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Journalist breaks down on live TV over Trump sending babies into detention (Video)

MSNBC’s anchorperson Rachel Maddow broke down in tears on live television as she struggled to deliver news about migrant babies and toddlers being sent to tender age shelters. “This is incredible,” Maddow muttered before continuing with the lede from an AP story, which broke while she was on air. “Trump administration officials have been sending […]

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US deports 34 Nigerians

34 Nigerians who were deported from the United States of America (USA) arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos on Wednesday. The deportees which comprise of 32 males and two females were sent back home on various offences bothering on homicide, fraud, carrying prohibited items, impersonation, among other offences. They arrived aboard a chartered […]

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I’m for all Nigerians – Buhari

President Muhammmadu Buhari has declared that his interest is for all Nigerians, irrespective of ethnicity and religion. He said beyond ethnicity, religion and geographical lines; Nigeria’s rapid development would remain a driving force for his administration. Buhari spoke at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja Wednesday while receiving Sheikh Ahmed Tijjani Ibrahim Inyass, the […]

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Buhari opens up, accuses National Assembly of ‘padding’ 2018 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has accused the National Assembly of tampering with the 2018 budget sent to them by cutting essential projects and inserting non-essential ones. Mr Buhari stated this while signing the 2018 budget into law. “I am concerned about some of the changes that the National Assembly has made to the budget proposals that […]

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Atiku advocates ‘proper restructuring’ of Nigeria

A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to heed to the calls of many Nigerians by fostering what he called “proper restructuring” of the country when he wins the presidency next year. Atiku visited Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, to consult with Dickson and the Peoples Democratic Party in the state to support his presidential […]

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Tears as Boko Haram kills nine soldiers

Boko Haram fighters killed nine soldiers and wounded two others at Gajiram, Borno state, according to military sources, just days after 43 civilians died in deadly suicide bombings. Both attacks came as the government, which says the jihadists are on the verge of defeat, urges those displaced by the conflict to return to their homes […]

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Abuja-based ex-Israeli minister arrested for allegedly spying for Iran

Gonen Segev, a former energy minister in Israel, has reportedly admitted contacts with Iran after being arrested in a suspected spying operation, local reports in Israel said. Mr Segev lived in Nigeria on a self-imposed exile after completing jail sentence for drugs offenses in Israel in 2010. He worked as a medical official for Israeli […]

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Rapper XXXTentacion Dead at 20 After Shooting

One of hip-hop music’s rising stars is dead at the age of 20… XXXTentacion was gunned down on Monday afternoon in South Florida. The Broward County Sheriff’s Office confirmed in a tweet that the rapper (real name Jahseh Onfroy) was pronounced dead after being taken to a local hospital. Law enforcement confirmed to E! News that a shooting occurred in […]

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Four injured as man opens fire on crowd celebrating World Cup win

At least four people have been injured after a gunman opened fire on a crowd celebrating Sweden’s World Cup win against South Korea, police have said. The man reportedly fired an automatic weapon at the crowd, who were celebrating Sweden’s 1-0 victory against South Korea. Witnesses reported hearing around 12 to 15 shots fired in […]

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World Cup: Iceland warn Eagles ahead of Group D clash

Iceland manager Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson says it would be foolhardy for anyone to underestimate his team in the Russia 2018 World Cup  after they  earned a  point in their David  versus Goliath  fixture against  Argentina at  Spartak Stadium in Moscow  on Saturday. Augsburg  forward Alfred Finnbogason  secured a 1-1 draw  for  the tiny European […]

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ISIS sneaking ‘jihadists’ into Nigeria – Report

Leaders of Islamic State (IS ) are sneaking battle-hardened extremists from Syria into Nigeria, according to UK Sun. Some of the fighters are reportedly sent to the Middle East for training in a “chilling exchange programme”. The tabloid said the insurgents are trained for possible attacks in Britain. The report quoted sources as saying the strong […]

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Boko Haram fighters celebrate Sallah in Sambisa, say infidels are in trouble

A video of Boko Haram insurgents celebrating Sallah in Sambisa forest has surfaced online. In the five minutes, 17 seconds video, the insurgents held prayers with guards welding rifles. The clip was released a day after 20 persons, including children, were killed by suicide bombers in an attack in Damboa local government area of Borno […]

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US will not be a migrant camp, not on my watch – Trump

President Donald Trump vowed on Monday that the United States would not become a “migrant camp” as he faced mounting pressure to stop families being separated as a deterrent to illegal immigration. “The United States will not be a migrant camp, and it will not be a refugee holding facility,” Trump said in remarks delivered […]

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z drop joint album

Beyoncé has retained her title as queen of the surprise music drop… This time she had some help, as she and husband Jay-Z released a joint album, “Everything Is Love,” Saturday on his Tidal streaming service. The singer gave a sneak peak Saturday of the first video off the album, “Ape S**t,” which according to […]

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We’ll beat Iceland, Argentina to qualify — Rohr

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has put aside Nigeria’s shock 2-0 defeat in the hands of Croatia as he insists that Nigeria still has the chance of going through from Group D. Nigeria occupy the last spot at the bottom of the Group but the German coach who blamed the defeat on defensive naivety from […]

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World Cup: Why Nigeria lost to Croatia – Head Coach

Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Gernot Rohr, on Saturday said the team’s 0-2 loss to Croatia in their opening match of Russia 2018 was due to “many mistakes’’. Rohr, while speaking at the post-match conference of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group D fixture, said he and his players were aware they made some important mistakes […]

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Troubled Nigeria: Politicians using thugs disguised as herdsmen to stage attacks – DHQ

John Agim, acting director of defence information, says some politicians use thugs “disguised as herdsmen” to attack communities. Although he did not mention a particular state, the defence spokesman made the comment while speaking on the farmers-herdsmen clashes that have led to killings in Taraba, Benue, Zamfara and Nasarawa. In an interview with PUNCH, Agim said […]

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Nigeria 2019: Ex-PDP chairman declares presidential ambition

A former Kaduna State governor, Ahmed Makarfi, says he will contest for Nigeria’s presidency in 2019. Mr Makarfi, immediate past national caretaker committee chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), made the disclosure in an interview with journalists in Kaduna on Sunday. According to him, he consulted widely before arriving at the decision though he […]

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