Police investigate ‘murder’ of Lagos businesswoman

Police have commenced investigation into the alleged Monday night’s murder of a Lagos businesswoman, Abimbola Ayanwale, The Nation learnt on Thursday. Ayanwale, a clothier, was alleged to have been murdered by someone who called her on her mobile phone after she returned home that day from work. She was said to have gone out shortly […]

Checkout These 12 Presidents Nigeria Never Had

In certain climes where the purchasing power parity is reasonable, a dented apple is only fit for the bin and not the groceries of the shopper. If leaders were chosen based on the depth of smudge or twist on their character, some countries might not have any captain for decades. It is not too impossible […]

Explosions reported on two tankers in Gulf of Oman (Photos)

Two oil tankers have been evacuated in the Gulf of Oman following reported attacks on the vessels, prompting international alarm and sending oil prices spiralling upwards. Scores of crew members from the Marshall Islands-flagged Front Altair and the Panama-flagged Kokuka Courageous abandoned the ships on Thursday after sending out distress calls amid explosions on board. […]

U.S. to deploy troops in Poland as Warsaw raises alarm over Russian ambitions

The United States and Poland have announced they are to increase their military cooperation – in order to face down the perceived threat of Russian territorial aggression Under the new deal, Donald Trump says he will send an additional 1,000 troops to Poland, on the condition that Poland foots the bill to build any new […]

Hong Kong protests: 72 injured in violence, two in serious condition (PHOTOS)

At least 72 people were injured and taken to Hong Kong hospitals in the wake of massive protests Wednesday, with at least two of them in serious condition, according to the Hong Kong Hospital Authority. The wounded include 50 men and 22 women, it added. Hong Kong’s riot police fired rubber bullets and tear gas […]

10 lessons from Buhari’s Democracy Day Speech

PRESIDENT BUHARI’S LIFELONG COMMITMENT TO SERVING NIGERIA Having studied, worked and lived in every part of Nigeria, interacted with Nigerians of all ages and ethnic, religious and political affiliations, and even fought a war for the unity of the country, President Buhari’s overriding ambition is to continue to work for the unity, peace, progress and […]

Why more young Nigerians are leaving the country – Expert

The Institute of African and Diaspora Studies (IADS) at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), on Thursday said that unemployment was a major reason why more young Nigerians are desperately seeking opportunities abroad. The Institute’s Head of Research, Dr Ayo Yusuff, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that Nigerian youths were increasingly becoming […]

Flashback: My June 12 Story – Humphrey Nwosu

Professor Humphrey Nwosu, a former chairman, National Electoral Commission, NEC, rarely granted media interviews since the 12 June 13 presidential election, won by the late Chief MKO Abiola, was annulled by former military president, Ibrahim Babangida. However, last Wednesday, he fielded questions from KUNLE AJIBADE, Executive Editor; ADEMOLA ADEGBAMIGBE, General Editor and IDOWU OGUNLEYE who […]

BREAKING: Popular Yoruba Actor, Fasasi ‘Dagunro’ Olabanke, Is Dead

Veteran Nollywood actor, Fasasi Olabanke, popularly known as Dagunro is dead. The Osogbo born actor who known for his traditional roles in several epic Yoruba movies died this morning. Confirming news of his demise, popular actor Adekola Tijani wrote, ‘gone too soon boss! May your soul rest in peace. Love you boss but God loves […]