The fall of Sudans Omar Al-Bashir

Al-Bashir bestrode Sudan like an emperor. To strengthen his autocratic hold on power, he had introduced policies that sustained corruption and nepotism. It was a situation that also triggered off years of conflict and insecurity in the Darfur, South Kordofan, and the Blue Nile.

Prince William visits Christchurch massacre mosque

Britain’s Prince William has visited a mosque in New Zealand where 42 people were killed in March, saying “the forces of love will always prevail over the forces of hate. “In a speech at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch Friday, the second day of his tour of the country, he said the attacks in […]

APC stakeholders in verbal war over Buharis loss in Ondo

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Commissioner for Regional Integration in Osun state, Mr Bola Ilori has accused Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as the architect of disunity within the ruling APC in Ondo state He said the governors actions caused the failure of President Muhammed Buhari in the state during the last […]

Happy marriage is like roses sweet-smelling but thorny Francis...

Mudipapa, as a child, wanted to be a Catholic priest; But to be a priest meant he was not going to get married; From the domestic animals in his home, he saw how the males fought amongst themselves over mating rights; So Mudipapa told himself that there must be good in this thing these animals were fighting over

Afreximbank disburses EUR100m to Mota-Engil

THE African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the disbursement ofEUR100 million revolving global credit facility to Mota-Engil Engenharia e Construo frica, S.A. (Mota-Engil Africa) to support the company to implement key developmental projects in Africa.

Crazy bills, crime against electricity consumers Lagos Lawyers

Worried by the monthly influx of inflated electricity tariff, otherwise described as Crazy Bills, some Lagos-based lawyers on Friday urged the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to map out pricing guidelines for the benefit of energy consumers. They lawyers who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) described as outrageous the monthly bills sent […]

How low yield, high NPL took toll on tier-1 banks...

THE high Non-Performing Loans (NPLs) in the banking industry as well as decline in the yield environment in the Federal Government of Nigeria, FGN, debt instruments have taken a toll on financial performance of tier-1 banks operating in the country.

My husband is randy, separate us, wife begs court

An Oke-Bola-based trader, Olabisi Adejola, has pleaded with a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, Oyo State, to dissolve her 16-year-old union to her husband, Paul because he is too sex hungry and often rape her. Testifying before Chief Ademola Odunade, the courts President, Obabisi, a mother of three, said that that her husband might sniff […]

Fresh oil spills in Ogoni kill 2, as Army invades community

PORT HARCOURTAT least two persons have been killed in Kegbara-Dere Community, Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers State, following two fresh oil spills in the area.

Anambra APC leaders to other parties: prepare for war in 2021

The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Anambra State, has called on the All progressives Grand Alliance APGA and the People’s Democratic Party PDP, to prepare for war in the next governorship election in the state in 2021 The party leaders in a unanimous decision Friday at the Milatel Hotels in Awka, vowed that what happened […]

Katsina children parliament demands speedy passage of child protection bill

Katsina State Children parliament have demanded the speedy passage of the child protection bill into law by the state House of Assembly.

Army redeploys NYSC DG, announces new postings

The Nigerian Army has announced new postings in its leadership structures. Among those affected were the Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, Maj. Gen. SZ Kazaure who has been moved to the Army Resource Centre, Abuja. A statement by Army spokesman, Col. Sagir Musa said the appointment takes immediate effect. The statement reads: […]

Facebook sues over sale of fake engagement services to users

Facebook is suing a company and three individuals, based in New Zealand, over allegations they sold fake likes, views and followers to users of its photo-sharing platform Instagram, it said on Friday. The company said it suspended accounts associated with the defendants, who had been formally warned they were in violation of the companys terms […]

Remembering Gani Fawehinmi

Ganis death has created a lacuna in the fight against corruption being prosecuted by the present administration

Lagos Assembly may pass 2019 budget today

The Lagos State 2019 budget maybe passed today, Friday, at plenary by the State Assembly. According to the Order Paper for today’s plenary, presentation of the 2019Appropriation Bill is the last item slated for Business of the day. The notice of today’s plenary and the order paper to lawmakers states: “Distinguished colleagues, Please, be reminded […]

Food security: Well make law on GES to boost farm inputs...

MEMBERS of the House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture, have promised to make a law to back up the Growth Enhancement Support, GES, to boost farmers access to quality inputs to improve food production and security.

BREAKING: Why Kaduna Govt imposed 24-hour curfew on Kajuru LGA

The Kaduna State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew in Kajuru Local Government Area following security breaches in the area. According to NAN, the curfew, which is with immediate effect was announced by the State Deputy Governor, Mr Barnabas Bala, on Friday in Kaduna. Following events in Kasuwan Magani, the dusk to dawn curfew that […]

Oshodi Apapa Exp Way: FG insensitive to our plight...

LAGOSMOTORISTS plying the Oshodi/Apapa expressway in Lagos, yesterday, blamed the perennial gridlock on what they described as the insensitivity of the Federal and Lagos State governments to the state of the roads.

Buhari commissions state-of-the-art Yemi Osinbajo Primary School

President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned a state-of-the-art primary school named after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in Maiduguri, Borno state on Thursday. The Yemi Osinbajo Primary School is one the completed projects by outgoing Borno governor, Kashim Shettima. The President also commissioned a huge boarding primary school for children orphaned by Boko Haram. The school, which […]

Police rescue man abducted in Imo

Anambra State Police command on Friday said it has rescued a man abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Owerri, Imo State. The Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, in a statement in Awka, said the victim, Obinna Davidson, was rescued around Oba in Idemili South local government area of Anambra state. He said the victim […]