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EFCC traces N47.2bn, $487.5m in cash, properties to Diezani

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According to the investigations by the operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, N47.2bn and $487.5m in cash and properties has been traced to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. The anti-graft agency said, were apart from “boxes of gold, silver and diamond jewellery, worth several million ...

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Nobody Can Stop Me From Visiting Lagos – Nnamdi Kanu

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The leader of the In­digenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has de­clared that nobody could stop him from visiting Lagos State if he wanted. Kanu who spoke exclusive­ly to The AUTHORITY in Umuahia, was reacting to threats by some individu­als and groups that his safety is not guaranteed in ...

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Shocking !!! 11 persons drown in Jigawa River

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The police command in Jigawa said no fewer than 11 persons had drowned in various rivers in the state in the last one month. A statement issued by the spokesman of the command, Abdu Jinjiri, in Dutse on Tuesday, described the number of people drowned within such period as “outrageous”. ...

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North Korea’s missile is a threat to us – Japan defence ministry

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Japan’s defence ministry, said in an annual report on Tuesday that North Korea’s missile development poses a “new level of threat” that also reiterated concerns over China’s increasing military posture. Japan, which lies across the sea from North Korea, has been wary for decades over its missile development as well ...

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Big Male Gorilla Killed in Sapele, Delta State (Photos)

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Gorillas share a striking resemblance with human beings as seen in the photos of one adult one killed in the southern part of Nigeria by a hunter. A hunter killed a male gorilla at Urhuakpa Gana in Sapele, Delta State. The person displayed the mammal publicly as amused people came ...

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FRSC awards Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin with honourary title

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Human rights activist, Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin has been awarded with an honourary special marshal by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Wednesday, for defending FRSC officers reportedly attacked by security operatives attached to the Speaker of Abia Assembly, Mr Chikwendu Kalu. The Corps Marshal, Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, made the ...

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Inside Jonathan’s Vandalized House in Abuja (Video)

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Former President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, said that his house in Gwarimpa, Abuja, was stri*ped bare by thieves who carted away all movable items in the house. Jonathan, who spoke through a statement issued by his spokesman, Ikechukwu Eze, two days ago said the theft was discovered last month, after ...

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How Biafra Can Be Peacefully Resolved by Nigeria (Must Read)

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It has been a sobering moment for Nigerian-Americans, as reports from Nigeria, some of which landed on my desk recently, portray a fast-rising crisis. A dispassionate analysis of the most recent comprehensive reports on the state of Nigeria shows a nation tottering on the precipice. Pursuant to universal peer-reviewed standards, ...

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NATO CAPTURE 3 RUSSIAN AIRCRAFT OVER AIRSPACE VIOLATION

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Three Russian military aircraft have been intercepted by NATO jets near Estonian airspace. “Two Spanish F-18 jets assigned to NATO’s Baltic Air Policing mission scrambled from Estonia’s Amari Air Base on Tuesday to intercept unidentified non-NATO military aircraft near Estonian airspace,” acting NATO spokesman Dylan White said in a statement. ...

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October 1 Igbo quit notice stays, Arewa group insists

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The coalition of Northern Group said in Abuja on Tuesday that the October 1, 2017 ultimatum given to Igbo living in the North to vacate the zone remained. The coalition, which is made up of 16 different groups, spoke at a meeting it held with a former Governor of Abia ...

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BREAKING: Trump signs Russia sanctions bill into law

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President Donald Trump has signed into law a package of sanctions against Russia, the White House said Wednesday, after he had privately opposed the measures and his aides had lobbied against them. Two White House sources said Trump had signed the bill behind closed doors and away from the cameras ...

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PHOTOS: Gov Aregbesola’s mother laid to rest in Ilesha

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Mrs. Saratu Aregbesola, mother of Osun State governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has been buried today in Ilesha, Osun State, in accordance with Islamic rites. The governor’s mother died in the early hours of Tuesday, August 1, 2017, in Ilesha. Aregbesola confirmed her death via his Twitter handle, where he wrote, “Inna ...

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