MonthSeptember 2016

Full text of President Buhari’s 2016 Independence Anniversary speech

Today – 1st October is a day of celebration for us Nigerians. On this day, 56 years ago our people achieved the most important of all human desires – freedom and independence. We should all therefore give thanks and pray for our founding fathers without whose efforts and toil we would not reap the bounties […] Full text of President Buhari’s 2016 Independence Anniversary speech [hmp_player]

Nollywood actor, Martins Njubuigbo ‘Elder Maya’ is dead

Veteran Nollywood actor, Martins Njubuigbo, popularly known as Elder Maya has been reported dead. Elder Maya, who featured in blockbusters, including Died Wretched and Battle of Musanga, died months after battling a liver related ailment. His son confirmed his demise on social media yesterday. Senior Pastor of Champions Royal Assembly, Abuja, Joshua Iginla, had assisted […] Nollywood actor, Martins Njubuigbo ‘Elder Maya’ is dead [hmp_player]

Abuja girls convert Nyanya market to brothel [PHOTOS]

The chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Abdullahi Candido has condemned in strong terms the conversion of shops at the Nyanya market, Abuja into brothels, residential houses and schools. According to Candido, the illegal practice had contributed to hawking along the road side, thereby making the market environment embarrassing and unhygienic. Officials of the […] Abuja girls convert Nyanya market to brothel [PHOTOS] [hmp_player]

Fashola reveals amount spent on road projects under Buhari

The Federal Government has, so far, spent N73 billion on road projects across the country. The Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this in Katsina, on Thursday, at the 22nd National Council of Works meeting. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the meeting has “Prioritisation and Optimisation of Allocated […] Fashola reveals amount spent on road projects under Buhari [hmp_player]

BREAKING: Wife of CBN Governor, Margaret Emefiele rescued from abductors

  Margaret, the wife of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, has been rescued from kidnappers. The Inspector General of Police’s Special Intelligence Monitoring Team, headed by Abba Kyari, was mandated to carry out the rescue. Margaret was kidnapped on Thursday on the Benin-Agbor Expressway by heavily armed gunmen. She was […] BREAKING: Wife of CBN Governor, Margaret Emefiele rescued from abductors [hmp_player]

Reps reject motion to re-introduce toll gates nationwide

The House of Representatives has rejected a motion to re-introduce toll gates on roads. Rejecting the motion sponsored by Rep Francis Charles Uduyok (PDP, A/Ibom), the House said Nigerians should not be subjected to another form of hardship, especially at a time the country was in hardship. Uduyok had in his motion said Nigerian roads […] Reps reject motion to re-introduce toll gates nationwide [hmp_player]

Alleged impeachment plot: Lawmaker denies gang up against Fayose

The Chairman , House Committee on Information in the Ekiti Stat House of Assembly, Hon Gboyega Aribisogan, has denied the allegation of ganging up with those opposed to Governor Ayodele Fayose within the‎ Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and beyond to derail his administration. Aribisogan, said he had displayed unflinching loyalty and commitment to the Fayose’s […] Alleged impeachment plot: Lawmaker denies gang up against Fayose [hmp_player]