• Some individuals behind fresh Boko Haram attacks, says Buratai

    Some individuals behind fresh Boko Haram attacks, says Buratai

    Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has attributed fresh, high profile attacks by Boko Haram in the North East to the support of “some individuals.”

    Buratai said this at the sideline of a meeting with a security delegation from the Atlantic Council, African Centre in the United States of America.

    “We have some elements, who are within this society who are still supporting them clandestinely. So the support of every Nigerian is very key to the end of this terrorism.”

    He […]

  • Some Nigerians wicked to Nigeria, says Buhari

    Some Nigerians wicked to Nigeria, says Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari gave assurance to Nigerians in Germany today that his administration will be unrelenting in prosecuting the anti-corruption war.

    He declared that his administration will continue to “to be very hard on corruption’’, in addition to encouraging more Nigerians to pay their tax.

    “If you work hard and get your money we will try and see how much tax you can pay us, but to take money from government and get away with it no more,’’ the said, wondering why […]

  • Recession forced some foreign airlines to leave Nigeria – NCAA boss

    Recession forced some foreign airlines to leave Nigeria – NCAA boss

    It was gathered that the Director General, Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, Captain Usman Muktar, said, yesterday, that the current economic recession in Nigeria forced United and Iberia airlines to suspend their operations in Nigeria as the airlines claimed the operating conditions were no longer conducive for their operation.

    Captain Muktar made this known, yesterday in Lagos, when he received members of the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation led by its Chairperson, Mrs Nkeiruka Onyejeocha at the corporate headquarters of […]

  • Summary of money recovered from some Judges after DSS raid

    Summary of money recovered from some Judges after DSS raid

    SUMMARY OF MONEY RECOVERED FROM SOME JUSTICES

    ADENIYI F.A. ADEMOLA

    NAIRA——–N54million

    DOLLARS——$171, 779.00

    POUNDS—-£80.00

    RUPEES—- 1,010.00

    EURO—-€4,400.00

    NWALI SYLVESTER NGWUTA

    NAIRA——–N35, 208,000

    DOLLARS——$319,475

    POUNDS—-£25,890

    EURO—-€280

    UAE—-380

    GAMBIA DALAIS—-420

    ARGENTINE NOTES—4

    GHANA CEDIS—-20

    JOHN INYANG OKORO

    NAIRA——–N4, 350,000

    DOLLARS——$38, 833

    POUNDS—-£25,890

    EURO—-€1,000.00

    SUMMARY OF RECOVERED MONEY

    DOLLARS—$530,087

    POUNDS—-£25,970

    EURO—€5,680

    NAIRA—N93, 558, 000.00

    RUPEES—-1,010

    UAE—380

    GAMBIA DALLALIS—430

    ARGENTINE NOTES—-4

    GHANA

  • Buhari to sell off more presidential jets, handover some to NAF

    Buhari to sell off more presidential jets, handover some to NAF

    President Muhammadu Buhari says he plans to sell off more jets from the presidential fleet while some will be handed to over to the Nigerian Air Force.

    The president’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, confirmed this after revealing President Buhari’s directive that two jets from the presidential fleet be sold off to cut down on overheads.

    According to Mr. Shehu, the president has already approved that the sale of the two aircraft be advertised in national newspapers.

    The sale […]

  • Some around Buhari lack integrity – Tam David-West

    Some around Buhari lack integrity – Tam David-West

    That there is hunger in the land today is not contestable, and with the economy in recession, many are even scared of the nation’s future. For obvious reasons, the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration which came with so much hope is at the receiving end of the dwindling fortunes of the nation.

    The former minister of Petroleum, Prof Tam David-West, acknowledges the situation but cautions that those criticising the present administration should do so objectively. In this interview, he spoke on […]

  • Some people are causing rift between me and Buhari, says Fr. Mbaka

    Some people are causing rift between me and Buhari, says Fr. Mbaka

    Enugu Catholic Priest, the Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, yesterday said some Nigerians had cultivated the habit of sowing seeds of discord between him and the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.

    ‎Mbaka said contrary to earlier reports that he made negative predictions concerning the President’s ill health, he merely alluded to a reported claims by doctors.

    The priest, who is in charge of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Nigeria, spoke through his media Chief, Barr Ike Maximus Ugwuoke, insisting that some Nigerians were trying […]

  • Police arrest some Fulani Herdsmen responsible for Nimbo community attack in Enugu … Photo

    Police arrest some Fulani Herdsmen responsible for Nimbo community attack in Enugu … Photo

    The Nigerian police have arrested five suspects namely Mohammed Zurai, Ciroma Musa, Sale Adamu, Suleiman Laute and Haruna Laute, allegedly involved in the midnight attack that left at least 20 people dead in Nimbo community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area, Enugu State

    A statement released by police spokesperson, Olabisi Kolawole, said the Inspector General’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT) carried out the operation based on credible intelligence. This successfully lead to their arrest and also a recovery of a Gionee L88 mobile […]