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NYSC, CBN, Other Banks To Give Loans To Corps Members

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), says it will partner the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and other commercial banks to provide soft loans to corps members across the country. The Sokoto State Coordinator of the scheme, Alhaji Musa Abubakar, disclosed this on Saturday at the permanent orientation camp in …

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I Won’t Return Until Doctors Tell Me To – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he would only return to Nigeria when his London doctors certify him well enough to do so. “… I am extending my leave until the doctors are satisfied that certain factors are ruled out,” Mr. Buhari said in a February 5 letter to the President …

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Boiled Pieces Of Meat ‘Changes To Allah Akbar In Lagos’ (Photos)

Pictures of a boiled pieces of meat which reportedly changed to “Allah Akbar” at Olowogbowo area in Lagos State have gone viral online. Facebook user Bankole Adegboyega Abdul Kabir shared the photos with the caption: “Boiled meat change to Allah @ olowogbowo area” The pictures brought excitement among religious online …

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Diego Maradona Appointed As FIFA Ambassador

Diego Maradona has been given an ambassador role by FIFA. Maradona, 56, led Argentina to a World Cup title in 1986 but has been a harsh critic of the game’s governing body over the years. However, the former Boca Juniors and Barcelona man announced his new role with the organisation …

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$20bn NNPC Fraud: EFCC Discovers Diezani’s $37.5m Lagos Mansion

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has discovered a $37.5m (N11.75bn) luxury high-rise building on Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos, allegedly belonging to the embattled former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke. This is just as the EFCC revealed on Friday that it discovered $9.3m and £74,000 belonging to a former …

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Seun Egbegbe Handcuffed To Court, To Spend One Month In Prison

A Nigerian filmmaker, Olajide Oluwaseun Karrem alias Seun Egbegbe was on Friday arraigned before a Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly defrauding 33 Bureau De Change operators. The filmmaker was arraigned on 36 counts charge by men of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, Yaba, alongside his …

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Nollywood Producer Seun Egbegbe To Appear In Court Today

The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed that Nollywood filmmaker, Seun Egbegbe, will appear in court today for one-count charge of theft of nine iPhones. The Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmus, confirmed that the film producer is still in detention since he was arrested for the forex scam at …

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#BBNaija: Funke Akindele-Bello Gathers Support For Bisola

Actress, Funke Akindele-Bello took to social media on Tuesday to gather votes for Bisola, one of the five housemates nominated for possible eviction next Sunday. She showed her support by tweeting, “#bisola stays in the house!! Pls (Please) vote for her!!! Thanks.’’ Akindele-Bello made the appeal to enthusiasts and fans …

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Mother Of Triplets Begs Fleeing Husband To Come Back Home

Thirty Five-year-old Mrs. Isi Udekwe has pleaded with her husband, Matthew Udekwe, who reportedly fled home in April 2016 after she was delivered of triplets, to return, saying the children needs his love. It was gathered that Udekwe, who hails from Enugu State, abandoned his family home on Eke Street, …

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World′s Longest Flight Lands In New Zealand

The world’s longest commercial flight, from Qatar to New Zealand, has touched down in Auckland for the first time. The Qatar Airways Boeing 777-200 crossed 14,535 kilometers and 10 time zones on its epic journey. The Qatar Airways flight was greeted with a celebratory water cannon salute as it taxied …

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Gowon, Obasanjo, Jonathan, Others To Get N400m Worth New Vehicles

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), David Babachir Lawal, yesterday, disclosed that N400 million has been budgeted for the purchase of vehicles for former presidents and heads of state. The SGF said they are entitled to brand new vehicles every four years. He also disclosed that the allowances …

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I Wasn’t Deported From UK – Ibori

Former Delta State governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, who only returned to Nigeria on Saturday after serving out his jail term in the United Kingdom in December last year, has denied being deported by the British authorities to Nigeria, describing such reports as malicious and misleading. Chief Ibori also reiterated …

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Lagos Governor Ambode Insists On Banishing Yellow Buses

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday insisted plans are afoot to remove yellow buses popularly known as Danfo from Lagos roads for a more efficient, well-structured and world class mass transportation system that would facilitate ease of movement within the city. The Governor also said that his administration …

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