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Olika Reporters, Buhari Celebrate Dogara @ 50

President Muhammadu Buhari has on behalf of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) and all Nigerians, warmly felicitated with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, as he turns 50 years. According to a statement issued by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Tuesday said the President joined the National Assembly, the Nigerian Bar Association, friends and family of the ...

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Buhari: Why I’m looking better after my sickness

President Muhammadu Buhari has given the reason behind his healthy looks after battling ill-health which made him spend the better part of the year outside the country on medical vacation. He said while as an army general, he could give orders but the sickness forced him to take orders from doctors. The president said this when he received Mohammed Bello, minister of the ...

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Soldiers deployed as communal clash claims lives in Abuja

A communal clash between Gbagyi natives and Hausa residents in Bwari, an Abuja suburb, has reportedly left some people dead, while many sustained injuries. Soldiers have been deployed to quell the unrest, which residents said was initially cult-related but became ethnoreligious following the death of a native of the town. The main market in Bwari has been burnt down while some ...

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Amaechi: Rivers will show Wike ‘red card’ at the right time

Rotimi Amaechi, ex-governor of Rivers state, says the people of the state will show Nyesom Wike, his successor, “red card” at the appropriate time. Both men fell out after Amaechi parted ways with former President Goodluck Jonathan. On Sunday, one Morghan Ikhile, a Twitter user, asked Amaechi to use one hand to fight Wike and the other to execute projects. “2018 ...

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EFCC Files Charges Against Innoson Boss, Others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed four charges against the C.E.O of Innosons Motors, Dr. Innocent Chukwuka, and others at the Lagos State High Court, Ikeja. In a letter by the Head of Legal and Prosecution for the EFCC, A.B.C. Ozioko, dated November 30, the commission noted that the four charges were bordering on conspiracy to obtain ...

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Finally, Buhari speaks on fuel scarcity, says, “I sympathise with Nigerian”

As pressure keeps mounting from the public for him to personally address the debilitating fuel scarcity in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday spoke out for the first time, expressing his sympathy for Nigerians over their suffering. In a statement personally signed by him and posted on his verified twitter handle, he said the scarcity was regrettable. The president revealed that he was ...

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Read how LASEMA rescued unidentified destitute trapped in mire

The LASEMA Response Team, LRT, received a distress call at about 9.09 am via the CRM on Saturday. This eased up the rapid activation of the Agency’s Response Team to the scene of incident with other responders such as the Lagos State Fire Service and the Lagos State Ambulance Services. Investigation carried out by the LRT unveiled that a middle-aged male (destitute) was ...

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Fuel scarcity: We are sorry, APC begs Nigerians for forgiveness

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress has apologised to Nigerians over the acute fuel scarcity in the  country. In  a statement made available to journalists last night and signed by its spokesperson, Bolaji Abdullahi, the ruling party pleaded for understanding of commuters stranded at motor parks and vehicle owners who are facing the trauma of endless queues at gas ...

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SHOCKER: Gov Dickson former aide found dead in hotel, alleged lover escapes

The Police in Bayelsa on Saturday confirmed the death of a stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa, Mr Nasko Egei at Aridolf Resort Wellness and Spa, a hotel operated by former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan. It was learnt that the deceased had checked into the hotel with a female companion believed to be his lover, who disappeared after his ...

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48 Hours To Christmas, Lagos Traffic Jam Enters Day Two

Chaotic traffic scenes continued in Lagos, the nation’s commercial capital on Saturday morning with commuters spending hours on the road just two days to Christmas. According to ChannelsTV report monitored by OlikaReporters, the situation is made worse by long queues of vehicles at filling stations in most parts of the state owing to the scarcity of the Premium Motor Spirit ...

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