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August 24, 2017 3:41 AM 'Back up, you creep:' Clinton raps Trump in new book

WASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton calls Donald Trump a "creep" in her new memoir and describes how the now-president's behaviour during one of their debates made her skin crawl, according to excerpts released Wednesday. "We were on a small stage and no matter where I walked, he followed me closely, staring at me, making faces. It was incredibly uncomfortable 9

August 24, 2017 3:10 AM The Qatar Blockade Is Consolidating Serious Regional Divisions

This sordid three-month old drama began at the end of May, when global media reported that on May 25, the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, had, while addressing a military parade, warned Saudi Arabia about depending too much on US president Donald Trump as a political ally against Iran, given Trump’s political problems at home. Further 24

August 24, 2017 12:21 AM ‘Reinstate Okonoboh as Speaker now’

A socio-cultural organisation, Edo Okpa Unity Forum, which comprises Edo State sons and daughters worldwide, has called for the immediate re-instatement of the state House of Assembly’s former Speaker, Mr Justin Okonoboh. The body also condemned what it called the barbaric way the former speaker was removed, stressing that the method was a show of shame 9

August 24, 2017 12:10 AM Buhari discussed unity of Nigeria with my father — Ojukwu jnr

First son of late Biafran warlord, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Emeka Ojukwu, Jr. yesterday said President Muhammadu Buhari was right in his broadcast speech that he discussed the unity and indivisibility of the Nigerian nation with his late father. This came as the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, yesterday said the organization 11

August 23, 2017 3:10 PM Buhari Receives Report On SGF, NIA DG Probe

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the report on the investigation into allegations against the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir Lawal, and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr Ayo Oke. The report was presented to President Buhari at the State House on Wednesday by Vice President 7

August 23, 2017 2:50 PM Court remands shoemaker over alleged homosexuality

A Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Wednesday, remanded a cobbler, Tahiru Abdullahi, 55, in prison for allegedly engaging in homosexuality. Abdullahi was arraigned on a count charge of committing an unnatural offence, contrary to Section 284 of the Penal Code. The Prosecutor, Insp. Muazu Abdullahi, told court that one Abubakar Mohammed of Galadima Area in Kontagora 13

August 23, 2017 2:03 PM Police parade suspected kidnappers in Niger state

Some suspected kidnappers terrorising residents along Suleja-Lambata-Minna, in Niger state have been arrested by the Nigeria Police. According to Facebook user, Bingila Ibrahim Ahmad, who shared a photo of the arrested suspects, the alleged kidnappers were arrested with some stolen items, weapons and charms. Ahmad added that the suspects where paraded 12

August 23, 2017 1:17 PM Nollywood actress Rukky Sanda stuns in new birthday photos

Popular Nigerian actress Rukky Sanda has shared beautiful photos of herself on social media to celebrate her 33rd birthday. The 33-year-old actress looked breathtaking in her birthday photos. She was dressed in a beautiful silver coloured jumpsuit with silver heels and her hair was held up in a gorgeous ponytail. She was also seen in another photo where 11

August 23, 2017 12:10 PM Angolans vote as Dos Santos ends 38-year rule

Angolans voted on Wednesday in an election marking the end of President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos’s 38-year reign, with his MPLA party set to retain power despite an economic crisis. The MPLA, which has ruled since Angola’s independence from Portugal in 1975, is expected to defeat opposition parties stifled by Dos Santos’s authoritarian regime. Dos Santos’s 11

August 23, 2017 11:26 AM Man docked for alleged theft of 62 bags of flour

A 27-year-old man, Thankgod Okegwe, on Wednesday, appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly breaking into a shop to steal 62 bags of flour valued N792,000. Okegwe, whose address is unknown, is standing trial on a three-count charge of conspiracy, stealing and burglary. The Police Prosecutor, Insp Simeon Imhonwa, told the court that the accused 16