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female corps member

Mother Of Deceased Corps Member Shares Heartbreaking Story Of Her Daughter’s Death

The mother of a female corps member, Ifedolapo Oladepo, who died at the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, orientation camp in Kano State has shared details of the deceased’s final moments. Oladepo, a First Class graduate of Transport Management from [...]

December 3, 2016 Government and politics
Ex-Governor Wada Travels To Uk Over Death Threats

Ex-Governor Wada Travels To Uk Over Death Threats

The immediate past governor of Kogi state, Capt Idris Wada has disclosed that he had to relocated to the United Kingdom shortly after the November 21 2015 governorship election in the state because some people were after his life. Speaking [...]

December 3, 2016 Government and politics
Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

No Country Will Lend You $30 Billion, Sanusi Tells Buhari

The Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has strongly kicked against the plans by President Muhammadu Buhari to seek‎ Senate’s approval of his $30 billion loan request. The former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor said even if the Senate [...]

December 3, 2016 Government and politics

Naira Further Weakens Against Dollars [See The New Rate]

As a result of a crackdown in the parallel market, currency traders and the persistent scarcity of the greenback, naira is further weakening against the United States dollar, Reuters has reported. The local currency fell 2.08 per cent week-on-week on [...]

December 3, 2016 Economy
Bolaji Abdullahi

The Untold Story: Why APC Picked Saraki’s Most Trusted Friend To Replace Lai Mohammed

Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s trusted Ally, and former Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, on Thursday, December 1, through a unanimous decision  of the Executive Committee of the North geopolitical zone, was picked to replace Lai Mohammed, as the new Spokesperson, [...]

December 3, 2016 Government and politics
Bukola Saraki

Aso Rock Jubilates As Saraki ‘Joins’ Presidency, After Closed Door Meeting With Buhari

It was reportedly gathered on Thursday, December 1, that the embattled Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has finally bowed to the Presidency, after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Presidential Villa. It was learnt that the meeting was held [...]

December 3, 2016 Government and politics
Solomon Dalung

Due To Fresh Corruption Scandal, Buhari’s Sports Minister Hides In Shame

In what seem like a force of attack on the Ministry of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, major Sports Administrators in Nigeria, have blamed the Sports Ministry, for failure of sports in Nigeria, especially the poor outing at the 2016 [...]

December 3, 2016 Government and politics
Donald Trump

Donald Trump: I Will Deal With President Buhari by January!

President-elect of the United States of America,Donald Trump has once again uttered shocking sentiments towards some of the African Presidents whom he once gave a warning that he would severely ‘deal’ with them during his campaign, iMzansi reports. During a long speech [...]

December 3, 2016 Government and politics
Professor Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka Fulfills Promise, Returns to Nigeria, Destroys US Green Card

Nigerian Nobel prize-winning author Wole Soyinka said Thursday he has fulfilled his pledge to throw away his US residency green card and leave the country if Donald Trump won the presidential election. Shortly before the vote, Soyinka had vowed to [...]

December 2, 2016 International
Patience Jonathan

Patience Jonathan Shows Smiles As She Returns To Nigeria After Short Vacation Abroad (Photos)

Ex-first lady, Patience Jonathan was photoed wearing bright smiles as she arrived at the Port Harcourt International Airport, yesterday, after a short vacation abroad. She was received by associates, friends and close family members. See more photos below:     [...]

December 2, 2016 Government and politics
Alhaji Aliko Dangote


Former Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria,Archbishop George Amu, has said God has shown him that Nigerian billionaire businessman, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, will one day become the nation’s President, reports Punchng. Amu said just like the emergence of Donald [...]

December 2, 2016 Government and politics
Nigerian Communications Commission

Corruption Almost Turned Into A Culture In Nigeria Says PMB

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja said the corruption his administration met at personal and institutional levels was unbelievable as corruption was turning into a culture. Receiving the Letter of Credence of the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. [...]

December 2, 2016 Government and politics
Yakubu Dogara

Dogara: Governors Who Refuse To Conduct Council Elections Should Be Impeached‎

House Speaker, Yakubu Dogara has said that governors who refuse to conduct council elections should be removed from office for gross violation of the Constitution. He accused governors of violating the 1999 Constitution by undermining local councils’ independence.     [...]

December 2, 2016 Government and politics

Biafra: Court Rejects Bail Application Of Nnamdi Kanu Once Again

A Federal High Court on Thursday again refused the bail application sought by leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. Mr. Kanu has since his arrest in October 2015 sought to be released from the custody of the [...]

December 2, 2016 Nigerian-Biafran War
FG Audits 33 Agencies, Uncovers N450 Billion Unremitted Revenue

FG Audits 33 Agencies, Uncovers N450 Billion Unremitted Revenue

The Federal Government of Nigeria is set to recover about N450 billion operating surpluses that were not returned by 33 agencies from 2010 to 2015. The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeousun, made the announcement on Thursday in Abuja at a [...]

December 2, 2016 Government and politics

Tinubu Not More Than State Level APC Leader, Suggests Akeredolu

The Ondo State governor-elect, Akeredolu on Wednesday at the State House, suggested former Lagos Governor Bola Tinubu is not more than a state level leader of the All Progressives Congress. So, Mr. Akeredolu said, mentioning Mr. Tinubu in his victory [...]

December 2, 2016 Government and politics
PDP Senators Stage Walkout As Ondo Senator Defects To APC

BREAKING: PDP Senators Stage Walkout As Ondo Senator Defects To APC

The Senate chamber minutes ago erupted in chaos on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 with lawmakers belonging to the opposition party Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, staging a walkout. Trouble started when Senator Yele Omogunwa representing Ondo South announced his defection from PDP [...]

December 1, 2016 What the papers say
child marriage

Minister: ‘Islamic Law In Constitution Frustrating Effort To End Child Marriage’

The Nigerian Constitution’s recognition of Islamic law in force in parts of the country makes it difficult to prosecute or convict people supporting or practising forced, under age or child marriage across the country, minister for women affairs and social [...]

December 1, 2016 Religion
Nigerian Senate Halts FGs Data Price Hike

BREAKING: Nigerian Senate Halts FGs Data Price Hike

The Nigerian Senate has condemned the proposed increase of data tariffs by telecommunications service providers, in line with the directive of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC. Rising from a plenary session on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, Dr. Bukola Saraki, the [...]

December 1, 2016 Telecomms

JUST IN: NCC Suspends Data Tariff Hike

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, on Wednesday, November 30, announced the immediate suspension of the new minimum pricing template for data services by mobile operators. The new rate, which would have led to a 200% price increase in data for [...]

December 1, 2016 Government and politics
Sambo Dasuki

MEFODE Urges Buhari To Release Dasuki After One Year Illegal Detention

A Sokoto based civil rights group, the Media Forum for Development, MEFODE, has called on the federal government to respect the rule of law and release the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, who has been detained for a [...]

December 1, 2016 Government and politics

Civil Rights Group Documents Outbreak Of 900 Hate Crimes Following Donald Trump’s Election

Donald Trump’s Election: Black children being told by classmates to sit in the back of school buses. Muslims called “terrorist” and told to go back to “your country with ISIS.” Swastikas drawn on a synagogue, schools, cars and driveways. A [...]

December 1, 2016 What the papers say
IPOB Warns Igbos Against Public Celebration Of Protests On Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail Hearing

IPOB Warns Igbos Against Public Celebration Of Protests On Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail Hearing

Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail Hearing: The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Wednesday, appealed to South East residents to accept the outcome of tomorrow’s [Thursday, December 1, 2016] ruling on bail application by its leader, Nnamdi Kanu. In a press statement issued [...]

December 1, 2016 Nigerian-Biafran War
Ayodele Fayose

Fayose Says, ‘Buhari Government Wickedly Taxing Nigerians To Death’

Ayodele Fayose, the governor of Ekiti State, has said the Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress, APC, federal government desire is tax Nigerians to death. “Nigerians must resist any attempt to impose new tax on them,” Fayose said on Wednesday, November [...]

December 1, 2016 Government and politics
National Union of Iron and Steel Workers

Recession: 3,000 Steel Workers Lose Jobs, As Biggest Pipe Factory Shuts

3,000 Steel Workers Lose Jobs: The National Union of Iron and Steel Workers on Wednesday said 3,000 of its members lost their jobs in the last quarter of 2015 following closure of steel companies due to the recession.     [...]

December 1, 2016 Economy

WATCH: Incredible GIF Of President Obama Ages In Less Than A Minute

GIF Of President Obama: Being president sure does take a toll. A new animated GIF put together by the team at, a health news website currently in development, shows President Barack Obama from childhood through today. But of all [...]

December 1, 2016 International

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G: Court Dissolve Marriage In Osun As Woman Said Husband’s Half Salary Cannot Maintain A Family.

A Customary Court in Iwara-Ijesa, Osun State, Nigeria, has dissolved a 15 year old marriage, as Mrs Oluitan Folashade, had approached the court for divorce, saying her husband, Oluitan Abraham Adelusi’s half salary from his employment with the Osun state [...]

November 30, 2016 Culture, Geography, Societal issues
Enugu Monarch Dies In Car Accident

Enugu Monarch Dies In Car Accident

A traditional ruler in Enugu State, Igwe Patrick Ezugwu, of Agbamere community, in Eha-Alumona, Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, died in auto crash on Tuesday. It was gathered that the monarch died within Nsukka, the University of Nigeria [...]

November 30, 2016 Incidents
Shehu Sani Suspends Indefinitely By APC

Shehu Sani Suspended Indefinitely By APC

Senator Shehu Sani, who is representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, has been suspended indefinitely, by the All Progressives Congress (APC). According to Thisday, Sani’s suspension was conveyed in a letter addressed to him.     The letter was signed by [...]

November 30, 2016 Government and politics

Mohammed Gets Bail As Obanikoro Returns N30m to EFCC, Vows To Return N450m In 2017

Former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, has returned another sum of money (N30m) to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission bringing the total sum he has returned to N134m, this a top source in the commission, last [...]

November 30, 2016 Government and politics

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