Category Archives: Breaking

I’ll Rather Die Than Let Ndigbo Get Credit For My Release – Kanu

  Following the alarm raised from Enugu yesterday by some of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) members that some people suspected to be Ohanaeze Ndigbo and their youth wing were impersonating IPOB leaders in Enugu, the group has warned those claiming to be representing the group should stop such move, adding that nobody speaks…

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#FreeEse: Nigerians Launch Social Media Campaign Over Alleged Abduction & Forceful Marriage Of 14-Yr-Old

  14-year-old Ese Oruru, who was in August 2015, allegedly abducted in Opolo, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, by one Yunusa, who hails from Kano, has continued to elicit outrage on social media among Nigerians. According to a report by Vanguard, Ese, who was 13 as at the time of her alleged abduction,…

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FG Restates Commitment To Stabilize Naira, CBN Targets N200/Dollar

  The Federal Government has restated its commitment to stabilize the country’s currency against the dollar. Minister of State (Industry, Trade and Investment), Hajiya Aisha Abubakar, who was speaking at the opening ceremony of the 37th Kaduna International Trade Fair, tagged “Promoting Solid Minerals Sector for Sustainable Economic Development in Nigeria,” said government was committed…

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Arik Air, Aero Contractors & First Nation IATA Operational Safety Audit Certification

  Three Nigerian airlines, Arik Air, Aero Contractors and First Nation have successfully obtained the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit Certification. The IATA Operational Safety Assessment (IOSA) certificate is issued to airline after a successful assessment and demonstration of compliance to Safety Regulations as specified by the body. According to a report…

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Siasia, Amuneke, Salisu Appointed Super Eagles’ Interim Coaches

The Nigeria Football Federation has appointed Samson Siasia, Salisu Yusuf and Emmanuel Amuneke as interim coaches of the Super Eagles following the resignation of the Sunday Oliseh on Friday. The decision was reached on Friday, during an emergency meeting of the NFF technical committee, which reviewed, among other things, the resignation of erstwhile coach, Sunday…

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EFCC Says Jonathan Was Named In Metuh’s Torn Statement

A staff of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has told a court that a written statement allegedly written by the spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh, was torn by Metuh because it made references to former President Goodluck Jonathan. Junaid Said, the EFCC staff, told the court that Metuh admitted…

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Justice Served? NDA Says It Can’t Expel Cadets Who Tortured Civilian

 Amari Sunday  The case of the young man, Amari Sunday assaulted by cadets last year, whose video went viral has come to an unsatisfactory ending going by the Nigerian Defence Academy’s (NDA) response. The NDA through its twitter page earlier this month resolved to launch and investigation and deal with the cadets recorded assaulting Sunday. Commandant…

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Former Minster Accused Of Marital Interference, Dragged To Human Rights Commission By Daughter-In-Law

  Lady Viola Onwuliri, a former minister under ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration has been accused of undue marital interference by her daughter-in-law Christina Onwuliri. Lady Viola who was once minster of state Foreign Affairs and later Education, allegedly turned herself into a mini-god in the lives of her male children, especially Christina’s husband, Chukwuemeka Osmond…

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Supreme Court Upholds Reverend King’s Death By Hanging Verdict

  The Supreme Court has okayed the convicted General-Overseer of the Christian Praying Assembly, Chukwuemeka Ezeugo, a.k.a Rev. King to die by hanging. In a unanimous judgment this afternoon, a seven-man panel of Justices ‎of the apex court led by Justice Walter Onnoghen, upheld the death sentence that was earlier handed to Ezeugo by the…

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