By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu



The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has resumed orientation of Corps members in Yobe State after six years suspension caused by the Boko Haram insurgency in the state.


The last orientation in Yobe was  in  2011.

Anthony Martial has struggled to make the team under Mourinho.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has warned Anthony Martial that he is missing his opportunity to get a place in his starting lineup.

By Reuters



Oil prices edged higher on Tuesday ahead of weekly U.S. inventory data on evidence the global market is tightening as lower production by OPEC and other exporters drains stocks.

Increased drilling in the United States, however, could keep a lid on prices.

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for improved legal service delivery to decongest the courts.

The governor made the appeal in Asaba during the swearing-in ceremony of Justice Vincent Ofesi as a Judge of the Delta State High Court.

Ekiti State Governor and Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has called for support to rebuild the PDP, describing the party as “a sleeping, and not a dead lion.”  Fayose, who emerged as chairman of the PDP Governors’ Forum last Thursday, made the appeal when he visited former governor of Ogun

By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu


Construction work has commenced across the six local governments of Yobe North Senatorial District of Yobe State in High Islamic schools as part of the constituency projects of Senator Ahmad Lawan (CON).



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Keshi was a trail blazer – Ibori

Delta State former governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, has described Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, who died in the early hours of Wednesday as a veritable achiever and trail blazer, who changed the lot of Nigerian footballers for the better.

Ambode assures of fair disbursement of N25b fund

Lagos State Governor, Mr.

CAF, Tanzania, others mourn Keshi

President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Issa Hayatou, was one of the first senior citizens in world football to commiserate with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and the Nigeria football family over the death of Nigeria legend, Stephen Keshi, on Wednesday.

Robbery attack on Vanguard publisher: NUJ advocates thorough investigation

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Lagos State Council, has condemned the attack by armed bandits on the Publisher of the Vanguard Newspapers, Mr. Sam Amuka-Pemu, at his residence in the early hours of Monday, June 6, 2016.

18th Nestle Milo Basketball Championship: Asaba agog for National fina


The Nestle Milo Secondary Schools Basketball Championship, now in its 18th year, climaxed on Sunday June 5 with the arrival of participating teams.

Keshi, Nigeria football legend, dies aged 54

One of African football's best-known figures, Stephen Keshi, has died at the age of 54, the Nigeria Football Federation has said.

A former captain of the Nigeria national team, Keshi was one of only two men to win the Africa Cup of Nations both as a player and a coach.

Pinnick: NFF remains focused on Russia 2018 ticket

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, said on Monday that his administration remains focused on giving the Super Eagles the maximum support to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals.

We learnt a lot from Suwon tournament – Siasia

Head Coach of the Nigeria U-23 team, Samson Siasia has said his team learnt a lot from the 4 -Nation Suwon Invitational Tournament in Korea Republic, after his boys ended the invitational with a 3-1 defeat of Honduras on Monday.

Wicked! Why mother 'burnt daughter to death' over marriage

Police in the Pakistani city of Lahore have arrested a woman suspected of murdering her daughter for marrying without family consent.

Police say the body of Zeenat Rafiq shows signs of torture. She was doused with fuel and set alight.

EgyptAir jet lands in Uzbekistan after hoax bomb threat


An EgyptAir plane that was forced to land in Uzbekistan due to a hoax bomb threat has been cleared to resume its journey from Cairo to Beijing.

All 118 passengers and 17 crew on board the Airbus A330-220 were evacuated at Urgench International Airport.


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