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Syke Bank Trills Customers In Ikorodu With ‘Reach For The Skye’ Reward Scheme

Customers and traders in Sabo Market Ikorodu were super excited to witness another stimulating draw. Several people went home with cash prizes and instant gift items in the Skye Bank “Reach for the Skye Millionaire Reward” scheme. The monthly draw which took place at the Better Life Market day in Sabo Market on Wednesday, December […]

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Fixed Charges On Electricity Inevitable – IBEDC CEO

John Donnachie is the Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company. In this interview with STANLEY OPARA, he spoke on the metering scheme and prevailing challenges in the power sector, among others, ThePunchNg report. How has the IBEDC fared in the era of privatisation? It has been quite an experience in the […]

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N31b Fraud: Anenih, George, Odili, Others May Refund N630m Slush Fund

Some former and serving Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members of the House of Representatives may have to refund about N600million allegedly shared to them under the last dispensation for the purpose of seeking re-election, The Nation report. Several bigwigs of the party who allegedly partook of the slush funds are also expected to return to […]

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Drama At Bauchi Airport: Aero Uses Ladder To Disembark 34 Passengers

According to The Nation Ng. A mild drama unfolded yesterday at the Bauchi Airport when passengers used ladder to disembark from a chartered aircraft belonging to Nigeria’s oldest carrier: Aero Airlines. It was learnt that the aircraft had problems with unserviceable equipment by the airport management in disembarking about 34 passengers from Abuja Airport. The […]

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Nigerians Get Dutch Court Clearance To Sue Shell

It has been made known to Nigerian farmers by a Dutch court that they can sue Royal Dutch Shell in Netherlands for the pollution they blame on oil spills from the pipelines of the company’s Nigerian subsidiary. Shell had challenged the authority of Dutch courts to rule on its activities in Nigeria. Judges in The […]

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Over 1, 000 Train Passengers Escape Death

A train taking passengers from Ogun State to Apapa in Lagos on Friday morning derailed at the Shina Peters end of Iju. The incident occurred around 11:00am, with over one thousand passengers believed to be on board the 12-coach train. However, there was no casualty as the speed of the train was broken by a […]

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Buhari Fired 2,000 Varsity Workers

The Senior Staff Association of the Nigerian Universities has called for an indefinite strike on December 24, 2015 to protest a recent decision of the Federal Government to sack 2,000 university workers across the country by January, 2016. According to ThePunchNg report. The National President of SSANU, Mr. Samson Ugwoke, said during a press briefing […]

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Nigerian Sentenced 330 Years In The US For Raping Daughter

Emmanuel Ngene will be spending his sixth year inside a South Eastern United States penitentiary this holiday season. At 56, he has 225 years, five months and ten days left to serve for first degree rape of his daughter, a crime he continues to deny, supported by members of his network of friends and family. […]

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Re-Electing Jonathan Would Have Ruined Nigeria – Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has yesterday commended Nigerians for voting Mohammadu Buhari into power and voting out the former President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Asiwaju, who stated this in his keynote address at the 10th memorial anniversary of the late Bala Usman, a […]

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Petrol May Sell Below N87 Per Litre – NNPC

Following the new template that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is working out with the the Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), premium motor spirit (PMS), popularly called petrol, may sell for less thant N87 per litre next year. Addressing journalists on the new framework in Abuja yesterday, the corporation’s Group General Manager, Corporate […]

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FG Alerts On Planned Boko Haram Abduction

The Federal Government alerted Nigerians on Friday about Boko Haram plans to carry out another abduction similar to the Chibok episode. A statement issued by the Ministry of Information and Culture said the sect plans to abduct students or foreigners in their latest fight for survival. The statement signed by Mr. Segun Adeyemi, Special Assistance […]

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Court Grants Dasuki, Salisu, Baba-Kusa Bail

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court of Abuja has granted bail to former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki and two others. The others are ex-Director of Finance and Administration in the office of the NSA, Shuaibu Salisu and former Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Aminu Baba-Kusa. They were arraigned on […]

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