Ebola Virus Kills One Dies in Lagos, As Health Minister Calms Nerves, Gives Out Contact Numbers, Email

Federal Health Minister Prof Onyebuchi ChukwuAfter several speculations and enlightenment regarding possible outbreak of Ebola disease in the Nigeria, one death resulting from the virus occurred on Friday in Lagos, compelling the Federal Government to embark on frantic efforts to calm the nerves of Nigerians. The victim was said to be travelling from Monrovia, Liberia … Continue reading Ebola Virus Kills One Dies in Lagos, As Health Minister Calms Nerves, Gives Out Contact Numbers, Email

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Breaking News: Enugu House of Assembly Moves to Impeach Deputy Governor Onyebuchi

The Enugu State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, commenced impeachment proceedings against the state’s Deputy Governor, Chief Sunday Onyebuchi. The House at its plenary session directed its clerk to serve impeachment notice on the Deputy Governor. Details of the allegations against him were not clear as at press time, however, there were indications, Monday, that … Continue reading Breaking News: Enugu House of Assembly Moves to Impeach Deputy Governor Onyebuchi

Treason, Graft: Nyako on the Run – EFCC

Ex-Gov NyakoAfter fruitless attempts to pin down and arrest impeached Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako, the Federal Government appears to be under pressure to declare him wanted.  The government wants the former Chief of Defence Staff arrested and prosecuted over alleged looting of Adamawa State treasury and treason against Nigeria. There were clear indications … Continue reading Treason, Graft: Nyako on the Run – EFCC

2015 Presidency: Leadership Newspaper Publisher, Nda-Isaiah Consults Pastor Adeboye

The founder of LEADERSHIP Newspapers Group Limited, Mr Sam Nda-Isaiah, yesterday took his presidential campaign train to the Redeemed Camp, along Lagos-Ibadan expressway, where he met the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye. Mr. Nda-Isaiah, whose LEADERSHIP Newspaper titles have been very critical of President Goodluck Jonathan administration, has … Continue reading 2015 Presidency: Leadership Newspaper Publisher, Nda-Isaiah Consults Pastor Adeboye

Impeachment: Nyako Doesn’t Deserve Any Mercy, Don’t Intervene – Gen. Hannaniya Tells Jonathan

Former Corps Marshall of the Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC), General Anthony Hannaniya (retd), has urged President Goodluck Jonathan not to save the embattled Governor of Adamawa State, Admiral Murtala Nyako (retd), who is facing impeachment threat from members of the state House of Assembly. The former FRSC boss, who made the plea in a … Continue reading Impeachment: Nyako Doesn’t Deserve Any Mercy, Don’t Intervene – Gen. Hannaniya Tells Jonathan

Nyako’s Impeachment: We’ll Sanction Any Lawmaker That Develops Cold-Feet – Adamawa PDP Elders

 As the investigative panel constituted to probe allegations levelled against the Adamawa State Governor, Admiral Murtala Nyako and his deputy, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stakeholders in the state have threatened to sanction any PDP member of the state House of Assembly, who backs down from current efforts to impeach both Governor Nyako and … Continue reading Nyako’s Impeachment: We’ll Sanction Any Lawmaker That Develops Cold-Feet – Adamawa PDP Elders

Nyako’s Impeachment: Investigative Panel Concludes Hearing‎ as Governor, Deputy Fail to Appear

The seven-man panel investigating allegations of gross misconduct against the Adamawa State governor, Murtala Nyako, and his deputy, Bala Ngilari, by the state House of Assembly has concluded its public sitting  amidst controversy . The panel, which commenced sitting on Friday, rounded off on Saturday with only the complainant (Adamawa Assembly) making an appearance against … Continue reading Nyako’s Impeachment: Investigative Panel Concludes Hearing‎ as Governor, Deputy Fail to Appear

Nigeria Police Uncover Plot to Bomb Abuja Transport Network

Nigerian police have uncovered a plot to bomb the Abuja transport network, they said on Saturday, using suicide bombers and devices concealed in luggage at major bus stations. Abuja has increasingly been targeted by Islamist group Boko Haram, with three deadly bombings since April, including one in a bus park on its outskirts that killed … Continue reading Nigeria Police Uncover Plot to Bomb Abuja Transport Network

I mistakenly impregnated my elder sister, Man, Tells Court – Vanguard

A 25 year  old man, Shamsu Isa, yesterday told a magistrate court in Kano State that he impregnanted his elder sister in error. Isa spoke shortly after appearing before the court, following a report made by the Ward Head of the Takalmawa Quarters, to the police that the accused person was having sexual intercourse with … Continue reading I mistakenly impregnated my elder sister, Man, Tells Court – Vanguard

ASUP Strike: More Polytechnics Pulled Out as New Education Minister Meets Union

Nigeria's New Minister of Education, Ibrahim ShekarauDespite reassurances on the effectiveness of its strike by Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, more institutions are backing out of the union’s nine-month old industrial action. Nigeria's new Minister of Education, Ibrahim Shekarau, in a bit to end the prolonged industrial action of the Polytechnic lecturers, on Thursday, … Continue reading ASUP Strike: More Polytechnics Pulled Out as New Education Minister Meets Union

You’re Benefitiary of Godfatherism – Fayose Tells Fashola

The Governor-elect of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, in this interview with NIYI ODEBODE and ADELANI ADEPEGBA, comments on the controversy over his victory and politics in the South-West Many people were shocked by the result of the Ekiti governorship election. Were you also shocked? No, we know the facts on ground. We live by … Continue reading You’re Benefitiary of Godfatherism – Fayose Tells Fashola

Lagos BRT Withdraws Buses as Nigerian Army Says Buses Vandalised by “Area Boys”, Not Soldiers

BRT Buses, Soldier Caught on Camera at sceneVandalised BRT BusesA soldier was allegedly killed by a BRT bus, the Lagos BRT has removed its mass transit buses from the road as many of its buses were vandalised early Friday. Soldiers allegedly went on a rampage along Ikorodu Road in Lagos destroying BRT buses, residents have … Continue reading Lagos BRT Withdraws Buses as Nigerian Army Says Buses Vandalised by “Area Boys”, Not Soldiers

Nigeria Army Arrest 3 Female Undercover Operatives of Boko Haram

Nigerian Troops in a statement said they have arrested three women who worked as undercover operatives for Boko Haram sect. According the statement signed by Colonel ONYEMA NWACHUKWU for Director Defence Information, "in the aftermath of the failed suicide bombing attempt on a military facility by a female terrorist who blew herself up in Gombe … Continue reading Nigeria Army Arrest 3 Female Undercover Operatives of Boko Haram

Domestic Violence: Dino Melaye’s New Wife Packs Out?

In January, Former member of the House of Representative introduced his new wife Alero Falope to the media. The introduction came barely two weeks after his legal wife, Tokunbo Melaye filed for divorce following the domestic violence she suffered while living with him. It appears that Alero too is settling for a divorce too. Seven … Continue reading Domestic Violence: Dino Melaye’s New Wife Packs Out?

Senate Confirms Shekarau, Adeyeye, Others as Ministers

The Upper Chamber of the National Assembly on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Former Governor Ibrahim Shekarau (Kano), Mr. Adedayo Adeyeye (Ekiti), Dr. Stephen Orhu (Delta), and Dr. Abdul Bulama (Yobe) as ministers. The nominees who answered questions from the senators on the state of the nation, agreed that an urgent review of the country’s … Continue reading Senate Confirms Shekarau, Adeyeye, Others as Ministers

2014 World Cup: Maharaj Ji Predicts Victory for Super Eagles Over France

Sat Guru Maharaj Ji, the Head of the “One Love Family” Ibadan, on Sunday predicted victory for the Super Eagles ahead of their clash with the Blues of France in the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Brazil. His prediction is contained in a statement signed by Wole Oladapo, the Minister for Media Links of the … Continue reading 2014 World Cup: Maharaj Ji Predicts Victory for Super Eagles Over France

Charly Boy Digraces Gov Okorocha in Church, Stops Him From Making Speech at Father’s Funeral Service

The funeral mass or­ganised at the Sacred Heart Catho­lic Church, Oguta, Imo State for the late Jus­tice Chukwudifu Oputa ended abruptly weekend as his son, Charles Oputa aka Charly Boy stopped Governor Rochas Okoro­cha from making a speech in the church. Okorocha, who was equally angry that proto­col was breached by President Goodluck Jonathan who … Continue reading Charly Boy Digraces Gov Okorocha in Church, Stops Him From Making Speech at Father’s Funeral Service

Abuja Bombing: How Nigeria Intelligence Agency Warning On Malls Attacks Was Ignored

 Nigeria's Intelligence Agency said it has been warning shopping complexes in Abuja for two weeks that Islamic extremists might attack them in the capital, where a blast at a mall killed 22 people this week. The increased security may have prevented even more carnage, as witnesses said a security guard stopped a car bomber … Continue reading Abuja Bombing: How Nigeria Intelligence Agency Warning On Malls Attacks Was Ignored

How Kano Mosque Blast Was Averted By Police, Recover 13 IEDs

The Nigeria Police prevented another bomb blast in Kano on Friday as security agents recovered 13 Improvised Explosive Device planted on a rickety car in Kano matropolis. The jalopy, according to the police, was found within the premises of a Juma’ah mosque at Sauna Dakata. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Aderenle Shinaba, displayed the devices … Continue reading How Kano Mosque Blast Was Averted By Police, Recover 13 IEDs

Over 20 suspected Boko Haram Insurgents Apprehended in Enugu

Twenty one suspected members of the Boko Haram sect have been arrested at Obollo-Afor in Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State. Obollo-Afor is the gateway between the South-East and the Northern part of the country.A police source said the suspects would be fully interrogated at the Enugu State Police Command to ascertain their true … Continue reading Over 20 suspected Boko Haram Insurgents Apprehended in Enugu