by Oge Okonkwo
Long queues at filling stations as fuel scarcity returns
34 days after there was a warning from the Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) of an impending fuel scarcity due to the depletion of their stock, long queues of vehicles have re surfaced in filling stations across the country. Read more….
Obasanjo, Buhari, IBB, others decorated with centenary awards
Seven living former Heads of State and Presidents on Friday were decorated with the centenary awards by President Goodluck Jonathan.
The decorations took place at the centenary anniversary awards night and dinner, which held at the banquet hall of the Presidential Villa. Read more….
APC To Unveil Manifesto March 6
The opposition party, All Progressives Congress (APC) has said on Sunday that it would unveil its manifesto come . March 6
This information was made known as part of a statement issued in Lagos by its interim National Public Secretar, Lai Mohammed. Read more…
Kogi University lecturer accused of terrorism to know fate March 7
The Kogi State University lecturer, Muhammad Nazeef, who was accused of terrorism has had the ruling of his bail application on Friday postponed to March 7.
Mr. Nazeef was arrested by the Department of State Security Service, SSS, over links with the dreaded Boko Haram sect.
Kidnappers Demand N500m Ransom To Free Jonathan’s Uncle
Kidnappers of Inengite Nitabai, the 70-year old uncle of President Goodluck Jonathan were reported to have demanded a ransom fee of N500m.
According to reports from a security source, the abductors threatened to kill him if the family fails to produce the money.
Captain Scrooge: Oscar Nominee Barkhad Abdi Tells His Rags to Not Quite Riches Story
If there was any semblance of multi-dimensional storytelling (shades of grayness) to the Hollywood-ized account that pitted Tom Hanks and Navy SEALs against teenage Somali pirates, it came from a breakout performance from Barkhad Abdi.
As cringeworthy as Captain Phillips was to watch (Paul Greengrass‘ ”true story” serum had audiences knowing who to root for/against from the very moment America’s sweetheart appeared on screen). Read more….