Month: October 2017

MR. PRESIDENT’S REMARKS AT THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (APC) OF ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC), TUESDAY 31ST OCTOBER 2017, AT THE NATIONAL SECRETARIAT, ABUJA

May I warmly welcome everybody to this important meeting of our party’s executive body. Let me on a personal note thank you all for your prayers and good wishes, which the Almighty Allah answered in the restoration of my health. I wish to thank you all Party leaders for helping to keep the government running… Read More »

Month: October 2017

Moses out, Mikel leads team against Algeria, Argentina

Captain Mikel John Obi, is leading 23 players for the last lap of the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier against the Fennecs of Algeria in Constantine. The Tianjin Teda of China star and Lecicester City forward Ahmed Musa and midfielder Ogenyi Onazi top the list of 24 players that Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr… Read More »

Month: October 2017

Equities market rebounds 0.06% as Dangote Flour lead gainers

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), resumed trading for the week on Monday, on a positive note with the market indices appreciating marginally by 0.06 per cent. The market capitalisation rose by N8 billion or 0.06 per cent to close at N12.627 trillion compared to N12.619 trn achieved on Friday. Also, the All-Share Index, which opened… Read More »

Month: October 2017

Imo Police parade 49 suspects for kidnapping, robbery, child theft

Imo state Police Monday paraded 49 suspects ranging from kidnapping, robbery and child theft .Among the suspects paraded included five suspects for allegedly stealing and selling of two children who are male and female for N1 Million, belonging to one Abigail Ukah who the suspects had allegedly waylaid and attacked with matchets on her way… Read More »

Month: October 2017

200 dead in N’ Korea nuclear test site accident

More than 200 people are feared to have died when a tunnel caved in at North Korea’s nuclear test site after its latest detonation, a Japanese news report said, on Tuesday. A tunnel collapsed at Punggye-ri in early September, days after North Korea conducted its sixth and largest underground nuclear test on September 3, TV… Read More »

Month: October 2017

EFCC Opposes Diezani’s Application in N450m Fraud Case

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday October 30, 2017, vehemently opposed an application filed by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, seeking to be joined as a defendant in a N450m fraud charge before Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos. Alison-Madueke, who is currently… Read More »

Month: October 2017

69 days after, Buhari finally sacks Lawal, Oke

Sixty-nine days after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo-led panel presented its report on the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Engr. Babachir David Lawal and the suspended Director General of the National Sixty-nine days after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo-led panel presented its report on the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation… Read More »

Month: October 2017

The monkey business they call governance By Reuben Abati

“Have you gone to visit your brother in Ekiti?” “Who is that? I have many brothers from Ekiti state” “The Governor. Osokomole himself, ekun oko oke, the dainty irunmole who eats jollof rice.” “No. I don’t go about visiting Governors.” “I am referring to the fact that he recently escaped death. His G-Wagon suddenly went… Read More »

Month: October 2017

Kidnappers confess: How we collected N61m ransom from Health Minister’s family

BENIN—Four suspected kidnappers, arrested by Edo State Police Command over the abduction of the Managing Director of Ogba Zoo and Nature Park, Mr. Andy Ehanire, have confessed to collecting N61 million as ransom from his family. Mr Ehanire, a brother to the Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, spent three weeks with the… Read More »