Champions League: Man Utd beat Basel 3-0

FC Basel have won nine of the last Swiss league championships over the last ten years so the kind of waiting game they were obliged to play for most of this match will have been a serious divergence from their

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Flood: Kebbi state orders relocation of 100 households

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state has directed the state Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) to relocate 100 households affected by flooding in Dole-Kaina Area of Dandi Local Government to a safer place. Bagudu gave this directive in a statement signed

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Nta bows out as ICPC chairman, hands over to Bako

Mr. Ekpo Nta on Tuesday bowed out as chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission after six years at the helm. He handed over to Abdullahi Bako, a board member, at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja,

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Carpenter found with toy gun jailed 12 months

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, sentenced a carpenter, Chinonso Eze, to 12 months imprisonment, for being in possession of a toy gun and knife at a public place. Eze, 32, of Gwagwa by Tasha 1, Abuja,

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Katsina State loses two pilgrims in Saudi

Two pilgrims from Katsina State have died during this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia, according to Alhaji Salisu Shinkafi, the Chairman of the state’s Pilgrims Welfare Agency ( PWA). Shinkafi disclosed this when he addressed newsmen in Makkah on Tuesday

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Imo youths set monarch’s palace on fire

Youths numbering over 200 on Tuesday set ablaze the palace of the traditional ruler of Obollo Autonomous community in the Isiala Mbano Local Government of Imo state, Eze Edwin Mbaeyi. A source in the community, who simply identified himself as Collins told

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Over 500 people die in Congo cholera epidemic

The World Health Organisation on Tuesday said more than 500 people have so far died in cholera epidemic sweeping the Democratic Republic of Congo. The world body said in a statement that outbreaks of the water-borne disease occur regularly in

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We have no hands in Melaye’s travails – Kogi govt

The Kogi State Government has distanced itself from claims by Senator Dino Melaye that it was behind his recall process. The Director General on Media and Publicity to the Governor, Kingsley Fanwo, who spoke on behalf of the state government

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Buhari meets Ghanaian President in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Ghanaian President, who is on an official visit to Nigeria, arrived the Presidential Villa at

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Striking doctors: Nigerian govt has honoured its agreement – Health Minister

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has expressed optimism that the striking workers under the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, across the country would soon resume duty. The doctors had embarked on a nationwide strike on September 4, crippling

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