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DSS: Ifeanyi Ubah’s diversion of 80 million litres of petrol amounts to economic sabotage punishable by death

The Department of State Services has accused businessman and Chief Executive Officer of Capital Oil and Gas Ltd, Ifeanyi Ubah, of diverting about 80 million litres of Premium Motor Spirit (commonly called petrol), kept in his custody by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.   The agency stated that Ubah shunned NNPC’s repeated demand for the product said to worth N11bn ...

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Manchester Bomber: 22 year-old Salman Abedi named by police [PHOTOS]

Salman Abedi, 22, has been named by police as the suspected suicide bomber who killed 22 people and injured 59 at Manchester Arena on Monday night.   Saffie Roussos and Georgina Callendar. Eight-year-old Saffie Roussos and Georgina Callander, believed to be 18, are among the dead The BBC understands he was Manchester born and from a family of Libyan origin. ...

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Channels TV mourns State House correspondent Chukwuma Onuekwusi

The State House correspondent of Channels Television, Chukwuma Onuekwusi, is dead. Mr. Onuekusi died Tuesday morning at a private clinic in Abuja after battling an undisclosed ailment, the chairman of State House Press Corps, Ubale Musa, said. The deceased had reported for Channels since 1998. He covered successive administrations since Olusegun Obasanjo. Share

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Supreme Court strikes out Ali Modu Sheriff’s application, rules in favor of Ahmed Makarfi

The Supreme Court has struck out an application by Ali Modu Sheriff, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), asking the court not to hear the appeal of Ahmed Makarfi, national caretaker of the party.   Makarfi had a filed an appeal at the apex court to challenge the judgement of the Port Harcourt division of the appeal court ...

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Roger Ailes: Founder of Fox News and one of America’s most powerful figures in U.S. politics and media dies at 77

Roger Ailes, who became one of the most powerful figures in both U.S. politics and media by turning the Fox News network into a booming voice for conservatives before he was brought down by sexual harassment charges, has died at the age of 77. Mr. Ailes worked as a media strategist for Republican Presidents Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and George ...

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Again Boko Haram suicide bombers launch 2 separate attacks at the University of Maiduguri

Boko Haram suicide bombers launched two separate attacks at the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) leaving a guard at the institution badly injured. The Punch reports that the attacks were carried out on the night of Thursday, May 18 and in the early morning of Friday, May 19. Abu Babati who is the president of the student union government of the ...

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Shuaibu Moni, one of the swapped Boko Haram commanders threatens to bomb Abuja!

Three commanders of Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram, recently released last weekend in exchange for 82 Chibok girls have appeared in a new video obtained by a Nigerian journalist, Ahmad Salkida. In the video, one of the commanders, Shaibu Moni, threatened to bomb Nigeria’s federal capital, Abuja, in due course. Moni is seen in the video stating that the terror ...

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Die-hard fan of Victor Moses names baby after him as Chelsea won English Premier League [READ]

The Nigerian international, Victor Moses, and his Chelsea team on Friday emerged champions of the English Premier League. Batshuayi celebrates with Moses. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters [Photo Credit: The Guardian] Although they still have two games to play, Chelsea now has an unassailable 87 points. Moses was on for 86 minutes on Friday evening as he and his teammates defeated West ...

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Security guard killed as 3 suicide bombers attack University of Maiduguri

Three suicide bombers were killed in the early hours of Saturday when they attempted to infiltrate the Department of Works of the University of Maiduguri in Borno State‎. The incident occurred at about 1.10 am early Saturday. A security guard at the University was also killed from the explosions which occurred at about 1:10 a.m. ‎ The corpses have been ...

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Nigeria’s former Vice President Alex Ekwueme is invaluable to the Biafran struggle – Nnamdi Kanu [PICTURES]

I’m happy Nnamdi Kanu is free says Ekwueme Nigeria’s former vice president, Alex Ekwueme, has expressed delight over the release of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.   Mr. Ekwueme said that IPOB’s agitation was for equity and justice for all people of Nigeria, particularly the Igbo. The former vice president made the remarks, Wednesday, ...

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