19 September 2014
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Kaduna must be saved, says El-Rufai

Former Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister Nasir El-Rufai has said Kaduna State, which used to...


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Seized $9.3m: Senate Summons NSA, CDS, COAS

      The Senate has summoned the National Security Adviser (NSA) Col Sambo Dasuki (rtd), Chief of...


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General Election Must Hold Next Year – Tambuwal

      Speaker, House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, yesterday insisted that Nigeria’s general elections must hold...


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PDP chieftain, Kashamu, loses bid to stop drug trial in U.S

      A United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit sitting in Illinois has declared...


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NNPC workers strike cuts gas supply to power plants

      The Federal Government on Thursday disclosed that the strike embarked upon by workers of the...


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Kano attack: Shekarau visits victims, shuns Kwankwaso

      The Minister of Education, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, on Thursday led a Federal Government delegation to...


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Obasanjo, Tambuwal absent as Jonathan emerges PDP’s candidate

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and the Speaker of the House of Representatives were absent from...


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Death sentence on soldiers too harsh –TUC

Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has criticised the military hierarchy for passing death sentence on...


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Kaduna must be saved, says El-...

Former Federal Capital Territo...

Seized $9.3m: Senate Summons N...

      The Senate has summon...

General Election Must Hold Nex...

      Speaker, House of Rep...

PDP chieftain, Kashamu, loses ...

      A United States Court...

NNPC workers strike cuts gas s...

      The Federal Governmen...

Kano attack: Shekarau visits v...

      The Minister of Educa...

Obasanjo, Tambuwal absent as J...

Former President Olusegun Obas...

Death sentence on soldiers too...

Trade Union Congress of Nigeri...

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Nigeria’s GDP growth will exceed 6% – Okonjo-Iweala

Nigeria’s GDP growth will exceed 6% – Okonjo-Iweala

The Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said on Friday she is confident that growth in 2014 will be around the government’s latest forecast of 6.5 percent after discounting the economic impact of the insurgency...

‘Why PDP adopted Jonathan for 2015 election’

‘Why PDP adopted Jonathan for 2015 election’

Fresh facts emerged on Friday on why major stakeholders in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) adopted President Goodluck Jonathan as their sole candidate for 2015 presidential election. A PDP chief told our correspondent that the decision...

Ebola: S’South, S’East Health Commissioners Understudy Rivers

Ebola: S’South, S’East Health Commissioners Understudy Rivers

Commissioners of health from the states in the South-south and South-east geo-political zones of the country are in Rivers State to understudy the efforts put in by the state government to tackle the spread of...

Entertainment News

Women Group, Nollywood Artistes Organise Street Awareness Over Ebola

Women Group, Nollywood Artistes Organise Street Awareness Over Ebola

A group, Women Arise for Change (WAFC) alongside prominent members...

Desmond Elliot joins Lagos House of Assembly race

Desmond Elliot joins Lagos House of Assembly race

Nollywood actor, producer and movie director, Desmond Elliot, has officially...

The Beat FM marks fifth anniversary in style

The Beat FM marks fifth anniversary in style

As part of activities to mark its fifth anniversary, The...

African News

Al-Qaeda-inspired group claims Sinai attack

Al-Qaeda-inspired group claims Sinai attack

Egypt's Ansar Beit al-Maqdis armed group has claimed  responsibility for the killing...

Egypt jails two Muslim Brotherhood members 20 years

Egypt jails two Muslim Brotherhood members 20 years

An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced two prominent members of...

AU troops accused of raping Somali women

AU troops accused of raping Somali women

Internationally funded African Union troops in Somalia have gang-raped women...

Sports News

Ideye Topples Mikel, Moses As Nigeria’s Highest Earning Footballer

Ideye Topples Mikel, Moses As Nigeria’s Highest Earning Footballer

      West Brom Albion striker Brown Ideye has toppled Nigeria’s big...

S’Eagles slumps on FIFA Rankings

S’Eagles slumps on FIFA Rankings

      Super Eagles poor performance in the ongoing qualifying matches for...

Odegbami blames administrative lapses for NFF crisis

Odegbami blames administrative lapses for NFF crisis

Former Super Eagles captain, Chief Segun Odegbami has lamented the sorry...

World News

Patients buying survivors’ blood from black market –WHO

Patients buying survivors’ blood from black market –WHO

      THE World Health Organisation has raised the alarm that desperate...

Scotland holds independence referendum

Scotland holds independence referendum

People in Scotland have begun voting on whether the country...

Australia in ‘beheading plot’ raids

Australia in ‘beheading plot’ raids

Police in Australia on Thursday carried out anti-terror raids in...

Noteable Editorials

Dangote Industries embarks on TV sponsorship campaign with CNN International

Dangote Industries embarks on TV sponsorship campaign with CNN International

      Dangote Industries Limited, one of Africa’s largest business conglomerates, is sponsoring the prestigious ‘Facetime’ segment on CNN Marketplace Africa, CNN...

Don’t Tamper With Poor Man’s Ponmo

Don’t Tamper With Poor Man’s Ponmo

Who is plotting to make the poor man’s delicacy, ponmo (animal hides and skin), disappear from his dining table? The minister of...

Tabloid News

Suspected cultists kill father of seven

Suspected cultists kill father of seven

Some cultists in the Ebute Metta area of Lagos State went on the rampage again on Tuesday evening, killing a mechanic, who is also a father of seven children. The victim,...

Husband Slaps Wife To Death In Zamfara

Husband Slaps Wife To Death In Zamfara

      A sixty-year-old man, Malam Umaru of Jerin Duwatsu Village, Wanke district of Gusau local government has slapped his wife, Inno, to death following a matrimonial disagreement. The incidence according to the...

u-n-b-e-l-i-e-v-a-b-l-e! Yahoo-Yahoo turns diabolic!

u-n-b-e-l-i-e-v-a-b-l-e! Yahoo-Yahoo turns diabolic!

      The war against Cyber crime otherwise known as yahoo yahoo, by security agents in Nigeria may take a long time to be won, if the confession of a 25-year-old alleged...