Soldiers nab key suspect in Chibok abduction

Bust terrorists’ cell, arrest 2 female spies  By Lawrence Olaoye In what seems to be a major breakthrough in the fight against terrorism in the country, the Nigerian military yesterday announced the arrest of a businessman, Babuji Ya’ari, suspected to…

Doctors begin indefinite strike nationwide today

By Doyin Ojosipe with agency report The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has announced plan to embark on an indefinite strike, starting from today, July 1. This is coming at the heel of the two weeks’ ultimatum handed the federal government…

Bomb scare rocks Kaduna

From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna There was pandemonium yesterday along the busy Kachia road, in Kaduna-South local government area of Kaduna state, when an abandoned bag created a panic situation, as a passer-by suspected it to contain an Improvised Explosive Device…

New UniAbuja VC: Controversy dogs selection process

By Ahmed I. Shekarau & Maryam Garba Hassan The process of selecting a new Vice Chancellor (VC) for the Unversity of Abuja (UniAbuja) is being dogged by controversy even as a section of the varsity’s Governing Council has picked Professor Michael …

Stakeholders cry out over new vehicle import policy

By Etuka Sunday, Abuja & Ayodele Samuel, Lagos As the federal government concludes plans to implement the 35% Custom duties on the importation of fairly-used cars, most Nigerians are expressing worries that the policy may further impoverish the poor masses.…

APC raises alarm over attempt on Amaechi’s life

Accuses Fani-Kayode of lying By Umar Muhammad Puma Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has condemned the reported threat on the life of the state Governor, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi. This is just as the party, yesterday, accused…

Ghana hit by fuel scarcity, increases electricity, water tariffs

By Etuka Sunday with agency report Ghanians yesterday lamented the current fuel scarcity and the plan of government to increase water and electricity tariffs in the country. The scarcity was visible in some cities across the country, including Accra, Tema,…

Insecurity: Abuja hotels to submit daily list of guests to security agencies

‘Operation-know-your-neighbor’ campaign begins  By Doyin Ojosipe The Minister of FCT, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed yesterday directed all hotels in the Federal Capital Territory to forward the list of their guests to the FCT Directorate of State Security Services (SSS) and…

Pogba ends Eagles’ World Cup dream

By Albert Akota It was a bitter end to Super Eagles’ World Cup run at Brasilia as the team fell to a Paul Pogba header and a Joseph Yobo own goal in Brasilia. The African champions were bidding to reach…

Keshi blames referee for Eagles’ World Cup exit

The Coach of the Super Eagles Chief Coach, Stephen Keshi has blamed the referee for his team two zero lost to the French National Football Team. Speaking at the post match conference, Keshi said he was not in the habit…