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Fuel Scarcity To End Soon, Says NUPENG

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) is optimistic that the current scarcity of petrol will soon come to an end. Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, the South-West Chairman of the union, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos yesterday that massive loading of petroleum products is ongoing in different depots in Lagos and other parts of ... Read More »

President Buhari Says That He Is Not A Military President And No One Will Be Jailed Unless Guilty

The presidency yesterday stated that President Muhammadu Buhari will ensure that those accused of stealing public funds are proven guilty before sent to jail. “This administration will give full regard to due process and the rule of law in the prosecution of its war against corruption”, he said at an audience with a delegation from the Foursquare Gospel Church. Buhari ... Read More »

Niger-Delta Agitating For Self-Determination, Not Secession, Says Annkio Briggs

Niger Delta activist, Ms Annkio Briggs, has declared that people of the region are yearning for control of their resources, not to break away from Nigeria. Briggs, who made this known as the weekend in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, urged the federal government not to misconstrue their demand for self-determination for secession, adding that what the people of ... Read More »

We Won’t Renege on N5,000 Social Welfare Allowance, Says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has assured Nigerians that it will not renege on its campaign promise to pay N5,000 each monthly to 25 million most vulnerable Nigerians. Leading opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) had on Thursday objected to the move by the APC senators to oppose the implementation of the N5,000 package for the unemployed and vulnerable ... Read More »

Stealing is in Every Kenyan’s Blood – Says Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe

Controversial President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe has unleashed terror on Kenyans in a media event that had a wide coverage. President Robert Mugabe, 91, threw caution to the wind in his views about Kenyans who he described as highly unscrupulous people. According to Mugabe, Kenyans are the most arrogant thieves in the world because they steal with high degree impunity. ... Read More »

CBN Says BVN Registration Continues

Following the expiration of the October 31st deadline for the registration for Bank Verification Number, the Central Bank of Nigeria has announced that the process will still be ongoing. Speaking to newsmen yesterday, CBN spokesman Ibrahim Muazu said the deadline was just to achieve a primary aim of creating more awareness about the exercise. “Deadline was successful because the awareness ... Read More »

Nigerian Economy May Collapse In The Next 3 Months, Says Fayose

Speaking at the 22nd Convocation of the College of Education, Ikere Ekiti, Fayose warned that unless drastic action is taken, the economy might collapse in the next three months. Fayose, who is the Visitor to the College, lamented the deplorable state of the nation’s economy, noting that rather than address it, the All Progressives Congress- led Federal Government has been ... Read More »

Presidency Says:- Petrol price to come down – VP Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says that the government is working to reduce the price of petroleum products by encouraging and working with private refineries and reducing importation. Osinbajo, who is in the UK to sign the Nigeria-UK solar energy agreement, told Bloomberg in an interview… “We are going to be unbundling the NNPC so that its various components are effective core ... Read More »

VP Osinbajo says Rich People are Being Recruited into Terrorism

On Monday, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo received the United States Special Envoy on Counter Terrorism Communication led by Rashad Hussain. In a statement released by the VP’s media aide to Punch Newspaper; “I have seen people who are well-to-do being recruited into terrorism,” the statement quoted Osinbajo as saying. He wondered why for some strange reasons, terrorist groups, made up ... Read More »

PDP Cries Out, Says EFCC Is After Their Strong Man Sen.Akpabio

Few months back PDP was using EFCC to chase those against their regime, today the table has turned. The opposition party has cried out that the investigation of Godswill Akpabio, the Senate Minority Leader, by the EFCC was politically motivated. PDP said APC should leave their strong man alone: “We challenge the EFCC, as an anti-corruption agency to show Nigerians ... Read More »

65 Million Nigerians Still Illiterate, Says UNESCO

The result of a survey tracking illiteracy has revealed that about 65 million Nigerians are still illiterate, National Programme Advisor on Education, UNESCO Regional Office in Abuja, Dr. Mohammed Alkali, disclosed. Dr. Alkali, who made this known during an advocacy visit to Governor Aminu Bello Masari, said people can be lifted out of poverty if they are empowered with basic ... Read More »

Nigerian Military Says It Can’t Rush The Rescue Of Chibok Girls

Acting Director, Defence Information, Military Headquarters – Abuja, Rabe Abubakar, on Thursday stated that the military can’t rush into the rescue of the Chibok girls, as it requires adequate planning. Abubakar stated this during a press conference, Punchreports. He said: The issue of the low morale of the Nigerian military men has now become a thing of the past. The ... Read More »

Fulani Herdsmen Working For Boko Haram – Says Falae

The former Secretary to Government of the Federation, Olu Falae, has revealed that six Fulani herdsmen kidnapped him on Monday and made him trek 30km from Ilado where he was taken, to Owo. He also said he was made to sleep in the bush for three days as the kidnappers changed their locations every four hours. President Muhammadu Buhari had ... Read More »

IGP Says Olu Falae Was Released Without Payment Of Ransom

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase, on Thursday said that no ransom was paid for the release of former Secretary of the Government of the Federation, Olu Falae. Arase, who disclosed this to journalists in Akure while handing over Falae to his family, said the police would soon release further details on the rescue efforts. The Commissioner of ... Read More »

Osinbajo Lambasts Northern Leaders Says They Responsible For The Backwardness Of The Region

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the present crop of northern leaders is responsible for the backwardness of the region, saying they have abandoned diligence and selfless service and resorted to personal aggrandizement, Vanguard reports. Osinbajo made the remark at the opening ceremony of Northern Reawakening Forum (NRF) Summit, held under the theme “Building a Safe, Secure and Economically Inclusive Northern ... Read More »

Osinbajo Lambasts Northern Leaders Says They Responsible For The Backwardness Of The Region

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the present crop of northern leaders is responsible for the backwardness of the region, saying they have abandoned diligence and selfless service and resorted to personal aggrandizement, Vanguard reports. Osinbajo made the remark at the opening ceremony of Northern Reawakening Forum (NRF) Summit, held under the theme “Building a Safe, Secure and Economically Inclusive Northern ... Read More »

Lil Kesh Says He Isn’t Doing Music For You English Speaking Folks

Right from when Dagrin made indigenous music a successful genre, it became inevitable that (even after his death), many successors would build on his foundation. This kind of music has brought forth the likes of; Reminisce, Phyno, Olamide and his label signed act, Lil Kesh, who has come to reiterate That he is not doing hip-hop for those who ‘understand ... Read More »