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Jumia reports 94 percent increase in 2019 second quarter

Jumia Technologies on Thursday announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30 with a 94 per cent increase in gross profit.

Kuwaiti fates less privileged Nigerians in 14 states

The Kuwaiti Embassy in Nigeria has said that less privileged Nigerians in 14 states across Nigeria benefited from its gesture of putting smile on the faces of Nigeria during celebrations.

Kaduna church begins medical intervention for less privileged

The Restoration Bible Church, Kaduna has commenced the second round of its annual medical intervention for the less privileged at its Mercy Angel Hospital in the Ungwan Romi area of Kaduna.

Two million expected in Mecca for hajj in Saudi Arabia

The annual hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia’s city of Mecca is one of five pillars of Islam that all Muslims who are able to are expected to complete at least once.
Sudanese men use a false camera and microphone to stage interviews with protesters during a sit-in near their headquarters in the capital Khartoum. (Ozan Kose-AFP)

Sudan protesters flood capital to defend ‘revolution’

"Just fall, just fall," Hadia chanted, her voice cutting through the din as a convoy of paramilitaries rolled past a mass of flag-waving protesters in downtown Khartoum.

Insecurity: Yobe fruit sellers lament market closure

Fruit farmers and sellers in Mamudo town of Yobe say they are incurring heavy losses as a result of poor patronage caused by closure of some markets in the state and neighbouring Borno.
Nasir El-Rufai

Popular Islamic scholar advises Governor El-Rufai against appealing judgement on religious bill

A Kaduna State-based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Haliru Abdullahi Maraya, has advised the state government not to appeal the judgment of the State High Court that prohibited issuance of licence to religious preachers in the state.

My wife is a street fighter – Man tells court

An Ibadan-based tyre dealer, Moruf Gbolagade, on Tuesday told a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan that he consented to part ways with his estranged wife, Sekinat, because “she is a street fighter.“
Ahmed Musa

Ahmed Musa: I’m ever ready to fight for Nigeria

Super Eagles’ assistant captain Ahmed Musa has vowed to give his best for the team when the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in Egypt on June 21, saying he is always ever ready to play and perform well for Nigeria.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN tasks Nigerians on prayer

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna State Chapter, has appealed to Nigerians to be ceaseless in prayers for God’s intervention concerning the security challenges confronting the country.

Ansar-Ud-Deen fetes, clothes Modupe Cole inmates

The Lagos State Council of Ansar-Ud-Deen Society of Nigeria (ADSN) yesterday feted the inmates of Modupe Cole Memorial Treatment Child Care Home School Akoka, Lagos.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Lagos residents to call hotlines for potholes, road repairs

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the state would soon release hotlines for residents to call and report their road problems to the government.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Eid-el-Fitr: Governor Sanwo-Olu hosts Muslim community

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday said that the Lagos State Public Works Corporation had been directed to immediately begin patching of potholes across the state.
A former lawmaker representing Kosofe Federal Constituency at the House of Representative, Hon. Dayo Bush-Alebiosu has asked Muslim faithful to emulate the virtues of Prophet Muhammed.

Eid-el-Fitri: Emulate virtues of the Prophet – Dayo Bush

A former lawmaker representing Kosofe Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon. Dayo Bush-Alebiosu, has asked Muslim faithful to emulate the virtues of Prophet Muhammed.
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Wrecked mosques, police watch: A tense Ramadan in Xinjiang

The corner where Heyitkah Mosque in China’s restive Xinjiang region once hummed with life is now a concrete parking lot where all traces of the tall, domed building have been erased.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: APC must answer for failures, unrestrained looting

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, must answer for what it’s “failures, depravities and unrestrained looting” of the nation’s treasury in the last four years.

KEDCO urges staff to be more committed to meet N4 billion monthly target

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has urged all its staff to be more dedicated and committed for the company to meet up with the N4 billion monthly collection target.

CAS charges NAF officers not to be distracted by terrorists propaganda

Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, the Chief of Air Staff, has tasked Air force officers and men not to be distracted by the propaganda by terrorists and bandits in discharging their duties of protecting the nation.

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Ohanaeze youth denies receiving Senator Ekweremadu at airport

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide denied welcoming former deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, at the Enugu airport.
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 submerges Yola metropolis

The Adamawa State capital, Yola, was completely submerged as cars were seen floating and thousands of houses and properties destroyed and submerged by the flood which was caused by a heavy down pour which lasted for six hours.

Bode George: Asking ministers to go through Abba Kyari will slow down governance

Chief Olabode George, a former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday added his voice to the criticisms that has trailed the statement by President Muhammadu Buhari directing his ministers to channel all their meeting requests to him through his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari.
Governor Udom Emmanuel has commiserated with Senator Chris Ekpeyong over the demise of his wife Dr. Grace Ekpeyong.

Akwa Ibom governor consoles senator on wife’s death

Governor Udom Emmanuel has commiserated with Senator Chris Ekpeyong over the demise of his wife Dr. Grace Ekpeyong.

Police launch manhunt for man who raped landlady to death

Residents of Olorunda area in Ado-Ekiti have continued to mourn the gruesome murder of a Landlady by a tenant, as Police launch manhunt for the suspect.