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Monthly Archives: May 2021

New Army Chief Wants a Combat Ready Professional Army

The New Chief of Army Staff, Major General Faruk Yahaya says that his vision for the Nigerian army is “a professional Nigerian army ready...

Buhari Appoints Babagana Kingibe Special Envoy on Chad, Lake Chad Basin

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ambassador Babagana Kingibe as his Special Envoy with Cabinet Rank Status, to Chad and the Lake...

Naomi Osaka Pulls Out of French Open Over Media Boycott

Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the ongoing French Open following the fall-out from her decision to boycott all media activities at the major...

Lawan Condemns Gulak’s Murder, Appeals Against Revenge

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has condemned the murder of a former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak. Lawan in a statement...

Insecurity Worse Under APC in Imo—Reps Minority Caucus

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has said insecurity is now worse in Imo State under the Hope Uzodinma led-All Progressives Congress. The...

Amnesty International Demands Probe into Allegation of Sowore Shooting

Amnesty International has said the report that #RevolutionNow activist, Omoyele Sowore, was shot by police is disturbing. The group on its Twitter handle on Monday...

Breaking: Aguero Joins Barcelona

Former Manchester City goal machine, Kun Aguero, has joined Barcelona FC. The Spanish football club, who finished third on the La Liga table in the...

Gunmen Kill Top Immigration Officer in Owerri

Unknown gunmen have killed the Chief Provost of Nigerian Immigration Service, Imo State Command, Okiemute Mrere. It was gathered that Mrere was killed on Saturday...

Constitutional Review Committee Sent late Gulak to Imo ― Omo-Agege

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie omo-Agege has explained the mission of late Ahmed Gulak to Imo state. According to the Deputy Senate President...

Omoyele Sowore Shot by Police in Abuja

The Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, has reportedly been shot by a police officer in Abuja on Monday. Witnesses said Sowore was shot in...

Group Takes Sensitization Campaign on Menstrual Hygiene to Secondary Schools

To commemorate World Menstrual Hygiene Day, the Network of Reproductive Health Journalists, Nigeria (NRHJN) has carried out sensitization campaigns to secondary schools in some...

12 Reportedly Killed in Fresh Benue Attacks

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have reportedly killed 12 people in simultaneous attacks on communities in Ado Local Government Area of Benue State. It was gathered that...

Six IPOB Members Responsible for Gulak’s Murder Killed—Police

The Imo State Police Command has said its operatives have killed six members of the Indigenous People of Biafra  responsible for the killing of...

Governor Bello Expresses Worry as Bandits Overwhelm State in Series of...

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has expressed shock over the recent reports of abduction of innocent people by bandits in several communities...

Bandits Abduct Many Pupils o Islamic School in Niger

The Niger State Government has confirmed the abduction of unspecified number of pupils from Salihu Tanko Islamiyya School, Tegina in Rafi Local Government Area...

Reps Suspends Constitution Review Hearing in Owerri Indefinitely

The House of Representatives Committe on Constitution Review has suspended its zonal public hearing billed for in Owerri, the capital of Imo, until further...

Dominic Thiem Crashes out of French Open First Round

Fourth seed Dominic Thiem blew a two-set lead and slipped to a “very tough” first-round loss at the French Open against Spanish veteran Pablo...

Fire Razes Ladipo Spare Part Market Mushin in Lagos

Men of the Lagos State Fire Service are currently battling to put out inferno which broke out on Sunday morning at spare parts sales...

Gunmen Set Ablaze Newly Built INEC Office in Imo

Arsonists have again set ablaze the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Njaba Local Government Area in the South-East state. Festus Okoye,...

Gulak’s Murderers will not Escape Justice – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed outrage and disgust over what he called "the heinous murder of Adamawa politician Ahmed Gulak in Owerri, Imo State...

We Paid N180m to Secure Our Children’s Release, Parents of Greenfield...

Parents of the 14 abducted students of Greenfield University, Kaduna State, who were released on Saturday said they paid N180m ransom before securing their...

How Ahmed Gulak Was Killed- Police

Imo State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ahmed Gulak. Gulak was shot dead by...

Ex-Jonathan Aide, Ahmed Gulak, Feared Dead

An ex- political adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak, is dead. Gulak, a former Peoples Democratic Party chieftain , was said to have...

From Stamford Bridge to Estadio Do Dragao: Chelsea’s Long Road to...

Premier League giants Chelsea, on Saturday defeated local rivals, Manchester City, to claim their second UEFA Champions League title in the history. The Blues had...

BEDC Announces Planned Power Outage in Ondo, Ekiti

Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) has announced that there will be a blackout in Ondo State and parts of Ekiti State on Sunday. According to...

FlashBack: New COAS Appointment, Kebbi Boat Mishap, UCL Final and Other...

President Buhari appointed a new Chief of  Army Staff, a week after the demise of Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru in a plane crash. Reports...

Imo: Okorocha Urges IGP to Release Arrested Political Loyalists

Former Imo State Governor and Senator representing Imo West Senatorial district, Rochas Okorocha, has faulted the police for arresting two of his political loyalists, Ojukwu...

Journalists Boycott Government Activities in Adamawa State over Police Brutality

Members of the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Adamawa State have vowed to boycott all activities relating to Government...

Chelsea Crowned Winners of UCL 2020/2021 Season

Chelsea FC of England have emerged the winners of the UEFA Champions League final for 2020/2021 season. The English club defeated the current EPL champions,...

Bandits Release Fourteen Greenfield Students

Bandits have released fourteen of the kidnapped students of Greenfield University in Kaduna State. The students regained their freedom on Saturday. It was gathered that the...

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