Thursday, 29 September 2016

Babysitter kills Boy under her care by hitting him on the wall

A babysitter, Jessica Amster is being charged with manslaughter in the death of a 17-month-old boy, Christian Bent she is taking care of.

Globacom Telecoms in fresh trouble over Inter-connection Data

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in its 2016 Q1 Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Report has commenced enforcement action on Globacom for not adhering to the 10 per cent threshold for interconnect traffic by telecom companies.

'Change Begins with Me' Campaign not to tame Nigerians – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has accused “The Economist” newspaper of racism, prejudice and denigration of Nigeria’s genuine effort at national re-orientation. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said this in a statement he issued on Wednesday in Abuja.

Georgina Onuoha shares cute Photos as she turns a Year older

Nollywood actress turned producer, Georgina Onuoha is a year older today,and she has been posting series of cute, gorgeous photos on social media to celebrate with her fan.  In one of her posts, the actress wrote short prayers for herself and family. Continue to see more photos…

NFF debunks rumours of flying Super Eagles to Zambia

The NFF has dismissed a report that it cannot fly the Super Eagles to Zambia for a World Cup qualifier as blatant falsehood.

Troops ambush Boko Haram Terrorists Elements

On Wednesday, 28th September 2016, troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE on patrol came across some elements of Boko Haram terrorists at Bulabulin. They engaged them in a fire fight that lasted for an hour. The troops killed 9 Boko Haram terrorists and wounded several others.

Naira crashes to N465/$, as pressure renews

As a result of fresh pressure that came on the Naira on Wednesday, the Nigerian currency crashed to between N460 and N465/USD1, against the opening rate of N445 in the parallel market, as the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, issued more directives restricting usage of domiciliary accounts by bank customers, apparently to stem the pressures and improve official supply of foreign exchange to the interbank market.

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

N8b CBN currency scam: Court Adjourn to October 6 for Plea Bargain Agreement

The trial of former officials of banks indicted in the N8 Billion CBN currency scam continued today with the prosecuting counsel Adebisi Adeniyi asking for time to enable the prosecution and the 4th accused, Oni Adewale Dolapo conclude plea bargain negotiation.

Ogun Signs Agreement for Africa’s Second Largest Refinery

The Ogun State Government, on Wednesday, signed an agreement with a consortium of four private companies to build the second largest refinery in sub-Saharan Africa and the largest petroleum product depot in Nigeria.

National Assembly to Boost Youth Participation in Governance – Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday said the National Assembly is committed to ensuring greater youth participation in governance to guarantee the country's future.

Speaking when he played host to the Nigerian Youth Parliament, led by its Speaker, Hon. Ayodele John Obe, in Abuja, Saraki said part of the change policy of the present administration is geared towards effective engagement of the younger generation so as to raise vibrant leaders who will steer the ship of state in future.

Kilo One set for 2016 Radio/Club tour

Rave of the moment and sensational artiste, Lawrence Uwaifo popularly known as Kilo One is set on a tour of radio and club tour across the country. The tour is expected to take place throughout the month of October starting with Cool FM Nigeria @CoolFMNigeria.

FG lauds Nigerian Breweries’ support for Education, Donates Staff Quarters to Maltina Teacher of the Year’s School

L-R: Mrs. Eteh Emma-Uche, Aba Brewery Master Brewer;  Mrs. Margaret Enonuya, Principal, Federal Government Girls College, Onitsha; Chief Chukwuemeka Oseneman, who represented the Obi of Onitsha; Mr. Kufre Ekanem, Corporate Affairs Adviser, Nigerian Breweries Plc; Minister of State for Education, Professor Anthony Anwukah;  Mrs. Roseline Obi, the 2015 Maltina Teacher of the Year; and Professor Kate Omenugha, Anambra State Commissioner for Education, who represented the Governor, Mr. Peter Obiano at the commissioning on Tuesday, of a block of staff quarters built by Nigerian Breweries-Felix Ohiwerei Education Trust Fund at Federal Government Girl College, Onitsha, Anambra State, where Mrs. Roseline Obi, the 2015 Maltina Teacher of the Year, teaches.
The Federal Government has commended Nigerian Breweries Plc for being at the forefront of supporting the development of education in Nigeria. Professor Anthony Anwukah, the Minister of State for Education, said this on Tuesday, at the commissioning of a block of Staff Quarters built by Nigerian Breweries-Felix Ohiwerei Education Trust Fund at the Federal Government Girls College, Onitsha, Anambra State.

Elumelu & Secretary Pritzker’s toast to Africa

United Bank for Africa (UBA), Africa’s leading Pan-African bank, recently hosted a cocktail reception for US and African business leaders at the Essex House in New York City.

Photos: Godwin Obaseki casts his vote

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Edo State, Godwin Obaseki was pictured casting his vote today at the election. See one more…

#EdoDecides: Thugs allegedly destroy Ballot Boxes in some Wards

Edo State governorship election has been peaceful so far, however, there are unconfirmed reports that thugs destroyed ballot boxes in PU12/12/01/027, Uyiosa Primary School, Oredo LG as Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won, 510- 17 votes. See one more photo…

Fulani Herdsmen attack Catholic Priests in Enugu

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have attacked Catholic Reverend Fathers in Enugu state. Rev. Father, Chetanna Jude Chukwuneke, who was involved in the attack, explained that about three of his colleagues were attacked and one was shot in the head by the suspected herdsmen.

Mauritius goalkeeper, Joseph Leopold nabbed for Drugs

Mauritius international goalkeeper, Joseph Kinsley Steward Leopold has been arrested for drug dealing.  A team of the Anti-Drug Smuggling Unit searched the 27-year-old's home in Port Louis and found 22 doses of heroin and a further one gram of the drug.

House of Reps suspends Jibrin Abdulmumin for 180 days

Despite his denial, stories still emanate that the former chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation, Jibrin Abdulmumin, has been suspended by the House of Representatives over allegations that he breached privileges of members.

#EdoDecides: Oshiomhole reveals reports of stolen Card Readers

Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole has said that there have been reports of disturbances at some areas in his ward, the state’s governorship election is moving peacefully.

Actresses, Oma Nnadi & Mary Njoku in throwback Pthoto

Actress, Oma Nnadi has posted a throwback photo she shared with actress, Mary Remy-Njoku to congratulate her for the launching of her Online TV Channel, SKYTV, ROKONSKY. She recalled how they started struggling in movie industry years ago. Continue to reading…

Photos: Buhari presides over FEC Meeting in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presided over today’s Federal Executive Council Meeting at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa. See more photos…

Very Graphic Photos: Petrol Tanker explodes burns six to death in Akwa-Ibom

A petrol tanker exploded at Itu Calabar Expressway, at Obong junction Akwa Ibom after the driver rammed into a parked tricycle with loaded with the driver and passengers. The tricycle was gutted with fire and burnt all the passengers beyond recognition. According to eyewitnesses, six people died in the accident that occurred on Monday. Continue to see more, but very graphic photos…

Stepmother & her friends arrested for attempted murder of stepdaughter

A stepmother in Kano State and her two friends have been arrested by the state Police Command for allegedly attempting kill her stepdaughter, who they dumped in an old well in Gayawa village, in the Ungogo area of the state.

Gombe Gov., Ibrahim Dankwmbo, Kemi Adeosun, other pay courtesy call on Amosun (Photos)

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday, played host to the Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo; the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun and some Commissioners for Finance from different states of the Federation when they paid a courtesy visit on the Governor at his Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta office. Continue to see more photos…

Ooni of Ife & Wife stun in New Photo

Ooni of Ife, Enitan Ogunwusi ‏and wife, Wuraola rocked in their new photo.

Former Israeli President, Shimon Peres dies at 93

Shimon Peres, the former President of Israel has died on Wednesday at the age of 93. Peres was one of the last surviving founders of Israel. He died about two weeks after suffering a stroke. 

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Gov., Shettima inspects Bama Market after Boko Haram attack

The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima on Monday inspected Bama Market (Kasugula) TashanGoto to ascertain damage to the market. See more photos after the cut…

Dikko: Why we bailed out Women League

NFF 2nd Vice President and Chairman, League Management Company, Mallam Shehu Dikko has explained that the N10 million bailout handed to the Nigeria Women Football League was part of a solidarity payment that other Leagues have benefitted from in the recent past.

Lagos signs MOU with AWIEF on $300m Fund to Empower Women Entrepreneurs

Lagos State Government on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with African Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) expected to facilitate the process of ensuring that women entrepreneurs have access to $300 million fund to boost their businesses.

Agbo replaces Balogun for Battle of Ndola

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has replaced injured defender Leon Balogun with Uche Henry Agbo for next month’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier away to Zambia’s Chipolopolo in Ndola.

Flamingoes land in Jordan

The delegation of Nigeria’s U17 Women National Team, Flamingoes, flew into Jordan on Tuesday morning aboard an Emirates Airline flight from Dubai. The contingent had flown out of Abuja aboard another Emirates Airline flight on Monday night.

Bimpe Onakoya welcomes Triplets (Photo)

Award winning African based International Make-up Artist, Bimpe Onakoya has welcomed triplets. Congrats to her!

Federation Cup: Crown ambush FC Ifeanyi Ubah in Kaduna

Promotion –chasing Crown FC of Ogbomosho have two big games within a few days as they confront NPFL side FC IfeanyiUbah in the first semi final of the 2016 men’s Federation Cup competition on Wednesday.

The Shopping Event of the Year is almost Here!

Get ready for the thrill and excitement as Heritage Bank hosts its annual Business fair event this weekend in the city of Lagos.

Father kills 12 in daughter’s wedding

A wedding in Yemen ended in tragedy when the “mentally disturbed” father of the bride hurled two grenades, killing eight women, four children and himself, an official and relative said Tuesday.

Woman buries Husband on Bedroom floor over lack of funeral expenses

The body of a man, Rajvinder Singh, who was declared missing by his wife a year ago has been discovered in their home. The 45-year-old man’s body was dug up under the floor of the bedroom at home in India.

Aquafina Elite Model Look 2016 Edition is Here

Elite Model Look International continues to offer aspiring models a chance to start a career in international modelling at the highest level. In September, selected contestants will participate in a “model boot camp” with a week of intensive grooming.

Jumia Travel launches Holiday Packages in Nigeria

To celebrate the World Tourism Day, Africa’s leading online hotel booking company Jumia Travel, has announced the launch of its first holiday packages in Nigeria. The package rates are inclusive of hotel stays, spa treatment, meals, transport and a tour guide where applicable.

Promasidor Nigeria to boost expansion with over N8bn

Promasidor Nigeria Limited, makers of Cowbell, Onga, Toptea and Loya Milk, has concluded arrangements with IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, to inject a $25 million loan (over N8billion) into its production with a view to increasing efficiency and to produce more products for the benefit of Nigerian populace.

Real-Time Film Festival debuts with World Premiere of Nollywood’s Most Controversial Movie, 'Behind the Wheels'

The REALTIME Film Festival – a Film Festival founded by and for independent filmmakers who seek to express themselves through the showcase of the mastery of their craft - announces its maiden edition taking place from the 29th of September to the 3rd of October 2016.