Saturday 01st October 2016,
Hope for Nigeria
President Buhari and Tompolo

How Buhari Awarded Tompolo’s Contract to Rivers APC Chairman.

President Muhammadu Buhari in attempts to position himself for the 2019 Presidential election is financially strengthening some of his loyalists across the country through the award of lucrative contracts and appointment as Managing directors and board members into juicy Agencies, Ministries [...]

October 1, 2016 Environmental issues, Government and politics, Oil & Gas
Buhari and Sambo Dasuki.

BREAKING: EFCC In Confusion, As Sambo Dasuki Is Declared ‘Missing’.

Retired Col Sambo Dasuki, the former National Security Adviser (NSA) has in the last two days been declared “missing’’, following the inability of the Federal Government to produce him before an Abuja High Court for trial, in the charges of money [...]

October 1, 2016 Government and politics
Zuckerberg Adds Hausa Language

Breaking: Zuckerberg Adds Hausa Language, Fula To Facebook

Zuckerberg Adds Hausa Language: Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, Friday, added Hausa language, Fula, and two others, Maltese and Corsican to Facebook, making the social media platform become available in more than 100 languages.     Zuckerberg announced this yesterday where [...]

October 1, 2016 Telecomms
Buhari and Sambo Dasuki.

BREAKING: EFCC In Shock, As Sambo Dasuki Is Declared ‘Missing’.

Retired Col Sambo Dasuki, the former National Security Adviser (NSA) has in the last two days been declared “missing’’, following the inability of the Federal Government to produce him before an Abuja High Court for trial, in the charges of money [...]

October 1, 2016 Government and politics
Recession

Recession: Prices Of Food Soar Higher As Carton Of Fish Hit N22,000

Recession: As the country celebrates its 56th independence anniversary, some women in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have decried the continuous hike in the prices of food items in the market as carton of fish hit N22,000. Some of them, [...]

October 1, 2016 Economy
Prof Pat Utomi

Government Must Quit Being A Nuisance in Nigeria – Utomi

THE choice of Prof Pat Utomi was made inevitable by the fact that he is not short of pertinent ideas on how Nigeria can get out of the woods. No matter what some may think of him and his models, [...]

October 1, 2016 Government and politics
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Alleged budget padding: Dogara, 13 others ask court to hands-off Jibrin’s suit

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri MEMBERS of the House of Representatives, led by the Speaker, Hon. Yakubu Dogara,yesterday, asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to hands-off a suit the erstwhile Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Jibrin Abdulmumin [...]

October 1, 2016 What the papers say
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Nigeria @ 56: The path to recovery

By Onochie Anibeze Permit a personal dimension to this prologue. There were trenches in many neighbourhoods and we all rushed into them and stayed there all day to avoid air raids. Bombings were not restricted to the battle fronts or [...]

October 1, 2016 What the papers say
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Nigeria at 56 : A Story of Prodigality

Nigeria at 56 : A Story of Prodigality     By Dr. Ugoji Egbujo So it’s 56 years since independence. Who knows where they imagined we would be? Yes, Hebert Macaulay and co-dreamers. Perhaps in the neighbourhood of Indonesia. Fate [...]

October 1, 2016 What the papers say
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Bribery: NJC sacks 3 judges, orders their prosecution

Bribery: NJC sacks 3 judges, orders prosecution   By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The National Judicial Council, NJC, yesterday, sacked three judges found to have abused their office by accepting gratifications from litigants before their courts. The Justices the legal body under the [...]

October 1, 2016 What the papers say
Independence-day

Nigeria @56: Unending attempts to restructure Nigeria

By Chioma Gabriel,  Editor Special Featutes Ever since Nigeria got her independence in 1960, successive governments have made several attempts at creating a supreme body of laws, or constitutions, for the easy administration of the polity. Nigeria was founded on the [...]

October 1, 2016 What the papers say
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DAY AFTER GOV POLL: Edo revels in Obaseki’s victory

DAY AFTER GOV POLL: Edo revels in Obaseki’s victory   SIMON EBEGBULEM, BENIN CITY SUPPORTERS of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, were yesterday in a celebratory mood over the victory of Mr. Godwin Obaseki in the governorship [...]

October 1, 2016 What the papers say
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“Big for nothing, good for nothing”

  “Big for nothing, good for nothing” By Francis Ewherido There is this diminutive and bovine-faced, but immensely gifted, intelligent and very versatile chief executive officer. He had a tall, stupendously handsome, but very lousy and unserious subordinate (let us [...]

October 1, 2016 What the papers say
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Government must quit being a nuisance in Nigeria – Utomi

•Cautions against benevolent dictatorship•Nigeria must produce and spend its way out of recession•Downturn may end in 2017 THE choice of Prof Pat Utomi as one of those to be interviewed by Vanguard was made inevitable by the fact that he [...]

October 1, 2016 What the papers say
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Alele-Williams, 4 others honoured as Olu of Warri gives out first chieftaincy titles

By Egufe Yafugborhi NIGERIA’s first female Vice Chancellor and Professor of Mathematics, Grace Alele-Williams along with four others were yesterday honoured by the Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwole in his first conferment of chieftaincy titles. The Warri monarch [...]

October 1, 2016 What the papers say
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Nigeria at 56: Fond memories of ex-beauty queens

By Benjamin Njoku & Aderonke Adeyeri Today, as Nigeria celebrates her 56 years of independence, it’s imperative we take a trip into the past to relive memories of some of the events that thrilled us in the past. One of [...]

October 1, 2016 What the papers say
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BREAKING: I Never Told Ize-Iyamu To Congratulate Obaseki. – Gov Ayodele Fayose.

Contrary to online media publication attributed to the Ekiti state Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose advising the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the just concluded Edo state governorship election, Mr Ize Iyamu to congratulate Mr Obaseki (APC), the Ekiti state [...]

September 30, 2016 Government and politics
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DURING HIS OFFICIAL VISIT TO THE PRESIDENTIAL VILLA IN ABUJA
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“I Will Not Stop Blaming My Predecessors For Nigerians Problems” – Mr Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian failed President, Mr Muhammadu Buhari re-echoed that despite the criticisms from Nigerian arguing him to concentrate of the job he was voted for, he would continue to blame his predecessors for Nigeria’s woes. Mr Muhammadu Buhari said blaming the past [...]

September 30, 2016 Government and politics
SPEAKER, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HON YAKUBU DOGARA

Return The N10m You Shared Or I Expose You. – Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin to House Members.

Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman house of representatives committee on appropriations, has issued one-week ultimatum to his colleagues who may have “illegally taken or stolen any money” to return it to the clerk of the national assembly or risk being exposed. [...]

September 30, 2016 Government and politics, Law
Emirates Airlines Now Accepts Only Dollar In Nigeria.

We Don’t Accept Naira Anymore For Our Tickets – Emirate Airlines.

The Dubai based airline, the Emirates Airlines has stopped accepting the Nigerian currency, Naira, for payment by travellers to Brazil.The Dubai-based airline is rather demanding a credit card mode of payment from passengers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. [...]

September 30, 2016 Economy, Transportation
Emir Of Kanu

North Breaks as Emir Of Kanu, Sanusi Lamido Hits Buhari, APC, Says they are International Criminals!

Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido has taken his lash on president Buhari and APC, without mincing words, he accused the APC led government of being corrupt, saying that they have graduated into being international criminals unlike PDP, Read with an open [...]

September 30, 2016 General
Protesters Invade INEC Collation Centre

Happening Now: Protesters Invade INEC Collation Centre See Whats Happening

Some aggrieved persons from Esan West and Esan East Local Government Areas of Edo State are currently protesting at outside the premises of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),   INEC’s office in Benin, the state capital INEC’s Benin office [...]

September 30, 2016 Government and politics
Tinubu Bombs Buhari

Tinubu Bombs Buhari, says “You Didn’t Merit to be President, and I Regret Making you the President!”

While receiving a segment of APC chieftains from South West who paid him a secret solidarity visit late yesterday evening after keeping them waiting for over 5 hrs, (from 5pm to 10 pm before seeing them Tinubu lashed out: I [...]

September 30, 2016 Government and politics
Ize-Iyamu Reject INEC Result For Edo Poll

PDP, Ize-Iyamu Reject INEC Result For Edo Poll

The Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State has rejected the results of Wednesday’s elections held in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, quotes the Edo PDP State chairman, Dan Orbi, as alleging that the results were pre-determined and [...]

September 30, 2016 Government and politics

State Gov’t To Get 13% Derivation From Mining Revenue – Kayode Fayemi

Kayode Fayemi, Nigeria’s minister of mines and steel development, has said disclosed that state governments are now beneficiaries of the 13 percent derivation from mining revenue. Speaking at the opening of the National Council on Finance and Economic Development (NACOFED) in [...]

September 30, 2016 What the papers say
Edo Poll: Ize-Iyamu Has An Unassailable Lead And INEC Wants To Rig – PDP

Edo Poll: Ize-Iyamu Has An Unassailable Lead And INEC Wants To Rig – PDP

Dayo Adeyeye, the spokesperson of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has alleged that the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, is plotting to overturn its victory at the Edo governorship poll which held on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. In [...]

September 30, 2016 What the papers say

Nigeria’s Former Police Chief, Etim Inyang Dies At 85

The family of the former Inspector General of Police, Sir Etim Inyang, on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 confirmed the passage of the no-nonsense police chief. In a statement, the family confirmed that their father Etim Inyang passed on at the Reddington [...]

September 30, 2016 What the papers say
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Police Seal Off 50-50 Brothel In Abia After Couple’s Mysterious Death (PHOTO)

There was a horrific scene on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, when two lifeless bodies of a male and female as well as four other unconscious persons were evacuated by the police from a popular [...]

September 30, 2016 What the papers say

BREAKING: INEC Declares Godwin Obaseki Winner Of Edo Guber Elections

Mr. Godwin Obaseki, the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has been declared winner of the Edo State governorship election held on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. The declaration was made minutes ago in Benin City, the state capital, [...]

September 30, 2016 What the papers say
PDP, Ize-Iyamu Reject INEC Result For Edo Poll

PDP, Ize-Iyamu Reject INEC Result For Edo Poll

The Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State has rejected the results of Wednesday’s elections held in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, quotes the Edo PDP State chairman, Dan Orbi, as alleging that the results were pre-determined and [...]

September 30, 2016 What the papers say

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