Monthly Archives: November 2019

Vision 2070: Anambra May Surpass Dubai In A Few Years Time, Says Igwe Onyekwuluje

Anambra State is capable of producing high capacity manpower to reposition the state over the next 50 years. Traditional Ruler of Umunya, Igwe Kris Onyekwuluje, made the prediction while analysing a recent inauguration of Anambra Vision 2070 Development Plan Committee. Igwe Onyekwuluje, Chairman, Traditional Rulers Council for Oyi Local Government Area, noted that giant strides attained by Gov. Willie Obiano ...

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Abuja-Bound British Airways Flight Loses Engine Mid-Air

…returns to Heathrow A British Airways flight heading for Abuja from London on Tuesday returned to Heathrow Airport after the plane lost one of its engines mid-air. A report in The Punch indicates that the airline confirmed that BA 083 flight returned to Heathrow and was met by the emergency services as a precaution measure after what it called “a ...

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Lagos To Improve Business Environment To Make Investment Thrive

*As Sanwo-Olu Receives Prime Minister of Netherlands in Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assured private investors of a conducive business environment, emphasizing that his government is committed to ensuring the success of private investors in the State. He said this while receiving the Netherland’s Prime Minister, Mr. Mark Rutte who led a delegation of investors from his ...

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Number Of Americans Who Support Impeaching Trump Grows

Public support for impeaching President Donald Trump has tracked steadily higher over the past few weeks while a U.S. House of Representatives committee held a series of televised impeachment hearings, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Tuesday. The latest poll, conducted on Monday and Tuesday, found that 47% of adults in the United States felt Trump “should be ...

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Tension As Security Operatives Bar Melaye From Entering INEC Headquarters

There was palpable tension on Wednesday, at the national headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission as security operatives prevented Senator Dino Melaye and journalists from gaining access to submit what they described as “additional petition.” The camera of a Journalist was seized but later released when Melaye intervened. After some minutes, he had his way and ushered himself, supporters ...

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For Having An Affair, Woman Stabs Lover To Death

One Labake Olowookere has allegedly stabbed her lover, Seun Komolafe, to death with a fork after she reportedly caught him with another woman. Labake, it was learnt, had visited Seun’s residence in the Okeopo area of Ilesha around 8pm on Monday to pick her cooking gas when she met another woman in the apartment. After recovering from the initial shock, ...

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Prophet Docked For Allegedly Defiling Minor During Prayer Vigil

An Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Monday, November 25, remanded a 25-year-old prophet, Adebowale Obaloluwa, in custody over alleged defilement of a 14-year-old girl. The defendant, who claimed to be a prophet and interpreter of tongues at a branch of Cherubim and Seraphim church, is facing a charge of defilement. His plea was, however, not taken by the ...

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Zamfara Assembly Cancels N10m Monthly Pension To Yari, Others

The Zamfara State House of Assembly laid to rest the controversy surrounding the payment of pension and other entitlements to former governors, their deputies, speakers and their deputies by repealing the law on Tuesday. Presenting the bill before the House, the House leader, Faruk Dosara, urged his colleagues to, as a matter of urgency, consider the complete repeal of the ...

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IPOB, MASSOB, Other Pro-Biafra Groups Don’t Exist In Ebonyi, Says State Govt

Ebonyi State government has said pro-Biafra groups including the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) do not exist in the state. It also debunked reports that a counter force called “Bakassi Boys” had been inaugurated to confront Biafra agitators. The Biafra Restoration Voice (TBRV) had claimed in the social media that the Bakassi Boys outfit was inaugurated to attack members of ...

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