Sunday, 16 September 2018
Friday, 14 September 2018
Kemi Adeosun has done the honourable thing - Nigerians react to news of Finance Minister's resignation
Nigerians on social media are reacting to the news of the reported resignation of Finance Minster, Kemi Adeosun.
South Africa Customs intercept Hong Kong- bound female student with $650‚000 at OR Tambo International Airport
The South African Revenue Service (Sars) customs officers have intercepted a Hong Kong bound female student at OR Tambo International Airport, with almost R10-million (630 000 USD)
The student had boarded a flight to Hong Kong on Tuesday, September 11. The cash was packed in 50- and 100-dollar bundles in a plastic bag.
Osinbajo said he was without any other appointment after serving as the Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice in Lagos State in 2003.
This was contained in a statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice-President, Laolu Akande on Thursday.
Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), on Thursday predicted that prevailing atmospheric condition could give rise to nationwide thunderstorms on Friday, September 14.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that NiMet’s weather outlook predicted prospects of morning thunderstorm over the central cities of Abuja, Lokoja, Lafia, Jos, Mambilla Plateau, Kaduna, Minna, Bida, Yola, Jalingo and Ibi.
The report added that scattered thunderstorms and rains were likely over most parts of the country later in the day.
It further predicted day and night temperatures of 27 to 33 and 17 to 25 degrees Celsius, respectively.
The agency predicted afternoon thunderstorm activities over most northern cities, with day and night temperatures of 22 to 25 and 30 to 34 degrees Celsius, respectively.
According to NiMet, southern cities will experience rains throughout the forecast period, with day and night temperatures of 22 to 25 and 28 to 33 degrees Celsius, respectively.
Thursday, 13 September 2018
A Nigerian man whose email scams aimed to defraud businesspeople from Singapore to Switzerland out of millions of dollars was sentenced to five years in a US federal prison on Tuesday.
Spokesman of the archdiocese of Bombay, India, Fr Nigel Barrett, has advised Bishop Franco Mulakkal of Jalandhar, to step down from his post pending an inquiry into the case of sexual harassment involving a nun.
The Ekiti State House of Assembly has approved the N10 billion supplementary budget presented by Gov. Ayodele Fayose.
Saturday, 8 September 2018
Buhari and other Heads of State, Governments and delegations from 52 African countries, attended the Forum on China and Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).
Friday, 7 September 2018
Florence, which weakened to a tropical storm Thursday night, is forecast to restrengthen into a major hurricane as it approaches the East Coast next week.
Where and when it might strike remains a mystery.
The storm is almost 1,600 miles from the Outer Banks of North Carolina and is still as much as a week away from a potential U.S. landfall, according to the latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center.
Tuesday, 4 September 2018
Monday, 3 September 2018
The Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi on Monday revealed that many looted funds in Nigeria were stocked in foreign banks, cemeteries and underground.
Wednesday, 29 August 2018
Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice-President, has said the Federal Government is using the common sense approach to solve the country’s economic problems.
The United States Government has refused to comment or deny a statement credited to President Donald Trump, that Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari was “lifeless”, following a visit to the White House earlier this year.
Tuesday, 28 August 2018
Monday, 27 August 2018
Financial Times quoted Trump as saying this in an article titled Africa looks for something new out of Trump as Kenya president visits the White House.
The Presidency has issued a statement on the recent audio message from Leah Sharibu who is being held in captivity by the Boko Haram.
Saturday, 25 August 2018
Friday, 24 August 2018
Thursday, 23 August 2018
Global business magazine, Bloomberg has ranked Nigerians working in the United States as the eighth most hardworking foreigners in that country.
Wednesday, 22 August 2018
Wealthy Nigerian man Kenneth Bramor reportedly gifts first wife N300m car as compensation for marrying another wife
Timi who is said to be the mother of four of Bramoh’s kids was with him when he had no money. Therefore his reported marriage to a new wife is nothing but a betrayal of her years of suffering. Perhaps after realising this, Bramoh decided to buy her the vehicle as a way to compensate her. A source told Stella Dimoko Korkus: “Ken has been with Timi and spent two months straight with her Abroad trying to make it up to her.....The RR is currently parked in the Magodo home Timi normally stays in whenever she is in Nigeria before she heads on to Warri.” Read more: https://www.naija.ng/1187832-wealthy-nigerian-man-kenneth-bramor-reportedly-gifts-wife-n300m-car-compensation-marrying-wife.html#1187832
Timi who is said to be the mother of four of Bramoh’s kids was with him when he had no money. Therefore his reported marriage to a new wife is nothing but a betrayal of her years of suffering. Perhaps after realising this, Bramoh decided to buy her the vehicle as a way to compensate her. A source told Stella Dimoko Korkus: “Ken has been with Timi and spent two months straight with her Abroad trying to make it up to her.....The RR is currently parked in the Magodo home Timi normally stays in whenever she is in Nigeria before she heads on to Warri.”
The Presidency on Tuesday dismissed statement by the Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal that President Muhammadu Buhari was too old to seek a second term in 2019.
The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi has said it will now pardon Yinka Ayefele because of his appeal and not because he is physically challenged.
Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Welcome to Olusola Coker Blog: Kaduna: Cleric murdered, wife abducted: A gang of armed men on Monday attacked Nasara Baptist Church premises, Guguwa in Kaduna.
Monday, 20 August 2018
Nearly 20,000 people have participated in 20 rounds of face-to-face reunions held between the countries since 2000.
Biafra: Investigate Obama, Bush, leave Nigeria alone – Nigerians in Diaspora warn US lawyer over IPOB suit
The United States Chapter of the Nigerians in Diaspora Monitoring Group (NDMG) has reacted to the emerging report that Fein & DelValle PLLC, an American law firm is gathering evidence to charge President Muhammadu Buhari and the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Tukur Yusuf Buratai before the International Criminal Court (ICC) for proscribing the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
Sunday, 19 August 2018
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - At least 19 people were killed in an Islamist militant attack on a village in northeast Nigeria in the early hours of Sunday, a survivor of the attack said.
The strike is the latest blow to Nigeria’s efforts to defeat insurgencies by the Nigerian Islamist Boko Haram group and Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA). In recent months, the military has suffered its heaviest defeats in years, commanders have been repeatedly replaced, and special forces soldiers have mutinied.