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Breaking: Panic as fire guts military armoured tank in Yobe

December 30, 2019 Editor 0

There is panic around Damaturu, Yobe state capital after military armoured tank was seen on fire. Eyewitness said the incidence which triggered fear in different quarters led many people to scamper for safety. Already, firefighters have deployed to calm the raging inferno. Spokesman of Operation Lafiya Dole Sector II, Captain Njoka Irabor, who dispelled any fear within the metropolis, assured Read More

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Breaking: Iheanacho strikes as Leicester beat West Ham, pile more pressure on Pelegrini; Tottenham survive Norwich scare

December 28, 2019 Editor 0

Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho got on the scoring sheet for Leicester City as they beat West Ham in one of the English Premier League games decided Saturday night. Leicester had lost their previous two matches before returning to winning ways this weekend. The latest goal is the third from Iheanacho who has endured deep form in recent times. Similarly, Read More

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Breaking: Wilder, Fury rematch get date in Las Vegas

December 27, 2019 Editor 0

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury have confirmed their rematch in Las Vegas on February 22. The British heavyweight battled to a draw with WBC champion Wilder, just over a year ago, and they will meet again at the MGM Grand in early 2020. Fury somehow climbed off the canvas after being floored heavily in the 12th round as Wilder salvaged Read More

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Breaking: NNPC unveils NLNG’s FID for multi-billion dollar train 7 project, 5 days to 2020 (Video)

December 27, 2019 Editor 0

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and shareholders of the Nigeria LNG Limited which include Shell, Total and Eni on Friday announced the Final Investment Decision for the take-off of Train 7 Project of the NLNG.   The Train 7 project, which would deliver a significant local content in construction, production of cables, welding, valves, scaffolding, furniture, painting and medical, is Read More

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Breaking: 24 hours after, NBET gets new Boss

December 25, 2019 Editor 0

A new Managing Director/CEO for Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) Plc has emerged. He is Dr. Nnaemeka Ewelukwa who will head the institution on acting capacity after Dr. Marilyn Amobi was asked to step down over many allegations hanging on her. Just after a day Power Minister Sale Mamman issued the directive, NBET in a statement on Wednesday by Aisha Read More

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Breaking: Buhari calls Jonathan, condemns gunmen attack on his residence

December 24, 2019 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday put a call to former President Goodluck Jonathan to sympathize with him following an attack by gunmen on his Otuoke, Bayelsa state country residence. In the telephone conversation, the president expressed sadness over the “tragic and unfortunate attack,” during which a gallant soldier lost his life. While commending the soldiers on guard for bravely repelling the Read More

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Breaking: Tottenham fails in appeal to upturn Son’s red card

December 24, 2019 Editor 0

Tottenham have failed with their appeal against Heung-Min Son’s red card received in Sunday’s 2-0 defeat to Chelsea. The South Korean was dismissed in the second half of Sunday’s loss at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium when VAR showed him kicking out at Antonio Rudiger in retaliation to being fouled. The FA’s decision to uphold the red card means the attacking Read More

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Breaking: Hours after REA MD’s suspension was activated, Power Minister ‘sacks’ NBET Boss

December 24, 2019 Editor 0

Hours after her counterpart in Rural Electrification Agency (REA), was suspended, the Managing Director of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company, Marilyn Amobi, has been ordered to step down with immediate effect. The order which was issued by the Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, asked Amobi to step down as a result of the myriad of complaints against her. Details Read More

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Breaking: No more! FG stops N50 charge on POS transactions

December 24, 2019 Editor 0

Additional N50 charge being imposed on transactions conducted on Point of Sale (POS) machines has been removed by the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) on Tuesday. A statement by FCCPC’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Babatunde Itukera, described the charge as counterproductive. Details loading…

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Breaking: Ex-President Jonathan, other family members escape death as gunmen invade Otuoke residence

December 24, 2019 Editor 0

Residents around where former President Goodluck Jonathan’s house have disclosed how gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday attacked Otuoke country home. The attacked house which reportedly left Soldier shut, is situated in Otuoke, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. Eye witness said it took the intervention of troops working close-by to quell the attack, though one of them Read More

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Breaking – Khashoggi: 5 sentenced to death

December 23, 2019 Editor 0

Five people have been sentenced to death over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but two top figures investigated over the killing have been exonerated, Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor said Monday. “The court issued death sentences on five men who directly took part in the killing,” the prosecutor said in a statement. Details loading…

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Breaking: Emir Sanusi surrenders, accepts to become Kano council of Chiefs

December 20, 2019 Editor 0

Moments after receiving ultimatum from Kano state government, the Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi 11, has confirmed his acceptance of his appointment as the first chairman of the Kano state council of chiefs. Governor Umar Ganduje had on of December 9, 2019 in a letter signed by the permanent Secretary of Kano state Ministry of Special Duty, Musa Bichi had Read More

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Breaking: Emir of Zazzau storms Hajj, Umrah show

December 19, 2019 Editor 0

A representative of the Emir of Zazzau Alhaji Dr Shehu Idris, is among dignitaries at the National Hajj and Umrah Exhibition ongoing in Abuja Sheraton hotel. The National Hajj and Umrah Exhibition (NHAUE) which has entered the second day drew prospective pilgrims for Hajj and Umrah, businessmen and women as well as investors, into Abuja. Details loading….

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Breaking: Senate confirms Nami as FIRS Boss, Adamu new AMCON Chair

December 18, 2019 Editor 0

The Senate Wednesday confirmed Muhammad Nami as the chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) Also approved is the newly reconstituted board of FIRS, SEven years after its dissolution. The confirmation followed the consideration and approval of the report of the Senate Committee on Finance, presented at plenary by the panel chairman, Senator Solomon Adeola. The FIRS board was dissolved Read More

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Breaking: Serving Senator slumps inside bathroom, confirmed dead

December 18, 2019 Editor 0

Tragedy struck early Wednesday morning when Senator representing Imo North Senatorial District, Benjamin Uwajumogu, slumped inside his bathroom and died. Immediate past Governor of Imo state and the Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Rochas Okorocha confurmed his demise to newsmen in Abuha. Details loading….

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Breaking: Buhari signs 2020 budget, breaks 20-year record

December 17, 2019 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday signed the N10.59 trillion 2020 appropriation bill into law, the same day he marked his 77th birthday. It is the first time in over 15 years since a year’s budget is approved and signed the previous year. The president signed the budget document into law in the presence of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Ahmad Lawan, Read More

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Breaking: Inflation rises by 0.24% in November

December 17, 2019 Editor 0

The consumer price index, (CPI) which measures inflation increased by 11.85 percent (year-on-year) in November 2019. This is 0.24 percent points higher than the rate recorded in October 2019 (11.61) percent. According to National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in its CPI and Inflation Report November 2019, increases were recorded in all COICOP divisions that yielded the Headline index. On month-on-month Read More

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Breaking: Popular Yourba monarch divorces Jamaican queen

December 15, 2019 Editor 0

One of the prominent traditional rulers in Osun State and Yorubaland in general, the Oluwo of Iwo,  Oba Abdurrosheed Adewale Akanbi Telu 1, on Sunday confirmed that his marriage has crashed. The flamboyant monarch was married to a Jamaican,  Chanel Chin, said to be a daughter of a popular muscian in his country. Oluwo had before now was in the Read More