Monthly Archives: January 2016

Murder: Court Remands NURTW Chairman

Written By Paul Ladi, Lagos An Ebute-metta Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, has ordered the remand of the chairman of Meran branch of National Union of Road Transport Worker, NURTW, Mr. Wasiu Onibudo, 62, in prisons custody over alleged offences of conspiracy and murder. The Court presided over by Chief Magistrate Afolashade Botoku, made the remand order on Friday, following an ...

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Lionel Messi’s Strike Takes Him, Cristiano Ronaldo to 1,000 Career Goals

Lionel Messi’s equaliser on the half-hour mark against Atletico Madrid means that he and Cristiano Ronaldo have remarkably now scored 1000 career goals between them. This came as the aftermath of Barcelona 2-1 win over Athletico Madrid on Saturday, when Lionel Messi cancels out Arda Turan 10th minute strike. The attacking duo are indisputably the greatest players of their generation ...

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See Biafra Vehicle Number Plate in US (PHOTOS)

A vehicle with BIAFRA as Number plate has been spotted in the United States (US). It is believed to belong to a member of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB). According to a blogger, Hungerbad, “Was going home from work like an Hour ago. “This Driver just jumped from the Right lane to my lane without an indicator, and i ...

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Enugu Tasks Residents on Waste Disposal

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi administration in Enugu State has urged residents to bag their refuse before putting them in waste containers as a way of preventing Lassa fever and other diseases. The Managing Director of  Enugu State Waste Management Agency (ESWAMA), Mr. Dom Okonkwo, made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Enugu. ...

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Osanebi Expresses Shock, Regret Over Mrs. Ugbomah’s Death

Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Friday Ossai Osanebi has expressed deep shock, regret and sadness over the death of Dame (Dr) Mrs. Margaret Ugbomah. Osanebi in a statement described Mrs Ugbomah’s death as a great loss to Deltans and Nigerians in general. He said that Dame Mrs. Ugbomah  was a great technocrat, administrator, astute and disciplined ...

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Another Oil Pipeline Bombed by Niger Delta Militants

There was an explosion at a major pipeline in the Niger Delta region during the week. This attack came a few days after an attack on oil and gas pipelines in the Gbaramatu kingdom Delta state. The latest attack occurred on a pipeline owned by the Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) in Brass Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, causing massive ...

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Aerial Bombardment of Sambisa Forest Continues – NAF

Weeks after the Federal Government declared victory over Boko Haram insurgents, the Nigerian Airforce (NAF) has sustained aerial bombardment of Sambisa Forest with over 280 operational sorties conducted against terrorists targets in the area in the last one month. The Deputy Theatre Commander Air of Operation Lafiya Dole, who stated this at a media briefing in Maiduguri stated that the air ...

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Boko Haram: Nigerians in Disapora Backing Military Operations

The concerned group of the Nigerians in Diaspora on security in the United Kingdom has pledged to work with the Nigerian military through intelligence gathering and development of software needed in its operations in the North East. The group, led by the Chairperson House of Representative Committee on Diaspora matters, Honourable Barrister Rita Orji made this pledge at the Defence ...

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Bombing: Defence Headquarters Warn of Boko Haram’s New Trick

Nigeria’s Defence Headquarters said it has discovered Boko Haram’ insurgents’ new strategy in their desperation to cause colossal havoc in parts of the country. According to the military authorities, the terrorists have devised a new method where they dress like mad persons to gain unsuspecting access to public areas to detonate bombs. In a statement, Brigadier General, Rabe Abubakar, the ...

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N60bn Health Fund Missing From Buhari’s 2016 Budget – Nigerian Doctors

Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has expressed shock that N60 billion, equivalent of 1% of consolidated revenue guaranteed by the National Health Act to fund basic health, is missing from the 2016 budget. The group lamented that President Muhammadu Buhari’s N6.08 trillion “budget of change” only provides N1, 448 per capita health spending, lower than the N1, 546 per capita spending ...

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Kogi Election Petitions Tribunal Relocates to Abuja

The election petitions Tribunal, set us to entertain complaints arising from the Kogi state governorship poll, has been relocated to Abuja for further sittings on the order of the President of Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkashua. Prior to its relocation, the tribunal made up of Justice Halima Mohammed (Chairperson), Justice Patricia Ajoku and Justice Ogbogo Ejembi, commenced sitting in ...

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