TONYE PRINCEWILL SET FOR APC MOVE: SETS UP 10 MEMBER TRANSITION COMMITTEE

Following his recent resignation from the Labour Party, Prince Tonye Princewill has finally picked a side in the raging battle between Governor Wike and former Governor Amaechi in Rivers state. A press statement made available to journalists today noted that, “ After observing both sides for two years, the Prince has thrown caution to the…

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Atiku Abubakar Emerges new Waziri of Fombina Emirate, His Son becomes Turaki 

One week after endorsement of Governor Muhammadu Bindow’s candidature by former vice president Atiku Abubakar, to contest for second term, Adamawa Emirate Council has equally replicated same gesture on Atiku as the new Waziri in the Fombina Emirate while his son Aliyu has emerged the new Turaki. The decision to elevate Atiku and his son…

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I am for Restructuring, I can’t remarry my wife from Biafra – Rotimi Akeredolu

The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Monday, re-echoed his long time support for restructuring the country for her to survive her current challenges. While urging the people to have a rethink and re-dedicate themselves to nation building, the Governor advised the youth to actively participate in governance . Mr. Akeredolu spoke in…

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Condemned Nollywood Actress who Escaped from Prison, rearrested by DSS

A condemned prisoner, Rabi Ismail, who escaped from lawful custody in Hadejia Prison on December 16, 2011, has been recaptured by the Intelligence Unit of the Nigerian Prisons Service with the support of men of the State Security Service, SSS. The prisoner bearing number k/22c Rabi Ismail was sentenced to death by hanging for culpable…

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Man lures under-aged girls with ‘bobo’, rapes them severally (PHOTO)

A 42-year old man, Aminu Umar has been arrested and charged before a Lagos court for allegedly defiling his neighbors two under-aged girls, 4, 7 at the same time on several occasions in his apartment with Bobo drinks. The incident happened at 5 Salako street in Oko- Oba area in the suburb of Lagos where…

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Success of sit-at-home order indicates unity of Ndigbo in Biafra – MASSOB

  The leader, Movement For Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Comrade Uchenna Madu the success of the sit-at-home order is an indication to the international communities that Biafrans are united in the agitation. He explained that MASSOB is not against Nigeria existence, “Biafra nation can as well exist as a sister nation with Nigeria like any…

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FG will bot Extradite Senator Buruji Kashamu pending Appeal Court verdict

The Federal Government  on Tuesday pledged not to extradite  Ogun State Senator, Buruji Kashamu, to the US to face allegations of hard drug importation until all court actions in respect of his extradition are determined. Two government agencies, office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice and the National Drug Law…

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APC is full of Empty promises, has no Electoral Value – Wike

The  Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that aside the planned reliance on the security agencies to rig elections in 2019, the All Progressive Congress (APC) has no electoral value. He said the disgraceful poor performance of the APC has totally devalued  the party. He said  Nigerians have discovered that the APC is full…

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Goodluck Jonathan mourns late CSO, Gordon Obua

  As the family of Gordon Obua, late chief security officer to Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, gets set to bury him this weekend, the former President has described Obua as a man that showed deep commitment to service. In a tribute to the late CSO to the former President who died last month, Jonathan noted that Obua’s death was very…

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Biafra@50: Ikpeazu reports to Aso Rock, says Government offices remain open in Abia

Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, was in Aso Rock yesterday afternoon to meet with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo as commercial activities ground to a halt in the state owing to the sit-at-home protest my many pro- Biafra sympathisers. May 30, 2017 marks 50 years of the declaration of separatist Biafra Republic, comprising the southeastern part of…

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Acting President Osinbajo signs two new laws to ease entrepreneurship

  Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has signed into law two bills from  the National Assembly that will ultimately facilitate access to more affordable credit for Nigerian small and medium scale entrepreneurs and ease doing business in the country. The new Acts are the Secured Transactions in Movable Assets Act, 2017 (otherwise known as Collateral Registry Act)…

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Osinbajo inaugurates Aliko Dangote, Innoson, Ammasco, others into industrial advisory council

Acting President  Yemi Osinbajo yesterday inaugurated the Nigeria Industrial Policy and Competitiveness Advisory Council at the Presidential Villa, with him as the chairman. Minister of Industry Trade and Investments, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah is Vice-Chairman, Public Sector. Other Vice-chairmen of the Council are Minister of State, Industry, Trade and Investment, Mrs. Aisha Abubakar (Alternate Vice-Chairman, Public…

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Dear President Buhari, You Have Broken Our Hearts – Chude Jideonwo

Two years ago to this day, you brought me to tears. You were in our nation’s capital, being inaugurated as the first Nigerian in our nation’s history to win the presidency from an opposition party. I was far away, in Lagos; but I had a cherished privilege: to be the one to publish the very…

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Transparency Intnl’s Apologetic Reversal on Nigeria

By: Richards Murphy  Africans do not lose sight of the power of natural nemesis.  I know,   the strength in this expression alludes to the irrepressibility of the truth, much as the vindication of the innocent. Transparency International (TI), the self-acclaimed global anti-corruption watchdogs stirred the honest net again. I do not find it convincingly…

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Abia Police Parade 2 Young Girls For Stealing 3-year-old Baby (PHOTO)

Police in Abia State have paraded two young girls Chinemerem Isaiah, 20 and Chioma Mark, 14, both females from Nkanu in Enugu State and Umuobiakwa Eastern Ngwa respectively over the kidnap of a three-year-old girl. The Commissioner of Police in the State, Mr. Adeyele Oyebade, who paraded the suspects at the command headquarters in Umuahia,…

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Forex: CBN boosts market with $482.6m

…Retail SMIS receives $286m; …Wholesale segment gets $100m; …SMEs receive $52m; …BTA/PTA get $45m     ABUJA – In the first trading day after the Democracy Day celebrations, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, intervened in the inter-bank market to the tune of $482.6 million, underlining its determination to guard…

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