Prince of Buganda rescued from Uganda’s boat wreckage as Museveni talks tough

Prince Daudi Kintu Wasajja, Prince of Buganda in Uganda : lucky survivor. Above on his wedding day on April 27, 2013 A Prince of Buganda, one of the several kingdoms in Uganda was among the survivors rescued Sunday from a cruise boat wreckage on Lake Victoria. The lucky prince was identified by the police as […]

Chad’s Idriss Deby visits Israel 46 years after ties severed

President Idriss Deby of Chad visits Israel 46 years after ties were severed over Palestine Chadian President Idriss Deby will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Sunday, the first such visit by a leader of the central African nation which severed bilateral ties in 1972, Netanyahu’s office said. Two N’Djamena government sources […]

Pictures: Obasanjo, Jonathan, Saraki at turbaning of Atiku

From Left: Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki, Former President Goodluck Jonathan and Former President Olusegun Obasanjo at Turbaning of Atiku Abubakar By Ifeanyi Nwoko Former Vice President and the Presidential candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has been turbaned the 7th Waziri of Adamawa Emirate. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports […]

Catholic bishop condemns IPOB’s call for boycott of 2019 polls

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Umuahia, the Most Rev. Lucius Ugorji, has expressed concern over the call by IPOB on the South-East to boycott the 2019 general elections. Ugorji expressed his concern in his sermon on the occasion of the Corpus Christi (the celebration of Christ the King) at the Mater Dei Cathedral, […]

NCAC marks November 24 as day for global cultural diplomacy for peace

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) has marked the 24th of November of every year as the day to celebrate the Cultural Diplomacy for Peace globally. Director-General of NCAC, Otunba Segun Runsewe disclosed this on Saturday at the closing ceremony of the 11th International Arts and Crafts(INAC) Exposition which held in Abuja. The […]

Police parade 33 suspected IPOB members over killing of inspector

The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) on Sunday said it paraded 33 suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over the killing of an Inspector of Police. The suspects were paraded at the Anambra State Police Command Headquarters, Awka, by the spokesman of the Nigerian Police, DCP Jimoh Moshood. Moshood in a statement said […]

PDP challenges Buhari to a debate with Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to a live, one-on-one debate with its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on critical sectors of national life. The PDP in a statement on Sunday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan said Buhari is at liberty to choose a venue, date and time convenient to […]

2019: For Buhari to retain supremacy in the North

By Hajara Tijjani In 2015, the North as a whole provided almost 80 percent of the total votes that saw Muhammadu Buhari, the then presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress to victory. The Northwest alone accounted for more than nine million of Buhari’s 16 million votes that came from the North while more than […]

REPRODUCTIVE CHALLENGES: GOV SANI-BELLO IDENTIFIES RURAL WOMEN AS MOST AFFECTED …PLEDGES NIGER GOVERNMENT SUPPORT TO NGOs FOR POSITIVE IMPACT ON THE PEOPLE

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has identified rural women as the most vulnerable to the menace of reproductive challenges in the country. Governor Sani-Bello stated this in Minna, the state capital at the weekend during the fund raising dinner by a non-governmental organisation – The RAiSE Foundation for the treatment of women with breast […]

Atiku turbaned as 7th Waziri of Adamawa Emirate

A former vice president and the presidential candidate of PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has been formally turbaned the 7th Waziri of Adamawa Emirate. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the position of Waziri makes the former Vice President next to the Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammadu Barkindo, in hierarchy in the emirate. Speaking at the […]