Anambra 2021: The Contenders To Watch

PROF CHUKWUMA SOLUDO: He seems to be the ordained APGA candidate with past experience as the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). On 9 October 2009, the People’s Democratic Party... Read more »
Policeman Shot An Okada Rider Dead For Not Wearing Face Mask In Imo (Photos)

Policeman Shot An Okada Rider Dead For Not Wearing Face Mask In Imo State (Photos)

A yet-to-be-identified motorcycle rider was shot dead allegedly by a police officer around Banana junction in Orlu, Imo state today July 9. According to reports, the policeman had stopped the motorcycle rider... Read more »
Lagos Lawmaker, Tunde Braimoh Dies Of Coronavirus

Lagos Lawmaker, Tunde Braimoh Dies Of Coronavirus

Mr Victor Akande, representing Ojo Constituency I, confirmed his demise to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos.⁣Akande noted that his death was shocking because the late Braimoh was... Read more »
Ibrahim Magu Threatens Hunger Strike

Ibrahim Magu Threatens Hunger Strike

Apparently sensing that the Presidency may keep him in detention indefinitely until he answers Allegations Made Against Him By The Attorney-General, embattled Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,... Read more »

Global Philanthropist, Humanitarian Chief Ogheneovo Edewor Facilitates With Gov, Okowa @61

By Victor Bieni WARRI, DELTA STATE- A renown Philantropist, Humanitarian, Founder and Chairman of The Chief Ovo Edewor Foundation.Chief Ogheneovo Edewor {The Edjenekpo of Eku Kingdom}.Has Celebrated with Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of... Read more »
Lebanese Ambassador Walks Out On NASS Members

Lebanese Ambassador Walks Out On NASS Members

Nigerians were outraged yesterday as the ambassador of Lebanon to Nigeria, Mr. Houssam Diab, yesterday walked out on the House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora Affairs. The ambassador was summoned by the... Read more »
Edo 2020: Forget It,You Can’t Rig Edo Election, PDP Tells APC

Edo 2020: Forget It,You Can’t Rig Edo Election, PDP Tells APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of plotting to use fabrications in a section of the media to arm-twist the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to... Read more »

Group Condemns Tony Okocha’s untamed media balderdash against Chief Eze

Our attention has been drawn to a piece sailing all over the media and credited to one Hon. Tony Okocha, where the former Chief of Staff to Rt. Hon. Dr. Chibuike Rotimi... Read more »

Dr Godwin Maduka’s Keke-Palli Initiative, Distribution Of Free Face Masks Hits Oye-Agu Abagana, Ifitedunu And Ekeagu Abatete (Photos)

By: Onwurah Chinonso Anthony (Equity Lawyer). At Oye-Agu Abagana, Ifitedunu Junction and Eke-Agu Abatete Junction, it was an atmosphere of Joy, as Dr. Godwin Maduka foundation visited the area to continue with... Read more »

National Directorate of Employment (NDE), yesterday said unemployment remained serious threat in Nigeria

By Emmanuel Nnaji in Abakaliki Director-General of the NDE, Dr. Mohammed Argungu stated this in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state capital during the flagg-off of empowerment of 1,130 women and youths of the state... Read more »

NDDC N40b Probe: No Kobo Is Missing, Misapplied by the IMC, Says Ojougboh

….Alleges that Chairmen, NASS Committees on Niger Delta have bastardized the Budget ….Says IMC has not awarded any Project since it came on board …..N281 billion released to NDDC from 2016 to... Read more »

Security: Gov. Ugwuanyi inaugurates Advisory Committee on Community Policing

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has inaugurated the 17-man State Community Policing Advisory Committee (SCPAC), chaired by the State Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmad Abdurrahman, with the Chairman of the State... Read more »
Okonjo-Iweala May Lose Out On WTO Top Job As AU Considers Other Candidates

Okonjo-Iweala May Lose Out On WTO Top Job As AU Considers Other Candidates

Despite having all the qualities needed to head the World Trade Organisation, Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala could face a daunting task in realising that goal as the African Union considers two other candidates... Read more »
Magu: Osinbajo writes IGP, demands probe of online journalist

Magu: Osinbajo writes IGP, demands probe of online journalist

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has written a petition to the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, demanding the probe of an online journalist, Jackson Ude. The petition written on his behalf by his lawyer,... Read more »
Fresh Update On Reopening Of Economy, Schools

Fresh Update On Reopening Of Economy, Schools

The National Economic Council(NEC) said it will hold further discussions with the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) on reopening of the economy and schools. Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta made this known... Read more »

COVID-19: Motherless babies, vulnerables prayer for Umahi recovery

By Emmanuel Nnaji in Abakaliki Vulnerable people in Ebonyi State located along the popular Sam Egwu Way opposite Saint Theresa’s Catholic Church and Children at the Nigeria Red Cross Motherless Babies Home... Read more »
Nigeria Develops, Launches COVID-19 Test Kit

Nigeria Develops, Launches COVID-19 Test Kit

The Federal Government of Nigeria, on Thursday, launched a diagnostic kit, RNASwift, for the identification of coronavirus’ causal agent. The new diagnostic kit was designed, developed and validated by Nigerian scientists. It... Read more »
Names Of Presidential Panel Members Probing Magu

Names Of Presidential Panel Members Probing Magu

Akelicious has reliably gathered information on members of the inter-agency presidential panel currently investigating the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu. It will be recalled that... Read more »
Military eliminates 92 terrorists, 104 bandits in a week – DHQ

Military eliminates 92 terrorists, 104 bandits in a week – DHQ

The military says it has eliminated 92 Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists and 104 bandits in its ongoing counter -insurgency and anti-banditry operations across the North East and North West in the last one... Read more »
Customs impounds illegal goods worth N1.2bn in two months

Customs impounds illegal goods worth N1.2bn in two months

The Coordinator of the Joint Borders Operations covering Kwara, Niger, Kogi, and Benue states, Garba Mohammed, told journalists in Ilorin that raids on two warehouses at Abyawo and Ita-Merin areas of the... Read more »
Lagos govt. explains cause of foam like snow on Lagos street

Lagos govt. explains cause of foam like snow on Lagos street

The Lagos state emergency management agency says the video of a snow foam on some streets in Anthony Village in Lagos circulating on the social media is a result of blanketing of... Read more »

Reward For Excellence: Enugu Govt Presents Vehicle, Prizes To School, Students

The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has presented a brand new bus to Model Secondary School, Nsukka, in recognition of the school’s outstanding performance in the 2019 President’s Teachers... Read more »

Lawyer raises alarm over N15 billion NDDC payments

· Urges Buhari, Lawan, Gbajabiamila to stop payment of N15 billion to contractors A legal practitioner, Mr. Godwin Ojeh, has lamented what he called corruption of self-enrichment in the Niger Delta Development... Read more »
NYSC 2019 Batch B Stream II Set For Passing-Out Event

NYSC 2019 Batch B Stream II Set For Passing-Out Event

The National Youth Service Corps has slated, Thursday, 16th July, 2020 as Passing-out event for the 2019 Batch “B” Stream Two Corps Members nationwide. The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim salutes the... Read more »
How Hushpuppi’s alleged fraud, dented Nigeria’s image – Abiri-Erewa

How Hushpuppi’s alleged fraud, dented Nigeria’s image – Abiri-Erewa

The Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has lamented that cybercrime has dented the image of Nigeria before the global scene. She stated this while cautioning Nigerians against... Read more »
Is EFCC Chairman Only For The North? - Yul Edochie, Reno Omokri Ask

Is EFCC Chairman Only For The North? – Yul Edochie, Reno Omokri Ask

Reno Omokri, former media aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday posted a comment on twitter questioning why the office of EFCC chairman is always occupied by a Northerner. He was reacting to... Read more »

37 Market Women of NDC Defects to NPP Over Free SHS And Employment

A 37 Market Women of the biggest Opposition Party, National Democratic Congress have defected to NPP over Free SHS and Employment policies. They defected to NPP when NPP Central Regional Women’s organizer,... Read more »

How Dr. Godwin Maduka has Surpassed SDG

In the month of September, 2015, world leaders adopted the Sustainable Development Goals as a roadmap towards eradicating poverty, protecting the planet and improving the quality of life for the family of... Read more »
Police Arrest Couple For Maltreating Their 7-year-old Granddaughter In Ogun State

Police Arrest Couple For Maltreating Their 7-year-old Granddaughter In Ogun State

The police in Ogun state have arrested a 57- year-old man, Joseph Akporugo, and his wife, Janet, for allegedly maltreating their seven-year-old granddaughter on allegation she used her witchcraft to kill her... Read more »
Obaseki Joins Dekeri Family On 26th Remembrance Of Matriarch

Obaseki Joins Dekeri Family On 26th Remembrance Of Matriarch

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has joined the Dekeri family of Edo State to mark the 26th remembrance of late Mrs. Grace Dekeri, mother of Barrister Sunday Anameru Dekeri. Obaseki... Read more »
40 year-old-Man Arrested For Raping 2 Minors In Nasarawa State

40 year-old-Man Arrested For Raping 2 Minors In Nasarawa State

The suspect, Christopher Ogah, was reportedly caught in the act, defiling two girls in his house in Obi town, the headquarters of Obi local government area of Nasarawa State. The victims ,... Read more »
FG Seeks World Bank’s Assistance For Out-of-school Children

FG Seeks World Bank’s Assistance For Out-of-school Children

The federal government has called on the World Bank to assist Nigeria in reducing the number of out-of-school children from 10 to 5 million by the year 2023. The government said the... Read more »
Nigerians Divided Over Existence Of COVID-19

Nigerians Divided Over Existence Of COVID-19

After about six months of the outbreak of the dreaded Coronavirus and despite efforts by the federal and state governments to curb its spread, quite a number of Nigerians are still labouring... Read more »
PDP demands prosecution of Ibrahim Magu

PDP demands prosecution of Ibrahim Magu

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, wants the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, prosecuted. The party in a statement signed by its National Publicity... Read more »
Banditry: Nigerian Police arrest suspected notorious Chadian criminal

Banditry: Nigerian Police arrest suspected notorious Chadian criminal

As the fight against banditry intensifies in Katsina state, police in the state say they have arrested a notorious 30-year-old Chadian citizen, Usman Muhammed and his accomplice from Sokoto state, Usman Hassan... Read more »
LASG empowers 300 victims of Abule-Egba pipeline explosion

LASG empowers 300 victims of Abule-Egba pipeline explosion

The Lagos State Government has empowered over 300 victims of the Abule-Egba pipeline explosion with vocational training for them to be self-employed. Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency... Read more »
20-Year-Old Girl Raped And Killed In Illorin (Disturbing Photos)

20-Year-Old Girl Raped And Killed In Illorin (Disturbing Photos)

20-year-old lady identified as Abdulrahman Safau Omowumi has been reported raped and matcheted to death at Gerewu area of Ilorin metropolis. The deceased was, until her death a student of Bathelomew College... Read more »
I Didn't Receive N4bn From Magu - Osinbajo

I Didn’t Receive N4bn From Magu – Osinbajo

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has reacted to reports that former acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, gave him N4billion. Reports had claimed that Osinbajo also allegedly... Read more »

Amechi Bridge: Gov. Ugwuanyi has wiped away my tears – Sen. Nwobodo

The former Governor of old Anambra State and Senator who represented Enugu East Senatorial District, Senator Jim Nwobodo, on Wednesday, said that Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has wiped away his... Read more »
Bodies of explosion victims at NNPC facility deposited in Sapele Morgue

Bodies of explosion victims at NNPC facility deposited in Sapele Morgue

The bodies of casualties of explosion incident that occurred at Gbetiokun, OML 40, operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, on behalf of the NPDC/Elcrest Joint Venture, have been deposited in... Read more »
Cross River doctors suspend strike after FG’s intervention

Cross River doctors suspend strike after FG’s intervention

Following the intervention of the Federal Government, the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19, and the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control, NCDC, the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Cross River branch has suspended the... Read more »
Former EFCC Boss,Ibrahim Magu Moves His Personal Belongings Out Of Official Residence

Former EFCC Boss,Ibrahim Magu Moves His Personal Belongings Out Of Official Residence

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has moved his personal belongings out of official residence in Maitama. Credible sources have confimed to Akelicious that security agencies... Read more »
Breaking: Bala Ciroma Replaces Magu As EFCC Boss

Breaking: Bala Ciroma Replaces Magu As EFCC Boss

The FCT Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma has been appointed to replace the suspended Ibrahim Magu as the new Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Details later. Read more »
Troops kill 17 terrorists, loses 2 soldiers in Damboa ambush – DHQ

Troops kill 17 terrorists, loses 2 soldiers in Damboa ambush – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, on July 7, eliminated 17 Boko Haram/Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in an ambush along Damboa- Maiduguri road. The Coordinator, Defence... Read more »
Open Letter To The Chief Judge Of Ondo State

Open Letter To The Chief Judge Of Ondo State

My Lord,Justice O.O. Akeredolu,Chief Judge of Ondo State,Akure. Uphold The Integrity Of Your Office! The founding value of our constitution is the enshrinement of the supremacy of the constitution and the rule... Read more »
President Buhari Alongside VP Osinbajo Preside Over Fec’s Sixth Virtual Meeting

President Buhari Alongside VP Osinbajo Preside Over Fec’s Sixth Virtual Meeting

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, is currently presiding over the sixth virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council, which is holding at the Council Chambers of the State House, Abuja. The Vice President,... Read more »
Ibrahim Magu Runned EFCC With Much Impunity - Shehu Sani

Ibrahim Magu Runned EFCC With Much Impunity – Shehu Sani

Former Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani has accused the suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu of running a cult in the agency. Sani claimed that some... Read more »
Breaking: President Buhari replaces two non-career Ambassadors-designate

Breaking: President Buhari replaces two non-career Ambassadors-designate

The Senate on Wednesday received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the replacement and confirmation of two non-career Ambassadors-designate. The request was contained in a letter read during plenary by the... Read more »

Magu: Kalu calls for Osinbajo, Mahmoud’s resignation over complicity, compromise

The National Publicity Secretary of People’s Democratic Party Youth Alliance, PDPYA, Chief Dr Emeka Kalu, has called for immediate resignation of Vice President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo following complicities and his... Read more »

What you don’t know about Dr. Godwin Maduka and the Las Vegas Pain Institute (Watch Video)

By: Onwurah Chinonso Anthony (Equity Lawyer). Dr. Godwin Maduka who hails from Umuchukwu, Orumba South LGA of Anambra State, founded one of the first Pain Specialist Centre that incorporated Primary care, Urgent... Read more »

Sokonte to Gov. Wike, ‘Reopen Markets in the State’

The Ag. Caretaker Committee Chairman of the APC in Rivers State, Hon Sokonte Davies has called on the Government of Governor Nyesom Wike to reopen markets in the State. Dr Davies said... Read more »
Pastor impregnates daughter thrice, procures abortions in Ogun State

Pastor impregnates daughter thrice, procures abortions in Ogun State

Police in Ogun State have arrested a 44-year-old pastor, Oluwakemi Oyebola, for allegedly raping his own daughter and aborting pregnancies for her three times. The cleric, who is in charge of a parish... Read more »
No More Bail For Rapists, We’re Considering Castration As Punishment - El-Rufai

No More Bail For Rapists, We’re Considering Castration As Punishment – El-Rufai

El-Rufai disclosed this when a group of women, advocating for justice for rape victims, staged a peaceful rally at the government house in Kaduna, on Monday. The governor, who noted that the... Read more »
Nigeria Need More Children, Not Family planning – Oluwo of Iwo

Nigeria Need More Children, Not Family planning – Oluwo of Iwo

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, Telu I, while making his contribution to a public debate on family planning, kicks against the practice of family planning in Nigeria says its... Read more »
Uzodinma Empowers Nwodo Unknowingly to fight President Buhari – Ohanaeze

Uzodinma Empowers Nwodo Unknowingly to fight President Buhari – Ohanaeze

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide had described the unscheduled Meeting between Nwodo and Governor Uzodinma, as wrong timing, which can be interpreted that Imo State Government is in Support of the 50bn... Read more »
Military Kills 50 Bandits in Sokoto, Katsina

Military Kills 50 Bandits in Sokoto, Katsina

The Nigerian Army has killed 46 armed bandits in Katsina State during a clash in Batsari Local Government Area of the State. The fierce encounter followed a distress call from Yar Gamji... Read more »
Group Challenges Wike to Publish Projects Executed in Riverine Communities

Group Challenges Wike to Publish Projects Executed in Riverine Communities

The Network for Defence of Democracy and Good Governance (NDDGG) has challenged the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, to publish verifiable ‘mega’ projects he has executed in the riverine communities in... Read more »
774,000 Jobs: Again, Kayamo Disagree With Senate Over Execution Of Programme

774,000 Jobs: Again, Kayamo Disagree With Senate Over Execution Of Programme

Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo says the constitution empowers his office to supervise the execution of the Special Public Works Programme of the Federal Government. Kayamo made... Read more »
COVID-19: FG Releases 3,789 Inmates

COVID-19: FG Releases 3,789 Inmates

The federal government hinted yesterday that a total of 3,789 inmates have been released from the Nigeria Correctional Service Centresacross the country since the outbreak of Coronavirus in the country tocurb the... Read more »
EFCC Witness, Sani Dauda Denies Giving Shehu Sani $25,000 Bribe

EFCC Witness, Sani Dauda Denies Giving Shehu Sani $25,000 Bribe

Dauda, who testified on a two-count charge bordering on alleged bribery against Shehu Sani on Tuesday in Abuja, told the court that he personally took the money to the anti-graft agency because... Read more »