Friday, 19 May 2017

How Nigerian Military Officers Profit From The Fight Against Boko Haram - TI

Global watchdog Transparency International has accused some officers in the Nigerian Military of profiting from the Boko Haram crisis in the north-east.

A report by the International agency read “Corrupt military officials have been able to benefit from the conflict through the creation of fake defence contracts, the proceeds of which are often laundered abroad in the United Kingdom (UK), United States (U.S.) and elsewhere.''
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Nigerian Lawyer, Zannah Mustapha Reveals How He Negotiated Chibok Girls' Release

Nigerian Federal Government recently secured, through a swap deal, the release of 82 of the abducted school girls kidnapped in Chibok, a community in Borno state by Boko Haram.

57-year-old Lawyer from Borno state, Zannah Mustapha brokered the deal to the release the girls.
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BBBOG co-convener, Aisha Yesufu, calls on President Buhari to resign, says Nigeria is being held to ransom

Co-convener of Bring Back Our Girls, BBOG, Aisha Yesufu, has called on President Buhari to resign so that Nigeria can move forward. In a video she posted on her Twitter handle, Aisha said

"When are we going to realize that this acting president thing is just not working out. It is really not working out. Things are stagnating in Nigeria. For crying out loud, the president is sick. The President is not capable of discharging his duties as president.
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Dino Melaye forced to delete his photo with TBoss after trolls tagged him one of her ‘private jet owners’

Nigerians have got "no Chill" and they simply don't forget. Reality TV show Big Brother Naija star, TBoss  was one of the guests at senator Dino Melaye's controversial Book Launch recently, and the  senator who seemed rather excited at meeting the former housemate, shared photos of him and TBoss.

Apparently, Nigerians who are yet to forget the controversial former housemate's infamously claim of private jet owner hitting on her,  took to social media to lambast the senator  tagging  him one of her private jet owners; forcing the senator to take down the photos. lol
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Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike and son play golf at the Port Harcourt Pleasure Park



 
In preparation for the upcoming commissioning of the Port Harcourt Pleasure Park, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and his son took out time to play golf at the park yesterday evening. His wife, Suzzette was also their at the park with them. See more photos after the cut...
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Thief Caught Aboard Arik Flight [video]


Na wah oh.. people go as far as this? watch video below 
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The Voice Nigeria Season 2 : Patoranking, Timi Dakolo, Waje and Yemi Alade are coaches



The Voice Nigeria Season 2 Premieres This Sunday, 18 June; Meet The Coaches...Patoranking, Timi Dakolo, Waje and Yemi Alade..
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#BBNaija: Tboss curses Fan who Insulted her Mother [video]

 

 Tokunbo Idowu a.k.a TBoss, last night had it out with a follower who slammed her mum on Mother's day last Sunday.

The ex-reality show housemate who went on an Instagram live video, told those cursing her mum, that they will never be a parent.
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Senate Finally Agrees to Probe Lopsided SSS Recruitment

The Nigerian senate has announced that it has started probing the lopsided recruitment by the State Secret Service, SSS.

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Federal Character and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Tijjani Kaura, during Thursday’s plenary quoted Order 43 of the Senate Standing Order, and said the committee was prompted to commence investigation into the matter following petitions from concerned Nigerians.
 
“I stand before you, on behalf Senate Committee on Federal Character and Inter- Governmental Affairs, to say that this committee is looking critically into this matter.
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3 storey building Collapses in Lagos, 14 persons rescued



A three-storey building under construction on Abimbola Street, Ilasa, Lagos State, yesterday collapsed, with several persons trapped in the wreckage.



According to reports, the incident happened around 2pm on Thursday.

The director, Lagos state Fire Service, Rasak Fadipe who confirmed the story to journalists, revealed that fourteen of the labourers  rescued and some are being treated by the agency's medical team and Lagos State Ambulance Service (LASAMBUS) while some had been rushed to the hospital.  
An investigation has began into the cause the accident
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Osinbajo Signs 3 Executive Orders [LIST]

Nigeria's Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday signed three executive orders which are expected to change the ways government business and operations are conducted in a significant manner.
 
Specifically, the three executive orders give specific instructions on a number of policy issues affecting:
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JAMB candidate nabbed with gun at examination centre

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Nasarawa State has arrested a 21-year-old suspected candidate for being in possession of firearms in one of the centres of the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in the state.
 
According to TheNation, The state commandant of the NSCDC, Mr. Bashir Lawal-Kano, told journalists in Lafia on Thursday that the suspect was arrested at the Nasarawa State Polytechnic centre during a search at the entrance to the hall.
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Burna Boy Reportedly Slammed With Court Injunction In New York

A U.S Supreme Federal Court in New York, USA has reportedly slammed an injunction against music act, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy. Below is a press release sent in to that effect.

The injunction prevents him from performing at any event venue or any form of recording any where in USA & CANADA for the time being unless settle with the New York based promotion company Vibesland Entertainment, LLC founded by Promoter/Producer Niyi Fatogun.

                                     

Damini Ogulu, better known by his stage name Burna Boy, is a Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer and songwriter. Burna Boy is an independent artist signed under the Burna Boy Ltd and released his OAS
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10 years after, Ex- Big Brother Naija house mate, Bisola reunites with Iyanya as she signs new management deal


10 years after competing against each other at the debut edition of MTN project fame, ex-Big Brother Naija house mate, Bisola and singer, Iyanya are back on the same team. Bisola made her first big move after her success at the just concluded reality show by signing a deal with creative agency, Temple Management Company (TMC)
Bisola signed the management agreement with TMC on Thursday, May 18, 2017 in company of her representatives and senior TMC officials at the Victoria Island corporate office of the organization.
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Dangote, Adenuga, Otedola, Alakija, Danjuma can end extreme poverty in Nigeria - Oxfam

The combined wealth of Nigeria’s five richest people, Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga, Femi Otedola, Folorunsho Alakija and Theophilus Danjuma, estimated to be almost $30billion, can end extreme poverty in Nigeria, this is according to a report by Oxfam International.
The Inequality report released by Oxfam International on Wednesday, revealed that the combined wealth of five richest Nigerians, put at $29.9 billion, could end extreme poverty in the country. The report, entitled ‘Inequality in Nigeria, Exploring the Drivers’ and obtained in Abuja, exposed the large and growing gap between the rich and poor in Nigeria.
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Nurse Who Injected Senator Adeleke With ‘Banned’ Drug, Speaks

Alfred Aderibigbe, the man who administered several injections on Osun senator, Isiaka Adekele, shortly before his death, has testified before the Coroner inquest into the lawmaker’s, saying he was only one of many nurses the politician had in Lagos and Abuja.
Giving evidence at the inquest on Thursday in Yoruba, Mr. Aderibgbe said Mr. Adeleke consulted him for the past 20 years on matters relating to his health.
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Edo Commissioners, SSAs list will not be surprising - Taiwo Akerele [Exclusive Interview}

Mr Taiwo Akerele is the Chief of Staff to the All progressives Congress, APC led Edo state Government. In a chat with getitrightnigerians.com, the financial expert explains that this is the first time the list of commissioners and that of Senior Special Assistant will not be a surprise or shock to the people. 
Taiwo Akerele 
Akerele also talked about the various policies of Governor Godwin Obaseki, recently concluded Okpekpe race, crisis in the APC as well as the Gelegele free zone initiative which is causing much controversy as to the land ownership.
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