When judgment comes upon the hangman

By Philip Agbese The cobwebs should have cleared from the eyes of anyone previously in doubt about the shady dealings of online hitman and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoleye Sowore, who was this week arrested over an alleged threat to

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Army deploys special security team to southern Kaduna

The Nigerian Army has said that it has already deployed Special Forces to Southern Kaduna to join other security agencies in making sure that normalcy is restored to that region. Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, made this known on

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Church Where Wives, Husbands Are Swapped

Pastor: We’re Only Obeying God’s Instruction It is known as ‘Mercedes Church or Uka Achi’ in Abagana, Anambra State. The church, which was founded by the late Jeremiah Achi, who passed on two years ago, had the culture of swapping

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(ISLAMIC SERIES) Immense benefits of Sadaqah

Sourced by Amina Isah In the name of Allah, the most gracious, the most merciful. Goodness is an essential part of human nature. A man feels inner satisfaction through committing virtuous deeds, like lending a little money to the poor

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Soyinka blasts Buhari over poor handling of Southern Kaduna chaos

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka yesterday criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s and Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s handling of the southern Kaduna crisis. “If you ask why Gen. Buhari did not act fast enough when these events took place, which degrade us as

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Boko Haram is yet to be defeated – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has conceded that his government is yet to declare victory over the Boko Haram terrorist group until all the kidnapped Chibok school girls are rescued. The president admitted this in a letter he wrote to Pakistani child

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Nigerian Army denies planning to attack The Gambia

The Nigerian Army has denied an online report that it is planning to attack The Gambia, in order to remove the country’s President Yaya Jammeh from office. The denial is contained in a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja by

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Amazon to deliver 100,000 new US jobs

Amazon on Thursday unveiled plans to create 100,000 US jobs over the next 18 months, as President-elect Donald Trump presses the business world to boost activities on American soil. The US tech and retail giant’s plan to bring its American

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Turkish lawmakers throw chairs as parliament approves more articles in a bill boosting Erdogan’s powers

Turkish lawmakers on Thursday brawled and threw chairs as parliament approved three more articles in a hugely controversial bill bolstering the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Lawmakers have since the start of the week been debating the first reading

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U.S. Senate takes its first concrete step toward dismantling Obamacare

The U.S. Senate on Thursday took a first concrete step toward dismantling Obamacare, voting to instruct key committees to draft legislation repealing President Barack Obama’s signature health insurance program. The resolution, passed in the early hours of Thursday in a

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