Atiku In Big Trouble As Fresh Details Of His Secret Relationship With Tinubu Emerges

A pioneer of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the South West, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has responded to reports that he was working with the presidential applicant of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in front of the 2019 elections. Tinubu communicated his duty to the re-appointment desire of the APC competitor, President Muhammadu […]


Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has expressed sadness over the sudden demise of Professor Ibrahim Adamu Kolo who he described as an experienced professional teacher committed to the efforts by the state government toward regaining the lost glory of teaching profession in the state. The Governor, in a statement signed by his Chief Press […]

Kaduna Central: Uba Sani standing alone

By Maimuna Tahir If anything, the long-awaited unceremonious exit of Senator Shehu Sani from the All Progressives Congress and the mainstream politics of Kaduna has confirmed the general expectation that Uba Sani, Governor Elrufai’s Political Adviser, would get an easy sail to the Nigerian Senate next year. Shehu Sani, now permanently confined to the backwaters […]

Aviation workers set to ground flight operations over labour strike

Aviation workers have vowed to ground the nation’s aviation sector in compliance with the industrial action to be embarked upon by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC). The unions including the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), National Association […]

Colostrum: How mothers risk their children’s lives

Breastfeeding benefits mothers By Lydia Ngwakwe A Consultant Paediatrician, Prof. Emmanuel Ekanem, on Saturday decried the practice of throwing away the colostrum after the delivery of newborns, saying it contains antibodies to protect newborns against disease. Ekanem of the Department of Paediatrics, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), Calabar, Cross Rivers, told the News Agency of […]

Anger, anguish as Egyptian Copts bury their dead

Relatives of victims of an attack on a group of Coptic Christians attend a funeral at the Prince Tadros Church in Minya, Egypt, Saturday. — Reuters Minya, Egypt — Angry Coptic Christians on Saturday buried relatives shot dead on a bus carrying pilgrims south of the Egyptian capital, the second such terror attack on the country’s […]

Qatar’s dirty deals to host World Cup

The new leak shows that Sarkozy had promised Tamim Qatar’s hosting of the World Cup in 2022 on some conditions. — File photo Paris — Former French president Nicholas Sarkozy promised Qatar’s Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani about Doha hosting the World Cup in 2022 on the condition that it would buy the French club PSG […]

Trump pushes economic hope, immigrant fear in final poll run

US President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at the Huntington Tri-State Airport, in Huntington, West Virginia, Friday. — AFP INDIANAPOLIS — With four days to save the Republican Party’s grip on Congress — and his own dominance of US politics — Donald Trump unleashed his two main weapons Friday: boasts about […]

US carrier leads warships in biggest ever war game

US Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan conducts military drills during Keen Sword, a joint field-training exercise involving US military, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force personnel and Royal Canadian Navy, at sea on Saturday. — Reuters ABOARD USS RONALD REAGAN — US fighter jets darted over the Western Pacific on Saturday as the nuclear powered USS […]