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The Epistle Of Pope Francis To The ‘People Of God’ On Allegations Of Sex Abuse By Catholic Priests

Bothered by the barrage of allegations of sex abuse by Catholic priests in a lot of countries, Pope Francis, in an unprecedented manner wrote an epistle to all Catholic faithfuls asking each member to help eliminate what he described as “this culture of death”.

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Leftists Rattle Rand With Plan To Nationalize South Africa’s Central Bank

Most central banks around the world are state-owned. But markets have been worried about moves to bring the privately-held South African Reserve Bank into government control – particularly after the past administration was accused of meddling in appointments and decisions.

Breaking: Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul Goes Home

Aretha Franklin, the music icon and legendary singer known as the “Queen of Soul” during a five-decade career died at home in Detroit on Thursday, her longtime publicist announced. She was 76.

134,000 PVCs Still Unclaimed In Anambra – INEC

No fewer than 134,000 registered voters are yet to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in Anambra, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)  has said.

U.S. votes $12.5m for food security in Nigeria

The Feed the Future, a U.S. government global hunger and food security initiative, has earmarked 12.5 million dollars for food security in Nigeria.

Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Drops, Says NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measured inflation for July dropped to 11.14 per cent (year-on-year) from 11. 23 per cent recorded in June.

2019 Presidency: Saraki considering, has not declared – Aide

Mr Olu Onemola, Special Assistant to the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, on New Media, has said that Saraki has not declared intentions to run for President in 2019.

Latest FIFA Ranking: France Tops, Nigeria Drops

France climbed today to the summit of a much-changed FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking in the first edition of the global ladder since a new ranking formula took effect and Les Bleus […]

Resolutions Of Nd’Igbo Consultative Assembly: Conclave Of The Leaderships Of Major Igbo Organizations Held August 10-12, 2018 In Enugu

RESOLUTIONS OF A 3-DAY EMERGENCY CONCLAVE OF THE LEADERSHIPS OF MAJOR IGBO ORGANIZATIONS HELD AUGUST 10-12, 2018 IN ENUGU UNDER THE AUSPICES OF ND’IGBO CONSULTATIVE ASSEMBLY Preamble (i) In view of the gathering storms over Nigeria, reminiscent of the […]

Saraki: BCO Threat Reveals Those Behind NASS Invasion, Says PDP

The PDP charges security agencies to save the nation’s democracy by immediately looking into the immediate and remote impetus behind this open threat to our democracy and make their findings public.

Senate Presidency Frenzy: Oshiomhole Exhibiting Thug Mentality – PDP

PDP alleges that Oshiomhole is under intense pressure from the Presidency to
overheat the polity, distract the National Assembly members and make as much effort to cause a constitutional crisis in the country, having
realized that they cannot win the 2019 general election.

NASA Spacecraft Rockets Toward Sun For Closest Look Yet

A NASA spacecraft zoomed toward the sun Sunday on an unprecedented quest to get closer to our star than anything ever sent before.

My Response To Adams Oshiomhole – Bukola Saraki

It is rather surprising that Mr. Adams Oshiomhole is behaving like a rain-beaten chicken, crying all over the place about Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, as if the Senate President is the apparition haunting his life and the sinking ship that he captains.

Analysis | Nigeria In Transition: A Peep Into The Workings Of The LNC Referendum Template

This is a Special Bulletin of the LNC following the Public Communication on the important PROJECT MILESTONE of the Countrywide Repudiation of the 1999 Constitution as basis of Nigeria by its Constituent Component Blocs.

Full Text Of Saraki’s Speech On The DSS Invasion Of NASS

Statement by the President of the Senate, His Excellency (Dr.) Abubakar Bukola Saraki, CON, at a World Press Conference held at the National Assembly Complex on Wednesday, August 8, 2018.

Mathew Sieyefa From Bayelsa Appointed Acting DG DSS

Mr. Matthew B. Seiyefa has been appointed the Acting D-G of the Department of State Services.

Save Nigeria, Impeach Buhari Now, PDP Tells NASS

PDP calls on the NASS to commence impeachment processes against President Muhammadu Buhari, as that is the only way to save our nation from an imminent collapse.

Duchess Of Sussex, Meghan Markle Snubs Emmy Awards

The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle  has been  invited to next month’s Emmy Awards but it’s believed she’s “politely declined”.

Osinbajo sacks Lawal Daura, DG DSS

The Director-General of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura has been sacked by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo.

Research Links Autism To Fertility Treatment

Fertility treatments may increase the risk of autism in children, according to a research published by the University of Haifa in northern Israel.

APC welcomes Akpabio

Having suffered some defections in recent weeks, the ruling Progressives Congress (APC), has expressed pleasure with the decision of Sen. Goodwill Akpabio, the Senate Minority Leader, to join its fold.

Analysis | Akpabio’s Impending Defection: Impact Analysis

Akpabio is a big masquerade in his state. His departure will therefore come with an impact. In this post, I’ll attempt to look at the impact matrix; from this, the politicians can plot the mitigation measures.

Perspective | The Beatification Of Akpabio And The Deliverance Of Udom

Akpabio is a valuable asset, but that value has already been invested in the PDP.

Udom Emmanuel is a calm and calculated governor. He has tried not to govern in the shadow of Senator Akpabio, his benefactor. Gov. Udom is a technocrat, a former executive director at Zenith Bank, who later joined Akpabio’s cabinet as SGF in 2013.

PDP Mocks Presidency, APC For Wooing Its Members

Nigerians can now see the shameless hypocrisy of the APC, which is now going about, cap in hand, to beg the same persons it haunted as corrupt and evil, seeing that it has been overrun by the tides.

Apple Hits $1 Trillion Stock Market Valuation

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) became the first $1 trillion publicly listed U.S. company on Thursday, crowning a decade-long rise fueled by its ubiquitous iPhone that transformed it from a niche player in personal computers into a global powerhouse spanning entertainment and communications.

Analysis: Lives Get Cheaper In Nigeria By The Day.

A quick solution might be to send complicit policemen, public officials, public and private medical personnel to prison for failing to assist or treat victims of gunshot wounds, even if they turn out to be armed robbers.

APC insists It Still Has The Majority In Senate, Orders Saraki To Resign

Claiming to still be in the majority with 53 senators, the All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus rose from a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday and ordered defecting Senate President Bukola Saraki to resign.

Buhari goes on 10-day vacation in London

President Muhammadu Buhari will begin a 10-day working holiday in London from August 3, the media adviser, Femi Adesina said on Wednesday.

Why I Am Leaving The APC – Tambuwal’s Defection Speech

Beyond that, I cannot look those who elected me as their Governor here in Sokoto State in the face and boldly point to any meaningful Federal Projects initiated in the state under the APC government. Even the bulk of uncompleted Federal Projects here that were inherited from the previous administration have largely remained in their state of neglect.

Nigeria Internet users decrease in June – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says Internet users in the country decreased to 102,805,122 million in June from the 103,152,726 million recorded in May.

Gov. Wike Commends Saraki, Ahmed For Defecting To PDP

Governor Wike further declared that the harassment and intimidation technique deployed by the APC Federal Government emboldens PDP leaders across the country to stand firm against tyranny, dictatorship and failed governance.

Opinion | Sen. Shehu Sani: Defections And The Way Forward

The Executive should respect the decision of those who chose to defect, maintain a cordial relationship with them and never attempt to persecute any of them for their individual political decisions.

Full Text Of Saraki’s July 31 Defection Speech

I wish to inform Nigerians that, after extensive consultations, I have decided to take my leave of the All Progressives Congress (APC). This is not a decision that I have […]

Breaking: Saraki Dumps APC, Gov. Ahmed Defects To PDP

The President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki has officially quit the All Progressives Congress (APC). This coincided with a similar action by Governor Abdulfattah Ahmed of Kwara State, who also announced that he was leaving the party for the Peoples Democratic Party.

Toastmasters International Question And Answer Session With Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs: Leadership Perspective – Part 1

Tough questions from the Toastmasters, intelligent and inspiring answers from Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs. Enjoy the read.

Opinion | Oshiomhole: Not Comrade

Remember, it was in 2005 under the leadership of Adams Oshiomhole , that the Nigeria Labour Congress broke into two, with the emergence of the TUC.

2019: Shagari declares joins governorship race in Sokoto

Alhaji Mukhtari Shagari, former Deputy Governor of Sokoto State, on Wednesday declared intention to contest for the Sokoto State governorship seat in the 2019 general elections.

Stopping Today’s Defection Crucial To APC’s Future Victory – Buhari

With five detailed tweets on Tuesday, July 24, the Nigerian authoritarian ruler, General Muhammad Buhari via his twitter handle @MBuhari revealed what might be the reason for the siege laid on the residences of the senate leadership in the early hours of the day.

Perspectives | Understanding The Nature Of The War We Are In And The Battles Within That War. – By Tony Nnadi

Being an emergency Memorandum to illuminate the unseen dynamics driving the deadly Political Disputatious that currently frame the Journey to the 2019 National Elections.

Analysis | Saraki, ‘Nicodemus’ And The Juicy Promises

According to news reports, one of the key promises was to return the Senate President to the number 3 position. I’m sure the SP is quite vast in this area and could tell a factory that produces juice or not.

Mega Coalition: Oshiomhole, Buhari Are Jittery, Says PDP

PDP said Oshiomhole, has become jittery over the mega coalition between the PDP and 38 other political interests, leading to his resort to hauling of insults and abuses on the PDP.

Five PDP Chieftains Arrested On Suspicion Of Killing Chairman

Five chieftains of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have been arrested in Lagos for alleged killing of Mr Borishade Adeniyi, the Chairman of PDP, Apapa Chapter.

Rebranding: PDP Names Ekweremadu Committee Chair On Name Change

Suffering from corruption stigma placed on it, the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has resolved to change its name, a rebranding measure ahead of 2019 general election.

Boko Haram Terrorists Hit Chad, Massacre 18, Kidnap 10 Women

Eighteen people have been killed in a brutal attack by suspected Boko Haram jihadists in the Lake Chad region, a Chadian military source said Sunday.

An Open Letter To Governor Godwin Obaseki

It is no longer news that Nigeria has become an open killing field stalked by so-called Fulani ‘herdsmen’, a roving band of terrorists acknowledged by the Global Terrorism Index as the fourth most dangerous terrorist organisation in the world.

Scientists confirm diabetes link with cancer

A major new study has confirmed the link between diabetes and cancer. The new research also warns that the risk of cancer is sex-specific in people with diabetes.

Gov. Obaseki gets confidence vote from APC youths

The Youth Wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo has passed a vote of confidence on Gov. Godwin Obaseki, for involving youths in his policy initiative and programmes.

Analysis | Help! Niger Delta Is Dying! – Akanimo Sampson

THE future of a post-oil Niger Delta at the moment is bleak, very bleak. And, the political leaders of the environmentally despoiled oil and gas region, do not appear to be rising to the challenge. The supposedly interventionist agency, the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is not doing much either.

Niger Delta: Joint Revolutionary Council reaffirms support for Amnesty Programme

Cynthia Whyte

Spokesperson
Joint Revolutionary Council JRC 

[Central Command of Alliance Units of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, The Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force and leading groups of the Agitation and struggle for the liberation of the Niger Delta]

Trump backs Putin on election meddling at summit, stirs fierce criticism

Trump’s warm words for Russia were a marked contrast from the past week, when he repeatedly rebuked long-standing U.S. allies at a NATO summit and during a visit to Britain.

Thai Boys: Again, Collective Human Spirit Triumphs.

What  we need are not the strong, powerful and rich, but those who exude love for human life and are committed to remaking the world.

#EkitiDecides: #INEC Card Reader Rejects PDP Guber Candidate’s PVC

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Professor Olusola Eleka has not been able to vote as polling opened in Ekiti today.

Breaking: Chelsea Hires Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri

Maurizio Sarri is the new Chelsea head coach, replacing Antonio Conte. The Italian moves to Stamford Bridge following a three-year spell at Serie A side Napoli.

Security cordon thrown on Ekiti as governorship poll begins

A security cordon has been thrown on Ekiti as the simultaneous  accreditation and voting process is  set to commence in Saturday’s  governorship election.

Augustine Chukwuma Obodo leads pro-Trump protest in London

Augustine Chukwuma Obodo, on Friday led a pro-Donald Trump protest to counter the protest march against the visit of the U.S. President to the UK.

2019: PDP Consults Obasanjo On How To Defeat Buhari

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will meet with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta on Saturday to seek advice on how to achieve victory in the 2019 polls and beat incumbent Muhammadu Buhari.

Exclusive: Jeff Bezos plans to charge at least $200,000 for space rides – sources

Jeff Bezos’ rocket company plans to charge passengers about $200,000 to $300,000 for its first trips into space next year, two people familiar with its plans told Reuters.

Mandzukic sends Croatia into first World Cup final

Mario Mandzukic scored in the 109th minute as Croatia came from behind to beat England 2-1 after extra time on Wednesday and reach their first World Cup final, where they will face France on Sunday, and send the Balkan nation into raptures.

EFCC secures 13 convictions in six months

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says it has secured no fewer than 13 convictions in its anti-corruption onslaught in the South-East between January and July 2018.

Fayose escapes assassination plot – Lere Olayinka

According to a tweet by a media aide to the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Lere Olayinka, Gov. Peter Ayodele Fayose, has just escaped what appears to be an assassination plot. Lere Olayinka made this known through his Twitter handle.

Pfizer to split into three units, separates consumer healthcare

Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) said on Wednesday it would reorganize into three units, separating its consumer healthcare business that the U.S. drugmaker has been trying to sell since last year.

One Day At A Time: Brexit The Theresa May Way

“She has taken over more problems than any other prime minister in my lifetime and none of them are her fault, she didn’t create any of them,” said Ken Clarke, elder statesman of the Conservative Party. Clarke served at the helm of several departments, including as interior minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer in a career spanning five decades.

Duterte apologises to “all-forgiving” God over stupid remarks

President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines has said he was “sorry” for calling God stupid, which has triggered public outrage in the predominantly Catholic country.

Britain’s May reasserts her authority after Brexit resignations

British Prime Minister Theresa May moved to reassert her authority on Tuesday after two top cabinet members quit and launched broadsides against her Brexit plans, winning support from many of her ministers including a leading eurosceptic.

Facebook tests augmented reality ads on News Feed in U.S.

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it is testing augmented reality advertisements on its News Feed ahead of the holiday shopping season in the United States.

Babies fed with solids early sleep longer, wake less frequently

A study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics has found that babies who were introduced to solid foods early slept longer, woke less frequently at night than those exclusively breastfed for around the first six months of life.

Queen pays tribute to mark 100 years of Britain’s Royal Air Force

Queen Elizabeth and senior royals watched almost 100 aircraft, from World War Two Spitfires to the newest stealth fighter jet fly over Buckingham Palace on Tuesday in a celebration to mark the 100th anniversary of Britain’s Royal Air Force.

‘Miracle or science?’: Thai soccer team saved from flooded cave

Rescuers freed the last four of 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach from deep inside a flooded cave on Tuesday, a successful end to an extraordinarily perilous mission that gripped the world for more than two weeks.

183 teenagers working for Boko Haram handed over to UN

No fewer than 183 teenagers, who were previously working with Boko Haram terrorists, have been handed over to the United Nations by the Nigerian Army.

The Issues On The Table When Trump And Putin Meet

The U.S. president’s spontaneous approach to negotiations, and the inscrutable style of the Kremlin leader, make predicting the outcome of the summit with any accuracy close to impossible.

Brexit Betrayed Or The End Of May: What Does David Davis’s Resignation Mean?

David Davis thrust Prime Minister Theresa May’s government into crisis by resigning as Brexit negotiator and publicly denouncing her strategy as a betrayal of voters’ wishes that risked undermining British interests.

Power Outage: Again, Nigeria’s National Grid Collapses

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has attributed the current power outage on its network to what it called system collapse of the National Grid.

Rescuers race to find survivors after Japan floods kill at least 114

Rescuers in Japan dug through mud and rubble on Monday, racing to find survivors after torrential rain unleashed floods and landslides that killed at least 114 people, with dozens missing.

Spain PM Meets Catalan Leader In Bid To Defuse Political Tensions

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez met pro-independence Catalan leader Quim Torra on Monday for the first time, in a move that signals a softening of tensions between Madrid and Barcelona after a bitter political standoff.

LNC Calling: Join The Countdown Task To Shutting Down The 1999 Fraud

This 2017 interview of the LNC Deputy Director of Communications, Mark Olise (erstwhile Scribe of the NDPVF later, Convener of the NDPSF) on AIT, is a dissection of the Sovereignty Disputations currently rocking the foundations of Nigeria, and which is rapidly degenerating to the unceremonious and disorderly disintegration of the defunct Federation of Nigeria.

Lithuanian couple win world wife-carrying championship title in Finland

Fifty-three men slung their wives or partners over their shoulders and hurtled off on an hour-long race in the small Finnish town of Sonkajarvi on Saturday, as thousands of fans cheered from the stands.

Turkey sacks more than 18,000 personnel ahead of expected lifting of emergency rule

Turkey issued a decree on Sunday dismissing more than 18,000 civil servants, half of which were from the police force, ahead of this month’s expected lifting of a two-year-old state of emergency imposed after an attempted coup in July 2016.

Analysis | Macron’s Pilgrimage To The Afrikan Shrine – By Owei Lakemfa

With Macron’s visit, I recall the state visit to France by then Nigerian Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida, the military dictator who  styled himself ‘President’.

Perspective | Britain And The Desperation To Keep Nigeria One – By Tony Nnadi

Why the British are crying more than the bereaved as One-Nigeria staggers to it’s inevitable demise at ARABA Terminus.

Analysis | The Unseen Dynamics Driving The Grazing Route Bloody Campaign

In this EXCLUSIVE analysis, a renowned Attorney and Secretary General of both the Lower Niger Congress (LNC) and Movement for New Nigeria (MNN) declared that herdsmen killings are acts of terrorism and can rightly be declared as Ethnic Cleansing; he also said they are just a part of the wider labyrinthine Fulani shenanigans which date back to the immediate post-Uthman Dan Fodio era.

Shooting Down The 1999 Constitution, Shutting Down Further Elections Under It And The Route To Winding Up The Failed Lugardian Experiment Of 1914

Those who ask how the Electoral Shutdown would be enacted should first find out how the Constitution Repudiations were enacted.

Opinion | The Deadly Malaise Of Nigeria Has Gone Beyond What Elections Can Remediate – By Tony Nnadi

The choice is already narrowed down to one between a Fulani and a Fulani for the rest of Non-Caliphate Nigeria.

Armani glams up fashion week with lashings of gold and bubblegum pink

Black and gold trouser suits and dreamy gowns laced with velvet or overflowing with feathers led the parade of evening wear glamor at Italian designer Giorgio Armani’s Haute Couture show in Paris on Tuesday.

Coordinator Of Isoko Peoples Vanguard Alleges Threat To Life

Coordinator of  Isoko Peoples Vanguard, Comrade Allen Okioma has alleged threat to his life and lives of members of his household by unknown men.

Analysis | Between Electoral Shutdown and Electoral Boycott: Similar Themes, Radical Differences

Whereas “Boycotts” happen at the voting Stage in an Election by way of People abstaining from voting, “Shutdown” happens long before the voting stage and so aborts the conduct of the Election.

Police rescue Mikel Obi’s father from Kidnappers den

it has rescued Pa Michael Obi, father of Mikel Obi, Captain of the Super Eagles, from the kidnappers’ den in a community in the state.

Nigerian Police officers protest non-payment of allowances

Protesting mobile policemen on Monday in Maiduguri barricaded the command headquarters located on Maiduguri-Kano expressway.

NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains on Monday

NiMet has predicted prospects if thunderstorms and rains over the central states such as Abuja, Minna, Lafia, Bauchi, Gombe, Jos, Yola and Mambila Plateau axis on Monday morning.

Video: Watch this presentation at the House of Lords on the ongoing Fulani-Driven Human Carnage in Nigeria

Did anyone else observe the emphatic reference to competing NARRATIVES between *Farmers/Herdsmen Clashes* as promoted by the colluding “Federal Government” and the self-evident *Ethnic Cleansing* in this presentation at the House of Lords in the ongoing Fulani-Driven Human Carnage in Nigeria?

Mbappe double leads France past Argentina in 4-3 thriller

Teenager Kylian Mbappe scored two goals in four minutes to send a youthful France charging into the World Cup quarter-finals with a thrilling 4-3 win over Argentina on Saturday that sent Lionel Messi’s team home.

The 3 Permanent Secretaries Redeployed by Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the redeployment of three permanent secretaries to the Federal Ministries of Labour, Communication and Health.

Opinion | Countdown To The Shutdown Of The 1999 Fraud

It was a great day for the LNC and it’s MNN Partners at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) in Victoria Island, Lagos, on Thursday June 28, 2018 at the VOR Event where the Leading Voices for the immediate Fundamental Constitutional Reconfiguration of Nigeria from across Country gathered to chart the practical crystallization of that Reconfiguration.

APC’s convention elicits FCT’s apology

Abuja roads shuts down for APC Convention as traffic jam becomes the order of the day.

Full Speech Of President Buhari At APC National Convention

ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AT THE NATIONAL CONVENTION OF ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC) EAGLE SQUARE ABUJA

JUNE 23, 2018

Full Text Of National Assembly’s Response To Buhari’s Recent Budget Padding Allegation

Nigeria’s National Assembly issues a press statement rebuking Buhari’s for wrongfully accusing them of wrongdoings in the recent budgeting process.

Perspective | Why We Should Stop Sacrificing Our People To Save One-Nigeria

From the perspective of the Non-Caliphate rest of Nigeria, the LNC and it’s MNN Partners, without equivocation further posit that, in the absence of Nigeria being a Federation, being a Democracy, operating under Constitutionalism or the Rule of Law, any meaningful engagement with the prevailing grave situation in Nigeria must of necessity be framed as a Sovereignty disputation which must begin with Self-Determination Referendums since it is clear that the defunct Federation of Nigeria which collapsed completely since 1966, has left the Constituent Components and the various Peoples, trapped in a toxic Union of Death and Attrition.

9 Shiite members arrested for killing policeman

According to a statement released by the police in Kaduna, nine members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as the Shiite have been arrested by the police in connection with attacks on police officers in the state.

Iceland in trouble, Super Eagles on fire: Odegbami

Super Eagles will fight, said Odegbami about his impressions of the team that lost to Croatia 2-0.

Law school clears Hijab wearing lawyer

The young female lawyer from University of Ilorin was disallowed to perform the ceremony because she refused to remove her hijab.

Opinion | Canada is not your utopia

Is Canada the great democratic hope? A bit, surely, but only in comparison with weaker models. Voter turnout is low, typically under 70 percent and trending down despite a bump in 2015 on the strength of a competitive contest. Governments are formed with about 40 percent of those who show up, which means that electoral support for the governing party reflects a fraction of the popular will, and thus so does policy.

Analysis | A Diary Of The Genocide In Nigeria – Compiled By Prof Herbert Ekwe-Ekwe

This is a diary of the genocide, ethnic cleansing and mass murder that has taken place in Nigeria as compiled by Prof Herbert Ekwe-Ekwe.

Sickle Cell: How genotype disclosure threaten courtships, marriages

Agency Report As the world marks World Sickle Cell Day, some residents of the Federal capital Territory (FCT), say non disclosure of genotype status is threatening courtship among young people. […]

Nigeria leading Africa to a desired future – Saraki to Russian Parliament

The President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki said on Wednesday that Africa was making a giant push to the future with Nigeria leading the Continent to the desired future.

Ease of doing Business: MAN comends FG

The Director-General of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Mr Segun Ajayi-Kadri, has praised the Federal Government for adopting measures to improve Nigeria’s ease of doing business rating.

Buhari to sign 2018 budget on Wednesday – Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the 2018 budget into law on Wednesday, Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesman says.

Brazil panic over fresh Neymar injury

Switzerland did not hold back in a physical encounter with Brazil in their opening World Cup game, and Neymar, who was playing his first competitive game since a foot operation in February, felt the consequences.

End to electricity challenges in sight as FG goes nuclear

The Nigerian Government has demonstrated commitment to introduce nuclear power into its energy mix to boost electricity generation in the country.

Governor Wike swears-in newly elected LG council chairmen

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has sworn-in the 23 Local Government Council Chairmen elected during the June 16, 2018 Local Government Elections conducted by the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC).

Nigeria to shut borders over rice smuggling

The Nigerian Government says it will shut the land border between it and a neigbouring country in a few days time to avoid smuggling of foreign rice into the country.

Shock win over Germany could help Mexico overcome last-16 jinx

Mexico’s astonishing win over Germany has raised hopes that they could finally break a long-running jinx at the World Cup and go beyond the second round.

Graphics | FIFA World Cup Russia

Five-time World Cup winner Brazil is the only team to have played in every edition of the tournament. Germany, a four-time winner, has participated 18 times and two-time winner Argentina 16 times. Iceland and Panama make their debut this year.

World cup: Nigerian team must stick together to overcome setback- Balogun

Super Eagles defender, Leon Balogun, on Sunday said the most important concern with the Nigerian team now should be how not to brood about Saturday’s 0-2 loss to Croatia.

Mexico stun holders Germany 1-0 in World Cup opener

Germany were stunned 1-0 by Mexico in the opening game of their World Cup defense on Sunday as Hirving Lozano finished off a sharp counter-attack that exposed the ragged defending that the four-times winners had displayed in their warm-up games.

Young Super Eagles earning their World Cup wings

Nigeria suffered from a bit of growing pains on Saturday when the young Super Eagles were schooled in set pieces by Croatia who shot to the top of Group D with a 2-0 win in their World Cup opener.