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Obadiah Mailafia

Obadiah Mailafia: Bandits Sponsored By Those Who Wanted Jonathan Out

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailafia, says many of the bandits terrorising the country were sponsored by persons who wanted to push former President Goodluck Jonathan out of power at all cost. Mailafia [...]

February 26, 2021 Government and politics
Toyin Saraki Celebrates Mother

Toyin Saraki Celebrates Mother, Erelu Ojuolape Ojora On 83rd Birthday (photos)

Erelu Oodua Ojuolape Ojora mother of the wife of former Senate President Toyin Saraki has clocked 83, Igbere TV reports. Mrs Saraki posted a video on Instagram on Thursday to celebrate her mother whom she described as ‘abundantly loving’. She [...]

February 25, 2021 entertainment
Tinubu’s Fraud Cases

Tinubu’s Fraud Cases Linger In Court Amidst 2023 Presidential Ambition

Former Governor of Lagos State and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has court cases around massive frauds hanging on his neck as his supporters and proxies drum support for him for the 2023 presidency. Checks by [...]

February 24, 2021 Government and politics
Abdulsalami Abubakar

Abdulsalami Abubakar: Negotiating With Bandits Not Best Solution

Former Head of State, General Abdusalami Abubakar (Rtd) has said negotiating with terrorists and bandits is not the best way to tackle insecurity. Abubakar said this while speaking to newsmen after a meeting with the Nigerian Governors Forum in Minna. [...]

February 24, 2021 Government and politics
Non-Career Ambassadors

Senate Confirms Buratai, Olonisakin, Others As Non-Career Ambassadors

Senate, Tuesday confirmed former Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai; former Chief of Defence Staff, Gabriel Olonisakin; former Chief of Air Staff, Ibok Ibas; and former Chief of Naval Staff, Abubakar Sadique as non-career Ambassadors. President Buhari had on the [...]

February 23, 2021 Government and politics
FG Grants Individuals Licence To Build, Maintain Highways

Tollgates To Return As FG Grants Individuals Licence To Build, Maintain Highways

The federal government says it will grant license for individuals to build, operate and maintain highways. The arrangement is under the new highway development and management initiative (HDMI). This development is coming after the federal ministry of works and housing [...]

February 23, 2021 Government and politics
Luca Attanasio, Italian Ambassador To DR Congo Killed After Convoy Attacked

Luca Attanasio, Italian Ambassador To DR Congo Killed After Convoy Attacked

Italy’s ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), an Italian policeman and their Congolese driver have been killed in an ambush on a United Nations convoy in eastern DRC. The ambush on Monday occurred as the convoy carrying [...]

February 23, 2021 Crime
850 Police Personnel May Return To Force Duties

Shake-up Imminent In EFCC As 850 Police Personnel May Return To Force Duties

With the nomination of Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa as the Chairman-designate of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), 850 police officers seconded to the anti-graft commission may go back to the police force, THISDAY has learnt. THISDAY checks showed that the [...]

February 22, 2021 Military
Herdsmen Attack In Edo

Journalist, Others Escape Herdsmen Attack In Edo

The Benin-city by-pass in Edo State is gaining notoriety for kidnapping and banditry as a journalist, Ben Duno, who was traveling on that route with other commuters at the weekend escaped being attacked by the Fulani herdsmen at the weekend. [...]

February 22, 2021 Crime
NDDC

NDDC To Train Unemployed Youths At Innoson Motors

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says all is now set for the training of indigent Niger Delta youths on technical skills at Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company. This is contained in a statement issued by the commission’s Director of Corporate [...]

February 22, 2021 Employment
Rafiu Kolawole

Rafiu Kolawole: Sunday Igboho Is A Rascal, Not Fit To Fight Yoruba Battle

Rafiu Kolawole Abdulrasaq, a security expert and former PA (Security) to former Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State, former, Chairman FIRMA Lagos and later SURE-P under President Goodluck Jonathan amongst others, speaks with Gboyega Alaka on the ongoing battle against [...]

February 22, 2021 Government and politics
Kwara Directs Closure Of Schools In Ilorin

Hijab: Kwara Directs Closure Of Schools In Ilorin

@followKWSG has directed immediate temporary closure of some grant-aided schools in Ilorin, the State Capital, pending resolution of the hijaab question in the schools. The affected schools are: 1. C&S College Sabo Oke 2. ST. Anthony College, Offa Road 3. [...]

February 19, 2021 Education
Lady Travels Across Seven States Within Seven Days With A Bike

Lady Travels Across Seven States Within Seven Days With A Bike (Photos)

Famous Nigerian female biker Fehintoluwa Okegbenle, has again left many in awe, WonderTV media reports. Fehintoluwa took to her Twitter page to post pictures of her tour. According to her, On Sunday 14th February, 20121, she rode her bike power [...]

February 19, 2021 Transportation
Abdulsalami Abubakar

Nigeria Moving Towards Disintegration – Abdulsalami Abubakar Warns

A former military Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has warned that the country may disintegrate if Nigerians do not remain calm and united in the face of recent challenges. While expressing dismay over the recent attacks in parts of [...]

February 17, 2021 Government and politics
Ahmed Mohammed Ketso's Private Residence

Mob Destroys Ahmed Mohammed Ketso’s Private Residence

Ayinde MinnaResidents of Brighter Road in Minna Niger State were thrown into confusion on Tuesday morning as irate youths who joined traders shopping in the area’s mini-market destroyed the private residence of the Niger State Deputy Governor in Minna, the [...]

February 17, 2021 Crime
Kagara School Abduction In Niger State

Buhari Condemns Kagara School Abduction In Niger State, Dispatches Army, Police

President Muhammadu Buhari has received reports of the brazen attack on Government Science College, Kagara, Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, following which a yet to be ascertained number of staff and students have been abducted by gunmen. Following [...]

February 17, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Okonjo-Iweala's Appointment As WTO DG

How Nigeria, Africa Will Benefit From Okonjo-Iweala’s Appointment As WTO DG— Ex-CBN Director

A former Director at the Central Bank of Nigeria, Akpan Ekpo, has said Nigeria and Africa have a lot to benefit from the appointment of its former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as the new Director General of the World Trade [...]

February 17, 2021 Government and politics
Bandits Attack Niger Secondary School

BREAKING: Many Students Missing As Bandits Attack Niger Secondary School

Gunmen suspected to be armed bandits on Wednesday invaded Government Science Secondary School in Kagara, headquarters of Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, abducting an unknown number of staff members and students. SaharaReporters gathered that the gunmen also killed [...]

February 17, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Tinubu Cannot Stand To See A Woman Cry

Tinubu Cannot Stand To See A Woman Cry, Deserves To Be President

A political advocacy group, Tinubu Support Organisation (Central Women Wing), has explained why former Lagos Governor, Bola Tinubu should be Nigeria’s next president. Speaking at a news conference in Lagos, Fatima Bello, the group’s president, said the All Progressives Congress’s [...]

February 11, 2021 Government and politics
Lateef Jakande Is Dead

Lateef Jakande Is Dead (First Civilian Governor Of Lagos Dies)

The first Civilian Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, is dead. Announcing Lateef Jakande’s death on Twitter, the Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu wrote: With gratitude to God for a worthy life well spent in the service of Lagos [...]

February 11, 2021 Government and politics
Jude Okoye New Mansion

Jude Okoye New Mansion In Pictures + Video

PSquare Brother , Jude Okoye Shows Off His New Mansion Anambra 360 Reports  Checkout the new mansion of judeengees , With a Customized Swimming Pool , “NGS” , This mansion is located at Park View Estate. Ikoyi. Island. , Pictures and [...]

February 10, 2021 entertainment
Lagos Demolishes Some Properties In Banana Island

Lagos Demolishes Some Properties In Banana Island For Flouting Building Laws

The Lagos State Enforcement Team has demolished some structures in Banana Island in Lagos state over the non-compliance to the state building laws and regulations, IgbereTV reports. The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako, who supervised [...]

February 10, 2021 Crime
CBN To Unfreeze Accounts Of 20 #EndSARS Protesters

Court Orders CBN To Unfreeze Accounts Of 20 #EndSARS Protesters

A Federal High Court in Abuja has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to unfreeze the bank accounts of 20 #EndSARS Campaigners. Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court Abuja, had on October 20, 2020 okayed the freezing of the [...]

February 10, 2021 Government and politics
Nigerians To Bear Pains Of High Petrol Cost

Nigerians To Bear Pains Of High Petrol Cost – Timipre Sylva

The Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva has admonished Nigerians to be ready to bear the pains of increased petrol pump price as crude oil price climbs above $60 per barrel. Speaking at the official launch of Nigerian [...]

February 9, 2021 Oil & Gas
Kamuche Doris

Kamuche Doris: Blogger Dies Four Days After Celebrating Her Birthday (Photo)

Beautiful Blogger, Kamuche Doris Dies Four Days After Celebrating Her Birthday (Photos) Popular Nigerian Blogger, Kamuche Doris has died few hours ago after a brief illness, Igbere TV has learnt.  Her brother,  Somto who confirmed the death of the blogger said [...]

February 9, 2021 entertainment
First Lady Aisha Buhari’s Photographer

Aisha Buhari Still Missing From Nigerian Public, Five Months After

Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has continued to stay away from public appearances and perhaps out of the country since her last outing in September 2020. Mrs. Buhari has also stopped tweeting with her last tweet dated November 25, 2020. [...]

February 9, 2021 Government and politics
Seriki Fulani

How Evicted Seriki Fulani Wrote Apology Letter After 2015 Herdsmen Attack In Ogun Community

The traditional ruler of Eggua of Yewa North Local Government in Ogun State, Oba Michael Adeleye Dosunmu, has said that the Seriki Fulani in the community, Adamu Olooru, wrote a letter of apology following attacks by killer Fulani herdsmen in [...]

February 9, 2021 Crime
Ondo Nurses Protest Two Months’ Salary Arrears

Ondo Nurses Protest Two Months’ Salary Arrears, Accuse NANNM Leadership Of Cover-up

Members of the Ondo State Chapter of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) have kicked against the refusal of the state government to pay their salary two months’ arrears. The nurses alleged that the state government had [...]

February 9, 2021 Employment
Army Chief Removes Buratai’s Loyalist

Army Chief Removes Buratai’s Loyalist, Appoints New Spokesman

The Chief of Army Staff, Maj. Gen. Attahiru Ibrahim, has appointed a new Director of Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Yerima, who takes over from Brig Gen Sagir Musa. According to military sources, Musa is a staunch supporter of [...]

February 9, 2021 Military
Nine Dangerous African Countries You Must Avoid Right Now

COVID-19: Nine Dangerous African Countries You Must Avoid Right Now

The deadly COVID-19 is taking its toll on Africa, especially in this second wave of the virus, with many people being infected and many dying. As at February 3, 2021, a total of 3,609,468 cases of Coronavirus have been reported [...]

February 5, 2021 Health issues