The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, has warned that Nigeria could witness an insurgency worse than Boko Haram in the near future if nothing was done to fix the country’s economy and check its growing population. The emir, who represented the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad III, said this during...
As the indefinite strike embarked upon by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities entered its second week on Monday, parents and students have appealed to the union to call it off. Mrs Josephine Taiwo, a businesswoman, and mother of three undergraduates urged ASUU to suspend the strike considering...
India’s air safety watchdog on Monday suspended for three years the license of a senior Air India pilot who failed alcohol tests. “The privileges of his license have been suspended for a period of three years from 11.11.2018 as per the provisions of applicable regulations,” a spokesperson at the Directorate...
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the search and alleged harassment of its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, by security agencies earlier today at the Abuja International Airport on his return from Dubai. In a statement issued by its spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP said security agents invaded Atiku’s aircraft...
The National Youth Service Corps is to host the 2018 Batch ‘C’ stream II orientation course for corps members originally deployed to Borno and Yobe States in Gombe State. Mr David Markson, the state coordinator of NYSC made this known on Monday in a statement signed by Ms Margaret Dakama,...
A US F/A 18 fighter jet crashed in the Philippine Sea on Monday after experiencing mechanical trouble during routine operations, the Navy said in a statement. Both pilots were immediately rescued and are in good condition, it said, adding that the crash was being investigated.
NIGERIA’S Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says that the federal government spends a total of N3.5 million every month to feed Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as the Shi’ite Islamic sect. Mohammed made this claim while addressing State House correspondents after...
The Nigerian Army said the situation at Katarko in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State had been brought under control after troops foiled an attempted attack by terrorists on the military location in the town. The army spokesman, Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu, in a statement on Thursday, said that the...
American singer, Missy Elliot, acclaimed as ‘one of Rap’s greatest voices’ in the world, has been nominated for the 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame. Elliott is the first female rapper nominated for the prestigious prize and can also become the third rapper to enter the organisation following recent inductees JAY-Z...
Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Kelvin Brouillette, also known as K Brule, narrowly escaped death in a ghastly car accident that occurred on Sunday morning and left him unconscious for a while. The reality TV star announced this himself on his Instagram page on Wednesday. He wrote, “On Sunday, November 4,...