Category Archives: Breaking

Lagos To Enjoy Light Rail Services By December – Ambode

  Yesterday, Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, restated his administration’s commitment to ensure that the Blue Line of the Light Rail Project is up and running by December 2016. Speaking at the 5th Lagos Corporate Assembly, a forum for public-private sector engagement held at the Banquet Hall of Lagos House, the governor debunked claims that…

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How YABATECH Student Died According To Federal Medical Centre

 The late Dazan Mautin Charity  THE management of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Ebute-Meta, has reacted to a statement credited to the National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS), calling for the resignation of the Chief Medical Director of FMC over the death of a final year student of Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Miss Dazan…

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Metuh Halts Trial, Files A No-Case Submission

  National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, who is facing trial over an alleged N400 million fraud in connection with former National Security Adviser(NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd), yesterday, begged the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to quash the seven-count criminal charge the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),…

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Tolu Ogunlesi Appointed Special Assistant To The President On Digital & New Media

Renowned journalist, Tolu Ogunlesi has been appointed as Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Digital and New Media. His appointment was announced in a statement released by the president’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, this evening. See the statement below: President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday appointed Mr. Tolu Ogunlesi as his Special Assistant on Digital/New Media. Ogunlesi,…

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Pastor Chris & Anita Oyakhilome Finalize Their Divorce Proceedings

The marriage between the founder of Christ Embassy, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome and his wife Anita Ebhodaghe is officially over. THE WILL reports that Anita’s Lawyers say she has finalised her divorce from the pastor, stressing that she is no longer a part of, or involved in, the church also known as Believers LoveWorld INC. Anita,…

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‘Show Us Evidence That Modu-Sheriff Is Boko Haram’ – PDP To Detractors

  Despite criticisms trailing the emergence of former Borno State governor, Senator Ali Modu-Sheriff as National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, the PDP Governors Forum on Wednesday expressed confidence in his ability to reposition the party and make it more inclusive. This is as the opposition party’s national auditor, Alhaji Adewole Adeyanju challenged those…

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Halt Power Tariff Increase – Senate To NERC

  The Senate yesterday ordered the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to halt the 45 per cent proposed increase in tariff. The upper legislative chamber gave the directive at its resumption of plenary after a two-week suspension to enable them to consider the 2016 budget proposals of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). Adopting a two-prayer…

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EFCC Arrests, Releases Alison Madueke

 Rear Admiral Allison Madueke (Rtd.)  It was gathered yesterday that men from the anti-graft agency, arrested Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (Rtd.), husband of the immediate past Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison Madueke but later released him. According to The Guardian, EFCC agents arrested Madueke a former Chief of Naval Staff yesterday morning in Abuja for alleged…

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EFCC Lines-Up 15 Witnesses Against Dokpesi Over Alleged N2.1bn Fraud

 Chief Raymond Dokpesi with EFCC officials  Following the re-arraignment of Chairman emeritus of DAAR Communications Plc, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi before an Abuja Federal High Court yesterday, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has lined-up 15 witness to testify against him. Facing a six-count charge alongside his firm, DARR Investments and Holdings Ltd, owners of…

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Again, Gunmen Abduct Jonathan’s 72-Year-Old Foster Father

  Gunmen in the early hours of yesterday reportedly stormed Otuoke, Bayelsa State, hometown of former President, Goodluck Jonathan, abducting his uncle and foster father, Chief Inengite Nitabai. The 72-year-old former lecturer of the Rivers State University and a prominent chief of Otuoke in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, was whisked away at…

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