Showing posts with label Nigeria News. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Nigeria News. Show all posts

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

EFCC Boss: Buhari Ignores Senate Threat, Sticks To Magu

President Muhammadu Buhari will not communicate to the Senate his latest position on the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu.
The Senate had, on March 15, 2017, requested the President to nominate a replacement for Magu following the rejection of his nomination by the legislature.

Ikoyi Billions Update: President Buhari Suspends SGF Lawal & DG of NIA

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into the allegations of violations of law and due process against Secretary to the Government of the Federation, David Babachir Lawal, in the award of contracts under the Presidential Initiative on the North East (PINE).

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Drama as Sanusi’s daughter represents him... first time a lady will represent an Emir

This action by Emir Sanusi has generated some ripples. Shahida Sanusi, daughter of Muhammad Sanusi II, Emir of Kano, represented him at the inaugural Chibok Girls’ lecture held by the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group on Friday.

Secret Details Of The Billions Recovered In Ikoyi By EFCC

The over N13billion recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from an Ikoyi apartment in Lagos was a discreet allocation released to the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) for major but covert security projects.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Woman who waited for 13 years to have a child: "My friend asked me to buy a baby"

A businesswoman, Mrs. Bukola Aliyu, who waited for 13 years before having a child, shares her story with Punch's Motunrayo Joel. It's an interesting read. Excerpt:

Meet Nigerian Billionaire, Adebayo Ogunlesi, Whose Firm Bought 3 Foreign Airports

His profile reads:
Adebayo "Bayo" O. Ogunlesi, JD (born December 20, 1953) is a Nigerian-born lawyer and investment banker. Ogunlesi is currently Chairman and Managing Partner at the private equity firm, Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP). Ogunlesi was the former head of Global Investment Banking at Credit Suisse First Boston before being promoted to Chief Client Officer and Executive Vice Chairman.

Friday, April 7, 2017

Meet Nigeria's First Female Major General, Aderonke Kale; +her inspiring story

There are women in all the arms of the gallant Nigerian Armed Forces and today, we are taking a look at the first Nigerian woman to ever become a Major-General (two-star general) in the Army and in any of the three wings of the Nigerian Armed Forces (including the Navy and Air Force).

Female Speaker Of Anambra Assembly Escapes With Mace To Stop Her Impeachment

It was drama all the way at the Anambra State House of Assembly on Thursday following a move to impeach the speaker, Mrs. Rita Maduagwu, by aggrieved members.
Noticing the move, the speaker absconded with the mace, the symbol of authority of the house.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Poor Pensioners To Smile: FG clears N54bn pension arrears

The Federal Government has said it had cleared the inherited arrears of accrued pension benefits for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016 by releasing N41.5bn and N12.5bn for January, February and March this year to the National Pension Commission for onward payment to retirees.

Photos Of Naval Officer Who Shot Himself With His Family

Pic on the right is the Fleet Commander, Western Naval Command, Apapa, Lagos, Rear Admiral Daniel Ikoli and his family before his tragic death.
The senior officer allegedly shot himself dead in his residence in Apapa area of Lagos due to what a source described as depression and health challenge.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

21 Things To Know As Buhari Unveils Economic Recovery & Growth Plan

President Muhammadu Buhari will formally launch his administration’s economic recovery and growth plan, ERGP, on Wednesday in Abuja.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Indian Doctors Mocked Us, Refused To Treat Us – Attacked Nigerian Student

A Nigerian student at NOIDA International University, India, Precious Amalcima, who was among Africans attacked by Indians, shared his ordeal with Punch 's Toluwani Eniola. Excerpt:

Friday, March 31, 2017

NYSC in Ekiti reacts to story of manhandled Female Corper

The NYSC in Ekiti State has issued a rejoinder over claims that its official brutalized a Corper in the state for not wearing her jacket. The statement:
Angel Eluna is unkown to NYSC Ekiti State. I wish our young Nigerians will be truthful and bold enough to narrate issues as they really are and put their real names on such narrations.

Brilliant Nigerian Pilot, Ademilola, Makes History As First African To Fly The World Solo

A Nigerian pilot, Ademilola Odujinrin, who works for Air Djibouti has become the first African pilot in history to fly solo around the world.
Ademilola “Lola” Odujinrin completed the final leg of his historic journey on Wednesday afternoon, landing safely at Washington Dulles International Airport.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Police nab ex-SSS official who ‘stole’ N310m belonging to Saraki

Polive have arrested a former operative of the State Security Service who was dismissed from the service over his alleged robbery of a bureau de change operator.
Abdulrasheed Maigari, 35, was arrested in Abuja by police anti-kidnap squad in a surveillance operation conducted between March 26 and 28.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Photos: Another 159 stranded Nigerians repatriated from Libya

Libyan authorities on Thursday flew a total of 159 Nigerian migrants stranded in Libya, in the second voluntary repatriation operation. This comes after 162 stranded Nigerians whose bid were to travel to Europe from Libya were all flown back to Nigeria last month.

Friday, March 24, 2017

TB Joshua Travels To Israel, Meets Jerusalem's Dep. Mayor

Jerusalem’s Deputy Mayor, Yosef Daitsh and Councilor Hanan Rubin last week hosted Pastor T.B. Joshua, one of the most prominent supporters of Israel and the Jewish people in the world, as he visited Jerusalem.

Happy Father Gets A Baby After Manhood Transplant

Wife of Muhammad Sirajo Musa, who got a joystick transplant sometime ago in Egypt, has a new baby girl. During the Eid-el-Fitr of 2009, Musa on his way to the prayer ground was involved in an accident in which his manhood was severed.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Nigeria Police Establishes Radio and Television Stations

The Nigeria Police Force has established a national broadcasting and radio service that will serve the entire nation, from the perspective of security.
The broadcasting service will be managed by the Nigeria Police Broadcasting Service Limited (NPBS), a company jointly owned by the police and a private entity.

UNIPORT Records 78 First Class Graduates

No fewer than 78 graduands of the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, are to be conferred with First Class degrees at this year’s convocation of the institution.
Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Ndowa Lale, disclosed this, weekend, at a media parley ahead of the convocation slated for Saturday next week.