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Nigeria ready for Maritime World Congress

t is a matter  not only of contemplation but national pride for me since the decision to host Africa’s prime maritime conference in Nigeria this year. So the efforts to get Abuja ready with all the logistics and detail has been a labour of love. So today we are ready. …

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53 Arraigned for Allegedly Attending Gay Wedding in Zaria

Kaduna police has arrested and arraigned 53 persons before a Magistrate Court on Wednesday in Chediya, Zaria for allegedly attending a gay wedding. The prosecutor, Mannir Nasir, alleged that the accused were arrested on April 15 at Zaria Motel. He added that they were charged with conspiracy, unlawful assembly and …

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C-River monarch blames suffering of Bakassi people on Obasanjo

CALABAR—  PARAMOUNT Ruler of Bakassi and Chairman of Cross River Traditional Rulers Council, Etiyin Etim  Edet, has said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo ceded the Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon without making adequate plans for the proper resettlement of the people,  thereby exposing them to untold suffering, which they  are still …

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Militant kingpin Mighty killed by police

Endurance Ominisan aka Mighty, a ring leader in an attack that left some security officers dead in Ikorodu has been killed – Before his death, he mentioned one America, Stone, Vika and others as his gang members, who participated in the killing of the four policemen and soldier. – Some …

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Lagos confirms Reverend King, others to be executed

The Lagos Government is set to execute inmates on death row in the state prisons, including the General-Overseer of the Christian Praying Assembly, Chukwuemeka Ezeugo, a.k.a Rev. King. The State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Adeniji Kazeem, who made this known at a news conference on Tuesday, said the …

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Lagos Public Service Remains Most Progressive In Nigeria – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (middle); 1st Vice President, Association of Lagos State Retired Heads Of Service and Permanent Secretaries (ALARHOSPS), Alhaji Muhammed Olagbaye (2nd left); Acting Head of Service, Mrs, Folasade Adesoye (left); former Head of Service, Mr. Adesegun Ogunlewe (2nd right) and member of ALARHOSPS, Mrs. Carlene …

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Looters Now Hide Monies In Cemeteries

The Federal Government says its anti corruption agencies are inundated with information  on looters  who have resorted to burying stolen funds in their backyards, deep forests and burial grounds. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed,  said the whistle blower policy is working and has led to the recovery …

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Patrolling western Mosul a weary grind for Iraqi police

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — On the western side of Mosul, much of the fighting against Islamic State militants takes place between houses so close that they almost touch. Snipers fire from roofs and through holes blasted into outer walls. Seen through these holes, this part of Iraq’s second-largest city is …

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Omotola Jalade, daughter Turns a Year Older

Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade Ekehinde and daughter, Meraiah Ekeinde, are both a year older today as they warm up to a nice family celebration. The actress daughter, Meraiah, turns 17 and she is almost taking after her mother as she shared cute picture to celebrate her day. Meraiah has always …

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May To Seek Snap Election For June 8

The British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to call snap general election on June 8, 2017. In an unexpected statement at Downing Street, Mrs. May says she is starting the process of calling a vote, because “the country is coming together but Westminster is not.” According to her, …

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abuja-airport-reopens-six-weeks

Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport scheduled to be reopened tomorrow 19th April has officially reopened by the Minister of Aviation Hadi Sirka on Tuesday for operation.   Ethiopian airline A350 receiving water salute, as the first Aircraft to land on the newly rehabilitated Abuja International Airport Report reaching Vanguard states that …

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Pakistan police arrest 22 in ‘blasphemy’ mob killing

Peshawar – Pakistan police announced on Monday they had arrested 22 people after the lynching of a university student accused of blasphemy, but observers said there was little hope authorities would secure convictions. A large mob attacked journalism student Mashal Khan last Thursday, stripping, beating and shooting him before throwing …

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3 killed, 35 injured in KZN taxi collision

 Three people were killed and about 35 others injured on Monday after two taxis collided on the N3 in Mooi River, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics say. Both vehicles had been found on the side of the road, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said. “One taxi was found upright, while another was found lying …

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MEND backs Reps summon of Jonathan over Malabu oil deal

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) on Monday hailed the decision of the House of Representatives to summon former President Goodluck Jonathan on the controversial Malabu oil deal. MEND, in an online statement issued by its Spokesperson, Jomo Gbomo, alleged that ex-President Jonathan received $200 million …

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Police arrest seven over assassination attempt on Melaye

The Kogi State Police Command on Monday said seven persons have been arrested in connection with the assassination attempt on Senator Dino Melaye at his country home Aiyetoro-Gbede last Saturday. Melaye escaped unhurt after gunmen invaded his house and shot sporadically. They also destroyed two vehicles and riddled the senator’s …

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Five Osborne Towers VIP tenants under EFCC probe

More facts emerged at the weekend on the cash haul at Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was on the trail of some high-profile tenants when it found the $43.4 million, £27,000 and N23 million at House 6, Apartment 7B, it was learnt. Four of …

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END TIME IS NEAR

Endtime Madness: Congolese Pastor Who Calls Himself God Orders Church Members To Drink Beer To Cast Out Evil Spirits Louzolo Amour: Mystery Church In Congo Where Members Drink Beer To Cast Out Demons On Instruction Of Founder The controversial church where members drink beer to cast out evil spirits was founded …

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Habib el-Adly: Seven-year jail sentence for corruption

Feared former interior minister Habib el-Adly sentenced to seven years in jail for embezzling public funds. An Egyptian court has sentenced former interior minister Habib el-Adly, who served under ousted president Hosni Mubarak, to seven years in jail for corruption. Adly was found guilty on Saturday of embezzling more than $110m …

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Music star Iyanya is doing great things!

The ‘Bow for you’ singer is currently promoting his “Made for you” EP and he’s doing it in grand style too. The crowd was lifted at his pop up yesterday, with newlyweds carrying each other and dancing with family and friends. In the surprise performance, registry guests looked on curiously …

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