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Monthly Archives: May 2019

Obizi Community Secondary School

Poor State Of Obizi Community Secondary School In Ezinihite LGA, Imo State

Attention has been drawn to the pathetic state of the Obizi Community secondary school in Ezinihite LGA, Imo state, Nigeria. Students of the school are subjected to classes taught in dilapidated buildings or under trees. The buildings are in such [...]

May 31, 2019 Education
Udom Emmanuel

Udom Emmanuel Loses Against EFCC

Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday, dismissed an application filed by Akwa Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom, seeking to quash the entire charge preferred against Paul Usoro, SAN, President, Nigerian Bar Association, [...]

May 31, 2019 General
Buhari's New Inauguration Car

Buhari’s New Inauguration Car Worth N280m Not N61m

Buhari’s New Inauguration Car: President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday appeared in a new 2019 Mercedes-Maybach s650 bullet-proof car, which an expert says it is worth at least N280million. In 2018 budget, N907m was earmarked by Mr Buhari for a phased [...]

May 30, 2019 General

President Buhari Taking The Oath Of Office (Video)

President Muhammadu Buhari has taken the oath of office for his second term. The President took the oath on Wednesday, May 2019 in the presence of local and foreign guests at the Eagles Square, Abuja. The President in his oath [...]

May 30, 2019 General

At Post-inauguration Gala, Osinbajo Commends Saraki For Not Acting Funny

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has assured Nigerians that he and his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari, will defend the trust Nigerians reposed on them as they begin their second term in office. Osinbajo said this at the inauguration dinner/gala night, as [...]

May 30, 2019 General

Saraki: Let’s Use Democracy To Entrench Peace, Development

Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki has congratulated Nigerians on the nation’s attainment of 20 years of uninterrupted democracy. He urged the people to use democracy to entrench peace and genuine development. In a statement by his Special Adviser (SA) on [...]

May 30, 2019 General
Engr. Seyi Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde Sacks Council, Board Chairmen

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Wednesday night sacked all local government chairmen across the 33 councils and 35 Local Council Development Authorities (LCDAs) with immediate effect. Makinde, in a statement by his Chief of Staff, Mr Bisi Ilaka, [...]

May 30, 2019 General
Rev. Supo Ayokunle

Make Nigeria glorious again, CAN president tells Buhari

The National President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Supo Ayokunle, on Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to make Nigeria a glorious nation that its citizens would want to live in his second term.  Ayokunle, who said this [...]

May 29, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari's Inauguration

Tinubu, Gowon, Others Arrive At Eagle Square For Pres. Buhari’s Inauguration

Buhari’s Inauguration: President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, 29 governors and their deputies will take their oath of office today. The President and his running mate Osinbajo of the All Progressives Congress (APC) would be sworn-in today at the [...]

May 29, 2019 Government and politics
Yemi Kale

Meet Yemi Kale: The Man Governors And Ministers Fear More Than Magu Of EFCC

Yemi Kale, National Bureau of Statistics DG – The nightmare of lazy governors, ministers and other public officials Many would think that the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu is the biggest fear of corrupt [...]

May 29, 2019 Government and politics

Rochas Okorocha Leaving Imo Government House In Style (Photos)

GOVERNMENT OF IMO STATEPRESS RELEASE MY TENANCY IN GOVERNMENT HOUSE IS OVER – GOVERNOR ROCHAS OKOROCHA.  Governor Rochas Okorocha has said that his tenancy in Imo State Government House where he has lived in the past eight years as governor [...]

May 29, 2019 Government and politics
Ambode changes Twitter bio to ‘Former Governor of Lagos State’

Ambode changes Twitter bio to ‘Former Governor of Lagos State’

The outgoing Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday, changed his Twitter bio to reflect that he had left the office. Ambode’s verified Twitter handle, which hitherto bore his designation as the Governor of Lagos State, has been changed [...]

May 29, 2019 Government and politics
Another Erosion Disaster Hits Road To Rochas Okorocha’s Village

Another Erosion Disaster Hits Road To Rochas Okorocha’s Village

A few days after the center of a bridge leading to Ogboko, the village of out-going Governor Rochas Okorocha collapsed, another part of the same road has almost been cut off after heavy rainfall in the area. This time the [...]

May 29, 2019 Government and politics
Oust Magu

Meet Yemi Kale: The Man Governors And Ministers Fear More Than Magu Of EFCC

Many would think that the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu is the biggest fear of corrupt and irresponsible politicians in Nigeria. Considering his efficiency and fearless prosecution of indicted government officials, it is right [...]

May 29, 2019 Government and politics
President Buhari's Inauguration1

May 29: President Buhari’s Inauguration (Live Updates)

The federal republic of Nigeria will have her president (President Muhammadu Buhari) sworn in today for his 2nd tenure at the Eagle Square in Abuja, ceremony commenced at 10 A.M. Read Live Updates From Muhammadu Buhari’s Presidential Inauguration as the [...]

May 29, 2019 Government and politics
Amaechi Replies Peter Obi

Amaechi Replies Peter Obi: I’m More Relevant In National Politics Than You

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has again lashed out at the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi, for saying that he (Amaechi) is not politically relevant to discuss whether Igbos should have the Presidency in 2023 or [...]

May 29, 2019 Government and politics

How digital taxes are hurting connectivity rates across Africa

Several countries in Africa have recently introduced taxes on fundamental parts of the internet. In this report, guest contributor Samuel Woodhams explores why, if the precedents are not checked going forward, we can expect digital taxes to continue to rise [...]

May 28, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Robert Azibaola

EFCC To Appeal Acquittal Of Robert Azibaola, Goodluck Jonathan’s Cousin

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, describes as unfortunate the acquittal of Robert Azibaola, a cousin to former president, Goodluck Jonathan, who was charged for $40 million fraud before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba. The EFCC expresses concern that despite the [...]

May 28, 2019 Government and politics

Supreme Court has imposed strangers on Zamfara people, Oshiomhole laments

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, on Monday said the Supreme Court has imposed “strangers” on the people of Zamfara with its judgment of Friday. The former President of Nigerian Labour Congress said the judgment did [...]

May 28, 2019 Government and politics
Peter Obi Slams Amaechi

You Have Failed – Peter Obi Slams Amaechi Over Igbos Can’t Succeed Buhari Claim

Peter Obi, the PDP Vice Presidential candidate in the 2019 election, has slammed Rotimi Amaechi over his Igbos can’t succeed Buhari claim. Recall that the former Governor of Rivers State said he would have helped the South East bargain for [...]

May 28, 2019 Government and politics
Presidency, APC Plotting To Intimidate, Annex Judiciary – PDP

10 Things Buhari Will Have To Deal With In Second Term

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari officially begins his second and final term on Wednesday following his re-election in February. Despite his large winning margin, the next four years won’t be easy for the 76-year-old former general. Here are some of the [...]

May 28, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari's secret meeting

Details Emerge as Buhari’s Secret Meeting With Northern Governors, Today

President Muhammadu Buhari’s secret meeting, on Monday, in Abuja, gave assurances on the security situation in the country, stressing that he will not let the nation down.  Speaking at a meeting with the Northern Governors’ Forum, NGF, led by the [...]

May 28, 2019 Government and politics
Cannot Promise To End Boko Haram Again – Buhari ‘Gives Up’, Declares In Shame

I Cannot Promise To End Boko Haram Again – Buhari ‘Gives Up’, Declares In Shame

Garba Shehu, a Presidential Spokesman, has said that he cannot guarantee whether or not the President Muhammadu Buhari administration will put an end to the boko haram insurgency.  Speaking on Sunrise Daily, a programme on Channels Television, Shehu acknowledged that [...]

May 28, 2019 Boko Haram And Terror

Recent innovations in the public transport system could drive Nigeria into fully cashless mode

The possibility of cashless initiatives in the public transport system as the key to promoting the Central Bank of Nigeria’s cash-less project. Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 27, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Apostle Johnson Suleman

Apostle Johnson Suleman Acquires Helicopter A Month After His Private Jet Came

The President and founder of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman is now an owner of an helicopter a month after the acquisition of a private jet went viral on social media. The news of the helicopter ownership was announced [...]

May 27, 2019 Religion
Senator Heineken Lokpobiri

Second Term: I Don’t Want To Be Reappointed As Buhari’s Minister – Lokpobiri

Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has revealed that he had told President Muhammadu Buhari that he would not want to return as a Minister in his cabinet. Lokpibiri said he had informed the President [...]

May 27, 2019 Government and politics
Prophet Joshua Iginla

Prophet Joshua Iginla Acquires Private Jet (Photos, Video)

Joshua Iginla acquires multi-billion naira private jet during birthday celebration …gives out millions, lands and houses to widows, pastors Founder of Champions Royal Assembly, Prophet Joshua Iginla has just acquired a multi-billion Naira jet to further the cause of the [...]

May 27, 2019 Religion
National Christian Centre

Leaky Roof Mars Buhari’s Inauguration Service At National Christian Centre

A leaky roof at the National Christian Centre, Abuja, which came off after a  downpour that lasted for over an hour, marred the presidential inauguration interdenominational church service for President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday. The [...]

May 27, 2019 Government and politics
Oust Magu

Buhari May Block NASS Final Push To Oust Magu

A final push by the National Assembly to oust the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has virtually been consummated with a bill to that effect already passed by the House of Representatives pending concurrence [...]

May 27, 2019 Government and politics

Zamfara: Atiku Will Soon Reclaim His Mandate – Ologbondiyan

Kola Ologbondiyan, National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in this interview with TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI, speaks on last weekend’s judgment by the Supreme Court which voided the votes scored by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Zamfara [...]

May 27, 2019 Environmental issues