Friday, 24 March 2017

Buhari Sacks Permanent Secretary For Awarding Contracts To Himself

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the sack of a Permanent Secretary, who has been allegedly using his office to defraud the Federal Government through the award of phantom contracts worth billions of Naira to himself.

The permanent secretary, was appointed by Buhari in 2015, was fired, Tuesday, on the orders of the President. A source in the ministry confirmed that two police officers drove the sacked permanent secretary from the Federal Secretariat, Abuja, raising concerns as to what might have led to such an action.

A Presidency source confirmed to Vanguard that the President ordered the immediate removal of the

Drug Bust: Three Nigerian men, one woman caught with Meth in Cambodia (PHOTOS)

Three Nigerian men and a Khmer woman were arrested for drug trafficking in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on March 17th, 2017.

They were found in possession of two bags of meth, a total weight of 56.72 grams, worth $800. The suspects appeared in court on Tuesday, March 21. More photos below...

Nigerian woman gives birth to baby girl aboard migrant rescue ship en route to Italy (PHOTOS)

A Nigerian woman gave birth to a baby girl on a migrant rescue boat en route to Italy on Tuesday morning, March 21.
The crew on the Aquarius ship had rescued 946 people and was travelling to Italy when the mother, Taiwo, went into labour.

Heartbroken Lady Calls On God After Loosing Her Fiance To Her Close Friend (PHOTOS)

A heart broken lady on instagram turned to Allah for strength after losing her fiance to her very close friend. See what she wrote below:

“Oh life! This is my close friend Farida Bashir Ikara @fareeluv whom is getting married to the man I am supposed to get married to Junaidu Usman Abubakar @junaidu2011 , a friend whom I trusted with the whole my heart, doing all the preparations of my wedding together and now she’s has

Big Brother UK star Lateysha Grace reveals all as she goes braless beneath net mini dress

The mother-of-one went braless, showing off her boobs and thongs beneath the very revealing dress. The outfit, which showed off every inch of her figure, was for the Sixty6 Magazine launch party in London last night.

Photos From Tony Elumelu's 54th Birthday Celebration As Psquare Entertains Him

The Chairman of UBA Group,Tony Elumelu turned 54 on Wednesday March 22. He celebrated with his colleagues in the office, while Pop singer, Peter Okoye played live for him. His colleagues also surprised him with 54 balloons.

See photos from the birthday celebration below...

Why we arrested the Leader of Benin Solidarity Movement, Curtis Ugbo – Police

The Edo State Police Command has given an insight to why the leader of the Benin Solidarity Movement, BSM, Mr Curtis Ugbo was arrested.

Speaking with our Correspondent today, the Police Public Relation Officer, DSP Moses Nkombe cautioned that there were more civilize way for the group to drive home their grievances other than

#BBNaija: Checkout this throwback photo of TBoss that has got everyone talking

Photo of TBoos in Edo state when she visited her dad. The photo was shared on facebook by a friend who seems to know her very well.

VIDEO: Fayose promises to tone down his criticism of President Buhari

Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose, has promised to tone down his crticism of President Buhari and his government. Fayose made the promise when he spoke with the Minister of Works, Roads and Housing Babatunde Fashola at the Ekiti state government house.
Fayose said this when he was thanking Fashola of the Federal government roads being constructed in the state.

Biko, Whose sister is this?

The things you see on the internet! See more photos below...

Panic Grips FOREX Dealers As Naira Rises To N385/$

The Naira Thursday appreciated to N385 per dollar in the Abuja segment of the parallel market, causing panic and confusion among bureaux de change (BDC) operators.

Vanguard investigation revealed that though the exchange rate of the Naira in the Lagos segment of the parallel market stabilised between N400 per dollar and N405 per dollar yesterday, the rate in Abuja fell to a record low of N385 per dollar due to increased dollar inflows.

Confirming this development to Vanguard, President, Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON), Alhaji Aminu Gwadabe said that appreciation of the Naira to N385 per dollar

Nigerian migrant sues South Africa's Home Affairs, police officer for alleged maltreatment (PHOTOS)

A Nigerian, who walks with a limp, is suing South Africa's minister of home affairs, the local government, a police officer and an official at the Department of Home Affairs for hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages as a result of this alleged maltreatment.
Justin Ejimkonye, was shot in the leg by police in Johannesburg in 2010. The reason is unclear: It took the police 18 months to charge Ejimkonye with any crime. When they did bring a charge, saying he was carrying cannabis, a public prosecutor decided not to pursue the case for lack of evidence.

For $100k, you can join other tourists to visit the Titanic wreck site next year

Apparently, tourists are still obsessed with vising the wreck site of the legendary Titanic ship. In 1912, a trip on board the Titanic was the ultimate in luxury travel and more than a century later, it still is. 
Tourists will once again get the chance to glide along the Titanic's deck when London-based travel company Blue Marble Private begins dives to the wreck site in May 2018.

Photos from Waje's brother's wedding

Singer, Waje's younger brother, Ifeanyi tied the knot today with his bride, Moe. See more photos from the wedding below...

Photo: "My husband is back to life" Wife of Kaduna man who got penis transplant after accident, gives birth to baby girl

Wife of Zaria man, Muhammad Sirajo Musa, who got a penis transplant in Egypt, welcomed a baby girl a week ago, Daily Trust reports.
During the Eid-el-Fitr of 2009, Musa on his way to the prayer ground was involved in an accident in which his penis was severed.

He was first treated at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Zaria before he was referred to an Egyptian hospital where a new penis was developed for him.