Budget Reforms: Stakeholders List Public Hearing, Expenditure Tracking, Others as Solutions

Iyobosa Uwugiaren in Abuja Subjecting the budget process in the National Assembly to public hearings to provide for an all-encompassing multi-stakeholder involvement has been identified as one of the key solutions to reforming the country’s...

Man arrested after 16 bodies found in village

Beijing — Chinese police have arrested a man after 16 people were found dead in six village homes on Thursday, state media reported. The bodies of the men, women and three children were found in...

Rivers Utd’s foreign stars want CAF CL ticket

Port Harcourt - Three foreign stars at Rivers United, Godbless Asamoah, Wilson Andoh and Guy Kuemian have expressed hope that the club claims at least a Caf Champions League ticket at the end of...

#EdoDecides: Young Democratic Party sues INEC

Abuja - The Young Democratic Party (YDP) has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to court for allegedly being responsible for its abysmal performance in the September 28 gubernatorial election in Edo. The Acting...

Nigeria trying to muzzle dissenting voices, Amnesty says

Lagos - Amnesty International says Nigeria is trying to muzzle dissent by arresting and intimidating journalists and protesters. The London-based rights group cites examples of police blocking peaceful protests. Those protests include activists demanding the...

US airstrike hits ‘wrong target’ killing Somali soldiers, locals protest

Ismail Akwei A United States airstrike in central Somalia on Wednesday targeting al-Shabaab militants is reported to have killed 22 soldiers and injured 16 others. The commander of the Somali National Army, General Ali Bashi Mohamed...

US issues travel alert for ‘restive’ DRC, Kinshasa fires back over sanctions

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban The United States on Thursday ordered families of its personnel to leave the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) citing concerns over escalation of violence in the country. According to the State Department’s...

U.S calls on Mali government to sever ties with northern militia

The U.S. ambassador to Mali accuses the Malian government of maintaining relations with a militia groups widely blamed for rising tensions, that risk undermining a fragile peace process in the country’s desert north. His comments...

Photos: Troops ambush Boko Haram terrorists

Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE on patrol yesterday, Wednesday, September 28th, came across some elements of Boko Haram terrorists at Bulabulin. They engaged them in a fire fight that lasted for an hour. The troops...

Proposed sale of assets is ‘a mere speculation’- Lai Mohammed says

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, yesterday described reports of proposed sale of some National assets to revive the ailing economy as "mere speculation". Speaking with state house correspondents, Lai Mohammed said the...

FG slams The Economist for its article about the ”Change Begins With Me” campaign

The Economist, a UK based magazine, published an article few days ago in which it criticized the "Change Begins with Me Campaign" launched by President Buhari on September 8th. The article insinuated that President...

Edo Guber Elections: Tell President Buhari this must not be another inconclusive election- Comedian...

Sharing this photo above on IG this morning, Comedian I Go Dye wrote; "Pls tell mr President that, Edo state Elections is completed, the onus now falls on INEC under the watch of President Muhammadu...

50 children raped in the state within the last four months – Plateau State...

About 50 children have been raped in the state in the past four months alone, according to a shocking data disclosed by Plateau State Government: "Our records show 50 recent cases of rape in the...

Ex-Naval Chief, three others arraigned over alleged N600m fraud

Former Chief of Naval Staff (CONS) during the last administration, Vice Admiral Usman O. Jibrin, was yesterday arraigned before a Federal High Court in Abuja over alleged N600million fraud. Jibrin was arraigned alongside Rear...