Pride, superiority complex cause friction in homes, relationships

Anita Eboigbe Some residents in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have identified failure of most men to tender apologies to their spouses or partners as responsible for frequent friction in many homes and relationships. A cross...

Nasarawa: Valentine vs Ash Wednesday sparks debate

By Priscilla Osaje The observance of Ash Wednesday and celebration of Valentine’s Day on Feb.14 has generated mixed feeling among a section of Nigerians. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ash Wednesday is the ceremony...

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By Ugochi Ugochukwu A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced two men, Richard Christian and Komolafe Shegun, to six months imprisonment each for stealing seven cell phones in a church. Christian and Shegun,...

Patience Jonathan begs EFCC: Let’s Settle

Former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan appears to be tired of fighting the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in court and has asked for out-of-court settlement. In a January 30, 2018 letter, titled “Proposal for...

2019: Ex-CBN chief to run for president

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu, announced on Monday that he was consulting widely to run for the presidency in 2019. Mr. Moghalu told political correspondents in Lagos that...

Fulani herdsmen strike again in Oyo, behead elderly farmer

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have beheaded an elderly farmer identified as Mustapha, alias Bebe Jeje, in his farm at Iseyin, Oyo State. Disclosing this, President-General of Agbekoyas Worldwide, Kamoru Okiki Aremu, said the herdsmen, who struck...

Fulani herdsmen: Buhari in closed door meeting with Service Chiefs, others

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in a meeting with the nation’s Service Chiefs at the presidential villa, Abuja. The meeting is also being attended by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, the Corps Marshal of the...

JAMB reveals what has happened to staff involved in N36m mysterious snake scandal

The management of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said all its staff involved in the case of the mysterious snake that allegedly swallowed N36 million belonging to the examination body have...

MTN plans to raise $500m from stock market

Nigeria’s biggest mobile-phone company, MTN, plans to raise about $500 million from the sale of shares during the first half of the year. The move is to enable the company in fulfilling the terms of...

UN membership: Palestine says no going back

(Sputnik/NAN)Palestine will continue to seek a full membership in the UN in spite of the U.S. veto which seems even more inevitable under the current administration, Nabil Shaath, the foreign affairs adviser of Palestinian President...

Tonga declares emergency as powerful cyclone threatens

Tonga declared a state of emergency Monday as the Pacific island kingdom braces for a direct hit by a powerful cyclone that is threatening to become a Category Five superstorm. Severe Tropical Cyclone Gita has...

World War Two bomb shuts London City Airport

All flights to and from London City Airport were canceled on Monday after an unexploded World War Two bomb was discovered in the River Thames at George V Dock, the airport said. Police said that...

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf wins $5m Mo Ibrahim leadership Prize

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former president of Liberia has been named as the winner of the 2017 Mo Ibrahim Leadership Prize of $5million. She joins Hifikepunye Pohamba of Namibia (2014), Pedro Pires of Cabo Verde (2011),...

OBJ’s coalition movement in limbo

More than three weeks after former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s well-publicised Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM), the movement seems to be in limbo as no governor has embraced it. Obasanjo, who served as president from 1999-2007...