Nigerian News from Leadership News
  • JAMB exams

    1.7 m Candidates To Write 2017 UTME –JAMB

    | Leave a comment

    Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, says 1.7 million candidates are expected to sit for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Oloyede made the disclosure while fielding questions from journalists at the Information and Communication Technology Retreat organised for stakeholders on Tuesday in Abeokuta, Ogun. The News Agency…

    Continue Reading ...
  • Russia, U.S. “Natural Allies” In Anti-Terror Cooperation: Russian Diplomat

    | Leave a comment

    Russia and the United States of America are “natural allies” in fighting terrorism, Oleg Syromolotov, a Russian Deputy Foreign Minister for Counter-terrorism, said on Monday. Syromolotov, who made this disclosure to newsmen in an interview in Moscow, added that the United States would want to change its approach towards counter-terrorism. “We hope that with the…

    Continue Reading ...
  • UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

    UN Chief Says Fayyad “Right Man” To Be Libya Envoy

    | Leave a comment

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday he believed former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad was the “right person” to be the world body’s envoy to Libya after the U. S. raised objections to the choice. The U.S. ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, had expressed disappointment over Guterres’ choice, saying the world body has…

    Continue Reading ...
  • My Wife Beats Me Often, Separate Us, Husband Begs Court

    | Leave a comment

    An Ibadan based travel agent, Mr Oluwatimilehin Oyewole, on Friday begged a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve his four-year-old marriage, to save him from constant beating by his wife. Oluwatimilehin had in a petition to the court said that his wife, Kehinde usually slaps or mishandle him anytime they had disagreement. “My lord,…

    Continue Reading ...
  • U.S. Airstrikes Kill At Least 19 Civilians In Afghanistan

    | Leave a comment

    U.S. airstrikes have left at least 19 civilians dead and no fewer than 20 wounded in Sangin district, in Afghanistan’s Southern Helmand province, locals claimed on Friday. “Last night, U.S. air force bombed the house of Haji Fida Mohammad in Chinari village, killing 10 members of the family, including women and children,’’ said Haji Saifuddin…

    Continue Reading ...
  • Man Sues Wife Over Paternity Of Baby

    | Leave a comment

    An Ibadan-based businessman, Sakirudeen Adeleke, on Tuesday asked a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan to affirm him as the biological father of a baby delivered by his wife, Saidat. He told the court that Saidat gave birth to the baby while living with her concubine, one Maroof Azeez. Sakirudeen told the court that Saidat had…

    Continue Reading ...
  • Police Arrest Suspected Cultists, Criminals In Anambra

    | Leave a comment

    The Anti-cultism Squad of the Police Command in Anambra has arrested suspected cultists and other criminals in Obosi and Nkpor communities, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra. The Anti-cult Commander, Mr Christopher Bassey, made this known in Enugwu-Ukwu, Njikoka local government area, yesterday. Bassey said the arrests were made during a raid of hideouts…

    Continue Reading ...
  • 6 Persons Kidnapped In Kogi

    | Leave a comment

    The police in Kogi yesterday said six persons had been kidnapped in Okene area of the state. The police public relations Officer in the state, ASP William Aya, told newsmen in Lokoja that the victims were traveling in a commercial bus from Okene to Onitsha when their vehicle was stopped by unidentified gunmen. According to…

    Continue Reading ...
  • FG Gives NAFDAC 2 Weeks Ultimatum To Register SMEs

    | Leave a comment

    The Federal Government on Tuesday directed NAFDAC to register all Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) exhibitors at the ongoing 1st Nigeria Food Safety and Investment Forum within two weeks. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, gave the order at the forum organised by the UN Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) in Lagos. The News Agency…

    Continue Reading ...

Daily Columns