It was gathered that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed December 10 for the controversial re-run election in Rivers State.
The delay in the conduct of the election had attracted the attention of the Senate, which on Wednesday gave the commission an ultimatum to conduct the pending re-run election or force the Senate to embark on strike.
Rivers State still has a senatorial, House of Representatives and House of Assembly elections pending.
The commission also fixed dates for Lagos State and […]
According to reports, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed all Deposit Money Banks in the country to appoint new Executive Compliance Officers (ECOs) who must not be below the level of an Executive Director.
In a circular by the bank posted on its website,recently, the CBN also set a new qualification standard for the Banks in their appointment of people into the position of Chief Compliance Officers (CCOs) in line with its decision to enhance minimum qualification for the […]
According to reports, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Sunday gave assurances that the Ambassador-Designates would be posted out by the end of 2016.
Onyeama spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria in New York, United States of America on the sideline of the 71st UN General Assembly in New York.
The Minister admitted that there are concerns about high representations in Nigerian Missions and Embassies across the world.
He said: “Ideally, we should have it done by the end of […]
Woman Mistakenly Sets Another Man’s Car On Fire While Trying to Punish Her Ex Boyfriend (Photo+Video)
A woman who was only trying to punish her ex boyfriend, has ended up doing a totally different thing.
A girl got really furious with her ex boyfriend and moved to take revenge by burning his car.
However, while she was at it, she didn’t realise she got the wrong vehicle.
Identified as Carmen Chamblee, 19, the girl has been arrested for the act.
CCTV shows the woman dressed in shorts and a t-shirt shoving pieces of paper into the boot of a Honda […]
The Federal Government has set up 20 teams of prosecutors, comprising 80 lawyers, who will handle a number of high profile criminal cases investigated by law enforcement agencies, including the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
It was learnt that each of the teams had four lawyers with a Senior Advocate of Nigeria as the leader.
The identities of the lawyers, who were said to have been specially trained for the tasks ahead, have not been made known.
It was learnt that the Prof. […]
A middle-aged robbery suspect was on Wednesday set ablaze by angry mob at Isoko quarters in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta.
The deceased, aged 21, was alleged to have been a member of a five-man robbery gang terrorising the area.
The suspect, who was identified simply as Ese, was said to be a bus conductor.
He was alleged to have snatched a commercial bus belonging to a police officer in Enerhen road in Warri.
The suspect, however, met his untimely death after […]
A 24-year-old tanker driver who diverted his employer’s loaded diesel and set the tanker ablaze on Abuja-Lokoja road is now telling the police what led him to the illegal deal.
Osas Uwagie of Edo state origin and a tanker driver with a Lagos based oil and gas company regretted that bad company and poverty led him to sell off 33,000 litres of diesel belonging to his employers.
Osas was driving en-route to Abuja to supply the said diesel when he diverted the […]
Caroline Danjuma has never been one to shy away from speaking her mind and yesterday, the actress shut down claim that she lightens her already-fair complexion.
Danjuma, who recently attended the chieftaincy title ceremony of Joseph Yobo and wife Adaeze in Rivers State, was spotted by a fan who had concerns about Danjuma’s complexion, and took to Instagram to say how ‘disappointed’ she is with the actress for altering her complexion.
However, Danjuma was in a fun mood as she calmly, explained […]
According to the victim, Elomachukwu Agbara, her father, Ifeanyi Agbara, poured kerosene on her and lit her up for not coming home on time from her tailor’s place.
Asked why he set her on fire, Ifeanyi said “She had been out of the house and we asked her to come inside the house, she refused. So we poured Kerosene on her and that was it. It was when she wanted to run away. Nobody used matches on her, it […]