Friday, 14 June 2019

NIGERIAN ARMY COMMANDING OFFICER DIES IN BOKO HARAM ATTACK


A Nigerian Army lieutenant colonel has been feared killed in action after Boko Haram insurgents attacked a military formation in Borno State on Wednesday.


NO MORE ‘WIFE OF THE PRESIDENT’, I’M NOW FIRST LADY – AISHA BUHARI


Five years after then candidate Muhammadu Buhari said there would be no office of the first lady for his wife, Aisha, Mrs Buhari, on Thursday, announced her decision to be addressed as the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.


20-YEAR-OLD-MAN DROWNS IN KANO


A 20- year-old man, Mustapha Abdullahi, has drowned while bathing in a pond at Kofar Mata by Hauran Balago Municipal in Kano.


Thursday, 13 June 2019

"I CAN'T STAND MARRIAGE"-SAYS EX BBNAIJA HOUSEMATE, IFU-ENNADA


Popular ex-Big Brother Naija housemate and actress, Ifu Ennada has revealed that bagging the ‘Mrs.’ title is not her priority at the moment and isn’t looking forward to settling down anytime soon.


UDUAGHAN, OKUMAGBA, IYC HAIL LAWAN, OMO-AGEGE, GBAJA, WASE


Former Delta State governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan; former  Commissioner for Finance in the state, Olorogun Bernard Okumagba, and Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, have described the emergence of Senator Ahmed Lawan and Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as President and Deputy President of Senate as a welcomed development.


JUNE 12: REMEMBER OTHER ‘HEROES,’ FALANA TELLS FG


A human rights activist, Femi Falana, has asked the federal government to recognise other Nigerians who played a part in the struggle for the annulled June 12, 1993, election.


HERDSMAN BEHEADS GIRL IN EKITI ‘FOR FAILING TO HONOUR BETROTHAL AGREEMENT’


Ilasa Ekiti community in Ekiti State has been thrown into turmoil following the beheading of a teenage Fulani girl by a herdsman to whom she had reportedly been betrothed.


NIGERIAN FILMMAKER, JULIUS ONAH, EXPLORES RACISM IN HOLLYWOOD FILM ‘LUCE’


Nigerian-American filmmaker, Julius Onah, has examined racism, prejudice, and stereotypes in a new, thought-provoking film, ‘Luce’.


Monday, 3 June 2019

LAGOS TO COMMENCE REPAIR OF LAGOS-BADAGRY EXPRESSWAY — SANWO-OLU


Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assured Lagos residents that rehabilitation work would commence on Lagos-Badagry Expressway from Mazamaza to Okokomaiko this month.


SUPREME COURT TO RULE OVER DELTA APC CRISIS


The battle for the control of the Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has moved to the Supreme Court.


AFCON 2019: MIKEL, NINE OTHERS ARRIVE ASABA FOR PREPARATIONS


Nigeria’s preparation for the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt is set to begin in full swing with the arrival of its players for training.


BANDITS ATTACK GOVERNOR'S CONVOY


Suspected bandits on Sunday opened fire on the motorcade of the Zamfara governor, Bello Matawalle, who was on his way to condole with victims of a previous attack on a community in Gusau Local Government.

Saturday, 1 June 2019

DRUG ABUSE SET ME BACK IN LIFE- TONTO DIKEH


Drug abuse, according to experts is capable of affecting a person’s life, physically, psychologically, financially and otherwise. While some don’t make it out of the addiction, others do and live better lives. This is the case with controversial actress and mother of one, Tonto Dikeh.

SS II STUDENT REMANDED BY COURT FOR INTERNET FRAUD


Justice Garba Umar of the Federal High Court Benin City on Friday ordered that Akhigbe Gabriel, an SS II student, be remanded in prison custody for alleged impersonation and internet fraud.


TINUBU’S SUSPENSION WILL BRING SANITY ON NSE – OPERATORS


Operators on the nation bourse on Friday said that suspension of two directors of Oando Plc from public companies for five years would bring sanity to the capital market.


2019 UTME: JAMB RELEASES 4,536 MORE RESULTS OF CANDIDATES


The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made this disclosure in a statement on Friday in Lagos.
Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Is’haq Oloyede

Friday, 31 May 2019

WHY COURT OF APPEAL SACKED NED NWOKO AS PDP DELTA SENATOR-ELECT


The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, on Thursday reversed an earlier decision of the Federal High Court which recognised Delta State politician, Ned Nwoko, as the authentic candidate elected to represent Delta north senatorial district.


VILLAGERS BURY MAN ALIVE FOR BEHEADING BROTHER


CALABAR—A young man, who allegedly beheaded his elder brother in Liokom, Wanihem community, Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State on Wednesday, was reportedly buried alive in the same grave with his victim.


MOTHER OF 3 SLUMPS, DIES DURING DELTA ELDERS’ WALK-TO-HEALTH

ASABA—A single mother of three children, Monday, slumped and died during the Delta State Governor Annual Elders’ Tournament Walk, with the theme Walk to Health.


Thursday, 30 May 2019

BAYELSA ACCUSES FG OF MANIPULATING EXCESS CRUDE ACCOUNT


YENAGOA— BAYELSA State Government has declared a N1.88 billion deficit for April, 2018, saying its earnings from the Federation Account Allocation Committee had declined steadily in the past four months.

SANUSI ABSENT AS GANDUJE IS SWORN-IN FOR 2ND TERM


Despite protocol arrangement, the seat of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, was empty at the swearing-in ceremony of Kano State governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, yesterday.
 
GOVERNOR ABDULLAHI GANDUJE OF KAN
This may be in connection with the recent feud between the Emir and Governor Ganduje who created four new emirates out of the existing Kano Emirate. The event, which took place, yesterday, witnessed a crowd of supporters, amid very tight security.

However, the event was witnessed by the emirs of the four emirates created out of the existing emirate, including Bichi, Gaya, Rano and Karaye.

The oath of allegiance and the oath of office were administered on Governor Ganduje and his deputy, Alhaji Nasiru Gawuna, by the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Nuraddeen Umar.

In his maiden address at the event, Ganduje promised to make education free and compulsory at the basic and post-basic levels, adding that it would also be free for disabled persons. He also promised to fight the menace of drug abuse in the state by establishing an agency to fight it.

On the health sector, the governor promised to establish the largest cancer treatment centre in Nigeria to battle the high rate of cancer deaths, especially among women. He promised to run a people-oriented and open government, irrespective of political alliances and creation of laws in the state to that effect.

Speaking about the creation of four additional emirates in the state, Governor Ganduje stated that it was part of the plan to expand development through the creation of more metropolitan cities in the state. He thanked the people of the state for the confidence they reposed in him by electing him for a second term.

OIC SUMMIT: BUHARI DEPARTS FOR SAUDI ARABIA


President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja on Thursday to attend the summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.


124 IMMIGRANTS RESCUED FROM DROWNING OFF LIBYA


Libya’s coastguard rescued 124 migrants after their boats broke down during Europe-bound journeys, the country’s navy said on Wednesday.


MAKINDE SACKS ALL OYO COUNCIL CHAIRPERSONS, BOARDS OF AGENCIES


Few hours after his inauguration, Governor Seyi Makinde has sacked all the local government and local council development chairmen in the state.


"I THINK THIS IS GOODBYE", HAZARD SAYS

Tuesday, 28 May 2019

62 SUSPECTED KIDNAPPERS ARRESTED IN NASARAWA BY POLICE


Commissioner of Police, Bola Longe, while parading the suspects at the command’s headquarters on Monday in Lafia, attributed the feat to the efforts of “Operation Puff Adder,” an initiative of the Inspector General of Police tasked with curbing the menace of violent crimes.

BUHARI; NIGERIAN ELITES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN AGAINST ME


President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday that Nigerian elite have never been in support of his political ambitions. He said they should thank ordinary citizens for making him a leader and, therefore, saving everyone from acute leadership failure.


THE ALARMING RISING SUICIDE CASES IN NIGERIA


THE surge in suicide cases in Nigeria is worrisome. Two specialists in suicide treatment and prevention spoke to Good Health Weekly about the development and what steps Nigeria should take to stem the tide.

CHILDREN'S DAY; GREAT JOSHUA TASK PARENTS ON POSITIVE UPBRINGING

CHILDREN'S DAY;  GREAT JOSHUA TASK PARENTS ON POSITIVE UPBRINGING



The Leader of Izon Tukpa Movement and foremost Governorship aspirant under the platform of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State Great Joshua MacIver has tasked parents to consider positive upbringing of their children and wards paramount. 

Saturday, 25 May 2019

GENERAL MANAGER ARRESTED FOR STEALING OVER 10 CARS OF HIS PREVIOUS EMPLOYERS


Police boss said Segun was arrested at his new place of work, where he was employed as a general manager.


APC APPOINTS ACTING NATIONAL SECRETARY


The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has appointed Victor Giadom as its acting National Secretary.


NIGERIAN TROOPS KILL BOKO HARAM INSURGENTS IN LAKE CHAD BORDER


The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has inflicted heavy casualties on Islamic State of West Africa (ISWAP) elements in devastating air strikes conducted at Tumbun Hamma on the fringes of Lake Chad in Borno.


PRESIDENT BUHARI IMPLOYS WEALTHY CITIZENS TO INVEST IN CRITICAL SECTORS


President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged wealthy individuals in the country to help in developing the nation’s economy by massively investing in Nigeria’s critical sectors in order to boost job and wealth creation.


Friday, 24 May 2019

SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAMME: EACH MEAL PER CHILD COSTS N70 — GOVT


The Presidency says the Federal Government spends only N70 per meal daily to feed over 9.7 million pupils in 53,715 government primary schools in 31 States under the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme.


"BOBRISKY IN LOVE" MOVIE DECLARED UNFIT FOR SCREENS BY THE NFVCB


The National Film and Video Censors Board has cleared the air on a report making the rounds, claiming the board has set up three panels to analyse and classify a transgender film titled, ‘Bobrisky in Love’


BREAKING!! NLC BEGINS INDEFINITE STRIKE


Workers in Oyo State under the umbrella of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) this morning, commenced an indefinite strike action.


CHRISTIANO RONALDO TO FACE CHARGES AGAINST RAPE


Juventus striker, Cristiano Ronaldo is set to be summoned to face rape allegations after lawyers for his accuser, Kathryn Mayorga, tracked down his address in Italy.

Thursday, 23 May 2019

RIHANNA FEATUES LAGOS IN NEW VIDEO


The popular CMS bus stop in Lagos State has been featured in pop icon, Rihanna’s latest campaign video for her luxury fashion brand, Fenty.


NYSC DG SWEARS TO PROTECT CORPERS WITH HIS LIFE


The newly appointed Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, (NYSC), Shuaibu Ibrahim, has said he is prepared to ensure that no corps member dies during his or her service year.


TONTO DIKEH SET TO BEAT UP COLLEAGUES WHO COME NEAR HER NEW LOVER


Who is Tonto Dikeh’s new mystery lover? This is the puzzle her fans and critics are trying to unravel. This was after Tonto, 34, announced Monday that she had ‘found love’.


SIMI REVEALS SHE IS NOT HAPPY WITH NAIRA MARLEY'S PREDICAMENT


With the one time trending past face-off between Singer, Simi and rapper; Naira Marley, one would be totally right to conceive the opinion that Simi would be happy with the present condition the rapper currently finds himself in.


Wednesday, 22 May 2019

AFTERMATH OF FLOOD IN LAGOS COMMUNITY


For now, rain is not an occurrence residents of Owutu, an area in Ikorodu, Lagos State, pray for. Each time rain falls, it comes with horrific experiences.


BOKO HARAM LEAVES SOLDIERS WOUNDED AFTER ATTACK OF ARMY BASE


Insurgents in Nigeria’s north-east have attacked yet another military base in Borno State, killing, wounding and displacing soldiers.


The Boko Haram thugs drove yet unconfirmed number of trucks into Gubio Local Government Area at about 5:30 p.m. on May 19, PREMIUM TIMES learnt from military sources. They attacked a camp housing the Nigerian Army 5 Brigade and the 159 Task Force Battalion, leaving at least one soldier killed and three others injured.

BUHARI ORDERS IMMEDIATELY REMOVAL OF TRUCK AROUND APAPA


“A Presidential directive has been issued for the immediate clearing up of the Apapa gridlock and the restoration of law and order to Apapa and its environs within 2 weeks,” the presidency tweeted.

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

DAVIDO HITS 11M FOLOWERS, OVERTAKING WIZID


The superstar singer has just reached eleven million follwers on his Instagram barely two months after reaching ten million making him the most followed Africa music celebrity on th platform.


PHOTOS OF NAIRA MARLEY’S 3YEARS OLD SON

Naira Marley’s 3years old son, nicknamed, Jojo Marley.


16 DEAD AS CULT WAR RESUMES IN RIVERS


NO fewer than 16 people are feared dead following cult crises that broke out in two different local government areas of Rivers State, Sunday.


Monday, 20 May 2019

Thursday, 16 May 2019

AKWA IBOM GOVERNOR SUSPENDS TOP GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL


The Akwa Ibom government has suspended the Chairman of the Local Government Service Commission in the state, Valentine Attah.


2019 UTME: CANDIDATES NOW ABLE TO ACCESS RESULTS ONLINE – JAMB


The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says candidates are now free to also access the results of their UTME online.


ALLEGED N450M FRAUD: EFCC PRESENTS MORE EVIDENCE AGAINST BELGORE


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Wednesday, presented more evidence against a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dele Belgore, in a N450 million money laundering charge filed against him in a Federal High Court in Lagos.


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