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I’ve Been Shut Out Of APC, But Won’t Leave — Senator Magnus Abe

I’ve Been Shut Out Of APC, But Won’t Leave — Senator Magnus Abe

Senator Magnus Abe, yesterday, expressed sadness that some heavy weights in the All Progressives Congress, APC, were scheming to shut him and his supporters out of the party, but maintained that he will not leave the party for anybody. The [...]

July 31, 2017 Government and politics
Kaduna Youths React To Nnamdi Kanu's Proposed Visit To Kaduna

Kaduna Youths React To Nnamdi Kanu’s Proposed Visit To Kaduna

Following a trending online video where the leader of Biafra/ipob agitator Nnamdi KANU declared that Kaduna will be his next stop for the Biafran struggle after Lagos state, Kuduna youths and some other northern youths took to Facebook to warn [...]

July 31, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
IPOB Members Confront Obiano In Church

IPOB Members Confront Obiano In Church, Chant ‘No Election In Anambra’

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, was Sunday afternoon confronted by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The incident took place at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Ekwulobia, Anambra State. It was gathered though the scene was tensed, security operatives [...]

July 31, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
500 APC Members Join PDP In Delta, Say Party Has Future

500 APC Members Join PDP In Delta, Say Party Has Future

500 APC Members Join PDP: No fewer than 500 members of the All Progressives Congress in Ughelli South Council have defected to the Peoples Democratic Party. The defecting members were led by a former House of Assembly aspirant of the [...]

July 31, 2017 Government and politics
Zainab Ibrahim Sarkin Gobir Adiya

Zainab Ibrahim Sarkin Gobir Adiya Making Waves In United Kingdom

Congratulations to Dr. Zainab Ibrahim Sarkin Gobir Adiya, a member of the traditional ruling family of the Sokoto Caliphate – who has done the country proud in the United Kingdom. Dr. Zainab Adiya is the daughter of the influential business [...]

July 31, 2017 International
Where Is Your President? CNN Asks Nigerians

Where Is Your President? CNN Asks Nigerians

American news network, CNN, has mocked Nigeria, asking where is President Muhammadu Buhari. The Nigerian president has not been in the country for over two months and the news television in a query on its website on Sunday asked which [...]

July 31, 2017 Government and politics
Man crashes $260k Ferrari one hour after purchase

Man crashes $260k Ferrari one hour after purchase

A man in Britain has survived a major crash in his Ferrari, an hour after he bought it. CBS news quoted Local police as calling the man’s survival a “miracle escape,”, The car was not so lucky.   South Yorkshire [...]

July 30, 2017 International
Senate President Bukola Saraki

RESTRUCTURING: Bogged by backlash, Saraki blames Nigerians for failed effort

Following widespread backlash over the failure of both houses of the National Assembly to pass some significant amendments which form part of the essence of a restructuring agenda, Senate President Bukola Saraki on Friday gave some insights into why the [...]

July 30, 2017 Government and politics
fayose

OYEGUN: Fayose an unserious character who has lost sense of decency

The All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has tagged Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose as a man who has lost decency and cultural upbringing. He was responding to wild attacks and rumours allegedly staged against President Muhammadu Buhari [...]

July 30, 2017 Government and politics
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State

Fraudsters allegedly using Governor Ayade’s name, images to dupe Nigerians

Thousands of Nigerians have been defrauded by fraudsters who used the name and image of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State to swindle unsuspecting persons. The fraudsters extort money and dupe their victims to the tune of several millions [...]

July 29, 2017 Government and politics
Reno Omokri

Buhari’s health: Why I visited Abuja House – Reno Omokri [VIDEO]

Former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on New Media, Reno Omokri, has disclosed why he visited the Abuja House in London, where President Muhammadu Buhari is currently convalescing after seeking a second medical attention overseas this year. According to him, his [...]

July 29, 2017 Government and politics
Willie Obiano

How we made Anambra Nigeria’s 4th largest economy — Gov Obiano

ANAMBRA State governor, Chief Willie Obiano has said that without the determination of his team, the state would not have become Nigeria’s fourth largest economy, noting that he inherited a state with an average ambition.   He also stated that [...]

July 29, 2017 Economy
Northern Governors

Northern leaders vow to protect Southerners living in the North

In a move likely to reassure Southerners residing in Northern Nigeria of their safety, governors of 19 northern states and traditional rulers of northern extraction, yesterday, vowed to protect the lives and property of Southerners in the North. They also [...]

July 29, 2017 Human rights
Lagos begins demolition of illegal structures in Obalende

Lagos begins demolition of illegal structures in Obalende

Lagos begins demolition of illegal structures in Obalende: Lagos state government Saturday morning commenced demolition of illegal structures and shanties at Obalende. Officials of the state stormed the area around 7:30am. Armed security agents are on ground to maintain law [...]

July 29, 2017 Business
Ambode

Lagos Acquires 32 Tonnes Per Hour Rice Mill From Switzerland

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday in Zurich, Switzerland led a team of the State Executive Committee members to sign an agreement with Bühler AG (“Bühler”), a leading rice-mill producer in the world, for the acquisition of a [...]

July 29, 2017 Business
central bank nigeria

CBN Sells $462m To Boost Forex Market

In an effort to further boost business activities, the Central Bank of Nigeria on Friday sold another $462,336,426.74 to prop up the Naira value and improve consumer prices.   This was after the apex bank sold $194 million on Monday. [...]

July 29, 2017 General
Antonio Conte

Chelsea’s matches made me lose weight – Conte

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, has revealed the physical side-effects to his celebrations from the touchline. The Italian is known for his antics during every game, as he ‘kicked’ every ball and disputed every decision. Conte, who has a strict regime [...]

July 29, 2017 Sports
Senator Ita Enang

Buhari’s aide, Enang reveals 2018 budget will be presented to National Assembly in October

Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, has said that the 2018 Budget proposal will be presented to the National Assembly by October. He disclosed this while briefing newsmen on Friday in Abuja. [...]

July 29, 2017 Government and politics
Asari Dokubo

Diezani loot: Buhari a liar surrounded by liars – Asari Dokubo

Ex-Niger Delta militant leader, Asari Dokubo has reacted to the alleged $90 billion fraud charge brought against former Petroleum Minister, Dieziani Alison-Madueke. In a video published on Facebook, Dokubo described President Muhammadu Buhari and members of his cabinet as liars. [...]

July 29, 2017 Government and politics
Ibadan railway station

Ibadan railway station begs for attention

One of the campaign promises of the present administration was to revive railway transportation system in the country. However, two years down the lane, the Ibadan railway station is near collapse and unable to meet the needs of travellers. Despite [...]

July 29, 2017 Transportation
Ayodele Fayose

Obasanjo knelt down, begged Libya’s Ghaddafi for Third Term — Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has made shocking revelations about the democratic regime of former President Olusegun Obasanjo. According to him, Obasanjo used me to wreck the presidential ambition of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the chance of former [...]

July 29, 2017 Government and politics
Nnamdi Kanu

How Nnamdi Kanu fell from ‘grace’

When Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), started hitting the airwaves and heating up the Nigerian polity with the London-based Radio Biafra, a platform through which he released his hate speeches and insults, he probably thought [...]

July 29, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
deleting of NYSC decree from 1999 Constitution

Mixed reactions trail deleting of NYSC decree from 1999 Constitution

Some Nigerians in Abuja have expressed mixed feelings on the deleting of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Decree from the 1999 Constitution. The development came up in the recent Senate review and consideration of 33 Bills for passage. The [...]

July 29, 2017 General
Senator-Ahmed-Makarfi

Breaking: PDP’s Makarfi involved in auto crash along Abuja-Kaduna road

ABUJA- Chairman, National Caretaker Committee (NCC) of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Friday escaped unhurt as his vehicle collided with others along the busy Abuja/ Kaduna Highway. Ahmed Makarfi In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary of the [...]

July 28, 2017 Government and politics
Nigeria House of Senate

Senate Blasts MTN For Moving $14bn Out Of Nigeria, Wants Stanbic IBTC Punished

The Senate on Thursday said there was a capital flight of $13.92 billion by MTN Nigeria between 2006 and 2016. Senate confirmation was sequel to the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial [...]

July 28, 2017 Finance
Ibrahim Magu

Nigerian Banks Aid Looters – EFCC Boss, Ibrahim Magu

Acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes commission, Ibrahim Magu has accused Nigerian banks of providing a safe haven for corrupt looters in the country. Magu blamed banks in the country for creating a friendly atmosphere for looters to [...]

July 28, 2017 Finance
Nigeria Restructuring

On restructuring we stand but…. – Northern Governors

Kaduna—The governors of 19 northern states said, yesterday, that the region was not opposed to the restructuring of the country, contrary to widely held views by some persons and groups. In an address at a meeting of the 19 northern [...]

July 28, 2017 General
Okonjo Iweala

Okonjo-Iweala named director at UK bank

Former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been named an independent non-executive director at Standard Chartered Plc in the United Kingdom. Okonjo-Iweala Standard Chartered PLC is a British multinational banking and financial services company head-quartered in London and with presence in [...]

July 28, 2017 Finance
Buhari and I have not spoken in two years, says Fayose

Buhari and I have not spoken in two years, says Fayose

Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose has not spoken with President Muhammadu Buhari in the last two years. Fayose, who has been critical of the President, especially on his state of health before election and after his inauguration, said he refused [...]

July 28, 2017 Government and politics
IPOB Replies Igwe Achebe On Anambra Election

IPOB Replies Igwe Achebe On Anambra Election

Nnewi – The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Thursday said that in as much as it respect the Biafran elders and traditional title holders in Biafra land who are making different comments over its decision to boycott elections in Biafra [...]

July 28, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
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