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Ekiti PDP Crisis Deepens As Fayose’s Agents Disrupt Elders’ Meeting

… More Members Defect To APC More crises have hit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State as a meeting summoned by the party’s elders to save the party from collapse was allegedly disrupted by agents of Governor Ayo Fayose on Friday. The meeting, which was hosted by the Chairman of Ekiti PDP Elders’ […]


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Buhari Leaves Abuja For Equatorial Of Guinea Monday

…To Discuss Maritime Issues President Mohammadu Buhari is to depart Abuja on Monday for Malabo, the Equatorial Guinea(EG) capital for bilateral discussions on regional security with his counterpart in EG President Nguema Mbasogo. This was made known in a statement by the Presidential spokesperson, Mr. Femi Adesina on Today, Sunday, March 13, 2015. Adesina explained […]


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Ibinabo Weeps As Court Confirms Five Years’ Jail Term

The Court of Appeal Lagos Division, Friday dismissed an appeal filed by ex beauty queen, Ibinabo Fiberesima challenging a Lagos High Court judgement which sentenced her to serve five years in prison for the death of one Dr. Giwa Suraj. The embattled President of the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria (AGN) was sentenced by Justice Deborah […]


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Libya Deports 172 Nigerians

Libya has deported 172 Nigerians from Tripoli due to immigration related offences. The deportation is coming barely four months after about 76 Nigerians were deported from three European countries including United Kingdom. Abelnews learnt that the affected deportees arrived the Hajj Camp of the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos at about […]


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Boko Haram: MTN contributed to killing of 10,000 Nigerians——Buhari

•Why seized $9.3m arms fund has not been refunded —Zuma •Nigeria, South Africa sign 30 agreements President Muhammadu Buhari has accused MTN of contributing to the killing of over 10,000 people by Boko Haram, following its slow pace in registering its subscribers. He made the remark while responding to questions during a joint news conference […]


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Collapsed 5 Storey Building Kills 17, Injures 11 In Lekki

About 17 people have so far been confirmed dead and 11 injured, as a five-storey building under construction collapsed at Chisco Bus-Stop opposite Oando Lekki Phase 1, Lagos. An eye witness told AbelNews that the five storey building collapsed in the early hours of Tuesday following a heavy wind that accompanied the rain that same […]


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FRSC Releases Preliminary Report On Ocholi’s Deadly Road Crash

  The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has revealed in its preliminary report that the auto crash which led to the death of Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Employment, James Ocholi and his son was caused by tyre burst. Recalled that Ocholi’s wife who was also in one of the accident vehicles died in a […]


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U.S. Strikes Al Shabaab Training Camp In Somalia, More Than 150 Killed

The United States has carried out an air strike in Somalia, killing more than 150 fighters with the al Qaeda-linked Islamist group al Shabaab, following U.S. intelligence on preparations for a large-scale militant attack, the Pentagon said on March 7, 2016. REUTERS/Feisal Omar/Files The United States has carried out an air strike in Somalia, killing […]


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Exclusive: NIMASA Boils As Acting DG, Executive Director In Cold War

There are strong indications that all is not well between the acting Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Haruna Jauro and his Executive Directors, Transport & Maritime Online can authoritatively report. The Acting DG and the ED, Maritime Labour and Cabotage services, Calistus Obi have both not enjoyed good relationship since […]


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Minister Of State For Labour, Ocholi Dies In Road Crash

The Minister of State for Labour and Productivity, James Ocholi, SAN is dead. It was learnt that the Kogi born Ocholi died in a motor accident on his way to Kaduna on Sunday. AbelNews gathered that his wife and son were also seriously injured in the crash The accident was said to have occurred on […]