Category Archives: Breaking

Passenger Arrested For Smoking On Plane, Another For Stealing $1,400 In Airport Lounge

The Lagos Airport Police Command has arrested a Nigerian passenger, Lawal Oluwabusola, for smoking cigarette in an Arik Air flight travelling from London to Lagos. In a statement on Sunday by Mr. Livinus Chukwuma, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Airport Command in Lagos, said that Olubusola was arrested on Sunday upon landing in Nigeria.…

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President Obama Embraces Half-Sister Auma As He Arrives Kenya- Photos

U.S. President Barack Obama flew into Kenya today for his first presidential visit to his father’s homeland, aiming to boost trade and security ties. Obama’s Air Force One plane landed in the evening in the Kenyan capital, where he will co-host a conference on boosting entrepreneurs in Africa before traveling on to Ethiopia. Barack Obama…

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Osinbajo’s Aide Clarifies Statement On Boko Haram Bombing The VP’s Residence

  Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has said that residences of VIPs and not his residence were being targeted by the BokoHaram as erroneously disclosed in a statement credited to him by the Secretariat of the National Economic Council. The Vice President in a statement by Laolu Akande, his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity,…

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Gunmen Kidnap Ruler Of Tombia Community In Bayelsa

  Unidentified gunmen Thursday kidnapped Chief C.A.O. Otobotekere, paramount ruler of Tombia Community in Tenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa. The gunmen, who arrived the Monarch’s palace on Thursday morning, fired several shots to scare away people around the area. Mr. Asinim Butswat, Police Public Relations Officer for Bayelsa Command, who confirmed the incident, said…

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Boko Haram Planning To Bomb My Residence- VP Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo today- Thursday disclosed plans by the Boko Haram to bomb his residence. Osinbajo informed members of the National Economic Council during a meeting that security reports revealed that the terrorists plan to “dump refuse laden with bombs” at his home. According to reports by the THEWILL, the VP’s disclosure was revealed…

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The Reason Why EFFC Has Invited Toyin Saraki & Zainab Dakingari

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has invited Mrs. Toyin Saraki, the wife of Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki’s and Mrs. Zainab Dakingari, the daughter of deceased President Umar Yar’Adua for questioning over allegations of money laundering. The alleged infraction occurred when their spouses’ served as Governor of Kwara State and Kebbi State. According…

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Multiple Explosions In Gombe, Many Feared Dead & Others Injured

Suicide bombers Wednesday night returned to Gombe State, Wednesday night, rocking two motor parks in the state capital, as the multiple blasts sent shivers down the spines of residents of the town, especially those residing around the Dadin-Kowa Motor Park, along Biu Road in Gombe and the Dakku Motor Park, also within the metropolis, where…

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President Buhari Returns To Nigeria After A Successful First Official Visit To The US

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, is back in the country after his four-day visit to the United States. President Barack Obama assured of his country’s support in tackling terrorism and improving trade relations between the two countries. For those who think President Buhari’s approach to governance is too slow, he says, “slow and steady wins the…

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New Service Chiefs Recently Appointed By President Buhari Officially Resume Offices

 Major-General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin – Chief of Defence  The former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh, has officially handed over to his successor, Major General Abayomi Olonisakin. The handing over ceremony for the outgoing and incoming Chief of Defence Staff held on Tuesday in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The Defence Headquarters had…

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