At Least 50 Children Wounded In Taliban Attack On Kabul

  At least 50 children were among nearly 100 people wounded Monday when the Taliban detonated a powerful car bomb in an area of Kabul housing military and government buildings, officials said. The rush-hour blast, which sent a plume of smoke into the air and shook buildings nearly two kilometres (1.2 miles) away, was followed … Continue reading At Least 50 Children Wounded In Taliban Attack On Kabul

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Gbajabiamila Asks Executive To Submit 2020 Budget By September

  The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called on the Executive to ensure that the 2020 budget is submitted to the National Assembly by the September. The speaker gave this charge on Monday during a meeting with the secretary to the government of the federation in the National Assembly. He said … Continue reading Gbajabiamila Asks Executive To Submit 2020 Budget By September

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Alleged $8.4m Fraud: Court Orders Arrest Of NFF President

  A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the president of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick and four others. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu issued the order of arrest following the refusal of Pinnick and others to appear in court to answer to the charges of … Continue reading Alleged $8.4m Fraud: Court Orders Arrest Of NFF President

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Taraba Youths Stage Protest Over Ruga Settlement

  Some youths in Taraba have staged a protest regarding the plan by the Federal Government to establish Ruga settlement in the state. The young persons who took to the streets of Taraba could be seen bearing placards with various inscriptions such as ‘no land for ruga settlement in Taraba’ and ‘Enough is Enough’. They … Continue reading Taraba Youths Stage Protest Over Ruga Settlement

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BREAKING: Hong Kong Protesters Seize Parliament Chamber, Tie British Colonial Flag

  Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong seized the parliament’s main debating chamber late Monday, daubing its walls with graffiti and fixing a British colonial-era flag to the main podium, an AFP reporter on the scene said. Dozens of masked protesters stormed into the chambers after successfully breaching the complex’s reinforced glass windows, shouting slogans and spraying the city’s … Continue reading BREAKING: Hong Kong Protesters Seize Parliament Chamber, Tie British Colonial Flag

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Presidential Election: Tribunal Fixes July 3 To Rule On PDP’s Application

  The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has fixed July the 3rd, to deliver ruling on an application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate seeking to set aside the proceedings of June 11th, 2019. Chairman of the tribunal, Justice Mohammed Garba says the ruling will determine the next step in the … Continue reading Presidential Election: Tribunal Fixes July 3 To Rule On PDP’s Application

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Messi, Aguero Will Have To Sweat Against Brazil, Says Gabriel Jesus

  Argentina forwards Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero will have to sweat if they’re going to break down Brazil’s watertight defence in their Copa America semi-final, says Selecao striker Gabriel Jesus. Hosts Brazil have yet to concede a goal in four matches at the Copa while Argentina have improved defensively and kept clean sheets in their last … Continue reading Messi, Aguero Will Have To Sweat Against Brazil, Says Gabriel Jesus

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RUGA Settlement An Attempt To ‘Fulanise’ Nigeria – Jonathan Asake

  A member of the middle-belt forum, Mr. Jonathan Akase says that the proposed Ruga Settlement is an attempt geared at fulanizing Nigeria.  While speaking on the subject matter as a guest on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, Mr. Akase said the middle-belt has rejected the scheme in totality, arguing that the programme is not necessarily … Continue reading RUGA Settlement An Attempt To ‘Fulanise’ Nigeria – Jonathan Asake

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RUGA Settlement Will Resolve Farmer-Herder Conflicts, Create Jobs – Presidency

The presidency has defended the controversial Ruga settlements programme embarked on by the Federal Government in collaboration with the government of some states. According to a statement released by the Senior Special Assistant to the President, Garba Shehu, the programme is not a scheme to reposition the Fulani people. In his statement on Sunday, the … Continue reading RUGA Settlement Will Resolve Farmer-Herder Conflicts, Create Jobs – Presidency

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Rape Allegation: Poju Oyemade Calls For Justice, Stronger Structures In Churches

The Senior Pastor of the Covenant Christian Centre (CCC), Poju Oyemade, has called for justice regarding the allegations of rape involving the Founder of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo.

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