Oyo Govt: Prosecutes 45 illegal Street Traders

Story Views: 7 Oyo State Government has prosecuted about 45 illegal street traders in Ibadan metropolis, saying that street trading will not be tolerated in the state.   Also, the state government has said that adequate measures are being put in place to prevent flooding in the state, noting that dredging has commenced on some major streams and blocked drainages are being cleared across the state.   The traders who appeared before Magistrate Patricia Olasunbo Adetuyibi at the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources premises on illegal placement of their…

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Suicide Bomber Kill 7 Worshippers in Konduga Mosque- NEMA

Story Views: 8 At least seven worshippers were killed at a mosque in the Ajari area of Konduga, Borno state on Monday when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives. The Zonal Coordinator of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) North East, Bashir Garga confirmed the casualty in a brief statement. Garga wrote: “A male suicide bomber detonated IEDs in Konduga during early morning prayers in a mosque around Ajari Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.  Seven people were killed while seven others were injured. The Injured have been evacuated to…

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Loris Karius screws up as Liverpool lose to Borussia Dortmund

Story Views: 7 It’s beginning to feel like Loris Karius is cursed. Hopefully for the German things will turn around for him soon. Karius is living in the shadow of his Champions League final errors against Real Madrid. And the keeper is consistently sending out signals that he’s haunted between the sticks. One Sunday night against Borussia Dortmund, Karius was again picked on after an error for BVB’s third goal of the game. Karius could only palm a shot into the path of Jacob Bruun Larsen as BVB scored a…

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Why ExxonMobil sacked Spy Police Officers – Management

Story Views: 1 The Management of ExxonMobil has given reasons why spy police officers on the company’s employ were terminated shortly after being absorbed in compliance with the recent Supreme Court order. On July 13, the spy policemen working for the company in its operational locations in Lagos, Eket in Akwa Ibom State and other places simultaneously staged protests over alleged denial of their “official” entitlements. The Chairman, Security Workforce ExxonMobil, Okon Johnson, said the protesters, some of whom put in almost 22 years service, accused the management of refusing…

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PDP to Buhari: Nigerians Don’t Need Your Voter Education …Just Prepare to Go

Story Views: 8 The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has told President Muhammadu Buhari not to waste his energy on any cosmetic campaign for collection of Permanent Voter Card (PVC) as the failure of his administration has provided enough stimuli for Nigerians to fully participate in the 2019 election. The party said President Buhari, by now, ought to have known that such theatrics, simulated by his handlers, cannot help his self-destroyed public image or reverse the determination of Nigerians to vote him out in 2019.

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Story Of Juicy Offers Not True, Says Saraki

Story Views: 12 Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said that the speculations about juicy offers being  made to him and his associates as part of the on-going discussions with the Presidency and leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is untrue. He said what is at stake is the future of the country and its democracy and that it will be myopic for anybody to be talking about whether certain offers have been made to an individual or if such offers would be accepted or not. In a…

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Ozil announces international retirement due to ‘racism and disrespect’

Story Views: 13 The Arsenal attacker has hit out at the treatment he received from the German football association (DFB), confirming he will no longer wear the jersey Mesut Ozil has confirmed that he is retiring frominternational football with immediate effect following the “treatment he received from the DFB.” The Arsenal attacker claims that the way he has been treated by the German football association makes him “no longer want to wear the German national team shirt.”Ozil announced the decision in the third part of a lengthy statement released on his…

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Dasuki: Buhari Misled by Northern Cabals – Northern Youth Council

Story Views: 19 The Northern Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has frowned at a statement credited to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami to the effect that the Federal Government was not ready to release Colonel Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser (NSA) after perfecting the 6th bail granted him by the Federal High Court.   In a statement by the President of NYCN, Comrade Isah Abubakar, the Arewa group said that President Muhammadu Buhari is being misled by Northern Cabal for selfish interests.…

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President Buhari condoles with victims of Jos market fire

Story Views: 18 President Muhammadu Buhari has sent heartfelt commiserations to the victims of the Jos market fire which destroyed more than 200 shops. The President said he was “devastated by the scale of economic losses suffered by hard working and ordinary Nigerians who believe in self-reliance to support themselves.” According to him, “trading and agriculture remain the mainstay of these hard working businessmen and women and every democratic leader would genuinely feel the pains of the victims of this fire disaster.” “With profound sense of empathy, I am touched…

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Winners’ Chapel Declares 7-Day Fasting For The Rescue Of The Soul Of Nigeria

Story Views: 16 Report reaching daily mandate has it that the authority of the Living Faith Church International also know as Winners’ Chapel through his president, Bishop David Oyedepo, tonight released a memo to all the commission’s mission stations to embark on a 7-day fervent fast and prayer for the terrorized soul of Nigeria. This will believe aroused as a result of the incessant killings of Christians in the country. Recall over 120 were recently killed in Plateau state with villages left to desolate.

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“Federal Government to adopt National Policy on the Protection of Civilians in conflict situations”- Lai Mohammed

Story Views: 9 The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the protection of human rights is a cardinal objective of the Buhari Administration, and that the violation of rights is not a government policy. Addressing a High-Level Roundtable organized by the Atlantic Council, an American think tank on international affairs, in Washington, DC, on Thursday, the Minister said the picture of impunity and complete disregard for extant laws and international obligations painted by Amnesty International, in a recent report, is not a true reflection of the character…

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My directives on improved service delivery in the power sector went to legal entities, not to Intelopers-Fahola

Story Views: 4 In a statement released by the Minister of power, works and housing today, Babatunde Raji Fashola responded to some allegations credited to the  Executive Director, Research and Advocacy of the Association of Electricity Distributors (ANED), Sunday Oduntan. In which he made in response to directives to NERC (the regulator) and BPE/NBET as contracting parties to the DisCos.   The Minister stated that: “Throughout my Press Statement which contained the directives, I referred copiously to the provisions of the Electric Power Sector Reform Act (EPSRA) which is the law that regulates…

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Forex: CBN Launches SMIS in Chinese Yuan

Story Views: 5 ABUJA– The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday, July 20, 2018, flagged off its intervention in the sale of foreign exchange in Chinese Yuan (CNY), signaling the consummation of the Bilateral Currency Swap Agreement (BCSA) signed with the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) on April 27, 2018.    A statement issued by the Bank on Friday disclosed that the sales shall be through a combination of spot and short tenored forwards. It added that the exercise, which shall be Special Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS) retail,…

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President Buhari offers condolences at Coomassie’s Burial

Story Views: 5 President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday offered condolences to the family and relatives of the late Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Coomassie, and to the government and people of Katsina State, describing him as a valiant officer who brought honour to the nation. The President, who was represented at the funeral in Katsina by a federal government delegation led by his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, said the country had lost a conscientious, competent and patriotic citizen who would be sorely missed. In a letter presented to Governor…

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Atiku to declare for presidency today

Story Views: 5 Yola, Nigeria, 20 July 2018: After several months of consultations with critical stakeholders in Nigeria and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar will on Saturday, 21 July, make a formal declaration to contest the 2019 presidential election under the PDP. A statement from the media office of the former Vice President indicated that Atiku will be making his declaration at a political rally in Yola, the capital of his home state of Adamawa. According to the statement, Atiku’s decision to join…

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Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar has said he will be staying at the club this summer, despite continued links to Real Madrid.

Story Views: 10 Los Blancos have twice issued public statements dismissing their interest in the player, although it was recently reported by El Transistor (h/t AS) that PSG may be willing to sell the forward this summer. However, when asked about a possible move in this window the star said he will not be going anywhere. “I’ll stay,” he said. “I have a contract with PSG, and I’ve chosen to be there for the challenge, for new things and higher goals. I won’t change my mind about it. I hope…

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Atiku mourns ex-police chief, Ibrahim Coomassie

Story Views: 4 Yola, Nigeria, 20 July, 2018: Former Vice President of Nigeria Atiku Abubakar mourns the loss of former Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Coomassie and described him as a disciplined and upright police chief whose tenure witnessed an outstanding time in the history of the Nigeria Police Force. Atiku in a press release from his media office on Friday revealed that he, and the late Coomassie, shared a special bond that he will personally miss. “Alhaji Ibrahim Coomassie and I had a special bond of friendship. He shall be sorely…

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Police deny claims of shooting at dino melaye’s car

Story Views: 6 The attention of Kogi State Police Command has been drawn to the allegation by Distinguished Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the 8th National Assembly that unknown gunmen in uniform fired gun shot at the vehicle today in Kogi State. The Command wish to correct this wrong and misleading impression coming from the Senator by putting the records straight. Today, at about 1530hours, a team of policemen from the Command was on a routine Anti – Robbery/Kidnapping patrol along Aiyetoro Gbede – Mopa Road.…

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Data for Nothing: Fraudsters Use Fake Gift Cards to Lure Consumers into Handing Over Personal Data

Story Views: 8 LAGOS, Nigeria, July 20, 2018 Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered the distribution of an unusual fraudulent scheme that tricks users into parting with their time and their data, for no return. By creating fake websites for the free generation of gift cards, cybercriminals are able to “sell” users’ data to third party partner sites, to which they redirect victims. While industry and law enforcement agencies from around the world are busy fighting against cybercrime, criminals themselves are constantly looking for new ways of earning money – other than…

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