Military officials claim to have killed two senior Boko Haram commanders over the Sallah period

MILITARY officials have claimed that the Nigerian Army killed two Boko Haram commanders in Borno State during the Sallah break as part of an operation to finish off the insurgents.



Katsina man dies during traditional Fulani Sharo duel involving a fight to win woman's hand in marriage

KATSINA man Ahmed Saidu  has been arrested by the police and looks set to be charged with manslaughter after killing another local Yari Inusa during a traditional marriage ritual that involved both of them fighting it out to win a lady's hand.



Nigerian Job Centre staffer sued for domestic servitude after bringing over teenager to work for her

NIGERIAN-born Job Centre staffer Afolake Adeniji has been taken to court in London for tricking a teenager to work as her slave for 10 years after luring her to the UK with the promise of free education.


Ms Adeniji, 50,  had promised the victim free education in UK then made her work in servitude for more than 10 years, a UK court was told. Apparently, she tricked the now 27-year-old woman into flying to London from her home in Nigeria in 2003, when she was just 13.



Ebonyians turn out en masse as local APC chapter organises solidarity rally for Buhari

MEMBERS of the Ebonyi State chapter of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) successfully organised a solidarity rally in support of President Muhammadu Buhari across the state this week.



Atiku's political associate warns that Obasanjo plans to make El-Rufai or Kwankwaso president in 2019

FORMER vice president Atiku Abubakar's close political associate Alhaji Abdullahi Sugar has warned that ex-president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has finalised plans to install Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai as the next president come 2019.



Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr attributes last night's draw to his players being fatigued

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has attributed his team's failure to win yesterday's World Cup qualifier away in Yaounde to fatigue stating that the players felt very tired after Friday's first leg in Uyo.



Nigeria is now officially out of recession after NBS report shows economy grew by 0.55% in second quarter

NIGERIA is now officially out of recession according to statistics just published by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) that showed that the economy grew by 0.55% during the second quarter of the year.



Amcon denies having concluded plans to sell troubled carrier Arik Air to Ethiopian Airlines

ASSET Management Corporation of Nigeria (Amcon) officials have denied that the sale of Arik Air to Ethiopian Airlines has been concluded pointing out that they are still in the trying to get the troubled carrier back on its feet.



Super Eagles' World Cup qualification put on hold following 1-1 draw with Cameroon in Yaounde

NIGERIA'S qualification for the 2018 World Cup has been put on hold for the time being after the Super eagles only managed to9 secure a 1-1 draw with Cameroon's Indomitable Lions in Yaounde.



Rohr names unchanged side for today's World Cup qualifier against Cameroon in Yaounde

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has named the same team that beat Cameroon 4-0 on Friday for today's return leg against the Indomitable Lions in Yaounde putting to bed fears that some of the players who started the first leg may be rested.




Subscribe to RSS - blogs