A six months jail term awaits anyone caught in the act of “soiling, writing on or squeezing” the Naira notes, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) warned on Friday.Mr. Samuel Shuaibu, an official in the Currency Operation Department of the CBN, said persons caught in the act would either...
Lauretta Onochie, special assistant on new media to President Muhammadu Buhari, has claimed that Nigeria’s problems cannot be sorted out in only three years.Speaking on Politics Today, a programme on Channels TV, Onochie claimed that it was wrong to insinuate that the All Progressives Congress (APC) led government has...
A 14-year-old girl simply identified as Falmata was “serially raped” by Nigerian soldiers after she escaped Boko Haram captivity.Falmata, who prior to her escape had suffered several cases of sexual abuse in the hands of Boko Haram insurgents, is reported to have had an even worse encounter with soldiers...
The Management of the much awaited indigenous Satellite TV, inaugurated on Oct. 1, on Friday said the TStv decoders would be in the market from next week.Mr Ernest Essien, the TStv’s Public Relations Officer, made the disclosure in an interview with the to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...
US President Donald Trump rewound the videotape Friday to show how three predecessors — Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama — made promises on Jerusalem that they later backtracked on.“I fulfilled my campaign promise – others didn’t!” he boasted on Twitter, posting a video montage of his...
President Muhammadu Buhari was forced to travel to his hometown, Daura, Katsina State by road, following the poor weather condition in the country.The President embarked on the trip from Kano State where he has been on official visit.His Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this...
National Youth Service Corps has launched a job portal that would enhance job seeking opportunities for Corps Members and also make them available for prospective employers.NYSC Director-General, Brig. Gen. Sulaiman Kazaure, while speaking at the launch today in Lagos, urged Corps Members to make themselves available for job opportunities...
Miss Loveth Ekumabo, 25-year-old Libya returnee, has blamed her father’s incestuous behaviour for her decision to flee to Libya, at least, for safety from her dad, and also in search of greener pasture.However, as it turned out, her case is akin to jumping from the frying pan into fire;...
The Israeli army retaliated after a “projectile” fired from Gaza hit its territory Thursday, the army said, blaming Hamas which had called for an intifada after US recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.“A short while ago , a projectile was fired from northern Gaza & exploded in southern...
A teenage girl took her own life after she found out that her ex-boyfriend had allegedly posted intimate photos of her online, it was claimed.Karina Saifer Oliveira, 15, allegedly killed herself after she heard rumours that the photos had been shared throughout her home town.The gossip had spread through...
President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed why he said “I belong to everybody and belong to nobody” during his swearing in after he won the 2015 presidential election.President Buhari, who is on a two-day working visit in Kano, spoke at a state dinner held in his honour in Kano on...
Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, was captured yesterday as he prepared to defend his PhD thesis at the National Open University before an education defence panel.Though the topic of his research work is not known, however the  80-year old Ogun State native was confident as went through his research work on his...
Nigeria’s former first lady,  Dame Dr. (Mrs) Patience Jonathan, bagged another International Global PEACE Award from Tanzania as Mother of PEACE (AKA MAMA PEACE) on the 19th of November 2017.Here’s a photo of her showing off her award;
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that all the property recovered from looters of the nation’s treasury would be sold and the proceeds remitted to the Federal Government.President Buhari made the promise during an interactive session on Thursday in Kano, reaffirming his determination to fight corruption.The President held the...
South Africa Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, said he believed the woman who filed r*pe charges against President Jacob Zuma in 2006.Zuma was tried and acquitted of defiling Fezekile Kuzwayo, also known as Khwezi, 11 years ago, when she was a guest in his home.In spite the acquittal the trial...
Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State have promised to procure nomination forms for 2019 presidential election for President Muhammadu Buhari and threatened to sue him if he declines.Malam Garba Shehu, a presidential spokesman, in a statement in Abuja, said the APC leaders made the promise...
One key factor in this area is generational. American religion has changed a lot over time, and Trump’s generation was a distinctive one in terms of what religion was like when they were growing up. Donald Trump is an “early” baby boomer. Like Bill Clinton and George W. Bush,...
A beautiful 21-year-old lady, Miss Tawa Oshunuga, has allegedly killed herself after her lover of four years, called off their relationship via a phone call. The deceased, a makeup artist, was said to have been shocked after the phone call.The incident occurred on Monday, less than 24 hours after she...
President Muhammadu Buhari, who is currently on a working visit to Kano state, says Nigeria is his problem.Buhari said this at a dinner which the state government organised in his honour on Wednesday.He promised to remain focused in order to restore the “lost glory” of the country.Buhari said his administration...
The Spanish Government has appointed a Minister of Sex in order to boost the nation’s declining population. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy confirmed Edelmira Barreira as the country’s top s*x official.With this move, the government hopes to boost Spain’s falling birth rate, which is one of the lowest in the developed...
The former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, who has been declared wanted has again spoken out from hiding.Maina in another video exclusively obtained by Channels Television made more startling revelations in a drama that has continued to unearth more controversies, surrounding how he was...
A welder, who was facing theft trial at Ogba Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, Wasiu Alowonle, has killed himself on the court premises.Alowonle reportedly jumped from the window of Court 20, which is on the third floor of the four-storeyed building, crushing his head in the process.Our reporter learnt that the...
A 25-year-old suspected armed robber and cattle rustler, Ibrahim Umar, says he acquired an AK47 rifle for N470,000 to aid his cattle rustling operations.Umar, described as dangerous by the police, was among 17 suspects paraded for various crimes at the Katsina police command headquarters on Wednesday.Umar, who is better...
A former executive director of Aso Savings and Loans Maimuna Aliyu, her son Aliyu Sanda, and another lady were yesterday charged by the FCT Police Command for alleged concealment of evidence at the crime scene of the suspected murder of their son-in-law, Bilyamin Bello, by her daughter Maryam Sanda.This...
A man has been accused of killing his girlfriend’s daughter after sexually abusing the three-year-old North Carolina girl before her death, court documents provided by the family show. Onslow County Sheriff’s Office announced on Wednesday the remains found in a creek last week were of Mariah Woods, who was reported...
Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State have promised to procure nomination forms for 2019 presidential election for President Muhammadu Buhari and threatened to sue him if he declines. Malam Garba Shehu, a presidential spokesman, in a statement in Abuja, said the APC leaders made the promise at...
A Nigerian lady identified as Adaeze, says her brother, Orjiakor Emmanuel Chidiebere, has not been seen since SARS operatives took him away seven years ago.Adaeze made this known on her Twitter page, where she wrote; SARS took my brother in February 2011, ORJIAKOR EMMANUEL CHIDIEBERE, it’s over seven years now,...
The Kwara State Chapter of the Peoples' Democratic Party ‎today Dis-associated the State Executive Committee from an advertorial declaring support for some National Chairmanship Aspirant.In a statement issued by Alhaji Illiyasu Ibrahim on behalf of the party, the State Executive Committee declared that "we are yet to decide on...
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that, in recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, President Donald Trump was obeying the will of the American people.Tillerson is in Europe on a three-city tour and his talks with America’s allies have been partly overshadowed by global outrage at...
A woman claims she's had sex with ghosts and she believes she will get pregnant with a spirit's baby.Amethyst Realm was on today's This Morning where she told host Phillip Schofield that she left her fiancé after he caught her having an affair with a spirit. She left viewers baffled as she claimed...
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said he will still win an election in Kano State because of the overwhelming reception he got at the start of his two-day visit.The president spoke when he paid homage to the Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II in his palace.“I am overwhelmed by the...
A 47-year old man Chijioke Okeiyi has been arrested for allegedly handling a police woman’s bre*sts at a police station in Lagos.The incident happened at Isheri Oshun Division where Mr. Okeiyi was detained in the cell for fighting in the public with members of their house.He was charged for...
A FCT High Court in Jabi has refused the oral application for bail made on behalf of Maryam Sanda and ordered her returned to prisons pending her re-arraignment next Thursday.The FCT Police Command in a two-count charge accused Maryam, the daughter of a former Executive Director of Aso Savings...
There has been uproar on the social media after some operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos State Command, allegedly shot a youth in the Yaba area of the state. The criticism followed a viral video which showed an angry mob chasing a black bus used by the operatives. A Twitter...
Benue State Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr. Cecilia Ojabo, said that a 20-year-old corp member (names withheld) has been quarantined for exhibiting symptoms of monkey pox.The commissioner who spoke with The Punch on the update of the suspected victim of monkey pox discovered in Gboko early November...
Arewa Youths for Peace and Security, on Friday described the various groups endorsing President Muhammadu Buhari for 2019 Presidency as, “sycophants.”The youths said the decision to endorse Buhari for a second term was anti-democratic which should be dismissed.Speaking with DAILY POST in Abuja, the group’s Director for Publicity, Salihu...
Ambode approves 30% bonus for civil servants, political appointeesThe Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has approved 30% bonus to political office holders, public and civil servants in the state to boost their morale this season.Newspaper Online gathered that the approval was signed by the State Head of Service (H.O.S.),...
Ahead of Saturday national convention of the PDP, the Plateau state chapter of the party was thrown into mourning on Thursday as the chairman, Hon. Damishi Sango was kidnapped with five others along Jere village, Kaduna State. Sango was kidnapped at 7pm on Wednesday with his son, a chieftain of...
The Federal Government has finally decided to sell the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST).The Minister of Communication Adebayo Shittu disclosed this while inaugurating the committee saddled with commercialization of Nipost in Abuja on Thursday.Details later….
The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, visited the Lagos House, Ikeja, on Thursday, where he met Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for about one hour.At the end of the meeting, Amaechi declined to talk to journalists saying, “I don’t want to be misquoted.”Details later.
Egypt ’s Giza Criminal Court on Thursday ordered that 13 convicts be  executed  for launching terrorist attacks against security forces, official MENA news agency reported.The convicts were from a disbanded militant group that referred itself as Ajnad Misr (Soldiers of Egypt).They were charged with installing explosive devices.The explosive devices...
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh on Thursday called for a new Palestinian intifada, or uprising, over US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.“This Zionist policy supported by the US cannot be confronted unless we ignite a new intifada,” the head of the armed Palestinian terrorist group that runs the...
The wife of a member of Adamawa House of Assembly, Lumsambani Dilli, has delivered triplets. The couple had been without a child for 24 years since their marriage.“Both the mother and the babies are all hale and hearty,” said the new father.“We found out we were having triplets. I...
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission has commenced a probe into the 24,325 government properties that were sold to government officials under the monetisation policy of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.Also, the anti-graft agency has arrested a retired Appeal Court judge, Justice Mohammed Tsamiya, for allegedly demanding...
The pastor in charge of World Harvest Ministry in the Gbagada area of Lagos State, his wife and two daughters have reportedly died after after an early morning fire suspected to have been triggered off by a power surge struck in their abode.The pastor, named Kenneth Eze; his wife,...
A policeman attached to the Igbuzo Police Division, identified simply as Sergeant Abua, is allegedly on the run after shooting a student at the Delta State Polytechnic, Sofia Ogogo, and a civil servant, Victor Emeagwai, at a checkpoint in the community.The victims were in a Toyota Corolla, driven by...
Jerusalem is once again stirring powerful emotions around the world with US President Donald Trump set to recognise the city as Israel’s capital.Here are five things to know about the divided city:– Current status –Israel seized control of Palestinian east Jerusalem from Jordan during a 1967 war and later...
The #EndSARS Campaign is yielding positive results already – Thanks to all Nigerians for speaking out on this issue.Our prayer to God now is that the Government should not carpet all they have promised to do to reform the way SARS operates across the Country So today, a 500 level Medical student...
Jewish groups expressed both disappointment and pleasure at the expected announcement by President Donald Trump that the United States will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.The Reform Jewish movement, the largest in the United States, called Wednesday’s announcement “ill-timed but expected.”The announcement, said Union for Reform Judaism President Rabbi Rick...
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters)Nigeria is replacing the military commander of the fight against Boko Haram after half a year, an army spokesman said on Wednesday, following a string of insurgency attacks despite years of official claims the group has almost been defeated.The shake-up underscores the fragility of the security situation...