Monthly Archives: November 2015

TB Joshua absent from court over the death of 116 people

The founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Temitope Joshua, was today absent in court on at the start of the trial over the collapse of a refurbished six-storey building inside his church premises in 2014 which killed 116 ...

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Neymar, C. Ronaldo and Lionel Messi make Balloon d’or final shortlist

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo will have a huge task in his hands of retaining the Balloon d’or  award he won last year as he has been drawn alongside Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Neymar. Messi who has won the award for ...

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Brad Pitt: ‘Angie and I are aiming for a dozen kids’

If it were up to Brad Pitt, he’d have enough kids to make a football team.  In a new interview with The Telegraph, Pitt, 51, got candid when discussing his deeply private family, and how being a father has changed him ...

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Nigeria’s foreign reserves drop to a 3-month low

Nigerian foreign exchange reserves fell to $30.04 billion on November 26, this is a three-month-low, according to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The reserves, which fell by $60 million from $30.10 billion in October is the lowest the country ...

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Nigeria submits plans to cut gas emissions at Climate confab

The president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has approved the submission of the country’s Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) to address climate change to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Nigeria’s INDC was approved by the President on November ...

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Faleke picks Audu son as running mate, as APC presents two candidates

The Kogi situation got messier on Monday, with reports that the All Progressives Congress has submitted the nomination of Yahaya Bello, as a replacement for the dead governorship candidate, Prince Abubakar Audu. However, Audu’s running mate, James Abiodun Faleke, has ...

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Don’t set Kogi on fire, Audu’s men warns APC

The Kogi state governorship election crisis has taken a new dimension yesterday when the media aide to the late Prince Abubakar Audu, Dr. Tom Ohikere said his principal endorsed his running mate, Hon. James Faleke of All Progressives Congress (APC). ...

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Dasuki’s top staff, 20 others arrested over arms contract scandal

Agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested some top-ranking officials of the Office of the National Security Adviser who worked under Sambo Dasuki. The offical who confirmed the arrest, added that the officials’ arrest was connected ...

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Buhari Cancels Weekly FEC Meetings

The federal executive council (FEC) meeting, which used to hold weekly since 1999, will henceforth take place once in two weeks. A senior government official, revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari has decided that meeting every Wednesday is surplus to requirement. ...

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Boko Haram kills a soldier and seven others

There have been two separate Boko Haram attacks, in which seven people including a soldier, were killed in both Bam and Gajigana villages of Biu and Magumeri Local Government Areas of Borno State, while an unspecified number of teenage girls were ...

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