Copy of Police have “abattoir” detention centre at Abuja. Nigeria drops from 4th cocoa producer to 7th. Nigeria’s debt rises by N4.17tn in one year. agos plans to shut 10,000 schools. Guinness tastes first loss in 30 years.

  Police have “abattoir” detention centre at Abuja. Nigeria drops from 4th cocoa producer to 7th. Nigeria’s debt rises by N4.17tn in one year. Lagos plans to shut 10,000 schools. Guinness tastes first loss in 30 years   Police Torture Is ‘Lucrative Business’ in Nigeria, Amnesty Says A special Nigerian police unit has used hangings,…

Police have “abattoir” detention centre at Abuja. Nigeria drops from 4th cocoa producer to 7th. Nigeria’s debt rises by N4.17tn in one year. agos plans to shut 10,000 schools. Guinness tastes first loss in 30 years.

  Police have “abattoir” detention centre at Abuja. Nigeria drops from 4th cocoa producer to 7th. Nigeria’s debt rises by N4.17tn in one year. Lagos plans to shut 10,000 schools. Guinness tastes first loss in 30 years   Police Torture Is ‘Lucrative Business’ in Nigeria, Amnesty Says A special Nigerian police unit has used hangings,…

14 oil workers abducted in Port Harcourt

Gunmen numbering more than 10 on Saturday kidnapped 14 oil workers and their driver in Port Harcourt, the commercial town of Rivers State. Police sources said the abduction took place on a road connecting the towns of Omoku and Elele, about 50 km (30 miles) from the city of Port Harcourt, Rivers state as the…

NPA insists on dollarisation of port transactions

Lagos – The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Friday insisted on dollarisation of transactions and urged terminal operators to pay up to date. The Managing Director of NPA, Ms Hadiza Usman, stated this at a Stakeholders meeting in Lagos to round off her two-day tour of the Western ports in Lagos. She…

NCC spokesman urges private sector to help fund ICT innovations

Mr Tony Ojobo, Director of Public Affairs, Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), has urged the private sector to help fund the ICT innovations as the veritable platforms for job-creation. Ojobo made the call while addressing State House correspondents during the presentation of 30 young Nigerian innovators at the Aso Villa Demo Day on Friday. He said…

I didn’t sleep with all 30 girls I accommodated – Lagos Pastor

Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Lagos State Police Command carried out the arrest while Nkwocha was presiding over a church service The post I didn’t sleep with all 30 girls I accommodated – Lagos Pastor appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

Gender Discrimination Pooh-Poohed In Episode 7 Of Glo Professor Johnbull

The Glo-sponsored TV drama series, Professor Johnbull entered episode seven on Tuesday with the satire focusing on the issue of gender discrimination which has been condemned globally. The programme which was aired at 8.30 pm on Tuesday on NTA network and on NTA International on Channels 251 on DSTV as well as Startimes, dwelled extensively…

PMB Should Extend Anti-corruption Fight To Contract Awards – Okoh

Hon. Onuche J. Okoh is the national chairman, National Contractors Association of Nigeria. In this interview with DAVID ADUGE-ANI, he speaks on abandoned projects and irregularities in contract awards in Nigeria. Who are members of your association? Our members are all contractors, as far as Nigeria is concerned. We are found all over the country,…

LOYALTY IN GOVERNANCE AWARD HONOURS AMBODE, OTHERS

MARITIME Media Limited, organisers of the Loyalty in Governance Award have announced winners in the second edition of the reward system. In all, six state governors, one from each of the six geopolitical zones emerged. They are Governor Akinwunmi Ambode (South-west), Governor Nyesom Wike (South-south), Governor Ifeanyi Ugwanyi (South-East), Governor Nasir ElRufia (North-west), Governor Kassim…

NPA insists on dollar payment for port services

Hadiza Bala Usman, Managing Director, Nigeria Ports Authority The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Friday insisted on dollarisation of transactions and urged terminal operators to pay up to date. The Managing Director of NPA, Ms Hadiza Usman, stated this at a Stakeholders meeting in Lagos to round off her two-day tour of…

NPA insists on dollarisation of port transactions

The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Friday insisted on dollarisation of transactions and urged terminal operators to pay up to date. The Managing Director of NPA, Ms Hadiza Usman, stated this at a Stakeholders meeting in Lagos to round off her two-day tour of the Western ports in Lagos. She said that…

FG has no plans to enrol more militants into Amnesty programme – Boroh

He explained that his mandate was to reintegrate 30,000 ex-agitators captured in the Amnesty Programme, stressing that he could not go beyond that limit The post FG has no plans to enrol more militants into Amnesty programme – Boroh appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

General Overseer Arrested for Sleeping With 38 Under-aged girls

About 38 under-aged girls have accused the General Overseer of Tongue of Fire Restoration Ministry, Chukwuma Nkwocha to have slept with them. Nkwocha, 38, was discovered to have camped and defiled kids aged 10 to 15 and he was said to have lured the girls to his house based on their lack of places to sleep. The Lagos…

NUJ set to develop journalists’ database

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) says the process of developing a database of journalists nationwide has commenced. The NUJ president, Mr Waheed Odusile, said this when he visited Mr Bayo Onanuga, the Managing Director/Chief Executive of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in his office on Friday in Abuja. He said that having the…

42-year-old in court for cheating

A 42-year-old man, Damisa John, on Friday was arraigned in a Mararaba Upper Area Court, for alleged breach of trust and cheating. The Prosecutor, Herman Donald, told the court that Shelbut Shehu of Plot E, Karu Site, Abuja, reported the matter at the ‘A’ Division Police Station on Aug. 30. Donald said that on August…

Buhari to Zuckerberg: We’re not used to seeing people like you

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday commended the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of social networking website, Facebook, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg for sharing his wealth of knowledge with Nigerian youths, and inspiring a new generation of entrepreneurs. He gave the commendation while receiving the internet entrepreneur in the State House, Abuja. Buhari, in a statement by…

Man lands in court for cheating

The gavel of justice A 42-year-old man, Damisa John, on Friday appeared in a Mararaba Upper Area Court, for alleged breach of trust and cheating. John, who resides at Mammy Road, Mararaba, pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge. The Prosecutor, Herman Donald, told the court that Shelbut Shehu of Plot E, Karu Site, Abuja,…

Urology: Proven alternative cure for prostrate disorder, men’s sexual problem

SPONSORED POST UROLOGY: This Alternative Therapy Is Proven To Cure Prostate Disorders And Sexual Problems In Men, Says Expert The prostate is a single, doughnut-shaped gland about the size of a walnut that lies below the bladder and surrounds the urethra. The prostate secretes a thin, milky, alkaline fluid that increases sperm motility and lubricates…

UN Security Council slams terrorist attack on Chinese Embassy

Chinese embassy attack The UN Security Council has condemned in the strongest terms the serious terrorist bomb attack” against the Chinese Embassy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on Aug. 30, which caused injuries to some embassy staff. “The members of the Security Council on Friday in New York expressed their deep sympathy to the injured and their…

Forestry research institute identifies 120 indigenous species

The Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN), Ibadan, said it had identified 120 indigenous species in 2016 that could foster effective economic diversification and improve Nigeria’s economy if well developed. The Institute’s Executive Director, Dr Adeshola Adepoju, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan on Friday. Adepoju…

Poll: Clinton unpopular, on par with Trump

Hillary Clinton’s unpopularity reached a new high in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, putting her on par with Donald Trump among registered voters. The latest findings solidify their positions as the two most unpopular presidential candidates in polling dating back more than 30 years. Among all adults, 56 percent now view Clinton unfavorably, up…

How Buhari will tackle recession to a halt – APC

By Umar Muhammad Puma The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday gave an insight into how the President Muhammadu Buhari APC-led administration will tackle the current economic challenges facing the country. The APC said that, the Buhari administration has embarked on well- thought economic agendas, policy actions, appropriate fiscal, governance, and socio-political reforms to revamp the…

Jamrat timings cut for safety reasons

In an attempt to streamline operations during the stoning ritual at Jamrat, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has warned pilgrims against leaving their camps for the ritual during certain timings. The ritual will be banned from 6 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Dul Hijjah 10, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the 11th day; the restriction will be for three-and-a-half…

Lagos pastor arrested for keeping 30 girls as ‘sex slaves’ in his church

The Lagos state police command has arrested Chukwuma Nkwocha, general overseer of the Tongue of Fire Restoration Ministry, located in the Shogunle area of the state, for allegedly keeping 30 The post Lagos pastor arrested for keeping 30 girls as ‘sex slaves’ in his church appeared first on TheCable.

Life-changing Things To Do This September

Largely regarded as the first in the line of “ember” months, September ushers in the last quarter of the year.  Despite the heavy downpours and waterlogged thoroughfares, we at Jumia Travel are super excited to welcome the month as it not only heralds a chain of festivals, shows and celebrations as well as offer a prime opportunity…

Amosun Appoints Non-Indigenes as Permanent Secretaries

“I believe that if someone has been serving in a place for 20, 30 years he can no longer be called a non-indigene. He has been with us and he has worked with us. He is now part of us. He cannot be called a non-indigene, and in any event, it will be unfair and…

Host communities laud SPDC JV over empowerment initiative

  Leaders from host communities of the Afam VI Power Plant at Oyigbo in River State have commended  the empowerment initiative of the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) operated Joint Venture that has trained 30 engineering student from the communities. Speaking at the ceremony in Port Harcourt to mark the end of the one-year training,…

Poaching still decimates African elephants – UNEP

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) says finding from census shows clearly that poaching is still decimating elephant herds across Africa. A statement issued the UNEP deputy head, Ibrahim Thiaw said the “Great Elephant Census” showed African savanna elephant populations declined by 30 per cent (144,000 elephants) between 2007 and 2014. “The findings of the Great…

Pastor arrested for camping, defiling 30 underaged girls

According to available information, the girls camped and defiled by the pastor were aged 10 to 15 The post Pastor arrested for camping, defiling 30 underaged girls appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

SEC warns investors on activities of MMM Nigeria

By Chinenye Anuforo and Chinwendu Obienyi The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has warned the investing public on the activities of some online investment scheme tagged ‘MMM Federal Republic of Nigeria. According to SEC, the promoters of the scheme carry out their business activities via Nigeria.mmm.net portal/platform, and are promising investors a monthly investment return…

Consumers lament hike in bread prices in Jigawa

Bread made in Nigeria Residents of Hadejia in Jigawa have expressed concern over hike in prices of bread, in spite of increasing demand for it in the area. The prices of bread had gone up by about 30 percent in the past few months. A medium loaf of bread was sold at N270 as against…

Nigeria Is Officially In Recession – Report

It’s official! Nigeria is in her worst recession in almost 30 years,  a report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)  has revealed. According to the NBS’s report, Nigeria’s economy contracted by 2.06 percent to record its lowest growth rate in three decades. The last time things were so bad was under the regime of…

Nigeria’s current economy worst in 29 years – NBS

The Gross Domestic Product, GDP, report from the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says Nigeria is in its worst economic recession in 29 years. The report is claiming that Nigeria’s economy in the second quarter of 2016, shrank by 2.06 percent to record its lowest growth rate in almost 30 years. According to NBS, Nigeria’s…

Network of Igala Associations Laud FG for Reviving Ajaokuta Steel

The Network of Igala Associations (NIA) has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for reviving the Ajaokuta Steel project, which has been moribund for over 30 years. The group said if the project is working at full capacity, it would be able to generate enough revenue for the country and reduce the reliance on oil. A statement…

NBA Blasts EFCC Boss, Says Lawyers are not Rogues

The Nigerian Bar As­sociation (NBA), yesterday took a swipe at the statement credited to the Chairman of the Economic and Fi­nancial Crimes Commis­sion (EFCC) Mr Ibrahim Magu, accusing lawyers in the country of being rogues. NBA in a press state­ment signed by its General Secretary, Isiaka Abiola Olagunju, in Abuja called on the Commission to withdraw the…

We Are Not Rogues, NBA Replies EFCC

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has condemned the statement credited to the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, describing lawyers in the country as rogues.The NBA in a press statement signed by the NBA General Secretary, Isiaka Abiola Olagunju Esq. issued in Abuja, yesterday, called on the commission to…

Presidency lists gains of Buhari’s participation in TICAD VI in Nairobi.

The Presidency has listed the gains of President Muhammadu Buhari’s participation in the just concluded Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) to include the billions of dollar to be injected into African economies by Japan. A statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and…