US Election 2016: Trump And Sanders Win New Hampshire


Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders have shaken up the US presidential race with decisive victories in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday. Ohio Governor, John Kasich, came second in the republican vote, with former Florida Governor, Jeb Bush, Texas Senator, Ted Cruz and Florida Senator, Marco Rubio all

Oyo Farmers Ask For Speedy Activation Of Grazing Zones


Farmers in the Oke Ogun zone of Oyo State have called on the Federal Government to speed up the creation and activation of grazing zones across the country. They said that the activation of grazing zones would stem the tide of frequent clashes between Fulani cattle grazers and farmers.

Customs To Tighten Security Along Borders

The Assistant Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs  Service in charge of zone A says efforts are ongoing to properly identify all illegal entry and exit points created by smugglers in the south-west. Mr Eporwei  Edike added that the development came with a view to improve security and revenue in

Government Should Stop Mixing Politics With Security – Expert


A Security Consultant has given his views on reasons why the military is yet to tackle the Boko Haram Insurgent in Nigeria’s north-east region. Speaking on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Wednesday, Mr Richard Amuwa, said that the problem Nigeria has been battling with, for over six years, is politics.

Police And Vendors Clash In Hong Kong


Clashes have broken out in Hong Kong’s Mong Kok district as the police cleared illegal food stalls set up for lunar new year celebrations. The violence erupted overnight, as food and hygiene inspectors tried to remove vendors from the junction of Portland street and Shan Tung street.

Outrageous Electricity Tariff Rate Is Illegal – NLC


The Vice President of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has expressed dissatisfaction  in the increase in  electricity tariff rate by the Distribution Companies (DISCOs). On Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Monday, Mr Asugbuni Amaechi said “the NLC through its supreme organ will today (Monday), Pickett the DISCOs as regards the

Turkey Sets New Border Camps For Syrian Refugees


Turkish aid workers have been setting up tents and distributing supplies for thousands of new Syrian refugees kept from entering Turkey at the border. Some 35,000 people fled a Syrian Government offensive in the Aleppo area last week, trying to enter Turkey’s Kilis border region.

Haiti President Quits Without Successor


Haiti President, Michel Martelly, has stepped down at the end of his term amid tension over how he is to be replaced. No successor has yet been chosen as opposition supporters challenged a deal to select an interim leader.

Afghan Taliban Set To Attack Sangin


The Taliban in Afghanistan are on the verge of overrunning the key district of Sangin in the southern province of Helmand once again. An Afghan Army Commander, who wished to remain anonymous, said that the city had already been taken, with the government now controlling just a few square kilometres

Navy Partners With Police To Strengthen Maritime Security


The Nigerian Navy and the Police Force are collaborating to provide adequate security to the nation’s maritime domain, with strategic asset and vast resources. To strengthen surveillance and capacity to protect the waterways in Lagos State, the Navy, on Saturday, drilled police officials on basic marine operations.

Victims Of Boko Haram Attacks Move To Maiduguri


Recent attacks by the outlawed Boko Haram in Borno villages has thrown locals of rural communities in panic as many are now migrating to Maiduguri. Three elderly women have been burnt alive in their huts while a boy got shot in a late evening attack on Mairi-Mai-Mmube village, 11 kilometres

Ogun Govt Expresses Readiness To Partner With FG On Power Generation


The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has expressed the readiness of the state to develop the abandoned multi-million Naira Oyan River Dam designed for irrigation, fresh water and electricity generation to improve agricultural development. The expression of interest was communicated by the State Governor while in a meeting on Friday

Finance Minister Reveals Plan To Develop Insurance Sector


The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has promised to ensure that legislation that affect the nation’s insurance industry are treated as priority as a way of making the sector contribute meaningfully to the economy. The Minister who spoke at meeting in Abuja said that the federal government remains resolute in making the

5.2bn Naira Aviation Scam: AGF’s Request Stalls Trial Of Borishade, Others


Hearing on a suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against the former Minister of Aviation, Babalola Borishade and four others, has been stalled on the request of the Attorney General of the Federation for a brief on the matter. Mr Borishade and four others were to