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Policeman breaks electricity worker’s leg for disconnecting ex-IG’s house

Policeman breaks electricity worker’s leg for disconnecting ex-IG’s house A worker with the Eko Electricity Distribution Company, Dele Ogundele, has been hospitalised after he was allegedly brutalised by a police sergeant attached to a house reportedly owned by a former Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar. The PUNCH reports that the mobile policeman, Attah Aninoko, on Thursday dragged down Ogundele from an...... more

Tagbo;s Death: Davido's men confess

Tagbo;s Death: Davido's men confess Why we dumped his body in the hospital and fled The last has not been heard of the controversy surrounding the death of Tagbo Umeike , friend to Nigerian pop star David Adeleke, popularly called Davido, as the other suspects who were detained by the police have given an insight into what  actually...... more

Atiku’s partner, Volpi breaks silence on Intels’ face-off with Buhari’s govt

Atiku’s partner, Volpi breaks silence on Intels’ face-off with Buhari’s govt Mr. Gabriele Volpi, majority shareholder of Intels Nigeria Limited, ​co-owned by former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has apologised to the Buhari government and the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) over the termination of the Pilotage Agency Agreement between his company and NPA. The oil and gas logistics giant operates in Onne, Rivers...... more

Inflation drops for eighth consecutive months to 15.98% – NBS

Inflation drops for eighth consecutive months to 15.98% – NBS The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has released the Consumer Price Index report, which measures inflation, with the rate dropping year-on-year from 16.01 per cent in August to 15.98 per cent in September. In the report that was released on Tuesday in Abuja, the bureau explained that the drop in Nigeria’s...... more

‘How do your workers feed their families?’ – Buhari asks governors, frowns at states’ inability to pay salaries …as governors request fresh bail-out

‘How do your workers feed their families?’ – Buhari asks governors, frowns at states’ inability to pay salaries …as governors request fresh bail-out President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with seven state governors at the banquet hall in Abuja. The state governors in attendance were Zamfara State Abdulaziz Yari; Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu; Kwara State Abdulfatah Ahmed; Akwa Ibom Udom Emmanuel; and Bauchi State Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar. Others were Kebbi State Abubakar Atiku Bagudu;...... more

I rejoined PDP because of Ugwuanyi's good works, says APC chieftain

I rejoined PDP because of Ugwuanyi's good works, says APC chieftain A former senator and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State, Senator Fidelis Okoro has extolled Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi's leadership qualities anchored on peace, good governance and grassroots development, declaring that the governor's virtues informed his return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Senator Okoro noted that...... more

George Weah, Joseph Boakai to contest Liberia’s presidential runoff

Liberia’s electoral commission on Sunday, announced that former footballer, George Weah and incumbent Vice-President, Joseph Boakai, will face each other in a runoff vote for the presidency in November. National Elections Commission chairman, Jerome Korkoya, told journalists that 1,550,923 votes had been counted and turnout was at 74.52%. Weah has taken...... more

5.5bn foreign loan: APC slams PDP for opposing Buhari’s request

5.5bn foreign loan: APC slams PDP for opposing Buhari’s request The All Progressives Congress (APC), has slammed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for opposing the decision of the federal government to obtain a $5.5 billion foreign loan. The PDP while kicking against President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to borrow the foreign loan had said it would mortgage the future of the unborn...... more

My govt not marginalising South-East, Buhari tells Igbo leaders

My govt not marginalising South-East, Buhari tells Igbo leaders PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said allegations of under-representation of Igbos in his government were unfounded. He said while he gave the South-East zone four substantive ministers, he could not take any decision on foreign policy and investments without the input of two of them. According to a statement by his...... more

2019: Senate endorses swearing-in president, vice-president at NASS complex

2019: Senate endorses swearing-in president, vice-president at NASS complex The Senate Thursday passed a Bill for an Act to provide for the inauguration of the President and the Vice-President at the National Assembly Complex. The passage of the Bill followed the adoption of the report of the Senate Committee on Special Duties which scrutinized the legislation. The Bill was sponsored...... more

Why Buhari’s presidency will end in defeat, shame – Fani-Kayode

Why Buhari’s presidency will end in defeat, shame – Fani-Kayode Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will end in “defeat and shame” and “his wickedness shall not go unpunished”. Fani-Kayode stated this in a series of tweets on Thursday night, while reacting to Vice-President  Yemi Osinbajo revealing that he signed N648billion oil contracts for...... more

IPOB: Police/military joint operation recovers lethal weapons from Kanu’s residence --Abia CP

IPOB: Police/military joint operation recovers lethal weapons from Kanu’s residence --Abia CP The Commissioner of Police in Abia, Mr Anthony Ogbizi, has said that lethal weapons, including petrol bombs and one double-barrel gun, were recovered during last Sunday’s raid of the residence of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. Ogbizi said this on Thursday during an interaction with...... more

I gave approval for NNPC loans not contracts – Osinbajo clarifies

I gave approval for NNPC loans not contracts – Osinbajo clarifies Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has explained that the approvals he granted the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) while he was Acting President were for financing arrangements for Joint Ventures between the corporation and International Oil Companies (IOCs) and not approvals for contracts. He made this clarification on Thursday while addressing...... more

In New York, Ekweremadu Canvasses Constitutional Reforms, Single Term in Africa

In New York, Ekweremadu Canvasses Constitutional Reforms, Single Term in Africa   …Says Nigeria needs restructuring, not dismembering  NEW YORK- The Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has prescribed far-reaching constitutional reforms as panacea for the challenges of leadership and development in Africa.He observed that even though many African countries, Nigeria inclusive, had recorded relative success in reviewing the constitution, the...... more

Buhari has disappointed Nigerians – Arewa Youth Forum

Buhari has disappointed Nigerians – Arewa Youth Forum Arewa Youth Forum, AYF, has lamented that President Muhammadu Buhari and his team has performed below Nigerians’ expectations. AYF National president, Gambo Ibrahim Gujungu in a statement in Kaduna on Sunday said, “The youths also called for cabinet reshuffle as they posited that those that were expected to assist the President...... more

Biafra: Protesters storm British High Commission, insist UK must produce Kanu to face trial in Nigeria

Biafra: Protesters storm British High Commission, insist UK must produce Kanu to face trial in Nigeria Despite the Thursday’s heavy downpour in Abuja, protesters numbering over 1,000 stormed the Bristish High Commission to demand the extradition of Nnamdu Kanu of the Indigenous People of Biafra back to Nigeria to face charges. The protesters expressed disappointment with the British Government that despite the overwhelming evidence that Kanu is...... more

Forget Biafra, let's go for restructuring --Ohanaeze : President tells Igbo

Forget Biafra, let's go for restructuring --Ohanaeze : President tells Igbo President-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nwodo, has advised Igbos to forget about Biafra and push for restructuring. Nwodo stated this on Thursday while speaking at the 3rd inauguration of the state and local government executives of the Abia state chapter of Ohanaeze Ndigbo. He said the realisation of Biafra was a...... more

Why I am fighting Obiano - Obi

Why I am fighting Obiano - Obi Former governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi has confirmed  that he has problems with Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano and has good reasons to fight him. Obi said his problem is not with Mr Willie Obiano who remains his friend as he has no issues with him as a person...... more

Prince Arthur Eze canvasses support for Buhari, Ugwuanyi

Prince Arthur Eze canvasses support for Buhari, Ugwuanyi …Urges Anambra people to vote for Nwoye in Nov 18 polls Foremost  philanthropist  and international lead player  in the global Oil and Gas sub-sector,  Prince Engineer Arthur Eze, has called on all Igbos to rally round President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC-led  Federal government to ensure the progress...... more

2019: South East PDP supports zoning of President to the North

2019: South East PDP supports zoning of President to the North The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South East geopolitical zone has endorsed the party’s zoning arrangement, which zoned the office of the President to the North and that of the National Chairman to the Southern part of Nigeria.   Rising from a meeting of the Zonal Executive Committee of the...... more

Chime not owner of Enugu Mall – Spar

Chime not owner of Enugu Mall – Spar Multinational super shop, Spar, has disassociated former Governor Sullivan Chime from ownership of the Enugu Mall. Spar, formerly Park and Shop, stated that the former governor of Enugu State has nothing whatsoever to do with the company, which opened shop in Enugu, yesterday. The Enugu Mall, which is currently under investigation...... more

Enugu witnesses major breakthrough in Investment drive

Enugu witnesses major breakthrough in Investment drive …partners Chinese Firms on Industrial Hub   Enugu State Government Friday witnessed a major breakthrough in its efforts to attract foreign investments in the state, with the presentation of a N300 million cheque to three communities of Ogwofia Owa, Enugu Eke and Akama Oghe by Lion Business Park Limited as compensation...... more

 

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