Vanguard News

  • new6-year-old dominates Facebook with calls for end to violence

    6-year-old dominates Facebook with calls for end to violence

    A poignant Facebook video is racking up views with its message of peace. The messenger is “Lil J,” a 6-year-old boy who asks people to “stop killing each other” in the video that was posted by his mother, Leanndra Cheatham, one week ago.The…
    - 1 hour ago 22 May 17, 6:13pm -
  • newGov. Ganduje frees 50 prisoners

    Gov. Ganduje frees 50 prisoners

    Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has freed 50 inmates who are serving different jail terms at the Kurmawa Central Prison in Kano.The post Gov. Ganduje frees 50 prisoners appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 1 hour ago 22 May 17, 6:11pm -
  • newEbola: WHO confirm death toll in Congo
    Fourth persons has died in an Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a spokesman from the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday. Since the WHO declared the outbreak on May 12 in north-eastern Bas-Uele province, 37 suspecte…
    - 1 hour ago 22 May 17, 6:03pm -
  • newCongress man calls for Trump’s Impeachment, receives death threat

    Congress man calls for Trump’s Impeachment, receives death threat

    Al Green (D-Texas) on Saturday said that he has been threatened with lynching following his call for President Trump’s impeachment. The lawmaker held a town hall event and played several recorded messages left at his offices in Texas and D.C., as f…
    - 1 hour ago 22 May 17, 6:02pm -
  • newNew Missile: N/Korea ready for mass production

    New Missile: N/Korea ready for mass production

    North Korea confirmed on Monday that it had “successfully” tested a solid-fuel ballistic missile that it claims is capable of reaching Japan and major U.S. military bases, according to state media.The post New Missile: N/Korea ready for mass pro…
    - 1 hour ago 22 May 17, 6:01pm -
  • newEx-army generals, others for coup trial

    Ex-army generals, others for coup trial

    More than 220 suspects, including over two dozen former generals, went on trial Monday in Ankara, Turkey accused of being among the ringleaders of last year’s attempted coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.The post Ex-army generals,…
    - 1 hour ago 22 May 17, 5:57pm -
  • newAOS Orwell wins Shell safety award
    Nigerian Indigenous oilfield services company AOS Orwell has won the 2017 Shell overall Safety Award for Wells at the Shell Leaders and Chief Executive Officers Health Safety and Environment Conference in Lagos.The post AOS Orwell wins Shell safety…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:52pm -
  • newNigerian Navy Day: Indian Warship arrives Lagos for drill

    Nigerian Navy Day: Indian Warship arrives Lagos for drill

    The Chancery of the High Commission of India in Lagos, on Monday announced the scheduled arrival of an Indian Naval Warship, INS Tarkash, to Lagos by the end of this month.The post Nigerian Navy Day: Indian Warship arrives Lagos for drill appeared f…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:51pm -
  • newElephant kills hunter in Zimbabwe

    Elephant kills hunter in Zimbabwe

    A big game hunter died in Zimbabwe when a member of his hunting group fired their gun at an elephant striking it and causing it to fall on him.The post Elephant kills hunter in Zimbabwe appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:47pm -
  • newAmbode hails lawmakers as Assembly holds session for Lagos@50
    National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Monday called on the Military to perish any attempt to lure it to stage a coup against the democratic process, vowing that such attemp…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:42pm -
  • newMASSOB: Police disperse Port Harcourt rally
    The police seized the `Biafra flag’ and dispersed precession by Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) at Government Craft Centre bus stop on Aba road in Port Harcourt on Monday.The post MASSOB: Police disperse P…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:33pm -
  • newSea lion attacks girl-tourist

    Sea lion attacks girl-tourist

    Some tourists in British Columbia, Canada, got a bit of a scare when a sea lion grabbed a little girl and dragged her into the water.The post Sea lion attacks girl-tourist appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:31pm -
  • newBus nosedives 300 feet, kills 17

    Bus nosedives 300 feet, kills 17

    At least 17 people were killed and 31 were injured when a bus plunged some 300 feet off a roadside in a mountainous region of southern Mexico near the Guatemalan border, authorities said on Sunday.The post Bus nosedives 300 feet, kills 17 appeared f…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:28pm -
  • newMoyes resigns after Sunderland relegation

    Moyes resigns after Sunderland relegation

    David Moyes has resigned as Sunderland manager following their relegation from the Premier League, the club announced on Monday.The post Moyes resigns after Sunderland relegation appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:25pm -
  • newTinubu bankrolls air freight of Moji Olaiya’s body

    Tinubu bankrolls air freight of Moji Olaiya’s body

    Former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu today gave out the money needed to bring back to Nigeria the body of Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya from Canada, where she died on Thursday morning.The post Tinubu bankrolls air freight of Mo…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:24pm -
  • newObaship tussle: I am the bona fide Oba of Lagos, Akiolu tells court
    About 14 years after his installation, the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja High Court in a suit challenging his emergence as the paramount ruler of Lagos, saying he is the bona fide monarch.The post Obaship tussle: I am…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:19pm -
  • newI-G urges officers to always respect human rights
    The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has urged police officers in the country to always respect human rights in discharging their duties.The post I-G urges officers to always respect human rights appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:14pm -
  • newTrump involved in terrorism attack, says Maduro

    Trump involved in terrorism attack, says Maduro

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday said that his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, is deeply involved in “terrorist” activities and the violence that is unfolding in the South American nation with an eye toward “taking political contro…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:12pm -
  • newRape trial: Moment of truth for Cosby

    Rape trial: Moment of truth for Cosby

    No fewer than 100 potential jurors were due in a Pennsylvania courthouse on Monday, where a judge will begin selecting the panel for the rape trial of Bill Cosby.The post Rape trial: Moment of truth for Cosby appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:04pm -
  • newRamadan: Muslim groups call for shift of Army Recruitment, NYSC orientation
    A coalition of Muslim groups, Da'Wah Co-Ordination Coordination council of Nigeria has called on the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo to prevail on the Nigerian Army and the National Youth Service Corps to shift the date for the recruitment of the 76t…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:01pm -

The Punch

  • newUN calls on North Korea to stop missile tests
    The United Nations on Monday called on North Korea to put a stop to its ballistic missile tests in order to open up the prospect of talks with world powers. The appeal followed the launch on Sunday of a missile — the latest in a series this year as…
    - 11 mins ago 22 May 17, 7:15pm -
  • new[VIDEO] Did Melania just refuse to have Trump hold her hand?
    Rumours are already rife that Donald and Melania Trump are not the most happily married of couples. A Vanity Fair article had revealed some hidden secrets about their 12-year marriage, as people have been keeping a close eye on the two in public. N…
    - 12 mins ago 22 May 17, 7:14pm -
  • new#UberLoveStory: He lied to you, Uber driver’s ex-girlfriend tells wife

    #UberLoveStory: He lied to you, Uber driver’s ex-girlfriend tells wife

    Former girlfriend of Uber driver whose wife celebrated their meeting and eventual marriage on social media recently has expressed disappointment in the Uber driver who she claimed treated her badly. READ ALSO: How Uber driver married his client In a…
    - 14 mins ago 22 May 17, 7:12pm -
  • newHow Israeli MP stole selfie with Trump
    A scandal-plagued Israeli MP stole a selfie with US President Donald Trump on Monday, setting off a flood of online humour and seeming to annoy Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Oren Hazan was not supposed to approach Trump during the welcoming cere…
    - 20 mins ago 22 May 17, 7:06pm -
  • newFor attacking herdsman, Fayose orders arrest of seven Ekiti youths 
    Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has ordered the immediate arrest of seven youths for allegedly attacking an herdsman, simply identified as Ibrahim and killing four of his cows. He has also awarded N5m to the f…
    - 56 mins ago 22 May 17, 6:30pm -
  • newI’ll ‘walk’ if Nigeria continues oil import in 2019, Kachikwu vows
    Tope Omogbolagun The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said he would resign if Nigeria continues to import oil by 2019. Kachikwu said this in an interview on BBC’s programme, Hardtalk,  with Stephen Sackur on Mo…
    - 1 hour ago 22 May 17, 6:03pm -
  • newSAN faults Falana, asks Osinbajo to sign 2017 budget
    Ade Adesomoju, Abuja A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Sebastine Hon, on Monday faulted the the advice by human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN),  urging the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo not to sign the 2017 Appropriation Bill recently passed…
    - 1 hour ago 22 May 17, 6:00pm -
  • newAlleged N1.64bn fraud: I signed only allowances for Nyame – witness
    A defence witness, Philip Akolo, orderly to former Gov. Jolly Nyame of Taraba, told an FCT High Court, Gudu, on Monday that he signed only allowances on behalf of the former governor while he was in office. The witness spoke during the continuation o…
    - 1 hour ago 22 May 17, 5:59pm -
  • newArsenal not for sale, says US owner
    Arsenal majority owner Stan Kroenke said on Monday his shares in the Premier League club were not for sale after media reports that the club’s second-largest investor had made an offer to buy out Kroenke. “KSE (Kroenke Sports & Entertainment) UK…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:55pm -
  • newMASSOB: Biafra Day celebration paralyses Onitsha
    The 17th anniversary celebration to mark the call for republic of Biafra paralysed social and economic activities in Onitsha, Anambra on Monday. Members of Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State Biafra (MASSOB) – Biafra Independent M…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:53pm -
  • newIraq agrees to nine-month extension of OPEC production cut
    Iraq has agreed to a nine-month extension of a production cut pact among OPEC members that is aimed at boosting crude prices, the country’s oil minister said on Monday. “We are in agreement with the kingdom (of Saudi Arabia)… to continue the pr…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:52pm -
  • newBREAKING: Gambia’s Jammeh ‘stole $50m’, assets frozen
    The Gambia’s justice minister said Monday ex-leader Yahya Jammeh stole more than $50 million from a state telecoms company, while a court froze his assets in the small west African nation. “President Yahya Jammeh personally or under his instructi…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:49pm -
  • newFormer Army Generals, others on trial for coup plot
    More than 220 suspects, including over two dozen former generals, went on trial Monday accused of being among the ringleaders of last year’s attempted coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Furious protesters outside the court demande…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:46pm -
  • newTragedy hits family as three sisters drown in Bauchi stream
    Armstrong Bakam, Bauchi Tragedy struck in Bauchi on Sunday when three minors reportedly drowned in a stream in Darazo Local Government Area of Bauchi State. The minors who were said to be sisters left home to play, but were later discovered to have…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:38pm -
  • newRamadan: Muslim groups threaten to boycott Army recruitment, NYSC orientation
    Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna A coalition of Muslim groups, Da’Wah Coordination council of Nigeria has threatened to force its members to boycott this year’s recruitment exercise by the Nigerian Army and the orientation programme of the National Youth Se…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:36pm -
  • newPresident Maduro accuses Trump of terrorism
    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday said that his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, is deeply involved in “terrorist” activities and the violence that is unfolding in the South American nation with an eye toward “taking political contro…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:32pm -
  • newI am the bona fide Oba of Lagos, Akiolu tells court
    About 14 years after his installation, the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja High Court in a suit challenging his emergence as the paramount ruler of Lagos, saying he is the bona fide monarch. “I am here to justify my appo…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:24pm -
  • newEthiopian Airlines denies collecting unauthorised charges from Nigerians
    Ethiopian Airlines on Monday refuted the claim that it was collecting unauthorised charges on its route from Nigeria to South Africa. The airline issued the denial in a statement signed by its media consultant, Mr Ikechi Uko. The Nigerian Civil Aviat…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:24pm -
  • newGanduje frees 50 prisoners
    Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has freed 50 inmates who are serving different jail terms at the Kurmawa Central Prison in Kano. The governor, who ordered the release of the inmates during his visit to the prison in Kano on Monday, said the…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:15pm -
  • newNigeria dollar scarcity to persist till 2018 – Moody’s
    Bayo Akinloye Despite the Central Bank of Nigeria’s efforts to strengthen the value of the naira against the dollar, Moody’s Investors Service has said foreign currency shortages will remain in the country till 2018. This was stated in a report,…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:07pm -
  • newWe’ll resist any coup attempt, Tinubu vows
    National Leader of All Progressives Congress and former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Monday called on the Military to perish any attempt to lure it to stage a coup against the democratic process, vowing that such attempt woul…
    - 3 hours ago 22 May 17, 4:56pm -
  • newMoyes resigns as Sunderland manager
    David Moyes has resigned as Sunderland manager following their relegation from the Premier League, the club announced on Monday. The 54-year-old Scot succeeded Sam Allardyce last July and oversaw a desperate season that saw Sunderland finish 16 point…
    - 3 hours ago 22 May 17, 4:48pm -
  • newFather, son on trial for raping 12-year-old girl
    An incestuous father, 56-year-old Sunday Adimagwu, and his son, Kenneth, 21, were on Monday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court charged with defiling a 12-year-old girl. The father is being tried for defiling his own daughter, while th…
    - 3 hours ago 22 May 17, 4:41pm -
  • newCAC closes manual registration in five states
    Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The Corporate Affairs Commission on Monday announced the closure of manual process for company registration in five states and the Federal Capital Territory. The announcement was made by the Registrar-General, CAC, Mr. Bello Mahm…
    - 3 hours ago 22 May 17, 4:39pm -
  • newBREAKING: FRSC officials impound vehicle conveying indian hemp
    The Federal Road Safety Corps’ patrol team at the Badagry Seme border who has apprehended and impounded a vehicle for Seatbelt Violation and Driver Licence Violation discovered that it was conveying a large quantity of Indian hemp into the country…
    - 3 hours ago 22 May 17, 4:20pm -
  • newCourt stays proceedings on permanent forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s $5.7m
    A Federal High Court Lagos on Monday suspended proceedings in the hearing of an application seeking permanent forfeiture of $5.7m belonging to the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun stayed proceedings pe…
    - 3 hours ago 22 May 17, 4:19pm -
  • newCourt orders BAT to pay N25,000 to FCT Minister
    Justice Kezziah Ogbonnaya of FCT High Court, Kubwa on Monday ordered the British American Tobacco Company to pay N25,000 cost to the FCT Minister for seeking unnecessary adjournment. Ogbonnaya gave the order at the resumed hearing of a land suit file…
    - 3 hours ago 22 May 17, 4:13pm -
  • newBREAKING: FUTA reinstates suspended bursar
    Peter Dada, Akure The Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology Akure, has ordered the reinstatement of the bursar of the institution, Mr. Emmanuel Oresegun. Both Oresegun and the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Adebiyi Daramola were earlier …
    - 4 hours ago 22 May 17, 3:56pm -
  • newTo check ‘cat AIDS’ epidemic, govt rounds up animals for HIV screening
    Cats in a Danish village are being rounded up after an outbreak of ‘feline AIDS’, it has emerged. Authorities are trying to capture all feral cats in Sønder Onsild, southwest of the town of Hobro in central Jutland. It comes after nine animals w…
    - 4 hours ago 22 May 17, 3:40pm -
  • newLagos to construct eight new ferry jetties
    The Lagos State Government is to construct eight new concrete ferry jetties in coastal areas of the state, according to an official. The Commissioner for Waterfront Development, Mr Adebowale Akinsanya, said at a media briefing on Monday at Alausa, Ik…
    - 4 hours ago 22 May 17, 3:37pm -
  • newSenator asks ethics office to review Trump hotel payments
    Top Democrat on the Senate committee overseeing pensions on Monday asked the U.S. Office of Government Ethics to assess whether President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution and federal bans on conflicts of interest. Reuters reported on April…
    - 4 hours ago 22 May 17, 3:23pm -
  • newPolice detain 47 MASSOB members in Cross River
    Mudiaga Affe, Calabar The leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra in Cross River State, Samuel Okah, and 46 others have been arrested and detained at the headquarters of the state Police Command in Calabar. The unarm…
    - 4 hours ago 22 May 17, 3:23pm -
  • newKano Assembly shelves plan to probe Emir Sanusi II
    The Kano State House of Assembly on Monday dropped its earlier plan to probe the Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammad Sanusi II, on an eight-count, comprising financial impropriety, among others. According to our findings, the House halted the probe, follow…
    - 4 hours ago 22 May 17, 3:18pm -
  • newAsiwaju Tinubu pays for repatriation of Moji Olaiya’s body
    Mobola Sadiq The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has reportedly paid for the repatriation of the body of the late Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya, who died in Canada on May 17, 2017, two months after she had a b…
    - 4 hours ago 22 May 17, 3:03pm -
  • newPortsmouth approve sale to ex-Disney boss Eisner
    The Pompey Supporters’ Trust has voted in favour of allowing former Walt Disney chief executive Michael Eisner to buy Portsmouth, the English fourth-tier club announced on Monday. The trust, which took control of Portsmouth in 2013, holds a 48.5 pe…
    - 5 hours ago 22 May 17, 2:51pm -
  • newTuface joins GLO ambassadors

    Tuface joins GLO ambassadors

    Nigerian RnB musician, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as Tuface has also joined the league of Glo Celebrity ambassadors. Other ambassadors are: Ime Bishop (Okon), Funke Akindele, Flavour, korede Bello, Nadia Buhari, Reekado Banks, Omawunmi, Patienc…
    - 5 hours ago 22 May 17, 2:46pm -
  • new[VIDEO] South African doctors make history, perform second penis transplant
    South African doctors successfully performed a second penis transplant, the first time in the world that the same doctors conducted such an operation. The transplant was performed by a team of doctors from Stellenbosch University and the Tygerberg Ac…
    - 5 hours ago 22 May 17, 2:44pm -
  • newSeized $5.9m: Appeal Court hears Patience Jonathan’s case July 5
    Ramon Oladimeji The Court of Appeal has fixed July 5, 2017 to hear the appeal filed by the wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan to challenge the interim order of the Federal High Court in Lagos which temporarily froze her Skye Bank account with a b…
    - 5 hours ago 22 May 17, 2:44pm -
  • newPolice arrest 50 Biafra agitators in Ebonyi
    Clement Nnachi No fewer than fifty members of the Biafra Independent Movement, were on Monday arrested by the Police during the Group’s peaceful rally in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital. It was gathered that Biafra flags flooded the capital cit…
    - 5 hours ago 22 May 17, 2:39pm -
  • newGirls call me to help them get married- businessman
    Mohammed  Jacob, a business man who married off 50 girls in Yobe on Sunday said girls have incessantly called him to help them get married. He said this at the marriage ceremony of the newlyweds  according to a report by daily trust. It was learnt…
    - 5 hours ago 22 May 17, 2:37pm -
  • new‎Fayose sets up judicial commission to probe Fayemi
    Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has set up a Judicial Commission of Enquiry to probe his predecessor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, over alleged mismanagement of state funds under him. This was in compliance with the res…
    - 5 hours ago 22 May 17, 2:32pm -
  • newKidnappers face death penalty in Benue, as Ortom assents two bills
    John Charles, Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Monday signed two bills into law in the presence of stakeholders who thronged the seat of government. The two bills are; ‘Open grazing prohibition and ranches establishment law, 2017 and…
    - 5 hours ago 22 May 17, 2:27pm -
  • newPolice arraign Katsina PDP chieftain over Saturday’s by-election
    KATSINA police command, on Monday, arraigned a chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party in the state, Umaru Tata, before a Katsina  senior magistrate court on a two-count of public nuisance, under section 199 of criminal code.   The charges were in co…
    - 5 hours ago 22 May 17, 2:23pm -
  • newSecondary school pupil, 14, on trial for raping co-tenant’s daughter
    A 14-year-old secondary school student, who allegedly defiled his neighbour’s seven-year-old daughter, is facing trial at an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The accused, who resides with his parents at 41 , Odo-Oba St., Bariga, Lagos, is being tr…
    - 5 hours ago 22 May 17, 2:21pm -
  • newCosby arrives for jury selection in sex assault trial
    Disgraced US megastar Bill Cosby arrived at court Monday for the start of jury selection in his sexual assault trial, in which he is accused of drugging and assaulting a woman at his home 13 years ago. The pioneering black comedian walked into the Al…
    - 5 hours ago 22 May 17, 2:20pm -
  • newElephant crushes South African hunter to death
    A South African big-game hunter was crushed to death when an elephant picked him up and then fell on him after being shot, Zimbabwean officials and media reports said Monday. Theunis Botha, 51, a professional hunter who specialised in hunting with ho…
    - 5 hours ago 22 May 17, 2:12pm -
  • new[BREAKING] OPEC ministers meet in Vienna on Thursday
    Ministers from oil exporting countries have been scheduled to meet in Vienna, Austria on Thursday. The meeting is intended to discuss oil production cuts amid increased competition from U.S. shale producers. According to the information available on…
    - 5 hours ago 22 May 17, 2:10pm -
  • new[VIDEO] Trump becomes first sitting US president to visit Western Wall
    Donald Trump on Monday became the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall in the disputed city of Jerusalem, placing his hand on one of the most sacred sites in Judaism. The Western Wall is the holiest site where Jews can pray. Trump, we…
    - 5 hours ago 22 May 17, 2:04pm -
  • newEdo assembly shelves sitting over alleged impeachment plot
    Alexander Okere, Benin The Edo State House of Assembly on Monday shelved its planned resumption of plenary over an alleged plot to impeach the Speaker, Dr. Justin Okonoboh. ‎But Okonoboh dismissed the allegation, adding that there was no such plan…
    - 5 hours ago 22 May 17, 2:02pm -
  • newTerrorists worship death, not God – Trump
    U.S. President Donald Trump has said that it was imperative for young Muslim boys and girls to know that terrorists were not worshiping God but worshiping death. Trump, who made the appeal at the Arab Islamic American Summit in Saudi Arabia, enjoined…
    - 5 hours ago 22 May 17, 1:57pm -

The Nation Nigeria

  • newFayose seeks to complete aborted 2006 tenure

    Fayose seeks to complete aborted 2006 tenure

    Gov. Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State said on Monday that he would contest in court his removal from office during his first term tenure. The governor spoke on his monthly public enlightenment programme, “Meet Your Governor in Ado Ekiti. He said since the…
    - 11 mins ago 22 May 17, 7:15pm -
  • newAfrican Boxing Championship moved to June
    The 2017 African Boxing Championship scheduled to begin in Brazzaville on 27 May, will now take place from 17-25 June. The Local Organising Committee (LOC) in charged of the tournament cited the decision was taken in order to ensure that the tourname…
    - 29 mins ago 22 May 17, 6:57pm -
  • newMarking `Biafra day’ paralyses Onitsha

    Marking `Biafra day’ paralyses Onitsha

    The 17th anniversary celebration to mark the call for the republic of Biafra paralysed social and economic activities in Onitsha, Anambra on Monday. Members of Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State Biafra (MASSOB) – Biafra Independe…
    - 35 mins ago 22 May 17, 6:51pm -
  • newPDP crisis: Supreme Court reserves judgment 

    PDP crisis: Supreme Court reserves judgment 

    …To communicate date to parties   The Supreme Court reserved judgment Monday in the appeal filed the sacked National Caretaker Committee of the party led by Ahmed Makarfi. The Makarfi Committee is by the appeal, challenging the February 17 judgm…
    - 52 mins ago 22 May 17, 6:34pm -
  • newHerbalist ‘defrauds’ cab driver of N4m

    Herbalist ‘defrauds’ cab driver of N4m

    A taxi driver seeking charms to boost patronage has allegedly lost N4million to a herbalist, David Abiodun. The victim, Adebayo Omoniyi, 38, lost the money to the herbalist, who promised to prepare a charm that would attract rich and famous clients t…
    - 1 hour ago 22 May 17, 6:24pm -
  • newObasanjo, Osinbajo to speak on 50 years after Biafra

    Obasanjo, Osinbajo to speak on 50 years after Biafra

    Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and seven other leaders will on Thursday speak at a conference on the Memory and Nation Building – Biafra: 50 Years After. At the one-day conference, which will h…
    - 1 hour ago 22 May 17, 6:11pm -
  • newModular Refinery: FG approves 56 licenses to operators

    Modular Refinery: FG approves 56 licenses to operators

    No fewer than 56 licenses have been approved by the Federal Government (FG) for the setting up of modular refineries in the Niger Delta region to end the era of illegal refining activities and youths agitation in the region, but no indigene of the re…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:50pm -
  • newOsinbajo, IBB, Sultan, others save Emir of Kano from Assembly probe

    Osinbajo, IBB, Sultan, others save Emir of Kano from Assembly probe

    The Kano State House of Assembly on Monday stopped further probe of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, following a letter received from Government House and signed by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, urging the House to halt the probe due to appe…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:27pm -
  • newCultists kill 26-year-old in Bayelsa

    Cultists kill 26-year-old in Bayelsa

    Suspected cultists have gunned down a victim identified as Jackson Olali, 26, along Tombia Road, Yenagoa Local Government Area, Bayelsa State. The gunmen were said to have shot their victim at about 10:30pm on Saturday creating panic at a junction…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:18pm -
  • newOlympic gold medalists bares it all on reality show

    Olympic gold medalists bares it all on reality show

      She was once known for her eye-catching displays in the pool, but now former Olympic champion Inge de Bruijn is getting attention for an entirely different reason. The 43-year-old former swimmer will appear completely naked as she attempts to find…
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 17, 5:09pm -
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