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Tragic: Tanker driver burnt to death in road accident

Tragic: Tanker driver burnt to death in road accident | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
A tanker driver conveying petrol to an unknown destination was on Saturday burnt to death in a road mishap that occurred at the Ovia River head bridge along Benin-Ore-Lagos express road. Three vehicles including a heavy duty tow truck belonging to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) were burnt. The fire was still on as…
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NFF: Vincent Enyeama will be punished

NFF: Vincent Enyeama will be punished | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
Nigeria Football Federation has disapproved claims by Vincent Enyeama that he never got any letter from the Nigeria Football Federation inviting him to any disciplinary hearing in Abuja. The Super Eagles goal keeper who invited to clarify his remark against the NFF’s choice of Ahmadu Stadium, Kaduna for Eagles Afcon qualifier against Chad played on…
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Sports: Why Dangote might be Wary of an NPFL Investment

Sports: Why Dangote might be Wary of an NPFL Investment | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
Last week the news of Alhaji Aliko Dangote’s interest in buying English Premier League giants Arsenal resurfaced in the media across the world. This time multi-billionaire, who is Africa’s richest man, made clear that his desire to buy the club was deep-seated, insisting he had loved the Londoners since he visited Highbury – the club’s…
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Traders protest in Anambra over Boko Haram

Traders protest in Anambra over Boko Haram | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
Economic activities in Anambra State were disrupted yesterday following the closure of all markets and peaceful protests embarked upon by traders over the alleged plan by the Federal Government to relocate some Boko Haram detainees’ still awaiting trial in various prisons in the North eastern part of the country to the state. The protest, which…
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Kano State: Two men died in a well while rescuing a hen

Kano State: Two men died in a well while rescuing a hen | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
Two men on Saturday died while rescuing a hen that fell into a well in Dawakin Tofa local government area of Kano state. It was gathered that the incident happened in Gargari village of the local government area at about 5am shortly before the Muslims dawn prayers. The two men are Garba Adamu (60) and…
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Obasanjo: I have not endorsed any presidential candidate

Obasanjo: I have not endorsed any presidential candidate | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday denied reports that he has endorsed the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Gen Muhammadu Buhari. Obasanjo made the clarification during the launch of his 1,500-page autobiography, ‘My Watch’ in London, three days after local media reported he had endorsed Buhari during an interview with London-based Financial Times in Nairobi, the…
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Why President Jonathan must leave – Father Mbaka

Why President Jonathan must leave – Father Mbaka | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
Nigeria’s controversial Catholic priest, Father Camilius Ejike Mbaka has asked President Goodluck Jonathan to quit office honourably, saying that the message is from the Oracle of the Holy Spirit. In a new year message to his flock, at the Adoration Ground in Enugu, Eastern Nigeria, Mbaka said the Holy Spirit told him that Nigeria is…
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2015: Jonathan is the best option for the South East – Njoku

2015: Jonathan is the best option for the South East – Njoku | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
Chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and governorship aspirant in Imo State, Prof. Jude Njoku, has urged Ndigbo to support the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan adding that doing so remains the best option for the zone and the country. Njoku, a former Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), made…
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2015: Buhari is the only change Nigerians need – Mustapha

2015: Buhari is the only change Nigerians need – Mustapha | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
Former Deputy National Chair­man of the defunct Congress for Progressives Change (CPC), Al­haji Saliu Mustapha, has said that General Muhammadu Buhari is the only change Nigerians need to turn things around in the country. Mustapha, who spoke to AIDOGHIE PAULINUS in Abuja, also said it is ab­surd for people to believe that the former military…
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Agwai: Why SURE-P May Not Continue Beyond 2015

Agwai: Why SURE-P May Not Continue Beyond 2015 | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
There are indications that the Federal Government’s Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) may not continue beyond this year. SURE-P chairman, Gen Martin Luther Agwai (rtd) said poor budgeting for SURE-P activities may make it impossible for the programme to continue beyond this year. Speaking during an end of year dinner for journalists held in…
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Lagos 2015: PDP picks Safurat Abdulkareem as Agbaje’s running mate

Lagos 2015: PDP picks Safurat Abdulkareem as Agbaje’s running mate | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
Lagos State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has chosen a trained teacher and an accountant, Alhaja Safurat Olayinka Abdulkarim, to run with Mr. Jimi Agbaje, its gubernatorial candidate in the 2015 gubernatorial race. A staunch Moslem, who was running mate to the late Engr Funso Williams, PDP gubernatorial candidate for Lagos in 2003. Mrs Abdulkarim is…
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2015 Election: PDP sure of victory in Kaduna – Namadi Sambo

2015 Election: PDP sure of victory in Kaduna – Namadi Sambo | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
Vice President Namadi Sambo is hopeful that with the overwhelming support the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) enjoys in Kaduna State, the party will garner over two million votes in the 2015 general elections. Sambo expressed this optimism during a unity and family meeting of the state chapter of the PDP which held at the Hassan…
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2015: SSS Gives Amaechi and Others Last Warning Over Inflammatory Statements

2015: SSS Gives Amaechi and Others Last Warning Over Inflammatory Statements | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
The Department of State Services also known as the SSS has warned the Governor of Rivers State and Director-General of the Muhammadu Buhari Presidential Campaign, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, as well as other politicians to desist from making inflammatory statements ahead of the 2015 general elections. The deputy director of public relations of the SSS, Marilyn…
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NASS crisis: APC to hold make or mar meeting

NASS crisis: APC to hold make or mar meeting | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
Ahead of tomorrow’s national caucus meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC), there are strong indications that some members of its National Working Committee (NWC) may move against the National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun over the National Assembly leadership crisis. This is as some state chairmen of the party at the weekend reportedly dissociated themselves…
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Bukola Saraki: How I escaped abduction plot

Bukola Saraki: How I escaped abduction plot | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
Opening up for the first time since his election as Senate president, Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki yesterday spoke on how he escaped a plot to abduct him before Tuesday, June 9.   Saraki also told newsmen in Abuja yesterday, how he crammed his six-footer frame into a small car and hid in the National Assembly…
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FG traces looted funds to UK, switzerland, others

FG traces looted funds to UK, switzerland, others | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
The Federal Government has started tracing looted Nigerian funds to foreign nations with the aim of recovering and repatriating them. The Federal Government specifically targets the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Switzerland and other European jurisdictions where it believes corrupt officials have been stashing public funds. This move came on the heels of the…
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Revealed: Those behind oil theft in the country

Revealed: Those behind oil theft in the country | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
Oil bunkering in the Niger Delta, has been a perennial problem. The country is to have lost oil estimated at $10.9 billion or about 136 million barrels to crude oil thieves. Also 10 billion barrels of oil valued at $894 million have been lost to pipeline vandalised in the downstream sector.   This represents 7.7…
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MASSOB introduces passport, driver licences, and vehicles

MASSOB introduces passport, driver licences, and vehicles | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has urged the international community to rezone the country to enable each zone go back and conduct their own elections in the interest of peace. Assistant National Information Director, Mr Sunny Okereafor, made this call while speaking to Daily Sun in Umuahia. He said MASSOB…
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Nigeria: How to check your voting status and Permanent Voters Card #PVC Pickup Locations

Nigeria: How to check your voting status and Permanent Voters Card #PVC Pickup Locations | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
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How to find out if you are eligible to vote in 2015 elections, and your Permanent Voters Card #PVC pick up locations.

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Anambra PDP: Contempt move to jail Jega

Anambra PDP: Contempt move to jail Jega | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State has commenced a legal action before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja seeking to commit the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, to prison for allegedly flouting a valid order of the court in relation to the outcome of the National…
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NCC tasks telecom providers on early submission of statistical data

NCC tasks telecom providers on early submission of statistical data | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday advised telecoms service providers to submit their statistical data early. The commission gave the charge in a ‘Notification of Revised Timelines for Submissions of Statistical Data’. The ‘Notification of Revised Timelines for Submissions of Statistical Data’ was signed by the NCC Director, Public Affairs, Mr Tony Ojobo. The regulatory…
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APC, Army speak on Buhari’s Academic Certificates

APC, Army speak on Buhari’s Academic Certificates | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
The All Progressives Congress (APC), on Friday, rose in defence of its presidential candidate, former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, over the controversy trailing his academic qualifications. Also on Friday, the Nigerian Army authorities explained that they do not keep original certificates of officers and men of the armed forces, adding that their personal…
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Jonathan in Bayelsa for daughter’s traditional marriage

Jonathan in Bayelsa for daughter’s traditional marriage | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
President Goodluck Jonathan is billed to attend his daughter’s traditional marriage ceremony in Yenagoa the Bayelsa State Capital. Jonathan, who was received at his country home, Otuoke in the Ogbia Local Government Area, waved to acknowledge cheers from his kits and kins, as well as traditional rulers in Ogbia kingdom. Governor Seriake Dickson, his wife…
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2015 Election: INEC names 11 Presidential Candidates and Running Mates

2015 Election: INEC names 11 Presidential Candidates and Running Mates | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday released the list of candidates contesting the 2015 Presidential election. The Commission also released the names of the running mates of the candidates in the election. Out of the 26 registered political parties, only 11 have submitted names of candidates to run for the presidency. The presidential candidates…
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Cross River: Jeddy Agba Pledges To Work With Ayade, Shelves 2015 Guber Ambition – PDP

Cross River: Jeddy Agba Pledges To Work With Ayade, Shelves 2015 Guber Ambition – PDP | AnthoniaOrji | Scoop.it
Mr. Goddy Jedy Agba, one of the leading governorship aspirants in Cross River State, has shelved his governorship ambition and pledged his support for the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, Senator Ben Ayade and the party. Political pundits had expected Agba to pursue his governorship ambition on another platform…
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