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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Nigerian Army gives update on Operation Python Dance

Nigerian Army gives update on Operation Python Dance

Nigerian Army gives update on Operation Python Dance: Nigerian Army has provided an update on its Exercise EGWU EKE 11 in the Southeast. This is contained in a statement by Colonel Sagir Musa, Deputy Director Public Relations 82 Division on [...]

September 30, 2017 Military
Abdulazeez Suleiman

October 1: Police speaks on arrest warrant against Arewa youths

The Kaduna State Police Command has reacted to the warrant of arrest slammed on the spokesman of Arewa Youths Coalition, Abdulazeez Suleiman. The commissioner of Police in Kaduna, Agyole Abeh, while speaking to newsmen in Kaduna, vowed to fully implement [...]

September 30, 2017 Military
Olusegun Obasanjo

Okorocha gave me the worst advice during my presidency – Obasanjo

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has jokingly blamed Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, for “all the bad things” that happened to the country during his tenure between 1999 and 2007. Obasanjo was speaking in Owerri, at the graduation ceremony of [...]

September 30, 2017 Government and politics
Fraud: Edo sacks perm sec. suspends others

Fraud: Edo sacks perm sec. suspends others

The Edo state Government has sacked Dr. Osayuware Idahosa, Permanent Secretary in the State Ministry of Youth and Special Duties, over allegation of padding the budget for the conduct of primary school examination. The government also announced the suspension of [...]

September 30, 2017 Government and politics
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services has  resigned  

Tom Price, Trump’s health secretary quits

Tom Price, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services has  resigned  following revelations that he had taken expensive private jet travel at the taxpayer’s expense to conduct official business. “Secretary of Health and Human Services Thomas Price offered his resignation [...]

September 30, 2017 International
Blackout: Nigeria’s national grid collapses

Blackout: Nigeria’s national grid collapses

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said a total  system collapse of the national  grid was recorded on Sept. 28 at 8:03 p.m., resulting in  temporary  loss of  electricity generation. A statement from TCN’s  management on Friday in Abuja said [...]

September 30, 2017 Power
Adeyinka Grandson

It’s Oduduwa Republic or organised violence —Youth activist, Grandson

In a recent series of viral videos, the President of the Young Yorubas for Freedom, Adeyinka Grandson, made a controversial call for organised violence in the pursuit of ‘Oduduwa Republic.’ He shares his motivation with TOBI AWORINDE   Who is Adeyinka Grandson? [...]

September 30, 2017 What Te Papers Say
Yoruba Didirin

Decent, but foolish Yoruba DIDIRIN – YOTAP

Verse 1: Have you heard of the decent but foolish Yoruba?They’re educated; went to good schools, but brain full of ashes. They speak good English; hardly speak Yoruba. They see Yoruba language as inferior, culture unseeded. They keep their children [...]

September 30, 2017 Ethno-linguistic groups

IPOB leader, Kanu, not in military custody –Army sources

Authoritative sources from the Nigerian Army have said the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, is not in military custody. The sources, from the army headquarters, Abuja, and the 82 Division headquarters, Enugu State, which coordinates Operation Python [...]

September 29, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
Nigerian government has announced closure of 21 illegal universities

Nigerian govt shuts 21 illegal universities, fake NYSC camps

Nigerian government has announced closure of 21 illegal universities and fake National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camps across the country. This is made known yesterday by the Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Professor Bolaji [...]

September 29, 2017 Government and politics
Nigerian Army Captain, Dogari Kefas Apyeyak

Army captain murdered 6 weeks to wedding buried amid tears [PHOTOS]

Nigerian Army Captain, Dogari Kefas Apyeyak murdered along Kaduna-Brinin Gwari road on September 10 has been laid to rest. The officer, who was killed less than two months to his wedding, was buried in his country home, in Ussa LGA [...]

September 29, 2017 Military
Governors demand fresh bailout from Nigerian govt

Governors demand fresh bailout from Nigerian govt

State Governors have asked the Federal Government for a bailout, in the form of budget support. Ebonyi state Governor, Dave Umahi, disclosed this to reporters on Thursday at the end of the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting presided over by [...]

September 29, 2017 Government and politics
Arewa youths’ quit notice

Arewa youths’ quit notice: Leave North now – Lawyers warn Igbos

Arewa youths’ quit notice: Concerned lawyers in Onitsha, Anambra state have advised Igbo living in the North to adhere to the quit notice earlier issued by Northern youth coalition. The lawyers, led by Barr. Samuel Okechukwu, told newsmen in Onitsha, [...]

September 29, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
chief ken-Nnamani

Igbo Marginalization Will End When They Join Us – APC, chief ken-Nnamani

chief ken-Nnamani – The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has asked the people of the South East to join the party in order to overcome the issue of marginalization in the current dispensation. National Chairman of the party Chief John [...]

September 29, 2017 Government and politics
Trump, Facebook’s Zuckerberg in fire-for-fire

Trump, Facebook’s Zuckerberg in fire-for-fire

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has fired back at US President Donald Trump after he accused the leading social network of being “always anti-Trump.” Zuckerberg rejected the notion, countering that Facebook is working to ensure “free and fair elections” with an [...]

September 29, 2017 Government and politics
Jonathan blasts Okorocha over 2015 election‎ bribery claims

Buhari Has Forgotten Me But Favours Amaechi– Okorocha Cries Out

The Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha has lamented that President Muhammadu Buhari has forgotten him despite his sacrifices and contributions to Buhari’s victory by way of preventing the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from rigging their way to power in 2015. [...]

September 29, 2017 Government and politics
EFCC arrests Ekiti commissioner, spoils Fayose’s party

EFCC arrests Ekiti commissioner, spoils Fayose’s party

Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said it has arrested Ekiti state commissioner for finance, Chief Toyin Ojo and the accountant-general, Mrs O.O Owolabi. They were arrested today in Abuja, during an event by Governor Ayodele Fayose, [...]

September 29, 2017 Government and politics
I Will Defeat President Buhari In Fair Election – Fayose

I Will Defeat President Buhari In Fair Election – Fayose

Ayodele Fayose – It is still a full year and five months to the 2019 elections, but some politicians eyeing the highest office in the land are already positioning themselves to run. One of such is the Ekiti State Governor, [...]

September 28, 2017 Government and politics
Dr. Peter Ayodele Fayose

Full text of the address delivered by His Excellency, Dr. Peter Ayodele Fayose, Governor of Ekiti State, on the occasion of his official declaration to contest the 2019 Presidential Election under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

I welcome you all to this historic event, which is landmark in the political landscape of our country, Nigeria – Dr. Peter Ayodele Fayose My inviting you today, distinguished leaders of our party, is to inform you formally that I will [...]

September 28, 2017 Government and politics

Biafra: Nigerian govt speaks on Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB, US position on proscription

Nigerian government has insisted that Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu are terrorists. Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, said this during an interview on BBC Focus Africa on Wednesday,   He expressed regret that the United [...]

September 28, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
Buhari in trouble, Sagay has exposed APC – Reno Omokri

Buhari in trouble, Sagay has exposed APC – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri, former special assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to Prof. Itse Sagay’s comments about the All Progressive Congress (APC). APC leadership during the week described Sagay, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, PACAC, as an “arrogant [...]

September 28, 2017 Government and politics
PDP winning Presidency in 2019 a tough task – Jonathan’s Ministers

PDP winning Presidency in 2019 a tough task – Jonathan’s Ministers

Two former ministers, who served under the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, have declared that it will not be easy for the party to return to power in 2019. The former ministers are a former Minister of Police Affairs, Maina [...]

September 28, 2017 Government and politics
IPOB to Buhari: Tell us what you did to Kanu

IPOB to Buhari: Tell us what you did to Kanu

The Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB) has insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari should tell her what he did with its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, if he (Kanu) was no longer alive. The group had since an alleged attack on Kanu’s [...]

September 28, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
Sokoto bans Shi’ite members from procession

Sokoto bans Shi’ite members from procession

Sokoto State Government has banned the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, (Shiite) from staging any public procession in the state. Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General, Barr. Sulaiman Usman (SAN), made this known in Sokoto, at a press conference, after a [...]

September 28, 2017 Government and politics
Yoruba man will become Nigeria’s president in 2019

Yoruba man will become Nigeria’s president in 2019 – Popular Lagos Prophet

Yoruba man will become Nigeria’s president in 2019: Founder and General Overseer of Living Abundance (Mount Zion) Prophetic and Deliverance Ministry, Prophet Onyekachukwu Okolie, has claimed that God has shown him the next Nigerian president ahead of the 2019 presidential [...]

September 28, 2017 Government and politics
Nigeria To Pull Out Of 90 World Organisations

Nigeria To Pull Out Of 90 World Organisations

Nigeria To Pull Out Of 90 World Organisations: As part of plans for the country’s exit from the organisations, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has mandated a committee to come up with and present recommendations to it for ratification. The [...]

September 28, 2017 Government and politics
Jonathan blasts Okorocha over 2015 election‎ bribery claims

Jonathan blasts Okorocha over 2015 election‎ bribery claims

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has denied that he offered a bribe to Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, ahead of the 2015 presidential election. In a statement released by his spokesman, Ikechukwu Eze, Jonathan said he did not offer “huge sums of [...]

September 28, 2017 Government and politics
Stolen IDPs’ food: Ex-PDP chairman, 2 others remanded

Stolen IDPs’ food: Ex-PDP chairman, 2 others remanded

Stolen IDPs’ food:: The Federal High Court. Yola has ordered the remand of former Adamawa PDP Chairman, Alhaji Abdurrahman Bobboi, in prison for allegedly diverting food meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). The court also remanded Mr Sanda Lamurde, a [...]

September 28, 2017 Boko Haram And Terror
Jonathan’s campaign organisation owes N24m for posters

Jonathan’s campaign organisation owes N24m for posters

Jonathan’s campaign organisation owes N24m for posters: “My company is being owed N24 million for printing ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign posters during 2015 presidential election,” says Mr Olusegun Idowu, a witness in Femi Fani-Kayode’s trial. Idowu, was the first witness [...]

September 28, 2017 Government and politics
2.947kg drugs in Plateau

NDLEA parades suspects arrested with 2.947kg drugs in Plateau

The Plateau State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has paraded suspects who were arrested with a vehicle loaded with 2,947kg drugs in Plateau worth millions of Naira. The NDLEA Commander, Ibrahim Braji, said the agency embarked [...]

September 27, 2017 Government and politics
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