• You can’t escape scrutiny in bailout disbursement – APC to Fayose

    You can’t escape scrutiny in bailout disbursement – APC to Fayose

    It was gathered that the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has told Governor Ayodele Fayose to stop playing pranks to avoid the scrutiny of the Senate Committee on Local Governments in the disbursement of the bailout cash approved to the state by the Federal Government.

    It said the bailout is different from the regular federal allocation that cannot be monitored by the allocating authority, stressing that the governor cannot hide under the constitution to abuse a special intervention scheme […]

  • I didn’t join APC to escape from EFCC – Kalu

    I didn’t join APC to escape from EFCC – Kalu

    A former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, said he did not join the All Progressives Congress because of his travails in the hands of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

    Kalu was responding to questions from reporters after he was received by the Chief John Odigie-Oyegun-led National Working Committee of the APC in Abuja on Wednesday.

    When asked whether he was joining the party because of his travails at the hands of the EFCC, Kalu said, “My family members are […]

  • No criminal will escape justice – IGP assures Nigerians

    No criminal will escape justice – IGP assures Nigerians

    It was gathered that the Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Ibrahim Idris, has assured Nigerians that the Nigeria Police Force is ever ready and more determined to ensure that all those who engage in vicious crimes do not escape justice.

    A statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Don Awunah, said the I-G listed the crimes as: kidnappings, armed robbery and other criminal activities.

    Awunah said this stance was what made the operatives of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) to swing […]

  • Journalists escape death as stray bullet hits Kaduna NUJ Correspondents’ Chapel‎ secretariat

    Journalists escape death as stray bullet hits Kaduna NUJ Correspondents’ Chapel‎ secretariat

    Some Journalists in Kaduna escaped death Wednesday night as a strange bullet narrowly missed hitting them.

    The journalists were relaxing at the Secretariat of the Correspondents’ Chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) after the day’s work when the incident happened.

    The bullet landed on the floor, close to where the journalists were sitting, at about 7pm with a shattering sound.

    Upon close examination, the State correspondent of Hausa Leadership, Abdullahi Tumburkai, who was standing very close to the point where the bullet […]

  • Top 10 Wedding Photos of African Young Men Who Married ‘White Grandmothers’ to Escape Hardship

    Top 10 Wedding Photos of African Young Men Who Married ‘White Grandmothers’ to Escape Hardship

    Economic hardship in Nigeria and other parts of Africa has strong-armed young and able-bodied men to settle for harsh options for greener pastures as they look abroad for better opportunities. Below is a collection of pictures of mostly Nigerian youths who summoned courage to marry foreign ‘grandmothers’ to secure better economic opportunities abroad:

    Since the development of the internet in Nigeria and other parts of the black continent, male youths have exploited the online dating opportunities to hook up with elderly […]

  • Nigerian Youth Marries White ‘Grandmother’ to Escape Economic Recession (Photos)

    Nigerian Youth Marries White ‘Grandmother’ to Escape Economic Recession (Photos)

    As Nigeria plunges deeper into economic recession amidst the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to surmount the crisis, Nigerian youths have been devising extreme measures to escape the scathing hardship. Please note photos are not real people

    The Photos above are just for demonstration. This unnamed Nigerian young man reported to be in his twenties recently in the month of October married his white lover who is visibly in her 60s.

    Rumours have it that the duo met on an international dating […]

  • After Beating Zambia, Super Eagles Players Escape Heavy Gunshots Upon Returning To Nigeria (Full Details)

    After Beating Zambia, Super Eagles Players Escape Heavy Gunshots Upon Returning To Nigeria (Full Details)

    The Super Eagles of Nigeria returned into the country on Sunday night, October 9, amidst violence at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport where fully armed unknown gunmen were waiting to arrest the League Management Company (LMC) chairman Shehu Dikko.

    Dikko was part of the delegation that led the Eagles to Ndola where the Super Eagles defeated the Chipolopolo of Zambia 2 – 1.

    Two men who were in mufti claiming to be police officers stated that they were from the Jos police command, […]

  • Edo guber: How we escape death at Ize-Iyamu village – Monitor explains

    Edo guber: How we escape death at Ize-Iyamu village – Monitor explains

    Senior Programme Officer of the CLEEN Foundation, Mrs. Chihozirim Okoro, has narrated how she and her team escaped death in the hands of political thugs at Iguododo village, hometown of Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

    Mrs. Okoro said thugs in the vicinity saw them recording their activities at the polling units in the village when the attack took place.

    She said their team sped off but the thugs gave them a hot chase until they ran into a patrol team who later gave them […]

  • Five kidnapped Rivers oil workers escape

    Five kidnapped Rivers oil workers escape

    Five out of the 14 kidnapped oil workers have escaped from their captors after spending two weeks in captivity.

    Gunmen had on September 2, 2016, seized 14 oil workers, who are employees of Port Harcourt-based Nestoil Plc.

    It was gathered that two of the oil workers escaped from their captors on Thursday before three others regained their freedom at about 9am on Saturday.

    The kidnappers had earlier demanded a N100m ransom from close relatives of some of their victims.

    It was gathered that the […]

  • 4,500 illegal structures escape demolition in Delta

    4,500 illegal structures escape demolition in Delta

    Delta State has decided not to demolish over 4,500 houses on government lands in Asaba. Instead, the government has inaugurated a task force to regularise the titles for owners of such buildings.

    The programme affects property on government lands in Core Area IIA in Asaba.

    Under the arrangement, which was approved by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, a range of fees will now be paid by the property owners in the area that will cover land allocation, approval of building plans and issuance of […]

  • Photos: Man, 2 others escape ghastly accident along Kaduna-Abuja road

    Photos: Man, 2 others escape ghastly accident along Kaduna-Abuja road

    Emmanuel Idah, a lecturer at Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna, and two others escaped from a ghastly accident resulting from the sudden removal of a brake pad. When LIB reached out to him, Mr Idah said he was travelling from Kaduna to Abuja on the 27th of August when the accident occurred.

    ‘The brake pad went off and got stuck between the brake disc & alloy wheel of the car tyres.’ This led to the car somersaulting off the road.

    While he escaped with […]