ASUU Strike Latest: Striking Lecturers Agrees to Call off Strike

Details later…Based on agreements between the two parties, the government also promised to increase the total payment to the union to N70 billion.The decision was reached during a meeting in Abuja between the union and the federal government delegation led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige.Striking lecturers under the umbrella ofRead More

Since we sent our letter, CNN has been grasping at straws in desperation to justify its inaccurate and unbalanced investigation – Lai Mohammed

“This is why we have written a letter to CNN asking it to use its own internal mechanism to probe its investigation. We have received an acknowledgement of our letter, saying the letter has been referred to CNN’s Editorial Team.Speaking during a stakeholders meeting with members of Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) in Abuja on Friday,Read More

ASUU Strike Latest: Union Divided Over Fed Govt. N65 Billion Offer

Last Friday, the Federal Government agreed with ASUU’s demand for payment of lecturers’ salaries from February to June through the old platform – the Government Integrated Financial and Management Information System.With some branches insisting that the government must meet all the demands before the strike is called off, the union may put the decision toRead More

Lekki Shooting: Army Promotes Officer Representing It at Lagos Judicial Panel

According to him, the soldiers were attacked by hoodlums, and this necessitated the use of force.Recall that following the curfew imposed on Lagos state by the government, soldiers invaded a peaceful protest at Lekki toll gate on Tuesday evening, October 20, killing #EndSARS protesters in the process.He had earlier claimed soldiers were armed with onlyRead More

2023: Atiku Speaks On Contesting for the Presidential Seat

While decrying the inability of President Buhari and APC to address the pervasive state of insecurity in the country and unite a sharply divided nation, Atiku lamented: “But, rather than do that, the APC is prancing about feeling good that its stock of membership is upping, while the economic profile of the country and itsRead More

Northern Elders Tell Fashola to Resign or Get Sacked

Citing the example of the Mambila Hydro Power Project, Danmaje submitted that despite the huge resources been allocated to his Ministry, Fashola has not completed a single project since 2015 when he was appointed.“For example look at the issue of Mambila Hydro Power project. Over time the Minister has been deceiving the President and indeedRead More

Court Gives Final Judgment on SERAP Suit against Lai Mohammed, NBC

A case filed by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) against the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, and National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has been dismissed by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.Apart from this, the presiding judge described the case brought before it by SERAP as “a mere academicRead More

Black Friday: Nigerians Mock Kano Hisbah Board

 “I am directed to write and notify you that the office is in receipt of a complaint for the conduct of ‘Black Friday Sales’ on November 27, 2020.Letter of Notofication😅😅 pic.twitter.com/dV60l7INPrIn summary, the management of this group are bunch of illiterates.Letter of notoficationKudos to the Principal Executive Officer of @KanostateNg Hisbah Police for choosing toRead More

Fuel Price Will Be Reversed, Give Us a Week – NNPC Appeals to NLC

Remember that Labor had given NNPC one week to reverse petrol price it hiked.This is as the National Administrative Council, NAC, of the Nigeria Labor Congress, NLC, will meet on Friday to have a holistic look at the ongoing negotiations with the government.“Exactly one week will be next week Friday so the following Monday weRead More

Slay Queen Caught Stealing Bone Straight Hair Worth 200k in Lagos (Video)

The shop owner while watching the footage, can be heard scolding the sales rep for not being smart enough to detect what the woman was doing.The video which was shared by a Twitter user, shows the woman hurriedly taking a hair from where it was sampled and putting inside her bag.She then tells the salesRead More

Manchester United are being held to ‘ransom for millions of pounds’ by cyberhackers who hacked into the club’s IT systems

A spokesman for United added: “These type of attacks are becoming more and more common and are something you have to rehearse for.” A spokesperson said: ‘The NCSC is aware of an incident affecting Manchester United Football Club and we are working with the organisation and partners to understand impact.’  “Although this is a sophisticatedRead More

Kidnappers kills First Class Ondo king

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Thursday afternoon, shot dead the First Class traditional ruler of Ifon, the Olufon of Ifon in Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Israel Adeusi. Nigerian Tribune reports that the traditional ruler, who was returning to Ifon from Akure after a meeting, ran into the barricade of the kidnappers along Elegbeka area when […] penetv

Househelp murders his ex-boss by hitting him with a log of wood in his sleep

The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested a 27-year-old househelp, Cephas Iliya, for killing his former employer. According to the Spokesperson of the command, ASP Ramhan Nansel, said that the suspect, killed one Martins Omeri, a Deputy chief auditor in the office of the Accountant general of federation, Abuja.  He said that the suspect was arrested on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, […] penetv

Reekado Banks Dumps He and Wizkid’s Song for Calling Him a Fool

Screenshot below;Reekado Banks releasing his album took the song he has with Wizkid out of it because he called him a fool and made him look like an idiot during the #EndSARS protest.Fans also reacting to that seem to be in agreement with what Reekado Banks did saying they would have done the same ifRead More

Hisbah Bars Radio Station from Saying ‘Black Friday’

 Hisbah, an Islamic police operating in many states in the North, has been accused of several human rights abuses. It is known for accosting vehicles transporting alcoholic beverages and does not allow such vehicles to pass through the state.Hisbah’s Commander General, Sheik Aminu Daurawa, had said over 12 million bottles of beer were destroyed inRead More

“Since My Kidneys Failed, Still Standing” – Emma Ugolee Thankful

Standing healthier, standing stronger, standing wiser, and standing more hopeful and zesty than ever.“Since My Kidneys Failed, Still Standing” – Emma Ugolee Thankful.Sharing a photo of himself with tubes sticking out of his body and another photo of him smiling, he wrote:After four 911 rides and several near strolls to the other side.He explained thatRead More

Police Officer Rapes Young Woman, Dares to Kill Himself If Not Pardoned

The policeman dragged her violently to his bed, where he raped her. Joy revealed that she did her best to let him go, but he struggled with her until he achieved his goal.The policeman and his wife have promised to help the girl earn money by phone. On November 15, the 18-year-old visited the couple’sRead More

‘Pay Up In 24hrs’ – Wizkid Drags Tinie Tempah and Dumi Over Debts

Wizkid also accused Tinie and Dumi of being gay partners.‘Pay Up In 24hrs’ – Wizkid Drags Tinie Tempah and Dumi Over Debts.Wizkid took to his Snap page on Thursday night sharing photos of the duo. He said he’s looking for them and they should pray he does not catch them.His post read:“I know y’all stillRead More

Lai Mohammed Denies Announcing N5M Hate Speech Fine (Video)

 “The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria provides for derogation from fundamental rights in the interest of public safety, public order and for the purpose of protecting the rights and freedom of other persons.”The minister said this in a counter-affidavit in response to an originating motion filed before a Federal High Court in Lagos,Read More

ECONOMY: NLC Attacks FG, Reveals Cause of Second Recession

Speaking to The PUNCH in an interview, Emmanuel Ugboaja, Secretary-General of the NLC, noted that the misuse of foreign loans, insecurity and the cash giveaways in the form of TraderMoni, MarketMoni and other cash-sharing programs by the Federal Government worsened Nigeria’s recession.Ugboaja said:“What we need to do is get people to be productive. It isRead More

COVID-19: NCDC Records 169 New Cases In Nigeria

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday evening, 26th November 2020, confirmed 169 new cases of corona-virus disease infection in Nigeria.66974 confirmed62,585 discharged1,169 deaths.169 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;Gistlover reports that the new cases of COVID-19 infection were confirmed via a statement on the official Twitter handle of the health agency.Kaduna-74FCT-42Lagos-17Kano-8Ogun-6Oyo-6Rivers-6Ekiti-3Bauchi-3Katsina-2Delta-1Ondo-1Below is the breakdownRead More

Gospel artiste, Buchi, and wife celebrate 26th wedding anniversary

”This is really special…The union is italThe date is crucialIt’s November 26And today we are 26It’s our anniversary againIt’s dancing time again!”he wrote Happy anniversary to them! Buchi who is very famous for his reggae styled gospel songs, shared the good news on his social media handles Gospel artiste, Buchi Atuonwu and his wife areRead More

2023: APC Tease Atiku, Reveals He Intends To Buy PDP Presidential Ticket

2023: APC Tease Atiku, Reveals He Intends To Buy PDP Presidential Ticket“The Governor Buni-led CECPC is working assiduously and has achieved great success in ensuring that the Party is repositioned, united, and conducts the planned membership registration, update and revalidation exercise to produce a clean, credible and authentic national membership register ahead of the plannedRead More

FG Misuse Loans to Buy Substandard Chinese Railway Locomotives – Sani

Meanwhile, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi earlier on Monday apologized to Nigerians for the breakdown at the Abuja-Kaduna railway.FG Misuse Loans to Buy Substandard Chinese Railway Locomotives – SaniAfter the development, Senator Sani on Thursday, November 26 took to his Twitter account to lament the huge loans the federal government of Nigeria took toRead More

Niger State Govt. Set to Slash 30% of Civil Servants Salaries, Blames Recession

Niger State Govt. Set to Slash 30% of Civil Servants Salaries, Blames Recession.Niger State Government has revealed that it would slash the salaries of civil servants due to a reduction in its federal allocation because of the recession.The secretary to the state government, Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, explained it was not so much about the slash,Read More

Widow of Vendor Killed by Gbajabiamila’s Aide Fights Family over N500m Demand

The family, however, requested for more, adding that nothing could bring the dead vendor back to life.The woman disclosed this while speaking at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday.The widow in her reaction said she is not aware of the demands of her husband’s family, she charged the speaker to ignore the family, fulfilRead More

2023: We Can Achieve Igbo Presidency If We Engage With the North – Ike Ekweremadu

Ekweremadu said this on Wednesday, November 25, when he spoke at the 2020 edition of the Brandish Meeting of Minds Colloquium.2023: We Can Achieve Igbo Presidency If We Engage With the North – Ike Ekweremadu.“There is clamour for Igbo presidency today. And I believe it can only be realised if we engage ourselves in conversationRead More

#EndSARS: FG Reaches Out To UK over Sanction Threat

The federal government of Nigeria disclosed that the United Kingdom’s parliament do not speak for its government, after reports that the lawmakers have proposed sanctions for Nigerian government officials following the incidents that took place during the #EndSARS protests.Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, while fielding questions from State House reporters on Wednesday, aftthe erRead More

Governor Umahi Sacks Two Aides

“Consequently, the two former officials are directed to hand over all government property in their possession to the Secretary to the State Government/Coordinating Commissioner before the close of work on Thursday, 26th November, 2020.”The Ebonyi State Governor on Tuesday dissolved boards of Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, and Ebonyi State College of Education, Ikwo.Governor Umahi SacksRead More

Sarkodie and Daughter on a Shopping Spree – (Photos)

Sarkodie and Daughter on a Shopping Spree.See photos below:The Award-winning Ghanaian rapper, Michael Owusu Addo, better known as Sarkodie, has taken to social media to share some beautiful photos of himself and his daughter on a shopping spree.The 35-year-old rapper shared the adorable photos of his outing with Titi his daughter, via his Twitter pageRead More

Acting DG of NABDA, Mr Alex Akpa Arrested Over N400m Fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC has apprehended Mr Alex Akpa, The acting Director-General (DG) of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) for defrauding the federal government of N400 million.It was alleged that the Acting DG of NABDA claimed the money he diverted was an intervention fund for the biotechnology agency and he allegedly sharedRead More

Nigerian Media Will Start Projecting Election Results Soon – INEC

The Resident Electoral Commissioner also described the political elite as the biggest threat to the country, as he alleged that they are the ones attacking both the hardware and the software of INEC in order not to bring about credible elections in the country.“In Edo and Ondo States governorship elections, even before INEC made theRead More

Insecurity: 3 Persons Killed As Crises in Delta Community Worsens

It was also learnt that the incidence occurred when members of the communities around Isoko blocked the entrance and exit routes, while protesting against the Ozoro/Oleh killings.“A prominent politician in the area went to secure the release of the suspects arrested in connection with the murder of the youth without proper reconciliation. The action madeRead More

“You’re Wonderful, You’re Amazing” Laycon Gushes over Erica

Since the show came to an end, many had suggested the pair are at war, a claim the rapper has tried to downplay since.The Winner of the 2020 edition of the Big Brother Naija, Lekan Agbeleshe a.k.a Laycon, has sent out kind words to Erica.In other reports, Laycon, is set to begin his own realityRead More

Boko Haram: Nigeria Ranks as 3rd Most Terrorized Country in the World

According to the GTI report, Nigeria witnessed an increase in Boko Haram attacks in the period under review, witnessing her worst terrorist attack in 2019 in northeastern Borno State, where at least 70 people were killed and 10 others wounded when insurgents attacked at a funeral.Shekau in a new video released after military authorities freshlyRead More

There Will Be Rise in Unemployment – Akeredolu Advocates Population Laws

Akeredolu made this known while speaking during the ‘Summit On Youth Unemployment, #ENDSARS and Aftermath: The way Forward’ held at the International Culture and Event Center (DOME) Akure, the State Capital on Wednesday, November 25.In his opinion, the country’s population is on a daily increase, pointing out that a nation that has no population lawRead More

Be Careful Of Misinformation – AFDB President, Adesina Defends Gowon

The President of the African Development Bank Group, Akinwunmi Adesina has commented on the trending controversy where the former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon was allegedly accused of leaving with half of Central Bank. read here.Be Careful Of Misinformation – AFDB President, Adesina Defends Gowon.He said this while a debate on sanctions against the NigerianRead More

Gowon Speaks On Looting Half of Central Bank as President of Nigeria

In his reaction on Wednesday, the former Nigerian leader described the submission by the British Parliamentarian, Tom Tugendhat as rubbish, noting that he served Nigeria meritoriously and never stole anything with the records clearly available for all to see.It will be recalled Tugendhat on Monday, while addressing the British Parliament during a debate on aRead More

“Jack Must Pay” – Adamu Garba Explains Why His Lawyers Didn’t Appear In Court

— ADAMU GARBA II (@ADAMUGARBA) NOVEMBER 25, 2020“WE THEREFORE, LOOK FORWARD TO HAVING TWITTER OFFICE IN NIGERIA AND BN FOR THE VICTIMS OF #ENDSARS PROTEST.”“WE TRUST IN THE COURT ABILITY TO DELIVER THE RIGHT JUSTICE, AGAINST VIOLATION OF OUR SOVEREIGNTY, SUBVERSION OF OUR PEACE AND COLLECTIVE WELL-BEING OF NIGERIA’S SECURITY.See his post below:WE WILL PURSUERead More

Diego Maradona Death: Argentine Football Legend to Be Buried At Casa Rosada

The last goodbye to Diego Maradona will be at the Casa Rosada, the executive mansion and office of the President of Argentina.The 60-year-old and greatest footballer of his generation suffered a cardiac arrest at a home in Tigre, Argentina.Football legend, Diego Maradona, is set to be buried at Casa Rosada, the executive mansion and officeRead More

“FIFA should retire No.10 for all teams in tribute to Maradona” – Former Chelsea coach, Andre Villas-Boas

Maradona will be remembered as one of the best to ever have played the game and the No.10 jersey became synonymous with the him. The mayor of Naples, Luigi De Magistris has called for Napoli’s Stadio San Paolo to be renamed in honour of the 60-year-old football legend. “And Maradona yes it is tough news,Read More

Chinese leader Xi Jinping finally congratulates Joe Biden on winning the US presidential election

After the election, some major leaders like Russia’s Vladimir Putin, Brazil’s Bolsanario and China’s Xi Jinping refused congratulating Biden saying they were waiting for Trump’s legal challenges to play out in court. Back in 2011, Biden then a vice president took a six-day trip to China in 2011 to meet with then-Chinese Vice President XiRead More

Trump announces presidential pardon for Michael Flynn, former national security adviser found guilty of lying to FBI about Russian contacts

He had discussed the calls with Trump transition officials, special counsel Robert Mueller found, and admitted to not documenting the discussions because they could have been perceived as Trump’s transition team getting in the way of the Obama administration’s foreign policy. When FBI agents asked Flynn about the calls in January 2017, Flynn falsely saidRead More

I knew I was going to lose my second child — Meghan Markle opens up on miscarriage

The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, 39, has revealed she had a miscarriage in July, describing the feeling in an article, “An almost Unbearable Grief”. In an interview with New York Times, Meghan said she knew she was going to lose her second as she clutched her first child. She said that her husband’s heart was broken as he tried […] penetv

Football legend, Diego Maradona, passes away at 60

Argentine football legend, Diego Maradona, has passed away at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack.  According to Argentine newspaper, Clarin, the Gimnasia coach had been hospitalised at the start of November, days after celebrating the landmark birthday, after complaining of low spirits and fatigue.  Tests at the La Plata clinic revealed a blood clot on the brain, […] penetv

Diego Maradona Is Dead: Argentine Football Legend Dies At 60

He played club football for Boca Juniors, Napoli and Barcelona among others and was adored by millions for his brilliant skills.Maradona had been recuperating from the removal of a blood clot on the brain.Argentine Football Legend Dies At 60.The 60-year-old and greatest footballer of his generation suffered a cardiac arrest at a home in Tigre,Read More

Football world in mourning after the death of Argentina legend, Diego Maradona

In January, he had surgery to stem bleeding in his stomach, and in July he underwent a knee operation. The world awaits our words but there are no words to describe the pain we’re going through. Now is the time to grieve.Diego ? pic.twitter.com/40TTOIDNQ4 The best, such sad news. Rest in peace, legend. pic.twitter.com/YK2sjkmcJm TheRead More

Argentine media claim Diego Maradona has died of a heart attack two weeks after being released from hospital following treatment for a bleed on his brain 

The news comes just two weeks after he left the hospital where he underwent surgery on a blot clot in his brain. South American outlet Clarin says the 60-year-old has passed away in a hospital on Wednesday, November 25, after suffering a heart attack at his home. Football legend, Diego Maradona is said to have diedRead More

Update: Teenager left with spinal cord injury after she was beaten up and raped in Lagos has died

LIB in June, shared the sad story of how Favour was beaten up, raped, and left inside a drainage to die by a 28-year-old man named Robinson GodDay, in the Agbarha Industrial area of Lagos state on April 23. Read here. The Non-Governmental Ogranization, DemiCare foundation, who has been following up her case, shared the sad news via its Twitter handleRead More

Rights group raises alarm over rise in child prostitution in Rivers State, says underage girls are kept as sex slaves and made to sleep with 10 men daily

Prince Wiro, Secretary, Board of Trustees Centre for Basic Rights Protection and Accountability Campaign, who confirmed the report in an exclusive interview with The News said the group’s discreet investigation and close surveillance revealed that the disturbing phenomenon has been growing in an alarming rate in the state. An advocacy group, Centre For Basic RightsRead More

#EndSARS protest: FG is not panicking over UK lawmakers’ demand for sanctions, no serious government will take such decision based on fake news – Lai Mohammed

“If the decision of any government all over the world is based on fake news, it is very risky. It brings me to the issue of the UK parliament resolution. We are not panicking at all as a government for two reasons – the resolution of the UK parliament is not the decision of theRead More

Senator Elisha Abbo dumps PDP for APC

According to Abbo, he defected to the APC due to the mismanagement of the PDP-led administration of Governor Umaru Fintiri. News of defection of the lawmaker representing Adamawa North in the Senate House of Assembly was announced via a letter which was read at today’s plenary session.  Senator Elisha Abbo has dumped the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)Read More

Zenith Bank Manager Allegedly Steal N179.4m

Zenith Bank Manager Allegedly Steal N179.4mAnimashaun alleged that the defendant, upon selling the goods, diverted the proceeds to his Zenith Bank Account Number 1020019782, but told Global Select Investment Services that most of the goods imported from the USA were inferior and of low demand.Prosecution counsel Morufu A. Animashaun, told the court that between MayRead More

Ex-Niger President, Mamadou Tandja Dies at Age 82

He was succeeded by President Mahamadou Issoufou in 2011. The former leader had been ill for several years and was flown to France, Germany and Morocco for treatment.Ex-Niger President, Mamadou Tandja Dies at Age 82It declared “three days of mourning throughout the national territory” for the 82-year-old. Tandja was forced out of power in FebruaryRead More

How Can a “Minister of Information” Be “Misinformed” – DJ Switch Blasts Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, The Minister of Information and Culture, has been disgraced by popular Nigerian disk jockey, DJ Switch, over the several claims he made about her and the October 20 shooting at the Lekki Toll Gate.Lai Mohammed attacked CNN, Cable News Network, and last week over the documentary they released about the Lekki Toll GateRead More

NCDC records 168 new Cases of Coronavirus across Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday, November 24th, announced 168 new cases of COVID-19.Rivers-6Katsina-5The states with the 168 new cases are;Edo-1Kano-1Kaduna-27Kwara-2Lagos-50Oyo-12NCDC also announced that as of 11:20 pm on 24th November, there are 66,607 total COVID-19 confirmed cases reported in Nigeria.According to NCDC, the new cases were spread across 9 states andRead More

Latest Nigerian Breaking News: Top 10 Headlines Wed, Nov 25th, 2020

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has given the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) the marching orders to hold Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr to the higher standards contained his contract following the team’s dismal two-legged draw against the Sierra Leonean side in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.The state Commissioner for Agriculture,Read More

WTO DG: Okonjo-Iweala South Korean rival, Yoo Myung-hee, withdraws from race

South Korea has reportedly decided to withdraw its candidate from the race for the World Trade Organisation Director-General, paving the way for Nigeria’s candidate, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to be confirmed as the head of the global trade body. Yoo Myung-hee is South Korea’s Trade Minister and its candidate for the top job at the WTO following the resignation of Roberto […] penetv

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s rival to withdraw from the race for WTO DG

Recall that Okonjo-Iweala had secured the popular vote by a wide margin on October 28 but was not named DG because the US opposed her candidacy. A November 8 general council meeting scheduled to consider the appointment of the next DG was postponed. Another general council meeting has been scheduled for December 17 to finalizeRead More

Buhari Commissions Oil Refinery to Produce 5,000 Barrels a Day

“This afternoon I virtually commissioned the 5,000 barrels per day Waltersmith Modular Refinery in Ibigwe, Imo State, in fulfillment of our Refinery Roadmap. I am pleased to note that work is now commencing on expansion of the capacity of the refinery to 50,000 barrels per day”. pic.twitter.com/Wo1S7VIKxhThe President, Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated a medium-sized refinery inRead More

Okada Riders and Officials of Agodi Prison Clash in Ibadan (Video)

“The truth is that there was a clash between officers of the correctional service and bike men stationed at agodi gate.Reports have it that the death of an Okada man was connected to an official of the Agodi Correctional Facility.The spokesperson of Oyo State Police Command, Olugbenga Fadeyi affirmed the incident adding that reinforcement hasRead More

Mercy Eke Flaunts Her Assets in New Bikini Photos

Fans of the media personality praised her beauty and encouraged her to give them more of the display.See photos below;Mercy Eke Flaunts Her Assets in New Bikini PhotosThe Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Mercy Eke has appeared to have taken to her social media, Instagram precisely to display her assets just to advertise a product.RecallRead More

Peruzzi Mocks Adamu Garba over Twitter CEO’s Lawsuit

“Ermm @adamugarba How far you and Jack? Any progress?” Peruzzi asked.Peruzzi Mocks Adamu Garba over Twitter CEO’s LawsuitA popular Nigerian singer, Tobechukwu Victor Okoh, better known as Peruzzi has taken to social media to make jest of former presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba, over his lawsuit against Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey.— H.O.A (@Peruzzi) November 24, 2020SeeRead More

Lady uses hot knife to inflict injuries on her 12-yr-old in-law over missing N5,000

Operatives of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police have arrested a 40-year-old housewife, Iswat Taofeek, for allegedly dehumanizing a 12 year-old-boy living with her. According to the Ogun State Police command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect was arrested on Monday, November 24,2020, following a complaint by one of her neighbors that the Iswat had inflicted injuries […] penetv

Gowon Looted ‘Half’ Of Nigeria’s Central Bank– UK Lawmaker

“It is a tragedy that we are all witnessing. The pressure this time is not foreign colonialism, the pressure instead is corruption, violence and attempts to control.“We need to call out corruption. We need to use powers we have in this country to stop those who are profiting.GowonGowon Looted ‘Half’ Of Nigeria’s Central Bank– UKRead More

Wazobia FM Staff Allegedly Dies By Suicide, Days After Losing His Job

Wazobia FM Staff, Hillary Okechukwu, has allegedly died of apparent suicide two days after losing his job. It was gathered that the deceased was a sales executive with the Lagos-based broadcaster until November 18, when he was asked to resign after being accused of misappropriating company funds. Mr. Okechukwu, whom colleagues said had been with Wazobia FM for at least […] penetv

Nigerians Should Be Proud We Import Petrol from Niger Republic” – FG

Niger should import from us what they have and we should be able to import from Niger what they have. Let us encourage intra-regional”Remember that the Federal government through the Ministry of Petroleum Resources recently signed an MOU with the government of Niger Republic for the importation of petroleum products and it angered many Nigerians,Read More

EndSARS: Edo Judicial panel summons actress Lilian Afegbai’s mom over shooting student to death

A Chief Superintendent of Police, Mrs. Carol Afegbai (retd), has been summoned by the Edo State Judicial Panel of Inquiry to appeal before it on 26, November 26, 2020 over the shooting of a University of Benin student, Ibrahim Momodu, by the police on May 27, 2013 in Benin. Vanguard News reports that the family of the deceased is presently […] penetv

WTO: South Korea Withdraws Candidate, Okonjo-Iweala’s Chance Heightened

WTO: South Korea Withdraws Candidate, Okonjo-Iweala’s Chance Heightened  It is however expected that the US might turn around to support her, following Donald Trump’s failure to get re-elected as president.Nigerians candidate, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, had secured the popular vote by a wide margin on October 28 but was however not named DG because the US opposedRead More

Pres. Trump finally agrees to Biden transition, but still not conceding

After two weeks of grandstanding, U.S. President Donald Trump has finally accepted to allow a transition of power to his potential successor, Joe Biden, but hasn’t conceded. In a Monday evening tweet, Trump said he had recommended that the General Services Administration (GSA) “do what needs to be done” in that regard. The president’s tweet came amid reports by local […] penetv

US Govt introduces new rule for African tourists; travelers may be required to pay $5,000 refundable bond

The visa bond rule will allow U.S. consular officers to require tourist and business travelers from countries whose nationals had an “overstay rate” of 10% or higher in 2019 to pay a refundable bond of ,000, ,000, or ,000. The report said twenty-four countries meet that criteria, including 15 African countries.  The Trump administration saidRead More

LekkiMassacre: CNN Dares Nigeria Government, Releases Second Report

CNN also revealed that the statement of Brig.Gen Taiwo contradicts that of the Minister who had claimed last week that the army fired blank bullets.The network, however, on Tuesday released the second report with more damning footage showing soldiers shooting at unarmed protesters on October 20, 2020.He added that CNN was biased in its reportRead More

Lagos Police arrest girl for burning her ex-boyfriend’s house and also setting his current girlfriend ablaze

The Lagos State Police has arrested 19-year-old girl, Jemila Ibrahim, and her friend, Fatima Mohammed, 21, of Monkey Village, Festac Area, Lagos, for setting ablaze the house of one Mohammed Yusuf and his girlfriend, Rabi. According to the Spokesperson of the State Police Command, Muyiwa Adejobi, the incident happened on Wednesday, November 18. He said Mohammed, an ex-lover to Jemila, […] penetv

Recession: FG Removes Minimum Wage Earners from Tax

Explaining the role of the private sector in building a resilient economy, President Buhari said “this government has always emphasized that the private sector has a key role to play in our efforts to build a more resilient and competitive economy as expressed in the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan.The session of the summit hadRead More

UK Lawmakers Drags Buhari over Torture on #EndSARS Protesters, Demand Sanctions

Responding on behalf of the UK government, the MP for Aldridge-Brownhills, Wendy Morton, who is also the Minister at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, said the reports of intimidation of #EndSARS protesters were worrying.Following the reports and investigations of the attack and intimidation of protesters who took part in the #EndSARS protest, the membersRead More

Recession: FG Set to Patronize Locally Assembled Cars

He said the government was working actively with the CBN, NSIA and state governments under the auspices of the National Economic Council to design and put in place N15tn Infrastructure Company Fund, which would be independently managed.“Above all, our economy must be made more resilient to exogenous shocks,” he said.“The point of the reduction inRead More

Amaechi Apologies over Breakdown at Abuja-Kaduna Railway

“We now have new locomotives, and we’ve called the Chinese because we never expected the mechanical fault at this early stage.”Amaechi noted that the Chinese has been called to attend to the problem as the federal government does not expect any mechanical fault at this early stage.Rotimi Amaechi, The Minister of Transportation on Monday, hadRead More

US Election: President Trump Finally Concede To Biden-Harris Transition

“I want to thank Emily Murphy at GSA for her steadfast dedication and loyalty to our Country,” Trump wrote.“Our case STRONGLY continues, we will keep up the good fight, and I believe we will prevail! Nevertheless, in the best interest of our Country, I am recommending that Emily and her team do what needs toRead More

#EndSARS: ‘Your Report Will Set Nigeria on Fire’ — Lai Mohammed Writes CNN

The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Minister of Information, has condemned the documentary disclosed by CNN on the Lekki toll gate shooting incident that happened on October 20, and have said that the report has the ability to set the nation ablaze.The letter in part readsLai Mohammed noted, the television network failed to giveRead More

LekkiMassacre: FG Threatens CNN in Fresh Petition

Maintaining that there was no massacre, he also blamed the CNN report which he said misrepresented information on happenings on the incident which occurred at the Lekki tollgate on October 20.Reacting in another story titled, ‘Nigeria threatens CNN with sanctions but provides no evidence Lekki toll gate investigation is inaccurate’, CNN maintained that it stoodRead More

ECONOMY: COVID-19 Caused Recession – Buhari

Buhari also noted that partnerships are essential and also necessary for framing medium and long-term development plans as the nation combats the COVID-19 pandemic. Pointing out that the  private sector had a key role to play in the efforts to build a more resilient and competitive economy as expressed in the Economic Recovery and GrowthRead More

Dr. Anu of Med Contour has been suspended from the medical profession in Nigeria and she also cannot practice anywhere in the world

“She was a House Officer when she carried out the procedure. Her suspension is till further notice. It is pending the determination of the case by the Medical and Dental Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal.” On whether Dr Anu can practice elsewhere, the doctor said: “Some people say ‘well Dr Anu can practice elsewhere even if suspendedRead More

Nigeria Will Exit Recession Soon – Minister of Finance

Nigeria Will Exit Recession Soon – Minister of FinanceZainab Ahmed, The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning has stated Nigeria will be out of the recession soon.Our expectation of a quick exit, which will be historically fast, is anchored on the several complementary fiscal, real sector and monetary interventions that have been proactively introducedRead More

BREAKING: Court Orders Remand of Senator Ndume in Prison

Justice Abang, however, gave three conditions upon which Ndume can regain his freedom. First is that he pays N500m bail bond into the Federation Account of the Federal Government and present evidence of such payment in court or the FG sells the property situated in Asokoro, Abuja which Ndume pledge as security for the bondRead More

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