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September 15, 2018 9:41 PM Kemi Adeosun reportedly leaves Nigeria after resigning as Finance Minister

Kemi Adeosun has reportedly left Nigeria 24 hours after she resigned as the country’s Minister of Finance. She is understood to have landed in London on Saturday evening, according to Daily Trust. Adeosun headed the Finance Ministry since November 2015, but stepped down from office on Friday, after owning up to parading a forged youth service scheme 20

September 15, 2018 6:57 AM Zainab Ahmed: 8 things you need to know about Kemi Adeosun’s replacement

Her appointment followed the resignation of Kemi Adeosun on Friday, September 14 over a NYSC certificate scandal. After accepting Adeosun’s resignation, Buhari appointed Ahmed to oversee the ministry with immediate effect. Before her new appointment, she was the State Minister, Budget and National Planning of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. 2. She obtained 21

September 12, 2018 1:36 PM EFCC declares four Rivers govt officials wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has declared four Rivers State government officials wanted. The four officials identified as Fubara Siminayi, Harrisonba Bessi Princewill, Lekia V. Bukpor and Dagogo Rodderick Abere were declared wanted over a case of criminal conspiracy, money laundering, misappropriation of public funds and abuse 31

September 8, 2018 8:53 AM Osun 2018: Anxiety as State Accountant General quits Aregbesola government

There was palpable anxiety on Friday as the Osun State Accountant General, Mr Alaba Kolawole resigned his appointment through a letter addressed to Governor Rauf Aregbesola. Kolawole had notified Aregbesola in a letter of his intention to quit as Accountant General of the state starting from Monday, September 10. He also informed all banks in the state 22

September 8, 2018 6:47 AM How mobile phones transmit viruses, germs – Expert

Dr Michael Oguntoye, a Public Health Physician, has warned that mobile phones can serve as a medium to transmit diseases and infections if it comes in contact with body fluids of an infected person. Oguntoye told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that mobile phones are “fomites” which could serve as channel of transmitting viral organism, causing diseases 17

September 5, 2018 4:18 PM Oyo former governor, Rasidi Ladoja behind Ibadan chieftaincy crisis – New ‘Obas’

The high chiefs, who were promoted to the status of “Obas” by the Oyo state government have revealed that former governor of the state, Senator Rasidi Adewolu Ladoja, is the main cause of the lingering traditional crisis in Ibadan. The new “kings”, in a statement signed on their behalf by Oba Lekan Balogun, Oba Owolabi Olakulehin, Oba Tajudeen Ajibola 21

August 28, 2018 4:36 PM 18 Chinese pilgrims visit Anambra to understudy Catholicism

Eighteen Chinese Christian converts from Guangzhou district of China on Tuesday visited the Holy Ghost Adoration Ministry, Uke, in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State to understudy doctrines of the Catholic Church. The Spiritual Director of Holy Ghost Adoration Ministry, Rev Fr Emmanuel Obimma, who received the delegation, commended 25

August 16, 2018 2:19 PM Pastor Impregnates Member After Getting Private Jet From Church

Martin Kofi Danso, who is the founder of Miracle Arena for All Nations, which operates 17 branches in various countries, reportedly impregnated Chris-Ann Bartley and the case is in court. According to reports by LIB, Danso intends to have his identity because the publicity could damage his reputation and hurt him financially. However, a judge ruled on Tuesday 19

August 15, 2018 5:42 PM Sallah: Govt orders immediate payment of workers’ August salary

Ahead of the Sallah celebrations, Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has directed the Ministry of Finance to commence immediate payment of August salary to workers. Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Demola Banu, disclosed this on Wednesday. He explained that arrangements have been concluded and that workers would receive their salaries with effect 20

August 15, 2018 7:29 AM Cholera kills 28 in Kano

The Kano State Government says it has recorded 400 suspected cases of acute watery diarrhoea with 50 confirmed cases of cholera across the 33 local government areas of the state in the last seven months. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Kabiru Getso disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Kano on Tuesday. According to him, out of 50 confirmed cases 19