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Daily Archives: October 17, 2018

How SARS operatives harassed me, slapped my manager – Falz

Multiple award winning singer and actor, Folarin Falana popularly called Falz, yesterday shared his bitter experience with SARS officials following the #EndSARS movement launched by private Nigerian citizens. Falz, who narrated the encounter during an interview with entertainment correspondents in [...]

December 9, 2017 Nollywood

If 80% of Kano people were employed, they won’t welcome Buhari – Ali baba

Popular Nigerian comedian, Atunyota Alleluya Akpobome, popularly called Alibaba has reacted to the rousing welcome President Muhaammdu Buhari received during his two-day working visit to Kano. Buhari arrived Kano on Wednesday amid popm and pageantry to commission some projects. However, Alibaba, [...]

December 9, 2017 Government and politics

Policeman who shot undergraduate over N1, 000 bribe arrested

Policeman who shot undergraduate over N1, 000 bribe arrested: The policeman identified as Sergeant Abuo who allegedly shot a polytechnic student, Sofia Ogogo, and a civil servant, Victor Emeagwai, at a checkpoint in Ibusa near Asaba, the state capital has [...]

December 9, 2017 Military

2019: IBB denies asking Atiku not to contest for presidency

Former Military Head of State, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, has said he did not discourage former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar, from contesting for the presidency in 2019. Atiku had visited Babangida on Thursday and both men talked behind closed doors. According to [...]

December 9, 2017 General

Bishop Kukah laments division among Nigerian Christians

Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, on Friday expressed sadness with the discrimination and divisions among Nigerian faithful. According to him, Nigeria has been on trial in the last few years. Kukah spoke in Sokoto at the ordination of [...]

December 9, 2017 Government and politics

Atiku: Tell us ex-Vice President’s travel status – Group writes US Embassy

A civil society group based in the Federal Capital Territory under the aegis of Leadership and Accountability Initiative (LAI), has written the United States of America Embassy over the controversies surrounding the visa status of the former Vice President, Atiku [...]

December 9, 2017 Government and politics

PDP suspends Senator Buruji Kashamu

The Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Buruji Kashamu has been suspended by the National Caretaker Committee (NCC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). This was announced in a statement via the party’s official twitter account. [...]

December 9, 2017 Government and politics

Breaking: Kidnapped Ekiti senator, Ayo Arise, regains freedom

A former Senator from Ekiti State, Mr Ayo Arise, who was kidnapped last Sunday has regained freedom. Arise, a governorship aspirant under the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ekiti state, regained freedom on Friday night.     The President of [...]

December 9, 2017 Government and politics

Bode George: Why I quit, PDP a lost soul

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party may be in for a fresh crisis as one of its staunch members and leaders, Chief Bode George withdrew from the chairmanship race. He did not quietly withdraw, he sent scathing words to those he [...]

December 9, 2017 Government and politics

UN solicits $1b for Nigeria, others

UN solicits $1b for Nigeria: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a one billion dollars donor contributions to the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to fund life-saving works in Nigeria and other countries. Guterred said at a pledging conference [...]

December 9, 2017 Government and politics