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By admin On 22 Jun, 2019 At 06:23 PM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

Oil prices rallied towards 65 dollars per barrel on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than 20 percent of the world’s oil output. Brent crude was up 42 cents, or 0.66 per cent, at 64.87 dollars a barrel by 0850 GMT. The […]


By admin On 22 Jun, 2019 At 06:53 PM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The Borno State Police Command has arrested four persons including a notorious Boko Haram fighter, who has participated in various foreign operations. The suspects were arrested in Borno, the epicentre of Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria. The Commissioner of Police, Borno State, Mohammed Aliyu, made this disclosure during a press conference in Maiduguri. “Ali Ibrahim […]


By admin On 22 Jun, 2019 At 06:55 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Bandits in Zamfara State have given conditions for laying down their arms. One of the conditions is that extra-judicial killings of Fulani, especially in local markets, should be halted. They bandits are also demanding that they be allowed to attend local markets without fear or intimidation. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Usman Nagoggo, […]


By admin On 22 Jun, 2019 At 06:47 PM | Categorized As Metro | With 0 Comments

A fleeing robbery suspect, Kamoru Adedayo, has been shot by an operative of Nigerian Prisons Service, Ogun Command, after he allegedly bolted from a Black Maria, parked in the premises of the Magistrate’s Court, Abeokuta, the state capital. It was learnt that the 22-year-old suspect, facing two count charges of cultism and robbery, had opened […]


By admin On 22 Jun, 2019 At 06:13 PM | Categorized As Sports | With 0 Comments

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the Super Eagles of Nigeria to play every match at the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) for the honour of motherland. The Super Eagles take on Burundi later today in their first match of the 2019 edition of AFCON, holding in Egypt. Buhari, in a statement by his spokesperson, Femi […]


By admin On 22 Jun, 2019 At 06:17 PM | Categorized As Sports | With 0 Comments

In fulfillment of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s commitment to engender community engagement, Lagos for-all and unity among Lagosians regardless of ethnic and religion background, Lagos State Government has concluded plans to beam live matches of the 32nd edition of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) at designated viewing centres across the city of Lagos through […]


By admin On 22 Jun, 2019 At 06:08 PM | Categorized As Metro | With 0 Comments

A nursing mother simply identified as Ramatu and her 40-day-old baby, alongside three others were abducted in the early hours of Monday at Naharati , a suburb of Abaji town, FCT. The gunmen invaded the area and forced their way into some houses where they abducted their victims. Our reporter learnt that the kidnappers wanted […]


By admin On 22 Jun, 2019 At 06:16 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

An aircraft belonging to Air Peace, on Saturday, skidded off the runway of Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA) in Rivers State. However, all the passengers were disembarked safely from the grass area. The aircraft, a Boeing 737, had 87 passengers and six crew members onboard. A trending video of the incident showed passengers disembarking after […]


By admin On 22 Jun, 2019 At 05:38 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

There is tension in the Bosso area of Minna, the Niger state capital, following the discovery of some buildings serving as hideouts for kidnappers. Two of the buildings are close to each other while the third is located behind one of the mosques in the Bosso community. The discovery of the buildings it was learnt […]


By admin On 22 Jun, 2019 At 05:42 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has said it has completed plans to extend its clampdown on illegal gas retailers currently going on in Abuja to Nasarawa State. The DPR controller in charge of Nasrawa State, Abdulrahman Mohammed, disclosed this to THISDAY Saturday in Lafia during an interaction, adding that the DPR would as well […]


By admin On 22 Jun, 2019 At 05:12 PM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has refuted claims that its Director of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Mr Chidi Nwafor, has resigned. The commission made the clarification in a notice on its official twitter handle @inecnigeria, on Saturday. It described the rumour as false, urging members of the public to disregard it. “The rumour […]