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Female army officer crowned miss USA

  LAS VEGAS — The newly crowned Miss USA is a 26-year-old Army officer from the District of Columbia who gave perhaps the strongest answer of the night when asked about women in combat. “As a woman in the United

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It takes 7 to 10 years to genetically modify 1 crop — NABDA

The National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) says it will take between seven to 10 years for scientists to genetically modify one crop. The Director-General of NABDA, Prof. Lucy Ugbado, disclosed this when she featured on the News Agency of Nigeria

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Embrace peace and progress, Sultan urges Nigerians

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has called on Nigerians to embrace peace and unity for even development of the country. Abubakar made the call on Saturday in Sokoto at the launching of two books on the sighting

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Justice For Bridget- the way forward by Umaru Maina Kidaffa

The issue of religion has become what we say in Hausa “kashi a wuya” meaning “bone in the throat” to the development, unity and progress of this country. Nigeria, a diversified country across several ethnicities and 3 major religious groups

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Strike Action- Fayose Writes NLC

Gov. Ayo Fayose of Ekiti has responded to a letter written to him by the president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba. But the governor hardly said anything new to further the conversation, the Scoop reported. The NLC

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Recovered Loot Must Benefit Nigerians- SERAP

The Socio Economic Rights and Accoutability Project, SERAP has urged the Nigerian government to ensure that all recovered loot are used for the benefit of Nigerians. In a statement by its Executive Director, Tokunbo Mumuni, SERAP, said said that publishing

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Niger Delta Unrest- Ijaw Chief, Others Arrested

The Nigerian military has arrested 6 persons including an Ijaw chief in the oil rich Ogulagha, an Ijaw kingdom in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State. They were arrested in connection with the bombing of Forcados 48 Export Line

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President Buhari Off To London For Medical Treatment

President Muhammadu Buhari will take ten days off to travel to London on Monday, June 6, 2016, to rest, according to a statement signed by his media adviser, Femi Adesina. During the holiday, he will see an E.N.T Specialist for

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Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray to win first French Open title

World number one Novak Djokovic beat Britain’s Andy Murray to win his first French Open title and complete the career Grand Slam. The Serb, 29, won 3-6 6-1 6-2 6-4 to win his 12th major title and become the first

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Jamie Vardy: Leicester City striker to decide on Arsenal move

Jamie Vardy is expected to decide whether he will join Arsenal from Leicester City before leaving for Euro 2016 with England on Monday. The 29-year-old striker is set to tell the Gunners of his decision prior to flying to the

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