#DapchiGirls: Survivors plead with FG to rescue their Friends | WATCH

Students who escaped after Boko Haram insurgents attacked Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, have asked the federal government to rescue their friends. Members of a faction of the terrorist group had attacked the school, abducting 110 students. Speaking to Channels TV, the girls, 5 in number, said they were tired of sitting at home …

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Kwara Lawmakers pass bill to stop Payment of Pensions to Ex-Governors

Former Governors and Deputy Governors of Kwara State will stop receiving pensions if a bill passed by the state assembly is assented to by the governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, Sahara Reporters reports. The bill was reportedly adopted unanimously after the Deputy House Leader, Segilola Abdulkadir, moved a motion for the passage of the bill. The bill …

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EFCC arraigns Former Plateau Governor’s Son Miracle Dariye

Nanye Miracle Dariye, son of former Plateau State governor Joshua Dariye has been arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Sahara Reporters reports. Dariye has been charged to court on 6 counts of money laundering. Dariye had reportedly failed to report a cash transaction of ₦1.5 billion received from Apartment le Paradis, a hotel …

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Biafra Agitators attack Igbo Leaders in Enugu

About 20 pro-Biafra agitators were arrested by the police in Enugu on Tuesday after they attacked Igbo leaders at an event, Punch reports. A pan-Igbo group had reportedly organised an event to honour Igbo personalities. Members of secessionist group Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) had also attended the event, and had kicked after one …

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Alaafin of Oyo welcomes two set of Twins

Alaafin of Oyo, Dr. Lamidi Adeyemi III and his wives, Olori Memumat Adeyemi and Olori Olaitan Ajoke have both welcomed a set of twin each. Olori Memumat Adeyemi announced the birth of her children on Instagram, with the caption: Before you were conceived I wanted you. Before you were born I loved you. Before you …

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Aliko Dangote tops Forbes’ 23 African Billionaires List

The number of billionaires from the shores of Africa has risen to 23 this January, and atop that list sits industrialist Aliko Dangote. 3 Nigerians feature in Forbes’ 23 African Billionaires list, Dangote retaining the throne for the 7th year in a row with a fortune of $12.2 billion. The two …

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Zidane to rest Ronaldo to keep him fresh for PSG

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is giving Cristiano Ronaldo a break and has left him out of the 19-man squad to face Espanyol in La Liga on Tuesday. But Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema are both included in the squad, a week before the second leg of the Champions League …

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