By Ummi Ismaeel


Authorities of the Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna have disclosed that the institution was making impressive in-roads in its quest to support the Nigerian Armed Forces in sourcing for local alternative hardware to combat Boko-Haram and check other security challenges.

By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu



The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has resumed orientation of Corps members in Yobe State after six years suspension caused by the Boko Haram insurgency in the state.


The last orientation in Yobe was  in  2011.

Anthony Martial has struggled to make the team under Mourinho.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has warned Anthony Martial that he is missing his opportunity to get a place in his starting lineup.

By Reuters



Oil prices edged higher on Tuesday ahead of weekly U.S. inventory data on evidence the global market is tightening as lower production by OPEC and other exporters drains stocks.

Increased drilling in the United States, however, could keep a lid on prices.

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for improved legal service delivery to decongest the courts.

The governor made the appeal in Asaba during the swearing-in ceremony of Justice Vincent Ofesi as a Judge of the Delta State High Court.

Ekiti State Governor and Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has called for support to rebuild the PDP, describing the party as “a sleeping, and not a dead lion.”  Fayose, who emerged as chairman of the PDP Governors’ Forum last Thursday, made the appeal when he visited former governor of Ogun


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Niger Delta militant, Okah, escapes prison?

A suspected militant, Charles Okah, who has been in detention for the 2010 Independence Day bombing has escaped. He allegedly escaped from the Kuje Prison by scaling the prison walls.

Senate’s allegation of ‘coup against legislature’ is falsehood – AGF

 The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has described as false, the position of the Senate alleging that the move to arraign the Senate President and his Deputy for forgery portends danger and is a coup against the legislature.

Couple institutes N500m suit against hospital in Ebonyi

A couple, Elizabeth Favour Nkwuda and Paulinus Nkwuda, has instituted a N500 million suit at Abakaliki High Court against Mile Four Hospital Abakaliki, for alleged culpable medical negligence, poor assessment and mismanagement of the former's pregnancy, leading to the death of her baby in the wom

Technology key to growth of maritime industry – Peterside

By Onyema Amanze


Dr. Dakuku Peterside, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has stated that technology is an enabler required for the growth of the maritime industry.


Nigeria’s Olympic team heads to U.S., NFF releases 35-man list

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has disclosed that the country’s Olympic football team will depart the country next week for a final training camp in the United States of America ahead of this year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

NFF hails U.S. embassy


The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has applauded the United States embassy in Nigeria for the quick and positive response granted to players and officials of the Under-23 National Team of Nigeria at the embassy.

Lawmaker, Jibrin, warns against politicization of Buhari's anti-corruption war

By Onyema Amanze

The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has urged members of the National Assembly to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war.

Olympic team, Flying Eagles test strength in Abuja

Nigeria’s Under-23 squad, heading to a final training camp in the USA ahead of this year’s Olympics and the U20 team preparing for a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final round qualifying fixture, clash in a potentially –explosive friendly match in Abuja on Saturday morning.

How police freed human trafficker in Ebonyi

A human rights group based in Ebonyi State, has alleged plot by the Police in the state to shield a suspected child trafficker and three of its officers indicted in a cover up of a child trafficker earlier arrested by the command from prosecution.

Boko Haram: Family demands whereabouts of freed Chibok girl

 Nigeria's Bring Back Our Girls movement is demanding that the government provides news of the only Chibok schoolgirl among 219 kidnapped to escape the clutches of Boko Haram Islamic extremists.


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