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Plane Crash Averted In Port-Harcourt As Boeing 737 Aircraft Skids Off Runway

An Air Peace aircraft, Boeing 737, skidded off the runway in Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA), Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The aircraft, with 87 passengers onboard and six crew members, skidded off the runway at about 3 pm today on a wet runway. It was not clear if it was the wet runway that caused the incident, but a video ...

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Ponzi Scheme, MMM, Is back

Over a year after the popular Ponzi scheme, Mavrodi Mundial Moneybox (MMM) crashed in Nigeria dashing the hope of over three million Nigerians, the scheme is back The scheme is now labeled MMM cooperation and it promises up to 50 percent return on any amount invested in it. This is 20 percent more than what the previous version offered. Like the previous version, MMM ...

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Buhari’s Home Town District Head Spends 53 Days In Kidnappers’ Den, Residents Worried

Residents of Daura in Katsina state, the home town of President Muhammadu Buhari have expressed fears over the safety of their District Head, Mallam Musa Uba who was kidnapped about 53 days ago. Musa was kidnapped by gunmen on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 in front of his house in Daura after observing the evening prayer. The gunmen numbering six in ...

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APC Rejects Inauguration Of State Assemblies In Edo, Bauchi

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected the inauguration of the state assemblies in Edo and Bauchi. In a statement by Lanre Issa-Onilu, national publicity secretary, the party described the inauguration as “a joke and embarrassment” to democracy. Nine Edo lawmakers said to be loyal to Godwin Obaseki, the governor, had edged out their colleagues by taking oath of office “secretly”, while ...

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I Won’t Stop Speaking The Truth Whether It Hurts Buhari Or Not, Vows Adedayo

Festus Adedayo, prominent columnist, has vowed to continue holding politicians to account “no matter whose ox is gored”. Reacting to the cancellation of the appointment Senate President Ahmad Lawan offered him, Adedayo said he had no regrets speaking the truth to power. Lawan had withdrawn Adedayo’s appointment after supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) kicked against it. They had cited ...

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‘Why I Stole 3-day-old Baby From Hospital’

The Plateau State police command has paraded one Mrs. Leritshimwa Dungjil Diyal who disguised herself as medical personnel and stole a three-day-old baby at Plateau Specialist Hospital, Jos. Mrs. Leritshimwa who is married for seven years without a child confessed that she was desperate to have a baby to cover her face from shame in the society. The command also paraded ...

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Lawan Bows To Aisha Buhari’s Pressure’, Withdraws Festus Adedayo’s Appointment

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has withdrawn the appointment of Festus Adedayo, a columnist. Lawan took the decision, barely 48 hours after appointing Adedayo as Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.  This came after some supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) kicked against the appointment. The senate president had appointed Adedayo as his special adviser on media and publicity and ...

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Buhari Raps Governors On Ways To Boost IGR

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday charged state governors to seek for ways to improve their Internally Generated Revenues (IGR). The first term administration of President Buhari had released series of bailout funds to state governments to meet up with their financial obligations in the face of economic recession. Buhari spoke while inaugurating the new National Economic Council (NEC), with tenure ...

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New NNPC GMD Not Related To Buhari’s Chief Of Staff, Says Presidency

Following conflicting information on social media, the presidency has on Thursday, June 20, cleared the air on the appointment of Mele Kyari as the group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). According Bashir Ahmad, personal assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on new media, the new NNPC GMD Mele Kyari is not in any way related to Mallam ...

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Tension In Bauchi Assembly As Two Speakers Emerge

A wild drama played out at the Bauchi State House of Assembly on Thursday when 11 members out of 31 elected a new speaker. It was gathered that the 11 lawmakers who convened at the house at about 6 am at the early morning session had elected the new speaker unopposed without 20 other members of the opposition All Progressive ...

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