Leadership of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has made public the charges brought against their leader, Nnamdi Kanu. In a statement signed by IPOB spokesmen, Barr. Emma Mmezu and Dr. Clifford Iroanya respectively, the charges were frivolous. The statement reads: “The third and last frivolous charge brought against the leader of the Indigenous People of […]
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Wikileaks has released more than 2,000 emails it claims are from Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta. The leaked emails appear to show the Clinton campaign was concerned that comments she made during paid-for appearances at Wall Street firms would become public and be used against her. U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton answers a […]
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The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), has ordered the immediate removal of rice from import restriction list and the re-introduction of import duty payment at land borders. The Public Relations Officer of customs, Mr Wale Adeniyi, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja. […]
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Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has directed that teachers who absented themselves from work for five times in a term should be sacked. Umahi, who gave the directive when he inaugurated the newly constructed headquarters of Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) in Abakaliki on Friday, said those who absented themselves from work once in a […]
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau said the recent defection of Sen. Joshua Dariye to the All Progressive Congress (APC) was criminal. Chairman of the PDP in the state, Chief Damishi Sango, stated this while addressing newsmen on Friday in Jos. Dariye in a letter to the Senate, read by President of the Senate, […]
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A 31-year-old man, Eyebiokin Adeniyi, on Friday asked an Ado-Ekiti Customary Court to dissolve his nine-year-old marriage to his wife, Adeola. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Eyebiokin is seeking dissolution of the union on grounds of lack of respect for his mother and no more love for his wife. Eyebiokin, who resides […]
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Department of State Security, DSS and Police officers in the early hours of Saturday threatened to shoot Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike as he mobilised to stop alleged attempt by the security operatives to abduct a Judge at his number 35/84 B residence, Forces Avenue, Port Harcourt. Leadership reports The governor who fielded questions from […]
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A Lagos-based lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has urged the Nigerian Bar Association to boycott all the courts in the country following the State Security Servicesâ€™ invasion of the homes and arrest of some judges. Mr. Adegboruwa, in a statement on Saturday, described the action as â€œfull blown dictatorship now in actionâ€. An overnight assault on senior […]
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The houses of two Justices of the Supreme Court â€“ Justices Walter Onnoghen and Sylvester Ngwuta â€“ as well as two judges of the Federal High Court, Justices Adeniyi Ademola and Nnamdi Dimgba, were invaded by operatives of the Department of State Services. It was gathered that the raid occurred between Friday night and Saturday […]
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An all-inclusive summit on the position of the Northern Nigerians on the lingering multiple salient national issues confronting the Nigeria has been scheduled for October Monday and Tuesday, in kaduna. Titled. “A Pan-Northern Groups’ Summit in Kaduna”, summit, convening by the almighty Northern Elders Forum, NEF, will address many other challenges threatening country’s unity, under […]
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An Oredo Magistratesâ€™ Court in Benin on Thursday sentenced a 35-year-old woman, Oduwa Egbenayabuwa , to two years imprisonment for assaulting some police officers while performing their lawful duties . The Chief Magistrate, Rachael Ogbevoen, convicted the accused after finding her guilty. Mr. Ogbevoen, however, gave the convict an option of N30,000 fine. Earlier, the […]
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The Edo Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has confiscated illicit drugs valued at over N10.7 billion in Benin. The State Commander of the Agency, Mr Buba Wakawa, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Benin, that seven suspects were arrested in connection with the siezure. Wakawa, who gave a […]
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Chris Jeyibo, an entertainment mogul, has lost his life in a ghastly motor accident. Jeyiboâ€™s Range Rover jeep crashed into a parked trailer along Lagos-Ibadan expressway. According to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), the accident occurred around 1am on Friday. The accident took place in the Magodo axis of Lagos. Jeyibo was reportedly […]
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The directorâ€™s new film Hacksaw Ridge, starring Andrew Garfield, has won over critics and audiences at the Venice Film Festival, receiving a full 10 minute standing ovation for the portrayal of the true story of soldier Private Doss. It also generated Oscar buzz, as talk turned to him him being inline for the Best Director […]
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Popular comedian, I Go Dye has been conferred an ambassadorial award from the United Nations World Habitat Award of Excellence for Humanitarian & Philanthropic for his contribution towards the development of Nigeria. I Go Dye received the award at the Miss United Nations World Habitat event in Abuja which held at the prestigious Sheraton Hotel […]
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Kannywoodâ€™s Adam Zango on Thursday received awards from Abalak Association, Republic of Niger as he marked his birthday. Mr. Zango, who is currently celebrating his 33rd birthday, also got an award of â€œexcellence in entertainment industryâ€ given by Wazobia FM. The Wazobia FMâ€™s COWA awards held in Kano on Tuesday. Another Kannywood Actor, Ali Nuhu, […]
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Yaya Toure’s controversial agent, Dimitri Seluk, has revealed why the Ivorian’s proposed move to Inter failed to materialize. The 33-year-old, who has been heavily linked with a move to the Italian Serie A giants, is currently attempting to fight his way back into contention at Manchester City. Following a rather public war of words between […]
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Chelsea loanee Kenneth Omeruo has said the Eagles will be gunning for all three points in Ndola against home team Zambia tomorrow. Incidentally, the central defender launched his international career with a solid display against the Chipolopolo at AFCON 2013 and he says it is important Nigeria get off to a winning start on the […]
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Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gerrot Rohr has stated that he is counting on Arsenal player Alex Iwobi to convert begging chances to goal when they face Chipolopolo of Zambia in Ndola. Rohr who made the disclosure yesterday during the team’s last media chat before their departure to Ndola today maintained that though the Gunners youngster […]
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Father of Nigerian Pilot Newspapers Staff, National Assembly correspondent, Olugbenga Salami, has died at the age of 93. -Inna lillahi Waina lillahi Rajiun. As it pleases Almighty God, Pa Balogun Aliyu Salami passed on yesterday Friday evening at d age of 93 in Ise-Ekiti, Ekiti State.
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