• newUS-based Nigerians develop free TV, movie streaming App
    Two US-based Nigerians, Bamidele Adetayo and Suleiman Nadabo have developed a Web App, “Entertale’’ to give TV audience in Africa and the world quality experiences. Adetayo in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abu…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Jul 17, 4:44pm -
  • newAncient Sub-Saharan Africans possibly interbred with unknown hominins – Study
    Human ancestors living in Sub-Sahara Africa may have interbred with unknown “ghost’’ species of early hominins, a study on the evolutionary history of a salivary protein has indicated. “This unknown human relative could be a species that has…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Jul 17, 4:39pm -
  • newNATO offers to mediate between Germany, Turkey over military base dispute
    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday  offered to mediate between Berlin and Ankara with regards to the ongoing dispute over the visiting rights of German parliamentarians at the Turkish NATO base in Konya. Germany has stationed troops…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Jul 17, 4:25pm -
  • newHeads may roll in Army over leaked document
     …..Investigators set up to fish out perpetrators From: Molly Kilete, Abuja The last may not have been heard of the recent redeployment of 649, officers among them  seven Major-Generals, 45 Brigadier-Generals and 597 by Army authorities who are s…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Jul 17, 3:32pm -
  • newPresident Buhari accepts nomination to serve as AU anti-corruption crusader – Adesina
    President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted his nomination as leader of the “2018 AU Theme on the Fight against Corruption’’, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina has said. Buhari was nominated by African leaders at the 29th Sess…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Jul 17, 3:29pm -
  • newAmbode backs Appeal Court verdict authorising state control of Inland waterways

    Ambode backs Appeal Court verdict authorising state control of Inland waterways

    …Says, ‘Era of uncontrolled sand dredging over in Lagos ……Swears-in newly-elected 20 LGs, 37 LCDAs chairs Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Tuesday, expressed excitement at the judgment of Appeal Court in Lagos which set aside the…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Jul 17, 3:27pm -
  • newTwo injured as UNIBEN Post-Graduate students protest
    From: Tony Osauzo, Benin Two students of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) were reportedly injured, on Tuesday, following a clash between post-graduate students and security operatives of the institution. The post-graduate students were reportedly pro…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Jul 17, 3:16pm -
  • newSocial justice solution to peace, devt. of Nigeria – Abdulsalami
    From: Fred Ezeh, Abuja A former military Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), on Tuesday, said that lasting peace and development would continue to elude Nigeria until the culture of social justice was placed top in the activities of both…
    - 4 hours ago 25 Jul 17, 3:09pm -
  • newNigeria moves to stop Asians from having direct dealings with farmers
    The Nigeria-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NVCCI), on Tuesday said that a mechanism that would stop Asian nationals from having direct access to Nigerian farmlands would soon be inaugurated. Mr Oye Akinsemoyin, the NVCCI President, told th…
    - 4 hours ago 25 Jul 17, 2:50pm -
  • newMan, 68, 2 others arraigned for murder of Okada rider in Delta
    From: Paul Osuyi, Asaba Three persons have been charged to court for alleged conspiracy and murder of a motorcyclist, Cyprian Kumaorun, during the recent crisis in Idumuje-Ugboko, Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State. The trio, Ochei Nn…
    - 4 hours ago 25 Jul 17, 2:46pm -

Thisday Newspaper

  • newNYSC Deploys 2,300 Corps Members to Sokoto
    By Mohammed Aminu in Sokoto The National Youths Service Corps ( NYSC) has deployed 2,300 corps members to Sokoto State under the 2017, Batch ‘A’ Stream 11. Making the disclosure during a chat with journalists in Sokoto Tuesday, the NYSC state Co…
    - 4 hours ago 25 Jul 17, 3:00pm -
  • newQuackery: UCCDA Urges NIS to Submit List of Registered Members
    By Okon Bassey in Uyo Worried by the activities of quacks in the building industry, the Uyo Capital City Development Authority (UCCDA) has demanded the submission of a comprehensive list of all licensed members of the Akwa Ibom State chapter of the N…
    - 4 hours ago 25 Jul 17, 2:58pm -
  • newCourt Throws out Fayemi’s Application against Judicial Panel
    By Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti An attempt by a former governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, to stop the judicial panel set up to probe his administration failed on Tuesday, as an Ado-Ekiti High Court refused an application praying for an interim…
    - 5 hours ago 25 Jul 17, 1:47pm -
  • newBuhari Writes Guinean President, Says ‘I’m Making Good Progress’
    By Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has written a letter of appreciation to the President of Guinea, Alpha Conde, over the nationwide prayers held last week by Guineans for his recovery and good health. Buhari, according to a stat…
    - 6 hours ago 25 Jul 17, 12:39pm -
  • newPolice Arrest Certificate Forger
    By Mohammed Aminu in Sokoto The Sokoto State Police Command Tuesday paraded a suspected fraudster, Dauda Julde, who specialised in forging certificates and identity cards of tertiary institutions in the state. Speaking with newsmen in Sokoto Tuesd…
    - 6 hours ago 25 Jul 17, 12:36pm -
  • newOsinbajo Harps on Executive, Legislature Harmony
    By James Emejo in Abuja Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Tuesday said Nigerians deserve better dividends of democracy from the leadership, cautioning that positions and tenures of political office holders, particularly in the executive and legislatur…
    - 6 hours ago 25 Jul 17, 12:33pm -
  • newYouths Paint Pictures of Nigeria of their Dreams
    Nigerian youths were at their creative best as they painted apt pictures of the Nigeria of their dreams through various contributions to the NigeriaStartsWithMe book which was recently launched by Sahara Group in Lagos. According to a statement by th…
    - 7 hours ago 25 Jul 17, 11:58am -
  • newCelebrating Ogidi Culture
    The Ogidi community in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State recently celebrated the Ogidi Day Cultural and Yam Festival where various groups performed and some eminent persons were honoured, writes Yekini Jimoh According to history, Ogidi commun…
    - 13 hours ago 25 Jul 17, 6:11am -
  • newCan Anything Good Come from El-Rufai’s C’ttee?
    Davidson Iriekpen queries the choice of the Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, who has openly castigated those clamouring for the country to be restructured, as Chairman of the All Progressives Congress’ committee to define its concept of…
    - 14 hours ago 25 Jul 17, 5:13am -
  • newEkweremadu: Restructuring Must Be Done Incrementally, Not Just About Resource Control
    • N’Assembly begins clause-by-clause consideration of constitution review • Amendments include decongestion of Exclusive List, abrogation of joint state-LG accounts, ministerial representation for FCT Damilola Oyedele and James Emejo in Abuja T…
    - 17 hours ago 25 Jul 17, 2:11am -
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