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September 23, 2017 10:37 PM IPOB and Fulani herdsmen: One nation, double standards

Was I surprised that the Federal Government (FG) declared the unarmed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) a terrorist organisation? No! I am only surprised that many Nigerians were surprised. For those who were surprised, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, cleared their surprises. He said: “All I know is that IPOB has engaged in terrorist 17

September 23, 2017 8:37 PM Ambode to unveil new Awolowo statue Tuesday

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode will on Tuesday September 26, 2017 unveil a new iconic statue of the late sage and nationalist, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. The imposing bust located on Obafemi Awolowo Way by the Lagos Television (LTV) junction in Ikeja, is a befitting replacement to the old Awolowo statue that was removed from the Allen Avenue 14

September 23, 2017 2:57 PM Alvaro Morata: Chelsea hero celebrates goal against Stoke with Spanish stars

Click to reveal Alvaro Morata celebrating with his Spanish team-mates Chelsea hero Alvaro Morata bagged another goal for the Blues after just 82 seconds against Stoke at the bet365 Stadium. The Spanish star was set up by Cesar Azpilicueta, and was quick to celebrate with a group of his compatriot team-mates. Pedro doubled Chelsea's lead, while Marcos 13

September 23, 2017 1:56 PM S.O.N. sets to storm construction sites for inspection

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria is set to storm construction sites to inspect the standard of building materials and compliance with building codes across the country. The Director-General of the organization, Osita Aboloma gave this hint in Abeokuta during a stakeholder meeting on effective implementation of standards on building materials in Nigeria

September 23, 2017 4:38 AM I was amazed Obasanjo asked Buhari to negotiate with Kanu –Clarke, SAN

During the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, preached the unity of Nigeria. But now that President Muhammadu Buhari, a northerner, is in charge, he’s preaching secession. Can we say the agitation of such a person is genuine? Let me be honest with you: No agitation in Nigeria 16

September 22, 2017 11:39 PM Prospect of Atmospheric Nuclear Test by North Korea Raises Specter of Danger

“It is not clear North Korea has that capability yet,’’ said Siegfried S. Hecker, the former director of Los Alamos National Laboratory and the nuclear weapons expert the North Koreans let in to see their uranium enrichment plants years ago, when they wanted to make clear to the Obama administration that their atomic weapons program was moving ahead 24

September 22, 2017 10:35 PM McCain torpedos Republican effort to repeal Obamacare

US Senator John McCain Friday announced his opposition to the latest Republican attempt to replace Barack Obama’s signature health care law, likely dooming the repeal effort. It is the second time in two months that he has defied his party and President Donald Trump over efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act, often referred to as “Obamacare,” which 16

September 22, 2017 10:35 AM True federalism, merging of states top El-Rufai's proposed committee report

The Governor Nasir El-Rufai-chaired All Progressives Congress committee on true federalism is looking at 12 issues including merging of states, fiscal federalism and devolution of power as it submits its report to the party in October, 2017. Mallam El-Rufai, who is the governor of Kaduna state, reportedly disclosed this on Thursday, September 21 in London 16

September 21, 2017 9:39 PM HIV drug to be more affordable in SA

A state-of-the art HIV pill containing Dolutegravir‚ already widely used in rich countries‚ is set to become more quickly available at an affordable price in SA‚ thanks to an agreement announced by UNAIDS in New York on Thursday night. The deal guarantees a maximum price of $75 per person per year for three-in-one pills containing Dolutegravir‚ Tenofovir 15

September 21, 2017 3:33 PM Fire NNPC GMD now for insensitivity, Niger Delta youths tell Buhari

ABUJ – NIGER Delta Youth Leaders has told President Muhammadu Buhari to remove the Group Managing Director, GMD of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru, so as to avert looming crisis in the Niger Delta region. The youth leaders alleged that the relative peace being enjoyed in the zone will become a thing of the past if Baru continues 21