Court Orders CBN Governor, Emefiele to Give Account of COVID-19 Donations

An order has been given by a court asking Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele, to account for all COVID-19 donation made to the country. The Federal High Court, Abuja gave the order on Monday by granting a suit, seeking to apply for judicial review and order of mandamus to compel the provide details of financial donations received by the country in …

Read More

Tragedy As 8 year-old Girl Is Electrocuted By Faulty Christmas Lights

An eight-year-old girl has lost her life at Christmas lights switch-on after she was struck by a high-voltage blast of electricity. Julia Franco was photographed moments before she was electrocuted, happily enjoying the festivities in Caldas Novas, Brazil at the weekend. The eight-year-old touched a piece of exposed metal, unaware that a faulty wire had made the entire installation live. Her mother, Rejany Honoria de …

Read More

Zahra Buhari Reacts To The Murder Of Rice Farmers In Borno

President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter, Zahra Buhari-Indimi has reacted to the massacre of rice farmers by Boko Haram Insurgents in Zabarmari village in Borno state. The daughter of the president of Nigeria shared a newspaper shot of the Zabarmari massacre and wrote: “My heart bleeds”. Her reaction comes two days after Boko Haram terrorists attacked rice farmers in their farms and slaughtered them. The death toll …

Read More

US Reacts to Slaughter of Farmers By Boko Haram In Borno

The government of the United States has reacted to the slaughter of farmers by Boko Haram in Borno state. The US condemned the killing of 43 rice farmers in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State. The victims were harvesting rice when the terrorists unexpectedly pounced on them killing and abducting some. Reacting to the latest insecurity situation, the U.S embassy stated, “The United States …

Read More

Nigeria Remains At The Mercy Of Terrorists Because We Are Denied Weapons – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, has reacted to the killing of 43 rice farmers by Boko Haram Insurgents. Speaking during a courtesy visit to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state on Monday November 30, the minister said Nigeria is still at the mercy of terrorists because they are denied the ability to purchase weapons. Lai Mohammed described the killing as “unfortunate” and …

Read More

N500/$1: Naira Crashes to Record Low Against Dollar…See Latest Exchange Rate

The Naira exchanged N500/$1 at the parallel market on Friday, November 27, 2020, to see it crash to an all time low, according to Nairametrics. This comes as Forex turnover dropped by 52.2%. However, the Naira’s exchange rate at the NAFEX window appreciated against the dollar to close at N390.25/$1 during intra-day trading on Friday, November 27. Source

Read More

Northern Governors Can See The Location Of Their Real Problem – Senator Shehu Sani

Senator Shehu Sani has dragged the Northern Governors for speaking against the recent #EndSARS protests against police brutality in the country but has chosen to remain silent after Boko Haram Insurgents murdered at least 110 people in Zabarmari village in northeast Borno state. Among those who were killed in the horrific attack over the weekend, 43 farmers were beheaded. Senator Sani in his reaction on …

Read More

“I Almost Cried After I Changed Naira To Dollar Today” – Davido Laments

Nigerian artiste, Davido has cried out that Naira is losing more value against Dollar. The singer who disclosed that the exchange rate from dollar to Naira is now around N500 added that it almost made him cry. Davido Tweeted; “Dollar don reach 500 … I changed naira to dollar today and I almost cried smh this country nawa” Source

Read More

Buhari’s Mental Health Should Be Examined By An Independent Panel – Oby Ezekwesili

A Former minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili has questioned the mental and physical health of President Muhammadu Buhari. She has now called for a total assessment of Buhari’s physical and mental state by an independent panel. Ezekweili demanded that a medical panel be set up to assess the President, adding that the condition of Nigeria has become too grave for citizens to sit still. The …

Read More

43 farmers killed by Boko Haram didn’t have clearance to farm —Buhari’s aide

The Presidency on Monday stated that the 43 farmers that were killed by Boko Haram on Saturday did not have military clearance to be on the rice farms when the attack happened. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said this in an interview with the BBC on Monday. He said while not blaming the victims for the incident, …

Read More

US President-Elect, Biden to Appoint Nigerian Lawyer, Wally Adeyemo As US Deputy Treasury Secretary (Photo)

Nigerian-born attorney, Adewale ‘Wally’ Adeyemo is to receive a high profile appointment from US President-elect, Joe Biden. According to CNN, Adeyemo is to be appointed as deputy Treasury secretary. Adeyemo, who is a former senior international economic adviser during the Obama administration, will serve under former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who Biden plans to appoint to lead the US Treasury Department. Adeyemo’s appointment is …

Read More

Insecurity: I’ve Realised My Mistakes For Criticising Jonathan – Ndume

The Senator representing Borno South Senatorial District, Ali Ndume has taken back some of the words he said during the administration of former President, Goodluck Jonathan. Recall that he was a critic of the government under Jonathan. The lawmaker spoke on Saturday at Apo legislative quarters, Abuja, during the Grand Opening of Dr. PhysiQ Specialist Center for Wellness and Medical Lifestyle Change, and launching of …

Read More

Edo Teachers Threaten Strike Over Unpaid Allowances, Promotions

The Nigeria Union of Teachers in Edo State had threatened to embark on a strike if the state government fails to improve their condition of service and pay teachers’ outstanding welfare allowances. The teachers, in a letter dated November 23, 2020, and signed by the state chairman of the NUT, Pius Okhueleigbe; and Secretary, Mike Moni Itua, threatened to go on strike should government fail …

Read More

Wizkid’s Song With Beyonce Wins Him 2020 BET Soul Train Award

Popular Nigerian singer, Wizkid has won the 2020 BET Soul Train Award. Recall that the 2020 edition of the Black Entertainment Television Soul Train Music Awards winners were announce on November 29, 2020 to recognize the best in soul, R&B and Hip-Hop music. It was aired on BET, BET Her, Vh1 and MTV2 with actors Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold as the host of the …

Read More

Borno Massacre: “Buhari Must Be Jailed For Treason” – Imam Of Peace’ Says

Mohammad Tawhidi popularly known as Imam of Peace, an Iranian-born Australia-based Islamic cleric has reacted to the death of rice farmers in Borno slain by Boko Hrama Insurgents. The deadly Boko Haram Terrorist group reportedly beheaded 43 farmers in Zambarmari, a town in Borno State. The tragic incident happened on Saturday at Koshebe village in Mafa Local Government Area, while the farmers where working in …

Read More

FG Delegation, NASS Members Visit Borno After Insurgent Attack On Rice Farmers

A Federal Government delegation led by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan arrived in Maiduguri, Borno State by mid-day on Monday on a condolence visit over the killing of farmers at the weekend by terrorists. Members of the delegation include the Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari; Ministers of Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello; Communications and Digital Economy, Ali Pantami, and the Minister of …

Read More