Nigerian Doctor, Oluyinka Olutoye Named Surgeon-In-Chief Of Top US Hospital

The National Children’s Hospital in the US has appointed a Nigerian, Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye, as its Surgeon-in-Chief. The hospital, which announced the appointment on its website, said the appointment was effective from August 1. It would be recalled that Olutoye was part of the team that carried out surgery on a baby in-utero in a […]

Mandatory Virginity Test Before Marriage Scrapped In Bangladesh

Women’s rights campaigners in Bangladesh celebrated a landmark legal victory on Tuesday, after the nation’s top court recently ruled that the word “virgin” must be removed from marriage certificates. Under the current marriage laws in the Muslim-majority country in South Asia, a bride is required to state on her marriage certificate if she is a […]

Buhari Sacks Rev.Tor Uja As Chairman Of Christian Pilgrims Commission

President Muhammadu Buhari has terminated the appointment of Rev. Tor Uja as the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC). Mr Willie Bassey, Director of Information, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), said President Buhari took the action “in line with the provision of Section 4, Sub-Section 3 of the […]

African Games: Nigeria’s Raymond Ekevwo Becomes Africa’s Fastest Man

Nigeria’s Raymond Ekevwo has emerged the winner of the 100m event after clocking a time of 9.96secs at the ongoing 2019 African Games in Morocco. This is the first time since 2007 that Nigeria will win gold in the men’s 100m at the African Games. Nigeria’s Raymond Ekevwo competes during the Men’s 100m final at […]

Junaid Mohammed: IPOB Will Pay With Their Blood If They Attempt Attack On Buhari

IPOB Members Will Pay With Their Blood If They Attempt Attack On Buhari – Junaid Mohammed Elderstatesman and Second Republic lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed on Tuesday said members of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) will pay with their bloods if they attempt to launch an attack on President Muhammadu Buhari in Japan. Speaking in a […]

200 Ships Now Berth In Warri Ports – NPA DG

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said that no fewer than 200 vessels now berth in the Warri ports, Delta. This was made known during a Stakeholders Forum held on Monday at the Warri Ports. The forum was at the instance of the visiting Chairman, NPA Board of Directors, Mr Emmanuel Adesoye, who was on […]

We’re Challenging UK Court’s $9.6bn Judgment In US –FG

Olalekan Adetayo , Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission , the National Intelligence Agency and the Inspector -General of Police , Mohammed Adamu , to conduct a thorough investigation into the activities of the Process and Industrial Developments Limited which was recently asked by a United Kingdom court to […]

President Buhari Participates At The Opening Session Of TICAD Summit In Japan (photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari participates at the Opening Session and Plenary at the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Yokohama Japan on 28th Aug 2019. President Buhari alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, UN Sec. Gen. Antonio Guterres, AU Chairperson and President of Egypt Abdel Fattah El-sisi and other African Leaders shortly before his […]

Dawda Jawara Is Dead! The Gambia’s Founding President Dies Aged 95

Dawda Jawara, the first president of The Gambia following independence from Britain, died Tuesday at the age of 95, officials said. Current President Adama Barrow, in online comments, described Jawara’s death as “a great loss to the country in particular and humanity in general”. Fisheries Minister James Gomez told AFP that “the former head of […]

NECO Results Released For 2019/2020 Candidates; See How To Check Results

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the result of the 2019 June/July Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE), This was confirmed to via a statement on the website of the examination body posted on Tuesday, 27th August, 2019. According to Mr Abubakar Gana, Acting Registrar of the council, 71 per cent of candidates obtained credits […]

How Grandma Was Mercilessly Flogged Into Coma By A DPO In Edo State (Videos)

A grandmother, identified as Mrs Bisi Ogedegbe, is currently lying unconscious in a hospital in Benin, Edo State, after being assaulted with a belt by a DPO in the State. Giving an account of how it happened, her son said: “My mom is critically unconscious in the hospital after the DPO of a police station […]

FBI Nabbed Invictus Obi At The Airport As He Was Trying To Escape From The US

Obinwanne Okeke, Invictus Group CEO, better known as Invictus Obi, was arrested at the Dulles International Airport, while leaving the United States, TheCable reports. According to information obtained from the US federal court in Virginia, Okeke was scheduled to return to Nigeria four days after a complaint was filed against him at the court, and […]