OBASANJO, YAR ADUA, JONATHAN AND BUHARI ARE ACCIDENTAL LEADERS – NAABBA

Former Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Ghali Umar Na’Abba, has said that all the leaders that ruled the country during the last 18 years are accidental leaders going by the process of their emergence. Na’abba stated this in Abuja at the  2016/2017 Matriculation and Fellowship Endowment Ceremony of the National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS). He blamed the country’s leadership recruitment process for the accidental leadership problem. Na’Abba said,  “Circumstances at hand or situations on ground  have to a large extent over the years determined who and who was elected into office in…

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3 OPERATIVES OF NDLEA SHOT DEAD IN KOGI

 Three operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have been shot dead by gunmen in Okene. The Commandant of the NDLEA in Kogi, Alhaji Idris Bello, told reporters on Sunday in Lokoja that the three operatives were gunned down while on patrol. He said that they were killed at about 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 13 by the gunmen, “who emerged from nowhere’’. Bello said that gunmen came on foot and that the incident occurred close to the main gate of the Federal College of Education, Okene. He identified…

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PRESIDENCY SAYS NNPC DIDN’T AWARD 25 BILLION DOLLAR CONTRACT

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Presidency on Sunday said there was no truth in the media reports that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation awarded contracts worth $25bn or that the same amount is missing from the corporation’s account. The  Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, made the clarification in a statement made available to journalists. Akande said no contracts were procured by the NNPC based on the leaked memo of the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, though such impressions have been created…

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HOW POLICE EXTORTED BILLIONAIRE KIDNAPPER EVANS, TAKING AWAY CARS. WATCHES AND PHONES

Oladimeji Ramon Mr. Olukoya Ogungbeje, counsel for alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a. Evans, has petitioned the Police Service Commission, calling for the probe of the policemen who handled the case of his client. Ogungbeje, in a petition dated October 13, 2017, alleged that members of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team, which handled the case, abused their position to extort his client. According to him, the team of police investigators, led by Mr. Abba Kyari, an Assistant Commissioner of Police, “forcefully and corruptly extorted” from Evans cash in…

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INSIDE THE MOST EXPENSIVE HOUSE ON EARTH, ESTIMATED TO BE AROUND 500MIL EUROS

A living room at Villa Les Cèdres. Photographer: Ambroise Tezenas for Bloomberg Businessweek Look Inside the Most Expensive House on Earth An exclusive tour of Villa Les Cèdres, a 187-year-old mansion now for sale along the coast of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. By Thomas Buckley October 12, 2017, 7:18 AM GMT+1 From Subscribe Reprints The South of France has been home to a revolving door of the superrich for the past century. As their fates rose, industrialists, princes, and bankers built palaces along the Mediterranean, and as they fell—first the Russian aristocracy, Americans after…

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MEDICAL CONDITION MAKES GIRL’S STOMACH AND PRIVATE PART TO SWELL INCREASINGLY

A little girl is in lament due to the medical condition she’s suffering from. According to Auwal Abdulrahman, the 4-year-old girl identified as Zainab, is suffering from Nephrotic syndrome which is usually caused by damage to the clusters of tiny blood vessels in the kidney. The sickness which caused her kidney to leak large amounts of protein into the urine – made her stomach and private part to swell increasingly before her admission in a hospital in Kaduna state. According to information gathered online, the young girl is getting better…

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I AM PROUD OF THE WOMAN I AM BECOMING- ACTRESS REGINA DANIELS

Young actress, Regina Daniels, is no doubt one of the most beautiful faces in Nollywood. Earlier in the week, she celebrated her 16th birthday and the light skinned Instagram sensation didn’t disappoint her fans as she released stunning photographs to mark her birthday. In a chat with RazzleDazzle, Regina expressed gratitude to God, her family, fans and well-wishers. “I am super grateful to God for this wonderful privilege. I am also thankful to my family fans and well-wishers for their show of love. All I can say is that I…

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2018 CAPITAL BUDGET TO INCREASE TO 10 TRILLION WITH ROLLOVER FROM 2017

Rollover will increase deficit–Expert The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has said that Nigeria’s 2018 capital budget will increase to N10 trillion considering the Federal Government plans to roll over 60 per cent of capital budget in 2017. This came on the heels of report that unless the country revenue base is expanded funding the 2018 budget will remain as tasking as the 2017 budget which is heavily depended on borrowing. But Head of Economics Department Imo State University, Dr Ben Ekeanywu said that rolling over 60 per cent of the…

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NNPC HOW KACHIKWU FELL OUT WITH BARU

The recent clash between the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu and Group Managing Director, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru has its roots in some of the actions taken by Kachikwu during his brief tenure as the helmsman of the oil corporation. Sunday Telegraph learnt that upon his assumption of office as Group Managing Director of NNPC, Kachikwu had embarked on a massive re-organisation which saw many top executives of the organisation redeployed from the corporate headquarters in Abuja to NNPC subsidiaries. These executives, which…

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