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Fake News!Buhariin Daura not US-Presidency

The Federal Government has debunked rumours making the rounds that President Mohammadu Buhari has travelled to the United States of America. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this Sunday through a statement. He stated that the handle which used his name to broadcast that the president has travelled to New York is fake, and not his. ... Read More »

Saudi King meets Saraki, other world leaders in Jeddah

Senate President Bukola Saraki along with Presidents and heads of parliaments of other nations met with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia at an annual reception in Jeddah. Saudi’s leading English daily newspaper “Arab News” reported that the annual reception held at Mina Palace for heads of state, Islamic dignitaries, guests of the Custodian of the two ... Read More »

Just In: Resident Doctors Begin Strike

Hope of averting another bout of crisis in the healthcare sector failed this morning as the National Executive Committee (NEC) of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) rose from its meeting in Abuja, voting for total and indefinite strike. NARD President, Dr. Onyebueze John, in a text message said “Rising from our NEC meeting, which started by 7pm yesterday and ... Read More »

Okey Bakassi, wife celebrate 16th Wedding Anniversary

Nigerian comedian, Okechukwu Onyegbula, fondly called Okey Bakassi and his ‘childhood sweetheart’, Ezinne have been married for 16 years. The couple, who got married on September 1, 2001, have three kids together and the comedian shared cute family photos to celebrate the anniversary as he wrote, ‘Wow!! We have been married for 16years today. Thanks, Mrs Onyegbule for your love and support. Happy wedding ... Read More »

Ojude Oba will never die-Amosun, Awujale

Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun (left); Awujale of of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona and Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun and the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, yesterday said the yearly Ojude Oba festival will never die, describing it as a veritable cultural monument. They stated this at the 2017 edition of the event, which celebrated yesterday by the ... Read More »

Court affirms EFCC’s Power to freeze suspicious accounts

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has affirmed the power of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has the power to freeze suspicious accounts. The court said the anti-graft agency can direct banks to suspend operation of accounts suspected to have been used for criminal activities, or any account of into which slush funds and proceeds of crime have ... Read More »

Paul Akinnouye, 19, charged for stabbing this man to death in London

Detectives investigating the murder of Jordon Wright in Blackheath have charged a man with murder. [A] Paul Akinnuoye, 19 (19.01.98) of Cobbetts Ride, Tunbridge Wells was charged on Friday, 1 September with the murder of Jordon Wright. He appeared in custody at Maidstone Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, 2 September and was remanded to appear in custody at Maidstone Crown Court ... Read More »

Frank Edoho”Why I left Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

Broadcaster, Frank Edoho, the man who has become synonymous with the game show, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire has revealed that contractual differences having to do with financed informed his decision to quit the show. Edoho took to his twitter page to dispel rumours that he was kicked out of the show by the Producers, Ultima Studios on the ... Read More »

Diezani:SERAP asks FG to seek ICC’s help for her arrest

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently seek from the International Criminal Court an arrest warrant to bring Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke before the court on allegations of corruption against her, which the government should consider as crimes against humanity and serious enough for it to sanction her prosecution before the court. The organization also ... Read More »

How Catholic Priest was kidnapped, murdered in Imo

Palpable fear has gripped Imo indigenes, following the increasing level of criminality in the state. The latest victim is a Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Cyriacus Onunkwo, who was September 1, 2017, abducted and killed. Investigations by Vanguard Newspapers revealed that in the evening of the same day, about 7pm, the newly ordained younger brother of Rev. Fr. Jude Udokwu, was ... Read More »