The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to withdraw the Israeli’s security company training Nigerians troops.MURIC while joining other groups and personalities to condemn recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel by the United States of America President, Mr. Donald Trump noted that...
Ten persons have been declared dead in Ogabifo, Omala Local Government Area of Kogi State when herdsmen invaded the farming community on Friday. The invaders, described as herdsmen, were armed with several weapons, including AK47. The invaders were said to have set several houses and farmlands ablaze, leaving many injured. The attack...
A Nigerian, Yusuf Ademola, was on December 7 jailed for 12 years after police found a shotgun with two rounds of ammunition at a residential address. Ademola, of Claremont Road, E7, was found guilty of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life after a four-day trial at Snaresbrook...
The Imo State House of Assembly has endorsed Uche Nwosu, the son-in-law of Governor Rochas Okorocha for the 2019 governorship race in the state. The Assembly described him as the most qualified for the job. Nwosu is currently the Chief of Staff to Okorocha. The position of the Imo state House of...
In what came as a surprise, a soldier identified as Samaila Gabriel, recently shot himself dead in Yobe state.The deceased with service number 09NA/63/2867 was said to have taken his life out of frustration.One of Gabriel’s  colleagues told TheCable that he got frustrated as a result of the refusal...
MILITARY LINE: Major -General Mamman Jiya Vatsa with Babangida, Idiagbon and Buhari.Major-General Mamman JiyaOn the 5th of March, 1986, Lt. General Domkat Bali, the Minister of Defence of the Nigerian military government and the Joint Chiefs of Staff, GCON made an announcement to the Nigerian nation and it was not a nice one at all. He said...
President Muhammadu Buhari declared in Kano State that those who 'wrecked the economy' are the same people who are now jostling to contest in 2019.The president spoke yesterday at an interactive session with a cross section of Kano society inside the Government House, as part of his two-day official...
An auto crash on the Sagamu-Benin expressway on Saturday claimed the lives of seven people.According to witnesses, the accident, which occurred around 5.30 a.m. on Saturday involved a blue Ford bus with registration number Imo ETU 409 XA; a red DAF model truck registered Lagos KRD 908 XN and an unregistered truck.The...
Isaiah 45New International Version (NIV)45 “This is what the Lord says to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I take hold of to subdue nations before him and to strip kings of their armor, to open doors before him so that gates will not be shut: 2 I will go before you and will level...
The Federal Civil Service Commission has announced a nationwide recruitment exercise to fill vacancies at several ministries, departments and agencies.The commission listed Ministry of Information, Ministry of Environment and the Bureau of Public Procurement amongst the federal establishments with several openings. The Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of...
Ex-Ogun state governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel has resigned from the PDP national chairmanship race.In a letter sent to the party on Saturday, he sad:"In order to sustain the new found peace and renewed confidence of Nigerians in our party and reduce the veiled but potential line of frictions, I...
Mr Bashir Ahmad, an aide to Sen. Shehu Sani (APC, Kaduna Central), has been kidnapped at gunpoint.Ahmad, 45, was kidnapped in Tudun Wada LGA in Kaduna South senatorial zone, Sani said in a Facebook post. Shehu Sani was born in Tudun Wada.The senator added that the gunmen had molested...
Chelsea on Saturday lost their premier league tie against West Ham in what turned out to be David Moyes' first win for the Hammers.Arnautovic hit the back of the net early in the first half after a quick 1-2 pass at the edge of the box.Chelsea fought hard to...
Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has listed some of his legacies as a former number two citizen of the country.Atiku, who was replying a letter written by Nigerian comedian Francis Agoda, better known as IGoDye querying his days in office as the nation’s number two citizen, revealed how he...
Ogun State government has accused some politicians of being behind the wild rumour on the social media, that some students died during the ongoing deworming programme.It, however said, the deworming programme it is undertaking with a foreign partner, will not be suspended.Instead, the programme is to be extended by...
On Monday, December 11th 2017, a nationwide rally to campaign against the excesses of SARS operatives will hold nationwide.Tagged ‘End SARS rally’, the nationwide movement will commemorate the 2017 ‘World Human Rights Day’. Some pf the cities where the rally is billed to hold include Abuja, Lagos, Warri, Owerri...
Two more aspirants for the national chairmanship position in Saturday’s Peoples Democratic Party National Convention, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi and Jimi Agbaje, have quit the race.“The announcement by the aspirants comes a few hours after another high profile aspirant, Chief Olabode George, quite the race,” a report by The...
After being presented with the 2017 Ballon d’Or at the glitzy ceremony on Thursday, Ronaldo vowed to ‘let the fight continue’ between himself and Messi as they battle for future Ballon d’Ors.‘I hope to play at a high level for a few more years,’ Ronaldo said when asked about...
According to a petition by an NGO, the Justice Development and Peace Commission of the Ekiti Catholic Diocese, the act was carried out on November 26. The petitioner said it was informed that the offence of the victim was that she ate the food of the suspect’s baby.The petition...
Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, an ex president of Nigeria,on Friday, relieved his last days with late Shehu Musa Ya’adua at the Kirikiri Maximum Security Prison, and how he turned down an offer by those he called “my international friends” to get him out of Yola Prison using commando style operation.According...
A six months jail term awaits anyone caught in the act of “soiling, writing on or squeezing” the Naira notes, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) warned on Friday.Mr. Samuel Shuaibu, an official in the Currency Operation Department of the CBN, said persons caught in the act would either...
Lauretta Onochie, special assistant on new media to President Muhammadu Buhari, has claimed that Nigeria’s problems cannot be sorted out in only three years.Speaking on Politics Today, a programme on Channels TV, Onochie claimed that it was wrong to insinuate that the All Progressives Congress (APC) led government has...
A 14-year-old girl simply identified as Falmata was “serially raped” by Nigerian soldiers after she escaped Boko Haram captivity.Falmata, who prior to her escape had suffered several cases of sexual abuse in the hands of Boko Haram insurgents, is reported to have had an even worse encounter with soldiers...
The Management of the much awaited indigenous Satellite TV, inaugurated on Oct. 1, on Friday said the TStv decoders would be in the market from next week.Mr Ernest Essien, the TStv’s Public Relations Officer, made the disclosure in an interview with the to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...
US President Donald Trump rewound the videotape Friday to show how three predecessors — Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama — made promises on Jerusalem that they later backtracked on.“I fulfilled my campaign promise – others didn’t!” he boasted on Twitter, posting a video montage of his...
President Muhammadu Buhari was forced to travel to his hometown, Daura, Katsina State by road, following the poor weather condition in the country.The President embarked on the trip from Kano State where he has been on official visit.His Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this...
National Youth Service Corps has launched a job portal that would enhance job seeking opportunities for Corps Members and also make them available for prospective employers.NYSC Director-General, Brig. Gen. Sulaiman Kazaure, while speaking at the launch today in Lagos, urged Corps Members to make themselves available for job opportunities...
Miss Loveth Ekumabo, 25-year-old Libya returnee, has blamed her father’s incestuous behaviour for her decision to flee to Libya, at least, for safety from her dad, and also in search of greener pasture.However, as it turned out, her case is akin to jumping from the frying pan into fire;...
The Israeli army retaliated after a “projectile” fired from Gaza hit its territory Thursday, the army said, blaming Hamas which had called for an intifada after US recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.“A short while ago , a projectile was fired from northern Gaza & exploded in southern...
A teenage girl took her own life after she found out that her ex-boyfriend had allegedly posted intimate photos of her online, it was claimed.Karina Saifer Oliveira, 15, allegedly killed herself after she heard rumours that the photos had been shared throughout her home town.The gossip had spread through...
President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed why he said “I belong to everybody and belong to nobody” during his swearing in after he won the 2015 presidential election.President Buhari, who is on a two-day working visit in Kano, spoke at a state dinner held in his honour in Kano on...
Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, was captured yesterday as he prepared to defend his PhD thesis at the National Open University before an education defence panel.Though the topic of his research work is not known, however the  80-year old Ogun State native was confident as went through his research work on his...
Nigeria’s former first lady,  Dame Dr. (Mrs) Patience Jonathan, bagged another International Global PEACE Award from Tanzania as Mother of PEACE (AKA MAMA PEACE) on the 19th of November 2017.Here’s a photo of her showing off her award;
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that all the property recovered from looters of the nation’s treasury would be sold and the proceeds remitted to the Federal Government.President Buhari made the promise during an interactive session on Thursday in Kano, reaffirming his determination to fight corruption.The President held the...
South Africa Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, said he believed the woman who filed r*pe charges against President Jacob Zuma in 2006.Zuma was tried and acquitted of defiling Fezekile Kuzwayo, also known as Khwezi, 11 years ago, when she was a guest in his home.In spite the acquittal the trial...
Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State have promised to procure nomination forms for 2019 presidential election for President Muhammadu Buhari and threatened to sue him if he declines.Malam Garba Shehu, a presidential spokesman, in a statement in Abuja, said the APC leaders made the promise...
One key factor in this area is generational. American religion has changed a lot over time, and Trump’s generation was a distinctive one in terms of what religion was like when they were growing up. Donald Trump is an “early” baby boomer. Like Bill Clinton and George W. Bush,...
A beautiful 21-year-old lady, Miss Tawa Oshunuga, has allegedly killed herself after her lover of four years, called off their relationship via a phone call. The deceased, a makeup artist, was said to have been shocked after the phone call.The incident occurred on Monday, less than 24 hours after she...
President Muhammadu Buhari, who is currently on a working visit to Kano state, says Nigeria is his problem.Buhari said this at a dinner which the state government organised in his honour on Wednesday.He promised to remain focused in order to restore the “lost glory” of the country.Buhari said his administration...
The Spanish Government has appointed a Minister of Sex in order to boost the nation’s declining population. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy confirmed Edelmira Barreira as the country’s top s*x official.With this move, the government hopes to boost Spain’s falling birth rate, which is one of the lowest in the developed...
The former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, who has been declared wanted has again spoken out from hiding.Maina in another video exclusively obtained by Channels Television made more startling revelations in a drama that has continued to unearth more controversies, surrounding how he was...
A welder, who was facing theft trial at Ogba Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, Wasiu Alowonle, has killed himself on the court premises.Alowonle reportedly jumped from the window of Court 20, which is on the third floor of the four-storeyed building, crushing his head in the process.Our reporter learnt that the...
A 25-year-old suspected armed robber and cattle rustler, Ibrahim Umar, says he acquired an AK47 rifle for N470,000 to aid his cattle rustling operations.Umar, described as dangerous by the police, was among 17 suspects paraded for various crimes at the Katsina police command headquarters on Wednesday.Umar, who is better...
A former executive director of Aso Savings and Loans Maimuna Aliyu, her son Aliyu Sanda, and another lady were yesterday charged by the FCT Police Command for alleged concealment of evidence at the crime scene of the suspected murder of their son-in-law, Bilyamin Bello, by her daughter Maryam Sanda.This...
A man has been accused of killing his girlfriend’s daughter after sexually abusing the three-year-old North Carolina girl before her death, court documents provided by the family show. Onslow County Sheriff’s Office announced on Wednesday the remains found in a creek last week were of Mariah Woods, who was reported...
Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State have promised to procure nomination forms for 2019 presidential election for President Muhammadu Buhari and threatened to sue him if he declines. Malam Garba Shehu, a presidential spokesman, in a statement in Abuja, said the APC leaders made the promise at...
A Nigerian lady identified as Adaeze, says her brother, Orjiakor Emmanuel Chidiebere, has not been seen since SARS operatives took him away seven years ago.Adaeze made this known on her Twitter page, where she wrote; SARS took my brother in February 2011, ORJIAKOR EMMANUEL CHIDIEBERE, it’s over seven years now,...
The Kwara State Chapter of the Peoples' Democratic Party ‎today Dis-associated the State Executive Committee from an advertorial declaring support for some National Chairmanship Aspirant.In a statement issued by Alhaji Illiyasu Ibrahim on behalf of the party, the State Executive Committee declared that "we are yet to decide on...
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that, in recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, President Donald Trump was obeying the will of the American people.Tillerson is in Europe on a three-city tour and his talks with America’s allies have been partly overshadowed by global outrage at...