A Shooting Stars defender, Izu Joseph, has been reported dead after he was hit by stray bullet in Bayelsa.

The first leg (Futures 5) of the 16th edition of Governor's Cup Lagos Tennis Championship ended at the weekend with Spanish and Slovakia players winning the men and women’s singles of the tournament.

By Ummi Ismaeel,


Niger State government has joined many other Nigerians to laud the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government over the release of 21 girls who are among the over 250 Chibok school girls kidnapped by Boko-Haram over two years ago.

By Mohammed Abubakar,


Some residents of Potiskum, one of the cosmopolitan towns in Yobe State, have appealed to the Director-General, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Aliyu Abdul-Aziz, to equip the commission's office in the Potiskum to enable the citizens register before the stipulated dateline.

.I don’t know the party she belongs – Buhari


Mrs. Aisha Buhari, wife of Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has warned that she would not support his re-election bid if he doesn’t effect a cabinet shake up.

In a BBC interview, Aisha Buhari said that the president “does not know” most of the top officials he has appointed.

The Vice President, Yomi Osinbajo (middle), with the ICAN President, Deacon Titus A Soetan (left), and the Anambra State former governor, Mr. Peter Obi (right), at the 46th Annual Accountants Conference in International Conference Centre, Abuja, recently.

Photo: Valentine Obienyem


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Use power wisely, Ekweremadu tells Nigerian leaders

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has called on Nigerian leaders to govern effectively and use power wisely, saying that was the only way to safeguard the citizens' interest.

Okorocha to Buhari: Stop S’East killings by herdsmen


                     Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently find solution to the repeated killings  in the South East by Fulani herdsmen. He described the recent killings in Enugu State as very unfortunate and barbaric.

Super Eagles: Yusuf recalls Ideye, Musa Muhammed

Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Salisu Yusuf, has called up 26 players, including skipper, John Mikel Obi; forwards, Ahmed Musa and Odion Ighalo, and goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, for the forthcoming international friendlies against Mali and Luxembourg in Europe.

CAF-License A course ends in Abuja

The first phase of the first ever CAF –License A coaching course in the country, organized by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), will end this weekend in Abuja.

Ex-Biafran soldiers, Achuzia, Egboka, condemn killings by herdsmen in S’East . Advocate self-defense

Ex-Biafra soldiers have condemned the mass killings in the South East, Nigeria by the Fulani herdsmen.

Massacre by herdsmen: What Buhari said

President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured Nigerians of his administration’s continued commitment to ensuring the safety of lives and property in all parts of the country.

Nigerian governors lament economic crisis, seek solution


Nigerian state governors under the aegis of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) have met to find a lasting solution to the economic crisis that they have been battling with in their states.

The meeting held at the banquet hall of the Presidential Villa on Wednesday evening.

Injury bug hits Rivers United

No fewer than four first team players will miss Rivers United’s Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clash with Enugu Rangers on Sunday.

Injury bug hits Rivers United

No fewer than four first team players will miss Rivers United’s Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clash with Enugu Rangers on Sunday.

18th Milo Basketball Championship enters Conference stages


No fewer 9,000 secondary schools began the journey but only 74 are left standing as the 18th edition of the Milo Basketball Championship enters crucial stages.


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