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Sunday, 22nd October, 2017
 News:
Nigeria: (Oct 22, 2017) - The Anambra election has been fixed for November 18 and the electorate have already dusted their voters’ cards, anxiously waiting to troop out to the polling centres daily trust...
Nigeria: (Oct 22, 2017) - The five living former US presidents appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a concert to raise money for hurricane victims across America and the Caribbean. Democrats...
Nigeria: (Oct 22, 2017) - Chief Gani Adams, the Aare Ona Kakanfo-designate of Yorubaland, on Saturday dismissed superstitious belief that taking the title may lead to his early death. Adams, the National...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - The Army Council has approved the promotion of 123 senior officers, including 66 Lieutenant Colonels and 57 Majors to the next rank. Brigadier General Sani Usman, the army spokesman...
Nigeria: (Oct 22, 2017) - The Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai on Saturday paid a courtesy visit to the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe in company of Rochas Okorocha of Imo State. ...
Nigeria: (Oct 22, 2017) - As the campaign for the November 18 governorship election in Anambra gathers momentum, politicians in the state are trying different moves to ensure their party emerges victorious. Former...
Nigeria: (Oct 22, 2017) - The General Superintendent of Assemblies of God, Nigeria, Rev. Chidi Okoroafor  in a chat with newsmen after the event said the aim of the conference was to encourage members on...
Nigeria: (Oct 22, 2017) - No fewer than 21, 650 candidates on Saturday sat for the University of Ibadan 2017 Post-UTME examination, itnwas gathered. A NAN Correspondent, who monitored the examination, reports...
Liberia: (Oct 22, 2017) - The standard bearer of the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) will be protecting his own votes in the November 7 runoff by serving as a poll watcher during the elections. This...
Kenya: (Oct 22, 2017) - The electoral commission will meet on Monday to consider how to handle concerns on conducting the repeat presidential election in some counties, Chairman Wafula Chebukati has told...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - The Malian Team on Saturday held on to defeat Ghana by 2-1 to reach the semi-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. The result followed victory over their West African rivals...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - The former Governor of old Anambra State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Jim Nwobodo has applauded Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for uniting...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he is pleased with his side’s winning mentality after they dispatched Burnley 3-0 in the Premier League at the Ethiad Stadium on Saturday. Goals...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) -  The Super Eagles of Nigeria will face Argentina in an international friendly match. The Argentina FA has confirmed that the two-time World Champions will face Nigeria in the Russian...
Kenya: (Oct 21, 2017) - Former electoral agency commissioner Roselyn Akombe has said that political interference has rendered the agency so dysfunctional that any hope of the commission carrying out a credible...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - Twelve years after their last gathering, Governors from the Southern part of Nigeria will on Monday converge in Lagos to deliberate on how to forge stronger ties for the three geo-political...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - In a dramatic twist of events, Chelsea fans have been delighted as their dear team upturned a seemingly defeat into a victorious outing. Chelsea came from behind to beat Watford...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - Going by the declining number of women representation in the present government, the Women’s Research and Documentation Centre (WORDOC) has called on women to vie for highest...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - A Director in the Kogi State civil service, Mr Edward Soje has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself on a tree in Lokoja, the state capital. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - President Muhammadu Buhari says African leaders must speak with one voice, independent of foreign influence to achieve economic integration, development, peace and security on the continent. Garba...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says the World Food Prize award to Dr Akinwumi Adesina, will stimulate people’s interest in agriculture. Obasanjo disclosed this in an interview...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - The Executive Director of U.S.-based campaign group Human Rights Watch Kenneth Roth has said that giving Mr Mugabe the WHO goodwill ambassador role is an embarrassment going by  his...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - The National President of Arewa Youth Forum ( AYF) Alhaji Gambo Gujungu, has said that the anti-corruption war is failing because President Muhammadu Buhari has lost interest in fighting...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - Some stakeholders in the oil sector are pushing for the removal of Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources. This is as a result of the minister’s claim that...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - Some youth groups across the country have vowed to protest against the Federal Government’s plan to get fresh $5.5bn loan, thus adding to Nigeria’s N19.2tn debt profile. The...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - Prof. Is’haq Oloyede, Registrar Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said JAMB would continue to deploy CCTV devices during its examinations. Speaking at the...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - The President Muhammadu Buhari administration has secretly reinstated fugitive former chairman of the Presidential Task Team on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, into the civil service. Multiple...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - The Federal government has paid N2 billion mobilization fees to contractors for the commencement of work on the second Niger bridge in Onitsha. Work on the project would be completed...
Kenya: (Oct 21, 2017) - There has been a lot of political activities as Kenya gears up for the repeat presidential election scheduled for October 26. The repeat poll has also been clouded with uncertainty...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - Shell Petroleum Development Company has said that its economic contribution to the Nigerian government in four years is $29bn. The company’s General Manager, External Relations,...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - Senator Shehu Sani, the Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, has urged the Federal Government not to limit the names of treasury looters being compiled for publication...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - Dr. Junaid Mohammed, a Second Republic lawmaker has revealed those who should be consulted to know if President Muhammadu Buhari will run for a second term. The outspoken ex-lawmaker...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - The general overseer of the Living Faith Church Worldwide , Bishop David Oyedepo, says Enoch Adeboye, his counterpart at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, had a revelation about...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - Consistent with its tradition of broad consultation prior to taking regulatory decisions, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday in Lagos held a consultative forum with...
Kenya: (Oct 21, 2017) - The leader of National Super Alliance , Raila Odinga is promising a “way forward” to his supporters on October 25, just a day to the scheduled election he insists will not...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - The co-founder and the majority shareholder of maritime logistics company, Intels Nigeria Limited, Gabriele Volpi, has apologised to the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Federal...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - Nigerian former Minister of Power and Chairman, Geometric Power Limited, Barth Nnaji, has said that diversifying the country’s energy mix to include coal-to-power projects can...
Nigeria: (Oct 21, 2017) - A 19-year-old Twitter user identified simply as Ari (@vrixxo), who is based in Florida, USA, has taken to the social networking platform to share the photos of her new luxurious apartment...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - Reno Omokri, the former Special Adviser ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has declared that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has brought nothing but debt and death...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has now joined the investigation into how four US soldiers died in an apparent ambush by Isis militants...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - The Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, has been evicted from their command at the Obio-Akpor International Market, Rukpokwu, in Obio-Akpor Local government area of Rivers State. The...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - Kebbi State Accountant-General Mohammed Dakingari has been sentenced to 70 years imprisonment for fraud. The Court of Appeal sitting in Kebbi found him guilty of N1.6 billion fraud. The...
Zimbabwe: (Oct 20, 2017) - The United Nations faced criticism Friday after naming Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe a “goodwill ambassador” to promote health causes, despite the country’s dire...
Kenya: (Oct 20, 2017) - The chief executive of Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), who the opposition has demanded must be fired before a repeat presidential election scheduled...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - Super Falcons player, Francisca Ordega on Friday joined Atletico Madrid Women on loan. Ordega was a former player of the Washington Spirit. Her signing was announced on the club’s...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - Pope Francis is praying for the “eternal rest’’ of slain Maltese journalist, Daphne Galizia, and offered his sympathy to her family, the Vatican said on Friday. “His...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - Mohammed Dakingari, Kebbi State Accountant-General  has been sentenced to 70 years in prison by an Appeal Court for N1,6bn fraud. Dakingari was found guilty of N1.6bn fraud. A...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) -  President, Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with  the former Vice President Nigeria and an elder statesman, Dr. Alex Ekwueme as he turns 85 years on Saturday, saying that...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Marcus Rashford is fit and available for Saturday’s game against Huddersfield Town in the English Premier League but is uncertain when Paul Pogba...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday, recuse himself from hearing a suit seeking to stop the congress in Ogun State and the national Convention of the People’s...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - The average price paid by consumers for Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) dropped by 1.2 per cent year-on-year, the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has said According to a report...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - Rashida  Adewuyi , 22-year-old housewife has  told an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court in Ibadan on Friday that her husband seeks for his father’s permission before intercourse. Rashidat...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Istanbul urged D-8 leaders to prioritise incentives and measures aimed at increasing trade and investments among member countries. Speaking...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - An unidentified man on Friday reportedly jumped into the Lagoon in Lagos from the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge ​Officials of the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Lagos State...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - The National Assembly is taking note of the debate on restructuring and devolution of power with a view to reflecting the consensus on the issues in the Nigerian Constitution. The...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - The Secretary of the Nasarawa state scholarship board Abdulwahab Suleiman, has been suspended by the Nasarawa State Government on Friday for alleged missing of fund. Mallam Mohammed...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says the difference between his principal and former President Goodluck Jonathan is trust. Adesina said this in response to...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - The Enugu State Government has released an undisclosed sum for the accreditation of the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Awgu, and School of Public Health, Nsukka. The state Commissioner...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - The Vice Chairperson Senate on Women Affairs, Sen. Stella Oduah, has said the emergence of Madam Gabriela Cuevas Barron from Mexico, as 29th President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - Nigeria’s image received a boost on Thursday before the international community as former Agriculture Minister Akinwumi Adesina formally received the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - The workers of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, are expected to call off their one day old strike on Friday after signing an agreement with the federal government. The...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - Michael Adariku, an official of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has told an Abuja high court that Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), spent N1.4...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - A divisional police officer who was kidnapped in Niger State earlier this week has been rescued, the Force Headquarters has confirmed. Aliyu Amos, a superintendent of police and...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - Former President Goodluck Jonathan has alleged that the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari is characterised by lies and propaganda. Jonathan spoke in Abuja on Thursday...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - About   1,000 Nigerians are in prisons in Thailand, Nigerian Ambassador to Thailand, Nuhu Bamali, has said. The envoy made the shocking revelation, on Thursday, at the...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - Olivier Giroud’s acrobatic late goal on Thursday was all Arsenal needed to beat 10-man Red Star Belgrade 1-0 in Europa League Group H encounter in an intimidating atmosphere. Both...
Nigeria: (Oct 20, 2017) - The World Bank Group has denied that it disagreed with the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, over the federal government’s external borrowing plan aimed at stimulating the...
Kenya: (Oct 19, 2017) - Nasa leader Raila Odinga on Thursday said he was willing to “reconsider” his stand on participating in next week’s fresh presidential elections, if his demands are...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - Nigerian Senate on Thursday resolved to probe how the Paris Club Refunds and other bailout funds to state governors by President Muhammadu Buhari were approved. The Senate’s...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - Africans what do you say about this?...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - Oyo State Government on Thursday disclosed that civil servants in the state will receive their housing loans in 7 days, saying that it is also partnering the Federal Government to provide...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - The ‘secret drug’ Lionel Messi took during Barcelona’s 3-1 win over Olympiacos in the Champions League on Wednesday, has been revealed. Spanish paper, Sport, claim...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) -   In what will come across as a really shocking development, a woman has been accused of killing her own sons while her husband was away in detention. Kula Pelima, a 30-year-old...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - The Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday barred the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris and the Commissioner of Police in Lagos Edgar Imohimi from arresting Managing...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday, said prominent Nigerians, who were respected in the country, joined his detractors in propagating falsehood about his administration. Jonathan...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - Four people have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of four British nationals in southern Nigeria, police said on Thursday. The Britons, including a husband and wife...
Kenya: (Oct 19, 2017) - President Uhuru Kenyatta's Jubilee Party has filed contempt of court case against Nasa leader Raila Odinga and his running mate Kalonzo Musyoka on their no elections call. The...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pledged cooperation with Nigeria in its fight against Boko Haram but said he expected the African nation’s support against a movement...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - North Korea’s official news agency described a US aircraft carrier patrolling off the Korean Peninsula as a “primary target” and said Washington should expect an “unimaginable”...
Uganda: (Oct 19, 2017) - The Government of Uganda has confirmed one case of Marburg virus, a highly infectious hemorrhagic fever similar to Ebola, the health minister said on Thursday. Jane Aceng told reporters...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - Mr Ayodele Fayose , Ekiti State Governor  has reiterated his position that those aspiring to be the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Southwest zone...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - The World Health Organisation has revealed that 7,000 children die everyday. According to the organisation, every day in 2016, 15 000 children died before their fifth birthday, 46%...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - Three trade unions in the aviation sector, the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) and the Nigerian...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived the Ankara presidential palace in Turkey. He inspected a guard honour with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey after which they had...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has described as “very unfortunate” reports that President Muhammadu Buhari is not happy with governors over unpaid salaries. Some governors...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to release additional bail out funds to state governors. The Congress also lambasted them for asking for...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, billionaire kidnapper better known as Evans, pleaded not guilty to the charges of conspiracy to commit felony to wit kidnapping under Section 411 of the...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has authorised the establishment of special court to fast track the prosecution of those indicted in the payroll fraud in the state civil service.  Dickson...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos Most Rev Alfred Adewale Martins has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to prove to Nigerians that he is not covering corruption allegations against...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police (IGP) has expressed sadness over the constant kidnapping of policemen in the country, describing it as “very embarrassing and annoying”. A...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - The Nigerian Air Force has deployed its troops and fighter aircraft to join the military efforts in curtailing the herdsmen’s killings in Plateau state. Air Commodore Olatokunbo...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said Nigeria remains proud of its former Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, for winning the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate. Adesina,...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - The Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise, Tariffs and Marine Transport has requested for additional eight weeks to carry out its investigations on leakages in the sector adding...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of pension to soldiers, policemen and paramilitary officers involved in the Biafra war. The veterans were dismissed from service...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari left Abuja for Turkey after presiding over the weekly federal executive council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday. Aisha, his wife and two of his children...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - The senate committee investigating the petitions against the freezing of ex-first lady Patience Jonathan’s accounts has directed that they should be unfroze. The senate committee...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - The President Muhammadu Buhari administration has released a huge some of money as investment in agribusiness in a conscious move to diversify the local economy. The Central Bank...
Nigeria: (Oct 19, 2017) - A Federal High Court in Abuja has approved application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for interim forfeiture of 14 properties by former FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed...
Nigeria: (Oct 18, 2017) - Former Vice-President and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Atiku Abubakar has commended the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi over his nomination of a new...
Nigeria: (Oct 18, 2017) - The House of Representatives has called on the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to reinstate the contract of Integrated Logistic Facilities and Services, also known as Intels Nigeria...
Somalia: (Oct 18, 2017) - Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed vowed Wednesday to step up the war against Al-Shabaab, as he addressed thousands at a rally in Mogadishu for the victims of the city’s...
Nigeria: (Oct 18, 2017) - ORMER President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, on Wednesday, arrived Minna, Niger State Capital, where he held a closed-door meeting with former military President General Ibrahim Badamasi...