• Recruitment: We follow due process, federal character principle – EFCC

    Recruitment: We follow due process, federal character principle – EFCC

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has stated that it is conforming with due process and giving equal representation to states, in line with the federal character principle, in its on-going recruitment exercise.

    The commission announced recently that it was recruiting 750 cadets. The announcement drew the response of hundreds of thousands of applicants from across the country.

    However, after the recruitment exercise at the Nigerian Air force Base, Mando in Kaduna, there were reports of complaints […]

  • Ekiti’s N4bn hangs in UBEC due to diversion of N850m in 2012, says Fayose

    Ekiti’s N4bn hangs in UBEC due to diversion of N850m in 2012, says Fayose

    According to reports, the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said the state cannot access over N4 billion from the ‎Universal Basic Education Commission in Abuja because of the diversion of N850 million by the previous administration in 2012.

    Fayose said the diversion led to the suspension of the state from UBEC activities, leading to the State Universal Basic Education Board lacking resources to execute its projects.

    He stated this during a meeting with members and leaders of the Ekiti State chapter […]

  • Don’t marry due to pressure, know your partner well – Judge tells intending couples

    Don’t marry due to pressure, know your partner well – Judge tells intending couples

    An Ilorin Area Court Judge, Mr Abdulquadri Ibrahim, has advised intending couples to know their partners well before entering into marriage to reduce the rate of divorce.

    Ibrahim told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin on Friday that many couples did not engage in enough courtship before marriage.

    He said that lack of understanding of their partners before marriage had made some couples to quit marriage after observing some behaviour of their spouses.

    “They are supposed to know each other long […]

  • Saraki being persecuted due to his ambition to become Senate President – Melaye

    Saraki being persecuted due to his ambition to become Senate President – Melaye

    Senator representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye has opined that the ongoing trials involving the Senate President, Bukola Saraki was because he is the Senate President.

    Saraki is standing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, for false assets declaration and at the same time facing another trial alongside his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu at the Federal High Court Abuja over forgery of senate rule in 2015.

    Speaking to Osasu Igbinedion on The Osasu Show, the outspoken senator said Saraki is being […]

  • Nigeria oil output rises to 1.9m bpd due to repairs, says NNPC

    Nigeria oil output rises to 1.9m bpd due to repairs, says NNPC

    Oil production in Nigeria has risen to about 1.9 million barrels per day (bpd), from 1.6 million bpd, due to repairs and more than a week having passed since a major pipeline attack in the Niger Delta, a state oil company spokesman said on Monday.

    Militants who say they want a greater share of Nigeria’s oil wealth to go to the impoverished Delta region have carried out a spate of attacks on pipelines in the last few months.

    Nigeria, an OPEC member […]

  • Dubai-bound Plane forced to make emergency landing in Lagos due to poor health status of a passenger who ingested cocaine

    Dubai-bound Plane forced to make emergency landing in Lagos due to poor health status of a passenger who ingested cocaine

    An Emirates flight EK 262 from Sao Paulo, Brazil to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, made an emergency landing in Lagos due to the deteriorating health condition of a suspected cocaine trafficker who was onboard the plane yesterday May 28th.

    Screening by the NDLEA officials found four passengers positive for drug ingestion who are currently under interrogation. One of the suspects in critical condition was immediately hospitalized as doctors battled to save his life.

    Speaking on the incident, the NDLEA commander at the Murtala […]

  • Former South Africa coach Ted Dumitru dies after collapsing due to heart attack

    Former South Africa coach Ted Dumitru dies after collapsing due to heart attack

    Former South Africa soccer coaching legend Ted Dumitru, 76, is dead. It was announced on Thursday afternoon that the former Orlando Pirates, Kaizer Chiefs, Mamelodi Sundowns and Bafana Bafana mentor died due to a heart attack after collapsing at Eastgate shopping mall in Johannesburg in the early hours of Thursday, 26 May 2016.

    Theodore Dumitru aka “Ted”was a football manager who last worked as a technical director for Mamelodi Sundowns in the South African Premier Soccer League. He was the former […]

  • Ese is due to deliver Yunusa’s baby anytime from now

    Ese is due to deliver Yunusa’s baby anytime from now

    Ese Oruru made national headlines when she was allegedly abducted to Kano by a certain Yunusa Dahiri from her home in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. Yunusa, a commercial tricycle operator, had claimed that they were lovers and that they collectively decided to elope from Bayelsa to Kano.

    Ese, now reunited with her family, is reported to be in the reported to be in the third trimester of her pregnancy. Ese is due to deliver anytime from now.

    The report further states that Ese […]