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Buhari government has passed – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, has declared that President Muhammadu has “passed” in terms of governance rating. He said this at the Month Olives Anglican Church, Tanke, Ilorin in Saturday. Addressing the congregation, comprising politicians, the Vicar, Rotimi Omotoye, had [...]

August 26, 2018 Government and politics

NAHCON begins pilgrims’ return journey on Monday

The return journey of Nigeria’s 55,000 pilgrims who performed this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia begins on Monday, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has said. Its Director of Operations, Abdullahi Saleh, announced this on Sunday in Jeddah after [...]

August 26, 2018 Religion

Nigerian economy on life support — Ex-Gov. Obi

A former governor of Anambra, Peter Obi, has said that the Nigerian economy is on life support due to the rising debt profile of about N22.7 trillion. Mr Obi, disclosed this at the ‘2018 This Generation Conference’ organised by the [...]

August 26, 2018 Economy

U.S. Senator John McCain is dead

John McCain, a senior member of the United States Senate and former presidential candidate, has died. Mr McCain passed on Saturday night after years of battling with brain cancer, his family announced Saturday. He was 81. Mr McCain’s family said [...]

August 26, 2018 International

How Lagos hospital injected patient with ‘formalin’ during surgery, crippling her

Lagos hospital injected patient with ‘formalin’ during surgery: May 30, 2017 was supposed to be the start of a new beginning in her marriage. Weeks earlier Christina Ohunyan, 40, had been diagnosed of myomectomy, commonly known as fibroid. Doctors had [...]

August 26, 2018 Health issues

Gunmen slay security guard, Plateau Assembly Speaker’s driver

Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers slayed two men in Jos, Plateau State, on Saturday, the police said. One of the victims was a security guard working with University of Jos Teaching Hospital (JUTH), while the other was a driver [...]

August 26, 2018 Crime

I’m not losing sleep over impeachment, says Saraki

The Senate President, Dr. Olubukola Saraki has declared that he is not bothered about impeachment when Senate finally resumes, insisting that there are process and a constitution that guide the Senate. Saraki disclosed this, yesterday, in Asaba, Delta State, when [...]

August 26, 2018 Government and politics

Politeness is not weaknesses, Udom warns predecessor

Despite insinuation regarding his possible defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel surprised his detractors with Friday’s declaration to run for second term on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He, however, [...]

August 26, 2018 Government and politics

Don’t spare rustlers, armed robbers, Buhari tells troops

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on troops currently stationed in Katsina State, not to spare any cattle rustler or armed robber, but to deal ruthlessly with them. Buhari stated this, yesterday, while addressing the troops at the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua [...]

August 26, 2018 Government and politics

Torrential downpour wreaks havoc in Niger

The torrential downpour in Gbeganu area of Minna, Niger State has wreaked on the community, as flood swept houses, rendering several people homeless and helpless. The heavy downpour, which has been on since last Wednesday, has destroyed about three houses [...]

August 26, 2018 Environmental issues