In Case You Missed It: Top Stories In The NEWS Today!

In Case You Missed It: Omojuwa.Com brings you the top stories in the news today 28th of February, 2017.

 

Former finance minister being investigated over $1.2 Billion fraud – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) disclosed on Monday that it was investigating former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Justice Minister, Mohammed Adoke (SAN) and a former Finance Minister in relation to $1.2billion fraud.


Nigerian Senate May Expel DSTV, MTN, Shoprite Over Xenophobic Attacks

Nigerian Senate on Tuesday weighed the option of expelling South African companies in Nigeria over xenophobic attacks.


I escaped from my burning house with my dog…like James Bond – Banky W

Nigerian entertainer Banky W has shared details of how he escaped the fire outbreak at his Lekki home, assuring fans that he and his dog were unhurt.


Dele Alli’s parents desperate to reconcile with him

Parents of Tottenham star, Dele Alli, are currently pleading to reconcile with the player after he was abandoned by them.


Reno “Wendell” Omokri is a lunatic calling sane people mad – Amaechi’s aide fires back

David Iyofor, a media aide to the Minister of Transport and former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi has fired back at the ex-assistant on new media to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri over his latest article.


New AIDS vaccine ‘cures’ five patients, report claims

Three weeks after Prof. Maduike Ezeibe of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Abia State claimed to have discovered a cure for Human Immuno-deficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS), Spanish scientists over the weekend said five patients living with the disease are virus-free seven months after taking a new vaccine.


Arms scam: Obanikoro’s wife loses Abuja mansion to FG

A Federal Capital Territory High Court, sitting in Jabi, Abuja, has ordered that Alhaja Moroophat Obanikoro, the wife of a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, should forfeit her property pending the outcome of investigations into her husband and children.


Why I am angry with Goodluck Jonathan – PDP Lagos chairman, Moshood Salvador

The Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, Moshood Salvador, has expressed displeasure over former President Goodluck Jonathan’s alleged indifference towards the leadership crisis in the party until it degenerated to the current state of affairs.


Senate resolves to send ‘strong signals’ to South Africa over Xenophobic attacks

The senate has resolved to send a strong delegation to South Africa to protest against the attacks on Nigerians in the country.


Bank Robbery: Policemen remove uniform, run for their life in Delta state

There was pandemonium, on Monday, in Asaba, Delta State capital, when a gang of five armed robbers stormed a branch of an old generation bank in an attempt to rob a customer who had come to the bank deposit huge sum of money.


Panic as Medview Airline plane develops fault midair en route to Abuja

Panic gripped over 100 passengers on Tuesday as Medview Airline flight from Lagos to Abuja was suspended midair after a fault was observed.


Your Royal Highness, Where Do You Stand? – By Muhammad Karamba

The recent statement by His Royal Highness the Emir of Kano Sanusi Lamido Sanisu on his plan to ban the poorest of his citizens from practicing polygamy spiked arguments on social media, about the legitimacy of his call.


Uproar in the NFF over Amaju Pinnick’s CAF pick

The head of Nigerian football’s governing body is at loggerheads with his executive committee after he endorsed Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad to be president of the Confederation of African Football.


Naira strengthens to N450/$1 as CBN pumps in more Dollars

The Naira on Monday continued to strengthen against the dollar and other major currencies, gaining N10 to exchange at N450 to a dollar at the parallel market.


The ‘Nigeria prays for Buhari’ competition – By Reuben Abati

After the publication of my column last week, titled “I want to go to London… to see Buhari”, I received a lot of feedback from persons who were either amused or dead serious that they had been overlooked in my compilation of the list of persons who should go to London.


I will deal with disloyal APC members who worked against the party – Rotimi Akeredolu

The new Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has revealed that some members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo State, worked against the party during last November’s governorship election.


My generation has failed Nigeria, says Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday admitted that his generation has failed Nigeria in their efforts at taking it to the ‘Promised Land.’ He, however, quickly added that what they missed out in growing the nation economically, they have been able to deliver in a united and stable country under a democratic dispensation.


I Don’t Really Need A Wife That Can Cook – Banky W

Singer turned actor, Banky W, is one of the industry’s most eligible bachelors with thousands of fans always curious to know his relationship status as well as preference in women.

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