Lai Mohammed said Ipob was formed to attack Buhari and is funded by foreign countries

INFORMTION minister Alhaji Lai Mohammed has revealed that the federal government got the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) banned because it was an organisation formed to bring down the Buhari administration that was being sponsored by foreign governments.



Buhari to use his UN address to request that foreign governments return looted Nigerian funds

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is using the occasion of his visit to the United Nations (UN) in New York to press world leaders to expedite action on the repatriation of looted Nigerian funds stashed away in their countries.



Pastor tells court that his wife always demands money before allowing him to sleep with her

ZAMBIAN clergyman Pastor Pathias Milazi has told a local Bulangililo court that his wife is in the habit of charging him money anytime he asks her sex and refuses to oblige him unless he pays up.


Pastor Milazi, who hails from Kitwe made the disclosure while testifying against his wife, Naomi Chilenga who he wants to divorce on the grounds that she does not respect him. Apparently, the couple who have been married since 1999, have four children.



Abuja residents express concern about growing incidences of cross dressing in their community

RESIDENTS of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have expressed increased concern about the growing number of cross-dressers in their community particularly incidences of men who dress up like women.


Lately, the law has caught up with some young men who have allegedly defrauded wealthy men in Lagos, Zamfara, Rivers and Abuja by presenting themselves as women. Some local FCT residents said that it was astonishing how young Nigerians seem to be accepting the idea of cross-dressing.


Policemen arrest bus passenger after driver takes off from checkpoint without paying bribe

ONE passenger onboard a commercial vehicle travelling in Osun State were recently handcuffed by policemen after the driver of the bus fled the scene of a checkpoint when he was asked to pay a bribe to the men on duty.



Home-based Eagles beat hosts Ghana 2-0 in Wafu Cup of Nations to qualify for semi final

NIGERIA'S home-based Super Eagles beat Ghana's Black Stars 2-0 yesterday in the ongoing West African Football Union (Wafu) Cup of Nations to book a place in the semi finals thanks to two second half goals.



Abia State Police Command to try arrested 59 Ipob members under anti-terrorist laws

MEN of the Abia State Police Command have arrested 59 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) and have insisted that they will be charged under anti-terrorist laws after the Nigerian military declared the group a terror organisation.



Buhari sends five northern governors to southeast geo-political zones in bid to ease tension

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has sent five governors from northern Nigeria led by the Borno State governor and chairman of the Northern State Governors Forum Kashim Shettima to the southeast geo-political zone to broker a peace deal.



Nigerians in the US plan to organise protests as Buhari visits New York to address UN General Assembly

HUNDREDS of Nigerians in the US plan to hold large demonstrations protesting against the presence of President Muhammadu Buhari following his arrival in New York for the one week 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly.



EFCC officials visit two mansions believed to belong to Diezani in Dubai with a view to seizing them

ECONOMIC and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) officials have visited two mansions in Dubai believed to belong to a former petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke with a view to asking the authorities there to seize them.




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