Shell inaugurates N2.04bn library in Niger Delta

Shell Companies in Nigeria on Tuesday inaugurated an ultra-modern public library worth N2.04bn to be managed by the Port Harcourt Literary Society. Inaugurating the library in Port Harcourt, the Managing Director of Shell Petroleum Development...

I didn’t bribe any judge – Akintola

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Niyi Akintola, has denied media reports that he bribed a judge of the National Industrial Court, Justice Terseer Fishim. He was reacting to a report which included...

Photos: Police parade suspected vandals in Abuja

The Anti-Pipeline Vandalization Unit of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested eighteen suspected vandals, impounded two vessels and twenty trucks loaded with stolen petroleum products. Parading eight of the suspects on Monday, November 7 in...

1 soldier killed, 3 others wounded during insurgence attack in Kangarwa (Photos)

Troops of 119 Task Force Battalion, 8 Division Nigerian Army, deployed at Kangarwa, Kukawa LGA of Borno State, yesterday neutralized 13 Boko Haram terrorists in a counter attack by the troops. Unfortunately, 1 soldier...

Mali: Seven killed in rebel military camp attack

Elvis Boh with News Agencies Seven soldiers have been killed and seven others wounded after a military camp was attacked by assailants in the North of Mali on Sunday. The attack occurred around Gourma Rhaous at...

TP Mazembe wins CAF Confederation Cup

with AFP DR Congo’s club TP Mazembe have won the CAF Confederation Cup by beating the Algerian club MO Bejaia 4-1 on Sunday. This is the first time that TP Mazembe have won the Conferedation cup...

Former Zimbabwean minister dragged to highest court by son for witchcraft

Ismail Akwei with NEWS DAY Son of former Zimbabwean Education Minister Aeneas Chigwedere has dragged his father and stepmother to the country’s highest court to be exorcised for practicing witchcraft. Mangwiza Chigwedere since December 2015 failed...

400 million youths commemorate Africa Youth Day

Ismail Akwei Young people all over Africa joined in the celebration of Africa Youth Day on Tuesday in recognition of the youth as key agents for social change and economic growth in all aspects of...

Nigeria mourns its ‘finest and bravest’ Boko Haram fighter

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban Nigeria is mourning a soldier described as its finest and bravest anti Boko Haram combatant. Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Abu-Ali died in an ambush laid for his troops by the insurgents last...

UNIOSUN sacks randy lecturer involved in sex video – punch

Femi Makinde, Osogbo The Governing Council of the Osun State University, Osogbo, has terminated the appointment of Dr. Olabode Ojoniyi of the Department of Languages and Linguistics, Ikire Campus, caught on video having an amorous...

German ministry wants African migrants intercepted – report

The German interior ministry wants to stop migrants ever reaching Europe’s Mediterranean coast by picking them up at sea and returning them to Africa, the Welt am Sonntag newspaper reported on Sunday. In what would...

Catholic catechists arraigned for alleged possession of firearms

Tony Okafor, Awka THREE catechists of the Roman Catholic Church were on Thursday arraigned at an Ogidi High Court, Anambra State, presided over by Justice Arinze Akabuo, for alleged unlawful possession of firearms. A suspected accomplice,...

Naira may not fall below 475, say experts

Oyetunji Abioye Economic and financial experts say the naira may not fall below 475 against the United States dollar between now and end of December. They based the prediction on declining dollar demand and efforts being...

Judges may face sanctions for delaying criminal cases

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Judges are likely to be queried and sanctioned if they fail to conclude criminal cases assigned to them within set time. This is contained in the new National Judicial Policy inaugurated by the...