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Buhari to Nigerians​: Allah answered your prayers for my health


President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday declared that Allah has answered the prayers of Nigerians concerning his health. The President made the remark in his condolences delivered by the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazzau, to the family of a prominent Kano State businessman, Alhaji Audu Adahama. In a statement by Buhari’s …

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How to make beautiful Ankara earrings yourself?


Are you interested in handcraft and wonder how to make colourful and impressing handmade Ankara fabric earrings? Read the article and find out how you can create them easily and with pleasure. Hand-made Ankara earrings Ankara is not only the name of Turkish city but also a very popular, colourful …

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Read what Senators are saying about Buhari's suspension of the SGF


– Nigerian lawmakers have reacted to the suspension of two top government officials (Secretary General of the Federation (SGF) and Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) – The duo were suspended by the presidency over allegations that are not unconnected to corruption Following the suspension of Babachir Lawal as …

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Jubilation as Nigerian orphanage produces two graduates


The management of Christ Foundation Orphanage in Kuje, Abuja, says it has produced two graduates and five undergraduates presently at different course levels in universities. Mr Gabriel Okuta, the proprietor of the faith-based home said this on Monday when some group of women paid the management of the home a …

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Best types of sewing machines and their functions


Do you think that you know everything about sewing machines? Study the types of the machines and their functions to choose the best one. Hand sewing machine A sewing machine may be mechanical, or it is also called hand sewing machine. This type of sewing machine is devoid of any …

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Wike needs to undergo a psychiatric test – Dakuku Peterside


– Defeated governorship candidate in Rivers state, Dakuku Peterside has questioned the mental status of Governor Nyesom Wike – The All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain called for an assesment of the governor’s mental capabilities – Peterside is the managing director of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Defeated …

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BBNaija winner Efe reveals his biggest regret in the house


– Big Brother Naija’s winner Efe Ejemba has reveled his greatest regret in the BBNaija house – He revealed that he regrets drinking in the house which has made his mum mad at him – For more on BBNaija 2017, read here https://www.naij.com/tag/big-brother.html On Monday, April 11, 2017, at Wheatbaker …

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7 steps to Cocoa Farming business in Nigeria


Cocoa Farming in Nigeria provides an excellent opportunity for investors. Cocoa is one of the fastest selling agricultural products. Once your cocoa tree is planted and reached maturity – you can harvest money from it for whole your life. The cocoa is a perennial crop and can produce for decades. …

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N23 billion ‘bribe’ to RECs: INEC writes Buhari


– INEC has written to the presidency for further action on six of its former personnel involved in alleged N23 billion election bribe – The commission has ordered a thorough investigation into the allegations to establish the culpability or otherwise of those named in the EFCC report – INEC reiterates …

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Agbani Darego marries Danjuma’s son


Former Miss World, Agbani Darego has got married. The model and ex-beauty queen tied the knots on Saturday, April 8, 2017 with her longtime lover, Ishaya Danjuma, who is the son of General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma. Agbani, 33, who was crowned Miss World in 2001, shared the news on her …

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Obasanjo reveals why EFCC lost 4 cases in 96 hours


– Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed why EFCC was losing cases – Obasanjo said EFCC was losing because it failed to engage ‘staunch ogbologbo lawyers’ – President Muhammadu Buhari had asked EFCC to stop losing more cases Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday April 9, revealed why the Economic …

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Klopp confirms Mane out for the season


Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has confirmed that Sadio Mane will require surgery on his injured knew and is set to miss the rest of the season. Mane suffered the injury during the Merseyside Derby last weekend. The Senegal international’s absence for their remaining seven Premier League fixtures is a blow …

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Governor Bindow threatens to dump APC


– Gov Bindow may be forced to dump APC as a result of the way federal appointments are being carried out – Bindow says there is limit to loyalty Governor Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa state has complained against the way federal appointments and projects concerning his state were being handled. …

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Three Boko Haram suicide bombers killed in foiled attacks


Three suspected male suicide bombers have been killed in separate foiled attacks in Muna and Dusuman village at the outside of Maiduguri on Sunday. The Borno state police command confirmed this through a statement signed and issued by its spokesman, Victor Isuku, in Maiduguri. According to him, the first incident …

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Borno people take BIG step to reverse Ndume’s suspension


Borno state governor Kashim Shettima and a couple of northern leaders have met with Nigerian Senate president Bukola Saraki over the reversal of the suspension of former majority leader Mohammed Ali Ndume. Premium Times reports that Shettima led a team of northern traditional and political leaders to the residence of …

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Photos: Tinubu’s 65th birthday celebration


On the 29th of March 2017, the former governor of Lagos state and current national leader of the All Progressive’s Congress (APC) party, Mr. Asiwaju Tinubu celebrated his birthday at the Lagos house IKeja, Lagos State. It was reported that various personalities trooped in to celebrate with him. Among the …

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I don’t believe in love at first sight- Uriel


Former  Big Brother Naija housemate, Uriel is passionate about living her dream. After she was evicted from the reality TV show some weeks ago, the Oguta, Imo State-born rising star has started  putting plans together to launch herself into the mainstream entertainment world. She’s planning to set up a blog …

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I can’t not be silenced even in jail, says Senator Nwaoboshi


Senator Nwaoboshi faults EFCC’s N2.1billion Contract Scam allegation By Henry Umoru ABUJA- SENATOR Peter Nwaoboshi, PDP, Delta North Friday described allegation made against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) that he perpetrated fraud in the execution of the N2.1billion contract awarded his company, Biderberg Enterprises Limited by the …

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I’ll protect every Corps member in Kaduna – El-Rufa’i


Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State, on Friday pledged to provide protection and welfare support to National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members serving in the state. The governor made the pledge in Kaduna on Friday when the State NYSC Coordinator, Mr Bello Ballama visited the Government House. El-Rufa’i, who was represented by …

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Napoli preparing hostile reception for Higuain


Napoli fans will treat former favourite Gonzalo Higuain to a barrage of abuse when he returns to the San Paolo on Sunday with Serie A leaders Juventus. Gonzalo Higuain Higuain was worshipped in the balmy southern port city as the striker banged home a historic 36 goals last season as …

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Bayelsa Assembly passes 2017 Appropriation Bill


The Bayelsa State House of Assembly on Friday passed the state’s 2017 Appropriation Bill of N243.2 billion. Bayelsa State House of Assembly The Speaker of the House, Mr Konbowei Benson, expressed optimism that the funds would be judiciously used to improve the quality of lives of the people. A breakdown …

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Nigeria eyes history in bobsleigh, 2018 Winter Olympics


Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga are fighting the freezing winds, bone-breaking speed to bring Nigeria’s name in bobsleighing world which Africa has never contestd in. Bobsleigh ‘is a winter sport in which teams of two or four teammates make timed runs down narrow, twisting, banked, iced tracks in …

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‘Revitalised Everton can spring Anfield surprise’


Everton’s record in recent Merseyside derbies is poor, but they approach Saturday’s encounter with Liverpool in splendid form. Thanks to an outstanding start to 2017 they boast 12 more points than they did at this same stage last season. Adrian Clarke studies the reasons behind their revival and how they …

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Lassa fever kills 8 persons in Kano


By AbdulSalam Muhammad KANO – The district Head of Tudun Wada, Tudun Wada local government area of Kano state, Alhaji Bashir Ibrahim Mohammed has said no fewer than 8 persons have lost their lives to Lassa fever over the past few days. Lassa-fever The District Head who briefed the Emir …

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MTN pays another N30bn to Nigeria


MTN has made a payment of N30 billion ($98 million) to the Nigerian government in part settlement of a N330 billion fine imposed on the telecoms group for not disconnecting unregistered SIM cards, an MTN source told Reuters on Thursday. Africa’s largest telecoms company has already paid 80 billion naira …

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Fraudsters make N20m posing as Tinubu, NSA others


By Kingsley Omonobi Abuja—A notorious syndicate that specialises in impersonating prominent politicians and public office holders has been cracked by the Police Intelligence Response Team after surveillance and tracking, with four members arrested. Speaking while parading the suspects at Force Headquarters, Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Jimoh Moshood, said the …

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Ingredients of good governance, by Fayemi


By Dayo Johnson Akure—MINISTER of Mineral Resources and Solid Minerals, Dr. Kayode Fayemi yesterday identified justice, rule of law and true federalism as panacea to peace and good governance. Fayemi Fayemi said this while delivering a lecture titled: “Justice and Fairness as Panacea for Peace” at the 10th Anniversary Memorial …

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2019: Senate okays card reader, electronic voting


By Henry Umoru Passes amendments to Electoral Act 2010 •Empowers party to conduct fresh primaries in ‘Audu scenario’ ABUJA — AHEAD  of the 2019 general elections, the Senate, yesterday, passed amendments to the 2015 Electoral Act empowering the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to use electronic voting for conduct and …

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FG extends tenure of 2016 budget


By Emeka Anaeto, Business Editor,  Emma Ujah & Henry Umoru ABUJA—Amidst failed targets for enacting and signing the 2017 Appropriation Bill, the Federal Government has extended the tenure of 2016 budget until whenever 2017 budget is passed into law and signed by the President. Speaker of the House of Representatives, …

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Asiwaju and his absent mentee


ASIWAJU Bola Ahmed Tinubu practically put the Lagos political scene on a standstill on Tuesday and Wednesday on the occasion of his birthday. Friends and even some former foes were present to honour the man variously described as one of the strongest politicians of his generation. Asiwaju Bola Tinubu It …

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APC heads to court over Obiano’s LG transition chairmen


By Enyim Enyim ONITSHA—Barely 48 hours after Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State appointed transition caretaker council chairmen for the 21 local government areas in the state, the All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, vowed to contest the appointments in a court of law if they were not dissolved immediately. Chief …

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Osinbajo’s sudden quietness


IN the about seven weeks President Muhammadu Buhari was out of the country, his deputy, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo was all about the country reaching out here and there. Journalists in the Presidential Villa were also constrained as they saw an unprecedented spate of activities in the Presidential Villa with Osinbajo …

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How John Terry, Kaka inspired me – Wilfred Ndidi


amed John Terry, John Obi Mikel and Kaka as some of the footballers that inspired him. The 20-year-old grew up supporting Chelsea as a young boy in Lagos, before he eventually went on to make it big in the game. His impressive displays for the Foxes since January, earned him …

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Ali’s uniform controversy a distraction —Dogara


By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor Abuja— Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, yesterday, took a look at the ongoing controversy between the Senate and the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col.Hameed Ali (retd), describing the development as mere distraction. Dogara, who fielded questions from senior …

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What is in a Range Rover


By Theodore Opara RANGE ROVER. This car is the talk of the town in Nigeria since the face-off between the Nigeria Customs and the National Assembly. It is unarguably one of the most powerful sport utility vehicles SUV in Nigeria with the Mercedes Benz G-Class as its only rival in …

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The Senate’s spats


The Bukola Saraki Senate has its hands full with spats here and there as the legislative body fights to show muscle against perceived malfeasances by operatives of the executive arm of government By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor WHEN senators on Tuesday decided to turn away President Muhammadu Buhari’s 27 nominees …

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Afenifere: The Yoruba voice fighting a regional battle


By Dapo Akinrefon IT is no longer news that the pan-Yoruba socio-political  organisation, Afenifere is in the vanguard of championing the cause of the South West. Majority of Yoruba people of the South-West see the Afenifere as a legitimate force to serve the region’s best interests and also maintain the …

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At last, court lifts ban on Omoni Oboli’s Okafor’s Law


By Innocent Anaba A FEDERAL High Court  sitting in Lagos, yesterday, vacated an interim order which restrained the premiering and release of Nollywood movie, “Okafor’s Law.” “Okafor’s Law” is a film produced by actress and director, Omoni Oboli. Trial judge, Justice Ibrahim Buba, had on March 24, granted an interim order, …

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Messi is a ‘teddy bear’ says Maradona


Diego Maradona has described Lionel Messi as a ‘teddy bear’ and has vowed to confront FIFA president Gianni Infantino over his four-match international ban for swearing at a linesman. Argentina’s hopes of qualifying for next summer’s World Cup in Russia were dealt a body blow when world football’s governing body …

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Senate gets 48 hour ultimatum to terminate Ndume's suspension


– The Citizens Advocacy for Social and Economic Rights (CASER) describes the Senate’s suspension of Senator Ndume as a violation of the Nigerian constitution – CASER executive director, Frank Tietie, says Ndume’s suspension amounts to crass intolerance on the part of majority of Nigerian senators – Similarly, rights lawyer, Femi …

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Magu seeks N5bn compensation for libel


Abuja – Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) EFCC, has written a letter to the publisher of a newspaper in Abuja seeking a N5 billion naira compensation. Ibrahim Magu Wilson Uwujaren, Head Media and Publicity, EFCC said this on Thursday in a statement in Abuja. …

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Chilling story of ritual killing in Ibadan


By Ola Ajayi SCORES of people who thronged the Oyo State police headquarters, Eleyele, Ibadan to catch a glimpse of four suspected ritualists could not hold back their tears as one of the suspects, Tunde Jimoh, gave a chilling description of how they tricked their victim, Akintoye Oyeyemi, into a …

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Naira Watch: Naira falls to N390/$


By Babajide Komolafe The improving fortune of the naira in the parallel  market was Thursday halted as it depreciated to N390 against the dollar.Naira Meanwhile the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Thursday increased weekly dollar sales to bureau de change (BDCs) to $10,000 per week. It also sold another $100 …

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