Category: Features

Buhari orders troops to wipe out Boko Haram

The President was yesterday in Maiduguri, the engine-room of the Boko Haram war, to cheer up the injured and reassure others that he is committed to their mission –...

Suspected F-SARS operative shoots LASTMA official dead

A police inspector attached to the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS), Ikeja on Wednesday allegedly shot dead an official with the Lagos State Transport...

Fed Govt okays reduction in cost of JAMB, NECO forms

Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting yesterday reduced the examination registration fees for the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Senior Secondary and...

EFCC hands over 116 cars, 20 houses to First Bank

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday handed over 116 cars and 20 properties in Edo, Rivers and Lagos States recovered from one Michael Obasuyi...

Man rescued four days after Port Harcourt building collapsed

Four days after a seven-storey building collapsed in Port Harcourt, workers clearing the rubble rescued a middle-aged man alive on Monday night. The workers also...

Oloyede – Adeosun, Adamu thought JAMB couldn’t remit more than N500 million

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede has said that Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu and former Minister of...

Court denies OAU sex-for-marks lecturer bail

A Federal High Court in Osogbo, Osun State, yesterday refused to grant bail to a former Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) lecturer, Prof. Richard Akindele, charged with...

Man Utd top Premier League pay scale

First-team players at Manchester United are earning on average half a million pounds a year more than Premier League champions Manchester City, according to the Global...

Buhari appoints Kabiru Bala as High Commissioner to South Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Ambassador Kabiru Bala as new High Commissioner to South Africa, with concurrent accreditation to Swaziland and Lesotho. A...

FG, ASUU meeting deadlocked as strike continues

The Federal Government and leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Universities met on Monday at the Ministry of Education headquarters, Abuja, to review the grey areas...