Musikilu Mojeed

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Stella Oduah’s official citation: A catalogue of lies and deceits

Below is the official citation for embattled Minister of Aviation. It was submitted to the senate for her confirmation hearing and read at official functions where she had to speak. Revelations in the last 24 hours however suggest she might have forged her academic qualifications and lied her way to…

Stella Oduah

Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah scrambles to cover up certificate forgery scandal

Embattled Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah, and her associates have spent the last several hours scrambling to clean up the minister's biographies on the Internet, following allegations that she lied about her academic qualifications, PREMIUM TIMES can report today. [caption id="attachment_152866" align="aligncenter" width="465"] Latest revision of Stella Oduah's Wikipedia Page…

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo

EXCLUSIVE: Obasanjo writes Jonathan, accuses president of lying, destroying Nigeria, promoting corruption

An apparently angry and frustrated ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo has written what clearly competes as one of the most acerbic letters in modern history to President Goodluck Jonathan, accusing him of ineptitude and of taking actions calculated at destroying Nigeria. “Nigeria is bleeding and the hemorrhage must be stopped,” Mr. Obasanjo…

Blackout at Abuja airport, arriving passengers stranded

Electricity supply to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport was interrupted Friday morning with passengers arriving the facility unable to claim their luggage. Passengers who arrived via First Nations Airlines Flight FRN0102 from Lagos at 10:40 a.m. were heard complaining as there was no electricity to power the luggage conveyor belt.…

Bola Tinubu and Muhammadu Buhari

Anambra Election: Buhari, Tinubu, Akande, APC governors to lead massive protest to INEC

The leading lights of the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, will Thursday morning lead a mass protest to the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to further object to the electoral agency’s plan to conduct supplementary election in Anambra state. The November 16 governorship election in the South-East…

Baby Face: ‘I didn’t have no’ contract with Mavin Records- Wande Coal

Wande Coal and Don Jazzy's Mavin are on a war path. (more…)

APC leaders in Port Harcourt to woo Governor Amaechi — LIVE UPDATES

The leaders of the opposition All Progressives Congress, led by former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, party Chairman Bisi Akande and former Governor Bola Tinubu have arrived the Rivers Government House, Port Harcourt. An elaborate reception ceremony is being held for them. UPDATE 1: Some of the APC leaders in…

Cover-up as police order DPO to hands off probe of Saraki stampede deaths

The yearly Sallah gifts distribution by the Sarakis and the party have led to multiple deaths. A plot to cover up Wednesday’s multiple deaths in Ilorin involving Senator Bukola Saraki and officials of the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party is now apace as the police high command has…

Asari-Dokubo establishes own university, names it after King Amachree

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UEFA Champions League: Bayern defeats Ahmed Musa’s CSKA

Tunde Eludini European kings, Bayern Munich on Tuesday might started their title defence in an emphatic fashion as they pummelled Ahmed Musa’s CSKA Moscow 3-0 at the Allianz Arena. Musa who was handed a starter’s shirt by his Russian club could not help their cause on the night as the…

Crescent moon

NSCIA asks Muslims to look out for new moon to end Ramadan

The Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) on Tuesday night asked Muslims to look out for new moon on Wednesday night to mark the end of the ongoing Ramadan fast. In a statement entitled: Termination of Ramadan Fast 1434/2013 by its Secretary General, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, the NSCIA reminded…

How TB Joshua wants his 50th birthday celebrated

[caption id="attachment_138534" align="aligncenter" width="522"] TB Joshua[/caption] Dear Editor, Renowned Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua turns 50 on Wednesday June 12th 2013. In his characteristically unconventional style, he has called for the focus of the celebration to be redirected towards care for the less privileged and job creation for unemployed graduates. Speaking on…

Abandoned drainage endangers pedestrians, motorists in Awka

[caption id="attachment_138038" align="aligncenter" width="465"] Abandoned drainage at UNIZIK Junction, Awka, Anambra State[/caption] The pedestrian bridge at the UNIZIK Junction in Awka, Anambra State, is currently at risk as a critical drainage running directly under it has been abandoned by the state government. Fatal accidents had occurred at the spot in…

Mega Church Pastor, Oyakhilome, incorporates secret company for daughters in Caribbean tax haven

Secret documents link family and associates of one of Africa’s most popular pastors, Nigerian televangelist the Rev. Chris Oyakhilome, to an offshore company in the British Virgin Islands. A business associate of the pastor says some directors in the company held shares on behalf of the pastor’s daughters, Sharon and…

Mega Church Pastor, Oyakhilome, incorporates secret company for daughters in Caribbean tax haven

Secret documents link family and associates of one of Africa’s most popular pastors, Nigerian televangelist the Rev. Chris Oyakhilome, to an offshore company in the British Virgin Islands.   A business associate of the pastor says some directors in the company held shares on behalf of the pastor’s daughters, Sharon…

#Offshoreleaks: President Jonathan’s adviser, ex-oil minister linked to secret offshore firms

President Goodluck Jonathan’s special adviser on political matters, Ahmed Gulak, leads a growing list of Nigerian business and political elites who ran or still run secret offshore companies and accounts where they either hide their wealth to evade taxes, launder money or commit fraud, according to a cache of documents…

Arik Air passengers to Uyo, Lagos, Port Harcourt stranded in Abuja, By Aminu Bello

[caption id="attachment_125383" align="aligncenter" width="639"] Stranded Arik Air Passengers at the Abuja airport[/caption] Arik Air passengers to Uyo, Lagos and Port Harcourt are stranded at the Abuja Airport. We are at the lounge listening to Arik's incessant 'regret' announcements. Passengers have been stranded since 11 a.m. Arik Flight W156, W155 to…

Tension in Ogun varsity as students threaten showdown, By Ogunjimi Taiwo

Tension is high in Olabisi Onabanjo University as students prepare to ground all activities and lock down the school on Monday, March 18, 2013. The cause of the tension is due to the lingering issue of repetition that the Acting Vice Chancellor, Professor Saburi Adeyemi, is bent on implementing; a…

PHCN’s broken pole endangers lives in Awka, By Uduchukwu Chukwuemerie

  Hello Editor, Please help me to alert the Power Holding Company of Nigeria PLC, PHCN, Awka District, that this almost fallen electricity Pole in the picture above is endangering the lives of the people at Akoyeli Street, Awka in Awka-South LGA of Anambra State. If not quickly and safely removed,…

Jaji bomb explosion: Mark renews call for dialogue with Boko Haram

Senate President, David Mark has renewed call on aggrieved persons or groups in the country to accept dialogue instead of resorting to violence. The senate president had in the past argued for dialogue with Boko Haram in the interest of  peace. Mr. Mark made the call in a reaction to…

Nigerian Army nabs 3 fake soldiers, NITEL cable vandals in Aba

The Forward Operation Base (FOB), 144 Battalion of the Nigerian Army, Aba, Abia, said on Monday that it had arrested three suspected fake soldiers. The suspects were nabbed for stealing NITEL underground cables. Capt. Chris Nwogu, the Officer-in-Charge of the base, told newsmen in Aba on Monday, that the suspects included a dismissed lance corporal from the…

Bharti Airtel becomes the fourth largest mobile operator in the world

Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications service provider with operations in 20 countries across South Asia and Africa moved up one notch in the world wide ranking to be the fourth largest mobile operator in the world in terms of subscribers. At the end of the quarter ended June 2012, the…

How can I help my hopeless country?

Dear Editor, I just want to say something. This piece on your site on hunger in Kano has only one comment. This tells us something about what is important to us as Nigerians, yah or nay? What I really want to know is what I can do to help.  Sometimes,…

Tension in Ofada as land thug threatens homeowners

Dear Editor, There is serious tension in Ofada, near Mowe, in Ogun State as a popular land thug(shyllon)pasted a notice on more than 500 houses there.  Source close to Shyllon said he was consulted to take over these houses which some are even more than 20+years old to force owners…

Manufactured insecurity in Zaria

Dear Editor,  Recent happenings in Zaria have stirred questions as to what the Nigerian and US security apparatus are up to. About two weeks ago, a bomb was reported to have exploded at a school in Tudun Jukun area of the town. This was followed almost immediately by “exchange of…