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Saturday, 22nd July, 2017
 African News:
Nigeria: (Jul 23, 2017) - The Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday hailed the patriotic spirit of the Twelve-Twelve Polo and Turf Club, Gwarimpa Abuja, for constructing a sporting arena to promote...
Nigeria: (Jul 22, 2017) - The Federal Government on Saturday received no fewer than 198 Nigerians illegally residing in Saudi Arabia at the Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, at about 10 a.m. The News...
Nigeria: (Jul 22, 2017) - Baring his mind on the crisis between himself and Aseyin of Iseyin Land Oba Ganiyu Adekunle Salawu during a lunch media chat organized by the South West Group of Online Publishers (SWEGOP)...
Nigeria: (Jul 22, 2017) -  Nigeria’s Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will on Monday  leads other dignitaries and leaders from scientific research, education, and corporate organizations...
Nigeria: (Jul 22, 2017) - The Oyo State Government has disclosed that 60% of the latest Paris Club Refund of N7.9bn will be expended on salaries, wages and pensions of workers in the state, saying that its decision...
Nigeria: (Jul 22, 2017) - Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed the reason God allowed Donald Trump to become the President of United States of America. According to him, Trump became US President...
Nigeria: (Jul 22, 2017) -  South West Group of Online Publishers (SWEGOP) is set to host the Minister of Communications, Barrister Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu today, Saturday July 22 2017. During the lunch...
Guinea: (Jul 22, 2017) - Alpha Condé, the Guinean President, asked all Muslims in the country to hold a 24-hour prayer for President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday.  According to The Punch, Condé...
Nigeria: (Jul 22, 2017) - Senator Buruji Kashamu has alleged that Governor Ayo Fayose and Senator Iyiola Omisore are planning to destroy the Peoples Democratic Party in South-West. He said both men were behind...
Nigeria: (Jul 22, 2017) - Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has restated the demand for referendum for the South Eastern to become an independent nation, declaring that the region...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - Nigeria chief of army staff,Tukur Buratai has given Ibrahim Attahiru, theatre commander of operation Lafiya Dole, a 40-day ultimatum to capture Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over Gateway Portland Cement Limited. This followed an injunction which the federal high court, Abeokuta, granted against...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - In the light of the numerous challenges facing Nigerian universities, the immediate past Director of Distance Learning Centre (DLC), University of Ibadan, Professor Bayo Okunade has...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - President Adama Barrow of Gambia has rejected the resignation of Justice Minister, Mr. Abubacarr Tambedou. It was reported that the president is apparently persuading the minister...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - The Gov of Niger State, Abubakar Bello has pleaded with lecturers in state-owned tertiary institutions to call off their ongoing industrial action. Bello made this plea in Minna...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - A 56 year old man standing trial before a Kano Magistrate Court on Friday has been ordered to be remanded in prison for assaulting his daughter for over seven years. Ibrahim, who...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - A former Senate Deputy Chief Whip, Senator Hosea Agboola has disclosed while speaking in an interview in Ibadan that former governors of Oyo State, Senator Rasidi Ladoja and Chief Adebayo...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - A 28-year-old Office Assistant, Desmond Terngu, was arraigned by Lagos police on Friday for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s daughter in a guise to give her biscuits. Terngu,...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Dr. Olu Onagoruwa, is dead. Onagoruwa, a human rights activist, died on Friday morning at the age of 80. He...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - Ryanair will slash flights between Britain and the EU if London and Brussels fail to agree on terms for post-Brexit air travel by September next year, a senior executive said Friday. If...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) -  Enugu state police through the Public Relations Officer, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, has disclosed the arrest of three secondary school students for faking their kidnap. Amaraizu said...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) not holding its convention has nothing to do with the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari. On Wednesday,...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - Chairman, National Caretaker Committee of the People Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Ahmed Makarfi said those who defected from the party might not benefit from the ‘no victor,...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - The International Criminal Court, ICC, has been asked to investigate the Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, over the incessant killing in the state. According to a criminal complaint...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - The immediate past Director of Distance Learning Centre (DLC), University of Ibadan, Professor Bayo Okunade has stated that the establishment of more universities in Nigeria is not...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - The Acting Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Attahiru Ibrahim, on Thursday vowed to deal decisively with any worker that abuses his or her position. Mr...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) -  A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered seven banks to remit to the federal government $793, 200, 000 (about N249, 659,700,000.00) purportedly hidden with them which is a breach...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - A Military Special Court Martial at the Mogadishu Cantonment, Asokoro, Abuja on Thursday demoted Ibrahim Sani, a Major General and former Chief of Transformation and Innovation Centre...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - The immediate past Director of Distance Learning Centre (DLC), University of Ibadan, Professor Bayo Okunade is scheduled to make an appearance at CEOAfrica, an online media platform,...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - Fidelity and Sterling bank defended their name and integrity last night that they were not involved in any TSA deal. In a statement, Charles Aigbe, Divisional Head of Brand and Communications,...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - ...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - Commendations have continued to trail the intervention of the President of the Senate in the ongoing strike by lecturers of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, (LAUTECH).  The...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - Governor Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa on Thursday attributed the poor reading habit in Nigeria to technological advancement. Bindow made the observation at a `Readership Promotion...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - OHANAEZE Ndigbo Thursday warned that it will not fold its arms and allow any illegitimate group or persons to discredit it by issuing what it described as staccato statements tailored...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - The Founder of Christ the Light Gospel Church, Reverend Solomon Olusegun Aremu, has revealed that the intervention of politics in matters pertaining to religion is responsible for the...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) -  The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo is currently in a meeting with state governors, Nigerian Ministers, heads of some agencies at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - The Senate has confirmed the appointment of eight Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs). The confirmation is coming after the Senate resolved not to confirm any nominee from Acting...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - The Senate, on Thursday, rejected the nomination of Prof. Mustapha Zubairu from Niger State, as a Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - In a bid to improve transparency and accountability in contracts entered into by public and private enterprises in the country, the federal government has said it will launch a contract...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says while in detention, he was offered the sovereign state of Biafra but he rejected it because of the non-inclusion...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - Barely a week after the prolonged legal battle that nearly terminated the life of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was laid to rest at the Supreme Court, governors elected on the...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, Mr. Bill Gates and Alhaji Aliko Dangote yesterday held a video conference for live contributions to the debate on the 2017 midterm review of routine...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of 9mobile, Mr. Boye Olusanya, wednesday said the recent change in brand identity would not in any way affect the quality service the...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - The Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir has urged those calling for secession to shelve the idea. He stated that Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo and other tribes are brothers. Kabir...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) -  The All Africa Music Awards, (AFRIMA) received 4,816 entries from African music artists and professionals for the 2017 edition of the awards at the close of the two-month entry...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Wednesday dismissed the appeal brought by Government Ekpemupolo alias Tompolo against the EFCC over the Bench Warrant issued against him by Justice Buba...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - The Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has arrested a 30-year-old man for allegedly operating an illegal clinic and infecting a 6-year-old...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has said that none of its members in Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD, unit was shot by Mobile Police officer in Apapa on...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) -   Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama , told the House of Representatives on Wednesday  that there is no evidence that 97 Nigerians were killed by Cameroonian Gendarmes. He...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - The United Nations, UN, has charged the Nigerian Government to increase its investment in the development of women and the promotion of peace in the country. The call was made by...