Release Nnamdi Kanu, others unconditionally for negotiation – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, under the leadership of incarcerated Nnamdi Kanu, has given conditions for which it will negotiate with the Federal Government. IPOB in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Emma Powerful, explained that the group will only negotiate with the Federal Government when its leader and members detained are released “unconditionally.” Read more

Deji of Akure condemns sealing off of APC secretariat with palm fronds

The Deji of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi Odundun II, has condemned the sealing off of the Ondo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Secretariat in Akure with traditional palm fronds. The monarch, urged the party’s executive and security operatives to investigate and expose those behind it. Aladelusi denied any involvement of his palace Read more

Troops kill 5 militants, arrest 23 others – Army spokesman

Military authorities on Saturday said troops of the 133 Special Forces of the Nigerian Army killed five militants and arrested 23 others in an operation in the Niger Delta. document.write(‘ According to a statement by Col. Sani Usman, Acting Director, Army Public Relations, this happened when the troops carried out precursor operation to exercise `Crocodile Read more

How Dogara And Other House Leaders Looted N10 Billion Illegal Allowances

Abdulmumin Jibrin, the former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, has alleged that the House Speaker Yakubu Dogara; his deputy Lasun Suleiman Yusuf; House Leader Femi Gbajabiamila, and other principal officers of the House received illegal allowances totaling N10 billion. This latest allegation was contained in a statement issued by Mr. Jibrin. Read more

Siasia reveal how $390,000 was shared

How We Shared Japanese Billionaire’s Money” – Siasia Reveals Coach of the Nigerian U-23 team that won Bronze in the just concluded Olympic games Samson Siasia has explained how the money given to them by Japanese Plastic surgeon and billionaire Katsuya Takasu was shared. The doctor had given the team $390,000 to share for winning Read more

Expect more arrests, prosecution – Oshiomhole tells PDP

Any member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo who goes against the law would be arrested and prosecuted. Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, said this while responding to threats by the PDP to carry out mass protest over the arrest of 13 of its members. Speaking at a meeting with youths from Ovia Read more

FG must allow states to develop natural resources – Ambode

The Governor of Lagos State Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said the Federal Government has a critical role to play in addressing the fundamental structural challenges undermining sustainable and inclusive economic growth in the states of the federation, among which is unbundling the potentials of each of the federating units. Speaking in Kaduna at the Read more

Two Nigerians arrested for online dating scam

Two Nigerian men and two local women were arrested in Cape Town on Tuesday night for opening bank accounts with banks in South Africa and using them to receive ill-gotten monies from online dating victims, the Hawks said on Wednesday. The Hawks said a suspect was arrested shortly after receiving a dummy parcel at Postnet Read more

EFCC to arraign Falae with money laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to arraign a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, for allegedly receiving N100m from the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation during the 2015 General Elections. The N100m, which was given to Falae on the instruction of a former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Read more

Admission into tertiary institutions will be stress-free in 2016 – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has assured prospective undergraduates that the 2016 admissions into tertiary institutions will be hitch-free, adding that no candidate must come from any other source outside the list prepared and recommended by the institution. This is part of a statement issued by JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede on Tuesday. Read more