Saturday, 12 December 2015
The Shiite Sect on the orders of their leader, Ibrahim Alzak-zaky today afternoon in Zaria attacked the convoy of the Chief of Army Staff while on his way to pay homage on the Emir of Zazzau and attend the Passing Out Parade of 73 Regular Recruits Intake of Depot Nigerian Army, Zaria.
The Hotel Owners Forum Abuja (HOFA), has decried the issue of multiple taxation imposed on its members by government.
The President of HOFA, Dr Bola Onigbogi made this known at the annual dinner of the forum in Abuja on Friday.
She said that because if the visibility of hotel business, it was easy for government agencies to track them down for the enforcement of numerous taxes.
`` A quick count of the amount of taxes we pay shows that we pay over 30 different taxes in Abuja. Can anyone survive this onslaught? Can any business survive under this regulatory environment? The answer is no.
Nigeria Union in South Africa has condemned the killing of a 34 year old housewife, Mrs Christiana Onyeka, by unknown gunmen on Dec. 3.
Onyeka, a mother of four and native of Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra, was killed in her husband`s office in Midrand, near Johannesburg.
Thursday, 10 December 2015
Wednesday, 9 December 2015
Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Wednesday sentenced a 37-year-old man, Amaechi Igwe, to 25 years in jail for drug peddling.
Igwe was arraigned by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on June 25, on a one-count charge bordering on the offence.
He had pleaded guilty to the charge.
Tuesday, 8 December 2015
MetroNews can exclusively reveal that the immediate past governor of Oyo State, Chief Alao Akala has joined the ruling party APC.
Akala had been in close door meetings with APC leaders and stakeholders for months now and at another meeting this morning, he finally confirmed his readiness to join APC.
More details soon.
Monday, 7 December 2015
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday admitted as an exhibit, a statement made by Ngene Linus Chibuike, while being interrogated by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Chibuike is standing trial for non- declaration of US$2,506,998 (Two Million, Five Hundred and Six Thousand, Nine Hundred and Ninety Eight United States Dollars) during his outbound clearance for travel to China en-route Addis Ababa, by men of the Nigeria Customs Service.
Nigerians,get ready to herald the arrival of the latest hip hop and rap sensation SEMMY SEMMY. Born and named,Semiat Oluwaseun ADEBAYO over 20 years ago. She hails from Epe,Lagos,she is talented in the genre of hip hop,dance all,R&B,with spices of rap with Yoruba flavour.
The organizers of the BON AWARDS 2015 have announced eminent Nigerians to be honored in the special recognition category at The DOME, international event centre in Akure Ondo State on Sunday December 13th.