Metele Attack: Nigerian Army Buries 19 Soldiers (PHOTOS)

The Nigerian Army on Friday buried 19 soldiers killed by Boko Haram insurgents in the November 18 attack on a military base in Metele, Borno State. The Soldiers’ bodies were laid to rest at the military cemetery in the Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri, after prayers were conducted by Muslim and Christian chaplains. The military had insisted […]

Yahoo Boy And Banker Defraud A Hong Kong Lady Of £79,000

A yahoo boy and a banker who defrauded a Hong Kong lady of £79,000, have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The yahoo boy identified as 30-year-old Favour Oriafoh and the banker Ojo Adefemi Adedoyin, were arrested after an investigation into a petition received from the Hong Kong Police Force, disclosed […]

EFCC Arrest 2 Yahoo Boys In Enugu, Recovers Toyota Venza SUV, ATM Cards, Other Items

The South-East Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has raided the homes of two alleged internet fraudsters: Okechukwu Donald Akachukwu and a couple, Onuora Edgar and his wife, Onuora Adaora Lynda, at Independence Layout, Enugu. The EFCC raid is said to be consequent upon the resolve by the Acting Chairman of […]

Opprobrious NASS And The 2019 Budget

The ideal of popular election of Legislators is generally regarded as admirable. Yet the selection process does not always permit the widest possible choices. And that has been our albatross here in Nigeria. The legislature is expected to reflect the electorate’s preferences, but that is in the Whiteman countries, not in our clime. In the […]

2019: North In Dilemma Over PMB, Atiku

Barely two months to the February 16, 2019 presidential election, the political temperature in the northern part of the country has created a sharp division especially among the power brokers in the area. While many are directly or indirectly rootingfor the re-election ofPresident Muhammadu Buhari, others are canvassing for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) […]

Oil Communities Must Benefit From 13% Derivation Fund, PMB Insist

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will do everything within the ambit of the law to ensure that oil and gas resources producing communities receive the 13 per cent derivation fund. The president made the pledge when he received the Board of Trustees of the Host Communities of Nigeria producing Oil and Gas (HOSCON) led […]

Facebook Reveals Bug Exposed 6.8 Million Users’ Photos

Facebook announced on Friday that the social network had exposed the private photos of millions of users without their permission. The company said a bug recently allowed third-party app developers to access photos people may not have shared publicly. Facebook believes as many as 6.8 million users could be affected. Photos that users started to […]

Mararaba/Nyanya Gridlock, Women Shed Tears

Like the story of the Aba women riot, women residing in Mararaba, Nyanya, Jikwoyi and Karu areas of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja my soon take to the streets to protest the persistent gridlock on the Mararaba/Nyanya road. Forty two-year-old Mrs Amina Usman resides in Mararaba in the outskirts of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. […]

Tunisia Trains First Set Of Drone Pilots For Agricultural Productivity

The Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with the African Development Bank and Busan Techno Park has trained the first batch of drone pilots. The training which focused on handling, maintenance and the security aspects of flying drones, took place in Tunis last month. The first batch of 8 out of 40 candidates selected for […]

Nigeria Suffered Major Infrastructural Deficite In PDP`S 16 Years Of Rule– Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria suffered major infrastructural deficite in the 16 years of the Peoples Democraty Party’s (PDP) rule. He stated this on Friday in Abuja at the 2019 Vice Presidential Debate organised by the Nigeria Election Debate Group in collaboration with the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) and Civil Society Organisations. He […]

11 Die, 90 Fall Sick After Eating Temple Food, Report

The police said on Saturday that 11 people including two children died and more than 90 were hospitalised after consuming a religious food offering at a temple in the southern Indian state of Karnataka. The police said two people have been questioned in connection with the incident on Friday, after devotees fell ill when they […]

Sowore’s Supporters Protest Exclusion At Debate Venue

Supporters of Omoyele Sowore, the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, on Friday staged a protest at the Abuja Transcorp Hilton Hotel venue of the vice presidential debate against his exclusion. Mr Jude Eya spokesperson of the protesters, known as “Take it Back Movement” told newsmen that all they wanted was for Sowore to […]

Donnie McClurkin Involved In Ghastly Accident; Says He Was Saved By Two Angels

Gospel musician, Donnie McClurkin has confirmed in a Facebook post that he nearly died in a fatal accident yesterday. According to him, he was saved by two angels when he lost consciousness whiles driving. Some of his fans urged him to hire a chauffeur since he means more than a musician to them. He wrote, […]

TSA Transaction Value Hit N13.53trn In 2017 – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revealed that the migration of the ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) to the Treasury Single Account (TSA) has led to positive growth in the value and volume of transactions recorded in end to end payments in 2017. The apex bank made the disclosure in its 2017 annual activity […]