Omotola Jalade, Ramsey Nouah turn up for AFRIFF 2017 Globe awards (PHOTOS)

The 2017 edition Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) came to a spectacular close with the presentation of the Globe Awards, Saturday night, at the Eko Hotel Convention Center. It was a show of stars, as Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Kate Henshaw, Ramsey

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250 people die of snake bite in Plateau, Gombe due to scarcity of anti-enom

Two hundred and fifty victims of snake bite have died in the last three weeks in Plateau and Gombe States, according to a tally given by three medical centres. The usually preventable deaths followed an acute scarcity of snake anti-venom

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27 reported dead, many injured in Texas as gunman opens fire on First Baptist Church

A gunman opened fire at a church in Texas during Sunday services, resulting in multiple reported casualties. The attack happened at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs in Wilson County. Local ABC affiliate KSAT 12 reported the gunman entered

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‘GEJ bought you a car without announcing it’ — Omokri knocks Buhari over Ekwueme’s treatment

Reno Omokri, ex-aide of former President Goodluck Jonathan, has criticised the government of President Muhammadu Buhari for publicising the overseas medical treatment approved for Alex Ekwueme, former vice-president. On Friday, Garba Shehu, a spokesman of the president, announced that Buhari

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Boko Haram leader Shekau named among most powerful Muslims

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau has again been listed among the most powerful Muslims in the world. Shekau was ranked with President Muhammadu Buhari, the Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Saad and others in the 2018 edition. This is contained in

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Unpaid Salaries: Okorocha planning to erect N850m Christmas tree – Group alleges

A socio-political group, G42 Imo Liberation Forum, has alleged that Governor Rochas Okorocha is planning to spend N850m on tress in the state. The group said it received information that the administration is set to “waste of tax payers’ money”

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Associate hails Salami for rejecting NJC’s anti-graft panel

A close associate of a former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami, Alhaji Olola Kasum, on Saturday commended the retired jurist for rejecting the chairmanship of the Corruption and other Financial Crimes Cases Trials Monitoring Committee, set

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Public Property Recovery: FG suspends Obono-Obla as investigation panel chair

The Federal Government has suspended the Chairman of the Special Investigation Panel on the Recovery of Public Property, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, from further carrying out any official operation until further notice from the Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo. Special Adviser to the

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JUST IN: Two killed as police, Shi’ites clash in Kano

A leader of the Shi’ia sect identified as Sunusi Abdulkadir and an unidentified female member of the sect, have been allegedly killed by mobile policemen in Kano state. Trouble started after the police intercepted the annual Arbaeen annual trek of the

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Nigerian media, CSOs launch secure whistle-blowing platform

To protect whistle blowers and guarantee the public’s access to relevant information, a coalition of media and civil society organisations has launched a secure, independent whistle-blowing platform. The platform named leaks.ng and hosted on a website – https://leaks.ng/was launched on Thursday

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