Student to die by hanging for killing policeman

A court in Sudan on Sunday sentenced a university student to death after convicting him of killing a policeman during protests in the capital last year, a defence lawyer said. Asim Omer, who was studying at Khartoum University, was arrested

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Why we must pass bill to regulate NGOs, CSOs – House of Reps

The House of Representatives on Friday restated its determination to pass a bill ‎to regulate non-governmental organisations, NGOs. Several Nigerians including the former chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, Chidi Odinkalu, have critic‎ised the bill describing it as unnecessary.

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Group blasts ex-lawmaker over comments on Jonathan

Press Release Save Ijaw Nation Group Our attention has been drawn to the press interview granted by a former member of House of Representatives from Bayelsa wherein he praised the so called intervention of the current administration as against that

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Fuel scarcity looms as NUPENG embark on strike

The nationwide strike called by the United Labour Congress of Nigeria commenced on Monday and led to the shutdown of fuel depots in Apapa, Lagos and other parts of the country, threatening the supply of petroleum products to filling stations.

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Atiku: APC denies asking Alhassan to resign

National Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress, Malam Bolaji Abdullahi, said the party had not asked Women Affairs Minister, Sen. Aisha Alhassan, to resign over her recent comments in the media. He also said that her appearance at the party’s

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Python Dance: Nnamdi Kanu backs out of dialogue with South-East govs

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, on Wednesday backed out of planned talks between the secessionist group and the South-East Governors Forum. The IPOB leader had met with the governors at the Enugu State Government House on

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North cautions Yoruba, Southerners on clamour for 1963 Constitution

Northern elders and youths have cautioned the Yoruba, their South East and South South neighbours over their clamour for the country’s restructuring, as well as return to the 1963 constitution. The two groups, which vehemently opposed the recent resolution of

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IS commander arrested in Kano

The Department of State Service (DSS) said yesterday it arrested a wanted terrorism suspect and member of the Islamic State of West Africa (ISWA), Husseini Mai-Tangaran. A statement by a DSS official, Tony Opuiyo, said the Service uncovered and foiled

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NPFL: Onazi, Ilechukwu congratulate Plateau Utd

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We’ll assess APC corruption war after 2019 defeat – Makarfi

Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi is the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In this interview with journalists in Kaduna, he speaks on the party’s forthcoming convention and the fight against corruption. Excerpts: What are the highpoints of

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