Soyinka calls for state of emergency on insecurity in South West

By Segin Giwa Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka Soyinka, has called for declaration of state of emergency due to the security challenges in the South West Zone. Soyinka made the call on Thursday in Akure on the sidelines of the D.O Fagunwa Study Group International Conference held to celebrate his 85th birthday. The conference had […]

PDP urges DSS to secure release of Abu Dadiyata

By Emmanuel Oloniruha The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Department of Security Services (DSS) to speak out and take urgent steps to secure the release of a Social Activist, Abubakar Idris. The party made the call in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan on Thursday in Abuja. Ologbondiyan said […]

MTN Nigeria celebrates 18 years of operations

By Chiazo Leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) company, MTN Nigeria, on Thursday promised improved quality ICT offerings as it marked 18 years of its operations in Nigeria. The MTN Nigeria Chief Executive Officer, Mr Ferdi Moolman, made the promise in a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos. According to him, publicly-listing on the […]

Abacha, Notorious kidnapper killed in Rivers

Officers of the Rivers State Police Command have killed a notorious kidnapper, popularly known as ‘Abacha’  in Rivers State. Abacha was said to have been terrorising residents and motorists in Emuoha Local Government Area axis of the East-West road, Rivers State. Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Rivers State Police Command, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, while parading […]

Killing of Police: Buhari orders Army HQ to investigate incident

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Defence Headquarters to commence immediate investigation of incident involving the troops of 93 Battalion, Takum, Taraba, which resulted to the death of three police officers and a civilian. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, disclosed this when he briefed State House correspondents at […]

Lamentations of the ‘forgotten’ people of Niger

By Wole Mosadomi, Minna They are people with different forms of disabilities. They include the blind, those with spinal cord injuries and polio but didn’t allow their disabilities to hinder them from performing their civic responsibility during the just concluded general elections. In fact, months ahead of the presidential and National Assembly elections, leaders of […]

5 Health Benefits Of Tiger Nut

Tiger nuts are sweet edible fibers; they are used as both fruits and medicine. From research, tiger nuts have diverse health benefits and some are discussed below. Improve digestion Tiger nut can be used to improve digestion in various ways. They contain resistant starch, a type of fiber that can feed the friendly bacteria in the […]

Transfer: Tottenham secure €60million deal for midfielder

Tottenham Hotspur have reached a deal to sign Real Betis midfielder, Giovani Lo Celso, in a deal worth €60million, Goal reports. The Spanish outfit are set to announce the Argentina international’s departure, after a breakthrough was made in the negotiations between the two clubs. Lo Celso was pulled out of Betis’ squad for their friendly […]

Arsenal agree £8m deal with Chelsea to sign David Luiz

Arsenal have agreed a deal to sign Chelsea defender David Luiz for a fee of around £8million. The Brazilian refused to train on Thursday as he looked to force through a shock move to the Emirates. The move has seemingly come out of nowhere but Arsenal widened their search for a centre-back following the departure […]

Jussie Smollet officially fired from Empire – Fox CEO

The CEO of Fox Entertainment, Charlie Collier, has confirmed that controversial actor, Jussie Smollett, will not be returning to the final season of Empire. E News reports that Collier made the confirmation during Fox’s Television Critics Association tour on Wednesday. He indicated that the decision not to bring back Smollett was made in co-ordination with […]