Gunmen kill man in Ekiti, abduct wife, daughter

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen, at the weekend killed a man in Ekiti State and abducted  his wife and daughter. The abductors on Saturday de...

For Lagos agribusiness, better days are here

Lagos State is adjudged the smallest state in the country by landmass, lacking the large tracts of land available to other states for culti...

Senate committee proposes 20 new states

The agitation for the creation of more states in the country is about to enter a new phase. This follows the recommendation by the   Sen...

Thousands flee Zangon Kataf, Kauru as herdsmen sustain massacres

In the last few weeks, thousands of villagers in Zangon Kataf and Kauru local councils, in Southern Kaduna attacked by militias have fled the area ...

Ortom urges Nigerians to dump APC

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has called on Nigerians suffering injustices in the All Progressives Congress (APC) and other political par...

Rice farmers get seedlings, pesticides, fertilisers in Kaduna

Rice Farmers’ Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Kaduna State Chapter has distributed seedlings, fertilisers and pesticides to 1,390 farmer...

Senator, several others stranded as flood takes over Abuja-Lokoja highway

Hundreds of travellers on the   Abuja-Lokoja-Okene highway were yesterday left stranded after parts of the road were submerged by flood c...

Stop laying claims to Igboho’s court victory, counsel warns groups, individuals

Chief Yomi Alliyu (SAN), the counsel to the Yoruba Nation agitator, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly called Sunday ‘Igboho,’ yesterday, ...

NAFDAC cautions against use of cancer-causing azo dyes, sniper as preservation

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has cautioned against the use of Azo dyes, which cause cancer in pal...

UNICEF advocates six-month maternity leave to protect children

The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Chief of Field Officer in Maiduguri, Phuong Nguyen, has advocated a six-month paid leav...

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Oba of Benin’s wife delivered quadruplets

It was  four kids  at a go yesterday for the Oba of Benin, Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II. His  fifth ...

Ex-president Zuma hospitalised from prison

JOHANNESBURG- Ex-South Africa’s president,  Jacob Zuma,  was hospitalized yesterday for what his foundation called his annual routi...

Supreme Court gets acting Chief Registrar

The Supreme Court yesterday announced the appointment of Hajo Sarki-Bello as Acting Chief Registrar. She is replacing the Chief Registrar, Had...

'I would never refuse to train,' Kane tells Tottenham fans

        England captain Harry Kane insisted on Friday that he had "never refused" to train at Tottenham Hotspur i...

Hijrah; Gov Oyetola declares Monday, Aug 9 as public holiday

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has declared Monday, Aug. 9, as public holiday to commemorate the Islamic new year — Hijrah 1443 AH. &n...

Kaduna Govt postpones resumption of schools over insecurity

The state government urged all residents to be patient and report any security breach to the nearest security agencies. Kaduna State Gover...

Why Barca won’t give Messi new deal

Barcelona trying to keep Lionel Messi could have put the club at risk for 50 years, says president Joan Laporta. Messi, 34, is leaving because the...

Allyson Felix becomes Olympics most decorated female track and field athlete

American Allyson Felix became the most decorated female track and field athlete of all time by taking 400m bronze for her 10th Olympic medal. Shau...

We’ve commenced journey to 2024 Olympics, says AFN

Determined to make a bold step at Paris 2024 Summer Olympics, the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) says it will commence its preparation by as...

Nigerians tackle IBB over comments on 2023 poll, June 12

Many Nigerian, especially youths, have angrily disagreed with the submission of former military Head of State, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (...

Anxiety over FG’s delay in unmasking terrorism financiers

Nigerians are beginning to exhaust their patience over the Federal Government’s failure to expose those financing the activities of the ...

Kanu; Southeast set to shun IPOB’s Monday sit-at-home protest

The outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) appears to be facing an uphill task to enforce the sit-at-home protest across the Southeast to back...

Flood kills eight, destroys N200m property in Bauchi — SEMA

The Coordinator of the Bauchi State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Dr. Abubakar Umar Gabarin, has said that eight people lost their lives to f...