Gunmen attack Edo Governor

A spokesperson to the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has released a statement saying the governor was attacked in the state. Robin Crusoe also said the Managing Director of BUA’s Obu Cement Company, Yusuf Binji, has been declared wanted over

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It’s a shame that Nigeria can’t refine its oil – Kachikwu

Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, says it’s a shame that Nigeria cannot refine its crude oil after 40 years of activities in the downstream. Kachikwu said this on Thursday when he appeared before the senate committee on

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We just rescued 2,000 persons in Borno -Army

Troops have rescued over 2, 000 people including men, women and children in the Northern fringe of Borno, bordering the Lake Chad basin on Thursday. Rogers Nicolas, theatre commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, disclosed this while briefing reporters in Maiduguri. Nicolas

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I reported some criminals to Buhari but FG beefed up security around them – Dickson

Seriake Dickson, Bayelsa state governor, has accused leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) of perpetrating crimes under the cover of the federal government. In a statement issued by Francis Agbo, his spokesman, the governor alleged that the federal government

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Coutinho close to record Barcelona move

Barcelona are finalising an offer in excess of €150 million to secure Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool, which would make him the third-most expensive footballer in the world and their record signing. Only Neymar’s €222m switch from La Liga’s leaders to Paris

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Arsenal to sign Greek defender

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed they will sign Greek defender Konstantinos Mavropanos from PAS Giannina in the current transfer window. According to British media reports, Mavropanos will complete a move to the Emirates Stadium this week in a deal

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ADP urges Buhari to stop rampaging Fulani herdsmen

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently rise up and tackle the activities of some Fulani militias engaged in the reckless murder of Nigerians in states like Ondo, Benue, Southern Kaduna and others. This was

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Osinbajo in UAE for vacation

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently in the United Arab Emirates where he is observing his vacation. According to his spokesperson, Laolu Akande, in a tweet Wednesday, Mr. Osinbajo left the country alongside his wife and children. “VP Osinbajo, his

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FG not fair to Ijaw nation – Clark

A prominent Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark has declared that the Federal Government had not been fair to the Ijaw ethnic nationality of the Niger Delta. Clark, a former Federal Commissioner for Information, lamented that the time had come for

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Iran hangs man for rape, murder of six-year-old girl

Iran on Thursday hanged a man convicted of raping and killing a six-year-old Afghan girl in a case that has shocked the nation, local media reported. Setayesh Ghoreyshi was kidnapped in April 2016 in the town of Varamin, just south

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