Day: November 2, 2017

On this day in 1983, President of the United States of America, Ronald Reagan signed a bill creatingMartin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day which is officially thebirthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. It is observed on the […]

Nigeria lost about eleven billion dollars to illegal refineries in the country due to crude oil theft and processing between 2009 and 2011 alone. The revelation was made known at Wednesday’s plenary of the House of Representatives. This was as members of parliament asked that experts be involved in the destruction of illegal refineries and […]

The ongoing efforts to resolve the crisis rocking the Kogi State civil service recorded a major setback on Thursday as the organised labour suspended the negotiations between it and the state government. This was sequel to the murder of the State Chairman of the Non Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools, Science and Technology Education […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the House of Representatives asking to be granted leave to address a joint session of the National Assembly and present the 2018 budget proposal on Tuesday November 7, at 2:00pm. Shouts Of ‘No! No!! No!!!’ rented the air after the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara read the President’s letter. The Speaker, […]

On this day in 1984, Velma Barfield became the first woman to be executed in the United States of America since 1962. She married Thomas Burke in 1949. The couple had two children and were reportedly happy until Barfield had ahysterectomy and developed back pain. These events led to a behavioral change in Barfield and […]

Three suspects were on Wednesday arrested by the Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency for drug trafficking. Two suspects: John Ifechukwu and Victor Anadu were intercepted at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja while Omotayo Anifowoshe was arrested at Lagos Airport. They reportedly swallowed 65 and 54 wraps of substances to conceal the […]

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong and the Peoples Democratic Party in the State are trading blames over the recent theft of a car belonging to the opposition party’s Publicity Secretary, John Akans. It was gathered that the SUV Toyota  car was stolen  along Federal Low Cost in Jos last week when the PDP Spokesman packed […]

On this day in 1938, a controversial Nigerian Politician who was Senator for the Orlu constituency in Imo Statefrom May 1999 to May 2007 on the People’s Democratic Partyplatform, Francis Arthur Nzeribe was born in Oguta, Imo State, South-East Nigeria. Nzeribe, a multi-millionaire investment mogul, is the Ogbuagu, Osuiji, Damanze Oyimba of Oguta. He attended […]

Masterminds of the early morning attack on St. Philip Catholic Church, Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State on August 6 have been named. The masterminds Prince Charles Obi and Dickson Nwaoji were behind the attack that claimed 18 worshippers and injured 10 others. This was revealed by the Anambra Commissioner of Police Garba […]

One of the two helicopters seized by the Federal Government and handed over to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has been refurbished and ready for deployment in the fight against Boko Haram in the Northeast. The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar stated this yesterday at induction of the Bell 412 […]

A total of 50,062 fresh voters have been registered in Plateau State by the Independent National Electoral Commission during the second phase of the ongoing Continuous Voters Registration CVR, exercise which ended on October 19,2017. INEC Deputy Director and Head of Department of Voter Education and Publicity, Osaretin Imahiyereobo who disclosed this during an interview […]

American singer-songwriter, Beyoncé took to her Facebook page to inform her fans that she has joined ‘The Lion King’ crew . In the post it was revealed that, Beyonce, Chiwetel Ejiofor and other stars has made it to ‘The Lion King’ cast. Revealing everyone who has been cast for the upcoming live action remake of Disney’s […]

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