nigeria news today 230518

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    Politics Fani Kayode reveals Obasanjo’s greatest mistake on Buhari – Daily Post Nigeria

    Femi Fani Kayode, former minister of aviation says the greatest mistake former president Olusegun Obasanjo made was not to prosecute President Muhammadu Buhari. Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – -- Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro #BigBreast, #BigBumbum Trend On Nigerian Twitter [SEE PHOTOS]

    Nigerian Twitter has been on crazy mode with the current #bigbreatstwitter and #bigbumbumtwitter trending. Boobs and bums of various shapes and sizes are bign flaunted. See photos below
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    No amnesty programme, no peace in Niger Delta — Ex-agitators – Vanguard News

    A group of ex-agitators drawn from states in the South-South geopolitical zone, yesterday, warned President Muhammadu Buhari’s political appointees and other top government officials to desist from making provocative pronouncements that could truncate the prevailing fragile peace in the …...
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    Why Saudi Arabia Stands to Lose from Trump’s JCPOA Withdrawal – Yahoo News – Latest News &...

    U.S. President Donald Trump signs a proclamation declaring his intention to withdraw from the JCPOA Iran nuclear agreement in the Diplomatic Room at the White House in Washington, U.S. An escalation of Iranian belligerence will undercut Saudi Arabia’s security, as Yemen is likely to be the...
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    Labour Party, NCP, others disagree over 6-year single term proposal for presidency – TODAY.NG

    Some political parties in the country, on Tuesday, disagreed over the proposed six-year single term for president and governors as a panacea to the country’s political problem. The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, had on Monday recommended a 6-year single term for the...
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    Rivers SSG, politician docked for allegedly receiving N750 million Diezani fund – TODAY.NG

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned the Secretary to the Rivers State Government, Kenneth Kobani, and a Rivers politician, Samuel Okpoko, before Justice B. Bilikisu of the Federal High Court, sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on a six-count charge bordering on...
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    Buhari knows little about the country, says PDP – Punch Newspapers

    The Peoples Democratic Party has said President Muhammadu Buhari knows little about the country. It described Buhari’s statement that roads were not rehabilitated after he left the defunct Petroleum Trust Fund as unfortunate. The National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan...
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    MTN, Glo, Airtel Set To Increase Data, Call Tariffs – Nairaland

    Nigerians may soon begin to pay higher tariffs on calls and data as the telecommunications companies in the country brace up for a new cyber security levy to be implemented by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). This is coming on the heels of a … Read more via Nairaland –...
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    Philippe Coutinho makes Barcelona ace Lionel Messi submit transfer demand – Dailystar

    The midfielder joined Inter on loan from Barca in January following Coutinho’s big-money arrival from Liverpool. The short-term temporary deal included a purchase............. read more via lionel messi – Google News – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Beware of fraudster claiming to represent me – Ambode’s wife – Premium Times Nigeria

    Bolanle Ambode, wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday distanced herself from the alleged criminal activities of a certain individual posing as her representative to extort money from unsuspecting members of the public. Mrs. Ambode, in a statement signed by the …...
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    Justice Abang Insists Olisa Metuh’s Fall In Court Was Staged – Stella Dimoko

    Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday insisted that former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh, deliberately fell during proceedings of the court. Recall that Metuh, who is standing trial for allegedly receiving the sum of...
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    President Buhari to take actions on IGP/Saraki issue, others – Senate Leader – TODAY.NG

    President Muhammadu Buhari would soon take appropriate actions aimed at addressing the “not too cordial” relationship between the National Assembly and the Executive arm of government. The Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan, revealed this on Tuesday when he briefed State House correspondents on ...
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    Abuja Lady Murdered After Sacking Guard, Driver – Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    A woman, Onise Ismail, has been murdered by an unknown assailant at her residence in Citec Estate, Mbora, Jabi bypass, Abuja. The deceased, popularly known as Ize, was reportedly stabbed several times in her chest and in the neck till she gave up the ghost. … Read more via Welcome To Ladun...
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    CAN commiserates with Catholics over murdered priests, parishioners – TODAY.NG

    The Christian Association of Nigeria on Tuesday commiserated with the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria as it conducted mass burial for the two priests and parishioners killed by the herdsmen in Benue State in April. Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, Special Assistant, Media and Communications to the CAN...
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    700 Boko Haram fighters ready to surrender – Nigerian Govt – Premium Times Nigeria

    Nigeria said no fewer than 700 Boko Haram militants have signified their intention to surrender as it told the world the unprecedented humanitarian crisis triggered by the nine-year-old insurgency in the North-east. Nigeria’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN, Tijjani Bande, told...
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    ”I think it’s time to finally have my baby girl” – Actress, Omoni Oboli – Nollyzone News » Feed

    Nollywood Actress, Omoni Oboli Plans to have Baby Girl at 40 Omoni who is blessed with three boys with her husband has plans to have another child preferably a baby girl. The actress shared her son’s perception when she discussed with him on how she hopes to have … via Nollyzone News »...
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    Tribunal overrules FCMB in N2.5bn debt – The Sun News

    At last, the Investments and Securities Tribunal (IST) sitting in Abuja has resolved a 10-year cyclical dispute between a stockbroking firm, Valueline Securities and Investments Limited and First City Monument Bank Plc (FCMB) over repayment of N2.5 billion shares purchase fund misappropriated in...
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    No food, no water: African migrants recount terrifying Atlantic crossing – The Guardian

    In the days after the food and water had run out, as the catamaran drifted helplessly in the Atlantic with a snapped mask and broken motor, there was nothing left to do but pray, said Muctarr Mansaray, 27. “I pray every day. I pray a lot at that … Read more via The Guardian –...
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    Private jet from Texas crashes in Honduras, all survive – ABC News

    Honduras‘ emergency management commission says rescuers have responded to the crash of a private jet at Tegucigalpa’s airport. Photographs posted by the agency show a white Gulfstream jet that appears broken in half near the center. Firefighters sprayed foam onto the crash and part … Read...
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    Buhari gateway for Igbo presidency – Vanguard News

    The return of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 would pave the way to make Igbo presidency a reality in 2023, Chief Osita Okechukwu, Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), has assured Ohaneze Ndigbo. “Ohaneze Ndigbo should work towards plucking the low hanging fruit; which is President...