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Brazil’s Lula da Silva decides whether to resist arrest

Ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, a fallen giant of leftwing politics and still frontrunner in Brazil's October presidential elections, was deciding Friday whether to resist an order to surrender and start a 12-year prison sentence for corruption.

Arrest warrant issued for Brazil ex-President Lula da Silva

A Brazilian judge has issued an arrest warrant for Luiz Inacio 'Lula' da Silva, giving the once wildly popular ex-president until 5pm local time (20:00 GMT) on Friday to turn himself in.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

Northern elders urge President Buhari to go after corrupt politicians

Following the formation of his cabinet, Northern elders have advised President Muhammadu Buhari to go after corrupt politicians in the country.
A don, Prof. Leke Oduwaye, on Monday urged Lagos State Government to prosecute owners of buildings blocking drainage right-of -way to guard against flooding.

Flood renders hundreds homeless in Adamawa

The Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA) says heavy rain on Friday which lasted for hours has displaced substantial number of people across the state.

NNPC records 77 per cent increase in pipeline vandalism in June

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) recorded 77 per cent rise in cases of oil pipeline vandalism in its network of pipeline infrastructure across the country in June 2019.

Toke Makinwa: Dating a stingy man is like a disease

Nigerian media personality cum vlogger, Toke Makinwa, recently advised her followers on social media to avoid people, who are stingy not only to themselves but also, to others.

Troops intercept smuggled military equipment in Adamawa

Troops military manning a checkpoint in Adamawa State have intercepted six mine resistant vehicles transported into the country illegally.