20 burnt to death in Imo auto accident

00 file photo No fewer than 20 persons were Friday burnt to death when a tanker laden with petrol fell and exploded on the Njaba bridge close to Owerri, the Imo State capital. Loading… According to an eyewitness account the tanker that was headed to Owerri, suddenly lost control while[…]

You can never win Buhari-El-Rufai tells Atiku  

00 Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufa’i on Friday criticised the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar for dumping the All Progressives Congress (APC).He said that Atiku has made the greatest mistake made by the movement. El-Rufai also said that Atiku is no threat to President Muhammadu Buhari. The governor spoke[…]

Mnangagwa assures Mugabe of safety in Zimbabwe

00 Incoming Zimbabwe leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa, assured former President Robert Mugabe, he and his family would be safe in the country, state media said on Friday. Mnangagwa gave the assurance today, when the two men spoke for the first time since he returned home this week, according to the State-owned[…]

Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe’s new president

00   Emmerson Mnangagwa,is now Zimbabwe’s new president. His removal as vice president by Robert Mugabe led to an intervention by the military which led to the 93 year old leader handing in his resignation. During his swearing in,Mnangagwa said “I Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa swear that as the president of[…]

Atiku officially dumps APC

00 Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has dumped Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Mr. Abubakar in a statement said On the 19th of December, 2013, I received members of the All Progressives Congress at my house in Abuja. They had come to appeal to me to join their party[…]

Nigeria identifies 500 tax dodgers with homes abroad  

00 The Nigerian government has compiled the list of 500 Nigerians, some of them prominent citizens who have homes abroad and who have been tax dodgers. Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, informed the National Economic Council  that the list of about 500 Nigerians, who also have trusts abroad has been[…]

Photo: Police arrest man for allegedly defiling 10-year-old daughter

00 The police in Imo State have arrested a man, identified as Akarauwa Eke, for allegedly defiling his 10-year-old daughter. It was gathered that the victim, who is a primary three pupil at Baptist Nursery and Primary School, Ihiagwa, in the Owerri West Local Government Area of the state, had[…]

House of Reps speaker Yakubu Dogara meets Pope Francis (Photos)  

00 Speaker of the House Of Reps, Yakubu Dogara, who is presently in Rome, has shared photos from his meeting with the Pope. He took to Facebook writing; ‘Today, I had the great honour of meeting His Holiness, Pope Francis @Pontifex. I was pleasantly surprised to find that he is[…]

Igbo Group Plans One-Million-Man March For Buhari  

00 The World Igbo Youth Congress, WIYC, said they would embark on one-million-man march to Aso Rock this month to show support for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. The group in a statement signed by its National Publicitity Officer, Mazi Alex Okemiri, said “after consultation with Igbo[…]

Mugabe amassed $1bn ,worth more than Zimbabwe’s economy

00 Ex-President Robert Mugabe is reportedly worth more than $1bn despite his country being one of the poorest in the world. Mugabe’s wealth has come under the microscope following a military coup earlier in the week. The 93-year-old dictator has accumulated significant wealth during his rule under which thousands of[…]