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Emirates Set to Wow Nigerian Children

In commemoration of the annually celebrated Children’s Day in Nigeria, the world’s leading airline, Emirate Airlines is hosting Nigerian Children to a treat. These children will have fascinating time with celebrities, media and the Emirates Regional Manager West Africa. The one day event is scheduled to hold at Ikeja City Mall on Saturday May 26th

Ghana denies reports of Ebola outbreak

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Monday refuted reports of an outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the country. The denial followed social media reports that claimed an Ebola outbreak in Ghana and that the health authority was trying to suppress the information. “We want to state emphatically that the report is false

Emirates Set to Wow Nigerian Children

In commemoration of the annually celebrated Children’s Day in Nigeria, the world’s leading airline, Emirate Airlines is hosting Nigerian Children to a treat. These children will have fascinating time with celebrities, media and the Emirates Regional Manager West Africa. The one day event is scheduled to hold at Ikeja City Mall on Saturday May 26th

Ghana denies reports of Ebola outbreak

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Monday refuted reports of an outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the country. The denial followed social media reports that claimed an Ebola outbreak in Ghana and that the health authority was trying to suppress the information. “We want to state emphatically that the report is false

Shagari, Four Others Docked Over Alleged N500m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned a former Minister of Water Resources Mukhtar Shehu Shagari alongside four others over alleged conspiracy and money laundering to the tune of N500million. The former Minister was arraigned before Justice Idrissa Kolo of the Federal High Court Sokoto alongside Senator Abdullahi Mohammed Wali,  Ibrahim Gidado,  Nasiru

Activist Groups Launch Campaign To Break Up Facebook

A coalition of activist groups on Monday announced a campaign to break up Facebook, arguing that the huge social network “has too much power over our lives and democracy.”   The groups created a website, and a Facebook page, to garner support for a petition to the US Federal Trade Commission to require the social

Entertainment

Nollywood Mourns As Aisha Ibrahim aka ‘Omoge Campus’ passes on

The Yoruba sector of the Nigerian movie industry has once again been thrown into grief following the demise of one of its major players, Aisha Ibrahim, popularly known as Omoge Campus. According to information, the thespian passed away in Canada, on Tuesday, May 15. The demise of the mother of two was announced by her

Mexican, Indian soaps aired on Nigerian stations illegal – Official

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), says Mexican Soaps aired on some local Television stations in Nigeria are unclassified and unlicensed. Adedayo Thomas, Executive Director of the board, stated this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja. According to him, many, if not all, of the foreign

Business

Activist Groups Launch Campaign To Break Up Facebook

A coalition of activist groups on Monday announced a campaign to break up Facebook, arguing that the huge social network “has too much power over our lives and democracy.”   The groups created a website, and a Facebook page, to garner support for a petition to the US Federal Trade Commission to require the social

CBN: how currency deal with China‘ll boost Nigeria’s economy

SOME OF THE GAINS OF THE DEAL Bigger export market to ChinaNaira to appreciate against U.S. dollarDirect access to foreign exchangeMore Chinese investments in NigeriaMore jobs as more factories are set up The Nigeria-China currency swap deal will not  stifle local companies and make the country a dumping ground for Chinese goods, the Central Bank

Adeosun sacks acting SEC boss, Zubair, sends him to external affairs dept

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Friday removed Dr. Abdul Zubair as the acting Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The removal was confirmed in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the minister of finance, Mr. Oluyinka Akintunde. The statement said that following his removal as acting SEC DG, Zubair

President Buhari Set to Probe Obasanjo over $16 billion Failed Power Project

President Muhammadu Buhari has hinted in probing former president, He said Obasanjo has questions to answer over the $16 billion power project. Buhari said this on Tuesday when he hosted the Buhari Support Organisation led by Hameed Ali, comptroller-general of the Nigeria Customs Service. Although he did not mention the name of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo,

Shagari, Four Others Docked Over Alleged N500m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned a former Minister of Water Resources Mukhtar Shehu Shagari alongside four others over alleged conspiracy and money laundering to the tune of N500million. The former Minister was arraigned before Justice Idrissa Kolo of the Federal High Court Sokoto alongside Senator Abdullahi Mohammed Wali,  Ibrahim Gidado,  Nasiru

Activist Groups Launch Campaign To Break Up Facebook

A coalition of activist groups on Monday announced a campaign to break up Facebook, arguing that the huge social network “has too much power over our lives and democracy.”   The groups created a website, and a Facebook page, to garner support for a petition to the US Federal Trade Commission to require the social

Editorial

No more fire in President Buhari’s belly

By Sufuyan Ojeifo I read one of President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministers say that his boss is poised to seek re-election in 2019.  Before his poorly-packaged, unsolicited public service announcement, there were media reports that former Rivers governor and current minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, had been quietly reappointed as Director-General of Buhari’s presidential (re-election)

Politics

BREAKING: You are ignorant – Obasanjo fires back at Buhari

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has responded to the suggestion by President Muhammadu Buhari that the administration he (Obasanjo) led between 1999 and 2007 wasted $16billion on power projects without anything to show for it. Mr. Buhari had while receiving a delegation of Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) at the Presidential Villa Tuesday criticised previous Nigerian administrations for

Sports

Kanu Nwankwo distances self from presidential race

Former Super Eagles captain, Kanu Nwankwo has dissociated himself from the campaign for the 2019 presidency, saying he does not know where and how his name has been linked to the race for Aso Rck Villa. Speaking in Lagos on Friday, Kanu said he was surprised to see his poster on the Internet campaigning for

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Niger Delta group says shuts Agip oil facility

A community group in Nigeria’s oil-producing Niger Delta said on Wednesday it had shut down an oil facility operated by Eni’s Agip in Bayelsa state’s Nembe 5 region following a dispute with the company…

Jonathan in dilemma

A Presidency team led by the Attorney-General of the Federation Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN), and National Assembly leaders yesterday met in Abuja on the stalemated amendments to the 1999 Constitution..

Buhari Returns Tomorrow in the Company of Shagari

President-elect Muhammadu Buhari will be returning to Nigeria on Thursday morning after a six-day trip to the United Kingdom in the company of former President Shehu Shagari. Buhari, who during his trip to the UK, met with British Prime Minister David Cameron, will arrive onboard a British Airways flight that is scheduled to land in

NASS: Tambuwal bows out of Reps, hands over to Ihedioha

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal, bowed out on Tuesday after handing over the leadership of the legislature to his deputy, Mr. Emeka Ihedioha, who will round off the tenure of the House on June 5. Tambuwal, who is the Governor-elect for Sokoto State, will be inaugurated on May 29 as

Ondo Assembly extends tenure of local government chairmen

The Ondo State House of Assembly on Tuesday extended the tenure of the Interim Caretaker Chairmen of the state’s 18 Local Government Councils, by six months. The decision of the House was sequel to a motion moved by the Chairman, Committee on Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon Afolabi Akinsiku , representing Ondo West 1 constituency. The motion

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