Kowa Party’s Sina Fagbenro Byron pays courtesy visit to Australia High Commissioner

The Presidential Candidate for Kowa Party paid a courtesy visit to His Excellency Paul Lehmann, the Australia High Commissioner to Nigeria on Friday, 30th November. The High Commissioner, who is currently the longest serving head of any foreign mission in Nigeria and SFB who himself retired as a Governance adviser with UK Government’s Department For International Development in Nigeria , shared thoughts on Nigeria’s development and the forth coming elections. Australia, like Nigeria is a federation with several autonomous provinces, rich in mineral resources, very advanced in infrastructure development especially…

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ITALIAN COURT COMPENSATES NIGERIAN MIGRANT WITH €5000 AFTER RACIST ATTACK

A 25-year old Italian man has been sentenced to one year and eight months in jail for attacking a Nigeria migrant. Giuseppe D’Amore hit Fredrick Omonzokpia with a jack in Bagherua on August, 31, 2018 after spotting him in front of an ice-cream shop and getting offended by his skin colour. According to reports, D’Amore initially told Omonzokpia to return to his country. A fight later broke out between the duo, but they were separated. However, the convict later returned with a jack and hit Omonzokpia with it. At the…

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Kowa Presidential flagbearer, Fagbenro-Byron Condemns Atiku’s Position to sell NNPC

The Kowa Party Presidential candidate, Dr Sina Fagbenro Byron in responding to the controversy and news about NNPC and the reported announcement by exVP Atiku, the Presidential candidate for PDP of his intention to sell NNPC if he wins the elections and becomes the president. Reacting to Atiku’s pronouncement, SFB said he understands that the NNPC definitely has challenges in terms of accountability, control and efficiency and a reform of Oil sector interest management is overdue , however, he believes that the ex VP is wrong to have concluded on…

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NSCDC BOSS TASKS PERSONNEL ON SYNERGY

In preparation towards the upcoming general election, the Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu organised a two day seminar for State Commandants, senior officers and the management team at the Corps National Headquarters, Abuja. The Seminar brought together stakeholders, resource persons from prominent universities, legal luminaries and personnel charged with responsibilities of election monitoring. The workshop, apart from serving the purpose of educating and enlightening field officers and state Commandants on their monitoring and supervisory roles in the forthcoming election was also to…

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Ex-OAU Sex-for-Mark lecturer chants incantation to derail trial, says prosecutor …Also allegedly involved in child pornography

Federal High Court in Osogbo, on Tuesday, turned down the bail application of a former lecturer with the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Prof Richard Akindele, dragged before court for allegedly demanding sex to upgrade the scores of one of his students, Monica Osagie. The court rejected the bail application, which Akindele filed through his lawyer, Francis Omotoso, after the prosecuting counsel for the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, Kehinde Ayantoye, opposed the application. In opposing Akindele’s bail application, the prosecutor filed a counter-affidavit, which was deposed to…

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FG Politicising New Minimum Wage -NLC

Yenagoa — The president of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, says the Federal Government has continued to politicise the agreements reached over the proposed new national minimum wage. He said the government was operating on denial over the proposed new national minimum wage, while private sector was cooperating on the issue. Speaking in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State yesterday during the opening session of the 2018 meeting of the joint national public service negotiating council, he said the government’s attitude was devoid of genuine interests. He said: “Private sectors have…

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2019 ELECTIONS: 60 APC SUPPORT GROUPS DUMP PARTY FOR PDP

A coalition of 60 support groups from the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday dumped the party to join the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The groups, which lamented that they were used and dumped by the APC, added that they decided to dump the ruling party in the interest of Nigeria, as the nation has no future in the hand of APC. Speaking at the national secretariat of the party at the official defection of the groups, the former National Youth Vanguard Co-ordinator of APC, Honourable Jubril Gazama, disclosed that…

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Why I use my lovers’ nude pictures to blackmail them -21yr Old Abuja Slay Queen

A 21-year-old girl, Blessing Odama, has disclosed that she took snapshots of her lovers’ nudities in order to blackmail them because they were wicked and gave insignificant money after sex. The 200 level student of Philosophy, Federal University Nasarawa State, has since been arrested by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, for blackmailing men at the Federal Capital Territory using their nude pictures. The arrest of Blessing came almost a year after her sister, Joy Odama was…

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Repentant Boko Haram fighters seek forgiveness, take oath of allegiance

Some repentant members of the Boko Haram sect have asked for forgiveness from their respective communities. The former insurgents asked for forgiveness while taking an oath of allegiance to the Federal Government at a rehabilitation camp in Gombe State. They had willingly surrendered to security forces who helped them in the process of being re-integrated into the society. After 11 months of de-radicalization with Operation Safe Corridor of the Nigerian Army, the repentant terrorists are pleading to be taken back as normal citizens During their stay in the camp, they…

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Nigerian Army Reacts to Vicious Attack on Task Force Battalion in Metele by Boko Haram

PRESS RELEASE ON THE ATTACK ON 157 TASK FORCE BATTALION DEFENSIVE LOCATION AT METELE IN GUZAMALA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF BORNO STATE 1. The attention of the NA has been drawn to several social media, print, electronic and online publications about the recent attack on 157 Task Force Battalion at Metele. Whilst it is true that there was an attack on the location on 18 November 2018, it has however, become necessary to correct several misinformation being circulated with regards to this unfortunate event. 2. It is important for the…

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