20 September 2014

Delta State Executive Council Set To Receive Memo On Deliberations To Buy Uduaghan Wife’s Multi-Billion Naira Private School


According to another government house source, “Governor Uduaghan is also afraid that he and his wife may be probed by anti-graft agencies following the way and manner the gigantic project was executed, as a result they have made up their minds to sell the School.

Synagogue: My survival is a miracle – Church worker



A survivor in last  Friday’s collapsed building used as a guest house by The Synagogue Church of All Nations yesterday, gave a graphic picture of his 28 hours experience under the rubbles.
The 28 year-old Business administration graduate from the University of West London, who gave his name as Taiwo Temitayo  described his survival as a miracle, adding that while other victims, majority of whom were foreigners died in the debris, a particular woman who was by his side also escaped.

Oil workers suspend strike


The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, on Friday night suspended its five-day-old strike.

The suspension was contained in a communiqué issued at the end of a marathon meeting with the Minister of Petroleum, Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke and the Management of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.

Another church building collapses in Benin, One dies, 2 trapped


While the nation is still grappling with the recent collapse of a building within the premises of Synagogue church of All Nations resulting in the death of about 80 people mostly foreigners, a one-storey building belonging to Christ Chosen Church of God at Uzama street in Benin City also collapsed on Friday.

White House evacuated after man jumps fence



A man sparked an evacuation at the White House on Friday after he scaled and jumped over a fence and made it into the building before being captured. US President Barack Obama and his family were not at the White House at the time, though officials and journalists were rushed out of the building during the disturbance that began on the North Lawn around 7:20 pm (2320 GMT) Friday, the Secret Service said.

2face Idibia Misses His Late Dad, Shares Old Photo


It’s quite evident 2face Idibia was very close to his dad as he is still trying to come tom terms with his dad’s death. The singer’s dad passed away after battling with cancer on the 23rd of August, 2014 2face shared an old photo of his dad and captioned it.

Forensic test is needed to identify victims of collapsed Synagogue building


Lagos – Mr Charles Otegbade, the Director, Search and Rescue, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), said proper forensic test was needed to identify the victims of the collapsed Synagogue church building.

Politicising insurgency will not help war against Boko Haram –Mantu



Former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ibrahim Nasir Mantu, has warned that the attitude of some individuals towards the war against insurgency was inimical to the success of the war against terrorist’s activities in Nigeria. He, however, told Politics Editor, Celestine Okafor in Abuja that insurgency in the land would soon be a thing of the past.

Big Brother Africa Unveils Three More Hotpots Housemates


Yesterday Big brother Africa unveiled three of its hotspot housemates; Alusa form Kenya, Ellah from Uganda and Butterphly from Zimbabwe, today three new housemates have been introduced to Africa; Esther from Uganda, Goitse from Botswana and Idris from Tanzania. Africans will either love or hate them in the coming weeks.

We've done everything to protect students during resumption on Monday —FG


The Federal Ministry of Health on Friday said it had taken adequate steps in collaborating with other stakeholders to ensure safety in schools ahead of the September 22 resumption date.

Mr Dan Nwomeh, Special Assistant on Media and Communications to the Health Minister, made this known in a text message to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.

N300bn Excess Liquidity in Banks Unsettles CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) friday expressed concern that banks are currently holding large excess reserves averaging over N300 billion. CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele who addressed the media after the 240th MPC meeting in Abuja, expressed dissatisfaction about the development.

More Kidnappers’ Warehouses Fall to Obiano’s Bulldozers in Anambra


The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has remained resolute in his determination to free the state from violent criminals as three more buildings used by kidnappers as “warehouses” for their victims went up in a plume of dust and debris in the quite town of Nando in Anambra East Local Government Area on Friday.

Nollywood Actress Yvonne Nelson Says She need a Man in Her life – Prays For A Man In This Hiliarous Video

When time gradually runs out on her, she’s gone down on her knees to request for her hearts desire. Yvone Nelson is seen in this video asking God for the kind of man she wants.  Father I need a man in my life.

Boko Haram Terrorists Kill 20 In Borno, 6 In Cameroon

Reports have it that Boko Haram militants have killed at least 20 traders in Borno state and 6 other people in neighbouring Cameroon. Boko Haram terrorists are said to have launched an attack on a Borno market leaving at least 20 traders dead.

'Being Miss Elliott' Was Scary- Omoni Oboli

According to reports published by Premium Times, spokesperson of the National Emergency management Agency, NEMA, Ibrahim Familoye, revealed that they were prevented from rescuing more victims of the collapsed Synagogue of Nations Church’s Guest House, which collapsed Friday afternoon.