Herdsmen kill Yoruba farmer in Shaki, Oyo State

There was tension yesterday in the Shaki area of Oyo State as a bloody clash ensued between the Yoruba and Fulani herdsmen over the killing of a popular farmer in the area. Although, the state Police Command has deployed mobile policemen to the town, the number turned out to be inadequate as the clash remained Read more

Cameroon – Football: Paul Biya appoints Issa Hayatou as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Football Academy and Enow Ngachu DG of the same Academy

The first decree appointed Issa Hayatou as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Football Academy. The former president of the CAF rebounds on the national sports scene after his failure last March, in the presidential election of the Confederation of African Football. The second decree appoints the coach of the women’s football Read more

Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer, Ugwuonye barred from legal practice in Nigeria

Lawyer to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Emeka Ephraim Ugwuonye has been temporarily banned from legal practice in Nigeria. Report from daily post says, Ugwuonye recently joined the legal team of Nnamdi Kanu. The former United States-based Nigerian lawyer, who was disbarred in New York and Maryland for professional misconduct, was Read more

TUC leader urges workers to resist military coup

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has flayed rumours of coup making the rounds since President Muhammadu Buhari’s second medical trip abroad and called on all Nigerians, irrespective of their political affiliations to resist any military incursion into the nation’s politics. It averred that Nigerians must see military intervention in politics as an aberration Read more

BREAKING: Acting President Osinbajo receives 2017 budget

Acting President Osinbajo receives 2017 budget by Azeez Adeniyi Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has officially received the 2017 budget from the National Assembly. This was disclosed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande on Friday. He said the appropriation bill was undergoing prompt and diligent consideration. Read more

Mercy Aigbe coughing blood, Report Husband

With civil and criminal actions being instituted against Lanre Gentry, estranged husband of Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe, there are indications of a tough time ahead for the hotelier who, on Tuesday, was quizzed by the Lagos State department of Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT). Speaking to our Correspondent on the matter, visibly angry Read more

Dog saves wedding party, jumping on suicide bomber

Buba Ahmed, of Belbelo, a village near the north-eastern city of Maiduguri, said guests are grateful that the dog sacrificed itself to save their lives. He said the teenage bomber was on the outskirts of a gathering where most villagers were attending a wedding ceremony when the dog pounced on her. Police spokesman Victor Isuku Read more

Dino Melaye and His Certificate Scandal

Senator Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi West constituency is involved in another scandal.  There are allegations that he did not graduate from ABU Zaria with a B.S.C in Geography as he claimed. The controversial senator is known for constantly butting heads with people including his feud with Senator Remi Tinubu and a fallout with Read more

Causes of Hiccups (Hiccoughs) and How to Stop it

Hiccups are caused by a sudden contraction of your diaphragm. The diaphragm is a muscle under your lungs that helps you breathe in. The top of your windpipe (your glottis) closes immediately after your diaphragm contracts which makes the typical ‘hic’ sound. A hiccup is an automatic action of the body that you can’t control Read more

Nigerian lawmakers to pass 2017 budget by end of March – Bukola Saraki

Nigerian lawmakers aim to pass the 2017 budget by the end of March, the president of the upper house of parliament said on Tuesday. “This month is our deadline to finish work on the budget and return it to the executive,” Senate President Bukola Saraki said after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari and the Read more