Access Bank posts N90.3bn profit in 2016

Access Bank Plc has announced its audited results for the full year ended 31 December, 2016 and proposed a final dividend of 40 Kobo per share bringing the total dividend for the year to 65 Kobo. In the audited financial results released to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), the bank reported strong sustainable growth across…

No allocation for new VP’s residence in 2016, 2017 budgets

The spokesman for the Vice President , Mr Laolu Akande, has again clarified that there is no budgetary allocation for the completion of the proposed new residence for the Vice President in either the 2016 or 2017 budgets. Akande, who made the clarification in a news release on Sunday in Abuja said that Vice President……

Rehabilitation of Abuja airport not captured in 2016, 2017 budget –Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has revealed that the proposed rehabilitation work on the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport is not captured in either the 2016 or 2017 budget. According to him, “one will be wondering how such kind of decisions are arrived at.” He made the disclosure while receiving the Niger State…

NPDC Remits Over $608m As Royalty and Petroleum Tax In 2016

Ndu Ughamadu, Abuja: The Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, the upstream subsidiary Company of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has provided clarification on the reported non-remittance of some crude oil revenue to the Federation Account. In a presentation to the Senate Ad hoc Committee on the recovery of unremitted revenue, Mr. Yusuf Matashi, Managing…

Leicester City Manager, Ranieri Crowned Coach Of The Year

Leicester City manager, Claudio Ranieri has been awarded the Best FIFA Men’s Coach of the Year 2016. At a ceremony in Zurich, the Leicester boss was presented with the award by Argentine football legend Diego Maradona. Ranieri inspired the foxes to their first ever English Premiership Championship last season which many described as a “fairy…

Why 2016 Is My Best Year – Gov. Kashim Shettima

Isa Gusau, Maiduguri: ‎Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has described the outgoing year, 2016 as one that witnessed a major breakthrough in the ongoing fight against the Boko Haram insurgency, saying the year is so far his best in the last five years, since he assumed the mantle of leadership on May 29, 2011 and…

President Buhari Congratulates Veteran Journalist, Areoye Oyebola at 80

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari warmly congratulates renowned journalist, author and publisher, Chief Areoye Oyebola, as he clocks 80 years on December 23rd, 2016. President Buhari joins the entire media industry, publishers, family and friends of Chief Oyebola in celebrating the lofty achievements of the octogenarian, who variously served as Editor of Daily Times,…

5 male fashion trends that should be left behind in 2016

Men’s fashion is gradually evolving, and we love what we see year after year. 2016 has been an exceptional year, but we still have to put some checks on fashion trends before it goes overboard. Here are five fashion styles that should be left behind with the year 2016. 1. Loud Coloured Pants for the…

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,…

Copy of Newspaper Headlines – Fowler to hunt 10 million Nigerians for taxes by December. Despite hard times 2016, govt made over 2.3 trillion naira from taxes. Rome’s Mayor refuses to host 2024 Olympics. The Army is helping our stay at home cause – IPOB, MASSOB. Police teargas rallies supporting El Zakzaky. MTN in fresh $12 billion palaver. Nigeria cries out to UN – Help us, we can do no more over Chibok Girls.

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,…

Newspaper Headlines – Fowler to hunt 10 million Nigerians for taxes by December. Despite hard times 2016, govt made over 2.3 trillion naira from taxes. Rome’s Mayor refuses to host 2024 Olympics. The Army is helping our stay at home cause – IPOB, MASSOB. Police teargas rallies supporting El Zakzaky. MTN in fresh $12 billion palaver. Nigeria cries out to UN – Help us, we can do no more over Chibok Girls.

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,…

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…

Digital Broadcasting: Nigerian Government Procures 200, 000 Set-Up Boxes

Bamidele Fashube, Abuja, Nigeria GVE – As part of efforts to realize plan to migrate to digital broadcasting, the Nigerian government on Friday said about 200, 000 Set-Up boxes have been procured for easy switch. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed disclosed that the federal government would commence the digital switchover in October, 2016 at the Federal Capital Territory…

Digital Broadcasting: Nigerian Government Procures 200, 000 Set-Up Boxes

Bamidele Fashube, Abuja, Nigeria GVE – As part of efforts to realize plan to migrate to digital broadcasting, the Nigerian government on Friday said about 200, 000 Set-Up boxes have been procured for easy switch. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed disclosed that the federal government would commence the digital switchover in October, 2016 at the Federal Capital Territory…

ASUU decries reduction of budgetary allocation to education

Sokoto – The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has decried the reduction of the Federal Government’s allocation to the education sector from 11 per cent in 2015 to 8 per cent in 2016. The ASUU Sokoto Zonal Coordinator, Dr Lawal Argungu, made this known at a Press Conference in Sokoto on Saturday. “The way…

Nigeria In Recession: Moody’s Predicts Further Plunge

Moody’s, one of the big-three credit rating agencies in the world, yesterday, warned of a further contraction of the Nigerian economy. It disclosed that the declining value of the naira would engender a marginal increase in Nigeria’s external debt to 5.2 per cent of Gross Domestic Product, GDP, by end of 2016 from 3.3 per…

We May Not Achieve Our Targets – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government may not achieve its target with the 2016 budget. He warned that the Federal Government’s aim of achieving inclusion and employment, through the N6.6tn 2016 budget may not be possible if government’s spending or contracts are mainly…

ASUU decries reduction of budgetary allocation to eduction

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has decried the reduction of the Federal Government’s allocation to the education sector from 11 per cent in 2015 to 8 per cent in 2016. The ASUU Sokoto Zonal Coordinator, Dr Lawal Argungu, made this known at a Press Conference in Sokoto on Saturday. “The way FGN treats…

Sultan Declares September 12 As Eid-Kabir Day

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The President of Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) and Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III has announced that the Muslims will mark this year’s Eid-8Kabir onMonday, September 12, 2016. The declaration followed the confirmation by the National Moon Sighting Committee that Saturday, September 3, 2016 is…

UNILAG Releases 2016/2017 Admission List

NAN(Abuja): For those that applied for admission to UNILAG, The University of Lagos Screening Exercise Result for admission into all courses/programmes for the 2016/2017 academic year is out. Prospective students who wish to check their results and proceed with the application process are to visit http://applications.unilag.edu.ng/(S(yznrx31zstyprzbnhdza3kjo))/default.aspx Also READ: JAMB’s New National Screening Model To Replace Post-UTME Examination…

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…

AUGUST MEETING: Wives of South-East Governors agree to work for progress.

Wives of South-East governors and a good number of prominent Women Leaders from the geo-political zone have ended their meeting in Owerri, Imo State and agreed to work together for the progress of the South-East people in particular and Nigeria in general, stating too that their coming together was also to compliment the effort of…

ASUU decries reduction of budgetary allocation to education

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has decried the reduction of the Federal Government’s allocation to the education sector from 11 percent in 2015 to 8 percent in 2016. The ASUU Sokoto Zonal Coordinator, Dr Lawal Argungu, made this known at a Press Conference in Sokoto on Saturday. “The way FGN treats the funding…

2 IPOB Breakaway Factions Merge, Names Incarcerated Charles Okah as Leader

Breakaway factions from the Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, the Re-branded Indigenous People of Biafra, TRIPOB, and Renegade Indigenous People of Biafra, RENIPOB, have formed a merger.   The groups, who had ever vowed to burn the Biafran flag, have decided to surrender to the Federal Government on January 15, 2017, while appointing…

Face of “He Goat” Pastor who raped over 30 Girls

The Lagos state command is currently investigating the general overseer of ‘Tongue of Fire Restoration Ministry’ for a case of abduction, defilement and abortion. On 30/6/2016, the command received a report that the suspect, a pastor with a church situated on Jacob Taiwo Street Oshodi was harbouring some young girls and freely having unlawful carnal…

2016 budget may not meet expectations, Fashola confesses

Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has said that Federal Government’s expectation to ensure there is inclusion and employment with the N6.6 trillion 2016 budget may not be realistic. He explained that the inclusive governance, which the present administration targets to achieve, will be illusive and the people targeted may not…

Nigerian Economy: Moody’s predicts further rise in inflation

Moody’s, the global rating agency, has predicted a further rise in the already historic high in the nation’s inflationary rate to 18 per cent. According to a Global Credit Research report released by the rating agency in Dubai, Moody’s said the depreciation implies a material loss in purchasing power given import-price inflation, adding that it…

Melanie Trump Sues UK’s Daily Mail, American Blogger for Libel

Melanie Trump, wife of Donald Trump who is the US Republican nominee for president in the upcoming election, has sued the Daily Mail and a US blogger over claims that she was a sex worker.   According to Mrs. Trump’s lawyer, Charles Harder, statements issued about Melanie Trump on Daily Mail on August 20, 2016,…

UK Awards Chevening Scholarship To 53 Nigerians

Paul Arkwright The UK Government has awarded Chevening scholarship to 53 Nigerians for the 2016/2017 Chevening cycle, the UK High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, has said. Arkwright stated this at the pre-departure orientation programme in Abuja, organised for Chevening scholars to commence their study programmes in the UK this September. He said: “For the…

EDO 2016: The Choice Before Edo People – Victor Orumwense

  The countdown to the conduct of the governorship polls in Edo State is barely a week away. Precisely on Saturday, September 10, 2016, Edo people have a date with destiny as they file out in their thousands to elect a new governor who will pilot the affairs of our great state in the next four

FG owes us N124bn earned allowances –ASUU

Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said the federal government owes lecturers N124billion as earned academic allowances from 2013 to 2016.This is in addition to another N495billion that had also accumulated as arrears. Members of the Calabar zone of ASUU, at a press conference in Calabar, said the situation was already affecting the running…

LASU announces procedure for 2016/2017 admission

The institution’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Lagos that the institution had begun to use the system The post LASU announces procedure for 2016/2017 admission appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

UK awards Chevening scholarship to 53 Nigerians

He said: “For the 2016/2017 Chevening cycle, Nigeria recorded the highest number of applications globally, with about 4000 eligible applications The post UK awards Chevening scholarship to 53 Nigerians appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

Another Fuel Crisis Looms As PENGASSAN Threatens Strike

Nigeria may be plunged into another round of fuel crisis as the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has threatened to resume its suspended strike if the Federal Government refuses to commence the implementation of an agreement reached among the tripartite partners in the industry. In a letter addressed to the…

Pastor Jeremiah Fufeyin Gives Nollywood Actor N1.5M And A Jeep

It seems God has finally answered the prayers of Nollywood actor, Ernest Asuzu who had a bad turn in the movie industry after he suffered partial stroke last year, 2016.  According to www.tunezmediablog.com and a yutube video making rounds, a popular pastor and founder of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry, Warri Delta state, Prophet Jeremiah Omoto…

As Nigeria Admits Sliding Into Recession

The Nigeria Bureau of Statistics ( NBS) during the week told us what we already know- that Nigeria is in recession. To me, Nigeria has always been in recession and they just stated the obvious. The years the locust has eaten has caught up with us. Failed policies, or rather inconsistent policies and kleptocracy of…

WLO Series: Nigeria To Play Ghana, Kenya

Nigeria has been pitted against Kenya and Ghana in the hockey male and female categories of the World League One Series slated for Accra, Ghana, from September 9 to 11, 2016, at the Theodocia Okoe National Hockey Pitch in Accra. According to the draws released yesterday by the Ghana Hockey Association, Nigeria’s women team would…

Twice lucky: Divorced Nollywood divas find love again

Marriage and divorce scandals are an integral part of the entertainment industry the world over. In Nigeria, many glam dolls of the movies have been married, divorced, and married again. Inside Nollywood brings you the candid tales of the movie stars that have been twice or even thrice lucky when it comes to the matter…

2015 ULSU executives speak at last

UNILAG gate Forget the attempts by some students to defame; University of Lagos is indisputably school of first choice and nation’s pride It is ideal to bask in the euphoria of having one’s education in the first Nigerian University established by the Act of Parliament but time and again when the institution make bold its…

Oshiomole Cannot Judge Me, –  Osagie Ize-Iyamu 

Osagie Ize-Iyamu, a pastor-politician and governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the September 10, governorship election in Edo State is a hard fighter, resilient and resolute in the pursuit of his ambition. Ize-Iyamu’s major albatross in his quest to occupy Denis Osadebey Avenue, the seat of government in Edo State come November 12, 2016, is his……

New school calendar not for private schools – FCTA

The FCT Administration has clarified that the recent review of the 2016/2017 academic calendar for primary and post primary schools in the Federal Capital Territory affects only public schools. It would be recalled that the FCT Administration earlier changed the resumption date from Sunday, September 4, 2016 for boarding schools and Monday September 5, 2016…

FG owing us N619bn – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said the Federal Government owes lecturers N124bn as earned academic allowances from 2013 to 2016, aside another N495bn that had also accumulated as arrears. Members of the Calabar zone of ASUU, at a press conference in Calabar, said the situation was already affecting the running of universities,…

Ladies: City People Training Centre Holds First Makeup Seminar This Saturday

This is calling all women and young ladies to City People training centre as we present The first make up Seminar.   All participants shall be having the opportunity to meet London trained makeup expert and makeup manufacturer, Bukola Awotedu CEO Ease Cosmetics, Head Makeup Artist/Educator of Maradarah   They shall be schooled in the…

Gunmen kill Okiitipupa PDP Chairman

The Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Okitipupa local government area of Ondo State, Mr Niyi Pirisola was Friday assasinated by suspected hired killers. Pirisola who was also the former Chairman, Caretaker Commitee  in the Local Government was reportedly killed in his house in Ilutitun via Okitipupa in the early hours of the day by…

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…

MTN unveils Osuofia, nine others as 2016/2017 brand ambassadors

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), Tekno Miles (Augustine Kelechi) and Skales (Raoul Njeng-Njeng) The post MTN unveils Osuofia, nine others as 2016/2017 brand ambassadors appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online…

‘FG Working To Cushion Hardship Of 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 (adsbygoogle=window.adsbygoogle||[]).push({}); “We will appeal to Nigerians’…

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….

LASU adopts online screening for 2016/2017 admission

The Lagos State University (LASU) has commenced the admission of candidates for the 2016/2017 academic session using the online screening approach. The institution’s Vice-Chancellor (V-C), Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, told newsmen on Friday in Lagos that the institution had begun to use the system. He said that candidates, who chose LASU as their first choice as…

LASU adopts online method of screening for 2016/2017 admission

The Lagos State University (LASU) has on Friday announced that it would adopt the online screening approach for the admission of candidates for the 2016/2017 academic session. The institution’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, said that the institution had begun to use the system, adding that candidates, who chose LASU as their first choice as directed…

President Buhari Host Zuckerberg At The Aso Rock Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday received visiting founder of Facebook, Mr. Mark Zuckerberg, in Abuja. The visit of Zuckerberg to the Presidential Villa marked climax of his week-long visit to Nigeria. Zuckerberg had during his stay said in Lagos said the social media application was planning to support more…

FCT minister announces new school calendar for public schools

Editor The FCT Administration has clarified that the recent review of the 2016/2017 academic calendar for primary and post primary schools in the Federal Capital Territory affects only public schools. It would be recalled that the FCT Administration earlier changed the resumption date from Sunday, 4th September, 2016 for boarding schools and Monday 5th September,…

Stakeholders Consultation Influenced FRSC Accomplishment – Oyeyemi

According to Bisi Kazeem, the Head Media Relations and Strategy of the Corps, the Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi, stated in his address at a Strategic Session with Sector Commanders at the FRSC Headquarters that the goals of the Corps to meet its mandate of reducing road traffic crashes is embedded in three strategies adopted by…

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…

LASU adopts online screening for 2016/2017 admission

The Lagos State University (LASU) has commenced the admission of candidates for the 2016/2017 academic session using the online screening approach. The institution’s Vice-Chancellor (V-C), Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos that the institution had begun to use the system.

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…

LASU adopts online screening for 2016/2017 admission

Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun,, Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University. ‎The Lagos State University (LASU) has commenced the admission of candidates for the 2016/2017 academic session using the online screening approach. The institution’s Vice-Chancellor (V-C), Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos that the institution had begun to use the system….

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…

Nollywood Movie Producer Zeb Ejiro Loses Mum

Popular Nollywood movie producer, Zeb Ejiro has announced the passing away of his mother. He posted the news on his facebook page in the early hours of today, Friday, September 02, 2016. He wrote; RIP Mama of the Movie Industry, thee that Birth the greatest Producers/ Directors (Peter, Zeb & Chico Ejiro)in this Country and…

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…

Buhari Jubilates As Economic Experts Releases Solutions To Ending Economic Recession

‎In a bid to rejuvenate the already dying economy, financial and economic expert’s ‎have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to adopt the arithmetic Formula prescribed for him, by injecting trillions of naira into the economy to stimulate growth. It could be recalled that the ‎National Bureau Statistic, NBS, had reported that the nation’s economy shrank…

Theft Of IDPs’ N10m: Ex- KatsinaGuber Candidate, Associate In Legal Battle

The alleged misappropriation of N10 million, donated by Alhaji Umar Abdullahi-Tata, the 2015 Katsina State governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), has pitched him against his former political associate, Bishir Wada-Faskari at a Faskari Senior Magistrates’ Court. The said amount, according to Abdulahi-Tata, was entrusted to the accused person as assistance to…

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);…

MTN drops Don Jazzy, Davido, Tiwa Savage, others

Nigeria’s biggest telecommunication company, MTN has terminated its contract with some of Nigeria’s biggest stars, including Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Davido, among others. The management has also released the names of its 2016/2017 celebrity ambassadors to include Praiz, Chidinma, Iyanya, Tekno, Falz and more. A statement yesterday by the company, said: “In line with its…

Man Smuggles Rice As Dead Bodies From Benin Republic

The unprecedented system of transporting rice in ambulances under the guise of corpses from Benin Republic into Nigeria was uncovered on Thursday, September 1,2016, at the Seme Border by the operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) who promptly arrested the vendor. According to Customs officials at Seme Border, the suspected smuggler, Moses Degbogbahun, arranged…

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…

EPIC BLUNDER | Finance Minister Denies Own Twitter Account over Insensitive Tweet

As Characteristic of the APC  led Federal Government, The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has denied having a twitter account after the said twitter account tweeted ” “recession is just a word”. The unsavory tweet drew the anger of Nigerians who are currently battling with different stages of economic hardship. Mr. Festus Akanbi, the minister’s Special…

Alleged Negligence: RVHA Summons RIMA Boss

The Rivers State House of Assembly has summoned the managing Director of the State Micro-Finance Agency (RIMA), Mr. Ipalibo Sogules to explain why his management shunned a meeting with the House’s Joint Committee on Agencies, Commissions and Finance at the agency office. The Managing Director of RIMA was invited to appear before the House on…

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…

Para-Athletics: Ekiti Association Plans Talent Hunt Competition

Head coach of Ekiti State Para- Athletics Association, Peter Ojo, says the association will organise talent discovery competition for athletes in the state with disabilities before the end of 2016. Ojo told newsmen in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday that the planned event was aimed at encouraging persons with disabilities to participate in sports. “We just want…

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…

September 10 will be liberation day for Edo- Igbinedion

The September 10 2016 date for the Edo state governorship election has been described as a day Edo people would be liberated from the, “shackles of bad governance and underdevelopment”, perpetrated by the outgoing government in the state. The PDP member representing Ovia at the House of Representatives, Abuja, Hon Omosede Igbinedion stated this yesterday…

2,600 Athletes, 400 Officials For 2016 National Youth Games

No fewer than 2600 athletes are expected to converge on the University of Ilorin for the 2016 National Youth Games billed to hold this month. The Director of Grassroots Sports Development, Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Dr. Ademola Are informed LEADERSHIP Sport. According to him, about 400 officials would also officiate at the…

Experts to Buhari: pump in cash to save economy

How can Nigeria revive its economy? The Federal Government should pump money into infrastruture development, which will create more jobs and boost liquidity, economists and private sector players said yesterday. The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS), in its Second Quarter Report released on Wednesday, said the economy contracted by 2.06 per cent to record its lowest growth…

NCAA: why airlines ‘re suspending operations

•First Nation blames 70% naira devaluation for woes •Aero workers protest The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) yesterday said domestic airlines are not folding up but merely suspending their operations. The suspension, the airline industry regulator said, was to enable the carriers undertake operational overhaul and strengthen their overall operational outlay. Its Director-General,  Captain Muhtar Usman…

Anambra Community Wants Arthur Eze Charged for Terrorism

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Leaders of Abagana, headquarters of Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State have asked the Inspector General of Police Mr. Ibrahim Idris to prosecute Chairman of Atlas Oranto Petroleum, Prince Arthur Eze for unleashing violence on the town. The leaders, under the aegis of Abagana Welfare Union, urged the top police boss…

Nkem Owoh Actor, 9 others unveiled as MTN brand ambassadors

Osuofia and nine others have now been unveiled as the 2016/2017 brand ambassadors for telecommunications giant, MTN. Nkem Owoh aka Osuofia and nine others have been unveiled as the 2016/2017 brand ambassadors for MTN Nigeria. The telecommunications company made the announcement today, September 1, 2016. The general manager of consumer marketing, Mr Richard Iweanoge made…

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.

MTN unveils Osuofia, 9 other artistes as 2016/2017 brand ambassadors

MTN Nigeria on Thursday announced Osuofia (Nkem Owoh) and 9 other artistes as its 2016/2017 brand ambassadors. Mr Richard Iweanoge, the General Manager of Consumer Marketing of the organisation said this in a statement in Lagos. He listed the other nine as : Saka, (Hafiz Oyetoro); Nedu (Steve Onu); Adamu Zango Praiz (Praise Adejo); Iyanya…

MTN drops Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, retains Iyanya, Saka

Telecoms giant, MTN has announced its music brand ambassadors for the year 2016/2017 via a statement it issued earlier today, as the brand continues to provide an alternative platform through which Nigerian artistes can receive lucrative value for their intellectual property. The musicians who were lucky to be named ambassadors for the year 2016/2017 are…

MTN drops Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, retains Iyanya, Saka

Telecoms giant, MTN has announced its music brand ambassadors for the year 2016/2017 via a statement it issued earlier today, as the brand continues to provide an alternative platform through which Nigerian artistes can receive lucrative value for their intellectual property. The musicians who were lucky to be named ambassadors for the year 2016/2017 are…

‘Why we are not operating flights’

First Nation Airways on Thursday said it is not currently operating flights because of its Airbus 319 fleet is undergoing maintenance. The airline said its current operational challenges are attributable to the over 70 per cent devaluation of the Naira. According to a statement by the Head of Commercial, Serah Awogbade  said the aircraft maintenance will…

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…

Basketball clinic for children begins in Ilorin

KEHINDE AKINPELU, Ilorin A week-long basketball clinic for children under the ages of 7 to 15 years has opened in Ilorin, the Kwara  capital. No fewer than 80 children have so far registered for the 2016 edition of the clinic, organised by Droplets Basketball Concept Kwara. Speaking with the newsmen at a News Conference on…

Pictures: Buhari visits Osun State

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday 1 September visited Osun State to commission a lot of projects to mark the 25th anniversary of Osun State. Here are some photos taken during the president’s visit. L-R: President Muhammadu Buhari; Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode; member, House of Representatives, Kosofe federal Constituency, Hon. Rotimi Agunloye and Deputy…

First Nation Airline shuts down operations

First Nation Airline, Thursday, suspended its operations. This was disclosed by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA. Recall that the second largest commercial carrier in the country, Aero Contractors Airlines, had Wednesday, announced an indefinite suspension of its scheduled flight services and its staff with effect from Thursday, September 1, 2016. Similarly, the Director-General of…

APC Inaugurates Ondo Governorship Election Primaries Committee

  Dyepkazah Shibayan, Abuja National Organising Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Osita Izunaso, Thursday at the Party’s National Secretariat inaugurated a five-member election committee and three-member election appeal committee for the conduct of primaries towards the Ondo State governorship election. The APC primary election is scheduled for Saturday, September 3, 2016 at the…

APC To PDP: Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan’s Reckless Decisions, Cause Of Recession

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday hit back at the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), accusing the party and Nigeria’s past presidents produced under its platform of bringing the current economic recession upon the nation. Faulting PDP’s call for Present’s resignation, the APC said the 16 years misrule of the PDP plunged Nigeria into the…

BREAKING: Another Airline, First Nation Shuts Down operations

Barely 24 hours Another domestic carrier, Aero Contractors Airlines, suspended operations, another airline, First Nation Airlines, on Thursday shut down its operations, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has said. Aero Contractors Airlines, Nigeria’s second largest commercial carrier, announced an indefinite suspension of its scheduled flight services and its staff with effect from Thursday, September 1,…

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…

Edo 2016: I Will Develop All Segment Of Edo If Elected – Ize -Iyamu 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in the September 10 2016 governorship elections, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has assured Edo people that the entire state as his constituency will receive one form of government presence rather than  his village or local government unlike the outgoing government of Mr Adams Oshiomhole. Addressing  Traditional rulers in Edo South…