• Fulani herdsmen, youths exchange bullet in Delta community

    Fulani herdsmen, youths exchange bullet in Delta community

    Fulani herdsmen and youths in Umunor community, Ossissa Kingdom in the Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State, on Monday, exchanged gun fire, leading to serious tension.

    Though the casualty figure between both parties was still unknown at the moment, but it was learnt that the gun battle followed a failed attempt by some suspected herdsmen to invade the community.

    A security source told newsmen that a security post has been stationed in the area following the intervention of the council […]

  • Bag of rice will sell for N5, 000, dollar will exchange for N150, fuel for N30 – Prophet Okeowo

    Bag of rice will sell for N5, 000, dollar will exchange for N150, fuel for N30 – Prophet Okeowo

    Prophet Ade Okeowo of Word of Liberty Evangelical Ministry, Ikorodu, Lagos State, has revealed that Nigeria will soon experience a turnaround as prices on commodities will crash in no time, stating that God did not, however, specify that the revelation would come to pass under President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime.

    He specifically mentioned that God told him the cost of bag of rice and fuel, will be drastically reduced.

    He made this revelation in a chat with Encomium, urging Nigerians to stop casting […]

  • Nigeria and India consider visa waiver, exchange of prisoners

    Nigeria and India consider visa waiver, exchange of prisoners

    Nigeria and India are considering an exchange of prisoners as well as the possibility of diplomatic passport holders of both countries to visit one another without visas.

    These are some of the details of the discussions between the governments of both countries during the visit of the Vice-President of India, Mr. Hamid Ansari to Nigeria last week.

    India has invited Nigeria to take advantage of the $10 billion concessional loan it offered African countries, going by details of the visit of Ansari […]

  • Exchange of Chibok girls with Boko Haram suspects, a political decision – CDS

    Exchange of Chibok girls with Boko Haram suspects, a political decision – CDS

    The decision to release Boko Haram suspects in exchange for abducted Chibok schoolgirls as being demanded by the terror sect will be a political decision.

    The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonishakin, stated this while fielding questions from State House correspondents after a security meeting held in the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Monday.

    Olonisakin, however, said military operations against activities of the terrorist group would continue irrespective of any negotiation with the sect.

    He said: “That is a political decision to be […]

  • Shocking! 6-year-old Forced to Marry 55-year-old Man in Exchange for a Goat (Photos+Video)

    Shocking! 6-year-old Forced to Marry 55-year-old Man in Exchange for a Goat (Photos+Video)

    The footage shows the father of the child being attacked by local women as police came to arrest him for selling his daughter…

    A 55-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly wed a girl who was just six years old – in return for a goat.

    Seyed Abdolkarim was taken in by officers after police were told he had married the child, named only as Gharibgol, in a religious ceremony.

    The child was reportedly sold by her father who was also arrested […]

  • CBN kick-starts flexible exchange rate today

    CBN kick-starts flexible exchange rate today

    History will be made today as the Central Bank of Nige­ria (CBN) finally commences the much-awaited market-driven flexible exchange rate regime to ease the foreign ex­change (forex) scarcity in the country.

    This is coming on the heels of various endorsements given to the policy by finan­cial analysts who see it as the final solution to the volatility in the forex market.

    However, indications have emerged that the apex bank has thrown the door open to other banks to participate, even if they […]

  • Reps exchange blows over leadership tussle, mace disappears

    Reps exchange blows over leadership tussle, mace disappears

    A serious fight has broken out among members of the House of Representatives, with the federal lawmakers exchanging blows.
    At the plenary of the House on Thursday, the tension and divided interest among the legislators led to a brawl, which is still ongoing, between the two factions in the chamber.
    At the heart of the fighting is the leadership crisis, which has engulfed the House since the controversial inauguration of the National Assembly.
    The Mace, which is the symbol of authority of the […]