Wednesday, December 7, 2022


It costs more to call Nigeria from Ghana than USA – Report

It has emerged that Ghanaians and other nationals in Ghana who call family, friends and business associates in Nigeria pay more compared to calls to the United States of America, China, and Canada. Whereas the telecommunication companies charge between GHC0.21...

Osinbajo appoints 21 new Permanent Secretaries for Nigeria’s federal civil service

Nigeria's Acting President, Prof Yemi  Osibanjo has approved the appointment of 21 new Permanent Secretaries in the nation's Federal Civil Service. Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita said their appointments followed a week-long  examination of  300...

Boko Haram kills 31 fishermen in Lake Chad

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno on Tuesday confirmed that Boko Haram insurgents had killed 31 fishermen at Baga in Kukawa Local Government Area of the state. Mr. Shettima made the confirmation at the presentation of relief materials donated to the...

Osinbajo denies describing restructuring agitators as political jobbers

Nigeria's Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has expressed surprise at the news report quoting Chief Ayo Adebanjo as saying he described those agitating for restructuring as political jobbers.  In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by his spokesman, Laolu...

EFCC arrests Dubai-bound Nigerian with 849 ATM cards

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a Dubai-bound Nigerian, Yasir Salihu Abdullahi who had in his bag, 849 Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards of various Nigerian banks. The EFCC snoopers have begun interrogating the man to find...

Islamic group condemns Anambra church massacre

The Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria on Monday condemned in strong terms the Sunday’s killings in St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu, near Nnewi, Anambra. A gunman stormed the church and killed at least eight worshipers and injured 18 people. The...

Retract your statement or face legal action, CCM tells Umar

Managing Director of the Calabar Channel Management (CCM) Company Limited, Mr. Bart Van Eenoo has demanded an immediate apology and a retraction from the former Kaduna State Military Governor, Col. Abubakar Dangiwa Umar (rtd) over his recent statement that...

Niger Delta militants split Nigeria into five republics [See names ]

A Coalition of militant groups in the Niger Delta, under the auspices of the Reformed Egbesu Assembly, have called for the immediate division of the country into five republics. The groups named the republics as Arewa Islamic Republic, Biafra Republic,...

Jewish scientists arrive Anambra, allegedly present DNA proof that Igbos are Israelites

Barely 5 months after reported that some Jewish scientists visited Nnewi, Anambra state to trace the ancestral lineage of the Igbos, they have returned with the result.   The online publication had earlier reported that the former President-General of the...

Emir of Keffi receives First Class Staff of office

GOVERNOR Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State, on Saturday, installed and presented first class staff of office to the 15th Emir of Keffi, Dr Shehu Chindo Yamusa III at a colourful ceremony held in Keffi, Keffi Local Government Area of...


COVID-19: Nigeria records 104 new Infections, 7 deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 104 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to...