Nigeria records fall in infant mortality

The fifth Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) has highlighted a nationwide overall drop in infant mortality rate from 97 per 1000 live births recorded in 2011 to 70 per 1000 live births. The survey was jointly released by the National

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VIDEO: I will kill you nothing will happen, policeman threaten youths

Shocking video clips showing a gun-wielding policeman threatening to shoot two people without fear of any consequence to him has emerged online. The video, which was posted on Thursday by Gallas Kolawole Oluwaseyi Boanerges on Facebook, shows a policeman aiming

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Osinbajo: Buhari’s salary less than N2m yet he collects only half of it

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says President Muhammadu Buhari’s monthly salary is just over N2 million yet the he receives only half of it. Osinbajo said this on Friday at the public presentation of a book, ‘Making Steady, Sustainable Progress for Nigeria’s

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Anambra poll: I will win without thugs or bribes, says Chidoka

Osita Chidoka, governorship candidate of United Progressives Party (UPP) in Anambra, says he is confident of winning the November 18 governorship election in the state. In a statement on Thursday, Chidoka said with the strong messages in his campaigns, Anambra

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ICPC arrests former judge over ‘N220 million fraud’

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it arrested Kabiru Auta, a former judge of a Kano state high court, over an alleged N220 million fraud. In a statement on Wednesday, Rasheedat Okoduwa, spokesperson of ICPC,

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Wife seeks divorce over inconsistent erection of husband’s manhood

A 32-year-old woman, Kate Ude, has prayed an FCT High Court, Jabi, to dissolve her four-year-old marriage to her husband, Michael Ude, over malfunctioning of his manhood. Part of the petitioner’s prayers before Justice Vera Venda, was to declare that

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Anambra Guber: Buhari begs Ohaneze, solicits votes for Nwoye

By Gaaden Puun Abuja Barely three days to the gubernatorial election in Anambra state, the All Progressive Congress, APC,  Southeast zone might have smuggled president Muhammadu Buhari into its last minute campaign to ensure victory for its candidate, Tony Nwoye,

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Senate approves Buhari’s request to borrow $5.5bn

The senate has approved the $5.5 billion loan request of President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari had asked the upper legislative chamber for the approval to borrow $2.5 billion to finance the 2017 budget and $3 billion to refinance domestic debts. The

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Senate recalls Ndume after eight months suspension

The Senate has finally recalled its former Majority Leader, Ali Ndume, who was suspended ìn controversial circumstances eight months ago. The Borno APC senator was placed on suspension following the recommendation of the ethics and privileges committee of the Senate

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Nnamdi Kanu sacked as Radio Biafra director over embezzlement of $22m, £14m

The controversial Radio Biafra, the mouthpiece of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), reportedly hit the airwaves about 6am-7am on Sunday morning. According to Independent Newspaper report, the radio immediately announced the sack of Nnamdi Kanu, as director and

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