Category: News

70-year-old man stoned to death in Kano

A Senior Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Tuesday remanded five men in prison over alleged kidnap and stoning 70-year-old Usman Danbuba to death. The accused were Wada Mohammed, 30, Ya’u Muhammad, 22, Musa Inusa, 35, Sale Buba, 27, and Sule Garba, 45. They are facing a five-count charge of criminal conspiracy, hostage taking, armed […]

Dangote reveals Secret of Business Success

 Africa’s richest man and most successful industrialist, Aliko Dangote, today revealed the secret of his business success: self-sufficiency and backward integration, a manufacturing strategy that extracts value from entire processes. “We are not going to import anything any longer,” Dangote said, in the presence of Nigerian vice-president Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Congolese presidential hopeful Moise Katumbi, […]

No More War! Kachikwu Meets Baru.

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, and the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, met on Tuesday and discussed opportunities to further develop the nation’s oil and gas sector. They met in Abuja at the ongoing Nigerian Economic Summit at the Energy Policy Committee session. […]

Ex-Plateau Head of Service Shot Dead

 Gunmen on Tuesday attacked Wereh village in Barkin-Ladi, Plateau State, killing former Plateau Head of Service, Moses Gwom, and two other persons. Sources from the village indicated that the assailants invaded the village at night, shot many people, and ran into the bush. “The attack lasted about 10 minutes or so,” the source told the […]

Senate decries Rate of Drug Abuse in Nigeria

According to the News Agency of Nigeria NAN, the Senate on Tuesday condemned the rate of drug abuse in the country, and called for urgent steps to arrest the situation. This followed the adoption of a motion by Senator Baba Garbai (APC-Borno) during plenary. The “The Need to Check the Rising Menace of Pharmaceutical Drug Abuse among […]

”I Sell N500,000 Cannabis Daily” – Drug Dealer

A suspected drug peddler, Sunday Adesoye, aka Malboro, has been arrested for dealing in cannabis in Akala, Mushin, Lagos State. It was learnt that Adesoye was arrested along with 49 others by operatives of the Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit on Saturday according to reports from PUNCH . Forty […]

President Buhari’s Address to Nigerians Upon His Return from the UK – Full Text

My dear citizens, I am very grateful to God and to all Nigerians for their prayers. I am pleased to be back on home soil among my brothers and sisters. 2. In the course of my stay in the United Kingdom, I have been kept in daily touch with events at home. Nigerians are robust […]

Yaay! Funke Akindele is Pregnant; Steps out with Huge Baby Bump

Over the weekend, the Jenifa’s Diary actress stepped out for the Glo Lafta Fest rocking a baby bump and this has triggered major excitement among fans. You would remember the sad drama on social media after the founder of Mountain of Blessing and Miracle Church of Christ, Dr Olagorioye Faleyimu, said the actress would never have children in […]

Actress, Toyin Abraham Covers Guardian Life Magazine

Nollywood actress, Toyin Abraham is on the cover of the latest issue of Guardian Life magazine where she talks about changing her name and more. A lot of people identify with their names through the traditional meanings and all the better when you need a name that motivates you as an individual. For Toyin Abraham, formerly […]

Kogi declares Today Public Holiday for the Thanksgiving of President Buhari’s Return

Kogi State government has declared August 21 as a public holiday for its citizens to thank God for safely returning President Muhammadu Buhari to the country. The Director-General, media and publicity to the state governor, Kingsley Fanwo, said it was to enable the people to give thanks to God for returning Buhari in sound health and sound mind. […]
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