Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Tompolo speaks from hiding, says: ‘JTF will pay for my father’s death’

Niger Delta activist and founder of the defunct Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Chief Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo) has vowed to make soldiers pay for the death of his father, Chief Thomas Osen Ekpemupolo one year ago.

Man attempts to jump into Lagos lagoon in suicide bid

A 31-year-old man, Hammed Olojo, who attempted to jump into the Lagos lagoon in a suicide bid, was charged before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday.

You broke the law, Ngige lambasts striking doctors

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has berated members of the National Association of Resident Doctors for embarking on strike, accusing them of breaching the constitution.

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

MASSOB leaders accused of spreading falsehood

The Buhari Media Support Group (BMSG) on Tuesday accused the leader of the Movement for the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazuruike of deliberately spreading a falsehood that the Buhari administration was marginalizing the South-Eastern part of the country.

Evans’ suit no longer urgent – Judge

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday adjourned the fundamental rights suit filed by suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, till September 21.


Naira appreciates against dollar

The Naira on Tuesday appreciated against the dollar at the parallel market.


China out of World Cup despite victory

China’s faint hopes of qualifying for next year’s World Cup finals in Russia finally ended on Tuesday, despite securing the victory they needed in Qatar.


2018 World Cup Qualifier: Partey hat-trick helps Ghana thrash Congo

Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey scored a hat-trick as Ghana hammered Congo 5-1 in Brazzaville Tuesday to keep alive their slim 2018 World Cup qualification hopes.


Fayose hates Muslims, his Islamic regalia sinful – MURIC

Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has condemned the Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, for appearing on Id ground dressed in Islamic regalia including a turban on Friday, 1st September, 2017.
MURIC said Fayose also delivered a politically motivated speech at the event, calling his action as “executive hocus pocus, highly sacrilegious and unduly provocative. It is Act I, Scene I in the Theater of the Absurd.”


Jonathan’s adviser sanctioned in South Africa



Former President Goodluck Jonathan’s Public Relations adviser, Bell Pottinger, has been blacklisted by Public Relations and Communications Association in South Africa.


Thursday, 2 March 2017

Why Obasanjo walked out of police event in Lagos

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday left an event organized by the Nigeria Police, because they kept him waiting.

What Buhari, King of Morroco discussed Wednesday – Presidency

King Mohammed VI of Morocco Wednesday had a telephone conversation with President Muhammadu Buhari in London, where the Nigerian president is on vacation.


Suppressing Biafra agitation makes it more dangerous, negotiate with Nnamdi Kanu – Rep tells Buhari

A three-time member of the House of Representatives, Ehiogie West-Idahosa, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to discuss and negotiate the Biafran question with the supreme leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, warning that suppressing alternative views in the name of enforcing the law makes them more dangerous.


Xenophobic attacks: Stop being ingrates – Thabo Mbeki tells South Africans

Former South African President, Thabo Mbeki, has condemned the current xenophobic attack on Nigerians and other foreigners in different parts of South Africa.


Thursday, 23 February 2017

Buhari is feeling better – Etiebet

Former Minister of Petroleum, Chief Don Etiebet, has assured Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari is doing fine in London.


Christ Embassy Church sued over alleged debt

The Gberu branch of Christ Embassy Church headed by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome has been sued over alleged debt amounting to $53,000.


False assets declaration: Saraki pleads ‘not guilty’ after third ammendment

President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki on Thursday pleaded not guilty to amended charges of false asset declaration by the Federal Government.


My sugar mummy has 10 sex sessions with me daily, stocks my sperm for sale – Teenager reveals

A 19-year-old Zimbabwean boy, Trymore Chibwe, has exposed a 40-year-old married woman, Memory Tete, who allegedly forces him to 10 sex sessions daily.


EFCC arraigns ‘native doctor’ for defrauding client of N2.5million in Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday arraigned a traditional medicine man (native doctor) identified as Bala Tangalu before Justice A. B. Mohammed of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Jabi, Abuja.


Friday, 3 February 2017

How fraudsters impersonate Nigerian Army chief, dupe victims

The Nigerian Army has decried the activities of fraudulent and mischievous persons who swindle unsuspecting victims by impersonating the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai.