Category Archives: Breaking

Buhari Says He Will Prosecute Those That Have Misappropriated Funds Belonging To NNPC

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday in New York at a meeting with President Xi Jinping of China, said that those that have misappropriated billions of naira of funds belonging to Nigeria’s state oil company NNPC, will soon be prosecuted, his administration. He said that he is determined to fully sanitize Nigeria’s oil industry and make…

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At Least 54 Nigerians Killed In Saudi Stampede

According to the chairman of the National Hajj Commission, AbdullahiMukhtar, at least 54 Nigerians died in Thursday’s stampede in Saudi Arabia, in which over 717 pilgrims from around the world, died. He said the dead are from Bauchi, Borno, Cross Rivers, Jigawa, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, and Nasarawa states. Others are from Niger, Ogun, Ondo, Sokoto,…

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#ChildNotBride Trends On Twitter As Emir Of Kano, Sanusi, Marries 18 Year Old Adamawa Princess

In a low-key ceremony conducted in the Lamido palace in Yola on Friday, September 25th, 2015, the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, is said to have tied the knot with his rumored heartthrob, Sa’adatu Barkindo-Musdafa, daughter of the Lamido of Adamawa, Muhammadu Barkindo-Musdafa. Since the news broke out over the weekend, many Nigerians took…

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Buhari’s Ministerial List May Be “Full Of Surprises To Hopefuls”

The political scene in the country is charged right now as many believe that sooner than later, the much anticipated Ministerial list will be released as promised by President Muhammadu Buhari. In light of this, a lot of speculations and assumptions have gone around. According to the Sun, it is reported that with the release…

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A First In Decades! Buhari Attends UN General Assembly With Only 21 Other Nigerian Delegates

 President Muhammadu Buhari  President Muhammadu Buhari arrived New York, Thursday September 24th for a series of meeting and the 70th United Nations General Assembly accompanied only by 21 delegates. He will be in the country till September 29th. It would be recalled that in 2013, over 600 persons accompanied President Goodluck Jonathan to New York. This new development like the Independence…

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CSNAC Petitions EFCC On The US$2.2 Million GAVI Refund, Says Okonjo-Iweala Must Be Probed

 Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala   In a petition dated September 23, the Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC‎) requested that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Investigation (EFCC) investigate the alleged mismanagement of the US$2.2 million by the Nigerian government and the controversial decision to ‎refund to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) spearheaded by…

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Saudi Authorities Blame African Pilgrims For The Stampede Disaster

Abdullahi Mukhtar, the Chairman, National Hajj Commision of Nigeria (NAHCON), on Saturday called on the Saudi authority to include Nigeria and affected countries affected by Thursday’s stampede as part of a government investigation into the incident. One of the Nigerians that died has been identified as Justice Abubakar Abdulkadir Jega, the presiding justice of the…

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Saraki Upset With Kwara Governor, He Accused The Governor Of Leaving Him Vulnerable

Bukola Saraki   Senate President Bukola Saraki has accused Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State leaving him vulnerable and open to attack at the Eid Prayer Grounds in Ilorin, Kwara State on Thursday September 24, where he was stoned with rocks and water sachets. Click here and here for our previous reports on the attack. However,…

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