Diversification of economy: UAE, Canada, Australia invest in mining sector

By Patience Paul with agency report The plan by President My hammadu Buhari to diversify Nigeria’s economy is beginning to yield fruit as five countries have indicated interest More...

Troops kill 100 Boko Haram, lose 7 soldiers in Yobe

As blasts kill 17, injure 11 From Uche Uche, Damaturu The Nigeria Army said yesterday that it has killed a hundred members of the Boko Haram in an encounter in Yobe State. The More...

Nigerians reject immunity for NASS leaders

Politicians and other stakeholders on governance in the country on Wednesday opposed the proposal for immunity to presiding officers of the National Assembly and the Chief Judge More...

Buhari has the pedigree to turn the fortune of Nigeria for good – Al-makura

By Umar Muhammad Puma Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Tanko Al-makura has described President Muhammdu Buhari as a man with “pedigree and antecedents” to take the country to More...

I gave financial assistance to over 95 indigent students-Rep Sarki Dahiru

By Ali Abare Abubakar Alhaji Sarki Dahiru (APC, Lafia/Obi) said so far he has assisted over 95 indigent students from his constituency in a bid to facilitate their registration More...

Has Nigeria begun AFCON 2017 preparations?

The 30th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations ended with the absence of the defending champions, the Super Eagles of Nigeria. More...

Burkina Faso: How not to stage coup

Blaise Compaoré ex-president of Burkina Faso Burkina Faso’s coup last week was, no doubt, an attempt by former More...

Nigeria averages about N1.5bn worth of transactions on POS daily, says CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said that Nigeria averages about N1.5 billion worth of...

Blue chips drop price on NSE

Some blue chips on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) recorded further price depreciation on Wednesday as...

Carry out forensic Probe on TetFund, FCDA other MDAs says CAA

From Ahmed Kaigama , Bauchi An NGO under auspices of Credible Alternative Alliance (CAA) has called...

New life: How Kashmir earthquake liberated many

When the Kashmir earthquake struck in October 2005, Tabinda Kokab was a teacher in a remote village close to More...

South Sudan’s men of dishonour

The rules of war were broken long ago in South Sudan, but the recent spate of violence against civilians has introduced..

Abuja twin blast: Despair as activities pick up amid tight security

By Stanley Onyekwere and Grace Ify Augustine As normal business activities continue to pick up after last Friday night’s bomb attacks..

Court remands AGIS staff over attempt to dupe ex-minister

A Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court in Abuja, yesterday ordered for the remand of a 42-year-old man, Lateef More...

Fulani group decries terror attacks on Abuja

By Stanley Onyekwere The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore has decried the Nyanya and Kuje bomb..

Residents bemoan absence of amenities in Kwali community

By Usman Shuaibu Some inhabitants of Nytse Mwamwa community in Kwali Area Council, of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have bemoaned..

NFF has met its targets –Pinnick

The President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick has boasted that his administration has successfully met its set objectives within a..

Boosting Nigeria’s higher education via ICT

By Chijioke Okoronkwo The National Universities Commission (NUC) and the American University of Nigeria (AUN) recently organised a stakeholders’ conference in..

Benefits of eating garlic

Garlic is a natural health remedy that has long been used to treat various ailments. It is extremely easy to source..

Community policing as means to an end

THURSDAY Column By Obayomi Abiola Benjamin The spate of bombings and other crimes in Nigeria is really alarming. Apart from BokoHaram insurgency and..

Rainy season businesses you can start now (II)

Catch and sell snail meat: Snail meat has been severally affirmed as a safe and nutritious delicacy. If you place a..