Lassa Fever Cases Reported In 4 States

The federal government yesterday confirmed fresh cases of Lassa fever in Bauchi, Gombe, Plateau and Rivers states. A statement issued last night by the National Coordinator and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, a parastatal under the Ministry of Health, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, said the case reported from Gombe died on…

Tension As Four States Come Under Deadly Attack

Nigerians are presently in a state of fear, as 4 States of the federation have been confirmed to have been engulfed with a fresh outbreak of Lassa Fever.‎ ‎According to the National Coordinator and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, Federal Ministry of Health, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu,‎ fresh five cases of the outbreak…

Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, Egypt To Start Free Trade Zones –FG

Nigeria is to establish a free trade zone with three other African countries. They include Kenya, South Africa and Egypt. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama made this known while briefing the media on the outcome of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development, TICAD, which was attended by President Mohammadu Buhari in Kenya….

Policeman Shoots Driver for Refusing to Greet Him

Drama broke out in Benue State on Friday, August 2, 2016, when a certain Mobile Police officer identified as Corporal Terfa, attached to a checkpoint in Zaki Biam area of the state allegedly opened up fire on a driver and his passengers simply because the driver refused to exchange pleasantries with him. Although no life…

BBOG plans protest March in Abuja

Concerned by what they perceive as ‘benumbing apathy’ to the cause of rescuing Chibok girls, members of the “Bring Back Our Girls” advocacy movement are now planning a mega protest march in Abuja. According to leaders of the group, Mrs. Obi Ezekwesili, Hajia Aisha Yusuf and Dr. Emman Shehu, a peaceful protest march will take…

NCDC confirms 5 Lassa fever cases, one death

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed five more cases of Lassa fever across four states in the last 11 days. Two cases were reported from Plateau State, one from Rivers, and one each from Bauchi and Gombe, NCDC said in a statement Friday night. Four of the infected people are alive, but the…

Fuel scarcity looms as PENGASSAN threatens to resume strike

Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, has threatened to resume its suspended strike if the federal government refuses to enforce the implementation of an agreement reached among the tripartite partners in the industry. This was contained In a letter addressed to the Minister of Labour and Productivity dated August 22, 2016…

Long Holiday Weekend Follows Jobs Data as Fed Hike Chances Seem to Recede

Summer is over, the kids are back in school, and the market faces a shortened holiday week still contemplating a somewhat tepid August jobs report. What, if anything, do Friday’s data say about the broader U.S. economy? The economy created 151,000 jobs in August, down from a revised 275,000 in July, […]

Long Holiday Weekend Follows Jobs Data as Fed Hike Chances Seem to Recede

Summer is over, the kids are back in school, and the market faces a shortened holiday week still contemplating a somewhat tepid August jobs report. What, if anything, do Friday’s data say about the broader U.S. economy? The economy created 151,000 jobs in August, down from a revised 275,000 in July, […]

Pele to now visit Nigeria September 22

Brazil football legend, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, popularly known as Pele, will now visit Nigeria on September 22. The 75-year-old was initially scheduled to arrive in August, but the trip was moved forward because of health reasons. Pele was also pencilled down to light the Olympic cauldron at the opening ceremony of this year’s Games,…

Four States record cases of Lassa Fever

Ihekweazu said two cases were reported from Plateau State and one each from Rivers, Bauchi and Gombe States. Ihekweazu said in the statement that the case reported from Gombe died on August 22, while other cases are still alive The post Four States record cases of Lassa Fever appeared first on The Eagle Online –…

Season II Of Tomorrow Is Now Under way

Adnom Communications Limited, producers of TV programme, ‘Tomorrow is Now’ is at the verge of completing the shooting of the season II of the television programme. According to the producer of the programme, Nurudeen Abiola who also doubles as the production manager, shooting of the new season II of the project started in the second…

Aguero To Miss Manchester Derby

Sergio Aguero will miss the Manchester derby and two more matches after being handed a three-game ban by the Football Association. The Manchester City striker was charged with violent conduct after elbowing West Ham’s Winston Reid during the 3-1 Premier League victory at Etihad Stadium on August 28. Referee Andre Marriner did not include the…

Chibok girls: Troops block Boko Haram’s supply routes

The Nigerian Army and the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) are tightening the noose round the  neck of Boko Haram  in the Lake Chad area, according to indications yesterday. The troops  have blocked all supply routes to the insurgents in the build-up to the next stage   of liberating the over 200 Chibok girls abducted two…

See 12 Nigerians working with Zuckerberg at Facebook

Checks have shown that the recent visit of facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, may not have been a chance visit, as he has had relationship with a number of Nigerians who may have influenced him to invest, and ultimately visit the country. See below a number of ‘proudly’ Nigerians who embedded in various departments, and in…

No Zika cases from Rio Olympics – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday said there have been no confirmed cases of Zika among travellers or athletes at the Rio Olympics. The WHO said its prediction that the Games would not fuel the spread of the Zika virus was being proved correct. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that some health…

Kwara Denies Tempering with Council Funds

OrderPaperToday – The Kwara state government has denied interfering with the Joint Account Allocation Committee (JAAC) in the distribution of local government allocations. This was disclosed in a statement by the Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Demola Banu in response to a reported threat by the Kwara state chapter of the Nigerian Union of Local Government…

Police arraign driver for assault

The prosecutor, Zanna Dalhatu, told the court that Ikechukwu Nwafor of the National Union of Road Transport Workers reported the matter at the Utako Police Station on August 29 The post Police arraign driver for assault appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

Zuckerberg Takes Selfie With President Buhari On Return To Nigeria (photos)

Ebenezer Osamo-Lagos (GVE) – Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of social media platform, Facebook, has returned to Nigeria, Global Village Extra has gathered. The seventh richest man in the world who recently took a quick trip to Kenya after initially stopping over in Lagos to meet with tech experts in Nigeria, was seen taking a…

N-Delta dialogue: Olu of Warri disowns alleged Itsekiri representatives

THE Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, yesterday, disowned some of his subjects “claiming to be representing either the Olu or the Itsekiri people” in recent Niger Delta stakeholders’ gatherings purportedly aimed at resolving renewed militancy in the region. The Warri monarch, in a statement by Emmanuel Tetsola, Director, Palace Administration, frowned at some…

Budget Padding: EFCC begins probe against Speaker Dogara

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has begun investigations into allegations of budget padding levelled against speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara, The Cable reports. Sacked chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation Abdulmumin Jibrin on August 1  had submitted petitions to the EFCC asking it to probe the speaker for allegedly…

Customs Uncovers Bags of Rice Smuggled As Corpses

The Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has uncovered 11 bags of rice packaged in an ambulance as a dead body. The suspected smuggler, Moses Degbogbahun has been arrested.   In a press statement made available by the Command’s public relations officer, Taupyen S. K, revealed that the items were concealed by the…

Fuel crisis looms as PENGASSAN threatens strike

In a letter addressed to the Minister of Labour and Productivity dated August 22, 2016 and signed by the acting General Secretary, PENGASSAN, Comrade Lumumba Ighotemu Okugbawa, stated that since the agreement was signed over a month ago, there has been no much progress or commitment towards implementing the tenets of the agreement The post…

Man Sets Mother-In-Law on Fire Over Disagreement with Wife

A has burnt his mother-in-law to death. His brother-in-law who was severely burnt is fighting for his live after their aggrieved son-in-law set fire on their building at Isampou in Ekeremor LGA in Bayelsa state. The incident happened on Sunday, August 28. The perpetrator poured fuel on the room of his mother-in-law thinking his wife was sleeping…

Samsung To Suspend Sales Of Galaxy Note 7 After Battery Explosions

Bamidele Fashube, Abuja Nigeria GVE- Samsung on Friday, unfolded plans to suspend sales of its latest flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 7 due to reports of exploding batteries. The world’s top maker of smartphones and ordinary mobile phones, will in return,  offer new devices for those who have already bought the large-screen smartphone, its mobile chief…

Video: Air Force blast Boko Haram camp

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Director of Public Information, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa, intelligence report has indicated that Several Boko Haram Commanders who were wounded in a similar attack on the night of August 20, 2016, over 300, were believed to have been receiving treatment at the camp when the attack occurred. Famuyiwa said the latest strike followed the trail…

Anambra community declares 4 chiefs missing

The Abagana Welfare Association, AWA, in Anambra State has declared four prominent traditional leaders of the community missing. The Onowu (traditional Prime Minister) of Abagana, High Chief Alfred Onugha who spoke in a telephone interview with Vanguard, yesterday, said that those allegedly missing after the police invasion of Abagana community following the land dispute between…

Mob beats fashion designer caught molesting two-year-old

A 28-year-old fashion designer, identified only as Ituah, has been beaten up by a mob on Mosaku Street, in the Oshodi area of Lagos State, for allegedly raping a two-year-old girl. Our correspondent gathered that Ituah, who was later dragged to the Akinpelu Police Division, was caught by a neighbour while allegedly raping the victim….

NAF bombs Boko Haram position

Insurgents Commanders receive treatment In an unexpected attack on Boko Haram position, the The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), has successfully destroyed a Boko Haram terrorist camp at Tumbun Rego in Northern Borno. Several Boko Haram Commanders who were wounded in a similar attack on the night of August 20, 2016, over 300, were believed to have…

Lawyer Arrested Over Alleged Missing $4.6m

Authorities of the Bayelsa State Police Command yesterday confirmed the arrest of Barrister Jonah Okah, the former speech writer to the former governor, Chief Timipre Sylva over alleged fictitious posting on Facebook. Barr.Okah, who was arrested on Wednesday, was accused of posting alleged fictitious comments on Facebook claiming to have had a conversation with the…

Boko Haram records casualties from NAF jet airstrikes

Boko Haram members The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Thursday, disclosed that the Boko Haram sect has recorded serious casualty following its latest aerial attack on the sect’s camp in Tumbun Rego, Borno State, a place used for treating wounded its wounded commanders. The air raid which took place on August 29, 2016, was carried…

Roberto Martinez, Thierry Henry booed as Belgium lose to Spain

FILE PHOTO: Belgium manager, Roberto MartinezPhoto: Reuters Roberto Martinez’s first match as Belgium head coach ended in defeat and jeers from the crowd as David Silva scored twice to give Spain a 2-0 win. Spaniard Martinez, 43, was appointed on 3 August, less than three months after being sacked by Everton. France beat Italy 3-1…

‘Nigeria’s Space Technology Dev Should Promote Space Entrepreneurs’

Stakeholders in the nation’s space technology research and development sector have called for the promotion of space entrepreneurs through local manufacturing of space components in the country. This call was made in a communiqué issued at the end of the annual Centre for Satellite Technology and Development (CSTD) conference jointly signed by Dr Ikpaya Ikpaya…

The Tide Editor Celebrates With Master Joshua At Birthday

The Tide Deputy Editor (Daily), Rivers State Newspaper Corporation, Donald Mike-Jaja, joined other well-meaning Nigerians in celebrating the 10th birthday of Master Joshua K. Ntemuse on August 2nd 2016. The event was attended by the parents, friends and siblings of the celebrant. The highpoint of the event include cutting of the birthday cake, singing and…

Ondo PDP crisis: Abang hands-off Jimoh Ibrahim’s suit

….returns case file to the Chief Judge Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja Thursday, hands off the suit instituted by Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim seeking to stop the Senator Ahmed Makarfi led executive committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from conducting primary election for the purpose of electing candidate for the state governorship election slated for November 26, 2016 in Ondo State. When the matter came up…

Bayelsa Police confirm arrest of Sylva’s loyalist

While expressing his innocence, Etonye stressed in the petition dated 30th August, 2016, that he neither discussed with Okah as claimed nor absconded with any money belonging to Bayelsa State Government The post Bayelsa Police confirm arrest of Sylva’s loyalist appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

Ondo PDP: I’ve no time for your suit, Abang tells Jimoh Ibrahim

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court has asked Mr Jimoh Ibrahim to remit his suit back to the chief judge for reassignment as his time as vacation judge expires in days. Ibrahim, the Ali Modu Sheriff’s faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, for the coming Ondo State governorship election, had filed…

Ondo PDP: I’ve no time for your suit, Abang tells Jimoh Ibrahim

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court has asked Mr Jimoh Ibrahim to remit his suit back to the chief judge for reassignment as his time as vacation judge expires in days. Ibrahim, the Ali Modu Sheriff’s faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, for the coming Ondo State governorship election, had filed…

Defamation: Bayelsa Police arrest civil servant

The Police in Bayelsa State have arrested a civil servant, Jonah Okah, for criminal defamation of Mr. Ritchie Etonye, the Government House accountant. His arrest followed a petition to the police by Ritche Etonye over a false allegation Okah levied against him which he also publicized on his facebook account. According to the petition, Okah…

19-year-old bags six months imprisonment for burglary in Osun

Bashiru said the court had no option than to sentence the convict to prison without an option of fine. Earlier, the Prosecutor, Inspector Fagboyinbo Abiodun told the court that the accused committed the offense on August 30, at about 11:30pm, along Ebun Oluwa, Osogbo The post 19-year-old bags six months imprisonment for burglary in Osun…

APC Sack Gombe Chapter Exco, Install Caretaker Committee

  Dyepkazah Shibayan, Abuja The Executive committee of the Gombe State chapter of All progressives Congress (APC), has been sacked by the party’s national headquarters. In its place, a caretaker committee has been installed to be headed by Hon. Lawan Shetima. The action, the party said, was effective August 31. A statement signed by the…

Nigerian Ports Authority bans staff from wearing jeans trousers, mini-skirts

The management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has banned its staff from wearing miniskirts and jeans trousers to work. According to the management, inappropriate dressings such tight jeans trousers and mini-skirts/dresses by its staff, would no longer be condoned and will henceforth attract appropriate sanctions. The statement released by NPA’s general manager, Human Resources reads; “It has…

Kwara Govt. Augments LGs Salaries With N180m

The 16 local governments in Kwara are to receive an augmentation of N180.5 from the Joint Allocation Accounts Committee (JAAC) to enable them to meet salary and pension obligations for the month of August. Alhaji Demola Banu, the Commissioner for Finance, disclosed this after the JAAC meeting on Wednesday in Ilorin. He said local government…

APC names Caretaker Committee for Gombe

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has named new Caretaker Committee for the Gombe State Chapter of the party. According to a statement on Thursday by the National Secretary of the party, Mai Mala Buni, Hon Lawan Shetima will serve as State Chairman, while Captain Bala Jibrin is the Deputy Chairman. The Committee which will serve…

Artistes move to save Julius Agwu (PICTURED)

After battling illness and surviving brain surgery last year to come back to his feet, ace comedian Julius ‘Da Genius’ Agwu seems to have fallen ill again.     While the illness is yet to be disclosed, it is serious enough that Agwu who was in London recently to attend the Nottinghill Carnival and perform at…

Why JJC And I Chose A Quiet Wedding – Funke Akindele

Nollywood star actress, Funke Akindele, has explained why her marriage to popular rapper, born Abdul Rasheed Bello, fondly called JJC Skillz, was rather quiet. Funke aka Jenifa tied the nuptial nuts with her beau in London, United Kingdom on August 23. Although the duo had debunked rumours which made the rounds of their relationship for…

Golden Eaglets to feature in Dubai Tourney

Nigeria’s U-17 team, will play in an international tournament in Dubai later this year, according to president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick. The Golden Eaglets crashed out of the 2017 U-17 AFCON qualifiers in August, with Niger Republic eliminating the five-time world champions 3-2 on aggregate. However, Pinnick says the NFF will…

THe Haven nation’s conference produces 60 new jobs

By Chioma Obinagwam Members of The Haven nation, the only nation in the Believers Love World ministries (BLW), will soon receive an employment boost of 60 new jobs in the next 60 days( two months), which will commence from August 22, 2016, following their Day for Destiny- a program that held in Lagos. The international…

CBN re-admits sanctioned banks to forex market

By Omodele Adigun and Chinwendu Obenyi, A week after it barred nine banks from all foreign exchange (forex) related transactions, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday re-admitted other eight banks to commence dealing in the market. The reprieve came after United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) was readmitted last Thursday following  its remittance of…

Revealed: REAL Reasons Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg Visited Nigerian Unannounced

SOUTH MILWAUKEE WI. (GVE) – Facts have emerged on why Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, the online social platform, visited Nigeria without announcing. According to sources, Zuckerberg who has been in Lagos since Tuesday, August 30, stunned Nigerians when he discreetly entered the country to meet with young tech entrepreneurs and developers in…

Revealed: REAL Reasons Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg Visited Nigerian Unannounced

SOUTH MILWAUKEE WI. (GVE) – Facts have emerged on why Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, the online social platform, visited Nigeria without announcing. According to sources, Zuckerberg who has been in Lagos since Tuesday, August 30, stunned Nigerians when he discreetly entered the country to meet with young tech entrepreneurs and developers in…

Vote For PDP And Be Cursed By The Ancestors – Edo Monarch Roars

SOUTH MILWAUKEE WI. (GVE) – In a clear reminisce of what happened in Lagos state in 2015, an Edo state monarch has placed a curse on anybody that votes against the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. Patrick Igbinidu Daily Post reports that the Iyase of Udo Kingdom in the state,…

Vote For PDP And Be Cursed By The Ancestors – Edo Monarch Roars

SOUTH MILWAUKEE WI. (GVE) – In a clear reminisce of what happened in Lagos state in 2015, an Edo state monarch has placed a curse on anybody that votes against the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. Patrick Igbinidu Daily Post reports that the Iyase of Udo Kingdom in the state,…

#PhotoSpeaks: Mark Zuckerberg Meets Kunle Afolayan, Rita Dominic, Others

Naija celebrities were all happy to see Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg at the Facebook Live event today, August 31, 2016 The post #PhotoSpeaks: Mark Zuckerberg Meets Kunle Afolayan, Rita Dominic, Others appeared first on CityPeople Magazine Nigeria | Nigerian Celerbrities | Entertainment | Stars.

FLASH | NPA Bans Staffs from Wearing Mini Skirts, Jeans Trousers

The Nigerian Port Authority has said it would not condone any form of inappropriate dressing, saying that henceforth,  appropriate sanctions for inappropriate dressing will be meted on any erring staff. This was made known in an internal memo to staffs of the Ports Authority titled “DRESS CODE”, with reference number HQ/CR/AD/G.1/589, dated July, 27 The management of Nigerian Ports…

NPA bans miniskirts and jeans at Ports

  The management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has banned inappropriate dressings by some of its staff. This was made known in an internal memorandum sent to the workers titled “DRESS CODE”, with reference number HQ/CR/AD/G.1/589, dated July, 27, Scannews reports  The management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has banned its staff from wearing miniskirts…

Nigerian Railway Corporation Expanding Workforce Through New Vacancy Programme

The Nigerian Railway Corporation traces its history to the year 1898, when the first railroad in Nigeria was constructed by the British colonial government. On October 3, 1912 the Lagos Government Railway and the Baro-Kano Railway were amalgamated, starting nationwide rail service under the name Government Department of Railways. With the passing of the Nigerian…

BREAKING: Vice President Takes Over, As Senate Finally Impeach President 

Brazil’s Senate has on Wednesday, August 31, voted to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, AFP has confirmed. While Rousseff’s ouster was widely expected, the decision was a key chapter in a colossal political struggle that is far from over. Rousseff was Brazil’s first female president, with a storied career that includes a stint as…

Artistes move to save Julius Agwu

After battling illness and surviving brain surgery last year to come back to his feet, ace comedian Julius ‘Da Genius’ Agwu seems to have fallen ill again. While the illness is yet to be disclosed, it is serious enough that Agwu who was in London recently to attend the Nottinghill Carnival and perform at his…

Talata-Mafara killings: Police identify 14 suspects

Talata-Mafara crisis The Zamfara State Police Command said it had identified 14 persons as masterminds and perpetrators of the Aug. 22, Talata-Mafara crisis which claimed eight lives. This is contained in a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Muhammad Shehu, on Wednesday in Gusau. According to the statement, the eight…

Economic Crises! DANGOTE HAS BECOME POORER!

Aliko Dangote has suffered a $5.4 billion loss which translates to about N1.35 trillion. Nigeria’s current economy crisis has taken a toll on Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, resulting in the Nigerian billionaire losing $5.4 billion in fortune since this year. Dangote’s wealth loss has been attributed to the slump in commodities prices and the…

Pope not involved in Colombian peace deal- Vatican

Pope Francis Pope Francis has turned down a request to play a role in the peace deal between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebel group. The Vatican in a statement issued on Wednesday in in Vatican City said that an invitation was sent to his Holiness in early August…

Giwa FC vs LMC: Court suspends NPFL indefinitely

The Nigerian Professional Football League has been suspended indefinitely until the League Management Company fully complies with the earlier order of reinstating Giwa FC back to the league. Justice I. I Kunda in his ruling delivered at the Plateau State High Court which sat in Bukuru, Jos, Wednesday, 31st August, 2016, decried the delay tactics…

Adron Boss, Oba Adetola EmmanuelKing Visits City People [PHOTOS]

The Chairman/CEO of Adron Oba Adetola EmmanuelKing, today, Wednesday, August 31, 2016,visited City People’s corporate office to discuss the way forward in the housing sector in Nigeria. The chairman of Nigeria’s leading housing company spoke extensively on the need for government inclusion to fight the current housing challenges in the country amongst other things. Oba…

‘Fundamentals of African economy remain strong and entrenched’ – Otudeko

The Chairman Honeywell Group and FBN Holdings Plc, Dr Oba Otudeko, has said that fundamentals of the African economy remain strong and entrenched. Otudeko said this at the just concluded 6th edition of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), held from 26th to 28th August in Nairobi, Kenya. The summit had in attendance……

Boko Haram ready for peace – Hajiya Aisha Wakil

Terror group, Boko Haram who have killed thousands in North-East region of Nigeria and kidnapped 219 school girls are believed to be ready to dialogue with the Federal Government. This is according to Hajiya Aisha Wakil, who is believed to be close to the Boko Haram leadership. “Since I came back, I have been on…

FG Demands Immediate Reinstatement of Ninety-One Sacked CRIN Workers

Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria Logo The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has directed the Accountant General of the Federation to immediately reinstate Ninety-one (91) staff of the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN) back to the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) platform. This was conveyed in a letter signed on…

APC Doing Everything Possible to Destabilize PDP – Emman­uel Agbo

Former chairman of Benue State chapter of the Peoples Demo­cratic Party, PDP, and top contender for the office of Deputy National Secretary in the botched convention of August 17, Dr. Emman­uel Agbo, has asserted that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, was truly behind the crisis rocking the PDP. Agbo, who was also chairman of…

Why JJC and I chose a quiet wedding – Funke Akindele

Nollywood star actress, Funke Akindele, has explained why her marriage to popular rapper, born Abdul Rasheed Bello, fondly called JJC Skillz, was rather quiet. Funke aka Jenifa tied the nuptial nuts with her beau in London, United Kingdom on August 23. Although the duo had debunked rumours which made the rounds of their relationship for…

Revealed: How Dangote’s Over N4.5 Billion ‘Disappeared’ in IDP’s Camp

The Dangote Foundation has revealed that over N4.5 billion was spent in the North-east, as donations to ease the plight of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs. This was disclosed by the president of the foundation, Aliko Dangote, at a press conference in Abuja on Tuesday, August 31. Dangote, announced a new partnership with the lead singer…

2019: APC In Fear as Buhari, Ministers Go off Balance

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Deputy National Chairman (South), Segun Oni, has said that Nigerians are expecting impossible change from the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government. According to him, while it was not wrong for Nigerians to expect “magic” from the APC, the reality on ground shows that there is no magic wand to make Nigeria’s…

Copy of Breaking Radio Newspaper Headlines August 31

Hello Nigeria, this is Breaking Radio. From the headlines and news of major local and international news sources, Breaking presents the Breaking Radio from Lagos; Nigeria’s mega city. I have got news from Thisday, Daily Post, Daily Independent, The Punch, Nigerian Guardian, Vanguard, Nigerian Pilot, Premium Times, Sun Newspaper, PM News, Leadership newspaper, The Herald,…

Breaking Radio Newspaper Headlines August 31

Hello Nigeria, this is Breaking Radio. From the headlines and news of major local and international news sources, Breaking presents the Breaking Radio from Lagos; Nigeria’s mega city. I have got news from Thisday, Daily Post, Daily Independent, The Punch, Nigerian Guardian, Vanguard, Nigerian Pilot, Premium Times, Sun Newspaper, PM News, Leadership newspaper, The Herald,…

Police nab Prophet for raping 13-year-old boy

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP Nkeiru Nwode, said in Awka on Tuesday that the incident occurred on August 19 at the Church premises The post Police nab Prophet for raping 13-year-old boy appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

African Markets – Factors to watch on Aug 31

NAIROBI, Aug 31 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. – – – – – EVENTS: *Nigeria to release second quarter 2016 gross domestic product data, and the latest data on the state of its foreign exchange reserves. *Kenya…

Alleged N2.3bn Fraud: Again, Orubebe’s Absence Stalls Arraignment

For the second time in about two weeks, the planned arraignment of the former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godsday Orubebe has been stalled due to his absence in court.Orubebe was charged before the court for alleged involvement in the diversion of about N2.3 billion public funds.Orubebe, Oludare Lawrence Alaba (an Assistant Director, Ministry of…

Borno: NLC Urges Shettima To Pay 2 Months Salaries Of Verified Workers

The Borno State chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has appealed to Governor Kashim Shettima to pay the two months’ salaries of workers that were “physically identified and captured” by the workers’ verification and biometric exercise committee.The payment of salaries, according to NLC chairman, Ali Abana, were inevitable, as workers continue to suffer hardships and…