Category Archives: Breaking

Kaduna State Gov. Bello, Rejects N500m Ransom Demand After Gumi’s Meeting with the Outlaws in Dutsen-Magaji Forest

After the hopes of millions of Nigerians were raised yesterday on freedom for the abducted 27 students and 15 others at Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State, after the visit of Kaduna-based cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi who joined the drive to free the abductees on Thursday when he, in company with some government officials, met…

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Aiteo Seeks $4 Billion for 16 Million Barrels of Crude Allegedly Diverted by Oil Giant Shell

Aiteo Eastern E&P has brought a lawsuit brought against oil giant Royal Dutch Shell’s Nigerian Subsidiary for allegedly diverting 16 million barrels of crude from the indigenous oil company. According to a ThisDay report, there are strong indications that last Tuesday’s injunction of a Federal High Court, Lagos, barring Royal Dutch Shell’s Nigerian subsidiary from withdrawing…

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Edo State Gov. Obaseki Accuse Political Opponents of Plotting Chaos with False Grazing Narrative

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has accused political opponents of plotting to create chaos in the state with recent grazing lands narrative, The Nation reports. The governor spoke to State House Correspondents after a meeting with the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in…

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Governors of 36 States Hold Critical Meeting to Tackle Security in Nigeria

Governors of the 36 states of the federation on the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) held a critical meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, over the worsening security situation in the country. According to a ThisDay report, the meeting chaired by the NGF Chairman and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, was…

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EFCC Denies Reports Claiming Chairman-Designate, Bawa was Arrested & Detained Over Illegal Sale of Trucks

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied reports that it’s 40-year-old trained EFCC investigator and Chairman-designate, Abdulrasheed Bawa, was arrested and detained by the agency under former Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, over illegal sale of 244 forfeited trucks to proxies in Port Harcourt. The statement released via the commission’s official verified Twitter handle on Wednesday, February…

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Nigerians Now Enjoy a Stable Power Supply from 15 to 24 Hours Daily- Power Min. Mamman

The Minister of Power, Mr Sale Mamma has emphasised that Nigerians now enjoy a stable power supply from 15 to 24 hours daily as the Federal Government spends over N50 billion monthly on electricity. Mr Aaron Artimas, the Special Adviser, Media and Communications disclosed on Tuesday in a statement in Abuja, he quoted the minister as…

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Obinwanne Okeke aka Invictus Obi Will Be Sentenced Today for Fraud in the US 

Obinwanne Okeke also known as Invictus Obi will be sentenced in the United States today Tuesday fro fraud charges. He risks a maximum sentence of 20 years in jail. The 33-year-old Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Abuja-based Invictus Group who was listed in the “Forbes 30 under 30 influential young entrepreneurs” was arrested by the…

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Sanwo-Olu Has Directed the Police to Investigate Assault on Mr. Macaroni & Other Protesters at Saturday’s #OccupyLekkiTollgate

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said policemen who allegedly brutalised #OccupyLekkiTollgate protesters at the Lekki tollgate last Saturday won’t go free. According to a report by The Nation, Information and Strategy Commissioner Gbenga Omotoso stated this on Monday at a media briefing organised by the Lekki Concession Company (LCC) surrounding the firm’s repossession of…

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“Honored to be First Woman & First African to Lead”- Okonjo Iweala Says She’s Ready to Tackle the Challenges of World Trade Organisation

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was appointed Monday as the first female and first African head of the beleaguered World Trade Organization, saying a stronger WTO would be vital for the global coronavirus recovery. The global trade body called a virtual special general council meeting at which member states officially selected the former Nigerian finance minister and…

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#OccupyLekkiTollGate: Comedian Mr. Macaroni & Other Peaceful Protesters Arrested, Denied Access to Lawyers 

The Nigerian Police this morning Saturday, 13th February, 2021, arrested peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos. Comedian Mr. Macaroni and many others were among the protesters that were thrown into the Police Black Maria Van with their phones seized. According to reports circulating on social media the arrested were taken from the Adeniji…

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