NORTHERN GOVERNORS COME TOGETHER TO START A BANK

 TheNorthern Nigeria Development Company (NNDC), owned by the 19 northern states, is set to establish a strong and viable bank, the chairman of its board, Bashir Dalhatu, has announced. The chairman, who disclosed this during a visit to the governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje, in Kano, on Wednesday, explained that the 19 northern states governors had already given approval to the company to actualize the plan. He said the company had already approached several northern businessmen on the matter with a view to establishing what he described as “a…

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UNBELIEVABLE! GOVERNOR GOESON STRIKE IN SOLIDARITY WITH STRIKING WORKERS

The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose has embarked on an indefinite strike in solidarity with workers of the state civil service, who have been on strike for about 12 days. Fayose said the solidarity strike became expedient to show concerns with the workers, who have not received salaries in the last five months. The Governor made this declaration in Ado Ekiti at the weekend in a televised broadcast shown on media based in Ekiti State. However, to calm down frayed nerves, the Governor in the broadcast said he…

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SEE THE PRESIDENTIAL REACTION TO THE BEHEADING OF BRDIGET AGBAHIME IN KANO

President Muhammadu Buhari has described as sad and regrettable the developments that led to the killing of Mrs Bridget Agbahime, an Igbo market woman in Kano. President Buhari condoles with the husband of the deceased, Pastor Mike Agbahime, the family and relations, praying that God would give them the fortitude to bear the loss. He also commended the law enforcement agents for apprehending the prime suspect behind the killing, as well as the Kano State government, which summoned a meeting of Christian and Islamic leaders, widower of the deceased, and…

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SEE THE DETAILS OF MONEY ALREADY COLLECTED BY THE GOVERNMENT FROM LOOTERS AS RELEASED BY LAI MOHAMMED TODAY

The Nigerian government has released statement declaring the total amount of cash recovered from looters of the federal treasury since the inception of President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure. A statement issued by the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, however, did not reveal the names of persons from whom the recoveries were made.  Below is the full statement of te minister showing a breakdown of the recoveries of assets made so far: The Federal Government made cash recoveries totaling N78, 325,354,631.82 (Seventy-eight billion, three hundred and twenty-five million, three hundred and fifty-four thousand,…

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MORE HEADACHE FOR ECONOMY, SHELL SUSPENDS OIL EXPORTS IMMEDIATELY SEE WHY

The Shell Petroleum Development Company Limited, the Nigerian subsidiary of Dutch oil giant, Royal Dutch Shell, on Friday confirmed militants’ claims that a major damage was done to its oil installations in Delta State in the early hours of Friday, saying the attack had forced it to shut down crude exports indefinitely. The statement corroborates earlier statements by the Niger Delta Avengers, a new militant group that has claimed responsibility for a series of attacks on oil installations, in renewed hostilities across the oil-rich region. The Avengers had shortly after…

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TENSION IN KANO OVER MURDER OF PASTOR’S WIFE FOR BLASPHAMY

AN uneasy calm, Friday, reigned in Kano State following the alleged murder of a pastor’s wife, Mrs. Bridget Agbaheme by a mob of re­ligious extremists, who accused her of defaming the Islamic religion. Late Mrs. Bridget Agbaheme, a mother of one, was married to Pas­tor Mike Agbaheme, a senior pas­tor with Deeper Life Bible Church in the state in 1982. The deceased family hails from Orodo village in Mbaitolu Local Government area of Imo State. Saturday Sun learnt that follow­ing the tension that pervaded the area, many Christians stayed in­doors…

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BOXING LEGEND MOHAMMED ALI DIES AT 74

Real name – Cassius Marcellus Clay, King of the ring, Sportsman of the Century and Boxing icon Muhammad Ali has passed away. Rob Gunnell, family spokesman said in a statement: “After a 32-year battle with Parkinson’s disease, Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74,” spokesman Bob Gunnell said. Ali, whose fame transcended sport during a remarkable heavyweight boxing career that spanned three decades, had been hospitalized in the Phoenix, Arizona, area with a respiratory ailment this week. Concern for the three-time heavyweight world champion had grown throughout…

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PRESIDENT BUHARI IS ILL, AILMENT CAUSED BOTCHED TRIPS

President Muhammadu Buhari is feared sick – The president is said to be receiving treatment in Aso Rock – His ailment is said to be the reason he could not make his scheduled trips recently Premium Times reports that the president has an infection in his left ear, otherwise called Meniere Disease, a challenge which has drastically reduced his outings in the last one week. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter President Muhammadu Buhari is said to be ill and receiving treatment in Aso Rock. As a result of the…

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SURPRISE AS 74-YR OLD SERIAL CHILD RAPIST GUILTY OF RAPING 14-YR OLD BOY IS SET FREE BECAUSE THERE IS NO SPACE IN PRISON

A 74-year-old man identified as Nwoke Simeon Ogbuehi was on Thursday, May 26, caught molesting a 14-year-old pupil. Below is the post shared by Abia State Newspapers along with photos: “The Umukam Okaiuga Nkwoegwu Autonomous Community in Ohuhu, Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State is in deep shock and fear arising from a bizarre incident and conduct of Chief Magistrate Mirabel C. ken Ahukanna of the Afugiri Magistrate Court in Umuahia North LGA. The community in recent times has been embroiled in incidences of indecent molestations, sexual assaults…

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