Shekau’s dad dies, mum says she’s not seen him for 15 years

The father of Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram factional leader died a few years ago, the Voice of America reported as…

Politics

We are better in kindness – Tinubu

As Muslims celebrate Eid-el-Ftri, the National Leader of APC, Alhaji Ahmed Tinubu, has reminded Nigerians that “We are better in…

Arewa Coalition to mark Kaduna Declaration Anniversary

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has announced it will commemorate the one year anniversary of the historic Kaduna Declaration…

INEC strategises for Ekiti, Osun, 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has re-constituted its Election Monitoring and Support Centre (EMSC) Committee ahead of the Ekiti…

Business

Renewable Energy: Financing agency partners Coy to empower members

The National Cooperative Financing Agency of Nigeria (CFAN) on Sunday in Abuja entered into partnership with Smarter Grid International to…

Buhari administration blocks revenue leakage — Adeosun

The Buhari administration has succeeded in developing and implementing fiscal policies to curtail wastage in governance, thereby reducing fiscal leakages…

Kyari now Nigeria’s representative at OPEC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says its Group General Manager, Crude Oil Marketing Division, Mallam Mele Kyari has been…

World News

Chinese media mock Trump’s trade tariff

Chinese media have mocked U.S.…

Iran urges world to stand up to bullying Trump

The world should stand up…

Sport

Russian fans to back Super Eagles against Croatia – Rohr

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said Friday he believes his team will have the support of Russian fans, as he sought…

Brazilian Ricci to referee Nigeria-Croatia match today

Brazilian referee, Sandro Meira Ricci, will alongside two compatriots and two Spaniards, handle Nigeria’s opening Group D game against Croatia…

Messi under pressure as Argentina tackle Iceland

Lionel Messi’s bid for World Cup redemption begins Saturday when he leads Argentina against an unfancied Iceland side intent on…

Oped

US Embassy in Jerusalem: Provocation of the century

By  Labaran Yusuf,  chatwithlabaran@gmail.com The reckless decision by the Trump administration (that was rejected by  most capitals and organizations) to…

Health

Walk faster, live longer: Scientists

An international study led by an Australian university has discovered that walking at a faster pace can translate into a…

Expose

Cambridge Analytica: Ubah fingered, may face prosecution soon

As his involvement in the bid to influence the outcome of the 2015 election in favor of former President Goodluck…

Technology

Facebook announces new steps to protect users’ privacy

Facebook said Wednesday it will overhaul its privacy settings tools to put users “more in control” of their information on…

Agriculture

NiMet advises farmers on early maturing, drought-resistant crops

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has advised farmers in the North to plant early maturing and drought-resistant varieties of seeds…