10 feared killed as herdsmen attack Kaduna village

Ten persons were feared dead on Saturday as rampaging Fulani herdsmen attacked two villages in the Birnin-Gwari Local Government of Kaduna State. Scores of others said to be seriously injured were rushed to the General Hospital in Birnin-Gwari. The suspected

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FG warns Nigerians in South Africa against killer disease

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has alerted the Nigerian public to the cases of listeriosis in South Africa which has infected 727 and killed at least 61 people in South Africa in the last one month.  In a

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Herdsmen attacks: PDP berates Lalong

The Peoples Democratic Party has criticised Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State for his visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja and comments on herdsmen attacks. The Publicity Secretary of the PDP in Plateau State, John Akans, in a statement

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Defectors free to contest presidential ticket – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has said politicians who either defected to its fold recently or planning to do so, will be allowed to contest its 2019 presidential ticket. The former ruling party explained that its constitution made it possible to

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PFAs invest N224.7bn in real estate

The Pension Fund Administrators have invested a total of N224.7bn of the increasing funds under the Contributory Pension Scheme in real estate. Latest figures obtained from the National Pension Commission indicate that this amount represents 3.03 per cent of the

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Stop divisive politics, ACF tells Nwabueze

The Arewa Consultative Forum has criticised the Chairman of The Patriots, Prof. Ben Nwabueze, for alleging that President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption  war is aimed at Islamising Nigeria.  Nwabueze had reportedly said on Thursday that the appointment of northerners as heads

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Nigeria earns N284bn from cashew exports in three years

Between 2015 and 2017, Nigeria earned $813.05m (N284.5bn) in foreign exchange from the exportation of cashew. The President, National Cashew Association of Nigeria, Mr. Tola Fasheru, gave the figure in Abuja shortly after he led a delegation of the association

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Southern govs, Afenifere, Ohanaeze, others reject cattle colonies

Governors and leaders of some key socio-cultural organisations in the southern part of the country have rejected the proposed plan by the Federal Government to establish cattle colonies in all the states of the federation. They described the arrangement as

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Sultan and I are Miyetti Allah’s patrons – Emir Sanusi

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, says he personally gave the Federal Government pictures of 800 Fulani herdsmen and their families that were killed in Taraba State last year but the government had yet to take action. He added

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I’ll promote Yoruba culture, unity – Gani Adams, new Aare Ona Kakanfo

Otunba Gani Adams was yesterday installed as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland by the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III at Durba Stadium, ancient Oyo town, Oyo State. Adams, who had been in seclusion since Wednesday evening

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