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Killings: Adamawa Govt. assures of more security to troubled areas

Adamawa Government on Thursday said more security personnel would be deployed to areas of conflicts in the state, to safeguard lives and properties. The state Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Mr Ahmad Sajoh, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Yola t

How to hide Whatsapp video, photos from gallery

When you receive a photo or video from a contact in WhatsApp, after you load it, it’s automatically saved to your phone’s local storage. That means all received content from WhatsApp is visible to anyone who gains access to your default photo gallery. Luc
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How to hide Whatsapp video, photos from gallery

When you receive a photo or video from a contact in WhatsApp, after you load it, it’s automatically saved to your phone’s local storage. That means all received content from WhatsApp is visible to anyone who gains access to your default photo gallery. Luckily, there’s a new feature available for the Android version of the […]

INEC to suspend voter registration till after 2019 elections

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that the Continuous Voter Registration exercise will be suspended from August 17, 2018 till after the 2019 general elections. It, however, said the time for registration and collec
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INEC to suspend voter registration till after 2019 elections

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that the Continuous Voter Registration exercise will be suspended from August 17, 2018 till after the 2019 general elections. It, however, said the time for registration and collection of PVCs will now take place from 9am to 5pm everyday, as opposed to the 9am to […]

Female prison inmates demand ‘private time’ with visiting husbands

Inmates of Zimbabwe’s Chikurubi Female prison have appealed to the government to allow them have private moments with their husbands during visits. The inmates made the request during a graduation ceremony at the prisons reports iHarare. Zimbabwe Priso
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Female prison inmates demand ‘private time’ with visiting husbands

Inmates of Zimbabwe’s Chikurubi Female prison have appealed to the government to allow them have private moments with their husbands during visits. The inmates made the request during a graduation ceremony at the prisons reports iHarare. Zimbabwe Prison and Correctional Service, spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Elizabeth Banda said the institution is making every effort to address inmates […]

Transgender prisoner sent to female prison, ‘sexually assaults’ four women

A transgender prisoner has been accused of sexually assaulting four female inmates after being sent to a women’s prison, despite not having had reassignment surgery. It is alleged the first attack took place within days of the inmate arriving at New Hal
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Transgender prisoner sent to female prison, ‘sexually assaults’ four women

A transgender prisoner has been accused of sexually assaulting four female inmates after being sent to a women’s prison, despite not having had reassignment surgery. It is alleged the first attack took place within days of the inmate arriving at New Hall jail in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, reports Daily Mail. The prisoner, who has been […]

Buhari returns to Abuja from Netherlands

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after a successful three-day official visit to The Hague, Netherlands, where he delivered a keynote address at the 20th anniversary of the International Criminal Court. President Buhari’s Personal Assistant o
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Buhari returns to Abuja from Netherlands

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after a successful three-day official visit to The Hague, Netherlands, where he delivered a keynote address at the 20th anniversary of the International Criminal Court. President Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Bashir Ahmed, confirmed this on his verified twitter handle on Wednesday. While addressing the ICC on […]

France World Cup win triggered spike in hate speech in Poland –NGO

A Polish anti-racism NGO said Wednesday that it has filed several dozen hate speech complaints with prosecutors after a spike in racial posts by Polish internet users against members of France’s winning World Cup team. “The comments insult the Fre
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France World Cup win triggered spike in hate speech in Poland –NGO

A Polish anti-racism NGO said Wednesday that it has filed several dozen hate speech complaints with prosecutors after a spike in racial posts by Polish internet users against members of France’s winning World Cup team. “The comments insult the French football players due to the colour of their skin, comparing them to monkeys and using […]

BREAKING: Nigeria unveils name of national carrier, logo

Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika on Wednesday unveiled the name of Nigeria’s national carrier, as well as the logo at the Farnborough International Airshow in London. Sirika said the national carrier is Nigeria Air. During the unveiling, the
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BREAKING: Nigeria unveils name of national carrier, logo

Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika on Wednesday unveiled the name of Nigeria’s national carrier, as well as the logo at the Farnborough International Airshow in London. Sirika said the national carrier is Nigeria Air. During the unveiling, the minister said, “this will be a National Carrier that is Private sector-led and driven. It […]

Former Chinese vice governor sentenced to 15 years in prison for bribery

Yu Haiyan, former vice governor of China’s Gansu Province, was sentenced to 15 years in prison and fined 6 million Yuan for taking bribes by a court in Chongqing on Wednesday. According to the verdict announced by the First Intermediate People’s Court of
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Former Chinese vice governor sentenced to 15 years in prison for bribery

Yu Haiyan, former vice governor of China’s Gansu Province, was sentenced to 15 years in prison and fined 6 million Yuan for taking bribes by a court in Chongqing on Wednesday. According to the verdict announced by the First Intermediate People’s Court of Chongqing Municipality, Yu’s illicit gains will be turned over to the state […]

PHOTOS: Body language specialist interprets Trump, Putin unspoken ‘statements’

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin’s summit was so ‘frosty’ it almost resembled a “pre-match prizefighters weigh in.” That’s according to body language expert Judi James, who said there was “little in terms of meaningful or communicativ
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PHOTOS: Body language specialist interprets Trump, Putin unspoken ‘statements’

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin’s summit was so ‘frosty’ it almost resembled a “pre-match prizefighters weigh in.” That’s according to body language expert Judi James, who said there was “little in terms of meaningful or communicative eye contact” during the big meet on Monday. Both presidents met at Helsinki’s presidential palace on Monday, amid fraying […]

Workers to know new minimum wage in August, says TUC

The President of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, Mr. Bobboi Kaigama, announced on Wednesday that a new amount agreed on by the Federal Government and labour to serve as Nigeria’s new minimum wage would be announced next month. Bobboi, who made the disc
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Workers to know new minimum wage in August, says TUC

The President of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, Mr. Bobboi Kaigama, announced on Wednesday that a new amount agreed on by the Federal Government and labour to serve as Nigeria’s new minimum wage would be announced next month. Bobboi, who made the disclosure in an interview with the labour correspondent of the News Agency […]

Trump says “big results will come” with Putin

U.S President Donald Trump said Wednesday he got on well with Russian President Vladimir Putin at their summit in Finland and “big results will come”. “So many people at the higher ends of intelligence loved my press conference performance in Helsinki.
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Trump says “big results will come” with Putin

U.S President Donald Trump said Wednesday he got on well with Russian President Vladimir Putin at their summit in Finland and “big results will come”. “So many people at the higher ends of intelligence loved my press conference performance in Helsinki. “Putin and I discussed many important subjects at our earlier meeting. We got along […]

100 years since his birth, South Africa pays tribute to Mandela

South Africa on Wednesday marked 100 years since Nelson Mandela’s birth with a “town hall” forum hosted by Barack Obama and a walk led by the anti-apartheid leader’s widow among a series of tributes. His birthday on July 18 is marked a
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100 years since his birth, South Africa pays tribute to Mandela

South Africa on Wednesday marked 100 years since Nelson Mandela’s birth with a “town hall” forum hosted by Barack Obama and a walk led by the anti-apartheid leader’s widow among a series of tributes. His birthday on July 18 is marked annually around the world as “Mandela Day”, and the Nelson Mandela Foundation called for […]

FIFA, Nobel Prize, Theresa May, others celebrate Mandela’s 100th posthumous birthday

FIFA, Nobel Prize, British Prime Minister, Theresa May, and others on Wednesday joined the world to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s 100th posthumous birthday. Taking to Twitter, lovers of the apartheid activist have been sharing photos, quotes and wishes fo
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FIFA, Nobel Prize, Theresa May, others celebrate Mandela’s 100th posthumous birthday

FIFA, Nobel Prize, British Prime Minister, Theresa May, and others on Wednesday joined the world to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s 100th posthumous birthday. Taking to Twitter, lovers of the apartheid activist have been sharing photos, quotes and wishes for the legendary statement, thereby making him a top trend on Twitter. May was not left out, as she […]

EU fines Google €4.3bn over Android anti-trust violations

 Google faced a record EU anti-trust fine of 4.3 billion euros on Wednesday over its Android smartphone system, in a ruling that risks a fresh clash between Brussels and Washington. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is expected to say that the U
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EU fines Google €4.3bn over Android anti-trust violations

 Google faced a record EU anti-trust fine of 4.3 billion euros on Wednesday over its Android smartphone system, in a ruling that risks a fresh clash between Brussels and Washington. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is expected to say that the US tech giant abused Android’s dominant market position to boost usage of its own […]

Zimbabwean government increase salaries of workers ahead of election

The Zimbabwe government has offered the rest of its workers a salary raise, a week after it hiked salaries of members of the defence forces and police by 22.5 per cent and 20 per cent respectively with effect from July 1. The minister of state for presidentia
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Zimbabwean government increase salaries of workers ahead of election

The Zimbabwe government has offered the rest of its workers a salary raise, a week after it hiked salaries of members of the defence forces and police by 22.5 per cent and 20 per cent respectively with effect from July 1. The minister of state for presidential affairs Simbarashe Mumbengegwi confirmed the 17.5-per cent salary […]

Google braces for huge EU fine over Android

Google faced a record EU fine Wednesday for using its Android smartphone system to illegally boost its search engine, in a ruling that risks a fresh clash between Brussels and Washington. The EU’s Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is set to an
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Google braces for huge EU fine over Android

Google faced a record EU fine Wednesday for using its Android smartphone system to illegally boost its search engine, in a ruling that risks a fresh clash between Brussels and Washington. The EU’s Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is set to announce a 4.3-billion-euro ($5 billion) penalty against the US tech giant, according to Bloomberg News. […]

Three killed in midair collision of two planes

Miami-Dade Police have identified three people who died when two small planes collided over the Everglades, Florida, US. A search is expected to resume Wednesday morning for a possible fourth victim. Daniel Miralles, an eye-witness said he and his friend wer
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Three killed in midair collision of two planes

Miami-Dade Police have identified three people who died when two small planes collided over the Everglades, Florida, US. A search is expected to resume Wednesday morning for a possible fourth victim. Daniel Miralles, an eye-witness said he and his friend were out fishing when the crash happened around 1 o’clock in the afternoon on Tuesday, […]

Insurance coy dragged to court over alleged failure to pay N3m claims

The Standard Alliance Insurance Company has been dragged to the Abia High Court in Aba over the company’s alleged refusal to pay N3 million to a client on maturity of his life insurance. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the suit filed by Mr Okorie Ma
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Insurance coy dragged to court over alleged failure to pay N3m claims

The Standard Alliance Insurance Company has been dragged to the Abia High Court in Aba over the company’s alleged refusal to pay N3 million to a client on maturity of his life insurance. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the suit filed by Mr Okorie Mark, a businessman hinged his claim on alleged non-payment […]

After Russia 2018: Some Lagosians cry over losses to bet

The early exit of football teams of the supposedly heavy-weight countries at the just concluded world biggest football fiesta tagged “Russia 2018 ‘’, which ended on July 15, resorted into joys to the betting companies. It, however, brought agonies to se
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After Russia 2018: Some Lagosians cry over losses to bet

The early exit of football teams of the supposedly heavy-weight countries at the just concluded world biggest football fiesta tagged “Russia 2018 ‘’, which ended on July 15, resorted into joys to the betting companies. It, however, brought agonies to several of those who staked with the betting companies in Lagos for possible claims or […]

Malaysian ex-prime minister Najib’s personal bank account unfrozen

Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak’s personal bank account has been unfrozen, according to the anti-corruption agency investigating Najib’s suspected mismanagement of the 1MDB state development fund. The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission sa
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Malaysian ex-prime minister Najib’s personal bank account unfrozen

Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak’s personal bank account has been unfrozen, according to the anti-corruption agency investigating Najib’s suspected mismanagement of the 1MDB state development fund. The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission said on Wednesday the account was unfrozen because no connection had been found between Najib’s account and the ongoing investigation into 1MDB. READ ALSO: Three […]

Ekiti: Election fell short of global standards, say US observer group, others

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti A coalition of domestic and international election observers accredited to observe the July 14 governorship poll in Ekiti State said the election fell short of global best practices and electoral standards. The Independent Natio
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Ekiti: Election fell short of global standards, say US observer group, others

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti A coalition of domestic and international election observers accredited to observe the July 14 governorship poll in Ekiti State said the election fell short of global best practices and electoral standards. The Independent National Electoral Commission declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Kayode Fayemi, as the winner of the […]

NLC president tasks Fayemi on workers’ salary arrears

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta The National President of the Nigeria Labour Congress,  Ayuba Wabba, has called on the Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, not to renege on his campaign promises to the workers in the state,  especially  the prompt settl
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NLC president tasks Fayemi on workers’ salary arrears

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta The National President of the Nigeria Labour Congress,  Ayuba Wabba, has called on the Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, not to renege on his campaign promises to the workers in the state,  especially  the prompt settlement of their unpaid salary arrears and pension, as soon as he is sworn in in […]

Election fell short of global standards, say US observer group, others

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti A coalition of domestic and international election observers accredited to observe the July 14 governorship poll in Ekiti State said the election fell short of global best practices and electoral standards. The Independent Natio
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Election fell short of global standards, say US observer group, others

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti A coalition of domestic and international election observers accredited to observe the July 14 governorship poll in Ekiti State said the election fell short of global best practices and electoral standards. The Independent National Electoral Commission declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Kayode Fayemi, as the winner of the […]

We didn’t engage in vote-buying like APC, says PDP

John Alechenu and Olusola Fabiyi The Peoples Democratic Party says no circumstance will push it to descend into vote-buying in any election, no matter the alleged machination of the All Progressives Congress. The party said it did not buy any vote in the Jul
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We didn’t engage in vote-buying like APC, says PDP

John Alechenu and Olusola Fabiyi The Peoples Democratic Party says no circumstance will push it to descend into vote-buying in any election, no matter the alleged machination of the All Progressives Congress. The party said it did not buy any vote in the July 14, 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State like it alleged that […]

SERAP demands prosecution of vote buyers

Oladimeji Ramon An anti-corruption group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has demanded that the Independent National Electoral Commission investigate alleged buying of votes in last Saturday’s governorship poll in Ekiti State. The group, i
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SERAP demands prosecution of vote buyers

Oladimeji Ramon An anti-corruption group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has demanded that the Independent National Electoral Commission investigate alleged buying of votes in last Saturday’s governorship poll in Ekiti State. The group, in an open letter on Tuesday by its Director, Adetokunbo Mumuni, asked INEC to enlist the help of anti-graft agencies to investigate […]

Ekiti Assembly rejects election results, adjourns till October

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti Members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly have condemned and rejected the result of last Saturday governorship election as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The assembly also adjourned sitting till Oc
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Ekiti Assembly rejects election results, adjourns till October

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti Members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly have condemned and rejected the result of last Saturday governorship election as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The assembly also adjourned sitting till October 8, 2018, due to alleged harassment of members by security agents. The adjournment followed a motion moved […]

Command arrests two for fraud

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The Imo State Police Command has arrested two suspected fraudsters, Innocent Okoro and Chukwu Kelechi. The state Commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galandanchi, said the suspects claimed to be oil workers and defrauded one Chinaka Ogige
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Command arrests two for fraud

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The Imo State Police Command has arrested two suspected fraudsters, Innocent Okoro and Chukwu Kelechi. The state Commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galandanchi, said the suspects claimed to be oil workers and defrauded one Chinaka Ogige of N1.8m under the pretext of wanting to give him a job as a scarf folder at […]

Police arrest two gang members for robbing women

Oluwatobi Akindele Two men have been arrested by the police for allegedly robbing two women of their belongings. Abayomi Adelabi, a 42-year old contractor, and Solomon Sunday, a 42-year old carpenter, were arrested in the Ota Tollgate area of Ogun State afte
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Police arrest two gang members for robbing women

Oluwatobi Akindele Two men have been arrested by the police for allegedly robbing two women of their belongings. Abayomi Adelabi, a 42-year old contractor, and Solomon Sunday, a 42-year old carpenter, were arrested in the Ota Tollgate area of Ogun State after they had carried out the robbery in the Iyana-Ipaja area of Lagos. While […]

Taraba CP sustains injury in mob attack

Justin Tyopuusu,   Jalingo Taraba State Commissioner of Police, David Akinremi, on Monday sustained an head injury  following an attack on him by some youths in the Tudunwada area of Jalingo, the state capital. The state Police Public Relations Officer, AS
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Taraba CP sustains injury in mob attack

Justin Tyopuusu,   Jalingo Taraba State Commissioner of Police, David Akinremi, on Monday sustained an head injury  following an attack on him by some youths in the Tudunwada area of Jalingo, the state capital. The state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP David Misal, who disclosed this to journalists, explained that the CP had gone to the […]

Sergeants, others nabbed for kidnapping NPC worker

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri Two serving sergeants in the Imo State Police Command, Olu Hygenius and Collins Ibe, and two others,Timothy Chukwukere and Chidubem Anyia, have been arrested by the operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad for alleged inv
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Sergeants, others nabbed for kidnapping NPC worker

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri Two serving sergeants in the Imo State Police Command, Olu Hygenius and Collins Ibe, and two others,Timothy Chukwukere and Chidubem Anyia, have been arrested by the operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad for alleged involvement in the kidnap of an employee of the National Population Commission, Amasike Ameleonye. Ameleonye, an indigene […]

Alfa used fake vision to rape student in Lagos – Police

Deji Lambo An Alfa, Mustapha Hammed, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly raping a 29-year-old student of Federal College of Education (Technical), Akoka, Lagos. The police said the 23-year-old suspect told the victim that he saw
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Alfa used fake vision to rape student in Lagos – Police

Deji Lambo An Alfa, Mustapha Hammed, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly raping a 29-year-old student of Federal College of Education (Technical), Akoka, Lagos. The police said the 23-year-old suspect told the victim that he saw a vision that she would die in 24 hours, unless the student took three […]

Musa’s strike picked for goal of the tourney

Ahmed Musa’s second goal against Iceland has been nominated among 17 other goals for the Goal of the 2018 World Cup by FIFA. The Leicester City forward latched on to a long clearance deep from inside the Nigeria half before he used his speed to outrun his m
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Musa’s strike picked for goal of the tourney

Ahmed Musa’s second goal against Iceland has been nominated among 17 other goals for the Goal of the 2018 World Cup by FIFA. The Leicester City forward latched on to a long clearance deep from inside the Nigeria half before he used his speed to outrun his markers before he slotted home for the Eagles […]

Vital takeaways from the Ekiti election

Obinna Iroegbu Now that the Ekiti State governorship election is over and all cast votes have been counted, I pray for peace, prosperity and progress of the state. I do not by any stretch of will or innate desire wish that any calamity should befall my state
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Vital takeaways from the Ekiti election

Obinna Iroegbu Now that the Ekiti State governorship election is over and all cast votes have been counted, I pray for peace, prosperity and progress of the state. I do not by any stretch of will or innate desire wish that any calamity should befall my state. Ekiti is where I have so far lived […]

Killing of police officers in Abuja, Edo

AUDACIOUS criminals are chipping away at the authority of the Nigerian state. These unrepentant bandits went on the rampage again on July 2 when they killed seven police officers who were on stop-and-search duties in Galadimawa Roundabout, Abuja. About 24 hou
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Killing of police officers in Abuja, Edo

AUDACIOUS criminals are chipping away at the authority of the Nigerian state. These unrepentant bandits went on the rampage again on July 2 when they killed seven police officers who were on stop-and-search duties in Galadimawa Roundabout, Abuja. About 24 hours earlier, gunmen had murdered two officers at a checkpoint in Abaji, Abuja, and taken […]

Ekiti poll: TMG, TI, SERAP condemn vote-buying by parties

Olusola Fabiyi, Friday Olokor, Kamarudeen Ogundele, Eniola Akinkuotu, Adelani Adepegba and Olaleye Aluko The Independent National Electoral Commission has said it will probe the conduct and the outcome of the Ekiti State governorship election. The National C
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Ekiti poll: TMG, TI, SERAP condemn vote-buying by parties

Olusola Fabiyi, Friday Olokor, Kamarudeen Ogundele, Eniola Akinkuotu, Adelani Adepegba and Olaleye Aluko The Independent National Electoral Commission has said it will probe the conduct and the outcome of the Ekiti State governorship election. The National Commissioner in charge of Voter Education and Publicity, Prince Solomon Soyebi, revealed this to one of our correspondents in Abuja […]

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