Another round of US sanctions for Zimbabwe under “new leadership”

By Lulu Brenda Harris THE United States (US) has reportedly imposed another round of sanctions against Zimbabwe’s new administration led by Emmerson Mnangagwa, a resolution that may indicate the global powerhouse condemns the military takeover...

Johannesburg raids: Police arrest 3 people

The Spokesman, South African elite police unit Hawks, Hangwani Mulaudzi  on Wednesday said the unit has  arrested three people in connection with the raid in Johannesburg. He said that two other suspects were  expected to hand...

Inflation rate drops to 15.13% -NBS

By Cecilia Ologunagba The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the inflation rate, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), has further dropped to 15.13 per cent in January from 15.37 per cent recorded in...

Bumper profits for Total, ExxonMobil, Shell, Chevron

Royal Dutch Shell and other world’s leading oil companies have published a bumper crop in profits last year as rising crude prices helped turn their fortunes around. Shell’s net profit in 4th Quarter tripled in...

What to expect in 2019 election— Tinubu

By Ismaila Chafe A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu says the party is determined to prosecute 2019 general elections in a most transparent and democratic manner. Tinubu, who spoke after a...

Missing N36m: Sen. Sani storms JAMB Hdqtrs with snake charmers

Apparently in a bid to find the mysterious snake that swallowed N36m in the Benue office of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Sen. Shehu Sani on Tuesday, stormed the headquarters of the...

Zuma bows to pressure, agrees to resign

South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday agreed in principle to resign within a time frame of three to six months, said ANC secretary general on Tuesday. ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule said this when briefing...

NigComSat to partner Lockheed Martins on SBAS

Nigerian Communications Satellite Ltd, NIGCOMSAT, has commenced talks with Lockheed Martins of America and GMV of Spain, both satellite company providers on the possibility of providing a 2nd generation Satellite Based Augmentation System, SBAS. The...

The fate of MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai.  …. Is he cursed or just...

  By Lulu Brenda Harris HE is not the unluckiest man in the world, most people are battling poverty, there are starving children in communities and sick people are fighting various forms of terminal diseases. But...

Nigerian Governors back state police

The Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Governor Abdulaziz Yari, on Monday said creation of state police would help in addressing spate of insecurity in the country. Mr. Yari, also the Zamfara State governor, said this at...

What Nigeria must do to progress – Dickson, Akinrinade, others

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, on Monday reaffirmed his position that restructuring holds the key to preserving the unity, stability and economic prosperity of the country. Mr. Dickson stated this in Yenagoa while speaking...

FEATURE: Patients lament long waiting time at Nigerian hospitals as govt seeks solutions

Mamunat Isah had been at the Kubwa General Hospital’s waiting room since 8.00 a.m. trying to see the doctor. It was 1.00 p.m. and she was yet to see the doctor. Mrs. Isah, who had...

136 Nigerians evacuated from Libya arrive Port Harcourt

The fifth batch of 136 Nigerian returnees from Libya arrived Port Harcourt International Airport in the early hours of Tuesday, Martins Ejike, South-South Zonal Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has said. Mr. Ejike, represented...

Valentine: NACA cautions youth against unprotected sex, multiple partners

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has advised Nigerians, especially youths, to “love wisely’’ as they prepare to celebrate Valentine’s Day on February 14. Sani Aliyu, the Director General, NACA, gave the...