Infrastructure: Buhari laying foundation for economic growth, says Fashola

Infrastructure: Buhari laying foundation for economic growth, says Fashola The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, said on Saturday that President Muhammadu Buhari was laying the foundation for economic growth of Nigeria through infrastructure renewal. Fashola said this during an inspection of the Apapa-Wharf Road Reconstruction project and flag-off of the reconstruction of the Apapa-Oshodi-Oworonshoki-Ojota Expressway in...... more

Why I married Atiku – Titi Abubakar

Why I married Atiku – Titi Abubakar Hajiya Titi Abubakar, wife of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, said she married her husband because of his honesty, sincerity and integrity. Mrs. Atiku made the remarks when a group, Women for Atiku, paid her a courtesy visit at her Maitama residence in Abuja. “I get confused...... more

CAN visits Buhari, says APC becoming corrupt politicians’ safe haven

CAN visits Buhari, says APC becoming corrupt politicians’ safe haven The Christian Association of Nigeria on Friday told President Muhammadu Buhari that the ruling All Progressives Congress was becoming a safe haven for corrupt politicians. CAN, therefore, asked the President to make the war against corruption total and non-discriminatory in order to rid the nation of the corruption cancer which has...... more

2019: Buhari, Oshiomhole meet, set to announce APC campaign date

2019: Buhari, Oshiomhole meet, set to announce APC campaign date President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, met on Friday in Abuja. The agenda of the closed-door meeting was the take-off date of the party’s campaigns for the 2019 general elections. Oshiomhole, who spoke briefly with journalists at the Presidential Villa after the meeting,...... more

N13bn project: Why we dragged Ayogu to EFCC --Enugu community

N13bn project: Why we dragged Ayogu to EFCC --Enugu community A community leader from Igboeze North LGA of Enugu state,  Chief Harrison Ogara, has thrown more light on the petition filed against Senator Ayogu Eze, whose name has been submitted by the All Progressive Congress, APC, as it’s guber candidate for Enugu state. Ogara told newsmen that the petition sent to the Economic...... more

Insecurity: I know how Boko Haram started – Atiku

Insecurity: I know how Boko Haram started – Atiku Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said he knew how Boko Haram started. In an interview with The African Reports, which he shared on his verified Twitter handle @atiku, Atiku said that politicians were to be blamed for the emergence of Boko Haram. Asked how...... more

Ohanaeze: Igbos can’t achieve Biafra through war – Nwodo

Ohanaeze: Igbos can’t achieve Biafra through war – Nwodo President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Chief John Nnia Nwodo has said Igbo people will not fight again through armed struggle to achieve Biafra republic. Nwodo, who spoke while delivering the 9th Convocation lecture of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), at Igbariam campus, Anambra State, Thursday, described the Nigerian Biafran Civil War...... more

EFCC arrests 23 OOU students, 12 others for Internet fraud

EFCC arrests 23 OOU students, 12 others for Internet fraud The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 34 suspected Internet fraudsters at 21, Sawmill Road Awa-Ijebu, Ogun State. The suspects who are between 19 and 37 years include  23 students at Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU),  out of which nine were ladies who allegedly claimed to be girlfriends or neighbours...... more

Sen. Uzodinma denies arrest, vows to remain focused on governorship race

Sen. Uzodinma denies arrest, vows to remain focused on governorship race The Imo State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has denied reports of his arrest. Some sections of the media have reported that the Special Presidential Investigation Panel on Recovery of Public Property arrested the lawmaker on Sunday at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Abuja. The reports indicated that...... more

Igbo leaders endorse Atiku/Obi for 2019 presidency

Igbo leaders endorse Atiku/Obi for 2019 presidency Igbo leaders comprising elders, traditional and religious leaders as well as women groups, Wednesday, endorsed the joint presidential ticket of Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi. In a five-point communique issued at the end of the summit with the theme “Ndigbo 2019 and Beyond” held in Enugu, the Igbo leaders said that...... more

Anambra Speaker impeached

Anambra Speaker impeached ...Nobody can impeach me, Maduagwu, vows The Speaker of the Anambra State House of Assembly, Rita Maduagwu, has been impeached. She was impeachedscw by 20 out of the 30 members of the House on Tuesday. The motion to impeach her was moved by Ikem Uzozie, representing Aguata II constituency. He was...... more

Plane search: Buhari, Atiku at each other’s throats

Plane search: Buhari, Atiku at each other’s throats  •Buhari ordered the search — Atiku •You are whipping up sentiments — BuhariThe Peoples Democratic Party, PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, Monday alleged that the search on his plane was a premeditated action directly ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari as commander-in-chief.Atiku’s assertion was immediately rebuffed by Buhari who accused his PDP...... more

Court revokes ex-Abia Gov. Orji Kalu’s bail, orders arrest

Court revokes ex-Abia Gov. Orji Kalu’s bail, orders arrest The Federal High Court in Lagos has revoked the bail granted in 2007 to a former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, who is facing N7.65bn fraud charges. Justice Mohammed Idris revoked Kalu’s bail on Monday for the failure of the ex-governor to appear in court for his trial....... more

Terrorists kill 37 policemen

Terrorists kill 37 policemen At least 37 local policemen were killed by the Taliban as fighting rage in Afghanistan’s Western Farah Province, local officials said on Monday. Khost, the sole village controlled by the government in Khak-e Safid district, was attacked by Taliban militants while the fight was ongoing, Humaira Ayubi, a member of parliament from the...... more

Drunk driver hits General Buratai’s car, ADC injured

Drunk driver hits General Buratai’s car, ADC injured A suspected drunk driver has hit the official car of Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, who was not in the car at the time of the accident.  The Nigerian army reported on its Twitter handle that the accident occurred at Jere town, Kaduna state. It said the...... more

Fani-Kayode faults Buhari

Fani-Kayode faults Buhari A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, on Monday faulted President Muhammadu Buhari for allegedly describing Nigerians as rogues in a statement he made in Paris, France. In a statement in Abuja, Fani-Kayode said Buhari’s comment showed that he lacked confidence and had no self-respect. He said, “What type of...... more

Federal govt reacts to alleged harassment of Atiku at airport

Federal govt reacts to alleged harassment of Atiku at airport The Presidency on Sunday reacted to the alleged harassment of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, by security agents. Atiku, who returned to Nigeria after his stay in Dubai, on Sunday hinted that he was intimidated by security opwratives.  He was quoted as saying, “I arrived to Abuja...... more

Illicit financial flows: Buhari calls for stringent action against perpetrators

Illicit financial flows: Buhari calls for stringent action against perpetrators President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday lamented that sanctions in the form of jail terms on perpetrators of illicit financial flow are no longer providing sufficient deterrent in the fight against slush cash dealings. Buhari, however, advocated that more stringent actions should be taken against perpetrators of illicit financial flows, including crackdown...... more

Police nab four suspected armed robbers, recover guns

Police nab four suspected armed robbers, recover guns The police in Enugu have arrested four suspected armed robbers and recovered one locally-made gun and a plastic fabricated gun from them. Also recovered were a Toyota bus and two power generating sets, among other valuables, from the suspects. The Enugu State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu, made...... more

Boko Haram razes 65 houses, steals cows, sheep in Borno attack

Boko Haram razes 65 houses, steals cows, sheep in Borno attack Suspected Boko Haram members on Saturday invaded a village on the outskirts of  Maiduguri, Borno State, and razed 65 houses. The attack forced many of the residents to flee the village to avoid being  killed  by the terrorists. However,  some people were injured while a cripple was allegedly killed. A statement...... more

Atiku returns from Dubai, searched by security operatives

Atiku returns from Dubai, searched by security operatives The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has returned to Nigeria. On arrival at the airport, Atiku and his entourage were thoroughly searched by security operative comprising the Army, Police, Custom and Immigration officers allegedly deployed by the presidency. The Advocate learnt that during the search video recording...... more

APC Governor offers Oshiomhole $500,000 bribe to adopt anointed governorship candidate

APC Governor offers Oshiomhole $500,000 bribe to adopt anointed governorship candidate Fresh details yesterday indicated that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole became a target after refusing $500,000 bribe cash from a governor. The governor wanted the APC chairman to adopt his anointed governorship candidate. But Oshiomhole insisted on applying the guidelines of the party for...... more

Man, 65, dies making love in a hotel in Anambra

Man, 65,  dies making love in a hotel in Anambra The Anambra state  command has commenced investigation to unravel the mystery behind the sudden death of a 65-year-old man who was found dead in a Hotel in Anambra. Confirming the report the police noted that the management of Desires and Leisure Hotel Agu Awka made an official report of the incident...... more

You lack capacity to stop radio Biafra, IPOB tells FG

You lack capacity to stop radio Biafra, IPOB tells FG Separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has dismissed claims that the Nigerian government may have taken over the Radio Biafra; saying the Federal Government of Nigeria has proven over and again that it is incompetent to handle such technical challenge. IPOB also said that any person or agency of...... more

CPC warns Nigerians as poisoned beans flood markets

CPC warns Nigerians as poisoned beans flood markets The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) on Friday advised consumers to extensively parboil their beans before consumption and to make sufficient enquiries before engaging in purchases. CPC Director-General, Mr Babatunde Irukera, in a statement, gave the advice on the heels of information that had gone viral on social media on the reported...... more

Osinbajo replies Reps, denies violations in approval of N5.8bn NEMA funds

Osinbajo replies Reps, denies violations in approval of N5.8bn NEMA funds The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has denied any wrongdoing in the approval of N5.8 billion for “emergency intervention of food security to the northeast” in June 2017, when he was acting president.  According to a statement issued on Friday by his spokesperson, Laolu Akande, the Vice President explained that the...... more

Obi advises El Rufai to shun hate speeches

Obi advises El Rufai to shun hate speeches The former Governor of Anambra State and the  Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party  (PDP),  Mr. Peter Obi has expressed surprise at the statement credited to Governor Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna State,  who, in his twitter account, referred to Obi as  “ a tribal bigot.”  El Rufai alleged...... more

Customs confiscates 12 exotic cars

Customs confiscates 12 exotic cars The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘C’ of Nigeria Customs Service in Owerri says it confiscated 12 illegally imported cars and contraband with Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N240 million in the last one week. The Unit Controller, Compt. Kayode Olusemire, made this known on Friday in Benin while taking journalists...... more

Nnamdi Kanu: Court okays commencement of suit seeking trial of Abaribe, Fani-Kayode

Nnamdi Kanu: Court okays commencement of suit seeking trial of Abaribe, Fani-Kayode The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, cleared for commencement a suit seeking an order of mandamus to compel the police and the Department of State Security Service to prosecute certain individuals for allegedly aiding the escape of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, from Nigeria....... more

TRAGEDY: Man, wife, daughter, mother-in-law die in Anambra auto crash

TRAGEDY: Man, wife, daughter, mother-in-law die in Anambra auto crash An auto crash that occurred Friday at Nkwelle Ezunaka junction in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State reportedly claimed the lives of a man, his wife, daughter and mother-in-law. A tipper lorry and Toyota Camry car were involved in the accident.  The victims who were rushed to a nearby hospital...... more

 

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