Man jailed 14 years for raping 13-year-old IDP

A judge at an High Court in Maiduguri, Borno State, Alkali Gana, on Wednesday sentenced one Yahaya Umar, a middle aged man, who was More...

Niger Delta palliatives and scourge of sabotage

The Niger Delta region has been a hotbed of militancy in the country owing to its alleged neglect in terms of development. Successive More...

Economic recovery plan: Nigeria’ll save N3trn annually – Minister

The Minister for Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, By Osaigbovo Iguobaro Benin The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. More...

Power agencies ineffective in handling customers complaints – Investigation

…as Globacom makes billions from complaints By Etuka Sunday Although the impression is that Abuja Electricity Distribution Company More...

We’ve detained 17 herdsmen over anti grazing law breaches – Gov Ortom

By Usman Shuaibu Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom has given indication that 17 herdsmen have been detained in Benue state for allegedly More...

Fresh strategies to curb Boko Haram underway -Nicholas

Major Gen Rogers Nicholas From Mustapha Isah Kwaru Maiduguri The newly deployed Theater Commander for Operation Lafiya Dole, Major More...

Ambode presents N1.046trn 2018 budget to assembly

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State From Suleiman Idris Lagos Capital expenditure will gulp 67% of the 2018 budget proposal of N1.046 More...

Why Yorubas failed to produce PDP National Chairman – Makarfi

Senator Ahmed Makarfi, former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Caretaker Committee, yesterday revealed why South West More...

$1bn vote from excess crude to fund B/Haram fight

By Lawrence Olaoye Governors of the 36 states of the federation have approved the sum $1 billion to support the fight against insurgency in the North East. The fund would be sourced More...

DSS, EFCC clash: Senate grills security chiefs behind closed doors

By Christiana Ekpa and Ikechukwu Okaforadi Abuja This was just as the Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, said there was no street fight between EFCC and two security More...

2019: CJN cautions judges against desperate politicians

PIC 3. Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen taking oath of office before the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday (7/3/17)01860/6//7/3/2017/Callistus More...

Anambra Central Controversy: APGA shuns court order, flags off campaign

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Thursday ignored the Federal High Court, Abuja which ordered the immediate swearing in of Dr. Obiorah Okonkwo of the PDP. This is as More...

…INEC yet to receive court judgment –Official

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has said it is yet to receive a copy of the recent court judgment on the Anambra Central senatorial election. INEC had scheduled More...

Super Eagles Russia 2018 campaign

All is set for the Super Eagles to participate in world’s most glamorous sporting event, the World Cup which opens in Russia More...

Marching orders to Kachikwu, Baru

We hear that the minister of state for petroleum, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, and group managing director of NNPC, Mr. Maikanti More...

Senate rejects N10bn varsities solar power project

Turns back Fashola for alleged unpreparedness By Christiana Ekpa The Senate committee on Power, Steel Development...

Food Security: Adeosun inaugurates AGRO 15 Multi-Purpose Co-operative Society

By Etuka Sunday The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun yesterday inaugurated Agro 15 Multi-Purpose Co-operative...

Reps summon 9mobile, Glo for alleged defaults in taxes

By Umar Muhammad Puma The House of Representatives ad hoc committee investigating the operations of telecommunications...

FCTA unveils 1st low carbon biogas plant in Karu Abattoir

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Musa Bello Stories by Stanley Onyekwere The Federal Capital More...

AMMC ups city cleaning ahead ECOWAS summit

As part of the preparations for the hosting of the next meeting of the Heads of State of the Economic Community..

Quit playing religion – ECWA pastor implores Christians

By Stanley Onyekwere Senior pastor, Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), Wuse II, Abuja, Rev. Dr. Barje S. Maigali has implored Nigerians,..

EU’s Federica Mogherini rebuffs Netanyahu on Jerusalem

The EU’s foreign policy chief says there is “full EU unity” in support of Jerusalem becoming the capital More...

Tanzanian President Magufuli pardons child rapists

Children’s rights activists have condemned the pardon of two child rapists by the Tanzanian president. Kate McAlpine, director of the Arusha-based..

After IS, Libya yearns for normality

One year on from a military campaign that successfully expelled so-called Islamic State (IS) from its Libyan stronghold of Sirte, residents..

AHF @ 50: Analysing successes, challenges of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria

Earlier this week, we asked you, How Do You Treat Yourself Without Spending Money or Indulging in Food? Here are some..

Promote a Nigerian and he will not work

FRIDAY Column BY Engr. Abubakar A. Fari mofari@hotmail.com In June 1977, I was employed by the then United Nigeria Textile Limited..

4 Reason why you should invest in Forex

Why invest In Forex ? The story of Sandile Shezi, a 23year-old millionaire will give you a tip of the ice-berg...