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Female Suicide bomber kills 8 in Maiduguri Mosque

A female suicide bomber has killed eight people in Maiduguri, Borno State after she detonated her explosives at a mosque on Monday. The blast is said to have occured around 5:30am in the London Ciki area of Maiduguri. Ahmed Satomi, Head of Borno State Emergency Management Agency said the female bomber killed eight people and injured 15 others, as the ... Read More »

Health Minister hammers more NHIS Topshots

Just a few weeks after suspending the Executive Secretary,Prof. Usman Yusuf,  Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has suspended more top shots of the National Health Insurance Scheme. The newly-suspended officials include: Olufemi Akingbade, the General Manger, Zonal Coordinator South South Zone; John Okon, General Manger, Finance Account; Yusuf Fatika, the General Manger, Human Resources and Administration; and Shehu Adamu, ... Read More »

Dino: A’Ibom Governor blasts Governor Bello over unguarded statement

We have read with amusement the statement credited to  the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello and signed by his Director-General, Media and Publicity- Kingsley  Fanwo where the Governor took issues with the description of Dino Melaye, the Distinguished Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District as a “General” in the Senate by the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, His Excellency, Mr. ... Read More »

Lagos launches Community TV to increase grassroots development

The Lagos State Government on Monday unveiled a new television programme tagged ‘Lagos Community Updates’ to advance development at the grassroots and engender active participation of the people at the local level in governance. Speaking at the unveiling held at the State Secretariat in Alausa, Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Communities and Communications, Mr Kehinde Bamigbetan, said the ... Read More »

Tennis Great, Boris Becker claims he lost £millions in Nigeria oil deals

Tennis legend, Boris Becker, has claimed  he lost a huge part of his £100million fortune in dubious investments in Nigerian oil firms, according to German news magazine Der Spiegel . Der Spiegel – citing documents from soccer whistleblowing platform Football Leaks – said Becker struck the deal in 2013, which contributed to his recent bankruptcy. Spiegel said the ‘mega-deal’ was ... Read More »

Great Offer for Young and Creative designers

A leading Nigerian Fashion Design House is about to open a frontier for young, talented and creative designers to join its team with a lucrative offer that can evolve into an exciting career in the industry The design house which has been clothing Presidents and celebrities for over three decades now desires exciting designs for a smart casual line that ... Read More »