Friday, 9 December 2016

Constitution review: Senate whittled down President’s powers

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Senate has whittled down the powers of the Presidency in an ongoing Constitution review by moving certain items from the Exclusive Legislative List to the Concurrent List.

Jamb ends 2016 admission process into state, federal varsities, extends others

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board has closed the 2016 admissions to all federal and state universities, its Registrar/Chief Executive, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, said on Thursday.

Rivers rerun: Oyegun talks tough, ask supporters to retaliate every action they get from opposition ‘’

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 Ahead of Saturday’s legislative rerun in Rivers State, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has urged members of his party to retaliate whatever action they get from loyalists of the People’s Democratic Party.

Tiwa Savage, Teebilz in secret marriage counseling, unite again

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There is an indication that singer Tiwa Savage and her estranged husband, Tunji Balogun, may have decided to patch up the broken bits of their marriage and start again. The gossip mill is agog with a story that the couple has been making moves to reunite after a stormy breakup that generated so much noise in the mass media a couple of months ago.

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Customs under verbal war over Lagos killings, raids

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The House of Representatives yesterday resolved to probe the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) over the alleged killing of four persons during a recent raid in Lagos. The probe will extend to other raids nation-wide.


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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Soyinka, who were among dignitaries that graced the book presentation as part of activities to mark oni's one year anniversary have hailed Oba Ogunwusi for making spirited efforts to unite the Yoruba race.


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A former presidential special adviser, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, on Wednesday disclosed that she fell in love and married Dele Giwa because of his Press Snaps column.


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Wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, on Wednesday sought the protection of the House of Representatives against alleged harassment by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Kidnapper says Dangote’s Human Resource Manager was killed for bringing incomplete ransom

The three men alleged to have kidnapped and killed the human resources manager of the Dangote Industries Limited, Istifanus Bello, have said he was murdered for bringing incomplete ransom.

The suspects – Abdullahi Saliu, Babuga Adamu and Abubakar Gide – told Punch Metro that Bello got them angry after bringing N5.6m instead of the N10m agreed for the release of four expatriates earlier kidnapped by their gang.

They said Bello was killed after he had been held for three days because he  allegedly refused to call his employer to pay the balance of N4.4m.

Punch Metro had reported that Bello had gone to the Ijebu-Igbo area of Ogun State with N5.6m as ransom payment for the four expatriates.

While the foreigners were released, he was abducted and later killed.

NIGERIA GREEN AWARDS’’ A Quest to Reward Philanthropic Gesture through Efforts of sustaining Our Environment For Excellence

Our Core Habitat Had Got Some Vibrant Individuals That Has Silently, In One Way or The Other Committed To Sustaining Their Surroundings’ Through Philanthropic Gestures and is not known. But Achieving Realizable Environment For The Soul Benefits Of Our Common Concern Must Be Seen To Set This Kind Of Standard Where Notable Efforts Are Encouraged, Through Those Commitments In Order to Rekindle The Interest of Others And The Hope Of Meeting The Continuous Determination Of Impacting On The Next Generation Without Compromising The Future, Write Olusegun Ariyo.

Today, in history has had many Nigerians with landmark achievements from various endeavors. Organisations and international environmental foundations that pulled through efforts that have impacted on our surrounding are essentially in developing countries as Nigeria can be said to be better planners of our future.