The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has flagged off sanitation exercise at Ibom Plaza, Uyo, the state’s capital.According to the Governor, the initiative would help retain cleanliness and ensure residents imbibed a healthy living lifestyle.
The Niger Delta Youth Movement comprising of leaders of youth groups from the Niger Delta, staged a peaceful protest at the office of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.Their mission according to the protesters led by Niger Delta activist, Ankio Briggs, was to
An Egyptian court sentenced three Al-Jazeera TV journalists to three years in prison on Saturday for operating without a press license and broadcasting material harmful to Egypt, a case that has stirred an international outcry.The verdict in a retrial was issued against Mohamed Fahmy, a naturalized Canadian who has given
At the English Premier League, An own goal by Fabricio Coloccini has gifted Arsenal a 1-0 victory at Newcastle in Saturday’s lunch time kickoff.The Argentine defender decided the game in Arsenal’s favour when he deflected home a strike from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in the 52nd minute.
German Police said unknown assailants attacked a refugee home in northern Germany with a petrol bomb on Friday. “The incendiary device was thrown through a closed window into a flat in the former school building”, police spokesman Jens Petersen said, adding that a carpet and mattress were set ablaze.
The Department of State Services (DSS) says it has disrupted a spying network said to have been mounted by Boko Haram terrorists at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory. A 14-year-old boy, Sulaiymon Abdulraman was apprehended with the help of the aviation security officials at
The Rivers Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Friday, dismissed an application by APC to scan and crop all the materials used for 2015 governorship election in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the APC and its candidate in the April 11 governorship election,
A plot by Boko Haram terrorists to bomb the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport was uncovered last Monday by the Department of State Service, DSS. The DSS made this known on Saturday in a statement by an official, Tony Opuiyo in which he said a fourteen year old boy, Sulaiymon Abdulraman
Seven people have been killed after an aircraft belonging to the Nigerian Air Force crashed at the old site of the Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna , Northwest Nigeria.The casualties include all four crew members and three passengers.
The presidency on Friday asked Nigerians to be rest assured that President Muhammadu Buhari’s political appointments will balance out with time. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday gave his nod to the Centenary City project after he was briefed by the project’s management team that all the original inhabitants of the project site had already been fully compensated. Buhari who spoke after he was briefed by the Chairman of the company’s board
The 11th Guild of Editors Conference was held in Yenegoa, Bayelsa State capital, on Thursday. The theme of the event, “The Change We Need: The Role of the Editor”, which is in conformity to the change mantra of the Buhari-led administration.
The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG), campaigners on Thursday organised a walk and a candle light procession to draw the attention of Nigerian leaders and the international community to the plight of the girls after 500 days of abduction of over 219 schoolgirls from their hostel in Borno State.Members of
Members of the South East Progressive Forum have on Thursday maintained that appointments into political positions are President Muhammadu Buhari’s prerogatives and at each point in time, he has the right to appoint people he thinks he can work with.Leader of the group and a former member of the National
Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, says there is an innate greatness in the Nigerian person, especially when the right leadership is in place.Expressing excitement about the feats Nigerians are making outside the country, Osinbajo noted that the stories about Nigerians in the Diaspora invalidate the negative beliefs of others, stressing
A deep gulf has emerged within the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), with two factions laying claim to the leadership of the body.The Chairman of one of the factions, Bashir Ibrahim was inaugurated by the Acting National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Amina Zakari.