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 3rd of March, 2017.

 

Why I am fond of Michelle Obama – George Bush

They are often seen together at public functions – like an unlikely duo. Former president George Bush and former first lady Michelle Obama are from two different administrations, different political parties, different generations and different upbringings.


FG redeploys 2 Permanent Secretaries

Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has approved the redeployment of some Federal Permanent Secretaries.


What police did to me, others – Peace Corps Commandant, Dickson Akoh

The National Commandant of the Nigerian Peace Corps, Amb. (Dr.) Dickson Akoh, has described as crude and unjust, his arrest and detention alongside 47 others, by the Nigeria Police, saying they were manhandled.


My wife slept with her ex-husband on our matrimonial bed, man tells court.

A barber, Gbenga Akinade, on Friday at an Ibadan Grade C Customary Court, Agodi-Ibadan, secured the dissolution of his six-year-old marriage on grounds of infidelity.


Spain appoints minister of sex to tackle low birth rate

Spain has appointed a minister for sex, Edelmira Barreira, to help the country boost its dwindling birth rate and avoid a population crisis.


EFCC recovers 50 land documents, jewelleries from house of Ex-NSA, Abdullahi Mukhtar

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has recovered 50 Certificates of Occupancy bearing the name of a former National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Abdullahi Mukhtar (retd.), and his wife, Binta.


Female suicide bomber blows up NNPC depot in Maiduguri

A female suicide bomber, believed to be member of the dreaded Boko Haram sect, early hours of Friday, attacked oil deport belonging to the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).


Ex-NNPC boss, Andrew Yakubu drags EFCC to court.

Former Group Managing Director of the National Nigerian Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Andrew Yakubu has dragged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over forfeiture order.


Osinbajo condemns celebration of treasury looters

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday urged Nigerians to stop celebrating treasury looters.


SHOCKING: 3 million Nigerians lost N18 billion to MMM – NDIC

The Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has said while quoting the social media that an estimated three million Nigerians have lost N18 billion in the Phonzi scheme, popularly called Mavrodi Mundial Movement (MMM).


DSS raid on judges’ homes was a needless violation of the law – Saraki

Bukola Saraki, senate president, says the raid conducted on judges’ homes in October 2016 was a needless violation of Nigeria’s laws.


Peace Corps is a threat to Nigeria’s security, says IGP Idris.

Ibrahim Idris, the inspector-general of police, has said the Nigeria Peace Corps constitute a threat to the country’s security, hence the recent clampdown.


NYSC Introduces Monthly Biometric Clearance To Check Ghost Members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has introduced a biometric technology for the corps members’ monthly clearance in South West, a development that will expose those who absent themselves from their places of primary assignment.


FG has budgeted N1 billion for Akwa Ibom seaport – Osinbajo

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, says that Federal Government has made provision of N1 billion in the 2017 budget for the development of Ibaka deep seaport in Akwa Ibom.


We have released N5.1trn from 2016 Budget – Finance Minister

The Federal Government has so far released ?the sum of 5.1 trillion Naira out of 6.06 trillion Naira passed by the National Assembly in the 2016 budget.


Police reveals how kidnap kingpin ‘Vampire’ killed over 200 people.

The Nigerian police have provided more information on the activities of the late kidnap and armed robbery kingpin, Henry Chibueze, otherwise known as “Vampire”.

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