Get Shekau dead or alive, Buratai orders soldiers

By Johnson Eyiangho For refusing to surrender himself to troops after declaring unwillingness to continue with his act of terrorism, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has again charged troops to capture Abubakar...

Constitution Review: Saraki hails 25 state assemblies

By Ifeanyin Nwoko President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday, commended 25 state assemblies for voting on the Constitution Ammendment passed by the National Assembly in 2017. Saraki took to his social media...

22 die as Boko Haram bombers hit Konduga fish market

By Rabiu Sani No fewer than 22 persons were killed and 28 others injured in a multiple suicide bomb attack at a market in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

US seeks to boost local production of 35 minerals

Africa’s mineral export will be hit very soon as the United States plans to boost domestic production of 35 critical minerals including uranium, cobalt and lithium, in  pursuance of President Donald Trump’s America First...

What did we do, Oxfam boss queries

Mark Goldring, the Chief Executive of Oxfam, has lambasted the intensity of the criticism levied against his organisation over claims that its workers used prostitutes in Haiti. “The intensity and the ferocity of the attack...

Jonathan hosts Obasanjo in Bayelsa

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has visited former President Goodluck Jonathan at his home in Bayelsa State. Jonathan and his wife, Patience, welcomed the elder statesman who was in their home for a private dinner. Earlier before the...

Hackers steal $6m from Russian banks

Unidentified hackers stole 339.5 million rubles ($6 million) in an attack on the SWIFT international payments messaging system in Russia last year, the Russian central bank said on Friday. The disclosure, buried at the bottom...

Fuel Scarcity: Nigerian govt gives mixed signals on possible price increase

Two government officials on Thursday gave diverse indications on what government is considering to resolve the current petrol scarcity. While a state governor who briefed journalists after a meeting presided by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo...

11 Best Ways to Lose Weight, According to Science (+12 Delicious Weight Loss Recipes)

You have probably come across many weight loss fads and trends that come and go, that might work for your co-worker’s neighbor’s daughter. But the most reliable ways to lose weight have to be...

Abuja chamber begins capacity building for SMEs

By Franca ofili. The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry, through its Business Entrepreneurship, Skills and Technology (BEST), has rolled out programmes for capacity building for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, the Chamber’s...

Zimbabwe’s opposition leader, Tsvangirai dies… Won’t be declared a national hero but will receive...

By Lulu Brenda Harris ZIMBABWE’s leader of the opposition, Morgan Tsvangirai (65) has lost his battle with cancer, his death has been described as a blow to the oppositional movement as he contributed immensely to...

Over 250,000 PVCs uncollected in FCT – INEC

By Angela Atabo The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says over 250, 000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) have yet to be collected by registered voters in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Mrs Ndidi Okafor, Head, Voter...

Tinubu confesses: Nigeria not easy to change

By Emmanuel Mogbede A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC),  Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, said evolving “true change’’ in the country as promised by the party is not an easy task. Tinubu, recently appointed...

CBN disburses N55bn to farmers via Anchor borrowers programme

By Racheal Ishaya The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says it has disbursed N55 billion to more than 250,000 farmers within two years of implementation of the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP). The Acting-Director, Corporate Communications Department,...