Latest News

Security Council urged to find political way forward in Syria

With progress stalled on both the peace and political fronts in Syria, UN Special Envoy Geir Pedersen urged ambassadors in the Security Council on Wednesday to “put their weight” into finding a solution to end nearly nine years of conflict. Read More

Read More »

Attack on Justice Odili: Wike warns Silva, Oshiomhole

  Rosemary Nwisi, Port Harcourt   Rivers state executive Council led by Governor Nyesom Wike has warned the Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva and the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole against any further attacks on Justice Mary Odili and her family. Thugs suspected to …

Read More »

Pop Smoke: a blazing hip-hop star whose risk-taking records will endure

The shocking death of the 20-year-old Brooklyn rapper cuts short a swift career filled with audacious and acclaimed rap If Bashar Barakah Jackson did study the New York rap playbook, it was so he could renounce all its lessons. Forged in Brooklyn – a most blessed land in hip-hop history …

Read More »

Adamawa Assembly recommends sack of district head

Onimisi Alao, Yola The Adamawa House of Assembly has decided that the appointment of Alhaji Bakura Iya as the Madagali District head was not done with due regard for popular votes. The House therefore asked the appointing authorities, the Mubi Emirate and Governor, to reverse the appointment as a matter …

Read More »

Adamawa Assembly recommends sack of district head

Onimisi Alao, Yola The Adamawa House of Assembly has decided that the appointment of Alhaji Bakura Iya as the Madagali District head was not done with due regard for popular votes. The House therefore asked the appointing authorities, the Mubi Emirate and Governor, to reverse the appointment as a matter …

Read More »

Drop case or face disgrace, Imo stakeholders warn Ihedioha

Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri As the people of Imo State await the review of Imo election earlier ruling by the Supreme Court, some stakeholders from the state have called on Emeka Ihedioha to discontinue his legal battle against Governor Hope Uzodinma and hearken to the voice of reason or face unmitigated disaster …

Read More »

David Lyon’s sack: Niger Delta militants write open letter to President Buhari

Niger Delta Militants, under the auspices of Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, have refuted an earlier threat to resume destruction oil facilities following the Supreme Court ruling that sacked Governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon. The Coalition of the militants in the region led by a factional leader of the …

Read More »

Lagos closes Jonathan Coker/Fagba axis for railway project

Adeyinka Aderibigbe The Lagos State Government will from 8pm, Thursday, close down Jonathan Coker Street at Fagba area till 6am the next day to pave way for the installation of the rubber panels on the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail project. Alternative routes have been provided for road users to utilize …

Read More »

Lagos closes Jonathan Coker/Fagba axis for railway project

Adeyinka Aderibigbe The Lagos State Government will from 8pm, Thursday, close down Jonathan Coker Street at Fagba area till 6am the next day to pave way for the installation of the rubber panels on the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail project. Alternative routes have been provided for road users to utilize …

Read More »

National Assembly working to improve security, says Lawan

Sanni Onogu, Abuja Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday said the National Assembly has devised a strategy that will see to the creation of institutions dedicated to providing enduring solutions to Nigeria’s security travails. Lawan made the disclosure in his concluding remarks on three bills before the Senate which seek …

Read More »