Arsene Wenger poised to become manager of Qatar's national team as they prepare to host World Cup

FORMER Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is being lined up for a spectacular return to management with the Qatar national team ahead of the 2022 World Cup which the Middle Eastern country is due to host.



Air Peace's all female crew prevent the abduction of a baby on Port Harcourt to Lagos flight

AIR Peace's all female air crew successfully averted the trafficking of a three day old boy in Port Harcourt over the weekend after noticing that a woman boarded their flight with a bay and was handling him awkwardly prompting them to call the police.



Kaduna Fulani communities petition government over attacks by vigilantes and soldiers

SEVEN Fulani communities from Giwa and Igabi Local Government Areas of Kaduna State have petitioned the state and federal government to bemoan the incessant killings of their kinsmen and  confiscation of their cattle by vigilantes and soldiers.



PDP accuses police of dispersing its planned rally in Jigawa with tear gas at the behest of the APC

PEOPLES Democratic Party (PDP) officials in Jigawa State have accused the police of tear-gassing its members attempting to hold a rally in Gumel Local Government Area and thus preventing them from holding their gathering.



Soldiers block highways in Borno and Yobe states in desperate bid to flush out Boko Haram

SOLDIERS blocked all the major highways in and out of Yobe and Borno states earlier today in a desperate bid to end the Boko Haram menace that has become a major headache over the last few weeks as the terrorist sect has stepped up its attacks of late.



Sowore suffers setback in his bid to get included in the January 19 presidential debate

ALL ACTION Congress (AAC) aspirant Omoyele Sowore has suffered a setback in his quest to participate in this month's presidential debate after an Abuja high court refused to declare his exclusion from the televised discussion illegal.



UN report says Nigeria lost about $2.8bn to oil related crimes during the course of 2018

NIGERIA lost an estimated $2.8bn during the course of 2018 due to oil-related crimes according to a recent report by the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (Unowas).


In the report, which covered the period from July 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018, there was also an increase in drug trafficking throughout West Africa and the Sahel. It, however, attributed the loss of revenue to maritime crime, oil bunkering and the theft of crude oil from pipelines and facilities.


Buhari denies asking EFCC to drop charges against Akpabio once he joined APC

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has denied insinuations that he asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop investigating former Akwa Ibom State governor Senator Godswill Akpabio after he joined the All Progressives Congress (APC).



Edo State NLC chapter threatens to boycott elections unless minimum wage bill is sent to National Assembly

OFFICIALS of the Edo State Chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) have threatened to boycott next month's general elections of President Muhammadu Buhari does not transmit the N30,000 minimum wage bill to the National Assembly.



Buhari condemns Gabonese coup attempt saying the era of military rule in Africa is long over

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the recent coup d'état in Gabon urging the soldiers there to respect the country's constitutional bodies pointing out that the days of military administrations across Africa are over.




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