Borno: Soldiers, policemen in shootout over free rice

From Mustapha Isah Kwaru, Maiduguri There was pandemonium at Borno State Government House in Maiduguri yesterday as soldiers and policemen exchanged gunshots, leaving a moble policeman wounded. The incident More...

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FRSC attributes fake drivers’ license to impatience

Chief executive FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi From Ado Abubakar Musa, Jos Mr Crowford Oti, Plateau Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps More...

Sen. Makarfi unleashed Fulani herdsmen on our members, Sheriff alleges

By Ahmed Abubakar Embattled former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff has alleged that More...

Edo 2016: Oshiomhole’s aide alleges police, thugs invasion

The Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole From Osaigbovo Iguobaro, Benin Edo state Director, Poverty Alleviation Agency, More...

‘Al-makura should investigate how former state lawmakers expended N3bn constituency funds’

Governor Umaru Tanko Al-makura of Nasarawa State Alhaji Aliyu Bello is the State Secretary of the All Progressives Congress in Nasarawa More...

Kogi assembly crisis over- Gov Bello

The Kogi state governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello From Ahmad Ibrahim, Lokoja It is a sigh of relief for the people of Kogi State as the lingering More...

Assembly grants Niger Gov request to access to N14.16bn FG bailout loan

From Yakubu Mustapha,Minna The Niger state house of assembly has given approval to the state Government to access N14.16billion from More...

Mikel escapes NFF ban

Chelsea star and Nigeria skipper Mikel Obi barely escaped a ban from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) after he stayed away from More...

Resident doctors commence strike over unpaid salaries

By James Effiong with agency report The National Association of Resident Doctors in federal teaching hospitals yesterday began an indefinite More...

Borno: Soldiers, policemen in shootout over free rice

From Mustapha Isah Kwaru, Maiduguri There was pandemonium at Borno State Government House in Maiduguri yesterday as soldiers and policemen exchanged gunshots, leaving a moble More...

Defense headquarters debunks coup rumour

Chief of Defense Staff, Major General Abayomi Olonisakin By Usman Audu The Defense Headquarters yesterday debunked rumours that the military intends to overthrow the civilian More...

MTN fine: Senate summons AGF, Shittu, Emefiele

The Senate, yesterdayon , summoned the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, More...

Why Buhari postponed Iftar with NASS leadership – Presidency

By Lawrence Olaoye The Presidency has said that President Muhammadu Buhari only postponed Iftar with the leadership of the National Assembly contrary to speculations that he cancelled More...

Gombe tribunal nullifies Akko Federal Constituency election

From David Hassan, Gombe The Gombe State Tribunal has annulled the election for the Member House of Representatives of Akko Federal Constituency where PDP candidate, Hon. Sama’ila More...

Finding a solution to Syrian conflict

The second round of the Geneva II conference on the nearby three-year-old Syrian conflict got under way recently. The first More...

A little to the left, a little to the right

The recent federal government decision suspending oversea training for civil servants did not come as surprise More...

NGA targets $55bn investment in gas sector

From Ayodele Samuel, Lagos The Nigeria Gas Association has reiterated its commitment to attracts the over...

Directive to Meter MD Customers is without Prejudice to other Customers- NERC

By Etuka Sunday The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has said that its directives to electricity...

AfDB develops strategy for Africa’s agricultural transformation

By Usman Audu The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved...

How British let one million Indians die in famine

It has been a difficult summer for India. Drought and a searing heat wave have affected an astonishing 330 million More...

The Beslan mum who could only save one of her children

The first day of the school year in Russia, 1 September, is a happy occasion known as the Day of Knowledge...

Mpho Tutu: Choosing between the church and being gay

The daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Mpho, says part of her was “stripped away” when she had to relinquish the Anglican..

Ramadan: Stakeholders harp on unity as NASFAT breaks fast with Christians in Abuja

Nasrul-Lahi-L-Fatih Society (NASFAT) By Stanley Onyekwere In what seems to be practical demonstration of the More...

Lawmaker condoles with NUJ over Ehirim’s death

By Stanley Onyekwere A Member House of Representatives, Hon. Timothy Golu has condoled withthe Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) over the..

I have not seen dad’s corpse, Keshi’s son says

By Albert Akota The first son of late Nigeria captain and head coach Stephen Keshi has expressed surprise that people have..

BlackBerry Priv Specs and Price

BlackBerry Priv smartphone was launched in October 2015. The phone comes with a 5.40-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440..

The biggest cause of ‘gym-phobia’ revealed

Many of us can come up with a plethora of excuses to not visit the gym: We’re too busy, too tired,..

GMO Food: Push it down their bloody throats (I)

By Odilim Enwegbara, As a senior official of the State Department and protege of the Rockefellers, George Kennan in 1948 memo..

Six Ways to know that you might be a spendaholic

By Dr. Boyce Watkins The world wants to be a big time consumer. Black people are among the worst, since many..