BREAKING: US reacts to reduction of visa application fee for Americans by Nigerian govt

The United States Embassy in Nigeria has reacted to the decision of the Nigerian government to reduce visa application fee for Americans. On Friday after an enquiry, the US said it would only act if the reduction was made official. It read: “The US Embassy looks forward to receiving official diplomatic communication regarding a new fee… Continue reading BREAKING: US reacts to reduction of visa application fee for Americans by Nigerian govt

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UEFA Champions League group stages confirmed [Full draw]

The draw for the group stage of the UEFA Champions League have been conducted today. Holders Liverpool will play Napoli, Salzburg and Genk. Last year’s finalists Tottenham Hotspur, are in Group B along with Bayern Munich, Olympiakos and Red Star Belgrade. Group A has Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid, Club Brugge and Galatasaray   FULL DRAW:… Continue reading UEFA Champions League group stages confirmed [Full draw]

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Army moves to stifle Boko Haram economy

The Chief of ARmy Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai Brig-Gen. Abdul Ibrahim, the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, says the army has initiated new operational measures to stifle Boko Haram insurgents’ economy. Ibrahim made the disclosure on Wednesday when he visited frontline troops at Moloi on Maiduguri-Damboa Road. He disclosed that the army… Continue reading Army moves to stifle Boko Haram economy

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Makinde’s promise to Oyo civil servants

Gov. Makinde Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has promised to find solution to poor remuneration in the state civil service. Makinde, who declared his readiness to tackle the workers poor remuneration, asserted that poor remuneration was dangerous to anti-graft campaigns of any serious government. A statement issued on Wednesday by Mr Taiwo Adisa, the… Continue reading Makinde’s promise to Oyo civil servants

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Police rescue 3 abducted ABU students

Kidnapped ABU Law students, Maryam, from Niger, Fatima from Taraba and Umar from Katsina The Kaduna State Police Command on Wednesday said its operatives have rescued three students of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria abducted by gunmen on Monday along Abuja-Kaduna highway. The Command’s Public Relations Officers, DSP Yakubu Sabo, however, said in a press… Continue reading Police rescue 3 abducted ABU students

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Man rapes his 5-yr-old niece to get back at his brother

Man rapes his 5-yr-old niece to get back at his brother A man named Mustapha Kabiru has allegedly raped his brother’s five-year-old daughter to teach him a lesson, according Sahara Reporters. The victim, Fatimah Ayuba, was said to have been rushed to the Federal Medical Center Yola, Adamawa State, for medical attention following profuse bleeding… Continue reading Man rapes his 5-yr-old niece to get back at his brother

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Islamic organization attacks Gov. Wike for demolishing Port Harcourt mosque

Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has attacked Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State for demolishing the Trans-Amadi Central Mosque in Port Harcourt, the state capital. The mosque was demolished on Tuesday 20th August, 2019 by the Rivers State government. According to MURIC, the demolition is the most odious and insidious attack on an Islamic landmark in… Continue reading Islamic organization attacks Gov. Wike for demolishing Port Harcourt mosque

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Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Monday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, 2019 housemates, Jackye and Gedoni were on Sunday, shown the exit door of the television reality show. They were evicted from the Pepper Dem edition after earning the lowest votes from the viewers. Fourteen housemates are now left in the house.… Continue reading Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Monday morning

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Boko Haram: Army Commanders take ‘battle’ to insurgents’ hideouts at 3am in Borno (PHOTOS)

Determined to completely smoke out remnants of Boko Haram sect terrorising Borno State and its environs, leaders of the Operation LAFIYA DOLE; embarked on a patrol at the wee hours of Sunday. The team was led by the newly-appointed Theatre Commander Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Maj Gen Olusegun Adeniyi alongside Maj Gen MG Ali, the Commander… Continue reading Boko Haram: Army Commanders take ‘battle’ to insurgents’ hideouts at 3am in Borno (PHOTOS)

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Buhari govt asked to list corrupt officials, governors, others

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has sent an open letter to Mr. Abukabar Malami, SAN, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, to adopt public registers for corrupt state governors and other high-ranking public officials. SERAP said: “We urge you to ensure that the public registers contain accurate data and… Continue reading Buhari govt asked to list corrupt officials, governors, others

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