Revealed: How Dogara, Lasun, Others Stole Millions From House Budget – Jibrin

The former chairman of committee on appropriation, Abdulmimin Jibrin, today continued his series of revelations on the fraud and corruption perpetuated by Yakubu Dogara. In a statement made available to the press, the lawmaker alleged that Dogara frequently solicits for inappropriate favours from agencies and multinational companies.   According to Jibrin, Speaker Dogara forced an agency to grant loans and also blackmailed a construction company to do some work at his Asokoro 'plot'. Jibrin alsoo accused Dogara of perpetuating a monumental fraud which has led to his refusal to release details of financial dealings and internal budget of the House.   The lawmaker insists there is more, and further revelations will be made...

Political Will; Key to Raising the Bar For the Wellbeing...

During the 4th Women Deliver Conference which recently took place in Copenhagen, the largest gathering on girls and women’s health and rights, for more than a decade, Pathfinder International,...

That Coup in Turkey By Cemal Yigit

This is certainly not the best of times for us. We have experienced one too many distractions in recent times. And the last is the coup attempt by a section of...

Jibrin Drops New Bombshell On How Dogara, Lasun Others...

Former Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has reiterated that allegations of budget padding levied by him against the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, and other principal members should not...

The Gulen Movement Is Not A Cult — It’s One Of The...

Last week witnessed what may be the last act of an unfolding struggle between two major Islamic movements in Turkey. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused exiled Islamic leader Fethullah Gulen...

Revealed: How Dogara, Lasun, Others Stole Millions From House Budget – Jibrin

The former chairman of committee on appropriation, Abdulmimin Jibrin, today continued his series of revelations on the fraud and corruption perpetuated by Yakubu Dogara. In a statement...

NASS Should Expect 2017 Budget By October, Says Udo-Udoma

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Mr Udoma Udo-Udoma said the 2017-2019 Medium Term Expenditure Framework would be ready and submitted to the...

Buhari Drops Shasore, Picks MIT Professor, Akinwande For NERC Chair.

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated , a professor in the electrical engineering and computer science department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), as the executive chairman of the...

Turkey: 42 Journalists Under Probe Over Failed Coup

Dozens of journalists are under investigation for possible links to the attempted July 15 coup in Turkey report said on Monday.

Olympics: FINA Bans Seven Russian Swimmers From Rio

Swimming’s world governing body on Monday banned seven Russians from competing at next month’s Rio Olympics in the fall-out from Russia’s state-run doping. FINA was the...

Lawyer Urges Buhari To Grant Amnesty To Boko Haram Members

A Lagos-based human rights lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to grant amnesty to Boko Haram members in the wake of the defeat being inflicted...

British PM Rules Out Return Of Hard Border In North Ireland

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday promised a “practical solution” on the Irish border after Britain leaves the European Union in a bid to allay fears...

Bear With Us, Saraki Pleads With Nigerians Over Recession

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has lamented the current economic hardship being experienced by Nigerians, assuring that the Senate will collaborate with the presidency...

Military Court Sentences Former Top Chinese General Guo Boxiong to Life in Prison for Taking Bribes

A Chinese military court on Monday sentenced a former top general to life in prison for taking bribes, concluding China's highest-level prosecution of a military...

FRSC Creates Data Bank For Road Traffic Accident– Report

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says the need to have a unified road accident data in the country informed the creation of the “National Crash Report...

FG Scraps Plan To Build N3bn Film Village In Kano Following Public Outcry

The federal government has cancelled its plan to build a massive film village in Kano state.   According to BBC, the government shelved the plan as a result of social media...

Syrian Migrant Killed By Own Bomb In Germany

A Syrian migrant set off an explosive device near an open-air music festival in southern Germany that killed himself and wounded a dozen others, authorities said Monday,...

Brexit A Risk To Global Growth – World Leaders

Britain’s vote to leave the European Union heightens risks for the world economy, finance chiefs from the G20 group of leading countries said on Sunday, vowing to use “all...

Jigawa LGC Targets 13,104 Children For Polio Immunisation

The Dutse Local Government Council of Jigawa is targeting no fewer than 13,104 children to be immunised against polio virus in the ongoing polio immunisation in the...

MEND Confirms Talks With FG

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has confirmed there are on-going peace talks between its representatives and the Federal Government. MEND had...

Police Arrest Father Who Chained Son For Weeks

Pastor Francis Taiwo, who chained his nine-year-old boy for several weeks to a wood in the premises of a church he heads, has been arrested...

At Least Two Dead In Florida Nightclub Shooting

At least two people were killed and 14 others wounded in a shooting early Monday at a Florida nightclub, US broadcaster NBC reported. Police confirmed that...

Secret Papers Reveal Nigerian Oil Mogul’s Offshore Hideaways, Beyoncé Surfaces In Story

In September 2015, Beyoncé sat on a yacht drinking sparkling wine with her legs wrapped under a striped, earth-toned blanket as the Faraglioni rocks, near Capri on...

Again, Avengers Blow Up NNPC Gas Pipeline In Akwa Ibom

Niger Delta Avengers on Sunday night allegedly blew up the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, gas pipeline at Nsite Ibom Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State.

Wizkid Shares New Pics Of His Lover, Justine Skye

Photos show Wizkid and his bae Justine Skye having a swell time at the One Africa Music Fest. All shared by Wizkid on his IG page.  

Rihanna Doesn’t Want Fans Playing Pokemon Go At Her Concert

Rihanna doesn’t want fans distracted during her show and that includes those obsessed with the new game taking the internet by storm, Pokemon go. During her weekend...

50 Cent’s “Power” Season 3 Premiere Was Starz’s Most-Watched Show Ever

50 Cent’s “Power” stays breaking records. The Season 3 premiere is officially Starz’s most-watched episode of an original series ever, Deadline reports.

Video – “I Did The Unthinkable To Get a Verse From Jay Z” – Dj Khaled Says

DJ Khaled truly believes in doing whatever it takes to get what you want and need. He proved that  with the lengths that he went to get...

You Shouldn’t Be Engaged For Any Longer Than 6 months, Wendy William Says

Wendy Williams doesn't think that Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney would never make it down the aisle because of their long engagement. The chat show host says reports...

New Music: 2Baba X M.I Abaga – “Babylon”

The moment we’ve been waiting for is here as; 2Baba and M.I Abaga unleash celestial chills with the new single...

Watch: Michelle Obama Rocks Out for ‘Carpool Karaoke’ With James Corden

The political scene have have been preoccupied with Ted Cruz getting booed and more news out of the Republican National Convention Wednesday night,...

Political Will; Key to Raising the Bar For the Wellbeing of Women and the Girl Child in Africa – Lanre Olagunju

During the 4th Women Deliver Conference which recently took place in Copenhagen, the largest gathering on girls and women’s health and rights, for more than a decade,...

That Coup in Turkey By Cemal Yigit

This is certainly not the best of times for us. We have experienced one too many distractions in recent times. And the last is the coup attempt by a...

Jibrin Drops New Bombshell On How Dogara, Lasun Others Padded 2016 Budget

Former Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has reiterated that allegations of budget padding levied by him against the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, and other principal members...

The Gulen Movement Is Not A Cult — It’s One Of The Most Encouraging Faces of Islam Today – Graham Fuller

Last week witnessed what may be the last act of an unfolding struggle between two major Islamic movements in Turkey. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused exiled Islamic leader...

Turkish Coup: Erdogans’ Rush To Nail Gullen May Consume Him By Chris Suleiman

Last Friday a faction of the Turkish Military staged a coup against the government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan where hundreds of persons were reported to have been killed. Some...

Olawale Rotimi Opeyemi: Recovering Nigeria’s Refugees and IDPs; A Fight Worth Fighting

Nigeria has been ranked among nations with high number of displaced persons and refugees; this record is solely linked to insecurity challenges faced...

Only A Certain Kind Of Boldness Can Fix Kaduna By Adejoh Idoko Momoh

Two things are certain; Nigeria’s major problem is electricity; its production, distribution and utilization. There is also no...

Hadiza Bala Usman And The Doubting Thomases: A Rejoinder To Muhammed Auta

The last few days have been exciting in Nigeria’s social sphere, courtesy of president Buhari’s appointment of Hajiya Hadiza Bala Usman as the new head of the Nigerian Ports...

Akin Olayemi: Hadiza Bala Usman And The NPA: Is Buhari Right On This One?

As with most appointments made by President Muhammadu Buhari since he assumed office over a year ago, this week’s announcement of 40-year old Hadiza Bala Usman as...

Update: Ansbach Bomber ‘Pledged Allegiance To ISIL’

A Syrian man who detonated explosives outside a music festival in the German city of Ansbach, killing only himself and wounding at least 15 people, had pledged allegiance to...

Breaking: Turkish Airlines Fire 250 Personnel Over Failed Coup

Turkey's state-run Turkish Airlines fired more than 100 employees, including management and cabin crew, as part of a purge at state institutions to root out supporters of an abortive...

Liberia After Ebola: Turning Midwives Into Surgeons

Before the outbreak of the Ebola epidemic in Liberia, the country had a total of 50 doctors for its population of 4.3 million. In comparison, there are 50 doctors available to every...

German Suicide Attack: Twelve People Wounded in Ansbach Bombing

A 27-year-old Syrian man died when a bomb he was carrying in a rucksack went off outside a music festival in Germany and wounded 12 people, an official said. A...

Indonesia To Execute 30 Convicts In 2017

Bambang Waluyo, Indonesian Deputy Attorney General, has said government planned to execute 30 death-row convicts in 2017. He disclosed this on Monday in Jakarta during a parliamentary hearing. Waluyo said that...

THE DIARY OF A PERVERTED CELIBATE (CHAPTER X)

It gets crowded at the Gate of Hell.

THE DIARY OF A PERVERTED CELIBATE (CHAPTER IX) by Japheth J Omojuwa

My tears are flowing like the Brazilian Iguazu falls now but only within me. I felt the path...

THE DIARY OF A PERVERTED CELIBATE VIII by Japheth J Omojuwa

They disappeared just as quickly as they had appeared. I felt like I was sweating but I wasn’t. I couldn’t. I was so afraid. Very afraid . I’d rather...

THE DIARY OF A PERVERTED CELIBATE VII by Japheth J Omojuwa

Now my soul is alone and lonely. My spirit trudges along this darkness of death. A while back my body desired...

THE DIARY OF A PERVERTED CELIBATE VI by Japheth Omojuwa

I decided to open my eyes one last time, to see the object of my desire and death one...