FG urge court to seize Peace Corps’ asset over N1.2bn alleged fraud

The Federal Government, on Wednesday, urged the Federal High Court in Abuja to make an order of interim forfeiture to enable it to take over the assets and the headquarters of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, in Abuja pending the

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VIRAL VIDEO of how RCCG members kneel, bow to Pastor Adeboye’s chair

In a video that is currently making the rounds online, receiving 56k plus views, 1.3k shares and over 4k comments, shows members of  the Redeemed Christian Church of God(RCCG) worshiping a chair. The members were seen ‘idolating’, bowing and worshiping the

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PORN: Facebook asks users for nude photos

Facebook is teaming up with four countries to test a preemptive system to detect and defend against “revenge porn.” Users are being asked to upload nude photos of themselves to Messenger. The Australian Office of the eSafety Commissioner announced they were partnering

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2019: Please come back, PDP begs Atiku

The Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has renewed its call on former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to return to the party ahead of the 2019 general elections. The state chairman of the party, Shehu Tahir, made

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Obiano declares November 17 as public holiday

The governor announced this when he addressed civil servants during the 2017 African Public Service Day at Jerome Udoji Secretariat, Awka, and also used the occasion to solicit for support for the election. The governor also announced the payment of

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Traders flee as gunshots rock Wuse market

Many traders scuttled to safety on Wednesday after security operatives shot sporadically into the air at the Wuse market in Abuja. The security operatives comprise men of the Nigeria police force, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), and Nigerian

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IGP/MISAU: Senate panel suspends hearing indefinitely

The Senate panel has suspended its investigative hearing on the issues between Misau and the IG sine die. The police boss and his lawyer pointed out that while the panel would break some provisions of the Senate Standing Rules by

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Senate summons Fashola over $35m power project

The Senate has summoned Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, over $35 million power project. On Thursday, Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, alleged that in 2016, the ministry spent the amount on the Afam fast power project without

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Transfer gossip: Real target Mata

Real Madrid are planning to bid for Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata in January. The 29-year old Spaniard, omitted from United’s team against Chelsea at the weekend, is out of contract. BBC Share with friends on WhatsAppfollow us on twitter @aljazirahnewsng Share This:

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Twitter rolls out 280-character tweets worldwide

Microblogging website Twitter Inc., known for its iconic 140- character tweets, said it would roll out 280- character tweets to users across the world. Twitter said it ran a test on 280-character tweets in September that showed users spent less

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