OBI DONATES N75M TO ENUGU MISSION HOSPITAL

OBI DONATES ₦‎75M TO ENUGU MISSION HOSPITAL The presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 general elections, Peter Obi, has donated N75 million to the Annunciation Hospital Health Scheme owned by the Congregation of Daughters of Divine Love, Enugu. “This donation is towards building a College of Nursing Sciences to boost the number of healthcare professionals in the …

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FRAUD: ANOTHER MINISTER MAY BE CAUGHT, BY TONY IREDIA

FRAUD: ANOTHER MINISTER MAY BE CAUGHT, BY TONY IREDIA In many developing societies where the government of the day is unable to provide basic facilities to improve living standards the way out is usually to resort to the tokenism of distributing palliatives to citizens. Nigeria adopted the option in 2015 – an option which from inception has been unable to …

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GUNMEN ABDUCT 45 PASSENGERS ALONG ENUGU-BENUE ROAD

GUNMEN ABDUCT 45 PASSENGERS ALONG ENUGU-BENUE ROAD Armed men seized about 45 passengers in Orokam along the Otukpo-Enugu Road in Benue State’s Ogbadigbo local government area The gunmen ambushed three fully loaded 15-seater commercial buses as they emerged from nearby forests in Orokam, forcing the drivers to stop at gunpoint. An eyewitness, a driver from one of the transport companies …

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CABINET RESHUFFLE NOT YET ON TINUBU’S AGENDA – PRESIDENCY

CABINET RESHUFFLE NOT YET ON TINUBU’S AGENDA – PRESIDENCY The Presidency has refuted media reports that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is planning a cabinet reshuffle. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, made this disclosure on Sunday evening during an interview on TVC’s programme, Politics on Sunday. There has been speculation of a possible cabinet …

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WHY WE’RE RELOCATING KEY DEPARTMENTS OF CBN TO LAGOS – CARDOSO

WHY WE’RE RELOCATING KEY DEPARTMENTS OF CBN TO LAGOS, CARDOSO A recent announcement by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to relocate key departments from its headquarters in the Federal Capital Territory’s Central Business District to Lagos has triggered a growing controversy. The move, orchestrated by CBN Governor Yemi Cardoso, aims to decongest the apex bank’s headquarters but has garnered …

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MONICA DONGBAN MEMSEN, IN GOD’S NAME, GO!, BY CHIDI ANSELM ODINKALU

MONICA DONGBAN-MENSEM: IN GOD’S NAME, GO!, BY CHIDI ANSELM ODINKALU Last Friday, the Supreme Court ruled that the Court of Appeal in Plateau was rogue, procured and perverse. It set aside the reasoning of the Court, which denied the people their chosen representatives. But because the Court of Appeal is the final court in these matters, the decision of the …

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THE RETURN OF IGBO YOUTHS TO THE RELIGION OF THEIR ANCESTORS BY DONS EZE

THE RETURN OF IGBO YOUTHS TO THE RELIGION OF THEIR ANCESTORS, BY DONS EZE The growing trend in most communities in Igboland, these days, is the situation where some young boys and girls have taken to “idol worshipping”. In virtually every corner of Igboland, you will see different kinds of shrines, big and small, often decorated with white and red …

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EFCC REOPENS FRAUD CASES AGAINST FAYOSE, KWANKWASO, NNAMANI, LAMIDO, SYLVIA, OTHERS

EFCC REOPENS FRAUD CASES AGAINST FAYOSE, KWANKWASO, NNAMANI, LAMIDO, SYLVIA, OTHERS The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reignited its investigation into money laundering cases against 13 former governors and several ex-ministers, with the total amount involved surpassing N853.8 billion. This resurgence in high-profile corruption cases signifies a major step in Nigeria’s fight against financial crimes. According to Punch, …

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POLITICAL STORMS BREWS IN PLATEAU HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

POLITICAL STORM BREWING IN PLATEAU HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY A political storm is brewing in the Plateau State House of Assembly as the Speaker, Gabriel Dewan, declares that he only recognizes eight members of the house, leaving the fate of 16 members in uncertainty. Dewan, the sole member of the Young Peoples Party (YPP), assumed the role of speaker after the …

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SCIENTISTS PREDICT THE END OF THE WORLD

SCIENTISTS PREDICT THE END OF THE WORLD The end of the world has a date, according to there are several scientific theories and speculations about how the end of the world might occur. Among the most widespread, there is the belief that the end of the world will be caused by global warming and climate change. The continuous accumulation of …

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PROJECT INSPECTION: I’LL NEVER TRUST CIVIL SERVANTS’ REPORTS – WIKE

PROJECT INSPECTION: I’LL NEVER TRUST CIVIL SERVANTS’ REPORTS – WIKE The Federal Capital Territory ( FCT) Minister, Nyesom Wike on Thursday disclosed reasons he has continued to be on the field inspecting projects, saying reports coming from civil servants were not reliable and capable of messing one up. Wike who inspected the ongoing rehabilitation of the Abuja metro train lines, …

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FEMALE SOLDIER ALLEGES ABUSE, SEXUAL HARASSMENT

FEMALE SOLDIER ALLEGES ABUSE, SEXUAL HARASSMENT A female soldier in the Nigerian Army has accused senior army officers of oppressing her and threatening her life for rejecting their sexual advances. The soldier in a trending TikTok video alleged being locked up, ejected from her apartment, and even placed in a psychiatric hospital The soldier claimed her bank account had been …

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TUNDE-OJO FROM ‘OFF YOUR MIC’ AS NDDC CHAIR, TO EMBATTLED MINISTER

TUNJI-OJO: FROM ‘OFF YOUR MIC’ AS NDDC CHAIR, TO EMBATTLED MINISTER The embattled Minister for Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has recently been under the radar of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for his alleged link in a N438 million scandal with the ministry of Humanitarian Affairs. Tunji-Ojo has, however, refuted claims suggesting his involvement as a signatory in the company …

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