We live peacefully with our hosts, says Hausa community in Nnewi

The Hausa Community in Nnewi is desperately in need of its own market and burial ground, where members can do their business and bury their dead loved ones. The community, which has existed in Nnewi since the early 1970s, said apart from the two issues, they are happy and living peacefully with their host community. […]

Boeing 737 Max’s software upgrade ready for testing

The three U.S. airlines that own Boeing Co’s 737 MAX are meeting the U.S. manufacturer this weekend to review a software upgrade for the jet that has suffered two fatal crashes in five months, officials from the airlines told Reuters. The meetings are a sign that Boeing’s planned software patch is nearing completion, though it […]

U.S. lawmakers seek rapid release of Mueller’s Trump-Russia report

The top U.S. law enforcement official could release as early as Saturday the main findings in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s confidential report on his 22-month-long inquiry into Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election and any possible wrongdoing by President Donald Trump. Attorney General William Barr, who received the report from the former FBI director […]

Open letter to New Zealand’s Prime Minister

Prime Minister, New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern Dear Madam Prime Minister, I know New Zealand is mourning the gruesome murder of the fifty people praying on Friday in Christchurch and tending to the wounded. I want to use this medium to personally commiserate with New Zealanders, the government of New Zealand and the families of those […]

Census will cost over N220bn, says population commission

NEWS Census will cost over N220bn, says population commission Published March 22, 2019 Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The National Population Commission has said the next census will cost well over N220bn. The Director-General of the NPOPC, Dr Ghaji Ismail, said this in Abuja on Tuesday at the commencement of fieldwork for the continuation of the Enumeration […]

Shocking: How Doctor Sedated, Raped Married Patient In Sokoto

A medical doctor at a public hospital in Sokoto State, Tijjani Faruk, has thrown the Sokoto medical community into grief after confessing to raping a married woman after administering sedative injection on her. Mr Faruk took both the code of medical ethics in Nigeria and the Hippocratic Oath to the cleaners when he invited his patient […]

Niger: Fear Grips Commissioners, Others Over Imminent Cabinet Reshuffle

Minna – Commissioners and other political appointees in Niger State have intensified lobbying to retain their seats as others who had worked for the success of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the just concluded general elections are in desperate moves to be rewarded with appointments in the imminent cabinet reshuffle. The commissioners, who were said […]

Revealed: Captain of crashed 737 Max 8 plane untrained

The captain of a doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight did not practise on a new simulator for the Boeing 737 MAX 8 before he died in a crash with 157 others, a pilot colleague said. Yared Getachew, 29, was due for refresher training at the end of March, his colleague told Reuters, two months after Ethiopian […]