Why Buhari’s should implement Nat’l Confab recommendations –Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that should President Muhammadu Buhari administration implement the recommendations of the national confab, some of the agitations by many Nigerians would be addressed. Jonathan, who stated this on Wednesday, during the Rivers State Golden Jubilee Lecture and Documentary on the state held in Port Harcourt, added that his administration…

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Clearly FG has no room to create more jobs, Osinbajo says

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) on Wednesday said that Federal Government jobs are limited and that there is no room any longer for creating more. He also said that the Federal Government currently spends over 70 per cent of its revenue on salaries and overheads, a situation according to him, that makes it very difficult…

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Mayweather confirms visit to Nigeria on 2face Idibia’s invitation

Former American boxer, Floyd Mayweather Jr. who currently works as a boxing promoter will be in Nigeria in the month of June on the invitation of ‘African Queen’ crooner, 2face Idiabia. The invitation was confirmed on the official Instagram handle of 2face’s night Club Rumours, when it posted thus; “Floyd Mayweather, @floydmayweather TMT lifestyle world…

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Hope for workers as FG sets up panel on N56,000 minimum wage demands

After the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, received boos of during the Workers Day celebration on May 1, the Federal Government has approved a 29-member tripartite committee to study the new minimum wage of N56,000 being clamoured for by Nigerian workers. This was made known to State House Correspondents on Wednesday by Ngige,…

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Father, younger brother of Manchester attacker nabbed in Tripoli

The dragnet of arrests of those involved in the deadly suicide bombing at a concert in Manchester has spread to Libya with counter-terrorism forces arresting the father and younger brother of the attacker identified as 23-year old man, Salman Abedi. Reports say, the father, Ramadan Abedi, who was outside his home in the Tripoli suburb…

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Why Niger Delta militants, Boko Haram became monsters –Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that the reason the Niger Delta militants and the Boko Haram terrorist group became extremists and monsters was the failure of government to address issues that threw them up. Obasanjo stated this on Wednesday during a workshop in Abuja on the prevention of violent extremism. The former president who…

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BRAZIL: Clashes between police and protesters turn violent in Brasilia

Fiery mass demonstrations in Brazil turned violent when protesters calling for the ouster of President Michel Temer clashed with police officers who were trying to restore order. Protesters shouted “Out with Temer!” and carried signs calling for immediate direct presidential elections. The clash witnessed the evacuation of some ministries as President Temer ordered the controversial…

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4 reasons Nigerians need to know what’s wrong with Buhari

On May 7, 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari again left Nigeria to London, United Kingdom, for a follow up treatment on his health. Although the present trip seems indefinite, the president had also earlier spent about 50 days during his first medical vacation. His media team had continued to lie, as it later turned out, that…

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Are you so power drunk? Falana queries Buhari’s aide over El-Zakzaky claims

A Senior Advocated of Nigeria and human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has landed hard on Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, over claims on Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria. He asked if Shehu has become “so power drunk to the extent that he…

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Court remands Jonathan’s godson Turnah in prison

George Turnah, known popularly as a godson of former President Goodluck Jonathan, has been remanded in prison custody by a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt over alleged fraud of N3billion. Turnah is facing a 12-count charge bordering on obtaining by false pretence, money laundering and abuse of office to the tune of N3,…

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20 migrants perish after overloaded vessel capsized off Libya’s coast

Coastguards off the Libyan coast had a torrid time recovering bodies of drowned migrants who perished after their overloaded vessel capsized when their boat was knocked off balance by a wave. According to Italian coastguards, at least 20 refugees, including young children, died when about 200 people fell off the overloaded vessel that was just…

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TAX FRAUD: Messi’s 21-month jail term to stand

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi was convicted alongside his father, Jorge Messi who manages his finances, of defrauding Spain in taxes worth over €4m in 2016 by a court in Barcelona. A 21-month jail term and a fine of €2m was handed down to the Argentinian superstar, which after he applealed, has now been upheld by…

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Chelsea call off EPL victory parade over Manchester explosion

English Premier League champions, Chelsea FC, have called of their title victory parade which was initially scheduled for Sunday due to the explosion that happened at Manchester Arena on Monday night. The club made the announcement on Wednesday, as the decision came in the wake of the terror attack that killed at least 22 people,…

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Court sends woman to Kirikiri for locking up house help in toilet for 21 days

A Lagos State Magistrate Court, Samuel Ilori Court 4, Ogba, on Tuesday sent a 34-year old woman, Onyinye Chukwu, to Kirikiri Prison for locking up and starving her house help, 14-year old Chizitere Nwainiga, for three weeks in a toilet. Mrs Chukwu, who resides at 19, Ojo Street Shaha, Alismosho Lagos, had accused Chizitere of…

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17 interesting facts about boxing champion Anthony Joshua

Ranked currently as the world’s best heavyweight boxer by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, Nigerian born Anthony Joshua is undoubtedly the rave of the moment in the world of fighting. Joshua’s popularity has soared after he came out on top in an epic battle at Wembley on April 30 when he knocked out Ukrainian Wladimir…

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