Ooni denounces alleged marriage scam

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has debunked an allegation of marriage scam brought against him by one Elizabeth Odunlami. Odunlami, who on her Facebook revealed that the Ooni promised her marriage and used her name for business transactions, which ran into millions of dollars in the United States. The allegations came few days after […]

UN reopens Abuja office 7 years after Boko Haram attack

The United Nations is gradually moving back to its headquarters in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, seven years after it was attacked by Boko Haram insurgents. The UN resident coordinator, Edward Kallon, disclosed this at the celebration of the 73rd UN Day on Wednesday in Abuja. The building, which was built by the Nigerian Government, was […]

The Commissioning Of Portharcourt Int’l Airport Terminal By Buhari (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

At a ceremony attended by Rivers State Governor, Minister of State for Aviation, Minister of Labour, and several other top government officials, President Buhari opened the new Port Harcourt international terminal. President Buhari with Governor Wike as he commissions Portharcourt International Airport Terminal Building in Rivers State President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, October 25, 2015, […]

Fayose gets N50m bail, case continues November 19

A Federal High Court presided over by Justice Mojisola Olatoregun yesterday granted the bail application of immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, in a N6.9 billion alleged election campaign fraud suit. The trial judge granted him the reprieve in N50 million after entertaining arguments from the prosecuting counsel, Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), and his […]

NATO shows Russia its military might in giant exercises

Norway hosts NATO’s biggest exercises since the end of the Cold War from Thursday, to remind Russia the Alliance stands united despite seeds of doubt planted by US President Donald Trump. Some 50,000 soldiers, 10,000 vehicles, 65 ships and 250 aircraft from 31 countries are taking part in Trident Juncture 18, which is aimed at […]

Nigeria among countries with costly internet service

Due to high cost of mobile data, over two billion people are said to have been cut off from the Internet. The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), which revealed this, noted that more than 2.3 billion people live in countries where just 1GB of mobile data is not affordable. In its 2018 Affordability Report, A4AI […]

Reps probe Chinese ‘body part’ drugs in Nigeria

The House of Representatives yesterday ordered an immediate investigation into claims that Chinese drugs manufacturers might be smuggling medicines containing human parts into the country. The move followed a recent alert by the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), warning people to beware of bizarre substances from the Asian country. Part of a memo the NIA sent […]

FEC okays N8.7 trillion 2019 budget estimate

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved the 2019-2021 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP). The document shows a budget estimate of N8.73 trillion for the 2019 fiscal year. The projection, according to Minister of Budget and National Planning Udoma Udoma would be transmitted to the National Assembly for legislative approval. […]