MonthDecember 2016

Nigerians are happy, having fun despite recession – Oyegun

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has stated that there is fun everywhere in Nigeria despite the nationwide outcry about recession. According to the party leader, Nigerians were no bothered by the hardship caused by the ongoing economic crisis. Speaking with newsmnen in Benin, the Edo State capital, Oyegun […] Nigerians are happy, having fun despite recession – Oyegun

$1.1bn Malabu fraud: EFCC launches manhunt for Etete

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is currently on the trail of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dan Etete. Etete was charged with money laundering and fraud in Italy and Nigeria. According to reports, the ex-minister, who was accused of perpetrating a $1.1bn fraud through his company, Malabu Oil & Gas Limited, had allegedly […] $1.1bn Malabu fraud: EFCC launches manhunt for Etete

Why I attended Tambuwal’s daughter’s wedding – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has explained that he attended the wedding of the daughter of the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, to prove that Nigeria is one no matter the different political parties. Wike said this, when he paid a courtesy call on the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III. He was accompanied […] Why I attended Tambuwal’s daughter’s wedding – Wike

Truck crushes 2 okada riders, passenger in Ekiti

No fewer than three persons were on Saturday killed as a truck, belonging to a major Cement Company crushed two commercial motorcycle riders, commonly called “Okada” in Ido Ekiti, Ido/Osi local government Area of Ekiti State. The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that both the Chairman of the Council, Mr Ayodele Arogbodo, and the […] Truck crushes 2 okada riders, passenger in Ekiti

Leaked tapes: Wike is an embarrassment to Rivers State – Peterside

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has labelled Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, as “an embarrassment” to the people of the state. Peterside was speaking during a birthday thanksgiving on Saturday, where he said Wike was ridiculing his office through his actions. He frowned at the leaked tapes […] Leaked tapes: Wike is an embarrassment to Rivers State – Peterside

Niger Delta: How Buhari can achieve lasting peace – Ex-MOSOP leader, Ledum Mitee

Former President, Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, MOSOP, Ledum Mitee, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to do more in his bid to find lasting peace in the Niger Delta. Mitee, who listed the top three issues of concern to people of the Niger Delta, said the Presidential Amnesty Programme was something that […] Niger Delta: How Buhari can achieve lasting peace – Ex-MOSOP leader, Ledum Mitee

7 Sporting predictions for 2017

It’s the first day of the New Year! Let’s go out on a limb and make 7 bold sporting predictions, shall we? 1. Chelsea will win the Premier League They are going to win it now, aren’t they? Not only did Antonio Conte’s men finish 2016 as league leaders, they are six points clear of […] 7 Sporting predictions for 2017