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President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year message to Nigerians [Full Text]

President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year message to Nigerians My dear Compatriots, I am happy to welcome you to the beginning of a New Year in our beloved country Nigeria. I felicitate with you today at a time when our nation [...]

December 31, 2016 Government and politics
President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari: I Was Overthrown In 1984 For Devaluing The Naira

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his resolve not to devalue the naira or increase the price of fuel. He made this known in Abuja on Friday night, during the 2016 regimental dinner organized by the presidential brigade of guards. Buhari [...]

December 31, 2016 Government and politics

BREAKING: Queen Elizabeth Honours Nigerian, The Youngest Scientist Since 1890.

Kensington, UK – Queen Elizabeth II of England has honoured Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon, a child prodigy of Nigerian extraction,  in the 2017 British honour list that will be released in the new year. According Daily Express Newspaper. Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon, becomes [...]

December 31, 2016 General
Nasir El-Rufai: A Paragon Of A Pathological Liar, By John Danfulani [MUST READ]

Nasir El-Rufai: A Paragon Of A Pathological Liar, By John Danfulani [MUST READ]

Nasir El Rufai’s penchant for reputation damaging is almost pathological. Why does he do it? He is brilliant and smart. …I appreciated his brilliance and acknowledged his weaknesses; the worst being his inability to be loyal to any person or [...]

December 31, 2016 What the papers say
‘Irresponsible DSS Now Leaking Phone Conversations To Media’ – Fayose

‘Irresponsible DSS Now Leaking Phone Conversations To Media’ – Fayose

Ayodele Fayose, the governor of Ekiti State, has accused the State Security Service, SSS, also known as DSS, of recording telephone conversations of Nigerians perceived as critical of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s All Progressives Congress, APC, government, editing the conversations [...]

December 31, 2016 What the papers say
2017: Apostle Suleman Explodes With 50 Prophecies… And IPOB Erupts In Celebration

2017: Apostle Suleman Explodes With 50 Prophecies… And IPOB Erupts In Celebration

President of Omega Fire Ministry, Apostle Johnson Suleman has released 50 shocking prophecies for the year 2017 throwing the pro-Biafra crowd into celebration. The prophecies were contained in a statement signed by his advisor, Phrank Shaibu, on Friday, December 31, [...]

December 31, 2016 What the papers say
Nasir El-Rufai: A Paragon Of A Pathological Liar, By John Danfulani [MUST READ]

Nasir El-Rufai: A Paragon Of A Pathological Liar, By John Danfulani [MUST READ]

Nasir El Rufai’s penchant for reputation damaging is almost pathological. Why does he do it? He is brilliant and smart. …I appreciated his brilliance and acknowledged his weaknesses; the worst being his inability to be loyal to any person or [...]

December 31, 2016 What the papers say

MMM Times: Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo Loses $4.8 Million To Ponzi Scheme

Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC), a 12,000-member megachurch in Britain headed by Nigeria’s Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo, lost $ 4.8 million to a Ponzi scheme after trustees carelessly invested money in it. The scam was the brainchild of former Premier League [...]

December 31, 2016 What the papers say
‘Irresponsible DSS Now Leaking Phone Conversations To Media’ – Fayose

‘Irresponsible DSS Now Leaking Phone Conversations To Media’ – Fayose

Ayodele Fayose, the governor of Ekiti State, has accused the State Security Service, SSS, also known as DSS, of recording telephone conversations of Nigerians perceived as critical of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s All Progressives Congress, APC, government, editing the conversations [...]

December 31, 2016 What the papers say
2017: Apostle Suleman Explodes With 50 Prophecies… And IPOB Erupts In Celebration

2017: Apostle Suleman Explodes With 50 Prophecies… And IPOB Erupts In Celebration

President of Omega Fire Ministry, Apostle Johnson Suleman has released 50 shocking prophecies for the year 2017 throwing the pro-Biafra crowd into celebration. The prophecies were contained in a statement signed by his advisor, Phrank Shaibu, on Friday, December 31, [...]

December 31, 2016 What the papers say
BREAKING: Buhari Sacks Ibrahim Magu As EFCC Chairman

BREAKING: Buhari Sacks Ibrahim Magu As EFCC Chairman

Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, may have finally been removed from office, a report in the morning of Saturday, December 31, 2016 says. The report by the authoritative The Guardian quoted an unnamed [...]

December 31, 2016 What the papers say

N25bn ETF: Lagos approves fund for 281 micro enterprises

*Targets 900, 000 jobs by 2019*Distributes offer letters to beneficiaries of pilot scheme By Olasunkanmi Akoni The Lagos State Government through the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) yesterday distributed offer letters to some of the beneficiaries of [...]

December 31, 2016 What the papers say
40 families homeless as fire destroys makeshift estate in Rivers

40 families homeless as fire destroys makeshift estate in Rivers

By Davies Iheamnachor At least 40 families were rendered homeless as fire destroyed a popular batcher estate in Jubilee Avenue in Rumuolumeni Community in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, Wednesday. The fire which was said to [...]

December 31, 2016 What the papers say

Delayed Baggage: Med-View Airline holds consultation with aggrieved passengers

By LAWANI MIKAIRU Med-View Airline top management, led by the Managing Director, Alhaji Muneer Bankole, held interactive session in Lagos with passengers whose baggage were left behind in Gatwick Airport, London last week Thursday and assured them that the last [...]

December 31, 2016 What the papers say

NEITI indicts NNPC, NPDC for non-remittance of $4.7bn, N380bn

*NLNG $ 15.8bn payments to NNPC not yet remitted By Michael Eboh The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, yesterday, indicted the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and its subsidiary, the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, of failing [...]

December 31, 2016 What the papers say

Buhari fighting political foes, not corruption— Fayose

By Emma Aziken, Political Editor Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has once again declared that President Muhammadu Buhari was only fighting his perceived political foes under the guise of fighting corruption, while at the same time trying to make [...]

December 31, 2016 What the papers say

Opposition to Buhari’s re-election among issues that could shape 2017

By Clifford Ndujihe, Deputy Political Editor A host of recession-ravaged Nigerians are in a hurry to bid year 2016, which ends today, good bye. Arguably, 2016 has been a year of high-wire political intrigues, bickering and economic misfortune for many of [...]

December 31, 2016 What the papers say

2016: Sports plunge deeper as Eagles soar

By John Egbokhan 2016 will go down as the year that Nigerian sports suffered some of its worst declines, largely mirrored through the poor performance of Team Nigeria at the Rio Olympic Games in the summer and the failure of [...]

December 31, 2016 What the papers say

Buhari should give way to a younger man in 2019 — Bishop Okah

*Says corruption still reigns in govts and even in churches*Laments state of Niger Delta under Buhari, blames South South Governors By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South BISHOP Simeon Okah, an end-time oracle of the Most High God and [...]

December 31, 2016 What the papers say

How Obaseki will make Edo the economic hub of Nigeria-—Akerele

SIMON EBEGBULEM, BENIN CITY Mr Taiwo Akerele is the Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state. A financial expert like his boss, the Akoko Edo born Akerele, in this interview with Saturday Vanguard in Benin city, spoke [...]

December 31, 2016 What the papers say

International observers to witness Nnamdi Kanu trial

By Chinedu AdonuEnugu – Leadership of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has stated that international observers will witness the January 10, 2017 trial of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu. According to the organisation, International human rights organisations, international media organisations as [...]

December 31, 2016 What the papers say

President Buhari Sacks Magu As EFCC Chairman

Multiple reports from media sources is indicating that President Muhammadu Buhari has removed the embattled acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, from office. The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, in [...]

December 31, 2016 General, Government and politics
‘FRSC Mobile Courts’ Convict 39 Of Road Traffic Offences In Plateau

‘FRSC Mobile Courts’ Convict 39 Of Road Traffic Offences In Plateau

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Plateau State Command, said it had convicted 39 motorists for various offences. Andrew Bala, the public education officer of the command, told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Jos that the exercise took [...]

December 30, 2016 What the papers say
‘Irresponsible DSS Now Leaking Phone Conversations To Media’ – Fayose

‘Irresponsible DSS Now Leaking Phone Conversations To Media’ – Fayose

Ayodele Fayose, the governor of Ekiti State, has accused the State Security Service, SSS, also known as DSS, of recording telephone conversations of Nigerians perceived as critical of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s All Progressives Congress, APC, government, editing the conversations [...]

December 30, 2016 What the papers say

Aww: Serena Williams Is Engaged To Reddit Co-founder Alexis Ohanian

Tennis goddess Serena Williams somehow found time between dominating the tennis world and hanging out on Snapchat with Kate Middleton to go ahead and get engaged. She announced on Thursday, December 29, 2016 that she’s getting married to Alexis Ohanian, [...]

December 30, 2016 What the papers say
Obama Unveils Sweeping Sanctions Against Russia For Election Hacking Attacks

Obama Unveils Sweeping Sanctions Against Russia For Election Hacking Attacks

The Obama administration struck back at Russia on Thursday, December 29, 2016 imposing sanctions against its intelligence apparatus and expelling 35 diplomats in retaliation for the alleged orchestration of hacking attacks designed to interfere in the presidential election. The sweeping [...]

December 30, 2016 What the papers say
FG Implements Jonathan Gov’t Policy Raising Duties On Consumable, Luxury Good

FG Implements Jonathan Gov’t Policy Raising Duties On Consumable, Luxury Good

The federal government has raised duties on luxury goods such as yachts and Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) imported into the country. But also affected are some food items such as rice, salt and sugar cane that have local alternatives. The [...]

December 30, 2016 What the papers say
Dear Southern Kaduna, Protect And Defend Yourselves From Potential Genocide (READ)

Dear Southern Kaduna, Protect And Defend Yourselves From Potential Genocide (READ)

When a governor says those killing people and butchering children in Southern Kaduna are “foreigners”, that means Nigeria is at war in Southern Kaduna. It is not just the direct victims of the attacks in Kogi, Southern Kaduna, Benue, Zamfara [...]

December 30, 2016 What the papers say
Edo: APC Chieftains Remanded In Prison Over Attempted Murder

Edo: APC Chieftains Remanded In Prison Over Attempted Murder

An Oredo Magistrates court in Benin on Thursday, December 29, 2016 ordered the remand in prison custody of two chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Osakpamwan Eriyo and Sunday Osagbona, for alleged attempted murder. Chief Magistrate Mrs M. [...]

December 30, 2016 What the papers say
2 Dead As Igbos, Fulanis Clash In Enugu Market Over ‘N100 Disagreement’

2 Dead As Igbos, Fulanis Clash In Enugu Market Over ‘N100 Disagreement’

Two persons lost their lives in a bloody clash between Igbo and Fulani at the popular Gariki Market, in Enugu. The incident occurred on the night of Wednesday, December 28, 2016. Punch reports that the deceased persons had been identified as [...]

December 30, 2016 What the papers say

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