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July 27, 2017 6:19 AM No to regionalism, yes to resource control —Igala leaders

ENUGU— THE Biafra Reformation Movement, BRM, has said the call by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to boycott Anambra governorship election is not in the interest of agitation for a separatist state of Biafra. The group argued that such a call is an invitation to anarchy and an opportunity for Igbo enemies to unleash their desire on the Igbo nation 11

July 26, 2017 10:30 PM Should Fighting Antibiotic Resistance Always Include Finishing A Prescribed Medication?

A group of experts takes a controversial stance on how to control superbugs If there were a battle hymn against antibiotic resistance, it would have one common refrain: Every inappropriate prescription or insufficient dose strengthens the enemy. It may kill weak bacteria but it won’t eliminate stronger, drug-resistant ones that can move in and multiply 13

July 26, 2017 8:21 PM Prominent Nigerian pastors declare 40 days fasting for capture of Abubakar Shekau

Nigerian clerics, numbering over 500 stormed the city of Abuja on Wednesday July 26 to pray for the capture of the kingpin of the Boko Haram insurgents, Abubakar Shekau. NAIJ.com gathered that the clergymen, drawn from many religious backgrounds, also called on Nigerians to intensify prayer for the safe return of the remaining Chibok girls 10

July 26, 2017 8:39 AM Boko Haram launches attack against oil workers

Many people are feared dead following an attack by Boko Haram terrorists on oil exploration workers around Jibi village situated between Magumeri and Gubio local government areas of Borno state. Vanguard reports that the incident occurred on Tuesday, July 25 when the oil workers who were working for a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation 11

July 26, 2017 8:18 AM Boko Haram created 54,911 widows, 52, 311 orphans—Shettima

ABUJA—Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has said Boko Haram insurgency resulted in 54,911 widows and 52,311 orphans, quoting statistics from World Bank, in partnership with European Union and the Presidency. According to Shettima, “these are official figures; probably the unofficial figure may be twice these numbers. The truth is that we either 15

July 26, 2017 4:19 AM Those who deserted PDP can now return – Alkali

Professor Ahmed Rufai Alkali, a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP was the Special Adviser on Political Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. In this interview with DIRISU YAKUBU, the PDP chieftain spoke on the recent Supreme Court verdict on the party leadership tussle, ongoing reconciliation moves by the National 16

July 25, 2017 11:05 PM Still All By Myself! Celine Dion is NOT dating back-up dancer Pepe Muñoz

She's regularly seen enjoying the company of backing dance Pepe Muñoz at social events. But Celine Dion is maintaining her single woman status, according to TMZ on Tuesday. The 49-year-old singing legend - whose husband René Angélil passed away last year - has not crossed the line into romance with the dancer on her international summer tour. Going solo: Celine 11

July 25, 2017 9:57 PM Boko Haram launch attack against oil workers

Many people are feared dead following an attack by Boko Haram terrorists on oil exploration workers around Jibi village situated between Magumeri and Gubio Local Government Areas of Borno state. Vanguard reports that the incident occoured on Tuesday, July 25 when the oil workers who were working for a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation 15

July 25, 2017 9:31 PM Mourinho confident Woodward can bring one or two more signings

Manchester United are still two signings short this summer, but Jose Mourinho is confident executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has the situation under control. After making four acquisitions in his first summer at the Old Trafford helm, the plan was to make a further four top-quality additions ahead of the 2017-18 season. So far defender Victor Lindelof 18

July 25, 2017 2:06 PM 4 Boko Haram suspects arrested in Yobe

Four Boko Haram suspects including a father and son affiliated with the group have been arrested by some soldiers in conjunction with vigilantes at Kurnari village and Nayinawa in Yobe state. The army spokesperson, Brig-Gen Sani Usman, in a statement on Tuesday, July 25, stated that the insurgents were arrested on Monday, July 24, by troops of 233 Battalion 13