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Monthly Archives: December 2017

RRS nab Man with 134 raps of Indian Hemp packaged in drug sachets in Oshodi

RRS nab Man with 134 raps of Indian Hemp packaged in drug sachets in Oshodi

Operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a 27 year old Road Union member who had ‘134 raps of Indian Hemp’ packaged in drug sachets with him in Oshodi. When interrogated, Tayo told the officers that men in corporate attires also come to patronize him where he sells the banned substance in Oshodi.

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Graphic: Man electrocuted while picking up ‘valuable items’ at the demolished Pen Cinema in Lagos

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A yet-to-be identified man was electrocuted while he was picking up items that are of value to him at the demolished Pen cinema in Agege, Lagos statte, yesterday, December 12th. The state government was carrying out the demolition of the cinema to pave way for a flyover bridge to be built in the area, when the man walked around to ...

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Champions League draw: Chelsea handed Barcelona tie

Champions League draw: Chelsea handed Barcelona tie

Madrid were a daunting prospect in Monday’s draw after finishing second in Group H behind Tottenham, and it is PSG who have pulled the short straw. The two-legged ties will see Neymar renew his rivalry with Real Madrid, the former Barcelona striker having scored three times against them during his time in LaLiga. Neymar will also be keen to get ...

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FG announces massive vacancies nationwide

FG announces massive vacancies nationwide

The Federal Civil Service Commission of Nigeria (FCSC) on Thursday announced nationwide vacancies into various Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs). All qualified Nigerians who currently hold an OND, HND or the BA/BSc are advised to apply on the commission’s website. The locations of the openings were listed as Abia, Abuja, Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Benue, Borno, Cross River, ...

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Anti-US protest over Jerusalem turns violent in Lebanon

Anti-US protest over Jerusalem turns violent in Lebanon

Lebanese security forces on Sunday fired tear gas and water cannon at demonstrators attempting to march on the US embassy in Beirut in protest at President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Security forces cut off all roads leading to the embassy in northern Beirut to prevent protesters from reaching the mission. The forces also set up barbed ...

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Dokpesi congratulates new PDP Chairman, Secondus

Dokpesi congratulates new PDP Chairman, Secondus

Chief Raymond Dokpesi, founder of Daar Communication, who contested the PDP National Chairmanship position and lost, has congratulated the winner, Prince Uche Secondus. Dokpesi, who had earlier faulted the process of the party’s National Convention held in Abuja on Saturday, declared that “the delegates have spoken”. “I appreciate the delegates for voting at the convention and congratulate the newly elected ...

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Allow audit C’ttee on recovered loot to cover OBJ, Yar’Adua, Jonathan’s govts, SERAP tells Buhari

Allow audit C’ttee on recovered loot to cover OBJ, Yar’Adua, Jonathan’s govts, SERAP tells Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari “welcoming the inauguration of the Audit Committee on the Recovery and Management of Stolen Assets as a partial fulfilment of the judgment by Justice Idris,” and requesting him to use his “leadership position to strengthen and extend the mandate of the committee to cover the ...

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How we spent Abia’s N30 billion bailout, Paris Club loan refunds – Gov. Ikpeazu

How we spent Abia’s N30 billion bailout, Paris Club loan refunds – Gov. Ikpeazu

Even with his persistent employment drive and the deafening campaigns on the patronage of Made-In-Aba goods and services, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has had to face criticisms for not paying Abia State workers’ salaries. The tongue-lashing climaxed after the receipt of the bailout funds and the Paris Club loan refunds from the Federal Government. But the governor appears not to have ...

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Christiano Ronaldo wins fifth Ballon d´Or to equal Messi

Christiano Ronaldo wins fifth Ballon d´Or to equal Messi

Cristiano Ronaldo equalled Lionel Messi’s five Ballon d’Or awards after retaining football’s most prestigious individual prize for the second year running. The 32-year-old was named France Football’s player of the year for the fourth time in five years after a brilliant 2016-17 in which he won LaLiga and the Champions League with Real Madrid. Ronaldo also became the all-time leading ...

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FG discovers 178 gas flare sites across Nigeria

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The Federal Government, Wednesday, disclosed that it has commenced the verification of gas flare sites across the country, stating that already, it has discovered that there are at least 178 sites where gas are flared, as opposed to 140 sites listed in the past. Speaking in Abuja, at the Gas Buyers’ Forum, organized by the Gas Aggregation Company of Nigeria, ...

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Oyegun’s incompetence responsible for Atiku’s exit from APC – Frank

Oyegun’s incompetence responsible for Atiku’s exit from APC – Frank

Suspended Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Comrade Timi Frank has berated the party’s National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun for reportedly downplaying the effects of the exit of former vice president, Atiku Abubakar. He said the chairman should be sober because the former vice president left the party largely due to the incompetent leadership at ...

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PDP will become solid after convention – Jonathan

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will become solid after its Saturday’s national convention. Jonathan expressed the optimism in an interview with newsmen after his visit to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state, in Port Harcourt, on Sunday. He said that he was hopeful that by Saturday, PDP would elect its new set of ...

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APC destroying Nigeria, Dokpesi cries out

APC destroying Nigeria, Dokpesi cries out

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is systematically destroying the foundation laid by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for the economic and political growth of Nigeria, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, a candidate for the office of national chairman of the PDP has said. Dokpesi who spoke while a campaign visit to the Abia State chapter of the party late on Tuesday ...

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World Cup 2018: Group by group analysis E-H

World Cup 2018: Group by group analysis E-H

We have analysed groups E-H. Group E: Brazil, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Serbia Brazil are the great entertainers and the most successful team in the history of the competition with five victories. A 7-1 humiliation to Germany in 2014 ended their hopes of home success. But Brazil, the only team to have qualified for every finals, coasted through qualifying and many ...

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World Cup 2018: Group by group analysis A-D

World Cup 2018: Group by group analysis A-D

The countdown to the 21st World Cup can now well and truly begin following Friday’s group-stage draw in Moscow. All 32 teams learned their fate for next year’s finals in Russia, and one from those nations will enter football history on July 15 when the final will be contested at the Luzhniki Stadium. We have analysed groups A-D. Group A: ...

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Russia 2018 World Cup Draw in full | Nigeria and Argentina meet again

Russia 2018 World Cup Draw in full | Nigeria and Argentina meet again

Friday’s draw for World Cup 2018 in Russia saw defending champions Germany selected in Group F alongside Mexico, Sweden and South Korea. The game of the group stage is Spain against Portugal. At the last World Cup, Spain were very poor. Portugal will be on a high having won Euro 2016. Brazil were drawn alongside Switzerland, Costa Rica and Serbia ...

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