Monthly Archives: July 2018

Church burning: Egypt sentences 4 Brotherhood members to life in prison


An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced four members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to life in prison over accusation of burning a church in southwest Cairo, official news agency MENA reported. Life sentence in Egypt is 25 years in jail.

BREAKING Adeleke Makes Peace With Ogunbiyi Set to Deliver for PDP


Peace has been restored in Osun PDP fold  as Dr. Ogunbiyi and Senator Ademola Adeleke have reconciled and agreed to form a common front towards the victory of PDP in the forthcoming Osun State gubernatorial election. This is the outcome

H1 2018: Sterling Bank reports 63.4% profit leap


Sterling Bank Plc, has reported a 63.4 per cent surge in net profit for the first half ended 30th June 2018. The lender reported a Profit After Tax (PAT) of N6.2 billion on gross earnings of N77.6 billion as against

Breaking: Ekweremadu after 7 hrs, still in EFCC’s custody

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu

The Deputy Senate President, Dr Ike Ekweremadu who allegedly came to the office of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday Morning (10:am), is currently answering questions on corruption and abuse of office. Business Torch Media had confirmed through

Why Buhari should be re-elected in 2019 – Support group


The Re-elect Buhari Movement has reeled out reasons why President Muhammadu Buhari deserves to be re-elected for another term of four years in 2019. At a meeting on Monday, the movement cited an N88bn payment “for the reconstruction of damage

Plateau killings: Imam who saved 300 Christians to get national honour


President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State to bring the 83-year-old Imam of Nghar village, Gashish District in the Barkin Ladi Local Government Area, Alhaji Abdullahi Abubakar, to Abuja for “a handshake and national honour.” Lalong

Three INEC officials remanded for N179.8m money laundering


The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday made an order for the remand of three officials of the ( INEC ) Independent National Electoral Commission in the custody of Ikoyi Prison. The remand order was made by Justice Muslim

kidnappers return boy, demand jobs for youths in Katsina State


The police in Katsina State are on the trail of some suspected hoodlums, who on Saturday allegedly kidnapped one of the children of Alhaji Sabo Musa, the Special Adviser on Restoration to the Governor of the state. The victim, identified

Frequent electricity tariff hike despite N123bn bailout is injustice —Dogara

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, said on Monday that the frequent hike in electricity tariff was injustice to Nigerians, who had become accustomed to living without regular power supply. He observed that the tariff hike

Again, US demands trial of people behind killings in Nigeria


The United States ( US ) has, again, urged Nigerian Government to arrest and prosecute people behind killings of innocent persons in the Middle Belt region of the country. Charge d’Affaires of the US Embassy in Abuja, David Young, who