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Why Buhari deserves a second term, by Mohammed Kaka Bolori

There was never a time when the North East has so benefited from federal government projects and initiatives as we have seen in the...

NAF deploys 52 senior officers to various formations

The redeployment comprises of 16 Air Vice Marshalls, 16 Air Commodores, Nine Group Captains and Four Squadron Leaders.

Chinese life expectancy rises to 76.7 years

The commission also said the maternal mortality rate dropped to 19.6 per 100,000 births

FA Cup Final: Chelsea, Machester set for showdown in Wembley (LIVE UPDATES)

The Blues ended their Premier League season with a huge 3-0 loss at Newcastle United which crushed their hopes of making it into the top four.

Nigeria – U.S. relations excite President Buhari

The presidential aide said President Buhari also used the opportunity to congratulate the new Secretary of State on his appointment.

13 in Police net for conspiracy, pipeline vandalism

The Force spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, assistant commissioner of police, in a statement in Abuja on Friday, said the suspects were arrested in Kaduna, Niger and Delta.

Nigerian troops overrun Boko Haram hideout in Abaganaram, kill 2

The troops overpowered the insurgents, killing two of them and capturing 11 men after a fierce fire fight, during an operation to clear the surrounding villages of fleeing Boko Haram terrorists.

22 years after, Supreme Court acquits Otokoko suspect, Ajaebgu

There was reports that Okoronkwo, a groundnut seller, was on September 19, 1996, lured into a hotel, called Otokoko in Owerri and beheaded.

Nupe man who came back from death in 1975 dies again

It is a widely known narrative that Alhaji Gana died in 1975 at a youthful age, the day a date for his wedding was fixed.

Expert offers fresh, ‘startling’ perspective into herdsmen/farmers conflict

The keynote speaker traced the origin of the farmer-herder clashes to 1948, and the second in 1951 which led to the migration of Fulanin Bororo to Sudan.

Buratai briefs Buhari on security situations, Nigerian Army

Mr Buratai reassured that the Nigerian Army would continue to collaborate with other security agencies to safeguard lives and property as well as protect the territorial integrity of the country.

Bola Shagaya loses bid to reclaim seized N1.9bn

Mrs Shagaya received as “founder fees” on behalf of an organisation, Women for Change, being spearheaded by a former First Lady, Patience Jonathan.

Nigeria to add 189m people between 2018-2050 – UN

DESA urged governments to adopt better integrated policies to improve the lives of both urban and rural dwellers.

Good governance: Group charges citizens on holding governments accountable

The organisation decried that they were prevented by some state governments to to conduct the exercise.

Lake Chad expert visits Theatre Commander, commends Nigerian troops’ gallantry

The leader of the delegation further revealed that in carrying out its mandate, it was expedient for the team to visit the Lake Chad Basin Commission member states.

Nigerian govt plans 100,000 housing for low income earners

The houses will be at the sum of N2 million and N5million for one-bedroom and Three-bedroom flats respectively.

Nigerian Air Force launches operation Thunder Strike in North-east

The operation is an independent Air Interdiction by the Air Task Force.

Dasuki pleads not guilty to amended charges, secures fresh bail

Mr Dasuki, a retired colonel, was docked on 32-count amended charges along with Aminu Baba Kusa, Acacia Holdings Limited and Reliance Referral Hospital.

Sacked NIA acting DG challenges his dismissal, wants court to order his reinstatement

He, therefore, prays for an order of court reinstating him as a Director and the Acting Director General of the NIA.

Shell Nigeria boosts domestic gas distribution capacity by 150%

The new capacity is equivalent to some 400 megawatts, MW of gas to power

I’ll not disappoint Nigerians – Buhari

Buhari stated this during an All Progressives Congress, APC, rally in Dutse as part of activities of his two-day working visit to Jigawa state

BREAKING: Police seal Kano Assembly over plan to impeach speaker

The Director-General, Media and Publicity denied knowledge of the deployment of police to lock up the Assembly, saying the governor was away in Dutse.

CODEINE: Government’s ban shouldn’t create business for smugglers –– Soyinka

The documentary unearthed issues, which before now have been handled at different levels with a kid's gloves. Soyinka spoke to OMIKO AWA on why the documentary was made

Ekiti 2018: PDP’s Olusola-Eleka nominates 39-year-old Ogunsakin as running-mate

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Mr Ogunsakin, a native of Ado Ekiti, is the immediate past Chairman of Ado Ekiti Local Government.

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