Monthly Archives: September 2015

You Can’t Succeed Without Ndigbo, Senator Tells Buhari

Senator Mao Ohiabunwua representing Abia North district, has told President Muhammadu Buhari, that his administration would be a flop if he continues to sideline the Igbos. The Peoples Democratic Party Senator who made the assertion on Saturday in an interview with journalists in Umuahia, Abia State capital, expressed disappointment in Buhari for excluding the South East zone in his appointments ...

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Multiple Bomb Explosions Rock Maiduguri, Casualty Figure Uncertain

Amid victory songs over insurgents and negotiations by Nigerian government with Boko Haram militants, multiple bomb explosions struck a mosque and the area outside the building in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, witnesses said on Sunday evening. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the explosions but they bore the hallmarks of Islamist militant ...

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Ministerial List: How Obasanjo, Tinubu Scheme Over Appointments

Indications have emerged on how former President, Olusegun Obasanjo and former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu, have been slugging it out in recent weeks to have their candidates make the final list as well as get certain ministerial positions. Obasanjo, TheStreetReporters.com leant, was given two ministerial slots of Ogun and Osun, while Tinubu and South-West leaders would fill the four ...

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Tributes As Nigerians Mourn HID Awolowo At 99

The sudden demise of Hanna Idowu Dideolu (HID) Awolowo about two months to her centenary birthday has attracted reactions from Nigerians across the country.   President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari in his tribute noted that Nigeria has lost “a Jewel of inestimable value” in Chief (Mrs.) Hannah Dideolu Awolowo, wife of former Nigeria’s nationalist, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. The president ...

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Why You Must Put God First, Adeboye Tells First Borns

At the national headquarters of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Throne of Grace Parish, Ebute-Meta in Lagos State, the church’s General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye held a special service for the first born in every family. Speaking on a theme: “Destined to Excel”, Pastor Adeboye said that every first born in the family is special and precious ...

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HER LAST MOMENTS: How HID Awolowo Died Praying

Chief Obafemi Awolowo’s widow, HID Awolowo, who died on Saturday at 3:15 pm, less than two months to her planned centenary birthday, passed on praying for her children. Her demise came after she held a meeting with her family members on the plans for her 100 years birthday on November 25, 2015. According to her eldest child, Omotola Oyediran, who ...

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Imo Set To Create 12,000 Jobs In 2 Years

The Imo State Government has promised to create over 12,000 jobs for its unemployed youths within the next two years. The State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, disclosed that the jobs will be crated through agriculture. He made this known in Istanbul, Republic of Turkey, after a 4-day business trip to Turkey. The Governor who led a delegation of businessmen from the ...

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Chief Obafemi Awolowo’s Widow, HID Awolowo Dies At 99

The widow of the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo (née Adelana), who was better known as HID Awolowo is dead. Mama, as fondly called by many, died on Saturday at age 99. She would have turned 100 on November 25 this year. According to reports, the Yeye Oodua as she was popularly known, died shortly after a ...

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Court Orders Saraki’s Arrest Over Assets Declaration

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) sitting in Abuja has ordered the immediate arrest of Nigeria’s Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki be security agencies. The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mr. Solomon Arase and other relevant security agencies in the country were ordered to arrest the Senate President in a ruling on Friday. The tribunal headed by Justice Danladi Umar ...

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FIFA Secretary General, Jerome Valcke, Suspended

FIFA has announced that Secretary General Jerome Valcke was suspended, effective Thursday, while the organization investigates allegations he participated in a scheme to profit off the sale of World Cup tickets on the black market. Valcke was relieved of his duties until further notice, the international governing body of soccer said. The organization’s brief statement to the media said FIFA’s ...

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Ikorodu Robbery: 4 Gang Members Remanded In Prison

By Ladi Paul, Lagos A Four-member robbery gang that attacked and robbed two banks in Ikorodu, Lagos in June 24, 2015, were on Wednesday, charged before a Lagos Chief Magistrate’s Court, sitting at Ebute-Metta, on charges bordering on conspiracy and armed robbery. The four alleged armed robbers, Kowei Victor, 42; Friday Abiwa, 20; Omolaja Omoboye, 39, and 25 years old ...

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