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Obasanjo in closed-door meeting with Afenifere leader, Adebanjo, other Yoruba leaders

24 June 2018
Obasanjo in closed-door meeting with Afenifere leader, Adebanjo, other Yoruba leaders

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday met with leaders of the Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, and other political leaders in the South West on the way forward for Nigeria. The...

APC: Kwankwaso snubs convention, visits Atiku

24 June 2018
APC: Kwankwaso snubs convention, visits Atiku

A former Governor of Kano State, Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, on Saturday night paid a courtesy visit to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar at his residence in Asokoro, Abuja. Kwankwaso...

'Assassination attempt' on Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa

24 June 2018
'Assassination attempt' on Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Emmerson Mnangagwa, the Zimbabwean president, said he narrowly survived an attempt on his life on Saturday after a explosion at a party rally that injured two of his vice-presidents and...

Saudi women hit the road as female driving ban ends

24 June 2018
Saudi women hit the road as female driving ban ends

Women in Saudi Arabia are celebrating a historic moment, as the country's government ends the ban on female drivers. The decades-long ban ended at midnight in the kingdom (10pm UK...

Lagos demolishes 500 shanties, illegal structures in Oko Oba abattoir

24 June 2018
Lagos demolishes 500 shanties, illegal structures in Oko Oba abattoir

...Says Exercise'll Improve Hygiene, Security Over 500 shanties and illegal structures within and outside the Oko-Oba abattoir and Lairage Complex in Agege area of Lagos State were on Saturday demolished...

2019: Kwankwaso boycotts APC Convention, meets Atiku

23 June 2018
2019: Kwankwaso boycotts APC Convention, meets Atiku

Former Governor of Kano State, Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso who was conspicuously absent from Saturday’s national convention of his All Progressives Congress APC has met with former vice president Atiku...

Zimbabwe's president calls for peace after stadium blast attack

23 June 2018
Zimbabwe's president calls for peace after stadium blast attack

Emmerson Mnangagwa the president of Zimbabwe, has called for peace, love and unity in the small southern African state, hours after escaping an apparent assassination attempt during an election campaign...

President Buhari’s address at APC National Convention in Abuja June 23

23 June 2018
President Buhari’s address at APC National Convention in Abuja June 23

PROTOCOLS It is my pleasure to address you today, on the occasion of our great party’s 2nd National Convention and the first since we rode on its glorious platform to...

APC Convention: Adoption of consensus as first option excites President Buhari

23 June 2018
APC Convention: Adoption of consensus as first option excites President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Abuja commended members and leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC) for adopting consensus as a first option in the election of the party’s national...

Oyegun bows out, delivers farewell speech

23 June 2018
Oyegun bows out, delivers farewell speech

Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has bowed out as APC national chairman. In his farewell speech, Odigie-Oyegun expressed satisfaction happiness that the party was able to organize the convention in spite of...

nPDP to continue agitations after APC Convention - Baraje

23 June 2018
nPDP to continue agitations after APC Convention - Baraje

The leader of the new Peoples Democratic Party(nPDP) block of the All Progressives Congress( APC), Alh Abubakar Kawu Baraje said his group will continue with its agitations even after the...

Prison service seeks university admission for inmates

23 June 2018
Prison service seeks university admission for inmates

Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS), Jigawa Command, has appealed to National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) to admit inmates serving jail terms in various prisons in Jigawa. The Comptroller of the...

APC Convention: Buhari urges members to bury differences

23 June 2018
APC Convention: Buhari urges members to bury differences

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Abuja commended members and leadership of All Progressives Congress ( APC ) for adopting consensus as a first option in the election of the...

President Buhari reinstates 3 suspended Permanent Secretaries

23 June 2018
President Buhari reinstates 3 suspended Permanent Secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the reinstatement of three permanent secretaries, who had been under suspension since 2015. Mr Lawrence Ojabo, Director Information in the Office of the Secretary to...

Restructuring: Nigerians won’t take fresh promises from Buhari —Southern, Middle Belt leaders

23 June 2018
Restructuring: Nigerians won’t take fresh promises from Buhari —Southern, Middle Belt leaders

Southern and Middle Belt leaders, on Friday, told President Muhammadu Buhari not to attempt to make a fresh promise to restructure the country as his party, the All Progressives Congress...

2018 budget: NASS tackles Buhari

23 June 2018
2018 budget: NASS tackles Buhari

The National Assembly yesterday tackled President Muhammadu Buhari over his comments on the 2018 Appropriation Act, stating that whatever alteration it made to the budget was in line with its...

Enugu Int'l airport budget allocation cut: ICCA/Umunna blasts South-East Senators and House members

23 June 2018
Enugu Int'l airport budget allocation cut: ICCA/Umunna blasts South-East Senators and House members

-Your representation disgraceful -Incompetency on performance will disqualify you in 2019. -We will follow constituency projects and demand accountability. The Igbo Canadian Community Association (ICCA/Umunna) have described as appalling, inadequate...

Buhari okays more appointments

22 June 2018
Buhari okays more appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the appointment of four new Non-Executive Directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and two new Chief Executive Officers for some federal agencies....

Budget 2018: You’re greedy, Presidency tells National Assembly

22 June 2018
Budget 2018: You’re greedy, Presidency tells National Assembly

The accusations and counter-accusations over the 2018 budget continued on Friday with the presidency accusing the National Assembly of greed. The National Assembly had earlier on Friday defended its alteration...

DSS cordon off Senator Abaribe’s House

22 June 2018
DSS cordon off Senator Abaribe’s House

Men of the Department of State Services, DSS have cordoned off the Apo residence of the Chairman, South East Senate Caucus, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, PDP, Abia South.Senator Abaribe was this...

Why 2019 election will be different from previous polls — INEC

22 June 2018
Why 2019 election will be different from previous polls — INEC

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), Mahmud Yakubu, has given reasons why he believes the 2019 general elections will be different from previous ones. Speaking during a...

Nigeria vs. Iceland: Facebook celebrates Super Eagles 2:0 win

22 June 2018
Nigeria vs. Iceland: Facebook celebrates Super Eagles 2:0 win

The American online social media and social networking service company, Facebook, has taken the felicitation of the Super Eagles a notch higher by creating a Text Delight Animation for the...

Turkish court rules to keep Amnesty official in jail

22 June 2018
Turkish court rules to keep Amnesty official in jail

Turkish court ruled on Thursday to keep the local chair of Amnesty International in jail as his trial on terror charges continues, the group said, extending a year-long detention that...

nPDP members’ll attend APC convention — Baraje

22 June 2018
nPDP members’ll attend APC convention — Baraje

Contrary to rumours making the round that aggrieved members of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) will not attend the party’s convention slated for tomorrow in Abuja, their leader, Alhaji...

Buhari not restricting press freedom – Presidency

22 June 2018
Buhari not restricting press freedom – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari is resolutely committed to press freedom and his administration will ensure that media personnel in the country discharge their duties without let or hindrance. The Senior Special...

FG withholding Paris Club refund to starve Ekiti, says Fayose

22 June 2018
FG withholding Paris Club refund to starve Ekiti, says Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has accused the Federal Government of deliberately withholding the release of the Paris Club refund to states purposely to prevent Ekiti from using the...

Fayose can only vote and return to Afao on election day —Fayemi

22 June 2018
Fayose can only vote and return to Afao on election day —Fayemi

The All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Ekiti, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said Governor Ayodele Fayose will not be allowed to move about on the election day of July 14....

Convicted senior Nigerian lawyer loses SAN title

22 June 2018
Convicted senior Nigerian lawyer loses SAN title

The Legal Practitioner’s Privileges Committee (LPPC) has suspended a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Joseph Nwobike. Mr Nwobike was suspended during a meeting of the committee on Thursday. A statement...

We’ll stop fuel importation, begin export by 2019 – Baru

22 June 2018
We’ll stop fuel importation, begin export by 2019 – Baru

By the year 2019, Nigeria is not only aiming to end fuel importation but to becoming a net exporter of the product, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian Petroleum...

Zamfara banditry: FG accuses Yari of poor governance

22 June 2018
Zamfara banditry: FG accuses Yari of poor governance

The Federal Goverment on Thursday chided Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, over the festering banditry in the state. It also accused Yari of abdicating his responsibility as the state's chief...

Oshiomhole now sole APC chairmanship aspirant

22 June 2018
Oshiomhole now sole APC chairmanship aspirant

An APC national chairmanship aspirant and former governor of Cross River State, Chief Clement Ebri, has withdrawn from the race. Ebri had joined Chief Ibrahim Emokpaire, a former governor of...

2018 budget: FG to borrow N1.6trn to fund deficit

22 June 2018
2018 budget: FG to borrow N1.6trn to fund deficit

The Federal Government will borrow N1.6 trillion to finance part of the N9.12 trillion 2018 budget. Of the amount, N793 billion would be borrowed domestically, while N849 billion would be...

DSS arrests two suspected ISIS commanders in Abuja

22 June 2018
DSS arrests two suspected ISIS commanders in Abuja

The Department of State Services said it had arrested two Islamic State in West Africa commanders in Kukuntu village, Gwgwalada, Abuja. The suspects are: Bashiru Adams and Rufai Sajo. A...

“Politics is a dynamic business, PDP is coming back” – Jonathan, Atiku discuss 2019 in Bayelsa

22 June 2018
“Politics is a dynamic business, PDP is coming back” – Jonathan, Atiku discuss 2019 in Bayelsa

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar paid a visit to former President Goodluck Jonathan in Otuoke, Bayelsa on Wednesday. Atiku is doing rounds for his 2019 presidential ambition and his discussion...

Shi’ites, police clash as El-Zakzaky appears in court

22 June 2018
Shi’ites, police clash as El-Zakzaky appears in court

A policeman was stoned to death Thursday morning in Kaduna, allegedly by Shi’ite Muslims who were protesting the detention of their embattled leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.. El-Zakzaky was taken to the ...

Eurozone agrees deal to bring Greece out of financial crisis

22 June 2018
Eurozone agrees deal to bring Greece out of financial crisis

Eurozone nations have agreed on the final elements of a plan to get Greece out of its eight-year bailout program and make its massive debt more manageable. The finance ministers...

Israeli PM Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud

22 June 2018
Israeli PM Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud

Sara Netanyahu is accused of using public funds to order more than 0,000 of food to the PM's residence from outside caterers. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife, Sara, has...

Saudi warns sick, old people to postpone Hajj pilgrimage for their own safety

21 June 2018
Saudi warns sick, old people to postpone Hajj pilgrimage for their own safety

The Saudi Ministry of Health recommends that people aged over 65 years and those with chronic diseases such as heart disease, kidney disease, respiratory disease, diabetes and pilgrims with immune...

APC National Chairmanship: Oshiomhole’s last challenger steps down

21 June 2018
APC National Chairmanship: Oshiomhole’s last challenger steps down

The last challenger to Adams Oshiomhole for the position of national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has stepped down. Clement Ebri announced his decision to withdraw from the...

Nigerian Army officer fighting Boko Haram commits suicide

21 June 2018
Nigerian Army officer fighting Boko Haram commits suicide

A Nigerian Army captain on deployment in the North-east has committed suicide, PREMIUM TIMES can report. The officer flipped his rifle towards own stomach and opened fired. The incident occurred...

PhD scandal: UNILAG disclaims Osun poly rector’s B.Sc

21 June 2018
PhD scandal: UNILAG disclaims Osun poly rector’s B.Sc

The University of Lagos, Akoka, says the embattled rector of Igbajo Polytechnic, Igbajo, Osun State, Akinola Olaolu, did not obtain a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from the institution....

Catholic Church inaugurates committee on indecent dressing

21 June 2018
Catholic Church inaugurates committee on indecent dressing

The Parish Priest of Blessed Iwene Tansi Catholic Church, Phase VI Trans-Ekulu in Enugu, Rev. Fr. Chukwudi Ani, has vowed to inaugurate a committee that will enforce proper dress code...

Netanyahu's wife charged with 0,000 food delivery fraud

21 June 2018
Netanyahu's wife charged with 0,000 food delivery fraud

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara was charged Thursday with fraud and breach of trust after a lengthy probe into allegations she misused state funds to claim for delivery...

Buhari visits Bauchi over disasters, weeps

21 June 2018
Buhari visits Bauchi over disasters, weeps

Following the powerful windstorm that wrecked havoc and killed scores in parts of the state capital on Saturday, President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, visited Bauchi State to commiserate with the...

DSS arrests ISWA, Boko Haram leaders in Abuja

21 June 2018
DSS arrests ISWA, Boko Haram leaders in Abuja

The Department of State Services (DSS) has announced the arrests of the leaders of the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) and some Boko Haram terrorists, at Kukuntu Village, Gwagwalada...

Kaduna in lock down as El-Zakzaky appears in court

21 June 2018
Kaduna in lock down as El-Zakzaky appears in court

The court premises under lock down by security personnel allegedly working under directives given by the Department of State Security (DSS). Photos: Maryam Ahmadu-Suka There is serious traffic gridlock in...

APC convention: nPDP speak on Buhari snubbing them ahead of the convention

21 June 2018
APC convention: nPDP speak on Buhari snubbing them ahead of the convention

The aggrieved members of the New Peoples Democratic Party, nPDP in the All Progressives, APC, have cleared the air on whether they will be attending the national convention of the...

2019: PDP chieftain speaks on Saraki dumping APC, returning to party

21 June 2018
2019: PDP chieftain speaks on Saraki dumping APC, returning to party

Kunle Suleiman, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kwara State, has said the party should not re-admit the Senate President, Bukola Saraki into the party. Suleiman, a...

VIRAL VIDEO: Police debunk masked lady's allegation of opulence against inspector

21 June 2018
VIRAL VIDEO: Police debunk masked lady's allegation of opulence against inspector

....Say Officer Neither Owns Property In Lagos Or Worth N2bn …Begin Her Manhunt Over False Claims  The Lagos State Police Command on Thursday debunked allegation raised by a masked...

APC convention: Court refuses to stop Lagos’ delegates

21 June 2018
APC convention: Court refuses to stop Lagos’ delegates

A Federal High Court in Abuja has refused a motion seeking to restrain the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from recognising Lagos State delegates...

A city court in South Korea ruled it was illegal to kill dogs for meat

21 June 2018
A city court in South Korea ruled it was illegal to kill dogs for meat

A South Korean city court has outlawed the killing of dogs for meat, in a potentially landmark ruling that animal rights activists said Thursday could pave the way to making...

Oshiomhole: I will subject president, govs, others to party supremacy if elected as APC national chairman

21 June 2018
Oshiomhole: I will subject president, govs, others to party supremacy if elected as APC national chairman

Former Edo Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has said that he will ensure party supremacy if elected as the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at its National Convention on...

We need people who can develop this country the economy Fayemi is one such persons - VP Osinbajo

21 June 2018
We need people who can develop this country the economy Fayemi is one such persons - VP Osinbajo

PRESS RELEASE *Benefits of FG’s Social Investment Programmes for all Nigerians, VP adds “The President’s view is that we must not play politics with the health and welfare and prosperity...

NNPC to begin refineries’ maintenance by Dec – Kachikwu

21 June 2018
NNPC to begin refineries’ maintenance by Dec – Kachikwu

The federal government said it will shut down the three refineries and begin turnaround maintenance on them by December 2018. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Dr. Ibe Kachikwu...

MKO Abiola's son, Abdulmumin, eyes APC youth leader's ticket

21 June 2018
MKO Abiola's son, Abdulmumin, eyes APC youth leader's ticket

The son of late MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the June 12 1993 presidential election, Abdulmumin, has joined the race for the ticket of the National Youth Leader of...

2018 Budget: Cancer, HIV/AIDS treatment funding among those cut by Senators, Reps

21 June 2018
2018 Budget: Cancer, HIV/AIDS treatment funding among those cut by Senators, Reps

National Assembly Funding for cancer treatment and HIV drugs were amongst those either cut or completely removed by the National Assembly in the 2018 budget signed by President Muhammadu Buhari...

Reps: We’re not executive’s rubber-stamp

21 June 2018
Reps: We’re not executive’s rubber-stamp

The House of Representatives said yesterday that the complaints by President Muhammadu Buhari that some additions were made in the 2018 budget proposal submitted to the National Assembly were justifiable....

History’ll be fair to Jonathan — Atiku

21 June 2018
History’ll be fair to Jonathan — Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has described former President Goodluck Jonathan as a hero of democracy in Nigeria, saying history will be fair to him. Atiku made the assertion yesterday...

Buhari: N/Assembly smuggled in N578bn projects

21 June 2018
Buhari: N/Assembly smuggled in N578bn projects

President Muhammadu Buhari signed the 2018 budget yesterday saying that lawmakers made cuts amounting to N347bn in the allocations to 4,700 projects he submitted. He also said the lawmakers inserted...

Trump signs executive order to end migrant family separation at border

21 June 2018
Trump signs executive order to end migrant family separation at border

President Donald Trump has backed down after widespread criticism of an immigration policy that split families at the US border, signing an executive order that will put a stop to...

Goods worth millions destroyed as fire razes Ekiti market

21 June 2018
Goods worth millions destroyed as fire razes Ekiti market

Traders in Oja Oba market in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti state capital, have lost property worth about N150 million to an inferno. According to eyewitnesses, the fire outbreak occurred around 7.30pm...

LCCI: Budget delay threatens ERGP target, investment

21 June 2018
LCCI: Budget delay threatens ERGP target, investment

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has expressed fears that the late passage of the 2018 Budget could be a threat to achieving the Economic Recovery and Growth...

Buhari finally signs 2018 Budget into law, expresses serious concerns over NASS cuts

21 June 2018
Buhari finally signs 2018 Budget into law, expresses serious concerns over NASS cuts

President Buhari has finally signed the 2018 Appropriation Bill into law today. Buhari, however, said he was concerned about some of the changes made by the National Assembly to the...

Boko Haram attacks Borno military barracks

21 June 2018
Boko Haram attacks Borno military barracks

Boko Haram terror group have attacked a market inside 33 Army Artillery barracks on the outskirts of Maiduguri, capital of Borno state, report says. The incident occurred around 9:30pm. The...

3 confirmed dead in Ojuelegba truck accident

21 June 2018
3 confirmed dead in Ojuelegba truck accident

A total of three persons have now been confirmed dead in the accident at Ojuelegba bridge Tuesday night. The accident occurred when a truck conveying a huge load of foreign...

Why Russia should reckon with Nigeria – Saraki

20 June 2018
Why Russia should reckon with Nigeria – Saraki

Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday urged the Russian Government to reckon with Nigeria as the central area of focus in Africa. Saraki said that the Russian Government should...

We’re not worried about Buhari’s observations –Na’Allah

20 June 2018
We’re not worried about Buhari’s observations –Na’Allah

The two chambers of the National Assembly on Wednesday reacted to the concerns raised by President Muhammadu Buhari on the alterations made on the 2018 Appropriation Act, saying the federal...

OAU sacks professor over sex-for-mark scandal

20 June 2018
OAU sacks professor over sex-for-mark scandal

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has announced the sacking of Prof. Richard Akindele for allegedly demanding sex from a student, Monica Osagie, to upgrade her mark. The OAU Vice-Chancellor, Eyitope...

Budget 2018: National Assembly replies Buhari

20 June 2018
Budget 2018: National Assembly replies Buhari

The National Assembly leadership has spoken on the concerns raised by President Muhammadu Buhari on the manipulation of the 2018 budget estimates sent to the lawmakers. Mr Buhari on Wednesday...

Pope criticizes Trump administration policy on migrant family separation

20 June 2018
Pope criticizes Trump administration policy on migrant family separation

Pope Francis has criticized the Trump administration’s policy of separating migrant families at the Mexican border, saying populism is not the answer to the world’s immigration problems. Speaking to Reuters,...

US Cardinal accused of sex abuse

20 June 2018
US Cardinal accused of sex abuse

A senior US cardinal has withdrawn from all public ministry after an allegation that he abused a teenager nearly 50 years ago. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, 87, retired Archbishop of Washington,...

Hungary passes 'Stop Soros' law banning help for migrants

20 June 2018
Hungary passes 'Stop Soros' law banning help for migrants

The Hungarian parliament has passed new legislation that criminalises lawyers and activists who help asylum seekers. Anyone "facilitating illegal immigration" will face a year in jail. Viktor Orban's government has...

Canada becomes second country to legalise cannabis use

20 June 2018
Canada becomes second country to legalise cannabis use

Canada is to become the second country in the world to fully legalise marijuana, after the senate approved legislation paving the way for recreational cannabis to be legally bought and...

UK still plans to end sale of new diesel and petrol cars by 2040: source

20 June 2018
UK still plans to end sale of new diesel and petrol cars by 2040: source

Britain still plans to end the sale of new diesel and petrol cars by 2040 and will set out more detail as soon as this week, a government source told...

CAN rejects ex-Boko Haram recruit into Army, Police

20 June 2018
CAN rejects ex-Boko Haram recruit into Army, Police

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has opposed reported moves by the Federal Government directing the Nigerian Army and Police to recruit some former members of Boko Haram terrorists who...

Biafra: IPOB plans referendum, prints ballot papers

20 June 2018
Biafra: IPOB plans referendum, prints ballot papers

The Indigenous People of Biafra has announced plans to hold a referendum towards the ‘peaceful restoration’ of the defunct Republic of Biafra. IPOB spokesman, Emma Powerful, in a statement on...

Defence minister shouldn’t be Miyetti Allah’s mouthpiece —Ortom

20 June 2018
Defence minister shouldn’t be Miyetti Allah’s mouthpiece —Ortom

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has called on the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, to apologise to Nigerians for demanding the suspension of anti-grazing law in some states. He...

NHIS Executive Secretary in fresh trouble over N25billion ‘investment’

20 June 2018
NHIS Executive Secretary in fresh trouble over N25billion ‘investment’

Less than four months after his controversial reinstatement, the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Usman Yusuf, is again in trouble over a N25 billion investment scam. The...

Fresh strike looms as Nigerian govt fails to honour agreement with university workers

20 June 2018
Fresh strike looms as Nigerian govt fails to honour agreement with university workers

The leadership of non-teaching staff of Nigerian universities has fixed a meeting for July 4 to decide its next line of action following the failure of the federal government to...

FEC suspended as Buhari signs 2018 budget today

20 June 2018
FEC suspended as Buhari signs 2018 budget today

The weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting will not hold today owing to the Eid-el-Fitr holidays that ended on Monday. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity,...

FG to disburse 2m Abacha loot to Nigerians

20 June 2018
FG to disburse 2m Abacha loot to Nigerians

The Federal Government is making final preparation to disburse 2 million fund repatriated from the accounts of former Head of State, late General Sani Abacha in Switzerland to Nigerians. The...

We’ve no restriction on youths, says PDP

20 June 2018
We’ve no restriction on youths, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday denied that it had imposed restrictions on young aspirants from seeking elective positions on its platform. The party said areport by a national newspaper...

Lagos goes tough on drug abuse

19 June 2018
Lagos goes tough on drug abuse

In a bid to step up its campaign against all forms of drug abuse, the Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it has concluded plans to stage a 1000-man walk...

Nigerian army passionate about civilians’ rights ―Buratai

19 June 2018
Nigerian army passionate about civilians’ rights ―Buratai

THE Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Burutai, on Tuesday in Abuja, said the Nigerian Army was passionate about the rights of the civilian. He stated this at a Military-Media...

IPOB plans referendum, prints ballot papers

19 June 2018
IPOB plans referendum, prints ballot papers

THE Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says 40 million ballot papers are being printed and readied for distribution to every clan and village in Biafraland for all adults over the...

CAN rejects ex-Boko Haram recruit into Army, Police

19 June 2018
CAN rejects ex-Boko Haram recruit into Army, Police

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has opposed reported moves by the Federal Government directing the Nigerian Army and Police to recruit some former members of Boko Haram terrorists who...

Macron backs Merkel in political battle on immigration

19 June 2018
Macron backs Merkel in political battle on immigration

France’s Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday jumped to the aid of his core European partner, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is under mounting domestic pressure over the divisive issue of immigration....

2019 election: Ganduje dismisses Kwankwaso’s influence

19 June 2018
2019 election: Ganduje dismisses Kwankwaso’s influence

Kano state Governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Tuesday dismissed the former governor’s, Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso’s, acclaimed influence on the forthcoming general election, in which Ganduje would be contesting for...

US expected to disengage from UN's Human Rights Council

19 June 2018
US expected to disengage from UN's Human Rights Council

The US is expected to disengage with the UN Human Rights Council over anti-Israel bias, a senior US official, a diplomatic source and several activists tell CNN. The announcement is...

Japan’s Royal Family visits Russia first time since 1916

19 June 2018
Japan’s Royal Family visits Russia first time since 1916

Japan’s Princess Takamado arrive in Russia on Monday to watch her national team compete in the soccer World Cup, the Kyodo news agency reported, marking the first visit to Russia...

2019: Oyinlola, Mimiko visit Ladoja over merger

19 June 2018
2019: Oyinlola, Mimiko visit Ladoja over merger

A former governor of Osun State, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, and the immediate past governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko, on Monday stormed the Ibadan home of the former governor of Oyo...

ISIS sneaking extremists from Syria into Nigeria, report warns

19 June 2018
ISIS sneaking extremists from Syria into Nigeria, report warns

Leaders of Islamic State (IS) are sneaking battle-hardened extremists from Syria into Nigeria, UK Sun reported Monday, saying some of the fighters are reportedly sent to the Middle East for...

42 posts up for grabs at APC convention

19 June 2018
42 posts up for grabs at APC convention

No fewer than 20 candidates have been returned unopposed as members of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC). There will be election into 42 positions...

1,500 Nigerians in Italian prisons, says envoy

19 June 2018
1,500 Nigerians in Italian prisons, says envoy

No fewer than 1,500 Nigerians are serving jail terms for various offences in Italy, Italian Ambasssador to Nigeria Stefanou Pontesilli said yesterday. Pontesilli described the number as “a big number,”...

Atiku, Tinubu meet at Akure Airport

19 June 2018
Atiku, Tinubu meet at Akure Airport

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and a National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu met at the Akure airport yesterday. Atiku was reportedly on his way to Ekiti State...

Buhari: I'm not ready to meet nPDP members

19 June 2018
Buhari: I'm not ready to meet nPDP members

President Muhammadu Buhari said he is not ready to meet members of the Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) bloc within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The president made his position...

2019: Ekweremadu accuses APC of onslaught against PDP leaders

19 June 2018
2019: Ekweremadu accuses APC of onslaught against PDP leaders

The Senate Deputy President, lke Ekweremadu, on Monday, said the Federal government and the executive arm of government, have concluded all arrangements to humiliate and intimidate members of the Peoples...

Confusion trails sack of 300 street sweepers’ supervisors in Lagos

19 June 2018
Confusion trails sack of 300 street sweepers’ supervisors in Lagos

There is confusion regarding the actual employers of the 300 street sweepers’ supervisors that were recently sacked in Lagos State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.Environmental Utility firm, Visionscape...

Ekiti poll: Accept defeat in good faith if you lose, Atiku tells APC

19 June 2018
Ekiti poll: Accept defeat in good faith if you lose, Atiku tells APC

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Monday called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State to accept defeat in good faith if it loses the July 14 governorship...

Dangote donates N2bn housing estate to Borno IDPs

19 June 2018
Dangote donates N2bn housing estate to Borno IDPs

President of the Dangote Group of companies, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, yesterday commissioned a N2billion housing estate he built for Internally Displaced Persons in Borno State. Speaking while commissioning the housing...

Cholera kills three-year-old girl, 15 others in Kebbi, Niger

19 June 2018
Cholera kills three-year-old girl, 15 others in Kebbi, Niger

A three-year-old girl and 15 others have lost their lives to the outbreak cholera in Kebbi and Niger states. The three-year-old girl died while seven people were being hospitalised at...

FG to shut border over rice smuggling

19 June 2018
FG to shut border over rice smuggling

As a measure to curtail the smuggling of foreign rice and other toxic materials into Nigeria, the Federal Government has said that it will, in a few days’ time, shut...

1500 Nigerians in Italian prisons - envoy

19 June 2018
1500 Nigerians in Italian prisons - envoy

No fewer than 1,500 Nigerians are serving jail terms for various offences in Italy, Italian Ambasssador to Nigeria Stefanou Pontesilli said yesterday. Pontesilli described the number as “a big number,”...

Islamic State sneaks jihadists into Nigeria - Report

19 June 2018
Islamic State sneaks jihadists into Nigeria - Report

In what has been described as a “terror exchange programme”, Commmanders of the Islamic State (IS) have been sneaking jihadists into Nigeria from Syria to train them for possible attacks,...

Buhari rules out talks with aggrieved nPDP leaders

19 June 2018
Buhari rules out talks with aggrieved nPDP leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari will not meet with members of the defunct New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), who are threatening to leave the All Progressives Congress (APC), it was learnt yesterday....

Suspected kidnappers posing as land dealers arrested in Lagos

19 June 2018
Suspected kidnappers posing as land dealers arrested in Lagos

Two suspects allegedly attempting to kidnap a Deputy Comptroller of Customs, her younger brother, and her son, have been arrested by the Lagos Police in Mushin on Saturday. One of...

INEC registering foreigners to vote in 2019 – Southern, Middlle Belt leaders

18 June 2018
INEC registering foreigners to vote in 2019 – Southern, Middlle Belt leaders

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum has raised the alarm that the Independent National Electoral Commission has embarked on the registration of foreigners, especially from Niger Republic, to pave...

Court jails BIM’s Uwazuruike for contempt

18 June 2018
Court jails BIM’s Uwazuruike for contempt

An Imo State High Court, sitting in Owerri and presided over by Hon. Justice Kemakolam A. Ojiako, has sentenced the leader of Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, to...

Buhari to sign 2018 budget Wednesday, June 20

18 June 2018
Buhari to sign 2018 budget Wednesday, June 20

President Muhammadu Buhari is likely to sign the 2018 budget on Wednesday, presidency sources have revealed. Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, had been reported to have announced that...

Lagos CP redeploys anti-cultism squad

18 June 2018
Lagos CP redeploys anti-cultism squad

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Imohimi Edgal, on Monday redeployed the officer and men in charge of the Anti-Cultism Squad over alleged unprofessional conducts and corruption. The police...

Germany: Interior minister gives Merkel ultimatum on migrants

18 June 2018
Germany: Interior minister gives Merkel ultimatum on migrants

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has backed down from a threat to bypass Chancellor Angela Merkel in a disagreement over immigration policy, bringing reprieve to Merkel's biggest political crisis to...

Smuggling: Nigeria to Shut Border with Neighbouring Country

18 June 2018
Smuggling: Nigeria to Shut Border with Neighbouring Country

The federal government has said that it will shut down the land border between Nigeria and a neighbouring country in a few days time to avoid smuggling of foreign rice...

Nairobi Speaker Beatrice Elachi facing impeachment over abuse of office

18 June 2018
Nairobi Speaker Beatrice Elachi facing impeachment over abuse of office

A Nairobi MCA is set to present a motion for the impeachment of Speaker Beatrice Elachi over abuse of office and gross misconduct. Waithaka ward representative Antony Kiragu has also...

UN chief condemns suspected Boko Haram attacks targeting Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Nigeria

18 June 2018
UN chief condemns suspected Boko Haram attacks targeting Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Nigeria

According to media reports, blasts killed dozens of people in the Damboa Local Government area of Borno State. “The Secretary-General stresses that attacks targeting civilians violate international humanitarian law, and...

Ex-state pathologist charged with second heart theft in Meru

18 June 2018
Ex-state pathologist charged with second heart theft in Meru

Former Chief Government pathologist Moses Njue has been charged with another case of stealing body parts. The Embu Level 5 hospital CEO was on Monday arraigned in Meru and denied...

Adamawa Governor’s Chief of staff, Abdulrahman Jimeta dies in Saudi Arabia

18 June 2018
Adamawa Governor’s Chief of staff, Abdulrahman Jimeta dies in Saudi Arabia

The Chief of Staff to Governor Mohammed Jibrilla of Adamawa State, Abdulrahman Jimeta, is dead. “He died this morning in Saudi Arabia where he has gone to perform the leaser...

Ekiti 2018: Fayose, Fayemi blame each other for state’s indebtedness

18 June 2018
Ekiti 2018: Fayose, Fayemi blame each other for state’s indebtedness

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has said the huge debts incurred by the Kayode Fayemi administration from 2010 to 2014 has gulped the state’s funds of about...

Sanusi warns politicians on tension over 2019 elections

18 June 2018
Sanusi warns politicians on tension over 2019 elections

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II The Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammadu Sanusi II, has raised the alarm over growing political friction ahead of the 2019 general elections. He made...

Budget cycle inconsistency hindering economic development – Report

18 June 2018
Budget cycle inconsistency hindering economic development – Report

Over the years, the nation’s budget cycle has been inconsistent without a definite pattern, giving room for speculations and poor implementation. According to data obtained from the Fiscal Responsibility Commission...

Our hope not hinged on Obasanjo, says ADC

18 June 2018
Our hope not hinged on Obasanjo, says ADC

Olusegun Obasanjo The African Democratic Congress (ADC) has clarified that its anticipated fortune in the 2019 general elections was not completely hinged on former President Olusegun Obasanjo. It, however, stated...


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