Nnamdi Kanu threatens to drag FG to UK court

Kanu also criticized the federal government over his prosecution, insisting that he is innocent of the accusations against him.
A Federal High Court in Abuja had revoked the bail granted to the IPOB leader in 2017, after his continued absence in court.
Binta Nyako, justice of the court, also issued an arrest warrant against Kanu, citing the continued absence of the IPOB leader in court.

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Offa Poly student commits suicide over handout proceeds

Ajiboye, who was the son of a traditional title holder in Iragbiji in the Boripe Local Government Area of Osun State, decided to end his life after he was allegedly embarrassed by one of his lecturers, who gave him some handouts to sell to his course mates.

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VC threatens students with expulsion over plagiarism

Vice Chancellor, Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE), Professor Kayode Shoremekun has said the university’s postgraduate students caught plagiarising would be expelled.
He, therefore, admonished them to engage in scholarly research that could benefit not only the University, but also the nation.

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Anxiety over Nigeria’s $73bn debts

Experts have called on government at all levels to put paid to its borrowing  in order to safe the incoming generations from falling into unmitigated debts. Speaking at a two-day workshop of The MaroonSquare Discourse on National Development in Lagos, at the weekend, a lecturer at department of Political Science, Lagos State University, Prof. Sylvester […]

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Female Student of Nasarawa Polytechnic Runs Mad (graphics)

According to eyewitnesses, the lady emerged from the Country Club area in Ikeja GRA, Lagos, and started talking to herself.
“Nobody suspected anything at first as she was merely just loafing about,” said one witness.
“However, as she walked down Joel Ogunnaike Street, she started dancing. Then she went to the refuse bin and started picking stuff from there and puting into her bag.

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Keystone Bank MD Resigns

According to a statement by the bank, Ohiwerei is leaving to pursue other interests.
Abubakar Danlami Sule has been appointed to take his place in acting capacity.
The bank thanked Ohiwerei for his contributions to the bank over the past 18 months.

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Gunmen Spray Crowd At The Annual Fishing Festival in Kogi With Bullets

The 2019 edition of the annual Dankwo fishing festival in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, came to an abrupt end on Saturday, as gunmen opened fire on participants. The festival, an annual event organised by the Lokoja Traditional Council, had been on for about an hour when the gunmen arrived in two engine boats. On arrival at […]

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Nigerian Students, Others Contribute $42.4bn To US Economy In One Year

The number increased by 1.5 per cent to reach a new high of 1,094,792 in 2018, adding that U.S. remained the top host of international students globally.
Nigeria, according to the official, has continued to retain its top ranking as the number one source of African students studying in the U. S. with over 16,000 students as at March pursuing their educational goals.

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How Buhari’s Strategists Disinformed The North About Atiku

It was also gathered that the grassroots campaigners went into the hinterlands of the North and told stories that the people should be wary of Atiku in view of the fact that he was said to have reached a pact with some pro-Biafran personalities, whom they said he planned to hand over the running of the affairs of his administration to.

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I killed my Girlfriend for the Fun of it – Poly Student

Three years ago (2016), a 22-year-old student of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, Chukwudi Onweniwe, strangled his girlfriend, Nifemi Adeyeoye, to death after raping her in a farm in Ogbese, Akure North area.
“I did not remove any part of her body; I only killed her for the fun of it. I made love to her in the bush before killing her. I am not a cultist. It was when I killed her that I realized I made a big mistake and I wept bitterly.

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Iheanacho’s Career Recently

Already in England, tongues are wagging among football pundits that Iheanacho has not been listed among the roll call of players in the English Premier League that are set to star for their respective countries at this year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. He and no one else is going to be the loser.

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Trump Is Bullying OPEC Again

OPEC production fell by around 1.5 million barrels a day between December and February, and probably dropped further in March. Saudi Arabia made by far the biggest voluntary reduction. It contributed almost two thirds of the group’s total output cut as measured against individual baselines in February, and made deeper cuts than it had promised it would implement each month this year. 

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Court Orders SARS to pay Business Man N5m over Torture

Oraefo was sometime in 2018 whisked away from his factory by men of the SARS to their office in Awkuzu, where he was unlawfully detained, subjected to excruciating torture and extorted the sum of N6 million as ransom.

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Let’s work as one family – El-Rufai to Kaduna residents

Speaking after receiving his Certificate of Return, the governor further said that the people appreciate that the difficult and tough decisions that had been taken in the last four years were in their collective interest.
El-Rufai also called on the people to join hands in building a better Kaduna “to improve themselves, to tackle poverty and disease, to accelerate development, build new businesses and create jobs.”

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Why I kidnapped, murdered Imo Magistrate — Suspect

The suspect who fled to Lagos State after committing the crime was eventually arrested.
He has however confessed to the crime stating that he hired three other men now at large and paid them the sum of N500, 000 and along with himself, they abducted and murdered the deceased because he was dating his wife.

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Drugged Orangutan Found in Russian Tourist’s Suitcase

A routine security check at Denpasar Airport in Bali on Friday ended up saving a tiny life.
As a traveler’s bags went through an X-ray scanner, security officers spotted a tiny body inside one of the suitcases. They pulled the bags aside to search, and sure enough, there was someone curled up inside his luggage.

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Lionel Messi names Eden Hazard and Sergio Aguero in his top five players in the world

Hazard could be joining Messi in La Liga next season as Chelsea’s talisman is expected to move to Real Madrid at the end of the season. Aguero, meanwhile, plays alongside Messi for Argentina’s national side, while he became Manchester City’s top league goalscorer of all time last month. And Messi considers both players to be […]

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2 pastors arrested for murdering of brother-in-law

The Ogun State police command alleged that the suspects, who are siblings and indigenes of Delta State, had trailed their brother-in-law to his farm on February 5, 2019 and macheted him to death for denying them the use of the frontage of his house for their church activities.
The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident, said that the killing was reported at the station by the wife of the deceased and their teenage daughters.

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Phyno and Teniola have been signed as brand ambassadors for TomTom.

Cadbury Nigeria Plc manufacturers of TomTom unveiled the duo at a recent ceremony which held in Lagos.
The company revealed that the desire to connect further with their consumers through music informed the engagement of the talented duo.
The contract will see both artists featuring in the TomTom’s brand and marketing campaigns, including advertisements and special appearances at the brand’s events.

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Why I Avoid Worshipping In National Mosque – Buhari

He said he deliberately decided to be worshipping inside the villa to prevent the constraints and inconveniences presidential movements may cause to the people.
The President was responding to a request by a delegation of Imams and Senior Islamic Scholars from all States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory led by Prof. Shehu Ahmad Galadanci, the Murshid, National Mosque.

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