Category Archives: Breaking

Minister Under Jonathan Stole $6bn, Oshiomhole Quotes US Officials

Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said a former cabinet Minister, in the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan stole at least $6 billion. The governor spoke to state house correspondents on Monday night after a meeting with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa. Oshiomhole said, “The PDP destroyed Nigeria. This is from the lips…

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Obama Discusses Terrorism & Human Rights At Press Conference In Ethiopia

President Barack Obama says he is proud to be the first U.S. president to visit Ethiopia and that his trip underscores the importance the United States places on Ethiopia and all of Africa. He spoke in Addis Ababa at a joint press appearance with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn after their talks Monday. Obama said…

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Buhari To Meet APC House Of Representatives Members Over House Crisis

President Muhammadu Buhari will this today meet with all members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the House of Representatives in a bid to resolve all outstanding issues concerning sharing of principal offices in the lower chamber. The meeting has been scheduled for 5PM inside the new Banquet at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Senior…

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Obama Begins Ethiopia 2-Day Visit, After 4 Days In Kenya

US President Barack Obama has landed in Ethiopia, beginning a two-day stay and becoming the first American leader to visit the country. Air Force One touched down at Addis Ababa’s international airportyesterday 26th July after a short flight north from the Kenyan capital Nairobi, with the president greeted on the tarmac by Ethiopian Prime Minister…

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Deziani Very Ill, Hospitalized In London

Former Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs. Deziani Alison-Madueke is very ill and has been hospitalized in a London hospital for an undisclosed ailment, family sources said over the weekend. According to the THEWILL, family sources said the former Minister has been hospitalized for weeks and hasn’t deliberately avoided Nigeria for fear of being probed by the…

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10-Year-Old Female Bomber Killed 19 In Damaturu Market Explosion

A 10-year-old female suicide bomber Sunday morning rocked a market in Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, killing no fewer than 19 persons. The state governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam, disclosed this in a statement signed by his Director of Press, Abdullahi Bego, describing the attack as horrific. Also confirming the attack was the Police Public Relations officer of…

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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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