Police, military investigate officers who endorsed Buhari

The Nigeria Police Force says it is investigating the authenticity of a photo showing some policemen endorsing President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term . In a photo which has since gone viral on social media , three policemen are seen throwing up eight fingers , a sign that has been adopted by the Buhari […]


Man sets himself on fire in Germany protest

A man was seriously injured after setting himself on fire in Germany Wednesday as a protest against Turkey’ s detention of militant Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan , police said . “ The 43- year – old doused himself with a liquid and then set himself on fire ” outside the courthouse in the western city […]


Journalists barred as INEC moves sensitive electoral materials to LGs in Ogun

Contrary to the announcement made by the Resident Electoral Commissioner in Ogun State , Prof. Abdulganiyu Raji, on Tuesday that journalists would be allowed to witness the sorting and movement of the sensitive election materials to the local governments in the state , officials of Central Bank of Nigeria in Abeokuta on Thursday barred newsmen […]


Nigeria will consider cutting oil supply to attract higher prices, Buhari tells Saudi Arabia

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja pledged the cooperation of Nigeria to the effort of oil-producing nations to reduce output to attract higher prices in the global market . A statement by Garba Shehu , Media and Publicity Aide to the President , said Buhari made this position known when he received Mr Ahmad […]


Eighth lawmaker jumps ship in crisis for UK Labour party

An eighth Labour MP quit the party on Wednesday in protest against leader Jeremy Corbyn , joining a mounting rebellion sparked by rows over anti -Semitism and Brexit . Joan Ryan told BBC radio that Corbyn had “ introduced or allowed to happen in our party this scourge of anti – Semitism . It has […]


Chelsea must stay calm to turn season around, says Pedro

Chelsea ’ s season hangs in the balance after Monday ’ s FA Cup exit but they must stay calm and recapture their best form in the next two games to turn things around , winger Pedro has said . The FA Cup holders were beaten 2 – 0 by Manchester United in the fifth […]


One year after, Leah Sharibu family laments FG’s silence

Exactly one year after her abduction by Boko Haram terrorists , the family of Leah Sharibu on Tuesday renewed their call on the Federal Government to be committed to its promise to facilitate her release . On many occasions, the mother of the victim , Rebecca Sharibu , had broken down in tears , demanding […]


Customs detain four officers over civilian friend’s killing

The Nigeria Customs Service has said that four members of the patrol team involved in the killing of their civilian ‘ friend ’ , Godwin Onoja , have been detained. It also stated that a panel set up to investigate the killing could not conclude its investigation because the officer , who accidentally shot Onoja […]