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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Buhari’s son stable in hospital following bike accident – Presidency

in hospital following bike accident – Presidency

Yusuf Buhari, the son of president Muhammadu Buhari had a bike accident last night around Gwarimpa in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. This was made known to newsmen in a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Garba Shehu. He broke a limb and had an injury to the head as a ...

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Nigeria Will Stop Importing And Exporting Fuel By 2019 – Femi Adesina

Nigeria Will Stop Importing And Exporting Fuel By 2019 – Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, has said that the country will stop importation and exportation of petroleum products by 2019. He said that importation and exportation of fuel has a high effect on the lingering fuel crisis because the country does not produce the product locally and the refineries do not work, which ...

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Graphic photo: 23-year-old man arrested in Katsina State after he slashed his girlfriend’s throat for planning to marry another man

23-year-old man arrested in Katsina State after he slashed his girlfriend's throat for planning to marry another man

The Katsina State Police Command have arrested one Abubakar Sule, 23, over attempted murder of his girlfriend, Aisha Dikko. It was gathered that Sule had tricked Aisha, 21, into a bush at Tamawa village in the Kurfi Local Government Area of the state, allegedly slashed her throat with a knife and fled believing she was dead. Fortunately, a Good Samaritan ...

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US reduces aid to UN by $285 million after their NO vote to Jerusalem

US reduces aid to UN by $285 million after their NO vote to Jerusalem

The Trump administration says it has negotiated a significant cut in the United Nations budget to the United Nation. The U.S. Mission to the United Nations said on Sunday that the U.N.’s 2018-2019 budget would be slashed by over $285 million, which is 25% of what they give to the U.N. The mission said reductions would also be made to ...

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George Weah wins Liberia’s Presidential election

George Weah wins Liberia's Presidential election

George Weah has been declared winner of the presidential election in Liberia which took place yesterday December 26th. The retired footballer defeated his 73-year-old opponent, Vice President Joseph Boakai to become the 25th president of Liberia. The result of the election was announced today Wednesday, December 27th. An excited Weah took to his twitter handle to appreciate his family, friends ...

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Tottenham 5 Southampton 2: Records tumble for inspirational hat-trick hero Kane

Tottenham 5 Southampton 2: Records tumble for inspirational hat-trick hero Kane

Record-breaking Harry Kane stole the show with a second hat-trick in as many games as Tottenham smashed Southampton 5-2 at Wembley, the striker setting a new record of 39 Premier League goals in a calendar year in the process. The England star’s treble against Burnley on December 23 moved him level on 36 with Alan Shearer and he never looked ...

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Nigerian Army ambush Boko Haram bomb expert, recovers over 200 cows

Nigerian Army ambush Boko Haram bomb expert, recovers over 200 cows

Troops of 21 Brigade, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, in conjunction with elements of 121 Battalion, on Friday 22nd December 2017, laid an ambush for Boko Haram terrorists at one of their suspected crossing points near Firgi, Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. During the ambush, the troops neutralized one of the terrorists suspected to be an expert Improvised Explosives Device ...

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Broke ex-Arsenal star Emmanuel Eboue gets coaching job at Galatasaray, after losing all of his assets to estranged wife

Broke ex-Arsenal star Emmanuel Eboue gets coaching job at Galatasaray, after losing all of his assets to estranged wife

Turkish club, Galatasaray have offered Emmanuel Eboue a lifeline after the former Arsenal defender revealed he had contemplated suicide after a bitter divorce battle with his estranged Belgian wife Aurelie, stripped him of all of his assets. The sad story of Eboue’s financial woes shocked millions of football fans globally, after the club-less defender admitted to being broke few years ...

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Suspected ritualist arrested with corpse of a baby in Ogun State

Suspected ritualist arrested with corpse of a baby in Ogun State

A suspected ritualist in possession of the corpse of a baby, has been arrested by the Ogun State police command. According to Sunonline, the 42-year-old suspect, Ajiboye Emmanuel Olusola, according to a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, was arrested at Saapade motor park on Friday, December 22, when he was about boarding a ...

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Fake JAMB official who duped 70 candidates sent to prison

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Emeka Anugwo, a 37 years old suspected fake JAMB official has been arrested and arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly collecting the sum of N3,000 each from 70 prospective JAMB candidates to assist them to generate remita code, change their ages, courses and institutions without the consent of the examination body. A Police source said that the Divisional ...

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Armed robbery gang dressed in police uniforms arrested in Enugu State

Armed robbery gang dressed in police uniforms arrested in Enugu State

The Enugu state police command arrested a six-man armed robbery gang and captured four of the gang members operating within 9th Mile Corner on the outskirts of Enugu, recovering three locally made guns and nine phones belonging to their victims. The Command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said that the armed gang had been robbing travelers coming from Lagos and heading ...

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”Rivers state indigenes will show Wike the ‘red card’ at the appropriate time” Rotimi Amaechi says

''Rivers state indigenes will show Wike the ‘red card’ at the appropriate time'' Rotimi Amaechi says

Former Rivers state governor now Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, yesterday engaged his follower on twitter. He addressed some issues raised particularly regarding his successor Nyesom Wike who he has been having a running battle with since 2015 after Wike took over office from him. In one of his tweets, one of his followers asked Amaechi to use one hand ...

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#Fuelscarcity: VP Yemi Osinbajo continues his checks on fuel stations & depots, meets with oil marketers on Christmas day

VP Yemi Osinbajo continues his checks on fuel stations & depots, meets with oil marketers on Christmas day

In continuation of his on-the-stop assessment of the fuel situation in parts of Lagos, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo,yesterday paid a visit to fuel depots in Apapa area of Lagos State. During his visit to Oando and Total depots in Apapa, Lagos, VP Osinbajo, reassured Nigerians that the Buhari’s administration was working round the clock to end the fuel crisis as ...

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Photos: Hausa, Gbagyi yesterday clash in Bwari, Abuja

Hausa, Gbagyi yesterday clash in Bwari, Abuja

Hausa and Gbagyi clashed yesterday in Bwari, Abuja, over kingship title. Currently all normalcy have been restored. Military personnel are present in the area, and sellers were seen packing their goods. See the pictures below:    

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BREAKING: Tension in Abuja, as Hausa and Gbagi collide

BREAKING: Tension in Abuja, as Hausa and Gbagi collide

It started this morning at about 7:00 am, as Hausa and Gbagi collided at Bwari, Area Council, Abuja. So many people sustained different levels of injuries, while several have been killed. Information gathered indicated that the battle has long been existing after the Hausa over throne Gbagi kingdom and they are now been ruled by the Hausa. The battle started ...

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Arsenal 3 Liverpool 3: Points shared in classic Christmas cracker

Arsenal 3 Liverpool 3: Points shared in classic Christmas cracker

Arsenal and Liverpool played out the best game of the Premier League season so far, the Gunners coming from two goals down to lead only for Roberto Firmino to claim a dramatic 3-3 draw. Philippe Coutinho had Liverpool deservedly in front at half-time, the Brazil international beating Petr Cech with a deft header after Mohamed Salah’s cross looped up off ...

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Gov. Akeredolu presents N171bn budget to assembly

Gov. Akeredolu presents N171bn budget to assembly

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Friday presented an appropriation bill of N171 billion for the 2018 fiscal year to the state House of Assembly for scrutiny and approval. The estimates, christened “Budget of Progress”, earmarked N81.521 billion for recurrent expenditure and N68.096 for capital votes. He said it reflected the collective aspiration of the people of the state, ...

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FERMA identifies ‘critically’ damaged roads for repairs

FERMA identifies 'critically’ damaged roads for repairs

The Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) says it has identified no fewer than ten critically damaged federal roads for urgent intervention in each state of the federation. The Acting Managing Director, Mr Nuruddeen Rafindadi disclosed this on Friday Abuja at his maiden media briefing since assumption of office in October. Rafindadi said that the agency was mandated to maintain and ...

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Police declare Badoo cult kingpin, Alaka wanted

Police declare Badoo cult kingpin, Alaka wanted

The Lagos State Police Command has declared a popular independent oil marketer and prime suspect of the Badoo cult killings in Ikorodu and Epe axis of the State, Alhaji Alaka Abayomi Kamal, wanted. The 51-year-old suspect, who is the owner of Alaka Petroleum, is wanted in connection with series of well-orchestrated killings and nefarious activities of the Badoo cult group. ...

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Latest FIFA ranking: No cause for alarm – Onigbinde

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Akinade Onigbinde, the Coach of FRSC Football Club of Abuja, says Nigeria’s drop in FIFA’s December ranking would not adversely affect the team’s performance before and during the World Cup. Onigbinde told newsmen on Friday in Abuja that the Super Eagles have already distinguished themselves as one of the best teams in the world. He said the Super Eagles did ...

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