BREAKING NEWS: AUTOPSY SHOWS TAGBO DIED OF SUFFOCATION, DAVIDO REINVITED SAYS LAGOS POLICE COMMISSIONER

BREAKING: Davido’s friend, Tagbo, died of suffocation -Autopsy Punch Newspapers / Olusola Babarinsa / 32 minutes ago Tagbo Umeike, the late friend of hip-pop star Davido died from suffocation, the Lagos State Acting Police Commissioner Imohimi Edgal has said. Edgal, who spoke at a briefing on Wednesday afternoon, also announced that Davido has been reinvited for questioning. Details later…  

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BREAKING!!!! KOGI STATE GOVT DECLARES TOMORROW MONDAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN CELEBRATION OF BUHARI’S RETURN

Kogi State government has declared Aug. 21 as a public holiday for citizens to thank God for safely returning President Muhammadu Buhari to the country. The Director -General, media and publicity to the state governor, Mr Kingsley Fanwo,  said it was to enable the people to give thanks to God for returning  Buhari in sound health and sound mind. He said that decision was also in line with the support the people of the state had been giving to Buhari in his efforts at correcting the ills of the past and…

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BREAKING: BUHARI RETURNS LATER TODAY, TO ADDRESS NIGERIANS ON MONDAY

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE PRESIDENT BUHARI RETURNS TODAY President Muhammadu Buhari returns to the country later today, after receiving medical attention in London. The President had left the country on May 7, this year, after handing over power to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who has functioned as Acting President since then. President Buhari is expected to speak to Nigerians in a broadcast by 7 a.m on Monday, August 21, 2017. He thanks all Nigerians who have prayed ceaselessly for his recovery and well-being since the beginning of the health challenge.…

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EDO ASSEMBLY SPEAKER IMPEACHED

The Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Honourable Justin Okonoboh, has been impeached. Honourable Okonoboh was impeached by lawmakers at the Assembly on Monday in Benin City, the Edo State capital. Hounourable Kabiru Ajoto has been elected as the new Speaker. More Details coming soon Source:https://ukeyibio.blogspot.com.ng/2017/08/edo-state-house-of-assembly-speaker.html

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BREAKING : FEMALE SUICIDE BOMBER KILLS 10 IN MAIDUGURI MOSQUE BOMBING THIS MORNING

A female suicide bomber struck early Monday morning, killing 10 worshippers who came for prayers at a mosque in Maiduguri, Borno State. The incident came on day after Borno State Police command said two boys, aged 8 and 10, came in contact with Boko Haram terrorists who strapped one of them with IED. The bomb later exploded killing Gambo Bukar, while his friend, Umar Bukar sustained injuries and was hospitalized. Details later…

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ETISALAT CHANGES NAME TO 9MOBILE

Breaking: Etisalat Nigeria changes name, meets deadline given by Etisalat Group The demand for a change of name was handed down last week by the Etisalat Group in the United Arab Emirates, which gave three weeks ultimatum Etisalat Nigeria has complied with the demand of the Etisalat Group that it changes its name within three weeks. The demand for a change of name was handed down last week by the Etisalat Group in the United Arab Emirates, which gave three weeks ultimatum. The Cable is reporting that the new name…

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BUHARI RECUPERATING FAST, WILL BE BACK SOON SAYS OSINBAJO

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is recovering fast from an undisclosed illness and should be back in Nigeria soon, his deputy said on Wednesday, after a whistlestop trip to meet the ailing head of state in London. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo told reporters before a weekly cabinet meeting in Abuja that he had been in London on Tuesday to “check up on” the 74-year-old Buhari, who left for medical treatment in the British capital on May 7. “Of course I’ve been speaking to him on the phone and I thought it would…

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BREAKING: ETISALAT MOVES OUT OF NIGERIA, GIVES NIGERIAN OUTLET ULTIMATUM TO CHANGE NAME

Abu Dhabi’s Etisalat has terminated its management agreement with its Nigerian arm and given the business time to phase out the brand in Nigeria, the chief executive of Etisalat International told Reuters on Monday. Nigerian regulators intervened last week to save Etisalat Nigeria from collapse after talks with its lenders to renegotiate a $1.2 billion loan failed. All UAE shareholders of Etisalat Nigeria have exited the company and have left the board and management, Hatem Dowidar said in an interview. Dowidar said discussions were ongoing with Etisalat Nigeria to provide…

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OBASEKI FLOORS IZE IYAMU AT SUPREME COURT AS COURT UPHOLDS INCUMBENT’S ELECTION

BREAKING: Supreme Court Affirms Obaseki As Governor Of Edo State The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by the candidate of the PDP challenging the election of Governor Godwin Obaseki for lacking in merit. The apex court said it will give its reasons for the judgment on July 24, 2017. Details shortly… http://newsnownigeria.com.ng/breaking-supreme-court-affirms-obaseki-governor-edo-state/

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BREAKING STORY: 10 DIE AS CONTAINER FALLS ON TWO FULLY LOADED BUSES IN.LAGOS

At ten people have been confirmed dead when a container fell on two buses this morning in Lagos The rescue operation, led by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, was ongoing as at press time Over 10 persons have been confirmed dead by rescuers in an early morning accident in Lagos. The accident occurred in Ojota area of the state. The trailer, according to available information, lost control as it moved near the buses, with the container falling on them. Only three persons have been rescued as at press time,…

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