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Nigeria threatens to shut land borders over rice smuggling

The Federal Government has threatened to shut some land borders if the smuggling of rice continues from neighbouring countries. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, gave the warning on Monday while speaking to newsmen on some

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DSS hires youths to disrupt sit-at-home – IPOB alleges

The Indigenous People of Biafra has warned of plans by the Department of State Services, DSS to use hired youths to sabotage the May 30th sit-at-home protest. IPOB media and publicity secretary, Mr Emma Powerful said in a press statement

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15,000 PDP members decamp to APC in Kogi

Over 15, 000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Omala Local Government Area of Kogi Eastern senatorial axis have dumped the party for the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, in Kogi State. The decampees were assured of equal

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BBNaija’s Uriel professes love to Anthony Joshua

Big brother Naija housemate, Uriel Ngozi Oputa popularly called Uriel has begged the heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua to change her fashion ring to a proposal ring. With this call, Uriel joins the league of ladies who have been proposing their

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South Africa’s Zuma survives renewed calls to resign

South African President Jacob Zuma survived fresh calls within the ruling ANC party for him to resign, party officials said Monday, as they acknowledged support was “drifting away” from the movement. Senior figures in the African National Congress met over

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Pete Edochie’s brother, others arrested over killings in Anambra land dispute

Five persons have been reported killed in a land dispute at Nteje, Oyi local government area of Anambra State. The traditional ruler of the community, Igwe Rowland Odegbo, disclosed this to newsmen in Awka, the state capital on Monday. He

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UI shut down, students to vacate campus

The management of the University of Ibadan on Monday has shut down the institution and directed the students to vacate the campus on or before 6pm. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the students had earlier taken to the streets

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Two dead, 14 rescued from collapsed building

Two people were feared dead while 14 others were rescued alive by emergency respondents on Monday from a collapsed building that happened on Lagos Island, reports the News Agency of Nigeria. NAN gathered from a reliable source at the scene

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West Ham make Iheanacho offer

English Premier League club, West Ham have made a bid for Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho. This is according to Sky sources as speculations continue to grow that the 20-year-old is on his way out of the Etihad Stadium. City

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Professor Abubakar Momoh is dead

Professor of Political Science, Abubakar Momoh, the Director-General of the National Electoral Institute is dead. Momoh was with the Lagos State University, Ojo before he was appointed the CEO of the Institute of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). He is

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