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Boy kidnapped in Rivers state is found 2 years later in Ebonyi state

A boy who was kidnapped from his parent’s home in Rivers state two years ago has just been found in Ebonyi state. Destiny Azubuike was abducted from his home in Oyigbo, Rivers state, on the 19th of December 2016. He was found on the 11th of December, 2018 in Ohaozara Local Government, Ebonyi State, where…

Senate confirms Festus Keyamo, others as NDIC board members

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Ronke Sokefun as Chairman of the Board of the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation. Other members of the board include Barrister Festus Keyamo, SAN, Alhaji Garba Bello, Bri-Gen. Josef O. J. Okoloagu, Mustapha Adewale Mudashiru, Mr. Adewale W. Adeleke. The appointments of other members of the board…

Nigerian govt asked to rename Kaduna International Airport after Abba Kyari

The Senate on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to immortalise the former Military Governor of North Central State, late Brigadier General Abba Kyari by renaming the Kaduna International Airport after him. The upper legislative chamber hinged its reason on Kyari’s immense contributions to national unity. The resolution followed a motion, “Demise of Brigadier General Abba…

2019 Presidency: Ezekwesili signs Peace Accord deal, attacks Buhari

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, on Wednesday joined Atiku Abubakar to sign the 2019 General Elections Peace accord. Speaking after the signing the agreement in Abuja, Ezekwesili called on President Buhari to sign the 2018 Electoral Amendment Bill without delay. She said the President could rush…

Atiku, Tosyn Bucknor, Fever, Assurance, others top most searched on Google in 2018

Popular search engine, Google, on Wednesday released the most searched data by Nigerians for the year 2018. The list revealed the year’s major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in Nigeria. Atiku Abubakar, the presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is Nigeria’s top trending politician on Google in 2018. He will…

Senate passes South East Development Commission Bill

The Senate Wednesday passed the South East Development Commission (Establishment) Bill 2018. The proposed commission aims at enhancing the infrastructural development of the South East zone, which is grappling with huge ecological challenges. It also seeks to act as a catalyst for the development of the commercial potential of the zone. The proposed legislation requires…

Buhari: Senator Adamu lambasts Obasanjo

Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, representing Nasarawa West Senatorial District, has expressed concern over the manner former President Olusegun Obasanjo criticised President Muhammadu Buhari. Adamu, who stated this while briefing newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday, said Obasanjo’s criticisms of Buhari were not dignifying. He was reacting to a recent report credited to the former president, where he…

Jimi Agbaje takes a shot at the Oba of Lagos over 2015 ‘hate speech’

The Lagos State PDP governorship candidate, Jimi Agbaje on Wednesday has taken a swipe at the Oba of Lagos Rilwan Akinolu over a statement the monarch made in 2015. If you recollect, the monarch had mentioned that anyone who went against the ruling party then would be banished into the waters. ‘Jimi is my blood…

Court grants Segun Onibiyo N2 million Bail

A Kaduna State High Court on Wednesday, admitted Segun Onibiyo, a reporter with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) to bail in the sum of N2 million. Onibiyo, is charged with allegation of defamation of character and false statement against Gov. Nasir El-Rufai. He is accused of inciting disturbance, defamation of character and injurious…

Sanwo-Olu Replies Jimi Agbaje’s Accusations

Fellow Lagosians, my opponent, Mr. Jimi Agbaje had a tweet storm yesterday night where he attempted, though in a very poor manner, to join issues with me on my appearance on TVC yesterday morning. My initial reaction was to ignore him. In this campaign season,it behoves on anyone seeking to be governor of Lagos to…

“I just discovered my ex-wife disappeared with my kids out of the country” Daddy Freeze laments

Ifedayo Olarinde, popularly known as Daddy Freeze, has accused his wife of taking his kids and leaving Nigeria without informing him. The OAP said she disappeared with their kids and he’s just finding out. Freeze and Opeyemi were married and the union produced two kids, a boy and a girl. Following their separation, Opeyemi took…

Photos: Man spent two years in Nigerian prison after his ex-girlfriend’s parents allegedly conspired to accuse him of rape because they disliked him

A Nigerian man has been released from one of the Port Harcourt maximum prisons after spending two years on a rape case he did not commit. Activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, who shared the story online, alleged that the parents of the ex-inmate’s girlfriend, conspired with some police officers to accuse him of rape and got him…

President Trump threatens to shut down US government if opposition congressional leaders fail to fund the border wall

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump told Democratic leaders at the White House that he will shut down the US government because they refuse to approve billions of dollars in funding for his controversial Mexico border wall. The president and top opposition congressional leaders were meant to hold a reassuring Oval Office photo-op. Instead, their blazing…

NDLEA Arrest Man With 218kg Of Indian Hemp

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it had arrested a man with fake military uniform and 218 kilogramme of substance suspected to be Indian Hemp in Niger. The agency’s Commander in the state, Mrs Sylvia Egwunwoke, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Tuesday that the suspected was nabbed in Makwa,…

Treasury Looting: ”Buhari is shielding his corrupt relatives” PDP

Treasury Looting: PDP has accused President Buhari of shielding members of his family that were recently alleged to have been part of a fraud syndicate. Read the statement from the party below The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) challenges President Muhammadu Buhari to showcase his much touted integrity by allowing an open investigation of his associates…

Father Kills All His Four Children In Rivers, Sets Self And House Ablaze

Rivers State Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni, said the children were aged five, six and eight, and were “strangled to death by their father, who also hanged himself and set the house on fire. Achibong Patrick, 36, a native of Akwa-Ibom and a father of four, has strangled all his children to death. Patrick…

70-year-old man marries 15-year-old girl in Niger state

A 70-year-old man marries 15-year-old girl in Niger State, as reported by Daily Nigerian. The man identified as Yakubu Chanji, tied the knot with the teenager at a wedding that took place on Monday in Lapai, Niger State, with family and friends in attendance. Mr Chanji, also known as Nafsi-Nafsi in Minna city, earned the…

Photo: Police bust Nigerian-led gang that cheated 21 people in India

The Ahmedabad cybercrime police on Monday, December 9, busted a racket involving six members from Nigeria, Uganda and India. According to the complaint filed by one of the victims, one Nigerian national identified as Lawrence Okosun,40, sent Kheradiya a friend request on Facebook claiming to be based in London. The two exchanged phone numbers, started…

9-year-old black girl kills herself after classmates bullied her for being friends with a white boy

A 9-year-old girl has committed suicide after her schoolmates bullied her for being friends with a white boy, her family has said. McKenzie Nicole Adams suffered a year of vile abuse from pupils at US Jones Elementary School in Alabama before she eventually took her own life. She hanged herself at her home in Linden…

Shock As Two Men Are Caught Allegedly Trying To Bury Charms On Building Site

Two friends, Abdullahi Adebayo and Suleiman Olanrewaju, who the Police accused of attempting to bury charms on a building site, on Tuesday appeared in an Ilorin Senior Magistrate Court, NAN reports. The Police charged Adebayo, 38, and Olanrewaju, 39, with criminal conspiracy and being in possession of “criminal charm.” The prosecutor, Insp. Zacheous Folorunsho, told…

Jimi Agbaje Vows To Turn Lagos Waters To Money

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State for the 2019 governorship election, Mr Jimi Agbaje, has promised to look at other ways to boost the economy of the metropolis. Speaking recently at the launch of his campaign, Mr Agbaje said he will look critically into his blue economy policy to make more…