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8/21/2017

TB Joshua transforms Paraguayan transvestite!



Famous Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua recently travelled to the nation of Paraguay where he received the country's highest

FG Social Investment Program, 120,000 Oyo residents will benefit
The Oyo State Government disclosed that 120,573 people from the state have benefited from the Federal Government Social Investment programme just

Hon Yakubu Dogara receives Buhari’s letter of Resumption


Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has acknowledged the receipt of the communication from

We agreed Nigeria ‘must remain one and united’ – Buhari

In what appears a clear effort to douse the agitation for Biafra, President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday made reference to the late Biafran leader, Emeka Ojukwu, saying both of them agreed on the indivisibility of Nigeria.

Police rescued two kidnapped Pakistanis

The two Pakistan nationals abducted by kidnappers last week in Calabar area have been rescued by the Nigeria Police, Azim Khan, Head

Kayode reacts to presidential broadcast, attacks Buhari

Former minister of Aviation, Olufemi Fani Kayode has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech to Nigerians early this morning.

8/20/2017

Muhammadu Buhari’s health, politics taken too far – Mega Party

The Mega Progressive People’s Party has advised politicians and civil rights activists to be cautious and guard against utterances capable of heating up the polity in the future.

We believes in restructuring- Adeyeye

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is in support of restructuring of the country in a manner that will boost the growth, development and prosperity of Nigeria.

Upgrade our hospitals to what you see at UK’s before 2019-(NMA)

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has risen from its August 2017 National Executive Council (NEC) meeting, asking President

There is no Middle Belt —Kwande

Former Nigeria Ambassador to Switzerland and one of the founding members of All Progressives Congress (APC), Ambassador Yahaya Kwande in this interview with ISAAC SHOBAYO speaks on 2019 ambition of the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar,

Buhari To address the nation 7am on Monday

  • Returns to a Hero’s Welcome
  • President’s Return, Sign Of Country’s Recovery, Says Osinbajo
  • Nation’s Hope Fulfilled — Tinubu
  • Resign Honourably, Group Tells President
  • Saraki Pledges Legislative/Executive Harmony


President Muhammadu Buhari saturday received a hero’s welcome

Kano raises N2b for market fire victims

After months of agony resulting from fire disasters that engulfed five major markets in Kano State, the state government yesterday,

Constitutional amendment only can criminalize hate speeches, say lawyers ·

  •          Adegburuwa Disagrees With Classification Of Hate Speeches As Terrorism
  •          Anxiety As States Could Use It To Settle Political Scores

Following the Federal Government’s pronouncement to henceforth

Copyright Commission: Book piracy increase in Nigeria

An alarm raised by the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) over rising cases of book piracy in the country, saying it has seized about 18 containers of pirated books,

Lassa fever: Doctor tests positive, under watch

Chief Medical Director of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Professor Chris Bode In a statement noted that the new case was identified

No election in Anambra State- IPOB

IPOB has never withdrawn its threat to stop the governorship election scheduled to hold in Anambra State in November as reported.

8/18/2017

FG-Open drug market to end by Dec. 31, 2018

*Traders jubilate as Minister gives opposition permanent red card


The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has expressed the Federal Government’s determination to end the sale of drugs in the open market by Dec. 31, 2018.

Anambra-Over 500 youths of Ogidi community renounced cultism

Over 500 youths of Ogidi community, in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra state have renounced cultism and pledged to be of good character.

St. Phillips Catholic Church massacre-victims names released

Catholic Diocese of Nnewi releases names of victims of the St. Phillips Catholic Church massacre

John Odigie-Oyegun is a virus within APC - Obiano

Anambra Governor, Willie Obiano, has taken a swipe at John Odigie-Oyegun, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), over comments made by the latter concerning the upcoming

Obiano washed off his hands over IPOB Killings

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state has washed off his hands in the killings of the members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on May 30, 2016 . He said the impression held in some quarters that he was responsible for the death of several members of IPOB at Nkpor was false and unfounded.

Nkwelle-Ezunaka community protest planned Removal of PG.

  
The Youths of Nkwelle-Ezunaka community in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra state,have protested the removal of Chief Ikechukwu Nnalue as the President General  of the community.

Okeke, Catholic Bishop of Nnewi-.reasons we don't investigate church donors, income source -

In the wake of the killings of innocent worshipers at St Philip’s Catholic Church, Amakwa Ozubulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State on August 6, 2017, the Catholic Bishop

Ozubulu youths goes wild over church opening

Ozubulu youths under the auspices of Ozubulu Youths Association, last Monday protested the re-opening of St Philips Catholic Church, Amakwa Ozubulu, Anambra State barely a week after gunmen killed worshipers in the church.

Ozobulu massacre- Aloysius Ikegwuonu gives police names of attackers


Target of Ozubulu killing returns to Nigeria; gives police names of attackers



Aloysius Ikegwuonu who is the supposed target of the tragic killings in a

Mayhem in Onitsha as Robbers kill police, two others

There was pandemonium in the commercial city of Onitsha following the killing of a policeman near the Assemblies of God Church by dare devil armed robbers along Oguta road in the city.

8/17/2017

Igbos will not leave the North -Walid Jibrin

The Chairman of Peo­ples Democratic Par­ty, PDP, Board of Trustees (BoT) Sen. Walid Jibrin, has said no true North­erner supports the October 1 ultimatum issued by Arewa youths asking Igbos to vacate the North.

8/14/2017

Kanu's Biafra agitation would have condemned by Ojukwu

- Joe Igbokwe condemned Nnamdi Kanu's Biafra agitation
- He said Ojuwku would not have approved of it
- He noted that hate speech could put the Igbos in the heat of another deadly war

Re-arrest of Nnamdi Kanu will lead to crisis-BASSOB

 
MASSOB, on Sunday warned the federal government that re-arresting pro-Biafran Leader, Nnamdi Kanu, could lead to a crisis unprecedented in the history of the country.

STRENGTHEN ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT PRODUCTIVITY OF AN ORGANIZATION

Manpower Conversion, Distribution and Utilization Programme
Ø  Periodic checks and monitors attendance/attendance booklets.

Inaugural Scholarship Recipients Announced-(AIG)

Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) has announced the inaugural recipients of the AIG scholarships, the organization’s fully funded scholarships programme.

Coalition of Civil Societies and Youth Groups ask for President Buhari’s resignation

The new group has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to succumb to pressure to cut short his medical vacation in London or resign from office.

Ozubulu Massacre

Rights Groups Ask IG, Anambra State Govt. Catholic church To Unravel Killers.

The Anambra state Government and the Catholic church in Nnewi Diocese have been  questioned over the shooting  on Sunday at St. Philips Catholic church, Amakwa Ozubulu.
The International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of law (intersociety) in a statement made available to newsmen asked the Anambra state Government to explain if it has any relationship with the alleged baron who escaped from South Africa to Nigeria.

8/13/2017

Biafra will only increase suffering, say Charly Boy

Letter To Fellow Biafrans: I know some of my Igbo brothers and sisters are not happy with me simply because I have not used My Brand as CharlyBoy to advocate for the clamour of The Biafran state. However, like I always say, there is more than one way to achieve a purpose. Though I may disagree with my Igbo brothers and sisters on the choice

If Nigeria is not restructured, there will be violence


Mike Okonkwo, Presiding Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Missing (TREM), has warned that there would be violence if the National Assembly fails to revisit the issue of restructuring the nation and give it a chance.

APC will be in Aso Rock for only one term

Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti State governor, has told members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, that the party will return to the Presidential Villa in 2019.
According to Fayose, the All Progressives Congress, APC, was given an opportunity to rule for only one term and that it had bungled its chance.

APC want to destroy the ‘solid’ foundation PDP laid for Nigeria

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) National Secretary, Ben Obi, has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of destabilizing the ‘solid’ foundation the PDP laid in for the unity and advancement of Nigeria in 16 years.

Nwoye and others expelled. Anambra, Imo, Lagos, Enugu, Sokoto, Ebonyi state excos dissolved-APGA


Chief Martin Agbaso, national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has stated that the era of impunity  before any member of the party could secure an elective position in the party is over.

5/11/2017

Soludo says Nigeria’s official exchange rate ‘redundant’

A former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Charles Soludo, on Wednesday said the bank’s official exchange rate of N306 to the dollar has become redundant.
Mr. Soludo said this in a keynote address at the eight annual Pan-Africa Investor Conference organised by Renaissance Capital, an international investment bank, in Lagos.

Court of Appeal reverses conviction of ex-NIMASA DG

The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Thursday reversed the sentence on Raymond Omatseye, a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on allegations of N1.5 billion fraud.

4/13/2017

Evacuations as 'extremely serious' Cyclone Cook batters New Zealand

Cyclone Cook has been forecast as one of New Zealand's biggest storms in decades, with 16-foot waves and winds of up to 93mph.
Hundreds of people have been evacuated as the second major storm in a week batters New Zealand’s North Island.
Cyclone Cook downed power lines and caused flash floods and landslips after making landfall in the Bay of Plenty at 6.30pm local time (5.30am GMT), in what has been forecast as one of the biggest storms to hit New Zealand since 1968.

4/09/2017

Prince Charles visits World War One battlefields with his sons and Justin Trudeau


Prince Charles and his sons walked in the former killing fields of northern France to commemorate a brutal World War I battle that helped forge the soul of the Canadian nation.

Laboso says that nominations will make or break Jubilee Party.


Jubilee governorship aspirants in Bomet County have warned the party against conducting nominations marred with irregularities, saying the primaries will either make or break the party.
In separate telephone interviews, National Assembly Deputy Speaker Joyce Laboso and former

44 die in attacks targeting Egypt's Christians



Egypt's president called for a state of emergency after suicide bombers struck hours apart at two Coptic churches in northern Egypt, killing 44 people and turning Palm Sunday services into scenes of horror.
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the violence, adding to fears extremists are shifting their focus to civilians, especially Egypt's Christian minority.

Young man who committed suicide yesterday.


The young man who committed suicide at FESTAC link bridge yesterday has been identified as Bayode Ahmad Lawal, a graduate of UNILORIN.
Read below what was shared by FESTAC online;

Nigeria working on closing some foreign missions – Minister

GEOFFREY-ONYEAMA

The federal government is currently working on closing some of Nigeria’s 119 foreign missions, an official has said.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, said though it is expensive to close a country’s embassy,it will be beneficial in the long run.

Buhari felicitates with Aliko Dangote at 60

Alhaji Aliko Dangote

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Africa’s renowned businessman and philanthropist, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, on his 60th birthday.
The President’s congratulatory message to Dangote is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina.

4/08/2017

Boko Haram commander confesses to marrying two Chibok girls

A former Boko Haram commander identified as Joseph David has confessed that he married two of the 278 Chibok school girls kidnapped almost three years ago.

According to The Nation, David who was earlier a Christian, explained that the two girls were part of his benefits for being a commander in the sect.

4/07/2017

Famine Crisis: Massive funding shortfall threatens UN relief for drought-hit countries

The United Nations needs $4.4-billion by the end of March to avert “catastrophe” in parts of Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen. So far, it has raised just 2% of that. By SIMON ALLISON.
A famine has been declared in South Sudan, and parts of Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen are on the brink, but the United Nations (UN) humanitarian response is woefully underfunded.

INVESTIGATION: How Jigawa Govt’s land grab for Chinese firm threatens livelihood of 150,000 citizens

The decision by the government of Jigawa State to hand over 12,000 hectares of land spread across four local government areas to a Chinese investor is threatening the livelihood of about 150,000 persons in the state.
The 12,000 hectares are spread across Gagarawa, Taura, Suletankarkar and Garki local government areas of the state.