Category Archives: Breaking

“They Are Plotting To Assassinate Me” – Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has alleged that the Federal Government has plans to assassinate him, Punch reports. Wike said this at the Living Faith Church in Port Harcourt, where he observed his thanksgiving service for the third year anniversary of his administration. Rather than focus on governance, he said, the federal government is planning on assassinating him or…

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Crisis In CAN Leadership Over Alleged N40m Cash Gift From Buhari

The National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) has accused the leaders of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) of receiving the sum of N40 million from President Muhammadu Buhari. In a memo obtained by Vanguard, the NCEF alleged that on CAN’s visit to the President in November 2017, they had received the sum of N40 million as “transportation money,” which CAN themselves…

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Olisa Metuh Collapses In Court

Former National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Olisa Metuh collapsed on Monday morning while in court, Punch reports. This happened during his appearance at the Federal High Court in Abuja where he is standing trial for allegedly receiving N400 million from the Office of the National Security Adviser. He had reportedly been making his way to the…

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Education, Key To Unlocking Nigeria’s Potentials – Atiku

Former Vice President and founder of American University of Nigeria (AUN), Atiku Abubakar, says education is the master key that will unlock the huge potentials in Nigeria and set her on the path to full socio-economic development. Atiku Abubakar, according to a report by the News Agency of Nigeria, made the observation while speaking at…

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UBA Innovates With Another First ‘UBA Learn’ Targeted At Empowering Students

Principal, International School UNILAG, Dr. M. Brai Malik, Group Managing Director, United Bank for Africa, Mr. Kennedy Uzoka and Executive Director, Lagos and West Bank, Marketing, Liadi Ayoku, during the launch of the bank’s online Learning Platform for students that was held at ISL, Lagos, yesterday   The pan-African Financial Institution, United Bank for Africa(UBA)…

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UBA Kenya To Leverage On Group’s Capacity To Finance Large Ticket Transactions – Emeke E Iweriebor

United Bank for Africa, a leading pan-African financial institution with operations in 20 African countries has assured the players in the private and public sectors in East Africa’s largest economy that its Kenyan franchise is ready and committed to finance key projects and business transactions capable of galvanising the economic development of the country and…

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Abike Dabiri-Erewa Says Video Of IG Ibrahim Idris Reading Was Doctored

A video of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, attempting to read a speech and mangling the words, had trended on the internet. The recording was made in Kano State during the launching of the Nigeria Police Force Technical Intelligence Unit. Many had tried to understand the video, to figure out why the IG was unable to…

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PDP: Hardship Under Buhari So Bad That Nigerians Can’t Even Afford Garri

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the cost of living has soared by 100 percent under President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. In a statement released by the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Thursday, it lamented that the prices of food and other essential services had increased rapidly beyond the reach of average citizens. The…

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EFCC Arrests Akwa-Ibom Senator Bassey Akpan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested the Senator representing Akwa Ibom North-East senatorial district, Senator Bassey Akpan. According to an EFCC report, Akpan allegedly received vehicles worth N303m from oil magnate, Babajide Omokore, who is under trial for alleged fraud. The vehicles Akpan allegedly received from Omokore ranged from Range Rover luxury…

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