No foreign pressure on Buhari not to run - Presidency

15 August 2018
No foreign pressure on Buhari not to run - Presidency

The Presidency has described as fiction parading as news a newspaper report with the headline; ‘Pressure mounts on Buhari not to seek re-election.’Special Adviser to the President on Media and...

Osinbajo orders reorganisatiin of SARS

15 August 2018
Osinbajo orders reorganisatiin of SARS

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, directed the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to immediately begin the overhaul of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad.He has also directed the National Human...

INEC registers 23 new political parties, extends voters registration

15 August 2018
INEC registers 23 new political parties, extends voters registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said it had approved the registration of 23 new political parties, bringing the number of political parties to 91.The commission said it...

Nigeria’s debt now N22.38tn –DMO

15 August 2018
Nigeria’s debt now N22.38tn –DMO

The country’s debt profile now stands at N22.38tn, the Debt Management Office has said.At a press briefing in Abuja on Tuesday, the Debt Management Office said the country’s debt stood...

Ajimobi settles rift with Olubadan as monarch celebrates 90th birthday

15 August 2018
Ajimobi settles rift with Olubadan as monarch celebrates 90th birthday

Funmi Olaitan, IbadanThe face-off between Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Saliu Adetunji, over the elevation of some Ibadan High Chiefs and Baales in the...

UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, seek motive

15 August 2018
UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, seek motive

Police flooded central London streets and cordoned off the city’s government district Tuesday, after a speeding car plowed into cyclists and crashed outside Parliament in what authorities were treating as...

Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26

15 August 2018
Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26

A 51-year-old highway bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa collapsed in a driving rain Tuesday, killing at least 26 people and injuring 15 others as it sent dozens...

Trump campaign takes legal action against Omarosa

15 August 2018
Trump campaign takes legal action against Omarosa

Donald Trump's election campaign has begun legal action against an ex-White House aide and reality TV star for allegedly breaching her contract.Donald J Trump for President, Inc has filed for...

Pennsylvania report details decades of sexual abuse by Catholic priests

15 August 2018
Pennsylvania report details decades of sexual abuse by Catholic priests

Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania sexually abused thousands of children over a 70-year period and silenced victims through “the weaponization of faith” and a systematic cover-up campaign by their bishops,...

Senators sue AGF, DSS, police over alleged plot to remove Saraki

14 August 2018
Senators sue AGF, DSS, police over alleged plot to remove Saraki

Two Senators, Rafiu Adebayo and Isa Misau, have sued the Attorney-General of the Federation, the police, the Department of State Services, the Senate and seven others in order to stop...

Appeal Court suspends order for arrest of INEC Chairman

14 August 2018
Appeal Court suspends order for arrest of INEC Chairman

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday suspended the bench warrant issued for the arrest of chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu.A Federal High Court...

What happened to Daura was finger of God - Fayose

14 August 2018
What happened to Daura was finger of God - Fayose

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has called on Nigerians to pray for divine intervention regarding the state of the country under the All Progressives Congress (APC).Fayose, while speaking...

Reality White House: Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges

14 August 2018
Reality White House: Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges

President Donald Trump and former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman faced off Monday in a messy clash that involved an explosive tell-all book, secret recordings, an ethnic slur and plenty of...

Turkey vows action against 'economic terrorists' over lira plunge

14 August 2018
Turkey vows action against 'economic terrorists' over lira plunge

President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday accused “economic terrorists” of plotting to harm Turkey by spreading false reports and said they would face the full force of the law, as authorities...

After sanctions, Iran's economy is nearing a crisis

14 August 2018
After sanctions, Iran's economy is nearing a crisis

In the runup to the Aug. 7 resumption of U.S. sanctions against Iran, the country’s beleaguered president, Hassan Rouhani, got stern directives from a few corners of the Islamic Republic....

British MP accuses UN official, Ravi Karkara, of sexual harassment

14 August 2018
British MP accuses UN official,  Ravi Karkara, of sexual harassment

A British member of parliament has said that he was among the men allegedly sexually harassed by a top United Nations official. Lloyd Russell-Moyle told Newsweek he decided to speak...

PDP alleges fresh plot to arrest Saraki, Ekweremadu

13 August 2018
PDP alleges fresh plot to arrest Saraki, Ekweremadu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday alleged that there is a fresh plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and “the cabal in the Buhari Presidency to use compromised security...

NASS invasion: Northern elders, Afenifere, Ohanaeze, others demand judicial probe

13 August 2018
NASS invasion: Northern elders, Afenifere, Ohanaeze, others demand judicial probe

Leaders of Nigerian socio-cultural groups, Afenifere, Northern Elders Forum and Ohanaeze -Ndigbo, on Sunday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to “stop running Nigeria asif he is the head of a...

Sanusi warns politicians to stop exploitation of religion

13 August 2018
Sanusi warns politicians to stop exploitation of religion

Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II has cautioned politicians who hide behind the mask of religion to exploit Nigerians.He regretted that the North, in the last two decades, was robbed...

We are not working for or with Saraki, EFCC replies Buhari’s adviser

13 August 2018
We are not working for or with Saraki, EFCC replies Buhari’s adviser

The anti-graft agency, EFCC, has responded to an allegation by an aide to President Muhammadu Buhari that it and other security agencies may have worked for the benefit of the...

APC wins Bauchi senatorial by-election

13 August 2018
APC wins Bauchi senatorial by-election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the Bauchi South senatorial election held on Saturday.The election was held in the seven local government areas in the senatorial district.The results, announced...

No one can 'obliterate' Taiwan's existence, says President

13 August 2018
No one can 'obliterate' Taiwan's existence, says President

Vowing that “no one can obliterate Taiwan’s existence,” President Tsai Ing-wen left on Sunday for the United States and two of Taipei’s remaining diplomatic allies, amid pressure from China to...

Omarosa admits she secretly taped her firing

13 August 2018
Omarosa admits she secretly taped her firing

Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman said Sunday she secretly recorded conversations she had in the White House, including her firing by chief of staff John Kelly in the high-security...

China's Xi beset by economic, political challenges

13 August 2018
China's Xi beset by economic, political challenges

As China's leaders gather for their annual Yellow Sea retreat, the country's political waters are looking choppy.Chinese President and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by economic, foreign...

Osinbajo calls out pastors for failing to preach against corruption

12 August 2018
Osinbajo calls out pastors for failing to preach against corruption

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has berated gospel preachers for failing to lend support to the Federal Government’s anti-corruption war by failing to preach against the scourge.Speaking at the 30th National...

APC candidate, Ahmad Babba-Kaita, wins Katsina North by-election

12 August 2018
APC candidate, Ahmad Babba-Kaita, wins Katsina North by-election

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Saturday’s senatorial by-election in Katsina, Ahmad Babba-Kaita, is the winner, released results show.The Independent National Electoral Commission is soon to formally declare...

Bauchi Bye-election: Dogara not allowed to vote

12 August 2018
Bauchi Bye-election: Dogara not allowed to vote

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, was disallowed from voting after arriving late at the polling station for Saturday’s Bauchi senatorial bye election.Mr Dogara was at his...

Bunmi Ojo, APC Chieftain, Shot Dead in Ado Ekiti

12 August 2018
Bunmi Ojo, APC Chieftain, Shot Dead in Ado Ekiti

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bunmi Ojo was gruesomely murdered by unknown gunmen in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, thereby putting the state on the spot...

Rivers Attorney-General, Emmanuel Aguma, is dead

12 August 2018
Rivers Attorney-General, Emmanuel Aguma, is dead

The Rivers Government has announced the death of the the state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Emmanuel Aguma.Mr Aguma, a senior advocate of Nigeria, died on Friday in a London...

Kogi by-election records two deaths

12 August 2018
Kogi by-election records two deaths

Police in Lokoja have confirmed the death of another person during Saturday’s bye-election to fill the vacant Lokoja /Kogi seat in House of Representatives.The spokesman of the command, William Aya,...

In wake of critical book, Trump calls Omarosa 'a lowlife'

12 August 2018
In wake of critical book, Trump calls Omarosa 'a lowlife'

President Donald Trump has one word to describe former White House staffer and fellow reality-TV star Omarosa Manigault Newman: "Lowlife."Manigault Newman claims in an upcoming book, "Unhinged," that Trump used...

Alaska Airlines’ Employee Steals Plane, does stunts before crashing on Island near Seattle

12 August 2018
Alaska Airlines’ Employee Steals Plane, does stunts before crashing on Island near Seattle

Tacoma airport went into lockdown Friday night when an airline employee stole an empty passenger jet, before taking it on a joyride with fighter jets in swift pursuit.The Horizon Airlines...

Thousands attend Arab-led rally against Israeli bill

12 August 2018
Thousands attend Arab-led rally against Israeli bill

Members of Israel's Arab minority led a mass protest in central Tel Aviv on Saturday night against a contentious new law that critics say marginalizes the state's non-Jewish citizens.The rally...

Turkey is facing "economic war", says Erdogan

12 August 2018
Turkey is facing

Turkey's president on Saturday blamed the country's economic downturn on the United States and other nations that he claims are waging "war" against his country.Speaking in the northeastern province of...

You are ignorant, Saraki replies Oshiomhole

11 August 2018
You are ignorant, Saraki replies Oshiomhole

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has responded to the call on him by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, to resign his position because of...

Gunmen kill nine people in Benue

11 August 2018
Gunmen kill nine people in Benue

Suspected gunmen on Friday attacked Tse Ujoh community in Ikyurav-Tiev in Katsina Alla local government area of Benue State and killed several people.While an eyewitness told our correspondent that twelve...

Group warns on threat to democracy

11 August 2018
Group warns on threat to democracy

Funmi Olaitan, Ibadan National Association of Public Affairs Analysts (NAPAA), has called on Nigerians and all those who have genuine interest in the country to rise and take decisive steps...

2019: S/West Muslims task Nigerians over utterances

11 August 2018
2019: S/West Muslims task Nigerians over utterances

The umbrella body of Muslims in the six South West states in the country, Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN), on Friday, warned leaders of both Christian and Islamic...

Omarosa says Trump is a bigot, behaved 'like a dog'

11 August 2018
Omarosa says Trump is a bigot, behaved 'like a dog'

Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman claims in a new book that there are tapes of President Donald Trump using racial slurs and that she saw him behaving "like...

China dares US on business ties with Iran

11 August 2018
China dares US on business ties with Iran

China’s business and energy ties with Iran do not harm the interests of any other country, the country’s Foreign Ministry said, after U.S. President Donald Trump said companies doing business...




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