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$2.2 Billion arms cash: Military rejects Jonathan’s claim

Military sources yesterday rejected former President Goodluck Jonathan’s claim that his administration bought warships and aircraft. The former president, who spoke at a lecture he delivered on “Youth Entrepreneurship” at the Oxford Union in the United Kingdom (UK), tried to exonerate former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki of corruption allegations involving $2.2 billion voted for arms procurement.Jonathan said he ...

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Nigerians panic as Naira depreciates three times in six hours

Currency traders on Wednesday in Lagos became apprehensive as the Naira depreciated thrice in six hours at the parallel marketThe traders were meeting in clusters, painstakingly trying to unravel the rationale behind the sudden depreciation of the naira after it had appreciated for about four weeks.The Naira exchanged at N467 to the dollar as at 4:30 p.m. after it traded ...

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He Looks Poor And Old – Former Manchester United Star Blasts Ibrahimovic

Manchester United are “a million miles away from being good” and are hindered by a Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who “plays like an old man”, according to former defender Gordon McQueen.The Red Devils were trounced 4-0 by Chelsea on Sunday, as manager Jose Mourinho returned to Stamford Bridge for the first time since he was sacked during last season.The loss follows uninspiring ...

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What Nigerian government should do for 21 released Chibok girls – Pope Francis

Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis, has identified one more thing the federal government should do to get the Chibok Girls back to normal life.The pope emphasised that the girls need experts to rehabilitate them.The Pope, who was represented by the President of Pontifical Mission Societies (Nigeria), Rev. Fr. George Ajana, said this during this year’s World Mission Sunday at Our Lady ...

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Niger Delta: Avengers threaten to resume attacks on oil facilities

The Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, has issued a strong fresh warning to the Federal Government that it would resume bombing of oil facilities if the government made any further mistake to enter into negotiation with selfish leaders in the region.The group said the so-called leaders only represented themselves instead of the interest of the people.The Avengers in a statement accused some ...

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CBN orders banks to stop payment of MTN dividend

​The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has ordered the suspension of MTN Group dividend payment from the Nigerian subsidiary of the telecommunications giant, until further notice. In a quarterly update to shareholders, MTN Group said it was not guilty of the illegal repatriation charges levelled against it by the Nigerian senate, stating that the claims are totally unfounded and without ...

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  Actor John Okafor :- As Nigerian Judiciary failed to jail Buhari let Buhari jail them. 

Nollywood actor, John Okafor has said that he gives President Muhammadu Buhari 100 per cent of his support on his actions against the Nigerian judiciary in respect to the allegations of judicial misconduct and corruption leveled against some judges. Recall that the Department of State Services, DSS, has in the past weeks conducted a ‘sting operation’ on Nigerian top judges ...

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Naira/Dollar atm cards and inexplicable profligacy

​ By Henry Boyo  ONE cannot be certain whether Nigerians should celebrate or decry the recent decision by the Central Bank to reduce the existing annual limit from $150,000 to $50,000, per person on usage of Naira/dollar debit cards abroad. Nonetheless, the enabling directive to commercial banks in CBN’s circular of 13 April 2015, may mean nothing to possibly over ...

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photos Rapper Fetty Wap spends $80k to fix his teeth. 

According to reports, rapper Fetty Wap, who didn’t like his crooked teeth, has done something about it now that he has money. TMZ reports that he paid about $4,000 per tooth to get his teeth looking good and bright. The cosmetic dentistry in NYC where he got it done said they hooked Fetty up with 20 porcelain veneers, top and ...

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N22.8bn Fraud: Skye Bank Official Testify Against Air Force Chiefs

Skye Bank Compliant Officer, Mr. Mojeed Olatunji, has explained the role he played in the alleged N22.8 billion fraud perpetrated by former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu, Vice Marshal Jacob Bola Adigun and Air Commodore Gbadebo Owodunni Olugbenga. Mojeed, who is the first prosecution witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the trial of ...

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Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia Reports To EFCC After Agents Expose Her Phony Hospital Visit

tice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, one of the six judges invited to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to face interrogation over allegations of money laundering and bribery, reported herself to the anti-graft agency on Thursday evening. It would be recalled that the embattled judge was invited for questioning on Tuesday, October 18, but unlike five of her colleagues, Mrs. Ofili-Ajumogobia ...

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N4.9b Laundry Scam: Court Commences Trial Of Fani-Kayode, Others

The accused persons were being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The order by Presiding Judge Mallan Sule followed an application argued before the court by defense counsel seeking an adjournment. This, said the lawyers, was to enable the accused persons ample time to prepare their defense, given that the proof of evidence served on them did ...

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Brazil-based Nigerian Hairstylist Arrested At Lagos Int’l Airport With Cocaine Concealed In Her Bra

A Brazil-based Nigerian hairstylist has been arrested by Nigerian anti-drug detectives with cocaine hidden inside her bra.  The suspect, Nnaji Juliet Ijeoma, 30 was arrested by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos on Friday. She was caught with the illicit drug at the airport during the inward screening of South ...

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Latest News from Schools

​ IMSU Marketplace: A Fresh Student is looking for Mattress, Gas Cooker & Fridge – Have any to sell? UNN Diploma Admission In Music 2016/2017 Announced [Doc] AAUA Change Of Course Form 2016/2017 Now Available UNN Freshers Orientation Exercise 2016/2017 Announced Al-hikmah University Admission Into B.Sc And B.Ed In Computer Science 2016/2017 FUTA & AAUA Marketplace: Fairly Used Plastic Table & ...

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Detained Former Minister Obanikoro Offers To Refund N785m Election Stolen Fund

​ Embattled former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro may soon be let out of custody by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) following indications that he has agreed to make refunds of the money he allegedly collected from the Office of National Security Adviser (ONSA).  The anti-graft agency accused the ex-minister of receiving N785 million from ...

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AAUA Change Of Course Form 2016/2017 Now Available

​ This is to inform aspirants of Adekunle Ajasin University who participated in the screening exercise but have not been offered Provisional Admission and whose names are not on the list of Candidates already Recommended for Admission that they may apply for a change of course to any of the 45 courses with the same UTME and O’Level requirements.  Any ...

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Aso Rock of juju, demons: Precidency reacts

Ben Agande, Abuja In his article in the Guardian newspapers of October 14, 2016, the former Special adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Media and Publicity,  Dr Reuben Abati painted a surreal picture of incredible things that go on beyond the glitz and glamour of the official residence and office of the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, popularly ...

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Update: 55 killed in Cameroon train derailment: minister

 55 killed in Cameroon train derailment Fifty-five people were killed and almost 600 injured when a packed Cameroon passenger train derailed on Friday, leaving debris strewn across nearby tracks as carriages swung off the rails.  The train, travelling from the capital Yaounde to the economic hub Douala, was crammed with people due to road traffic disruption between the two cities ...

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Buhari is no hater of women – Adeosun, Finance Minister

Finance minister Kemi Adeosun has dismissed insinuations of President Muhammadu Buhari being a hater of women even as she Friday said that the administration has pumped in the last four months pumped an unprecedented N720 billion to boost infrastructure. Mrs. Adeosun who disowned dates attributed to her on when the nation would come out of recession said economic growth would ...

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US concerned about South Africa quitting ICC

​ The United States expressed concern on Friday over South Africa’s decision to withdraw its support from the International Criminal Court. While not itself a member of the court, the United States likes other countries to accept its jurisdiction, seeing it as an arm against the impunity sometimes enjoyed by rogue leaders.“We’re concerned about this decision,” State Department spokesman John ...

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$2.1 b arms cash: Fani-Kayode to be flown to Abuja for fresh questioning

​*My life in danger —Fani-Kayode *As Obanikoro spends weekend in EFCC By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor, &  Innocent Anaba Indications  emerged last night that the former Director of Media and Publicity of the President Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, who was re-arrested yesterday by the  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, after he stepped out of a ...

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Russia chooses wolf as mascot for 2018 World Cup

​Russia has chosen a goggled wolf as mascot for the 2018 World Cup. The wolf, unveiled to the public early Saturday after a month of online voting, prevailed over a cat and a tiger dressed in a space suit after receiving more than half the votes. The mascot — named “Zabivaka”, which in Russian means “one who scores” — was ...

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Early voting numbers promising for Clinton in battleground states

More than 3.3 million Americans have already votedDemocrats also have improved their position in conservative and Mormon-heavy Utah Washington (CNN)There are hints of good news for Hillary Clinton in key battleground states as millions of Americans vote early, according to a CNN analysis of the latest early voting statistics. More than 3.3 million Americans have already voted. And among that ...

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Photos: 16 Year Old Secondary School Boy From Ebonyi State Makes A Solar-Powered Car

According to Hon. Agwu Francis, who shared the news, “A 16 years old boy, Master Ihere-serg Mascot from Ebonyi State just presented a car he assembled by himself to the Executive Governor of Ebonyi State. Master Ihere made it known to pressmen that his car does not emit gas neither does it use fuel but its powered by solar energy. ...

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Google’s Android 7.1 Developer Preview starts rolling out to beta testers

​ No major surprises here: Earlier this month, Google announced that the Android 7.1 Nougat Developer Preview and its SDK tools would roll out to developers sometime later this month — and now that we have passed the middle of the month, the preview is indeed rolling outto those who have signed up for theAndroid Beta Program. While the Android ...

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China overtakes the U.S. in iOS App Store revenue

​ China has now overtaken the U.S. to become the largest market in the world for App Store revenue, according to a new report out this morning from app intelligence firm App Annie. The country earned over $1.7 billion in Q3 2016, which puts it ahead of the U.S. by over 15 percent. The U.S. had been the number one ...

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Genevieve Nnaji                See actress’ look to the Oba of Benin’s coronation

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji, is currently in Benin for the final coronation ceremony of the Oba Eheneden Erediauwa. The star looked regal in her native attire as she stepped out for the coronation of the 39th Oba of Benin on October 20, 2016. Nnaji donned a lengthy blouse gown with local beads and a gold purse to complete her look. ...

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Family PlanningFP2020 to host journalists on reproductive health

​The organisers are concerned with the increasing demand for family planning commodities and services in Africa. Ahead of the launch of “Momentum at the Midpoint 2015-2016’’, the Family Planning 2020’s (FP2020) has announced a telephone news conference on Nov. 1, to highlight the event. The facilitators of the event, FP2020, said this in an invitation e-mailed to the News Agency ...

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UNICEFAgency provides water, sanitation facilities in 20,000 Nigerians communities

​The communities drawn from 98 local government areas from 19 states are participating in the project. The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has so far provided clean water and sanitation facilities for more than 20,000 communities in Nigeria under the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) project, an official has said. The UNICEF Chief of WASH, Mr. Kannan Nadar, made the fact ...

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Kemi AdeosunMinister says FG, States, LGs share N420bn in September

Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun has said the three tiers of government shared N420 billion as revenue for September 2016. The three tiers of government shared N420 billion as revenue for September as against N510.3 billion shared in August. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, said this in Abuja on Thursday at the monthly revenue allocation to Federal, States and ...

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Buhari‘Stop saying rubbish about us,’ Niger Delta Avengers tell President

​  The group also said that Buhari’s hands are soiled with the blood of Ogoni activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa. The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) have told President Muhammadu Buhari, to stop criticizing them. The group also said that Buhari’s hands are soiled with the blood of Ogoni activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa. NDA made the comments via a letter written to Buhari on ...

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How ‘governor’s thugs’ allegedly beat up striking workers in Ogun

Striking Ogun State workers on Thursday alleged that thugs suspected to be loyal to Governor Ibikunle Amosun beat up public servants and labour union leaders as workers started their indefinite strike over unremitted cooperative union deductions and unfriendly labour practices.It was gathered that some labour leaders and union members who had gathered at the secretariat of the state Nigeria Labour ...

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How ‘governor’s thugs’ allegedly beat up striking workers in Ogun

Striking Ogun State workers on Thursday alleged that thugs suspected to be loyal to Governor Ibikunle Amosun beat up public servants and labour union leaders as workers started their indefinite strike over unremitted cooperative union deductions and unfriendly labour practices.It was gathered that some labour leaders and union members who had gathered at the secretariat of the state Nigeria Labour ...

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Gbenga Daniel‘                     I will still prostrate for Obasanjo,’ Ex-Governor says

GBENGA DANIEL :  ‘I WILL STILL PROSTRATE FOR OBASANJO,’ EX-GOVERNOR SAYS Gbenga Daniel  ‘I will still prostrate for Obasanjo,’ Ex-Governor says Daniel also said that he would never insult Obasanjo because he is a thoroughbred Yoruba man. Former Ogun State Governor, Gbenga Danielhas said that he will eventually reconcile with former president, Olusegun Obasanjo. Daniel also said that he would ...

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Crime Bursters demand 20 million Naira from Enugu Rangers for illegally transferred player

Nationwide club Crime Bursters have demanded the sum of N20 million from the league champions, Rangers, for the improper transfer of one of their players, Offorka Ezeugwu.In a letter to Rangers from the Maduabuchi Chambers headed by Ray Nnaji, the Nationwide club alleged that Ezeugwu was not properly cleared by Rangers and as such deprived the club of making use ...

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