Delta oil magnate Sholaye Jeremi fingered as the father of Linda Ikeji's baby son

DELTA State-born oil magnate Sholaye Jeremi appears to have accepted that he is the father of controversial blogger Linda Ikeji's son Jayce who was born earlier this week after he refused to debunk her identifying him as the baby's dad.

 

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Buhari tells Abia monarchs that he borrowed $2bn from China to build textile factory in Aba

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has told traditional rulers from Abia State that one of the reasons why he went to China to secure a $2bn loan was to enable his government develop a textile factory in their state along with two others in Kano and Lagos.

 

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Abuja housewife asks court to dissolve her marriage because house-help is pregnant again after two abortions for her hubby

ABUJA housewife Doyinsola Adebiyi has asked the Gudu Grade One Area Court in the Federal Capital Territory to dissolve her marriage to her husband Kayode because their house-help is pregnant again after having two abortions for him.

 

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Police investigators discover $470m of NNPC cash lodged in commercial banks in defiance of TSA policy

NIGERIA Police Force (NPF) investigators have recovered $470.5m belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) stashed away in commercial banks in violation of the federal government policy instructing all parastatals to operate a treasury single account (TSA).

 

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Oshiomhole says there is no crisis within Lagos APC as Ambode meets with Buhari in Abuja

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) chairman Adams Oshiomhole has waded into the crisis currently tearing apart the Lagos chapter of the party stating that the emergence of candidates vying for the governorship is nothing more than democracy in action.

 

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Ohaneze Ndigbo Youth Council warns PDP that it will support APC unless vice presidency is zoned to southeast

OHANEZE Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide leaders have warned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that they will mobilise their supporters to vote for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) unless an Igbo candidate is picked for the vice presidency.

 

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Aviation minister Sirika agrees to pay off Nigeria Airways staff now that new carrier will not be launched

AVIATION minister Hadi Sirika has revealed that the federal government has approved the sum of N45bn ($124m) to fund severance packages for staff of the defunct Nigeria Airways which folded in 2005 now that plans to float a new carrier have been suspended.

 

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Amaju Pinnick returned as NFF chairman for second term as he sees off challenge at AGM

NIGERIAN Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick has been returned to office for a second term after seeing off a challenge from two opponents at today's annual general summit in Katsina where he was re-elected with 34 votes.

 

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US Nigerian diaspora group offers to pay Boko Haram Leah Sharibu's ransom fee

AMERICAN diaspora body the US Nigeria Law Group (USNLG) based in Washington has offered to pay the ransom demanded by terrorist sect Boko Haram for abducted schoolgirl Leah Sharibu so she can be set free.

 

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Tinubu offers Ambode a ministerial job if he stands down but Lagos State governor holds firm

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) leader Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has stepped up the pressure on Lagos State governor Akinwunmi Ambode offering him a ministerial appointment if he agrees to stand down and endorse Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the party's candidate.

 

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