Just In: Navy hands over 12 oil thieves to EFCC

The Nigerian Navy has handed over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, 12 suspected oil thieves, a vessel MV OMISAN 1 with registered number IMO 7216244, an un-named barge and two wooden...

The Nigerian Navy has handed over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,...

By Martins Odeh The Chairman, Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Mr. Danladi Umar, on Thursday approved the filing of cases against Justice Sylvester Nwali Ngwuta of Supreme Court and Justice Adeniyi Ademola of Federal High...

VP Yemi Osinbajo condemns social media campaign to bring back corruption

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, condemned the social media campaigns by some Nigerians to bring back corruption. Some Nigerians started the campaign on social media believing that the hardship that is currently being experienced...

Mum rapes 4-year-old son and live streams the act

India Kirksey, 20, from Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, has been arrested for raping her four-year-old son, filming it and broadcasting it live online. Kirksey appeared at Hamilton County jail, where police claimed she admitted performing a sex...

Why has Cameroon blocked the internet?

Three weeks after reports that Cameroon had blocked the internet in English-speaking parts of the country, residents say services have yet to be restored. So what is going on? Cameroonians have little doubt that pulling...

2017 SID: Facebook champions online security for Africa’s children and youth

Every February 7 is marked in over 100 countries around the world as ‘Safe Internet Day’ (SID) – an occasion set aside to promote a safer and more decent internet sphere. It has grown...

South African’s Jacob Zuma deploys troops to state address SONA

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has ordered the deployment of about 440 troops to maintain law and order in parliament for his annual state of the nation address on Thursday. Opposition parties have condemned the...

Senate to Amaechi: You lied to Nigerians

By Ifeanyi Nwoko The Senate on Wednesday called on the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi to immediately withdraw his comment that the senate was delaying infrastructure development. In a statement signed by the Senate’s spokesperson, Sen,...

Pirates in Nigeria abduct Russians, Ukrainian

Pirates have abducted seven Russian sailors and one Ukrainian in the territorial waters of Nigeria, the Russian embassy has said. Russian Embassy in Nigeria reported on Wednesday that, “the BBC Caribbean ship came under a...

El-Rufai bars FRSC from Kaduna

By Hussaina Yakubu The Kaduna State Government has barred personnel of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) from erecting checkpoints in Kaduna and other urban centres in the state. The directive is contained in a statement...

NSCDC: No rift with Peace Corps

By Muhyideen Jimoh The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has denied any rift with the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN). The Defence Corps pledged to work with any government agency to improve the security...

I speak with Buhari daily, says sister Hajiya Rakiya

By Yusuf Auwalu Jigawa/ DauraHajiya Rakiya, the only surviving elder sister of President Muhammad Buhari, has appealed to Nigerians to continue to pray for the well being of the President, instead of spreading rumours...

Ex-minister Nenadi Usman: I have cancer

A former Minister of State for Finance, Senator Nenadi Usman, has disclosed her cancer problem, the second minister that served former president Goodluck Jonathan to be so afflicted. The first is Diezani Alison-Madueke, former minister...

SA Puts Africa Last

ANALYSIS By Des Latham South Africa's recent announcement that it is to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) appears to conform to its Africa First agenda. South Africa had been under pressure from African governments and...