• newIPOB funded from France – FG
    From Juliana Taiwo, Abuja, Jeff Amechi Agbodo, Onitsh and George Onyejiuwa, Owerri. The Federal Government, yesterday came close to unveiling the identities of alleged sponsors of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Addressing journalists after t…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 2:01am -
  • new…South East NASS Caucus urges Buhari to address marginalisation
    •Soyinka calls for caution From Fred Itua, Abuja and Taiwo Oluwadare, Ibadan Senators and members of the House of Representatives from the South East geopolitical zone have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to address the perceived marginalisati…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 2:00am -
  • newDelta CP orders arrest of four officers for murder
    From Paul Osuyi, Asaba The Commissioner of Police in Delta State, Mr. Zanna Ibrahim, has ordered the immediate arrest, detention and investigation of four policemen for alleged professional misconduct and murder. In a press release made available to…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 1:53am -
  • new36 kidnappers, others in soup
    … As police rescue 18 victims in Rivers From Tony John, Port Harcourt   Rivers State Police Command has arrested 36 hoodlums suspected to be involved in various criminal activities in the state. Among the suspects were a fake Police Sergeant, Tank…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 1:53am -
  • newNnamdi Kanu not in our custody – Police
    From Molly Kilete, Abuja The Police Force headquarters in Abuja, yesterday said the leader of the Independent People Of Biafra (IPOB), was not in its custody. This is coming just as IPOB, raised the alarm over the   whereabouts of its leader, Mazi…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 1:52am -
  • newEFCC declares ex-NSITF Chair, MD, others wanted
    From James Ojo, Abuja. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared wanted the former Chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, Mrs Ngozi Juliet Olejeme and the former Managing Director of the Fund, Mr Umar Munir Abu…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 1:52am -
  • newAlleged $1.6billion scam: Court strikes out Diezani’s name
    From Godwin Tsa, Abuja Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday struck out one of the nine counts of $1.6billion crude oil fraud filed against businessman, Jide Omokore, and five others by the Economic and Financial Crimes C…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 1:50am -
  • newEditors declare Rivers safe for confab
    From Tony John, Port Harcourt President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, Mrs Funke Egbemode, has declared Rivers as the most secure state in the country. Speaking during a courtesy visit to Governor Nyesom Wike at the Government House, Port Harcourt…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 1:50am -
  • newSpeak against unpopular policies, Wike charges church leaders
    From Tony John, Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called church leaders to speak against unpopular actions by the Federal Government, to stem the drift of the country into an era of unprecedented crisis. In a keynote address durin…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 1:49am -
  • newIPOB: Ex-senate president petitions UN Security Council
    Former Senate President, Ameh Ebute, has petitioned the United Nations (UN) Security Council, over proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Ebute was senate president in the Third Republic. In his petition, the former lawmaker appealed…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 1:43am -

Thisday Newspaper

  • newEmefiele Identifies Bottlenecks to Mortgage Financing
    Obinna Chima The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele has identified various bottlenecks hindering genuine investors and by extension free flow of funds into the mortgage sector. The central bank governor while delivering a key…
    - 1 hour ago 21 Sep 17, 3:40am -
  • newTop Five Banks Account for 47% of Industry’s Impaired Credits
    The performance of the Nigerian banking industry is largely dependent on the macroeconomic environment, as well as the performance of the top five banks, a report has stated. The Banking Industry report by Agusto & Co. obtained wednesday also showed…
    - 1 hour ago 21 Sep 17, 3:38am -
  • newSterling Bank Rewards More Customers
    Sterling Bank Plc has rewarded 15 more of its customers that won N1million each in its on-going savings reward promo. The promo, which had earlier produced 29 millionaires at the first draw in July was introduced to reward loyal customers and encoura…
    - 1 hour ago 21 Sep 17, 3:36am -
  • newNSE Partners Ciuci Consulting to Encourage SMEs Listing
    Goddy Egene and Nosa Alekhuogie The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), and Ciuci Consulting, a strategy and consumer intelligence will next Tuesday launch the Nigeria Business Composite 10 (NiBC 10) Lagos Nigeria. The NIBC 10 is a selection of 10 success…
    - 1 hour ago 21 Sep 17, 3:35am -
  • newCourt Formally Proscribes IPOB, Designates It Terrorist Organisation
     Adegboruwa: Order proscribing group is faulty  IPOB’s financial HQs is in France, says FG Separatists demand whereabouts of Kanu and his parents Tobi Soniyi in Lagos, Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja and Emmanuel Ugwu in Umuahia A Federal High Court si…
    - 1 hour ago 21 Sep 17, 3:33am -
  • newTwo MPC Members Raise Red Flag over NPLs of Four Banks
    CBN has provided ‘piggy bank’ services to FG through quantitative easing, Salami cautions Obinna Chima Two members of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) – Dr. Doyin Salami and Hassan Balami – have expressed…
    - 1 hour ago 21 Sep 17, 3:27am -
  • newCourt Strikes out Alison-Madueke’s Name from $1.6bn Fraud Trial
    Alex Enumah in Abuja Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Abuja division of the Federal High Court Wednesday struck out the name of the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, in the ongoing trial of the Chairman of Atlantic Ener…
    - 1 hour ago 21 Sep 17, 3:26am -
  • newJordan Bolsters Nigeria’s Fight against Terrorism with Military Hardware
     Pledges further donation of helicopters Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja King Abdullah II of Jordan Wednesday in New York donated military hardware to Nigeria and pledged to supply additional helicopters to the country to bolster its fight against terrori…
    - 1 hour ago 21 Sep 17, 3:22am -
  • newJim Ovia Recognised in America as Africa’s Business Leader
    Obinna Chima Endorsement and recognition have again come the way of Jim Ovia, Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, as he was on Tuesday night recognised as a leading entrepreneur in Africa by the African-American Institute (AAI). Ovia, in what was clearly a…
    - 1 hour ago 21 Sep 17, 3:22am -
  • newHealth Workers’ Union Directs Members to Begin Indefinite Strike
      As nurses join the frey, Adewole appeals to JOHESU to shelve strike Hammed Shittu in Ilorin and Senator Iroegbu in Abuja The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) in the teaching hospitals and medical centres across the country thursday directed its…
    - 1 hour ago 21 Sep 17, 3:18am -
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