Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza

Israel attacks Hamas sites The Israeli military early Friday announced it had launched airstrikes on “terror sites in Gaza,” a retaliatory move after rockets blamed on the militant group Hamas were fired on Tel Aviv. “We have just started striking terror sites in Gaza. Details to follow,” the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) tweeted. The strikes […]

Anambra govt. to investigate Onitsha tanker accident

Onitsha tanker accident Chimezie Anaso Anambra government on Thursday set up a six-member panel to investigate the cause of the accident involving a tanker and other vehicles at the ever-busy Upper Iweka Road in Onitsha. Mr C-Don Adinuba, the Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, stated this in a statement issued in Awka on Thursday. […]

Osinbajo rallies APC supporters for polls in Kano, others

Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo By Chijioke Okoronkwo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged All Progressives Congress (APC) members not to relax or take anything for granted ahead of the March 23 governorship election rerun in some states. Osinbajo communicated this while addressing party faithful at the PMB/PYO Volunteers Appreciation Dinner at the State House […]

Arsenal join Chelsea in Europa League Quarter-finals

7 hours ago  0  272  0 Aubameyang: His brace saw Arsenal through in Europa League Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice at the Emirates and also teed up Ainsley Maitland-Niles as Arsenal edged Rennes 4-3 aggregate to join Chelsea in Friday’s Europa League quarter-final draw. Arsenal’s triumph means that six English Premier League teams are in the two UEFA […]

9 corps members to repeat service for absconding in Kano

NYSC members By Abbas Bamalli The Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kano, Alhaji Ladan Baba says nine corps members from the 2018 Batch A are to repeat the one year national service. The Coordinator said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the passing out of 2,682 Batch […]

AfDB commits $25b to climate finance

AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina The African Development Bank (AfDB) has doubled it pledges, committing $25 billion to climate finance for 2020-2025 in addition to the launch of green baseload energy. The green baseload is a facility under the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa to provide concessional finance and technical assistance to support the penetration and […]

Gunmen attack New Zealand mosques, many feared dead

Scene of New Zealand mosque shootings New Zealand police said one person was in custody in connection with a mass shooting that claimed multiple lives at two mosques in the city of Christchurch Friday. The gunman was not identified. Officers responded to a shooting at the Masjid Al Noor Friday afternoon where witnesses said several […]

Foursquare Gospel Church salutes Buhari

President Buhari The Foursquare Gospel Church has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election. The congratulatory message is contained in a letter to the President by the General Overseer of the Church, Rev Felix Meduoye. According to Mr. Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), Meduoye wrote the letter on behalf […]