Nabi Tajima world’s oldest person dies at 117 years

Nabi Tajima: world’s oldest person dies at the age of 117 years Nabi Tajima, a Japanese woman believed to have been the world’s oldest person, has died at the age of 117 in southwestern Japan, local media reported Sunday. Tajima, a resident of Kikai Island in Kagoshima prefecture, had been hospitalized since January and died […]

One year later, Osun remembers late Sen. Adeleke

Senator Isiaka Adeleke: Aregbesola: coroner debunks death by poisoning By Olajide Idowu The Government of Osun on Sunday remembered the late Sen. Isiaka Adeleke who died on April 23, 2017. Adeleke was the first civilian governor of the state and until his death represented Osun West Senatorial District in the 8th National Assembly. Mr Adelani […]

Expert calls Port Harcourt Airport “shameful portrait of a nation”

Aviation analyst and former Commandant of Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, retired Group Capt. John Ojikutu has decried the state of Port Harcourt International Airport in Rivers state, saying it has not changed since 2016 when it was rated the worst airport in the world. He said the airport at the moment which he visited recently […]

PDP ward congress: Adeyeye wants three LGs’ results cancelled

A contender for the ticket of PDP in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti state, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, on Sunday asked the Senator David Mark-led three-man delegate committee to cancel the results of three local governments alleging “extreme thuggery and tearing of nomination forms.” Adeyeye, who bared his mind while reviewing the exercise held […]

Summon Lai, Kachikwu, others over US shopping spree, PDP tells lawmakers

 The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the National Assembly to ‎summon President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet ministers who it alleged abandoned their scheduled meeting with investors in the United States  for a shopping spree. The PDP in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan said the Ministers of Information Lai Mohammed; Dr Audu […]

Jaruman India da suka yi mutuwar ban al’ajabi

1. Divya Bharti Hakkin mallakar hotoFANPOPImage captionTa fito a fina-finai kamar Deewana da Vishwatma da kuma Dil Ka Kya Kasoor. ‘Yar kwalisar jaruma wadda tana daga cikin jarumai mata da suka yi tashe a shekarar 1990. Ta yi mutuwar bazata inda ta fado daga hawa na biyar a gidanta.’Yan sanda sun yi bincike a kan mutuwarta […]

Boko Haram: An kashe mutane a masallaci a Borno

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGESImage captionMutane hudu maharan suka hallaka yayin da ake sallar asuba Akalla mutane shida ne suka hallaka a wani harin kunar bakin wake da aka kai wani masallaci a garnin Bama, a jiahr Borno da ke arwa maso gabashin Najeriya. Mutanen da suka mutu sun hada da mahara biyu mace da namiji, […]

Nigeria’s economic growth still too slow, says Udoma

Udoma Udo Udoma, minister of budget and national planning, says the rate of economic growth in Nigeria is still too slow. Speaking with journalists on the sidelines of the ongoing Spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank, the minister said more work still has to be done to accelerate growth. “Our target […]

Falana: Senate, house of reps can sit without a mace

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says it is not mandatory for either of the two chambers in the national assembly to have a mace before sitting for plenary. The mace is the symbol of authority of both the senate and the house of representatives. Last week, that of the senate was stolen by some thugs […]