Buhari administration will unite Nigerians – Osinbajo

Nigeria’s Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said that the Muhammadu Buhari administration would do everything to ensure unity among citizens of the country. He says only unity among the people would guarantee development and enhance the welfare of citizens. Mr. Osinbajo made the remark at his official residence, also known as Aguda House, on Sunday […]

ASUU vows to resist increased tuition fees in Nigerian universities

The President of Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi, has said that the union will resist any attempt to increase tuition fees in the country’s public universities. He also said ASUU could go on strike if the government failed to meet its demand on adequate funding of the institutions and payment of salaries. […]

EID FITR: GOV SANI BELLO URGES NIGERIANS TO MOVE BEYOND PRIMORDIAL SENTIMENTS 

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has urged Nigerians, especially the youth to move beyond primordial sentiments  that is slowing the country down insisting that  Nigerians are better off as a strong and united nation of diverse people. The Governor stated  this shortly after observing the two rakat prayers to mark this year’s Eid-Il-Fitir […]

Why I’m Afraid of Nigeria’s Break-up By Gimba Kakanda – Sahara Reporters

A few days ago, a friend asked me to explain my aversion to the idea of secession as championed by the neo-Biafra advocates of Southeast Nigeria. He had assumed it was the fear, as simplified in a certain series of propaganda, of the North’s foreseen inability to sustain itself economically post-breakup. Since it was a […]

Eid-el-fitr: Pray for redemption of Nigeria – Aregbesola tasks Muslims

As Muslims all over the world celebrate the end of holy month of Ramadan, Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has charged Muslims in Nigeria to pray for the redemption of the country from array of socioeconomic and political complications. He gave the charge in a statement made available to journalists in Osogbo on Sunday, […]

Police arrest soldier who ‘worked with Evans’

The inspector-general of police intelligence response team (IRT) has arrested a soldier in Lagos for allegedly being part of the gang of Chukwudi Onuwamadike, the billionaire kidnapper better known as Evans. Quoting a police source, NAN said the team led by an assistant commissioner of police, Abba Kyari, arrested the soldier after weeks of surveillance. […]

BREAKING: Over 120 people killed as oil tanker explodes in Pakistan

Over 120 people have been killed in Pakistan after an oil tanker caught fire and exploded. The incident occurred on Sunday morning in Bahawalpur, Pakistan’s Punjab province. Most of the victims were residents of nearby areas who were collecting fuel from the oil tanker, residents told Al Jazeera. Rescue operations were underway as fire fighters […]

Nigerian university dismisses lecturer for altering results

The Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, said it dismissed a lecturer (names withheld), for altering students’ results. The Vice Chancellor, Abdullahi Zuru, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto on Saturday, but declined to mention the affected lecturer’s full details. Mr. Zuru, a professor, said, “that management of the university took that drastic action […]