The Senate has mandated the Central Bank of Nigeria to wade into the complaints of Nigerians over the illegal and arbitrary deductions by commercial banks in the country. This happened at the Senate briefing on Tuesday in Abuja. Continue reading
According to reports just filtering in the much talked about third political force has been launched. Those who were also in attendance at the launch include former Governor of Cross Rivers State , Donald Duke and former Governor of Osun state, Oyinlola Olagunsoyein. Continue reading
Arsenal have officially completed the signing of Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for a club record fee.
The move had been held up for several days while the two clubs haggled over a fee. Initially, Dortmund had been looking for €70m for their star forward while Arsenal’s first bid was in the region of €50m. However, they ultimately agreed on a compromise that suited all parties and Aubameyang becomes the latest member of Arsene Wenger’s squad.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has reiterated his call for the decentralisation and depoliticization of security services as a way of resolving the deadly security challenges facing the country.
The governor noted that that the security services as presently constituted cannot address the security challenges facing the country, where lives are wasted regularly, while governors are helpless. Continue reading
Stephanie Otobo who last Sunday apologised to Apostle Johnson Suleman for accusing him of having an affair with her, has vowed to name her sponsors in court.
The woman said she has emails and text messages to prove her claims.
Otobo, a stripper and musician, spoke on Tuesday from her Lagos hideout via a video published online.
The video is the third on her alleged connection with the preacher since January 23.
She denied being coerced or paid to make a confession in favour of Suleman.
In the first video confession released on Sunday, Otobo apologised to Suleman, founder of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide (OFM), for accusing him of impregnating and breaching a marriage promise. Continue reading
President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that his administration would no longer tolerate acts of killings and kidnapping for ransom by armed gangs in the nation. Buhari further expressed worries that the recent upsurge of insecurity in different parts of the nation has affected the nation’s development, adding that his administration would not fail to bring the perpetrators to justice. Continue reading
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has commended the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Nigerian Army for the joint operation that led to the killing of Oluchi Igwedibia alias Obatosu, younger brother of Late Don Wanny.
The younger brother of Late Don Wanny who was amongst the 32 Cultists declared wanted by the State Security Council was killed at Sabo Iyakpe, Etsako West in Edo State on Sunday, January 28, 2018, following accurate DSS intelligence.
The Late Oluchi Igwedibia alias Obatosu played a prominent role in the New Year killings by Don Wanny gang in Omoku.
Governor Wike declared that none of those declared wanted by the Rivers State Security Council will go free, saying that they will all be brought to justice.
The governor further declared that the N20million bounty placed for credible information that will lead to the arrest of the wanted cultists is still in place.
He stated all those who participated in the New Year Mayhem at Omoku and any other security infraction in the state will be traced and brought to justice. Continue reading
Stephanie Otobo, the Canada-based singer who claimed to have had an affair with Apostle Johnson Suleiman of Omega Fire Ministries, says she lied.
Stephanie Otobo made the confession during the church service that she was paid heavily by top politicians and some pastors to tarnish Apostle Johnson’s reputation that his offense was that he spoke against the evil of the system and defended the church.
Mrs. Suleiman who received Stephanie Otobo prayed for her and said she has forgiven her.
It will be recalled that Stephanie Otobo sometime last year accused Apostle Suleiman for having a sexual affair with her.
Police in Rivers State has arrested two men for allegedly turning a human being into a goat at Rukpokwu.
An Eyewitness who shared the story online said the incident happened yesterday around Happy Bite area in Port Harcourt and the police had to take control of the situation.
It was said that the two men had turned a human into a goat and and were apprehended when trying to escape. Continue reading