By Ummi Ismaeel
Niger State former governor, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, has lost his elder brother, Alhaji Usman Aliyu Zinda.
The late Aliyu Zinda died in the early hours of Thursday after brief illness at an Abuja hospital.

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday, September 2, announced that Muslims would observe the Eid el-Kabir on Monday, September 12.

Officials in Nigeria’s war-torn northeast are rebuilding damaged schools and moving displaced people out of classrooms in an effort to get students who were disrupted by years of Boko Haram violence back to their studies.

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Bello, has set up a committee to work with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC)’s ‘Zero Oil’ Plan initiative of the Federal Government.


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Opinion: Boko Haram’s Suppot Base In Nigeria

By John Campbell


Women Group Kicks Against Water Privatisation In Lagos

The African Women Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Network (AWWASHN) has kicked against the proposed privatisation of water in Lagos State.

Okorocha Sacks SSG

By Anolu Vincent, Owerri

Imo PDP Committee Assures Of Fairness To Members

By Anolu Vincent,



The Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the People’s  Democratic Party (PDP), Imo State chapter, Vitalis Okeafor (Barrister), has assured that no member of the party would influence the work of his committee.

Ibori ToLeave London Prison June — Ayirimi

Delta State former Governor, Chief James Ibori, may leave London prisons in June or July.

  Itsekiri youth leader and Akulagba of Warri kingdom, Chief Ayirimi Emami, disclosed this while addressing journalists in Warri, Delta State on Friday, March 18, 2016.

Marijuana: Tunisian women’s experience in prison

It is no surprise that Tunisia's prisons are overcrowded as it's relatively easy to end up there. In one prison BBC met two women who were locked up for smoking a joint. The dreary reception hall of Menouba prison lies between the gates of freedom and captivity.

ANC's Mantashe warns of 'mafia state' in South Africa

South Africa risks turning into a "mafia state", a senior governing party official has warned, as pressure grows on President Jacob Zuma over his links with a wealthy family.

Boko Haram: 89 Militants To Die In Cameroon

Cameroon has sentenced 89 members of Nigerian militant group, Boko Haram, to death.

N3.1b Fraud Rattles Jonathan’s Camp

Uneasy calm in ex-President Goodluck Jonathan camp over the N3.1 billion allegedly shared by six Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chiefs.


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