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EFCC Arrests 22 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Delta State

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Advance Fee Fraud Section, Abuja Headquarters in collaboration with men from the Benin Zonal Office in an operation on Friday 17, 2019 arrested 22 suspected internet fraudsters during an early morning [...]

May 18, 2019 Crime
President Buhari

“University Degrees Won’t Give You Jobs” – President Buhari Tells Graduates

President Buhari has told graduates from Nigerian Universities that a university degree won’t necessarily usher them into an El Dorado and its not a meal ticket. The President said this today May 10th at the 13th Convocation ceremony for the [...]

May 11, 2019 Education
Banker Lands In EFCC Net Over N74,760,000 Fraud In Abuja

Banker Lands In EFCC Net Over N74,760,000 Fraud In Abuja

EFCC, on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, arraigned a banker, one Ogunleye Bamidele Ayodele before Justice Hussaini Baba Yusuf of Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Maitama Abuja, for allegedly obtaining the sum of N74, 760,000 fraud, under false pretence from [...]

May 9, 2019 Crime
Mr Peter Obi Didnt Suffer Heart Attack - Aide

Mr Peter Obi Didnt Suffer Heart Attack – Aide

Valentine Obienyem, media aide to Peter Obi, says the news making the rounds that his principal suffered heart attack is false. The vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was reportedly admitted in a hospital in Anambra state and [...]

May 8, 2019 Health issues
Agege LG Launches Free Shuttle Buses For School Pupils

Agege LG Launches Free Shuttle Buses For School Pupils

Agege Local Government Area of Lagos State on Monday morning launched free shuttle buses for pupils of public primary and secondary schools in the locality. Twenty six primary schools and nine secondary schools are in the area with a total [...]

May 7, 2019 Education
University Of Jos VC's Son Found Dead

University Of Jos VC’s Son Found Dead Same Day Another Student Was Found

In separate events, the son of the Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos, Professor Sebastine Maimako, has died while the body of a 200 Level student at the university has been found. Shitnaan Maimako, the VC's son, was a [...]

May 7, 2019 Crime
Community Model High School

See Beautiful Classroom Block Donated To Abia State Community By Agbami Parties

Agbami Parties Donates Classrooms To Community Model High School, Isieke Umuahia Model Classroom block, donated to Community Model High School, Isieke Ibeku, Umuahia North LGA built and donated by the AGBAMI PARTIES (NNPC, CHEVRON, FAMFA OIL, PETROBRAS, EQUINOR) [...]

May 3, 2019 Education
Wecyclers

Wecyclers Wins €200,000 Prize In Waste Management

Wecyclers, a Lagos-Based waste recycling company founded by Mrs Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola in 2012, has won the 2019 King Baudouin African Development Prize worth €200,000 (N104 million) for its development work in Africa. Herve Lisoir, Coordinator Africa and Developing countries, King [...]

May 2, 2019 Health issues
Folashade Salako

Folashade Salako Wins Pharmacist Award For Best Pharmacy Brain

Ms. Folashade Salako, a final year student of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has won the 2019 Shalina Young Talent Award (SYTA) where she was crowned as Nigeria’s “best Pharmacy brain” at a ceremony held at the [...]

May 2, 2019 Education
El-zakzaky

El-zakzaky And Wife Need To Be Flown Abroad – Foreign Doctors

The foreign doctors who were allowed to run medical checks on leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, have disclosed that he needs to be flown abroad alongside his wife at the conclusion of their assessment. The foreign [...]

April 30, 2019 Health issues
Poisonous Ponmo In Lagos Market

Government Warns Residents On Poisonous Ponmo In Lagos Market

The Lagos State Government has warned residents of the state against buying ponmo (cow skin), being sold in some markets in the state.A statement by the Director of Public Affairs, Lagos State Ministry of Health, Adeola Salako, said three persons [...]

April 29, 2019 Health issues
Fire Engulfs Power Transmission Station In Abuja

Fire Engulfs Power Transmission Station In Abuja

Fire has engulfed Apo transmission substation in the federal capital territory (FCT) on Sunday. The substation which is operated by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).In a statement, the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) which feeds directly from the substation [...]

April 29, 2019 Incidents
Suntai pilot

Danbaba Suntai Pilot Not Certified To Fly Aircraft – AIB Report

The Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, in its new report disclosed that late Governor Suntai pilot was not certified to fly the aircraft which crashed.The AIB who identified factors that led to the crash of the helicopter conveying the late Taraba [...]

April 26, 2019 Incidents
ASUU Blasts FG, Aisha Buhari

ASUU Blasts FG, Aisha Buhari Over Proposed Muhammadu Buhari University

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Tuesday slammed the Federal Government and Aisha Buhari, over the proposed plan to establish a private university to be named after President Muhammadu Buhari. ASUU who slammed Aisha Buhari, further described the [...]

April 24, 2019 Education
Osun To Recruit 2,000 Food Vendors For School Pupils

Osun To Recruit 2,000 Food Vendors For School Pupils

The food vendors will join others in the preparation of meals for the public school pupils across the state. Programme Officer of the scheme, Mrs Olaniyan Kehinde, who stated this during an interaction with applicants at the O’MEALs secretariat complex [...]

April 22, 2019 Health issues
Muhammadu Buhari University

I hope to establish Muhammadu Buhari University, Aisha reveals

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has expressed her plan to establish a private university to be known as Muhammadu Buhari University. She disclosed this on Saturday during a town hall meeting in Yola, organised by her in collaboration with [...]

April 22, 2019 Education
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Man Dies Two Hours After His Wedding In Plateau State

A man's sudden passing just a few hours after his wedding his caused serious grief amongs his family and community members.  A 45-year-old man identified as Felix Rwang Danjuma, a native of Rim district in Riyom Local Government Area of [...]

April 21, 2019 Health issues
US And Greek Citizens Among 9 Suspected Pirates Arrested In Nigeria

US And Greek Citizens Among 9 Suspected Pirates Arrested In Nigeria

Nine suspected pirates comprising three Greece citizens, an American and five blacks have been arrested during a joint operation by the Nigerian Navy and United States Coast Guard. The suspects were nabbed when their vessel was stopped within the Nigerian [...]

April 18, 2019 Crime
5 officers

Police Arrest 5 Officers, Declare Inspector Wanted over Extrajudicial Killing

The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, Zubairu Muazu, has ordered the immediate arrest and detention of 5 police officers suspected to be involved in the shooting of Ada Ifeanyi (20 years) and Emmanuel Akomafuwa (32 years) in the early hours [...]

April 14, 2019 Crime
Nigerian Biggest Drug Dealers in Liberia

Nigerian Biggest Drug Dealers in Liberia, Nabbed with L$12m Worth of Heroine

Two Nigerian men have been arrested by officers of the Liberia Drugs Enforcement Agency (LDEA), with heroine worth 12 million Liberian dollars. Henry Cheigwu and Christian Onhuwu, supply drugs to citizens in Gbarnga, commander of the LDEA in Bong County,Alex [...]

April 10, 2019 Crime
University of Lagos medical centre

University Of Lagos New Medical Centre (Photo)

The picture below is the new building of University of Lagos medical centre [...]

April 9, 2019 Education
FG Rebuilds 4000 Healthcare Centres, Earmarks N14b For Facilities

FG Rebuilds 4000 Healthcare Centres, Earmarks N14b For Facilities

The Federal Government has rebuilt over 4000 healthcare centres (PHCs) across the federation in line with the10,000 rehabilitation target of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who spoke while opening the six-day medical/dental surgical [...]

April 8, 2019 Health issues
Sokoto State University Increases Tuition By 100%, Gives Students 7Day Ultimatum

Sokoto State University Increases Tuition By 100%, Gives Students 7Day Ultimatum

Sokoto State University has increased tuition fee by over a 100 percent for the new academic session and issued a seven-day ultimatum for students to comply or withdraw from the university. According to the Ramadan Mijinyawa, President, National Union of [...]

April 7, 2019 Education

Eating Too Much Of These 9 Nigerian Foods May Kill You

Fufu is dangerous, Eba can kill you!! Doctors make shocking discoveries about some favourite Nigerian foods that can send you to early grave- Details can save your life While food is good for the body and necessary for survival, humans [...]

April 6, 2019 Health issues
Ebonyi University Teaching Hospital After Alex Ekwueme

FG Renames Ebonyi University Teaching Hospital After Alex Ekwueme

The Federal Government, FG has renamed Ebonyi University Teaching Hospital to Alex Ekwueme University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki after its approval. Alhaji Ahmed Ramalan, Chairman of the hospital’s board who confirmed that FG has renamed Ebonyi University Teaching Hospital, said the renaming [...]

April 4, 2019 Education
77-year-old retired worker and grandma

Bridget Okonji: 77-Year-Old Grandma Graduates From UNILAG

A 77-year-old retired worker and grandma who, on Tuesday, bagged her first-degree certificate at the 50th convocation ceremony of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, says she enrolled for the programme after her retirement to avoid boredom. The retiree, Mrs. [...]

April 3, 2019 Education
life expectancy of Nigeria stands at 52.2 years

NPC Puts Nigeria’s Life Expectancy At 52 Years

The National Population Commission (NPC) has said that the current overall life expectancy of Nigeria stands at 52.2 years. The Acting Chairman of NPC, Alhaji Hassan Bashir, stated this in New York while delivering Nigeria’s statement at the 52nd Session [...]

April 2, 2019 Health issues
Now that Buhari has won

Buhari orders reversal of State House Medical Centre to clinic

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that the State House Medical Centre be reverted to a clinic so that it could function in the capacity it was originally established, the presidency said on Monday. The poor state of the centre has [...]

April 2, 2019 Health issues

Cows Take Over The Gate Of Presidential Villa – Reno Omokri Shares Photo

Moment second set of Nigeria citizens, Cow takes over the entrance of Aso Rock. Photo shared by Reno Omokri, he wrote: This photo of cows taking over the gate of @AsoRock @NgrPresident Villa is a summary of what @MBuhari has [...]

April 2, 2019 Incidents
‘Next Level’

Oppressive bank charges: Mr President, please stop this daylight robbery

Regrettably, banks seem to perceive customer deposits as a burden, which must be taxed, rather than the actual base on which their total lending and ultimate profitability is primarily predicated. For example, with the subsisting mandatory Cash Reserve Ratio of [...]

April 1, 2019 Crime