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Kaduna-Zaria highway: Police kill 2 bandits, rescue 20 victims

Eight passengers abducted on Wednesday afternoon along Kaduna-Zaria highway have been rescued by the police. Also rescued were three workers of Airtel Communications Company abducted...

Lassa fever claims 16 lives in Ondo State

Ondo State Epidemiologist, Dr Steven Fagbemi, said on Tuesday that lassa fever has so far claimed at least 16 lives in the state since...

2020: An Agenda for the Igbos in Nigeria

By Benjamin Obiajulu Aduba 2020 is a new year and a new decade, the decade of the 20’s. And the Igbo must recognize and get...

Police confirm 5 persons killed in Kaduna gas explosion

The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the death of five persons in the gas explosion at Sabon Tasha in Kaduna metropolis on Saturday...

Federal Govt’s Cash Transfer beneficiaries hit 62, 000 in Kogi State

The Head of Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) Unit in Kogi, Mrs Falilat Abdulrazaq, said 62, 160 beneficiaries had been captured in the state under...

Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, GCON : The man who walked his talk*

By Wale Adedayo   I had wanted to pay a tribute to Nigeria's former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme. But each time I tried to,...

Ajaokuta-Itobe bridge intact: No cause for alarm, Controller assures

The Federal Controller of Works in Kogi State, Mr Kajogbola Jimoh, has assured Nigerians that the Ajaokuta-Itobe bridge is intact and structurally stable against...

Four die, four injured on Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident

No fewer than four persons were confirmed dead while four others sustained injuries in a lone accident around Pipeline Junction,  Ogere, Ogun, on Lagos-Ibadan...

Release of Sowore, Dasuki significant to Rule of Law – Senior...

Some senior lawyers have said that the move by the Federal Government to release Mr Omoyele Sowore and retired Col. Sambo Dasuki from detention...

FG accuses U.S. of sowing seed of religious mistrust in Nigeria

The Federal Government has accused the U.S. of attempting to sow seed of religious mistrust among the various religious groups in Nigeria with its...

I was not elected to fight executive, says Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, says the 9th National Assembly is irrevocably committed to protecting the interests of the people...

Nigeria needs leaders, not rulers, says Cleric

A clergyman, Rev. Canon Udo Obioma, has said that Nigeria is in dire need of leaders rather than rulers currently holding positions of authority...

Who’ll get justice for Nigeria’s slain Minister of Justice, Bola Ige?

Who'll get justice for Nigeria's slain Minister of Justice, Bola Ige?   By abiodun KOMOLAFE   It is 18 years since the late Deputy Leader of Afenifere, Chief Bola...

How Nigerian press contributed to collapse of First Republic – Festus...

By Oluwabukola Akanni, Ibadan A Special Adviser on Media in the former Abiola Ajimobi administration in  Oyo State, Dr. Festus Adedayo, on Thursday said that...

Senate suspends plenary in honour of late Uwajumogu

Senate suspends plenary in honour of late Uwajumogu By Naomi Sharang, Abuja The Senate on Thursday, officially announced the demise of Chairman, Senate Committee on Employment,...

Sowore: Ogbeni Lanre Banjo wants Buhari, others denied visas, writes US...

Sowore: Ogbeni Lanre Banjo wants Buhari, others denied visas, write US Senators, Trump A former gubernatorial hopeful in Ogun State, Ogbeni Lanre Banjo, has petitioned...

Civil society organisations in Osun State decry Sowore’s rearrest, continued violation...

The Osun State Civil Societies Coalition has expressed concerns over the continued violation of human rights by the various security agencies in the country. The...

Boko Haram faction kidnaps 14 in Borno State, including two Red...

Armed militants in northeast Nigeria have kidnapped 14 people, including two Red Cross workers and an army sergeant, security sources said on Thursday. The group...

Nigeria to export rice in 2 years – Minister of Agriculture

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, says with the phenomenal increase in rice production and processing in the country, Nigeria will...

Onaiyekan bows out as Abuja Catholic Archbishop, hands over to Kaigama

John Cardinal Onaiyekan on Tuesday formally bowed out as the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja and handed over to his successor, Ignatius Kaigama. Onaiyekan, who handed...

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