NDLEA arrests 19 IDPs for illegal drugs and sales in camps

The Borno command of the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it arrested 19 Internally Displaced Persons(IDPs) for alleged drug abuse and sale in camps. The Commandant of the NDLEA, Mr Ona Ogilegwu, a lawyer, stated this in an

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Osinbajo wants to borrow $500m Eurobond

Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday wrote the National Assembly, seeking approval to float another $500m Eurobond. The request was contained in a letter he wrote the legislature in Abuja. At the House of Representatives, the Speaker, Mr. Yakubu

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KWASU VC wants humanitarian science made compulsory in higher education curriculum 

  Mariam Sanni, Abuja   The Vice Chancellor of Kwara State University (KWASU) Abdul Rashed Na’Allah has called on all Universities management to remove the 40%-60% barrier of humanitarian science and technology in admission into conventional universities.   Humanitarian science

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UPDATE: NANS want South Africans to vacate before 48 hrs 

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has given 48 hours ultimatum to all South African companies in Nigeria to relocate over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. The students gave the ultimatum at a peaceful demonstration at

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Xenophobia: Showdown in Abuja as protesters vandalise MTN head office

Nigerian protesters attacked and vandalised the head office of South African mobile phone giant MTN in Abuja on Thursday in apparent retaliation for anti-Nigerian violence in South Africa, an MTN spokesman said, New Telegraph is reporting. “They are protesting against

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Revealed: How slain Al Qaeda leader trained Abdulmutallab into becoming suicide bomber

The New York Times, through a Freedom of Information Act request, has obtained documents containing detailed accounts of how slain Al Qaeda leader, Anwar al-Awlaki, mentored a Nigerian, Farouk Abdulmutallab, who tried to explode a bomb hidden in his underpants,

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Rangers put life back into title defence

Nigerian champions Enugu Rangers left it very late on Wednesday to see off Lobi Stars 2-1 in a rearranged NPFL fixture at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu. The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions had Bobby Clement to thank

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Musa sure Leicester can ruffle Sevilla

Ahmed Musa has expressed confidence that his club Leicester City can “play very well” on Wednesday night when they face Spanish side Sevilla in the knockout stage of the Uefa Champions League. The English champions cruised through their group stage

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Obanikoro, family sue EFCC for N100m

Senator Musiliu Obanikoro and his family have sued the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at the Federal High Court in Lagos over the seizure and detention of their property. They are seeking a declaration that the forceful seizure of

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EFCC recovers 17 vehicles from Ex-Comp. of Customs, Abdullahi Dikko

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has recovered seventeen exotic vehicles in a warehouse of the former Comptroller General of Customs, Abdullahi Dikko Inde located at Nnamdi Azikwe Street, Kaduna. The recovery was sequel to an intelligence the commission

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