Ogbia Brotherhood mourns Obua, Jonathan’s former CSO

The Ogbia Brotherhood, a socio-cultural group of Ogbia people of Bayelsa across the world, has expressed dismay over the death of Mr Gordon Obua, the former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to former President Goodluck Jonathan. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Obua, who hailed from Ogbia Local Government Area, died of heart attack…

Sanusi to BBOG; Broaden your campaign to include all young victims of insurgency

Sanusi made the call in Abuja on Friday at the inaugural annual lecture to mark third anniversary of the abduction of the Chibok Girls, with theme: “Where goes our girl-child, our nation goes.” The post Sanusi to BBOG; Broaden your campaign to include all young victims of insurgency appeared first on The Eagle Online.

Unknown man pays N42m tithe to church

Although the pastor of the church initially denied knowledge of the offering, a copy of the church’s quarterly financial report, covering the months of January to March, confirmed the payment of N42 million tithe to the church The post Unknown man pays N42m tithe to church appeared first on The Eagle Online.

FG repositions FMBN to ensure affordable housing delivery -Minister

The Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Mustapha Shehuri, has commended the Federal Government’s decision to strengthen and recapitalise Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) with N500 billion. A statement signed by Mr Olatunji John
Principal Information Officer of the ministry, stated that the government’s gesture would further reduce the housing deficit in the…

PDP: Wike, Fayose not sponsors of Jonathan’s peace meeting – Committee

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it was untrue that Rivers governor, Nyesom Wike and his Ekiti counterpart, Ayodele Fayose, sponsored the party’s April 6 stakeholders’ meeting. The Publicity Secretary of the National Caretaker Committee of the party, Mr Dayo Adeyeye stated this at the news conference on Friday in Abuja. Deputy National Chairman of the…

We’re vindicated by discovery of money in Lagos – BDC operators

In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Lagos, Gwadabe said ABCON was saddened by the development, but added that the real enemies of the Naira were gradually being exposed The post We’re vindicated by discovery of money in Lagos – BDC operators appeared first on The Eagle Online.

I was never banned from Presidential Villa – El-Rufa’i

Nasiru El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State says he was never banned from coming to the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The governor, who stated this while fielding questions from State House correspondents after joining President Muhammadu Buhari to perform the two-raka’at Juma’at weekly prayer at State House Mosque, Abuja, on Friday, Reports on the social media said El-Rufa’i…

BDCs vindicated by discovery of money in Lagos, says Gwadabe

Aminu Gwadabe, the President, Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) said that the discovery of huge sums of money in Lagos has vindicated its members. Gwadabe noted that ABCON was saddened by the development, but added that the real enemies of the naira were gradually being exposed. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)……

Edo election tribunal: PDP’s Ize-Iyamu says judgment unacceptable

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the 2016 Edo governorship poll, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, said in Benin City on Friday that the judgment of the Election Petitions Tribunal which dismissed their petition was unacceptable. Ize-Iyamu told party leaders and supporters at a forum attended by the state chairman, Dan Orbih, that the  judgment…

Gov. Obaseki celebrates tribunal’s judgment

Governor  Godwin Obaseki of Edo has said that the Election Petition Tribunal’s judgment is a clear testimony that his victory at the Edo 2016 Governorship election is free and fair. Obaseki said this while speaking with newsmen in Benin on Friday after the tribunal affirmed his victory at the Edo 2016 Governorship election. The governor…

BDCs vindicated by discovery of money in Lagos, says Gwadabe

Aminu Gwadabe, the President, Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) said that the discovery of huge sums of money in Lagos has vindicated its members. In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos, Gwadabe said that ABCON was saddened by the development, but added that the…