February 13, 2016
The Central Bank of Nigeria has been rationing forex to prospective importers in the past 16 months, after the global fall in the prices of crude oil, the nation’s main forex earner.
The situation is getting worse as tens of thousands of applications for forex by intending importers have been kept on hold by the CBN for months.
Sources close to the forex racketeering said
The pastor, who had already pulled off his pair of trousers and soutane, ran out wearing only his underwear when the man, known as Vitalis Okere, barged into his bedroom...
The Director of Public Relations of the Nigeria Air Force, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa, said the force has therefore abstained from attacking the identified areas to avoid hitting the girls.
The latest aerial bombardment of Sambisa forest, Famuyiwa said, had been aimed at the logistics base of the Boko Haram sect and not areas where the Chibok girls could be located.
Confirming the development, her publicist, Azuka Ogujiuba, wrote:
Saidat Hassan, a mother of three, was arrested at the central screening section of the departure hall during the screening of passengers on an Egypt Airline flight to Jedda, Saudi Arabia, en-route Cairo.
She was immediately apprehended by officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) who discovered that she had ingested 80 wraps of cocaine weighing 904 grammes.
The last straw which seemed to have broken the camel’s back, however, was during the
The 50-year-old randy pastor has confessed to how he deceived one of the members of his church and r*ped her 18yrs old sister before he was exposed and dragged to the police.
Pastor Amakiri was said to have told about 200 members of his church that he had been battling waste pain for the past two years and stressed that God told him that a girl between the age of 12 and 18 years old would be needed to massage his waste for him to be healed...
An unfortunate incident happened and a 27-year old man, Fredrick Nicole has been confined to a hospital bed after he was attacked and seriously injured by a 30-year old man who is sleeping with his mom right inside their home in Lagos.
The guy was brutally wounded by his mother's boyfriend
In the early 2000s, walking around the street rocking ‘Made in Aba’ goods was synonymous with saying that you shopped at ‘bend-down-select’ markets and roadside stations. Wearing leather sandals produced from the eastern part of Nigeria in those early years of the new millennium, was seen as an unfavourable status symbol for many - despite the hard work and expertise that had been put in to produce those goods from our local manufacturers.
Retrospectively, quality-wise, the shoes, clothing, bags and other ‘Made in Nigeria’ goods back then, were nearly on par with their imported counterparts. However, the marker of acceptability in social circles in those days came from the fact that your ‘Nike’ products were truly made by ‘Nike, Inc.’, and your ‘Adidas’ was not labelled ‘Adadis.’
Somewhere along the line, things changed
Somewhere along the line, things changed
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February 12, 2016
She has also declared that those behind the 23,000 ghost workers discovered in the Federal Civil Service payroll would be handed over to EFCC for prosecution. No more go and sin no more.
A statement he sent out reads, “The Nigerian Army wishes to inform the public that 12 Army officers have been sent to the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), for investigation. This comprised of 3 serving Major Generals, and one retired, 3 Brigadier Generals, 4 Colonels and 1 Lieutenant Colonel.
"However, it should be noted that at the end of the Commission’s investigations those found culpable will be tried by a military Court Martial.”
After prayer, a female member testified that she had only N9 balance on her phone before the prayers but after prayer, she saw N750 credit on her phone. There was jubilation at the church in Ogun State.
Former aide-de-camp to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Col. Ojogbane Adegbe has said something more than the DasukiGate may be imminent if he's made to reveal what transpired in the government.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) picked up Col. Adegbe on Wednesday in Lagos where he was interrogated before he was later flown to Abuja.
It was gathered that ongoing interrogation of the former ADC by operatives of the EFCC could open up a new can of worms, which “could surpass what is now called Dasukigate.”
The fight against corruption is getting very interesting. The EFCC is said to have arrested, Lara, the wife of the immediate past Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (rtd), over the arms procurement scandal.
Credible sources say Mrs. Lara Amosu was picked up by the EFCC operatives in Abuja.
A supposed big girl allegedly stole some cash after she was given a lift and hid it in her private parts.
A lady, Amanda Makusha of Mkoba in Gweru has been arrested for stealing US$40 comprising four $10 notes from Rachel Nyanyiwa of the same Mkoba axis.
Amanda was given a lift by Rachel from town to Mkoba when she stole the money.