The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has described the Nigerian contingent to the Rio Paralympics in Brazil as true heroes, who gave their best to their fatherland.

By Ummi Iamaeel


Parents and guardians are crying foul over Niger State government’s non-remittance of examination fees  it collected from students, who wrote the June/July 2016 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE), to the National Examination Council (NECO).

By Mohammed Abubakar,


The National Agency for Foods and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Yobe State, in collaboration with Nigeria Association of Patent Medicine Dealers organized a one-day sensitization workshop for medicine vendors in Yobe South Senatorial District. The district is made up of four local government areas – Fune, Fika, Potiskum and Nangere.

Nigerians suffering from hypertension and other cardiovascular diseases can now heave a sigh of relief as scientists have discovered a locally formulated product, Ganoderma coffee and green tea that can help in the management of high blood pressure, diabetes and arthritis.

Minister for Women Affairs, Aisha Jumai Hassan, slumped yesterday at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Fufore local government area of Adamawa State.

She was inside the camp’s store to inspect foodstuff and other items supplied by the Federal Government.

The long wait for justice on the Kogi gubernatorial election reached a climax, yesterday, as the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) deployed over 1,000 personnel to all parts of the state to avert breakdown of law and order before and after today’s anticipated Supreme Court ruling.


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Ibeku Egwu Asaa Honours Prominent Indigenes


Ibeku Egwu Asaa Development Association has honoured its sons and daughters who distinguished themselves variously in the society.

Premier Club Begins Free Medicare In Umuahia

Umuahia Premier Club has kicked off its 2016 free medical treatment to the people of the five clans of Umuahia -  Umuopara, Ohuhu, Ibeku, Ubakala and Olokoro.

Ambode Mourns Braithwaite, Visits Family

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, visited the family of the late elder statesman and legal luminary, Dr. Tunji Braithwaite.

Cameroon: When Woman Used Razorblade Operation To Save Unborn Twins

   Mobile phone footage of a woman without medical training cutting open the belly of a dead woman in a desperate attempt to save her unborn twins has provoked an outcry in Cameroon.

Slain Army Officer Buried In Kaduna

The remains of the late Army Officer that was abducted and later killed by yet to be identified gunmen in Kaduna State, Colonel Samaila Inusa, have been laid to rest.

Why I Snapped Photograph With EgyptAir Plane Hijacker, By Passenger

A man who posed for a picture with a hijacker wearing a suspected suicide belt has said he was trying to get a better look at the device.

The image of Ben Innes, grinning next to his captor on the Egyptair flight, has gone viral on social media.

Nations Cup: Nigeria crashes out, loses to Egypt 0-1

For the second time under coach Samson Siasia, the Super Eagles have missed out on a place in the competition as Egypt books their spot in Gabon for the first time since 2010.

Declare Emergency In Osun, SDP Tells Buhari

Osun State chapter of Social Democratic Party (SDP) has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency in Osun following the present high level of deaths, hungers and poverty ravaging the people of the state.

APC Is Real Threat To Nigeria’s Security – Fayose’s Aide

Special Assistant to the Ekiti State Governor on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, has described the All Progressives

Intensify Mop-up Operations In Northeast, Obasanjo Advises Military

Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has urged the military to intensify mop-up operations in liberated villages in northeast Nigeria, as displaced persons prepare to return home.


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