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    Endless Agony Of Nigeria’s Senior Citizens

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    Senior citizens all over the world are men and women who have attained a retirement age in their work life. In normal climes, they are well looked after by their home government under a robust social security system, but not quite so in Nigeria. segun adeleye and george okojie writes on the experiences of elderly…

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    Military Training, Security Top Agenda As Buhari Meets Cameron

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    Training for the nation’s armed forces, security and the need for regional cooperation to tackle insurgency in Nigeria, formed the crux of discussion when the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, met British Prime Minister, David Cameron at his official residence at 10, Downing Street, London. Buhari left Nigeria on Friday, on a private visit to the United…

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  • We Don’t Need Your Advice, APC Tells Govs Aliyu, Lamido

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    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused Niger State governor Babangida Aliyu and his Jigawa counterpart Sule Lamido of getting stuck in the pre-election mode, urging them to wake up to the reality that electioneering campaign is over and it is time for nation building. In a statement issued in Lagos yesterday by its national…

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    Stella Oduah’s Security Shoots 3 In Anambra

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    The security personnel attached to a former Minister of Aviation, Princess Stella Oduah, allegedly shot three persons in Umuodu, Ochuche in Ogbaru local government area of Anambra State on Friday. Oduah was recently elected to the senate and would be sworn-in in June alongside the other 108 senators-elect. Unconfirmed report said three people died as…

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    Why Obama Should Visit Abuja In July

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    Former United States’ Assistant Secretary of State Johnnie Carson has implored President Barrack Obama to prioritise repairing relations with Nigeria by stopping over in Abuja when he visits East Africa in July. Carson, who served in the first cabinet of Obama, said the visit will help to sooth the frayed relationship between the two countries….

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    I Swallowed 70 Wraps Of Cocaine For N400,000 – Suspect

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    The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has apprehended 39-year-old Celestine Ikechukwu Okonkwo for excreting 70 wraps of cocaine worth 1.326kg upon arrival from Brazil at the international wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, NAA, in Abuja. Mr Hamisu Lawan, the NDLEA Commander at the Airport, on Thursday said Okonkwo tested positive to cocaine. His…

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    Expert Raises Alarm Over 60m Hungry Nigerians

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    Indication emerged weekend that a staggering 60 million Nigerians, out of the estimated 180million population go to sleep on empty stomachs, on a daily basis. On the global level, a more shocking 1 billion people go to bed without food, according to Idiat Amusu, a lecturer at the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos. Delivering a…

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    FG To Screen Civil Servants’ Certificates HoS

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    All civil servants on the Nigerian federal government payroll are to undergo compulsory verification and revalidation of their credentials and service records. The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Danladi Kifasi, directed officials handling the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System to undertake the exercise. The exercise, Mr Kifasi said in a circular…

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