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Keshi unveils squad for Ghana friendly

Reinstated Nigeria coach, Stephen Keshi, has called up 23 home-based Super Eagles players to prepare for this month’s friendly against Ghana. The match has been organized ...

Army officer takes charge in Burkina Faso

… Compaore arrives Ivory Coast An officer in Burkina Faso’s presidential guard seized power on Saturday promising to lead the West African country to elections after the ...

Chibok girls married off – Boko Haram

A man claiming to be Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, said the more than 200 girls kidnapped by the sect six months ago had been ...

History repeats itself

ISLAM has five pillars. They are: (1) Faith – believe in the Oneness of Allah, His Prophet, Muhammed (SAW) and the Holy Quran. (2) Salat ...

Still on Fayose’s flawed ideology

ONE of the most bizarre stories in the Bible is that of Esau and Jacob, the two sons of Isaac. Rebecca, their mother, was delivered ...

So, who is gloating over Tambuwal’s defection?

It is understandable if the outfoxed foxes in the ruling PeoplesDemocratic Party chew their anger in loud silence as they ruethe day they allowed a relatively ...

Global security, insurgency and elections

I read  with concern and great  interest  the news of the assurance that Senate President David Mark  gave to a delegation of the EU that ...

Tambuwal: Presidency shops for pliant judge

Indications emerged yesterday that two judges had declined hearing a fresh application to sack the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Aminu Tambuwal. The ...

Outrage spreads as Buhari, others caution Jonathan

Public outrage over the withdrawal the security detail of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, continued yesterday with presidential aspirant ...

Withdrawal of Tambuwal’s security details rascally, says Kwara Speaker

The Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Hon. Razak Atunwa, has described the withdrawal of the security details of the Speaker of the ...

Scores dead in Gombe bomb blast

Not less than three explosions on Friday morning rocked the popular Gombe Line Transport Services Limited in Gombe State. Scores of persons were reported dead in ...

Tottenham still wants Moses Simon

Tottenham Hotspur officials hope to revive their interest in AS Trencin striker Moses Simon in the next few months after missing out on his services ...

Burkina Faso president ‘to stay on’

Burkina Faso’s President, Blaise Compaore, said he will stay in power for a year under a transitional government, following a day of violent protests demanding ...

AFCON 2015 postponement ‘agreed in principle’

The Confederation of African Football has agreed in principle to the postponement of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco, according to Moroccan media. The ...

Tuface takes Vote Not Fight campaign to Ikeja mall

Last Friday, popular musician, Tuface Idibia, took his Vote Not Fight campaign to Ikeja City Mall. The campaign, according to the artiste, is to ensure ...

Chinedu Ubachukwu wins Gulder Ultimate Search 11

Twenty-four-year-old Chinedu Ubachukwu has emerged winner of the 11th season of Gulder Ultimate Search (GUS), which ended last night. Ubachukwu and 13 others were in the Aguleri ...

Tuface takes Vote Not Fight campaign to Ikeja mall

Last Friday, popular musician, Tuface Idibia, took his Vote Not Fight campaign to Ikeja City Mall. The campaign, according to the artiste, is to ensure ...

Joan Rivers: Daughter hires law firm to investigate cause of death

Melissa Rivers, daughter of celebrated Fashion Police star, Joan Rivers, who died last month, has contracted a New York City medical malpractice law firm to ...

Musical film: D’banj signs deal with Apple

Nigerian pop star, Dapo Oyebanjo, aka D’Banj, has revealed that he is working on a musical movie with Apple Inc. The movie, he said, will ...

Police arrest five robbery suspects

Five armed robbery suspects, who specialise in snatching cars and changing their engine chassis numbers with special markers, have been arrested by operatives of the ...

Synagogue’s collapsed building, additional floors not approved, says govt

The Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) building that collapsed on September 12, killing 116 people as well as the additional three floors on the ...

Outrage as police strip Tambuwal of security

House of Representatives Speaker Aminu Tambuwal was yesterday stripped of his security aides – an action that was roundly condemned. The police said they were acting ...

What the law says

Section 50(1) (b) of the Constitution says: “There shall be a Speaker and a Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, who shall be elected ...

How Boko Haram captured Mubi, by witnesses

Some fleeing residentsof Mubi, Adamawa State’s second largest town, recounted yesterday how it was taken by Boko Haram fighters. According to Abubakar Idi, a resident now ...

Hearing in Edo ex-SSG trial stalled

The trial of former Secretary to the Edo State Government, Dr. Simon Imuekhemen and three others was on Thursday stalled following an application that the ...

Onitsha youths protest against traders

Posted by: Nwanosike Onu in Photo / Video 7 mins ago Onitsha south youth network protesting on Thursday in Awka Onitsha south youth network protesting on Thursday in ...

Update: Jonathan collects PDP nomination form

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday collected the presidential nomination of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).He collected the form at the party’s national headquarters, Wadata Plaza ...

Police withdraw Tambuwal’s security detail

The Acting- Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has ordered the withdrawal of security detail attached to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji ...

2015: Jonathan to collect nomination form at 2PM

President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to collect the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential nomination form at the party’s national headquarters in Abuja at 2PM on Thursday. According ...

Egypt bans pro-Mursi pressure group

Egypt on Thursday banned a pressure group that has pushed for the reinstatement of President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood, who was overthrown by ...

No approval for Synagogue collapsed building – Commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner for. Physical Planning and Urban Development, Toyin Ayinde has said that the collapsed Synagogue Church of All Nations guest house was ...

Keshi returns for AFCON qualifiers

Stephen Keshi been asked to return and complete the rest of the African Nations Cup qualifiers with the Super Eagles, Goal reports. Nigeria plays Congo and ...

How Alison-Madueke’s sister was freed from kidnappers – IYC

Madam Osiya Agama, younger sister of the Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, who was kidnapped nine days ago, finally regained her freedom from her ...

Scores die as Boko Haram seizes barracks, prison

Boko Haram launched yet another massive onslaught on Adamawa’s second largest and commercial nerve centre yesterday. Mubi streets were strewn with bodies. Another border town in ...

Tambuwal: APC ’ll sweep PDP out of power in 2015

Apparently overwhelmed by the goodwill trailing his defection, House of Representatives Speaker Aminu Tambuwal yesterday said the All Progressives Congress (APC) will sweep the Peoples ...

Oyo PDP leaders don’t want Ladoja, says Akinjide

The Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Oloye Jumoke Akinjide, has said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders in Oyo State do ...

Synagogue produces manifest of victims

A Coronary Inquest into the building collapse at the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) yesterday heard that the manifest of occupants had been filed. The ...

Party amends constitution

The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday at the Old Parade Ground in Abuja ratified nine amendments to its constitution. The motion for the amendment was moved ...

Jonathan meets Ihedioha, AGF on Tambuwal’s defection

The Presidency was in a frenzy yesterday, jolted into action by the sudden defection of House of Representatives Speaker Aminu Tambuwal from the ruling Peoples ...

Defection: House stands by Tambuwal

Lawmakers are standing firm by House of Representatives Speaker Aminu Tambuwal over his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC). He will not quit his seat, ...

North Korea in bid to avoid probe through first UN talks in 10 years 

Hermit state meets UN human rights inspector for the first time in ten years Kim Jong Un wants UN to drop attempt to prosecute NK over ...

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