Breaking: Another militant group shelves ceasefire in N’Delta

The Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders, NDRC, today, rescinded the ceasefire it declared, last year, saying it would join forces with the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, to...

Vice principal impregnates JSS 3 student in Minna

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Alhaji Yahaya Garba, The Niger State Ministry of Education has suspended Malam Mohammed Mohammed, a Vice Principal who...

Controversy over alleged $1.4m scam in defence ministry

There was controversy on Wednesday over a contract deal totalling $1.4m awarded by the Ministry of Defense for a United Nations project. An online report alleged that...

Facebook to make political ads more transparent on platform

Social media giant, Facebook, will roll out new measures to increase transparency of political advertisements on its platform. Under the new rules, political advertisers...

Farmers beg fed govt not to lift ban on rice importation

Chairman of Rice Farmers in Daura, Katsina State, Alhaji Jamilu Ibrahim, has urged the Federal Government not to lift the ban on the importation of rice. The Federal...

Court dismisses Globacom’s N50 million suit against EFCC

A Lagos Division of the Lagos State High Court has dismissed a N50 million suit brought against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission by telecommunication giant,...

No ex-minister has been scrutinised like me – Bala Mohammed

Bala Mohammed, a minister of the federal capital territory (FCT) under ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, says none of his former colleagues has been subjected to scrutiny...

Kenya’s President Kenyatta re-elected in disputed poll

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared winner of a controversial re-run of the presidential election. He won 98% of the vote with turnout at just under 39%...

The Nigerian Army has redeployed eight top officials including six generals

Those redeployed include a major-general, five brigadier-generals and two lieutenant colonels. According to an army signal posting order, those redeployed include I.O....

Police invite Omisore over alleged attack on late Adeleke

The police have invited a former deputy governor of Osun State, Iyiola Omisore, over an alleged attack on the late Senator Isiaka Adeleke in the build up to the...