May 27, 2019

Boko Haram Asked ex-President Jonathan to covert to Islam — Clark

ASABA —ELDER statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has said Boko Haram sect audaciously sent a message to Dr Goodluck Jonathan when he was President to covert to Islam. Clark, who declined pressure from admirers and interest groups to celebrate his 92nd birthday, on Saturday, said the mounting insecurity in the country, which President Muhammadu Buhari has been unable to tackle in the last four years, was seriously distressing to him. He disclosed that there was a top-level conspiracy among top government officials and highly placed politicians in the killings and violence by Boko Haram, adding that service chiefs at the time were present at a meeting during which an abducted hostage, [Read]

What Corrupt Nigerians Will Do To Me In 2023 – Buhari Reveals

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday charged the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, to keep his filled assets declaration forms safe as those facing corruption charges under his administration will come after him when he exits from office. President Buhari stated this when he alongside the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo received fresh assets declaration forms from the CCB Chairman, Prof Mohammed Isa, who led the team including Barr. Murtala Kankia, and Dr. Emmanuel Attah, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The President in his remarks said, “I am very pleased that you are here, I assure you I will quickly fill this form and dispatched it back to you so that at [Read]

I Have Left N42.5Bn For Next Imo Governor — Okorocha

Gov. Rochas Okorocha has assured Imo people that he is leaving in the coffers of the state enough funds for incoming governor, Mr Emeka Ihedioha to work with. Okorocha disclosed this while swearing in new permanent secretaries, a new accountant general and a new head of service at the Government House, Owerri on Monday. He said that the sum of N42.5 billion had been kept so that the incoming administration would not experience financial setbacks. According to him, N8.1 billion has been set aside for payment of salaries and for capital projects, while the sum of N5.2 billion has been earmarked for payment of pension arrears. He also stated that [Read]

4 Family Member Mysteriously Die In Sleep In Ebonyi

The Ebonyi State Police Command on Monday confirmed the death of a 100-year-old woman and three other family members, who died as result of alleged food poisoning. The Police Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Loveth Odah, confirmed the incident while speaking with DAILY POST in Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi State. She noted that the command received such mysterious information with a heavy heart, adding that the corpses of the said victims have been deposited at Matter Hospital located at Afikpo North local Government Area of the state. “The death of the said persons was as a result of food poisoning. A family of four at Amachara village at [Read]

Man’s Legs Cuts Off After Jumping Off A Train

A middle-aged man has lost his two legs after jumping down from the top of a moving train, today, at Ikeja along, Lagos. According to reports, the victim was trying to escape from some Nigerian Railway Corporation task force officers – who arrest people who climb the top of trains or board without a ticket – when the train chopped his legs off. [Read]

Children’s Day: Eleven Children Died In Ogun Road Crashes – FRSC

Mr Clement Oladele, the Ogun State Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), said on Monday that 11 children had so far died in different road crashes in the state in 2019. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN reports that Oladele made the disclosure during the 2019 Children’s Day celebration and Road Safety Club session held at the FRSC headquarters in Abeokuta. The sector commander disclosed that six of the children, a boy and five girls, died in a road crash at Olorunsogo in Abeokuta on Jan. 25. He added that the FRSC had over the past 31 years of its existence placed special premium on the protection of [Read]

Settle Your Problem At Home, Don’t bring it to AU, Obasanjo tells Nigeria

A former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, said on Monday that the African Free Continental Trade Area Agreement will not be hindered by Nigeria’s reluctance to sign up to the process. Obasanjo made the remark in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, during the opening session of the Stakeholders’ Dialogue on Continental Trade and Strengthening the Implementation of the AfCTA . The dialogue was organised by the African Union Commission and the Coalition for Dialogue on Africa . The former President was reacting to concerns raised by one of the discussants at the event , on the need for stakeholders to look into the implications of AfCTA without Nigeria, the continent’s biggest [Read]

24-Year-Old Criminal Beaten To Pulp In Bayelsa For This Reason (Photo)

Operatives of a Bayelsa State Volunteer Security Outfit in collaboration with the community Vigilante group operating in Akenfa, Yenagoa, arrested a 24-year-old criminal that threatened a young girl and took her phone at about 8:40pm on Sunday, in Akenfa NNPC Street. The victim, Miss Chioma Daminola who confirmed the incident to security agencies, said she was on her way home when two men accosted her and took her phone forcefully from her. The suspects who had a locally made pistol in their possession asked Chioma to remain silent when she requested for her sim card. The arrested suspect identified as Kelvin Isaiah from Akenfa disclosed the identity of his accomplice [Read]

‘Special Interview’ With President Buhari To Be Broadcast At 10pm Tonight

The Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) will today air a special interview with President Muhammadu Buhari on its network service at 10 pm. This was contained in a short statement issued by the President’s media aide, Femi Adesina that reads:- The Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) will, today, May 27, 2019 air a special interview with President Muhammadu Buhari on its network service at 10 pm. All television stations and other electronic media outlets are enjoined to hook up to this broadcast. [Read]

Buhari Signs 2019 Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the N8.91tn 2019 Appropriation Bill into law. Punch reports that Buhari assented to the bill on Monday, in the presence of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara; the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriation, Danjuma Goje; the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo-Udoma; and the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Ita Enang. Udo-Udoma also announced that the federal government will be hosting a pubic presentation of the signed budget on Tuesday, 28th May 2019 by 10:30 am at the Main Auditorium, Federal Ministry of Finance, CBD Abuja. [Read]

BUSTED! BBNaija Nina’s DM leaks again, plans fake Bentley gift for her birthday [SEE PHOTOS]

Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Nina’s Direct Message has leaked again and it reveals how the reality star plans to rent a Bentley and fake buying it for her birthday. Her DM was leaked and it revealed her chat with a friend where she requested the number of a car hire company so she could rent a Bentley for a month and deceive her followers and the public that she acquired it for her birthday. This certainly must be an embarrassing situation for the model as the chat details her plan to break the internet with the news that she bought herself a Bentley for her birthday. Looking at the [Read]

Buhari Meets Atiku, Northern Governors At Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed doors with members of the Northern Governors’ Forum at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Speaking to State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, Gov. Aminu Masari, said that the governors were in the villa to seek presidential intervention in addressing the menace of Boko Haram in the Northeast, banditry and kidnapping in the Northwest and the Northcentral regions. He added that the governors briefed the president on their concerns about intractable security challenges in their respective states. “The issue that brought us to the President is about the rising insecurity in the Northwest, Northcentral and Northeast. “North east is known for [Read]

Blogger Blessing Okoro Arrested By Owner Of House She Owns

Blessing Okoro arrested by Billionaire Onye Eze, the owner of the house she claimed belongs to her, few days ago. She was captured in a video, handcuffed. This is coming just a day after she confessed that she posted the photo of the house for clout and motivation to herself. She had earlier claimed ownership of the house but was busted by the real owner of the house who called her out on social media. She summoned the courage to confess that it was all a stunt. In an audio released she admitted that she begged the gatekeeper of the house to allow her to take pictures in front of [Read]

Federal Government Declares May 29 Public Holiday

  The federal government has declared Wednesday, May 29, as work-free day to mark the 2019 presidential inauguration. This was announced in a statement by the permanent secretary at the interior ministry, Georgina Ehuriah. According to Ms Ehuriah, the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of the federal government, congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari for his re-election and Nigerians for the successful conduct of the 2019 elections. “He expressed confidence that with the collaboration of all Nigerians, the Nation would be transformed in the next four years to a country that would be the envy of other Nations.” Although the presidential inauguration will hold on May [Read]

15-Yr-Old Ekene Franklin Who Scored Highest in UTME Gets N14m Ghanaian University Scholarship

– Ekene Franklin Ezeunala, the candidate who scored the highest score in the 2019 UTME, has been offered a scholarship by a Ghanaian university – Academic City College, a private university in Accra, has offered him a scholarship worth N14m – The announcement of the scholarship was made by the College Senior Admissions Manager at a workshop held in Lagos A private university in Accra, Ghana, named Academic City College has offered scholarship worth $40,000 (an equivalent of N14m) to the candidate who scored 347 in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Ekene Franklin Ezeunala who had the highest score in UTME was awarded the scholarship during a workshop [Read]