Fulani robbers attacks Punch journalist on Kaduna-Abuja expressway

The Plateau State correspondent of Punch Newspapers, Friday Olokor, and two other persons he offered a drive on Saturday, September 2, 2017 escaped attack by suspected “Fulani Boys” on their way to Abuja to celebrate the Sallah with their Muslim friends.

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APC begins campaign for Buhari’s second term

All Progressive Congress (APC) Ebonyi chapter, on Monday in Abakaliki held a rally to celebrate President Muhammadu Buhari’s return from medical vacation, as well as drum support for his second term in 2019. The rally created heavy human and vehicular

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FG, states agree on monthly rent payment

Nigerians may start paying property rent on a monthly basis going by the latest resolution between the federal and state governments on the matter, OKECHUKWU NNODIM reports The clamour for the monthly payment of rent by clients in the housing

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UN Security Council opens emergency meeting on North Korea

The UN Security Council on Monday opened an emergency meeting to agree a response to North Korea’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test as calls mounted for a new raft of tough sanctions to be imposed on Pyongyang. The United

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Police kill gunman who led assassination attempt on Dino Melaye

A notorious criminal simply known as Luckman who allegedly led his gang to Senator Dino Melaye’s house at Ayetoro-Gbede in  an assassination attempt in April has been killed. Luckman had been on the wanted  list of the Kogi State Police

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NNPC ‘pocketed’ N3.88 trillion belonging to Nigerian govt. by 2015- Audit Report

Cumulative unremitted revenue from domestic crude oil sales by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, stood at about N3.878 trillion as at December 31, 2015, a report by the technical sub-committee of the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC, revealed. The

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Reps will revisit restructuring, says Lasun

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Lasun Yusuf, has said the lower legislative chamber of the National Assembly will revisit the issue of devolution of power, an aspect of the constitution amendment. The Senate and the House

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Sallah: Al-Makura releases N11m to Nasarawa pilgrims in Saudi Arabia

In the spirit of Eid-el-Kabir, Gov. Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State, has released  N11 million to the pilgrims from the state in Saudi Arabia for Sallah. The spokesman for the hajj team, Mr Jibrin Gwamna, made this disclosure in a

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Lil Wayne hospitalized after multiple seizures

Rapper Lil Wayne has been hospitalised in Chicago after suffering multiple epileptic seizures, celebrity news site TMZ reported. The online outlet said Lil Wayne was found unconscious in his hotel room Sunday and was rushed to Northwestern Memorial hospital. The

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Kogi Lassa fever patient dies

The sick woman in Kogi, Miss Aisha Jimoh, who was confirmed to have contracted the dreaded Lassa fever is dead. A brother to the deceased, Mr Asipita Jimoh, told the News Agency of Nigeriain Lokoja that Aisha, 18, died in the

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