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S’East APC demands additional state

The Enugu and Ebonyi state chapters of the All Progressives Congress at a public hearing on ‘true federalism’ on Monday demanded the creation of an additional state in the South-East geopolitical zone. The APC chapters in the two states made [...]

September 19, 2017 General

BREAKING: IPOB Denounces Burning Of Mosque In Enugu. Restates Igbo Culture To Protect Visitors.

The Leadership of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has disassociated it's members from the alleged burning of a Mosque in Igbo Eze North LGA of Enugu State, blaming federal government and miscreant paid by South East governors who are bent on causing [...]

September 18, 2017 General, Government and politics
Buhari leaves Nigeria

Buhari leaves Nigeria [PHOTO]

Buhari leaves Nigeria: President Buhari Sunday departed Abuja to New York for 72nd session of the United Nation General Assembly. Buhari will​ join other world leaders at the welcoming reception to be hosted by the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, [...]

September 18, 2017 General
mentally challenged woman who gave birth to set of twins

Baby Born By Mentally Challenged Woman In Ondo Named After Ondo 1st Lady [PICS]

Updates on the mentally challenged woman who gave birth to set of twins on the street of Okitipupa without medicare attention & care. Alaka, the chairman of Okitipupa LGA took the baby to hospital.The baby of the lunatic has obtained [...]

September 13, 2017 General

BREAKING: I Will Expose El-Rufai’s Role Over Chibok Girls Kidnapping – Aisha Alhassan.

Hajia Amina Alhassan, the Nigerian Minister for Women affairs,  has threatened to expose, Mallam Nasir Elrufai and his role in Chibok girls kidnapping. The Minister said she was surprised that a dirty character like El-rufai could even have the gut [...]

September 10, 2017 Boko Haram And Terror, General, Government and politics

Newborn Baby Abandoned By Mother In Delta, Found By The Roadside This Morning

Newborn Baby Abandoned By Mother In Delta: Dear Women if you know you can't take care of baby why allow the man to pour his milk in you! Just this early morning an abandoned little baby has been taken to [...]

September 9, 2017 General
Nigerian Air Force allegedly prolonging fight against Boko Haram

Nigerian Air Force allegedly prolonging fight against Boko Haram [INVESTIGATION]

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has been accused of prolonging the fight against Boko Haram terrorists in Sambisa forest and other parts of Borno state through alleged incompetence and badly informed decisions made by top hierarchy of the Air Force. [...]

September 8, 2017 General
Yoruba Conference

RESTRUCTURING SUMMIT: Yoruba mobilise govs, lawmakers

AHEAD of its planned Yoruba Summit on restructuring scheduled for  Thursday,  September 7, 2017, the South West says it intends to unify the zone irrespective of party affiliation.   It, however, said that the north is not invited to its [...]

September 3, 2017 General
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Man walks away unhurt after a fuel laden tanker crushed his car (Photos)

According to a man which took to his page to share this news… He walks away unhurt after a fuel laden tanker crushed his car along the Onitsha-Enugu expressway. Its really a testimony.     Fayose, clad in Islamic attire, [...]

September 2, 2017 General

Nzuko Umunna, Advises Attorney General Against Re-arresting Nnamdi Kanu Backs Ohaneze.

The recent intervention of the President General of the apex Igbo group in the Federal Republic of Nigeria- Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, which rightly cautioned the Federal Attorney General and Minister of Justice Alhaji Abubakar Malami (SAN) to [...]

September 1, 2017 General, Government and politics
President Muhammadu Buhari hosts victorious Afrobasket 2017 winners

Buhari Receives African Champions, D’tigress, At The Presidential Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari hosts victorious Afrobasket 2017 winners/Nigeria National Female Basketball team, D'Tigress at the executive council chamber of the presidential villa in Abuja today. He met with the Basketball Team at the council chambers, after they won the Afrobasket [...]

August 30, 2017 General
Ayodele Fayose

Why I didn’t attend governors’ meeting with Buhari – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has said that he did not deliberately shun President Muhammadu Buhari’s meeting with governors on Friday. Fayose said he was unable to attend the meeting because it clashed with his chieftaincy installation. “For those insinuating [...]

August 26, 2017 General

Work Begins At The Presidential Villa In Abuja After Rats Infestation

Guess the rodents will not have a place to invade again. Work has begun in earnest at the presidential villa in Abuja following the return of president Muhammadu Buhari. It was reported that the president will work from home after [...]

August 24, 2017 General
An 800-year-old stone coffin

800-year-old coffin damage in UK museum

An 800-year-old stone coffin was damaged earlier this month, after visitors placed a child inside the sarcophagus for an apparent photo op, the Southend Echo reported. The artifact has been on display since the 1920s at Prittlewell Priory Museum in [...]

August 23, 2017 General
Olusegun Obasanjo

Some young Nigerians have been “complete disappointment and failure” in leadership – Obasanjo

Nigeria’s former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has lamented the failure of certain “privileged young men and women” he helped to top positions in government and the private sector. The former president stated this in a letter he wrote to senior lawyer, [...]

August 19, 2017 General
Nnamdi Kanu

IYC cautions Nnamdi Kanu over Clark

Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, has said they hold the ace to the actualisation of the sovereign state of Biafra, cautioning the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, to be mindful of his utterances against Ijaw [...]

August 18, 2017 General

Chibok boy paralyzed by Boko Haram gets help

Chibok boy: A six year-old boy from Chibok, in Borno State, who was paralyzed by Boko Haram three years ago, has the chance to be on his feet again. A charity group based in Abuja, Dickens Sanomi Foundation, has offered [...]

August 18, 2017 General

Nigerian Army Opens Fire On IPOB Members Waiting To Recieve Nnamdi Kanu

Trigger happy Nigeria Soldiers has opened fire on members of Independent People of  Biafra (IPOB) wairig o receive their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu a Ekwuloba, Anambra state killing one on the spot and others injured. About 14 truck load of [...]

August 16, 2017 General, Government and politics
Jonathan Buhari

Presidency to Jonathan: Buhari inherited economy ravaged by mismanagement, corruption

ABUJA – THE Presidency Monday replied former President Goodluck Jonathan on his claims that his administration handed over to the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress government a robust economy, saying what the present government met was a battered, mismanaged [...]

August 15, 2017 General
Customize APC Cake A Core APC Supporter In Delta

See Customize APC Cake A Core APC Supporter In Delta Celebrated His Birthday Wit

A staunch APC supporter in Delta State, Larry Awani, marked his birthday with a customized APC cake. His friends came around to celebrate his day with him. Below are photos from his birthday celebration cc; Lalasticlala, mynd44       [...]

August 9, 2017 General

Hate song against Igbo must not be taken lightly – Jonathan

ABUJA-Former President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed worry over the reports of hate songs against the Igbo people of the South East in some states of the north, saying that it must not be ignored. Jonathan also expressed shock and disbelief [...]

August 9, 2017 General

INEC Responds To Call For Saraki’s Recall

A group known as ‘Kwara must change' has written to the Independent national electoral commission(INEC) to commence a recall of the Senate president, Bukola Saraki. In the letter, the President of the group, Abdulrazaq Hamzat, demanded for the Kwara central [...]

August 5, 2017 General
Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki

Not in our interest to divide Nigeria after 103yrs – Oshiomhole

…As Obaseki, Sagay harp on Nigeria’s indivisibility   Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki, his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole and the Chairman Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Prof Itse Sagay, on Friday, re-emphasised the need for the country to remain united. They canvassed [...]

August 5, 2017 General
Yakubu Gowon

Avoid anything that threatens Nigeria’s unity, Gowon begs youths

Abuja – Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on Wednesday, advised Nigerian youths to avoid anything that threatened the sovereignty and unity of the country. General Yakubu Gowon (Rtd) Gowon gave the advice at a National Security Seminar on [...]

August 3, 2017 General
Malami-Magu 800

AGF Malami, Magu head for showdown over high-profile cases

A top official of the anti-graft agency told online portal, TheCable, that the EFCC acting Chairman was served a letter from the office of the Attorney-General on Tuesday, asking him to comply with regulations in prosecution of high profile cases. [...]

August 3, 2017 General
Nsukka Emefiele

Business activities in the manufacturing sector rose for a fourth consecutive month in July.

The data released by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday showed the Purchasing Managers Index expanded 54.1 in July, up from 52.9 in June and 52.6 in May. A reading above 50 indicate expansion. The monthly survey which [...]

August 2, 2017 General
central bank nigeria

CBN Sells $462m To Boost Forex Market

In an effort to further boost business activities, the Central Bank of Nigeria on Friday sold another $462,336,426.74 to prop up the Naira value and improve consumer prices.   This was after the apex bank sold $194 million on Monday. [...]

July 29, 2017 General
deleting of NYSC decree from 1999 Constitution

Mixed reactions trail deleting of NYSC decree from 1999 Constitution

Some Nigerians in Abuja have expressed mixed feelings on the deleting of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Decree from the 1999 Constitution. The development came up in the recent Senate review and consideration of 33 Bills for passage. The [...]

July 29, 2017 General
Nigeria Restructuring

On restructuring we stand but…. – Northern Governors

Kaduna—The governors of 19 northern states said, yesterday, that the region was not opposed to the restructuring of the country, contrary to widely held views by some persons and groups. In an address at a meeting of the 19 northern [...]

July 28, 2017 General
Dangote, Adenuga gain, Bezos overtakes Bill Gates

Billionaires list: Dangote, Adenuga gain, Bezos overtakes Bill Gates

The President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, saw his net worth increase by $162m to $16.2bn on Thursday, as the Founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, briefly overtook Microsoft’s Bill Gates to claim the title of the world’s richest person. According [...]

July 28, 2017 General