Mexico shocks World Cup title holder Germany in opening match

World Cup holders Germany were dealt a huge blow in their bid to defend the title after suffering a shock defeat to Mexico in their opening match, the Pulse UK reports. Winger Hirving Lozano struck a low shot past German keeper Manuel Neuer in the 35th minute to give Mexico a surprise 1-0 win over […]

SERAP sues Fashola over power spending

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued the Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola SAN over  alleged failure to account for the spending on the privatisation of the electricity sector and the exact amount of post-privatisation spending on generation companies (GENCOS), distribution companies (DISCOS) and Transmission Company of Nigeria to date. In the […]

2000 IDPs celebrate Sallah at home after 6 years

Over 2000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) have returned to their ancestral home Gudunbali in Borno for the first time in six years to celebrate the Sallah festivities since terrorists drove them from their home. The Eid prayers were observed in the Headquarters of Guzamalla Local Government Area Council. The returnee Internally Displaced Persons were assisted […]

Russia 2018: Neymar fails to shine as Switzerland hold Brazil

Neymar was caged throughout the cracer. related news Russia 2018: Mexico stun World Cup champions Germany in huge upset Russia 2018: Okocha blames loss to Croatia on lack of creativity Russia 2018 : Maigari, Toro say there is still hope for Super Eagles Russia 2018: Rohr blames “some mistakes” for Eagles’ loss Russia 2018: Croatia […]

FG loses N100bn on aviation charges—Expert

By Adekunle Williams and Solomon AsowataAn aviation expert, Capt. John Ojikutu (retd.) says the Federal Government lost over N100 billion in Ticket Sales Charges (TSC) and Cargo Sales Charges (CSC) in the aviation sector between 2013 and 2017. Ojikutu, a member of the Aviation Round Table (ART) and Chief Executive Officer of Centurion Securities, said […]

Spain welcomes vessels with 630 migrants

Spain welcomes vessels with 630 migrants No fewer than 600 migrants arrived in the port of Valencia, Spain, on Sunday after being rescued at sea and turned away from Italy and Malta. The Aquarius rescue ship and two Italian Navy Vessels carrying 630 migrants from 26 countries, mostly Sudan, docked in the harbor in Valencia as interpreters […]

6 female bombers hit Damboa, 32 killed

Damboa attacked by 6 female suicide bombers: Above a bomb blast victim being taken to hospital By Hamza Suleiman/Maiduguri No fewer than 32 persons were killed, while 84 others were injured when six suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosive Devices(IEDs), in Damboa local government area in Borno state on Saturday night. The News Agency of Nigeria […]

NiMET predicts cloudy weather for Monday

NiMET predicts cloudy weather for Monday By Sumaila Ogbaje The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy weather conditions over the Central States of the country on Monday with chances of thunderstorms over Ilorin in the morning hours. NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Sunday also predicted day and night […]

‘Hare-haren kunar bakin-wake sun kashe mutum 31 a Borno’

Wasu ‘yan bindiga da ake kyautata zaton mayakan Boko Haram ne sun kai hare-haren kunar bakin wake a jihar Borno. An kai hare-haren ne a garin Damboa a ranar Asabar washegarin Sallah da dare. Zuwa yanzu babu cikakken bayani game da yawan mutanen da suka mutu amma hukumar agajin gaggawa NEMA ta ce akalla mutum […]

Zolaya ce a kira gwamna babban jami’in tsaro – Gwamnan Zamfara

Gwamnan jihar Zamfara Abdul’aziz Yari Abubakar ya ce mukamin babban jami’in tsaron jiha ga gwamna batu ne da ya kamata majalisar dokokin Najeriya ta diba. Gwamnan wanda jiharsa ke fama da matsalar tsaro ya shaidawa BBC cewa zai kai kudirin gaban majalisa, “ko dai a cire mukamin ko kuma a kara wa gwamna karfi.” “Zaloya […]