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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Russian Bride

Where to Look for a Decent Girl in the Modern World

Many people will say that you can meet a decent girl anywhere. Of course, in fact, they are right. Men get acquainted with girls in different places and with different intentions. And the phrase “with different intentions” plays the most [...]

November 30, 2017 entertainment

Maina: I did not endorse letter for ex-Pension Chairman’s reinstatement – Head of Service, Oyo-Ita

The Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winfred Oyo Ita, on Thursday denied endorsing the letter for the reinstatement of former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reform, Abdulrasheed Maina. Oyo-Ita made the denial during the ongoing [...]

November 30, 2017 Government and politics

National Convention: Dokpesi vows to end imposition, impunity in PDP

One of the national chairmanship aspirants of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has promised not to tolerate any form of imposition and impunity if given the opportunity to lead the party. Dokpesi made this promise when his team [...]

November 30, 2017 Government and politics

2019: Don’t expect any vote – Workers tell debtor governors

Following a recent 30-man committee set up by the Federal Government, to review the minimum wage so as to reflect the current economic realities, workers are now blowing hot. Organised Labour said in Lagos, yesterday, that the any governor who [...]

November 30, 2017 Government and politics

Libya slave trade: Osinbajo meets with agencies, reveals government’s plans [VIDEO]

Libya slave trade:  Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday spoke on the migrant situation involving Nigerian citizens in Libya and other countries. In a video posted on his official twitter handle, Osinbajo promised that agencies have been put on their [...]

November 30, 2017 Government and politics
Fuel scarcity looms in Lagos as oil marketers threaten shutdown

Fuel scarcity looms in Lagos as oil marketers threaten shutdown

Independent petroleum marketers in Lagos have threatened to withdraw their services from December 11, over the alleged breach of agreement by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The marketers in the state, claim the NNPC has defaulted in a bulk [...]

November 30, 2017 Oil & Gas

Sunday Adelaja slams Dunamis’ Paul Enenche, others for performing magic in church

Sunday Adelaja, founder and senior pastor of the Embassy of the Blessed Kingdom of God for All Nations, has come hard on Nigerian pastors for fooling their members and performing rituals and magic in church. The Kiev, Ukraine-based charismatic preacher [...]

November 30, 2017 Religion
Ambassador Oluyemi Adeniji is dead

Ex-Foreign Minister, Adeniji is dead

Ex-Minister of Foreign affairs, Ambassador Oluyemi Adeniji is dead. He died in London at the weekend at the age of 83. National President of the Association of Retired Career Ambassadors of Nigeria (ARCAN) Amb. Dapo Fafowora, who broke the news, [...]

November 30, 2017 Government and politics

Government suspends SEC boss, others over alleged impropriety

The Ministry of Finance yesterday suspended the director-general of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo, over alleged financial impropriety and abuse of office. The head of media division, Abdulsalam Naif Habu, and the head of legal department, Mrs. [...]

November 30, 2017 Government and politics

Bello threatens to depose traditional rulers over herdsmen, farmers’ clash

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has threatened to dethrone any traditional ruler and remove any council chairman if Fulani herdsmen and farmers clash in their domain. The governor who gave this warning during a stakeholders meeting of the farmers [...]

November 30, 2017 Government and politics

Nigeria to bring back distressed citizens in Libya

Nigeria to bring back distressed citizens in Libya: Nigeria has resolved that all its citizens that are stranded in Libya and other parts of the world will be brought home and be rehabilitated. President Muhammadu Buhari gave the indications on [...]

November 30, 2017 International

Maina: Prove your innocence in court, not requesting to see Buhari – Human rights lawyer, Ogunye

A Lagos-based human rights lawyer, Jiti Ogunye, has asked the embattled former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Mr Abdulrasheed Maina, to present himself before the court rather than requesting to meet with the President. Ogunye made [...]

November 29, 2017 Government and politics
Nigeria has repatriated 242 migrants from Libya

Slave trade: Nigerian government repatriates 242 migrants from Libya [VIDEO]

The federal Government of Nigeria has repatriated 242 migrants from Libya following several “save our soul” messages from migrants stranded in the country. Nigerians, numbering 242 from Libya were returned to the country Tuesday evening.   Federal Government had earlier [...]

November 29, 2017 International
Isaac Kekemeke

Kekemeke remains suspended – Ondo APC acting chairman, Adetimehin insists

The acting Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo State, Engr. Ade Adetimehin, has informed the suspended chairman of the party, Isaac Kekemeke that he’s a ‘sinner that can never forgive sinners in the party.’ Adetimehin said Kekemeke [...]

November 29, 2017 Government and politics

Woman crushes church member to death while driving and making calls

The operatives of the Lagos State Police command have arrested a woman identified as Obiageli Ezeanowiyi for reportedly killing her church member with her car. It was gathered that the accident occurred while Ezeanowiyi was driving and making a phone [...]

November 29, 2017 Incidents

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle wedding date announced

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle wedding date announced: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will tie the nuptial knots at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle next May, Kensington Palace has announced. “It will be a moment of fun and joy that [...]

November 29, 2017 International
Akinwumi Adesina

Adesina reveals plan to create 25 million jobs for unemployed youths

Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), has set up a 9-member Presidential Youth Advisory Group (PYAG) on job creation to provide insights and innovative solutions to the problem of youth unemployment across Africa. He inaugurated [...]

November 29, 2017 Employment

Libya slave trade: Nigerians hold protest Friday

A protest against slavery in Libya has been announced to hold on Friday in Lagos. This follows global outcry on alleged slave trade boom, killings of migrants and human trafficking going on in the country.     The protest tagged [...]

November 29, 2017 Government and politics

Lagos rolls out culture carnival to herald festive season

Lagos State has concluded plans to hold this year’s culture carnival on the mainland, specifically on Oba Akran Avenue, Ikeja on Sunday, December 3. The event starts from 12 noon till late in the evening. The entire industrial road stretch [...]

November 29, 2017 Culture

Delta primary teachers lament non-payment of salaries

Delta primary teachers lament non-payment of salaries: Primary school teachers in Delta State yesterday protested at the state House of Assembly over non-payment of their salaries.The protesting teachers with placards at the Assembly premises saying: “We want our salaries removed [...]

November 29, 2017 Education
malaria cases

Malaria cases rise in Nigeria, Congo

A report released today in Geneva says Nigeria, Rwanda, and Democratic Republic of Congo DRC  have seen the largest increases in malaria cases, jeopardizing the gains recorded since 2000. The Roll Back Malaria Partnership,  which released the report, said unprecedented [...]

November 29, 2017 Health issues

Buhari in Abidjan for EU-AU Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, for the 5th European Union-African Union (EU-AU) Summit slated for Nov. 29 and Nov. 30. The President was received at the Houphet Airport by Ivoiren President Alassane Ouattara. Those on the President’s entourage [...]

November 29, 2017 Government and politics

Ogoni Clean up: Fund the project, stop complaining – Nigerian Senate replies Wike

The Nigerian Senate has disagreed with Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike over his comment that the Federal Government was not serious with the Clean up of Ogoni land. While receiving members of the Senate Committee on Environment , Wike had noted [...]

November 28, 2017 Government and politics
gas explosion rocks Imo

Four dead, others injured as gas explosion rocks Imo

gas explosion rocks Imo: Four people were on Monday confirmed dead after a gas cylinder exploded at a filling station in Orji, Owerri North local government area of Imo State. According to the police, several other customers who were buying [...]

November 28, 2017 Incidents
Aubameyang offered to Chelsea

Aubameyang offered to Chelsea

Chelsea have been alerted to the availability of Borussia Dortmund striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Mirror reports that the Premier League champions, were “among a number of clubs” to have been told he will be available in the January window.   [...]

November 28, 2017 Sports

Nigerian government to sell Tafawa Balewa Square, National Arts Theatre, others to finance budgets

Tafawa Balewa Square, National Arts Theatre: The Director General of the Budget Office, Ben Akabueze, yesterday, said the Federal Government has concluded plans to sell key national assets in a bid to generate sufficient revenue to finance Nigeria’s annual budgets [...]

November 28, 2017 Government and politics
Jonathan, governors, others storm Onitsha, ask Anambrians to vote Obaze

Nigeria’s economy better under my government – Jonathan fires back at presidency

Goodluck Jonathan, former President has fired back at the Chairman of Presidential Committee on Anti-corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, SAN, who claimed that Nigerians would have been crossing the Sahara to Libya had he remained in power for three years. Dismissing [...]

November 28, 2017 Government and politics

Osinbajo to attend Kenya’s presidential inauguration today

The Nigerian Vice-president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will be representing President Muhammadu Buhari at the Kenya’s presidential inauguration slated for Tuesday, November 28,2017.     This was contained in a press statement made available to journalists on Monday by the Senior [...]

November 28, 2017 Government and politics
Chief Charles Akpu-Enik

2019 election: Ndigbo will not vote according to party line, but interest of our people – PDP chieftain

A chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Ebnyi State, Chief Charles Akpu-Enika has ahead of the 2019 general election said Ndigbo Will no longer vote according to party patterns but will vote according to the interest of the [...]

November 28, 2017 Government and politics

2019- Nigerians are tired of APC – Jerry Gana

Former Minister of Information and Culture, Prof Jerry Gana, has said that Nigerians are tired of APC and eager to have PDP back in power in 2019. The chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, appealed to Nigerians to give [...]

November 28, 2017 Government and politics