• Lagos-Ibadan expressway safe despite ongoing repairs – FRSC assures

    Lagos-Ibadan expressway safe despite ongoing repairs – FRSC assures

    Mr Clement Oladele, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Ogun State, has assured motorists plying the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway of free flow of traffic in spite of the ongoing repairs in the axis.

    Oladele in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abeokuta on Saturday urged motorists not to entertain any fears of plying the route.

    The FRSC had on Thursday issued a statement informing motorists that Julius Berger Nig. Plc will temporarily close the section of the Ibadan-Lagos corridor […]

  • I’m ready to die for the actualisation of Biafra despite one year in prison – Nnamdi Kanu

    I’m ready to die for the actualisation of Biafra despite one year in prison – Nnamdi Kanu

    Detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has again reiterated his resolve towards the struggle for the actualisation of Biafra, stressing that it is “Biafra or death.”

    Recall that the Department of State Services, DSS, had in October last year arrested Kanu in Lagos before arraigning him for charges bordering on treasonable felony.

    However, Kanu was reported to have made the declaration as he marked his one year in detention despite been granted bail by several courts.

    The declaration […]

  • Petrol pump price drops to N140 per litre despite forex increase

    Petrol pump price drops to N140 per litre despite forex increase

    It was gathered that the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, has dropped to about N140 per litre in some retail outlets in Lagos against the official price of N145, according to enquiry.

    Although the Federal Government has not officially reduced the pump price of PMS, many filling stations in Lagos have decided to reduce it probably to attract more customers.

    A survey of some filling stations in the Lagos metropolis showed that PMS now sells between […]

  • Why Dasuki has not been released despite ECOWAS Court ruling – FG explains

    Why Dasuki has not been released despite ECOWAS Court ruling – FG explains

    The Federal Government has explained why a former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki(rtd) has not been released from detention despite yesterday’s ruling of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, court.

    Recall that the ECOWAS court had on Tuesday ordered the Federal Government to immediately release Dasuki and that a compensation of N15m be paid to him as well.

    The regional court had described Dasuki’s continued detention as unlawful and illegal.

    In the judgment delivered by Justice Friday Chijioike Nwoke, […]

  • How Buhari chose Osinbajo as VP despite Tinubu’s opposition

    How Buhari chose Osinbajo as VP despite Tinubu’s opposition

    An authorised biography of President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed how the President chose Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo as his running mate for the 2015 presidential election despite the opposition of a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

    The book, ‘Muhammadu Buhari: The Challenges of Leadership in Nigeria,’ written by Prof. John Paden, was presented at an elaborate event at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, on Monday.

    The general belief was that Tinubu was instrumental to the emergence of Osinbajo, […]

  • Despite my wife’s kidnap, I won’t stop serving Nigeria – Emefiele

    Despite my wife’s kidnap, I won’t stop serving Nigeria – Emefiele

    It was gathered that the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, has expressed gratitude to God, President Muhammadu Buhari and security agencies for the rescue of his wife, Margaret, from the hands of kidnappers.

    In a statement released in Abuja on Saturday, Emefiele thanked God Almighty for the life of his dear wife who was rescued on Fridaynight.

    He praised security agencies for their gallantry in bringing his wife back home within 24 hours in compliance with the directive […]

  • IPOB leader Kanu’s treason trial continues despite judge’s withdrawal

    IPOB leader Kanu’s treason trial continues despite judge’s withdrawal

    It was gathered that the treason trial of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, will still go on despite the withdrawal of Justice John Tsoho of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court from the case, lawyers have said.

    On Monday, Justice Tsoho stepped down from the case following Kanu’s petition to the National Judicial Council, demanding the judge’s probe.

    In the petition through his lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, the IPOB leader said the judge gave parallel judgments […]

  • See the Size of a Man’s Meal Despite Economic Recession in Nigeria (Photo)

    See the Size of a Man’s Meal Despite Economic Recession in Nigeria (Photo)

    Some Nigerians seem immune to the current scourge of economic recession ravaging the masses in the country.

    This picture of an unnamed man eating directly from a big pot of Egusi soap and massive pounded yam still in the mortar has been trending on Facebook.

    This looks like a meal for an entire family especially at a period when the Nigerian economy has suffered massive inflation that has affected all commodities.

    Meanwhile, social media users believe this could just be a mere picture […]

  • Despite recession, Dangote vows to scale up investments in Nigeria, Africa

    Despite recession, Dangote vows to scale up investments in Nigeria, Africa

    In recognition of his immense contribution to human capital development in Africa through the establishment of businesses across the African continent, a United States of America-based organization, Africa-America Institute, has honoured the President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, with the “2016 African Business Leader Award”.

     

    The business guru was named and presented the award at a colourful ceremony held on the sideline of the United Nations Congress held in New York, United States alongside other prominent Africans like Stephen Hayes, President […]

  • Despite Infertility, Your Marriage Can Remain Strong – Expert Says

    Despite Infertility, Your Marriage Can Remain Strong – Expert Says

    Despite the toll that infertility a marriage can have on a marriage, seasoned relationship therapist, Elizabeth Badejo has advised on the possibility of still finding love and happiness in that situation.

    The season of struggle is the best time you can build your self confidence and depend on one another in your marriage. Infertility is one struggle nobody ever prepares couples for during the courtship period, a no go area which may be misinterpreted as wishing the couple bad luck in […]

  • Ibori’s convictions remain valid despite evidence of police officer’s bribery – UK

    Ibori’s convictions remain valid despite evidence of police officer’s bribery – UK

    According to reports, the convictions of jailed former Delta State governor, James Ibori, remain valid despite evidence that a British police officer took bribes during the investigation of his case, Reuters quotes Britain’s state prosecution agency as saying on Thursday.

    Ibori, who as governor of Delta State from 1999 to 2007, was one of Nigeria’s most powerful men, and is currently serving a 13-year sentence in a British prison after pleading guilty in 2012 to 10-count charge of fraud and money-laundering.

    He […]