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An outbreak of Cholera has killed at least 33 people in both Yobe and Jigawa states. In Yobe State, three deaths have been recorded with two other victims hospitalised at Girgir Community in Jakusko Local...

Armed men on Wednesday killed five persons in Gidan Sule village which lies along the Lafia-Makurdi Road in Nasarawa State. Police authorities who confirmed the incident noted that they were informed about...

The arrival of the Super Tucano is a major boost to the country’s fight against insurgency. Nigeria has received the first batch of A-29 Super Tucano aircraft procured from the United States of America. The...

The Tokyo Olympic organizing committee fired the director of the opening ceremony on Thursday because of a Holocaust joke he made during a comedy show in 1998. Organizing committee president Seiko Hashimoto...

Two of the abducted students of Bethel Baptist Secondary school in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State have been rescued by police operatives. They were rescued on Wednesday evening by police...

Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho has been arrested in Cotonou, Benin Republic by security operatives in the West African country. Igboho was said to have been arrested on Monday...

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Professor Ibrahim Dantani Wushishi as the substantive Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the National Examination Council. He replaces Professor Godswill...

A Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained the Speaker of the Zamfara State House Of Assembly and two others from proceeding with its planned impeachment of the state’s Deputy Governor, Mahdi Aliyu...

Thirteen police officers have been killed after bandits ambushed mobile operatives who were responding to distress calls in communities within and around Kurar Mota village in Bungudu LGA of Zamfara State. Confirming...

The death toll from catastrophic floods in western Germany and Belgium has risen to more than 100, local authorities have said, as emergency services continued their search for hundreds still missing. “I...

Former Provost Marshal of the Nigerian Army, General Ahmed Hassan has been shot dead by gunmen along the Lokoja -Abuja Highway. Army spokesman, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu who confirmed this said:...

Nigeria’s inflation rate dropped further in the month of June 2021 to 17.75% from 17.93% recorded in the previous month (May 2021). This represents the third consecutive decline in headline inflation. This...

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday and Wednesday next week as public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. This was contained in a statement on Thursday by the Permanent Secretary...

The House of Representatives has stepped down the controversial Petroleum Industry Bill after an hour-long closed-door session. Further deliberation is expected to hold over the decision while the House...

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has approved use of Moderna and AstraZeneca and Sputnik V vaccines for emergency use. The vaccines include the Moderna (Rovi Pharma...

The Senate on Thursday confirmed nomination of Professor Sani Adam for appointment as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to represent North Central. The confirmation...

The Conference Committee of the Senate and the House of Representatives on the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, on Thursday, adopted three percent of the actual annual operating expenditure of the preceding...

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has inaugurated its embassy in Israel, less than a year after the two countries announced they would establish formal diplomatic relations. The embassy is situated in the...

Pope Francis has been seen leaving hospital in Rome, 10 days after undergoing surgery to remove half his colon. A car carrying the 84-year-old was spotted leaving Gemelli Polytechnic hospital in the...

The International Criminal Court, on Tuesday, acknowledged a 27-page petition filed by Yoruba Nation agitators. The petition was filed against the Nigerian President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.);...