Result: Goncalo Guedes scores winner as Portugal land UEFA Nations League title

Portugal have won the inaugural UEFA Nations League title courtesy of a 1-0 win over the Netherlands in Sunday night’s final at the Estadio do Dragao. Goncalo Guedes scored the only goal of the match in the 60th minute and it was a deserved victory for Fernando Santos‘s side, who offered the greater threat in Porto. Ronald Koeman resisted the temptation to make […]

Tambuwal attends burial of 25 persons killed in fresh bandits attack

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, on Sunday, attended the funeral of 25 persons killed by bandits in a fresh attack, which occurred on Saturday in three communities of Rabah local government area of the State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Tambuwal, together with heads of security agencies, traditional rulers and government […]

Buhari accepts Onnoghen retirement, appoints 5 new Supreme Court Justices

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the voluntary retirement from service of Justice Walter Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria, effective from May 28, 2019. A statement by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, confirmed this in Abuja on Sunday. The statement reported the President as thanking […]

NNPC records N174.62bn petroleum product sales in March – Report

By Edith Ike-Eboh The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Sunday said it recorded N174.62 billion sale of white petroleum products in March. The corporation disclosed this in its March Monthly Financial and Operations Report (MFOR) released in Abuja. It says that March sales figure was higher than the N168.65 billion recorded in February. It explained that […]

Speakership race: 2 major contenders step down for Femi Gbajabiamila

The coast is clear for Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila to emerge as Speaker of the ninth House of Representatives after two major contenders, Segun Odebunmi and Nkeiruika Onyejeocha, stepped down for him. Director General of Gbajabiamila’s Campaign Organization, Rep. Abdulmunin Jibrin announced this on Sunday at an interactive session with lawmakers across party lines. Onyejeocha, however, […]

Our lives in Niger Republic – Nigerians fleeing bandits

Many locals from some villages in Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto State that were attacked by bandits had to flee the country to neighbouring Niger Republic to escape further attacks. Hundreds were noted to have been displaced by last month’s bandit attacks on some villages of Sabon Birni, while several others took refuge […]

Emir Sanusi replies Ganduje’s query, says I inherited only N1.8bn

HomeNews ADVERTISEMENT Emir Sanusi replies Ganduje’s query, says I inherited only N1.8bn By Yusha’u A. Ibrahim, Kano | Published Date Jun 9, 2019 2:13 AM TwitterFacebookWhatsAppTelegram As Reconciliation Moves Continue Five Years After Ado Bayero: So Many Changes in Kano Emirate The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi ll, yesterday responded to the query issued to him […]

SEC moves to quash court order restraining it from sacking Oando board, management

The ongoing tussle between the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Oando Board and its management over the commission’s directives to have them resign has assumed a new dimension. It will be recalled last Monday that Oando approached the court to restrain SEC and its agents, employees, and privies from taking any step concerning or […]

Cleric urges Nigerians against option of suicide

Pastor Kayode Fasua of the Living Faith Church, Rantya in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau, has cautioned Nigerians against the option of committing suicide when at the crossroads of life. He gave the admonition in a Sunday sermon on “Unveiling the Realities of the Wisdom from Above”. “What you are passing through is […]

Pentecost: Catholic church prays for NASS

Catholic faithful in Lagos on Sunday joined others around the world to mark the Feast of the Pentecost with special prayers for the incoming ninth National Assembly. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Pentecost is the day the Holy Spirit descended on the Apostles and bestowed on them the wisdom to propagate the […]