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Over 30 killed in Calabar while watching Manchester United vs Anderlecht

Over 30 people lost their lives at a football viewing centre in Calabar, Cross River state capital, after electricity cable broke from its mooring and fell on them reports Channels TV. The football fans were said to have assembled at the centre to watch a UEFA Europa League quarter-final match between Manchester United and Anderlecht on satellite television, a game ...

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Buhari’s anti-graft war a ruse, says Lamido

Former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, has written off the anti-corruption war of President Muhammadu Buhari, describing it as a “ruse and mere noise.” In an interview with the Hausa service of the BBC, he wondered how a man who worked under the late General Sani Abacha, could be talking of fighting corruption.Buhari served as chairman of the then ...

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Wizkid Reaction To The Money EFCC Found In Ikoyi Apartment

It sure seems that the news had caught the attention of the “Starboy” as he shows how surprised he was at the people who stole the huge amount of money saying “Omo people no dey fear carry the money “…. Wizkid took to Twitter to express his shock over the $38m, N23m and £27,000 discovered in an apartment in Ikoyi ...

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 Fayose’s provide stomach infrastructure for Ekiti citizens  (photos)

​Ekiti residents applauded the governor’s good gesture when Governor Fayose’s food train arrived, Food items and money were distributed. There was jubilation in Emure, Ise/Orun and some parts of Ikere local government areas in Ekiti state after Governor Ayo Fayose’s stomach infrastructure train distributed food items. It was reported that members of the community especially old trooped out to receive the food items ...

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​Latest updates, JAMB.

jamb 2016/2017

Jamb 2017 will be hard compared to JAMB written so far. The new JAMB syllabus will be approved this year. Any aspirant reading JAMB past questions should stop and purchase JAMB’s new brochure. It was also announced that each candidate will put a good passport photograph not black and white and thumb print before entering examination centres. It was also ...

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МММ Nigeria Is Coming Back to Normal-[FROM P.O]

MMM is back, mavro unfrozen

Dear members, MMM Nigeria lifts all the limits for Mavro, acquired in 2017. So, MMM Nigeria is coming back to normal. And now the members can actively develop the Community and create new requests to provide help. For these requests orders will soon arrive, and after Mavro’s confirmation it will be possible to withdraw these Mavro without any restrictions or ...

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MMM IS BACK, MAVRO UNFROZEN

MMM is back, mavro unfrozen

M​ We are now open!!! :-)) Dear members, The holidays are over, and we”re now open. Just as promised. (You might have already noticed that we always stick to our promises. :-)) Actually, we promised to be open on January 14, but we”re open now, January 13, as you can see, which is a day earlier. (Well, I hope, the ...

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MMM financial freedom opportunity for all By dipson

MMM financial freedom

This is another creative one from the stable of A3 concepts titled “MMM” from the sensational vocal artiste, Adeogun Ayodipupo (a.k.a Dipson) .After he had done a series of motivational piece in the past, Dipson has chosen to solely compose the “MMM” track as a platform of dedicating to all mavrodians and urging the intending participant to join as soon ...

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Hillary Clinton delivers painful concession speech

New York (CNN)“I’m sorry.” With those simple words, Hillary Clinton, who thought she would wake up Wednesday as the first woman president-elect but crashed to a stunning election defeat to Donald Trump, ended her White House quest and likely her political career. Democratic nominee unequivocally conceded the presidential race, and said that the Constitution requires a peaceful transfer of power. ...

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Give us more time to end insurgency, Defence Minister begs Nigerians-(Boko Haram: )

​By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—Minister of Defence, Brigadier General Mansur Dan-Ali (retd), has asked for the understanding of Nigerians in the anti-terrorism war, pleading with them to give the military more time to completely stamp out insurgency in the north eastern part of the country.  Dan-Ali’s plea is coming on the heels of the killing of Col. Abu Ali, and six ...

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JAMB: 70% admission quota unfilled in past five years

JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede Tertiary institutions in the country have not been able to successfully fill 70 per cent of their admission quota in the last five years, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has stated. The organisation premised the inability on the insistence on compliance with uniformity of cut-off marks adopted by the Federal Government. The Registrar/Chief Executive ...

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 Senate to revisit Lagos’ special status – ordered by chiefs

​ The Association of Lagos Title Chiefs on Wednesday appealed to the Senate to reconsider the bill seeking a special status for Lagos State. The chiefs said they were convinced that the passage of the bill would translate to economic prosperity and boost wellbeing of Nigerians.   In a statement by its President, Mrs. Iyabo Foresythe, the chiefs said their ...

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  witnesses demanded    N.5m  as transport costs to attend court sessions.

Two prosecution witnesses in a case of murder against a female lawyer, Yewande Oyediran, have demanded N500,000 as transport costs to attend court sessions. Oyediran, an employee of the Directorate of Public Prosecutions in Oyo State of Ministry of Justice, had allegedly murdered her husband, Lowo, by stabbing him with a knife on February 2, 2016, in the Akobo area ...

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Happy birthday – Omolola sowemimo

“A Birthday is A Million Moments, Each holding A Promise Of Fulfillment Of UR Dreams, & ACCOMPLISHMENTS Of Some Special Plans.. Wish U A Very Happy B’DAy” Omolola sowemimo !!!! Set the world on fire with your dreams and use the flame to light a birthday candle. HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!  I hope you have a wonderful day and that the ...

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Two mapoly student of computer science receive Facebook Awards More Than 1,000,000 Naira (NGN) to Student Winners of Hackathon at CyberXchange

Last week, Facebook sponsored a hackathon at the CyberXchange conference in Lagos, Nigeria, drawing applications from more than 250 young, talented students from across the country. Out of those, 63 students were chosen to come to the CyberXchange event and work for two days on their solutions to real-world security challenges. Each team built a prototype, created a presentation, and ...

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The 3 Things All Men Must Know Before Marrying A Woman (Take Note Of No. 1)

You both have things you both expect from the other but often times, we are so focused on character traits that might not even matter in the long run. Men need to be very careful when it comes to choosing a wife. You should look beyond some superficial expectations and instead, focus on these three things that could make or ...

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$2.2 Billion arms cash: Military rejects Jonathan’s claim

Military sources yesterday rejected former President Goodluck Jonathan’s claim that his administration bought warships and aircraft. The former president, who spoke at a lecture he delivered on “Youth Entrepreneurship” at the Oxford Union in the United Kingdom (UK), tried to exonerate former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki of corruption allegations involving $2.2 billion voted for arms procurement.Jonathan said he ...

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Nigerians panic as Naira depreciates three times in six hours

Currency traders on Wednesday in Lagos became apprehensive as the Naira depreciated thrice in six hours at the parallel marketThe traders were meeting in clusters, painstakingly trying to unravel the rationale behind the sudden depreciation of the naira after it had appreciated for about four weeks.The Naira exchanged at N467 to the dollar as at 4:30 p.m. after it traded ...

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What Nigerian government should do for 21 released Chibok girls – Pope Francis

Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis, has identified one more thing the federal government should do to get the Chibok Girls back to normal life.The pope emphasised that the girls need experts to rehabilitate them.The Pope, who was represented by the President of Pontifical Mission Societies (Nigeria), Rev. Fr. George Ajana, said this during this year’s World Mission Sunday at Our Lady ...

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Niger Delta: Avengers threaten to resume attacks on oil facilities

The Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, has issued a strong fresh warning to the Federal Government that it would resume bombing of oil facilities if the government made any further mistake to enter into negotiation with selfish leaders in the region.The group said the so-called leaders only represented themselves instead of the interest of the people.The Avengers in a statement accused some ...

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CBN orders banks to stop payment of MTN dividend

​The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has ordered the suspension of MTN Group dividend payment from the Nigerian subsidiary of the telecommunications giant, until further notice. In a quarterly update to shareholders, MTN Group said it was not guilty of the illegal repatriation charges levelled against it by the Nigerian senate, stating that the claims are totally unfounded and without ...

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SANs, Labour, others divided over suspension of judges

​By Emma Amaize, Clifford Ndujihe, Victor Ahiuma-Young, Ikechukwu Nnochiri, Rotimi Ojomoyela, Bartholomew Madukwe & Chioma Onuegbu ABUJA—LAWYERS and major stakeholders were divided, yesterday, over the position of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, that the judges, whose homes were raided by the Department of State Services, DSS, and arrested for alleged graft should step down until their innocence is proven. While ...

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  Actor John Okafor :- As Nigerian Judiciary failed to jail Buhari let Buhari jail them. 

Nollywood actor, John Okafor has said that he gives President Muhammadu Buhari 100 per cent of his support on his actions against the Nigerian judiciary in respect to the allegations of judicial misconduct and corruption leveled against some judges. Recall that the Department of State Services, DSS, has in the past weeks conducted a ‘sting operation’ on Nigerian top judges ...

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Nigeria’s power generation slides to 3,531mw

​By Prince Okafor  LAGOS—The National Electricity Grid, yesterday experienced further drop in its generation to about 3, 531.7 megawatts (mw). This will translate to a drop in supply sent out to the 11 Distribution Companies (DISCOs) across the country. Statistics obtained from the Nigeria System Operator (NSO), a section of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), indicated that about 78242.67mw ...

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 Fayose’s tackle by fulani cattle  breeders over ‘arrest’ of cows

​Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, comprising Fulani cattle herders is spoiling for a show down with Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State. They are angry with him over the introduction of the Ekiti Grazing Enforcement Marshals, EGEM, a vigilance group tasked with ‘arresting’ cows found invading and damaging farms in the state. The association branded Fayose’s action ...

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Chevron launches cassava projects with 40 graduates

​By Dayo Johnson Akure—CHEVRON Nigeria Limited through the Partnership Initiative in the Niger Delta (PIND) has launched Youths Cassava Enterprise Project with 40 graduates to pilot the scheme in Ondo state. The project is in partnership with the states Wealth Creation Agency (WECA). Director,  Deepwater and Production Sharing Contracts of Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited, Jeffery Ewing said the project ...

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Naira/Dollar atm cards and inexplicable profligacy

​ By Henry Boyo  ONE cannot be certain whether Nigerians should celebrate or decry the recent decision by the Central Bank to reduce the existing annual limit from $150,000 to $50,000, per person on usage of Naira/dollar debit cards abroad. Nonetheless, the enabling directive to commercial banks in CBN’s circular of 13 April 2015, may mean nothing to possibly over ...

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LAUTECH crisis: Osun Assembly lauds Aregbesola, Ajimobi over resolution

​By Gbenga Olarinoye Osogbo—Osun State House of Assembly has lauded the Governors of Osun and Oyo states, Rauf Aregbesola and Abiola Ajimobi for the peaceful resolution of the recent controversy about ownership and management of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology. In a statement by the Chairman, House Committee on Information and Strategy, Hon. Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, the Assembly said, the ...

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Igbo leaders no longer respect Ojukwu – MASSOB

​Ihuoma Chiedozie, Enugu The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra on Sunday observed that Igbo leaders no longer showed respect to the Biafra leader, the late Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu. A MASSOB leader, Uchenna Madu, who made the group’s feeling known in a statement made available to our correspondent in Enugu, said the late Biafran leader was not ...

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Cultists sack community

​Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri At least, one person was confirmed dead when two rival cult groups clashed in the Owaelu-Uratta in Owerri-North Local Government Area of Imo State on Saturday night. A source in the community, who spoke to our correspondent on condition of anonymity, said trouble started when rival cult members started exchanging provocative words. The heated arguments, it was ...

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Police recover 19 cars, SUVs from ex-IG Arase

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered an investigation into the purchase and distribution of vehicles by his predecessors. It was gathered that the probe was informed by the discovery that retiring officers, including former  IGs and Deputy Inspectors-General of Police, were in the habit of appropriating police vehicles for their personal use. Findings by our ...

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Yero spent N4.1bn on sweets, juice, training in 2014 –Commissioner

​Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna The Kaduna State Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Mohammed Abdullahi, said the immediate past government of Mukhtar Yero spent over N2.1bn on sweets, juice and chocolates to entertain visitors in 2014 alone. He added that the ex-governor’s administration wasted another N2bn on training and retraining of workers who did not need such training. For instance, the commissioner ...

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Laide Bakare receives backlash for kissing her 2 year old son

​ Actress Laide Bakare shared this picture she took with her 2 year old son on Instagram which caused an uproar amongst readers. Some said it was inappropriate, while others didn’t see anything wrong with it. Read some of the comments after the cut… [Uploading gallery…] 630 total views, no views today

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N22.8bn Fraud: Skye Bank Official Testify Against Air Force Chiefs

Skye Bank Compliant Officer, Mr. Mojeed Olatunji, has explained the role he played in the alleged N22.8 billion fraud perpetrated by former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu, Vice Marshal Jacob Bola Adigun and Air Commodore Gbadebo Owodunni Olugbenga. Mojeed, who is the first prosecution witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the trial of ...

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Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia Reports To EFCC After Agents Expose Her Phony Hospital Visit

tice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, one of the six judges invited to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to face interrogation over allegations of money laundering and bribery, reported herself to the anti-graft agency on Thursday evening. It would be recalled that the embattled judge was invited for questioning on Tuesday, October 18, but unlike five of her colleagues, Mrs. Ofili-Ajumogobia ...

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