Fresh Crisis Brews in Borno Community Rebuilt By UN After Boko Haram Destruction
[Premium Times] On Tuesday, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) handed over a completely rebuilt Borno community, earlier destroyed by Boko Haram, to the affected displaced people.
Herdsmen Attack - Governor Denies Playing Politics With Human Lives
[Guardian] Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, has reiterated his resolve to act responsibly by protecting the people rather than play politics with the recent attack on some communities in Dekina local government council, where many lives were lost.
I Was Scared of Women After Ugly Experience With My Ex-Wife - John Okafor, Movie Star
[Vanguard] Nollywood actor, John Okafor, a.k.a Mr Ibu, does not pretend when it comes to the issue of marriage. And that's why when his first marriage crashed, he stayed away from women for six years before he found love again. The comic actor and producer will tell anyone that cares to listen that he married the most beautiful woman in the world. Call her his 'first class' or 'queen', Mr. Ibu believes that his latest wife, Stella Maris Okafor, is a compensation from God, after what he calls the ugly experience he ha
Group Writes UN, Wants Herdsmen Attacks Treated As Terrorism
[Premium Times] The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the UN Security Council and its members urging them to: "Urgently hold a special session on Nigeria and to visit the country to press the authorities to end continuing killings and destruction of property by suspected herdsmen across Nigeria, particularly in the North-central of the country."
Parents, Guardians Urged to Guard Against Extinction of Nigeria Languages
[Guardian] The Principal of Neander International School, Epe, Mr. Idris Agbaje, has called on parents and schoolteachers to teach Nigeria children their mother tongues, as the country is fast losing its unique cultural value.
Herdsmen - President Buhari Inaugurates Food Security Council As Kogi Death Toll Rises
[This Day] Lokoja -President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday, inaugurate National Food Security Council with the aim of evolving sustainable solutions to protracted violence being unleashed on farmers by herders.
Buhari's Decision On Peace Corps Bill Splits Senators
[Premium Times] File photo of Members of the Nigerian Peace Corps during a procession in Ibadan on Wednesday (26/7/17) to celebrate the passage of the Corps bill by the Senate. 03800/26/7/17/Adeogodiran Timothy/HB/BJO/NAN
Is Tiwa Savage Really Calling It Quits With Hubby?
[Leadership] The rumour is out on the social media that the marriage of top female singer has hit the rocks and heading for a quiet divorce.
Buhari's Visit Renewed Our Hopes - Dapchi Parents
[Leadership] Some parents of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls yesterday said President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to Dapchi had given them more assurance of rescuing the girls safely.
3.8 Million Nigerians May Face Acute Food Shortage
[Premium Times] Global food agencies have warned against impending food shortage that could affect 3.8 million people in 16 northern states of Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Ex-Kano Commissioner Docked for Alleged Land Racketeering
[Premium Times] The Kano State High Court on Friday rejected the no-case submission by a former commissioner of land in Ganduje's administration, Farouk Bibi, accused of selling a plot of land belonging to a former minister of the FCT, Jeremiah Usaini, to one Baba Sharu.
Kogi Killings - Death Toll Rises as PDP Blames Gov Bello for Attacks
[Vanguard] Lokoja -The death toll in Kogi killings by Fulani herdsmen in five communities in Igalaland has reportedly risen from 32 to 50 as more corpses were picked around the communities especially in Oganenigwu, Dekina local government area of the state.
Mobile Phone of Kidnapped Midwife Used to â€ŽSend Disturbing Message
[Premium Times] The mobile phone of one of the female victims abducted by Boko Haram in Rann has been used to send a disturbing message to her contacts.
Insurgency - Germany Donates 5 Gun Boats to Nigerian Navy
[Leadership] The Consul General of Germany in Nigeria, Mr. Ingo Herbert, has donated five gun boats to the Nigerian Navy as part of his country's contribution to the fight against insurgency in Nigeria.
Amnesty Activists Uncover Serious Negligence By Oil Giants, Shell and Eni
[This Day] In a groundbreaking research project, Amnesty International has accused Shell and Eni of gross negligence and irresponsible approach to oil spills in the Niger Delta, thereby exacerbating environmental crisis in Nigeria's oil-producing region.
Buhari 'Never Knows Anything', Senator Attacks President
[Premium Times] A senator, Enyinnaya Abaribe (Abia-PDP), has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari for constantly denying responsibility when things go wrong.
Evans Gave Me 50 Percent Discount On Ransom - Kidnap Victim
[Premium Times] One of the victims of alleged billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (popularly known as Evans), on Friday told a Lagos judge how his family received 50 per cent discount on ransom from his abductors last year.
Buhari Hands Over Dangote's Daughter in Marriage for N500, 000 Dowry
[Daily Trust] Kano -President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki and Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, were among the dignitaries that attended the wedding fatiha of Hajiya Fatima, daughter of Alhaji Aliko Dangote in Kano on Friday.
Tiwa Savage Files for Divorce From Hubby
[Vanguard] Popular Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage has allegedly filed for divorce from her estranged husband Tunji Balogun, a.k.a TeeBillz.
'Adequate Security Is a Catalyst for Ease of Doing Business'
[Guardian] Onyekachi Adekoya, is the Managing Director of PR 24, a category 'A' licensed security company in Nigeria. In this interview with BANKOLE ORIMISAN, he shares his experience on private security business in Nigeria and how to use solutions to address customer service and challenges in the industry. Excerpts: