Britain grants international Masters students better visa scheme

Britain grants international Masters students better visa scheme

Britain’s Interior Ministry, the Home Office, said on Monday that it is to extend a streamlined visa processing scheme for international Masters students. It followed a pilot scheme, now in its second More »

ANC picks Cyril Ramaphosa as leader

ANC picks Cyril Ramaphosa as leader

Cyril Ramaphosa South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) has selected Cyril Ramaphosa to succeed President Jacob Zuma as the party’s leader. The country’s deputy president defeated former cabinet minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, More »

Why We Suspended Nationwide Strike – PENGASSAN

Why We Suspended Nationwide Strike – PENGASSAN

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has explained the rationale behind the decision to suspend its nationwide strike. This was contained in a statement issued on Monday More »

Buhari Extends Tenure Of Service Chiefs

Buhari Extends Tenure Of Service Chiefs

File photo President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of the tenure of Nigeria’s service chiefs. The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, confirmed, this in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja by More »

France orders WhatsApp to seek permission for data transfer

France orders WhatsApp to seek permission for data transfer

France’s data protection agency on Monday told messaging app WhatsApp it needs to obtain users’ permission to transfer some information to its parent company Facebook and gave it a month to comply. More »


Rohr, Oshoala among top three for Africa’s best awards

Asisat Oshoala The top three nominees for all the seven categories of the Aiteo CAF Awards 2017 were unveiled on Monday in Accra, Ghana. Nigeria however got four places in the nominations, with Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr and

Lagos CP Deploys Police Personnel To Ease Traffic

File photo:   The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Imohimi Edgal, has ordered the deployment of police personnel to join in the efforts to ensure free-flow of traffic across the state. This followed the worsened situation of traffic in

Saints retain Socialiga title

Idris Adesina The Saints Football Club  on Saturday won the 2017 season of the Socialiga Football League after beating Rainieri Ghosts 4-1 on the final day of the league at the Children International School, Lekki, Lagos. The league, which started

BREAKING: PENGASSAN Suspends Nationwide Strike

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has suspended its planned nationwide strike. The decision to suspend the strike which was planned to commence 11:59 pm today (Monday) followed the intervention of the Director of State

SPONSORED: Gift a Loved One an Android-powered Nokia 8 this season

Dry and dusty air, cold morning, cold night, harmattan is here and so is the holiday season. For many reasons, the holiday season is a delight of many – from taking time off work to rest; bringing the environment to

Istanbul Court Orders Conditional Release Of German Reporter, Tolu

People enter the courthouse as Turkish special force soldiers stand guard at the entrance, on December 11, 2017 at Silivri district in Istanbul. PHOTO: OZAN KOSE / AFP A Turkish court on Monday ordered the release under judicial control of

Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Gyang sets twin targets

One of the foremost long distant runners in the country, Emmanuel Gyang has set out a twin ambition ahead of the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. Gyang who was among the top Nigerian finishers at the 2017 Marathon said

Kano State Govt. destroys illicit drugs worth N4.1bn

FILE PHOTO: Dangerous drugs. The Kano State Government said on Monday that it had destroyed illicit drugs worth N4.1 billion confiscated in the state this year. Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje who revealed this at the Senate Roundtable on Drug Abuse Epidemic

NNPC Warns Petroleum Marketers Against Hoarding Products

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has warned petroleum marketers against hoarding petroleum products. A statement from the Group General Manager of Public Affairs, Mr Ndu Ughamadu on Thursday stated that there are enough products to cater for the needs

Top K-pop Star Found Dead In Apparent Suicide

This undated picture released by Yonhap news agency in Seoul on December 18, 2017 shows Kim Jong-Hyun, singer of popular K-pop group SHINee. YONHAP / AFP   A lead singer of SHINee, one of South Korea’s top K-pop boybands, died on

Oshoala, Rohr, Super Eagles make final shortlist for 2017 CAF Awards

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the final shortlists for the 2017 awards. Nigeria is well represented across the categories, with reigning CAF African Women’s Player of the Year, Asisat Oshoala again in line to retain her crown.

Palestinians To Seek UN Backing If US Vetoes Jerusalem Resolution

The State of Palestine’s President Mahmoud                                                                     

Gunmen allegedly kill Army Colonel in Benue

Governor Ortom says it was an armed robbery incident Suspected gunmen on Sunday allegedly killed a senior military officer who was said to be in transit along Katsina Ala/ Takum highway in Benue State. A source in the area told

Dj Neptune Features Mr Eazi In “Mia Mia” Video

Mr Eazi- Dj Neptune Imohiosen Patrick, Nigeria’s multiple award winning DJ known as Neptune has released the visuals for his latest single “Mia Mia” featuring Skin Tight crooner Mr Eazi. The video was shot and directed in Nigeria by video