Soludo, Uzochukwu, appointed to Golden Tulip board

Former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria Prof. Charles Soludo and Chairman of Stanel Group, Mr Stanley Uzochukwu have been appointed to the board of Golden Tulip West Africa Limited. Governor of Anambra State,...

US school shootings: Teachers to bear arms

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said the idea of arming teachers to prevent school shootings will be considered in a debate over US gun ownership laws reignited by last week’s shooting at a Florida...

Missing Senate caucus’ N70m linked to Monkeys

By Ifeanyi Nwoko While Nigerians are puzzled by the tale of a snake swallowing N36 million in Benue JAMB office, it has been alleged that monkeys have taken N70 million belonging to the Northern Senators Caucus. The...

Photos: Dana Airlines plane runs into bush

Just after the embarrassment of an emergency door falling off on landing in Abuja, Dana Airlines is enmeshed in another aviation near mishap, this time in Port Harcourt. Reports said the airline’s plane, coming from...

Nigeria hosts summit on shooting in April

By Ijeoma Okigbo/Abolade Ogundimu The Nigeria Shooting Federation (NSF) says it is making plans to host the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) summit in April. The federation’s President, Lonsdale Adeoye, said this on Wednesday in Abuja...

Okonjo-Iweala appointed into Commonwealth high-level group

By Prudence Arobani Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed into a High Level Group on Governance of the Commonwealth Secretariat. Prof. Ben Maloney, Communications Officer, Commonwealth Secretariat, said in a statement...

30 IDPs in Edo secure admission into tertiary institutions

Igbaugba Ehigimetor No fewer than 30 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from the North-East, camped in the International Christian Centre for Missions (ICCM), have secured admission into tertiary institutions within the last one year. The Director of...

S/Africa: Gunmen attack Police station, kill 5

Gunmen killed six people in an attack on a police station in a small South African town on Wednesday, stealing quantities of weapons and a vehicle in what police were treating as a robbery. Five...

Buhari in Yola, boasts of fulfilling major promises

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday visited Yola where he insisted that he had fulfilled major promises made to electorate during his political campaign. Buhari, who paid homage to Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammadu Barkindo at...

Bola Tinubu was “Trashed” after Helping APC to Power in 2015- Wife

Remi Tinubu, the senator representing Lagos Central District, has complained that her husband Bola Tinubu was sidelined after helping President Muhammadu Buhari to power in 2015, News reports. Her husband, she said, continues to help because of his love for...

Middle Belt groups, Afenifere, others kick as ACF rejects state police

The Arewa Consultative Forum has rejected the proposal for the creation of state police, saying the privilege will be abused. The ACF’s position has, however, drawn heated reactions from organisations, including Middle Belt groups, pan-Yoruba...

Suspect admits bribing DSS officials, others N1m to smuggle in 661 rifles

One of the accused persons standing trial over the unlawful importation of 661 sophisticated pump action rifles into the country last December, Mamudu Hassan, yesterday told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, that...

Analysis: ANC tries to save face in the House as members lose their appetite...

With the first voter registration weekend for the 2019 general elections less than three weeks away, the ANC faces the prospect of uniting in the aftermath of the recall of former president Jacob Zuma,...

South African Fund Manager Puts Up Bounty in Hunt for the Guptas

Magda Wierzycka, the outspoken head of Cape Town-based Sygnia Asset Management, is so keen to see those who are accused of looting South Africa’s coffers brought to justice that she’s offering hundreds of thousands of rand...