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Why Nigerian Priest, Patrick Edet, Quit Catholic Church

Nigerian Priest quits Catholic Church, says “I want to go to heaven when I die” Patrick Edet A Catholic priest in Nigeria stunned radio listeners when he announced on a live programme that he was quitting the Catholic Church. Patrick Edet, who served under the Catholic Diocese of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has been a…

You can’t win corruption war without sanctions, monitoring, Sanusi tells FG 

  Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II Fayemi discloses panel’s report in alleged N852m SUBEB theft The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has declared that the war against corruption launched by the Federal Government can be won in six months if there are appropriate sanctions for offenders and monitoring of corrupt cases by…

Why coup is no longer possible in Nigeria – Orji Kalu

Former Abia State governor and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has explained why it would be difficult for military to take over power in Nigeria. According to Kalu, some core personnel of the Nigerian military were educated and know the implications of taking over power by force. Recall that…

Buhari’s health our priority, not 2019 ticket – Oyegun

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has declared that the health of President Muhammadu Buhari is of utmost importance to the party now. Hide quoted text The party chairman spoke Monday in Abuja while addressing the media on the midterm scorecard of the APC-led administration. Oyegun, however, said the issue…

Man Publicly Stoned to Death for Cheating on His 2 Wives (Photo)

A man who allegedly cheated on his two wives, has received a brutal punishment in the hands of a blood-thirsty mob. The man was stoned to death Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia buried a man neck-deep and stoned him to death allegedly for cheating on his two wives. Dayow Mohamed Hassan, 44, was killed in the…

Biafra Sit-Home Order: See How Southeast Looks Like Graveyard

The Tuesday, May 30 sit-home exercise as proposed by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has kicked off in the southeast. Photos making the rounds all over social media, show that many people within the region have complied with the order to stay home. Very few people have been seen on the streets, and businesses…

Will Jonathan to Run for Presidency in 2019??? Read Fresh Report.

Strong rumours have it that Bayelsa political juggernaut, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan might be jeering up for a rematch with President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election.   Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are reportedly mounting pressure on ex-President Goodluck Jonathan to shelve his alleged ambition to contest…

Democracy, Biafra and a Sense of History – By Reuben Abati

A former Presidential Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Goodluck Jonathan has written yet another explosive piece to Nigerians. It’s a must read! Reuben Abati It is sad that many Nigerians today talk glibly about the possibility of a coup or of military intervention in politics. They make it seem as if this democracy…

NBA Condemns FG’s Continuous Detention of El-Zakzaky and Dasuki. Faults Anti-corruption Strategy.

The Nigerian Bar Association has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s continuous detention of immediate past National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), and the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (also known as Shi’ite), Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. Leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (also known as Shi’ite), Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. The Nigerian Bar Association,…

Housing Scheme: Anyone With N30,000 Can Own Houses – Osinbajo

The Federal Government has stepped up its bid to initiate a viable housing scheme in Nigeria to encourage the low-income earners to own houses.   Professor Yemi Osinbajo Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says under the N100 billion social housing scheme of the present administration, anyone who can afford N30,000 will be able to own a…

See 4 Health Signs You Must Never Ignore. Save Yourself!

There are certain health signs you cannot afford to joke with if you actually love your life. These are some of those signs. Illustrative photo Our health is something we must take utmost care of, unfortunately, many times this isn’t always the case. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 4 health signs from…

NRCRI boss urges youths to embrace agribusiness

The training was organized by NRCRI in collaboration with Federal Government and the International Fund For Agricultural Development Assisted Value Chain Development Programme (FGN/IFAD VCDP).     The Executive Director of the National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI) in Umudike, Abia State, Dr. Julius Okonkwo has urged youths to embrace practical agriculture and farming rather…

NCC secures N221 million waiver for MTN in Kano

It was gathered that Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, had to make an unscheduled visit to the State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, and the government magnanimously waived the permit fee of N221million for the deployment of fibre infrastructure in that state. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the industry regulator, has secured a N221 million waiver…

Much of 2016 budget cleared inherited mess, says Osinbajo

Osinbajo said that though the existing administration had recorded a milestone in its efforts to reposition the country, the government might be unable to provide overnight solutions to the numerous challenges besetting the country. The President Muhammadu Buhari administration in 2016 dedicated a greater percentage of the national budget to clearing up the ‘mess’ left…

Iwobi, Ola Aina arrive in Paris as Eagles’ camp bubbles with 19 players

The tempo is the Super Eagles’ Paris camp was revved up a notch yesterday when London-based Alex Iwobi and Ola Aina arrived to join their mates in preparing for Thursday’s friendly game against Togo. With Iwobi and Aina in town, the number of players in the camp preparing for the June 1 friendly match against…

Sit AT Home Order: Police Warn Biafra Groups,  Arrest IPOB Members

The Imo State Commissioner of Police, Chris Okey Ezeike, has warned that his men would not allow any Biafran group hold the state to ransom in order to effect the sit-at-home directive by the Movement of Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), and the Biafra Independent Movement (BIM), in remembrance of the Biafra independence….

Okorocha Govt renames It’s seat of power as People’s House

Governor Rochas Okorocha has renamed Imo’s seat of power as People’s House to mark Democracy Day and the sixth anniversary of his assumption of office as the state chief executive.He disclosed this yesterday while addressing journalists at Government House, Owerri.He said the decision to change the name, which was initially given by the colonial masters…

Osinbajo tasks security agents on clash of herdsmen, farmers

                                        The Federal Government yesterday charged security agents to formulate strategies to end herdsmen’s and farmers’ conflicts.The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo made the call in Abuja to mark the second anniversary of President Muhammadu Buhari’s…

DEMOCRACY DAY SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PROF. YEMI OSINBAJO

DEMOCRACY DAY SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PROF. YEMI OSINBAJO, SAN, THE ACTING PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, COMMEMORATING THE SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF THE BUHARI ADMINISTRATION, MAY 29, 2017 Dear Nigerians, I bring you good wishes from President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, who as we all know is away from the country on medical vacation….

Workers raise alarm over sorry state of LUTH

LUTH. PHOTO: Hotels.ng Health workers at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, have raised alarm over the sorry state of healthcare system in the institution, calling for urgent intervention. The workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and Association of Resident Doctors, among other unions, stated this during a protest,…

Juventus the final hurdle to history for Zidane’s Madrid

Juventus’ forward from Italy Moise Kean (L) celebrates with teammate Juventus’ defender from Switzerland Stephan Lichtsteiner, Juventus’ forward from Argentina Gonzalo Higuain (C) and Juventus’ defender from Italy Andrea Barzagli (R) after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match at the ‘Renato Dall’ara’ stadium in Bologna on May 27, 2017. Gianni SCHICCHI / AFP…

Jonathan Sues For Peace in Rivers’, Bayelsa’s Squabbles

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike (right); presenting the award of the Grand Service Star of Rivers State (GSSRS) to former President Goodluck Jonathan, during the Excellent Achievers of Rivers Golden Jubilee State Awards in Port Harcourt, Rivers State …yesterday. PHOTO: NAN Despite the unresolved dispute over the ownership of some oil wells between Rivers and Bayelsa states,…

20-Year-Old Lady Sets Boyfriend’s House Ablaze For Cheating.

A randy boyfriend has paid the hard way after his girlfriend set his house on fire for allegedly cheating on her. The house was destroyed by the fire According to a report by Pulse Ghana, a hurt woman identified as Priscilla Berfi, 20, has rendered her boyfriend homeless after she recently set his house at…

Federal Govt Challenges To Use Modern Methods To Curb Insecurity

Prof. Munzali Jibril. PHOTO: fulafia.edu.ng The Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) has challenged the Federal Government to be more proactive in dealing with security issues and threats through modern methods of intelligence gathering, and sharing among security personnel, as well as the deployment of advanced technology for managing the challenges. The President and chairman of…

Senate Seeks Cooperation of Nigerians in Building Virile Economy

Nigeria’s senate president Bukola Saraki The leadership of the National Assembly has sought the cooperation of Nigerians in building a virile economy as to sustain the nation’s democracy. The Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, in a statement yesterday in Abuja by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, said the real challenge to…

Obasanjo Expresses His Greatest Fear For Nigeria

Obasanjo expressed the fear that if majority of the youths in Africa are not gainfully engaged as soon as possible, they would “explode and that might consume the entire African continent.” Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has stated that his greatest fear for Nigeria and the African continent was “youth explosion as result of anger, frustration,…