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Daily Archives: May 23, 2018

$16b power project ”I’m ready for probe” Obasanjo dares Buhari

$16b power project ''I’m ready for probe'' Obasanjo dares Buhari

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that he is ready to be probed over the $16b Power Project carried out during his administration. Recall that President Buhari earlier today, mocked the former president for embarking on the power project that cost so much with no result to show for it. President Buhari said the former president had questions ...

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“I only gave her mixture of lime, honey” Lagos prophet arrested over sick woman’s death says

"I only gave her mixture of lime, honey" Lagos prophet arrested over sick woman’s death says

A pastor has been arrested in connection with the death of a female worshipper in the church premises. Prophet Dominic Michael, who heads the Celestial Church of Christ, Jesusegun parish, Santana bus stop in Ajangbadi, was arrested alongside the deceased’s lover, Ifeanyi Eyinna, who took her to the church for healing. The deceased, 25-year-old Ramat Audu, lived with Ifeanyi at ...

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President Buhari meets Senate delegation over Bukola Saraki’s clash with IGP Ibrahim Idris

President Buhari meets Senate delegation over Bukola Saraki's clash with IGP Ibrahim Idris

President Buhari was in a closed door meeting with a 10-man delegation of the Senate over the tussle between Senate President Bukola Saraki and Inspector General of the Police Ibrahim Idris. The meeting, which is taking place at the president’s office inside the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja, started around 1:00pm. Recall that last week, Senate president had informed ...

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Senator Omo-Agege and Ali Ndume appear before investigative panel over ‘Mace’ theft

Senator Omo-Agege and Ali Ndume appear before investigative panel over 'Mace' theft

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege honoured the invitation of an ad-hoc committee drafted to investigate the incident of the chamber invasion. The committee was set up by the Senate and the House of Representatives. Ali Ndume , another senator invited by the committee, was also in attendance on Tuesday afternoon. According to reports, Omo-Agege was on sit as at 12:16 a.m, on ...

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Two killed by unknown gunmen in Southern Kaduna

Two killed by unknown gunmen in Southern Kaduna

      Two persons were killed at Pasakori village, in Jema’a Local Government Area of Southern Kaduna on Sunday night May 20th. Spokesperson for the Kaduna State Police Command, ASP Mukhtar Aliyu, who confirmed the incident said the attackers stormed the village around 10pm and shot sporadically killing two persons while three others sustained injuries. Security agents had since ...

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“You must marry corpse of our daughter” family tells killer boyfriend after he stabbed his girlfriend to death because she refused to reverse a curse

"You must marry corpse of our daughter" family tells killer boyfriend after he stabbed his girlfriend to death because she refused to reverse a curse

                The family of 19-year-old Confidence Nwanma, who was allegedly murdered by her boyfriend, 24-year-old Saliu Ladayo, has declared that the killer boyfriend must marry her corpse in line with the tradition of the family. Nwanma was allegedly stabbed to death last week by Ladayo in the Oshinle area of Akure, the Ondo ...

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Wenger turned down Real Madrid ´two or three times´

Wenger turned down Real Madrid ´two or three times´

  Arsene Wenger claims he turned down the chance to lead Real Madrid and England on multiple occasions. The outgoing Arsenal manager is yet to confirm his next move after a 22-year spell in north London, with Unai Emery, the former Paris Saint-Germain and Sevilla coach, reportedly close replacing him. Wenger had opportunities to leave the Gunners but thinks he ...

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”The church has no business in marriage” media personality Sola Salako reacts to RCCG’s new law compelling intending couples to undergo gender examination

''The church has no business in marriage'' media personality Sola Salako reacts to RCCG's new law compelling intending couples to undergo gender examination

Media personality, Sola Salako Ajulo in a post shared on her Facebook page, says the church has no business in marriage and that their involvement over the years has messed up many marriages. Ajulo said this while reacting to the new law in RCCG where intending couples are to undergo genital examination as part of their pre-marital assessment. ”It is ...

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Former Minister of Water Resources, Mukhtar Shehu Shagari and 4 Other Docked for N500m fraud

Former Minister of Water Resources, Mukhtar Shehu Shagari and 4 Other Docked for N500m fraud

EFCC today May 22, arraigned a former Minister of Water Resources Mukhtar Shehu Shagari alongside four others before Justice Idrissa Kolo of the Federal High Court Sokoto on a five count charge of Conspiracy and Money Laundering to the tune of N500,000,000. Charged along with the former minister are Senator Abdullahi Mohammmed Wali, Ibrahim Gidado, Nasiru Dalhatu Bafarawa and Ibrahim ...

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Atletico Madrid, Fernando Torres scored against Nigeria

Atletico Madrid Fernando Torres scored against Nigeria

  Fernando Torres scored as Atletico Madrid ran out 3-2 winners in a friendly against Nigeria B, earning the striker his second trophy in seven days. Club icon Torres won the first major honour of his Atletico career with the 3-0 Europa League final defeat of Marseille in Lyon last Wednesday, before saying farewell to the fans by scoring a ...

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VP Yemi Osinbajo attends funeral of catholic priests and parishioners killed by suspected herdsmen in Benue

VP Yemi Osinbajo attends funeral of catholic priests and parishioners killed by suspected herdsmen in Benue

     Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday led a Federal government delegation to the Funeral of the two catholic priests and 17 parishioners killed by suspected herdsmen during an early morning mass at the St. Ignatius Catholic Church at Ayar Mbalom last month. Conveying his condolence to the government and people of Benue state, the Vice President described the killings ...

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President Buhari hints at probing Obasanjo over claims of spending $16bn on power projects during his administration

President Buhari hints at probing Obasanjo over claims of spending $16bn on power projects during his administration

The cold war between President Buhari and former president Olusegun Obasanjo, took a different dimension today when President Buhari queried the spending of $16bn on power project during the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The president said this while receiving members of the Buhari Support Organization led by the Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Ahmed Ali, at the ...

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