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Nigeria Airforce Base May Be Attacked, says Air Chief Abubakar

Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has said that one of the air bases of the Nigerian Air Force may be attacked according to intelligence report. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has said that one of the air bases of the Nigerian Air Force may be attacked according to intelligence report. A statement…

Tension & Security Increases On BIafra May 30, Siit At Home Order

Many schools in the zone, especially private schools have already declared Tuesday a school-free day. Some of the schools, which are on mid-term break , have extended their resumption till Wednesday. Tension is building up in the southeast states following tomorrow’s sit at home order called by Biafra agitators to honour its members who lost…

Labour wants military to name, try alleged coup plotters

Ayuba Wabba said the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, must go beyond the allegation by naming as well as arraigning the supposed masterminds at a competent court of law to serve as a deterrent to others who may wish to tow same line. The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Nigerian Army…

Okowa tasks Niger Delta indigenes on peace

Delta state Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has enjoined the citizenry to uphold the prevailing peace in the state and the rest of the oil rich Niger Delta. Okowa, in a statement in Asaba by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, reiterated the administration’s determination to heighten service delivery and infrastructural…

Buhari, please don’t die before me! – Nigerian Professor Writes

President Muhammadu Buhari Buhari and I are in a race of death. I hope and pray I win that race. As transient humans, we all embark on the race to death right after sliding from our mother’s womb. How long it takes to run that dreaded race depends largely on exogenous factors beyond our control….

Leicester City worried as West Ham bids £24m for Iheanacho

Leicester City are reportedly worried that West Ham will beat them to the signature of Super Eagles striker, Kelechi Iheanacho. Iheanacho has left the Super Eagles’ training camp in Paris to sort out his future in England. PHOTO:AFP Former English champions, Leicester City are reportedly worried that West Ham will beat them to the signature…

Be ready to make sacrifice, Osinbajo tells Nigerians

Acting President said Nigerians must not emulate the politician and cleric in the story that looked the other way when they saw the man that was attacked by thieves and left. Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians to stop the blame game and contribute their quota for the greatness of the country. He spoke…

‘Delayed passage of whistleblower bill threatens anti-graft war’

Chairman of the presidential advisory committee against corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), said that the non-passage of the whistle-blower bill would affect the war against corruption negatively but not devastatingly. Unless the whistleblower protection bill is passed by the National Assembly and assented to by the President, the fight against corruption may be threatened due…

Buhari will be Nigeria’s President for many years – Ajimobi

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will rule Nigeria for many years. Ajimobi, who made the remark during the inauguration of the Ibadan Zonal office of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, said Nigeria needs Buhari at this period more than ever. According to Ajimobi, “We are very lucky…

Osinbajo In Abuja Garki Market to Buy Fish (PHOTO/VIDEO)

Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo on Friday made a surprise visit to the popular Garki market in Abuja. Osinbajo during his visit engaged some fish sellers in dialogue on how prices of products are faring in the market. The acting president, who stormed the market in company of his aides, had hearty chat with some…

Chelsea cancel victory parade after Manchester attack

Champions Chelsea cancelled Sunday’s Premier League victory parade saying it was “inappropriate” after the Manchester suicide bombing that left 22 dead and over 60 wounded. “Everyone associated with Chelsea Football Club offers our heartfelt condolences to those affected by Monday’s terror attack in Manchester,” said a statement.“Our thoughts go out to all the victims and…

Yaya Toure To donate N40 Million to Manchester attack victims.

Manchester City’s Ivory Coast football great Yaya Toure is to donate along with his agent £100,000 to the victims and their families of Monday’s suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester that killed 22 people and left more than 60 injured. The 34-year-old four-time African player of the year — capped 102 times and…

Glo claims highest data penetration in Q1

Globacom has posted the highest data penetration among other operators in the telecommunications industry.This was gathered from the report by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) covering the first quarter (Q1) of 2017.According to the report, Globacom recorded over 27.021 million Internet users on its network. This translates to 72 per cent of the total number…

Traffic pollution linked to premature ageing, asthma

TRAFFIC POLLUTION… Children and teenagers exposed to high levels of traffic pollution were found to show signs of premature ageing, according to new study.     Children and teenagers exposed to high levels of traffic pollution were found to show signs of premature ageing, according to new study.Researchers in California, United States (U.S.), also found…

Former MTN CEO to lead Smile Telecoms in Nigeria

Ahmad Farroukh, the Executive Director, Operations Smile Telecommunications Board says Africa is experiencing explosive data growth.<br /> Smile, a Pan-African telecommunications group with operations in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has appointed a former Chief Executive Officer of MTN Nigeria, Ahmad Farroukh to its Board as Executive Director, Operations, effective…

People light candles of tributes in Albert Square in Manchester

People light candles in front of messages and floral tributes in Albert Square in Manchester, northwest England on May 23, 2017, in solidarity with those killed and injured in the May 22 terror attack at the Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena. Twenty two people have been killed and dozens injured in Britain’s deadliest…

Senate Alerts NSA About Cyber Attacks On Nigerian Firms

The upper legislative chamber also said that over $450 million had been lost through cyber attacks by Nigerian firms. It claimed that over 3,500 attacks had been carried out.     The Senate, yesterday, alerted the National Security Adviser (NSA), other security agencies and financial institutions in the country about the current and threatening dimensions…

Benue community clash: Three Persons confirmed dead, 20 houses burnt.

Three persons were confirmed dead in a clash in Benue State while 20 houses were burnt during a clash between Tiv and Jukun youths  at Feedi, opposite the Air Force base in Makurdi, the Benue State capital on Tuesday. The communal clash was said to have been caused by two young men of Tiv and Jukun…

DSS Says Ifeanyi Ubah Economic Sabotage Is Punishable By Death

The alleged diversion of about 80 million litres of Premium Motor Spirit (commonly called petrol), kept in the custody of Capital Oil and Gas Managing Director, Ifeanyi Ubah by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation is punishable by death. The Department of State Services stated this yesterday, May 23, while adding that Ubah shunned NNPC’s repeated…

Biafra Day : Police warns IPOB, BIM on sit-at-home order

The Enugu State Police Command has warned the Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, and the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, against forcing people of the South East to stay indoors on May 30, day slated to celebrate Biafra Day. Recall that both pro-Biafra groups had given a sit-at-home order to people of the region to celebrate…

Gay Men Publicly Caned 85 Times In Indonesian

Insults were hurled at the men, aged 20 and 23, who were whipped across the back. Two gay men in Indonesia’s Aceh province were publicly caned on Tuesday for consensual homosexual s*x, a punishment that intensifies an anti-gay backlash in the world’s most populous Muslim country. Thousands of people gathered in the courtyard of a…

Atiku’s Wife Drags A Pastor To Court For N918m Fraud.

Titi, wife of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, has dragged a popular man of God, Nsikakabasi Akpan-Jacobs to an Ikeja high court, for allegedly defrauding her of N918 million. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had slammed the accused with a 15-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing and fraudulent conversion of property worth N918 million…

Nigeria may cease to exist – DR. Ezeife warns

Elder statesman and former governor of Anambra State, Dr. Chukwuemeke Ezeife, has once called for the restructuring of Nigeria into six geopolitical zones. He also opined that Nigeria should go into referendum to decide if the nation will continue to remain as one or break up. Ezeife also said the Southern Peoples Assembly, SPA, will…

Ahmed Musa weds girlfriend after divorcing Jamila (VIDEO).

Super Eagles and Leicester City forward, Ahmed Musa has finally wedded his ‘side chick’ Juliet.The player had few weeks ago dumped his former wife who allegedly opposed his plan to marry a second wife as Islam permits. Later on, revelations emerged on why the player divorced his ex-wife Jamila. This came after he was arrested…

Court sentences 5 to death for killing ‘witch’

Plateau State High Court 7 has sentenced five persons to death by hanging for killing an old woman tagged a witch. The convicts had accused the deceased of being behind some of the mysterious happenings at Kwogu village in Riyom local government area. The victim Mama Lyop Badung was beaten to death, while the girl…

CBN says Nigerian is borrowing too much

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has expressed concern over the borrowing attitude of government, saying the pace has exceeded the target for the 2017 fiscal year. The CBN said this at its Monetary Policy Committee, MPC, second quarter 2017 meeting. The MPC communique reads in part: “The Committee was concerned that credit to government…

Pat Utomi says Obasanjo, IBB, Danjuma, are running Nigeria with Buhari

Professor Pat Utomi has stated that the “class of 1966 and their cronies” are still the ones running Nigeria with President Muhammadu Buhari. He said this in reaction to how the Nigerian economy has been managed by successive governments. Utomi lamented that there was too much of politics in Nigeria, adding that the country needed…

Buratai saved Nigeria from coup – Aregbesola

  Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, on Tuesday stated that the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, averted coup in Nigeria. Aregbesola made the declaration at the Osun State House of Assembly in Osogbo, the state capital. He urged the House to pass a resolution commending Buratai for his thorough professionalism and belief…