NJC seeks continuation of Justice Ademola probe at A’court

NJC seeks continuation of Justice Ademola probe at A’court

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The National Judicial Council has appealed against a judgment which stopped it from inviting Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court for investigation over More »

Desertification: 55,000 tree seedlings to be planted in Jigawa

Desertification: 55,000 tree seedlings to be planted in Jigawa

Oil Palm Seedlings Jama’atu Nasrul Islam (JNI) in Jigawa, has concluded arrangement to plant 55,000 tree seedlings across the state to control desertification. The JNI Secretary, Alhaji Muhammad Babangida, made the statement More »

Kudos, knocks as Nigerians react to Buhari’s broadcast

Kudos, knocks as Nigerians react to Buhari’s broadcast

Nigerians on Monday were diverse in their opinions on Buhari’s first broadcast to Nigerians after a 104-day medical vacation in the United Kingdom. While some described the speech as all encompassing, others More »

Raji was compassionate, loyal – Aregbesola

Raji was compassionate, loyal – Aregbesola

Late Lateef Raji The Governor of Osun State, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, on Monday described the late Lateef Raji, who was a commissioner in the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, as a compassionate More »

Sane People Will Rejoice Over Buhari’s Return – Wike

Sane People Will Rejoice Over Buhari’s Return – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has expressed gratitude to God for the health and safe return of President Muhammadu Buhari. He also stated that regardless of the party one belongs to, it More »


[Updated] Everton hold Man City to 1-1 draw

Raheem Sterling came on to score an 82nd-minute equaliser as 10-man Manchester City rescued a 1-1 draw against Everton in their opening Premier League home game on Monday. Wayne Rooney put Everton ahead with his 200th Premier League goal before

Dogara Acknowledges Buhari’s Letter Of Resumption

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Yakubu Dogara, has acknowledged the receipt of a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari notifying the House of his resumption of duties. The receipt of the letter was confirmed on Monday in a statement

Labour threatens Zamfara govt with strike

Nigeria Labour Congress Zamfara state chapter, has given the government 21-day ultimatum to meet workers demands or face “total strike action.” The state chairman of the NLC, Malam Bashir Mafara, made the announcement on Monday in Gusau while addressing newsmen

Rooney scores 200th Premier League goal

Wayne Rooney chalked up another career milestone on Monday when he scored his 200th Premier League goal to put Everton 1-0 up at Manchester City. The 31-year-old forward, who returned to Everton from Manchester United in July, struck in the

NGO trains 50 on HIV prevention in Nasarawa

HIV/AIDS The Beacon of Youth Initiative (BYI), an NGO, says it has trained 50 health workers on Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV/AIDS in Nasarawa State. The Executive Director and Programme Manager of the organisation, Mr Okolo

PHOTOS: Ambode Attends NBA Annual General Conference

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday attended the opening ceremony of the 2017 annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). The event which took place at the Landmark Centre, Oniru, Lagos, had many dignitaries and top

Total Solar Eclipse Ends In America

The Great American Eclipse completed its journey across the United States Monday, with the path of totality stretching coast-to-coast for the first time in nearly a century. Totality began over Oregon at about 1716 GMT and ended at 1848 GMT

Full text of President Buhari’s speech

President Muhammadu Buhari  BROADCAST BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, AUGUST 21, 2017. My dear citizens, I am very grateful to God and to all Nigerians for their prayers. I am pleased to be back on home soil among my brothers and

Spanish Police Shoot Dead Barcelona Attack Fugitive, Abouyaaqoub

Members of TEDAX-NRBQ (Technician Specialist in Deactivation of Explosive Artifacts) on the site where Moroccan suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub was shot on August 21, 2017 near Sant Sadurni d’Anoia, south of Barcelona. LLUIS GENE / AFP Spanish police on Monday shot

Iniesta warns he could quit Barcelona

Andres Iniesta has warned Barcelona, that he could walk away when his contract expires at the end of the current season. The 33-year-old midfielder has spent his whole career at Camp Nou and new coach Ernesto Valverde had told him

Man City, Everton honour Barcelona victims

Manchester City and Everton paid tribute to the victims of the Manchester and Barcelona terror attacks in their Premier League meeting at the Etihad Stadium on Monday. Both teams’ shirts carried an image of a worker bee, which became a

Robson-Kanu out for three games after losing appeal

West Bromwich Albion forward Hal Robson-Kanu will serve a three-match ban after an FA Commission dismissed his club’s appeal against his red card in Saturday’s 1-0 Premier League win over Burnley. The 28-year-old Wales international — most famous for his

Okowa pushes for more police personnel to be deployed to states

Police Gov.Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has called on the Inspector-General of Police to deploy adequate police personnel to states in order to effectively tackle insecurity across the country. He spoke on Monday in Asaba while decorating his orderly, Mr David

Messi seriously considering Barca exit as Man City meet representatives

Barcelona may lose Lionel Messi before the summer window shuts, as reports from Europe claim the Argentine wizard is “seriously considering” leaving the Nou Camp. Reports claimed Manchester City met with Messi’s representatives in Barcelona last week to try and