“I Didn’t Write My Statement Willingly” – Ex-Airforce chief tells Abuja court

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  The trial of a former Chief of Administration, Nigerian Air Force headquarters, Air Vice Marshal Mohammed Alkali Mamu (rtd), resumed on Monday with the accused entering the witness box to testify in his own trial. Mamu, standing trial on a four count amended charges of corruption and bribery preferred against him by the EFCC, told the ...

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2018 Budget: Whistle Blowing Lines Still Open – Buhari Warns

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told the members of the joint National Assembly that the whistle-blowing lines were still open. The warning was handled down to looters and anyone habouring the intention to steal from the nation’s treasury. Buhari said this during his budget presentation speech on the floor of the National Assembly, where he highlighted areas ...

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NYSC Director is Dead

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The late Chief Frank Ekpunobi One of the directors of the National Youth Service Corps, Chief Frank Ekpunobi has died after a brief illness. Ekpunobi was until his death the director for Corp Mobilisation. In a report by DailyTrust learnt that the Directors of the scheme alongside other management staff were scheduled to be in Benin ...

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President Buhari Presents 2018 Budget At Joint National Assembly

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Bashir Ahmad  ✔@BashirAhmaad The arrival of President @MBuhari at the National Assembly to present 2018 budget estimates before a joint session of the two chambers. 2:33 PM - Nov 7, 2017  44 Replies  7474 Retweets  7777 likes Twitter Ads info and privacy President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday afternoon, presented the 2018 budget to a joint session of the National Assembly. The session is ...

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Ghanaians Will Deal With You If You Dump Me – Juliet Ibrahim Warns Nigerian Boyfriend

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Ghanaian actress, Juliet Ibrahim says Ghanaians will deal with her boyfriend if he messes up. Ghanaian actress, Juliet Ibrahim has warned her boyfriend Iceberg Slim concerning their relationship. The mother-of-one who was once married to Kwadwo Sarfo, says Ghanaians will deal with musician Iceberg Slim, born Olusegun Olowokere, if he decides to end their relationship. “Ghanaians are listening, ...

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Japanese ‘Black Widow’ sentenced to death over murder of her husband and two of her lovers with cyanide

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The woman dubbed "Black Widow" has been sentenced to death by a Japanese court. Chisako Kakehi, 70, became notorious after she tricked her husband and her lovers into drinking cyanide then pocketed millions in insurance payouts and inheritance. She also attempted to murder another man using cyanide but he survived. She had relationships with many men, mostly elderly ...

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UN increases pressure on Myanmar to end violence against Rohingya

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Council expresses ‘grave concern’ over human rights violations in a statement that was watered down by China  Rohingya refugees walk to take shelter in the southern part of Bangladesh at Palongkhali in Coxs Bazar. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images The UN Security Council has called on Myanmar to rein in its military campaign in Rakhine state and allow hundreds of ...

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo gets UN job

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been appointed to the United Nations (UN) High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation along with 17 other current and former global leaders. The Secretary-General, Antonio Gutierrez had in September announced the establishment of the board to provide him with advice on mediation initiatives and back specific mediation efforts around the world.   The Board ...

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4 Helpful Ways To Break Smartphone Addiction

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83 ‘Too much of anything is bad’- this is a saying that most people are familiar with. Therefore, regardless of how helpful and advantageous smartphones can be, their excessive use can be detrimental and cause vital aspects of one’s life to suffer gravely. In line with this, Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 4 ...

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2019 Presidency: I Will Only Support Buhari’s Exit – BBOG’s Aisha Yesufu

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  Aisha Yesufu (Left) Aisha Yesufu, BringBackOurGirls, BBOG, co-convener, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari against seeking re-election in 2019. The co-convener of the advocacy group hinted that the only support Buhari can get from her is to “help him pack his things.” In a tweet on her Twitter handle, she added that her support also include wishing Buhari a ...

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Jay Z Reacts To Meek Mill’s Prison Sentence, Calls It ‘Unjust & Heavy Handed’

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“The sentence handed down by the Judge—against the recommendation of the Assistant District Attorney and Probation Officer—is unjust and heavy handed,” he wrote. “We will always stand by and support Meek Mill, both as he attempts to right this wrongful sentence and then in returning to his musical career.” he wrote.

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Andrea Pirlo Retires From Football

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Former Italy midfielder Andrea Pirlo has announced he is retiring from football after playing his last game for New York City. The 38-year-old won 116 caps for Italy and helped them win the 2006 World Cup. Pirlo began his career at Brescia and also played for Inter, AC Milan and Juventus before joining the Major League Soccer ...

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