16 things you should know about Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo Today is the birthday of Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Hence, we have decided to highlight major information about him.Below are 16 things you should know about the Vice President:1. Yemi Osinbajo is 61 today. He was born on 8 March, 1957 in Lagos.2. The Vice President’s full name is; […]

Police deploy personnel to schools in Borno

 The Police in Borno on Thursday said they had deployed personnel to public schools in the state to enhance protection and security. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Damian Chukwu, made the disclosure at a monthly police meeting in Maiduguri. Chukwu said policemen and women had been deployed to various schools in line with presidential directives to […]

IMF wants urgent confirmation of CBN directors by the senate

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged for urgent confirmation of the appointments of the Nigeria central bank’s board of directors and members of the monetary policy committee to avoid unwarranted consequences. This was part of the recommendations of the board at the conclusion of  its 2018, Article IV consultation  with Nigeria,  otherwise known as […]

Falconets face Germany, China, Haiti in FIFA World Cup

Falconets face Germany again By Ijeoma Okigbo Nigeria’s under-20 women football team the Falconets, have been drawn alongside perennial foes Germany, China and debutants Haiti in Group D of the 9th FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the competition is scheduled to take place in France from Aug. 5 […]

Ebonyi crisis: Gov. Umahi orders arrest of aides, traditional rulers

Ebonyi Gov. Dave Umahi orders arrest of his aides By Chukwuemeka Opara Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi, did the unthinkable on Thursday by ordering the arrest of government officials from two warring communities in Ikwo Local Government Area for their alleged involvement in crisis in the area. Umahi gave the order on Thursday in Abakaliki […]

An daure mace saboda bude gashinta a Iran

Hakkin mallakar hotoUNKNOWNImage captionWata ‘yar Iran ta taba cire mayafi tare da rataye shi a icce a bainar jama’a Masu shigar da kara a Iran sun ce an yankewa wata mata hukunci daurin shekara biyu, saboda cire mayafinta da ta yi a bainar jama’a don nuna adawa da tsauraran dokokin sanya sutura na kasar. An […]

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGESImage captionAn kai harin ne a watan Oktobar 2010 lokacin bikin shekara 50 da samun ‘yancin Najeriya a Abuja Wata kotu a Najeriya ta yankewa wasu mutum biyu hukuncin daurin rai da rai, bisa kai hari da bama-bamai da su ka yi a babban birnin kasar Abuja a shekarar 2010. Mutun goma […]

Buhari’s visit: Heavy security presence in Jos

Nigerian soldiers on patrol in Jos By Polycarp Auta Security has been tightened up in most parts of Jos, Plateau State, ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s two-day working visit to the North-Central State. Correspondents of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), who went round the city, observed heavy security presence with fierce-looking armed personnel in […]

Breaking: Britain to build prison wing in Kirikiri

A Prison in Nigeria: Britain says it will spend close to $1m to build a 112-bed wing at Kirikiri Prison in Lagos Britain will build a new 112-bed wing at Kirikiri Prison in Lagos so that it can transfer Nigerian prisoners there, foreign secretary, Boris Johnson announced in London today. In a written statement to […]