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 6th of March, 2017.


The Observer: How Goodluck Jonathan rejected British offer to rescue Chibok girls

British armed forces offered to attempt to rescue nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, but were rebuffed by Goodluck Jonathan, Nigeria’s president at the time, the Observer has learned.

#BBNaija: Kemen caught on camera touching TBoss while she was asleep

Kemen of Big Brother Naija reality TV show is under strong condemnation on social media after he was caught on tape touching a fellow housemate Tboss inappropriately while she slept, apparently without her consent.

Ex-Adamawa Governor Bala James Ngilari Bags 5-year Jail Term

Yola high court presided over by Justice Nathan Musa on Monday sentenced former Adamawa State governor, Barrister Bala James Ngillari to five years jail term without option of fine over corruption related cases.

“Postpone travel plans to US unless urgent”, FG warns Nigerians.

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, senior special assistant to the president on foreign affairs and diaspora, has advised Nigerians who have no urgent reason to travel to the US to reschedule.

How NLNG resisted pressure to release $2.1bn ‘for 2015 elections’.

Some “very senior officials” of the  Goodluck Jonathan administration mounted intense pressure on the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited to pay dividends and its 2014 company income tax and to government coffers just before the 2015 general election, TheCable has learnt.

Osinbajo’s meeting with Edo stakeholders marred by protests.

Protesters broke into the venue of a meeting Acting President Yemi Osinbajo was having with stakeholders in Edo state on Monday, disrupting the entire programme.

What Pastor Adeboye did that changed my life – Terry G

Nigerian Singer, Terry G, popularly known as Apako Master has narrated how his life was turned around after the prophetic ministration of RCCG General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adeboye some years back.

I am returning soon to continue project of fixing Nigeria – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he was returning soon to continue the project of fixing Nigeria after a time of rest in London.

Senate uncovers N10 Trillion petroleum industry fraud

The Senate said at the weekend it discovered a N10 trillion fraud allegedly perpetrated by officials of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) between 2006 and last year.

Only one foreign airline agrees to use Kaduna airport as Abuja airport is closed

Only one foreign airline has agreed to use the Kaduna International Airport, as the Nigerian government officially announced the closure of the Abuja International Airport on Monday.

President Donald Trump signs new immigration order

US President Donald Trump has signed a revised immigration order restricting entry into the U.S. by people from six predominantly Muslim countries, Bloomberg reports.

How Private jet, armoured cars were bought with Malabu deal ‘bribes’

Tens of millions of dollars was wired to buy a private jet and armoured cars in the US from the controversial $1.3 billion sale of OPL 245, the Sunday Observer of London has reported, quoting court documents.

Jonathan trying to distract us from rescuing Chibok girls – Lai Mohammed

Minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of trying to distract the current administration from securing the release of the Chibok schoolgirls.

U.S. Congress to probe Ex-President Obama

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Intelligence said it would probe former President Barack Obama’s administration over alleged tapping into the phones and computer servers of President Donald Trump and campaign officials.

Veteran journalist Adinoyi-Ojo Onukaba, dies in road accident.

Adinoyi-Ojo Onukaba, a seasoned journalist who served as senior special assistant to former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, is dead.

FG formally closes Abuja airport for renovation.

The Federal Government has formally announced the closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, beginning from 12 a.m. Wednesday.

Ebola nurse named ‘Time Magazine’s Person Of The Year’ has died.

An Ebola nurse who was named Time magazine’s person of the year in 2014 has died after giving birth to a son.

Osinbajo defies insecurity, promises to visit all oil producing communities.

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has promised to visit all oil producing communities in the Niger Delta, ruling out any concern about insecurity.

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