World Record: 74-year old woman to deliver twins
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World Record: 74-year old woman to deliver twins

A 74-year old woman will deliver twin babies on Thursday in India after being married for 54 years without a…

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NNPC, Navy collaborate on curbing crude oil theft
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NNPC, Navy collaborate on curbing crude oil theft

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Nigerian Navy have pledged deeper collaboration to tackle crude oil theft and…

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Xenophobic Attacks: Wizkid Slams Celebrities Over Comments, Calls For Peace

Taking to his Twitter handle, the Ojuelegba crooner called for peace, asking the masses to allow love to lead. While…

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MTN, DSTV, Shoprite Deserve To Be Shut Down In Nigeria: Orji Kalu
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MTN, DSTV, Shoprite Deserve To Be Shut Down In Nigeria: Orji Kalu

Former governor of Abia state, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, has said that arresting South African nationals who carried out xenophobic…

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Philippines’ Duterte wants 1,700 freed inmates locked up
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Philippines’ Duterte wants 1,700 freed inmates locked up

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, on Wednesday, said 1,700 convicts, who were freed early for good behaviour, should be sent back…

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Governor Sanwo-Olu pledges accessible, affordable, quality healthcare
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Governor Sanwo-Olu pledges accessible, affordable, quality healthcare

Says private sector partnership key to delivering good governance • Sets aside N4b to support entrepreneurs Lagos State Governor Babajide…

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UK, Ireland get ultimatum on $9.6b judgment debt
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UK, Ireland get ultimatum on $9.6b judgment debt

Members of the Coalition of Civil Society Groups during their occupation of the British and Irish embassies over the $9.6b…

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Xenophobia: South Africa Arrests 90 Suspects
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Xenophobia: South Africa Arrests 90 Suspects

‘ No fewer than 90 persons have been arrested in connection with the xenophobic attacks on foreigners, especially Nigerians in…

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Sudan PM to announce new cabinet ‘within 48 hours’
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Sudan PM to announce new cabinet ‘within 48 hours’

Sudan’s new Prime Minister in the transitional government Abdalla Hamdok, speaks during a Reuters interview in Khartoum, Sudan August 24,…

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$9.6 bn judgment debt: Ignore P&ID grandstand – Lai Mohammed
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$9.6 bn judgment debt: Ignore P&ID grandstand – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government on Tuesday urged Nigerians to ignore the ostentatious claims by the Process and Industrial Developments Ltd. (P&ID)…

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Bayelsa guber primaries: Court declines jurisdiction to stop Dickson’s delegates
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Bayelsa guber primaries: Court declines jurisdiction to stop Dickson’s delegates

The Bayelsa High Court sitting in Yenagoa, on Tuesday declined jurisdiction in a suit filed to by some delegates of…

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Daddy Freeze Boycotts South African Products Over Xenophobic Attacks
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Daddy Freeze Boycotts South African Products Over Xenophobic Attacks

Controversial OAP, Daddy Freeze has announced that he will boycott South African products over the latest xenophobic attacks on Nigerians….

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Xenophobia: Nigerian Embassy in South Africa break silence, tells victims what to do
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Xenophobia: Nigerian Embassy in South Africa break silence, tells victims what to do

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, on Tuesday, condemned the renewed xenophobic attack on Nigerians in…

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Xenophobia: Nigeria High Commission In South Africa Responds
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Xenophobia: Nigeria High Commission In South Africa Responds

The Nigeria High Commission in South Africa has responded to the recent attacks on foreigners including Nigerians and their businesses…

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Xenophobia: South African President Condemns Attack On Foreigners
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Xenophobia: South African President Condemns Attack On Foreigners

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday in a series of tweets condemned the xenophobic attacks and the violence in…

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S. Africa’s High Commissioner To Nigeria Denies Xenophobic Attacks
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S. Africa’s High Commissioner To Nigeria Denies Xenophobic Attacks

South Africa’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Monroe, has denied reports of Xenophobic attacks in his country. Monroe denied that…

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S’court blasts Buhari for using govt lawyers to prosecute private case
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S’court blasts Buhari for using govt lawyers to prosecute private case

…Says it was high-time Nigeria started practising democracy as it is done in countries The Supreme Court has on Monday,…

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China Arrests Man Linked To Murder Of Eight Schoolchildren
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China Arrests Man Linked To Murder Of Eight Schoolchildren

Eight schoolchildren have died and two others were injured in a “school-related criminal case” in central China, with a 40-year-old…

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UN expresses concern over high rate of extra-judicial killings in Nigeria
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UN expresses concern over high rate of extra-judicial killings in Nigeria

ABUJA—The United Nations Special Rapporteur for Extrajudicial and Arbitrary Executions, Agnes Callamard, has expressed concern over the high rate of…

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UN sends message to Buhari govt over violence, herdsmen killings in Nigeria
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UN sends message to Buhari govt over violence, herdsmen killings in Nigeria

Ms. Agnes Callamard, UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, has called on Buhari Government and the international…

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Xenophobia: What Nigerian govt should do to South Africa – Fani-Kayode blows hot
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Xenophobia: What Nigerian govt should do to South Africa – Fani-Kayode blows hot

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has called on President Muhammadu Buhari’s government to retaliate attacks and killings of Nigerians…

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Tackling our international criminals
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Tackling our international criminals

THE spate of ethnic profiling and hate speeches rocking the social media should worry all well-meaning Nigerians because it not…

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Britain’s ‘Brexit election’ won’t consider what comes after
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Britain’s ‘Brexit election’ won’t consider what comes after

Britain has many specialties: queues, talking about the weather, the perfect cup of tea. It might be about to add…

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China lodges WTO trade complaint against US: govt
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China lodges WTO trade complaint against US: govt

China said Monday it had lodged a complaint against the United States with the World Trade Organization (WTO), one day…

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NAPTIP restates commitment to effective fight against human trafficking
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NAPTIP restates commitment to effective fight against human trafficking

Mrs Julie Okah-Donli, the Director-General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), has restated the agency’s commitment…

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Deadly parcel from South Africa
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Deadly parcel from South Africa

IN the colonial era, it was normal to see Whites brutalising and oppressing Blacks as aptly epitomised by the atrocious…

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Nigerians sue Senate over N6b cars for members
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Nigerians sue Senate over N6b cars for members

Some 6,721 concerned Nigerians, including the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), BudgIT and Enough is Enough (EiE), at the…

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Male involvement in family planning rises in Taraba State’
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Male involvement in family planning rises in Taraba State’

The Taraba State Primary Health Care Development Agency (TSPHCDA) has said that male involvement in family planning is now on…

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Forte Oil plans to delist from NSE, reverses takeover offer

  THERE are indications that Forte Oil Plc is planning to delist its shares from the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE,…

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USA’s visa spat with Nigeria
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USA’s visa spat with Nigeria

LAST week, Nigerians woke up to the breaking news of a visa row with the United States. The Donald Trump…

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How Nigeria lost $9.6b gas contract award suit in UK
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How Nigeria lost $9.6b gas contract award suit in UK

Key government officials, including Information and Justice ministers, Alhaji Lai Mohammed and Abubakar Malami, last week, alluded to fraud in…

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Breaking: Leave us alone, face Nigeria’s security problems – IMN tells FG
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Breaking: Leave us alone, face Nigeria’s security problems – IMN tells FG

… Condemns police clampdown on members ABUJA – Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, has asked the Federal Government to concern itself…

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Pour your talents into many outlets – Akogo
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Pour your talents into many outlets – Akogo

Banker turned actor and radio presenter Ifeanyi Akogo, who played the role of “Boniface” in the recently concluded AM Battleground…

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80 Years After World War II, Germany Begs Poland For Forgiveness
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80 Years After World War II, Germany Begs Poland For Forgiveness

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has asked Poland for forgiveness, 80 years after World War IIwhich was described as bloodiest conflict…

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14 Killed In Jigawa Car Collision
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14 Killed In Jigawa Car Collision

Police authorities in Jigawa State have confirmed the death of 14 people after two Volkswagen cars collided in Ringim Local…

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PDP Sets Up Electoral, Appeal Panels For Bayelsa, Kogi Primaries
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PDP Sets Up Electoral, Appeal Panels For Bayelsa, Kogi Primaries

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up Special State Congress Electoral Committee and Governorship Electoral Appeal Panel ahead of…

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Defence minister tasks troops on professionalism, loyalty
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Defence minister tasks troops on professionalism, loyalty

The Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi has tasked the troops of the Nigerian Army to carry out their operations…

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Three Soldiers Die As Troops Kill Many Terrorists In Borno
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Three Soldiers Die As Troops Kill Many Terrorists In Borno

Three soldiers have been killed as troops of Sector 3, Operation Lafiya Dole engaged members of the Boko Haram terrorist…

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My Election Was Free And Fair, Al-Makura Lauds Tribunal’s Ruling
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My Election Was Free And Fair, Al-Makura Lauds Tribunal’s Ruling

The lawmaker representing Nasarawa South Senatorial District, Tanko Al-Makura, has commended the ruling of the Election Petitions Tribunal which upheld…

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Rocket Fire Injures Four In Libyan Airport
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Rocket Fire Injures Four In Libyan Airport

The strikes coincided with the arrival of a Libyan plane inbound from the Saudi Arabia, which was carrying pilgrims on…

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Cattle Movement Banned By South-East Governors

The Governors of South-East geopolitical zone have jointly agreed to ban movement of herdsmen and cattle movement from one community…

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Germany Asks Poland For Forgiveness 80 Years After WWII
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Germany Asks Poland For Forgiveness 80 Years After WWII

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Sunday asked Poland’s forgiveness for history’s bloodiest conflict during a ceremony in the Polish city…

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AGF faults cancellation of $100m concession agreement
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AGF faults cancellation of $100m concession agreement

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, has faulted the cancellation of the…

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Police commission pledges merit, transparency in recruitment
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Police commission pledges merit, transparency in recruitment

The Police Service Commission (PSC) says the ongoing recruitment process into the Constable cadre of the Nigeria Police Force will…

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Ooni of Ife to inaugurate maiden Oduduwa Mobile Library
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Ooni of Ife to inaugurate maiden Oduduwa Mobile Library

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, in conjunction with Brazilian government, is set to unveil an Oduduwa Mobile Library…

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Pope To Create 13 New Cardinals In October
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Pope To Create 13 New Cardinals In October

Pope Francis said Sunday he will create 13 new Catholic cardinals next month, 10 of whom are under 80 years…

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Group berates PDP Governors for attacking Buhari over appointment into NDDC board
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Group berates PDP Governors for attacking Buhari over appointment into NDDC board

ASABA-The Niger Delta People’s Mandate, NDPM has berated Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Governors in the South South over what they…

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Bandits: South East Governors approve joint operations, to meet Buhari
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Bandits: South East Governors approve joint operations, to meet Buhari

Governors of South East geo-political zone, on Saturday, rose from an expanded meeting and resolved to commence a joint air…

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$9.6bn fine: Count me out of your dubious scheme to defraud Nigeria – Malami replies P&ID
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$9.6bn fine: Count me out of your dubious scheme to defraud Nigeria – Malami replies P&ID

Nigeria’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Saturday rejected claims by Process and Industrial Development Limited P&ID…

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Scammers Impersonating Our Agents, Phone Numbers: FBI
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Scammers Impersonating Our Agents, Phone Numbers: FBI

The Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, has issued a warning to the public concerning a new scam embarked on by…

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