Ogun State High Court Goes On Vacation

07/20/2016 Michael 0

The High Court of Ogun State, on Monday, 18th July, 2016 began its 2016 annual vacation which is to end on Friday, 26th August 2016. A release signed by the Chief Judge of the State, Hon. Justice Olatokunbo Olopade, revealed that the court would resume Monday, 29th August 2016, while […]


International Scholarship

07/20/2016 knowwetindey 0

International scholarships We offer more than 100 scholarships every year to help international students. The awards are worth up to £6000 a year to help partially fund university fees and living costs. Brunel has a range of scholarship packages and works in partnership with several scholarship organisations and bodies including […]


Nasarawa Workers Protest 50 Per Cent Cut In Salaries

07/19/2016 Michael 0

Nasarawa workers have protested a 50 per cent cut in their salaries and allowances by the state government. To demonstrate their grievances, the workers paralysed socio-economic and government activities in Lafia, the state capital.The angry workers, who carried placards, wept, sang and pronounced unprintable curses on the administration. They described […]


There Is A Plan To Exterminate Christians In Nigeria – CAN

07/18/2016 Michael 0

The General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Rev. Musa Asake has lamented the President Muhammadu Buhari’s silence on the continued killings of non-Muslims. Alake, in an interview with the Punch on Sunday joined many Nigerians to condemn in strong terms the murder of a Redeemed Christian Church […]


Why FG Scrapped Post-UTME, Femi Adeshina Reveals

07/18/2016 Michael 0

The special adviser to the President on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, has revealed that the decision by the government to scrap post-UTME was informed by the need to make admission into tertiary institutions less cumbersome. Adeshina disclosed this on Monday at Effurun, Delta State when he bagged an award […]

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I Have Heart Problem, Please Don’t Detain Me – Okupe Tells EFCC

07/17/2016 Michael 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday confirmed a fresh grilling of Dr. Doyin Okupe, who was a former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. Okupe was questioned over alleged N162million illicit payments to him and his companies by a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), […]


Ex-NSA, Dasuki Withdraws Motion Seeking Case Transfer

07/12/2016 Michael 0

Embattled former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, on Monday withdrew his motion seeking the transfer of his case file before Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Maitama, to another court. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, arraigned the ex-NSA and four others on […]


Give Bureau De Change Operators Second Chance, Kalu Begs Buhari

07/11/2016 Michael 0

A former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his decision to restrict the business of Bureau de Change (BDC) operations in the country. Kalu, who controls a multi-billion dollar business empire, said stringent mea­sures against the micro-financial sector will not […]


Former Speaker’s 80-Year Old Father Kidnapped

07/11/2016 Michael 0

Chief Tsegba Gbor, the father of former speaker Pro Tempore of the Federal House of Representatives, Terngu Tsegba has been kidnapped. Gbor was kidnapped at about 8pm at his residence in Adekaa, Gboko-West, Gboko local government area of Benue State, yesterday. It was gathered that gunmen stormed the residence of […]

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Airlines Now Free To Fix Fares, Other Charges – NCAA

07/10/2016 Michael 0

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority says all airlines’ tariffs for services rendered, which include fares, rates, add-on charges or terms and condition of service, have been fully liberalised. This was contained in a statement by the General Manager, Public Relations of NCAA, Sam Adurogboye, on Sunday. The statement explained that […]


Osinbajo Faults Calls For Nigeria’s Restructuring

07/10/2016 Michael 0

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has faulted the calls for the restructuring of Nigeria, saying it would not make any difference. In a statement on Sunday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, the Vice-President made his position known while answering questions after delivering the second foundation […]


Buhari Writes Senate To Confirm Magu As EFCC Chief

07/10/2016 danny 0

There were reports yesterday that president Muhammadu Buhari has written a letter of recommendation to the senate to confirm the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the substantive boss of the agency. It was gathered that the President opted for Magu because […]


Governor Ajimobi Reopens Secondary Schools In Oyo

07/10/2016 danny 0

The people of Oyo State, Nigeria and indeed the whole world will recall the highly condemnable events of Monday 6th June 2016 which witnessed violence and wanton destruction of government property and those of individuals and corporate bodies by students and teachers of some schools in Oyo State. This violent […]


Gunshot At Lagos Airport Leaves Two People Injured

07/09/2016 danny 0

Passengers at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) on Friday were in great shock after gunshot at the terminal left two people injured The gunshot, it was learnt, came from an orderly of a Senator while trying to remove his gun’s magazine in line […]


Biafra’s secessionist right reconsidered

07/07/2016 danny 0

IS a Union sacred and inviolable? Whether a constitutionally governed nation is to exist in perpetuity, sacred and inviolable even by the existential realities of irredeemable socio-cultural fault lines, is a matter for the conjecture of the jurisprudence of law and of morality. The question being: should a democratic society […]


Goodluck Jonathan says he will not contest in 2019

07/06/2016 danny 0

Former president Goodluck Jonathan has said that he will not contest for the presidency in 2019. Jonathan became the first sitting president to be defeated in an election and he made history by handing over to Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress without contesting the result in court. Ex-president […]


10 things to know about late Umaru Shinkafi

07/06/2016 danny 0

On Wednesday, July 6, Nigeria lost one of its finest politician and former presidential candidate. Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi died in a hospital in London at about 4:07 pm today. Late Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi NAIJ.com lists 10 important things to know about the man best remembered for his pioneering role in […]


Former presidential candidate Umaru Shinkafi is dead

07/06/2016 danny 0

– Former presidential asprant Umaru Shinkafi is dead – Shinkafi died in a hospital in London after a prolonged illness – He was the head of the secret police, the Nigeria Security Organisation (NSO) from 1979 to 1983 Late Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi Top politician Alhaji Umaru Ali Shinkafi is dead. […]


What exactly is President Muhammadu Buhari’s real age?

07/06/2016 danny 0

Now a new one has surfaced. The President’s detractors have yet again raised an issue about his real age. Ever since he declared his intention to run for president, Buhari’s personality has come under close scrutiny. Just before the 2015 presidential elections the opposition said he would not be able […]


JAMB releases new university admission guidelines

07/05/2016 danny 0

– New guidelines seems to favour new applicants – JAMB informs that admission checker portal would be opened soon for the new process – Even O’level results will now count during admission process Students seeking admission may have gotten a lifeline following a new set of guidelines by the Joint […]


Woman Sells Unborn Child For N100,000 In Lagos

07/05/2016 Michael 0

Lagos State police have launched a manhunt for a woman, Amaka Ogua, for allegedly selling the unborn child of her younger sister, Nkechi, for N100,000 in the Mile 2 area of the state. It was gathered that Amaka, who the police accused of running a baby factory, had already collected […]


Imo Workers To Get 3 Months Salary Arrears

07/05/2016 Michael 0

Governor Rochas Okorocha has ordered payment of three months salary arrears to Imo State civil servants. With the governor’s directive, workers will get April,May and June salaries at once. Okorocha, who gave the directive at the weekend during a meeting with Directors of Accounts, Treasurers and Permanent Secretaries at the […]


Buhari sacks Kachikwu, appoints new directors for NNPC

07/04/2016 Michael 0

Femi Adesina, presidential media adviser, in a statement made available, has announced that President Muhammadu Buhari approved new board of directors of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The composition of the board of the NNPC was confirmed under Section 1(2) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Act of 1997, as […]


Varsities may deny awaiting results candidates admission

07/04/2016 Michael 0

NO fewer than one million candidates who applied for admissions into the universities with awaiting results may be denied admissions as many of the institutions have fixed dates to com­mence screening of prospective ap­plicants for the 2016/2017 academic session. Saturday Sun investigations revealed that over one million candidates cur­rently in […]


Omisore’s Arrest: EFCC Persecuting Our Members, PDP Cries Out

07/04/2016 Michael 0

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has condemned the arrest of Otunba Iyiola Omisore by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Sunday and accused the anti-graft agency of being biased. The commission arrested Mr. Omisore, a one-time deputy governor and candidate of the PDP in the 2014 governorship election […]


BREAKING: Court Grants Femi Fani-Kayode Bail

07/04/2016 Michael 0

Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has been granted bail by a Federal High court sitting in Lagos on Monday morning. Naijaloaded had earlier reported that Femi Fani-Kayode who is facing charges of money laundering had the hearing for his bail application adjourned to Monday. He was arraigned alongside a former minister of […]

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Drama in court as Jide Omokore rejects arraignment

07/04/2016 danny 0

At the assumed hearing, the counsel to the first defendant, R. A. Lawal confirmed to the court of a service of an amended charge by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Lawal said: “Yes, my lord we have been served the amended charge.” He however said he has some […]

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Mechanics, Delta Council at war over revenue drive

07/04/2016 danny 0

The financial crisis rocking the nation occasioned by the falling oil price has pitched revenue officers in Isoko North Local Government Area with the executives of the National Automobile Technicians Association (NATA) over revenue payment to upgrade the financial base of the local government council in Delta State. Officials of […]


N4.9billion fraud: Fani-Kayode, others granted bail of N250m

07/04/2016 danny 0

While reporting the news, Nigerian Bulletin simply put it as, ‘EFCC has granted spokesperson of the Goodluck campaign bail in the sum of N250million.’ Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation minister Daily post as well as The Punch reported that, Justice Muslim Hassan ordered the defendant to provide two sureties in like […]


We Arrest Boko Haram Insurgents On Daily Basis – Army

07/04/2016 Michael 0

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division of the Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Isidore Edet says the division arrests Boko Haram insurgents on a daily basis. He made the assertion in Lagos on Sunday at the inter-denominational service organised to commemorate the Nigerian Army Celebration Day at Saint Charles Lwanga Catholic […]


OAU Workers Back Buhari’s Dissolution Of Governing Council

07/03/2016 danny 0

Workers at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, on Friday celebrated the dissolution of the university’s Governing Council by President Muhammadu Buhari. The workers, members of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), took over the University Senate building singing and […]


Two Die In Stampede Over Tinubu’s Ramadan Gifts

07/03/2016 danny 0

Two elderly women died on Saturday in a violent struggle for Ramadan gifts distributed on behalf of a former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, at Onikan Stadium in the state. Sunday Punch learnt that a middle-aged man fainted in the commotion, while several others were injured during the distribution […]


Boko Haram: As terrorists open a new front

07/02/2016 danny 0

Editor’s note: In this piece, Charles Ibekwe ponders on the “online war”against president Muhammadu Buhari-led fight against insurgency and security threats within Nigeria. Ibekwe pointed out the cyber attack on the chief of army staff, Tukur Buratai’s acquisition of two Dubai property as malicious. He also condemned the recognition of […]


Gunmen kill Oyo lawmaker

07/02/2016 danny 0

A House of Assembly member in Oyo state has been assassinated, The Cable is reporting. These are worrying times for Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state According to the report, the lawmaker representing Orelope constituency in the state house of assembly, Gideon Aremu was murdered last night by unknown gunmen. […]


SSS Arrests Suspected Abductor Of Missing Abuja Girl

07/02/2016 Michael 0

Operatives of the State of State Services (SSS) have arrested, Mr. Cornelius Ubara, the suspected abductor of 16-year old Miss Precious Osuji, who got missing from her home in Kapwa, a suburb of Lugbe in Abuja on November 13, 2015. The suspect was until the sudden disappearance of Precious a […]


Man City sign second midfielder of the summer

07/01/2016 danny 0

Manchester City have completed the signing of Australia international midfielder Aaron Mooy from sister club Melbourne City. The 25-year-old who scored 11 goals and chipped in with an A-League record 21 assists in his first season with Melbourne has agreed a three-year deal at the Etihad. Aaron Mooy (right) has […]


Zlatan Ibrahimovic confirms Manchester United move

07/01/2016 danny 0

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has announced on Instagram that he is joining Manchester United. Zlatan Ibrahimovic Ibrahimovic, 34, was available as a free agent after his Paris Saint-Germain contract expired on Thursday and the striker has confirmed reports that he would join United. On the day he became a free agent, he […]


Nigerian sports minister raises alarm over Rio Olympics squad

06/30/2016 danny 0

Nigerian minister of sports Solomon Dalung has questioned coach Samson Siasia’s 35 man Rio Olympics squad. Solomon Dalung during a meeting with NFF executives The minister is not impressed by Siasia’s move to leave out many of the players who qualified for the tournament by winning the U-23 African Cup […]


Meet Africa’s Richest Woman

06/30/2016 danny 0

Isabel dos Santos – Net Worth: $3.3 Billion (Angolan) Isabel dos Santos is Africa’s richest woman. She is working to expand her stable of investments. She is the daughter of Angola’s longtime president Jose Eduardo dos Santos.


Nigeria will have no peace with Buhari

06/29/2016 danny 0

Editor’s note: Since Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration in May 2015 the Nigerian army has freed thousands of Boko Haram captives as they have resized large swaths of territory where the sect had declared an Islamic caliphate. While, the Buhari government is winning the war against the Boko haram insurgency, the other […]


Boko Haram: Nigerian troops clear six villages

06/29/2016 danny 0

Boko Haram terrorists Clearing operation to flush out the fleeing Boko Haram terrorists from the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) Area of Responsibility (AOR) continues to yield positive results. The troop of Sector 1 with its relocated Tactical Headquarters in Makary, Northern Cameroun intensifies clearance operations along the borders between […]


Is it really worth it to pay bride price anymore?

06/28/2016 danny 0

In Nigeria and some other countries in Africa, so much emphasis is being laid on bride price and the need for a man to fulfill certain obligations as custom demands before he is allowed to whisk a woman away and make her his wife. As a matter of fact, paying […]


Dad who impregnated his 15-year-old daughter arrested

06/28/2016 danny 0

The alleged rapist, Raymond Anyanwu 41-year-old Anyanwu said he committed the abominable act out of frustration after losing his job. Here’s what he said: “I started sleeping with my 15-year-old daughter sometime around January, after I lost my job. I am a transporter, but I took to alcohol after I […]


Stop Harassing Fayose And Ekiti Government – PDP Elders Tell FG

06/22/2016 Michael 0

A group, the Ekiti PDP Elders’ Forum, has accused the Federal Government of harassing and intimidating the Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose and top officials of the state government through institutions such as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Department of State Security (DSS) among others. The […]


I Never Ordered Hijab Use In Osun Schools – Aregbesola

06/21/2016 Michael 0

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State yesterday faulted the accusation that he prompted female Muslim students in public schools in the state to wear hijab over their uniforms during the school hours. The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Osun State chapter, recently accused the governor of surreptitiously backing the hijab […]


Court Accepts Jonathan’s Former Aide, Dudafa, To N500m Bail

06/21/2016 Michael 0

A former senior special assistant on domestic affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, and Iwejuo Joseph Nna (alias Taiwo A. Ebenezer and Olugbenga Isaiah) have been granted bail. They were admitted to bail on Tuesday by Justice M. B. Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos after they pleaded […]


? Marry Yourselves – DG Advises NYSC Members

06/21/2016 Michael 0

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Suleiman Kazaure has urged corps members from different tribes to inter-marry. He said it was as an avenue of boosting national integration. General Kazaure made this remark when he visited the 2016 Batch A (Stream II) corps members […]


ASUU Rejects s*xual Harassment Bill

06/21/2016 Michael 0

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the ongoing s*xual Harassment Offences Bill, in the Senate, saying the bill was targeted at lecturers. According to the union, the bill is vindictive and it undermines university autonomy. ASUU President Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, while speaking yesterday, in Abuja, at a public […]


Why APC Must Apologise To Jonathan – PDP

06/20/2016 Michael 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) must apologise for the lies it told against former President Goodluck Jonathan during the build-up of the 2015 elections. In a series of tweets on Saturday, the PDP also accused APC of not fighting corruption but […]


Senator Oluremi Tinubu Buys 250 GCE Forms For Students In Lagos

06/20/2016 Michael 0

Senator Oluremi Tinubu (APC-Lagos Central), on Friday distributed 250 General Certificate of Education (GCE) forms to students to enable them write the examination and seek to advance their education. Tinubu distributed the forms at a Town Hall Meeting organised by her in Lagos with the theme: “Creating Purposeful Partnership.’’ She […]


EFCC Secures Warrant To Detain Ex-Adamawa Acting Governor

06/17/2016 Michael 0

A former Acting Governor of Adamawa State, James Bala Ngilari, has been detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over the N450million poll bribery funds allocated to the state by ex-Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. Ngilari’s detention was sequel to a warrant secured by the anti-graft […]


Fayose’s Aide Blasts Fayemi, Ex-Finance Commissioner

06/17/2016 Michael 0

The Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media to Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State, Mr. Lere Olayinka, has blasted the immediate past Commissioner for Finance in the state, Dapo Kolawole, for saying the state government could afford to pay workers three months’ salary out of five months salary […]


South Africa Set To Issue 5-Year Visas To Nigerians

06/11/2016 Michael 0

The South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Lulu Mnguni, has reported his administration’s choice to initiate the issuance of 5-year visas to Nigerian experts, businessmen and other regular fliers. Talking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos Wednesday, Munguni said his administration was currently arranged to wipe out […]


Nurses Begin Indefinite Strike In LUTH

06/11/2016 Michael 0

Nurses and Midwives at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, on Friday began an indefinite strike. The nurses and midwives under the aegis of the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) are protesting what they called stagnation, non-payment of salary and inadequate facilities. “We have been having […]


NSCDC Arrests Two Suspected Pipeline Vandals In Ogun

06/11/2016 Michael 0

The Ogun State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC) on Friday arrested two pipeline vandals in a village in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State. According to the NSCDC, the men were vandalising a pipeline of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC) with some […]


FG to cut 2016 budget to increase debt ratio

06/10/2016 Michael 0

Federal government has opted to reduce total budgetary spending on 2016 capital expenditure plan ahead of indication that the budget would not be implemented fully. Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, who gave this indication in London while addressing international investors, said the decision was favoured against an option of […]


Advocacy For The Return Of Decree 2 Was A Joke – Umar

06/09/2016 Michael 0

The Chairman of Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Mr. Danladi Yakubu Umar on Wednesday said that his advocacy for the return of Decree 2 to regulate the practice of journalism in the country was a joke. A statement by the Public Relations Officer of the Tribunal, Ibrahim Alhassan, urged members […]


NSCDC Arrest Herdsman For Allegedly Stabbing A Farmer To Death

06/08/2016 Michael 0

The Nasarawa State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested a herdsman who allegedly stabbed a farmer identified as Nasiru Mohammed to death, following an argument over the invasion of a farm. The herdsman’s cattle had strayed into Mohammed’s farm at Angwan Arimi in Bassa Village, […]


N/Delta Avengers Blow Up Another Chevron Facility

06/08/2016 Michael 0

The Niger Delta Avengers on Wednesday announced the bombing of an oil well belonging to Chevron Nigeria Limited in Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State. The announcement came less than 24 hours after the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinabjo (SAN), met with some governors of the oil producing […]


Anyanwu Appointed Acting Auditor-General Of The Federation

06/07/2016 Michael 0

The appointment of Florence Anyanwu as acting Auditor-General of the Federation (AuGF) has been approved by the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC). Her appointment was contained in a statement issued Tuesday by Olawunmi Ogunmosunle, the Chief Press Secretary, Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation, in Abuja. The statement said […]


El-rufai Wants To Kill Me, APC Senator Cries Out

06/07/2016 Michael 0

Senator of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna central at the upper chamber has said that Nasiru El-Rufai, Kaduna State Governor is threatening his life. In a statement issued on his behalf by Suleiman Ahmed, his special adviser, political and ideology, the lawmaker said he decided […]


NSCDC Arrests Leader Of Agip Bombing In Bayelsa

06/07/2016 Michael 0

Operatives of the anti vandal unit of Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, have arrested the alleged leader of the armed gang that bombed the Tebidaba-Brass trunkline penultimate week around Ikienghenbiri community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. Vanguard gathered that the suspect identified as Suoyo […]


(PHOTOS) AIT Boss, Raymond Dokpesi Escapes Assassination

06/07/2016 Michael 0

According to Signalng, the AIT Chairman narrowly escaped death on Saturday in what appears to be an assassination attempt. Sergeant Den Gaius, a police detail attached to the High Chief, was, however, not so lucky. According to the report, suspected assassins, numbering four were sighted in a Honda Accord car. […]


Arase Orders Immediate Disarmament Of IPOB Members

05/31/2016 Michael 0

The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, has ordered the immediate disarmament of members of Independent People of Biafra (IPOB). The order came on the heels of Monday’s deadly clash between some suspected members of the group and policemen in some states of the Southeast and Southsouth. Mr. Arase, who decried […]


SHOCKING! N1.732 trillion lost under Buhari in one year

05/31/2016 Michael 0

In just one year of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, the Nigerian stock market crashed by N1.732 trillion as against the N11.658 trillion market capitalization was as at May 28, 2015. According to a report by Punch newspaper, in the first quarter of 2016, the All-Share Index also crashed to […]


Probe Borno elders on Boko Haram – NDMG tells Buhari

05/29/2016 Michael 0

Engr Adeka Onyilo, the UK Coordinator of the NDMG released a statement baring the thought of the group on what the federal government should do regarding getting to the root cause of the Chibok girl’s abduction.. Engr Onyilo wondered why it is only Borno state that the insurgency is still […]


Niger Delta Avengers threaten whole world

05/29/2016 Michael 0

Niger Delta Avengers threatened the world that ‘something big’ is to happen soon The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari, his military that ‘something big’ will happen and it will shock the whole world. Daily Post reports that the militants threatened to organise more destroying attacks on […]


Residents lament as army search for Niger Delta militants

05/29/2016 Michael 0

An anti-militant operation took place at the Delta community of Oporoza in the early hours of Saturday, May 28. The invasion was an apparent reaction to the series of pipelines’ destruction by the new militant group called Niger Delta Avengers (NDA). According to information by SaharaReporters, the operation resulted in […]


Governor Fayose reacts to bombings by Niger Delta Avengers

05/29/2016 Michael 0

– The governor warned that damage of oil facilities would have a negative impact on Nigeria’s economy, suggested a mild approach – Recent reports, however, prove the Nigerian authorities are likely to use force in the south-south region as a mean of retaliation Governor Fayose commented on the issue of […]

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Diezani N23bn bribe: 11 INEC officials tell truth to EFCC

05/28/2016 Michael 0

The detectives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) now know more names The EFCC state 11 officials of the INEC received N120 million bribe as a part of Alison-Madueke’s N23 billion ‘fund’ for the 2015 general elections, a correspondent of ThePunch learnt on Friday, May 27. The officers […]


I do not interfere with EFCC operations – Buhari

05/28/2016 Michael 0

Buhari said the commission has the purpose for which it was set up and the are operating within their own guidelines The president said that his government does not interfere with the arrests and prosecutions executed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He said that all antigraft agencies […]


Buhari meets prominent Nigerian newspaper publishers

05/28/2016 Michael 0

President Muhammadu Buhari met with members of the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN) where they discussed crucial national issues on Friday in Abuja. According to Femi Adesina, the special adviser on media and publicity to the president, the federal government will continue its partnership with the media to ensure […]

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GEJ left an empty treasury for PMB – Gbajabiamila

05/27/2016 Michael 0

The member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the lower chambers said he was surprised why people do not ask questions for the reasons for the present economic crunch While Gbajabiamila was speaking with newsmen at a Town Hall meeting he himself organised on his account of stewardship to […]


Dangote empowers women in Lagos

05/27/2016 Michael 0

In line with tradition of Aliko Dangote’s tradition of helping the less privileged, 40, 000 indigent women in all the local governments in Lagos state were given N400 million. The disbursement was held at the Conference Hall of Lagos House in Ikeja. The foundation which was set up in 1993 […]


Budget Will Not Be Fully Implemented – FG

05/27/2016 Michael 0

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, said on Thursday that there was no guarantee that the Federal Government would implement the 2016 budget in full. Only on Wednesday, the minister had reported a drop of N18.25bn in revenue accruable to the Federation Account and meant for sharing by the […]


Anti-corruption campaign: Ijaw youths criticize Buhari

05/27/2016 Michael 0

The Ijaw Youths Congress warned the President Muhammadu Buhari against arresting former president Goodluck Jonathan The Ijaw Youths Congress (IYC) has warned the President Muhammadu Buhari against arresting former president Goodluck Jonathan over the ongoing probe of arms procurement and embezzlement that allegedly took place under his administration. The Punch […]


IGP Arase issues stern warning to Fulani

05/27/2016 Michael 0

He made the comments at a hearing on the Fulani herdsmen crisis The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Solomon Arase said on Thursday that no group will overrun the country or illegally occupy any part of it under his watch as the chief police officer, according to the Premium Times. Mr […]


Fight with Amaechi: Sirika dismiss reports as rumours

05/27/2016 Michael 0

Sirika has now opened up on the rumours that has circulated wide in the media Sirika who spoke on the issue for the first time while receiving the national president of the Air Transport Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSAN), Mr Benjamin Okeowo on a courtesy call, said the rumour […]


Bauchi governor attacks Fayose over Fulani

05/27/2016 Michael 0

Abubakar also praised the National Assembly’s efforts to resolve the fighting between farmers and herdsmen The Governor of Bauchi state Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar has condemned the statement credited to the Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose, asking Fulani herdsmen to leave Ekiti state in the wake of incessant clashes between farmers […]


Over 300,000 Boko Haram IDPs face epidemic

05/27/2016 Michael 0

The international aid organisation OXFAM said yesterday that over 330,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) were in danger of epidemic in the northeast of Nigeria due to a lack of portable water and poor and sanitation. OXFAM Nigeria’s humanitarian manager Olayinka Fagbemi said his organisation had carried out an assessment of […]


Buhari has no clear economic policies- Agbakoba

05/26/2016 Michael 0

Agbakoba however praised the President Buhari for curbing corruption in the country and degrading the strength of Boko Haram terrorists Popular Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Olisa Agbakoba, has stated that the President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government has no-clear economic policy. He said due to this, Nigeria is no […]


PMB receives outgoing ambassador of Iran and China (photos)

05/25/2016 Michael 0

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari on Wedenesday, May 25, received the outgoing ambassador of Islamic Republic of Iran to Nigeria, Saeed Koozechi and H.E. Gu Xiaojie, the outgoing ambassador of Peoples Republic of China to Nigeria. The ambassadors paid a farewell visit to Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja earlier […]


Prospective corps members protest (see photos)

05/25/2016 Michael 0

Prospective corps members are not happy over the postponement of the 2016 batch A, stream II orientation course of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). They staged a peaceful protest on Wednesday, May 25, carrying placards to express their grievances. They likened the postponement of the orientation programme to corruption. […]


Ekiti IRS Shuts Down GTB, Ecobank

05/25/2016 Michael 0

The Ekiti State Internal Revenue Service has closed down two banks in the state over alleged non-remittance of tax. Officials of the Ekiti IRS on Wednesday morning evacuated staff and customers of Guaranty Trust Bank and Ecobank both located on Secretariat Road at about 8:35 A.M before locking up the […]


Eni Declares Force Majeure After Pipeline Attack

05/25/2016 Michael 0

A subsidiary of Italian oil producer Eni has declared a force majeure following an attack on a key gas pipeline in southern Nigeria. The measure at the Brass Rivers terminal took effect Sunday after the Ogbaimbiri–Tebidaba pipeline was attacked by suspected militants. “I can confirm the force majeure on Brass,” […]


Kaduna Declares A State Of Emergency Over ‘Tomato Ebola’

05/25/2016 Michael 0

Kaduna state on Tuesday declared a state of emergency after moths destroyed swathes of tomato fields, which has threatened supplies and driven prices up. Nigerian farmers describe the outbreak as ‘tomato Ebola’ after the deadly disease that devastated West Africa in 2014. “We have declared a state of emergency over […]


Man beats teenager to death for molesting his 6-year-old girl

05/24/2016 Michael 0

Police spokesperson says the accused has been arrested, further actions have also been taken A 32-year-old man has been reportedly arrested by officers of the Oyo state police command for allegedly beating a boy for molesting his 6-year-old daughter. The man identified as Saheed Oladimeji, was said to have beaten […]


My administration on the right path – Buhari

05/24/2016 Michael 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to be patient with his administration, adding that the present administration was on the right path to make Nigeria greater. Buhari’s plea to Nigerians was conveyed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday, May 23, in Lagos when he represented the president at the […]