Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has for the umpteenth time given his reasons why he supports the call for the restructuring of Nigeria.While speaking at the unveiling of a book “We Can’t All Be Wrong: Nigeria and the Restructuring Debate,” by Dr Ethelbert Okere, Abubakar said he supports the...
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday said it has postponed the sale of its 2018 application forms for intending candidates.The Board disclosed this in a statement, signed by its Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in...
Thousand of South Africans have been asking the government to send all Nigerians packing to their country, with their reason been that the sell drugs, launder money and steals from them.South Africa is country with different race and hardly agree on a common goal, but here they are in...
Today’s meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) will hold at the office of the wife of the President, Daily Trust learnt yesterday. It was gathered that ministers and other cabinet members had been informed of the development.President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to preside over the meeting slated for 11:00am. Sources...
The Badoo cult struck on Tuesday at Temu village in the Ikosi-Ejirin Local Council Development Area, Epe, Lagos State, killing a mother and her two kids.The victims, identified as Iyabo (mother), David, 4; and 8-year-old Rachael, were reportedly killed around 2am on Tuesday at a Celestial Church in the...
Three persons, a mother and her two children have been killed inside a Celestial Church of Christ by unidentified gunmen suspected to be criminals in Lagos.Two persons in connection with the alleged murder at Temu village in Ikosi Ejirin Local Council Development Area of Lagos State have been arrested...
The Kashamu faction of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South West said it will send delegates to represent the region in the forthcoming national convention of the party, coming up on December 8.The faction insists it is the authentic PDP executive council in the region, and will take...
A 32-year-old man identified as Emmanuel Akamabe, a resident of Ranch road in Obudu, Cross River state, has been arrested by security operatives with a pistol.He was arrested on Tuesday at the Obudu Motor Park by the Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers NURTW, in the...
Journalists in Kogi were thrown into mourning as they lost a colleague, Abdullahi Ibrahim, who was a reporter with the African Independent Television.The late Abdullahi, a senior journalist, was said to be going to his hometown, Okaba, in Ankpa Local Government Area of the state on Thursday when he...
The Nigerian Army has introduced new language policy for all men and soldiers to foster espirit-de-corps and better communication with the populace to enhance information gathering.The army, therefore, directed all its officers and men to immediately commence the learning of the three major Nigerian languages.A statement by army spokesperson,...
‘One Corner’ the instant erotic dance popularised by, Patapaa Amisty, a Ghanian musician, best explains what prostitutes do in open air brothel in Ejigbo LCDA, Lagos State. Sunday Telegraph’s tour of the community was, indeed, a voyage of discovery of perverse s exual lifestyles of prostitutes in Ejigbo. On three...
Defending champions Real Madrid crushed APOEL Nicosia 6-0 in Cyprus on Tuesday night.Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo both scored twice for Madrid, while Luka Modric and Nacho also got on the scoresheet.Liverpool threw away a three-goal lead to draw 3-3 at Sevilla.Raheem Sterling struck late, as Manchester City beat...
Nemesis on Monday November 20, 2017 caught up with the suspected killers of a top politician and APC youth leader in Festac town, Lagos,Mr. Emmanuel Uba popularly known as Onwa. The late Onwa was said to have been gruesomely shot dead in his car along the 7th Avenue,Festac town, Lagos...
Some yet to be identified soldiers have reportedly manhandled an electronics dealer in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State, Lukman Lambo over rift with girlfriend.Lukman, according to Punch Newspaper may have to undergo a surgery to regain the use of his left eye due to the torture suffered from...
 Eniola Akinkuotu, AbujaOfficials of the Department of State Services and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission were involved in a showdown for over 13 hours on Tuesday when EFCC operatives stormed the home of the immediate past Director General of the DSS, Ekpenyong Ita, to effect his arrest.Ita, who...
The Senate on Tuesday deferred debate on the 2018 Budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to them two weeks ago by another one week. The Senate had scheduled the debate of the budget for Wednesday and Thursday of this week. However, the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, at the resumption...
President Muhammadu has withheld assent to two bills forwarded to the Presidency by the National Assembly, a development made known on Tuesday during the Senate plenary. The bills are those for the Chartered Institute of Treasury Management and Establishment of Federal University, Wukari. On the Chartered Institute of Treasury Management, Buhari...
The Nigerian Army says it recovered cache of arms and seven decomposed human skulls after it raided a militant camp in Omoko, Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State. Colonel Aminu Iliyasu, the Spokesman of 6 Division in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, told newsmen on Tuesday that five males and...
The Federal Road Safety Corps has confirmed the killing of one of its marshals by suspected armed kidnappers on the Abuja-Kaduna highway.Sources had earlier said that the attack occurred on Tuesday at Sabo-Wuse Area on the Niger axis of the highway.The deceased was travelling on a commercial bus alongside...
An okada man in the habit of raising false alarm of his missing manhood in order to get free sex whenever he carries young ladies in Festac Area of Lagos State, hasbeen arrested by the officials of Rapid Response Squad.The rider, whose name was given as Okechukwu Desmond, allegedly...
Facebook user, Ukasha Sani Liman who shared photos, said the incident occurred on Monday, 20th November, 2017. Here’s what he wrote; “This is the Sallah burial and grave of the Fulani’s that were killed by Bachama tribe in kwadomti Shafaran village of Numan LGA Adamawa State. May their souls rest...
Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe Tuesday, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda announced, bringing the curtain down on a 37-year reign.Mugabe was swept from power as his autocratic rule crumbled within days of a military takeover.“I Robert Gabriel Mugabe in terms of section 96 of the constitution of Zimbabwe...
By Hilary Clarke(CNN) At least 50 people were killed on Tuesday in a suicide bomb attack at a mosque in northern Nigeria, police told CNN.The attack happened in the town of Mubi in Adamawa State as worshipers were gathering for the “fajr” dawn prayer around 5:20 a.m. local time, Othman...
A group under the aegis of Coalition for Peace and Stability, Tuesday paralyzed commercial activities at the popular Wuse Market in Abuja in support of President Muhammadu Buhari’s success over terrorism in the country.Members of COPS, who marched from Wuse Market to the Presidential villa , likened President Buhari...
A group of Yewa/Awori indigenes under the platform of Ogun West Consultative Forum has endorsed the Senator representing Lagos West at the National Assembly, Senator Solomon Adeola popularly known as YAYI as the consensus candidate of Ogun West in the 2019 Gubernatorial Election in the state.Speaking about the selected candidate, the chairman of the group, Kayode...
The former President of Uruguay José ‘Pepe’ Mujica, also known as the World’s Poorest President, has issued a stark warning to the public: “Remove the wealthy Elites from politics before it’s too late.”In an emotional message to citizens worldwide, he has urged people to wake up to the financially motivated...
Kaduna State Commissioner of Education, Prof. Andrew Nok is dead.Nok had been down with an undisclosed ailment, and was on admission at an Abuja hospital.He was discharged last week, but passed on in the early hours of today, Tuesday, November 21st.Government officials, friends and well wishers are at his home for condolences with...
The CCTV footage showing the last moments of Bilyaminu Bello, late son of a former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chairman, has been obtained by the Federal Capital Territory Police Command.Bello was allegedly stabbed to death by his wife, Maryam Sanda over allegations of infidelity after she read a text message on...
Trust me when I say there is nothing wrong with having a particular tribe in mind that you want to marry but you must be prepared for what you are likely to get from them. Ijebu ladies are wonderful but you will have to be patient to enjoy them because...
Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, has secured full immunity for him to step down as the long standing President of the country after 37 years.CNN reported on Monday, that the old Leader avoided any mention of resignation in a rambling national address on Sunday night.A resignation letter has now been...
The Federal Government empowerment scheme, N-Power, on Monday explained how applicants can check their pre-selection status.The information was contained in a statement on its official Twitter handle, N- @npower_ng“Good morning, You will recall that we shared that 2017 applicants can check their pre-selection status today from 11.30pm.“Below is how...
Nigerian government, through the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has marked a property belonging to the former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, for demolition.The property sits a large expanse of land, opposite the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, headquarters in Jabi.The Development Control, a department under the Abuja Metropolitan Management...
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed governors and state chief judges to release prisoners who are unnecessarily detained as part of reforms in judiciary.The president said in Abuja on Monday that he gave the directive to the states last month and explained that over-crowding prisons and some other noticeable problems...
Jennifer Garner reveals she's 'not interested in dating' after Ben Affleck split.She separated from Ben  in June 2015 after 10 years of marriage.And since their parting, Jennifer Garner revealed to News.com.au that she hasn't 'been on a date .She said“I would not have chosen this life for myself or for my kids....
The Nigerian Army Council on Monday approved the promotion of 45 Brigadiers-General to Major Generals and 92 Colonels to Brigadiers-Generals. A statement issued by the Army Spokesman, Brigadier General Sani Usman, listed some of those promoted to two star generals (Major Generals) from Brigadier General as H.O. Otiki, Acting Commander,...
Peter Odion, a chef of a former Minister of Finance, Dr. Kalu Idika Kalu, has been arrested for drugging and robbing his boss. The chef was said to have put sedatives in the ex-minister’s cup of coffee while still in his employ at 180A, Moshood Olugbani Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Odeon...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday assured the Judicial community that the recent investigations involving some judicial staff was not aimed at intimidating the Judiciary as wrongly portrayed in some sections of the media. The President, who stated this while declaring open the 2017 All Nigerian Judges conference held at the...
Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has insisted that the country has successfully exited recession.Osinbajo seemed to be reacting to recent submission by the labour union, under the aegis of Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, ASCSN, at its National Executive Council, NEC, that Nigeria was still in recession.Prof....
Bolaji Abdullahi, spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has alleged that wife of former President, Goodluck Jonathan, Patience called ex-Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, Mohammed Bello Adoke a “useless man.”The former First Lady was accused of lambasting Adoke for not disqualifying then APC candidate and eventual winner...
Some residents of Isheri community in Lagos State have gone on rampage at the Divisional Police Station after the corpse of a man was recovered from a river.  The corpse of a 37-year-old tricycle rider identified as Adama Onikoyi which was recovered from a river on Saturday in a...
Bilyamin Muhammed Bello, the son of a former PDP chairman, Haliru Bello, was last night, allegedly, stabbed to the death by his wife, Maryam Sanda, the daughter of embattled former Aso Savings boss, Hajia Maimuna Aliyu. Witness gives insight on how Bilyaminu, son of former PDP chairman, was allegedly killed by...
Operatives of the Lagos Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a man who specializes in recharging call credit from other people’s bank account. The suspect, Ebenezer Oyeneye, a 50-year-old truck driver who resides at 4, Moyinoluwa Avenue, Ijoko Lemode, Ogun State, was arrested by the...
In what was a dramatic faint, US-based clergyman, Benny Hinn, was left in shock after a Nigerian donated $1 million to his ministry.In the video below, Pastor Benny Hinn couldn't hold himself as he kept on 'fainting' after a Nigerian sowed $1000000 into the cable network.See video:https://youtu.be/J0PwFgqpgzw
Indigenes of Imerienwe, a sleepy community in Ngor-Okpala Local Government Area of Imo State, are battling to unravel the cause of the death of five persons after drinking a local gin, also known as ‘kai kai’, which is popular among the villagers.Three other persons, who also took the drink,...
Sitting quietly on the wooden bench and resting his head on the wall in front of his master’s shop, Monday sure had a lot running through his mind, given the way he suddenly sprang to life when our correspondent said hello.Two weeks ago, he had a taste of the...
Zimbabwe President, Robert Mugabe has gone on hunger strike in protest against his confinement.According to DailyMail UK, the 93-year-old has not accepted any food since Saturday.Mugabe is under house arrest at his Blue Roof mansion.His nephew Patrick Zhuwao said on Saturday that Mugabe was “willing to die for what...
The Save Humanity Advocacy Centre has described the recent ranking by the Institute for Economics and Peace as a reflection of the leadership being provided by President Buhari and the Service Chiefs on the war against terrorism in Nigeria and around the Chad Basin.The group in a press...
The Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari, has launched goat empowerment programme for secondary school students in the state.Launching the programme at Government Girls Arabic Secondary School, Dutsinma on Saturday, the state commissioner for Education, Halimatu Idris, said the programme was aimed at empowering students to be self-reliant.The commissioner further...
Zimbabwe's ruling party has sacked President Robert Mugabe as its leader, officials say.Zanu-PF has appointed ex-vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa, who had been fired by Mr Mugabe two weeks ago.The sacking of Mr Mnangagwa had prompted an extraordinary chain of events as the military intervened to block Mr Mugabe, 93, from...
The world's first human head transplant has been carried out on a corpse in China, according to Italian professor Sergio Canavero, Dailymail reports.During an 18-hour operation, experts demonstrated that it is possible to successfully reconnect the spine, nerves and blood vessels of a severed head.A similar operation on a live human...