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EFCC Happily Secures Final Forfeiture Of N60m, Prado Jeep

Justice Fadima Murtala Aminu of the Federal High Court, sitting in Gusau, Zamfara State, on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, granted the prayers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal Office, for the final forfeitures of N60, 000, 000 (Sixty Million Naira) cash recovered from Murtala Muhammad. The Commission’s Sokoto Zonal Office had […]

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The Wicked People In Nigeria Do Not Die – Senator Abaribe

Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, says the wicked people in Nigeria have refused to die while the nation continues to lose good citizens.  The Senate minority leader said this on Wednesday at a valedictory session held in honour of the late Senator Ignatius Longjan. “Yet again we are losing another good man. The question we always ask […]

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Coronavirus spread in US is inevitable, officials warn

One of the top officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Americans on Tuesday that health experts foresee the novel coronavirus that has killed thousands spreading in the United States. “We expect we will see community spread in this country,” said Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory […]

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Africa in trouble as coronavirus is confirmed in Algeria

Algerian authorities on Tuesday announced the country’s first case of the novel coronavirus, in an Italian citizen who arrived in the country on February 17. “One case was confirmed positive for coronavirus (COVID-19), out of two suspected cases (both) of Italian nationality,” the North African country’s health ministry said. State television said the infected person […]

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World’s oldest man has died

The world’s oldest living man, Chitetsu Watanabe, has passed away in Japan at the age of 112, the Niigata prefecture government said in a statement Tuesday. Watanabe, who was residing at a nursing home in Niigata, was born on March 5th, 1907. He was officially confirmed by the Guinness World Record as the oldest living […]

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Prime Minister hands in shock resignation

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad submitted his resignation to the country’s king on Monday, his office announced, a shock move that could plunge the country into political crisis. The surprise announcement comes amid speculation that 94-year-old Mahathir was attempting to form a new ruling coalition that would exclude his promised successor Anwar Ibrahim. It is […]

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When Nigeria visa restriction will be reviewed – US

The United States of America Consulate in Nigeria said the immigration visa ban imposed on Nigerians by its President, Donald Trump, would be reviewed once Nigeria meets the required criteria. The US Government had on January 31 announced the new visa regime, which involved the suspension of the issuance of immigrant visas to Nigerian passport […]

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Coronavirus: Couples tie the knot in mass masked wedding ceremony

An annual mass wedding ceremony in the Philippines saw face masks and health checks included in the proceedings this year. The precautions have been brought in due to the threat of coronavirus. The city of Bacolod, Philippines saw 220 couples married in the government-sponsored event. Annual mass weddings are a post-Valentine’s Day tradition in the […]

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Central Bank of Nigeria sets rules for domiciliary accounts

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Sunday said customers can deposit dollar into their domiciliary accounts but are not allowed to transfer it to another party. In a statement, CBN, Corporate Communications Director, Isaac Okorafor, said  the apex bank had not  prohibited the acceptance of foreign currency  cash deposits by Deposit Money Banks (DMBs). […]

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Boxing: Hearn Confirms Anthony Joshua Wants Tyson Fury Next

Eddie Hearn, promoter for IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, has already spoken to his boxer and he wants to face newly crowned WBC champion Tyson Fury next. Fury made a statement on Saturday night when he scored two knockdowns before stopping Deontay Wilder in the seventh round of their rematch at the […]

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Woman, others jailed 160 years over fake naira notes

A woman, Hadiza Bello, and three other accomplices have been sentenced to 160 years in prison by a Federal High Court, sitting in Yola, Adamawa State, for dealing in fake naira notes. The convicts were dragged before the court by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, after they were caught at a […]

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Movie Producers harassing me for sex – Mandy Obi

Curvaceous up and coming actress, Ujunwa Mandy Obi, has revealed to Inside Nollywood her challenges as a green horn in the industry. The Anambra State-born script interpreter has bemoaned that movie producers always harass her for sex. She narrates: “I started acting in 2016 because I have always loved to be an actress right from my Secondary  School […]

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It’s madness to move with 22 cars in a convoy – Peter Obi

A former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, on Saturday took a swipe at political office holders in the country. The ex-vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections said it is madness for political office holders to have 22 cars in their convoy. He said as a former governor, […]

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What Determines Reopening Of Nigeria’s Borders – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has given the condition for reopening Nigeria’s land borders to goods from neighbouring countries. He revealed that the reopening the borders would be determined by the report from the Tripartite Committee comprising the governments of Nigeria, Benin Republic and the Niger Republic. The President stated this when he met with President Roch […]

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Food Import: Those Who Went Into Farming Have No Regrets – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for more investment in the agricultural sector of the country. Receiving members of the Council for New Nigeria Initiative (CNNI) in Abuja on Friday, he gave an assurance that his administration would make faster strides through it as a nation. “Those who went into farming have no regrets, and we […]

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Abacha loot: US tackles FG over alleged $100m largesse

The United States Department of Justice has alleged that the Federal Government led by the President, Major Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), is planning to hand over about $100m out of the money looted by former Head of State, late Gen Sani Abacha, to Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu. The US Department further stated that the […]

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Creator of copy, cut and paste functions dies

Larry Tesler, a pioneer of personal computing credited with creating the cut, copy and paste as well as the search and replace functions, has died. He was 74. Tesler was not nearly as well known as computing giants such as Bill Gates or Steve Jobs. But he played an early, central role in making computers […]

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Nigerian Government calls on US to reverse visa restrictions

The Federal Government has called on the United States of America to consider the long-standing relationship between the two countries and reverse its Visa restrictions on Nigeria. Mr Mohammed Manga, Director Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Interior, in a statement said the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the call on Thursday. Manga […]

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