Category Archives: Breaking

Olu Of Warri Died From Brain Injury After Falling Down The Stairs

Olu of Warri, Ogiame-Atuwatse-II  According to sources by online news website THEWILL, the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse II, likely died from a brain injury he suffered after falling from the stairs of his Warri residence. Atuwatse, who had also suffered a stroke recently, was due to have surgery at the Reddington Hospital in Victoria…

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PDP NWC Pledges Transparent Primaries In Kogi & Bayelsa States

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has assured Nigerians that it would conduct free and transparent primaries for upcoming governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states. The assurance was given by the Acting National Chairman of the party, Chief Uche Secondus, while receiving Governor Seriake Dickson’s nomination form for the…

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Troops Targets Boko Haram’s Commerce, Destroys Thousands Of Smoked Fish, Dried Meat

The Nigerian Army said on Friday that it had destroyed N50 million worth of fishes and dried meat seized from Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State. Speaking to journalists in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations and spokesman, 7 Division Nigerian Army, Maiduguri, Colonel Tukur Gusau said  that the over…

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Atiku Abubakar Lauds Buhari’s Achievements On Marking First 100 Days In Office

Atiku Abubakar President Muhammadu Buhari Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar said his confidence in Nigeria has been renewed owing to what he described as a clear departure from the culture of impunity, inertia and apathy in governance. He went on to say that despite what a lot of people perceive as a slow pace, the…

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PDP NWC Pledges Transparent Primaries In Kogi & Bayelsa States

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has assured Nigerians that it would conduct free and transparent primaries for upcoming governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states. The assurance was given by the Acting National Chairman of the party, Chief Uche Secondus, while receiving Governor Seriake Dickson’s nomination form for the…

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UBA Profit Rises 40% As Half-Year Earnings Hits N167 Billion

 Phillips Oduoza Group Managing Director – CEO UBA Plc  Pan-African financial services group, United Bank for Africa Plc, has announced its audited 2015 half year financial results. The results showed strong growth in earnings and profits, as the Bank continued to benefit from its determination to provide value to its large customer base in Nigeria, its…

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Shell Re-Opens Two Key Nigerian Supply Pipelines Shut Over Leaks & Sabotage

Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell said it re-opened Wednesday two key supply pipelines in Nigeria shut last week because of leaks and sabotage that forced it to declare a “force majeure” on crude oil exports. “The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC)…today (September 2) lifted the force majeure on Bonny Light exports following the…

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Alison-Madueke Blasts Indian High Commissioner, Refutes $15bn Oil Deal Allegation, Demands Public Apology

Diezani K. Alison-Madueke Immediate past Minister for Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani K. Alison-Madueke, has dismissed allegations made by the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria to the effect that as former minister, she “sat” on a $15 billion oil deal, describing it as spurious, unfounded and libelous. Alison-Madueke who spoke through her lawyers, Messers Chike Amobi…

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Nigerian Born Billionaire Fernandez Dies At 79! Read All About Him

Nigerian born billionaire and one of Africa’s richest men, Chief Antonio Oladeinde Fernandez, 79, has died in a Brussels, Belgium hospital from an undisclosed ailment, according to news reports quoting family sources. He died on Tuesday September 1. Chief Fernandez was an oil baron, businessman and the Permanent Representative of Central African Republic to the…

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Constitute Your Cabinet Now, Stop Ruling Rivers As A Sole Administrator, APC Tells Wike

The Rivers State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, said it had noted with concern what it described as “the so-called 100 days celebration by Governor Nyesom Wike which kicked off with so much self-adulation, distorted facts and misrepresentations in the media by the governor.” Asking the governor, when he will properly constitute the state…

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