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FG alerts Nigerians on new recruitment strategy of ISIS

The Federal Government yesterday exposed the new recruitment strategy of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). It said the group has resorted to targeting vulnerable individuals, including foreign students, using financial inducements to recruit them into the terrorist organisation. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in a statement in Abuja urged parents and guardians to monitor ... Read More »

Police Arrest Bash Ali …blames Minister for ordeal

Nigerian boxing legend and former world cruiserweight champion, Bashiru ‘Bash’ Ali has alleged that the Minister of Youth & Sports Development Solomon Dalung maser-minded his arrest by police men stationed at the Federal Secretariat in Abuja, yesterday, at the gate to the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSOF). According to Ali, he was arrested on ... Read More »

Court unfreezes Mike Ozekhome’s GTBank Account

Justice Abdulazeez Anza of a Federal high Court in Lagos yesterday lifted the order  barring a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Mike Ozekhome, from accessing his Guaranty Trust Bank with the sum of N75 million. The court had on February 7, 2017 issued an interim order stopping Ozekhome from dissipating the said N75 million on the grounds that it formed ... Read More »

CBN urges banks to pay cash to Forex Customers

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Monday directed all banks to pay cash over-the-counter to desiring foreign exchange customers. The directive, according to the Acting Director, Corporate Communications Department, CBN, Mr. Isaac Okorafor, was issued to further ease the access of customers to foreign exchange. He said that the apex bank had also released the sum of $240m to meet ... Read More »

Lagos State seeks partnership with Israel on Agric Technology

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday expressed the readiness of the State Government to tap into the agricultural expertise and technological advancement of Israel for the greater benefit of the State. Governor Ambode, who stated this when he received the Ambassador of State of Israel to Nigeria, Mr Guy Feldman at Lagos House, Ikeja on courtesy visit, said ... Read More »

Charly Boy vows “I will rally Nigerians to occupy NASS”

Charly Boy, whose real name is Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa has called on Nigerians to be ready to occupy the National Assembly soon saying that ‘the day is drawing near when the suffering masses of this country will seek their pound of flesh from those who have kept us poor, frustrated, hungry, angry, useless, hopeless. “Pickin wey say him mama no ... Read More »

CBN threatens Bank Chiefs over Forex sale

Bank chiefs caught frustrating efforts by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) at getting more dollars to end-users risk severe punishment, the apex bank warned yesterday. The warning came on the backdrop of reports that lenders are setting difficult hurdles for foreign exchange (forex) end-users wanting to make purchases for Business Travel Allowances, Personal Travel Allowances, tuition payment abroad and ... Read More »

“I go four rounds every night”-Man who married two women reveals

Omamuzo Utomajiri, the unique man from Uro-Irri, Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State who caused a stir around the country by marrying two wives traditionally on Sunday March 26th to the joy and admiration of his people has spoken on his action. Omamuzo, 39 years old, says he is very happy over the development saying he has derived ... Read More »

Boko Haram abducts 22 girls and women

Boko Haram Islamists have abducted 22 girls and women in two separate raids in northeast Nigeria, residents and vigilantes said. In the first attack on Thursday, the jihadists raided the village of Pulka near border with Cameroon where they kidnapped 18 girls. “Boko Haram fighters from Mamman Nur camp arrived in pickup vans around 6:00 am and seized 14 young ... Read More »

Boko Haram Kingpin, informers surrender

A top member of the terror sect Boko Haram, Bulama Kailani Mohammed Metele, has turned his back on the group and surrendered to the military, the army announced yesterday. Metele, who is number 253 on the list of Boko Haram leaders declared wanted by the authorities for their role in the insurgency, surrendered to troops of 145 Task Force Battalion, ... Read More »