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March 23, 2018 10:17 AM Trump fires National Security Adviser, McMaster

The United States, U.S, President, Donald Trump has replaced his National Security Adviser, Gen. Herbert McMaster, with former U.S Ambassador to the United Nations, John Bolton. Trump announced on his Twitter handle that McMaster would handover to Bolton on April 9, even as he thanked the former adviser for doing an “outstanding job & will always remain 21

March 23, 2018 8:21 AM NPFL: Relegation-threatened Heartland suspend technical crew

The management of Heartland Football Club of Owerri on Thursday, directed the Ramson Madu-led technical crew to step aside. This was contained in a statement signed by the club’s media officer, Henry Echefu. Echefu explained that the management took the decision, as a result of poor form. Ezekiel Onyegbulem will take over as coach of the Nigeria Professional 19

March 22, 2018 8:13 PM I'm not wanted for corruption , Jonah Jang replies ICPC

Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Jonah David Jang said he has never been declared wanted by any security agency for alleged corruption during his tenure as Governor of Plateau State. Jang in a press statement signed by his Media Consultant, Clinton Garuba and issued on Thursday in Jos, said the Independent Corrupt 18

March 22, 2018 4:41 PM Dapchi: CAN calls for release of Christian girl, blames Buhari for not acting

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Ondo State has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the release of Liya Sharibu, the only Christian girl among the Kidnapped Dapchi girls. CAN described the silence of the President on Sharibu who is still with the Boko Haram insurgents as sad and worrisome. In a Press Statement made available to DAILY 19

March 22, 2018 6:42 AM Cross River court sentences ex-NNPC staff to death by hanging

A retired Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, worker, in Cross River, Godwin Elewana, was yesterday sentenced to death by hanging by the state High Court sitting in Calabar. Elewana was found guilty of the murder of a 22-year-old pupil, Douglas Ojugbo, on March 10, 2015 over suspicion that the victim was having an affair with his daughter 19

March 22, 2018 6:06 AM ‘I delayed Senator Wakili’s burial to see if he will rise from the dead’ – Ali Ndume

Former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, has opened up on why he delayed the burial of his late colleague, Ali Wakili. According to Ndume, he told the Imam presiding over the funeral rites of late Wakili to delay the interment, to see if the late Senator would rise from the dead. Speaking at a valedictory service held in late Wakili’s honour on Wednesday in Abuja 17

March 21, 2018 8:11 PM Ekweremadu reacts to FG’s move to confiscate his assets

Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, says he has no asset to be forfeited to the federal government as he has declared all his assets with the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) as required by law. This is contained in a statement by his Special Adviser (Media), Mr Uche Anichukwu. Reacting, his aide said “The attention of the Office of the Deputy 17

March 21, 2018 1:27 PM Ekiti govt. approves N253.6m Bursary/Scholarships for 3,516 own students

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has approved N253.6 million for 2017/2018 Bursary and Scholarship awards to qualified students in the state, with 871 students getting scholarship award ranging from N60,000 to N1.5 million while 2,645 got bursary award ranging from N10,000 to N150,000. 30 Overseas PhD Students will get N1,500,000 each as scholarship 15

March 21, 2018 6:35 AM Troops arrest notorious gunrunner, recover weapons in Kaduna

Troops of Mobile Strike Team II deployed in Kaduna have arrested a notorious gun runner in Rigachikun area of the state. The troops during the operation at suspected armed bandits’ hideout recovered two AK 47 assault rifles with 38 rounds of 7.62mm special. “Due to criminal activities taking place at the Rigachikun forest and its environs, the Army placed 19

March 20, 2018 6:22 PM Breach of data: EU parliament invites Facebook owner, Zuckerberg

The European Parliament, Tuesday said it has invited Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg to speak following reports that the company may have improperly gained access to data on 50 million Facebook users. “We’ve invited Mark Zuckerberg to the European Parliament,” its President Antonio Tajani tweeted. “Facebook needs to clarify before the representatives 18