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Kachikwu announces Nigeria will start refining oil before 2019

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, has announced that oil companies in the country will start refining crude on or before 2019. The minister made this known while speaking with state house correspondents shortly after meeting with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo and top management of Agip Oil Company in the Presidential…

#BBNAIJA Efe Live In Asaba Today, To Meet Gov Okowa

#BBNAIJA: See Efe Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th May 2017 As He Visit Asaba, Meet Delta State Governor San Ifeanyi Okowa  On 10th And 11th May 2017 #EFEVISITASABA   Keep a date with the Big Brother Naija 2017 Tv reality show winner, Efe as he meets with the Delta State Governor, Sen Okowa Ifeanyi. See…

Osibanjo Has No Power, Buhari should be impeached – Adegboruwa

Legal practitioner, Ebun-olu Adegboruwa, has called for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari “for gross misconduct”. Adegboruwa said this in a statement on Wednesday. He spoke in reaction to Buhari’s letter to the Senate. The content read by President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, at the plenary on Tuesday, has come under condemnations. It read:…

Neymar urges Barcelona to extend Messi’s contract

Barcelona forward, Neymar, has said it is time for the club to get to work on Lionel Messi’s contract. Messi’s current deal expires in 2018 and the 29-year-old has been in negotiations with the La Liga outfit for a while. He reportedly turned down an offer between €30million and €35million. “I have been here with…

Barcelona Reveals They Have Chosen Their New Manager.

Barcelona confirm they have picked Luis Enrique’s replacement Barcelona vice-president, Jordi Mestre, has revealed that they have chosen their new manager. The new boss will take over from Luis Enrique, who announced his departure from the Nou Camp in March, after three seasons in charge. “We have already chosen his replacement but we won’t communicate…

BBC Apologises to Emir Sanusi On N4 Billion Scandal

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has tendered unreserved apologies to Muhammadu Sanusi II, emir of Kano, over incorrect reports that he was under investigations regarding mismanagement of funds belonging to the Kano emirate. In a letter by Jamie Angus, BBC editorial director, the media outfit expressed its apologies to the royal father for the incorrect…

Osinbajo Can Decide The Fate of Suspended SGF, Lawal – Senator Sani

The Chairman, Senate Ad hoc Committee on Humanitarian Issues in the North-East, Senator Shehu Sani, has said Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo can determine the fate of the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal. He stated this while answering questions on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily. Sani’s panel, which indicted Lawal for his…

The only ‘No. 10’ I ever admired is Jay Jay Okocha – Ronaldinho

Brazil and Barcelona legend, Ronaldinho has once again spoken of his admiration for Super Eagles skipper, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha. The 2005 FIFA World Player of the Year winner hailed Okocha as the “only 10 shirt I’ve always admired”, when the two men met in Bahrain, venue of the 67th FIFA Congress. Ronaldinho was Okocha’s…

Presidency To Rely on third parties for information on Buhari’s health

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu has admitted that the presidential media team will receive news on their principal’s health from third party information. Shehu stated this while featuring on a programme, Sunrise Daily, on Channels Television on Tuesday. When asked if he would be joining Buhari…

Fear of being Outsined, Buhari labelled VP ‘Coordinator of National Affairs’ – Reno Omokri

Former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on New Media, Reno Omokri, says President Muhammadu Buhari labelled Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, ‘Coordinator of National Affairs’ because the latter “outshined” Buhari last time he travelled to London on medical vacation. News nen reports that content of Buhari’s letter read by President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, at…

FIFA to probe Pogba’s world-record transfer to Manchester United

FIFA is set to open investigations into Paul Pogba’s world-record transfer from Juventus to Manchester United. The France midfielder cost United £89million last summer. It is not yet known what the world football governing body is investigating. “We don’t comment on contracts. FIFA had the documents since the transfer in August,” a United spokesman said….

Osinbajo clears controversy that Buhari did not hand over to him

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, has sought to clear up the controversy caused by the wording of President Muhammadu Buhari’s letter to the National Assembly, before he left to the UK on Sunday for further checks on his health. In the letter read on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday, Buhari said the vice-president would “coordinate…

Almost 2 Million Candidates to Write UTME This Year – JAMB

Record 1.73m candidates to write UTME, Imo leads A record 1,736,571 candidates registered for  this year’s  Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME),  Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the registrar of the   Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said. Oloyede made the disclosure at a news briefing in Bwari, Federal Capital Territory, on Tuesday, in preparations for the conduct of…

President Trump in trouble for sacking FBI boss Comey

U.S. Congressmen attack Trump for sacking Comey Members of U.S. Congress, have called for the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate a possible Trump campaign ties to Russian’s meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections following the sack of FBI Director James Comey, a lead investigator of the matter. It means Trump could lose hold…

Aminu Tambuwal condemns bad comments on Buhari’s Health

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has expressed disgust with uncomplimentary comments on President Muhammad Buhari in some quarters and called for caution. He said on Tuesday that speculative information on the President’s health would not help the government. Tambuwal called on Nigerians to rally round Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to take the country to the next…

Police probe killing of commander in Delta

Police Command investigating killing of commander The police in Delta are investigating the murder of the Ughelli Area Commander, ACP Usman Ndanbaba, by unidentified persons. The State Commissioner of Police, Mr Zanna Ibrahim, confirmed the investigation on Tuesday, Ibrahim said the officer was killed on  on Sunday night, He said that the command was investigating…

Medical trip: Senate receives Buhari’s letter!

President of the Senate Bukola Saraki with Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo The Senate on Tuesday confirmed receipt of President Muhammadu Buhari’s letter  informing it of his trip to the United Kingdom on a “medical follow-up’’. President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, read the letter, dated May 5, 2017, at plenary and announced that its…

My pastor hurried me to marry wrong man, woman tells court 

A civil servant, Victoria Igbo, on Monday told a Nyanya Customary Court, Abuja, that her pastor hurried her into marrying the wrong man. Victoria, who filed a petition seeking dissolution of marriage her, said that her pastor did not give her enough time to make up her mind before marriage. “My husband proposed to marry…

Domestic flight operations decline by 67 per cent in first quarter

Murtala Muhammed International Airport The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Monday said domestic flight operations declined by 67 per cent in the first quarter of 2017, compared to the same period last year. The NCAA’s Consumer Protection Department disclosed that 10,366 flights operated in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the 15,434 flights…

Troops rescue abducted police officer, 3 women in Niger

Nigerian Army Troops of 133 Special Forces Battalion of 707 Brigade, Makurdi, said they had rescued a retired police officer and 3 women allegedly abducted by bandits ad cattle rustlers in Niger. In a statement issued on Monday in Makurdi, its Assistant Director of Army Public Relations, Major Olabisi Ayeni, said the police officer, ASP…

7.6m cars putting undue pressure on Nigerian roads – Corps Marshal

The Corps Marshal of Federal Road Safety Corps [FRSC], Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, on Monday said the number of cars in the country was putting undue pressure on the nation’s road network, thereby causing accidents. Oyeyemi said Nigeria has over 7.6 million cars plying through its 204, 000 kilometer road network. “This statistics show that there…

Nigeria, now dumping ground for inferior, expired and poisonous foods — Minister

Minister of State for Environment Ibrahim Jibril says Nigeria has become a dumping ground for inferior, substandard, expired and poisonous foods and feeds from countries across the globe. The minister said this on Monday in Abuja at a workshop organised by National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) and Program for Biosafety Systems (PBS) to stimulate the…

U.S. Confirms Possibility for Return of $500m Abacha Loot

The U.S. Embassy in Nigeria yesterday, in an electronic mail exchange with The Guardian confirmed it would transmit to President Donald Trump, a letter from the Socio-economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) requesting the administration to release the assets to Nigeria. • Embassy to transmit letter to President Trump • NGOs seek transparency on recovered…

Complete List of Names of All 82 Chibok girls released

On Saturday night, news broke out that Boko Haram has released another set of 82 Chibok girls, after months of negotiations with the Federal Government. The President Muhammadu Buhari-led government picked the option of swapping the 82 Chibok school girls with Boko Haram prisoners, over paying a ransom to the terrorist group. Reports say the…

Pray for Buhari now, Methodist Church Tasks Nigerians

The Methodist Church Nigeria, Diocese of Nyanya, has expressed concern over President Muhammadu Buhari’s health, and called on the Church to pray for his quick recovery. The Church made the call in a communiqué issued on Sunday in Abuja at the end of the Annual Synod of the diocese, under the chairmanship of the Bishop…

BREAKING: Again, Buhari Jets Out for Medicals In London…See Details

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday evening departed Nigeria to London for medical treatment. President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari departed Nigeria for London Sunday night for follow-up medical consultation with his doctors. He had planned to leave Sunday afternoon, but decided to tarry a bit, due to the arrival of 82 Chibok girls who arrived…

Musiliu Obanikoro Requests to Join APC, Meets with Tinubu

The All Progressive Congress in Lagos State is now considering the request of a former Minister of State for Defence and ex-gubernatorial candidate to join the ruling party. Senator Musiliu Obanikoro Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, a former minister of state for Defence, may have made up his mind to dump the Peoples Democratic Party, which he…

See the faces of some of the 82 newly released Chibok Girls

The faces of some of the newly released Chibok Girls who were abducted by Boko Haram members have been revealed. Some of the 82 newly released Chibok Girls Faces of some of the 82 rescued Chibok schoolgirls who were released on Saturday have been revealed. The girls have also met with President Muhammadu Buhari who…

Just In: 80 Kidnapped Chibok Girls Freed By Boko Haram

Reports just being obtained informs the Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram, has released a batch of ore than 80 of the Chibok high school girls who were abducted in mid-April 2014. A top military source just broke to the news to Saharareporters.  According to the source, the release of the 80 abducted school girls came after further negotiations between…

Meet Pretty Policewoman Who is Making People Go Crazy on Social Media (Photos)

A Brazilian policewoman has become a social media sensation because she protects people on the dangerous streets of Brazil by day and posts scantily-clad bikini snaps by night. According to Dailymail, the woman identified as Mari Ag, 30, is a highway patrol cop in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, one of the most dangerous countries in…