Air Peace adds Boeing 777 to fleet

By Adekunle Williams/Solomon Asowata Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, has taken delivery of one of its newly acquired Boeing 777-200 aircraft in preparation for its commencement of international operations. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that...

Sexual misconduct : ICRC says 21 staff resigned

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says 21 members of staff have left their jobs for sexual misconduct in the last three years. The ICRC’s director-general, Yves Daccord, said the individuals had paid...

Buhari orders 24-hour monitor for Dapchi schoolgirls

President Muhammadu Buhari said his government has sent more troops and surveillance aircraft to the entire North East territory  on a 24-hour basis, to recover the schoolgirls abducted from the Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi...

Police destroy fake dettol worth N17m

By Ramatu Garba The Police Command in Kano State on Thursday destroyed fake and substandard liquid dettol worth N17 million at Kalibawa in Danbatta Local Government Area of the state. The spokesman of the command, DSP...

EFCC rejects Akinjide’s out-of-court settlement

By Sandra Umeh The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has rejected an offer for an out-of-court settlement on N650 million fraud by a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide. EFCC told a...

Military denies halting operation to aid Shekau

By Rabiu Sani The Nigerian Army has flayed insinuations that troops movement under Operation DEEP PUNCH II was temporarily halted to aid Boko Haram Leader, Abubakar Shekau, escaped. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director, Army Public...

Tinubu to Odigie-Oyegun: You are a saboteur

All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader,  Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has accused National Chairman John Odigie-Oyegun of sabotaging his reconciliation efforts in the party. In a February 21 letter of complaint to Oyegun , Tinubu said...

Pakistan back on terrorism list

(Reuters/NAN) Three years after it exited terrorist financing watchlist, a global money-laundering watchdog has placed Pakistan back on the same list, Indian media and a diplomatic source said on Friday. The move is part of...

Missouri governor circulates revenge porn of lover

The governor of Missouri has been indicted and taken into custody for circulating photographs of his bound and partially nude lover, local media reported Thursday. Governor Eric Greitens was arrested Thursday afternoon on the first...

Buhari not fighting any corruption war -Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the new report by Transparency International (TI) revealing that the perception of corruption in Nigeria worsened between 2016 and 2017, as another vindication of his...

Ekiti 2018: Babafemi Ojudu set to declare for Ekiti governorship contest

By Aduke Okunola After series of consultations, Special Adviser to President Mohammadu Buhari on Political Affairs, Senator Babafemi Ojudu is set to openly declare his intention to throw his hat into the Ekiti State Gubernatorial...

DEBUNKED: How Gbenga Aluko bursts Buhari’s rumoured adoption of Fayemi

Repeated gossips going round in Ekiti of the adoption of Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Nigeria’s Minister of Mines Development as anointed choice of President Muhammadu Buhari for the July 2018 governorship election in the state...

Just In: Army rescues Dapchi schoolgirls

Mohammed Mamman/Damaturu Some of the schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents at Government Girls Secondary School Dapchi in Yobe have been rescued by the army. Alhaji Abdullahi Bego, Director General to Yobe governor on Press affairs,...

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,...