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Twenty-two and half (22.5) kilometres south-west of Sokoto, there used to exist a community called Satiru. In March 1906, it was extinguished from the face of the earth. Three years earlier, in July 1903, the British had massacred Muhammadu Attahiru, the 11th Sultan of Sokoto together with over 1,000 of his followers, decapitating him in […]

The much anticipated Healing Streams Live Healing Services with Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is set for its commemorative 10th edition. Themed #10forTenth, this edition, will hold from Friday the 15th to Sunday the 17th of March 2024, it promises to be ten times grander and more impactful than all previous editions combined, with lavish, incomparable demonstrations […]

Amid heightened political activity in Edo State, with parties and aspirants gearing up for  primaries, the gubernatorial landscape welcomes a new contender—Ernest Afolabi Umakhile, a seasoned public administrator and former Permanent Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Works; Agriculture and Food Security. Umakhihe, who officially launched his bid for the Edo Governorship in his hometown, […]

The Presidency has extolled a 13-year-old genius, ‘Miss Nasara James Dabo’ for emerging as the overall best student in the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO). Nasara who hailed from Southern Kaduna State, a student of Ideal College International, bagged the Olympiad Champion gold medal after she outperformed no fewer than 150 competitors to puzzle out 34 […]

The people of Ogu kingdom in Ogu/Bolo LGA of Rivers State on Saturday celebrated Iria, an ancient ceremony that marks the transition of girls who are usually virgins into womanhood Young virgins were given certificates by the Ogu council of chiefs for passing through the test. Iria, is considered a rite of passage for young […]

When the author of Usefulness of Useless Knowledge, Donald Jordan, said “history is an aggregate of half-truths, semi-truths, fables, myths, rumours, prejudices, personal narratives, gossip and official prevarications”, he may have been frustrated by the historical contradictions of his time. And such inconsistencies have been the fate of history from time immemorial, making Karl Marx […]

Lieutenant Colonel Abubakar Surajo Imam was born on 22 Jun 76 in Kankia. He hails from Kankia Local Government Area of Katsina State. He attended Sultan Bello Primary School Kaduna from 1982 to 1987 and proceeded to Government College Katsina (GCK) for his Junior Secondary School from 1988 to 1991. Upon completion of his first […]

Jasmine Okafor, the daughter of veteran actor, John Okafor better known as Mr Ibu, has confirmed his leg has been amputated. Earlier, Social media activist, Very Dark Man had disclosed that the veteran’s leg had been amputated. He revealed that the actor’s family, friends, and close ones all betrayed him as they took advantage of […]

The World JUNKANOO Festival of Tourism and Culture/ World Carnival Commission (WCC) in partnership with the Canadian Government, has appointed the Director General of the ECOWAS Food and Cultural Festival, Amb, Prince Felix Ihonre, as Nigeria’s Country Representative/Regional Coordinator for Arts and Culture on the board of International Secretariat of the JUNKANOO Festival. A statement […]

President of the United States, Joe Biden, has appointed two Nigerians, Osagie Imasogie and Chineye Ogwumike, to the 12-member advisory council on African Diaspora Engagement in the US. Imasogie and Ogwumike were part of the 12 members of the President’s Advisory Council according to a statement released by the State House on Wednesday. Other members […]

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The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP has urged President Bola Tinubu to “ensure that his government’s proposed bill on new minimum wage for Nigerian workers is entirely consistent and compatible with Nigeria’s international obligations to promote and advance the right of workers to an adequate living wage.” The president had in his Democracy Day […]

Nigeria’s inflation rate rose to 33.95 percent in May, with food inflation reaching 40.66%. As prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages continued to surge, the 33.95 percent inflation represents an increase of 0.26% points when compared to the April 2024 headline inflation rate of 33.69 percent. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) made this known […]

President Bola Tinubu has directed the resignation of Mr Mamman Ahmadu from office as the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP). This was conveyed in a press statement issued on Saturday by Special Adviser to the Presidential on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale. According to the statement, “This is part of […]

Armed men have abducted the Managing Director of Fouani Company, which represents LG and Hisense, along with three Lebanese nationals. The victims were kidnapped around Falomo Bridge while traveling by boat from Apapa to Victoria Island on Friday Fouani, a prominent figure in the business world, is well-known for his significant contributions to the economy […]

Super Eagles head coach, Finidi George, has resigned after a poor run of games in the 2026 World Cup qualifiers. The former Nigerian international confirmed his resignation to Channels Television on Saturday. “Yes, it is true. I have resigned”, he wrote in response to enquiries. However, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is yet to react […]

Son of late Isa Funtua, Abubakar, is currently cooling off in detention at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), awaiting trial for allegedly stealing over N28billion and other fraudulent activities. Abubakar was arrested on Friday in Abuja by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged fraud and theft involving over […]

The Federal Government has announced the appointment of several prominent individuals to chair the governing councils of various federal universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education across the country. The new list which was released by the Federal Government yesterday includes notable figures such as Chief Bisi Akande, former governor of Osun State and pioneer chairman […]

President Bola Tinubu has called for stronger collaboration between Nigeria’s law enforcement agencies and the United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the fight against cybercrime, terrorism, and other related crimes. The FBI is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States of America, and its principal federal law enforcement agency. The […]

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has announced that there will be a three-week power cut due to a shortage of gas supply from Nigeria. The power company, which disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, said the gas reduction, which started on Wednesday, is due to maintenance work being carried out by a gas […]

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned the public against investing in the meme coin allegedly linked to the popular Nigerian music star, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido. Davido had on Wednesday, May 29, unveiled a meme coin called $Davido. The meme coin was criticised by Nigerians after its value crashed just a […]