INEC registers YES, RAP, UP, 20 other parties

INEC boss Prof. Mahmood Yakubu: 23 new parties registered By Emmanuel Oloniruha/Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday announced the registration of 23 new political parties, raising the number of registered parties in Nigeria to 91. Some of the new parties bear acronyms that can be easily recalled, such as YES, which means […]

Osinbajo inaugurates projects in Zamfara

Osinbajo inaugurates multi-billion naira projects in Zamfara The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday inaugurated N5.9 billion naira worth of projects in Zamfara. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the projects inaugurated include Semi Urban water project and the upgraded General Hospitals in Gamji and Bakura towns, in Bakura local government area […]

Messi skips Argentina friendlies, future in doubt

Lionel Messi : not available for Argentina friendlies Captain Lionel Messi will miss Argentina’s next four friendly matches and his future in the team is uncertain , according to local press reports . The five-time Ballon d’Or winner previously retired from the national side after their 2016 Copa America final defeat by Chile before returning […]

How governors spent N2trn on Nigerian police

Policemen on parade By Emmanuel Oloniruha In what appears to be a direct support to the call for the establishment of state police, the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) Secretariat on Tuesday said governors of the 36 states have collectively spent more than N2 trillion in augmenting police operations nationwide in the last decade alone. Mr […]

Aisha Buhari gets leadership award

Aisha Buhari receives the World Leadership Award from Ajou University, South Korea By Ahmed Ubandoma
 The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has been  conferred with a World Leadership Award by the Ajou University in South Korea, for her contribution towards improving the lives of women and children in Nigeria. Aisha, who was in Suwon […]

Gunmen kill ex- Prisons Controller in his farm

Gunmen strike in Nasarawa By Ibironke Ariyo Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) has confirmed the death of a former Assistant Controller-General of Prisons, Nanvyet Gwali. The Public Relations Officer of Nigeria Prisons Service, Mr Francis Enobore, confirmed the death of Gwali in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. Enobore said that Gwali was murdered by yet […]

Facebook zata fara nuna Wasan La Liga kai-taye kyauta

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGES Kamfanin Facebook ya sanar da matakin fara nuna wasannin gasar La Liga ta Spain kai-tsaye kuma kyauta a wasu kasashen kudancin Asiya. Za a fara kallon wasannin na kwallon kafa kai-tsaye a kafar Facebook a kyauta bayan kamfanin na sada zumunta ya sanar da kulla yarjejeniya da hukumar gasar La Liga […]

An cire tallafin mai a Venezuela

Image captionCire tallafin man wani yunkuri ne na samawa gwamnati kudaden shiga Shugaba Nicolas Maduro na Venezuela ya ce za a kara farashin man fetur da kasarsa ke samarwa dan su yi kai daya da sauran kasashe, hakan shi ya karshen shirin tallafin mai na gwamnatinsa. Mista Maduro ya ce ya dauki matakin ne saboda […]

Nigeria’s ports drop in global rating

Ports The report released by the National Bureau of Statistics in March reveals that Nigeria’s Ports dropped in global ratings basically due to bad infrastructure. “Interestingly, major competitors in the West African region, such as the Port of Lome in Togo, Port of Dakar in Senegal, and the Port of Cotonou in Benin Republic, all […]