SHOWDOWN: Hameed Ali VS Senate + 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 14th of March, 2017.


South African Gay Singer, Kolo Bala Dies Of Anal Cancer

South African gay musician, Kolo Bala has lost the battle against a three-years long encounter with Anal Cancer. He died on Monday, March 7, 2016 at a hospital in Cape Town, South Africa.

EFCC Intercepts N49 Million Cash At Kaduna Airport [Photos]

In what can be described as another huge success for the agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has intercepted five sacks containing N49m at the Kaduna International Airport following a tip off.

EFCC recovers N500 million Paris Club cash from governor

Four more suspects have been grilled over the investigation of the N19billion illegally deducted from the London-Paris Club loan refund.

Inflation rate falls for the first time in 15 months as Nigeria’s economy recovers

For the first time since 2015, consumer price index (CPI), which measures inflation in the economy, fell, signalling a recovery in the Nigerian economy.

“I can’t appear before the Senate on Wednesday”, Customs Boss, Hameed Ali says

The Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, Hameed Ali, has written the Senate, notifying the lawmakers he will not appear before them on Wednesday as expected.

Boko Haram releases new video, shows gruesome execution of government spies

Nigerian Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram has released a new propaganda video. The video obtained by Saharareporters was released by the Abubakar Shekau faction of Boko Haram.

Clerk of House of Reps slumps and dies

Mohammad Shaibu, the clerk house of representatives committee on agricultural production and services, has died.

Petition Calling For Barcelona vs PSG To Be Replayed Reaches 180, 000 Plus Signatures

An online petition calling for Barcelona’s 6-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League to be replayed has gained over 180,000 signatures.

Days after Osinbajo’s visit, ex-VP Atiku Abubakar storms Delta state

Osinbajo, during his visit to Akwa Ibom directed all international oil companies with head offices outside the Niger Delta to relocate to the area.

Impending drama as Senate insists Hameed Ali must appear before it

The Senate appears set for a showdown with the Comptroller of Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, after lawmakers rejected Mr. Ali’s plan not to appear before them on Wednesday.

Governor Ortom orders herdsmen out of Benue town

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue has given Fulani herdsmen in Tombo-Mbalagh, Buruku Local Government Area of the state, a two-day ultimatum to leave the area.

Boko Haram factional leader, Khalid al-Barnawi charged to court

The leader of Boko Haram splinter group Ansaru appeared in court in the Nigerian capital Abuja on Tuesday charged with the abduction and murder of 10 foreigners.

NBC revokes 54 radio/TV licences

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) revoked the licences because fees were not paid within the mandatory 60-day window.

Senate fixes date for Magu’s confirmation hearing

The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, is to appear before the Senate on Wednesday for his confirmation hearing, the Senate announced Tuesday.

Nigerian Army probes church invasion by soldiers

The 23rd Amoured Brigade of the Nigerian Army based in Yola, Adamawa State, has commenced investigation into the disruption last Sunday of a church service in Yola by some men in military uniform.

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