APC Convention: No consensus candidates – official

Ahead of the national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled for Saturday, a member of the publicity sub-committee of the National Convention Organising Committee, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said there will be no ‘unity list.’ There have been rumours that a ‘unity list’ made up of consensus candidates for the various positions has been […]

MASU TADA ZAUNE TSAYE A JIHAR ZAMFARA KUN SHIGA UKU

Daga Magaji Ontop Daura A cigaba da kokarin Gwamnatin tarayya wajen ganin ta murkushe ayyukan ta’addanci da kawo karshen matsalar tabarbarewar tsaro a jihar Zamfara, a jiya Litinin shugaban kasa Muhammadu Buhari ya bayar da umarnin sake tura karin jiragen sama na yaki zuwa jihar Zamfara, tare da tura wasu manyan dakarun sojoji masu fushi […]

Senegal President Sall to support World Cup team in Russia

Senegal President Macky Sall is in Russia and will attend his country’s World Cup game against Poland in Moscow. Senegal is returning to the World Cup for the first time since a thrilling run to the quarterfinals on its tournament debut in Japan and South Korea in 2002. The president’s office says Sall will watch […]

Masu Kira A Tsige Shugaban INEC Ba Sa Nufin Nijeriya Da Alkairi, Cewar Kungiyar CSO

Daga Wakilinmu Wata Kungiyar Rajin Kare Dimokradiyya da ‘yancin jama’a, mai ISDMG, ta bayyana tsirarun da ke kiran a cire shugaban hukumar INEC, Farfesa Mahmood Yakubu, ba da shi suke fada ba, da ‘yan Najeriya suke fada. Kungiyar ta ce duk wani mai irin wannan kiraye-kirayen, to su na fa da wata mummunar ajanda ce […]

Legal, illicit arms kill 500,000 yearly

More than one billion legal and illicit firearms are responsible for the death of 500,000 people annually, UN reports. The study carried out by UN Small Arms estimated that there were over one billion legal and illicit firearms in the world today, including 857 million in civilian hands. The arms are revolvers, pistols, assault rifles, […]

2 jobless friends face theft charge

Two unemployed friends, who allegedly stole a wallet containing some documents and a cell phone, were on Tuesday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The accused- Akeem Basiru, 34 and Kehinde Mustapha, 32- both live at Ebute Meta, Lagos, are being tried for conspiracy and stealing. The prosecutor, Clifford Ogu, an Inspector of Police, […]

2019: Buhari call nPDP’s bluff, says ‘I’m not ready to sit with any faction’

President Muhammadu Buhari has called the bluff of the leadership of new Peoples Democratic Party, nPDP, faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, over their threat to leave the party. The group, who are feeling disgruntled over the treatment they are being mated with by the leadership of the APC, considering their contribution to the […]

Five men docked for alleged stealing of rail irons worth N84.7m

Five men who allegedly removed and stole rail irons valued at N84.7 million, were on Tuesday brought before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The defendants, Mohammed Idris, 22; Idris Yusuf, 36; Mohammed Useni, 25; Sank Aliyu, 21; and Abubakar Idris, 19, appeared on a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing. They however, […]

Rice farmers support closure of border

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has commended the federal government’s decision to shut down a neighbouring country through which rice is smuggled on a large scale into Nigeria. Alhaji Aminu Goronyo, President Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday that the closure of […]