Tuesday, December 01, 2015
IN continuation of its recognition of outstanding Nigerians, The Sun Publishing Limited has named Hajia Nana Shettima, wife of Borno State governor, Kassim Shettima, as The Sun Most Supportive First Lady 2015 Award winner.
Announcing this yesterday, Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief, The Sun Publishing Limited, Mr. Eric Osagie, said the governor’s wife was picked for her widowhood project and compassion for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
Some National Youth Service Corps members in Rivers state have been mandated to do menial jobs as some sort of punishment.
A netizen has reported the alleged ill-treatment meted out to youth corpers in the South-south part of Nigeria.
This happened this morning. 1st of December in Ahoada East Local Government in Rivers state. NYSC officials refused to commence clearance until the corps members weed a portion of grass given to them.
Their offence was not well spelt out by the news poster. Efforts to reach the State Cordinator of NYSC in Port Harcourt, Rivers state for clarification failed as at press time.
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Senate President, Bukola Saraki has dissociated himself from the N60bn arms scandal deal involving the immediate past National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd).
It will be recall that Sahara reporters published Bukola Saraki blackmailing of CBN officials sighting top Central Bank official in the report.
Following series of complaints arising from the disbursement of bailout funds to staff of Local Government in the state, Commissioner of Finance, David Olofu and the Special Adviser to the Governor on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Titus Zam were scheduled to appear before the Benue state House of Assembly today at 10am.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) led-federal government will soon begin the registration of unemployed youths ahead of the payment of the planned N5,000 as social security stipend.According to the acting director general of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Olakunle Obayan, who stated this during the official handover by the former Director General, Alhaji Abubakar Mohammed said the registration will begin in 2016.
Hon James Faleke, running mate to the late Abubakar Audu, who participated in the Nov 21 governorship election in Kogi, has rejected the party’s decision to present Yahaya Bello for the Dec 5 supplementary election.INEC declared the Nov 21 election as inconclusive following the cancellation of voting in 91 polling units across the state.
Former Sokoto State Governor, Attahiru Bafarawa, has been picked up by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
He is being questioned for his alleged role in transferring money from the office of the National Security Adviser, between December 2014 and May 2015.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says it has arrested the former Chairman of Daar Communications, Chief Raymond Dokpesi.
He was picked up in Abuja at about noon on Tuesday and was accompanied to the office of the EFCC by his son Raymond Dokpesi Jnr., who is the current Chairman of Daar Communications.
Pope Francis, galvanized by a scandal over Vatican finances, has ordered the most powerful bodies in the city-state to launch an unprecedented audit of its wealth and crack down on runaway spending.
Benue South: David Mark Campaign Rice, Salt Flood Otukpo, To Construct Four Roads Before Xmas [Photos].
Following the nullification of the 5th term election of former Senate President, David Mark by the Appellate Court, the campaign team of the ousted legislator have flooded the city of Otukpo with iodized salt, rice and tin tomatoes.
This is just as the Akpegede-born retired soldier has also commenced work on four different roads in the ancient Otukpo town.
One of the sons of the late Kogi state governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the national chairman of the party, John Oyegun and the secretary to the government of the federation, Babachir David Lawal of imposing Yahaya Bello on the people of of Kogi against their wishes.
Tuface ,M,I and others were in Jos recently for event ''Return Of The Kinds' and he decided to pay homage to the Executive Governor of Plateau state ,Barr Simon Lalong and his deputy at the Plateau State Government house, Little Rayfield, Jos Plateau State,Continue to see more pictures
Pictures | Tuface,M.I Abaga,Jesse Jags,Jeremiah Gyang Thrill Fans At The ''Return Of The Kings'' In Jos.
|[Lalong rocking the stage with the legendary king Tuface Idibia]|
It was an emotional event not just for the people of Jos,Plateau state,but for the artists and guests who turned in mass to watch the electrifying performances by Nigerian artists at the 'Return of the Kings'.The event took place on Sunday Nov 29,2015 in Jos.
Environment Minister,Amina Mohammed & Priscilla Achakpa As Climate Warriors For 'Vogue Magazine' Project On Climate Change.
Every year, the United Nations holds a summit on climate change, where it works to persuade countries large and small to give up fossil fuels. This annual gathering, now in its 21st year, is called the Conference of the Parties, and it begins today in Paris. Past negotiations have produced important treaties, such as the Kyoto Protocol and the Copenhagen Accord, but this year’s meeting, the COP21, is likely to yield the world’s first binding, universal agreement to cut carbon emissions and begin to address climate change.
To mourn the lives lost in Rivers state during the last general election, on Monday members of the All Progressives Congress, held a march tagged: ‘Rivers Black Day, against election violence.
Leading the march was the Rivers APC governorship candidate, Dakuku Peterside, who delivered the speech below.
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode led a panel to discuss World finance and Economy with other world leaders and business experts at the Lagos State Trade and Investment Forum held in London at the Dorchester Hotel in London yesterday November 30th. See more photos after the cut
Her Majesty the Queen of England Elizabeth Alexandra; President Muhammadu Buhari his vice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo ( SAN) and governors from at least 20 states; ministers and other dignitaries are expected to attend the coronation of the new Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II.
President Buhari & Environment Minister Amina Mohammed At The UN Climate Change Conference In Paris.
After Days of in-fighting and raising of dusts between the running mate of the late Abubakr Audu, James Faleke and Yahaya Bello, on who will replace Audu, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed request made by the All Progressives Congress for the nomination of Bello for the supplementary election in Kogi state.
Bello will be flying the APC flag in the December 5 rerun election after the party has settled for him as the suitable replacement for its late candidate, The Nation reports.
Monday, November 30, 2015
The calendar,cast 13 women which Pirelli says are of outstanding professional, social, cultural, sporting and artistic accomplishment.
Nigerians have been warned to be careful with hampers this Christmas season.The security alert was issued by the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, on Monday,cautioning Nigerians to be extra alert while receiving gifts during the Yuletide season so as to avoid receiving explosive-laden hampers as gifts. In a statement signed by the Force Spokesperson, Acting, ACP Olabisi Kolawole, Arase warned against the use of fireworks such as “bangers” and other explosives as they could further heighten the fear of insecurity during the festive season.
The statement said,
Indications have emerged that leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were still divided over the choice of Alhaji Yahaya Bello as the party’s candidate for the Kogi supplementary governorship poll.
Juliet Ibrahim stepped out in style for the Project Raw Charity Ball in Lagos on Sunday night (November 29).Looking absolutely ravishing while rocking blonde hair, the 29-year-old Ghallywood star flaunted her voluptuous body in a figure-hugging gown which has a sheer front.
A California man has died after trying to sneak into a stranger’s home through the chimney. Things were bad enough when he realized chimneys aren’t exactly big enough to fit people…but matters got WAY worse when the unsuspecting homeowner caught a chill and decided to light a fire…
Malcolm X stands as one of the most celebrated civil rights leaders of his time, and his legacy remains strongly intact as ever.A new online venture featuring merchandise related to the late NOI leader and humanitarian was launched recently by his family. Continue
A large number of prominent African-American ministers scheduled to meet with Donald Trump on Monday are letting their congregations and public know that they are not endorsing the real-estate racist.The Trump campaign recently announced a coalition of 100 Black religious leaders would endorse him at a meeting this week but the pastors now deny the commitment. According to Black America Web the Trumpster has canceled the meeting…
Tragedy has hit the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, after a suspect in its custody, suddenly developed chest pains, and died.
Arowofela Olufemi, who was being investigated by the commission following allegations by the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, that he fraudulently converted over N100 million dividend warrants to himself, died in a military hospital, where he was rushed to by officials of the EFCC.
Ever since Davido welcomed his bundle of joy, he can’t seem to get enough of her. The proud new dad shared this adorable photo with his daughter with the caption: “This feeling is sensational.”
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Jude Okoye’s little girl, Emma Adanna Okoye is a year older today. The proud father and brother of the popular P-square duo shared these beautiful pictures of her.