Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Nigeria Breaking news

Fayose

A lot of butchers in Ekiti State took to the streets to express their protest over the indefinite closure of Abattoirs in the state by the government of the state and the one thousand Naira compulsory tax levied on the butchers per cow ...
Saraki

Twenty-six lawyers representing Senate President Bukola Saraki, who is standing a 13-count trial for false declaration of assets, walked out on the judges of the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja, on Thursday. The walkout thwarted the scheduled continuation of ...
Electricity bills

THE Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission hit consumers below the belt yet again last week when it announced impending increases in electricity tariffs without addressing the fundamental structural problems in the sector. It is the latest episode in the unending servitude ...
President buhari

As one of the most passionate promoters of the Buhari Presidency brand, a mission I embarked upon out of sheer patriotism and objectivity, I owe it a duty to my conscience and patriotic spirit to express my worry with the ...
Nigeria maritime boundaries

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the continuation of efforts by the National Boundary Commission to significantly expand the nation’s maritime boundaries. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President gave ...
Nigerian Youths

The All Progressives Congress has assured Nigerians that it will not renege on its campaign promise to pay 5,000 Naira each monthly to 25 million most vulnerable Nigerians, while calling on the citizens to ignore the mischievous attempt by the PDP ...
buhari

It is no longer news that President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration mismanaged the economy. It is not news either that the Jonathan administration reenacted Nigeria of 1980 to 1983 or that in the time of boom in the upstream sector of ...
Nigeria

People will naturally and instinctively evaluate and judge you by your words, action and deed within a specific period of time of engagement. It baffles not a few Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari keeps telling all who cares to listen ...
Olisah-Metuh

Following the rowdy session at the senate on Wednesday over the “pre-election promise” of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to pay N5,000 a month to jobless Nigerian youths, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the ruling party never set out ...
Dasuki1

Sequel to the story in PUNCH Newspaper that the Department of State Service‎s (DSS), operatives were seen at former National Security Adviser to Ex-President Jonathan, Col. Sambo Dasuki’s house, even after the Federal High court ruled that the DSS release the ...
eagleysgs

In what could be described as a thrilling encounter, the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria in the early hours of Friday, beat their Mexico counterpart, 4-2 to secure a place in tfinal against Mali. Mexico controlled the match in the early ...
Oxiaomi

Xiaomi’s Smartphones will begin to sell in the Nigerian, South African and Kenyan market by the middle of this month. Mia Group revealed this following the deal it had with Xiaomi to be the major distributor of these products for ...
sure-p

The Senate has incited President Muhammadu Buhari to scrutinize Nigeria’s former President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan regarding the management and financial deployment of the funds he set aside for the Subsidy Re-investment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P). It should be noted that ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari has told the ministers designate to count themselves lucky to be serving the nation at this time. He said this while flagging off a two-day retreat for the 36 ministers-designate in Abuja. The President while charging them ...
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Movement for Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), in Anambra State, has given the Nigerian military 48-hours to release five of its members allegedly arrested. The Regional Administrator for Nnewi South Local Government Area, Tony Nwodo said, who gave ...
SURE-P-

President Muhammadu Buhari has scrapped the controversial multi-billion naira Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) set up by the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan. This is coming following allegations of mismanagement of funds, by the Senate, who had yesterday, ...
femi

There was drama at the office of the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, on Wednesday as a tortured journalist, Femi Owolabi, met with nine policemen who had gone to raid a street in FESTAC Town during which he ...
frozen

Residents of a community in Rivers State, last weekend dug buried frozen chicken and turkey, near the Trailer Park at Ebubu, in Eleme Local Government Area of the State. It was reported that youths, women and children, who came in ...
Senate-0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers in the Senate on Wednesday voted against the immediate implementation of the payment of 5,000 Naira to unemployed Nigerians, a campaign promise made by the APC during the last presidential election. The motion was ...
mtn

Strong headlines have been in the Nigerian dailies on the fine imposed on MTN by the Nigeria Communication Communication (NCC) with some media houses saying that MTN has agreed a resolution with NCC. But the company has issued a statement ...
irrigation in Nigeria

The World Bank has arranged plans to help Nigeria boost her irrigation activities with about NGN100 billion. This interesting arrangement was made known to the public by the National Coordinator, Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria, Peter Yakubu. Yakubu disclosed this ...
Lagos Airport

CONSTANTLY living in denial, Nigeria’s aviation authorities have stridently debunked a new report that ranked the country’s leading airports as being among the worst in Africa. In its 2015 survey, Guide to Sleeping in Airports, a Canadian organisation, rated the ...
Nigeria

Posing a question with an obvious answer is at worse rhetorical and at best academic. Nigeria is broke. And the information is official. President Muhammadu Buhari has admitted that Nigeria is indeed broke, citing the fiscal crisis of payment of ...
Dasuki1

‎The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has granted the former national security adviser (NSA), to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Col. Sambo Dasuki, permission to travel abroad for medical check-up. Presiding Judge, Adeniyi Ademola, ordered the immediate release of Dasuki’s international ...
Bukola Saraki

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday by hand submitted the list of 36 Nigerians cleared by the Senate as ministers to President Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Saraki’s gesture is about the first time a ...
1mil

Following images released by Boko Haram, purportedly showing their bomb making factory, the Nigerian Military has described the threat as empty, that the sect is only trying to scare the populace and nothing would stop the military from defeating the ...
ministr

Ahead of the confirmation of Ministerial portfolios, President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to declare open, a two day retreat for the Nominees. The retreat which would take place in the Aso Villa, Abuja, is expected to begin on Wednesday and ...
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Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (rtd), has described the terrorist sect, Boko Haram, as having the ability to gather better intelligence than the Nigerian military. While speaking at the opening of the new secretariat‎ for the Catholic Diocese in Sokoto State, built ...
u17

No Nigerian player made the shortlist of Confederation of African Football (CAF), 2015 African Player of the Year award. Former Nigerian and Lille FC Goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama and Nigerian Winger, Ahmed Musa, who were in the 37-man list earlier released ...
Boko-Video

Terrorist sect, Boko Haram yesterday released another video, and like the last video released, the group’s leader, Abubakar Shekau, is again not in the latest video. In the video, the new leader is seen supervising the cutting of hands of ...
hdhg4

Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech at the just concluded, India-Africa Forum Summit, in New Delhi, India, as well as other foreign trip attended by the President, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has issued a statement, saying the President is “de-marketing ...
eagleetsbd

Golden Eaglets of Nigeria, cruised into the FIFA U-17 World Cup semi-finals after their 3-0 victory against Brazil. The Brazilian side started on a bright note, after missing some clear cut chances at goal. However, it was Nigerian striker, Victor ...
Bank-Verification-Number

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has lauded the turn up of the customers of various Nigeria banks during the recently concluded registration into the Bank Verification Number (BVN) exercise. The Nigerian apex bank disclosed that more than 40 million ...
ministr

Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s interview with Nigerian Press in New Delhi, India, that the Country is broke and can not afford to pay all ministers, some minister’s however, have said they are ready to work for free. Some of the ...
Nigeria-Mobile-Operators

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Saturday said that active lines in the nation’s telecommunications industry has reduced to 150,660,631 in the month of September. The commission made this known in its Monthly Subscriber Data which was obtained by the ...
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The Managing Director of NATCOM, Mr. Kamar Abass has disclosed the plan of the Nigerian consortium which acquired the Nigerian Telecommunications Limited (NITEL) to establish its presence in the telecom industry by relaunching SAT-3. NITEL has now metamorphosed into Nigeria ...
ighs

West Ham United made a bright start to the match against Watford, as they came close to taking an early lead when Dimitri Payet dribbled past Etienne Capoue, before testing Watford keeper, Heurelho Gomes with an effort from the edge ...
pmbsv

President Muhammadu Buhari has said, not all Nominees who scaled through the ministerial screening process, will be made ministers, he said some of the nominees will end up “sitting” in federal executive council sessions rather emerging substantive ministers. In an interactive ...
Jonathan

Former Nigeria President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, undertook his first international assignment as chairman of the Commonwealth observer group to the general elections held in Tanzania, last Sunday. He speaks on the electoral process in that country. How do you ...
Emefiele

The House of Representatives committee on banking and currency has summoned the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele. The committee requested that the CBN Governor present himself before them so as to shed more light on why ...
18_0

Barring any last minute change, former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe will be arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on November 9, over alleged false declaration of assets and acceptance of about N70million bribe The ...
Samuel Eto’o

The Antalyaspor striker, who spoke with the Cable News Network on Thursday in an interview, which was monitored by our correspondent, lamented the lack of attention internationally for terrorism in Africa. He said, “It is important that African people, who ...
Bukola Saraki

The apeal court sitting in Abuja has dismissed the appeal of Senate President Bukola Saraki against his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). The court on Friday dismissed the argument of Saraki that the CCT was not a ...
1saraki

The Appeal Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed the appeal of Senate President, Bukola Saraki against his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). The court on Friday dismissed the argument of Saraki that the CCT was not a ...
jega Attahiru

Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, expressed disappointment over the attitude of some politicians in the country. He said this while speaking on Thursday, at the first University of Abuja Public Lecture Series, tagged: ...
Poems

Calamities bestrode enmities, Animosities belied the greatness of entities, People of valour and value preaching sanctity, Albeit, their positions lack clarity, Heavens fall when the house is on seat, Even Angels on that ground may never be neat, The Mase ...
ayade-in-office

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade has henceforth ordered that no public or private primary and secondary school in the state should hold morning or afternoon prayers. He also directed all teachers with effect from next year to be on ...
Nigerian-customs1

All five Deputy Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service have tendered their resignation in an apparent protest today. According to Skytrend News, the one-page letter jointly signed by the five of them, the senior officers said they were all unanimously ...
mtn-nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has fixed 16 November as deadline for MTN to pay the fine of N1.4, the commission has imposed on the telecom giant for infringing on the rules for the registration of Subscribers’ Identification Modules. NCC ...
soldije

A long-awaited regional task force is set to begin raids on Boko Haram’s last enclaves when the rainy season ends soon, the United Nations top official in West Africa said. Nigerian and Chadian forces early this year forced the militant ...

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