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Health Minister Breaks Silence On Why Buhari Could Not Be Treated In Nigeria

Prof. Isaac Folorunso Adewole, the Minister of Health, has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari could not be treated in Nigeria because of the long existing bond between him and his foreign doctors. The minister’s remark on the president’s health was brought to light on Tuesday during an exclusive interview with THISDAY in Abuja. Adewole, while breaking the […]

Evander Holyfield Donates Health Equipment Worth $3m To Lagos State

Governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday received five-time world cruiserweight and heavyweight boxing champion, Evander Holyfield at the State House, Ikeja. Governir Ambode explained how he was personally proud of the achievements of the legend during his boxing career, describing him as a great role model and the greatest living boxer of […]

Kano State Police Have Arrested 96 Suspected Rapists In Just 2 Months

The Kano State Police Command, on Tuesday said it had arrested a total of 96 suspected rapists in the state between April and now. Public Relations Officer for the Command, DSP Magaji Majiya, told reporters in Kano that 77 of the suspects had been charged to court, while another eight cases were under investigation. He added […]

Presidency Speaks On ‘Rumoured’ Coup Plot

The Presidency has urged Nigerians to ignore the media reports on Coup plot, saying it should not be stretched beyond what the military authorities had said. Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, stated this at a media chat with State House correspondents to mark two years of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led […]

Senate Wants Lower Naira Notes Converted To Coins

The Senate on Tuesday urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to convert the country’s lower currency notes into coins to facilitate “highly repetitive” retail transactions. The motion was accepted shortly after a Senator spoke on the implications of rejection of the existing coin denominations for the economy. “The local retailers keep rejecting the coins […]

“Ambode Cannot Force Us Out Of Lagos Roads” — FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has reacted to calls by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State to restrict the activities of its personnel to city suburbs and the highways, saying it had negative implications. This is just as the Corps declared that it has the right to operate both on the highways and within the […]

ISIS Claims Manchester Bombing That Left 22 Dead, 59 Injured

The Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for a bombing attack that killed at least 22 people and injured 59 others at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, Monday night. “With Allah’s grace and support, a soldier of the Khilafah [caliphate] managed to place explosive devices in the midst of the gatherings of the crusaders […]

Lagos State Government Terminates N844bn Fourth Mainland Bridge Contract

The Lagos State Government said it has terminated a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a consortium of firms to build the Fourth Mainland Bridge at the cost of N844 billion. The state government also said it is presently considering various proposals from foreign investors from the United States of America and Britain, in order to […]

MUSIC DOWNLOAD: OmoAkin – Jolo (African Woman) ft. Banky W

In Celebration Of his Birthday May 23rd he drops a New Hot Single with Banky W,Titled JoLo (African Woman). This is One Of the Best Songs Out Right Now.You Definitely want to Have this Jam in Your Playlist. It is one of the Songs from OmoAkin‘s EP to be released in June, so wait on it. DOWNLOAD HERE […]

Nigeria To Impose ‘Additional’ 5% Charge On Tax Defaulters From July 1

The Federal Government yesterday announced that it would from July 1, 2017, impose additional 5 per cent charge on firms that fail to honour their tax obligations as and when due as part of measures to sanction tax defaulters and enhance voluntary compliance on tax obligation. Speaking on this while announcing the new interest rate […]

22 People Confirmed Dead, 59 Injured In Manchester Arena Bombing During Ariana Grande Concert

At least 22 people – including children – are dead and 59 more injured after a suicide bomber targeted youngsters leaving a packed pop concert at Manchester Arena last night in Britain’s worst terror attack since 7/7. Video footage (top right) showed thousands of people fleeing in tears from the venue (left), many covered in […]

Supreme Court Dismisses Sheriff’s Application Against Makarfi’s Faction

The application filed by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Modu Sheriff, against the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the party has been dismissed by the Supreme Court. Sheriff had filed an application, seeking to stop the Supreme Court from hearing the appeal filed by the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the […]

Gov. Samuel Ortom Orders Death Sentence For Kidnappers In Benue

The anti-kidnapping bill signed into law by Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has ordered death penalty on any kidnapper found liable. Ortom at the stakeholders meeting held on Monday at government house, Makurdi shows stringent penalties for kidnappers, hostage taking, cult members, their accomplices and other similar offences. The two executive bills signed into […]

Havard Student Submits Hip-Hop Album As Final Year Dissertation

A 21-year-old senior student at Harvard, Obasi Shaw will be graduating with an A- after he submitted a hip-hop album as his dissertation. The 10-track album titled ‘Liminal Minds’ combines “elements of Middle English poetry with issues of racial identity in America” according to Obasi and took him about a year to complete. He says it was […]

Sheriff Ruled Out As Supreme Court Upholds Makarfi’s Appeal

The supreme court has struck out an application filed by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff, seeking the court not to hear a motion by his challenger, Ahmed Makarfi. Mr. Sheriff had sought the court to refuse hearing on the application filed by Mr. Makarfi, challenging the February 17 […]

Nigeria To Spend N100 Billion To Fix Apapa Road – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has said that the Nigerian government needs about N100 billion to construct the Apapa Road in Lagos. Fashola, an immediate past governor of Lagos state, made this known in a statement on Sunday by his media aide, Hakeem Bello. The aide quoted Fashola as saying that […]

Nigerian Army Arrests 17 Cultists In Akwa Ibom

Troops of the Nigerian Army, 2 Brigade have arrested 17 cultists with assorted arms and ammunition in Oku Iboku, Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom. This disclosure was made in a statement issued on Sunday by Capt. Shuaib Umar, spokesman of the brigade. According to him, the arrest followed a successful raid on hideouts […]

Crisis Among Biafra Agitators As MASSOB Backs Out Of Monday Rally

Reports have it that there is crisis among some pro-Biafrans after agitators for South East country, Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign state of Biafra (MASSOB), backed out of celebration slated for Monday, May 22, 2017. Daily Sun gathered that MASSOB has also disowned its founder, Chief Ralph Uwazurike, as well as cautioned that it […]