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Why Irma wasn’t as catastrophic in Florida as feared

Hurricane Irma was supposed to be a monster storm, immense and record-breaking in size as it charged toward Florida packing a punch that could a state that is home to some 20 million people.

Irma lashes Florida, leaving thousands without power

Hurricane Irma began pummeling Florida late on Saturday, threatening almost the entire southeastern US state after cutting a deadly path of destruction through the Caribbean.

All Florida residents ‘should be prepared to evacuate’ – governor

Florida Governor Rick Scott warned Friday that all of the state's 20 million inhabitants should be prepared to evacuate as Hurricane Irma bears down for a direct hit on the southern US state.

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2019: Katsina elders soon to reply ex-President Obasanjo’s letter – Governor Masari

The Katsina State Elders Forum will soon reply former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter asking President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019, Governor Aminu Masari said on Sunday in Daura.

Policeman escorting frozen chicken allegedly kills taxi driver

Tragedy struck in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State on Sunday when a policeman attached to a yet to be identified firm shot and killed a taxi driver.

Rochdale score in added time to draw with Spurs, force FA Cup replay

Substitute Steve Davies earned Rochdale an FA Cup fifth-round replay at Wembley Stadium with his remarkable stoppage-time equaliser against Tottenham Hotspur at Spotland.

2019: Ex-Abia speaker Martins Azubuike declares governorship ambition

Former speaker of Abia state House of Assembly and a Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, Rt Hon Martins Azubuike, on Sunday declared his intention to run for the Governorship seat of Abia State in 2019 general election.

Iran calls off rescue for Aseman Airlines crashed plane

Iran has abandoned the hunt for an Aseman Airlines plane that disappeared with 66 people onboard in the country’s Zagros mountains until morning.

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Nigerians selling Nigerians into slavery in Libya – returnee

The fifth batch of 136 Nigerian returnees from Libya arrived Port Harcourt International Airport in the early hours of Tuesday, Mr Martins Ejike, South-South Zonal Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has said.

Morgan Tsvangirai will be remembered for his ‘profound role in Zimbabwean politics’ – Cyril...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent his condolences to Zimbabwe, following the passing away of veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai.

FIFA ranking: Nigeria drops one spot further

Nigeria has dropped further one spot in the latest FIFA ranking released by the football governing body on Thursday.

Hotel cleaner in court for allegedly stealing lodger’s N130,000 iPhone

A 21-year-old hotel cleaner, Andrew George, was on Friday brought before an Ojo Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly stealing a lodger’s iPhone valued at N130,000.

Bolton Wanderers set to sign free agent Victor Anichebe

Former Nigeria striker Victor Anichebe has been linked with a move to English Championship club Bolton Wanderers.