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Tuesday, 31 July 2018

President Buhari emerges new ECOWAS chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari is the new chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

Man impregnates daughter in Ogun

The command in a statement by its Public Relations Officer (PRO) DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi on Tuesday said Ochim was arrested following a complaint by the daughter, who reported at the Sagamu Police Division.

Ecobank Headquaters On Fire [BREAKING]

Ecobank headquarters on Victoria Island, Lagos, on Tuesday morning, went up flames with the source of the fire suspected to be from the generator.

EFCC Launches Probe Of Governor Fayose, Wife And Aides

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has launched an investigation of Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, his wife Feyisetan Fayose, and his top aides including Lere Olayinka, spokesperson to the governor; Toyin Ojo, the state’s commissioner for finance; Oluyemisi Owolabi, the state’s accountant general.

Police arrest 47 year old ex-cultist for illegal gun possession

DETECTIVES attached to the Edo State Police Command are presently trying hard to unravel the circumstances surrounding the possession of two pump action and unlicensed double barrel guns by a 47-year-old graduate of Ambrose Alli University  Ekpoma, Edo State.

Saturday, 28 July 2018

Breaking News: 42 Killed, Villages Razed Down In Fresh Zamfara Attack

Armed bandits have killed at least 42 people when they launched onslaught on 18 villages under Mashema, Kwashabawa and Birane districts of Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Friday.

Dabiri-Erewa urges Nigerians in Diaspora to support Buhari in anti corruption fight

The Special Assistant to the President Muhammadu Buhari on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa has urged Nigerians in Diaspora to support the president in his fight against corruption.

Buhari leaves for ECOWAS meeting in Togo Sunday

According to a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday by Special Adviser to the president on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, on arrival, the President will have an interactive session at the Nigerian embassy with the Nigerian community-based in Togo.

Ambode calls for private sector participation to boost water transportation, GDP

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has expressed his administration’s commitment to provide critical infrastructure and enabling environment for investors and the private sector to participate in the ongoing efforts to boost water transportation in the state.

BREAKING: Stop campaigns for my Re-election – Buhari tells Supporters (REASONS)

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked his supporters to suspend campaigns for his re-election in order to avoid breaching the rules of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The president said this in a statement which Femi Adesina, his spokesman.

Customs intercepts container laden with military hardware

The Nigeria customs service says it intercepted a container load of military hardware along Aba-Port Harcourt road.

Shake-up in army, top military commanders redeployed

The Nigerian army has announced a major shake-up with redeployment of top military commanders and senior officers.

Tuesday, 24 July 2018

Chinese Authorities Bulldoze Church To Build Houses, Train Station

Chinese authorities bulldozed a registered church building July 17 without warning to make way for construction of a new neighborhood and train station.
International Christian Concern (ICC) reported that more than 70 police officers and workers showed up to take down the Liangwang Catholic Church building in China’s Shandong province. They lacked the proper documentation, but it didn’t matter.

Boko Haram faction chief reappears after health questions

Boko Haram factional leader Abubakar Shekau has re-emerged in a new video after a long absence that fuelled speculation about his health and ability to lead the Islamist militants.
In a 36-minute message, seen by AFP on Tuesday, Shekau wore a white robe and skull cap, and held an assault rifle as he sat in front of a military camouflage canvas.

Nigerian senators dump Buhari for main opposition 2018-07-24 14:43

More than a dozen senators left Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's ruling party for the main opposition on Tuesday, in a move seen as a challenge to his bid for re-election.
"Over 15 people have decamped, have defected," Senate President Bukola Saraki said in the National Assembly.

June 12: Kingibe Is A Traitor, He Doesn't Deserve National Honour - Human Rights Lawyer, Agbakoba

One of the prominent human rights activists who led the struggle for the actualisation of the June 12 presidential mandate, Mr. Olisa Agbakoba, who is also a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, speaks on the events that characterised the election and its annulment, in this interview with GBENRO ADEOYE and TUNDE AJAJA

Monday, 23 July 2018

Report: Elumelu may buy Shell’s oil assets

Tony Elumelu, chairman of Heir Holdings, is planning to buy two oil mining licenses operated by Shell Plc.
Bloomberg reports that the licenses might be sold for $2 billion.
Apart from oil mining licenses 11 and 17, Shell will also be selling a natural gas-fired power plant that would be managed by Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp).

This morning Monday 23rd of July 2018 at 5.30 am Boko Haram hits Borno mosque: Seven worshippers died in the process

Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect struck inside a mosque in the Konduga area of Borno state on Monday, killing seven worshippers.
Bello Danbatta, an official of the State Emergency Management Agency(SEMA), who disclosed this to TheCable, said the incident occurred around 5:30am.
Danbatta said the explosion destroyed the mosque and made it difficult to rescue the victims on time.

Saturday, 21 July 2018

Do not contest against me, Buhari begs youths


Shortly before signing the Not Too Young Bill into law on Thursday, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari asked the country’s youths to shelved their plans to contest for elective post till after the 2019 general elections.

Osinbajo Opens Up On APC's Stand On Restructuring

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the present administration is not opposed to restructuring as being canvassed in many quarters.
He said the administration was in support of any form of restructuring that would benefit Nigerians. Osinbajo stated this while addressing traditional rulers from Ekiti State at the palace of the Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Rufus Adejugbe, on Wednesday.

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

We Are Going Home To Die - Read The Touching Stories Of People Displaced By Fulani Herdsmen In Plateau

“It’s better to face death than run away and allow Fulani herdsmen to conquer our land for grazing.” This is the sentiment resonating across the 17 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps, spread across Barkin-Ladi, Riyom and Jos South local government areas, where scores of survivors of the armed herders butchery have resolved to take the perilous option of going back to their abandoned homes following news of a growing pattern of herdsmen settling down in their communities after staging wipe-out attacks. One of such massacres claimed at least 230 lives on Saturday, June 23, 2018.

Benzema in possible move to join Cristiano Ronaldo in Serie A

Real Madrid striker, Karim Benzema could soon be up against Juventus new signing, Cristiano Ronaldo at the Serie A next season.
According to Daily Mail, Benzema, who played alongside Ronaldo for nine years at the Santiago Bernabeu, may be up against the Portuguese captain in the Italian topflight league next season.
The report claimed that manager, Carlo Ancelotti is desperate to reunite with Benzema at Napoli, with the club already preparing to launch a £40million bid.

2face idibia regrets having all kids from Different women

Nigeria music iconic, Innocent Ujah Idibia, aka Tuface, in this interview with PUNCH newspaper talks about his music, life and inspiration.
Tuface expresses his displeasure at having children from multiple women.
“It is really tough to talk about it.  Honestly, when I look back and  examine that  aspect of my life, I wish it never happened. I wish all my kids came from one woman.  I love my children and there is nothing I can do to change the situation . I have moved on and I am married to one of the women who bore me kids. I no longer dwell on that issue.”
His relationship with his children.

Forbes Releases 2018 List Of The World’s Highest-Paid Entertainers. Messi, Ronaldo Make Top Ten

American boxer Floyd Mayweather was named the world’s highest-paid entertainer on Monday on a list that saw actor George Clooney take the No. 2 spot with the highest annual pay of his career.
Reality star Kylie Jenner, 20, came in third on the annual Forbes Celebrity 100 list, largely thanks to her booming cosmetics line that Forbes said put her on track to become the youngest self-made billionaire in the United States.

Heartbreaking Story Of Handsome Nigerian Model Stabbed To Death In London Because Of A Girl (Photos)

ccording to a BBC report, a male model has been stabbed to death by a jealous catwalk rival after an Instagram feud over a girl.
The case has been dragged to court.
Harry Uzoka, a 25-year-old Nigerian-born model, was knifed in the heart by George Koh, 24, jurors were told.
Koh was obsessed with the success of Zara and GQ model Harry — who accused him of copying his style, the Old Bailey heard.