Category: News

Court strikes out six charges against Nnamdi Kanu, others

A Federal High Court in Abuja today struck out six out of the 11 charges instituted against the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and other persons....

Military Commits To Ridding Northeast Of Insurgents

Although relative peace may have returned to Nigeria’s northeast, troops fighting the insurgents in the area say they are not resting on their oars in their bid to...

Uwais: FG’s Social Intervention Scheme Underfunded

The Federal Government Social Intervention Scheme, targeted at reducing poverty and creating wealth, is currently underfunded. This is according to the Special Assistant...

Australia goes 25 years without recession

Australia’s economy gained momentum in the last quarter of 2016, allowing the resource-rich economy to extend its 25-year streak without recession. It brings the...

Zimbabwe nurses join doctors in a strike over pay and bonuses

Emergency services in Zimbabwe’s public hospitals are grinding to a halt after nurses joined doctors on strike. Many nurses have reportedly stayed away from the...

Fillon refuses to quit French election despite charges

French centre-right presidential candidate Francois Fillon says a judge is placing him under investigation over a fake job scandal – but has vowed to continue his...

Trump speech to Congress promises ‘renewal of American spirit’

President Donald Trump has said the US is witnessing a “renewal of the American spirit”, as he delivered his first speech to Congress. Adopting a measured,...

Lagos set to take over National Stadium

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said that the state government would ensure that the dilapidated National Stadium is turned into an enduring world class...

EFCC Seizes More Property Allegedly Linked To Dikko

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has recovered some vehicles and tricycles in a warehouse allegedly belonging to a former Comptroller-General...

Senate to send ‘strong delegation’ to S’ Africa to protest attacks on Nigerians

The senate has resolved to send a strong delegation to South Africa to protest against the attacks on Nigerians in the country. The upper legislative chamber took the...