Okorocha and Jacob Zuma’s statue by Reuben Abati

00 What is it about South African President Jacob Zuma and statues? Two statues in one month- generating controversy from the streets of Pretoria to the streets of Owerri in Nigeria. In the first week of October, a 30-feet monument was unveiled in honour of President Zuma in the North[…]

Businessman defrauds bank of N335m

00 A 47-year-old businessman, Henry Ekuase, has been brought before an lkeja Magistrate’s Court, Lagos State, for alleged fraud. The police said Ekuase fraudulently obtained the sum of N335m from a Union Bank branch at Marina Stallion Plaza on the Lagos Island. PUNCH Metro learnt that Henry had acquired the sum as a[…]

There Is No $25billion NNPC Contract Anywhere

00 Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Mr Laolu Akande has clarified that no contracts were procured by the NNPC. The Presidency has faulted reports that $25bn worth of oil contracts were awarded by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) or that $25bn was missing[…]

Africa’s prosperity: Osinbajo, Obasanjo, Mbeki, Dangote, tasks AfroChampions on job creation

00 Pix 2(L-R) Former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, vice president of Nigeria Professor Yemi Osinbajo, president Dangote industries Limited / Co- Chairman AfroChampions initiative Aliko Dangote, former president of south Africa / Chairman AfroChampions Initiative, Thombo Mbeki. At the Launching of AfroChampions initiative in Lagos on 14-10-17 Speaking at[…]

Muslims have a right to islamize Nigeria – Catholic Bishop

00 Bishop of Uyo Catholic Diocese , Most Reverend (Dr) Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo, has stated that Muslims have a right to Islamise Nigeria because one of them is in power. He lambasted Christians crying foul, noting that they had the opportunity to ‘christainize’ Nigeria but failed to do so. Badejo[…]

(Graphic Photos) Man attempts to kill his mother in Akwa Ibom

00 A man who made an attempt to kill his mother in Akwa Ibom has been arrested by the National Security Council of Akpakip Eyo-Abasi Youth Association at the early hour of 4am on Sunday 15th October, 2017 at Anwana Abia Lane by Louis Ating Street, Oron, Akwa Ibom state.[…]

‘Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan, Buhari are accidental leaders’ – Former Speaker, Na’Abba

00 Speaking at 2016/2017 Matriculation and Fellowship Endowment ceremony of National Institute for Legislative Studies, NILS, in Abuja this weekend, former Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Ghali Umar Na’Abba, slammed Presidents Nigeriahas had since 1999 till date,  describing them as accidental leaders. According to Na’Abba who called for regular ‘tutorials’[…]

Virgin Mary appears in Benin, Edo state (Photos)

00 The blessed virgin Mary reportedly visited Benin, Edo state, Nigeria, after she was said to have appeared this time, 100 years ago in Fatima and Portugal. Here’s what the Catholic Bishops conference of Nigeria, CBCN, wrote on its page; History has repeated itself here in Benin City, Nigeria during the[…]