Wizkid, Olamide, Davido needs to improve on their sound – Majek Fashek

Legendary reggae icon, Majek Fashek has advised the new generation of Nigerian singers to up their game by improving on their sound.  The “Send Down The Rain” crooner, who made waves with his music in the late 80s and early 90s with his brand of reggae music, said while the current generation of singers make […]

President Buhari presides over FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari, moments ago (Wednesday) presided over this week’s Federal Executive Council meeting. The meeting, attended by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has in attendance a host of the ministers and other top government functionaries. The meeting is the first FEC meeting in 2018, and is holding at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, in Abuja. […]

2018 Hajj: NAHCON signs service agreement with Saudi agency

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Tuesday signed 2018 Hajj Services agreement with National Adillah Establishment, a Saudi Arabian Agency in charge of coordinating pilgrims’ activities in Madina. The Chief Media Officer of NAHCON, Adamu Abdullahi, made this known in a statement from Madina, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He said the exercise […]

We want Saraki, Tambuwal, Kwankwaso back in PDP – BOT

The Board of Trustees, BOT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said it has commenced the search for its presidential candidate in 2019. The BOT also said prominent members of the party who left will soon return. The BOT chairman, Walid Jibrin, said this on Tuesday in Abuja while receiving members of PDP Ward-Ward group, […]

NECO releases 2017 Nov/Dec SSCE results

The National Examination Council (NECO) has announced the release of the 2017 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination results. The Registrar of the Council, Charles Uwakwe, a professor, announced the results on Tuesday at its headquarters in Minna. ‎ ‎ Mr. Uwakwe said that a total of 42, 985‎ candidates registered for the examination and 42, […]

FG Orders Higher Institutions To Refund Post-UTME Fees To Candidates

Minister of Education Malam Adamu Adamu has directed 42 higher institutions that charged over N2, 000 Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) fee during the 2017/18 admission exercise to refund the excess money to applicants. The minister had also queried the institutions involved to explain why disciplinary actions would not be taken against them for violating […]

We train no militia, Benue Govt replies Nigerian Army

The Benue State Government has denied arming militia groups to defend the people against marauding herdsmen in the state. The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it arrested nine well-armed militia from Benue, alleged to be members of the state government sponsored security volunteers. The suspects were arrested at Arufu, a boundary town between Taraba and […]

Fulani herdsman dies after fight with female farmer

A Fulani herdsman, Muhammed Haruna, has allegedly died after he had a fight with a female farmer in Delta State. The police spokesperson in the state, Andrew Aniamaka told Punch that the woman was now at large. The herder died from injuries he sustained after being stoned by a female farmer. According to the report, […]

79-year-old arrested as leader of kidnappers on Abuja-Kaduna expressway

A 79-year-old man simply identified as ,Riba (aka Baba Wakili) has been arrested for allegedly leading an armed robbery/kidnapping gang that has been terrorising the Abuja-Kaduna-Kano Expressway. Baba Wakili and others currently in police custody were accused of selling AK47 Rifles and Military uniforms to armed robbers and kidnappers. The police alleged that Baba Wakili […]

Transfer news: Arsenal want Mahrez, Chelsea winger, Nathan agrees to join Portuguese club

Arsenal are interested in luring Leicester City winger, Riyad Mahrez to Emirates Stadium in the January window as they look for a replacement for Alexis Sanchez. According to Le Buteur, the Chilean International is keen on joining Premier League rivals Manchester City, with both clubs currently in negotiations over a deal. The Gunners boss, Wenger has identified […]