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[Business] Airtel Seals Partnership Deal With Apple On iPhone5s

One of the leading telecommunications services providers in Nigeria, Airtel Nigeria, has sealed a strategic partnership with leading mobile phone maker, Apple, to officially unveil the iPhone 5s in Nigeria. With this development, Airtel becomes the first mobile telecommunications services provider in Nigeria to officially seal a partnership deal with Apple. The partnership is expected to offer telecoms consumers across the country an opportunity to purchase the iPhones in Airtel ... Read More »

BUSTED: How Adamawa Governor Murtala #Nyako Funds #BokoHaram, Fulani Jihadist

There are now strong indications that the effort of the military and other security operatives against insurgents may not yield the desired results soon, as some very powerful persons in the government are bent on making sure that the country remains “ungovernable” for President Goodluck Jonathan. Adamawa state which is one of the states presently under emergency rule declared by the federal government would have presumably been considered the less ... Read More »

Osun Court Remands Man Over Rape Of Minor – Agency Report

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in  Osun  on Monday remanded one Damilare Oladoja, 25, in prison  for allegedly raping  an eight-year-old girl. The prosecutor, Sgt. Christian Babatunde, told the court that the accused committed the offence on April 8 at about 10.05 a.m. at Gbelekan area of  Ile-Ife. Babatunde  alleged  that the accused, who did not disclose his residential address, had  unlawful sexual intercourse with the minor. According to him, the ... Read More »

New #BokoHaram Video Shows #Chibok Girls Pleading For Rescue. |#BringBackOurGirls

The kidnapped Chibok girls are going through very tough times just as most Nigerians suspected. A new video released by the Boko Haram sect has confirmed it and Pres. Jonathan has reportedly seen this video. In the video, the girls narrated their ordeal and pleaded for their rescue. The girls were reportedly ill and are in camps located in Chad, Niger and Cameroon, with one of them nursing a broken ... Read More »

All These Monies We’re Sharing: Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s Speech At Babcock University

The Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, was at Ilishan, Ogun state on Sunday, where she delivered the commencement address at the 12th Convocation ceremony of Babcock University, Ilishan. At that event, while trying to draw attention to the fact that a lot of attention is focused on the federal government, while the states and local government are not being as seriously scrutinised, she ... Read More »

#FRAUD! EFCC Begins Probe Of Assemblies Of God Church Over Alleged N220m Property Scam

The crisis rocking the Assemblies of God Church Nigeria has taken another dimension as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has commenced a probe into the financial transactions of the church. This is following allegations of embezzlement and misappropriation of funds coming from the warring parties. The commission will look into the alleged shoddy purchase of N220 million property in Germany by the church through a loan obtained from ... Read More »

#BokoHaram: Cameroun Is Still Not Co-operating – General Sarkin-Yaki Bello

Nigeria has raised the alarm concerning Cameroon’s laxity towards efforts to stop acts of terrorism by members of the Boko Haram violent group, despite assurances at a recent summit in Paris, France, attended by heads of both countries. This latest information was disclosed by Coordinator-General of Nigeria Counter-Terrorism Centre, , during an interview with Reuters. But Bello, who urged Nigeria’s next-door neighbors to increase their involvement in regional control of ... Read More »

Pele’s Son Sentenced To 33 Years In Prison

A Brazilian court has sentenced football legend Pele’s son Edinho to 33 years in prison for laundering money for drug traffickers, media reports revealed. Edson Cholbi Nascimento, nicknamed Edinho, denies the charges in the case, which dates from 2005, and will be allowed to remain free pending appeal, said CBN radio and news site G1. The Praia Grande criminal court in Sao Paulo also sentenced three other defendants to 33 ... Read More »

#MEND Wants Okah Brothers Freed Or They Carry Out Attacks On Government Facilities

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has announced that it is suspending hostilities against the government immediately, in response to May 29 appeal by President Goodluck Jonathan. During his ‘Democracy Day’ speech, Mr. Jonathan said the government’s doors remained open to the country’s aggrieved armed groups for dialogue and reconciliation. In response, MEND indicated its readiness to take the government up on its offer, urging the ... Read More »

#BringBackOurGirls: #Chibok Girls In Hunger As #BokoHaram Runs Out Of Food Items

Indications emerged yesterday that there’s an ongoing food crisis in the camp of the Boko Haram sect where over 200 female students of Government Secondary School, Chibok are being held hostage. The development had since forced the terror group to steal food and other items from communities close to Sambisa Forest in Borno State. According to Punch, the sect had being looting villages, markets and food stores in Borno, Adamawa ... Read More »

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