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News urging Nigerians in Ghana to withdraw money is fake –...

The High Commission of Nigeria in Accra has urged Nigerians living in Ghana to ignore the fake news calling on them to withdraw...

News analysis: Advancing food security through GMOs

  By Cecilia Ologunagba, Nigeria News Agency (NAN) For any country to advance its economic growth, Science, Technology and Innovation (STI), analysts say, it must be...

News analysis: Nigeria @ 59, citizens call for increased investment in...

  By Cecilia Ologunagba, Tolu Aiyegbusi, Sunkanmi Onifade   Expectedly, varied opinions ushered in Nigeria’s 59th independence, recently, with...

Anambra tribunal delivers judgement on10 of 22 pending petitions

The National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Awka, Anambra, has so far delivered judgments on 10 out of the 22...

One dead, police officer in critical state after shooting in Belgium

(dpa/NAN) A Police Officer was, on Monday, left in critical condition and a man died after a shooting in the Belgian city of Liege,...

Refiled: 6 of 20 Nasarawa Assembly APC-members re-elected in 2019 

Survey Lafia, April 16, 2019 Only six out of 20 APC members of the Nasarawa State 5th Assembly that seek for re-election in 2019...

Tanzania arrests foreigner over smuggling 47 tortoises

Tanzania arrests foreigner over smuggling 47 tortoises Tortoises The authorities said the Egyptian was arrested on Sunday at the Zanzibar International Airport where he was in...

Dayak Open: Kalenichenko, Added record wins in first round

Win Abuja, April 16, 2019 Ukrainian Kalenichenko Danylo did just enough to see off Indian Suraj Prabodh 6-4, 7-5 in the first round of...

Suspended Majority Leader of Benue Assembly resigns

Resignation Makurdi, April 16, 2019 The suspended former Majority Leader of Benue House of Assembly, Mr Benjamin Adanyi (Makurdi South-APC) has resigned. The News Agency...

“Agbalumo’’ is rich in Vitamin C – Medical Doctor

  Agbalumo Abuja, April 16, 2019 Dr Andrew  Marbell, a medical doctor with the Federal Medical Centre, Katsina, says the African Star Apple, popularly known...

CITAD cautions politicians on multiple Face book accounts

Politicians Kano April 16, 2019 The Centre for Information and Technology Development (CITAD), has cautioned politicians against having multiple Face book accounts. Malam Hamza Ibrahim,...

Building Collapse: LASBCA warns residents against illegal conversion of buildings

Conversion Lagos, April 16, 2019 In a bid to stem the recurrence of building collapse, the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) on Tuesday...

2 men in court for allegedly stealing cocoa worth N6.4m

Cocoa     Lagos, April 16, 2019 Two men, Afeez Adegboyega and Ismaila Hamzat, on Tuesday appeared at an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly stealing 81...

Head of Algeria’s Constitutional Council resigns amid mass protests

Council Belaiz, resigned on Tuesday, as thousands of people took to the streets demanding the departure of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s allies. Belaiz presented his resignation to...

Kano Fire Service receives 106 distress calls in 2 weeks

Calls Kano,April 16,2019 The Kano State Fire Service on Tuesday said it received 106 distress calls from different parts of the state within the...

Rainstorm sacks Kwara Lawmakers from offices

Rainstorm sacks Kwara lawmakers from offices Rainstorm Ilorin, April 16. 2019 No fewer than five offices belonging to Kwara state [awmakers, a part of the...

2019: Jigawa targets 1.7m children for polio immunisation

Immunisation Dutse, April 16, 2019 The Jigawa State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (JSPHCDA) says it is targetting 1.7 million children in the first round of...

My “Go Fund Me” account will actualise my dream of world...

Squash Lagos, April 16, 2019 Yemisi Olatunji, Nigeria’s number one ranked female squash player says she opened a “Go Fund Me” account in order...

Court orders woman to return to her matrimonial home.

Marriage Kaduna, April 16.2019 A Sharia Court ll sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna on Tuesday ordered a woman, Maryam Musa to return to her matrimonial...

102 died in road crashes in Ogun 1st quarter- FRSC

  Accidents Sango-Ota (Ogun), April 16, 2019 The Ogun Sector Command of Federal Road Safety Corps on Tuesday said that 102 persons, including 10 children,...

Woods’ comeback great lesson, says No. 1 golfer

Woods Lagos, April 16, 2019 Andrew Odoh, the number one Nigerian golfer, says Tiger Woods’s comeback teaches that the power to succeed lies within. Odoh...

Train crushes 2 persons to death in Kano

Train Kano, April 16, 2019 The Police in Kano on Tuesday confirmed the death of two persons, who were crushed to death by a...

Imo Govt alerts public on fake committees

  Taskforce Owerri, April 16, 2018 Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo has alerted people of the state not to engage in any dealings with two...

Vietnam police confiscate 600 kilos of methamphetamine

Police four suspects during a raid in northern Vietnam, state media reported on Tuesday. “The Monday raid, conducted in Nghe An province’s Vinh city, led to...