Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi Steps Down As ASUU President

The President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Biodun Ogunyemi has completed his tenure in office and delivered his valedictory speech on Friday. Ogunyemi concluded his tenure as allowed by the ASUU constitution and gave his valedictory speech at the conference of the union held at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra […]

Biafra: Troops Kill Seven IPOB, ESN Fighters In Rivers, Capture Others

Troops of the Nigerian Army on Friday said it recovered AK 47 rifles, G3 rifles, locally made machine gun, G3 magazine, rounds of ammunition and Baofeng handheld radios with chargers from members of the Eastern Security Network. The report revealed that no fewer than seven members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) backed by […]

Defence Minister Reveals Why Buhari Appointed Farouk Yahaya As New Chief Of Army Staff

The Minister of Defence, Bashir Salihi-Magashi has defended the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff. According to the Minister, Buhari didn’t consider ethnic or religious factors but only national interest in choosing the new Army chief. President Buhari on Thursday appointed Major General […]

76 Corpses Recovered From Kebbi Boat Mishap – FG

The Federal Government says 76 corpses have so far been recovered from the boat mishap that occurred in Tshohuwar Labata village in Ngaski Local Government Area of Kebbi State. The Area Manager of the Nigerian Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) in the state, Birma Yusuf, disclosed this to Daily Trust on Friday. Yusuf noted that a […]

Photos: Jonathan Meets Buhari At The Aso Rock Villa In Abuja

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday, visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja. Jonathan was personally received on arrival by President Buhari. According to the President’s personal assistant on new media, Bashir Ahmad, Jonathan was at the Villa to brief Buhari on the political crisis in Mali. He wrote on […]

Father Of Late NAF Airman, Oyedepo Makes Demand From FG

Mr Jacob Oyedepo, the father of the late airman, Matthew Oyedepo, has appealed to the Nigerian government to help in providing jobs for the unemployed siblings of his late child. Oyedepo who spoke during a recent conversation with newsmen said he saw no sign that his son was going to die. According to him, they […]

COAS: Soldiers Celebrate Appointment Of Gen Yahaya Farouk (Video)

Military officers on Thursday were spotted in a video celebrating the appointment of Major General Farouk Yahaya a President Buhari appointed Yahaya following the death of Ibrahim Attahiru, in a plane crash in Kaduna last week Friday. The Defence Headquarters announced the appointment of Yahaya in a statement released on Thursday. The new COAS was […]

VIDEO: Pastor’s Wife Fights Dirty With Husband’s Side Chic During Service

A viral video of a Nigerian pastor’s wife fighting dirty with her husband’s side chic, a deaconess daughter during church service has surfaced on social media. In the video that has become a growing sensation, the Pastor’s wife, who’s yet to be identified as at the filing of this report, was pictured fighting with her […]

Tension as Fulani Herdsmen Kill 36 Benue Residents, College Students (graphic photos)

Not less than thirty-six people, including students of the College of Education in Katsina-Ala, have been killed in an attack by Fulani herdsmen. According to reports, Shikaan Mbagena Kpav, a TIV community in Benue State was attacked in the early hours of Thursday. The incident has stirred reactions on social media as Nigerians condemned President […]

Youths Repel Fulani Herdsmen From Entering Kwara Community

Some Fulani herdsmen migrating from Oyo to Kogi State through Kwara were driven out on Thursday by some youths in the Ojoku and Offa communities of the state. It was gathered that the resident of the Oyun and Offa Local Government areas repelled the migrants who were migrating from the neighbouring South-West state into the […]

‘We Have Been Abadoned’ – Parents Of Abducted Greenfield Varsity Students

Parents of the remaining abducted students of Greenfield University in Kaduna State have accused the Federal Government of abandoning them. The Greenfield University students were abducted on April 20 from their Kaduna campus after which three of them and a staff member of the school were killed by their kidnappers. Speaking with SaharaReporters on Thursday, […]

New COAS, Farouk Yahaya, Pays Final Respects To Attahiru

A few hours after his appointment as the new Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouk Yahaya has paid final respect to his predecessor, the late Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru. The Nigerian Army revealed this on its official Twitter account on Friday morning, sharing a photo of Farouk saluting a portrait of Attahiru after signing […]

State Police Will Destroy Nation’s Democracy – Yakasai

Elder Statesman, Tanko Yakasai has said that the establishment of state police would destroy the nation’s democracy. He made this known on Thursday while making his presentation at the North West Zone Public Hearing on Review of the 1999 Constitution in Kaduna. Yakasai, however, called for the strengthening and financing of the Federal Police for […]

Ohanaeze Reacts To Appointment Of Yahaya As New Army Chief

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has berated President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing another Northerner as the Chief of Army Staff. President Buhari had appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff. In a statement from the Defence Headquarters on Thursday, Yahaya will replace Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, the former […]

25 Generals May Go As Buhari Appoints Farouq Yahaya New Army Chief

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff (COAS). He replaces Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru, who died in a military plane crash in Kaduna last Friday. Prior to his appointment Major General Yahaya was the General Officer Commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian Army and the […]