Author: Mirian Chris

The spokesperson for the ObiDatti presidential Campaign Council, Kenneth Okonkwo, has said the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai should be held responsible for the death of the Labour Party women leader, Mrs Victoria Chintex. Chintex was assassinated by gunmen who invaded her residence yesterday at about 8pm. The assailants also shot her husband who is being treated in a hospital. While reacting to the incident, Kenneth Okonkwoin a tweet on his official Twitter handle, said El-Rufai as the Chief Security Officer of the State, should be blamed for the assassination if the killers are not arrested. He wrote, “The Labour…

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Former President of the Peoples’ Republic of China Jiang Zemin is dead. Reliable sources announced via letters that Jiang died in Shanghai on Wednesday, Nov. 30 at about 12:13 p.m. at the age of 96. The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the State Council of the PRC, the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, and the Central Military Commissions of the CPC and the PRC made the announcement via a letter they issued. It was announced in a…

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Information reaching THETALK.NG has it that Osun State Governor elect has mandated panel to recover all state ‘looted’ assets. Gov. Ademola Adeleke of Osun has tasked the members of the panels and committees to track all looted public assets belonging to the state. This is contained in a statement issued by Adeleke’s Spokesperson, Malam Olawale Rasheed, on Wednesday. The governor gave the charge after inaugurating four panels in Osogbo to also review all appointments made after July 17 by the last administration. Adeleke, represented by the Deputy Governor, Mr Kola Adewusi, decried the widespread ”pillaging” of government assets. ”You must…

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The special assistant to governor Ben Ayade, of Cross River state, on Strategic Communication, Andrea Ekeng Inyang, has recounted an embarrassing moment with his wife.According to Inyang, he abandoned his wife when some gunmen shot sporadically into the air while they were returning from church, four years ago.Inyang disclosed this on his Facebook page on Wednesday.He wrote; “4 years ago, my wife and I were returning from church in the evening around Atamunum,”Next we saw a Toyota Corolla pull up infront of us and 3 guys jumped out of the car and fired shots into the air.Omo, I forget marriage…

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THETALK.NG – Rep. Beni Lar (PDP-Plateau), has said that Ms Dinchi Lar, a detained Nigerian lady in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would regain her freedom in December. Recall that Dinchi Lar was initially jailed for one year for exposing the maltreatment of Nigerians at Dubai airport. Lar, representing Langtang North, Langtang South Federal Constituency of Plateau State, said this during a news conference at the premises of the national assembly in Abuja. The lawmaker commended the Federal Government for embarking on measure to secure a light punishment for the lady. The excited lawmaker said, “my constituent who was imprisoned…

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THETALK.NG reports that Police arraign millionaire kidnapper, John Ewa (Lyon) today The Nigerian Police Force, Bayelsa State Command, says all is set to arraign millionaire kidnapper, John Ewa (Lyon), who is popularly known for his flamboyant lifestyle on social media. According to a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Asinim Butswat, the celebrity kidnapper also known as John Lyon and his cohorts will be arraigned in High Court 6, Yenagoa, by 9 am today(Wednesday). “The celebrity kidnapper John Ewa ‘aka’ John Lyon and others will be arraigned in High Court 6, Yenagoa, today 30 November…

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THETALK.NG – Allies of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) promised more arms and equipment for Ukraine to help restore power supplies cut by Russian strikes. This is coming as President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said his forces were defending against attempted Russian advances in multiple regions. Ukraine’s General Staff said on Wednesday its forces had repelled six Russian attacks in the past 24 hours in the eastern Donbas region, while Russian artillery had relentlessly shelled the right bank of the Dnipro River and Kherson city further south. Ukrainians on Tuesday fled for bomb shelters after air-raid warning sirens, although the all-clear…

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THETALK.NG reports that a Nigerian man has allegedly cutoff his girlfriend’s Head in Ghana. In a viral video shared by media personality, Babs Cann, a young Nigerian man has been arrested by the police for allegedly beheading his girlfriend.Babs Cann noted that the incident happened in Spintex in Ghana.According to Cann who shared the news, she wrote, ” A young Nigerian man has been picked up by the Ghana Police Service for allegedly beheading his girlfriend at Spintex.”See Video below:

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THETALK.NG reports that Workers at risk as Amazon shuts down business in India U.S. online retailer Amazon on Monday said that it would shut down its wholesale distribution business in India as it moved to focus more on its core retail business. Amazon Distribution, its wholesale e-commerce website available to small neighbourhood stores in Bengaluru, Mysore and Hubli, was designed to help small stores, pharmacies and department stores in India to secure inventory from the firm. “We don’t take these decisions lightly. We are discontinuing this program in a phased manner to take care of current customers and partners,” a…

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THETALK.NG – England midfielder Jordan Henderson admits he spoke to former Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane after he was ruled out of the World Cup with injury. The 32-year-old sat out the 6-2 win over Iran but was introduced during the second half to help Gareth Southgate’s side secure a goalless draw against the United States on Friday, becoming only the fourth player to appear in six different major international tournaments for England. By contrast, Liverpool talisman Mohamed Salah failed to qualify for the finals in Qatar after Egypt were beaten in a play-off by Senegal, for whom Bayern Munich striker…

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The Federal Government is committed to returning out-of-school children to classrooms through various interventions. Hajiya Maryam Uwais, the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Interventions made this known on Monday in Sokoto while inaugurating 1,050 facilitators training under At-Risk Children Project (ARC-P) in Sokoto state. Uwais, who is also the National Lead of ARC-P, said:” President Muhammadu Buhari is deeply concerned about conditions of children on the streets and determined to uplift their wellbeing. ” The president has ensured timely approval and support of all policies relating to supporting children to live a good life as they are…

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THETALK.NG – The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the Dawakin-Tofa, Rimingado and Tofa Federal Constituency, Abba Ganduje, says he will host the Super Eagles legends in Kano to kick-start campaign for the party’s presidential flag candidate, Bola Tinubu. This was disclosed in a statement by the Director of the Tinubu/Shettima campaign support group, Baffa Dan’Agundi, on Tuesday in Kano. He explained that the legends would mobilise support for Bola Tinubu and his running mate, Kashim Shettima, in the state and the country as a whole. Dan’Agundi explained that the legends would be in Kano on the 10th of December…

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THETALK.NG learnt that the Ebonyi government will fortify security at all Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) offices, among other facilities, across the state. Chief Stanley Emegha, Security Consultant to the Government, made the disclosure on Tuesday while speaking on efforts to forestall the recent arson on the INEC office in Izzi Local Government Area. Emegha described the incident as unfortunate and thanked God that no life was lost in the incident. “The problem is that when we deploy the Ebubeagu security outfit to such facilities, some people would start insinuating that they want to hijack electoral materials. “We would, however,…

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THETALK.NG – European Union (EU) permanent representatives plan to start discussions on the possible confiscation of Russian assets and their potential use for the reconstruction of Ukraine at a meeting in Brussels on Nov. 30, according to the event’s provisional agenda. On Monday, the EU Council approved the decision to include circumvention and violation of European sanctions in the list of EU criminal offenses. This measure will pave the way for the confiscation of Russian assets in the European Union, EU Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders said in October. The “use of frozen assets to support Ukraine’s reconstruction” is included…

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THETALK.NG reports that 14-day paternity leave for civil servants have been finally approved by Federal Government of Nigeria. The Federal Government has approved the commencement of a 14-working-day paternity leave for federal civil servants. The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, said this on Monday in a circular with ref no: HCSF/SPSO/ODD/NCE/RR/650309/3, dated 25th November, 2022. The circular titled, ‘Computation of Leave Based on Working Days and Approval of Paternity Leave in the Public Service’, said that this was in line with the provisions of the Public Service Rules, 2021 Edition. “Government has also approved…

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Information reaching THETALK.NG has it that Buhari’s in-law, Sani Mahmoud Sha’aban have given reason why He dump APC An All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial aspirant in Kaduna State, Sani Mahmoud Sha’aban has dumped the ruling party ahead of the 2023 elections. Sani, who is President Muhammadu Buhari’s in-law lost the governorship primary of the APC to Senator Uba Sani. He also lost a legal battle to seize the ticket at the Federal High Court. In his resignation letter addressed to the APC Chairman in Hanwa Ward, Sabon Gari Local Government, the governorship aspirant accused Governor Nasir El-Rufai-led government of failure…

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THETALK.NG learnt that the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has handed over to NAPTIP, a 17-year-old girl from Oyo State arrested in Kebbi while allegedly on her way to Libya. The girl was traveling alone when she was arrested by immigration personnel in Yauri Local Government Area of Kebbi. The NIS Comptroller in the state, Mrs Rabi Bashir-Nuhu, made this known while briefing newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Tuesday. He said that although the girl said she was travelling to Sokoto, “we have the belief that she is being trafficked to go to Libya to be used for labour exploitation, prostitution…

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THETALK.NG reports that Elon Musk have accused Apple of hating free speech in America Twitter CEO and founder of Tesla Inc., Elon Musk, in a series of tweets on Twitter have accused Apple and its CEO Tim Cook, of hating free speech in America. Musk claimed that Apple had threatened to remove the Twitter app from the App Store without a reason Recall that Since Musk took over Twitter, he has reiterated his belief in free speech and said account users will not be suspended for tweeting their minds. He also restored the accounts of Donald Trump and Kanye West,…

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The Concerned Citizens Forum (CCF) has called for strict punishment for the recently dismissed former director-general of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Mohammed Fadah to serve as a deterrent to other public officeholders. At a press conference in Abuja, the group demanded that Fadah returns all his earnings as NYSC DG and salaries from the Nigerian Army since October 2020. In his address, Musa Attah, the national president said it stands by the petition written against Fadah to demand his sack. Attah said that not only is the Brigadier General unqualified for the job, but he also…

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THETALK.NG – The news surrounding the dismissal of Brig-Gen MK Fadah as the Director-General of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) is the handiwork of some “corrupt” officials. This is according to the Yobe Good Governance Initiative (YGGI) which accused certain NYSC directors of conspiring against Fadah over his refusal to compromise. In a statement signed by its president, Bukar Abba Lawal and sent to Legit.ng on Saturday, November 19 the Yobe natives said Fadah’s only sin was unwillingness to enrich top officials in the NYSC who are used to receiving kickbacks. Describing Fadah as an illustrious son, Lawal said…

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THETALK.NG learnt that PMB will flag off first oil drilling in the northern part of the country. On Tuesday, November 22, the flag off the validation phase of the first integrated Oil Development project in northern Nigeria will kickoff. The Cable reports that the flag-off ceremony will take place at the Kolmani OPLs 809 and 810 exploration sites in a border community between Bauchi and Gombe states. The president had earlier flagged off the spud-in ceremony of Kolmani River II Well in February 2019 and by October 2019, the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited announced the discovery of crude…

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The misunderstanding between the Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Nnewi, Most Rev. Jonas-Benson Okoye, the Ihiala Catholic Community and the Holy Ghost priests of St. Martin of Tours Parish, Ihiala, has taken a rather dangerous dimension. Legit.ng regional reporter in Anambra, Mokwugwo Solomon, gathered that in the evening hours of Thursday, November 17, 2022, heavily armed men in black clothes, with their faces all covered, stormed the church premises – apparently on the instance of the bishop of Nnewi Diocese, Jonas Benson Okoye. It was further gathered that the armed men disarmed the parish security men, tied them, and forcefully dispossessed…

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THETALK.NG — Peter Obi in a recent statement denies saying that the former governor of Rivers state, Peter Odili was his classmate in high school. Recall that the Labour Party’s presidential candidate of the Labour Party had during a project commissioning event organised by Nyesom Wike in Rivers said that: “Peter Odili was my senior at (CKC); we played football together. If Odili is not able to play, just know we have lost that day. “Everyone knows my school and my schoolmates. Not some people that no one knows their schoolmates or the schools they attended.” Following this statement, many…

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Information reaching THETALK.NG has it that Nigerian Soldier have killed Colleague and Humanitarian Worker in Northeast. A Nigerian Army soldier on Thursday, November 17, shot and killed his colleague and a humanitarian worker at a military base in Borno state. In a statement signed by Major General Samson Zhakom, the assistant director of Army public relations, headquarters theatre command of Operation Hadin Kai, said the soldier also injured the co-pilot of one of the United Nations helicopters in the state. Zhakom noted troops on the ground had immediately neutralised the errant soldier while the injured co-pilot has been medically stabilised.…

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THETALK.NG reports that Ex-militants vow to stop campaigns over unpaid stipends The ex-militants threat follows unpaid stipends to their members by the management of the programme. Daily Trust reports that the ex-militants also staged a protest to the secretariat of the Nigerian Union of Journalists in Yenagoa over the de-listing of 2,952 beneficiaries. The group alleged that the amnesty office refused to pay them the monthly stipends of N65,000 monthly. While threatening to take their protest to PAP office in Abuja, the militants wanted that there would be no political party campaign within the nine states in the Niger Delta…

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THETALK.NG reports that CESJET has reacted to the removal of NYSC director general over “Incompetence”. The Centre for Social Justice, Equity And Transparency (CESJET) has welcomed the removal of Brig General Mohammed Fadah as the director-general of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) describing him as unfit for the position. The Centre, at a press conference on Friday, November 18, in Abuja, commended President Muhammadu Buhari for acting promptly to save the Scheme from further embarrassment. In his address, CESJET’s executive director, Isaac Ikpa, said Fadah demonstrated a lack of vision and purpose for the NYSC and was rightfully shown…

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THETALK.NG reports that Lagos state drivers have expressed pain following arrest on trumped-up charges by officials of the agency. The Punch visited the headquarters of LASTMA in Oshodi, Lagos, and revealed details about the plight of motorists, who are arrested on trumped-up charges by officials of the agency. A commercial bus driver identified simply as Moses Salami, was seen limping and pacing along the corridor of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority around 2:55pm under the scorching sun on Friday, September 2, 2022. Lagos bus drivers express pain LASTMA officials billed them exorbitantly The 72-year-old commercial bus driver needed someone…

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The Rivers state government has issued a restraining order against the management of SPAR port Harcourt mall, before a magistrate Court. The interim order of injunction restraining Spar Market, the occupier of Port Harcourt Mall from going ahead to carry out the proposed Black Friday Sales scheduled from 18th of November to 27th of November, 2022. The court’s ruling According to the suit by the Attorney General of Rivers state against Spar Market, the occupier of Port Harcourt Mall, the Spar, it’s agent, servant and or Privies are restrained from conducting or holding the Spar Black Friday Sales scheduled to…

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Sorry baby girl sometime we just fall in love with the wrong people without we thinking they’re capable of betraying us one day and if they do we forgive. A Nigerian lady, @kaotharomowumi, has courageously gone online to share her story of pain and betrayal in a relationship. The lady revealed that she met a man on Facebook in 2020, and they fell in love even though they started out as friends. Lady betrayed by Facebook lover During their relationship, they had the best time. Sometime after they started dating, a woman reached out to her via WhatsApp, claiming to…

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THETALK.NG learnt that a dead child has reportedly come back to life during a prayer session in Benin city. The incident reportedly occurred during the ongoing Mighty Turnaround program organised by Apostle Johnson Suleman. The president of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide was surprised as the father of the said child narrated the incident. The incident was first reported by a man who is believed to a worker in the church. He said: “This child was brought dead this morning. As you were praying for the sick, he placed the child on the ground and placed his hand on the dead…

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