2019: Group Rally Support for Buhari in South-east

The #iStandWithBuhari, a voluntary pro-Buhari group, is organizing a rally for President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2019 presidential election. Tagged “Ndigbo Solidarity March for Buhari”, the rally which is to hold Saturday, October 13,...

Over 54,000 Afghan soldiers to ensure election security: Official

More than 54,000 Afghan security force members will be deployed to ensure security of upcoming parliamentary and district councils elections scheduled for Oct. 20, an official said Thursday. “Afghan National Security and Defense Forces are...

Housewife in court for allegedly killing eight-month-old stepdaughter

A Magistrates’ Court in Minna has ordered the remand of a 20-year-old housewife, Zulai Kabiru, for allegedly killing her eight-month-old stepdaughter. The accused is facing one charge of culpable homicide, contrary to Section 221 of...

Lagos Tennis Open: Nigeria’s Quadre, 15, explains loss to Ukrainian

Oyinlomo Quadre, the only Nigerian to reach the second round of the ongoing Lagos Tennis Open Championships says her Ukrainian opponent capitalized on her weaknesses. Quadre, 15, told newsmen on Thursday in Lagos that she...

Injured Liverpool midfielder Keita sent to hospital for tests

Liverpool midfielder, Naby Keita was taken to hospital after sustaining a suspected back injury during his team’s 1-0 defeat by Napoli in the Champions League on Wednesday, the Premier League club said. The Guinean was...

Drunk policeman kills two colleagues

A drunk police officer shot dead two of his colleagues in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on Thursday, state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporation report said. The policeman, who killed his colleagues, was also shot dead, Federal Police Commissioner...

PDP asks court to set aside order on Kashamu’s delegates, candidates

The Peoples Democratic Party has filed an application before a Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, seeking to set aside the orders of the court which directed the Independent National Electoral Commission to accept...

 Mai Mala Buni: A Silent Operator Prepares To Take Over Yobe

It is doubtful, almost near impossible, if there is any governorship candidate in Yobe State who can match the political machinery of the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to talk of defeating the party’s...

FG to engage ICT for economic growth – Minister

By Remi Adebayo  Nigeria’s Minister of Communications Barr. Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu has restated the commitment of the Federal Government to leverage on Information and Communication Technology to reverse the nation’s dependence on natural resources in...

Group Demands Zoning ADC Deputy Governor to Oyo Zone

The Committee for Equity and Fairness, a group under the aegis of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) has called on the party to end marginalization of the people Oyo Federal Constituency by fielding the...

Voters defy downpour as Osun rerun poll commences

The rerun governorship election in Osun commenced on a peaceful note on Thursday with many voters defying an early morning downpour to participate in the exercise. Newsmen recalls that Prof. Joseph Fuwape, the Chief Returning...

Expert urges local farmers to adopt Greenhouse Farming

An agriculture expert, Mr Ismail Olawale has called on local farmers to adopt Greenhouse farming to boost food security in the country. Olawale told reporters on Thursday in Lagos that the benefits of farming were...

Workers, business community oppose strike, demand services

Civil servants, the business community and parents in Damaturu, Yobe, on Thursday condemned the Nigeria Labour Congress  (NLC) warning strike which began on Thursday,  describing it as grossly unnecessary and counter productive. A cross section...

Strike: Unions shut down aviation agencies at Lagos airport

The organised labor on Thursday shut down offices of aviation agencies at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos to press home their demands for the implementation of a new National Minimum Wage. However, this...