Category Archives: Breaking

Audio Evidence: Bayelsa State Government Was Untruthful About Cost Of New Governor’s Office

The Bayelsa State government lied in its claim that its officials never announced N33.8billion as cost of a new expansive office being built for the state governor, Seriake Dickson, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report today. The state Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Lawrence Erujakpor, had told journalists that the new governor’s office, which he described…

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Ebola: Passenger Travelling From Lagos On Air France Hospitalised In Madrid

According to independent.ie, Spanish authorities reported four new patients with suspected Ebola symptoms today, including a feverish passenger who started shaking on an Air France flight to Madrid and a Spanish priest who had recently been in Liberia. The France plane, carrying 163 people, was isolated at Madrid’s airport on Thursday October 16, 2014 because…

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Labaran Maku, Wike, Obanikoro, Four Others Resign As Ministers

Seven ministers in President Goodluck Jonathan’s cabinet have resigned their positions. Those who resigned are Ministers of Information, Labaran Maku; Trade and Industry, Samuel Ortom; State for Education, Nyesom Wike; and State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro. Others are Ministers of Labour, Emeka Wogu; Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu; State for Niger Delta, Dairus Ishaku. The ministers quit…

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Doyin Okupe Hits At APC Presidential Aspirants, Calls Them “Losers”

The Presidency on Wednesday in Abuja advised supporters of President Goodluck Jonathan not to worry about the declaration by some opposition figures to contest the 2015 presidential election. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Doyin Okupe, who was speaking in an interview with State House correspondents, described the opposition aspirants as…

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Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi & The Team’s Coaching Staff Sacked By NFF

According to news on TheWill Nigeria, Super Eagles Coach Stephen Okechukwu Keshi and the team’s coaching staff have been sacked by Nigeria’s Football Federation (NFF) after an emergency meeting of the sports body in Abuja late Wednesday night. It has also been confirmed that a foreign coach will be taking over the team. A statement…

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1,000 LASTMA & VIS Officials Organized To Monitor Effectiveness Of Lagos Horn Free Day Today

As Lagos State government marks the first horn-free-day today, October 15th, the state government has deployed 1,000 officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) and the Vehicles Inspection Service (VIS), to monitor motorists’ compliance. On the newly introduced horn-free day, all motorists plying routes in the state are not expected to horn, while driving…

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Yakubu Gowon, Akinwunmi Adesina, Emmanuel Uduaghan, Phillips Oduoza, IcePrince, Simdul Shagaya, Others, Receive LEADERSHIP Awards

Former military head of state, General Yakubu Gowon, Group Managing Director and CEO of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Phillips Oduoza, Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina were among many other credible and distinguished Nigerians honoured yesterday at the annual LEADERSHIP Annual Conference and Awards held at the ThisDay Dome, Abuja. The awards had in attendance…

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NFF To Confirm Keshi’s Replacement After Alleged Sabotage On Super Eagles AFCON 2015 Qualifier

According to Punch, there are very strong indications that Stephen Keshi will not continue as the Super Eagles coach, on interim or permanent basis, after humiliating 1-0 loss to Sudan on Saturday. The decision by the president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, to hold far reaching discussions with his members; the need to…

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2015 Election: Anioma Leaders Rally Behind President Jonathan, Present Ndudi Elumelu For Delta Governorship

A high-level delegation of ‎Anioma people of Delta State led by the Asagba of Asaba, Professor Chike Edozien Wednesday, last week, had a closed door meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan at the State House, Abuja.   Though, the details of the meeting was not disclosed, sources informed us that it was to express the support of…

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2015 Presidential Elections: Atiku Reveals Economic Manifesto, Vows To Take NNPC & PHCN Cartels

According to news on Premium Times, A former Vice President and now a presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to defeat the mafia-like structures undermining Nigeria’s energy sector, in an ambitious economic outlay he unfolded on Monday ahead of the 2015 presidential election. At an event in Abuja on Monday, Mr. Abubakar laid out a…

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