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Etisalat Chairman Osagie Resigns
The chairman of Etisalat Telecommunications Mr. Hakeem Bello Osagie has resigned his appointment following the restructuring of the management of the company. The resignation which took effect immediately is the first step in the takeover of Etisalat by a consortium of Nigerian banks led by Access Bank.
EFCC Traces N603m to Civil Servants Wife
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has traced the sum of N603m to Mrs. Esther Habu, the wife of Mr. Josiah Habu who is the Director of Bioresources Development Centre in Bayelsa. This is the latest in a series of efforts by the agency to recover much of Nigeria’s looted funds from the previous administration.
Halleluiah Challenge: Nathaniel Debunks Accident Rumours
Nathaniel Bassey, the convener of the wide-reaching “Halleluiah Challenge” has debunked reports making round that he was involved in an accident as he departed the Glitz Events Centre where he capped up the program. More so, he urged his followers to be wary of fake news and fake media outlets that may only want to drive traffic to their sites.
JSS1 Pupil Attempts to Poison Classmate in Lagos
A JSS1 pupil of Lekki International British High School was caught trying to poison his classmate by putting sulphuric acid mixed with ethanol in her water bottle. The motive behind the incidence is unclear, however, it is believed that the pupil was consumed with envy as he had repeatedly been beaten to 1st position by the classmate.
Nigeria Will Remain Inseparable- US Envoy
The Ambassador of the US to Nigeria Mr. Stuart Symington has reassured that Nigeria as a nation will overcome against the recent agitations for self-determination and the Republic of Biafra. Disclosing this at the commemoration of the 241st anniversary of the independence of the United States, he preached peace and unity among the various ethnic groups.
Badoo Cult Killed 26 Lagos Residents in 12 Months
The notorious and highly dreaded ritual cult group Badoo has so far killed about 26 residents in Ikorodu community within the last 12 months. In the most recent attack, members of the group broke into a house, killed a couple and two of their children while the third is critically injured in the hospital. As usual, they perpetrated this evil by smashing a stone on their victims’ heads
FG Resolute in Anticorruption Fight- Osinbajo
The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to fighting corruption which has been one of the focal points of the present leadership of the country. Speaking at the 5th Annual Christopher Kolade Lecture on Business Integrity entitled: Prevention is Better than Cure even in Corruption”, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo maintained the rigid stance of the current political dispensation.
Four Soldiers Die in Borno
The Nigerian Army has confirmed that it recently lost four gallant officers in Borno when their patrol van encountered an improvised explosive device on the road between Kangarwa and Alargano. This is just as activities are resuming in the mostly deserted Northeast of the country which has since persistent insurgency stemming from the BokoHaram group.
Germany Set for Showdown with Chile on Sunday
The German national football team will encounter their counterparts from Chile on Sunday in a promising clash which would mark the conclusion of the Confederations Cup in Russia. Both teams have fairly impressed during the tournaments and will give spectators a spectacular feast during the highly anticipated encounter.
APC Discloses Information on Buhari, Replies Fayose
The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress APC has finally released information on the health of the hailing Nigeria president who has spent over a month in London on medical grounds. Disclosing this on Friday, Oyegun said all indications pointed to the fact that the president was recuperating well and would soon be fit to resume his duties.
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