Category Archives: Breaking

Switzerland To Return $321M Of Abacha’s Loot To Nigeria

  The Switzerland government has said it would soon return the sum of $321m Abacha loot in Switzerland as part of its commitment towards fighting money laundering and other trans-national crimes in that country. According to Thisday the Swiss Ambassador to Nigeria, Eric Mayoraz, made the disclosure on Friday during the signing of a Memorandum of…

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Nigerian Government Fails To Honour The Late Stephen Keshi As Promised, See What His Son Had To Say

Late football icon and Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi was laid to rest yesterday in Asaba, Delta State following funeral rites that kicked off in Edo State. His son, Stephen Keshi Jnr., took to Instagram to express the family’s disappointment at the Federal Government for not honouring the late coach as promised. He wrote, “I…

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#SaveMayowa: LUTH Releases Official Statement, Says It Didn’t Refer Mayowa Abroad For Treatment

Earlier today, we had brought you the official statement released by the Lags State Police regarding the trending case of Mayowa Ahmed and the #SaveMayowa campaign. The Police had stated that is is launching an investigation into the fraud allegations leveled against Mayowa and her family. Now, the management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital…

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Stephanie Linus Flags Off The ‘Stop VAWIE’ Campaign In Edo State – Photos!

  Ahead of the upcoming September governorship elections in Edo state, star actress Stephanie Linus, has once again reaffirmed her commitment to fighting violence against women in elections. The Stop Violence Against Women In Elections (Stop VAWIE) Ambassador made her commitment at the Stop VAWIE campaign launch in Edo state recently where she encouraged women to…

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Oh No! Nigeria’s 4x400m Women’s Relay Team Thrown Out Of 2016 Olympics

  Nigeria’s chances of winning medals in the track and field category in this year’s Olympics Games in Rio just got slimmer with the disqualification of one of its female athletes from the 4x400m by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Tosin Adeloye, a member of the Nigerian 1600 relay quartet was banned by…

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We’re Making Genuine Efforts To Correct Our Lapses As A Nation – President Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that lapses that have characterized Nigeria as a nation would be corrected. Receiving a team led by Dr. Seth Berkley, Chief Executive Officer of Gavi and The Global Fund in State House, Abuja, Thursday, President Buhari said he was impressed with the patience and steadfastness of leading supporters of…

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#SaveMayowa: Lagos State Commissioner Of Police Orders Full-Scale Investigation

  The Lagos State Police has released a statement saying, it’s launching an investigation into the allegations of fraud surrounding the #SaveMayowa campaign. Read below. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police CP Fatai Owoseni has directed full scale investigation into the report that the “Save Mayowa Campaign” is a fraud. Founder of Lifestake foundation Ms…

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3 Nigerians Executed By Indonesian Government For Drugs Crime

  The Indonesian government, Thursday, executed three Nigerians along with one Indonesian for drug crimes, the Deputy Attorney General for General Crimes, Noor Rachmad told reporters. According to Punch, Rachmad did not say why 10 other drug convicts, who had been expected to face the firing squad, were not executed. The country had on Thursday rejected mounting…

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