The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, will today Wednesday return to the Code of Conduct Tribunal, where he is facing a 13-count charge bordering on corruption and false declaration of assets. He was arraigned September 18, but he pleaded not guilty to the charges and was granted bail. In the charges, Mr. Saraki was accused of […]
It was a tragic end for a 78-year-old man, identified by police as Hassan Chiroma, when he slit his own throat at the city abattoir, Kano, yesterday. The incident which sent shock waves across city dwellers, had set tongues wagging over what could have led the septuagenarian to take his life. Eyewitness said the man […]
One of the leading banks in the country, Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) is currently facing tough times in recovering a debt amounting to N458, 340,000.00 (Four hundred and fifty-eight million, three and forty thousand naira only) from a Nigerian billionaire named Kola Aluko. Aluko’s name is well-known as a higher level hustler, ‘private-partner oil-baron’. He […]
Following the drama that ensued between Super Eagles’ gaffer, Sunday Oliseh and the team skipper, Vincent Enyeama, another Super Eagles player, Emmanuel Emenike, has announced that he is retiring form the national team after five years. Emike wrote on Instagram on Monday night, “No more Eagles career! After five great years, I am happy to […]
THE immediate past governor of Rivers State, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has dismissed a report in a national daily that he stormed the residence of the Senate President Bukola Saraki to protest the rescheduling of his screening and confirmation as a minister. Amaechi said the report published on Monday had claimed that having been incensed over […]
The whole world stood still earlier today while Ubi Franklin and Lilian Esoro were signing the dotted lines at the Ikoyi registry. And the legendary record label boss is hitting the ground runny by dishing out some words of advice for those of you planning to embark on the same marital journey. In a […]
AS the Senate commences screening of ministerial nominees today, it suspended the probe of former governor of Rivers State and a ministerial nominee, Rotimi Amaechi, saying it would amount to subjudice as the case was in court. Speaking yesterday when Amaechi and the former Special Assistant to the President on Millennium Development Goals, MDGs, Amina […]
Fresh information coming in has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded a second batch of ministerial nominees to the Senate. Mr. Buhari sent the list this afternoon. The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, submitted the list to the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki. The president had, on Thursday, September 30, […]
And some people are wondering how he is able to handle so many women! The 77 year old monarch, Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III filmed practising, hitting a punching bag. He was reportedly a boxer during his youthful days. Screenshots from the video.
The Nigerian army is really putting all effort to counter the issue of insurgence in Nigeria…. In a statement issued by Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman Acting Director Army Public Relations which reads: This is to report that Nigerian troops are gradually clearing all known camps, enclaves and dens of Boko Haram terrorists especially in the […]
20 people have now been confirmed dead in the twin bomb blast that happened in Kuje and Nyanya areas in Abuja on October 2nd. According to a senior official at the Ministry of Health, Opada Bamali, 15 of the deceased died in the Kuje attack while 5 died in the Nyanya attack. Of the 41 […]
There were indications, yesterday, that a former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Allison-Madueke, arrested and released in the United Kingdom, on Friday, on money laundering allegations, may be charged to court, this week. And feelers showed that she will not be the only person in the dock. Sunday Vanguard learnt that besides the four other persons arrested […]
President Buhari letting the white pigeon go as Vice President Yemi Osinajo and others look on at the Independence Day celebration in Abuja today. See more photos below:- \
According to The Nigerian Army, 80 Boko Haram terrorists yesterday, October 1st, surrendered in mass to troops of ‘Operation Lafiya Dole’ in Bama.
At least 5 people have been confirmed dead after 2 female suicide bombers attacked a mosque along Ajilanri cross in Maiduguri, Borno state. According to reports, the first female suicide bomber was waiting outside the mosque for the Muslim faithfuls to leave the mosque so she could detonate the bomb but fortunately prolonged prayers kept […]