World Bank delays approval for Nigeria’s $1.5bn loan over Naira reform

The World Bank is delaying approval of Nigeria’s request for a $1.5 billion loan due to concerns over desired reforms, Reuters reports. Unidentified sources told Reuters that the main concern being expressed by the World Bank was Naira reform. Both the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, IMF, have, in the past, advised Nigeria toContinue reading “World Bank delays approval for Nigeria’s $1.5bn loan over Naira reform”

Boko Haram Takes Over Kukawa, Borno, Kills Many, Hoists Flag

Boko Haram insurgents have again attacked Kukawa town in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State, killing many civilians, who returned to the community last week, military sources have told SaharaReporters. The Nigerian Army had some weeks ago claimed it embarked on clearance operations within Baga and Kukawa in Northern Borno with a view toContinue reading “Boko Haram Takes Over Kukawa, Borno, Kills Many, Hoists Flag”

PETITION: Hundreds Sign To Bar Governor El-Rufai From Speaking At NBA Conference .

No less than 500 people have signed a new petition asking the Nigerian Bar Association to remove Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, from the list of speakers in the upcoming Annual General Conference of the NBA, The PUNCH reports. This is just as some lawyers called on the NBA leadership to remove el-Rufai from theContinue reading “PETITION: Hundreds Sign To Bar Governor El-Rufai From Speaking At NBA Conference .”

ECOWAS Suspends Mali, Directs Members To Close Borders .

Mali has been suspended from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) decision making bodies with immediate effect. ECOWAS decision followed the recent military forceful takeover of government in that country. Besides, the Coupist have been denied all kind of legitimacy by the regional body, while also demanding the immediate release of President IbrahimContinue reading “ECOWAS Suspends Mali, Directs Members To Close Borders .”

Mali: Soldiers Promise Transition To Civil Rule After Keita’s Removal

Soldiers who staged a military coup in Mali leading to the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and his government said on Wednesday they plan to form a civilian transitional government that will organise fresh elections. Keita resigned and dissolved parliament late on Tuesday hours after mutinying soldiers detained him at gunpoint, plunging a countryContinue reading “Mali: Soldiers Promise Transition To Civil Rule After Keita’s Removal”

Magu:EFCC Admits Some Of Its Officials Are Corrupt, Begs Nigerians

Nigeria’s leading anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has admitted it has corrupt elements within the agency. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has begged Nigerians to help them fight corruption after admitting that some of its officials are corrupt. The agency said with the help of Nigerians, some corrupt elements inContinue reading “Magu:EFCC Admits Some Of Its Officials Are Corrupt, Begs Nigerians”

Meet Colonel Malick Diaw, The 25-Year-Old That Led The Mali Coup

A rare footage has emerged of Colonel Malick Diaw, the 25-year-old who led the coup that overthrew Mali’s President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, and his Government. Marketvoices gathered that Diaw is the Deputy Head of the Kati military division. Keita’s ousting follows months of protest over corruption and economic mismanagement. But while the events have beenContinue reading “Meet Colonel Malick Diaw, The 25-Year-Old That Led The Mali Coup”

EXPOSED! EFCC Officials Caught on Tape Demanding N75m Bribe

A businessman has played a tape recording before the Justice Ayo Salami-led Presidential Probe Panel on how some operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), popularly known as Magu’s boys used a lawyer to demand bribery of N75m to be paid into different accounts. According to PR Nigeria, The businessman, Mr. Donald Wokoma ofContinue reading “EXPOSED! EFCC Officials Caught on Tape Demanding N75m Bribe”

Mali President and Prime Minister Detained

Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was detained on Tuesday by soldiers on mutiny in the capital Bamako, two security sources told Reuters. Soldiers had earlier in the day mutinied at the Kati military base about 15 km (9 miles) outside of Bamako and rounded up a number of senior civilian and military officials. A spokesmanContinue reading “Mali President and Prime Minister Detained”

Ex-Imo state governor, Ikedi Ohakim and rumored mistress allegedly fight dirty; police step in

https://googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/ads?client=ca-pub-2427099653703778&output=html&h=300&slotname=1205044426&adk=2546591518&adf=1371909066&w=360&lmt=1597774058&rafmt=1&psa=1&guci=2.2.0.0.2.2.0.0&format=360×300&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.lindaikejisblog.com%2F2020%2F8%2Fex-imo-state-governor-ikedi-ohakim-and-rumored-mistress-allegedly-fight-dirty-police-step-in-2.html&flash=0&fwr=1&rpe=1&resp_fmts=3&sfro=1&wgl=1&adsid=ChAI8Pjt-QUQq83_gZuEwuA1EkwA6nPOifGXcjOUnU97gu7Fey_qRU-HbwulYyCkiM2KTFJeiJzT73qt191FH9QTVJnEFga7QfDw3AKbI4daHVC1lFqYGQKTXb8cWomf&dt=1597774048436&bpp=2677&bdt=8100&idt=9540&shv=r20200810&cbv=r20190131&ptt=9&saldr=aa&abxe=1&cookie=ID%3D8de097bf7a3a71f6%3AT%3D1594140153%3AS%3DALNI_Mbi61OllDtgl4u9xBmVa_jpzPbWLA&correlator=8293655817293&frm=20&pv=2&ga_vid=1763276670.1594140155&ga_sid=1597774058&ga_hid=214048235&ga_fc=1&iag=0&icsg=9457778432&dssz=44&mdo=0&mso=0&u_tz=60&u_his=3&u_java=0&u_h=640&u_w=360&u_ah=640&u_aw=360&u_cd=24&u_nplug=0&u_nmime=0&adx=0&ady=672&biw=360&bih=560&scr_x=0&scr_y=731&eid=42530557%2C42530559%2C21066154%2C21066532%2C21066973&oid=3&pvsid=1386752670710877&pem=72&ref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.lindaikejisblog.com%2F&rx=0&eae=0&fc=900&brdim=0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C360%2C0%2C360%2C616%2C360%2C616&vis=1&rsz=%7C%7CeE%7C&abl=CS&pfx=0&fu=8320&bc=31&jar=2020-08-18-04&ifi=1&uci=a!1&fsb=1&xpc=EzNzFI58Nq&p=https%3A//www.lindaikejisblog.com&dtd=10097 Former governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, is reportedly at loggerheads with a lady who he allegedly had a romantic relationship with and is now reportedly threatening his life.  According to a report by Premiumtimes, Ohakim who was in office from 2007 to 2011, was allegedly in a relationship with one Chinyere Amuchienwa who lives in Lagos andContinue reading “Ex-Imo state governor, Ikedi Ohakim and rumored mistress allegedly fight dirty; police step in”

It is ridiculous to think I was acting when I fainted before the House of Reps- NDDC boss, Kemebradikumo Pondei

Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei,  the acting Managing Director of the Expanded Interim Management Committee, EIMC of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, says he is shocked that some Nigerians thought he was acting when he fainted while testifying before the House of Representatives public hearing on the alleged financial recklessness in the commission on July 20. Pondei shocked NigeriansContinue reading “It is ridiculous to think I was acting when I fainted before the House of Reps- NDDC boss, Kemebradikumo Pondei”

Mompha files N5m lawsuit against EFCC over his re-arrest

Social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha aka Mompha has instituted a N5 million lawsuit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC over his recent arrest. CEB had earlier reported that Mompha was re-arrested last Friday, August 14 when he went to the EFCC office in Ikoyi, Lagos to reclaim his five wristwatches, one Apple Air pod, oneContinue reading “Mompha files N5m lawsuit against EFCC over his re-arrest”

Mom faces bestiality and murder charges after having sex with her pitbull dog then hanging her young kids to death

A woman from Pennsylvania, Lisa Snyder is facing trial in court, after she allegedly had sex with her pit bull dog then killed her two children by hanging. According to reports, Snyder, 37, was arrested last December after a lengthy investigation by police for the death of her children and for allegedly engaging in actsContinue reading “Mom faces bestiality and murder charges after having sex with her pitbull dog then hanging her young kids to death”

BBNaija: Erica may end up with Kiddwaya’s father if he introduces her to him – Ayo Shonaiya

Media personality, Ayo Shonaiya has shared his thoughts about Erica and Kiddwaya’s relationship which has taken an interesting turn in the last few weeks.  In a tweet he shared, Shonaiya stated that Erica might end up with Kiddwaya’s billionaire father, Terry Waya if she gets introduced to him after the reality show. Ayo Shonaiya justified the nowContinue reading “BBNaija: Erica may end up with Kiddwaya’s father if he introduces her to him – Ayo Shonaiya”

Southern Kaduna leaders want money for peace to reign – Governor El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has alleged that Southern Kaduna leaders want money for the killings in the region to stop.  The Kaduna state Governor who said this during an interview on Channels Television, also alleged that previous governments paid leaders of the region a monthly salary they called “peace money”.  El-Rufai insisted that he won’t appeaseContinue reading “Southern Kaduna leaders want money for peace to reign – Governor El-Rufai”

As long as Oyedepo lives and operates within the entity called Nigeria, he will live by Nigerian rules and laws – Lauretta Onochie

Senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on social media, Lauretta Onochie has slammed Bishop David Oyedepo for criticizing the application of the Company and Allied Matters Acts (CAMA) in churches, following its signing into law byPresident Muhammadu Buhari on August 7, 2020. CEB reported earlier that the founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide who questioned the rationality behindContinue reading “As long as Oyedepo lives and operates within the entity called Nigeria, he will live by Nigerian rules and laws – Lauretta Onochie”