Category Archives: Breaking

Gun Men In Port Harcourt Kidnap Younger Sister To Petroleum Minister -Deziani Alison-Madueke

According to news on TheWill Nigeria, gunmen have kidnapped the sister of Nigeria’s Petroleum Minister, Mrs. Deziani Alison-Madueke. It is gathered that Osio Agama, the Minister’s younger sister, was abducted in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Wednesday night and taken to an unknown destination. The gunmen are yet to make contact with the…

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Alex Otti Resigns As Diamond Bank GMD To Pursue Political Ambition, Uzomah Dozie Takes Over!

According to news on TheWill Nigeria, Mr. Uzomah Dozie has been appointed the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Bank Plc, following the resignation of Mr. Alex Otti, who formally resigned his appointment on Thursday to pursue his ambition of becoming governorship of Abia State, South Eastern Nigeria. Until his new appointment, Uzomah, the son…

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Craig Spencer, A Physician With ‘Doctors Without Borders’ Tests Positive To Ebola InNew York

According to The Guardian, a physician who recently returned to New York from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola, officials announced. Craig Spencer, 33, a doctor who lives in the Harlem neighbourhood of the city, was taken to hospital in New York on Thursday after displaying symptoms consistent with those caused by Ebola, including…

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2015 Presidential Election: Goodluck Jonathan Announces Plans For Re-Election, Sets Up Declaration Committee

According to news on Premium Times, President Goodluck Jonathan has said he will pick his nomination form on or before the expiration of the deadline given to all aspirants, by the People’s Democratic Party, PDP.  He stated his decision at a private meeting with governors held at the House 7 wing of the Presidential Villa,…

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President Goodluck Jonathan To Embark On Brief Pilgrimage To Israel, Leaves Lagos On Friday

President Goodluck Jonathan will depart Lagos on Friday to undertake a brief pilgrimage to Israel. The President, who will be accompanied by the Chaplain of the Presidential Villa, Venerable Obioma Onwuzurumba, and his principal aides will, in addition to visiting Christian Holy sites, join other Nigerian pilgrims in a prayer session for the well-being and…

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Explosion In Bauchi Town, Kills Five, Injures Several Others

According to reports on Premium Times, a car loaded with explosive devices went off in Azare motor park last night, killing five persons and injuring several others, police authorities in Bauchi have said.  The Police Public Relations Officer in Bauchi, Haruna Muhammad, a deputy superintendent of police, who confirmed the incident, said the explosion occurred…

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Nigerian Government To Introduce Cash Backups For Poor Citizens – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

The Nigerian government is set to introduce a social safety net that would allow millions of poor citizens enjoy cash backups to meet their basic socio-economic needs, the Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, announced Tuesday. The minister, who disclosed this in Abuja during her appearance on the Ministerial Platform to brief the media on the…

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Lagos State Set To Deploy Health Workers To Sierra Leone To Help Curtail Ebola

The Lagos State Government on Sunday said it was finalising arrangements to deploy some health workers who helped in the containment of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the state to Sierra Leone. The Governor, Babatunde Fashola, made the announcement in Ikeja while speaking at a programme to commemorate the 2,700 days of his administration…

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