Category: News

FG Replies Obasanjo, You’re Too Busy To See Buhari’s ‘Change’

The Federal Government has reacted to the statement released by former president Olusegun Obasanjo stating that Mr Obasanjo might have been too busy to notice the efforts being made by the Muhammadu Buhari administration to revamp the nation’s economy. Obasanjo had asked Buhari not to seek the second term. The Minister of Information and Culture, […]

Driver remanded for running over motorcyclist

An Osun Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife on Wednesday remanded a tipper lorry driver in prison for allegedly killing a motorcyclist. The Magistrate, Mr Olalekan Ijiyode, ordered that the accused, Makinde Mutairu, 35, be remanded in prison custody pending the consideration of his bail application. The Prosecutor, Insp. Emmanuel Abdullahi, told the court that the […]

Man steals pump action rifle

The Enugu East Magistrate Court on Wednesday remanded one Onyebuchi Nwatu, 22, in prison custody for allegedly stealing a pump action rifle with six rounds of live cartridges. The suspect, who is facing a two count charge bordering on stealing and burglary, also allegedly stole N400,000 belonging to one Linus Ugwu. The prosecuting counsel, Mr […]

FG Launch Programme to promote Buhari’s Policies

The Presidency has launched a weekly television and radio programme which is aimed at promoting the policies and programmes of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s led administration. This is contained in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja by Abiola Olusola, Deputy Director (Media) in the office of the Vice President. The announcement is coming 24 […]

”No one would hand over the mantle of leadership to you simply because you’re Young” – Masir El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has urged Nigerian youth to join political parties and participate in their processes. In a post shared on the Kaduna State’s official Facebook page, El-Rufai complained about “young people” who insult leaders on social media. If young people wish to “chase ‘old people,’ from positions of power, he wrote, they must join […]

Simi unveiled as New Brand Ambassador for Opera in Nigeria

Nigerian Singer Simi has been announced as the new brand ambassador for Opera in Nigeria. As a brand ambassador for Opera, Simi will be spreading the word on the different Opera products such as Opera News, the new news app from Opera which offers tailor made content for readers of local and international news. “I’m delighted to […]

EFCC: Patience Jonathan’s Sister Arrested over ₦3bn

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Esther Oba, sister of the former First Lady Patience Jonathan over the sum of ₦3 billion paid in her bank accounts, Punch reports. Oba was reportedly arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Monday, after arriving from Dubai with her family. A source from EFCC who spoke to Punch said the commission has […]

Winnie Mandela Hospitalized

South African anti-apartheid veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has been hospitalised for a kidney infection but is expected to make a full recovery. TimesLive, quoting her spokesman Victor Dlamini, said the 81-year-old had complained of a “loss of appetite” and that “one of her legs was painful”. She was taken to Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg on Sunday. “Upon admission‚ it was […]

Lagos: Housewife loses marriage for wearing trousers

A 42-year-old housewife, Fatimot Abiola, on Wednesday in Lagos lost her 22 -year-old marriage to her husband, Rasheed, for wearing trousers against her husband’s wish. Delivering the judgment, the President of Igando Customary Court, Lagos, Mr Akin Akinniyi said that it appeared that the estranged couple was tired of the marriage and all efforts to […]

Witches Dont Cause Accidents – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has attributed most road crashes on Nigerian roads to human factors and not witchcraft as believed by some people in the country. Sector Commander of the corps in Imo, Mr Joseph Aremu made this known in Owerri on Wednesday while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The […]
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