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EFCC Freezes N8.6billion In Patience Jonathan’s Friend, Bola Shagaya’s Accounts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has frozen over N8, 627,458,773.36 billion in three accounts of Hajiya Muinat Bola Shagaya, an associate and friend of a former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan. Shagaya’s relationship with about 10 firms/account names are also being investigated by the anti-graft agency, The Nation learnt yesterday. But Shagaya, who did not hold any public ... Read More »

FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday, Sept. 1 and Monday, Sept. 4 as Public Holidays to mark the Eid-el-Kabir celebration. ‎ The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau‎, made the statement on behalf of the Federal Government on Monday in Abuja. Dr Rufai Attahiru, overseeing the Office of the Permanent Secretary in the ministry signed the statement in Abuja ... Read More »

Medical Doctor Allegedly Beats Wife To Stupor In Bauchi. (Photos)

One Dr Samaila Zakari Wase, said to be a medical doctor at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi has been accused of serious domestic violence. Abdulmumin Suleiman shared on his Facebook alongside photos earlier, stating that the lady with bruises on her body was beaten to that extent by her husband. Suleiman wrote: “She was beaten to stupor by ... Read More »

NIS bans cash payments at passport offices

The Nigeria Immigration Service has banned cash payments for passport processing as part of efforts to eliminate corruption at all passport offices nationwide.‎ NIS spokesperson, Sunday James, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Abuja. He‎ said that the Comptroller General of the NIS, Mr Muhammad Babandede, has directed that henceforth all payments ... Read More »

Dangote Truck Rams into Garage in Ibadan, Kills One Person

A Dangote truck ran into a garage at Academy market beside Joves filling station Iwo road Ibadan. It was reported that the incident happened at around 10:00pm yesterday night. One person was killed in the process with some properties worth good money killed in the process. This caused a scene as people came out to feed their eyes. The truck ... Read More »

7m Nigerians Suffer Stress, Depression

Dr Olabode Shabi, Chairman of the Society of Family Physicians of Nigeria, (SFPN) Ekiti Zone, has said that about seven million Nigerians currently suffer stress and depression. The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that the medical consultant made this disclosure at Ado Ekiti in a ceremony organised by the Information Chapel of the state council of the Nigeria Union ... Read More »

My Father Would be Proud of Nnamdi Kanu’s Agitation – Igbo Legend, Ojukwu’s Son Speaks on Biafra

What exactly transpired between your father, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, and Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) in 2003 on the issue of Biafra and the restructuring of the country?  I didn’t attend the meeting. I was not privy to what happened. But the indices point to the unassailable fact that the meeting (between Ojukwu and Buhari) held. Why I say so is, ... Read More »

How President Buhari was Forced Out of London By Pressure from UK Security and Protesters

Intelligence reports suggests that President Mohammadu Buhari’s sudden return last Saturday may have been forced ahead of his planned arrival by pressures from UK intelligence and security reports over planned protest at Abuja House in London by Diaspora Nigerians. There had been enfeebled campaign outside the Abuja House, London, despite growing angst and anger at the long stay of Nigeria’s ... Read More »

Father of 10-year-old Boy Shot Dead in Owerri Market Weeps as He Begs for Justice (Photo)

The father of the 10-year-old boy identified as Somtochukwu Ibeanusi who was shot dead at the popular Eke-Ukwu market in Owerri, Imo state during a protest has demanded for justice. It was gathered that about three people were killed during the demolition on Saturday after Governor Rochas Okoracha gave the order even despite a subsisting court order stopping the demolition. ... Read More »

Armed robbers dispense free fuel to motorists in Katsina

Motorists along Katsina/Jibia road, on Saturday night, received free fuel at the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation mega filling station located along the road from armed robbers who stormed the station and later cart away the day’s sales from the station. Eyewitnesses said the incident occurred about 8 p.m. The witnesses said innocent motorists who had wanted to buy fuel had ... Read More »

Breaking News: Iran Bans ‘Ugly‘ Teachers

Iran’s education department has banned ‘ugly’ teachers from the classroom, including women with facial hair or those suffering from acne. A list of proscribed ailments, including having a scar or a fungal infection was released by the FARS news agency. Anyone who is cross-eyed, has ugly facial moles or skin conditions such as acne or eczema faces redundancy. Women who ... Read More »

Criminalise Hate Speech, Fake News, Sultan Tells FG

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar said on Thursday that the traditional institution was in support of the recent move by the Federal Government to criminalise hate speech and fake news. The Sultan, who stated this in Abuja at the Annual Lecture Series and 25th Anniversary of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), added that hate speech should be declared ... Read More »