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The immediate past Kano State Commissioner of Works and Infrastructural Development, Engr Muazu Magaji, who was relieved of his appointment following alleged unguarded utterances he made against the person of the late Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari, has finally cleared the air of what he actually meant.

Why I ‘celebrated’ Abba Kyari’s demise – ex-Kano commissioner

The immediate past Kano State Commissioner of Works and Infrastructural Development, Engr Muazu Magaji, who was relieved of his appointment following alleged unguarded utterances he made against the person of the late Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari, has finally cleared the air of what he actually meant.

Town unions urge South-East governors to evacuate stranded Igbos

The umbrella body of all the town unions in the South East, ASETU, has sent save our soul message to the South East Governors, appealing to them to arrange as soon as possible, the evacuation of all her sons and daughters stranded across different parts of the globe as result of COVID-19 pandemic.
Goals from Anthony Martial and Scott McTominay sealed the hosts' 2-0 victory, aided and abetted by glaring errors from usually unflappable City No.1 Ederson.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hails Manchester United players’ attitude after derby win

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer feels it is a "privilege" to be at the helm of the current Manchester United squad after they saw off rivals City in a battling derby display.
Jerome Pasquier

Group warns French envoy against statements capable of undermining Nigeria’s efforts against terrorism

The National Democratic Front (NDF) has cautioned French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Jerome Pasquier, to quit making utterances capable of undermining Nigeria’s progress against terrorism.
Electricity Generation Companies (GenCos), comprising gas-fired and hydro stations, said they released an average of 3,767 megawatts of electricity into the national grid on Friday.

Strike: Electricity workers give federal government 14-day ultimatum

Electricity workers under the aegis of the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) have threatened to resume its suspended industrial action if the Federal Government failed to implement the agreement they signed last month within two weeks.

Nigerian woman pleads guilty to drug trafficking

A Nigerian woman pleaded guilty today to leading a conspiracy to import more than five kilograms of cocaine, as well as to her role in a separate bank fraud scheme, and to making false statements relating to fraudulent claims submitted to Medicaid for reimbursement.
Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club Katsina United have named Usman Barau as their team captain ahead of the 2019-20 campaign.

Katsina United appoint new team captain

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club Katsina United have named Usman Barau as their team captain ahead of the 2019/20 campaign.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

Federal government wants Niger Delta youths not to abuse scholarships

Niger Delta youths offered scholarships on compassionate grounds through the Presidential Amnesty Programme to study in universities across the country have been asked not to abuse the privilege.
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Adamawa: We may step on toes – governor-elect

Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri, Adamawa Governor-elect, on Saturday said he is ready to step on toes to address injustice against the people of the state by the outgoing administration of Gov. Jibrilla Bindow.
An armed police officer stands guard outside the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch on March 29, 2019. – The remembrance ceremony is being held in memory of the 50 lives that were lost in the March 15th mosque shootings in Christchurch. (Photo by Sanka VIDANAGAMA / AFP)

New Zealand shooters back gun control after massacre

New Zealand will crack down on firearms ownership this week after the Christchurch mosques massacre that claimed 50 lives — and the Kiwi gun lobby, for the most part, is okay with that.

SERAP asks health minister account for spending on LUTH, other hospitals

“Millions of Nigerian children are believed to die each year before the age of five, and most of those children lose their lives to diseases that are easily preventable or treatable at low cost. Nigeria is third highest in infant mortality rate in the world.”

Trump, Obama, Clinton, Bush, Carter, others mourn Sen. McCain

U.S. President Donald Trump and his predecessors, former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Jimmy Carter, have paid tributes in memory of Sen. John McCain who died on Saturday.
Chief Anthony Anenih

Tony Anenih: Why I’m not celebrating my 85th birthday

Former Chairman, Board of Trustees of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Tony Anenih, has x-rayed the current happenings the country and came to a conclusion that he will not celebrate his 85th birthday with pomp because Nigeria has in recent times witnessed many losses, bloodshed and apprehensions.

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Lagos Assembly proposes N20 million licence fee for lottery, betting operators

The Lagos State House of Assembly says a bill that will make operators of lottery, pools and betting in the state to pay N20 million as licence fees to the state government is underway.
Facebook is launching a new digital platform that will let event organizers create paid online events to try to fill the gap created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the social media giant announced on Friday.

Facebook accuses the ‘Apple tax’ of stifling its plan to help struggling small businesses

Facebook is launching a new digital platform that will let event organizers create paid online events to try to fill the gap created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the social media giant announced on Friday.
The Managing Director of Cross River Basin Development Authority has been suspended from office by the board of the agency.

Cross River Basin Authority managing director suspended

The Managing Director of Cross River Basin Development Authority has been suspended from office by the board of the agency.

PDP reconstitutes Kaduna caretaker committee

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), acting on behalf of the National Executive Committee (NEC), has reconstituted the Kaduna State Caretaker Committee.
Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus: How I lost my virginity to Liam Hemsworth at 16

American singer and songwriter, Miley Cyrus, says she lost her virginity to her ex-husband, actor Liam Hemsworth at the age of 16.