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Three-storey building collapses in Onitsha

A three-storey building on Wednesday collapsed at No. 22 Nkisi Aroli street, Onitsha, Anambra state.

Ocean Marine delivers on effective securing, retrofitting OML 40

Ocean Marine Solutions (OMS) Ltd has restated its commitment toward effective securing and retrofitting of Oil Mining Lease 40 (OML 40) facility from Opuama to Otumara.

Wadume: Inspector dies as police arrest more suspects

A Police Inspector attached to the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) was killed on Monday night while four others were injured when their vehicle had a lone accident on Wukari Road in Ibi, Taraba State.
Nigeria's Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and Alternate President of the OPEC

EFCC: How Diezani Alison-Madueke paid $865,300 cash for jewellery

A Federal High Court in Lagos Monday heard that a former Petroleum Resources Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, allegedly paid $865,300 in cash for jewellery from a seller on Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Psychologist, Dr. Yinka Ojedokun, on Monday said popular cross dresser Idris Okuneye, alias Bobrisky is exhibiting traits akin to dual-personality disorder.

Bobrisky exhibiting traits of dual-personality disorder – psychologist

Psychologist, Dr. Yinka Ojedokun, on Monday said popular cross dresser Idris Okuneye, alias Bobrisky is exhibiting traits akin to dual-personality disorder.
Ibrahim Shekarau

Kano senator slams Rivers governor over mosque ‘demolition’

The Former Kano State Governor and Senator Representing Kano Central Senatorial District, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, has slammed Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike for allegedly demolishing a mosque in Port Harcourt.
Abubakar Abdullahi - Simon Lalong - Plateau

Federal university to honour Plateau Imam who rescued 262 Christians

The Federal University at Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) has announced plans to honour Abubakar Abdullahi, the Imam who saved 262 Berom Christians from gunmen who attacked their village in Plateau States in June last year.
Benedict Ayade

Cross River: Communal crisis impeding our development – governor

The Cross River State governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has deplored the upsurge in communal crisis in the state, stressing that this menace has been impeding the development.

Babangida Aliyu: I want to keep people guessing on my next moves

Former Niger state Governor, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu has explained he decided to stay quiet for a long time is to keep people guessing on what he is up to.

INEC: Only the president can remove REC who declared for political office

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the allegedly sacked former Cross River State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Frankland Briyia, would retain his position until President Muhammadu Buhari removes him or he resigns ‘officially’ from his position.
Timi Frank

Timi Frank: Nigerians should apologise to former President Jonathan

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has called on Nigerians, particularly those who worked against the re-election and sabotaged the former President Goodluck Jonathan to publicly tender an apology if the country must move forward.
Donald Trump

Donald Trump orders US flags flown at half mast after shootings

US President Donald Trump ordered Sunday flags on all government buildings to be flown at half mast for the next five days to mourn the victims of two mass shootings.

10,000 for post-UTME screening at Federal University Dutsinma

About 10,000 candidate are expected to participate in the post UTME screening exercise for the 2019 admission into Federal University Dutsinma, FUDMA, Katsina State, beginning from Monday, August 5
Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side MFM have announced their erstwhile captain Austin Opara is set to join Enyimba, ahead of the start of the new season.

MFM confirm Austin Opara is joining Enyimba

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side MFM have announced their erstwhile captain Austin Opara is set to join Enyimba, ahead of the start of the new season.
Tanzanian police officers

Tanzania demotes 54 police officers over indiscipline

At least 54 Tanzanian police officers were demoted between January and June 2019 over lack of discipline, the East African Nation Inspector General of Police (I-G), Simon Sirro, revealed on Monday.

Nigeria not producing enough doctors – ex-Luth chief

Prof. Akin Osibogun, a former Chief Medical Director, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, has decried the shortage of manpower in the health sector.

Senator Omo-Agege appoints Igbuzor, Odunuga and Owoeye-Wise as top aides

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has approved the appointments of Dr. Otive Igbuzor as his Chief of Staff and Mr. Yomi Odunuga as Special Adviser, Media and Publicity.
Archbishop Matthew Man-Oso Ndagoso of Kaduna

Archbishop: Boko Haram governs Borno communities, collects taxes

As Catholic priests from the 36 states of the Federation and the Abuja meet in Kaduna, the host, Archbishop of Kaduna Diocese, Most. Rev. Mathew Man-oso Ndagoso, has said that, Boko Haram insurgents presently govern communities in Borno State.

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The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Kogi guber: We haven’t disqualified any candidate – INEC

In the wake of speculations regarding the candidacy of some contestants in the forthcoming governorship election in Kogi State, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has denied disqualifying any of the candidates, describing such speculations as premature.

Federal government commended for siting projects in Daura emirate

The coalition of 42 political associations in Daura emirate has commended the federal government for sitting projects that would accelerate the rapid socio-economic development of the area.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Parents urged to assist in clearing overgrown school fields in Ebonyi

Parents have been called upon to help the pupils in primary and junior secondary schools to clear the overgrown bushes in their school fields so as to avoid the dangers usually associated with bushy and dirty environments.

Oil slips as focus shifts from Saudi supply to global demand concerns

Oil prices eased on Tuesday as weak manufacturing data from Europe and Japan focused market attention on the gloomy outlook for demand and away from uncertainty around supply disruptions in Saudi Arabia.
3 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

Nigerian Airforce trains personnel on laws of human rights, air targeting

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has commenced a 5-day training on Human Rights and the Legal Aspects of Air Targeting to improve compliance with International Rights Law and the Law of Armed Conflict.