Nigerian news

President Buhari speaks about insecurity in the country

July 17, 2019 Joshua Samuel

Once again, yesterday, President Buhari assured Nigerians that his administration will resolve lingering insecurity-related issues in some parts of the country. The president specifically said successes recorded in degrading Boko Haram in the North East would be extended to various parts of the country experiencing security challenges. President Buhari said {Read More..}

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R Kelly charged for decade long sex assault scheme

July 12, 2019 Joshua Samuel

Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly, who faces state sexual assault charges in Illinois, was indicted on Friday on federal charges for alleged racketeering and sex trafficking that prosecutors said occurred over the past 20 years. Prosecutors alleged that Kelly engaged in a scheme to recruit women and girls to engage {Read More..}

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President Buhari Should Resign – Bishop Adeleye

July 9, 2019 Joshua Samuel

Most Rev. Tunde Adeleye, the Archbishop, Ecclesiastical Province of Niger Delta, Anglican Communion, in a chat with newsmen in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, said if given an audience with President Muhammadu Buhari, he will “first of all, commend him for what he has done so far but urge {Read More..}

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3 Boko Haram commanders napped in Kano

July 8, 2019 Joshua Samuel

The Kano state police command has arrested three suspected Boko Haram commanders. The Nation reports that this was confirmed by Ahmed Iliyasu who is the state commissioner of police. He said one of the suspects was arrested at a Hotel in Sabon Gari quarters. The police chief said two others {Read More..}

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101 injured and 50 dead in oil tanker explosion

July 3, 2019 Joshua Samuel

At least 50 people died, and 101 people were injured after they rushed to scoop fuel from an overturned tanker and the vehicle exploded in central Nigeria, officials said Tuesday. The incident happened on Monday afternoon after a fuel tanker trying to avoid a pothole overturned and fell off the {Read More..}

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CBN says 38 million Nigerians now have thier BVN

July 2, 2019 Joshua Samuel

Most Banks in the country have successfully linked 38 million accounts with the Bank Verification Numbers, according to the Central Bank of Nigeria. As part of its financial inclusion drive, CBN said it was targeting 100 million BVNs in the next five year. According to the CBN, “In order to {Read More..}

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Boat capsizes in Lagos, Kills 2 and 12 injured

July 1, 2019 Joshua Samuel

The floating bodies of a woman, Oluwaseunfunmi Aniyikaye, and an unidentified body have been recovered by rescue workers after a boat accident in Egbin, near Ijede, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State. Due to the combined emergency rescue operation involving the Marine Police, the Lagos State Waterways Authority, the {Read More..}