N1.8bn fine imposed on Stanbic IBTC is in national interest – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday said the alleged deduction of N1.886 billion fine from Stanbic IBTC Bank’s account was in the national interest. An official of CBN, who pleaded anonymity while confirming...

2019: Maintain peaceful conduct, monarch tells youths

The Ogegbo of Ibonwon in Eredo Local Council Development Area in Epe, Lagos State, Oba Cajetan Adekoya, has appealed to the youth to exhibit and maintain peaceful conduct during and after the 2019 general...

Abuja tremor: There is no cause for alarm –DG NGSA

In the aftermath of the earth tremors that hit Abuja, Alex Nwegbu, the Director General of the Nigerian Geological Survey on Friday assured residents that there is no cause for alarm. Nwegbu gave this reassurance...

Rescuers search for landslide survivors after Japan quake

Rescuers on Friday struggled to dig out survivors believed to have been buried after a powerful earthquake set off massive landslides on Japan’s northernmost island of Hokkaido. Rescue and search operations intensified to find 26...

NAPTIP to establish sexual offenders’ register, says DG

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, says it will establish sexual offenders’ register as part of measures to check gender-based violence in the country. The Director-General of NAPTIP, Mrs Julie Okah-Donli,...

‘Return home, things are changing in Nigeria’, FG tells diasporas

The Federal Government has appealed to Nigerians in the diaspora to return home and help build the Nigeria of everybody’s dream, assuring them that things are changing in the country. Minister of Science and Technology,...

Solar installation can increase vegetation in Sahara Desert, Sahel – Srudy

A study has shown that a massive wind and solar installation in the Sahara Desert and neighbouring Sahel would increase local temperature, precipitation and vegetation, thus benefiting the region. According to its lead author Li...

7 petrol stations sealed in Delta for under-dispensing products

The Department of Weights and Measures, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, has sealed Seven petrol stations in Warri and Asaba in Delta, by for under-dispensing petroleum products. Mr Ibrahim Isah, the Head of...

Alleged kidnapping: Evans trial resumes September 13

The trial of suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, and his co-defendants, will on September 13, 2018, resume before Justice Adedayo Akintoye of the Lagos State High Court in Igbosere. The trial, which last held...

Army kills 14 Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

The Nigerian Army said it had killed 14 Boko Haram insurgents and rescued 21 hostages in Pulka village in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno. Newsmen reports that the insurgents had on Tuesday, ambushed military...

Herdsmen behead Adamawa PDP chairman, flee with head

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have beheaded the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Bare ward in the Numan Local Government Area, Adamawa State, Charles Chrisanthus. The politician was reportedly killed in the presence of his...

Rivaldo excited by Richarlison’s fast start at Everton

Everton forward Richarlison has only needed a few weeks at the club to show he has the potential to forge a successful career for both club and country, his compatriot and Brazilian great Rivaldo...

Justice Minister: Turkey to conclude most 2016 coup related cases

Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said on Thursday that Turkey expects to conclude majority of the more than 100 ongoing court cases related to a failed 2016 coup, according to state news agency, Anadolu. “One or...

Drama as Presidential aspirant drags APC, PDP, INEC to court

A People’s rights activist and an All Progressives Congress Presidential aspirant, Mr Christmas Akpodiete, has dragged the ruling All Progressives Congress, the Attorney General of the Federation, the Independent National Electoral Commission, the People’s...