Author Archives: Charles I. O

FG wants to share N5,000 to 24.3m poor Nigerians for 6 months

The Federal Government on Tuesday revealed that about 24.3 million poor Nigerians would get N5,000 each for a period of six months. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, disclosed this in a statement issued by her aide Nneka Anibeze at the inauguration of the Federal Government’s emergency intervention database for the urban poor. She

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Tiwa Savage collapses on set

Sultry singer, Tiwa Savage collapsed during a music video shoot for the hit single of talented disc jockey, DJ Spinall, titled, ‘Dis Love’ which also features ‘Joro’ singer, Wizkid in it. The incident was revealed by DJ Spinall who told American media personality, Ebro Darden during an interview that the Afropop queen was exhausted from a long trip and was

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Assistant police commissioner bags life sentence for stealing a vehicle

Okubo Aboye, an assistant commissioner of police, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for buying a vehicle which was stolen by kidnappers. John Adeyeye, judge of an Ekiti state high court, also sentenced Niyi Afolabi, Aboye’s mechanic, to life imprisonment. Testifying during the trial, the investigating police officer said the vehicle was traced to Aboye’s residence and upon interrogation, he

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Boko Haram has been weakened – military

The defence headquarters says Boko Haram insurgents are “weakened enemies” of the country and no longer have “sovereignty or authority” on any territory in the country. John Enenche, defence spokesman, stated this on Friday while speaking on Channels Television’s Politics Today. To commemorate the armed forces remembrance day, the presidency had said Boko Haram insurgents are weaker compared to 2015.

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Trump already impeached for the second time — waiting for senate decision

The US house of representatives has voted 232-197 to impeach President Donald Trump for a record second time. On Wednesday, the majority of house members — including 10 of Trump’s fellow Republicans — voted in favour of impeaching him for encouraging his supporters to storm the Congress on January 6. The impeachment resolution charges Trump with just one article: “incitement

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COVID-19: 1,398 new infections — over 9,000 cases in 1 week – NCDC

Nigeria’s curve of coronavirus infections maintained an upward trend on Wednesday, with 1,398 new cases confirmed across the country. Over 1,000 new cases have been recorded across the country for the tenth consecutive day, according to data by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) — over 9,000 fresh infections have been confirmed within the past seven days. With the

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President Buhari’s Appointee Caught In Sex Scandal Tape

In the video which was seen by SaharaReporters, Amadi, a lawyer and Federal Commissioner, Imo State Office of the Public Complaint Commission, was seen videoing himself in the 12-second sex tape which captured his image and those of the girls, in an amorous sex position. eaked video has allegedly shown an appointee of President Muhammadu Buhari, Chief Willie Amadi, in

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Soldier who killed superior in 2019 sentenced to death

A court-martial sitting at the Nigerian army 7 division in Maiduguri, Borno state, has sentenced Azunna Maduabuchi to death. A court martial is a legal proceeding for military personnel, a process similar to a civilian court trial. Madiabuchi, a trooper with the army’s 202 battalion in Bama, still in Borno, had in July killed Babakaka Ngorgi, a lieutenant and adjutant

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Lawan: I lost to Saraki in 2015 because ‘it wasn’t God’s time’

Senate President Ahmad Lawan says he did not occupy the country’s number three position in 2015 because it was not God’s time. Speaking with reporters during his 62nd birthday anniversary in Abuja on Tuesday, Lawan said despite not holding the office, he worked with Bukola Saraki, former senate president, for the good of Nigerians. In 2015, Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila,

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