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Monthly Archives: March 2021

How young Lawyer, Uzonwanne was killed by her Doctor

How young Lawyer, Uzonwanne was killed by her Doctor – NBA petitions Doctors Union

The Nigerian Bar Association, Gwagwalada Branch has petitioned the Code of Conduct Bureau and Medical and Dental Practitioners Counsel of Nigeria over the unprofessional role played by Dr. Jide Kudehimbu in the untimely death of Miss Mercy Uzonwanne. In a [...]

March 14, 2021 Law
Tinubu’s Missing Asset Declaration

Tinubu’s Missing Asset Declaration And Perils Of Pecuniary Journalism By Kperogi

Saturday, March 13, 2021 By Farooq A. Kperogi Twitter: @farooqkperogi On March 2, 2021, Peoples Gazette, the gutsy online newspaper that has now become famous for meticulously evidence-based muckraking, reported that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), which is now AGF Abubakar [...]

March 13, 2021 Government and politics
Okonjo-Iweala

WTO Director-General, Okonjo-Iweala Arrives Nigeria On A One Week Visit

Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has arrived Nigeria on a one week visit. She arrived the country at about twelve pm via Ethiopian airways. The Director-General was received on arrival by the Permanent Secretary of the [...]

March 13, 2021 Government and politics
Apostle Suleman Tells Critic Over Third Private Jet Claim

‘You’re A Mumu’, Apostle Suleman Tells Critic Over Third Private Jet Claim

The founder of Omega Fire Ministry (OFM), Apostle Johnson Suleman, has slammed a critic who called him out for buying a third private jet. Suleman had faced heated backlash since he revealed that he acquired his third private jet during [...]

March 12, 2021 Religion
Chiefs To Buy Weapons Unaccounted For – Nigerian Government

BREAKING: Billions Approved For Buratai, Olonisakin, Other Service Chiefs To Buy Weapons Unaccounted For – Nigerian Government

The Nigerian government says a huge amount of money approved for the purchase of weapons under the former service chiefs cannot be accounted for. The government said when the newly appointed service chiefs assumed office, they did not find the [...]

March 12, 2021 Military
Patrice Motsepe

South African Patrice Motsepe has emerged new president of the Confederation of African football

He replaces Ahmad of Madagascar who is currently serving a reduced ban for financial misconduct. Motsepe was elected the continent’s football boss at CAF’s General Assembly which took place in Rabat, Morocco today (Friday). The 59-years-old billionaire becomes the first [...]

March 12, 2021 Africa
Soldiers Rescue 172 Students Abducted In Kaduna,

Soldiers Rescue 172 Students Abducted In Kaduna, 30 Still Missing

The Kaduna State government has revealed that troops of the Nigerian Army have rescued 180 citizens abducted by gunmen in the state on Friday. The state said the citizens were abducted from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Igabi [...]

March 12, 2021 Crime, General
Rochas Okorocha

I Will Win Presidential Race In 2023 – Rochas Okorocha

The Senator representing the Imo West Senatorial District, Rochas Okorocha on Thursday, said he will succeed president Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. The former governor of Imo State, stated this when a group of youth under the umbrella of ‘Forward with [...]

March 12, 2021 Government and politics
Why We Don't Like Our Uniforms — Security Operatives

Why We Don’t Like Our Uniforms — Security Operatives

Operatives of the Nigerian Police Force and Nigerian Army have revealed how they sometimes remove their uniforms when they are off-duty for fear of being attacked by hoodlums.  Their reaction came against a backdrop of the incessant attacks on police [...]

March 11, 2021 Military
NYSC To Administer COVID-19 Vaccine To Corps Members

EXCLUSIVE: NYSC To Administer COVID-19 Vaccine To Corps Members Across 37 Camps

The National Youth Service Corps is concluding plans to administer the COVID-19 vaccine, AstraZeneca, to thousands of 2021 Batch A corps members who are presently undergoing their orientation exercise across the 37 camps nationwide. SaharaReporters learnt that the NYSC authorities [...]

March 11, 2021 Health issues
Sheikh Gumi

Sheikh Gumi: Those Calling For My Arrest Are Clowns

Islamic cleric , Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has slammed all those urging government to arrest him because of the meetings he holds with bandits. Describing such people as clowns , Gumi revealed that government officials also attend the meetings with the [...]

March 11, 2021 Government and politics
Amosun As Malami's Running Mate

2023 Presidency: Amosun As Malami’s Running Mate

Powerbrokers in the All Progressives Congress and the Presidency are considering pairing a former Governor of Ogun State and serving senator, Ibikunle Amosun, to run as Vice-President with the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, as the President to [...]

March 9, 2021 Government and politics
Prominent Nigerians Who Have Taken COVID-19 Jabs

Prominent Nigerians Who Have Taken COVID-19 Jabs

Few days ago, a frontline health worker at the National Hospital, Abuja Dr Cyprian Ngong, became the first Nigerian to receive a dose of the Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria. Other prominent Nigerians and politicians have followed suit. Here is [...]

March 9, 2021 Health issues
Nigeria’s Foreign Trade Jumps To N9.12 Trillion In Fourth Quarter Of 2020

Nigeria’s Foreign Trade Jumps To N9.12 Trillion In Fourth Quarter Of 2020

Nigeria’s foreign trade for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2020 grew by N9.12 trillion, showing an increase of 8.88% as compared to N8.38 trillion marked in the previous quarter. This is according to the foreign trade report, recently released by [...]

March 9, 2021 Economy
Sultan Of Sokoto

Sultan Of Sokoto: War Is Not Something Nigerians Should Wish For

The Sultan, who spoke in a statement, also blamed government’s inaction and unregulated statements on social media as responsible for the avoidable conflicts. According to him, reckless statements from freedom fighters and other citizens have provoked reactions that have led [...]

March 8, 2021 Government and politics
Osinbajo As He Becomes 64 Today

Sanwo-Olu Congratulates Osinbajo As He Becomes 64 Today

Governor of Lagos State, Mr @jidesanwoolu, has congratulated the Vice President of Nigeria, @ProfOsinbajo, on the occasion of his 64th birthday. #OsinbajoAt64 Governor Sanwo-Olu in a statement issued on Monday by his CPS, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, described Osinbajo as a [...]

March 8, 2021 Government and politics
We Will Make Abeokuta A Befitting State Capital

Dapo Abiodun: We Will Make Abeokuta A Befitting State Capital

Inspects 300-unit housing project in Kobape •Restates commitment to providing 2000 units in total The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has said that his Administration will see to giving Abeokuta the position that fits its as a worthy State [...]

March 8, 2021 Government and politics
PDP May Zone 2023 Presidential Ticket To North

Why PDP May Zone 2023 Presidential Ticket To North

THERE are strong indications that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, may not zone its presidential ticket and may leave the contest open to all presidential aspirants from all parts of the country in 2023. Some power brokers in the PDP [...]

March 8, 2021 Government and politics
Aisha Buhari Speaks On Abductions Of School Girls

Aisha Buhari Speaks On Abductions Of School Girls, Women

First Lady Aisha Buhari has lamented the continuous mass abductions of women and girls by bandits and insurgents, especially in the north. Aisha in a statement on the occasion of the International Women’s Day posted on her official Twitter handle [...]

March 8, 2021 Government and politics
I'm Disgusted With CNN, BBC's Coverage, Says Buhari

$25bn CBN Overdraft: SERAP Writes Buhari, Seeks Spending Details Of Overdrafts

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “provide spending details of the overdrafts and loans obtained from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) by the Federal Government since May 29, 2015 including the total overdrafts, [...]

March 7, 2021 Government and politics
FG Considers Fresh Taxes On Petroleum Products, Beverages

FG Considers Fresh Taxes On Petroleum Products, Beverages

As the Federal Government declared tax reliefs for businesses due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is considering new taxes to generate revenue to fund the 2021 Appropriation Act. The Nigeria Customs Service also proposed the return [...]

March 7, 2021 Economy
Ondo Speaker, Others Invited By EFCC’s Net Over Fraud

Ondo Speaker, Others Invited By EFCC’s Net Over Fraud

Anti- graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has invited the Speaker, Ondo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Bamidele Oleyelogun over alleged financial scam rocking the Assembly. Also invited are the Chairman, House on Tertiary Education, Felemu Gudu [...]

March 7, 2021 Government and politics
FG Budgets N10.6bn For Transportation Of COVID-19 Vaccine Across Nigeria

FG Budgets N10.6bn For Transportation Of COVID-19 Vaccine Across Nigeria

The Federal Government has budgeted N10.6 billion for the transportation of COVID-19 vaccines to the 36 states of the federation and the federal capital territory. According to a document seen by Hope For Nigeria Online, a total of N12.7 billion [...]

March 6, 2021 Health issues
Why Biden Embraces Nigerians And Shuns Buhari - Farooq Kperogi

Why Biden Embraces Nigerians And Shuns Buhari – Farooq Kperogi

Saturday, March 6, 2021 Why Biden Embraces Nigerians and Shuns Buhari  By Farooq A. Kperogi Twitter: @farooqkperogi It is by now evident that although President Joe Biden appreciates and identifies with Nigerians (certainly in more ways than Donald Trump did), he [...]

March 6, 2021 Government and politics
President Buhari Takes COVID-19 Vaccine On Live TV

President Buhari Takes COVID-19 Vaccine On Live TV (Video, Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday morning is seen on live video as he is set to receive his COVID-19 Vaccine, His Vice, Yemi Osinbajo is also expected to receive his own COVID-19 vaccine after the President. Executive Director of the National [...]

March 6, 2021 Health issues
Osinbajo Takes COVID-19 Vaccine On Live TV

Osinbajo Takes COVID-19 Vaccine On Live TV (Photos, Video)

Vice-President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has received his own jab of the COVID-19 vaccine, Igbere TV reports. This comes immediately after the President was given his own shot also on live TV. This development comes after some frontline health workers were vaccinated [...]

March 6, 2021 General, Health issues
Akeredolu Orders Recitation Of Oodua Anthem In Schools

Akeredolu Orders Recitation Of Oodua Anthem In Schools

The Ondo State Government has made it compulsory for all pupils and students in the state to recite the Oodua Anthem in their schools . The order reportedly affects all the private and public institutions from primary to tertiary level [...]

March 5, 2021 Education
Wike

Wike: I Can Walk Around Rivers State Without Security Because I Have Performed

Rivers States Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says despite attempts by agents of the Federal Government to cripple his administration from the onset, he has not disappointed Rivers’ people and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the governance of the State. [...]

March 5, 2021 Government and politics
Fisherman Catches Giant Swordfish In Andoni

Fisherman Catches Giant Swordfish In Andoni, Rivers State (Photos)

A Facebook user, Zion Godwin shared the news, with photos of the fish surrounded by residents of the community. Swordfish (Xiphias gladius), also known as broadbills in some countries, are large, highly migratory, predatory fish characterized by a long, flat, [...]

March 5, 2021 Food
Buhari Decorates New Service Chiefs

Buhari Decorates New Service Chiefs, Backs Them 100 Percent (Photos)

I have charged the new Service Chiefs to keep in mind that the nation is looking to them for rapid relief. They must identify competent officers irrespective of seniority and paper qualifications, and work with them to secure this country. [...]

March 5, 2021 Government and politics