Harassment of opposition members: Frank urges US, UK, EU, UN, others to call President Buhari to order

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has appealed to the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, United Nations, and other members of the international community to urgently call President Muhammadu Buhari…

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Breaking: Obama recommends Achebe, Chimamanda books for summer reading

Former  President of the United State (U.S.), Barack Obama, has recommended Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” and Chimamanda Adichie’s “Americanah”…

CBN woos Nigerians to use Chinese yuan for imports

The Central Bank of Nigeria is wooing local businesses importing goods from China to use the yuan instead of the…

Politics

Harassment of opposition members: Frank urges US, UK, EU, UN, others to call President Buhari to order

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has appealed to the United States, United Kingdom, Germany,…

Breaking:SDP backs out of CUPP

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has  said that it is no longer part of  an alliance it entered earlier this year with the…

Freezing of Obi’s accounts wicked, desperate – Frank

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has condemned the freezing of the bank accounts of…

Health

WHO uncovers huge national variations in antibiotics consumption

Antibiotics are used far more in some countries than in others, a survey by the World Health Organisation showed on Monday, suggesting that…

New HIV drug kills 99 per cent of virus during first human trial

A new HIV drug created by Israeli researchers has passed its first human clinical trial. At end of the trial, it was discovered…

Business

Don’t invest in Nigeria, ex-UK Secretary warns investors

Priti Patel, former secretary of state for International Development in the United Kingdom (UK), has called on investors to be wary about investing in Nigeria. In a short op-ed for City A.M.,…

SDP Insists States Can Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage Without Downsizing

The Social Democratic Party(SDP) has said that state governments are buoyant enough to pay the N30, 000 minimum wage demanded by Nigerian workers without resorting to downsizing. The party stated this following…

Minimum Wage: Nigerian workers deserve better deal-APGA Chairman

The National Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Dr Victor Oye, on Wednesday in Awka said Nigerian Workers deserve all that they could get due to their contributions to development of…

Science & Tech

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg loses $17.6bn, plunges to world’s sixth-richest

As Facebook stock plunged over 20 per cent in after-hours trading on Wednesday following a disappointing earnings report, CEO Mark Zuckerberg lost $17.6bn in net worth. The 34-year-old Facebook billionaire, who had…

South Africa unveils telescope to uncover Galaxy’s secrets

South Africa on Friday unveiled a 'MeerKAT,'  the most powerful Radio telescope of its kind, with scientists saying it could uncover new secrets of the Galaxy. The 64-dish MeerKAT telescope in the…

Aussie scientists identify gene that “could help treat cancer”

The Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has identified a new gene that plays a critical role in regulating the body’s immune response to infection and “cancer”. The gene has existed for 500 million…

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Nigeria killings echo abroad: Herdsmen, Boko Haram threaten Nigeria’s future — UK parliamentarians

•We have a moral duty to help’  Killings, suspected to have been carried out in some parts of Nigeria by herdsmen alleged to…

How corrupt local officials kill decent education in Africa

There’s no disputing that many African countries’ education systems are in trouble. Despite significant investment and some improvementslinked to the push to achieve the…

Opinion

The recurring struggle against female circumcision in Nigeria 

By Osaro Itua The story of one Mrs. Gbe (not complete name) who has a hard time preventing her 11yr…

Mass Killings, Political Calculations and the Dearth of Morality in Nigeria

By Josephine Collins There is a joke trending in the wake of the defections of lawmakers elected on the platform…

Eunice Ortom: A Standard-bearer for Devotion and Support

By Solomon Semaka The perception of the average Nigerian that most of the political class has the love for their…

Education

ASUU Strike paralyses Academic activities in UNIBEN

As the strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) enters…

We can’t meet ASUU’s demands now — FG

The Federal Government has appealed to the striking members of the Academic Staff Union of…

‘Every Child Counts’ name of new education policy – Osinbajo

`Every Child Counts’ is the name of new Federal Government’s education policy, Vice President, Prof.…

Sport

Nigeria now 48 in FIFA World Ranking , 4th in Africa

Nigeria moved one place from 49th position to 48th in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking as…

Breaking: Amaju Pinnick re-elected NFF president

Amaju Pinnick was on Thursday afternoon, reelected the president of Nigeria Football Federation. Pinnick polled…

Zidane ready to replace Mourinho as Man Utd manager

After failing to acquire any of their targeted defenders during the pre-season Premier League transfer…

Energy

9 ships arrive Lagos ports with petrol, other products

A total of nine ships carrying various products are at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports waiting to berth, the Nigerian…

Trump blasts NATO allies, calls Germany ‘a captive of Russia’

The president said it's not fair to American taxpayers that Germany buys energy from Russia while enjoying the umbrella of…

Niger depot fire: NNPC allay fears over fuel scarcity

The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has allayed fears that the fire incident which occurred at one of  its depot…

Nigeria

Frank to Lai: Nigerians will elect Atiku as President not Americans

... Warns Buhari, APC supporters against heart attack Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the…

Like Jonathan, be ready to concede defeat, Frank tells Buhari

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressivea Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has…

SDP commend Service Chiefs for courage to walk away from Buhari’s Next Level campaign launch

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has commended the courage of the Service Chiefs who staged…

West Africa

7 out of 12 Nigerian students detained in Benin Republic released

Seven out of the 12 Nigerian students detained on allegations of cybercrime have been released in Benin Republic, according to a statement…

Osinbajo attends inauguration of Sierra Leone’s new President

ABUJA - Vice President Yemi Osinbajo left Abuja on Saturday to attend the inauguration of President Julius Maada Bio in…

Southern Africa

Two women who burnt school girl alive sentenced

Two women, Cynthia Mosupi, and Sharon Gugu Thwala, who murdered schoolgirl Boitumelo Dlamini by dousing her with petrol and setting…

South Africa shelves nuclear power expansion plans until 2030

South Africa’s government has halted its nuclear power expansion plans until 2030, the energy minister said on Monday. Jeff Radebe…

North Africa

Egypt’s inflation hits 14.4 percent in June

Egypt’s annual urban consumer inflation surged to 14.4 per cent in June from 11.4 per cent in May, the official…

More than 1,000 migrants drowned in Mediterranean in 6 months – IOM

More than 200 migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean from January to June, bringing the overall death toll so far this…

East & Central Africa

Uganda sends samples to U.S. as strange disease leaves 8 dead

Uganda has sent samples to the United States for further laboratory tests after a strange disease in the central region…

Ugandan police bars planned protest against social media tax

The Ugandan police on Monday said it will not allow a planned demonstration against a recently imposed government tax on…

World

Shiites killing: Frank demands urgent International Judicial Commission

....Writes UN, USA, France, others Immidiate past Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives…

Breaking: Just being born in America no longer qualifies you for citizenship –Trump

Donald Trump has announced he is going to terminate the right to citizenship for babies…

Boko Haram insurgents kill seven, burn three villages in Borno

Boko Haram insurgents on Wednesday night burnt down three villages in Konduga Local Government Area…

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