Business

FG asks Reps for $1.28bn, €9m loan approval

May 24, 2017 Joshua Samuel

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the house has approached the House of Representatives to give approval for a fresh loan of $1.28bn and €9m under the 2016-2018 External Borrowing (Rolling) Plans of the Federal Government. This was contained in a letter the Acting President wrote to the House of {Read More..}

Politics

APC taking over Enugu?

May 24, 2017 Joshua Samuel

It has come to notice that what used to be the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, secretariat on Chime Lane in GRA, Enugu is now adorned with the paraphernalia of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC. DPD flags, posters, billboards and banners which had branded the complex have now been removed {Read More..}

Nigerian news

Over 400 rifles discovered in Lagos

May 24, 2017 Joshua Samuel

The Nigerian Customs Service on Tuesday intercepted a 20-foot container with 440 guns of various sizes and designs concealed inside. Disclosing this to newsmen in Lagos, The Assistant Comptroller-General of Customs, Monday Abueh, while making the disclosure to newsmen said the cargo was shipped from Turkey and that a suspect {Read More..}

Politics

No!’ PDP says to Katsina result

May 24, 2017 Joshua Samuel

On Tuesday, the PDP in Katsina through an address by its state chairman, Alhaji Salisu Majigiri, expressed its reservations and totally rejected the House of Representatives by-election result for the Mashi/Dutsi federal constituency held last Saturday. The Katsina PDP urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to declare the election inconclusive {Read More..}

Politics

PDP Rep crosses to APC

May 23, 2017 Joshua Samuel

The now main opposition political party in Nigeria, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has recorded yet another loss as a member of the House of Representatives Adamu Kamale, representing Madagali/Michika federal constituency of Adamawa State has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. The announcement of the defection was {Read More..}

Crime

Cultist killed, arms recovered in Rivers

May 23, 2017 Joshua Samuel

In the early hours of Tuesday, troops of 6 Division, Nigerian Army, shot dead a notorious cultist during a gun battle with a notorious cult group know as Dey Bam  in Sime community, Tai Local Government Area of Rivers State. This was made public in a statement by Colonel Aminu {Read More..}

World News

Latest on Manchester Terror Attack

May 23, 2017 Joshua Samuel

According to report from the Telegraph, the Islamic state terror group has claimed responsibility for a devastating suicide bomb attack at an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena last night, which left 22 people dead and 59 people injured. “It is the worst terrorist attack in the UK since {Read More..}

Nigerian news

OMG! Oba of Lagos dragged to court

May 23, 2017 Joshua Samuel

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, on Monday appeared at an Ikeja high court to answer to a suite challenging his position as the traditional ruler of the state. Oba Akiolu who was accompanied to the court by 10 white cap chiefs said that he had come to justify his {Read More..}

More Stories

Mass Arrest of Biafra Agitators

May 23, 2017 Joshua Samuel

It has been reported that not fewer than 137 pro-Biafra agitators have been arrested on Monday across three states in the South East and South South regions of Nigeria. The states are Enugu, Ebonyi, and Cross River states. The arrests occurred following a rally organized by members of the Biafra {Read More..}

Nigerian news

I will resign if…’ Kachikwu

May 23, 2017 Joshua Samuel

The Nigerian Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu has vowed to resign his appointment as minister if by 2019 Nigeria is not yet self-sufficient in petrol production. Dr. Kachikwu made the pronouncement while fielding questions with Stephen Sackur on a BBC program. The minister who said he is {Read More..}

Crime

Nigerian Man of God Killed in the US

May 23, 2017 Joshua Samuel

A Nigerian pastor, Oluwadayomisi Epenusi was gunned down by an unknown assailant near an apartment complex in Indianapolis, Indiana, over the weekend. The pastor who was 66 was said to have just moved to the States from Nigeria and was working to bring the rest of his family over to {Read More..}