Reno Omokri Reveals Goodluck Jonathan’s WAEC Result

Former aide to the former president Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has taken to his social media page to share with Nigerians the past leader’s West African Examination Council, WAEC, result. The move comes following a probe conducted into the credibility of claims made by Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, who claimed to have graduated from……

Senator Andy Uba’s Real WAEC Result Surfaces Online

Following an allegation made against Anambra state senator, Andy Uba by online news medium, Sahara Reporters, a copy of the senator’s WAEC result has surfaced online. Recall that Sahara Reporters had alleged that the politician had purchased his PhD. from a certificate vendor. Coming days after the allegation, Sahara Reporters has published a document it……

100 Level University Student Commits Suicide Over Poor Result

A female university student of Moddibo Adama University of Technology, MAUTECH, has reportedly committed suicide. The 100 level student of the department of Management; School of Management and Information Technology (SMIT) was reported to have taken her life over poor result. The undergraduate student was alleged to have ingested insecticide in her Oba Adetona Hostel……

Copy of Y’ello, goodbye? MTN’s Nigerian nightmare. ‘Edo Election Result’ scores 100,000 Searches on Google. Only the law can say “no referendum” – Pro Biafra Nigerians counsel Buhari. PMB wants to muzzle Nigerians – Amnesty. Amnesty International asks FG to Stop harassing bloggers. From patients to victims: Youths attack hospital in Imo. Oyo stops funding tertiary education. Osun to Oyo – You can’t have Lautech to yourself. In 2016, 6,300 Nigerians moved to Italy for sex-work. David Oyelowo becomes US citizen. Seems Nigeria wants to use MTN to fund recessed economy – MTN official.

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,…

Y’ello, goodbye? MTN’s Nigerian nightmare. ‘Edo Election Result’ scores 100,000 Searches on Google. Only the law can say “no referendum” – Pro Biafra Nigerians counsel Buhari. PMB wants to muzzle Nigerians – Amnesty. Amnesty International asks FG to Stop harassing bloggers. From patients to victims: Youths attack hospital in Imo. Oyo stops funding tertiary education. Osun to Oyo – You can’t have Lautech to yourself. In 2016, 6,300 Nigerians moved to Italy for sex-work. David Oyelowo becomes US citizen. Seems Nigeria wants to use MTN to fund recessed economy – MTN official.

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,…

Obasanjo, Sheriff Holds Closed Door Meeting In Abeokuta

Factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff, held a closed door meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta on Saturday. The former Borno state governor visited the Nigerian leader at his hilltop mansion in Abeokuta. Obasanjo served his two terms as president on the platform of the party, but left…

Expect High Temperature During Hajj – Saudi Agency

Muslims undertaking this year’s pilgrimage to the Holy land are expected to experience serious dehydration as a result of the of high temperature in Saudi Arabia. According to an announcement by the Saudi Arabian General Authority of Meteorology and Environmental Protection the weather is expected to remain hot during the day and mild at night…

Rising cases of suicide in Nigeria

The increasing wave of suicide cases in the country is taking a fearsome proportion and to say the least worryingly disturbing. Suicide, which is the act of intentionally causing one’s own death, is daily gaining currency. Suicide is often carried out as a result of despair, the cause of which is frequently attributed to a…

Man sets in-laws ablaze as wife dumps marriage

FROM FEMI FOLARANMI, YENAGOA TRAGEDY struck in Isampou community, Ekeremor local government area of Bayelsa State when a 37-year- old man set his in-laws’ residence ablaze over marital issues between him and his wife. The couple lived together in Bomadi community in Delta State before trouble started. According to investigations, the man simply identified as…

Lassa Fever hits Bauchi, Rivers, Gombe, Plateau

Rats: primary carriers of Lassa fever virus The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Friday, confirmed five cases of Lassa Fever in Bauchi, Gombe, Plateau and Rivers States from Aug. 24 to Sept. 2. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Chief Executive Officer, NCDC, in a statement in Lagos, said two cases were reported from Plateau and…

Recession: FG begs for understanding from Nigerians

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says the Federal Government is aware of the sufferings and pains of Nigerians and is working hard to assuage it. Mohammed gave this promise when he featured on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja. Cue in audio “We will appeal to Nigerians’ to…

We will allay the hardship of Nigerians- Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Development The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says the Federal Government is aware of the sufferings and pains of Nigerians and is working hard to assuage it. Mohammed gave this promise when he featured on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja….

Brainwriting: the secret to great ideas

Working for an agency, it is absolutely essential that everything we do is creative, original and engaging. If it isn’t, it will get lost in the diverse world of digital media, meaning no objectives or KPIs are met for our clients. Not only this, but creativity wins awards and awards help us win new clients,…

Oceanic Capital responsible for Aero’s misfortunes — ATSSSAN, NUATE

Two Unions, protesting the indefinite leave Aero Contractors handed over its 1400 staff, Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) and National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) have petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over some financial malpractices by the former management of the company. According to the Unions, the…

Facebook Loses $200m Satellite In SpaceX Explosion

A SpaceX rocket exploded at its launch pad in Cape Canaveral yesterday morning, destroying a satellite that was meant to be used for Facebook’s FB new program to deliver internet services to the developing world. The satellite, called AMOS-6, was the result of a partnership between Facebook and French satellite firm Eutelsat Communications; AMOS-6 was…

Top 7 Funny Tweets About Lagos Rain And The Eclipse

Lagos has experienced a stormy couple of days this week and the wetter-than-usual week has definitely filled many Lagosians with angst and disdain — at least on Twitter, anyway. Most painful was the case of many having to miss viewing the September 1st solar eclipse as a result of heavy clouds and the rain. Among…

Top 7 Funny Tweets about Lagos Rain and the Eclipse

Lagos has experienced a stormy couple of days this week and the wetter-than-usual week has definitely filled many Lagosians with angst and disdain — at least on Twitter, anyway. Most painful was the case of many having to miss viewing the September 1st solar eclipse as a result of heavy clouds and the rain. Read…

FG Should Diversify Nigeria Economy Through Agriculture Says Ahmadiyya Elders’ Forum

By Jumu’ah Abiodun, Nigeria The members of the Majlis Ansarullah Ahmadiyya (the Elders’ forum of the Worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at) Nigeria has called on Federal Government of Nigeria, State Governors and Local governments head to diversify the nation economy through agriculture. The Elders’ stated this recently in a communique signed by it Sadr (National President),…

Yobe Govt Sacks LG Ghost Workers, Pays Staff Salaries

Yobe State government has sacked massively, local government ghost workers, comprising of Fika, Nangere, Potiskum, Bade and Nguru Local Government Areas shortly after the verification exercise. Investigation made by our state correspondent showed that, the LEA teachers and LGA workers were affected in five councils as a result of ongoing verifications exercise across the state…

MTN unveils new brand ambassadors

MTN Nigeria on Thursday announced Nkem Owoh, popularly known as Osuofia, and nine other artistes as its 2016/2017 brand ambassadors. The firm’s General Manager of Consumer Marketing, Mr Richard Iweanoge, listed the other nine as Saka, (Hafiz Oyetoro); Nedu (Steve Onu); Adamu Zango Praiz (Praise Adejo); Iyanya (Iyanya Mbuk); Chidinma (Chidinma Ekile); Falz (Folarin Falana);…

‘War Against Crime: ‘RSG On Course’

The Rivers State Deputy Governor, Dr Ipalibo Harry Banigo, has said that the recent onslaught by security agencies against the notorious robbery and kidnapping gang which has been terrorising the Orashi region was an indication that the state government is gradually winning the war against crime and criminality in the state. In a statement, Bangio…

Wikki Tourists Draw 1-1 With Lobi Stars

Hosts Wikki Tourists Football Club on Wednesday in Bauchi drew 1-1 with Lobi Stars FC of Makurdi in the ongoing 2015/2016 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The hosts scored 20 minutes into the second half of the match played at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium through Godwin Obaje’s penalty kick. Lobi Stars equalised six minutes…

Shifting Boundaries: 2016 National Art Competition opens

Nigerian Breweries and African Artists’ Foundation (AAF) have jointly announced the Call for Entries for the ninth edition of the National Art Competition, with the theme, Shifting Boundaries. During a media briefing which held at the Nigerian Breweries Bar, Iganmu, Lagos, the duo of Azu Nwagbogu (AAF) and Kufre Ekanem (Nigerian Breweries) reiterated the resolve of the competition to be a veritable platform for new but talented…

Smoked Fish Export Business Opportunities

The huge trade in smoked-dried fish is a consequence of the growing demand by the increasing number of Africans living in the diaspora. The US and Europe remain the major destinations for Africans who venture abroad. As a result of this transcontinental migration, and a growing appreciation for African flavours and food, the demand for…

Soyinka seeks trial of hate preachers

Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka yesterday advocated the prosecution of hate preachers to stem religious violence. Soyinka noted that religious violence would be encouraged if those who instigate killings in the name of blasphemy are allowed to walk freely without being made to face trial. He spoke at the University of Benin (UNIBEN) while delivering…

Original, fake Shekau dead –Army

The Nigerian Army has described as “a façade” videos of Abubakar Shekau released by Boko Haram. Theatre commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Lucky Irabor, reiterated in Adamawa state yesterday that Shekau was dead. He said the military killed the individual originally identified as Shekau, as well as his impostor. “I can confirm to you that…

Change will come by, with pains, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari once again that the change he and APC promised Nigerians will come, but with perseverance and hard work. “During our campaigns, we promised our people positive and progressive change. But history has taught us that change does not come as easy as that. Change will come after much hard work, patience and…

FG declares state of emergency in sports sector

…as Dalung receives reform report The Federal Government yesterday finally declared a state of emergency in the sports sector as a practical demonstration of its seriousness to revitalise and improve sports in the country. Minister of Youth and Sports, Barr Solomon Dalung, made the declaration in Abuja while receiving the report prepared by the Nigeria Sports Reform Committee he set up in April. While explaining the…

‘Nigeria must return to agriculture’

The Executive Director, Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN), Dr. Shola Adepoju, has urged Nigerians to return to agriculture, describing it as the hope of the country. Making this declaration at the third Prof Peter Adebola Okuneye Intervarsity Debate (PAID 2016), organised by the Agricultural Economics’ Student Association (AECOSA) of the Federal University of Agriculture,Abeokuta…

LIVE: Netherlands vs Greece

Having missed out on the European Championships, Danny Blind’s side will hope for a positive result in Thursday’s friendly ahead of the start of the World Cup campaign

No Eclipse But Rain In Lagos

NO ECLIPSE BUT RAIN IN LAGOS Amidst speculations and predictions there would be an eclipse of the sun today, millions of Lagosians gazing the cloud were shocked to have a rainy day. Earlier today, the sun rose before it turned out a wet day in most parts of Lagos. Nigerians, according to reports are expected…

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, is dead – Army Commander

Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader The commander of ‘Operation Lafiya Dole’ Major General Lucky Irabor has reiterated the position of the Nigerian Army that the original leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, is dead. The army general who is commanding troops fighting insurgency in the Northeast said the original individual identified as Shekau has been…

Who killed President Buhari? By Ehi Ekhator

Buhari was a great man, he meant well for the country, he struggled to become the President of Nigeria after contesting four times but as it was expected, Nigeria killed President Muhammadu Buhari before his time. Before the Presidential election, the 72 years old man was brimming with thoughts. He was the one seeing the…

Aviation unions besiege Aero Contractors over indefinite leave handed 1,400 workers

Aviation unions on Thursday besieged the head office of Aero Contractors Airline at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, a day after the embattled airline announced the suspension of flight operations and placed workers on an indefinite leave. Benjamin Okewu, the president, Air Traffic Services Senior Staff Association, told journalists on Thursday that the unions…

Federal Govt reinstates 91 sacked cocoa research institute staff

GBENRO ADESINA/IBADAN Chief Aud Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture. The Federal Government has reinstated 91 staff of the Cocoa Research Institute, CRIN, unjustifiably sacked in 2004 by the immediate past administration led by Professor Malachi Akoroda. The reinstated workers who resumed work today at the institute were clad in Ankara attires accompanied by a mobile musical…

Shekau Is Dead, Army Insists, Says Recent Boko Haram Video A Facade

Major General Lucky Irabor on Thursday insisted that Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau is dead. He insisted that the individual originally identified as Shekau has indeed been killed. He said this during a tour of Adamawa State as part of the formations under his command. (adsbygoogle=window.adsbygoogle||[]).push({}); “I can confirm to you that the original Shekau was…

Who killed President Buhari?

Buhari was a great man, he meant well for the country, he struggled to become the President of Nigeria after contesting four times but as it was expected, Nigeria killed President Muhammadu Buhari before his time. Before the Presidential election, the 72 years old man was brimming with thoughts. He was the one seeing the…

CBN readmits FBN, Sterling, 6 others back to FX market

By Odunewu Segun The eight remaining banks suspended by the Central Bank of Nigeria from the interbank currency market over their failure to remit about $2.1 billion in deposits belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to the Treasury Single Account (TSA) have been reinstated. According to the apex bank, their reinstatement into the…

KEMI ADEOSUN’S COMMENTS INSENSITIVE AND OUT OF LINE

PRESS STATEMENT – KEMI ADEOSUN’S COMMENTS INSENSITIVE AND OUT OF LINE 1.      Mrs. Kemi Adeosun’s statement yesterday was an out of line & insensitive attempt at signalling.   2.      Contrary to her belief, “recession” is not just a word. It’s a horrible reality for millions of Nigerians who face increasing difficulty in putting food on…

Gabon demonstrators protest poll result, clash with police

Loud explosions and gunfire resounded through the Nkembo neighbourhood of Gabon’s capital on Thursday as security forces clashed with demonstrators protesting President Ali Bongo’s election victory. Protesters claimed the election was rigged, witnesses told Reuters. Clashes over the election result started on Wednesday when the parliament was partially set on fire. Overnight, security forces assaulted…

CBN re-instates banks banned from foreign exchange market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has re-instated all the banks that were banned from the foreign exchange market, the Director, Banking Supervision, Mrs Tokunbo Martins, has said.   She said this on Wednesday in Abuja at a media briefing, stating that the decision was reached after a series of meetings with the body of…

Jos court halts Nigeria’s league

BY JOE APU Nigerian football yesterday witnessed another jolt following a Jos High Court ruling suspending the Nigeria Professional League indefinitely pending when the League Management Company(LMC) fully complies with the earlier order reinstating Giwa FC. Justice I. I. Kunda in his ruling delivered at the Plateau State High Court, which sat in Bukuru, near…

Court blasts NFF, LMC, stops Nigerian league over Giwa FC

Nigerian Professional Football League has been suspended indefinitely until the LMC 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, near Jos on Wednesday decried the delay tactics being employed by the counsel…

‘Altering economic policies under Buhari in order’

THE Special Adviser to the President on Economic Matters, Dr. Adeyemi Dipeolu, yesterday declared that there was nothing wrong in  President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration changing any of its economic policies. He spoke against the backdrop of allegations of inconsistency in some of the economic policies of the Federal Government. Dipeolu told  The Nation, he said…

UI begins pre-admission screening of candidates

University of Ibadan main gate GBENRO ADESINA/IBADAN The University of Ibadan has requested all candidates who made the university their most preferred institution of choice and scored 200 or above in the 2016 UTME to submit their bio-data and WAEC/NECO SSCE O’L Results ONLINE through http://www.admissions.ui.edu.ng from Monday, 5 September to Friday, 23 September, 2016….

Universities Berate FG Over TSA, Says Policy Negates Autonomy

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) yesterday berated the federal government for compelling the nation’s universities  to key into the Treasury Single Account (TSA); declaring that “the policy negates the principle of autonomy as contained in the 2009 FGN/ASUU agreement”. Coordinator of  the association,  (Benin zone),  Anthony I. Monye-Emina disclosed this at a media …

Aero suspends flight operations, sends staff on leave

Akinkuotu said: “This business decision is as a result of the current economic situation in the country, which has forced some other airlines to suspend operation or out rightly pull out of Nigeria The post Aero suspends flight operations, sends staff on leave appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

Gabon’s Ali Bongo narrowly wins second term

Gabon’s President Ali Bongo has narrowly won a second term in office, taking 49.80 of the vote against 48.23 percent for his rival Jean Ping, Interior Minister Pacome Moubelet-Boubeya said Wednesday. Bongo won by a narrow 5,594 votes of a total 627,805 registered voters. Turnout was 59.46 percent nationwide but soared to 99.93 percent in…

Ali Bongo to be declared winner in Gabon

Incumbent Ali Bongo will soon be declared winner of the Gabonese presidential election, according to an official result leaked to Reuters. The result shows a tight race and gives Bongo a narrow victory over his challenger Jean Ping. Ping’s camp has denounced the yet to be declared official result as fraudulent, adding that the Gabonese…

How to make speed a core part of your traffic and conversion strategy

Speed can make more of a difference to the success of your online business than anything else, yet very few people talk about it. If you can increase the speed of your site, traffic can increase and conversion can double. Here I won’t just be talking about your website speed, but the overall “speed experience” of…

Aero suspends operations indefinitely, asks staff to proceed on leave

Aero Contractors Airlines has announced that it would suspend its scheduled services indefinitely from Thursday, September 1, 2016. According to the airline, the decision was as a result of the current economic situation in the country, which had gravely affected its business over the past six months and by extension, its scheduled services operations. The…

Giwa FC vs LMC: Court suspends NPFL indefinitely

The Plateau State High Court which sat in Bukuru, Jos, Wednesday suspended indefinitely the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) 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 decried the delay tactics being employed by the Counsel to the LMC, Olumide…

Universities Berates FG Over TSA, Says‎ Policy Negates Autonomy

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Wednesday berated  the federal government for compelling the nation’s Universities  to key into the Treasury Single Account (TSA); declaring that “the policy negates the principle of autonomy as contained in the 2009 FGN/ASUU agreement”. Coordinator of  the association,  (Benin zone),  Anthony I. Monye-Emina   disclosed this at a media  briefing…

CBN retracts, un-ban banks from foreign exchange market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has re-instated all the banks that were banned from the foreign exchange market, the Director, Banking Supervision, Mrs Tokunbo Martins, has said. She said this on Wednesday in Abuja at a media briefing, stating that the decision was reached after a series of meetings with the body of bank…

CBN re-instates banks banned from foreign exchange market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has re-instated all the banks that were banned from the foreign exchange market, the Director, Banking Supervision, Mrs Tokunbo Martins, has said. She said this on Wednesday in Abuja at a media briefing, stating that the decision was reached after a series of meetings with the body of bank…

‘Altering economic policies under Buhari in order’

The Special Adviser to the President on Economic Matters, Dr. Adeyemi Dipeolu, has declared that there was nothing wrong in the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari changing any of its economic policies. He spoke at the backdrop of alleged inconsistency in some of the government economic policies. Speaking with The Nation, he said that it…

CBN re-instates banks banned from foreign exchange market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has re-instated all the banks that were banned from the foreign exchange market, the Director, Banking Supervision, Mrs Tokunbo Martins, has said. She said this on Wednesday in Abuja at a media briefing, stating that the decision was reached after a series of meetings with the body of bank…

Makarfi Led PDP Dissociate Self From Suit Against Justices Auta, Okon Abang

The Chairman, National Caretaker Committee, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, on Wednesday dissociate self and the party from a suit against two federal high court judges, Justices Ibrahim Auta and Okon Abang. The party, which stated this in a statement signed by the one Dr Ibrahim Uma, special adviser to Makarfi in Abuja,…

BREAKING: Buhari Assents FCT 2016 Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the 2016 Appropriation Act of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as passed by the National Assembly. According to the Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, who made the disclosure on Wednesday, the legal implantation of the Budget, therefore, comes into effect, which…

UNIBEN Prospective Students May Forfeit Admission Due To JAMB’s Error

The University of Benin will for the first time in the institution’s history resume a new academic session without its fresh intakes. The move by the University’s management comes as a result of the new admission policy instituted in the country. The management of the tertiary institution in an internal memo released noted that the…

Flood Kills 4, Ravages 100 Communities In Niger

Flood has ravaged eight local government areas in Niger State with Lapai local government area recording four deaths even as Governor Abubakar Sani Bello called for federal government quick intervention to address various ecological challenges devastating several communities in the state.LEADERSHIP findings revealed that the eight local government areas devastated by the flood include Lapai,…

Nigeria loses N10.7bn daily to pipeline vandalism

…as crude production declines by 60% By ODUNEWU SEGUN FOLLOWING the declaration of force majeures on Nigeria’s oil grades, more than 700,000 barrels per day of production have been affected, denying the country of about N10.7bn in revenue, National Daily has gathered. Crude oil production which has fallen from an average of 2.2 million bpd…