Gunmen attack EFCC Abuja office, damage vehicles

By Ese Awhotu Unidentified gunmen have attacked the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, located at Wuse Zone 7 in Abuja. The attack which occurred in the early hours of Wednesday, involved More...

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…As Senate urges lecturers to suspend strike, assures fruitful negotiations

Senate President, Bukola Saraki By Christiana Ekpa and Ikechukwu Okaforadi The Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions, yesterday More...

UNN, UniAbuja join ASUU strike

The academic staff of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN, has joined the on-going nationwide strike embarked upon by the Academic More...

Kaduna abolishes tenement rate, introduces land use charges

From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna The Executive Chairman of Kaduna Internal Revenue Service (KADIRS) Alhaji Mukhtar Ahmed, said the state has More...

Agitation: Peace Corps officers to sharpen skills in U.S

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Commandant General of the National Unity and Peace Corps Chinedu Nneji, has said that offers of the corps will More...

The Israel Lobby vs the First Amendment

By Ramzy Baroud The adage goes, “Be careful what you wish for, because you might just get it.” Indeed, this is the very predicament More...

Usain Bolt: Why Justin Gatlin win does not diminish Jamaican’s status

By Tom Fordyce Usain Bolt’s defeat by Justin Gatlin in the last individual 100m he will ever run proved several things: that sport More...

Pipeline surveillance: Host communities talk tough on use of ex-militants

From Osakhare Erese, Asaba The national leadership of the Host Communities of Nigeria (HOSTCOM Producing Oil &Gas), called on the More...

Benue govt closes 2,424 illegal schools

Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom From Uche Nnorom, Makurdi Over 2, 424 illegal schools have been closed down in Benue State for failure More...

Gunmen attack EFCC Abuja office, damage vehicles

By Ese Awhotu Unidentified gunmen have attacked the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, located at Wuse Zone 7 in Abuja. The attack which occurred in the early More...

Air force sentences aircraft man to death by hanging

From Uche Nnorom, Makurdi Nigerian Air Force, NAF yesterday night sentenced a 21year -old Air Craft man Kalu Bernard who shot and killed his girlfriend at the Nigerian Air Force More...

2 new ministers get portfolios

By Lawrence Olaoye Three weeks after being sworn-in as ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Steven Ocheni and Mr. Suleiman Hassan were yesterday assigned portfolios More...

IBB @ 76: You’re a patriot, gift to mankind – Niger Gov

From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has described the former Military President General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, who clocks 76 More...

S’West PDP excos sue Makarfi, others over sack

By Ali Alkali with agency report The South-West Zonal Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has headed for the Federal High Court in Abuja to challenge the dissolution More...

Matters arising from Kenyan elections

Uhuru Kenyatta, Kenyan President The Kenyan presidential and parliamentary elections held on August 8 have come and gone, More...

Yam export: Yes, but are we ready?

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh Nigeria has set in motion machinery that will see More...

CBN injects $364 m into Inter-Bank Forex Market

By Etuka Sunday The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, intervened in...

TCN secures $1.55bn funding for transmission expansion

By Musa Adamu Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has disclosed that it had secured $1.55 billion...

Whistle-Blowing an act of patriotism – Adeosun

By Etuka Sunday The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun yesterday said that whistle-blowing should be...

Flood kills father, two children in Lokogoma

A man and his two children lost their lives yesterday in a flesh flood occasioned by early morning downpour, More...

FCTA opens Goodluck Jonathan Way, Villa Roundabout to commuters

The Federal Capital Territory Administrationin (FCTA) yesterday opened the Goodluck Jonathan Way and Aso Villa roundabout to commuters, so as to..

Council to establish skills acquisition centres in FCT

The Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) has reeled out plans to establish more skills acquisition centres in the council before the..

The Israel Lobby vs the First Amendment

By Ramzy Baroud The adage goes, “Be careful what you wish for, because you might just get it.” Indeed, this More...

Nigeria-China Cooperation Advances To New Frontier

By Charles Onunaiju “China-Africa relations have today reached a stage of growth, unmatched in history. We should scale the heights, look..

Charlottesville is America everywhere

US white supremacists and Neo-Nazis are no longer afraid of showing their faces because they face no repercussions. On Friday evening..

Malaria infections spreading in crisis-ridden Venezuela

Las Claritas, Bolivar state, Venezuela – The health clinic in the mining town of Las Claritas has broken windows and a..

Population, Education And Nigeria’s Cycle Of Poverty

FRIDAY Column by Rasak Musbau Nigeria’s population today is ranked seventh in the world at over 192 million and is projected..

What successful people don’t do at the end of workday

The last 10 minutes of your workday are equally as important as the first 10. “Whatever you do right before leaving..