Nigeria Politics

I am in a hurry to assume office – Oshiomhole

Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, sworn in on Sunday as National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is in a hurry to assume office to tackle the party’s challenges without delay. Oshiomhole, who emerged as chairman of the party at the National Convention in Abuja, stated this in his acceptance speech at the Eagle Square, […]

Sports News

Mohamed Salah scored his second goal of the World Cup but Egypt ended their campaign pointless with defeat by Saudi Arabia at Volgograd Arena.

The Liverpool forward gave Egypt the lead with a brilliant lob over keeper Yasser Al-Mosailem in the 22nd minute. Egypt’s Essam El Hadary, 45, became the oldest player to feature at a World Cup and saved Fahad Al Muwallad’s penalty. However, he could not stop Salman Al Faraj’s spot-kick and was beaten again by Salem […]

Turkish referee to officiate Nigeria-Argentina match

Cuneyt Cakir of Turkey has been picked to handle the Super Eagles’ final Group D fixture against Argentina on Tuesday at St Petersburg, with two other Turks alongside. The 41-year-old who was in charge of proceedings when Juventus faced FC Barcelona in the 2014/2014 UEFA Champions League final will be assisted by compatriots Bahattin Duran […]


President Muhammadu Buhari heartily congratulates the Super Eagles on their victoryFriday over the national team of Iceland in their second match at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup. The President expresses particular delight at the confidence, discipline, team-work and indomitable spirit displayed by the young Nigerian players. President Buhari urges them not to limit themselves […]

Terrorism & Security

Plateau Killings painful, regrettable – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed regret over the reported killings of innocent people in Plateau and vowed that his administration would not rest until the murderers and sponsors are brought to justice. The President stated this on his twitter handle; @MBuhari, on Sunday night in Abuja. He described the incident as “very painful and regrettable.’’ […]

Death toll in herdsmen’s attack in Plateau hits 86

The police in Plateau State have confirmed 86 people dead in the violence that erupted on Saturday in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area. The violence, allegedly by armed herdsmen, almost led to reprisal attacks in Jos, the state capital, on Sunday; leading the government to declare a curfew. In a statement on Sunday evening, the […]

DSS arrests Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe

The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested 63-year-old Senator representing Abia South in the Senate, Eyinnaya Abaribe. The senator was a former Deputy Governor in his state. He is one of the those who bailed runaway leader of proscribed IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, who is currently facing trial for alleged treason.  

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