Category Archives: Lekki

I have never told a lie before – Lai Mohammed claims

ABUJA NIGERIA. – Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that he has never told a lie before. He made this disclosure yesterday during an interactive session with journalists in Lagos. The Minister also challenged those branding him a liar to present concrete facts disputing whatever he had said before. Mohammed said: “I have two burdens. The first

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British hostage Ian Squire killed in Nigeria, Foreign Office confirms

UNITED KINGDOM. – A British aid worker kidnapped last month in southern Nigeria has been killed, while three other hostages have been freed, says the Foreign Office. Three more captives – Alanna Carson, David Donovan and Shirley Donovan – all released Ian Squire, an optometrist, was one of four Britons working for a medical charity in the Niger Delta when

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How Buhari’s minister allegedly ordered Maina’s recall – Government sources

NIGERIA – Contrary to earlier reports, the head of the civil service of the federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, did not play any part in the reinstatement of the ex-pension boss, Abdulrasheed Maina  – A committee made up of top officials from the ministry of Interior recommended Maina’s reinstatement  More details have emerged on how a former chairman of the presidential task

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BUHARI and FG moves to seize BVN-less accounts in Nigeria!!! BREAKING NEWS

NIGERIA. A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria and the 19 commercial banks in the country to freeze any account without Bank Verification Number. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court in Abuja has granted a request by Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, for a temporary forfeiture of all funds held

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Police displace 4,700 homes in Nigeria’s Otodo-Gbame slum

Thousands of people fled Nigeria’s largest informal fishing settlement on Friday as security forces used gunfire and tear gas to make way for demolitions in defiance of a recent court order, rights groups said, describing it as a “violation of human rights”. The homes of nearly 4,700 people in the Otodo-Gbame community in Lagos State were destroyed on Friday, despite

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