Daniel Alejoh

NUGA: Competition faces cancellation as confusion ensues

The Nigeria University Games Association began under a cloud of controversy on Saturday with the organisers, athletes and  technical official complaining about the standard of the facilities provided by  hosts Federal University of  Agriculture, Makurdi. The accreditation and accommodation  of teams  for the Games was said be a shambles while the process of determining the …

NUGA: Competition faces cancellation as confusion ensues Read More »

Police accuse Obas of aiding attacks in Ikorodu

Fatai Owoseni, Lagos State Police Commissioner Disturbed by the worsening cases of violence in Ikorodu area of Lagos, the police have accused traditional rulers and chiefs in the area of collaborating with criminals to unleash terror on residents. “There are Baales (village heads) that are informants and sponsors of criminals in this area,” the Commissioner …

Police accuse Obas of aiding attacks in Ikorodu Read More »

Boko Haram: How two army generals escaped death

The Chief of Administration, Nigerian Army, Maj.Gen. Idris Alkali, and the acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division, Nigerian Army, Brig. Gen. Victor Ezugwu, escaped death from Improvised Explosive Devices planted by Boko Haram. According to a statement by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman, the convoy of the two senior military officers …

Boko Haram: How two army generals escaped death Read More »

fani kayode

NIA DG conspiring with Amaechi, says Fani-Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has accused the suspended Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ayo Oke, of covering up for the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi. Fani-Kayode said this in a statement on Saturday. Amaechi had, however, denied owning the money, threatening to sue Fani-Kayode for defamation. Oke was …

NIA DG conspiring with Amaechi, says Fani-Kayode Read More »

FG committed to preservation of Nigeria’s cultural heritage – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said on Saturday that the Federal Government would continue to support all efforts aimed at preserving the cultural heritage of the nation. He stated this in his congratulatory message at the closing ceremony of the African Drums Festival held in Abeokuta. No fewer than 56 troupes …

FG committed to preservation of Nigeria’s cultural heritage – Lai Mohammed Read More »

BREAKING: Tears as Adeleke’s corpse is brought back to his residence

Supporters of Senator Isiaka Adeleke and hundreds of residents of Ede are in tears and wailing as the corpse of the politician is brought back to his residence. The corpse was dressed as a living being and brought in seated in a Sienna car. Sympathisers waiting at the entrance of the mansion surged in and …

BREAKING: Tears as Adeleke’s corpse is brought back to his residence Read More »

Breaking: Senator Isiaka Adeleke dies at 62

Senator Isiaka Adeleke A senator in the current 8th Assembly, and a three term senator representing Osun West senatorial district, Isiaka Adeleke has been confirmed dead. Sen. Adeleke died at the age of 62 at Bikets Hospital in Osogbo, the Osun state capital after suffering a heart attack according to family sources. His death has been …

Breaking: Senator Isiaka Adeleke dies at 62 Read More »

Herbalist kills money ritual client after collecting N4m from him

Police in Osun State have arrested a 34-year-old herbalist, Saheed Adekunle, for allegedly killing his client, Sunday Oderinde after receiving N4,000,000 for moneymaking ritual. Trouble started when the the deceased, aged 40, asked for a refund after it looked like the ritual was not going to work. Oderinde was said to have approached Adekunle at …

Herbalist kills money ritual client after collecting N4m from him Read More »

Bird aborts Dana passenger flight, after collision with aircraft

An air aircraft belonging to Dana Air en-route Port Harcourt on Friday morning made an ‘air return’, some minutes after take-off from the Murtala Muhammed Airport II, Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the aircraft, with registration number 5N-SRI returned after colliding with a bird mid-air. Mr Kingsley Ezenwa, Communications Manager of …

Bird aborts Dana passenger flight, after collision with aircraft Read More »

Buhari nominates James Momoh as electricity regulatory Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Prof. James Momoh for the position of Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Friday. The President’s nominee to the Senate for confirmation is a Professor of Electrical Engineering …

Buhari nominates James Momoh as electricity regulatory Chairman Read More »

MTN urges customers not to above normal price recharge cards

MTN Nigeria has urged its customers not to pay more than the amount that is printed on any MTN recharge card. MTN’s Public Relations and Protocol Manager, Mr Funso Aina, said in a statement on Friday in Lagos that the company had not increased prices of recharge cards “MTN Nigeria hereby use this medium to …

MTN urges customers not to above normal price recharge cards Read More »

CBN suspends charges on large withdrawals

CBN Gov. Godwin Emefiele The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed Deposit Money Banks to suspend charges on over-the-counter or ATM withdrawals of above N500,000 or deposit of same amount. The apex bank’s Director, Banking and Payments System Department, Mr Dipo Fatokun, in a circular dated April 20, 2017, said all the charges introduced …

CBN suspends charges on large withdrawals Read More »

Buhari mourns death of football fans in Calabar

President Muhammadu Buhari expressed shock yesterday over the death of some Nigerians at a football viewing centre in Calabar, Cross River State, on Thursday night. He  commiserated with the government and people of Cross River State and football fans nationwide over the incident. He commended the state government for the prompt action in setting up …

Buhari mourns death of football fans in Calabar Read More »

World Most Beautiful Women: Julia Roberts crowned fifth time

Julia Robert has for the fifth time been crown World Most Beautiful Women, according to People’s Magazine Wednesday. Making the announcement on Good Morning America show on ABC TV, the People’s Editorial Director, Jess Cagle, lauds the ‘Pretty Women’ for her outstanding healthy lifestyle. She also said fans watched Roberts grown into woman she is today. …

World Most Beautiful Women: Julia Roberts crowned fifth time Read More »