Day: August 17, 2020

EFCC re-arrests Mompha

EFCC re-arrests Mompha over money laundering

Oladimeji Ramon The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has re-arrested Internet personality, Ismaila Mustapha, aka Mompha, who is facing money laundering charges before the Federal High Court. It was gathered that Mompha was re-arrested last Friday when he went to the EFCC office in Ikoyi, Lagos to reclaim his five wristwatches, one Apple Air pod, […]

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international flights to reopen in nigeria

BREAKING: Nigeria to reopen airports for international flights on August 29

The federal government has announced to reopen Nigeria’s airspace for international travel on August 29. Hadi Sirika, the minister of aviation, announced on Monday that the reopening procedure will mirror that of domestic flights where operations began with the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos and Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja. “Glad to announce […]

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Borno, Boko Haram and how governor Zulum should come to equity

By Dr. Okey Okechukwu Borno State once regarded as the “home of peace and hospitality” can definitely not boast of that anymore. It is a little over a decade now that the war against insurgency began, in the same period it has been more of a roller coaster for this particular State. At the peak […]

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Buhari has liberated 5 states from Boko Haram terrorism – Amnesty Report

A report by Global Amnesty Watch (GAW) says President Muhammadu Buhari has effectively stamped out Boko Haram terrorists from five states in the northeast. The 36-page report, titled “Commendable Feats and Successes of the Muhammadu Buhari Administration in the War Against Insurgency in Nigeria” examined the country’s fight against insurgency in the last five years. […]

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Buhari

Absence of Boko Haram in Gombe, another gain of Buhari’s administration- Goje

The complete flushing out of Boko Haram terrorists and other violent groups in Gombe State has been achieved through the sustained efforts and commitment of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to secure Nigera, a prominent progressive politician, Alhaji Ali Goje , has said. Goje , who hails from Gombe state in a chat with newsmen […]

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Free Samsung TVs on offer at Konga

Free Samsung TVs on offer at Konga

E-Commerce giant Konga has rolled out a massive nationwide discount offering on a variety of Samsung Consumer Electronics products, including televisions, washing machines and refrigerators; with shoppers also enjoying the opportunity of grabbing a free 32-inch TV when they purchase a Samsung TV. The offer is available to shoppers nationwide. Equally important, the promotion, exclusive […]

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Lagos market

Lagos govt increases operation hours of markets

The Lagos State government has extended the hours of operations of both food markets and non-food markets in the State. This was confirmed in a series of tweets by Gboyega Akosile, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday. According to Akosile, the decision was taken to further enhance trade and commerce and […]

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Nigeria records 298 new COVID-19 cases, total now 49,068

Nigeria now has 49,068 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 298 new cases recorded on Sunday. According to a tweet from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, 36,497 patients have now been discharged, with 975 patients losing their lives to the coronavirus. The tweet revealed that Plateau state in the Northern region has the highest number […]

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There is nothing bad in borrowing money: Nigerian government

The Federal Government of Nigeria has insisted that the funds it has borrowed so far are justifiable. According to the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed at the Obafemi Awolowo terminal end of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project, the monies are being used for the development of critical infrastructure that will benefit […]

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42-yr-old man drowns after jumping into a swimming pool in Anambra

Tragedy as a 42-year-old man identified as Izuchukwu Achusim reportedly drowned at the Lotus Garden hotel in Onitsha, Anambra state at about 8.30pm on Saturday, August 15. This was contained in a statement released by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mohammed Haruna. Haruna said Izuchukwu, a resident of number 35 Guesthouse street […]

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Kaisha evicted from BBNaija

Kaisha evicted from BBNaija house

Big Brother Naija Lockdown season 5 housemate, Kaisha has become the fifth housemate to be evicted from the house. This week, fourteen housemates were up for possible eviction and surprisingly, this was not a double eviction night. Trikytee, Kaisha, Wathoni and surprisingly, Neo made the bottom four list for the night, leaving them at the mercy […]

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Osun festival

One dead, another severely injured in fatal accident during Osun festival

The death of a yet-to-be-identified man and another who was severely injured in an accident that occurred at the celebration of Osun festival at Ido Osun town, Osun State has been confirmed by the Osun State Police Command. Global Times Nigeria learnt that the death happened when some youths in possession of dangerous weapons stormed […]

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Tonto Dikeh

Nigeria govt “doing a lot” to help the youth – Tonto Dikeh

The Nigerian Nollywood Actress, Tonto Dikeh, has commended the Federal Government’s efforts in carrying along with the nation`s youths by creating different platforms for their development. Dikeh gave the commendation when she featured on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum, to sensitise Nigerian youths to the need to stand firm by the leaders to […]

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President Buhari

Boko Haram: Adamawa group expresses gratitude to Buhari on restoration of normalcy

….tasks President to seal return of peace with infrastructure The Adamawa Good Conscience Coalition (AGCC) has expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari for restoring normalcy to the state with the help of the military. According to the group, the era of violent raids by Boko Haram, bloodshed, abductions and destructions are all in the past […]

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