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Military airstrikes destroy illegal refining sites in Rivers
The Air Component of Operation Delta Safe has destroyed illegal oil refining sites in air strikes in Krakama and Temakiri, Degema Local Government Area of Rivers State. This is contained in a statement by the Director, Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force, NAF, AVM Edward Gabkwet, on Sunday. He said that the air interdiction was carried out on Friday. According to...
Zamfara govt settles N2.3bn gratuities backlog, verifies 3,079 new retirees
The Zamfara State Government has settled N2.3 billion in backlog of gratuities, while another 3,079 retirees were verified in an effort to pay the backlog of gratuities owed by previous administrations. Speaking in a release, the Senior Special Assistant on Media to the Governor, Suleiman Bala Idiris, hinted that the retired state and local government workers in Zamfara State have...
BREAKING: Dozens of Abuja residents break into NEMA warehouse, loot food items
Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have broken into a warehouse belonging to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) over the current economic hardship across the country. Politics Nigeria gathered that the residents looted hundreds of food stuff in the facility located in Karimo, Phase 3 Region of the FCT, Abuja. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson for the FCT...
JUST IN: NAF air strikes destroy illegal refineries in Rivers state
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), through the Air Component of Operation Delta Safe, on 1 March 2024, destroyed illegal oil refining sites at Krakama and Temakiri in Degema Local Government Area of Rivers State. This was disclosed in a statement by NAF spokesman Air Vice Marshal Edward Gabkwet today. The statement revealed that the refining sites are barely 50 km Southwest...
Current Retail and Wholesale Prices of Cement in Nigeria Today – 3rd March 2024
Current Retail and Wholesale Prices of Cement in Nigeria Today – 3rd March 2024  In the dynamic and ever-evolving construction sector of Nigeria, cement remains a fundamental material that ensures the durability and stability of buildings. With the market experiencing fluctuations and the economy facing various challenges, staying updated with the most recent cement prices is essential for builders and...
Latest Update on Cement Prices in Nigeria Today
Latest Update on Cement Prices in Nigeria Today Understanding the Current Cement Pricing Landscape in Nigeria In light of recent developments surrounding cement prices in Nigeria, it’s crucial to have a comprehensive understanding of the current market rates offered by major cement producers. Despite agreements between the Federal Government and manufacturers, discrepancies in prices have emerged, prompting a closer examination of...
In a historic feat, LeBron James became the first NBA player to reach 40,000 career regular season points during Saturday’s game against the Denver Nuggets. Despite the milestone, James described the achievement as “bittersweet” after his Los Angeles Lakers succumbed to a 124-114 defeat against the defending NBA champions. The 39-year-old NBA legend, who scored 26 points on the night, made...
Pakistani politician Shehbaz Sharif is poised to reclaim the role of prime minister for the second time, following a vote by the country’s recently established parliament. The decision comes three weeks after contentious national elections led to the formation of a coalition government. The February 8 elections were marked by controversy, including a mobile internet shutdown on election day, pre-election...
The Civil Society Groups for Good Governance (CSGGG) and Integrity Advocacy for Development Initiative (IADI), have dismissed reports that the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), was embroiled in corruption. Recall that one Mr. Jackson Ude had taken to his social media alleging that the DG, NEMA looted N3 billion in one month. Reacting to this allegation during...
Rape gangs, rotting corpses & kidnappers – Inside world’s most dangerous jungle the Darien Gap where armed bandits rule
THE DARIEN Gap jungle is one of the most inhospitable places on Earth – roamed by natural horrors along with gangs of bandits and kidnappers. People daring to trek through the “never-ending green hell” used to fear its suffocating temperatures and deadly animals – now it’s the thought of being raped and left for dead. AlamyThe Darien Gap has...
How Putin is poised to weaponise AI-created deep fake PORN with his cyber army in bid tear down democracies in the West
DERANGED Putin could use AI-generated deep fake pornography to disrupt and tear down Western democracies, an intelligence analyst has warned. Nina Jankowicz, former executive director of the US Homeland Security Department’s disinformation task force, told The Sun she is “really worried” about the risk of AI in Russia’s hands. GettyAn AI expert has warned about Russia using fake...
Author Cory Doctorow has a theory about why all tech and social platforms eventually decline
It will also charge a new "core technology fee" that means developers will have to pay about 50 euro cents "for each first annual install per year over a 1 million threshold" for their apps."It is absolutely shocking and really what they're saying is we have $3 trillion and you're just 500 million Europeans, go fuck yourself," Doctorow said....
Why Republicans are fighting the basic-income programs many cities and states are adopting: ‘Is money a birthright now?’
Republican lawmakers from various states are seeking to ban guaranteed basic-income programs.These programs typically provide $500 to $1,000 monthly payments to low-income Americans for 1-2 years.Opponents argue these programs are costly for taxpayers and foster dependency on government.As guaranteed basic-income programs get more popular, opposition is also on the rise.In five states, Republican politicians are trying to ban programs...
Police Reveal New Trick By Criminals Using Minors To Buy Bags Of Rice
The Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has exposed the new tactics used by scammers to acquire rice from traders in the. In a statement released via X on Saturday, the State’s Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, narrated how someone approached a trader, obtained two bags of rice and left behind a minor. According to him, the suspected...
Jasmine Okafor Allegedly Claims Late Mr Ibu’s TikTok Account, Deletes All Contents
Jasmine Okafor, the adopted daughter of the late legendary actor Mr Ibu, has come under fire for allegedly altering the actor’s TikTok account with 1.1 million followers to her name. It should be noted that the actor’s tragic death came as a shock some hours earlier, following rumours of suffering a heart attack due to high blood pressure since his...
The game between Real Madrid and Valencia was filled with a lot of drama that gave the world of football something to talk about after the final whistle went off. The match which was played at the Mestalla on Saturday, March 2, 2024, ended 2-2 but however, but Real Madrid believed that they were robbed of three points. According to...
Not The Same Lyrics by Mercy Chinwo
Mercy Chinwo Lyrics The penultimate track on Mercy Chinwo's Overwhelming Victory album is titled Not The Same, read the lyrics below. Mercy Chinwo - Not The Same Lyrics I am not the same againI am not the same againJesus you have changed my life oI am not the same againYou've changed my storyI am not the same againI am not the same...
Nollywood Stars Pay Tribute to John ‘Mr Ibu’ Okafor Following His Sad Passing
John Okafor, actor and comedian, popularly known as Mr Ibu has passed away. The National President of the Actor Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Emeka Rollas, confirmed the sad news of Mr Ibu’s passing on his Instagram page on Saturday night. According to Emeka Rollas, Mr Ibu suffered from cardiac arrest and, unfortunately, did not survive. Don Single Nwuzor, who was...
A former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, on Sunday, strongly condemned the recent cold blooded murder of Chadian opposition politician, Yaya Dillo, allegedly by state security forces. The death of opposition leader Dillo followed a siege on his house and the houses of other top officials of the opposition Socialist Party Without...
Residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Sunday, looted a warehouse belonging to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) over the current economic hardship in the country. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson for the FCT Police Command, SP Josephine Adeh, in a terse text message, however, said, “The situation is now under control.” Details Later… Source
President Tinubu suspended Edu over an alleged ₦585m scandal in the humanitarian affairs ministry. ...
The CLO boss recalled that two state lawmakers last month fumigated Fegge and Odoakpu communities within the Onitsha axis of Anambra State. ...
Mr Ibu John Okafor is dead, timeline of illness
The actor died after months of treatment for clotting of blood in one of his legs. ...
Mr Ibu acted in more than 200 Nollywood movies and also ventured into music for a short period. ...
BREAKING: FCT residents loot NEMA warehouse
 Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have looted a warehouse belonging to the National Emergency Management Agency of Nigeria, NEMA, over the current economic hardship across the country. It was gathered that the warehouse, located in Karimo, Phase 3 region of the FCT, Abuja, was raided on Sunday morning. The residents carted away foodstuffs and other items. Personnel of the Nigeria Police Force...
Reps summons Binance CEO alleged over terrorism financing, money laundering
The Nigerian House of Representatives has summoned Binance CEO over alleged terrorism financing and money laundering.   Ginger Onwusibe, the chairman of the House Committee on Financial Crimes at a panel on Friday, issued a seven-day ultimatum to the firm’s management to appear before it on or before March 4, 2024.   Onwusibe warned that if Mr Teng fails to show up for the summons, it would...
SERAP sues Tinubu over failure to probe alleged missing $3.4bn IMF loan
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against President Bola Tinubu over “the failure to probe the grim allegations that $3.4 billion loan obtained by Nigeria from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to finance the budget and respond to COVID-19 is missing, diverted or unaccounted for.” The allegations are contained in the recently published 2020 Nigeria’s annual...
2023: Dangote Cement increases shareholder’s dividend by 50%, to N30 per share
Management of Dangote Cement Plc for the year ended December 31, 2023, has proposed an increase in the dividend payout to shareholders, by 50 percent, to N30 per share. This is in line with the promise of Chairman, Dangote Cement, Aliko Dangote at the company’s 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM), of an enhanced return on Investments to all the shareholders...
Transfer: Two clubs confirm interest in signing Super Eagles goalkeeper, Nwabali
At least two confirmed clubs are interested in signing Chippa United goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali. This was revealed by football transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano, on Sunday morning. Romano named the clubs as Al-Ettifaq of Saudi Arabia and Queens Park Rangers in England. He tweeted: “Nigeria GK Stanley Nwabali, on the list of different clubs as Al Ettifaq in Saudi and Queens Park Rangers...
Mr Ibu’s death, one too many – Minister
The Minister of Arts, Culture and Creative Economy, Hannatu Musawa has expressed sadness over the death of renowned Nollywood actor, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu. The minister, in a statement through her Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Nneka Anibeze, described the occurrence as “one death too many”. Musawa said this was coming just 24 hours after the death...
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