Farmer bags six months for stealing 13 crates of eggs

Farmer bags six months for stealing 13 crates of eggs

A 28-year-old farmer, Amisu Bello, is to serve six months in prison after a Magistrates’ Court in Minna, Niger, convicted him of stealing 13 crates of eggs. Bello was docked alongside one More »

Al-Makura commended for award of Lafia Varsity road contracts

Al-Makura commended for award of Lafia Varsity road contracts

Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State Prof. Muhammad Sanusi-Liman, the Vice Chancellor, Federal University Lafia (FULafia) has commended Gov. Umaru Al-Makura for awarding the contracts for construction of roads in the university. More »

Seven inmates die after prison riot

Seven inmates die after prison riot

Seven inmates died Tuesday after a riot at an overcrowded prison in the northern Brazilian state of Para following a failed escape attempt, authorities said. After 16 prisoners tried but failed to More »

Turkey jails 24 Istanbul airport workers over protests

Turkey jails 24 Istanbul airport workers over protests

New Turkish Airport A Turkish court has jailed 24 people involved in protests over work conditions at Istanbul’s new airport on Friday, broadcaster CNN Turk said on Wednesday. The airport is a More »

We Have Moved Kogi Flood Victims Into Hostels, Says NEMA Boss

We Have Moved Kogi Flood Victims Into Hostels, Says NEMA Boss

A house submerged in flood in Kogi State.   The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has moved victims of Kogi flood into hostels in the state. Director-General of the agency, More »

 

73rd session of UN General Assembly begins in New York

The 73rd session of the UN General Assembly opened on Wednesday with its President, Ms María Fernanda Espinosa, pledging to use her tenure to bring the world body closer to the people. Espinosa, in her inaugural keynote address to the

Kim To Visit South Korea, Shut Missile Site

North Korean leader Kim Jong agreed to close a missile testing site in front of international inspectors, as a rare inter-Korean summit unfolded in Pyongyang. Pyeongyang Press Corps / AFP     North Korea’s Kim Jong Un agreed to make a

NSCDC deploys disaster officers to flood affected states

NSCDC operatives The Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana, has deployed officers of the corps’ Disaster Management Department to all areas affected by floods in the country. The affected states include: Kogi, Niger, Delta

Kidnapped Kaduna Lecturers Regain Freedom

  The three lecturers of Shehu Idris College of Health Technology in Makarfi Local Government Area of Kaduna state have been released. The Spokesman of Kaduna State Police Command, Yakubu Sabo, says they were released at about  8pm on Tuesday

EPL: Alonso names 3 Chelsea players that took up John Terry’s role

Chelsea left-wing back, Marcos Alonso, has revealed the three Blues players who have taken up the club’s legend, John Terry’s dressing room leadership. According to Alonso, Cesc Fabregas, Cesar Azpilicueta, and David Luiz are the three Chelsea players that have

Ademola Lookman, Arnold Danjuma’s likely first games for Nigeria revealed

England Under-21 star Ademola Lookman and Netherlands former youth team star, Arnold Groeneveld Danjuma, may line up for the Super Eagles next month, NFF source has claimed. A top source in the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, confirmed to OwnGoal the

North Korea’s Kim agrees to shut missile site

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will soon make a historic visit to Seoul, he said Wednesday, and has agreed to close a missile testing site in front of international inspectors, as a rare inter-Korean summit unfolded in Pyongyang. However, progress

5.2 Million Children Face Famine In Yemen: Charity

FILE photo of Yemen Children       More than five million children are at risk of famine in Yemen as the ongoing war causes food and fuel prices to soar across the country, the charity Save the Children warned Wednesday. Disruption

Chelsea go to Greece, AC Milan visit Dudelange as Europa League begins

The Europa League group stage begins on Thursday, with the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea, AC Milan and Sevilla among the leading sides hoping to negotiate a marathon competition all the way to the final in Baku in May. AFP Sport

Lagos records 5 cases of domestic violence daily — Don

Adeniji Kazeem, Lagos Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice and Chairman, DSVRT Prof. Fatal Badru, a Professor of Sociology at the University of Lagos, on Tuesday said statistics indicated that a minimum of five cases of domestic violence were being

EPL: De Gea speaks on Manchester United future amid contract talks

Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea, has said he is “really happy” at the club, amid speculation he could sign a new contract to extend his stay at Old Trafford. De Gea has a year left on his contract, with

BBOG, ICRC, UNICEF demand rescue of Sharibu, others

Adelani Adepegba,  Leke Baiyewu and Olaleye Aluko The #BringBackOurGirls movement on Tuesday protested the killing by Boko Haram of a midwife, Saifura Khorsa, at the office of the International Committee of the Red Cross and the United Nations Children’s Fund

EPL: Chelsea put in offer for Asensio

Chelsea have an offer on the table for Real Madrid midfielder, Marco Asensio, reports Don Balon. The 22-year-old has emerged as one of European football’s top young talents and is being courted by a few big teams on the continent.

2 suspected Indian hemp suspects nabbed

The suspects and the illicit drugs Dedeigbo Ayodeji In its continuous effort to rid the state of illicit drugs and banned substances, policemen attached to Maroko Division, Lagos Police Command on Sunday intercepted a Volkswagen Golf saloon car, red colour,