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Happy Easter; The foundation of our Hope!

Christ’s resurrection has completed his mission for us, and set us on the right path to God. Christ came and died because of the love HE has for us. So we can try to be like him by exhibiting this same love among ourselves, when we love and see each other as brothers and sisters. With […]

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Buhari extends appointment of acting CJN by three months

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has approved the request of President Muhammadu Buhari to extend the appointment of Ibrhaim Muhammad, acting chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), by three months. Soji Oye, NJC spokesman, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday. The spokesman was reacting to a report that council will meet to deliberate on extension […]

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Many actors living from hand to mouth – Bimbo Akintola

Because of the glitz and glamour that surround the movie industry, most people seem to think that actors have it all rosy. But talented actress, Bimbo Akintola, painted a different picture during an interview with Sunday Scoop. The Out of Bounds star noted that unless the industry becomes more structured, actors would continue to get the short end […]

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After 18yrs, Nigerian woman gives birth to five babies

A 42-year-old woman has given birth to five babies (quintuplets) at Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Lokoja, Kogi, after 18 years of barrenness. A correspondent of NAN who visited the woman and her babies at the hospital on Friday reports that both mother, Mrs Uchenna Okeigbo and her kids are in good condition. Okeigbo, an indigene […]

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Eight Nigerians sentenced to death in UAE

The Criminal Court of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates has sentenced eight Nigerians to death for carrying out what it termed as “a string of armed robberies” at money exchanges and cash machines across the emirate in December 2016. Khaleej Times, a UAE medium, reported on Thursday that the ninth suspect was however sentenced to […]

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Minimum Wage: What I expect from workers — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Nigerian workers to justify the signing into law of the new N30,000 National Minimum wage by showing more commitment to their work. The president stated this shortly after signing the national minimum into law in Abuja on Thursday. He also enjoined the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to show more understanding […]

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Developed countries reluctant to assist us because they think we are rich – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says some developed countries are reluctant to assist Nigeria because they have “wrong assumptions” that the nation is rich. According to a statement by Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, Buhari said this on Thursday while receiving letters of credence from the newly appointed diplomats of Kuwait, India and Namibia in Abuja. The president […]

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N30,000 minimum wage takes effect immediately — Presidency

The implementation of the N30, 000 minimum wage just signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari takes effect from April 18, a presidential aide, Ita Enang, has announced. Mr Enang, who is Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, told State House correspondents on Thursday in Abuja that the Minimum Wage Repel […]

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Ex-president kills himself before arrest

Former Peruvian president Alan Garcia died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head as police were preparing to arrest him on Wednesday morning. His death was confirmed by current President Martin Vizcarra, who expressed his condolences over Twitter. Garcia, who served as president from 1985 to 1990 and from 2006 to 2011, was under […]

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150 people feared missing after passenger boat sinks

As many as 150 people are missing after a passenger boat sank on Lake Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, President Felix Tshisekedi said. The disaster happened Monday evening, but details of the incident were only just emerging Wednesday. President Tshisekedi said he was “very saddened” by the news and extended his condolences to […]

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I’m far more educationally qualified than Atiku, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has accused the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, of not possessing the statutory educational qualification to contest the February 23, 2019 election. In his counter-accusation, Buhari dared Atiku to produce his “educational certificates, indicating the schools attended by him, with dates,” before the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal. […]

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Nigerian senators reject bill seeking to phase out petrol cars

Nigerian senators on Wednesday rejected a bill aiming to phase out petrol vehicles and introduce electric cars in the country in 2035. The bill, first read on April 10, was not considered for a second reading by the lawmakers. In his lead debate, sponsor of the bill, Ben Murray-Bruce, said the move would serve two […]

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Ten interesting facts you didn’t know about Tiger Woods

After 11 years of personal and professional setbacks, one of which was a highly-publicised divorce and multiple surgeries, American golfer Tiger Woods on Sunday made a one of the greatest comebacks in sports history, winning the 2019 Golf Masters for the fifth time. This victory impressed President Donald Trump of the United States of America, […]

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Nigeria Customs begins recruitment of 3,200 officers

The Nigeria Customs Service will from Wednesday begin the process of recruiting about 3,200 personnel to fill existing vacancies within the agency The move is part of ongoing reforms being implemented in the last four years under the leadership of the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col Hameed Ali (rtd) Speaking at a media briefing on Tuesday […]

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Shine your eyes, we didn’t ask Buhari for 1 million migrants — Canadian Embassy

The High Commission of Canada to Nigeria has faulted an online story claiming that the Canadian Government had petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari, asking him to release one million Nigerians for the Canadian government to fill six million job vacancies. The High Commission, via its official Twitter handle @CanHCNigeria, warned, “If you see a story online […]

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We don’t enjoy denying Nigerians visa – US Embassy

The United States embassy in Nigeria says its visa officers do not enjoy denying Nigerians visa. In a Facebook post on Monday, the embassy said this is contrary to the opinion held by most Nigerians. It said there are some questions often misunderstood by applicants which earn them a rejection. The embassy said the first […]

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Nigerians don’t need WAEC certificate to become president – APC

The spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council, Festus Keyamo, said an aspirant does not need to have a West African Examination Council (WAEC) certificate to become a president or governor in the country. Mr Keyamo disclosed this in a tweet posted on his verified Twitter handle, @fkeyamo on Monday. According to […]

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Area commanders, DPOs to be held liable for errant police officers – IGP

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Monday warned Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers that, henceforth, they would be held liable for the professional misconduct of officers under their charge. Mr Adamu spoke during a visit to the Police College in Lagos, following a spate of extrajudicial killings by police officers in the […]

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