MonthDecember 2016

Troops arrest Borno LG caretaker chairman, top Boko Haram commander in Maiduguri

Reports from Maiduguri, the Borno state capital has it that, the caretaker Chairman of MAFA local government area of the state, Shettima Lawan Maina was arrested Saturday by troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole following information that he was hiding one of the fleeing top commanders of the Boko Haram militants in his house. Sources […] Troops arrest Borno LG caretaker chairman, top Boko Haram commander in Maiduguri [hmp_player]

Jibrin accuses Dogara of collecting $600,000 from Ibori

Suspended House of Representatives member, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has alleged that Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, collected $600,000 from former Delta State Governor, James Ibori. Jibrin made these claims via series a of tweets on Saturday. He wrote: “As we enter the New year, let’s not forget 163 days after, Dogara is yet to respond to the mountain […] Jibrin accuses Dogara of collecting $600,000 from Ibori [hmp_player]

APC says 2017 won’t be as tough as 2016

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has admitted that 2016 was tough but assured Nigerians that the incoming year will be better. This is contained in a New Year message from the party. The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Bolaji Abdullahi said, “We understand that the past year has been a difficult one for Nigerians […] APC says 2017 won’t be as tough as 2016 [hmp_player]

I will pursue peaceful negotiation with Niger Delta militants in 2017 – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday promised to pursue peaceful measures towards resolving the militancy crisis rocking the Niger Delta region. In a New Year message to Nigerians, Buhari urged militants from the oil rich region to come out and negotiate with his government. Appealing to the Shia community to align themselves with the laws of […] I will pursue peaceful negotiation with Niger Delta militants in 2017 – Buhari [hmp_player]

Celebrity deaths that shocked Nigerians in 2016

As 2016 comes to an end today, DAILY POST has reason to call to memory celebrities the nation has lost to death in the cause of this year. It will be recalled that many inevitably embarked eternal journey this year. They include movie stars, musicians, Directors and a host of others. Sadly so, regardless of […] Celebrity deaths that shocked Nigerians in 2016 [hmp_player]

Chelsea equal Arsenal’s record for most consecutive wins within season

Chelsea defeated a valiant Stoke City side 4-2 on New Year Eve, to match Arsenal’s 13-game winning run within a Premier League season. Gary Cahill gave the Blues the lead with a powerful header, before Bruno Martins Indi levelled just after the restart. Willian restored Antonio Conte’s men lead, but Peter Crouch drew Stoke level […] Chelsea equal Arsenal’s record for most consecutive wins within season [hmp_player]

Assistant Police Commissioner, Christopher Osakue commits suicide in Edo

An Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP, identified as Christopher Osakue, has reportedly committed suicide in Benin, the Edo State capital. The Punch is reporting that the late police officer, who was in charge of training and development at the state police command after his recent posting from Ondo State, allegedly shot himself in the head […] Assistant Police Commissioner, Christopher Osakue commits suicide in Edo [hmp_player]