• India’s Most Generous Boss Rewards Thousands of Employees with Cars and Apartments

    India’s Most Generous Boss Rewards Thousands of Employees with Cars and Apartments

    A Chief Executive Officer has shocked many people with his rare act of generosity after he handed out bumper bonuses to employees.

    Savji Dholakia is the CEO of Hari Krishna Exports, which has gotten many people talking in recent times.

    The man got people awed after recently gifting some 1,200 cars and 400 apartments to over 1,600 of his most loyal and hardworking staffers.

    It’s not entirely unusual for bosses of successful companies to give out bonuses to employees on major holidays, but […]

  • Jonathan saved thousands of lives by accepting defeat in 2015, says Dickson

    Jonathan saved thousands of lives by accepting defeat in 2015, says Dickson

    According to reports, the Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson on Thursday said only former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan should be thanked for conceding defeat in the 2015 presidential election.

    Governor Dickson said the decision made by Jonathan changed the political history of Nigeria.

    According to him, the call placed across to President Buhari by Jonathan averted anarchy.

    Dickson made these observations when Jonathan received the award of ‘Person of the Year 2015’ from the Leadership Newspaper.

    Dickson in a statement by his Chief […]

  • Floods devaste Kogi community, thousands homeless

    Floods devaste Kogi community, thousands homeless

    Property worth millions of naira, including farm lands have been completely destroyed by ravaging floods that have rendered many homeless in Uchuchu community in Ibaji local government area of Kogi State.

    The floods were a result of overflow of water from the banks of the River Niger, in addition to torrential rainfalls experienced in the area recently.

    Speaking with Newsmen yesterday, the traditional ruler of Uchuchu and the Ogohi of Uchuchu community Chief Michael Akoje said that many people have been rendered […]

  • Buhari’s administration will transform thousands from tenants to home owners – Shehu

    Buhari’s administration will transform thousands from tenants to home owners – Shehu

    The Federal Government has said its affordable housing schemes will soon transform thousands of Nigerians from being tenants to proud owners of houses and plots of land.

    This was contained in a statement by Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, in Abuja on Monday.

    Shehu said the scheme, operated through the mortgage banking system, was part of the programmes meant to uplift the quality of lives of the citizens.

    He said: “There are also […]

  • Nigerian girls being trafficked to Italy in thousands – UN

    Nigerian girls being trafficked to Italy in thousands – UN

    The United Nation’s International Organisation for Migration (IOM) says Nigerian women, especially minors, are being trafficked for prostitution from Libya to Italy at a dangerous rate.

    According to the reports, the IOM said 3,600 Nigerian women got into Italy by boats in the first half of the year, a figure that is double the number of the recorded last year in the same period.

    “What we have seen this year is a crisis, it is absolutely unprecedented and is the most significant […]

  • Police discover thousands of bullets buried in Anambra community … See photos

    Police discover thousands of bullets buried in Anambra community … See photos

    There was shock and panic in Agulu, Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State on Tuesday as policemen uncovered a cache of bullets buried underground.

    The bullets were buried on a piece of land in the area.

    While members of the community denied knowledge of how the bullets got there, the state Commissioner of Police, CP, Sam Okaula, briefing newsmen at the site where the bullets were buried, said several buckets of bullets have been unearthed and that there were still some […]

  • Turkey rounds up coup suspects, detains thousands of judges, plotters

    Turkey rounds up coup suspects, detains thousands of judges, plotters

    Turkish authorities rounded up nearly 3,000 suspected military plotters on Saturday and ordered thousands of judges detained after thwarting a coup by rebels using tanks and attack helicopters to try to topple President Tayyip Erdogan.

    For several hours overnight on Friday violence shook Turkey’s two main cities, as the armed faction which tried to seize power blocked a bridge in Istanbul and strafed the headquarters of Turkish intelligence and parliament in Ankara.

    At least 265 people were killed.

    An official said 161 of […]

  • Thousands march through London in anti-Brexit protest

    Thousands march through London in anti-Brexit protest

    Thousands marched through London on Saturday to protest against Britain’s vote to leave the EU, which has sparked political turmoil and polarised public opinion.

    Chanting “We love you EU,” waving European flags and carrying colourful banners with slogans like “Breverse,” they set off late morning to march towards the Houses of Parliament.

    “The Leave Campaign Lied”, “Save our Future” and “Never Gonna Give EU up,” read others, the latter referring to the 1980s hit by Rick Astley.

    Organisers claimed more than 40,000 were […]