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May 29, 2017 8:39 PM ‘Buhari’s health — his ability to lead — has overshadowed politics in Nigeria’

Nigeria’s ailing president was glaringly absent on Monday as his deputy marked their two years in power, with no word on the head of state’s health three weeks after he went on indefinite medical leave. Muhammadu Buhari and his deputy Yemi Osinbajo were sworn into office on May 29, 2015, two months after securing the first opposition victory against 13

May 29, 2017 9:35 AM Sleeping less than 6 hours may double death risk

Failing to sleep less than six hours may nearly double the risk of death in people with metabolic syndrome - a combination of diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity, researchers have warned. A study found that people with metabolic syndrome who slept for more than six hours were about 1.49 times more likely to die of stroke. Conversely, those who slept 14

May 28, 2017 6:45 PM IPOB sit-at-home-order: ‘Why I won’t go out on May 30’

But Prof. Nwosu explained that staying at home on that date was not because of the directives from the IPOB but because he has established it as a tradition even when he was a serving minister during the former President Olusegun Obasanjo government not to go out from 26th May to 1st June but to use the dates to commit the souls of hundreds of South 12

May 28, 2017 2:11 PM Buhari, you are a failure – Islamic scholar surprisingly says, urges Nigerians to reject PDP, APC

An Islamic scholar, Sheikh (Dr) Ahmad Abubakar Gumi has insisted that the President Muhammadu Buhari APC-led administration has failed woefully. Sheikh Gumi said this while assessing the administration of President Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last two years. According to the cleric, the president and the party performed 9

May 28, 2017 1:51 PM BIAFRA: Rising sun or dying dream?

Associate Editor, Sam Egburonu, just back from a tour of South- East states in the last two weeks, reports that preparations are ongoing in the major cities and local communities for the May 30, Biafra 50th anniversary, notwithstanding threats and warnings by security agents against such celebrations. THREE youths, wearing yellow T-shirts and black beret 19

May 28, 2017 11:34 AM Buhari has failed, Nigerians must reject APC, PDP in 2019 – Sheikh Gumi

Sheikh (Dr) Ahmad Abubakar Gumi has declared the President Muhammadu Buhari APC-led administration as a failure. The Islamic scholar said this in his assessment of Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last two years. He noted that the general assessment of government’s performance was below the expectation of Nigerians, and urged 13

May 28, 2017 2:31 AM I feel sorry for Obanikoro reconciling with Tinubu — George

The Supreme Court has struck out an application by Ali Modu Sheriff asking the court not entertain the plea made by the Ahmed Makarfi faction on the party’s crisis, is this a sign of victory for the Makarfi faction which you are supporting? The Supreme Court made the right decision. I said it severally that there was something wrong with the February 18

May 27, 2017 11:02 AM Why do Muslims really fast and what are the benefits of fasting?

Editor's note: Ramadan is here again and billions of Muslims all over the world observe the dawn to dusk fasting. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar where Muslims all over the world fast from dawn to dusk for 29 or 30 days. Beyond not eating and drinking during this period, Muslims also abstain from sexual activities during the day while 14

May 27, 2017 4:10 AM Egypt launches airstrikes in Libya after Christians killed

MINYA, EGYPT – Egyptian fighter jets carried out strikes on Friday directed at camps in Libya which Cairo says have been training militants who killed dozens of Christians earlier in the day. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said he had ordered strikes against what he called terrorist camps, declaring in a televised address that states that sponsored 18

May 26, 2017 7:23 AM 7 funny questions you'll be asked when fasting begins

Ramadan 7 funny questions you'll be asked when fasting begins While you brace up to keep Allah's commandment in Ramadan, you should also prepare to provide answers to some weird questions your non-Muslim friends would ask you. Some of your friends who are not Muslims do not know a lot of things about Ramadan and in a bid to know, they will ask some funny 12