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Mike Adenuga’s net worth increased $2.7 billion to $5.8 billion in 2016 ▷ NAIJ.COM

– Mike Adenuga, according to Forbes, was the only Nigerian billionaire whose net worth increased in 2016 – Adenuga’s net worth increased $2.7 billion to $5.8 billion since December 31, 2015 According to Forbes: “The continent’s biggest gainer — in both dollar and percentage terms – is Nigerian oil and telecom tycoon Mike Adenuga, whose […]

Nigeria: FG Condemns Killing of Another Nigerian in South Africa

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has described the latest extra judicial killing of a Nigerian in South Africa as “worrying and condemnable”. Dabiri-Erewa in a statement in Abuja on Monday said the latest gruesome killing of Tochukwu Nnadi by Police in South Africa, was unacceptable to the […]

Nigeria: Mend Makes U-Turn, Accuses Buhari of ‘Grand Deception’

By Hassan Adebayo The Movement for Emancipation of Niger Delta, a militant group that operates in the Nigerian oil-rich region, appears to have turned hostile against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari whom the group endorsed in the 2015 presidential election. In a statement through its shadowy spokesperson who signs off releases, Jomo Gbomo, MEND […]

Nigeria: South African Police Suffocates Nigerian to Death

The Nigerian community in South Africa on Sunday confirmed the death of a Nigerian and the abduction of another member in that country. Mr Ikechukwu Anyene, the President of Nigeria Union, South Africa, said on telephone from Pretoria that both incidents had been reported to the Nigerian Mission in that country. He alleged that one […]

Nigeria: Fast Rising Nigerian Hip-Hop Act Drops New Singles

Wallace, a 17-year-old business administration undergraduate at Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State, has dropped four new singles. The fast-rising artiste, whose real name is Olawale Kayode-Adedeji, dropped the few tracks which are off his yet-to-be-released album and they have gone viral on Internet and on some radio stations. In a chat with PREMIUM TIMES, the […]

Nigeria: Kogi Traditional Ruler Kidnapped

Some unknown gunmen have abducted a traditional ruler in Kogi, a family source said in Lokoja on Sunday. The monarch, the Ohi of Ajaokuta, whose name was given Isah Achuja, was returning from Lokoja, the state capital, on Saturday when his vehicle was intercepted on the Lokoja-Ajaokuta road at gunpoint and the ruler taken to […]

Nigeria: Bayelsa Govt Moves to Boost IGR

By Samuel Oyadongha Yenagoa–Bayelsa State Government has unveiled plans to boost its Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, with the introduction of a unified tax collection policy. Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John-Jonah (retd), stated this after a visit to some of the collection centres in Yenagoa. He said it was sad to note that in spite […]

Nigeria: Rename Ozoro Poly After Okpozo – Ominimini

By Emma Amaize & Perez Brisibe THE immediate past commissioner representing Ughelli North and Ethiope East on the board of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Chief Obiuwvebi Ominimini, has pleaded with the state government to rename the Ozoro Polytechnic after the late Second Republic senator and South-South leader, Senator Francis Okpozo. This […]

Nigeria: Ban On Vehicle Imports – Clearing Agents Seek 3 Months Grace

By Godwin Oritse AS the Federal Government commences implementation of the ban on importation of vehicles through land borders, the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents, ANLCA, Seme Chapter, weekend, pleaded with the authorities to grant a three-month grace period before enforcing the policy. Chairman of the association, Alhaji Bisiriyu, spoke with newsmen in Badagry, […]

Nigeria: Truck Crushes 3 in Ekiti

No fewer than three persons were, weekend, killed as a truck, belonging to a major cement company, crushed two commercial motorcycles in Ido Ekiti, Ido/Osi local Government Area of Ekiti State. The incident was confirmed by the Chairman of the council, Mr. Ayodele Arogbodo, and police in the area. The victims, said to be children […]

Nigeria: Rivers Gov’s Wife Challenges Men to to Work Hard

Wife of the Rivers State Governor, Justice Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike has stated that God has positioned men to contribute more to the progress of the state. Speaking after she visited the Rivers First Baby of 2017, Baby Egba Jeremiah at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital on Sunday , Justice Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike noted […]

Nigerian Army Confirms Sani Usman As Substantive Spokesperson

By Abdulkareem Haruna The Nigerian Army has confirmed Sani Kukasheka Usman as substantive Director of the Nigerian Army Directorate of Public Relations. The confirmation of Mr. Usman, a brigadier-general, was announced via the WhatsApp handle operated by the directorate. Appointed acting spokesperson on January 30, 2015, the senior officer functioned in that capacity for about […]

Nigeria: Top 10 Fuji Musicians of 2016

By Jayne Augoye Beginning from the late 1990’s up till early 2000’s, the Nigerian musical entertainment scene witnessed what could be described as a ‘revolution’, as exemplified in the emergence of contemporary hip-hop artistes. In 2016, these artistes have become so influential on the global scene that the genre they play has acquired a new […]

Save The Naira!! Save Nigerians!!! – Vanguard

Vanguard Save The Naira!! Save Nigerians!!!VanguardThe Nigerian Public service is reportedly heavily burdened with a ghost population, who not only unexpectedly write job applications and present themselves for interviews, but who also open bank accounts and collect salaries, despite their human …