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Thursday, 20 September 2018

$60 million mysteriously disappear in Liberia

The Liberian government says it is investigating the unexplained disappearance of two huge shipments of Liberian dollar banknotes printed abroad and brought into the country between November 2017 and August 2018.

Nigerian pilot bags 15 years jail term for forgery

EFCC, on Thursday, September 20, 2018, secured the conviction and sentencing of one Jones Patrick Biyere, a pilot, to 13 years imprisonment before Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos.

Another Buhari’s Minister accused of skipping NYSC

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, failed to participate in the mandatory National Youth Service Scheme (NYSC), despite graduating from the then University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) at age 25, Premium Times report.

Trump’s new strategy calls for more cyber attacks

The Trump administration is using a new national cyber strategy, announced Sept. 20, to create new norms in cyberspace and increase the number of offensive operations. 

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Police arrest popular cleric over murder of Enugu monarch

The Police Command in Enugu has confirmed the arrest of an Enugu-based Methodist cleric, Rev Kenneth Okafor, over his alleged involvement in the murder of a monach in Enugu

Sunday, 16 September 2018

Nigerian single mum of four who lost her hubby at a young age and suffered a marital crash, finds love again(photos)

A Nigerian mum of four beautiful children, Kate Imafidon, has found love again, after having suffered major setbacks in life.
At a young age, Kate lost her first hubby to cancer. She gave marriage a second chance but it failed. 

I cannot be impeached, I will never step down as Senate President' - Saraki says

Senate President Bukola Saraki, today reinstated his decision not to step down as the president of the senate. Recall that his former party, APC, has insisted that since his defection to the PDP, it would be honorable for him to relinquish the senate president's seat for a member of the APC. The party chairman, Adams Oshiomole, has repeatedly stated that if Saraki does not resign honorably, he would be impeached.

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.

What my party did to me – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has revealed how he remained a loyalist to his political party even when he did not get any board appointment for seven years.

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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.

What will happen in Nigeria on Friday – Nimet warns

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.

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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

Nigerian Email Scammer Gets 5 Years in Varied Frauds

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.

Catholic Bishop advised to step down after being accused of repeatedly raping a nun

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.

Ekiti Assembly ignores Fayemi, approves Fayose’s N10bn supplementary budget

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has approved the N10 billion supplementary budget presented by Gov. Ayodele Fayose.

Saturday, 8 September 2018

Presidency lists what Buhari achieved from China trip

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 forecast to restrengthen to major hurricane as it approaches East Coast next week

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

Osinbajo fires back at Atiku over restructuring of Nigeria debate

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday reacted to a statement credited to former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar faulting his stance on the restructuring of Nigeria.

Atiku blasts Osinbajo in response to VP’s open letter on restructuring

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has again replied Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as the debate over restructuring continues.

Monday, 3 September 2018

News Plateau attacks: We are dying of hunger, diseases – IDPs cry out

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Plateau State, on Monday raised alarm that they are dying of hunger and diseases.

Looters now hide Nigeria’s money in burial grounds – Umahi

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.