTA Will Compete With CNN If We Get $500m Loan: Minister Reacting to this statement, Nigerians expressed their surprise at the decision, why others queried the decision to spend such an amount on the digitisation of a TV station. See reactions below:
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  • 2 weeks Stay Away From Your Parents’ Burial, Igbo Group Tells Nnamdi Kanu InformationNG
    IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Nnamdi Kanu has been warned by an Igbo socio-political organization, Imeobi Igbo Forum, on Monday, to stay away from his parents’ burial. The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), was given the advise in order to avoid any confrontation with the government. His Royal Highness, HRH, late Eze Israel Okwu Kanu of Afaraukwu community, Umuahia, in Abia State and wife, late Ugoeze Sally Nmeme Okwu Kanu, parents of the IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, would be buried on 14th February, 2020. Read Also: Nnamdi Kanu May Not Attend Father’s Burial Addressing newsmen in Onitsha, Anambra ... more
  • 2 weeks We Will Disrupt Nnamdi Kanu’s Parents’ Funeral If IPOB Members Show Up: Police InformationNG
    IPOB Leader, Kanu The Abia state police command has vowed to disrupt the funeral of the parents of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), if members of the group showed up. Ene Okon, Abia commissioner of police, said the burial of Eze Kanu and his wife, king and queen of Afaraukwu, will not take place with the presence of IPOB members. Okon who said this while speaking with The Sun, said he had informed the traditional prime minister of Afaraukwu that the police would provide security for the burial if only IPOB members do not ... more
  • 2 weeks We Need More Funds, We Are Getting Broke: House Of Reps InformationNG
    House of Representatives The house of representatives says it is struggling with funds because the activities of the house are bigger than the budget. Benjamin Kalu, spokesman of the lower legislative chamber, said this while speaking with journalists in Abuja. Reacting to calls by Nigerians that the monetary allocations to the national assembly be reduced, he said people think so because “many are not aware” of the nature of the national assembly’s functions. Read Also: House of Representatives passes bill to abolish discrimination against HND “The impression out there is not true. The house of representatives is struggling with funds ... more
  • 2 weeks NTA Will Compete With CNN If We Get $500m Loan: Minister InformationNG
    The Minister of Information and Culture,The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) will compete with the likes of Cable News Network (CNN), if the $500 million loan his ministry is seeking is approved. The minister said this when he appeared before the senate committee on local and foreign loans, Guardian reports. The $500 million is part of the $30 billion loan President Muhammadu Buhari is asking the national assembly to approve. “If this project is approved, there will be more visibility for our people in the music, ... more
  • 2 weeks Nnamdi Kanu May Not Atend Father’s Burial InformationNG
     
    Nnamdi Kanu Nnamdi Kanu, leader the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), may not be returning to Nigeria for his parents’ funeral. Kanu gave the hint in a broadcast via London-based Radio Biafra at the weekend, adding that he is monitoring developments on the event in Abia state from abroad. He revealed also that the burial ceremony would be broadcast live. The IPOB leader who has been away since 2017 when soldiers raided his father’s residence in Abia  the “whole world will be watching” on that day, while reacting to the police’ statement that they would disrupt the burial ... more
  • 2 weeks Northern Elders Forum Nothing But One Man Riot Squad: Femi Adesina InformationNG
    The presidency has described the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) as a “one-man army” and accused its chairman, Ango Abdullahi, NEF of showing antipathy against President Muhammadu Buhari before the 2019 election. Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, said this while responding to a statement issued by NEF faulting Buhari over insecurity and poverty in the country. “Hearing that title, you would think the body was a conglomeration of true elders. But the truth is that NEF is just Ango Abdullahi, and Ango Abdullahi is NEF. “It is a quasi-organization that boasts of no credible membership, and its leader is akin to ... more
  • 2 weeks Northern Elders Forum: Buhari Is In Denial Of His Failure To Secure Nigeria InformationNG
    President Buhari The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) says President Muhammadu Buhari is in denial of his failure to secure Nigeria. This was made known in a statement by Ango Abdullahi, its chairman, adding that the Buhari led government does not have any idea on what will provide relief or solution to insecurity and poverty in the land. It said, “It has become necessary and appropriate, however, to make public, the position of the forum on important matters that affect the manner Nigerians live, and the future we must address. ” Read Also: Outrage As Corps Members Thank Buhari Over N33K ... more
  • 2 weeks Okada Ban: The Trekkers Of Today Will Snatch Our Cars Tomorrow InformationNG
    I am not one the biggest fans of the motorcycle as a means of transportation. I wasn’t always an antagonist; it all started in 2010. My friend was on a bike that collided with a danfo in the Ikorodu area of Lagos. It wouldn’t have been too bad if that was where it ended, but after she tumbled off the bike, an onrushing bus overran her right hip. She was a guest of the National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, for several months. Ten years on, her life hasn’t been the same. That leg still isn’t the same. Before that experience I was a ... more
  • 2 weeks EFCC Investigates Theodore Orji Over Numerous Banks Accounts InformationNG
    There are reports that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is investigating former governor of Abia State, Senator Theodore Orji, over billions of Naira allegedly traced to his son. The former governor has also been accused of diverting, while in office, N383 billion revenue from the Federation Account, N55 billion Excess Crude revenue, N2.3 billion Sure-P revenue, N1.8 billion ecological funds, N10.5 billion loan, N12 billion Paris Club refund, N2 billion agricultural loan and N55 billion ASOPADEC money. According to a petition to the anti-graft agency, the funds were received without commensurate projects on ground. Read Also: EFCC Subjected Me To ... more
  • 2 weeks Nine Cases Of Lassa Fever Confirmed In Kogi, Four Death Recorded InformationNG
     
    Lassa rat The Kogi State Ministry of Health says nine confirmed cases of Lassa fever with four deaths had been recorded since the deadly disease broke out in the state about a month ago. This was made known by Dr Austin Ojotule, the State Epidemiologist, in statement in Lokoja on Sunday. According to Ojotule, the state’s statistics on Lassa fever outbreak update as at Feb. 8, 2020, has a total of 31 suspected cases. Read Also: Pregnant Woman Dies Of Lassa Fever In Enugu He further revealed that out of the 31 suspected cases of outbreak, one was probable, ... more
  • 2 weeks FG, Ben Ayade To Appear In Court Over Detention Of Journalist InformationNG
    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government and the Cross River state Governor Ben Ayade to ECOWAS Court of Justice “over the prolonged, arbitrary detention, unfair prosecution, persecution, and sham trial of journalist Agba Jalingo.”
    Agba Jalingo Recall that some days ago, the group revealed its plans to drag the federal government and Ben Ayade to the ECOWAS court. Also Read: SERAP Set To Drag FG, Ben Ayade To Court Over Detention Of Journalist Agba Jalingo, who is the publisher of CrossRiverWatch, was arrested on August 22 over a report alleging that Mr ... more
  • 2 weeks Why Its Hard To Wipe Out Boko Haram: Army Chief InformationNG
    Boko Haram insurgents Tukur Burtai, chief of army staff, says indoctrination of citizens into Boko Haram insurgency started as far back as 10 to 40 years but they only took up alms in 2009. He revealed that the reason Boko Haram insurgency has lasted for five years in Nigeria’s northeast because of their mode of operation, use of propaganda and more. According to Burutai, Boko Haram leaders and recruiters live in communities, evading detection by mixing with the local population. Buratai in an interview with Daily Trust, said “Insurgency is not what you defeat and it would just fizzle ... more
  • 2 weeks Why Buhari Shouldn’t Be Blamed For Insecurity In Nigeria: Sani InformationNG
    Senator Shehu Sani Former lawmaker, Shehu Sani says President Muhammadu Buhari shouldn’t be held responsible for the escalated banditry in the country because those who should have told  him the true have failed. The ex senator who represented Kaduna central in the eighth national assembly said this in a tweet on Sunday afternoon. He said the leaders who have told the president the truth about the reality of escalated banditry and kidnapping preferred to hail him instead. Read Also: Majority Of Victims Of Insurgents Are Muslims, Shehu Sani Backs Buhari He wrote: We shouldn’t all blame the President for the ... more
  • 2 weeks Amotekun Personnel To Carry Licensed Firearms: South-West Attorney Generals InformationNG
    According to reports, the operatives of Amotekun will be known as corps and will bear licensed firearms while working. This was made known by the Ekiti State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Olawale Fapohunda, while speaking on the outcome of a meeting of the Attorney Generals from the South-West zone held in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Friday. Also Read: Why We Are Against Establishment Of Amotekun: Miyetti Allah Fapohunda revealed that each of the Commissioners for Justice in the zone agreed to insert a clause which empowers the Amotekun Corps to carry only licensed firearms in the bill ... more
  • 2 weeks We Are Investigating Cause Of Strange Disease Killing People In Benue: NCDC InformationNG
    Photo for illustration only The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday said it is investigating the outbreak of an unknown disease in Benue state. Speaking with the NAN, Chikwe Ihekweazu, director general of NCDC, revealed that the agency is taking steps to effectively manage the disease which is said to have killed 15 persons. Speaking on the floor of the senate, Abba Moro, a senator from Benue, said that the casualty figure, adding that more than 100 persons have been infected by the disease. Read Also: EFCC Detains Benue Assembly Clerk, Wife, Two Daughters Over N220m Fraud The ... more
  • 2 weeks Why We Are Against Establishment Of Amotekun: Miyetti Allah InformationNG
    Fulani socio-cultural organization, Miyetti Allah had earlier alleged that the aim of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) also known as Amotekun, is ‘to cleanse the Fulani tribe from the Southwest’. Leader of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, in Bauchi state, Alhaji Sadiq Ahmed says the security formation lacks the legal framework to succeed. He said, “I can tell you one thing, Amotekun will not last because it is indigenous, regionalized and lacks constitutional backing. The constitution has a readymade provision for regular security with the establishment of the Nigeria Police Force, a regional security outfit like Amotekun is a breach ... more
  • 2 weeks Outrage As Corps Members Thank Buhari Over N33K Monthly Allowance InformationNG
    The corp members while visiting Buhari Nigerians have taken to social media to express their displeasure at the members of the National Youth Service Corps(NYSC) who went on a ‘thank you’ visit to President Muhammadu Buhari over the recent increase in their monthly allowance. The federal government had increased the corps allowance from N19,000 to N33,000 to the pleasure of serving corps members. In a tweet on February 6, the presidency had shared a video via Twitter of the visit and the speech of the corps member thanking Buhari. The tweet said: President @MBuhari today received National Youth Service ... more
  • 2 weeks Nigeria To Spend N620m On Coronavirus Prevention: Health Minister InformationNG
    The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire has expressed that the federal government will spend N620m special intervention fund to monitor, detect and contain the deadly Coronavirus.
    coronavirus patient This minister stated this when he appeared before the Senate Committee on health. Also Read: No Coronavirus Disease In Nigeria – Health Minister The minister, while briefing the Senate panel on the preparedness of the ministry to manage the Coronavirus outbreak in the country, revealed that the fund would come directly from the service-wide vote. Recall that the minister has also debunked rumours of the virus being in Nigeria during a ministerial ... more
  • 2 weeks Borno Governor Rewards Teacher From Abia With Employment After Retirement (Video) InformationNG
    Borno Governor, Babagana Zulum has promised a teacher, Mrs Obiageli Mazi employment after her retirement for arriving the school early waiting for her pupils.
    Babagana Zulum The governor made the promise on Friday, February 7 when he paid an unscheduled visit to Shehu Sanda Kyarimi Primary School as early as 6:30 in the morning and met the teacher. Also Read: Boy Killed, Several Injured As Boko Haram Bombs Borno Mosque Mazi, who is an Igbo from Abia State, has been serving for 31 years in Borno state. The teacher revealed she completed her NCE in the year 2000 and she ... more
  • 2 weeks Top Classifieds Ads Websites In Nigeria InformationNG
    There are several free classified ads websites in Nigeria that you can consider when you want to advertise your products for freeor when you are a buyer seeking an affordable product to buy.  Some are owned by foreigners while several are owned by Nigerians.  Today, I wish to highlight only the indigenous top classifieds in Nigeria, as several other articles have been writtenabout the foreign-owned ones. (1) The first on my list is Delon, a free classifieds in Nigeria.  Delonis a new fast-growing classified ads website that will likely surpass the competitions very soon.  What makes it different from others ... more
  • 2 weeks Blame Politicians For Nigeria’s Insecurity: Sultan Of Sokoto InformationNG
    Sultan of Sokoto Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto has said that insecurity in the country should be blamed on the political elites. In his words: “They have failed to lead the citizens to the right path.” The Sultan as well blamed traditional and religious leaders for their failure to preach peace and promote good societal values in the country. Read Also: Sultan Of Sokoto Condemns Establishment Of Northern Security Outfit, ‘Shege Ka Fasa’ He said this at the Plateau State Forgiveness and Reconciliation Day, to commemorate the victims of past crises in the State, held on Friday at the ... more
  • 2 weeks Nigeria Would Have Been ‘Gone And Dead’ If Buhari Wasn’t Elected: Femi Adesina InformationNG
    President Buhari Femi Adesina, the senior Adviser on Media and Publicity to the presidency has opined that Nigeria would have been dead and long gone if President Muhammadu Buhari had not been elected president in 2015. Speaking in an article titled ‘Insecurity’ bombs were going off like firecrackers before Buhari took over in 2015. Adesina said Kogi State was almost being overran by the insurgents and from there, they were headed South-west, from where they would bivouac in South-south, “and the country would be gone. Dead. Forgotten.” Adesina said that Buhari’s decision to move the command centre of the ... more
  • 2 weeks Fire Outbreak: God Said We Haven’t Seen Anything Yet- Adeboye InformationNG
    Pastor Adeboye Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye has stated that more fire outbreak is to be experienced across the World. Speaking during the February Holy Ghost Service of the church tagged ‘Let there be Light II’, the cleric added that the word of the Lord would not go without coming to pass. Read Also: Pastor Adeboye Asks Son To Sack His Female Secretary However, he asked Nigerians especially to be more prayerful. “If it is cancelled and nothing happens, at the end of the year, call me a false prophet, I would be happy. I’m not a prophet anyway; I’m a ... more
  • 2 weeks Court Dismisses Appeal To Unfreeze Foreign Accounts Belonging To Abacha InformationNG
    Late Sani Abacha The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal filed by the family of the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, for an order to unfreeze some bank accounts of the late military dictator and other members of the family held in the UK, Switzerland, Jersey, Liechenstein and Luxembourg. Justice Amina Augie,  on Friday  read the lead judgment prepared by JusticeC.C. Nweze, affirmed the concurrent decisions of the lower courts. Augie said, ‘according to the admitted evidence, I have no limitations in affirming the concurrent decisions of the lower courts and the appeal is hereby dismissed. Read ... more
  • 2 weeks The Only Way Nigeria Can Make Progress: Wike InformationNG
    Governor Nyesom Wike Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State says Nigeria can only make a progress if the Executive and Legislative Arms of Government carry out their official responsibilities in line with the constitution. The governor said this while speaking during a Special Banquet in Honour of the retiring President of Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa at the Government House Port Harcourt on Friday night. He said: “This country is having challenges because of the Executive and Legislative Arms of Government. If the Executive and Legislative Arms do what is right, the country would move forward. Read Also: Governor ... more
  • 2 weeks Just In: Bomb Explosion Hits Ekiti Govt House InformationNG
    For illustration only A bomb reportedly went off in Okesha area of Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti state on Saturday, around the old government house causing serious panic in the area. The bomb explosion was said to ha e brought down a building around the area, while a section of the state ministry of chieftaincy affairs, theCable reports. The report states further that explosion also damaged parts of the ministry of finance, and other buildings in the premises. Read Also: Ekiti PDP Accuse Fayose Of Selling Party Secretariat Amba Asuquo, commissioner of police, was at the scene of the blast, and he said ... more
  • 2 weeks Fraud: S/Court Sends Ex-Governor, John Nyame To 12 Years In Prison InformationNG
    former governor of Taraba state, John Nyame Former governor of Taraba State, Rev. John Nyame has been sent to 12 years imprisonment by the Supreme Court which affirmed his earlier sentence by the court of Appeal. However, the Apex court set aside the ruling of the Appellate court which imposed fines running into hundreds of millions. Read Also: Former Taraba Governor Jolly Nyame sentenced to 14 Years in Prison The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja had on November 16th, 2019 ordered the former Taraba state governor, to pay a fine of N495 million for alleged misappropriation of funds while ... more
  • 2 weeks Outrage As Buhari Jets Out To Addis Ababa (Photo) InformationNG
    President Muhammadu Buhari enroute Addis Ababa President Muhammadu Buhari has jetted out of the presidential villa to Addis Ababa where he is expected to attend the 33rd Ordinary Session of Heads of State and Government of the African Union. The development has since sparked reactions from Nigerians who have taken to social media to fume at his ‘incessant’ travel. Reacting to this, some have described him as the most travel minister for tourism. Read Also: N33k Allowance: Corps Members Visit Buhari To Thank Him Also, some threw a more direct shade by stating that even the birds don’t fly as ... more
  • 2 weeks No Coronavirus Disease In Nigeria – Health Minister InformationNG
       
    Coronavirus patient on sick bed The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, says the country hasn’t record any case of the deadly coronavirus which broke out in China. Ehanire said this on Friday, during a ministerial briefing in Abuja. According to him, Nigeria had developed enough capacity to detect and isolate any coronavirus case, especially at international entry points to the country. He revealed also that the Africa Centre for Disease Control (ACDC), World Health Organisation (WHO), and other partners have provided scientific and technical support to Nigeria to strengthen its preparedness for the coronavirus. Ehanire said: ... more
  • 2 weeks Top Advantages Of Sports To Students InformationNG
    The main reason students go to school is to learn skills that they apply in real life. More focus is put on academic performance. As a result, most students concentrate on their books and course materials. For instance, they attend college classes seriously with the hole that they understand the course aspects and apply the tips they learn when writing exams. Others are always in the library doing their research. They do not want to leave anything to chance. The pressure exerted by the instructors and parents on the need for exemplary academic performance is immense. Many students do not ... more
  • 2 weeks I Never Called Buhari A Religious Bigot: Tinubu InformationNG
     
    President Buhari Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has dismissed a viral claim which described President Muhammadu Buhari as a religious bigot and an agent of destabilisation. A 2003 quote which is currently being shared across social media platforms, and attributed to 2003 the APC chieftain, described Buhari as “an agent of destabilization, ethnic bigot, and religious fanatic”. “Muhammadu Buhari is an agent of destabilization, ethnic bigot, and religious fanatic who if given the chance would ensure the disintegration of the country. His ethnocentrism would jeopardize Nigeria’s national unity,” read the quote. This ... more
  • 2 weeks Some Lagosians Who Live In VI Have Never Been To Ikeja InformationNG
    President Muhammadu Buhari says some Lagosians living in Victoria Island have never been to mainland, Ikeja in the state. The president said this when he delegates of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) at the presidential villa, Abuja, on Thursday. In a statement, Femi Adesina, Buhari’s spokesman, the corps members, who were led by Sunday Dare, minister of youth and sports development, and Ibrahim Shehu, director-general of the NYSC, had gone to thank the president for increasing their monthly allowance from N19,800 to N33,000. The president praise former military head if state, Yakubu Gowon, former military head of state, for ... more
  • 2 weeks Nigeria Reduces Visa Application Fee For US Citizens InformationNG
    The Federal Government of Nigeria has slashed its visa application charges for citizens of the United States from $180 to $160.
    US places visa restiction on Nigeria This is coming few days after the United States added Nigeria to the list of countries banned from getting visa. Also Read: US Visa Ban: Don’t Punish Nigerians Because Of Buhari’s Failures, Atiku Tells Trump According to the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, in a memo to Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, reduction followed a review of the US’ visa reciprocity policy for Nigeria. Babandede’s letter came a ... more
  • 2 weeks Sultan Of Sokoto Condemns Establishment Of Northern Security Outfit, ‘Shege Ka Fasa’ InformationNG
    The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar has condemned the establishment of security outfit called ‘Shege Ka Fasa’ in the north which was created as a copy of the South-West Amotekun.
    Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar The monarch who was furious with the idea faulted elites in the region, expressing that the whole thing is made up just to score cheap political points. Also Read: Christians, Muslims In Nigeria Not Fighting: Sultan The Northern monarch expressed his dissatisfaction with the development while speaking at the Northern Security Meeting which was held in Kaduna on Thursday. Recall that some days ago, ... more
  • 2 weeks N33k Allowance: Corps Members Visit Buhari To Thank Him InformationNG
    The corp members while visiting Buhari Minister for youth and sport, Sunday Dare and the Director-General of NYSC, Brigadier General Ibrahim Shuaibu have led some corps members to the presidential villa to meet with the president and thank him, following the increment of their allowance from N19800 to N33000. Read Also: Majority Of Victims Of Insurgents Are Muslims, Shehu Sani Backs Buhari The corps members in their remarks, revealed that the new allowance brought tears of joy to them after it was implemented in January. “The implementation in January, when we least expected it brought tears of joy to us ... more
  • 2 weeks Former Lawmaker Dies Shortly After Celebrating 46th Birthday InformationNG
    Honourable Yinka Mafe, a former lawmaker of the Ogun state house of Assembly has died shortly after celebrating his 46th birthday, Tribune reports. Mafe, who was a former majority leader in the house was said to have complained of chest ache around 11:pm after the birthday celebration. He then proceeded into the bathroom for a bath from where he slumped and died on the spot. His remain has since been deposited at the mortuary. The state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Chief Wole Elegbede, described Mafe as a loyal and dedicated ... more
  • 2 weeks Nigerians Knock Buhari Over Comment That He Has Defeated Boko Haram InformationNG
    President Buhari Nigerians have taken to their Twitter handles to react, following comments credited to President Muhammadu Buhari where he said he has delivered on his promise to end Boko Haram. Read AlsoMajority Of Victims Of Insurgents Are Muslims, Shehu Sani Backs Buhari Nigerians, while reacting to the comment, have called the president unprintable names What Nigerians are saying below: Is it up to a month he said he is surprised by the uprising of Boko Haram.. — Dr. Uyah(HyperSANE) (@madprofuyah) February 6, 2020 I just don’t understand why this government keep ranting rubbish — Ibn Rosul ... more
  • 2 weeks Seeing Is Believing, Show Nigerians The 250 Kaduna Bandits Killed, Shehu Sani Tasks Police InformationNG
    Shehu Sanni A former Senator, Shehu Sani, has called on the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) to show Nigerians the casualties of bandits it recently claimed to have killed in Kaduna State. Speaking via his official Twitter handle, the former lawmaker insisted that this is necessary as most people now believe in ‘seeing is believing.’ Read AlsoBaba Adini of Ansarul Islam Society of Nigeria turbans Senator Bukola Saraki “My advice to our forces fighting the Ansaru in Kaduna; just invite the media and show them the ‘250 bandits casualties’ and those you captured during your operations; for most people nowadays, ... more
  • 2 weeks How We Foiled Attemp To Bomb Lagos: Fashola InformationNG
    Babatunde Raji Fashola Former Lagos state.governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola has revealed how terrorists were nip in the bud while trying to bomb Lagos in 2013. Speaking while delivering a lecture titled “Insecurity: Taking actions against organised crime” at the fourth annual public lecture of the United Action for Change (UAC) held in Lagos, Fashola revealed citizens were the ones who gave government the information at the time before going on to enlighten the audience that safety is not the jobs of the security agencies alone. “Let me be clear that this is the duty of the citizen and it ... more
  • 2 weeks AU Summit: Buhari Jets Out To Ethiopia Friday InformationNG
    President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday depart Nigeria for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to attend the 33rd Ordinary Session of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU).
    President Buhari Buhari will join leaders from the 55-member countries of the African Union to participate in the Summit with the theme, “Silencing the Guns: Creating Conducive Conditions for Africa’s Development.” Also Read: Majority Of Victims Of Insurgents Are Muslims, Shehu Sani Backs Buhari He will also attend the 29th Forum of Heads of State and Government of Participating States of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) and the 27th Session ... more
  • 3 weeks Majority Of Victims Of Insurgents Are Muslims, Shehu Sani Backs Buhari InformationNG
    Shehu Sanni Former lawmaker, Shehu Sani has agreed with President Muhammadu Buhari that majority of insurgents victims are Muslims. Read AlsoPDP Berates Buhari For Saying 90% Of Boko Haram Victims Are Muslims Speaking via his official Twitter handle on Thursday, Sani stated that the insurgents harbour an ideologically gruesomely murderous hatred against all Christians. He wrote: “Its true that d majority of d victims of d insurgents are Muslims;It’s also true that d victims of their violence cuts across people of all faiths & of no faith;But it’s undeniable that d insurgents habour an ideologically gruesomely murderous hatred against ... more
  • 3 weeks Neighbouring Countries Fueling Insecurity In The Country: Reps InformationNG
    Gunmen The lower chamber of the National Assembly has accused neighbouring countries of fueling the high spate of insecurity in the country. This was made known by Babajide Benson, chairman house committee on defence while briefing newsmen on the report of the house investigation. “We were to a large extent satisfied with what they said. Like I said, we are also going to table what they said before parliament.” Read AlsoAPC Chieftain Murdered By Gunmen In Ibadan “Military issues are not things we should discuss in public but they raised a lot of issues that we must all sit ... more
  • 3 weeks Nigerians To Be Barred From Owning More Than 3 SIM Cards InformationNG
    The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali-Pantami, released a statement on Wednesday, directing the National Communication Commission, NCC to revise the Policy on SIM Card registration and usage.
    Dr. Isa Ali-Pantami Ali-Pantami instructed the NCC to ensure that Nigerians should only be allowed to own a maximum of three SIM cards. The revision of the Policy is based on the feedback received from the security agencies, following the successful revalidation of improperly registered SIM cards in September 2019 and the blocking of those that failed to revalidate their SIMs. Read Also: Ihedioha Asks Supreme Court To Sack ... more
  • 3 weeks 118-Year-Old Appointed Special Adviser In Bayelsa InformationNG
    Omonigbalebo Dani Orogono The vice-chairman of Kolokuma/Opokuma local government area of Bayelsa state, Brian Wotari has appointed an old woman, Omonigbalebo Dani Orogono, who is believed to be 118 years old as his special adviser on elder matters. Read AlsoResidents Flee As Men In Military Uniform Invade Bayelsa Community The appointment was contained in a letter signed by Bedford Ineye, a senior aide to the vice-chairman. Read the letter below: “It is my pleasure to inform you that you have been appointed as Special Adviser on Elder Matters to the Vice-Chairman, Kolokuma/Opokuma LGA. “Your appointment is with immediate effect. ... more
  • 3 weeks Man Murders His Wife For getting Pregnant Again InformationNG
    Marcelo Araújo, Francine dos Santos A young Brazilian man, Marcelo Araújo, 21, has been arrested and confessed to brutally killing his wife while they were in the middle of having sex. Marcelo Araújo told the São Paulo police that he killed his make-up artist wife, Francine dos Santos, 22 after an argument about  her becoming pregnant for the third time. Read Also: Patience Jonathan’s Cousin Arrested For Attempted Murder Of His Ex-Lover The suspect admitted to not wanting more children because he hated sharing his wife with them, and did not like the financial burden it placed ... more
  • 3 weeks Police Kill 250 ‘High-Profile’ Suspected Terrorists In Kaduna InformationNG
    The police have announced a combat operation that led to the killing of 250 alleged terrorists in Kaduna State. The daring operation in Kuduru woodlands, in the besieged Birnin Gwari area, came on Wednesday morning, lasting for several hours, chief police spokesperson Frank Mba said in a statement. Mr Mba said the 250 people killed were “high-profile members” of the outlawed Ansaru terrorist group. The group reportedly contained elements that have been terrorising citizens through relentless kidnapping, armed robbery and other violent crimes across central Nigeria. Mr Mba said the police have other similar raids planned across the country, and ... more
  • 3 weeks PDP Berates Buhari For Saying 90% Of Boko Haram Victims Are Muslims InformationNG
    President Buhari The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has berated President Muhammadu Buhari over a comment credited to him which says, 90% of Boko Haram victims are Muslims. Speaking via a series on tweets on its Twitter handle, PDP stated that Nigerians have lost confidence in the current administration. See the statement below: 90%: PDP Berates @MBuhari For Classifying Killings…Says that Nigerians Have Lost Confidence in @OfficialAPCNg, Buhari Presidency The @OfficialPDPNig has described President @MBuhari’s resort to religious coloration and classification of wanton killings in the country by. …insurgents, as totally horrendous, unpresidential, scandalous, discriminatory, divisive and a huge spat on ... more
  • 3 weeks SERAP Set To Drag FG, Ben Ayade To Court Over Detention Of Journalist InformationNG
    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has announced its plans to drag the federal government and governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade to court over the detention of a journalist, Agba Jalingo.
    SERAP The group made this statement after the Nigerian prison service failed to provide the journalist on Wednesday in court. Also Read: Journalist Charged With Treason For Criticising Cross River Governor The group revealed it would be presenting the journalist case at the ECOWAS court on Thursday morning. Agba Jalingo has been detained since August 22, 2019 after his arrest in his Lagos residence over his ... more
  • 3 weeks Whether Christian Or Muslim… Killing Of Any Human Being By Boko Haram Is Wrong: Atiku Tells Buhari InformationNG
    Atiku and Buhari Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, People’s Democratic Party(PDP) presidential candidate in the last general poll has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari for saying that the majority of Boko Haram victims are Muslims. Speaking via his official Twitter handle, Atiku faulted Buhari’s comment by stating that it is wrong to rationalize the deaths of those killed in Boko Haram attacks. He further condemned the compulsion of religion as preached by the dreaded group. Read Also: US Visa Ban: Don’t Punish Nigerians Because Of Buhari’s Failures, Atiku Tells Trump The former Vice President then concluded by preaching unequivocal love among everybody irrespective ... more
  • 3 weeks You Will Return Abacha Loot If Stolen Again, US Warns Nigeria InformationNG
    Late Sani Abacha The US on Tuesday announced that it is set to send a new batch of Abacha loot valued at $321m. However, this is not without a strong warning that the country will be in trouble if the said sum is stolen again. Read AlsoCourt Restrains El-Rufai From Demolishing, Taking Over Property Linked To Abacha This was contained in a statement that was released by spokesperson for the US State Department, Morgan Ortagus. “The funds will be used by the Nigerian Independent Sovereign Authority for three infrastructure projects in strategic economic zones across Nigeria. “To ensure that the ... more
  • 3 weeks Ogun State To Pay N30,500 Minimum Wage InformationNG
    Ogun state governor Dapo Abiodun Ogun State civil servants can now breathe relief as the state government has agreed to pay above the N30 000 minimum wage for its workers. According to the organised labour which made the disclosure on Tuesday, the new pay of N30,500 would take effect from 1st January, 2020. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on behalf of the government by the State Head of Service, Mrs Amope Chokor and the representatives of the organized labour. Read AlsoPolice, DSS Storm Venue Of Amotekun Rally In Ogun The HOS then released ... more
  • 3 weeks Alleged Living Faith Church Suicide Bomber Is A Christian: Suspect’s Father InformationNG
     
    The suspect, Nathaniel Samuel The father of the young man allegedly caught with a suspected improvised explosive device at the Living Faith Church in Sabon Tasha area of Chikun Local Government Area, Kaduna State says he(suspect) is a Christian. Nathaniel Samuel, had sparked an argument about his religion after he was arrested for allegedly trying to bomb a Living Faith Church in Kaduna. His father, Samuel Ezekiel, confirmed that his son is a Christian, and not a Muslim as being speculated on social media. Daily Trust reports that when they visited the suspect’s house at Marabar Demishi village ... more
  • 3 weeks We Do Not Have Underground Detention Facility – EFCC InformationNG
     
    EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has debunked claims that the agency has an underground cell where suspects are being detained. This comes after a former Senator representing Kaduna Central senatorial district, Shehu Sani, accused the anti-graft agency of detaining him in an underground cell for 30 days. However, Head of the Abuja zonal office of the EFCC, Aminu Aliyu, who led journalists round the facilities, said the commission doesn’t have such a cell in the Commission. Read Also: EFCC Subjected Me To Traumatising Interrogation: Shehu Sani He said: “As you can see for ... more
  • 3 weeks Buhari’s Claim That 90% Of Boko Haram Victims Are Muslims Is Untrue: CAN InformationNG
     
    President Buhari Christians Association of Nigeria, CAN, says the claim by President Muhammadu Buhari that 90 per cent of Boko Haram victims are Muslims is untrue. Rev. John Hayab, CAN’s Vice Chairman (Northern region), said the umbrella Christian body was not surprised by the President’s claim if recent utterances by his spokesmen over the persecution of Christians were considered. He was quoted as saying: “If President Buhari truly made that claim, then we cannot be surprised going by the things his spokesman, Femi Adesina said after the killing of Rev Lawan Andimi. Read Also: 90% Of Boko Haram Victims ... more
  • 3 weeks Akeredolu Visits Buhari, Asks Him To Legalise Marijuana InformationNG
    Rotimi Akeredolu Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo state, has once again asked the federal government to legalise marijuana. Akeredolu made the request during his visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, on Tuesday in Abuja. According to him, Ondo state wants to invest in marijuana solely for the production of drugs in the country. Read Also: Amotekun Not A Plot Against Any Ethnicity: Akeredolu After the meeting with the President, Akeredolu told journalists that part of the purpose of his visit was to invite the president to inaugurate the newly constructed “N5 billion” Ore flyover and the Ondo ... more
  • 3 weeks Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 5th February 2020 InformationNG
    Nigerian Newspaper Headlines I Know An Igbo Ex-Governor Who Had A Killer Squad: Falana Human right activist, Femi Falana has stated that he knows a former Igbo governor who once had a killer squad that helped him terminate his political opponents. Speaking recently at the University of Ibadan, he added that the killer squad was headed by a police officer who was assigned to him as a security detail. He made the statement with respect to the proposed move for the creation of state police. Presidency Backs CAN’s Protest Against Insecurity Shehu Garba says the protests organised by the ... more
  • 3 weeks I Know An Igbo Ex-Governor Who Had A Killer Squad: Falana InformationNG
    Femi Falana Human right activist, Femi Falana has stated that he knows a former Igbo governor who once had a killer squad that helped him terminate his political opponents. Speaking recently at the University of Ibadan, he added that the killer squad was headed by a police officer who was assigned to him as a security detail. He made the statement with respect to the proposed move for the creation of state police. “Many citizens are opposed to the creation of state police for the fear that it may be used to haunt political opponents of some state governors. ... more
  • 3 weeks Presidency Backs CAN’s Protest Against Insecurity InformationNG
    Garba Shehu Shehu Garba says the protests organised by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) over the killing of Pastor Lawan Andimi, chairman of the body in Adamawa State, isn’t out of order. Shehu, Presidential Muhammadu Buhari’s aide on media and publicity media aide, in a statement on Tuesday, said the president felt the pain of the body whose protests was borne out of the “shocking, unacceptable death” of Pastor Andimi at the hands of Boko Haram. The statement read in part: “Whether you are Christian or Muslim, all Nigerians and their beliefs must be respected. The duty of ... more
  • 3 weeks Buhari Is Number One Person Who Gives Hate Speech In Nigeria — Aisha Yesufu InformationNG
    Big Back Our Girls (BBOG) convener, Aisha Yesufu has described President Muhammadu Buhari as the number one person who gives hate speech in the country.
    Aisha Yesufu The human rights activist made this statement at an event on Tuesday which aired on African Independent Television (AIT). Also Read: Aisha Buhari Attends 10th-Year Remembrance Of Maryam Babangida (Photo) The staunch critic of the President pointed out that when the President gave hate speech when he described Nigerian youths as lazy. The popular activist went to criticise the government on the security situation of the country as she further blasted the President. ... more
  • 3 weeks White Wedding Is Not Scriptural: Reno Omokri InformationNG
    Popular politician cum lifestyle expert, Reno Omokri took to his Twitter page to clarify the difference between a white wedding and a Christian wedding.
    Reno Omokri According to the lifestyle expert, a lot of people mix up the two weddings, however, they are not related. Also Read: Reno Omokri Reveals The Only Visa Needed In The World Giving the difference, the lifestyle expert pointed out that a white wedding is just a traditional European wedding which is popular amongst Christians. Going further, the lifestyle expert expressed that contrary to popular belief, white wedding is not scriptural. See his tweet below: ... more
  • 3 weeks Fani-Kayode Counters Buhari’s Claims That 90% Of Boko Haram Victims Are Mu slims InformationNG
    Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has described the statement of President Muhammadu Buhari that 90% of Boko Haram victims are Muslims as untrue.
    Fani Kayode and President Buhari The former minister expressed that the overwhelming majority of communities that the terrorist group and militias target are occupied by Christians. Also Read: Lai Mohammed Is Completely Insane, Says Fani-Kayode The former minister went further to express that killing ot Christians in Nigeria has now turned to a “common blood sport.” Taking a swipe at the President, the former minister expressed that killing of Christians in the country will continue as ... more
  • 3 weeks Coronavirus: China Debunks Reports Of Placing Visa Restrictions On Nigeria InformationNG
    The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Nigeria has denied media reports that it suspended its visa services in Nigeria following the outbreak of Coronavirus in China.
    coronavirus patient The Press Officer, Embassy of China, Sun Saixiong, pointed this out on Tuesday in Abuja. Also Read: Coronavirus: China Places Visa Restriction On Nigerians The Embassy stressed that its visa section “is in full operation and very effective.” The Spokesperson of the Embassy expressed that the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian, only advised those who wished to travel to China “not to be in a rush if ... more
  • 3 weeks Coronavirus: WHO Identifies Nigeria, 12 Others As Top Priority Countries InformationNG
    Coronavirus patient on sick bed Nigeria has been identified as one of the top priority countries which either have direct links or a high volume of travel to China by the World Health Organisation, WHO. This was made known in a statement by the WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, who listed 12 other top priority countries like Algeria, Angola, Cote d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. Moeti said: “It is critical that countries step up their readiness and in particular put in place effective screening ... more
  • 3 weeks Fayose Begs FG To Fix Road Linking Ondo And Ekiti InformationNG
    Ex-Governor Fayose   Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has called on the Federal Government to fix the road linking Ekiti and Ondo States. According to the former governor,  “the road is now in such a deplorable state that motorists now avoid it.” He said the road was of great economic importance to the economy and people of Ondo and Ekiti states. Read Also: Nigerians Fume As ‘Sick’ Fayose Party Abroad While On ‘Medical Trip’ Lere Olayinka, the spokesperson of the former governor said the road has become a source of severe hardship for Nigerians, especially the people of ... more
  • 3 weeks Custom Intercepts N8m Stashed Inside Car In Lagos InformationNG
    Hameed Ali and Customs Officers The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it has seized $8,065,615 stashed inside a car at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. Hameed Ali, NCS comptroller-general, made this known at a press conference on Tuesday, adding that the car, was intercepted when it was about to be loaded into an aircraft. Read Also: Customs Intercepts 23 Jerry Cans Of Petrol Hidden In Caskets Ali revealed that the money was wrapped in large brown envelopes, and that the driver of the vehicle who works with the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) at the airport has been arrested. He ... more
  • 3 weeks 90% Of Boko Haram Victims Are Muslims: Buhari InformationNG
     
    Bomo Haram insurgents President Muhammadu Buhari says 90 per cent of victims of Boko Haram victims are Muslims. Buhari said the insurgents seek to divide Nigerians on the basis of religion and there is no room for that. He said this while speaking in an article on Christianity Today on the death of Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa state on Monday. Buhari said, “Indeed, it is the reality that some 90 percent of all Boko Haram’s victims have been Muslims: they include a copycat abduction of ... more
  • 3 weeks Coronavirus: Reps Shut Down Motion To Evacuate Nigerians In China InformationNG
    The House of Representatives on Tuesday shutdown a motion to evacuate Nigerians from China following the outbreak of Coronavirus.
    NASS Recall that the China Embassy has confirmed that 60 Nigerians are in Wuhan, China, although they are not infected. Also Read: Cure For Coronavirus Underway: Chinese Ambassador The motion to evacuate Nigerians was reportedly raised by the house spokesperson, Hon. Benjamin Okezie. However, lawmakers voted massively against the motion, maintaining that China has better facilities to handle the situation than Nigeria. Efforts by Speaker of the House, Rt Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila to calm the lawmaker and allow Mr Okezie to ... more
  • 3 weeks Coronavirus: China Places Visa Restriction On Nigerians InformationNG
    China has placed visa restrictions on Nigerians pending when the Coronavirus ravaging the country is contained.
    Coronavirus patient on sick bed The Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjian, on Monday said the embassy had stopped the issuance of visas to Nigerians. Also Read: Cure For Coronavirus Underway: Chinese Ambassador The ambassador said China was concerned about the health of other nationals visiting China and has taken the measure to protect them. The ambassador also revealed that so far a total of 60 Nigerians have been confirmed living in Wuhan city where the virus broke out ... more
  • 3 weeks 14 Questions To Ask Your Printer Before Placing Your First Order InformationNG
    Just because a company has a few printers and plenty of paper on hand does not mean they are qualified to produce high-quality marketing materials, souvenirs, gifts, or stationery for your business. As you search for a printing company to help you create a brand for your company, it is important to ask the right questions. Before you trust a commercial printer with your ideas, ask these fourteen questions: 1. What sets you apart from the competition?  This may sound like a loaded question, especially if you ask it right upfront. But the way a commercial printer answers this question ... more
  • 3 weeks Jonathan, Obasanjo Meet At Peace Summit In South Korea (Photo) InformationNG
    photo of former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan in South Korea Former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Ebele Jonathan have met in Seoul, South Korea at the ongoing World summit 2020. Read Also: Former President Obasanjo Spotted Harvesting Yams On His Farmland (Photos) Sharing a photo from the event, Jonathan stated that he is so delighted to have met with Obasanjo at the world leaders summit. “I was delighted to meet His Excellency Chief Olusegun Obasanjo at the ongoing World Summit 2020 in Seoul, South Korea where we joined leaders from across the world to make a case for lasting ... more
  • 3 weeks Cure For Coronavirus Underway: Chinese Ambassador InformationNG
    Coronavirus patient on sick bed Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjian, told newsmen in Abuja on Monday, that a cure has been found for coronavirus. Pingjian, while addressing a press conference in Abuja, said Chinese scientists are working to develop a vaccine for the virus, assuring that the epidemic would lose its momentum in the next two weeks. Read Also: Coronavirus Not A Killer Disease, I’m Not Afraid To Work With Chinese: Amaechi “All things considered, the epidemic can be contained, controlled and treated. The Chinese nation has gone through great winds and waves and overcome countless difficulties, he said. “The ... more
  • 3 weeks Why We Banned Okada, Keke In Lagos: Sanwo-Olu InformationNG
     
    Lagos State Governor, Sanwo-Olu Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos state, says motorcycles were banned in several parts of the state following a review of available statistics on accidents and crimes. Sanwo-Olu, who was reacting to a statement he made while speaking at The Platform in October, said his administration would harmonise okada operations and develop a regulation system for better accountability. Since February 1, the Lagos state government had begun full implementation on the ban on okada and tricycle in 15 local councils in the state. Read Also: Adekunle Gold Reacts As Lagos Bans Okada, Keke Napep His words: ... more
  • 3 weeks Your End Has Come – Oyedepo Tells Terrorists Behind Killings In Nigeria InformationNG
    Bishop Oyedepo Bishop David Oyedepo has laid a curse on terrorists behind several killings in the country. Recall that a suspected suicide bomber was arrested inside the Living Faith church in Kaduna on Sunday, the founder of the church, Bishop Oyedepo has cursed the Boko Haram sect and Miyetti Allah group over the attempted bombing. Read Also: 10,000 Of My Church Members Qualify To Be President: Oyedepo Speaking during a recent church program, the respected cleric in his reaction pointed out that the end has come for the group. ”The most irresponsible, most murderous system, is what ... more
  • 3 weeks Nnamdi Kanu Calls Out FG Over Deployment Of Troops In His Hometown InformationNG
    The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has queried the federal government’s deployment of soldiers to his home town instead of combatting the insecurity in the country.
    Nnamdi Kanu The reported stationing of army is coming few days ahead of the burial of parents of the IPOB leader: HRH Eze Israel Okwu Kanu and Ugoeze Sally Kanu, scheduled to hold on February 14 in Isiama Afaraukwu community,Abia State. Also Read: Nnamdi Kanu Berates Ohanaeze For Supporting Amotekun According to reports, soldiers have blocked all roads leading to the Palace. Reacting to the development via his ... more
  • 3 weeks Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 4th February 2020 InformationNG
     
    Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Living Faith Church Suicide Bomber Not A Christian: Fani-Kayode Femi Fani-Kayode says it will be delusional to believe that the alleged suicide bomber who caused a bomb scare at the Living Faith Church, aka Winners Chapel, in Sabon Tasha area of Kaduna metropolis, on Sunday is a Christian. The bomber, Nathaniel Samuel was said to have gained access into the church’s auditorium before he was arrested. Coronavirus Not A Killer Disease, I’m Not Afraid To Work With Chinese: Amaechi Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says he is not afraid to work with the Chinese because ... more
  • 3 weeks Nigeria Is The Safest Country To Live In The World: Lai Mohammed InformationNG
    The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described Nigeria as the safest country to live in the world.
     Lai Mohammed The minister reportedly made this statement while welcoming Finland Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Jyrki Pulkkimen and his team, who paid him a courtesy visit in his office on Monday. Also Read: Lai Mohammed Denies Existence Of Social Media Bill (Video) According to reports, the minister also cleared the air on the allegations of human rights violations against President Muhammadu Buhari government. The Minister also expressed that the social media regulation plans by the government was only sanitising ... more
  • 3 weeks Deji Adeyanju Reacts To RCCG Protest Led By Pastor Adeboye InformationNG
    Popular Human rights activist, Deji Adeyanju, has reacted to the protest by some members of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) led by the General Overseer, Rev Enoch Adeboye in Lagos.
    Deji Adeyanju The popular cleric was seen carrying a placard in protest over insecurity that has led to the loss of lives of many. Also Read: Video: Nigerians React As Pastor Adeboye Leads Protest On Insecurity The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in general, held peaceful protests across the country over the alleged persecution of Christians. Reacting to the act, the activist expressed that the protest confirms all ... more
  • 3 weeks MURIC Reacts As Over Attempt To Bomb Livingg Faith Church InformationNG
    MURIC Director The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has reacted to reports a suspected suicide bomber at Living Faith Church, a.k a Winners Chapel, in Kaduna on Sunday. The suspected bomber who snuck into the church located at Sabon Tasha in Chukun Local Government Area of the state was promptly arrested by the state Police Command. In its reaction, MURIC said the arrest of a Christian attempting to bomb a church makes mockery of the rally organized by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) yesterday. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Yakubu Sabo, had described the suspect as a middle-aged ... more
  • 3 weeks MURIC Reacts Over Attempt To Bomb Living Faith Church InformationNG
    MURIC Director The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has reacted to reports a suspected suicide bomber at Living Faith Church, a.k a Winners Chapel, in Kaduna on Sunday. The suspected bomber who snuck into the church located at Sabon Tasha in Chukun Local Government Area of the state was promptly arrested by the state Police Command. In its reaction, MURIC said the arrest of a Christian attempting to bomb a church makes mockery of the rally organized by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) yesterday. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Yakubu Sabo, had described the suspect as a middle-aged ... more
  • 3 weeks Living Faith Church Suicide Bomber Not A Christian: Fani-Kayode InformationNG
    Alleged Suicide bomber, Samuel Nathaniel Femi Fani-Kayode says it will be delusional to believe that the alleged suicide bomber who caused a bomb scare at the Living Faith Church, aka Winners Chapel, in Sabon Tasha area of Kaduna metropolis, on Sunday is a Christian. The bomber, Nathaniel Samuel was said to have gained access into the church’s auditorium before he was arrested. He was said to have hidden an improvised explosive device (IED) in his bag and snuck into the church but was monitored on closed-circuit television (CCTV) before he was arrested. Read Also: Shehu Sani, Fani-Kayode React As Adeboye Leads ... more
  • 3 weeks Travel Ban: We Informed Nigeria, Others Since March 2019 — US InformationNG
     
    Donald Trump The government of the United States of America says it informed Nigeria and all foreign governments of a change in its performance metrics for identity-management and information sharing criteria on March 11, 2019. This was contained in a proclamation published on the White House website. It said all affected countries were among the worst-performing in the world. However, it said there are prospects for near-term improvements for the six countries. “The process began on March 11, 2019, when the United States government formally notified all foreign governments (except for Iran, Syria, and North Korea) about the ... more
  • 3 weeks 98 Million Nigerians Living In Poverty: Peter Obi InformationNG
    Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra state, says 98 million people are living under poverty in Nigeria. Obi, a former vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said this when he featured on a Channels TV programme on Sunday. He said Nigeria has never experienced extreme level of insecurity as it is experiencing today. According to Obi, before President Muhammadu Buhari came to power in 2015, things were this bad. When he was asked, “is this perhaps the worst situation we have seen in the country”, he said: “I have said so, yes, considering where we are today.” Read ... more
  • 3 weeks Coronavirus Not A Killer Disease, I’m Not Afraid To Work With Chinese: Amaechi InformationNG
    Rotimi Amaechi Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says he is not afraid to work with the Chinese because coronavirus is not a killer disease. Amaechi said this Monday when he featured on Sunrise Daily, a programme on Channels Television. As of today, Coronavirus which first broke out in Wuhan, capital of Hubei province in China, has killed more than 300 people. Amaechi said he has no fear whatsoever of contracting the disease because those he works with have not travelled out of Nigeria since the outbreak of the deadly virus. Read Also: Nigeria Can Tackle Coronavirus: Health Minister Amaechi asked: ... more
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    Ali Ndume Ali Ndume, senator representing Borno south, says the country is presently at war with criminals. The lawmaker said this when he appeared as a guest on a Channels TV programme on Sunday. According to him, the security challenges in the country have gone beyond Boko Haram insurgency to other crimes in various parts of the country. Ndume said, “Nigerians think it is Borno state that is at war, and the armed forces, but that is not the case. Nigerians are supposed to know we are in a state of war. “I think that it is ... more
  • 3 weeks 60 Nigerians In Chinese Town Hit By Coronavirus: Chinese Govt InformationNG
     
    Coronavirus patient on sick bed No fewer than 60 Nigerians presently in Wuhan, the Chinese city hit by the novel coronavirus have reached out to the federal government to evacuate them. This was made known by Zhou Pingjian, Chinese ambassador to Nigeria, while addressing a press conference in Abuja on Monday. “There might be 40,000 or 50,000 Chinese nationals in Nigeria”, and that most of them are in Lagos, Pingjian added. The virus has killed 362 people in China as of Monday, according to reports. Meanwhile, Lai Mohammed, minister of information, had said last week that the 16 ... more
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