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Two EEDC vandals electrocuted in Anambra


Two persons, who specializes in vandalizing installations of the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) have been electrocuted. DAILY POST gathered that the two men, Francis Ezeugwu and his accomplice, whose identity could not be established as at press time were short-circuited on top of EEDC pole at Okpunnoegbu Ekulu Nnewi ...

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I had the best economic team – Jonathan boasts


The immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan has stated that the emergence of Dr Akinwumi Adesina as President of the African Development Bank, AfDB, and Ms. Arunma Oteh as Treasurer/ Vice President of the World Bank is an indication that he had the best economic team. Adesina served as Minister of ...

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Olu of Warri is dead


The Olu of Warri, Godwin Edomi, Ogiame Atuwatse II is dead. He was said to have died in Lagos on Friday night of an undisclosed ailment. Atuwatse became the Warri monarch in 1987. According to an online news portal, TheWill, the monarch might have died from a brain injury he ...

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We did not kill MASSOB members in Onitsha – Navy


The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Central Naval Command, Rear Admiral Stanley Ogoigbe, has refuted the alleged killing of members of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) by operatives of the command in Anambra State. Speaking with newsmen on Saturday, Ogoigbe, said it became imperative ...

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EFCC fails to remit N1.7bn to FIRS — Petitioner


Few days after being accused of refusing to remit over N2tn said to have been seized from corrupt public officeholders, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has been linked to another scandal following the revelation that the commission recovered over N1.7bn from 15 companies for the Federal Inland Revenue Service ...

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Arik: NDLEA monitors airport cleaners, controllers, others


Following the recent interception of cocaine trafficked by an Arik Airline worker, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has decided to extend its searchlight on cleaners, air traffic controllers and other workers believed to have enjoyed special treatment at the nation’s international airport. The NDLEA said with the latest discovery ...

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Jonathan vs Buhari: Setting the stage for an imminent confrontation


TOBI AWORINDE examines the frosty relationship that is brewing between President Muhammadu Buhari and his predecessor, former President Goodluck Jonathan over Buhari’s insistence on the probe of the ex-President’s government BARELY 100 days after President Muhammadu Buhari assumed office, some ministers under the previous administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, last ...

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FG freezes Jonathan’s associates’ accounts


The anti-corruption campaign of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration appears to have taken a bigger bite as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has secretly frozen the bank accounts of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s associates, SUNDAY PUNCH has learnt. One of our correspondents learnt that the move by the anti-graft ...

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SAGAY: Jonathan didn’t understand that corruption is wrongdoing


Chairman of the seven-man Presidential Advisory Committee on War Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), in this interview with LEKE BAIYEWU and TOBI AWORINDE, speaks on what Nigerians should expect from the ongoing anti-graft probes In the simplest terms, what are the responsibilities of the panel set up by President ...

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Another 40-foot container truck falls on Ikorodu-Sagamu Expressway


Forty-eight hours after a 40-foot container truck fell off the Ojuelegba Bridge along Funsho Williams Avenue , Lagos State, killing three persons, another incident had also occurred along the Ikorodu-Sagamu Expressway, on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that no life was lost in this latest incident which ...

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Beware! Pornography dulls the brain, kills libido


Sex and its many associates, including masturbation and pornography, are, no doubt, increasingly becoming subjects of public discourse for the good and bad reasons. But one sexual-related activity that is currently witnessing an all-time high patronage is pornography. It is simply defined as printed or visual materials containing the explicit ...

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