‎Army denies nepotism in recruitment exercise

 The Nigerian Army yesterday denied reports that it was discriminating and denying certain ethnic groups rights to be recruited into the Army in the ongoing exercise. In a statement signed by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu he stressed that the Nigerian Army would ever remain apolitical in the discharge of its […]

We’ve paid N22B as pensions, gratuity in one year – Lagos govt

The Lagos State Government has revealed that in the last 12 months, it has paid about N22 billion as pensions and gratuity in the state. The State Commissioner for Establishment, Training and Pensions, Dr Akintola Benson, made the revelation at the on-going 2018 ministerial press briefing of the Lagos State Government, marking the third anniversary […]

Offa robbery: PDP chieftain tells Govt to give attention to youth empowerment

 A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Kwara, Alhaji Mohammed Ajia-Ibrahim has urged Gov Abdulfatah Ahmed to pay greater attention to youth empowerment to reduce crime in the state. Ajia-Ibrahim made the call in Ilorin on Saturday at the 4th Kwara Youth Stakeholders Conference. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the youth […]


Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello on Saturday attended 50th Anniversary of New Bussa, Borgu kingdom. The momentous event held at Sabuke Square, New Bussa. President Muhammadu Buhari was represented by Minister of State, Solid Minierals, Hon Abubakar Bawa Bwari. Also in attendance were Col Sani-Bello rtd, Comptroller General,NSCDC, Alhaji Abubakar Gana and Alhaji […]

Democrats attack Trump for bombing Syria

President Donald Trump is a forest fire, says James Comey U.S. President Donald Trump will not find things easy for now as Congressional Democrats have attacked him for not seeking Congress authorisation before striking Syria on Friday. While the Democrats call the strikes “unconstitutional” and questioning the strategy, many Republicans, applauded the president’s move. Sen. […]

HMO seeks policies to achieve universal health coverage

Doctors and nurses in a Nigerian hospital By Felicia Imohimi Dr Patrick Korie, Chief Executive Officer Managed Healthcare Services, a Health Maintenance Organisation (HMO) has urged Federal Government to adopt strategies and policies that would enable the nation to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC). Korie made the call on Saturday in an interview with the News Agency […]

Kidnappers reject N5m offer for Oba Balogun’s twins

Oba Lekan Balogun: kidnappers reject N5m offer for his kids The Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, has pleaded with the kidnappers of his twin children to release them. He made the plea while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Ibadan. He appealed to the kidnappers to bear with […]

63 aspirants jostle for Ekiti governorship seat

INEC electoral materials By Ariwodola Idowu No fewer than 63 people are jostling for the Ekiti governorship seat just about 30 days to the conduct of party primaries in preparation for the July 14 gubernatorial election in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the number rose from the initial 47 aspirants […]

Najeriya: Shekara hudu da sace ‘yan matan Chibok

Image captionA lokacin da Boko Haram ta fitar da hoton bidiyon wasu daga cikin ‘yan matan, hankalin iyayensu ya fara kwanciya musamman wadanda suka shaida ‘ya’yansu A ranar 14 ga watan Afrilun shekarar 2014 ne mayakan Boko Haram suka sace ‘yan mata ‘yan sakandaren Chibok sama da 200 a garin Chibok da ke arewa maso […]

Ko Cristiano Ronaldo karami na iya gadon mahaifinsa?

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGESImage captionShekarar Cristiano karami bakwai kacal amma har ya fara nuna bajinta Idan har Ronaldo zai iya yin haka, to za a iya cewa dansa ma zai iya yin hakan. Cristiano Ronaldo dai ya kasance dodon raga a rayuwarsa ta tamaula. Dan wasan na Portugal mai shekara 33 yana cin kwallaye 50 […]