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Igbonla Pupils, Parents Hold Thanksgiving
The pupils of the Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, Epe that were kidnapped about 3 months ago have returned to give testimonies over their safe return. The event which took place at the Doplhins Senior Secondary School, Sura was a sight to behold as some of the pupils recanted their experiences at the hands of the kidnappers.
Buhari Calls Aregbesola
The ailing and erstwhile president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday called Governor Rauf Aregbesola to commiserate with him on the passing of his mother Saratu Aregbesola. This was disclosed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu to newsmen in Abuja.
Nairabet Denies Betting on Buhari’s Medical Leave
Famous betting site on Thursday has denied reports making grounds that it opened a betting entry for users to stake their money on the inevitable return of erstwhile Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari. The ailing president has been on medical vacation since the beginning of the year and handed over power to his vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo.
Police Dismiss Four Officers for Stealing from Jonathan
The Nigerian Police Command has dismissed four of her officers for allegedly breaking into former president Goodluck Jonathan’s residence in Abuja and making away with valuables which they sold off to traders. The dismissed officers were said to be security guards who were stationed at his Abuja residence.
Badoo: Controversy over Whereabout of Suspect
Alhaji Alaka Abayomi who was said to have been arrested over the killing of a couple has dismissed the reports as false. You’ll recall the Nigerian Police were said to have apprehended a 51 year old involved in the killing of a couple Mr. and Mrs. Adejare and their children. This came at a time when relative peace had been restored to the Ikorodu environs. According to eye witnesses, the attack which took place at Oke-Ota, Ibeshe was a gory sight.
Northern Youths Insist Igbo Must Leave North Come October 1
Despite the peaceful meeting which took place over the weekend with the chairman of the Northern Governors Forum, Alh. Kashim Shetimma. The arewa youths have refused to withdraw the quit notice issued to Igbos in the northern part of Nigeria. This was just as Shetiima tried to convince his counterparts to curb the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra in the Southeast.
Remita Disruptive Mobile App Creates Waves
New Entrant to the Nigerian Fintech industry “Remita” is creating waves with its new mobile app features which allow users to integrate their various mobile platforms on one interface. According to a leading expert at SystemSpecs who manages Remita, a total of about 8 banks have signed up already on the new platform.
Osinbajo, PANDEF Meeting in Aso Rock Address Concerns
The Acting President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo met with the leaders of the Pan Niger Delta Elders Forum (PANDEF) behind closed doors in the Aso Rock. The meeting which started around 7pm had prominent leader of the Ijaw people, Chief Edwin Clark in attendance together with other stakeholders.
CBN Sustains Interventions to Boost Forex Supply
Following repeated interventions by the federal government through its financial regulatory agency CBN. There are speculations the naira may stabilise further against the dollar at the rate of N365 to $1. This would be a huge relief for manufacturers and importers in the country.
9mobile Making Strong Comeback
There are reports that several telecommunications giants such as Vodacom, BUA, Virgin and more may be developing interest in the rebranded 9mobile. This is just as Etisalat has successfully pulled out of operations in Nigeria owing to a huge debt profile recorded in about nine commercial banks in the country.