Doctors Said I Need To Drink More Water, Says Bawa, EFCC Chairman

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 192 total views Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has said what happened to him was slight dizziness, and that doctors said he was dehydrated and needed to drink more water. Vanguard reported that Bawa was giving his goodwill message at the National Identity Day celebration when he suddenly stopped speaking. He was then helped to his seat. Speaking on Channels TV’s Politics Today, hours after the incident, Bawa said he was just dizzy, but was now at home hale and hearty. Bawa, the EFCC boss,…

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Prof Ibiyemi Named New LASU VC

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 13,208 total views Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, wife of the Lagos State Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello, has been appointed the new Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University. By her appointment, she becomes the ninth Vice Chancellor of LASU and the second female to occupy the exalted post in the Lagos State-owned tertiary institution. Ibiyemi, a Professor of Physiology, had served as Acting Vice-Chancellor of the institution before her appointment The 57-year-old academic was born on April 23, 1964, in Lagos. Her appointment was announced in a…

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Uber Driver’s Alleged Murderers Docked In Lagos

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 481 total views Three men who allegedly strangled to death a sonographer-turned Uber driver and absconded with his Toyota Corolla, on Thursday appeared before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Sodiq Taiwo, Rilwan Nasiru and Pelumi Oladimeji, aged 23, 27 and 20 respectively, appeared before Magistrate Mr W.A. Salami on a three-count of conspiracy to murder, murder and stealing. They allegedly killed Morenikeji Oluwaniyi, who they booked to take them in his car to Meiran area of Lagos State. The magistrate could not take their pleas but remanded them at…

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Fani-Kayode Joins APC, Explains Role In Defection Of Three PDP Governors

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 572 total views Former Minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, has officially defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The former PDP chieftain was introduced to President Muhammadu Buhari as the newest member of the ruling party on Thursday during a visit to the Presidential Villa in Abuja. He was led to the meeting with the President by the APC National Caretaker Committee Chairman and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, as well as Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State. The Secretary to the Government…

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Southern Governors Back VAT Collection By States, Zoning Of 2023 Presidency To South

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 512 total views Governors from the southern region of Nigeria have declared their support for the collection of Value Added Tax (VAT) by state governments, in place of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). They made the declaration on Thursday at a meeting of the Southern Governors’ Forum held at the Government House in Enugu State. Chairman of the Forum and Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, made the position of the governors known in a communique issued at the end of the meeting. According to him, the meeting resolved to support…

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Cult Threat: Missing Student, Sister Planned Disappearance, Says Caleb Varsity

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 7,246 total views Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State, has said its internal investigation and information obtained from chats between a missing student, Oluwanifemi Olajide, and his sister, Stella, showed that the student’s disappearance was planned. PUNCH Metro on Wednesday reported that the student’s father, Oni Olajide, lamented that his son went missing while in the school. He claimed that Oluwanifemi, a student of Computer Science at the institution, sent disturbing messages to his sister on WhatsApp suggesting that cultists were after his life. Oni said the 21-year-old disappeared shortly afterwards, as…

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VAT Imbroglio: Rights Group Wants Supreme Court To Make Definite Pronouncement Now

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 3,699 total views Peterclaver Egbochue The Coalition Against Corruption and Bad Governance, CACOBAG, has called on the supreme court to, as a matter of urgency, make a definite pronouncement on the Value Added Tax, VAT imbroglio between the Rivers and now Lagos States and the Federal government of Nigeria. Recall that in August, governor Nyesome Wike of Rivers State had gone to the Federal High Court in the state to restrain the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS from collecting VAT in Rivers state and directed the state to start collecting it.…

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Nigerian Woman Allegedly Shot Dead By Her Italian Husband For Filing For Divorce

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 294 total views A 31-year-old Nigerian woman, Amenze Rita, has allegedly been shot dead by her Italian husband in Italy. Amenze was killed in front of her colleagues in the parking lot of Mf Mushroom, a company where she worked on Friday morning, September 10, in Noventa Vicentina. It was gathered that the suspect, Pierangelo Pellizzar, 61, laid an ambush for the deceased at about 7:30am and shot her four times, killing her instantly. After killing Amenze, he reportedly escaped from the crime scene aboard a grey Cherokee Jeep which was…

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We Are Set For The One Million-Man March At UN Assembly ―Prof Akintoye, NINAS

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 385 total views,  2 views today Chairman of Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination (NINAS), Emeritus Professor, Banji Akintoye, has said all is set for the million-man freedom march scheduled to hold at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, United States of America from 14th to 24th September, 2021. In a statement released on Monday, Akintoye said the protest is meant to show to the world the alleged “genocide” being perpetrated by murderous herdsmen in the name of grazing in the South and Middle-Belt of Nigeria. The renowned Professor of History…

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Star Actress Bimbo Oshin’s Husband, Dudu Heritage Slumps, Dies

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 551 total views Nigerian socialite and music promoter, Ola Ibironke popularly known as Dudu Heritage, is dead. The captain of the prestigious Ibadan Golf Club, who is married to veteran actress, Bimbo Oshin, reportedly died on Sunday night, September 12. It was gathered that he slumped at the golf club around 8:30pm while out with his friends. Efforts to resuscitate him proved abortive. He was rushed to the hospital where he was later confirmed dead. Ibadan Golf Club confirmed his death in a statement on Monday, September 13. “We are shocked…

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Rate Of Kidnapping In Nigeria Rose By 169% In Two Years ―US Report

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 257 total views United States Institute of Peace (USIP) has revealed that the rate of kidnapping across Nigeria has increased by 169 per cent in two years. In a report posted on its website titled: “Six Alternative Ways to Measure Peace in Nigeria”, which is part of its ongoing research to understand how Nigeria measures peace, USIP stated that when measured by death toll, Nigeria seems beset by violence. As a case study, USIP’s team went in search of how people in Bauchi, Kaduna, Nasarawa and Plateau states define peace and…

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Suspension On Twitter Activities Will Soon Be Lifted In Nigeria – FG

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 3,752 total views The Federal Government of Nigeria says end of Twitter suspension in the country is near. The Federal Government of Nigeria said it is ‘very close’ to resolving the issues it had with Microblogging platform Twitter that led government to place a suspension on its operations in Nigeria The federal government placed a suspension on Twitter for deleting President Muhammadu Buhari’s tweet on the Mazi Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. The Federal Government has assured that the Twitter ban in Nigeria will be lifted soon. The Minister…

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Crisis Brewing In Synagogue Church As Members Reject T.B Joshua’s Wife As His Successor

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 276 total views Some members of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) have reportedly rejected Mrs Evelyn Joshua, wife of the late founder, Prophet T.B Joshua as the person to succeed him. In a statement signed by Adedeji Opeyemi and Mr Brown Chimezie, President and Secretary respectively of Global Congress of SCOAN Members (GCSM), a group under the auspices of  the SCOAN, they have called on people all over the world to help in “rescuing the church from ruins”. The statement reads: “We are worried about the emergence of Mrs…

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We ‘ll Welcome Jonathan To The APC – Spokesman

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 125 total views The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it would welcome former President Goodluck Jonathan if he decides to join the ruling party. Spokesman of the APC, Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe, who was a guest on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Wednesday, said if the Nigerian ex-President defects to their fold, it will strengthen the party’s structure. “I am hearing that for the first time that we are expecting the former President. That will be great news. We will welcome him; that will also strengthen the party,” Akpanudoedehe, who…

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Senator Kalu: Sit-At-Home Order In South East Counter-Productive

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 498 total views The Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Kalu, has described the sit-at-home in the South East, ordered by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, as counter-productive. Kalu, in an interview with newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja, said it is not the right thing to do. He said this would promote hardship. According to him, billions of naira is lost due to the self-imposed lockdown in the South East. He said: “I never believed in sit-at-home because each day they do so, billions of naira are lost, and…

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Prophet I.O Samuel Breaks Silence On SCOAN Leadership

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 256 total views One of the leading protégés of the founder of Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN);  TB Joshua, has lent his voice to the leadership issues on going in the SCOAN ministry. The protégé, who is also the founder of the Abuja based SHILOH WORD CHAPEL, Ikechukwu Samuel, popularly known as Prophet I.O Samuel, said : “ We congratulate prophetess Evelyn Joshua on her call to leadership; she represents Deborah of our time, humble but loaded with leadership wisdom. She is not alone, we are on our knees to…

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Independence Day: Youths, Activists Announce Nationwide Protest, List Nine Demands

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 149 total views Activists and revolutionists have announced plans to hold a nationwide protest on October 1 – Independence Day – in Nigeria. The protest is necessitated by nine demands, according to a statement by the Coalition for Revolution issued on Wednesday. The statement, signed by CORE’s Co-convener, Baba Aye, and Co-convener, Gbenga Komolafe, was titled, ‘Poverty, insecurity, police brutality: CORE organises actions for October’. Among their demands is the recognition of those who died during the #EndSARS protests as national heroes, with a national apology. They complained that the regime…

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Tagging IPOB, Other Separatist Groups As Terrorists: Gbaja’s Remarks Signposts Low Level Of Intellectualism – Afenifere

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 134 total views The Pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, has said that the view expressed by Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila signposts the low level of intellectualism in the hallowed corridors of power in Nigeria. Afenifere’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Jare Ajayi said: “If an informed person had spoken in the manner that the fourth citizen in Nigeria spoke, one might excuse him or her. But for a person of Gbajabiamila’s status to have spoken the way he did is not only disappointing and unfortunate, it is frightening.…

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NPA’s Alarm Over Explosives In Overtime Cargoes In Ikorodu Lighter Terminal Is False-Investigation

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 3,716 total views Peterclaver Egbochue Contrary to the recent alarm allegedly raised by the Governing Board of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA to the effect that some explosives were found in some of the Overtime Cargoes at the Ikorodu Lighter Terminal in Lagos state, an investigation by The Claver Magazine has revealed that there are no such cargoes. A recent investigation carried out by this medium has revealed that the said containers which the NPA reportedly claimed had been at the terminal for 44years had only been there for only two…

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