Missing Nigerian soldiers return to base in Borno

Nigerian soldiers The Nigerian Army said on Wednesday that a sizeable number of the 39 soldiers declared missing after last week suspected Boko Haram insurgents’ attack in the border town of Gashigar in Borno, had returned. Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, the Theater Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, stated this while briefing newsmen in Maiduguri. “It is…

How four soldiers died in boat mishap

The Nigerian Army’s Operation Crocodile Smile in the Niger Delta ran into troubled waters on Monday, when four soldiers who were part of the operation died in a boat mishap in Brass, Bayelsa State. The soldiers, who were being conveyed to the Brass Waterfront died after their boat capsized due to turbulent tides at the…

WONDERS | Missing Goat found in Pastors House

A 45-year-old pas­tor, Chukwuemeka Okoro, and his wife, Esther, 39, were on Friday arraigned in a Mararaba Upper Area Court for allegedly intimidating their neighbour whose missing goat was found in their house after several search­es. Giving his account, the complainant, Onuh Jo­seph noted that the pastor threatened him over his property. “Early this year,…

Missing goat found in pastor’s house

A 45-year-old pastor, ChukwuemekaOkoro, and his wife, Esther, 39, were on Friday arraigned in a Mararaba Upper Area Court for allegedly intimidating their neighbour whose missing goat was found in their house after several searches. “Early this year, I bought a goat which I kept in a cage but it got missing, I reported the…

FG to reintroduce civic, hygiene education in schools

Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Development Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says the Federal Government may reintroduce civic and hygiene education in primary and secondary schools for value re-orientation. The minister disclosed this on Friday in Abuja when he appeared in a Forum of the News Agency of Nigeria…

$32.5 Million ‘Halliburton Loot’ Relooted from FG’s Covers – EFCC

About $32.5 million recovered for the federal government by some senior lawyers in the controversial out-of-court settlement of the Halliburton scam has been declared missing from the government’s coffers.   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, which raised the alarm over the missing $32.5 million on Thursday, September 1, 2016, said that investigation in…

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…

Aircraft Debris Found Off Mozambique Shore – Expert

Mozambique aviation expert confirmed that debris that appear to come from an aircraft have been found in Mozambique, while declining to say whether the two pieces were part of the Malaysia Airlines jet that went missing in March 2014. Director, National Institute of Civil Aviation, Joao Abreu said on Tuesday, in Maputo, that the pieces…

MTN targets $1bn from Initial Public Offering

Johnson Okanlawon WITH AGENCY REPORT MTN Group Limited, the Africa’s biggest wireless operator by sales, and minority shareholders in its Nigerian business are seeking to raise about $1 billion in an initial public offering. The phone operator had agreed to list its shares in Nigeria as part of a deal to pay a N330 billion ($1 billion) fine in cash to the Nigerian government for missing a deadline…

4 Reasons You Should Sleep Naked

Several studies show that those who sleep without any clothes on are better off for it. Those who don’t are missing out on mental and physical health benefits, better sleep, and a better relationship. 1. More touching improves your mental health and your relationship Being able to touch skin builds a stronger emotional bond with…

Halliburton scandal: EFCC traces N13.5b to private account

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has uncovered how $32.5million of about $200million fines from Halliburton Energy Services was allegedly paid into a private account. The cash was said to be missing because the anti-graft agency could not ascertain whether or not it was remitted into the Federal Government’s account. A top shot with…

Halliburton Scam: 32.5m Missing From FG Account – EFCC

Another can of worm was on Wednesday exposed on the scandalous Halliburton deal as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) revealed that $32.5 million is missing out of the recovered $180 million from the federal government account. Details soon…