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Jonathan rules out payment of ransom to uncles kidnappers

Jonathan rules out payment of ransom to uncles kidnappers

Chief Nengite, aged 72, a retired lecturer of Rivers State University of Science and Tecnology, as well as the Uncle of former Nigeria president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan was abducted in Otuoke, Bayelsa State on February 17 alongside his younger cousin. But Goodluck Jonathan has vowed not to pay the ramson been asked for from the kidneppers. The formal President insisted ...

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Uncle of former president, Goodluck Jonathan, abducted by kidnappers

Uncle of former president Goodluck Jonathan abducted by kidnappers

Chief Nengite Nitabai, aged 72, Uncle and also foster father to former president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, was abducted by kidnappers alongside his younger cousin,Samuel Okies on the 17th of February in their hometown Otuoke, Ogbia local government area, Bayelsa. In the heat of the situation, the former president stated that he was under no circumstance going to pay any ...

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PDP member, Deji Babington arraigned for calling Kashamu, drug Baron, amidst other names

PDP member Deji Babington arraigned for calling Kashamu drugs Baron

Deji Babington Ashaye, a memeber of the peoples Democratic party(PDP) was arraigned on Tuesday for  for calling Buruji kashamu a drug Dealer and further added “a jail breaker”.The case was presided by chief magistrate Oriyomi Ogunforowa, in a magristate court in Isabo, Abeokuta. Deji Babington was said to have uttered abusive words against Mr kashamu on the PDP Whatsapp group ...

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Apple introduced 4 inch iPhone

Apple introduced 4 inch iPhone

The CEO of Apple Tim Cook, introduces a smaller 4-inch iPhone called iPhone SE at Apple’s Cupertino campus. iPhones have grown up over the past nine years, going from the original 3.5-inch phones to a bigger 5.5-inch phones starting from iPhone 6S Plus. The iPhone SE looks similer to iPhone 5S, which was Apple’s last 4-inch phone released in 2014. ...

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PTA to investigate alleged sexual harassment at Queens College

PTA to investigate alleged sexual harassment at Queens College yaba lagos

The Parent-Teacher Association PTA of Queens College, Lagos, has set up a panel to investigate alleged sexual harassment going on in the school. The panel will be working with the Police Station at Sabo, Yaba, to investigate the teacher which was suspected perpetrating this act of sexual harassment. In a statement made by the chairman of the PTA, Mrs Beatrice ...

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Rivers election: corps member killed

Rivers election: corps member killed

The death of Mr Okinta Samuel was announced on Monday by the National Youth Service Corps NYSC. Late Mr Okonta, who served at GCSS Ukpeliede, was said to have been shot by unknown gunmen in Ahoada Local Government area during Rivers rerun election. The scheme said: “The murder of this patriotic young man, who was an orphane, must be fished ...

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Nomoreloss is dead

Nomoreloss is dead

Following the death of popular Nigeria singer, Olumuyiwa Osinuga a.k.a Nomoreloss, who died at his Lagos residence after a brief illness. World365trend gathered that the singer was hospitalized for two weeks and was diagonised for typhoid. Although he was discharged and recuperating before he passes on this morning. His manager, Joice Ize Iyamu said “Truely he is dead, he died at ...

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Yunusa, Ese abductor secures N3m bail

Yunusa, Ese abductor secures N3m bail

The Federal High Court in Yenagoa, bayelsa State, granted bail to Yunusa Dahiru to the tune of N3 million. Yunusa Dahiru, the alleged abductor of 14 years old Ese Oruru, was arraigned on a five counts charge of crimanal abduction, illicit sex, sexual exploitation, and unlawful carnel knowledge of a minor. According to a post by a non-governmental organisation, KHAN ...

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Economist charges Buhari on economic plan

Economist charges Buhari on economic plan

Prof Akpan Hogan, the former Vice Chancellor of University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and now a renowned Economist and Director General of West Afrcan Institute for Financial and Economic Management WAIFEM, has chargeed the Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari led adminstration to economic blue-print that will bring Nigeria out of the wood. The economist said this at the inaugural lectures, ...

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Abacha’s loot – Obasanjo open up

Abacha's loot - Obasanjo open up

Former Nigeria President Olusegun Obasanjo, described the people asking him to account for recovered Abacha loot as illiterates and stupid. Obasanjo said “They said i should account for Abacha loot recovered. What stupidity! The man who asked for it, the man who gave the judgement or who answered them are all stupid, with due respect.” “I don’t keep account, all ...

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INEC cancels re-run elections in parts of Rivers State

INEC cancels re run elections in parts of Rivers State

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Saturday cancelled the re-run elections in six disputed local-government area of Rivers state because of said irregularities. The electoral commissioner for Rivers state, Mr Aneidi Ikoiwak stated that the polls were suspended in Gokana, Andoni, Eleme, Tai, Bonny, and, Khana due to irregularities during the voting. Two out of the said Local governments, ...

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APC loses to PDP in Wike’s unit

APC loses to PDP in Wike's unit

Voting results of the Saturday re-run election are already been gradually released even if some are partly not official. one of the released results was that in ward 9 unit 7 in obio/akpor local government area, the voting centre located near governor nyesom wike father’s compound. The part results of the election in this LGA are as follows: State Constituency ...

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Rivers election gets bloody as 5 die in saturday re-run election

Rivers election gets bloody as 5 die in saturday re-run election

Rivers of blood as some may call it has flown following the death of five persons in the rivers re-run election. Three out of the five were said to have been killed in Eleme local government area, one was killed in Andoni while a casualty was recorded in obia/akpor local government area . At Opobo local government area, the election ...

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Rivers SSG arrested by the Nigerian army

Rivers SSG arrested by the Nigerian army

Mr. Kenneth Kobani, the secretary to the state government has been arrested by the Nigerian army for allegedly stalling the distribution of electoral materials for the on-going elections in rivers. Mr kobani was said to have stormed a RAC centre in his area, gathered all the original result sheets and carted away with them. He was paraded and later arrested ...

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55 killed in flydubai plane crash in Russia

55 killed in flydubai plane crash in Russia

The Flydubai Boeing 737 jet crashed at the Rostov-on-Don airport after travelling from Dubai. It was reported that all the people on board died in the crash. Bad whether was said to be the cause of the crash, which kept the plane from reattempting landing for more than two hours. About 700 rescue teams which involve medics and psychologists were ...

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Rivers Election – APC chieftain, Rivers commissioner kidnapped

INEC cancels re run elections in parts of Rivers State

Prior to the commencement of the Rivers State election, the chieftain of All Progressives Congress APC, Elyon Ntiro Elijah and Rivers State Commissioner for Water Resources, Chief Ibibia Walter, have been kidnapped by some unknown gunmen. Elijah was said to have been kidnapped at Asarama waterside in Andoni Local Government Area of the state, while the announcement of Chief Ibibia ...

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NYPF encourages entrepreneurship by launching N500M for young Nigerian entrepreneurs, students

NYPF encourages entrepreneurship by launching N500M for young Nigerian entrepreneurs, students

The Nigerian economy at this time cannot be said to be in a state of total strength or good performance.  As a result of this, efforts are being made by different bodies and organisations to strengthen the economy by various means most of which involves the encouragement of entrepreneurship. The Nigerian young professionals forum, one of such bodies is set ...

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Foreigners jailed in Nigeria for oil smuggling

Foreigners jailed in Nigeria for oil smuggling

On Friday, 14 foreign sailors from Russia, Ukraine, Philippine and Japan, were jailed for illegal transporting of 1,738 tonnes of crude oil and some 4,500 tonnes of petrol. The jail will last for two to three years for unlawful dealing in petroleum products in the country. The Federal High Court in  Lagos, headed by Judge Ibrahim Buba sentenced 11 of ...

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Rivers Rerun – three already feared dead in gun duel

Rivers Rerun - three already feared dead in gun duel

Gun battle occured between Joint security forces and hoodlums in Obagi axisofEgi community, Egbema Ndoni Local Government area, which has resulted into the lost of three lives. Captain of Port Harcourt army barracks, Lazarus Eli said, out of the three lives lost, one is a member of the Joint Forces. He said the gun duel was between a combined security ...

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Fayose – APC using DSS as tool

Fayose APC using DSS as tool

Mr Ayodele Fayose, the Ekiti State Governor has condemned the action of the Department of State Services DSS, after claiming they were not aware of any court ruling, ordering the release of the detained Ekiti State House of Assembly member, Hon Afolabi Akanni as ridiculous, height of executive rascality and open display of the contempt for the rule of law. ...

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