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253 Nigerians voluntarily returns from Libya

The Nigerians  from Libya on arrival at the Murtala Muhammed Airport on Tuesday Photo Lamidi Bamidele No fewer than 253 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya on Tuesday aboard a chartered Airbus A330-200 with registration 5A-LAT operated by Libya Airlines The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the aircraft landed about 6.45pm at the Murtala…

Buhari Seeks National Assembly Endorsement For A New Loan of $5.851bn

President Muhammadu Buhari has requested for the approval of the National Assembly to borrow $6.9b for infrastructural development. In a letter which was sent to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and speaker of the house of representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and read on Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari sought the approval of the national assembly to borrow…

Again, Lagos court orders Temporary forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Wednesday granted a fresh ex parte application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ordering the forfeiture of $5.8 million belonging to a former First Lady, Patience Jonathan. The new order was granted 24 hours after the EFCC withdrew a pending application for stay…

Mauzu betrayed PDF during the 2015 presisential campaign.. Jega worked for Buhari – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation and 2015 campaign manager of Goodluck/Sambo Presidential team, Femi Fani-Kayode has listed three evil genius that made the former President lost bid for re-election. Fani-Kayode on his social media account collaborated former President Goodluck Jonathan’s stand on Adamu Muazu betraying the party during the 2015 president campaign.He said: “That Mauzu betrayed…

See Threat: ‘If Buhari dies, I promise to kill 200 people’ – Police officer

An officer of the Nigeria Police Force has vowed to kill 200 people if President Muhammadu Buhari dies. The police officer, Inusa Saidu Biu from Biu, a local government area in Southern Borno State, alleged that Buhari had earlier been poisoned but was saved by God. He described the 74-year-old president as a cat with…

Enyeama Return To Eagles, John Obi Mikel Remains Captain — Rohr

Coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr won’t be stripping John Obi Mikel as captain of the team even if former captain Vincent Enyeama returns to the team. Enyeama’s possible return to the team has been severally discussed due to doubts surrounding the fitness  of first choice goalkeeper Carl Ikeme, who could miss the rest…

WAEC Begins GCE Registration This Friday, 28th April.

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has announced that it will commence registration for the General Certificate Examination(GCE) 2017 for private candidates on Friday. The examination body disclosed this on its official tweeter handle, @waecnigeria. A screen shot of the registration information was also shared in the tweet. It read: “This is to inform intending…

Delta PDP chieftain lauds Gov. Okowa for spreading development projects equitably.

THE Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State, Prince Sam Ughwujowhovwo, has described Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as a gift to the state, stressing that his kind is rare. Prince Ughwujowhovwo told newsmen in Udu that the governor spread development projects equitably and demonstrated unbiased leadership even when the…

The Bail Court Granted Nnamdi Kanu Is An ‘Iron Bail’.

EMBATTLED Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, who has been in detention since October 14, 2015, yesterday, secured bail from the Federal High Court in Abuja. Trial Justice, Binta Nyako, granted Kanu bail on stringent conditions and refused to okay the release of three other pro-Biafra agitators– Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin…

Alleged treason: Kanu’s parents reject bail terms

There was jubilation yesterday in the family home of pro-Biafra agitator Nnamdi Kanu in Umuahia, Abia State. But to the family, the bail conditions are “harsh” and should be reviewed by the court. Kanu should be free unconditionally. Speaking with reporters at his palace at Isiama Afaraukwu Ibeku in Umuahia, Kanu’s father, Eze Israel Kanu,…

Buhari’s govt harassing my family, says Jonathan

*Ex-president criticises anti-graft war  * Says, ‘Mua’zu, Jega disappointed me’  former President Goodluck Jonathan believes that his family is being hounded by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. He said he lost the 2015 election because he was betrayed by the former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Adamu Muazu and some Northern leaders…

CBN to stop bank accounts without BVN from August 1

The Central Bank of Nigeria,CBN, said all customers without Bank Verification Number, BVN, linked to their bank accounts will not be allowed to make withdrawal from those accounts, as from August 1. The apex bank said the measure becomes necessary as the absence of a unique identifier in the banking industry is a major challenge…

Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign coordinator defects to APC

Coordinator of the 2015 Goodluck Jonathan’s presidential campaign organization in Enugu state, Chief Rex Onyeabor, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the All Progressives Congress, APC. Onyeabor was a member Board of Trustee, BOT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP until his defection and at one time acting National Secretary of the party….

Nigerians can now get UK Visa on same day of application – UK Embassy

The British government has announced a special service for Nigerians which enables them get their UK visa on the same day of application. British High Commissioner, Mr. Paul Arkwright disclosed this on Monday at the 40th anniversary of the Nigerian British Chamber of Commerce, NBCC, in Lagos. Mr Arkwright while speaking at the event said…

Hmmm! Ekiti State is now part of Biafra – Fayose says as Nnamdi Kanu gets bail

Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has claimed the state is now part of Biafra. Fayose was speaking to newsmen, during the bail hearing of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, at the Federal High Court that sat in Abuja on Tuesday. “Ekiti State is now part of Biafra,” he declared. This…

BREAKING: Fayose storms Abuja court for Nnamdi Kanu’s trial. Protest Video

– Fayose was in court to show solidarity to Nnamdi Kanu who is on trial – Deji Adeyanju, another Nigerian from a different region joined pro-Biafra supporters for a protest on Monday, April 24 Ekiti state Governor Ayo Fayose has stormed the Federal High Court Abuja to show support for pro-Biafra agitator Nnamdi Kanu. According…

Nigeria will be third biggest country in the world by 2050 — Britain

Britain has predicted that Nigeria may turn out to be one of the three biggest economies of the world by 2050. The British High Commissioner in Nigeria, Mr. Paul Arkwright, made this disclosure on Monday in Lagos as part of activities to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Nigerian British Chamber of Commerce, NBCC. Speaking…

Fake ‘Ooni of Ife’ dupes two US-based ladies of N.6m through Facebook, WhatsApp

Police in Ogun State have arrested a 26-year-old man, Abiodun Joseph, for allegedly impersonating the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi. The state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, who disclosed this in Abeokuta yesterday, said the suspect created Facebook and WhatsApp accounts to defraud unsuspecting members of the public. Iliyasu, who paraded Joseph at the…

EFCC vs Nwaoboshi: Court orders forfeiture of Senator’s building

A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Monday, ordered the temporary forfeiture of a 12-storey building belonging to a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator, Peter Nwaoboshi. The property located at 27, Marine Road, Apapa, is said to belong to Nwaoboshi, who is the senator representing Delta North Senatorial District. The court’s order was sequel to an…

18-year-old girl sells her 3-month-old baby for N200,000.

Men of the Katsina State Police Command has arrested an 18-year-girl old girl who is a sex worker, Aisha Idris, for allegedly conspiring with a nurse to sell her three-month-old baby for N200,000. Speaking in Katsina, the State Police Commissioner, Usman Ali Abdullahi, disclosed that the nurse, he identified as Ogugua Oko, who works with…

Charles Soludo tells Central Bank to scrap multiple exchange rates

A former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Chukwuma Charles Soludo, has called on the Federal Government to scrap its policy of multiple exchange rates. He said that was the only way to get the country out of the biting economic challenges and get back on the path of growth. According to him,…

Why Nigerians should support Buhari for second term – APC chairman, Chief Odigie-Oyegun

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has explained why Nigerians should queue behind President Muhammadu Buhari for second term in 2019. Odigie-Oyegun said Buhari had performed excellently and should be given another opportunity to finish what he had started. Meanwhile, Presdient Buhari is yet to indicate interest in second…

Late Senator Isiaka Adeleke: Doctor who prescribed drugs arrested

One Dr. Ade, who treated Senator Isiaka Adeleke, when he complained of leg pain early Sunday morning has been arrested for interrogation by the police. One of his aides made the confirmation to newsmen on Monday. He said the doctor was arrested on Monday, following the report that Adeleke died as a result of an…