I Have no links with Miyetti Allah, Atiku replies- Unongo

ABUJA- Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar yesterday dissociated himself from alleged link with the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria. In a statement issued by his media adviser, Paul Ibe, Atiku took a swipe at elder statesman, Paul Unongo who had earlier described the former Vice President as the financier of the group. The […]


Arewa Youth Forum, (AYF) on Friday kicked against the planned commencement of the re-election campaigns, saying it is inhuman. AYF in a statement made available to newsmen in Kaduna said Buhari and his service chiefs should look for ways to tackle the myriad of problems bedeviling the country before talking of the 2019 elections. In […]

Troops Neutralise Wife Of Boko Haram’s Factional Leader, Mamman Nur -Army

The Nigerian military has revealed that the wife of Mamman Nur, the factional leader of Boko Haram, was among those killed when troops attacked the group’s location in the Lake Chad region. The announcement came hours after the military declared Mr. Nur had been “fatally injured” during an operation.   The military in an earlier […]

Oyo Tertiary Institutions Strike: Stop Deliberate Distortion Of Facts, Flagrant Misinformation Of General Public, Joint Committee Tells Commissioner

The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the five trade unions in the six Oyo State owned tertiary Institutions on Friday alleged  the state Commissioner for Information and Culture, Mr Toye Arulogun of Institutions of “deliberate act of distortion of facts and flagrant misinformation of the general public”  on the status and ownership of the institutions […]

Another Workers Mass Protest Looms In Kaduna

‘Almighty’ Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has scheduled  January 11 for another workers mass rally/protest to ground Kaduna State as earlier promised. Labour, in a statement of notice of invitation to all industrial unions made available to journalists in Kaduna on Friday, stated that the National Executive Council of the union is organizing the rall/protest against […]

Governor Wike asks federal govt to beef up security in Rivers

Gov Nyesom Wike of Rivers said on Friday that there was an orchestrated plan to create the impression that Rivers was not safe through the promotion of targeted cult related killings. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that Wike made the allegation when the Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Danbazzau (Rtd) paid him a […]

1,050 Boko Haram insurgents surrender – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army on Saturday confirmed that 1, 050 insurgents had surrendered to troops in Lake Chad and Monguno general area of operations. The army warned surrounding communities to watch out for the fleeing Boko Haram insurgents as their enclaves in Lake Chad region come under intense onslaught. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director, Army […]

Everton confirm £27m Cenk Tosun signing

Everton have confirmed the signing of Turkey international forward Cenk Tosun for £27 million from Besiktas. The 26-year-old striker has agreed a four-year deal with the Toffees to keep him at Goodison Park until 2022. Tosun joins Everton having scored 41 goals in Super Lig play since the start of the 2014-15 season, more than […]