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Amaechi, maritime security and its unending controversies

By Uche Nnachukwu   Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi loves controversy. Days after his spat with the National Assembly over controversial clauses ceding Nigeria’s sovereignty...

High debt profile: Stop borrowing, tackle mass killings, #RevolutionNow tells Buhari

91 protesters arrested in Abuja, Lagos, Abeokuta, Osogbo Politicians can loot serial Chinese loans, movement warns Eniola Akinkuotu, Adelani Adepegba, Samson Folarin, Oladimeji Ramon, Deji...

Facebook launches Tik-Tok clone ‘Reels’ to rival viral app

Facebook rolled out its own version of social media rival TikTok in more than 50 other countries on Wednesday, embedding a new short-form...

Solskjaer Confirms Sanchez To Complete Permanent Move To Inter

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed Alexis Sanchez will complete a permanent move to Inter Milan on Thursday.Sanchez joined Inter on loan from United...

#RevolutionNow: Arrested protesters released in Lagos, Abuja, detained in Osun

Dozens of protesters who were arrested in Lagos and Abuja on Wednesday were released hours later. However, the protesters arrested in Osun were...

Finidi, Cannavaro back Osimhen to shine at Napoli

Former Super Eagles winger Finidi George and 2006 Italian World Cup-winning captain Fabio Cannavaro have both praised the signing of Victor Osimhen by...

Police and citizens’ human rights 

Odewale Abayomi   SIR: Early last month, the extrajudicial killing of an innocent Nigerian, Yemi Ajayi by a police officer in Iwo Road, Ibadan brought...

DHQ silent as US says ISWAP, Al-Qaeda taking over West Africa

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja THE United States Africa Command has said that the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda terrorist groups were gradually taking over the...

NDDC N81.5bn: Group Writes EFCC, Wants Akpabio, Pondei Probed

Concerned Nigerians, a group led by Comrade Deji Adeyanju, has written to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), asking it to launchinvestigations...

Facebook Removes Trump Post Over ‘False’ Virus Claims

US President Donald Trump waves upon arrival to Morristown Municipal Airport, New Jersey on July 24, 2020. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm / AFP)  Facebook...

Nadal Still Preparing To Play Roland Garros Despite US Open Withdrawal

Spain’s Rafael Nadal walks off the court after losing against Austria’s Dominic Thiem during their men’s singles quarter-final match on day ten of...

Europa League: Ighalo, Moses through to quarter-finals with United, Inter

The chances of seeing a Nigerian lift the Europa League trophy this season is still very much on track following the victories recorded...

Covid-19: Emirates offers funding burials of infected passengers

UAE’s state owned airline, Emirates has offered free Covid-19 insurance for its passengers as it prepares for resumption of...

Covid-19: Why NCDC now records low figures of confirmed cases -PTF

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, has explained why the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is recently...

Ganduje hails Kofa’s appointment as Federal Housing ED- Vanguard News

President Muhammadu BuhariBy Bashir Bello Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has commended President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of Abdulmumini Kofa as the...

Nigeria records 457 new cases of COVID-19, total now 44,890

Adeyinka Akintunde   Nigeria on Wednesday night recorded 457 new cases of Coronavirus. According to a tweet from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC the...

Fire engulfs popular Ajman market in Dubai, UAE (photos/video)

                         A massive fire has engulfed the popular Ajman market in the...

Jay-Z to launch Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment in his hometown...

                              Rapper and entrepreneur, Jay-Z, is set to launch the...

Insurgency: We need Life Insurance to aid Borno Workers, NLC cries out

Insurgency -Following the persistent security challenges in Borno state, the Nigerian Labour Congress Borno State Chapter has called on the the Federal Government...

Nigeria Records 457 More COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 44,890

  Nigeria has recorded 457 more cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing its total infections to 44,890.The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed...

Troops Invade Militants Camp In Bayelasa, Kill 6

The Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, John Enenche absolves the military of sabotage as claimed by Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum. The Defence Headquarters...

Gov. Matawalle Directs Provision Of Relief Materials To Zurmi Flood Victims

Bello Muhammed MatawalleGov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has ordered the state Directorate of Disaster Management and Humanitarian Affairs to immediately provide relief materials...

Inter striker Lukaku equals Shearer’s Europa League record

Romelu Lukaku matched a long-standing Alan Shearer record on Wednesday as he opened the scoring for Inter against Getafe. Lukaku put Inter 1-0 up...

Why, how Edo Deputy Speaker was removed

By Bisi Olaniyi, Southsouth Bureau Chief Impeached Edo Deputy Speaker Yekini Idaiye was removed by seven pro-Governor Godwin Obaseki in Government House, Benin for...

I’m not a member of any political party in Nigeria, Moghalu clears

The presidential candidate of the Young Peoples Party in the 2019 general elections, Kingsley Moghalu, has stated that he is not a member...

SIP: Gov. Sule Flags Off Second Phase Training Of CBTT In Nasarawa

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State government on Wednesday flagged off the second phase training of Enumerators and Community Based Targeting Team (CBTT)...

COVID-19 Vaccine: Health, safety of Nigerians is Buhari administration’s priority – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the federal government intends to examine every possible option in the development and distribution of a vaccine...

Insurgency: Zulum’s Attack Not Military Sabotage, Says DHQ

The Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, John Enenche absolves the military of sabotage as claimed by Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum. Six days after...

Borno Police Parade Self-Confessed Boko Haram Supplier, 44 Others

 The Borno State Police Command has paraded forty-five criminals arrested in different parts of the state for various offences.One of those arrested is...

Sell petrol at old rate until PPPRA gives directive, IPMAN tells members

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has directed its members to sell petrol at the old rate of N143 per litre,...