Unlike our generation, Nigerian youth now ‘support’ corruption — Amaechi


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The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says Nigeria youth are copying the wrong model of leadership, an act, he notes, may jeopardize their future. Mr Amaechi made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of the Future Awards Africa held at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, […]

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Manhattan explosion: I was inspired by Israel-Palestinian conflict – Suspect confesses


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Suspect Akayed Ullah that launched a bomb attack on Manhattan subway has confessed to deliberately carrying out the attack. The attack said to be a failed terrorist mission left four injured in the explosion at 42nd Street and 8th Avenue, in midtown Manhattan near Times Square. Ullah, a Bangladeshi immigrant is presently receiving treatment at Bellevue hospital […]

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UPDATE 1-Protesters say they briefly shut three ENI oil wells in Nigeria


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YENAGOA, Nigeria, Dec 12 (Reuters) – Protesters briefly shut three oil wells owned by Italy’s ENI in southern Nigeria over the weekend and could try do so again, a community leader said on Tuesday. Timiondi Fabofighe, chairman of the Ikebiri Community Development Committee (CDC), said the protests, against the presence of multinational oil companies in […]

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2019 election: What Secondus’ emergence will do for Nigeria – Ihedioha


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A former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Emeka Ihedioha, said yesterday, that with the newly elected executives of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, the party is ready to save the country from sliding into anarchy. This was part of a statement made available to newsmen in Owerri, through his Chief Press Secretary, Chibuike […]

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Nigeria: Govt Saves N250 Billion From Detection of Ghost Workers On Payroll


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Abuja — The federal government has salvaged more than N250 billion savings from the removal of ghost workers from the civil service payroll. This information was contained in the 2017 to 2020 Federal Civil Service Strategy and Implementation Plan (FCSSIP) launched recently by the Head of Service (HoS), Mrs Winifred Oyo- Ita. The document also […]

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QUICKTELLNEWS: GOVERNOR UDOM’S AKWA IBOM – WHERE ACCOUNTABILITY MEANS NOTHING


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During the buildup to the 2015 election, I did not fall for the entire “Udom is right” noise,  as far as I was concerned it was the unnecessary hype of someone who was yet to prove himself in rendering service to his people. In a rejoinder to one, his fanboys titled “WHY THE GANG UP […]

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QUICKTELLNEWS: Oil price rises above $65 per barrel


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Brent crude oil prices jumped above $65 per barrel after the shutdown of the Forties North Sea pipeline knocked out significant supplies from a market that was already tightening due to OPEC-led production cuts. Brent crude futures on Tuesday, the international benchmark for oil prices, were at $65.07 dollars a barrel at 0211 GMT. U.S. […]

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QUICKTELLNEWS: Hackers hit US, Russian banks in ATM robbery scam


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Previously undetected group of Russian-language hackers silently stole nearly 10 million dollars from at least 18 mostly the United States and Russian banks in recent years by targeting interbank transfer systems, a Moscow-based security firm said. Group-IB warned that the attacks, which began 18 months ago and allowed money to be stolen from banks’ Automated […]

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QUICKTELLNEWS: After collecting N4b benefits, pensioners endorse Tambuwal for second term


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Senior citizens in Sokoto state have rallied behind Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, urging him to seek for re-election as Governor of the North West state. They said their decision is predicated on the need to appreciate the Governor after he settled pensions and arrears to the tune of N4 billion in the last two years. […]

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QUICKTELLNEWS: Medical Doctor Kidnapped, N8m ransom collected


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Shock and outrage greeted the abduction of a medical doctor and consultant ophthalmologist, Dr Alex Atama-Pepple, on July 15, 2017. Atama-Pepple, working with Braithwaite Memorial Hospital Port Harcourt, Rivers State, was abducted while returning from Port Harcourt Golf Club, located at Old GRA, Rivers State. This golf club is patronised by the rich and influential […]

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