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We Wont Tolerate Any Excuse for Killings, Military Warns Herdsmen

We Wont Tolerate Any Excuse for Killings, Military Warns Herdsmen

In response to the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari to deal decisively with the rampaging Fulani herdsmen, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has vowed not to tolerate excuses from any armed group to unleash mayhem on innocent Nigerians. The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, gave this warning yesterday in Abuja during a meeting […]

Institute Laments Poor Funding For Malaria Research

Institute Laments Poor Funding For Malaria Research

Head Malaria Research Group, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Dr. Samson Awolola has reiterated how lack of research funding in the country is affecting the roll out of malaria interventions and others. According to him, although there has been improvement in malaria interventions, but the parasites indices remain high and that shows how far […]

YouTube Plans Internet Television Service

YouTube Plans Internet Television Service

YouTube plans to launch a service that streams cable television channels to viewers over the Internet for the price of a subscription, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.YouTube has made a priority of creating the service, called Unplugged, which could debut as early as next year, according to the report, which cited unnamed people close to the […]

Abaji Chairman’s Wife Still In Captivity 14 Days

Abaji Chairman’s Wife Still In Captivity 14 Days

The wife of the outgoing chairman of Abaji Area Council, Hajiya Khadeejat Yahaya Garba, who was kidnapped by gunmen at her husband’s Gigbe village of the council, has remained in captivity 14 days after. A member of the family who spoke with our reporter yesterday, said the abduction of the chairman’s wife two weeks ago, […]

Fire Outbreak Claims Two Lives, Destroys Five Vehicles In Kano

Fire Outbreak Claims Two Lives, Destroys Five Vehicles In Kano

A fire outbreak, on Wednesday, claimed two lives in Kano with about five cars burnt completely. The fire outbreak which occurred at AA Rano filling station on Bompai Road, was reported to have started at about 2 pm and lasted for almost two hours before it was put out by the state’s fire service and […]

Grazing Reserves Ready In 24 months, says Ogbeh

Grazing Reserves Ready In 24 months, says Ogbeh

Audu Ogbeh, Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development Agriculture and Rural Development Minister, Audu Ogbeh, yesterday disclosed that the proposed 415 grazing reserves would be ready in 24 months from now. Speaking when he appeared before the House of Representatives to help explore the means to diversify the economy, he explained that he would commence […]

With Huge Gas Reserves Of 650bcf, Lagos Joins Oil Producing States

With Huge Gas Reserves Of 650bcf, Lagos Joins Oil Producing States

After spending 25 years exploring for hydrocarbon resources off the coast of Lagos, Yinka Folawiyo Petroleum, in partnership with Panoro Energy ASA and First Hydrocarbon Nigeria (FHN) Limited, among others, finally catapulted Lagos State into the league of oil and gas producing states in the country. Panoro, an independent oil and gas company based in […]

Troops Rescue 11, 595 Hostages From Boko Haram Den

Troops Rescue 11, 595 Hostages From Boko Haram Den

THE Nigerian Army said yesterday that no fewer than 11, 595 civilians held at various enclaves by Boko Haram had been rescued. This came as troops intensified efforts to clear and mop up all insurgent activities in the North East. The army said the rescue operations were carried out within the past six weeks, noting […]

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

1. Donald Trump is now the presumptive US presidential nominee for the Republican party after rival Ted Cruz dropped out of the race. Trump won the Indiana primary Tuesday. 2. Bernie Sanders pulled off a slight upset in the Indiana Democratic primary. However, Hillary Clinton still maintains a substantial lead in popular votes, pledged delegates, […]

Here’s How The Economic Slowdown Could Foil A Clinton Presidency

Here’s How The Economic Slowdown Could Foil A Clinton Presidency

Much has been written about the economic consequences of the slowdown in economic growth in recent years, but what about the political implications? If the slowdown continues, and there is reason to believe that it will, how will it affect the ability of the next president to implement his, or more likely her, economic agenda? […]