Ex-Chief of Defence staff Air Marshal Badeh killed by gunmen

A former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, is dead. Mr Badeh, a retired air chief marshal, was shot dead along the Abuja-Keffi road. The air force confirmed the death in a couple of tweets on its official Twitter handle. “It is with a heavy heart that I regretfully announce the unfortunate demise of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air…

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OAU Sex-for-Mark Prof bags 6 years jail

Justice Maurine Onyetenu of the Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, Monday sentenced former lecturer of Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Prof. Richard Iyiola Akindele, to six years imprisonment for demanding sex to pass his student, Monica Osagie. The accused had pleaded not guilty to the charge of sexual harassment preferred against him by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related…

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Former US president George H.W. Bush dead at 94

Former US president George H.W. Bush, who helped steer America through the end of the Cold War, died Friday at age 94, his family announced. Tributes quickly poured in for the 41st US president, a decorated war pilot and onetime CIA chief who also saw his son George follow in his footsteps to the Oval Office. Bush’s passing comes just…

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Next level: Rex Institute breaks silence, threatens to drag APC to court over alleged ‘stolen’ logo

Rex Institute has threatened a court action against the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, for allegedly plagiarizing its Logo This was contained in a letter dated November 19 2018 and addressed to the National Legal Adviser at 40 Blantyre Cres. Wuse 2 Abuja Nigeria, a copy of which was obtained by DAILY POST. Few hours after the launch of its…

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PHOTOS: Dignitaries honour GEJ at 61

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan marked his 61st birthday with the public presentation of his memoir, My Transition Hours, on Tuesday in Abuja. See the photographs, as captured by OLATUNJI OBASA: African Development Bank President, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina (M) and other guests Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa; and Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha Ex-First Lady, Mrs. Peace Jonathan (R) and…

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Service chiefs get partisan, attend Buhari’s campaign launch

Pictures of service chiefs attending President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign rally tagged ‘Next Level’ have become a source of worry for the Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, a spokesman for the organisation has said. Some service chiefs including the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin; the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Abubakar Sadiq; and Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice…

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Igbo leaders back Atiku Abubakar, Obi for 2019

Igbo leaders, consisting of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, elders, traditional and religious leaders as well as women groups, have endorsed the joint presidential ticket of Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi for the 2019 polls. In a five-point communiqué issued at the end of a summit with the theme, “Ndigbo 2019 and Beyond”, yesterday in Enugu, they said their decision was informed by…

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Goodluck Jonathan launches book November 20

Former President Goodluck Jonathan is to unveil his book, “My Transition Hours”, on Tuesday, November 20, in Abuja According to a message on his Twitter handle, President Muhammadu Buhari is special guest of honour while Chief Olusegun Obasanjo chairs the occasion to be attended by erstwhile heads of state and other prominent Nigerians. Also billed for the event are President…

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Senate uncovers fresh $1.151b illegal withdrawals from NLNG

The Senate yesterday said it again uncovered illegal multiple withdrawals of $1.151 billion from the dividends accounts of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).  This is apart from the $1.05 billion NNPC Group Managing Director Maikanti Baru earlier admitted to. The investigative committee, headed by Senator Bassey Albert Akpan (PDP, Akwa Ibom North…

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Kweku Adoboli deported to Ghana on flight from Heathrow

Former UBS rogue trader fought deportation having lived in the UK since childhood

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