Buhari okays overseas treatment for Ekwueme

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that Alex Ekwueme, ailing former vice-president, be flown abroad for medical treatment. Garba Shehu, senior special assistant on media and publicity to the president, said Buhari gave the order after he received a brief on

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Jide Tinubu died of ‘cardiac arrest’

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has attributed the death of his son to cardiac arrest. The sudden death of Jide had sparked suspicion, with some saying he was murdered. Tinubu disclosed the cause of his son’s death in

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Five police officers detained for allegedly aiding escape of four kidnap suspects

The Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi State, Titus Lamorde, said on Friday that four kidnap suspects escaped from the command’s custody in Abakaliki. He named the suspects as Ogonna Alioke, Friday Nwangbo, Emeka Nwangbo and Ekene Omenyi. Mr. Larmode said

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Joy as Chevron inaugurates multimillion naira projects in Delta communities

Oil and gas giant, Chevron Nigeria Ltd (CNL), operator of the NNPC/Chevron Joint Venture, under the Global Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU) model, has inaugurated multimillion naira infrastructural projects in Egbema/Gbaramatu communities of Warri North and Warri South-West local government areas

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Army organises football competition for Borno youth in Sambisa

The Nigerian Army has organised a 16-team football competition in Sambisa Forest for youth of Gubio Local Government Area of Borno State. Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Timothy Antigha, confirmed the football competition. He said the youth “would be unavailable for

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Trump departs for long Asia trip amid North Korea tensions

US President Donald Trump departed the United States on Friday, beginning an almost two week trip to Asia that will take in five countries. Trump left Joint Base Andrews, just outside Washington, bound for Hawaii. From there he will travel

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Tonto Dikeh joins Kokun, cooks, feed street kids (Photos)

Tonto Dikeh makes cooking and charity work so easy! The actress joined Kokun of Kokun Foundation as early as 6:30am in the morning of Wednesday, 1st November to cook and distribute food to the less privilege in Lagos. Continue to

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President Buhari and those ‘surrounding’ him

By Niran Adedokun Let me start by restating the trite point that there is no society entirely free of corruption.  Tendencies for compromises and self-gratification are part of the human nature and they are emotions that all mortals, irrespective of

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Passengers escape death as truck falls on vehicles in Lagos

An accident involving many vehicles occurred Friday afternoon in Lagos, witnesses say. The accident took place around Ikorodu Road axis of the state. A witness told newsmen that the accident occurred when two vehicles collided and somersaulted along the road.

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‘I wish I could bring back my son’ – Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has broken his silence on the demise of Jide, his eldest son. The politician’s son died under controversial circumstances on Wednesday. Admitting that no father would want to be in

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