• How Metuh made cash payments to several media houses including major electronic and print outfits, Witness reveals

    How Metuh made cash payments to several media houses including major electronic and print outfits, Witness reveals

    Richard Ihediwa, the fifth defence witness in the ongoing trial of former National Publicity Secretary, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, resumed his testimony yesterday.

    He revealed before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, how Metuh made cash payments to several media houses including major electronic and print outfits in the country, out of the N400 million transferred to him by former President Goodluck Jonathan.

    The witness, who gave details of the account during cross-examination by counsel to […]

  • Nigeria will soon become major power in rice exportation – Ogbeh assures Nigerians

    Nigeria will soon become major power in rice exportation – Ogbeh assures Nigerians

    According to reports, the Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has assured Nigerians that with measures adopted by the Federal Government, the country would soon transmute into a rice exporting country within one year.

    Ogbeh gave the assurance in Hadejia and Auyo local government areas in Jigawa State when he visited to ascertain the level of rice production in the zone, assuring that rice production in the country was part of efforts designed to discourage the importation of the commodity.

    He stated […]

  • Damaged airport runways may cause major accident – Operators

    Damaged airport runways may cause major accident – Operators

    Airline operators have called on the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to avert imminent tragic accident by urgently rehabilitating the runways at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, which have degenerated over the years and are now damaging aircraft gears on landing and take-off.

    The latest aircraft involved is a private jet with registration number VQBRZ, which landing gear was damaged at the domestic runway of the Lagos airport, R18L yesterday and […]

  • Court fixes date to hear Major General’s suit against Army Council

    Court fixes date to hear Major General’s suit against Army Council

    According to reports, the National Industrial Court will hear Major General Ijioma Ijioma’s case against the Nigeria Army Council on October 24.

    Ijioma is challenging his retirement by the Nigeria Army Council through a letter dated June 9, 2016.

    When the mater came up for hearing, the court could not continue because it was not clear which counsel represented the defendant.

    The judge, Justice Maureen Esowe, said the adjournment would enable the counsel, Ibrahim Etsu and Michael Owolabi, to sort out the issues […]

  • FAAN sacks 22 staff in major shake up

    FAAN sacks 22 staff in major shake up

    A major tsunami hit the Federal Airports Authority Nigeria (FAAN) on Wednesday as over 22 persons including Directors, General Managers and Deputy General Managers were affected in a major shake up.

    There are indications that the Managing Director and the Director of Human Resources have been spared in the ongoing restructuring.

    A source hinted that of the 11 directorates in FAAN, only one was spared.

    A source also hinted that many general managers that were not properly placed have been demoted.

    According to the […]

  • Naira continues fall against major currencies

    Naira continues fall against major currencies

    The Naira on Thursday crashed further against the major currencies in all the segments of the market, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

    At the interbank market, the naira fell by 2.99 points to close at N313.07 from N310.08 recorded on Wednesday.

    At the Bureau De Change segment of the market, the naira traded at N424, N549 and N468 to the dollar, Pound Sterling and the Euro respectively.

    Trading at the Parallel market showed that the naira lost 8 points to close at […]

  • Naira crashes against major currencies

    Naira crashes against major currencies

    It was gathered that the Nigerian currency on Wednesday depreciated against the three major currencies in all the segments of the Forex market, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

    At the Interbank market, the Naira fell by 0.25 points to exchange at N310.08 from N309.83 posted on Tuesday.

    Trading at the Bureau De Change market showed that the naira lost 1 point to close at N424 from N423 traded on Tuesday, while it exchanged at N549 and N468 against the Pound Sterling […]

  • Actress Halima Abubakar shares major throwback photos

    Actress Halima Abubakar shares major throwback photos

    The picture above was taken 2000 while the one below was taken in 2004.

    The picture above was taken 2000 while the one below was taken in

  • Gorgeous! Tamera Mowry and Ariah are giving us major mother-daughter goals

    Gorgeous! Tamera Mowry and Ariah are giving us major mother-daughter goals

    Actress and the Real co-host, Tamera Mowry-Housley shared this beautiful photo of herself bonding with her adorable daughter, Ariah via Instagram. The lil’ lady is working it. So cute!

    Actress and the Real co-host, Tamera Mowry-Housley shared this beautiful photo of herself bonding with her adorable daughter, Ariah via Instagram. The lil’ lady is working it. So

  • HIV Positive man advertises for wife in major Port Harcourt junction (photos)

    HIV Positive man advertises for wife in major Port Harcourt junction (photos)

    A HIV positive man in Rivers State has done something really stunning recently which has left people completely surprised.

    These photos are making the rounds on the internet and they display something very interesting.

    A man who claims he is HIV positive and who has decided to get married, went to a major junction in Port Harcourt to make an advertisement for a wife (as seen above)

    The man wrote down his number on the road in Rumuokoro junction, Port Harcourt asking for […]

  • Naira crashes further against major currencies

    Naira crashes further against major currencies

    The naira on Friday depreciated further against the dollar, pound sterling and the euro in all segments of the market, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports.

    At the parallel market, the naira shed three points to exchange at N378 to the dollar at the close of trading on Friday afternoon, against N375 it closed with on Thursday, representing a depreciation of 0.8 per cent.

    It also weakened further against the pound sterling and the euro as it exchanged at N487 and […]