Tuesday, 12 December 2017

I didn’t underrate governors - Tinubu

All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Tinubu never underrated the importance of governors in the party’s nomination process, his Media Office said yesterday.

Nigeria lost $32bn to corruption under Jonathan – DFID

About $32bn was lost to corruption during the six-year administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development said on Monday.

Monday, 11 December 2017

EXCLUSIVE: How Tinubu, inside his bedroom, asked Dogara to step down for Gbajabiamila

The intense politicking that went into the election of Yakubu Dogara as the speaker of the house of representatives in 2015 has been detailed in his biography by Ovation publisher, Dele Momodu.

Salah beats Moses, Mane to emerge BBC African footballer of the year

Liverpool FC forward, Mohammed Salah, has won the 2017 BBC African footballer of the year award.

Be Warned! MFM Church Founder, Pastor Olukoya, Describes Christmas As A Festival Of Demons

*Cleric and flock scorn Christian festival because ‘the root is demonic’
Like scorching napalm, bursting out of the nuzzle of a lethal flame thrower, the words let loose from the lips of Pastor DK Olukoya. ‘Christmas is demonic,’ he claimed, hence his refusal to celebrate it.

VP Osinbajo Pays Surprise Visit to Ikenne Market, Ogun State

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, made a surprise stop at Ikenne Market which is to be reconstructed soon after attending Revd Adebajo's 75th Birthday event. There he interacted with the people of the community at the market, Ogun State. 

2017 budget: FG to release fresh N750bn for capital projects

The Federal Government on Monday said the sum of N750bn would be released this week to Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government for implementation of capital projects contained in the 2017 budget.

Prices of tomatoes, pepper drop in Lagos

Ahead of Christmas celebration, prices of tomatoes, pepper and onions have reduced by about 45 per cent in Lagos.

Oando drags SEC to appeal court

Oando Plc has headed for the Court of Appeal in its bid to lift the technical suspension imposed on its shares on the floor of the Nigerian stock market by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Putin orders Russian forces to start pulling out of Syria

President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered Russian forces in Syria to start withdrawing, saying that after a two year military campaign, Moscow and Damascus had achieved their mission of destroying Islamic State.

Smoking a month before or after breast surgery could make nipples fall off — Surgeon

Surgeons have warned that smoking just one month before or after you undergo breast surgery can make your nipples turn black and fall off!

Ambode presents N1.046tn budget for 2018

Akinwumi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, has presented the 2018 budget before the state house of assembly.

Bitcoin surges past $18,000 after it begins trading on its first major global exchange

Bitcoin surged past $18,000 after making its debut on a major global exchange but was trading lower on Monday, highlighting the volatility of the controversial digital currency that has some investors excited but others nervous.

‘She’s brought us closer’ – Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend, Georgina introduces their daughter

Georgina Rodriguez, the girlfriend of Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, has introduced their newborn baby daughter Alana Martina.

Family buys car for their daughter’s boyfriend (Photos)

A boy was gifted a brand new car by her girlfriend’s family for treating her and the family with respect and being awesome.
The girlfriend, Madison took to Twitter to share photos and videos from the precious moment.

My husband is lazy, sleeps from morning till night snoring – Wife tells court

A trader, Mrs Awawu Oseni, wants an Igando Customary Court in Lagos to dissolve her 10 years marriage to her husband, Ibrahim, over the man’s refusal to work.

New York explosion: 1 in custody after blast at Port Authority bus station

A man wearing a device attempted to detonate it, New York police source says
Bus terminal and subway entrance shut down near Times Square after explosion
(CNN)An explosion struck the Port Authority bus terminal at 42nd Street and Eighth Avenue near Times Square on Monday morning and one person is in custody, the New York Police Department said in a tweet.

Why south-west could not win the chairmanship position - Makarfi

Ahmed Makarfi, former chairman of the caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has spoken on the possible reason for the loss of the south-west in the party’s national convention.

Uber's London license appeal to be heard next year

Uber [UBER.UL] will defend its right to operate in London in court next year after the app was deemed unfit to run a taxi service and stripped of its license in its most important European market.

Australian town ‘held hostage’ by 200,000 bats

Residents in a small town in the north-eastern Australian state of Queensland said they have been “held hostage,” by 200,000 bats.