29-Year-Old Nigerian Elected As New York Albany County Legislator

11 years after relocating from Nigeria to American state with his father and siblings, a 29-year-old Nigerian identified as Beroro Efekoro has been elected as Albany County legislator in the state of New York. Efekoro who moved to Albany in 2012 to pursue a degree in political science at the University at Albany, defeated incumbent […]

Buhari Meets President Of AfDB, Adeshina At Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, met behind closed doors with Dr Akinwunmi Adeshina, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) at the President Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the AfDB boss, who arrived the Presidential Villa at about 11.20a.m, was escorted to the president’s office by presidential aides. Adesina […]

Chinese Scientist Jailed For Editing Babies Genes To Make Them HIV-Resistant

A court in China has sentenced a Chinese scientist identified as He Jiankui to 3-year-jail term for creating world’s first “gene-edited” babies. There was a worldwide outrage which was firstly ignited by the associate professor at Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen on November 2018. This outrage was ignited after the associate professor […]

Bolivia To Expel Mexico Ambassador, Two Spanish Diplomats

The Interim President of Bolivia, Jeanine Anez has announced on Monday December 30 that two Spanish diplomats and Mexico’s ambassador will be expelled for escalating a dispute over an alleged attempt to extract an ex-government aide. The diplomats have been issued 72 hours ultimatum to leave the country and they were accused by the interim […]

Ondo community chases away 200 Fulani herdsmen

There was tension in Ajowa Akoko, Akoko North-West Local Government Area of Ondo State, on Sunday, as the residents rejected about 200 Fulani herdsmen, who wanted to settle in the community. A source in the community said the herdsmen were brought to the community in trucks in the evening, but were quickly rejected by the […]

Tears As LASU Students Hold Candlelight For Murdered Colleague (Video)

A mourning atmosphere as Students of the Lagos State University (LASU) trooped out on Monday for the candlelight in honour of their slain colleague, Favour Sewanu Daley-Oladele. The 22-year-old final year student was lured by his 23-year-old boyfriend, Adeeko Owolabi to a Cherubim & Seraphim Church at Ikoyi-Ile in Osun State where she was murdered […]

BREAKING: Buhari Places Travel Restrictions On Ministers, Others

President Buhari has ordered ‘travel restrictions’ on ministers and some officials. The Information, Culture and Tourism Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed disclosed this, he said that cabinet ministers can only travel out of the country eight times in a year. Speaking on the Presidential order on Monday, Lai Mohammed hinted that President Muhammadu Buhari in a […]

We Have Paid Backlog Allowances Of N-Power Beneficiaries – FG

The federal government said it has paid the October and November allowances of beneficiaries of the N-Power programme. It said the payment was made before December, 20 as earlier promised. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, made this known on Saturday in a statement. N-Power is one of the […]

Police Arrest 2 Men In Military Camouflage For Hijacking Petrol Tanker In Lagos

Men of Lagos State Police Command have arrested two members of a gang for allegedly hijacking a truck carrying 40,000 litres of petrol. The suspects identified as 37-year-old Charles Obilomo and 35-year-old Osita Onyeka were arrested by the police while four other members of the gang escaped with bullet wounds. According to reports, four members […]

I Have No Intention To Become Awujale Of Ijebuland ― Subomi Balogun

The Head of Funsengbuwa Ruling House, Otunba Olasubomi Balogun, has cleared the air on a grapevine flying round that he’s interested in Ijebuland kingship. Subomi who is the Akile Ijebu denied this during the annual general meeting of the Arojojoye Ruling House of Ijebuland held at Fusengbuwa Family Museum, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State on Monday. According […]

Ekiti Government Bans Roadside Trading, Indiscriminate Parking Of Vehicles

The Ekiti State Government has banned roadside trading and indiscriminate parking of vehicles. The government said it would commence the full enforcement of the road traffic laws from Jan. 1, 2020, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The Head of the State Road Traffic Management Agency (EKSTMA), Mr Olufemi Olanrewaju, in a statement issued […]

NDDC ‘Abandoned’ $70 Million In Bank For 13 Years – Gov, Godswill Akpabio

While hundreds of NDDC projects remain abandoned and uncompleted across the oil producing states, partly due to non release of funds, the agency ‘abandoned’ $70 million in a bank for over a decade, an official has said. Speaking in an interview during the weekend, Akpabio said that the commission’s high indebtedness is owed to looting […]