Atiku promises to fight corruption more vigorously than Buhari adding that he has never stolen one kobo

FORMER vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has stepped up his campaign to aspire for the presidency come 2019 by promising that he will do more than incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari to stamp out corruption if elected into office.

 

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Ooni of Ife declares that Yoruba's were the first people in the world to develop the art of cloth weaving

OONI of Ife Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has declared that the progenitor of Yoruba race Oduduwa was the first person on earth to develop the concept of cloth weaving in the whole world.

 

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Dangote's relief management committee releases N250m to Benue State for flood victims

AFRICA'S richest man Alhaji Aliko Dangote has released the sum of N250m ($687,000) to the victims of the recent flooding in Benue State in his capacity as the chairman of the National Committee on Flood Relief and Rehabilitation.

 

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Buhari to address UN General Assembly in New York on the 19th of September

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to address the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in the United States on Tuesday September 19 in what will be his first visit outside the country since returning from medical attention abroad.

 

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Two people reported shot as Ipob supporters and Nigerian Army troops clash in Umuahia

TWO people have been reported injured after men of the Nigerian Army and Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) supporters clashed in Umuahia when troops came under attack from campaigners who opposed their presence in their leader Nnamdi Kanu's home town.

 

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Osinbajo distances himself from campaign group advocating that he stand for president in 2019

VICE president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has disassociated himself from a campaign group that has begun canvassing for him to run for the presidency come 2019 pointing out that it is the handiwork of a few mischievous people.

 

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Arik Air shareholders drag federal government to court in bid to stop Ethiopian Airlines takeover

ARIK Air's shareholders have filed a N20bn ($55m) lawsuit against the federal government and Ethiopian Airlines over recent claims of ongoing negotiations between the two parties over a planned takeover of the airline.

 

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Hundreds of Nigerians in the UK turn out to celebrate with former mayor of Enfield Kate Anolue

HUNDREDS of Nigerians in the UK turned out yesterday to celebrate with the former mayor of Enfield Chief Kate Anolue as she held a celebration of life for her late mother Princess Veronica Ezeasor who passed away in July.

 

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Suspected ritual killer Ifeanyi Dike who escaped from police custody re-arrested in Jos

SUSPECTED ritual killer Ifeanyi Dike who escaped from police custody in the Rivers State capital Port Harcourt last week has been re-arrested by the Plateau State Police Command in Jos.

 

Mr Dike, caused consternation nationwide when he escaped last week after being arrested for murdering eight-year-old girl Victory Chikamso Nmezuwuba. Dike, a 23 year old undergraduate of the University of Port Harcourt, killed Victory and removed her body parts for rituals.

 

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Ibadan man divorces his wife of 19 years because she refused to convert to Islam

IBADAN housewife Olayemi Ajetunmobi has revealed how her husband turned off her and sought a dissolution of their marriage because of her inability to read Qur’an and pray in Islamic way.

 

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