Plane conveying Pilgrims crash lands in Niger

Plane conveying over 600 pilgrims returning from the 2019 annual pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia crash landed at the Minna International Airport. The aircraft, a Boeing 744 with registration number 5N/ DBK was said to have developed technical fault in one of the plane’s four engines when it approached the Minna airport. A Source at the […]


Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abunakar Sani Bello has reassured residents of the state that his administration’s ‘covenant’ made with the people remains sacrosanct as government will continue with good governance and service delivery according to people’s need.In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs. Mary Noel Berje, the Governor acknowledged the high expectations […]

Kaduna Central: LA appeals Tribunal Judgment

Kaduna Central: LA appeals Tribunal Judgment Peoples Democratic Party senatorial candidate for Kaduna Central, Lawal Adamu Usman (Mr LA) has appealed the judgment of the Kaduna State and National Assembly Elections Tribunal that favoured his opponent, Uba Sani of the All Progressives Congress. Confirming the development, the candidate’s media consultant, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman said Mr LA […]

Gbajabiamila meets Buhari, seeks compensation

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday met President Muhammadu Buhari over the attacks in South Africa and other issues. Speaking at the end of the meeting, Gbajabiamila said he met the president over the attacks and other national issues. “Engagement with Mr. President is not out of place even on a […]

BREAKING: FG speaks on Abuja explosion report, blames desperate opposition

The Federal Government has debunked the report being circulated on the social media of a bomb explosion at the South African High Commission in Abuja on Saturday. It called the report fake news orchestrated by desperate opposition to cause panic and chaos among the populace. In a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday, the Minister […]

Samuel Eto’o ends football career after 22 years

Former Barcelona, Chelsea and Real Madrid forward Samuel Eto’o has announced retirement from football after 22 years of successful career. The 38-year-old’s last club was Qatar Star League side Qatar SC, which he joined in the summer of 2018 from Turkey’s Konyaspor. In a career spanning 22 years, the former Cameroon international played for the […]

Xenephobia: Buhari’s visit to Ramaphosa excites Nigerians

By Fortune Abang Nigerian Citizens Association in South Africa (NICASA), is optimistic that the meeting between Nigerian and South African Presidents in October, will bring lasting solutions to the recurrent xenophobia. The President of NICASA, Mr Ben Okoli, made this known in a telephone conversation with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) from Johannesburg, South […]

Weed out bad officers, Lawmaker tasks security agencies

2 hours ago 0  148  0 By EricJames Ochigbo The Deputy Chairman, House Committee on National Security and Intelligence, Rep. Adejoro Adeogun, has charged security agencies not to shield bad officers, but weed them out to ensure effective policing in the country. Adeogun, who made the call in an interview with journalists in Abuja, said though the percentage […]

Taliban kidnap 6 Afghan journalists

The Taliban have kidnapped six Afghan journalists working for private and government media organisations in eastern Paktia province, government officials and Taliban said on Saturday. The reporters, working for radio and TV news companies that broadcast news in Pashto and Dari languages, were abducted while travelling in group from neighbouring Paktika province to Paktia, to […]

hen the Nigerian migrants to South Africa were professionals

When the Nigerian migrants to South Africa were professionals and interlectuals, they were welcomed and respected….. then the ‘I go trade’ village rascals showed up with the toxic they take with them everywhere they go and the story changed…. The major reservation of natives in South Africa is Igbos…. Others are only guilty by association […]