Stubborn infection-Archbishop Desmond Tutu hospitalised

ByOlusola Adeoye South African Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, a prominent anti-apartheid activist and Nobel laureate, is back in hospital due to a “stubborn infection,” his foundation said on Wednesday.

Dozens of migrants drown as boat sinks off Mauritania-UN

By Agencies At least 58 migrants drowned as their boat sank near the Mauritanian coast after a week at sea, the International Organization for Migration said Thursday.

‘Neo-colonialist or economic reasons’ – France not in Sahel. Macron warns

BY REUTERS President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday demanded West African leaders dismiss growing anti-French sentiment across the region if they wanted France’s military to continue its operations against Islamist...

Allen Onyema: Arewa, Ohanaeze, Yoruba, Ijaw youths reveal those trying to bring down Air...

The Nigerian Ethnic Nationality Youth Leaders Forum (NENYLF) on Saturday, revealed that it is Allen Onyema’s business competitors that are collaborating with some US officials to bring the Nigerian businessman down.

PDP: INEC has been asked to block Melaye’s return to the senate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is aware that security agencies and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have been instructed to stop Dino Melaye from returning to the senate. 

Edo enrolls residents for health insurance scheme

The Edo State Government has commenced enrolment of residents into the state’s primary health insurance scheme. The enrollment exercise will run from November 21 to 30.

Ogun guber tussle: Olu Ilaro tells Akinlade to withdraw Supreme Court case against Gov...

The Olu of Ilaro and Paramount Ruler of Yewa land, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle on Saturday, urged the governorship candidate of the Allied People’s Movement in Ogun State, Hon. Adekunle Akinlade, to withdraw...

Lagos Speaker harps on timely budget presentation for good governance

Obasa, also Chairman, Conference of Speakers State Legislature of Nigeria, made the call in his keynote address at a three-day Budget Retreat for Lagos lawmakers in Abeokuta on Saturday.

Nigerian Army relocates units to Epe, enhances military presence

The units relocated are the 81 Division Base Ordinance Depot, printing press and tailoring factory. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, during the ground breaking for the...

Let Nigerians know you’ve done good work, Amaechi tells rail construction coy

Amaechi made the appeal during an inspection tour of the ongoing rail project which took him and his team from Lagos to Abeokuta station, Ogun and Ibadan, Oyo State.

Over 500 Boko Haram Fighters Surrender

The Nigerian Army says it is committed to restoring total peace to Nigeria’s north-east region ravaged by Boko Haram fighters. This is according to the Coordinator of Operation Safe...

‘There’s an attempt to silence Falana’ — CDHR raises the alarm

The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) says there is an attempt to silence the voice of Femi Falana, human rights lawyer. On Wednesday, a group, Save...

Zimbabwe uproar as roads named after Emmerson Mnangagwa

BY BBCAFRICA Zimbabweans have reacted with disbelief to news that the government has approved plans to rename major roads and buildings after "national heroes" - including 10 streets named...

Nigeria’s oil output rises to three year high

BY REUTERS Nigeria’s economic growth rose to an annual rate of 2.28% in the three months to the end of September after the production of its main export commodity,...