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Chad Military Arrests Top Boko Haram Leader In N’Djamena’

A Chadian Public Prosecutor, Alghassim Khamis, has said that one of the key Boko Haram leaders, Baana Fanay, who has been coordinating trafficking of weapons in Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad was arrested on Sunday in N’Djamena. More »

Female mechanic grooms female students in automobile repairs

She is one woman that has decided to be different. To her, the saying, ‘what a man can do, a woman can do even better’ isn’t just a cliché. She walks and works in a man’s world, and has made a huge success of it. More »

Terrorism: Court grants Sen. Ndume leave to travel for Hajj

An Abuja Federal High Court on Tuesday granted an application by Senator Ali Ndume, who is charged with terrorism to enable him travel to Saudi Arabia for the lesser Hajj. More »

Alleged $2.1bn withdrawal: You lied, Okonjo-Iweala tells Oshiomhole

Immediate past Co-ordinating Minister for the Economy & Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, yesterday described as “false and malicious,” the allegation by Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State More »

ivers assembly okays Wike’s N20bn loan request

The Rivers State House of Assembly has approved a request by the state Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, seeking the House’s approval for the taking of N20bn loan from Access Bank Plc. More »

 

Killing: Why Benson Ogedegbe May Have Been Shot By Criminals

Benson Ogedegbe

As Nigerians search for the true killer of Benson Ogedegbe, the head of vigilante group in Oghara, Ethiope West LGA of Delta State, a highly placed security source has debunked the rumour that he was executed by military men, with 19th battalion commander, Lt. Colonel Aminu Umar, in the eye of the storm.

Chad Military Arrests Top Boko Haram Leader In N’Djamena’

Boko Haram

A Chadian Public Prosecutor, Alghassim Khamis, has said that one of the key Boko Haram leaders, Baana Fanay, who has been coordinating trafficking of weapons in Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad was arrested on Sunday in N’Djamena.

Female mechanic grooms female students in automobile repairs

Female Mechanics

She is one woman that has decided to be different. To her, the saying, ‘what a man can do, a woman can do even better’ isn’t just a cliché. She walks and works in a man’s world, and has made a huge success of it. Her name is Sandra Aguebor, and she’s regarded as Nigeria’s first female mechanic.

Terrorism: Court grants Sen. Ndume leave to travel for Hajj

Sen. Ndume

An Abuja Federal High Court on Tuesday granted an application by Senator Ali Ndume, who is charged with terrorism to enable him travel to Saudi Arabia for the lesser Hajj.

Exit of tankers from Oshodi-Apapa Expressway: Motorists say it’s not yet Over

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Most motorists and other road users were pleasantly surprised when they were confronted by a tankers-free Apapa-Oshodi Expressway on Sunday. The surprise continued the following day. Indeed what they saw was more than a surprise, it was more like a miracle.

Alleged $2.1bn withdrawal: You lied, Okonjo-Iweala tells Oshiomhole

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Immediate past Co-ordinating Minister for the Economy & Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, yesterday described as “false and malicious,” the allegation by Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, that she spent $2.1 billion from the Excess Crude Account, ECA, without authorization.

Rivers assembly okays Wike’s N20bn loan request

Chief Nyesom Wike

The Rivers State House of Assembly has approved a request by the state Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, seeking the House’s approval for the taking of N20bn loan from Access Bank Plc.

Aregbesola pays Dec 2014 workers’ salaries

Mr. Rauf Aregbesola

The Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress in Osun State, Mr. Jacob Adekomi, said on Tuesday that Governor Rauf Aregbesola had approved the payment of December 2014 salary for workers in the state.

Only Buhari’s letter, not Oyegun’s, can be read in Senate – Na’Allah

Bala Ibn-Na’Allah

The Deputy Leader of the Senate, Bala Ibn-Na’Allah, says only a letter from the president of Nigeria can be read on the floor of the Senate or the House of Representatives.

Lagos journalists vow to sue Nigeria Customs over brutal attack on colleague

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The Nigeria Union of Journalists, Lagos State Council, on Tuesday said it has concluded arrangement to drag the Nigeria Customs Service to court over the battering of one of its members, Yomi Olomofe, who was pursuing his constitutional duties of news reporting.

I have no regrets joining the Nigerian Army — Chris Olukolade

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Nigeria’s defence spokesperson, Chris Olukolade, on Tuesday said he has no regrets joining the Nigerian army and speaking for the force.Mr. Olukolade said this at the launch of his new books in Abuja: “Issues in the mobilization of public support for military operations in Nigeria and The Voice and battles of the

Buhari appoints new acting chair for INEC

Amina Bala Zakari

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Amina Bala Zakari as Acting Chair of the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) following the departure of Attahiru Jega, who completed his five-year tenure Tuesday.