Mala’s govt will address the needs of youths in Yobe — APC youth leader

Yusuf Goni (Kaka) is the Youth leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yobe state Yusuf Goni (Kaka) is the Youth leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yobe state, in this interview, he speaks about how the choice of Hon Mai Mala Buni as the APC gubernatorial flag bearer will encourage youths participation in […]

11 soldiers face court martial in Enugu

Soldiers accused of indiscipline face a General Court Martial inaugurated by the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Emmanuel Kabuk in Enugu yesterday Eleven soldiers are facing trial in the general court martial inaugurated yesterday by the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division Nigerian Army, Enugu, Maj-Gen Emmanuel Kabuk. Kabuk, who inaugurated […]

My son is remorseful – Abdulmuttalab

Alhaji Umar Abdul-Mutallab A renowned philanthropist, Alhaji Umar Abdul-Mutallab, yesterday called on the authorities in the United State and Nigeria to revisit the life sentence of his son, Umar Faoruk, who was convicted in 2012 for an attempted terror attack on Northwest Airlines Flight 253 after he was found with underwear strapped with explosives. He was […]

INEC adopts card readers, rules out electronic results transmission

A card reader displays a thumb print of a voter as an electoral officer scans the thumb print of a voter at a polling unit at the start of general elections in Daura, northwest Nigeria, March 28, 2015. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will use card readers during the 2019 general elections […]

2019: CAN meets Buhari, Atiku, 12 others over threats to polls

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) last night met behind closed doors with the leading presidential candidates ahead of the 2019 general elections. The meeting held at the National Christian Centre Abuja, has the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, representing President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), while the ex-governor […]

Sheik Dahiru Bauchi tasks govt on Tsangaya schools

A renowned Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi has called on governments in the country  to allow scholars engaged in Tsangaya Schools to administer them to ensure the success Almajiri Schools programme. He made the call at the graduation ceremony of 1,678 Tsangaya students from across many states in the country held at Abubakar Tafawa […]

7.0 magnitude earthquake hits South Sandwich Islands

earthquake A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the South Sandwich Islands in the Atlantic at 10:26am Tuesday (local time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center. Xinhua news agency reported the epicentre was monitored at 58.35 degrees south latitude and 26.37 degrees west longitude. The quake struck at a depth of 150km, said the center.

Trade: Abuja Chamber signs pact with 21 countries

Mr Adetokunbo Kayode, Pesident Abuja Chamber of Commerce By Franca Ofili The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) says it has signed pacts with chambers of commerce in 21 countries to improve  its activities. Mr Adetoknbo Kayode, President of the chamber said this in Abuja on Monday during the chamber’s 28th Annual General Meeting (AGM). […]

Meghan Markle presents an award to designer of wedding dress

Designer of Meghan Markle’s wedding dress wins an award in London Meghan Markle presented the designer of her wedding dress with a prize at the Fashion Awards in London on Monday, joining fashionistas at the ceremony where supermodel Cindy Crawford’s daughter Kaia Gerber was also named Model of the Year. At a star-studded event attended […]

Sagging PDP resorts to lies

PDP leaders The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of indulging in cheap lies to shore up its flagging Presidential campaign This was after the opposition party alleged that some government agencies had frozen the bank accounts of its Vice Presidential candidate Peter Obi, his family members and their businesses. […]