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Sunday, 28 January 2018

Nigerian man catches his fiancée in bed with his best man 3 weeks to their wedding

A devastated Nigerian man is at cross roads and needs advise after finding his bride-to-be in bed with his best friend/best man.
The heartbreaking story was shared on Twitter by his female friend with his permission. He's asking for advise on the next course of action because the wedding is so close and all preparations have been made.

Monday, 22 January 2018

Gunmen kidnap three sisters of impeached Niger council chairman


Three sisters of the impeached chairman of Munya Local Government Council in Niger State, Malam Yahuza Mohammed, have been abducted by unknown gunmen.
The sisters were reportedly kidnapped at 1.30 am on Saturday, at the local council chairman’s residence in Kuchi community.

Thursday, 18 January 2018

Vacate South-East now – Ohanaeze orders Fulani herdsmen

The Ohanaeze Youth Council, OYC, Wednesday ordered Fulani herdsmen to vacate the zone forthwith.
The warning is contained in a statement issued after the OYC’s emergency meeting in Umuahia.

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Five killed in Boko Haram attack in Adamawa

Five people, including two insurgents, were killed in an early Tuesday attack in Pallam village of Madagali in Adamawa, the chairman of the local government, Yusuf Mohammed, confirmed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday.
Mr. Mohammed said the insurgents attacked the village around midnight in an operation that lasted over one hour, killing three people.

Sunday, 14 January 2018

Florida woman hit and killed by new high-speed train during preview run

A Florida woman who made a dash across the tracks was struck and killed on Friday night by a new high-speed train during its preview run, authorities said.
Melissa Lavell, 32, was attempting to beat the train while the guard rails were down when she was struck, witnesses told police. The Brightline train, doing preview runs from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach the night before its launch, stopped abruptly, a passenger told the Sun-Sentinel.
A Brightline train employee told passengers there was a “trespasser incident.” No one on the train was injured.

Fulani herdsmen: Fayose blows hot, vows not to give Ekiti land for cattle colonies

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has ruled out the possibility of releasing the State’s lands for the proposed cattle colonies.
Fayose declared that his state will not surrender its lands for the proposed cattle colonies as a panacea to Fulani herdsmen and farmers’ crisis.

560 Nigerian illegal immigrants rerun home from Libya



560 Nigerian illegal immigrants arrived in Port Harcourt on Saturday, bringing to 1,590, the number of Nigerians repatriated from Libya since January 7.
More than 6,000 illegal immigrants from Nigeria were deported from Libya in 2017.
The returnees, who were repatriated as part of the International Organisation for Migration’s program, arrived at the airport on board Max Air with 540 adults and 20 infants on board.
Libya has been the number one favorite destination for African and Sub-Saharan nationals since 2012 in order to reach Europe.
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Fulani herdsmen: Pastor Tunde Bakare attacks Buhari



Tunde Bakare, Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, has condemned President Muhammadu Bubari for not reacting swiftly to the crisis created by Fulani herdsmen across the country.
The cleric said Buhari’s government failed in the area of security, a situation which had permitted a genocide in some parts of the country.

Saturday, 13 January 2018

Buhari greets Chief Rasaq Okoya at 78



President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated top industrialist and Chairman of the Eleganza Group of companies, Chief Rasaq Akanni Okoya on his 78th birthday.
President Buhari, in a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and publicity, Femi Adesina, felicitated with all business associates, family and friends of the astute businessman, who through vision, hardwork and entrepreneurship completely altered the business landscape of Nigeria, and West Africa, by starting a cottage industry in the early 70’s that blossomed into a multi-billion naira empire, with a strong household name.

BREAKING: APGA’ s Umeh set to win Anambra central election


A former national chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, Victor Umeh, is coasting to victory in the Anambra Central Senatorial election.
With results of six out of the seven local government’s announced, Mr Umeh has gained the lead with over 50,000 votes margin.

British model Harry Uzoka killed in London

The 25-year-old was reportedly murdered after an attempted robbery.

 According to BBC, Harry Uzoka has died. The British-Nigerian model was found in East Acton fatally wounded from a stab to the chest. Paramedics were not able to revive him and he was pronounced dead at the scene of the crime on January 11. 

Fire outbreak renders 300 homeless in Yenagoa

More than 300 persons on Saturday were rendered homeless in Yenagoa, after fire  gutted a neighbourhood in Ekeki suburb of the Bayelsa capital.
The News Agency of Nigeria learns that the inferno, which occurred at about 2am, also destroyed valuables worth millions of naira. The cause of the fire has not been ascertained.
Residents of the affected area located behind the Ekeki Divisional Police Station said they lost to the fire, items such as generators, television sets, bales of fabrics, huge sums of money and phones, among others.

Friday, 12 January 2018

Robbers seal 89-yr-old woman’s mouth with super glue


TWO suspects have been arrested by men of the Edo State Police Command for allegedly using super glue to seal the mouth of an 89 year woman, Imasogbonre Enahoro, to prevent her for shouting for help.
The suspects  also allegedly glued the mouth of her daughter, Marylyn Ajibola, and proceeded to steal  valuables and a Toyota Camry car from the victim’s’ residence at Igueben villagen,near Benin.
A third suspect  is said to be on the run.

Trump’s Approval Rating With Jews Dips To 26%

As the one year marker for Donald Trump’s presidency approaches, a new poll shows he holds an anemic 26% approval rating among Jews.
Support for Trump by Jews dipped by 1 percentage point, part of an across-the-board decline in support.
It indicates that Trump has lost backers in all electoral blocs - from liberals to Republicans, evangelicals to atheists - since his inauguration a year ago.
The poll registered a decline in support by Jews for Trump, but it’s less significant that that among many other population groups.
The most significant drop was a 12 percentage point drop among Democratic men and a 10 percentage point fall among Hispanics. For Democratic women, another group that strongly opposed Trump in 2017, the president registered a 2 percentage point drop in approval.
Read more: https://forward.com/fast-forward/392013/trumps-approval-rating-with-jews-dips-to-26/
As the one year marker for Donald Trump’s presidency approaches, a new poll shows he holds an anemic 26% approval rating among Jews.
Support for Trump by Jews dipped by 1 percentage point, part of an across-the-board decline in support.
It indicates that Trump has lost backers in all electoral blocs - from liberals to Republicans, evangelicals to atheists - since his inauguration a year ago.
The poll registered a decline in support by Jews for Trump, but it’s less significant that that among many other population groups.
The most significant drop was a 12 percentage point drop among Democratic men and a 10 percentage point fall among Hispanics. For Democratic women, another group that strongly opposed Trump in 2017, the president registered a 2 percentage point drop in approval.
Read more: https://forward.com/fast-forward/392013/trumps-approval-rating-with-jews-dips-to-26/
As the one year marker for Donald Trump’s presidency approaches, a new poll shows he holds an anemic 26% approval rating among Jews.
Support for Trump by Jews dipped by 1 percentage point, part of an across-the-board decline in support.
Read more: https://forward.com/fast-forward/392013/trumps-approval-rating-with-jews-dips-to-26/



President Donald Trump's job approval rating fell to 36% for the three-day period of March 24-26, following Republican House leaders' failed effort to pass a new healthcare bill that would have replaced the Affordable Care Act.
Trump's three-day reading prior to Friday's events was 41%. His previous low point was 37%, recorded March 16-18. His highest reading was 46% in the week following his Jan. 20 inauguration, and he has averaged 42% for his term to date.

Trump Asked Why The "Pretty Korean Lady" In A Meeting Wasn't Working On North Korea — REPORT

According to a report from NBC News, President Trump subjected an Asian-American intelligence analyst to an awkward exchange in their first-ever meeting, and in keeping with recent news regarding the president, his comments had a decidedly racist edge. During the meeting, Trump reportedly asked the Asian analyst about her ethnicity, and upon learning her parents were Korean, asked his aide why this "pretty Korean lady" wasn't negotiating with North Korean officials for his administration.

Missing Jewish college student Blaze Bernstein found dead

Bernstein did not take his keys, wallet, credit cards, medication or eyeglasses when he left his home and never returned. 

 Bernstein’s body was found Tuesday in brush surrounding Borrego Park in Lake Forest, his hometown, CBS News reported. His death is being investigated as a homicide and an autopsy was being performed on Wednesday.

2018 prophecy: How Atiku, Ekweremadu will defeat Buhari – Prophet Olagunju

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The Presiding Bishop, Divine Seed of God Chapel Ministries, Ibadan, Prophet Wale Olagunju, has revealed what God told him about former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar and Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu coming together to wrestle power from the President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
In his 51-point prophecy for 2018, Olagunju, said God had rejected Buhari’s APC-led government.

Borno governent extends curfew in Maiduguri by another 7-days





The Borno Government has announced the extension of the 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew in Maiduguri fby another seven days.

A statement by Dr Muhammad Bulama, the Commissioner for Information, on Friday in Maiduguri said the curfew was extended to Jan. 20.
“In other words, the prevailing curfew regime is to now to last until Friday, Jan. 20,’’ he said.

Thursday, 11 January 2018

Benue leaders, at burial of 73 victims, threaten armed resistance to Fulani herdsmen

It was all grief yesterday as Governor Samuel Ortom supervised the mass burial of the 73 victims killed by suspected herdsmen in Logo and Guma council areas of Benue State on New Year day.The atmosphere at the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida Public Square, Makurdi venue of the exercise was sober as well as somber as families of the departed wore depressing looks while “heroes of Benue Anti-Open Grazing Law”, as they were described by the government, were accorded their last respects.

Killers of Kachikwu’s Uncle to Die by Hanging

Killers of the 75-year-old uncle of the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, Diokpa Felix Boise, were thursday sentenced to death by hanging.


UNIOSUN Civil Engineering Dept HOD slumps, dies

The Head of Civil Engineering Department of the Osun State University, Osogbo, Engr. (Dr.) Moses Adebowale Ogunbiyi is dead.
He was reported to have slumped and died on the spot on Thursday morning.

Herdsmen attacks: Aisha blasts Buhari for not attending Benue mass burial


Aisha Yesufu, the co-convener of Bring Back Our Girls has blasted President Muhammadu Buhari for not attending the mass burial of Benue victims massacred by Fulani herdsmen.
Buhari was absent at the mass burial of 73 people killed by Fulani herdsmen in Logo and Guma LGAs of the state

Nigeria: 'Why Nigerian Airlines Face Threats of Extinction'



Industry experts and airline operators have said the challenging operating environment characterised by high interest rates, unstable foreign exchange and poor infrastructure are some of the factors threatening the existence of airlines in the country.
Currently there are only seven commercial operators in the country compared with 13 seven years ago, while there about 42 aircraft as against 92 years back.

Police arrest eight suspects in Cross River over murder of SARS officer

Eight suspects were on Thursday arrested in connection with the killing of a police inspector, Mr Michael James in Cross River.
The SARS officer was beheaded on Dec. 25, 2017 in Akamkpa Local Government Area of the state.

South-West youth leaders meet, insist on restructuring


Youths from the six states of the South-West geo-political zone have unanimously resolved that the only panacea to array of national challenges the country is presently facing is total restructuring.
They argued that the region fared better as a region, described it as a golden era and the period of speedy development and growth.

Igbo, Yoruba leaders meet in Enugu, call for stronger regional integration and restructuring


A one-day summit of the South-East and South-West Leaders christened “Handshake Across the Niger” has ended in Enugu with a call for stronger regional cooperation between the two zones.
The Southern Leaders also canvassed for immediate implementation of 2014 National Constitutional Conference with a view to restructuring the country.

Teachers’ Sack: NLC delivers protest letter to El-Rufai


The Nigeria Labour Congress on Thursday delivered its protest letter to Governor Nasir El-Rufai against the sack of ‘incompetent teachers’ by the state government.
The President of the NLC, Ayuba Wabba, delivered the letter to the governor amidst armed security operatives at the Government House, Kaduna.
Hundreds of protesters crossed security barricades and marched about seven kilometres through major roads to Government House to deliver the letter.

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Mega rally: Police warn NLC to stay away from Kaduna



Ahead of the mega rally planned by the national leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Kaduna on Thursday to protest sack of 21,780 primary school teachers in the state, Kaduna State Police Commissioner, Mr, Agybole Abeh, has warned the organisers of the mega rally to stay away from Kaduna.
This was even as he said the police cannot guarantee their security and safety.
It will be recalled that the national leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has summoned all its national officers as well as executives of its branches across the country to Kaduna on Thursday.

Monday, 8 January 2018

How UK-based Nigeria born Mega-Rich Pastors Living In Million Pound Homes Prey On Believers With Claims Of Curing Deadly Diseases

A Sun investigation reveals the lavish worlds of Britain's loaded pastors including plush mansions, a £120k birthday party and worshippers thrust thousands of direct debit forms a week
THESE are the mega-rich messengers of God whose churches are raking in millions from their worshippers in some of the poorest parts of Britain.

Traveling Abroad ? Note : Nigerian Banks Stop ATM Cash Withdrawal Abroad

A number of Deposit Money Banks in the country have barred their customers from using debit and credit cards to withdraw dollars, euros, pounds and other foreign currencies whenever they travel abroad, investigation by our correspondent has revealed.
The development may put business and leisure travellers, who may need hard currencies to meet some obligations abroad, in a difficult situation.
Also, students who are studying abroad and often rely on withdrawing hard currencies with their Nigerian payment cards from Automatic Teller Machines abroad to meet certain needs may find the situation challenging.

Fulani herdsmen attack: Police helicopter, Commissioners arrive Benue [ PHOTOS]




Following the Fulani herdsmen attack in Benue State, a helicopter belonging to the Nigeria Police Force has arrived Anyiin, Logo local government area of the state.
It was gathered that the helicopter was accompanied by an Assistant Inspector General of Police, both state and Nassarawa State Commissioners of Police respectively.

BREAKING: Police attack, tear-gas Shiites in Abuja


Police have clashed with hundreds of Shiites in the central area of Abuja, teargassing the demonstrators as they made attempt to enter the National Assembly.
Members of the Shia group, Islamic Movement in Nigeria, have been campaigning the release of their leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, detained since 2015.

Slavery: Nigeria warns Libya of ‘zero tolerance’ for molestation of citizens

The Nigerian government has warned its Libyan counterpart against molesting Nigerians in the north African country.
The government said it made clear to Libyan authorities that it has “zero tolerance” for such treatment.

Sunday, 7 January 2018

1,000 farmers in Edo to benefit from cassava programme – AFAN boss


One thousand farmers including the youths in Edo will benefit from cassava programme by the state government, an official has said.

 Alhaji Abdullahi Oshiobugie, Edo North Coordinator, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), made the disclosure while speaking to newsmen in Benin on Sunday.
He said that the programme was in partnership with the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Landing (NIRSAL).

Saturday, 6 January 2018

Buhari congratulates Asisat Oshoala for winning CAF Women’s Player of the year

President Muhamamdu Buhari on Saturday felicitated with Nigerian football star, Asisat Oshoala, for winning the CAF Women’s African Football Player of the Year.
In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President praised the Falcon’s player.


He described the award as “most deserved honour.”
The statement read “The President commends the strength, dexterity and focus Oshoala has displayed, working really hard from an early age to represent Nigeria in international tournaments before she was 20 years, and always showcasing her skills in her clubs.
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“President Buhari believes that the footballer’s many awards and achievements, which includes winning the CAF award for the third time, at such age clearly demonstrates that she always rises to the occasion as a professional, and deserves continental recognitions.”

Nigeria starts large scale evacuation of its citizens from Libya



TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Nigeria is starting flights to evacuate thousands of its citizens from Libya which will continue until all those wanting to return home have done so, its foreign minister said on Saturday.

Friday, 5 January 2018

Trump a child, moron, says Wolff author of Fire and Fury


Michael Wolff, the author of a bombshell book about Donald Trump’s White House Friday defended his scathing portrayal of the US president and said “one hundred percent” of those around him questioned his fitness for office.
Wolff, the author of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” said he spent three hours with Trump during the presidential campaign and in the White House, rebutting Trump’s claim he never spoke with the writer for the book.

Boko Haram factional leader ‘fatally injured’ – Army

Mamman Nur, a factional leader of Boko Haram terrorist group, has been “fatally injured”, the Nigerian Army said on Friday.
Deputy director public relations of the Lafiya Dole operation, Onyema Nwachukwu, made this known in a statement, stating Nur who led a Boko Haram faction that broke away from dreaded leader Abubakar Shekau was injured in aerial bombardment by the military.

Mo Salah, Oshoala crowned African players of the year (SEE FULL LIST OF WINNERS)



Liverpool and Egyptian playmaker Mohamed Salah etched his name into football history after being crowned African Player of the Year 2017.
In the female category, Nigerian Asisat Oshoala, who now plays for the Chinese side Dalian Quanjian F.C. was crowned Africa’s best.

Thursday, 4 January 2018

2019: Why money will fail politicians – Fela Durotoye




Fela Durotoye, a motivational speaker and leadership coach, has warned politicians ahead of 2019 general election, saying money will fail in the next election.
Featuring on Channels television, Durotoye said, “money will fail in 2019”.

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

8 Herdsmen arrested over New Year Day’s Attacks in Benue

Eight herdsmen have been arrested by the Benue state police command in connection with New Year Day’s attacks on Guma and Logo Local Governments in which 17 people died.
The command’s Spokesman, Mr. Moses Yamu, said on Wednesday in Makurdi that the attacks were carried out between December 31 and January 1, 2018.

A Nigerian man arrested in Turkey for Smuggling 5kg of Cocaine




Istanbul police arrested a Nigerian national who was carrying over 5 kilograms of cocaine at the city’s busiest airport, according to a police statement Friday.
Over 5 kilograms of cocaine hidden in suitcases of Nigerian national seized during police search.
The statement by the Provincial Security Directorate said the suspect, identified by the initials F.O.A., was stopped by anti-narcotics officers at a terminal of Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport on Dec. 2.

We cannot sell Petrol at N145, Marketers tell FG


Petrol marketers in the country have told the government for the umpteenth time that they can no longer sell petrol at N145 a litre.
The marketers under the aegies of Depot and Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (DAPMAN) made their decision known to the government at a meeting with top officials at the presidential villa on Tuesday in Abuja.
The marketers insisted that selling petrol at N145 a litre was no longer profitable as the price of crude oil in the international market has risen and this has a corresponding relation with the price of refined products.

Tuesday, 2 January 2018

Nigerian Military: Over 700 Boko Haram Prisoners Have Escaped




Over 700 people abducted by the African Islamist terrorist organization Boko Haram have successfully escaped captivity in Northeastern Nigeria, the country’s military has announced.

In a statement on their Facebook page, the Nigerian army’s Deputy Director of Public Relations, Col. Timothy Antigha, said that “over 700 farmers, fishermen and members of their families” had escaped captivity and were currently under military supervision at a holding facility in the northeastern town of Monguno.
The spokesperson claimed a recent armed forces operation that had weakened the Islamic State affiliate aided their escape.

The US invaded Iraq in 2003... will it be North Korea in 2018?


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There's mounting concern around the world that history is set to repeat itself in 2018, and under similarly dubious circumstances. One big difference though … the United States (US) is confronting a far more formidable foe in modern-day North Korea, than it was fifteen years ago in Iraq.

US vetoes UN resolution rejecting Trump's Jerusalem decision

United Nations - The United States on Monday vetoed a draft UN resolution rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, after all 14 other Security Council members backed the measure.