A South African man and his Ukrainian fiancee have been detained in the United Arab Emirates for unlawful sex, a relative says.

Emlyn Culverwell‚ 29, and Iryna Nohai, 27, were reportedly arrested after a doctor discovered Ms Nohai, who had stomach cramps, was pregnant.


Nigeria’s Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday performed the ground breaking for the commencement of work on the new Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project.


Five people are said to have been killed in a clash at the Sabo area of Ile-Ife, Osun State.

Ayo Abada, Lagos

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and its official FIFA Match Agent, Jairo Pachon of Eurodata Sport, have released the correct link for those who desire tickets for the Super Eagles’ two international friendlies in London later this month.

By Mohammed Abubakar,



The 80-bed capacity hospital in Potiskum town of Yobe State built by Senator Muhammad Hassan and commissioned by the Senate President Bukola Saraki has commenced services.

 Hassan, the only PDP senator, represents Yobe South Senatorial District at the National Assembly.

Morocco is applying to join the Economic Community of West African States, the bloc confirmed Tuesday, a move that some analysts see as a continuation of checkbook diplomacy to consolidate the North African kingdom's claim on Western Sahara.

Morocco's application will be considered at the next summit of 15-member states in July, ECOWAS chairman Marcel de Souza said in a statement.


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NFF to immortalise Amodu, Keshi

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has assured that it was working on immortalizing coaching legends, Shaibu Amodu and Stephen Keshi, both passed on last month.

How Police arrested 22 robbery suspects in Lagos

The operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command have arrested 22 teenagers for robbery, stealing and cultism.

NIMASA will no longer tolerate IOCs’ disregard for cabotage, environmental laws – Peterside

Dr. Dakuku Peterside, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has said that the agency would no longer tolerate the disregard for cabotage and environmental laws by the International Oil Companies (IOCs) operating in Nigeria.

Senate backs Ikpeazu, mourns Maduekwe

The Nigeria Sanate has expressed its support for the embatled Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu.

 It also sent an Ad Hoc Committee led by

Is Victor Moses becoming Conte's Emanuele Giaccherini at Chelsea?

We know all about the mystique of Antonio Conte. Not only is the new Chelsea head coach seen as a tactical magician, the Italian is famed for getting the most out of his players.


Nigerian governors, Vodacom to partner on health, education, agric

The Nigerian Governors Forum is to partner with Vodacom on how to improve health, education and agriculture in the country.

This is the outcome of the meeting the governors held on Wednesday night in the banquet hall of the Presidential Villa.

Boko Haram: Troops rescue 38 women, 42 children

Troops on fighting and clearance patrol codenamed “Operation Tiger Claw” on Tuesday, July 19 2016 swooped on terrorists at Gangere village in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State.

Buhari appoints Ndoma-Egba as NDDC boss

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has nominated a former Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr.

Okpofe: A community terrorised by ghost

By Kate Uwalaka



Just like dry season bush fire, the news spread very fast, anouncing the death of one of the prominent sons of Chukwuoma Okpofe in Ezinihitte Mbaise Local Government Area.

Feeding bottle federalism, cause of Nigeria's economic woes - Ekweremadu

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has said that the current structure of the country’s federalism, which he chose to describe as “feeding bottle federalism,” is the cause of the country’s "economic quandary”.


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