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I was shocked Buhari didn’t reappoint me -Shittu

Adebayo Shittu, former minister of communication, has expressed shock that President Muhammadu Buhari did not reappoint him. Shittu, who made the disclosure in an interview with NAN, said although he did not expect it, he took it as his fate. Majority of the 14 ministers reappointed by the president retained their portfolios. “Of […]

Obiano, Ortom, workers hail Ngige’s re-appointment

 Anambra Governor Willie Obiano and his Benue counterpart Samuel Ortom have congratulated Dr Chris Ngige on his re-appointment as the Minister of Labour and Employment. Chris Ngige, Wage Mr Charles Akpan, Deputy Director, Press and Public Relations, in the labour ministry, said in a statement on Sunday in Abuja that the duo, in separate letters […]

Nauru president loses election | P.M. News

President of Nauru, Baron Waqa The president of Nauru has lost his bid to retain power in the tiny Pacific nation, losing his seat in a national election, Australian media reported Sunday. Baron Waqa has been president since 2013 and his support was critical to hosting Australia’s asylum seeker detention facility on the island. Waqa, […]

Champions League: Enyimba set to roll over Rahimo

Enyimba of Aba have their destiny in their hands as they take on Burkina Faso’s Rahimo in today’s Champions League preliminary second leg tie behind-closed-doors at the Enyimba Stadium in Aba. Enyimba A deflected last minute goal in the first leg in Ouagadougou did Enyimba in and according to coach Usman Abdallah, the team’s ambition […]

Wadume Reveals He Got Millions From APC, PDP For 2019 Elections

Hamisu Wadume, suspected kidnap kingpin, has alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) gave him N13 million for the February 23 presidential election., New Telegraph reports. He also reportedly said he defrauded some politicians, including Darius Ishaku, governor of Taraba state, who allegedly gave him N6 million. Ishaku is a member of the […]

NASA investigates first allegation of criminal activity in SPACE

…Astronaut Anne McClain was accused of accessing her estranged wife Summer Worden’s bank account while she was in space …Worden filed an identity theft complaint with the FTC against McClain …Her parents also filed a complaint with NASA’s Inspector General …McClain said that she was just checking up on Worden’s finances NASA  is looking into […]

Relief for Internally Displaced Children in Abuja

Relief for Internally Displaced Children in Abuja – TELL Evergreen Initiative Unveils Scholarship Trust Fund for Internally Displaced Children in Abuja. A group of young Nigerian graduates under the name of Evergreen Initiative have thrown their hats in the ring to assuage the pains of internally displaced children scattered in various internally displaced persons camps […]

UKAid disburses N5bn to 56,000 pregnant women in Zamfara

The UK Department for International Development (DFID), says it has disbursed N5 billion to 56,000 pregnant women in Zamfara through its Child Development Grand Programme (CDGP). Osun distributes 12,500 delivery kits to expectant mothers Mr Nura Muhammad, Advocacy Officer, Save the Children International, an agency of DFID,  disclosed this in Gusau on Friday, at a meeting with […]

FG Tells Nigerians Indicted By FBI To Surrender

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has asked citizens indicted in the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) probe to voluntarily turn themselves in or risk being extradited to the US. In a statement issued on Friday, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairman of the commission, said while those fingered are still innocent until proven guilty, they should […]

Lagos court remands ‘internet fraudsters’ in Ekiti prison

Reuters A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State has ordered the remand of nine suspected internet fraudsters in Ado-Ekiti prison pending the hearing of charges filed against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Justice Nicholas Oweibo, the trial judge and designated vacation judge for the Federal High Court in Lagos, gave […]

Edo LG Boss Distributes Relief Materials, Hails Gov Obaseki – Nigerian Observer

Umoghun-Zuagboe – The chairman of Orhionmwon Local Government Area(LGA), Hon. Silvester Okoro yesterday distributed relief materials to victims of the recent flood disaster which affected the three communities of Obazagbon-nugu, Evbonogbon, and Umoghun-Zuagboe in the area. The materials, donated by the Edo state government, were handed over to the flood victims, by the council chairman, […]

Construction of Judges’ Qtrs, Industrial Court Complex nears completion – Nigerian Observer

BENIN CITY – As part of commitment to reposition Edo State to become the judicial hub of the nation’s South-South region, the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration is constructing model judges’ quarters and an industrial court house, which are nearing completion. Site Engineer at the Judges’ Quarters, Mr Abumere Ataman, said work on the construction of […]

Obaseki lauds support of local, int’l partners in fight against human trafficking, illegal migration – Nigerian Observer

BENIN CITY – The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has commended the support of local and international partners in his administration’s fight to stamp out human trafficking and illegal migration from the state. Obaseki gave the commendation on the occasion of the commemoration of the International Day for the Remembrance of Slave Trade and […]

Tribunal sacks Senator Melaye, orders fresh polls

Melaye sacked by Tribunal Senator Dino Melaye has been sacked as the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District. The National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Lokoja, Kogi State handed down the sack today and ordered a fresh election. Melaye was dragged to the tribunal by the All Progressives Congress candidate, Senator Smart Adeyemi. More […]

Ekweremadu and the IPOB mob

By Clarius Ugwuoha IT was shocking that the immediate past deputy Senate president, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, representing Enugu West in the Nigerian upper chamber, and who stood stoutly behind the Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra in the hey days leading to their proscription, was attacked in far-away Germany by a mob comprising IPOB members. […]

2019 Rivers Guber Poll Tribunal: PDP Tenders Polling Units’ Results To Affirm Wike’s Victory …Election Held In Substantial Compliance With Electoral Act -Counsel …Conduct Of Poll Peaceful, Lawful, Akawor Affirms

A suspected kidnap lord in Taraba State, Hamisu Bala popularly known as Wadume, has been reportedly re-arrested and taken to the Louis Edet House Force headquarters in Abuja.It was not immediately clear when and where Wadume was taken into custody, but a police source confirmed the development, yesterday.However, Wadume was sighted at the Force Headquarters […]

Biafra: Fresh Questions Over Future Of Campaign

A suspected kidnap lord in Taraba State, Hamisu Bala popularly known as Wadume, has been reportedly re-arrested and taken to the Louis Edet House Force headquarters in Abuja.It was not immediately clear when and where Wadume was taken into custody, but a police source confirmed the development, yesterday.However, Wadume was sighted at the Force Headquarters […]

FAAN Lauds FG For Procurement Of Fire Fighting Simulator

The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Capt. Rabiu Yadudu, has commended the Federal Government over the recent procurement of a firefighting simulator for the aviation industry. Yadudu, who made this known in a statement through the Corporate Affairs office of the agency on Wednesday, noted that the simulator was first […]

Breaking: FBI arrests many Nigerians for fraud

By Nwafor Sunday Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Thursday said that it has arrested many Nigerians who are involved in fraudulent act. Disclosing this at a press conference monitored by TheCable, Nick Hanna, US attorney, said the fraud cases involved suspects collaborating with federal and state agents to dupe people, especially the elderly and vulnerable […]

Trevor Mallard Goes Viral For Feeding Colleague’s Baby

New Zealand’s parliamentary speaker has gone viral after he cradled and fed a colleague’s baby while he presided over a debate in the House of Representatives. Trevor Mallard tweeted a picture of himself feeding MP Tamati Coffey’s baby boy in the speaker’s seat. He captioned the touching moment saying: “Normally the Speaker’s chair […]

Valentine Ozornwafor set to join Almeria on loan from Galatasaray

Nigeria defender Valentine Ozornwafor is set to join Spanish Segunda B side, Almeria on loan from Turkish champions, Galatasaray for the 2019/2020 season. Ozorwanfor, 20, joined Galatasaray in June on a four-year deal from Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Enyimba. The centre-back is expected to find first team opportunities limited in his first season at […]

Fans React To Taylor Swift’s Plan To Re-record Old SongsGuardian Life — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Taylor Swift knows how to get her fans attention any time of day. It was revealed on Wednesday that after some speculation Taylor Swift has said she’ll re-record her past songs following the Scooter Braun deal to buy her former label home, Big Machine Records, and Swift’s master recordings. CBS Sunday Morning’s upcoming episode press release reveals that host Tracy Smith asks Swift if she […]