Nigeria On It’s Way Out Of Recession + Other Top Stories In The NEWS Today!

In Case You Missed It: Omojuwa.Com brings you a recap of top stories in the NEWS today 21st of March, 2017.


How President Buhari asked El-Rufai to write leaked memo at Daura meeting

An exclusive report by The Authority has revealed how President Buhari requested for the 30-page memo written by Kaduna State Governor, Nair El-Rufai, which was leaked to the press a few days ago.

Governor Almakura’s son arrested for killing student

Khaleed Umar Al-Makura, son of Nasarawa state governor, Umar Al-Makura, has been arrested for killing a student of Government Secondary School, Lafia.

Senate set to investigate Dino Melaye over alleged certificate forgery

The Nigerian Senate has kicked off an investigation into whether Senator President Bukola Saraki and Senator Dino Melaye have abused their privileges as lawmakers in the Upper House of legislature.

Lagos Police Retract Statement On Recovery Of Dr. Orji’s Body

The Lagos Police have just announced that they are unsure of the identity of the body recovered from the Lagos Lagoon, after confirming that the body of Dr. Allwell Orji who jumped into the Lagos Lagoon on Sunday had been recovered.

Hoarders suffer more losses as CBN injects fresh $180 million into FOREX market

The Naira appreciated at the parallel market yesterday, gaining N5 at N445 to a dollar from N450 it exchanged last Friday.

Senate investigates alleged customs’ seizure of “Saraki’s car.”

The senate has directed its committee on ethics and privileges to investigate the alleged seizure of a bulletproof car purportedly owned by Bukola Saraki.

How University lecturer predicted his assassination four months ago

The University of Calabar lecturer, Dr Emmanuel Igbeng, who was killed last Thursday, wrote about the assassination months earlier.

AMCON sells Keystone Bank

Keystone Bank Limited, the last amongst the batch of banks acquired by Central Bank of Nigeria, under the leadership of Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, in 2009 has finally been sold off, after nearly eight years of legal tussles with the original owners under the brand name, Bank PHB.

“I will not appear before Senate on Wednesday”, declares Hameed Ali

Hameed Ali, comptroller-general of the Nigeria Customs Service (NSC), says he will not appear before the senate on Wednesday.

Court grants ex-NNPC chief Andrew Yakubu bail

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday granted bail to Andrew Yakubu, a former head of Nigeria’s state oil firm, NNPC.

Singer Wyclef Jean handcuffed after mistaken for armed robber by LAPD

Musician Wyclef Jean has revealed how he was put in handcuffs after being mistaken for an armed robber.

Nigeria is on it’s way out of recession – World Economics

World Economics, a financial analysis organisation, says that Nigeria is on its way out of recession.

NNPC staff bus stolen while driver slept over at lover’s house

A driver of a bus conveying Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation workers has run into trouble after he woke up at his lover’s house on Assfood Street, Oriola, Alapere, Lagos and discovered that the staff bus, a N23m Toyota Hiace, had been stolen.

Lagos government bans live band at bars, restaurants over noise pollution

The Lagos state government has banned live band music in bars and restaurants. The state government has imposed a 500,000 fine on those who flout the directive.

“I own 90% of PDP” – Orji Kalu recounts how he gave N500 million to PDP

Orji Uzor Kalu, former Abia state governor, says he should own 90% of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by virtue of his N500 million donation to the former ruling party in 1998.

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