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Daily Archives: October 17, 2018

Aisha blasts Atiku, says “it’s not by force to serve Nigerians”

Aisha Yesufu, the convener of Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) campaign, has lashed out at former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar, over his presidential ambitions. Atiku on Sunday confirmed that he was returning to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), after he resigned [...]

December 4, 2017 Government and politics

N5.3bn fraud: Court orders arrest of ex-Enugu gov, Nnamani

A Federal High Court in Lagos has issued an arrest warrant against a former Governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani, who was charged with an alleged fraud of N5.3bn. Justice Chuka Obiozor issued the bench warrant against the ex-governor over [...]

December 4, 2017 Government and politics

2019: Buhari will defeat Atiku even in Adamawa – Presidency

Personal Assistant to the President on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, says President Muhammadu Buhari will defeat former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar in any part of the country when Nigerians go to poll. Mrs Onochie said this yesterday in Abuja during [...]

December 4, 2017 Government and politics
Atiku resigns from APC

Atiku’s return will add value to rebuilding party – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the return of the former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, would add value to the process of rebuilding the party for greater heights. In a statement issued by Mr Dayo Adeyeye, National [...]

December 4, 2017 Government and politics

Construction materials’ prices in Lagos area remain unstable

Construction materials’ prices in Lagos: Construction materials have yet again taken a leap in the building materials market in the Lagos area, following a review of prices by dealers, raising fears among prospective homebuilders of even harsher times to come [...]

December 4, 2017 Economy

Bitcoin surge: Digital currency closer to $12,000 mark

The price of cryptocurrency bitcoin surged to 11,800 dollars on Sunday afternoon – its highest level yet. Bitcoin, a peer-to-peer digital currency system created in 2009 that is not propped up by a central bank, has seen its value increase [...]

December 4, 2017 Economy

Security: Nigeria ‘ll bring West Africa together – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari,  has  reiterated the commitment of Nigeria to playing a leading role in bringing together countries of the West African sub-region in a collective security arrangement. Speaking in Jordan at a security meeting hosted by King Abdullah II, [...]

December 4, 2017 Government and politics

Indian hospital sacks 2 doctors over baby declared dead

Max Healthcare in New Delhi, India has sacked two doctors involved in the case of a premature baby being wrongly declared dead. The Times of India reported  that  the decision was taken after a meeting of the hospital’s authorities. “While the [...]

December 4, 2017 International

Kennedy Centre honours Estefan, Lionel Ritchie

With the notable absence of President Donald Trump, the Kennedy Centre in Washington D.C. on Sunday celebrated singers Lionel Richie and Gloria Estefan, rapper LL Cool J, television producer Norman Lear and dancer Carmen de Lavallade with honours for the [...]

December 4, 2017 International

Nigerians launch #EndSARS campaign on Twitter

Nigerians have launched an #EndSARS campaign on Twitter, detailing atrocities committed by the Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad and called for its scrapping. The #EndSARS campaign as at 2pm was number one on Twitter. And it was immediately followed by over [...]

December 4, 2017 Health issues