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Eighty-year-old Isobel Simons calmly narrated how she and her late husband lost their 728-hectare Zimbabwe farm two decades ago to Robert Mugabe’s controversial land reforms.
No fewer than three persons including a father and his son were reportedly murdered in the farm by herdsmen in Arimogija community, Ose council area of Ondo state.
A bill that seeks to establish South West Development Commission (SWDC) has scaled second reading at the Senate.
Zimbabwe has suspended imports of livestock and meat from South Africa for the second time this year after an outbreak of foot and mouth in the north of South Africa the agriculture ministry said on Friday.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the negative effect of insecurity in Nigeria, especially in the South West, warning that the pre-colonial military structures of the Yoruba have not been totally collapsed.
The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has given condition under which people may be considered for appointment as commissioner in his second term.
Farmers, especially those in the Southwest, have begun to raise concern over shortage of farm hands, which they fear could precipitate low harvest.
The people of Isu clan in Arochukwu local government of Abia State have cried out to the state governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, over the incessant attacks by the neighbouring Utuma community of Cross River State, saying that Abia government had waited too long to come to their aid since the periodic attacks started in 2014.
Prof. Austine Omoigberale, the President, Paediatric Association of Nigeria, has warned against over consumption of groundnut, saying it is contaminated with aflatoxin, a toxic fungi.
Malam Baba Modu, an 80 year-old father to a Boko Haram commander, popularly called ‘Ba-Ana’, has begged his son to surrender and embrace peace.
The Police in Jos have arrested a 39-year-old businessman, Abdul Abdul, for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl after buying N20 sachet water in her mother’s makeshift store.
The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mohammed Adamu, says a video in circulation, credited to “NigeriaDream”, showing a security officer meting inhuman treatment on a man, did not happen in Nigeria.
Mane believes the 29-year-old Napoli defender would be a huge hit for the newly-crowned Premier League champions.
A U.S. judge on Monday ordered a delay in federal executions, hours before one was to be carried out for the first time in 17 years, hampering the Trump administration’s plan to revive capital punishment by the federal government.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu is adamant Lionel Messi will not be leaving.
Roger Federer, who turns 39 next month, says he hopes to play again in front of crowds as he targets his comeback from a knee injury in 2021.
West Ham have been linked with a move for Michy Batshuayi.
Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has appeared to aim something of a dig at the way manager Frank Lampard set his side up against Sheffield United.
Etebo joined LaLiga club Getafe on a six-month loan deal in January after falling down the pecking order under new manager Michael O’Neill.
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, says the current scourge of banditry activities in the north west will soon be a thing of the past with the launch of operation Sahel Sanity.