Friday, June 23, 2017

Nigeria: Court remands Lagos pastor for beheading seven-year-old

A Lagos State Magistrate’s Court sitting at Ebute-Meta has ordered the remand of two men, Adedoyin Oyekanmi, 23; and Erinmole Adetokunbo, 26; for allegedly beheading

INEC writes to Melaye, begins recall process July 3

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has formally notified Senator Dino Melaye of the demand by the people of his constituency to recall him from the

How Trump’s dubious claims make the entire government react


The Washington Post logoThe words leapt from President Trump’s mind to Twitter at 8:26 a.m. on the Friday after he fired FBI director James B. Comey, setting off a cascade of activity

Russian navy launched missile strikes on IS target in Syria: RIA

Russian naval vessels launched missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria's Hama province, destroying command points and weapon and ammunition stores, RIA news

Court convicts two Brazilians for importing cocaine

Another remands Akinjide, Otiti in prison till Sept. 12
• Counsel walk out on judge
A Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday convicted two Brazilians, Lima Pereira Diego

Liverpool sign Mohamed Salah from Roma

Liverpool on Thursday completed the signing of Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah from AS Roma for a fee reported to be 39 million euros ($43.5 million).The 25-year-

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Insight: How Etisalat loan will affect the banks

A leading stockbroking firm in Lagos provides an insight into the Etisalat loan imbroglio and how a default will affect the 13 Nigerian banks especially

Beware of our air power, Israel warns Hezbollah

Israel has significantly increased its air superiority in the last decade following Israeli–Lebanese conflict of 2006, its Air Force chief has stated, warning

Etisalat repays 42% of loan, not under probe

Etisalat has repaid 42 per cent of the debt owed Nigerian banks and is not owing the humongous $1.2 billion, as being reported in the media.

Apapa-Wharf road gridlock can result to fuel scarcity -NUPENG

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has expressed worry that the gridlock being experienced by petroleum tankers and articulated

Eid-el-fitr: Osun indigenes to get free train service from Lagos

The Osun Government says it will provide free train ride for its indigenes from Lagos to Osogbo during the Eid-el-fitr holiday.

sultan assures Nigeria will remain indivisible

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has promised that the traditional institution would continue to work relentlessly for Nigeria to remain peaceful,

33 hoodlums, cattle rustlers lynched

No fewer than 33 hoodlums have been reported killed by security forces and locals in Ihorombe region of Madagascar on Tuesday.

Photos: When she said 'uncle', I got turned on - Man,57, confesses to raping, choking 11-year-old girl to death


A man suspected of abducting and murdering an 11-year-old schoolgirl in Thailand, confessed to the police on Thursday afternoon, June 22.

Man sent home from work for wearing shorts in very hot weather goes back to office in his mum's dress

Lol. Some people are crazy sha. We've all heard of the heat wave in the UK. Temperatures have soared as high as 34C in London and residents now go out dressed

Kwankwaso: The Land Igbos Are Holding In The North More Than Whole South-East..True or False

Former Kano State governor, Senator Rabiu Musa kwankwaso (APC, Kano Central) yesterday said Igbo in the North cannot leave the region because of their numerous

Nigeria: Armed Robbers Set House Ablaze In Benin City. Cart Away Goods (Photos)

Men of the underworld set a house ablaze after making away with goods and other valuables during a robbery operation in Benin City, Edo State. According to an

Container Truck Fell Flat On A Car In Port Harcourt And Driver Survives (Photo)

This is definitely a miracle as the driver survived such an accident. The container truck

Turkey steps up support for Qatar, discusses Gulf tensions with Saudi

Turkey sent a first ship of food supplies to Qatar on Thursday and was also sending a small contingent of soldiers, media reported, while President Tayyip Erdogan spoke

Georgina Onuoha Stuns In Bikini (Photos)

Actress Georgina Onuoha who's currently on vacation with her two daughters, put her

NNPC Completes Payment Of N450 Billion Debt To FG

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has announced the complete payment of a N450 billion debt it owed the Nigerian government.

Nigerian Customs Destroys 4118 Cartons Of Frozen Poultry In Owerri (Photos, Video)

The Nigeria Customs Service Federal Operations Unit Zone C Owerri destroyed 4118 cartons of frozen poultry with duty paid value of N83,389,500 yesterday at the

Mother Of 4 Dupes Facebook Lover N5 Million (photo)

A single mother of four, Aishat Akintunde, 33, has been arrested in Lagos for allegedly defrauding her Facebook lover of money and properties valued at about N5 million.

Photo Of The Woman Raped And Killed By Herdsmen In Edo As People Protest

A woman identified as Margaret Udiamehi has been ra*ped and beheaded by men suspected to be herdsmen at Ekpoma, in Edo State.

100 Amnesty delegates clinch 11th fellowship

100 delegates of the Presidential Amnesty Programme have been inducted as fellows of the International Institute of Tourism and Hospitality.

Nigeria to become 3rd most populous country by 2050 – UN report

Nigeria is projected to be the world’s third most populous country by the year 2050, according to a report released by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

CCT ruling: FG drags Saraki to Appeal Court

The Federal Government has appealed a ruling of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) which acquitted Senate President, Bukola Saraki, last week.

Drop Your Presidential Ambitions - Shehu Sani To El-rufai

Senator Shehu Sani has openly advised Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-rufai to shelve any presidential or vice presidential ambition he is currently having.

Senate healthcare bill expected to cut back Medicaid expansion

A healthcare bill being unveiled by U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday is expected to roll back the Obamacare expansion of the Medicaid healthcare program for the poor

Dozens killed in Afghanistan as car bomb hits bank branch

A car bomb exploded outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, capital of the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Thursday, killing and wounding dozens of civilians and

26-Year-Old Woman Kidnaps 17-Year-Old Boy For S*x In Lagos, Now Pregnant For Him

A 26- year -old woman, Oluchi Paul, was on Wednesday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court over the alleged abduction of a teenage boy.

INEC receives Melaye’s recall documents from Kogi West

Seven bags of signatures of voters in Kogi West senatorial district, for the recall of Dino Melaye have been submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission

Sub-regional intelligence gathering aided Evans’ arrest’

*IGP pledges more collaborations to check criminality

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has attributed the arrest of Chukwujeme Onwamadike, popularly known as Evans, largely to information sharing

Nigeria:FG seeks N3b for measles campaign

.Senate warns against frivolous corrupt petitions

The Federal Government will provide a counterpart funding of about N3 billion for the 2017 -2018 planned measles campaign through a supplementary budget.

Angola’s capital, Luanda world’s most expensive city, Lagos 29th

The Angolan capital Luanda has knocked Hong Kong off the top spot in an annual survey by Mercer Consulting that ranks the cost of living for expatriate workers in

Nigeria Govt. denies removing CRK from secondary school curriculum...CAN was deceived

• Says CAN was deceived
• FEC ‘rejects’ blueprint on education reform

The Federal Government has denied reports that Christian Religious Knowledge (CRK) has been removed as a subject of study from the curriculum of public secondary

36 Govs rise against divisive tendencies

Nigeria’s unity is sacrosanct and non-negotiable, and persons or groups mulling its division are wasting their time, governors of the 36 states, declared, yesterday.

Ibadan flood: Oyo govt mulls demolition

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has said all structures on waterways and floodplains obstructing the free flow of rivers may have to give way, to forestall further

Britain's May still to be PM at year end: finance minister Hammond

Theresa May will still be British leader at the end of this year, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Thursday.

Sanctions: US regrets Russian decision to cancel talks

United States’ State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said yesterday the U.S. remains open to discussions with Russia despite its decision to cancel talks between

Japan government raises economy view, says moderate recovery intact

Japan's government on Thursday raised its overall view of the economy for the first time in six months, reflecting a gradual pick-up in private consumption and

Robber Caught Stealing In A Church... he was prayed for

According to reports, the guy pictured kneeling down was caught stealing at Baptist

Three killed as suspected Rohingya insurgent camp found in Myanmar: newspaper

Myanmar security forces killed three people while clearing a suspected Rohingya insurgent training camp in the mountains in the troubled northwestern state of Rakhine,

Banker Accuses Father-In-Law of Abducting, Renaming Son

A Lagos-based banker, Princewill Njoku has accused his father-in-law, Chief Godwin Osochukwu of abducting his son, Kayomikun, and that the 69-year-old community

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Banks seek EFCC investigation of Etisalat Nigeria over $1.2 billion loan

Strong indications emerged on Wednesday that a consortium of 13 banks, involved in Etisalat Nigeria’s 1.2 billion dollars loan is seeking the Federal Government’s

The US military doesn't seem to be on board with Trump's condemnation of Qatar

Since Trump appeared to throw his weight behind the Saudi-led blockade of Qatar, the US has sold weapons to and done naval drills with the Qataris.

Here Is Why green olives come in jars but black ones come in cans

Carol Shearer of Eagle River, Alaska, says this started as an economic question in the grocery store. She needed black olives, but not a whole can.

LAUTECH Crisis: ASUU faults claims by Oyo, Osun states

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, has refuted claims by the Oyo and Osun State

Millions of glowing tropical sea creatures have started to appear in the Pacific Northwest

Millions of strange-looking glowing sea creatures called pyrosomes have started to "bloom" off the coast of the Pacific Northwest of the US and