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Daily Archives: November 15, 2019

Ex-Akwa Ibom governorship aspirant shot dead

A former governorship aspirant in Akwa Ibom state, Okon Iyanam, is dead. He was shot dead by unknown gunmen on Wednesday night at his hotel in Mowe, Ogun state. Victor Iyanam, a former attorney general in Akwa Ibom state, and [...]

June 28, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari to review nation’s security apparatus

Buhari to review nation’s security apparatus: An overhaul of the nation’s security could be underway.Details emerged yesterday, following a closed-door meeting President Muhammadu Buhari had with Senate President Bukola Saraki and House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara.Buhari, the day earlier, [...]

June 28, 2018 Government and politics

Court rejects convicted former Taraba governor’s bail appeal

A Federal Capital Territory High Court has dismissed an application for bail filed by convicted Taraba former governor Jolly Nyame. Justice Adebukola Banjoko had on May 30 sentenced Nyame to 14 years in prison without an option of fine. He [...]

June 28, 2018 Government and politics

Miyetti Allah cries out over death of 6 herdsmen, 150 cows by military

The Nasarawa State chapter of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, MACBAN, has called on the military to arrest and prosecute its herdsmen involved in any form of crime. The branch chairman, Muhammed Hussein made the call while appealing to [...]

June 28, 2018 Societal issues

APC chieftain, Timi Frank drags Buhari to UN

The immediate past Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Timi Frank has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari to the United Nations, UN, for allegedly aiding the activities of Fulani herdsmen in the country. In a [...]

June 28, 2018 Government and politics

Arrest Miyetti Allah’s leaders, sack service chiefs now – HEKAN Church

The United Church of Christ in Nations, HEKAN, has condemned in totality the recent killings of innocent citizens by suspected Fulani militia in Barkin Ladi, Riyom and Jos South Local Government Areas of Plateau state and Dowaya and Bare communities [...]

June 28, 2018 Societal issues

PDP sends delegation to beg Ladoja, followers not to dump party

The National leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday appealed to followers of former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rasidi Adewolu Ladoja and other members of the party to henceforth cooperate with him (Ladoja) to deliver the state [...]

June 28, 2018 General

Facebook is allowing cryptocurrency ads again, through an application process

Earlier in 2018, Facebook was the first to ban advertisement about some financial products and services, especially cryptocurrency. After which, Google and Twitter followed suit. Facebook has reversed the ban on cryptocurrency ads. According to one of the latest update from the [...]

June 28, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Herdsmen strike in Adamawa, two dead, injure 29 others

Suspected herdsmen on Wednesday attacked Bare village in the Numan Local Government of Adamawa State, killing two people and inflicting 29 others with various degrees of injury. It was gathered that those killed were attacked on their farms, while the [...]

June 28, 2018 Incidents

Court orders interim forfeiture of Diezani’s N325m Lekki land to FG

The Federal High Court, Lagos, presided by Justice Babs Kuewumi, has ordered temporary forfeiture of a landed property, valued N325 million, allegedly belonging to former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, to the Federal Government of Nigeria. Justice Kuewumi [...]

June 28, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria earns N3.2tr from PPT, royalties in three years

The Federal Government received N3.211 trillion as Petroleum Profits Tax (PPT) and Royalties from the third quarter of 2015 to third quarter of 2017, according to the Economic Report of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Breakdown of the revenue [...]

June 28, 2018 Economy

Zimbabwe pastor Arrested For selling Tickets To Heaven

A Pastor in Zimbabwe has been arrested together with his wife after allegedly selling tickets to heaven. Pastor TitoVats told thoiusands of people that it was Jesus who appeared to him, then gave him tickets to people especially sinners that [...]

June 28, 2018 General