Mikel John Obi may be exactly the same age as David Luiz (both born April 22, 1987), but the Nigerian international is one of Chelsea's elder statesmen. He's the second longest-serving active player in the squad and is tied for 15th on the all-time appearances list with Charlie Cooke.

By Ummi Ismaeel
The Governor of Niger, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, on Wednesday identified insincerity and falsification of documented records as the main cause of most boundary disputes between people, communities and states in Nigeria.

By Ummi Ismaeel
Gwari (Gbagyi) community in Niger State has cried out over the alleged manhunt of the natives by Nigerian Army.
It would be recalled that some soldiers raided Kapdna village, Bosso Local Government Area, Niger State, which led to the death of 11 soldiers and 13 civilians.

The Federal Executive Council has approved a road map for the growth and development of Nigeria’s mining industry.
The road map, which is to outline the contribution of mining to the growth of the GDP, is said to be in line with the vision of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to diversify the economy away from oil.

The President, Muhammadu Buhari, has said that his administration was not oblivious of the difficult times Nigerians are presently going through.


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Female Bombers Hit Maiduguri, Kill 22 In Mosque

Two female bombers killed at least 22 worshippers in an attack on a mosque at Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria on Wednesday, March 16, 2916, says Nigerian rescue officials.  Borno is the birthplace of Boko Haram militants.

Okorocha Alleges Marginalisation Of Imo By NDDC, .Appeals To Senate Committee

Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has appealed to the Senate Committee on NNiger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to look into what he called gross marginalization of the state by the commission and reverse the trend.Governor Okorocha made the appeal when the members of the Senate Co

Invasion Of Ekiti House Of Assembly: DSS Snubs Court

The Department of State Services (DSS) has refused to accept the service of the Federal High Court, Ado-Ekiti order for the immediate release of the detained member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, representing Efon Local Government Area of Ekiti State,

Afolabi Akani.

Drought Worsens Food Crisis In Zimbabwe

No fewer than four million people in Zimbabwe are in need of food aid as the country struggles to deal with a devastating drought caused by the El Nino weather pattern.

Crude Oil Sale: How NNPC Withheld $16.2b In 2014

Nigeria's state-run oil firm, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) withheld some N3.2 trillion ($16.2 billion, 14.6 billion euros) from the sale of crude oil in 2014, according to a government report from auditor-general, Samuel Ukura.

Badeh’s Trial Adjourned Until March 16


Trial of Nigeria’s former Defence Chief, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, has been adjourned till March 16, 2016.

The adjournment was made to enable the defence study the additional proof of evidence served on them by the prosecution.

Zero Gas Flaring: Nigeria To Sign 2030 UN Deadline Pact

With the support of the National Assembly, Nigeria intends to sign the United Nations Agreement on Zero Routing Gas Flaring by 2030, according to the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.

Buhari Declares War Against Pipeline Vandals

Federal Government has said it would go after pipeline vandals and power infrastructure saboteurs and bring them to book.

Lawmakers Decry Invasion Of Ekiti House Of Assembly By DSS . Protest To U.S., UK Embassies

Members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Nigeria, on Monday, March 14, 2016, protested to the international community including U.S., and United Kingdom to order the Department of State Services (DSS) to free four of their members it “abducted” at the assembly complex since March 4, 2016.


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