A WORLD WITHOUT BREAST CANCER

A World Without Breast Cancer dickson / 14 hours ago Arguably Nigeria’s most flamboyant First Lady, Maryam Babangida’s death in Los Angeles, United States, in December 2009, jolted many; though her husband had lost power as the country’s leader some sixteen years earlier. During her time at the presidential villa in Lagos and Abuja, she was credited with bringing glamour to the First Lady’s office with her famed Better Life for Rural Women programme, aimed at alleviating the plight of women on the wrong end of the ladder in the society. Dr.…

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BUSINESSWOMAN, ACCOMPLICE REMANDED IN PRISON FOR STEALING 14.9 MIL STERLING BANK MONEY

Businesswoman, accomplice remanded in prison for stealing N14.9m From Sterling Bank Court gavel. By Paul Iyoghojie Operatives of the Police Special Fraud Unit, PSFU IN Ikoyi, Lagos have arrested a suspected female fraudster, Ogechi perpetual Ezeoni, 29 and her accomplice, Franklin infeanyi mogekwe,36 for allegedly withdrawing the sum of N14,979,220 from account No. 001 531 0854 and 001 531 0861 belonging to Sterling Bank PLC in Lagos and diverted the money to their use. A police source alleged that the Commissioner of Police, CP in charge of PSFU, Ibrahim Lamorde…

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EMBATTLED NHIS BOSS SUES HEALTH MINISTER, AGF

NHIS Executive Secretary, Prof. Usman Yusuf PHOTO: Premiumtimes The Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Prof. Usman Yusuf, has sued the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), and the NHIS over his suspension by the governing council of the board. In the suit with the number, FHC/ABJ/CS/1220/2018 filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja, Yusuf asked the court to rule among others that the governing council of the NHIS had no powers under the provisions of the NHIS…

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NIGERIANS ON JONATHAN GOVERNMENT’S SCHOLARSHIP ABROAD ABANDONED, RESORT TO MENIAL JOBS

Nigerians On Jonathan Govt Scholarships Abandoned Abroad, Resort To Menial Jobs One year after the Nigerian Senate moved to intervene in the non-payment of tuition fees and living allowances of Nigerians studying abroad on Federal Government scholarship, the scholars are still stranded in various universities across the globe. According to Ayoola Shoneye, one of the Presidential Special Scholarship Scheme for Innovation and Development (PRESSID) scholars, he and his colleagues are now in huge debt, while many of them have had to drop out of school to find other means of…

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GANDUJE DOLLAR BRIBE SERIES: ANOTHER VIDEO EMERGES SHOWING GOVERNOR SPEAKING, COLLECTING MILLIONS IN KICKBACKS

Ganduje Under Fire Again As Fresh Video Nails Him For Collecting Millions In Kickbacks Barely one month after a video was published by Daily Nigerian showing Abdullahi Ganduje, Governor of Kaduna State, receiving kickbacks from a yet-to-be-identified contractor, another video has surfaced on social media, showing the Governor in a similar position. While appearing before a panel constituted by the Kano House of Assembly, Jaafar Jaafar, Publisher of Daily Nigerian newspaper, revealed that Abdullahi Ganduje, Governor of Kano State, had been collecting kickbacks from contractors in the state for a…

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20-YR OLD MARRIAGE DISSOLVED OVER HUSBAND’S THREATS TO KILL WIFE

Judge Peter Kekemeke of an FCT High Court, Nyanya, on Wednesday dissolved a 20-year-old marriage over the man’s irresponsibility and threat to his wife’s life. Ihuoma Ogbonnaya, a civil servant, had on December 11, 2017, sought divorce, saying that her husband, Leo, beat her five times and threatened to kill her. Mr Kekemeke ruled that the marriage had broken down irretrievably, according to Section 15 (1) of the Matrimonial Causes Act. The judge held that Ihuoma was the sole breadwinner of the family and provided for the upkeep of their…

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APC AFFIRMS ABDULRAHMAN AS KWARA GUBER CANDIDATE

The Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday affirmed Abdulrasaq Abdulrahman as its gubernatorial candidate for the 2019 general elections. The chairman of the party, Bashir Bolarinwa, made this known at a stakeholders’ forum in Ilorin to call for unity among the party members. Mr Bolarinwa reminded the party members at the forum that President Muhammadu Buhari had earlier called for their support during a recent peace meeting. The official said it was high time that every loyal party member in the state comes ”to terms…

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TINUBU IN THE VILLA TO SEE BUHARI

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, arrived the Presidential Villa, Abuja for a scheduled meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari Tinubu, clutching a book,and alone, arrived at about 4pm. The agenda of the meeting was not yet clear The meeting, however, is coming at a time the President is trying to resolve the crisis that followed the ruling party’s primaries across the country. From punch

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OSHIOMHOLE VISITS BUHARI TO DEFEND HIMSELF

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Wednesday, met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. During the visit, he addressed issues around his performance as the party’s National Chairman. He also spoke about some reports that about 15 Governors have been making arrangements to remove him as the Party’s Chairman. He described the rumours as false, noting, however, that he is under no illusion as his job as the party’s Chairman can come to an end at any time.   The APC National Chairman…

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