Showing posts from November, 2016

Reasons Why Russia Is Moving Missiles Into Key European Positions In Anti-Nato Push

Russia has begun moving missiles into key positions facing Nato forces in Europe in the past 48 hours – its most provocative military moves since Donald Trump was elected president.

Three new types of missile, some able to fire nuclear warheads at most parts of Western Europe, are being established in Kaliningrad, the Russian enclave on the Baltic jammed between Poland and Lithuania – both Nato members.

The missiles are the S400, a highly effective air defence setup already being used in Syria, and the Iskander tactical medium range missile, which can carry nuclear warheads.

The Russians say that they sending the missiles into Kaliningrad to counter aggressive moves by Nato in setting up its new anti-missile system in Europe.

This includes dispatching new types of US cruise missiles to Poland and Romania, plus the deployment of thousands of US, British, and allied troops on exercise in Poland and the Baltic states.

The question is why Moscow is moving the missiles now – just as presi…

Unbelievable:See Why Shell, NNPC Sign MoUs With 8 Banks

Shell Companies in Nigeria, supported by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), have signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with eight Nigerian banks under the refreshed Shell Contractors’ Support Fund, the latest milestone in efforts to improve access to finance for Nigerian......

Monkey Fight Leads To All-Out War In Libya

An incident involving a monkey has reportedly sparked tribal battles in a southern Libyan oasis town leaving at least 21 dead.

Fighting broke out in Sabha when two rival tribes reportedly clashed over a monkey attack on a child.

Libyan media reported that the clashes happened when a monkey.....

"Matic Is Not Better Than Mikel"

Former Chelsea player, Emmanuel Sarki, believes John Obi Mikel is a better player than Nemanja Matic, who is currently one of the players keeping the Nigerian out of the Blues line up.
Sarki who was on Chelsea’s books for five years but failed to make a senior team appearance, insists Matic found favour in new manager Antonio Conte. “It’s a pity Obi lost his place in the starting line up to a......

Emefiele Commends Buhari On Nation's Economy

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr Godwin Emefiele, says Nigeria is on the verge of being self sufficient in food production. Emefiele spoke in Isa town, Sokoto State, on Saturday when he launched the 2016 Wheat planting season. "The journey to make Nigeria self sufficient in.....

Obaseki Appoints Ex-The Sun News Editor As CPS To Deputy Governor, Names Other

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has approved the appointment of Mr Ebomhiana Musa, former News Editor of The Sun, as the Chief Press Secretary to the deputy governor, Hon Phillip Shaibu. He also appointed Hon Kingsley Omiyi Ehigiamusor as deputy chief of staff.

According to a statement from the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. John Mayaki, Hon Ehigiamusor, a public affairs commentator, was the.....

"I Am Not Part Of The Plan To Oil Facilities"

EX-MILITANT leader, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, Sunday, distanced himself from an alleged plan by some militants to attack oil facilities in the Niger Delta region on grounds that the Federal Government declined to drop the criminal charges against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. 

His media consultant, Mr. Paul Bebenimibo, in a statement, said: “The attention of my client, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, has.....

Photos: Nigerians Felicitate With Goodluck Jonathan At 59

As former President Goodluck Jonathan, Sunday, clocked 59, cross section of Nigerians took to the social media to felicitate with him, launching the hashtag- #HappyBirthdayGEJ on the microblogging site, Twitter. See how they wished Jonathan a happy birthday today (November 20, 2016)......

Ex-Minister For Foreign Affairs Has Been Kidnapped

Gunmen have abducted a former Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Amb. Bagudu Hirse.
A family source told DAILY POST that the former Minister was in the house of......

Finally, Buhari’s Govt Fulfills Campaign Promise

Finally, the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has kicked off the process of engaging 500,000 unemployed graduates of different tertiary institutions in Nigeria.
The programmes which would commence......

Insider Reveals Secrets Of Working In A Five-Star Hotel

A former five-star hotel employee has spoken about some of the bizarre activities that goes on behind closed doors. 

Revealing some of the guests raunchy stories during his time at a 5-star Brisbane hotel, a former ex-room service attendant has talked about walking in on......

Steve Jones - Why I Turned Into A Sex Addict

Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones has revealed being abused by his step-father at the age of ten turned him into a sex addict. 
He has opened up on his sexual past, including performing sex acts on another......

AMCON Takes Over Dangote's Establishment

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, on Fridaysuccessfully took over possession and management of Dansa Foods Processing Company Limited belonging to Sani Dangote.
Mr. Dangote is the younger brother to Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man. The takeover of the company followed the orders of........

Nigeria Drops Out Of World Cup

The Spaniards knowing a draw or at least a slim loss to Nigeria will take them through opened the scoring as early as the 6th minute when Alba Redondo found the back of the net completing a fine move.

 Barely five minutes later, the falconets restored parity through Onyebuchi to give Nigeria a lifeline. Spain had several chance to......

PDP BoT Member - Why Buhari’s Anti- Corruption War Will Fail

A member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Board of Trustees, BoT, Chief Shuaib Oyedokun, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-graft agency cannot succeed because “he is using corruption to fight corruption.”
This is coming at a time Buhari claimed that some corrupt individuals were......


Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency says troops have gunned down a suicide bomber at a transit camp for refugees from Boko Haram in the northeastern city of Maiduguri.
The Saturday attack is the sixth in three weeks in the Nigerian city that was the birthplace of the Islamic extremist uprising that has.......

UPDATE: How Army Arrested Supporters, Thugs Of AD Governorship Candidate With Weapons [PHOTOS]

More facts have emerged on how men of the 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Owena Barracks in Akure, the Ondo State capital arrested 10 political thugs of the Governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy [AD], Chief Olusola Oke with a bus loaded with ammunitions along Okitipupa Ore axis in Ondo State. It was on Friday that rumour broke out that.......

"How I Saved Nigeria's Economy From Collapse"

Godwin Emefiele, governor of Nigeria’s apex bank, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revealed how he saved the nation’s economy from collapsing. 

Mr Emefiele pointed out two policies he implemented which has not only saved the economy from total collapse but also reduce the......

Fans Come For Tekno Declares His Undying Love For Genevieve

Singer, Tekno took to his IG page to declare his undying love for actress Genevieve but her fans weren't here for Tekno, lol. Read some of comments below........

Officials Raze Muslim Group’s Buildings

IMN officials said the government forces razed several buildings, which included schools, hospitals, and religious seminaries, in the cities of Zaria and Saminaka in the northern state of Kaduna.
Officials with the Muslim group also said that the latest demolitions took place without prior notification to the group, which they said had......

ECOWAS Parliament To Partner Lagos Lawmakers For Development

Economic Committee of West Africa States, ECOWAS’s parliament has integrated the Lagos State House of Assembly lawmakers into its programmes with a view to developing the socio-economy of various states and regions of the ECOWAS member countries. 

This was disclosed when a delegation of the ECOWAS Parliament visited the state House of Assembly after participating in a programme on maritime security in Lagos.

Speaking on the development, the speaker, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa said, the.......

Marrakech UN Climate Conference Comes To A Close

A United Nations conference on climate change concluded here early Saturday after hours of negotiations that finally achieved compromise over the text on outcomes. Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar, president of the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22), hailed the momentum of strong support for climate action and sustainable development. The conference started just days after........

Beauty Queens Arrive Calabar For Miss Africa

BEVY of beauties from 30 African countries yesterday arrived Calabar Margaret Ekpo International Airport, Calabar to participate in the maiden edition of Miss African Beauty Pageant.

With “Climate Change” as the theme, the pageant is being organized by the Cross River State government to draw global attention to......

Senators, Reps Abandon Chambers In Search Of Money

It is traditional in the military to talk about the morale among personnel being low or high.  But there hardly  seems to be a better way to describe the current mood in the two chambers of the National Assembly, than to say that the spirit of lawmakers is quite low.
The low morale in the Assembly is not unconnected to the increasingly loud complaints from members that they are......

"Jonathan’s Wife Must Explain Source Of $175m Or Forfeit It"

Calls have gone to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to seek the forfeiture of the sum of $175,750,000 allegedly found in an account linked to former first lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan. Adding their voices to the call in different interviews yesterday were Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs), including the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof Itse Sagay, Chief Ladi Williams and Chief Gani Adetola-Kazeem, among other respondents. They all advised the commission to.........

Nigerian Footballer Executed In Singapore For Drug Trafficking

The Presidency yesterday lamented the execution of a Nigerian footballer, Chijoke Obioha, in Singapore for drug trafficking.
The 35-year-old footballer was said to have gone to the Asian country for trials when he was caught trafficking in hard drugs on April 9, 2007. Consequently, he was......

Mercedes-Maybach Is Teasing Its New Ultra-Luxury Convertible

Mercedes-Maybach is coming to the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show with its luxurious version of the Mercedes S-Class convertible.
Dubbed the Mercedes-Maybach S650, the car is a more expensive, powerful version of the......

"I Wasn’t Detained In The US Because Of My Breasts"

When the godfather of Nigeria’s comedy industry puts something on his social media accounts, people react to it in different ways. 
Alibaba who is known to be very active on social media, posted on his Instagram on Wednesday that busty entertainer, Cossy Orjiakor, was detained at an airport for over two hours because of her breast. He wrote, “So @cossyojiakor and I were.....

Ghana, 6 Others To Do Palm Oil Business Without Causing Deforestation

Ghana, together with six other African countries, has agreed in a declaration signed on Wednesday to protect their tropical forests from being cut down to make way for palm oil crops.

The other countries are the Central African Republic, Ivory Coast, the Democratic....

Kayode Ajulo Takes a Huge Leap

Intelligent and dynamic legal practitioner, Dr. Olukayode Abraham Ajulo, is fast becoming prominent in the legal world and a household name.
Judging from his activities in a long while as a lawyer and tutor, Kayode-Ajulo’s political career has risen tremendously.
 As a politician, Kayode-Ajulo was arguably the youngest to have.....

KannyWood Actress: I’m Seriously Searching For The Man After My Heart

Kano is the heart of the Hausa movie industry popularly known as Kannywood. It is where 25-year-old Maryam Waziri Musa resides and plies her trade as an actor.
In this exclusive interview conducted in Kano, the Gombe State indigene talks about her passion for acting, plans for marriage and why.....

Man Sentenced For Trying To Join Islamic State

A would-be Islamic State recruit who worked in a Chicago-area hardware store was sentenced on Friday to more than three years in prison for seeking to join the militant group, federal prosecutors said. In exchange for a more lenient sentence than he might otherwise have faced if tried and convicted, Mohammed Hamzah Khan, 21, pleaded guilty last year to a charge of.....

Little Meat In The Bone

It  appears the proposed Nigeria US$15 billion facility from India may be a loansharking. The loan would be repaid with long term contract to supply crude oil to Indian Public Sector Undertakings, PSU (government owned corporations) that are mostly engaged in refining of petroleum products and in petrochemicals.

 The deal may also be in refining, executing.....

Armed bandits kill 31, kidnap 40

Suspected armed bandits on Friday killed at least 29 people in fresh attacks on four villages in Maradun Local Government Area, Zamfara State. According to a source who spoke to Saturday Sun, the rampaging gun men who stormed the four villages in their dozens arrived on motorbikes and began shooting sporadically. The source added,  seven people were killed at Yan’ kamoji, nine at Sabon Gida, 11 at Tubali and two at Kaya villages respectively. The incident happened even as another set of gunmen struck in Mai Kansa village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State, killing two mobile policemen and four others and kidnapped over 40 people. According to a source, Yau Mohammed Dansadau, who spoke to Saturday Sun, the gun totting bandits operating on the Gobirawa-Bindin-Magami Road waylaid more than five Canter trucks occupied hy passengers on their way to Magami Market and started firing at the over 100 of them who were traders on board the intercepted trucks.

He said: “The situation is gr…

Police Torture Cart Vendor To Death In Custody

An Egyptian street vendor has been seized, beaten, and tortured to death by police - in the latest in a string of reports of police brutality that have triggered public outrage.

53-year-old Magdy Makin, a fish cart vendor, was arrested on Sunday at midnight after an altercation with policemen, hours later.......

6 Killed In Maiduguri Multiple Explosions

Multiple bomb explosions in Maiduguri, yesterday claimed the lives of two civilian JTF members while four of the suicide bombers were also killed. The two CJTF paid the supreme price while preventing a Boko Haram bomber from entering the city through......

Rwanda-Israel Political Dialogue To Begin Next Week

Rwanda and Israel will have an official political dialogue for the first time in the history of the relations between the two countries. The dialogue will be attended by a high-ranking delegation from the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, led by the Israeli ambassador to Rwanda, Yoram Elron, as well as the general director of the Africa division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the head of Israel Co-operation Agency-(MASHAV), ambassador Gil Haskel. 

The delegation will be......

EALA To Sit In Nairobi Next Week

The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) holds its sitting in Nairobi, Kenya, next week, with two pieces of legislation: the EAC Gender Equality and Development Bill, 2016 as well as the EAC Polythene Materials Control Bill, 2016, top on agenda. The EAC Gender Equality and Development Bill, 2016 makes provision for gender equality, protection and development in the Community.  The EAC Treaty recognises the significant..

Exposed: How Corruption, Ignorance, Recession Shrank Revenue From Customs

THE activities of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, in the light of its revenue-generating capacity were recently questioned by the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, who lamented that the twin issues of systemic corruption and outsider-status of its Comptroller-General, Col Hameed Ali,retd, were negatively affecting the ability of the service to perform.

Adeosun’s remarks were not in isolation, as this..

What Nigeria Must Do To Advance Its Global Economic Interest - NIMASA DG

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that if Nigeria must advance its global economic interest, then the country must ensure that it gets the regulation of the maritime sector right.  The DG, who made this statement in an interview with the press, said that 90% of global commerce is......

NFC Begins Plans To Sanitize Nollywood

The Nigerian Film Corporation,NFC, has reeled out plans to sanitize the film industry and reposition it for a better performance in line with the federal government change mantra.

 In a statement made available to HVP, the regulatory body said, it has sent a bill to the National Assembly for the creation of a new.........

Mourinho Dares Wenger In Another Rivalry Clash

After the thrills and frills of 2018 Russia World Cup qualifiers all over the continents, action resumes this weekend in all the world leagues including the La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, English Premier League (EPL), and a host of others.
The English Premier League (EPL) enters its match day 12 with the big four, Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester City, and Arsenal aiming to.....

EFCC Arrests Two SON Directors

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested two directors of the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) over alleged N1.3billion in the agency. More staff of the organization might be questioned in the next few days. Also, a prosecution witness has opened up on how.....

“Our Mission In Nigeria Is To Create Awareness On World-Class Interior Design”

Extravega, an Italian company that operates internationally in the architecture and design sector was in Nigeria for a fact-finding mission and to create the best understanding of the company’s real intent which is high end-market and feasibility studies. 

According to management source, “our primary aim is to explore....

" I’m Ready To Play Right Back For Eagles"

Kenneth Omeruo has rubbished claims that Leon Balogun and Troost-Ekong pairing in the Super Eagles defense will affect his position in the team.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr faith in the duo paid off after an impressive display against Algeria where the Alanyaspor defender was drafted in the right back position. Omeruo, however, vowed to.....

Ethnic War Looms In Delta As Youths Ask Ijaws To Vacate Urhoboland

ETHNIC war looms in Delta state as youths of Udu local government area give Ijaws resident in their locality two weeks to relocate or face reprisals following reported killing, burning and occupation of Ayama and Epama, two Udu settlements by Ijaw troop mobilised from neighboring Isaba, Warri South West council area.

Udu youths, led by Sunday Subi, have been tense since.....

2017 Dodge Challenger Earns Five-star Rating

The 2017 Dodge Challenger has earned a five-star overall safety rating from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Five stars is the highest rating in the regulatory agency’s vehicle-evaluation program.

“This proves the 2017 Dodge Challenger is much more....

Rivers State Is Under Siege – Assembly Speaker

Security was beefed up at the entrance of the Rivers State House of Assembly, along Moscow Road, Port Harcourt, after police encountered supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday who said they were on solidarity visit to the Speaker,  Daboturudima Adams. 
Security operatives also had a face off with  supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who protested against......

Govt Threatens To Shut Down Social Event Centres

Lagos State government will henceforth prosecute owners of event centres and other social centres in the state who fail to put in place safety measures  among which is crowd control mechanism that will ensure safety of people attending events.

Director General, Lagos State Safety Commission LSSC, Hon. Akeem Dickson made this disclosure yesterday, at a media parley on....

House Investigates Otodo-Gbame Community Demolition

Lagos State House of Assembly has set up special Committee to investigate the claims by residents of Otodo-Gbame Community in Ikate Elegushi Local Council Development Area, Lekki Area of the state over demolition of their properties by agents of the state government.

The measure was sequel to earlier peaceful protest staged by......

Eye-Witness Testifies Against Jonathan’s Ex-Aide

A Federal High Court in Abuja heard Friday how former Principal Secretary to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan facilitated the purchase of a property in Maitama, Abuja with N650million paid from the account of the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) domiciled in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Samuel Babatunji Adeniyi and Kabiru Yaro, who testified as 3rd and 4th prosecution witnesses in.........

Boko Haram Stages 3 Suicide Attacks In NE Nigeria

Boko Haram terrorists staged three suicide attacks in Nigeria’s restive northeast on Friday, leaving four attackers and two civilian vigilantes dead, police said.

“Aside from the explosion near a mobile police location in Jiddari, we had two other suicide bombings along........

Buhari Finally Speaks On The Cause Of The Recession

President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented that Nigeria was thrown into recession due to the misfortunes of the oil industry. The President made this claim while inaugurating the governing boards of three parastatals of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources:.......

Rivers Assembly Calls For Transfer of Police SARS Commander, ACP Ops

The Rivers State House of Assembly has called on the Inspector General of Police to effect the immediate transfer of the Commander of the State Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Akin Fakorede, and the Assistant Police Commissioner (Operations), Steve Hasso, for alleged acts likely to cause a breach of the peace in the state.

The stand of the assembly followed a resolution.........

Farming Goes Digital As Farmcrowdy Introduces Digital Agricultural Platform

With various advancements in technology, a new digital method has been introduced to participate in Agriculture using online technology.
Introduced by, Nigeria’s first digital agriculture platform, anyone and everyone can now partner with Farmcrowdy to own a minimum farm space. According to the company in a statement, it is now possible for.....

President Buhari Signs 8 Bills Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed eight bills passed by the National Assembly into law.
Senator Ita Enang, the Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), disclosed this on Friday in Abuja, while briefing State House correspondents. According to him, the bills signed into law are: Prevention of.....

EFCC Seeks Court Order To Arrest Ex-Oyo State Governor

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Friday asked the Federal High Court in Lagos to order the arrest of former Oyo State Governor Rashidi Ladoja over alleged refusal to.....

Gunmen Kidnap 2 Wives Of Nasarawa State Commissioner, Aliyu Tijani

Gunmen on Thursday night abducted the two wives of Nasarawa State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Aliyu Tijani, from his residence in Nasarawa town.
Nasarawa State Commissioner of Police, Abubakar Sadiq-Bello confirmed the incident on Friday in Lafia in.......

Honeywell vs Ecobank

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Lagos Friday refused to disqualify himself from adjudicating a N5.5billion debt case between Honeywell Flour Mills Plc, its sister companies and Ecobank Nigeria Limited. Ecobank’ had written the Chief Judge, Justice Ibrahim Auta, asking that......


A political group, All Grassroots Alliance, has called for the registration of more credible political parties before 2019 elections to enhance the countries democracy. The National Publicity Secretary of the group, Prof. Salimanu Yekini, told newsmen on Friday that Nigeria needed more genuine political parties to deepen its democracy. He said, “Nigeria needs people who are......

"Ugly Betty" Actress Has Been Found Dead

Gossip Girl and Ugly Betty actress Lisa Lynn Masters has been found dead.
The actress and model, 52, was discovered by staff at a.....

University Of Ibadan Honors Dangote

President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has been conferred with a honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by the University of Ibadan (UI).

Dangote, was conferred with the degree alongside two other eminent Nigerians, Professor Niyi Osundare and Chief Bode Amao, the UI........

U.S. Expresses Anger Over Kano

The United States Government on Friday expressed its concern over last Monday’s deaths that resulted from clashes between people in a Shia procession and the Nigeria Police in Kano. 

Mr John Kirby, U.S.  Department of State’s Assistant Secretary and Spokesperson, said that although the incident was.....

FG Sends Account Number To US For Return Of $1m Dollars

The Presidency has disclosed that it will commence discussion with the United States’ government on the repatriation of the $480m loot stashed in American banks by former Military Head of State, late Gen. Sani Abacha soon. In a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the government also revealed that........