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Daily Archives: October 19, 2018

2019: Omokri attacks Buhari for reportedly appointing Amaechi campaign DG

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has blasted President Muhammadu Buhari for reportedly appointing Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation as his 2019 campaign Director General. The former Special Adviser on New Media to Jonathan said rather than appoint Amaechi, [...]

January 4, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari using Fulani herdsmen to fight silent jihad on Christians – Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Minister of Aviation, on Thursday alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari is using “Fulani herdsmen to wage silent genocidal jihad.” Fani-Kayode made the allegation while noting that 120 innocent persons have been slaughtered by the herdsmen. In a [...]

January 4, 2018 Government and politics

Fuel scarcity: Marketers, FG finally agree on price

Fuel scarcity:  Oil marketers have agreed with the Federal Government to keep the pump price of petrol at N145 per litre. The marketers softpedaled on Wednesday, reversing their previous stance on the pricing of the product. The Chairman of the [...]

January 4, 2018 Oil & Gas

African cherry provides novel cure for drug-resistant infections, malaria

Extracts of African star apple or cherry have been validated in recent studies as ‘cure’ for drug-resistant infections and malaria. CHUKWUMA MUANYA, Assistant Editor writes New studies have shown that extracts of the leaves and stem bark of African cherry [...]

January 4, 2018 Health issues

CAN urges protection of Christians in the north

The Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Northern Nigeria, Rev. Yakubu Pam, has called on the Federal Government to investigate the killings of District Head of Numana Kingdom, Dr. Gambo Makama, his wife and two others and the [...]

January 4, 2018 Government and politics

Lagos seals off suspected Badoo kingpin, Alaka’s filling station, hotel, event centre

The Lagos State government yesterday sealed a filling station, an hotel and event centre belonging to a suspected Badoo cult kingpin, Alhaji Alaka Abayomi Kamal. The structures, situated along Ijebu-Ode-Itoikin Road in Sabo area of Ikorodu were sealed for violating [...]

January 4, 2018 Government and politics

Police arrest man with 114 bags of Indian hemp

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a suspected Indian hemp merchant, who was reportedly caught with 114 bags of the illegal substance. The Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect identified as Noah Olaore was arrested on [...]

January 4, 2018 General

Herdsmen menace as hurdle for APC in 2019

The continuous violent attacks by suspected armed Fulani herdsmen on many communities in Nigeria and the seeming helplessness of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to tackle the menace are gradually becoming campaign issues as next year’s election approaches. One [...]

January 4, 2018 Crime

Suicide bomber kills father, 14 others in Borno

A male suicide bomber blew himself up yesterday at a mosque in Gambouru, Borno State, killing 15 people, including his own father. The suspected Boko Haram attack followed Saturday night’s assault on a military base in neighbouring Yobe State where [...]

January 4, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Senate flays presidency, fuel marketers seek tax holiday

The Senate yesterday condemned reports attributed to President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, suggesting that the failure to pay subsidy debts owed oil marketers was due to the chamber’s refusal to approve a loan request. In a statement, [...]

January 4, 2018 Oil & Gas