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Willie Obiano arrested by EFCC hours after handover.

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested former Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano. Obiano was arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Thursday, the same day he handed over the reins to his successor, Prof. Charles Soludo, as governor of Anambra. Obiano, who was governor of Anambra for eight […]

Soludo apologizes over fight between Ebelechukwu and Bianca Ojukwu’s fight at his inauguration.

Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo has apologised for the reported fight between the wife of the immediate past governor, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano, and the wife of the late Dim Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, Bianca Ojukwu. The two women had fought at the inauguration ceremony of the new Governor at the government house. Soludo, in a press […]

Obiano’s wife clashes with Ojukwu’s widow Bianca at Soludo’s swearing-in ceremony.

          Drama ensued on Thursday at the inauguration of Prof Chukwuma Soludo as the governor of Anambra State when the wife of outgoing Gov. Willie Obiano, Ebelechukwu, and Bianca Ojukwu at the event clashed at the event. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent who was at the scene of the […]

Nigerians must support local Scientists for development – Yemi Osibanjo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday, said for Nigeria to achieve its desired development, there was need for the country to support indigenous scientists across the country. He noted that the Nigerian scientists should get adequate support in the drive towards national development due to their centrality, especially in the age of technology. Osinbajo stated […]

NDLEA arrest General Overseer with Drugs

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested the General Overseer of Christ Living Hope Church, Rev. Ugochukwu Emmanuel Ekwem, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport for drug peddling The cleric was arrested while on his way to a three-week crusade in Nairobi, Kenya, with 54 sticks of drugs wrapped around his body. The popular […]

Arrested BRT accused of rape by another Victim.

Nice (Andrew) Omininikoron, the driver of the Bus Rapid Transit vehicle arrested in connection with the brutal murder of a passenger, Oluwabamise Ayankole, has been accused of engaging in illicit acts with another female passenger in Lagos State. The female victim, who spoke exclusively to PUNCH Metro, accused Omininikoron of raping her on November 25, […]

NURTW suspends MC Oluomo

The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has suspended its Lagos State chapter’s Chairman, Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly known as Mc Oluomo, indefinitely over alleged misconduct, insubordination, and inciting members of the state chapter against the apex body.The new development may be connected to a protest staged by Mc Oluomo supporters during which they accused […]

Aviation fuel: Airfare hikes loom as marketers predict N700/per litre

BARELY 24 hours after the price of aviation fuel rose by 35 per cent from N430/litre to N580/litre, oil marketers on Wednesday predicted that the price of the product might hit N700/litre by next week if the global crude oil price continued to fluctuate. The National Operations Controller, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Mr […]

FG says Nigeria Volunteers won’t be allowed to fight in Ukraine

The Federal Government has rejected the move by some Nigerians who volunteered to fight on the side of Ukraine in the ongoing war with Russia. Last week, over 100 Nigerians stormed the Ukrainian Embassy in Abuja seeking to be recruited to fight in the war. The volunteers invaded the embassy following a call for support […]