Category: General

Trouble Looms for Ekiti Workers as Gov’t reviews Fayose’s last minute recruitment of 2,000 Persons

Fayemi,Fayose The Ekiti State Government has expressed readiness to review the procedure that led to the recruitment of no fewer than 2,000 new workers into the civil service by the immediate past administration of Ayo Fayose. The new set of workers had continually protested their non-recognition as bonafide civil servants by the current government, as […]

123 sim cards, dozens of ATM cards, other items retrieved from fraudsters’ hideout in Uyo; 5 Yahoo Boys arrested

Yahoo Boys arrested in Uyo 5 suspected internet fraudsters apprehended in Uyo The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Uyo zonal office, on Wednesday April 3, 2019, arrested five internet fraudsters in a sting operation. A statement released by the agency gave the names of the suspects as Uchendu Denis, Osinachi Sam David, Chikezie Bright, […]

Fulani family cries out as 31 cows goes missing in Kaduna Police custody after spending N1.7m on bail

Filed Photo: Police arrest Cows and herdsmen A Fulani family in Kaban village in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State have petitioned the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, and the State commissioner of Police, Ahmad Abdurrahman, to help recover their cows that got missing while in police custody. A member of the family, Abubakar Ibrahim, […]

How did he miss the ball?’ – Nigerians slam Francis Uzoho after Seychelles howler

The 19-year-old’s blunder gave Gavin Jeanne’s men a first-half equaliser in Asaba Nigerians are not holding back their frustrations after goalkeeper Francis Uzoho’s misjudged movement cost Nigeria an equaliser against Seychelles in their final 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. Odion Ighalo had put Gernot Rohr’s side ahead from the penalty spot in the 35th […]

BREAKING: Dokpesi Arrested In Abuja On Arrival From Foreign Medical Treatment

Dokpesi is standing trial for alleged involvement in the diversion of N2.1 billion security funds by Sambo Dasuki,former National Security Adviser. Raymond Dokpesi, founder of DAAR Communications, owners of African Independent television (AIT), has been arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, on his return from medical treatment at the American Hospital, Dubai. AIt announced the […]

Ronaldo fined $22,000 by UEFA for celebration gesture

Berlin – Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been fined 22,600 dollars by UEFA for appearing to make an obscene gesture while celebrating his side’s Champions League victory over Atletico Madrid. Ronlado Ronlado The Portugal international was guilty of “improper conduct,’’ the control, ethics and disciplinary body of the European football organisation ruled on Thursday. Ronaldo […]

government sacks Paris’s Police chief, threatens to ban ‘yellow vest’ protests

French government sacks Paris’s Police chief, threatens to ban ‘yellow vest’ protests • 19/03/2019 – France’s prime minister has said Paris’s police chief has been sacked in response to the latest “gilets jaunes” (yellow vest) protest that transformed the capital into chaos with scenes of rioting and looting on Saturday. With pressure mounting, France’s Prime Minister Edouard […]

6,000 children risk contracting HIV in Kaduna state in 2019 — UNICEF

6,000 children risk contracting HIV in Kaduna state in 2019 — UNICEF By Benedict Sunday The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says that 6,000 newborns in Kaduna State are at risk of contracting HIV in 2019 if elimination of Mother-To-Child Transmission (eMTCT) of HIV interventions are not implemented. Dr Zakari Adam, Chief of […]

Cancelcellation of supplementary election

INEC Cancel Supplement Election In Bauchi, To Complete The Process In Rivers. ……………………………… The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has cancelled the earlier announced supplementary elections in Bauchi state saying it has approved the resumption, conclusion and announcement of the result of the Tafawa Balewa Local Government in relation to the Governorship election. This was […]

9th National Assembly: APC, lawmakers may clash over leadership zoning

S’West, S’South senators eye position of deputy president N’East reps want Speaker’s slot, party considers South-West Buhari won’t interfere –Presidency Sunday Aborisade, John Alechenu, Leke Baiyewu and Chidiebube Okeoma The ruling All Progressives Congress may be facing a palpable dilemma over the zoning of leadership positions in the 9th National Assembly. Findings by Saturday PUNCH […]