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In God’s Name (Azu Ishiekwene)

A book with the title of this article published 33 years ago by British investigative journalist, David Yallop, made the Catholic Church very, very uncomfortable. Yallop said in the book that Pope John Paul I, who lasted only 33 days as pope, did not die a natural death. He said the Pope, who was not the preferred choice, was murdered ... Read More »

EFCC Interrogates Deputy CBN Governor Bayo Adelabu Over Alleged Fraud With Stephen Onasanya, Deziani. Must Read.

Bayo Adelabu. Bayo Adelabu has been called upon by the EFCC to explain the role he played with former petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, in grand plot financial felonies. Adebayo Adekola Adelabu following his interrogation and admission to administrative bail by anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for abuse of office and role in the alleged siphoning of shareholder ... Read More »

More LUTH workers test positive for Lassa fever

Three health workers, out of the 100 that had contact with a pregnant woman who died of Lassa fever at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, have tested positive for the infection. LUTH’s Chief Medical Director, Prof. Chris Bode, confirmed this at a joint briefing by the hospital’s management and  officials  of the Lagos State Ministry of Health on Wednesday. Bode ... Read More »

Arewa youths protest, call for Nnamdi Kanu’s arrest

A handful of Arewa youths on Wednesday staged a protest in Abuja calling on the arrest of the Indigenous  People of Biafra leader, Nnamdi Kanu, by security agencies. Kanu, who is standing trial for treason charges before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja, had been admitted to bail. The protesters, who are members of the Arewa Youth Assembly, were ... Read More »

Saraki has refunded pensions, says Kwara govt

The Kwara State Government has said that the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has refunded all the pensions he collected as a former governor of Kwara State. The Secretary to the Kwara State Government, Alhaji Isiaka Gold, said in a statement on Wednesday that the attention of the state government had been drawn to issues surrounding the payment of pensions ... Read More »

Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan wasted N11tn on electricity –SERAP

Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan wasted N11tn on electricity –SERAP Human rights advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, on Wednesday released a report detailing how over N11tn  had been pumped into the power sector since 1999 without any result to show for it. The group, in the 65-page report it launched in Lagos, concluded that the funds were squandered under the ... Read More »

Probe of revenue leakage not a charade – Senate

The Senate on Wednesday said ongoing probe into alleged N30 trillion revenue leakage in the country’s import and export value chain was not a charade as perceived by some Nigerians. The probe covers activities in the value chain between 2006 and 2017. The Chairman of Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport, which is conducting the investigation, Sen. ... Read More »

Adamant protesters accuse Buhari of holding the nation to ransom

The ‘resume or resign’ protest continued on Wednesday with the protesters accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of holding the nation to ransom by his prolong absence. They said Acting President Yemi Osinbajo had been unable to take concrete decisions that could move the nation forward. The group said Osinbajo had been unable to allocate portfolios to recently sworn in ministers despite the transmission ... Read More »

GOCOP gets new executive ahead of 2017 conference in Lagos

The Publisher of The Eagle Online, Dotun Oladipo, has been elected President of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers. The election was conducted on Wednesday at Adna Hotel, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos. Oladipo is the current General Secretary of the Association. Also elected into the National Executive Committee of the Guild are the Publisher, Real News, Maureen Chigbo, as Deputy President; Publisher, Newsdiaryonline, ... Read More »