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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Operation Octopusgrip:

Operation Octopusgrip: Navy storms Niger Delta with 7 ships, 37 boats

Operation Octopusgrip: The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Central Naval Command (CNC), Rear Adm. Bello Al-hassan, on Tuesday said the Navy had deployed seven ships and 37 patrol boats for maritime security drill in the Niger Delta. Al-hassan told the News [...]

October 31, 2017 Military

Police arrest man in possession of 9 butchered bodies

Police arrest man in possession of 9 butchered bodies: Japanese police have arrested a 27-year-old man after finding nine dismembered bodies in his apartment. “The suspect, named Takahiro Shiraishi, confessed to cutting up the bodies in a bathroom in his [...]

October 31, 2017 Incidents
Barrister Adebayo Shittu

I’m most qualified to be Oyo governor – Buhari’s minister, Shittu

Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu has claimed that Governor Abiola Ajimobi would have no choice than to support his ambition to be the next governor of Oyo State. Shittu said Ajimobi knows he (Shittu) was best qualified, in all [...]

October 31, 2017 Government and politics
Gunmen kidnap nurse in Gombe

Gunmen kidnap nurse in Gombe

Gunmen kidnap nurse in Gombe: Commissioner of Police, Olukolu Tahir Shina, has confirmed the kidnap of a nurse, Ephraim Ajuju, working with a government-owned hospital in Dadin Kowa, Gombe State. The nurse was abducted at his residence Tuesday morning by [...]

October 31, 2017 Incidents
Simon Cowell collapses, pulls out of X Factor live shows

Simon Cowell collapses, pulls out of X Factor live shows

Music mogul, Simon Cowell, has been forced to pull out of X Factor live shows after he fainted and fell down the stairs. He was seen stretchered out of his home in a neck brace after an ambulance was called [...]

October 31, 2017 entertainment
Anambra guber: Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie reveals running mate

Anambra guber: Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie reveals running mate [PHOTO]

Nollywood actor and Democratic People’s Congress (DPC) governorship candidate for the Anambra election, Yul Edochie, has unveiled his running mate. The running mate is Emeka Okonkwo, a graduate of Mechanical and Production Engineer of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka     [...]

October 31, 2017 Nollywood
Fani-Kayode

Tinubu would wish he was never born once Buhari finishes with him – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has reacted to Bola Tinubu’s closed-door meeting with the president Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja The ex-minister described Tinubu visit to Buhari as a shame, adding that the APC [...]

October 31, 2017 Government and politics
Why Buhari shouldn’t fire Dambazau, Malami – Sagay

Sagay calls on ex-pension boss, Maina to publish names of ‘real thieves’

Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, PACAC, Professor Itse Sagay (SAN),has challenged ex-Pension boss Abdulrasheed Maina, to publish names of beneficiaries of looted pensions funds. Sagay stated this in reaction to video wherein Maina stated he had not fled the country and [...]

October 31, 2017 Government and politics
Barrister Mohammed Kabir Usman

$5.5 billion foreign loan: Why NASS must reject Buhari’s request – PDP Chieftain‎, Mohammed Usman

The National Publicity Secretary aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the forthcoming national convention, Barrister Mohammed Kabir Usman has charged the National Assembly to reject President Buhari’s $5.5 billion loan proposal. He stated this at a news conference [...]

October 31, 2017 Government and politics
Malam Muhammad Sanusi 11

Emir Sanusi launches first Islamic Insurance company in Nigeria

The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi 11, on Monday launched the first Islamic insurance company in Nigeria, tagged ‘Jaiz Takaful Insurance’. The Emir at the event in Kano disclosed that the introduction of the system in Nigeria was a [...]

October 31, 2017 Government and politics
Race for PDP Chairmanship

ANALYSIS: Race for PDP Chairmanship: the contenders and pretenders

Race for PDP Chairmanship: As Nigeria’s major opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, gets set to elect new set of leaders to run its affairs for the next four years, we provide a brief profile, strength and weaknesses of [...]

October 31, 2017 Government and politics
47 years after, government to pay Civil War victims N50b

47 years after, government to pay Civil War victims N50b

Forty-seven years after the Nigerian Civil War, the Federal Government yesterday accepted to pay the victims a total of N50 billion as compensation and spend N38 billion to evacuate abandoned bombs. A breakdown of the compensation, as adopted by the [...]

October 31, 2017 Military
Metuh’s trial

Jonathan files application to quash appearance at Metuh’s trial

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has filed an application before a Federal High Court, Abuja, seeking to set aside the subpoena issued by the court for his appearance in court to give evidence in the trial of the former People’s Democratic [...]

October 31, 2017 Government and politics
President Muhammadu Buhari and his Ivoirien counterpart, Alassane Ouattara

Buhari, Ouattara meet to strengthen democracy in Togo, Liberia

President Muhammadu Buhari and his Ivoirien counterpart, Alassane Ouattara, have met to strengthen ties and democracy in Togo and Liberia. Addressing State House Correspondents after their closed-door meeting in Abuja yesterday, Ouattara acknowledged Nigeria’s role in the West Africa sub-region [...]

October 31, 2017 Government and politics
Babachir Lawal and Ayodele Oke

Babachir: Nigerians outcry forced president to sack him, says Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has dismissed the sack of Babachir Lawal and Ayodele Oke, as an afterthought and a face-saving measure. A statement by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, disclosed this. The [...]

October 31, 2017 Government and politics
PDP demands Buhari’s impeachment over Babachir Lawal, Oke’s sack

PDP demands Buhari’s impeachment over Babachir Lawal, Oke’s sack

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has demanded the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari over his response to corruption cases involving the former Secretary to the Government, Babachir Lawal, and former National Intelligence Agency, boss, Ayodele Oke. The party, while calling [...]

October 31, 2017 Government and politics
Soje: Group demands immediate resignation of Gov. Bello

Soje: Group demands immediate resignation of Gov. Bello

The United Global Resolve for Peace(UGRFP), an NGO, has called for the immediate resignation of Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State and the disengagement of the state’s Head of Service, Mrs Deborah Ogunmola. UGRFP, in a statement on Monday in [...]

October 31, 2017 Government and politics
Atiku absent at APC caucus meeting

Atiku absent at APC caucus meeting

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar was conspicuously absent at the All Progressives Congress’ caucus meeting which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the new Banquet Hall, Aso Rock, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), however, gathered that the [...]

October 31, 2017 Government and politics

Tinubu: Cabal in Aso Rock fake news

APC national leader,  Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has dispelled the rumour of an existing cabal in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet, saying it was both myth and fake news. Tinubu spoke with State House Correspondents after a closed door meeting with Buhari [...]

October 31, 2017 Government and politics
posh kids

10 Things That Will Happen If Nigerians Celebrated Halloween

Halloween is an American Holiday, where people dress up in costumes and go trick or treating to remember and honour departed souls. This got us thinking, what if Halloween was celebrated in Nigeria? What are the things that would happen ? [...]

October 31, 2017 International
Police, cattle rustlers exchange bullets in Katsina

Police, cattle rustlers exchange bullets in Katsina

Men of the Katsina State police on Sunday gunned down a suspected cattle rustler during an exchange of fire along Sakwattawa-Shawere cattle route. The command’s spokesman, DSP Gambo Isah, disclosed the development in a statement made available to reporters in [...]

October 30, 2017 Military
Goat gives birth to human-like creatures in Yobe

Goat gives birth to human-like creatures in Yobe [PHOTOS]

Goat gives birth to human-like creatures: There was confusion at the weekend in Potiskum Local Government Area in Yobe State after a goat gave birth to two creatures, which looked like human. According to the reports making the rounds on social media, [...]

October 30, 2017 Incidents
Nigerian Pastor Gifts His Wife N30million Cash For Her Birthday

Nigerian Pastor Gifts His Wife N30million Cash For Her Birthday (Photos)

For her birthday gift, Anthonia Fufeyin, the wife of the General Overseer of Mercyland Church Warri, Delta State, Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin got N30million from him.     Photos of the gift session shared on the preacher’s official Facebook handle came [...]

October 30, 2017 Religion
Nigerian Lady Discovers Her Gateman Of 10years Died In Cotonou 20years Ago

Bizzare reincarnation story: Nigerian Lady Discovers Her Gateman Of 10years Died In Cotonou 20years Ago

So here’s a bizzare reincarnation story shared on Twitter by a Nigerian brand specialist @LatwinsKoncepts. According to her, her gatemen who has been with her for 10 years reportedly died in Cotonou 20 years ago.     According to her, she [...]

October 30, 2017 Incidents
British Airways has offered to fly Nigerian yams to the United Kingdom

British Airways proposed to fly Nigerian yams to UK – Agric Minister, Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, has said that British Airways has offered to fly Nigerian yams to the United Kingdom in a bid to sustain the export of the produce. Ogbeh, who disclosed this during the weekend in a [...]

October 30, 2017 Economy
NAICOM workers protest unpaid salaries

NAICOM workers protest unpaid salaries, begin warning strike

NAICOM workers protest unpaid salaries: Staff members of National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) are currently protesting in Abuja to mark the commencement a three-day warning strike today. They are calling for the removal of the Commissioner for Insurance, Alhaji Mohammed Kari. [...]

October 30, 2017 Government and politics
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PDP reveals how Buhari, APC can win 2019 election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the only way the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) can retain power in 2019 is by rigging. The party said this while faulting the conduct of elections in Nigeria since Buhari’s [...]

October 30, 2017 Government and politics
Imminent danger at OAU zoo, as lions go hungry

Imminent danger at OAU zoo, as lions go hungry

OAU zoo: There seems to be imminent danger at the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-ife Zoological Gardens, located within the dome of the campus, as four lions in the zoo are seriously starved. An investigation revealed that in the past, the [...]

October 30, 2017 Government and politics
Maina speaks from hideout

Wanted pension boss, Maina speaks from hideout [VIDEO]

Maina speaks from hideout : The embattled former Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, has finally broken his silence. Maina in a video already trending on social media, said he has not left Nigeria.     [...]

October 30, 2017 Government and politics

Boko Haram Takes Over!!! Many Wounded As Deadly Bomb Explosion Rocks Top Ancient City In Northern Nigeria

Reports on Sunday night, from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, revealed that a powerful explosion from the ragtag Boko Haram insurgents, was heard around Muna garage, leaving many wounded. Kabiru Shettima, a resident, who spoke via on phone, said those [...]

October 30, 2017 Boko Haram And Terror
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