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France denies housing IPOB financial HQ

BY Victoria Ojeme France has denied information that the Financial headquarters of the proscribed Indeginous People of Biafra (IPOB) is located in that country. President of France Emmanuel Macron addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters, September 19, 2017 in New York City. Among the issues facing the …

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Troops raid kidnappers’ dens in Ondo, arrest 7

By Dayo Johnson Akure—DISTURBED by the security threat occasioned by various abductions of prominent and innocent persons in the state, the Nigeria Army, yesterday, raided kidnappers’ dens and arrested seven of their kingpins in Akoko area of Ondo State and border towns. No fewer than 25 persons have been kidnapped …

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Stakeholders decry leadership instability in NUBIFIE

By Victor Ahiuma-YoungTHE just concluded National Delegates Conference, NDC, of the National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions, NUBIFIE, in Lagos, provided members the opportunity to examine the leadership instability that has plagued it and find a way forward. It was generally agreed by most speakers at the opening …

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Debts profile: FG’s disclosure confirms my claim on Fayemi – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has said the Federal Government’s disclosure on the debt profile of the state has vindicated him on his claim that the immediate past administration of Dr Kayode Fayemi ran the state aground financially. Fayose The governor, who was reacting to statement by the National …

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Terrorism: Buhari lauds Jordan for military hardware donation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in New York lauded the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for the donation of hardware in support of Nigeria’s campaign against terrorism and insurgency. Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity disclosed this in a statement issued on Wednesday in …

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Customs impounds 13 bullet proof cars, 5 others in Abuja

By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau ChiefABUJA—The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has seized 18 smuggled exotic cars from an Abuja-based car dealer., 13 of which are bullet-proof. car Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (retd), told journalists in Abuja, yesterday, that the importer did not obtain clearance from the Office of …

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ACPN candidate, Ojiba demands withdrawal of troops

GOVERNORSHIP candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Akunwata Ojiba has called on the Federal Government to withdraw the troops deployed to the South-East geopolitical zone. Akunwata Ejoh Ojiba Ojiba, who issued a statement in Awka, Tuesday, urged the Federal Government to embrace dialogue as the best option …

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Nollywood veteran Nobert Young, others join hit series, `MTV Shuga’

Long-running pan African television drama series, MTV Shuga has announced veteran actor, Nobert Young and television host, Bolanle Olukanni as part of the cast for its highly anticipated sixth season. MTV Shuga Cast Photo @MTVShuga The hit show focuses on the lives of young African millennials, as they navigate their …

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Communicable diseases, others take deadly toll on Nigerians — STUDY

By Chioma Obinna A new Annual Global Burden of Disease, GBD, and study has shown that more Nigerians are dying of communicable diseases including malaria, diarrhoea, lower respiratory diseases and HIV among others. A child being immunised against meningitis According to the study, the top five causes of premature death in …

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Ten reasons to restructure Nigeria

By Yinka Odumakin ANY honest observer, who has seen how Nigeria has steadily and systematically moved from being a country of great promise to a country of great problems; anyone who knows that you have to look back to the past, instead of look forward, to see this country’s best …

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