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Thursday, 23rd November, 2017
 News:
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution and assured that his safety would be protected in his home country as part of a deal that led to...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - Former Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh is to share in the $3 million qualifying bonus the NFF have agreed to pay the country’s team. His backroom staff are also expected to...
Zimbabwe: (Nov 23, 2017) - Erstwhile president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe first photo has emerged and has unexpectedly gone viral on social media. This is the picture of former Zimbabwean president Robert...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - Barr. Abdullahi Ibrahim Jalo, former National Deputy Publicity Secretary of the PDP has told anyone that cares to listen that the chairman of the party, Ahmed Makarfi, would contest...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, is currently in Rome. He met with Pope Francis today, November 23rd. According to Dogara, Pope Francis is well informed about...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - A Nigerian military officer, Stephen Andrew Otu is set to tie the knot with his lover Meg Splash who is also a military officer. The two met at an airport in Nigeria and fell in...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - A US woman has raised more than $100,000 for a homeless man who gave her his last few dollars when she ran out of petrol. Kate McClure, 27, was driving on the I-95 interstate motorway...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - The government says it is not bothered by National Super Alliance’s threats to hold a parallel swearing-in of Raila Odinga as ‘people’s president’ next Tuesday. Some...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - The former chairman of the Presidential Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, has been receiving his salaries despite being sacked for years, his lawyer said Thursday. Speaking...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - The Senate on Thursday announced the postponement of debate and consideration of the 2018-2020 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP). Chairman,...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) -   The senate has rejected Ahmed Mahmud, whom President Muhammadu Buhari nominated as resident electoral commissioner, representing Zamfara state on the Independent National...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - Wife of a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Maryam Ali, has joined the All Progressives Congress. Mrs. Ali, who is married to ex-PDP National Chairman,...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - Chairman of the Federal Civil Service Commission, Mr. Joseph Akande, Monday told the House of Representative ad-hoc committee that the commission was blackmailed into reabsorbing the...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - The House of Representatives has begun investigation into circumstances surrounding the reinstatement and promotion of Abdulrasheed Maina, a former chairman of the presidential pension...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - Police in Philadelphia, U.S., have arrested an 86-year-old woman for an attempted robbery after she pointed a gun at a bank teller and demanded $400, police say. Reports say that...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - Students from the University of Lagos, University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Obafemi Awolowo University, have emerged tops in the just-concluded Bar Finals Examination. This was contained...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - A member of the Senate Committee on Appropriation, Sen. Ibrahim Danbaba, on Thursday in Abuja advocated the review of revenue projections in the country’s annual budget. He...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - Zimbabwe’s main opposition says it wants incoming president Emmerson Mnangagwa to dismantle all pillars of repression that helped sustain Robert Mugabe’s 37 years in power. The...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr Okechukwu Enelamah, said quality of goods and services will no longer be compromised in Nigeria. Enelamah stated this at the 1st...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe was granted immunity from prosecution, sources close to the negotiations said on Thursday. According to the source, Mugabe was assured...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - Men of Oyo State Police Command have arrested three Muslim clerics in possession of two fresh human heads and human legs for the purpose of money ritual. The suspected ritualists...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - The Senate has urged the Nigerian Army to reinstate Chidi Ukoha, a colonel, who was wrongfully dismissed alongside 38 other officers in June 2016. The Senate also cautioned the Army...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said revenue generated from Value Added Tax (VAT), increased by 1.73 per cent in the third quarter of 2017. The NBS announced the figure in...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - President, African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina says the bank would invest $12bn in the power sector in Africa in four years with the goal of leveraging on the aviation sector. Adesina...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - The International Civil Aviation Authority (ICAO), development partners and 54 African countries on Wednesday adopted the Declaration and Plan of Action for Aviation Infrastructure...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - Abdulrazak Namdas, spokesman of the House of Representatives, says it will take a minimum of three months for the 2018 budget to be ready. While presenting the budget to the national...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - Ahead of Germany’s defence of the crown they won three years ago in Brazil; Coach Joachim Loew has shared his thoughts writing off Nigeria as a strong contender in Russia. Germany...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - After 13 years of hosting popular TV show, Who Wants To Be A Million, Nigerian broadcaster Frank Edoho announced via a tweet that he'll no longer anchor the show. 'Kindly...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - The Senate on Wednesday announced that it would probe alleged feud among Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Directorate of State Security (DSS), and National Intelligence...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - Peter Okoye, a.k.a Mr P, sat for an interview with Inspiration 92.3 FM to discuss going solo. Mr P sat through the lunch hour, telling his story of why one of our favorite Nigerian...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has released a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim. The EFCC had earlier said it had obtained a warrant...
Nigeria: (Nov 23, 2017) - The immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan has said he should be blamed for the Peoples Democratic Party’s loss in 2015. Jonathan said it was better to take responsibility...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - A UK-based female pastor has gotten many talking online following a video of her on social media which saw her confessing to why she married a Nigerian man. A video clip of a UK-based...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - The Lagos State Commissioner of Police Ag CP Imohimi Edgal, today led operatives of the command to rescue 13-year-old Nkechi Oseh, pictured above, at No. 30 Adeniran Ajao Estate Anthony....
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - A yet to be identified man was rushed to the General hospital, Gusau in Zamfara state after his wife stabbed him during an argument. This sad incident comes few days after the son of...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - Chelsea powered into the Champions League last 16 as Eden Hazard and Willian inspired a 4-0 thrashing of 10-man Qarabag on Wednesday. Antonio Conte’s side reached the knockout...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - The former Lagos state governor  and the Leader of All Progressive Congress APC , Asiwaju Bola Tinubu was reacting to the position of the governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha,...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - Justice David Isele of the National Industrial Court, NIC, has ordered the immediate reinstatement of a former spokesperson of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Yushau...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - The Economic Community of West African States’ court has berated the Nigerian Government for always filing fresh motions in a bid to frustrate a fundamental right enforcement...
Zimbabwe: (Nov 22, 2017) - Soon to be President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa has landed at Manyame airbase where he has met army generals for debriefing. Mnangagwa will leave for Zanu PF headquarters where...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - According to an online source, the the 3year marriage between Nigerian singer, Dr Sid and his wife, Simi Esiri is in crisis. A highly placed source who spoke with online news site,...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - The Federal polytechnic, Oko, in Anambra, has urged the Federal Government to immortalise the first Vice President of the country, the late Dr Alex Ekwueme, for his selfless service...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - Worried by the pace of work currently going on at the Orthopedic Hospital N20 million Governor Willie Obiano community project in Abacha, Idemili North Local Government Area, Anambra...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NAFDAC on proper regulation of Genetically Modified Foods (GM Foods) in the country. Mrs...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) -  Former Nigeria Super Eagles and Everton striker, Yakubu Aiyegbeni, on Wednesday announced the date of his retirement from playing football. Yakubu, whose football career has...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - A Benin-based constitutional lawyer, Mr Olayiwola Afolabi, on Wednesday, described the ouster of the 93-year-old President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, as a lesson for sit-tight African...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - The Nigeria Police force, Delta State Command has apprehended Some members of the Spirol cult group planning to attack a secondary school in Delta state . Four teenage boys who are...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) -   Nigeria Federal Executive Council meeting was today moved from the Council chamber to the conference room of the Office of the Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, at the...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - The United Nations Children Funds (UNICEF) says Nigeria is ranked third among the countries of the world where people still practise open defecation. Mr Zaid Jurji, the UNICEF Chief...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - A clergy and notable preacher, lady evangelist Akintola Christiana Atinuke has warned youths against peer group influence and danger of keeping undue intimacy with friends while on...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - Senator Biodun Olujimi has blamed the clash between four security agencies in an attempt to arrest Ayo Oke and Ita Ekpeyong in Abuja on the President Muhammadu Buhari’s “lack...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, has received his certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) after his reelection victory during the November...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - The Manager of Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger has heaped praise on Alex Iwobi, claiming the Gunners forward has made 'unbelievable' progress over the past 12 months.  speaking...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday said it has postponed the sale of its 2018 application forms for intending candidates.  The board disclosed this...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions says it will investigate alleged missing $60.3bn Petroleum Profit Tax and Royalty revenues at the Central Bank of Nigeria. Chairman...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, says the proposed national carrier will be private sector driven. He said that would avoid the mistakes that led to the failure...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - Mr. Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday said he would not back down on the planned arrest of a former Director-General of...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - A U.S. Navy transport plane carrying 11 people crashed in the Philippine Sea south of Japan on Wednesday as it flew to the aircraft carrier the Ronald Reagan, the U.S. Seventh Fleet...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated a three-member committee to audit all assets recovered by relevant government agencies. Members of the committee are Olufemi Lijadu,...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - The Nigerian Army has arrested seven persons, including two females in a militant camp where arms and seven decomposed human skulls were recovered. The army had raided the militant...
Somalia: (Nov 22, 2017) - United State of America forces conducted an air strike against the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shabaab group in Somalia on Tuesday, killing more than 100 jihadists, military officials said. "In...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have withdrawn from Mamman Nasir street, Asokoro, Abuja, where they clashed with some Department of State Services (DSS)...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - The U.S. military said on Tuesday that an air strike targeting an Al-Shabaab camp had killed 100 militants. In a statement, U.S. Africa Command said the strike had been carried out...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - The Nigerian Army has directed all its officers and men to immediately commence the learning of the three major Nigerian languages. In a statement on Wednesday, Sani Usman, a brigadier-general...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Rt. Rev. Mathew Kukah, has attributed the high rate of under development in Nigeria to lack of good governance. Kukah made this assertion yesterday...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - The U.S. has condemned the suicide attack at a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa, which killed no fewer than 50 people and injured several others. The U.S. Department of State, in a statement...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has called on Africa countries to move beyond aid handouts that have failed to bring growth and prosperity and move to an era of mutual respect with...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - Not less than 10 people are in critical conditions in a private hospital at Igangan, Oke Ogun area of Oyo State, following injuries they sustained in a clash between farmers and herdsmen...
Nigeria: (Nov 22, 2017) - Badoo cultists have struck again in Ikorodu, killing a mother and her two children inside a church premises with stone. The Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday said it had arrested...
Zimbabwe: (Nov 21, 2017) - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has hailed Zimbabweans for their historic moment after pushing President Robert Mugabe to resign in a dramatic and unceremonious way ending a tumultuous...
Zimbabwe: (Nov 21, 2017) - The former vice-president of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa who was sacked by Robert Mugabe, would be sworn in as president. Mugabe reportedly fired Mnangagwa to pave the way for his...
Nigeria: (Nov 21, 2017) - Powerful Democratic lawmaker John Conyers, the longest-serving US congressman, settled a wrongful dismissal complaint after a former staffer said she was sacked because she would “not...
Nigeria: (Nov 21, 2017) - The community of Oko in Orumba North Local Government of Anambra State was devastated over the death of former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme on Sunday. Consequently, the community...
Nigeria: (Nov 21, 2017) - A Nigerian lady identified as Halima Kumar has taken to her social media account and shared her thoughts on the practice of having more than one wife or husband.  The woman...
Zimbabwe: (Nov 21, 2017) - Robert Mugabe has resigned as president of Zimbabwe with immediate effect after 37 years in power, the speaker of the country’s parliament has said. Mugabe took the step after...
Nigeria: (Nov 21, 2017) -     There was tension in the Asokoro area of Abuja on Tuesday following a clash between officials of the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Economic and Financial...
Nigeria: (Nov 21, 2017) - The Minister for Communications Barrister Adebayo Shittu was on Saturday, 11th November conferred with an honorary chieftaincy title ‘Agbaakin Fiwajoye of Ibadan land’ by...
Nigeria: (Nov 21, 2017) - About 50 people have been killed in a suicide bombing in the  North Eastern Nigerian State of Adamawa, police say. A bomber struck inside a mosque packed with worshippers during...
Zimbabwe: (Nov 21, 2017) - Zimbabwe’s Parliament opened a session today to begin the process of impeaching President Robert Mugabe, which could lead to him being stripped of office, an AFP correspondent...
Nigeria: (Nov 21, 2017) - The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Tuesday released the results of the Nov/Dec 2017 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) taken by 131,485 candidates. The...
Nigeria: (Nov 21, 2017) - The Senate on Tuesday announced the deferment of debate on the 2018 budget submitted to the joint session of the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari about 2 weeks ago. This...
Nigeria: (Nov 21, 2017) - A Group of American scientists have found a new possibility to cure leukemia, the results of a new study showed on Tuesday. Leukemia is a deadly disease that knocks down patients...
Nigeria: (Nov 21, 2017) - President Muhammadu Buhari has refused to assent to two bills forwarded to him by the national assembly. The two bills are the University of Wukari establishment bill, 2017 and Chartered...
Liberia: (Nov 22, 2017) - The National Elections Commission (NEC), office hearing the complaints of electoral fraud that has stalled the run-off presidential elections in Liberia  has dismissed the said...
Zimbabwe: (Nov 21, 2017) - In a statement early this morning from an undisclosed location, Mnangagwa also said he will not be returning to Zimbabwe because he feared for his life as he no longer trusted Mugabe.  “His...
Nigeria: (Nov 21, 2017) - The Nigerian Army Council has yesterday Monday 20th November 2017, approved the promotion of 45 Brigadier Generals to the rank of Major Generals and 92 Colonels to the rank of...
Nigeria: (Nov 21, 2017) - James Ibori, former governor of Delta state, says late Alex Ekwueme, former vice-president, is being mourned by a nation which failed to allow him rescue it from “political and...
Nigeria: (Nov 21, 2017) - Dangote Cement would on Thursday in Congo commission its 1.5 million metric tonnes per annum capacity Cement Plant valued at 500 million dollars. This was disclosed in a statement...
Nigeria: (Nov 21, 2017) - The federal government says it has successfully priced its $3 billion Eurobond with a tenor of 10 and 30 years. This is the biggest Eurobond Nigeria has ever issued. The $1.5...
Nigeria: (Nov 21, 2017) - Many people were killed when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive at a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa State, during morning prayers. “As people converged on Massalacin Madina ...
Nigeria: (Nov 21, 2017) - The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) says the federal government’s revenue from mining  increased by 23 percent to N69 billion because of increased...
Nigeria: (Nov 20, 2017) - Major General Lucky Irabor, the Force Commander (FC) Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has urged troops of Sector 3 MNJTF (7 Brigade Baga) Nigeria to keep up the spirit  in...
Kenya: (Nov 20, 2017) - There have been mixed reactions in various parts of the country following the Supreme Court decision to throw out petitions challenging the declaration of President Uhuru Kenyatta as...
Zimbabwe: (Nov 20, 2017) - The Zimbabwe National Army has postponed the holding of Culture Days and passing out parades dates for recruit courses at Recruit Training Depot and Headquarters 5 Infantry Brigade...
Nigeria: (Nov 20, 2017) - President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday assured the Judicial community that the recent investigations involving some judicial staff was not aimed at intimidating the Judiciary as wrongly...
Nigeria: (Nov 20, 2017) - The trial of leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, was stalled on Monday in Federal High Court, Abuja, due to the absence of the judge. The News...
Nigeria: (Nov 20, 2017) - Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the demise of former Vice President, Alex Ekwueme, saying that his contributions and counsels on national issues and mediation...
Nigeria: (Nov 20, 2017) - Tony Nwoye, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he will not challenge the result of the Anambra governorship election in court. The Independent National...
Nigeria: (Nov 20, 2017) - Hon. (Chief) Evance Ochuko Ivwurie , Chairman  Delta State House of Assembly Committee on Works, today said the committee was disappointed with the Contractor handling the Asaba...
Nigeria: (Nov 20, 2017) - The trial of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has been adjourned till December 5, after an earlier reschedule for Monday was cancelled following a judges’...
Nigeria: (Nov 20, 2017) -   President Muhammadu Buhari has directed governors and state chief judges to release prisoners who are unnecessarily detained as part of reforms in judiciary. The president...
Nigeria: (Nov 20, 2017) - The National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Victor Oye, has said that the victory of Governor Willie Obiano in the just concluded Anambra governorship election...