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Sylva Explains Absence At Governorship Debate

– Commends Moses Siasia for Flooring Dickson The Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in this Saturday’s election and former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva, has given the reason for his absence at the debate organized by the Nigerian Election Debate Group (NEDG), in Yenagoa on …

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Breaking: Appeal Court Declares Oscar Pistorius  Guilty of Murder

Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of murder after a South African appeals court overturned an earlier manslaughter verdict. He killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in February 2013 after shooting her four times through a locked toilet door. He is currently under house arrest after spending one year …

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Ikpoki Resigns As MTN Nigeria CEO

The Chief Executive Officer, of MTN Nigeria Michael Ikpoki has resigned his appointment with immediate effect . The head of regulatory and corporate affairs , Akinwale Goodluck has also resigned following the major shake up in the telecommunications giants. Their resignations may not be unconnected to the pending N1.04trillion fine …

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Dasuki Lists Ex-governors, PDP Chiefs in $2b Deals

By: Yusuf Allion FORMER National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki has made some “mind-boggling” revelations on the $2billion “phoney” arms contracts, a source said yesterday.   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and a Federal Government committee are probing how huge sums of money meant for procurement of arms …

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EFCC Grants Dokpesi Bail, But Seizes His Passport

Chairman of African Independent Television and founder Daar Communications, Chief Raymond Dokpesi has been granted bail yesterday. Dokpesi said he was accused of alleged conspiracy and misappropriation of public funds. He was granted bail upon presentation of two guarantors and also seized his passport. He described his two day detention …

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Passenger Dies Aboard Arik Owerri-Lagos Flight

A passenger , Alber Nnadi confirmed dead on board an Arik flight from Owerri to Lagos. Nnadi was said to have been found dead at the when passengers were disembarking the flight at the Murtala Muhammed Domestic Airport GAT, Lagos Arik Air in a statement signed by its Communications manager, …

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Security Operatives Apprehend Suspected Stowaway At Lagos Airport

Vigilant Aviation Security staff of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, on Wednesday apprehended a suspect, Alabibu Olushola, who was attempting to stow away in a taxing aircraft on the tarmac of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja. The suspect was said to be arrested as soon as he scaled …

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Subsidy Payment: Fuel Scarcity’ll End In A Matter Of Days – Lai Mohammed

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, on Wednesday assured that the current fuel scarcity in the country will be over in a matter of days, following the approval of the subsidy payment by the National Assembly. Alhaji Mohammed, who gave the assurance during a visit to the headquarters …

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Yuletide: Blow ‘Banger’, Get Arrested, Lagos State Govt. Warns

The Lagos State Government has warned residents of the state to desist from the use of fireworks popularly known as ‘banger’ as the yuletide season draws near. The State Government through its Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA urged parents and guardians to warn their children and wards to desist from the …

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Ihedioha Rages Over Okorocha’s N600m Xmas, New Yr State Decorations Approval

Chief Emeka Ihedioha, former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, has condemned move by the Rochas Okorocha led administration of Imo State to earmarked over N600 million for Christmas and New Year decorations in the state. Ihedioha, in a press statement by his media aide, Mr. Chibuike Onyeukwu, expressed …

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