Military kills top Boko Haram commanders

The Nigerian Military says it has killed a large number of Boko Haram terrorists including some of the group’s top leaders in combined operations of the Army and Air Force. Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman, in

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Nigerian suya seller arrested trying to slaughter 4-year-old girl for suya

The Lagos state police has arrested a 35 year old roasted meat (suya) seller, Alliu Abdulahi, for allegedly attempting to slaughter a four- year-old girl for Suya. The suspect had allegedly abducted the girl at White sand area of Ebute

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Libya deports 139 Nigerians again – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, said another batch of 139 deportees arrived the country from Libya on Tuesday. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, the South-West spokesman, NEMA, confirmed the deportation to the News Agency of Nigeria, yesterday, in Lagos. Farinloye said

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Trump tells North Korea: ‘We have talked enough’…What next?

U.S. President Donald Trump has ruled out any diplomatic talks with North Korea over its missile programme saying “talking is not the answer.” Trump who spoke after the missile launch over Japan took to his twitter handle @realDonaldTrump on Wednesday

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Malaysia celebrates 60th independence anniversary today

Today, August 31, Malaysia will be celebrating its 60th anniversary as an independent country. Malaysia’s first Prime Minister (now late) Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra al-Haj read the proclamation of independence on 31 August 1957. Though Malaysia got independence three years

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U.S. probes Sinopec over $100m Nigeria bribes

U.S. authorities are investigating China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. over allegations that the state-controlled oil producer paid Nigerian officials about $100 million worth of bribes to resolve a business dispute, according to people familiar with the probe. Investigators from the

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Buhari has lost touch with Nigeria’s economic realities – Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s latest comment that he was pleased with Nigeria’s economic situation as another pointer to the fact that the President has lost touch with the economic realities in the country.

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President Buhari arrives in Daura for Sallah

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday arrived his home town, Daura, Katsina State, for the Eid-El-Kabir celebrations. Governor Aminu Masari led top government officials, including the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Mustapha Inuwa, to receive him at the Umar Musa

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Fayemi Probe: Ekiti panel to summon contractors through newspapers

The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by the Ekiti State Government to probe the tenure of former governor, Kayode Fayemi, has decided to summon the companies which handled the construction of the civil centre in Ado-Ekiti through newspapers. The

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UCH resident doctors to join nationwide strike on Monday

The President, Association of Resident Doctors, University College Hospital, Ibadan chapter, Dr. Olusegun Olaopa, on Wednesday said resident doctors in the hospital would commence an indefinite strike on September 4. Olaopa, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria

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