Governors meet over Paris Refund, Stamp Duties, others

Governors meet over Paris Refund, Stamp Duties, others

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja Governors under the auspices of the Nigerian Governors Forum met on Wednesday night in Abuja over the last tranche of the Paris Club refund. The first tranche of N522bn More »

Herdsmen kill 7 IDPs in Nasarawa State

Herdsmen kill 7 IDPs in Nasarawa State

Herdsmen Mr Peter Ahemba, President of the Tiv Youth Organisation in Nasarawa State, said seven Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) were killed at Ihukan village in Awe Local Government Area by suspected herdsmen. More »

Akwa Ibom Govt Inaugurates Two New Transformers

Akwa Ibom Govt Inaugurates Two New Transformers

File photo: Governor Udom Emmanuel   As part of efforts achieve constant power supply, Akwa Ibom state Governor,  Udom Emmanuel, has rehabilitated the Afaha Ube Transmission substation in Uyo, the state capital More »

How FG, Niger lost claims to N6bn alleged crime proceeds

How FG, Niger lost claims to N6bn alleged crime proceeds

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Both the Federal Government and the Niger State Government on Wednesday lost their separate ownership claims to an allegedly unclaimed sum of N6bn found in the bank accounts of More »

Boko Haram: Presidential Committee on submits reports, identifies 6,512 detainees

Boko Haram: Presidential Committee on submits reports, identifies 6,512 detainees

Boko Haram insurgents The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, commended the efforts of the committee, when he received the reports in Abuja. Mr Lawrence Ojabo, the More »

 

World Malaria Day: Malaria kills 445,000 people in 2016 – WHO

Mosquito By Kazeem Ugbodaga As the countries marks World Malaria Day, the latest release by the World Health Organisation, WHO, reveals that Malaria killed 445,000 people worldwide in 2016, with Sahara Africa accounting for 80 percent of the burden. Out

Four Feared Killed In Abuja Truck Accident

The scene of the accident involving a truck in Abuja. (Photo Credit: Stanley Nlem)   Four persons including the driver of a truck were on Wednesday feared killed in an accident in Wuse area of Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.

Nobel Literature Prize For 2018 In Doubt After Sexual Assault Allegations

  The Swedish Academy, plunged into crisis over allegations of rape and sexual assault by the husband of one its members, may postpone the 2018 Nobel Literature Prize, Swedish Radio reported on Wednesday. “We’re thinking about it. We’ll let you

UPDATED: Saraki Leads Senators To Visit Dino Melaye In National Hospital

Senate President Bukola Saraki and other Senators at the National Hospital during their visit to Senator Dino Melaye on Wednesday. Senate President Bukola Saraki has led other Senators to the national hospital on a visit to their colleague, Dino Melaye,

Zuma’s bride-to-be forced to resign her job

Former South African president Jacob Zuma’s wife-to-be, Nonkanyiso Conco, has been forced to resign from her job as National Executive Committee Treasurer and Communications officer at a non-profit organization. The 24-year-old was asked to step aside from her job at She Conquers,

Oxlade-Chamberlain ruled out of 2018 World Cup

England midfielder, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, has suffered a “knee ligament injury” that will end his season with Liverpool and rule him out of this year’s World Cup. Oxlade-Chamberlain was stretchered off early in the first half of Liverpool’s 5-2 win over

Tinubu receives autographed glove from Anthony Joshua

Oluwakemi Abimbola A boxing glove autographed by Nigerian-born boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, has been delivered to All Progressives Congress chieftain, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday. The glove was presented to the former governor of Lagos State by Director of Africa, Peel

LaLiga: Barcelona identifies Chelsea star to replace Gerard Pique

Barcelona have identified Chelsea defender, Marcos Alonso as a replacement for Gerard Pique ahead of the summer transfer. Alonso, a Spanish international is a key player at Stamford Bridge after signing from Fiorentina in 2016. He helped the club win

Rainy Season: LASG warns against indiscriminate dumping of waste

Rasheed Shabi Lagos State Government has warned against the indiscriminate dumping of waste on streets and roads during the rainy season. Speaking recently at a press briefing to enlighten the public on the changes to the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI),

For The Last 48 Hours, I Have Not Been Able To Reach IGP – Saraki

File photo: Bukola Saraki Senate President Bukola Saraki during plenary on Wednesday lamented at the attitude of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris saying he hasn’t been able to reach the IGP for the last 48hours. Saraki said

BREAKING: England’s Oxlade-Chamberlain ruled out of World Cup

England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will miss the World Cup after he suffered a knee ligament injury in Liverpool’s Champions League semi-final clash with Roma, the club said on Wednesday. “The extent of the injury means Oxlade-Chamberlain is set to miss

Reps Resolve To Summon Buhari Over Benue Killings

  The House of Representatives has resolved to summoned President Muhammadu Buhari over the security situation in the country. The House will suspend sitting for three days in solidarity with Nigerians over the killings in the country. This follows the recent

Palestinian Journalist Shot At Gaza Protest Dies

FILE COPY Israeli security forces fire teargas from an armoured vehicle during clashes with Palestinian protesters following a demonstration near the Israeli settlement of Beit El in the Israeli occupied West Bank, on April 20, 2018. ABBAS MOMANI / AFP

EPL: Mourinho reveals why he was never friends with Wenger

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has said his fractious relationship with departing Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger, began when he first arrived in England. At the time, the Gunners were the defending champions and Mourinho said his aim was to “steal”