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Why Nigerians Think I Am A Liar – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has explained why most Nigerians perceive him as a political liar. He said that being the face of opposition for so long before joining the government at the centre gave Nigerians the wrong ideas about him. The Minister, while speaking during the Osasu Show anchored by Osasu Igbinedion herself on AIT, said Nigerians ...

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Environmentalist Urges FG To Budget For Clean-up Of Niger Delta

By Bassey Bassey Uyo  –   The national president of Environmental Management Association of Nigeria (EMAN), Dr Emmanuel Ating, has urged the Federal Government to make budgetary provision for the clean-up of the Niger Delta region. Ating made the call on Monday in Uyo while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the environmental challenges in the region ...

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British PM Resumes Campaigning, 3 Days Before A National Election

London  –  British Prime Minister Theresa May resumes campaigning on Monday after a deadly militant attack on London Bridge. May said Britain must be tougher in stamping out Islamist extremism after three knife-wielding assailants rammed a hired van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed others nearby, killing seven people and injuring 48. After the third militant attack in Britain ...

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Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE Sever Ties With Qatar Over 'terrorism'

By Noah Browning DUBAI   – Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting terrorism, opening up the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world. The coordinated move dramatically escalates a dispute over Qatar’s support of the Muslim Brotherhood, the ...

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We Didn't​ Name Peter Obi, Ike Ekweremadu, 21 Others As Dponsors of Pro-Biafra Groups — South East Activists

ABUJA – South-East activists under the umbrella of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) and Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights Organizations (SBCHROs) have vehemently denied naming immediate past Anambra State Governor, Mr. Peter Obi, Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, and 21 others as sponsors of Pro-Biafra groups. Intersociety and SBCHROs made the denial ...

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Ossy Strikes Late To Give ABS FC 2-1 Win Over Tornadoes

By Olayinka Owolewa Ilorin – Martin Ossy came from the bench to help ABS Football Club of Ilorin FC beat hard-fighting Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna 2-1. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the match day 22 2016/2017 NPFL) encounter was played on Sunday in Ilorin at the Kwara Stadium. Abdullahi Wakili and Samuel Agba started the game ...

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‘Regular Exercise Cuts Cellular Aging By 9 Years’

Despite their best efforts, no scientist has ever come close to stopping humans from aging. Even anti-aging creams can’t stop Old Father Time. But new research from Brigham Young University reveals you may be able to slow one type of aging — the kind that happens inside your cells. As long as you’re willing to sweat. “Just because you’re 40, ...

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Herdsmen: Fayose Demands Full Presidential Power For Osinbanjo

By Kamarudeen Ogundele Ado Ekiti – The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has demanded full powers of the President for acting President Yemi Osinbajo to be able to tackle the menace of herdsmen. He said this while expressing concerns about the attitude of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress Federal Government to the menace of the Fulani herdsmen in ...

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Reps Open Public Hearing On Alleged $17bn Stolen Crude Today

By John Ameh Abuja – The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, the Department of Petroleum Resources, International Oil Companies and over 40 other firms are expected to appear on Monday (today) as the House of Representatives opens its public hearing on the alleged theft of $17bn crude oil and gas resources from the country. The “undeclared” crude and gas resources were ...

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Osinbajo: Allegations Of Nepotism Against Me Unfair, Laughable

By Isiaka Wakili Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has described allegations of nepotism against him as unfair, untrue and laughable. Osinbajo, through his Senior Special Assistant on Legal Matters, Dr Bilkisu Saidu, dismissed comments credited one Ismaila Farouk about the recent appointments into some federal agencies and others in the Office of the Vice President. Speaking on “Shirin Safe’’, an interview ...

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