Category Archives: News In Nigeria

FAAN bans luggage screening at MMIA departure hall

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria says checking of travellers luggage will no longer be done at the departure hall of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The Managing Director, FAAN, Mr. Saleh Dunoma, said this was part of the plan to ensure the implementation of the Executive Order recently issued by the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo. Dunoma… Read More »

Serious Outrage as FCT Demolishes Newspaper Distributors’ Stands

Newspaper stands in the Federal Capital Territory have been demolished, causing quite an outrage in the city. File photo: A newspaper stand The Development Control department of the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday demolished newspapers distributors’ stands and structures at Area one, Abuja, Punch Metro reports. The Abuja Newspaper Distributors’ Association said properties running into millions of naira… Read More »

How Wealthy Nigerian Pastors Spent $225 million Acquiring Private Jets in 2011 – Report Reveals

According to a report by Mfonobong Nsehe for Forbes, Nigerian pastors despite prevailing economic condition, spent a whopping $225 million in 2011 acquiring private jets. A few wealthy Nigerians spent at least $225 million acquiring private jets between March 2010 and March 2011, according to a report by Forbes. The report which quoted another report published by the… Read More »

Revealed: What Lai Mohammed Told Nigeria’s Foremost Car Manufacturer, Innoson Motors

The points Lai Mohammed raised while speaking to foremost car manufacturers in Nigeria, Innoson Motors, has been revealed.   File photo: Lai Mohammmed The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, said on Monday that the policies of the federal government will encourage local manufacturing of products including cars, Premium Times reports. Mr. Mohammed said this at the factory of… Read More »

Church Shares Food to 500 Fasting Muslims in Kaduna

A church situated in the northern part of Nigeria is currently leading the race of religious tolerance in terms of actions.   File Photo The Christ Evangelical Intercessory Fellowship Ministry, Sabon Tasha, Kaduna has doled out over 500 food packages to Muslims, since the beginning of the Ramadan. Pastor Yohanna Buru, the Church General Overseer, told the News… Read More »

Homelessness: Muhammad Ali’s Son Cries Out for Help

All does not seem to be well with the family of legendary boxing Champion, as his heir is allegedly on the brink of becoming homeless Muhammad Ali Jnr. Muhammad Ali’s son claims he is on the ropes and facing homelessness a year after his father’s death thereby accusing other family members of stopping him from getting an equal… Read More »

National Assembly members to buy N50m Abuja flats

Members of the National Assembly are currently subscribing to a mortgage facility that will make each lawmaker cough out N2.5m every month. Sunday Punch reports that the lawmakers are buying flats in an estate close to Apo Legislative Quarters in Abuja at N50m each, while payment for each unit will be spread over 20 months. The Senate had, at… Read More »

Biafra: FG may ask court to revoke Nnamdi Kanu’s bail

The Federal Government may ask the Federal High Court in Abuja to revoke the bail granted to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, on grounds of alleged breach of the conditions of the bail granted him in April, Saturday PUNCH has learnt. Top sources in the Federal Ministry of Justice, the body prosecuting… Read More »

Judicial Commission declares over N55bn missing in Katsina

KATSINA – The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up to investigate loss of funds and properties in 2016 in Katsina State, has declared over N55 billion missing and unaccounted for under the administration of ex-gov, Shehu Ibrahim Shema. Chairman of the Commission, Barrister Ado Mohammed Ma’aji who put the figure at N55, 984, 273, 521 billion disclosed this while… Read More »

There’s a Gang-up to Kill South-East Commission Bill – Deputy Minority Leader Speaks on Rowdy Session

The deputy minority leader of the Federal House of Representatives, has opened up on the rowdy session and protest by lawmakers mainly from the South-East today during plenary. Reps speaker, Dogara We reported earlier today that some members of the Federal House of Representatives, mainly from the South-East were involved in massive protest inside the national assembly chambers. It… Read More »

Having an Igbo President the Antidote to Biafra? Here’s Obasanjo’s Biafra Solution (Must Read)

While speaking recently at the federal capital, Abuja, former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, proffered solution to the Biafra agitation by the South Easterners. Obasanjo Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has reportedly called for dialogue with those agitating for Biafra. Speaking at the event, ‘Biafra, 50 Years After’ at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre recently, Obasanjo was quoted by the… Read More »

FG to establish special schools for married women

The Federal Government will establish special schools for women who abandoned school to get married, Minister of Women Affairs has said. “All women that married at early age will have the opportunity to continue with their education from their husbands houses. “The schools will be in two categories so as to avoid problems emanating from the establishment of… Read More »

FG bans sale of cigarettes to anyone below 18 years old

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has announced the enforcement of ban on sale of cigarettes to persons under 18 years in Nigeria. This is coming as the World Health Organisation (WHO) disclosed that over 4.5 million Nigerian adults are addicted to smoking tobacco substances. Adewole made the announcement during a press briefing in Abuja as part… Read More »