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BREAKING: South African President, Zuma Resigns

10 months ago /
International News 

South African President , Jacob Zuma,  has resigned as leader of South Africa on Wednesday evening. During a televised address to the nation Zuma emphasised that "no leader should seek an easy way out simply because they could not face life at the end of their term without the perks that...

BREAKING: Court Issues Arrest Warrant For Innoson Chairman

10 months ago /
Nation 

A Lagos High Court Sitting in the Ikeja area has issued a warrant for the arrest of the Chairman of Innoson Motors Limited, Innocent Chukwuma, for failing to appear before the court to face his trial. Justice Mojisola Dada ordered that Mr Chukwuma should be arrested and brought to court on...

BREAKING: Magu Appears Before Reps, Gives Details Of Recovered Funds

10 months ago /
Nation 

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, is briefing the House of Representatives on the efforts made so far in the recovery of looted funds. Mr Magu appeared at a budget defence session convened by the House of Representatives Committee on Financial Crimes on Monday at...

BREAKING: Olisa Metuh Appears In Court On Stretcher

10 months ago /
Nation 

Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh has appeared in court on a stretcher. Mr Metuh is standing trial for alleged money laundering being part of the funds linked with former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd). His lawyer,  Emeka Etiaba, had informed the court in...

BREAKING: Former VP Ekwueme Buried Amid Tributes

10 months ago /
Nation 

After a week-long series of events in honour of late elder statesman, Alex Ekwueme, his remains have finally been laid to rest amid tributes. Top government officials, close friends and family, gathered at his hometown; Oko in Anambra state, where he was buried on Friday. Some of those present to witness the...

BREAKING: More Boko Haram Members Surrender

10 months ago /
Nation 

Twenty-six Boko Haram members have surrendered to the military authorities in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State. The ‘repentant’ terrorists were paraded on Friday in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital after being quizzed by the military. They were said to have surrendered last week and turned over arms and ammunition including...

BREAKING: Suspected Herdsmen Kill Three In Plateau Attack

10 months ago /
Nation 

At least three people have been confirmed dead while eight others sustained various degrees of injuries in Jebbu Miango of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State in an attack carried out on Thursday night by suspected to be herdsmen. The Police Public Relation Officer in the state, Matthais Tyopev confirmed...

BREAKING: EFCC Asks Court To Revoke Metuh’s Bail, Send Him To Prison

10 months ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to revoke the bail being enjoyed by a former Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Olisa Metuh. Metuh and his company, Destra Investments Limited, are being prosecuted for fraudulently receiving the sum of...

Oby Ezekwesili Detained In A Circle Of Policemen

10 months ago /
Nation 

Former Education Minister and BBOG Co-convener, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili detained in a circle of policemen at the Unity Fountain in Abuja Details will be made available shortly  ...

BREAKING: Gunmen Kill Two Police Officers In Bayelsa

10 months ago /
Nation 

Gunmen suspected to be sea pirates have on Monday attacked Ogbia Marine Police Division in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. Two police officers were shot dead during the attack which lasted for over three hours. It was reported that the gunmen also carted away with two 200 Horse Power engines...

BREAKING: EFCC Arraign Justice Yinusa Over Corruption Allegations

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned Justice Mohammed Yinusa before a Lagos High Court Sitting in Ikeja. He was arraigned on a 5 count charge alongside Esther Agbo, a staff of the Law Firm of Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Rickey Tarfa. When the charges were read to them, they...

BREAKING: EFCC Re-arraigns Former FCT Minister, Jumoke Akinjide

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jumoke Akinjide before a Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos. Akinjide was re-arraigned before Justice Muslim Hassan on a 24 count charge. She was charged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission alongside a...

BREAKING: Two Feared Dead In Lagos Fire

11 months ago /
Nation 

Two persons are feared dead in a reported fire outbreak in Second Coming gas plant in Magodo area of Lagos State. While the immediate cause of the inferno remains unknown as at press time, the fire is said to have spread to other properties in the neighbourhood and other persons are...

BREAKING: Ambode Reshuffles Cabinet, Drops Three Commissioner

11 months ago /
Nation 

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode,  on Thursday carried out a major cabinet reshuffle, dropping three commissioners and appointing five new ones.In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Tunji Bello, the three affected cabinet members are: Adebimpe Akinsola, Femi Odubiyi, and Anifowoshe Abiola.The newly appointed cabinet members include:...

BREAKING: Buhari, Ortom Meet Behind Closed Doors

11 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, just concluded a meeting inside the State House, in Abuja. The meeting was held behind closed doors. Reporters are currently waiting to get further details from the governor on the outcome of the meeting. This is the first time the two leaders...

Ex-Kaduna Governor, Lawal Kaita, Dies Aged 85

11 months ago /
Nation 

A former governor of Kaduna State, Lawal Kaita, has passed away after protracted illness. He was 85. Family sources said Mr Kaita died at Nizamieye Turkish Hospital in Abuja after spending a couple of weeks on life support in the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital. Born in 1932 in Katsina, Lawal...

BREAKING: Suspected Herdsmen Attack Bwatiye Settlement In Adamawa

11 months ago /
Nation 

Armed Fulani herdsmen have torched a part of a village of Bwatiye settlement called Bilachi in Fufore Local Government Area of Adamawa State.According to an elder from the area who spoke to AIT on phone said, the herdsmen stroke a few minutes ago, setting a part of the village ablaze...

BREAKING: Reps Adjourn Public Hearing On Ceding Of Waterways

12 months ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives has adjourned the public hearing on the ceding of the nation’s waterways to some foreign companies till January 9, 2018. The hearing was adjourned after the proceedings which lasted for about 20 minutes on Thursday at the National Assembly in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. The House Committee on Public...

BREAKING: PDP Loses Another Member To APC

12 months ago /
Politics 

Another member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Representatives has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr Johnson Agbonayinma who represents Edo State, was a member of the Ali Modu Sheriff faction before the Supreme Court recognised the then Senator Ahmed Makarfi faction as the authentic...

BREAKING: Reps Shift Public Hearing On Suspended DG Of SEC

12 months ago /
Nation 

The public hearing on the conflict between the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun and the suspended Director General of Securities and Exchange Commission has been rescheduled for January 2018. This follows a notification by the Minister of Finance seeking permission to attend the Federal Executive Council meeting which continues today. The letter...


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