NEMA evacuates 121 Nigerians from Cameroon

FILE PHOTO: Nigerians at an IDP camp The National Management Emergency Agency, NEMA, on Sunday said it had evacuated 121 displaced Nigerians from Cameroon. The Information Officer, NEMA North-East, Abdulkadir Ibrahim said in a statement that the displaced persons were evacuated to Maiduguri. Mr Ibrahim said that the displaced persons fled their homes in the […]

‘Son zuciya ne ya hada El-Rufa’i da Shehu Sani a Kaduna’

‘Hakkin mallakar hotoFACEBOOK Image captionJam’iyyar ta rabu gida ne a jihar wato bangaren APC akida da kuma bangaren Gwamna el-Rufa’i A kwanakin baya ne kungiyar ‘yan jarida ta Najeriya NUJ ta yi Allah-wadai bisa wani hari da wasu ‘yan dabar siyasa suka kai a sakatariyar ‘yan jarida da ke Kaduna yayin wani taron manema labarai. […]

Apologise to Nigerians, VON DG tells Jonathan

The Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has asked former President Goodluck Jonathan to apologise to Nigerians over the comments he made on the handling of the corruption war during his tenure. Former President Jonathan was quoted on Saturday to have said that “though we didn’t completely plug the loopholes in […]


The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo will on Monday pay a one day official visit to Niger State. He will be joined by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, immediate past military head of state, General Abdulsalami Alhaji Abubakar and Governor Abubakar Sani Bello to flag off Niger State Investment Summit holding in Minna, the Niger state […]

No air accidents linked to weather in 10 years, says NiMet

The Director-General, Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), Prof. Sani Mashi, says there has not been any air traffic accident linked to weather within the last 10 years. Mashi, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, said the agency had enhanced its capacity to monitor weather activities within airports and along flight […]

LG to distribute 108,000 treated mosquito nets to residents

Albert Elama, Head of Administration, Etsako-East Local Government Area of Edo, on Sunday said no fewer than 108,000 insecticide-treated mosquito nets were set for distribution in the area. Elama spoke while inaugurating the distribution of free long-lasting insecticide treated nets at Agenebode, headquarters of Etsako-East Local Government. The Head of Administration said that the nets […]

Kuwait arrests 12 in Iran spy case

KUWAIT CITY — Authorities on Saturday arrested 12 convicted members of a “terrorist cell” with ties to Iran and Lebanon’s Shiite movement Hezbollah after a weeks-long manhunt. The Interior Ministry said the 12 had been captured in different areas across Kuwait. They had been on the run since their sentencing last month, while two other convicted […]