Fatima Dangote Welcomes Baby Girl in USA

The daughter of Africa’s richest man has just given birth, she tied knot with Jamil Abubakar, a pilot in March 2018. Report claims she officially became a mother having welcomed her daughter in America. Having fulfilled all of her desires, the woman can now settle down to embracing motherhood.

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Zimbabwe’s police beat anti-government protesters in capital

Zimbabwe’s police used tear gas, arrests and beatings Friday to quell anti-government protests in the capital, Harare. Seven people were injured, including one in critical condition, and 80 people were arrested, said Nelson Chamisa, leader of the Movement for Democratic Change opposition party that organized the demonstrations. “There is not going to be any rest […]

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NYSC Ready To Prosecute Fake Corps Members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has warned that any prospective Corps Member that report for registration at any of its Orientation Camps across the country with fake documents would be handed over to the law enforcement agents for prosecution. The Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim gave this warning while addressing staff of the National […]

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Customs Seizes N5b worth of Tramadol In Lagos

Operatives of Nigeria Customs Service Strike Force have seized Tramadol and other drugs worth over N5b in a Sallah holiday patrol in Lagos Briefing newsmen at the Customs Training College in Lagos, Spokesman for the service, Joseph Attah disclosed that the drugs were being moved on Sunday during recent Eid El Kabir Muslim celebration. Attah, […]

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Germany set to deport new set of Nigerian migrants

The deportees, whose number could not be ascertained at press time, The Nation learnt, will depart Frankfurt Airport at 8 am and arrive the Murtala Mohammed International Airport between 2pm and 3pm. The deportation, if eventually carried out, will be the third in a space of two months by the German government. Two batches of […]

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El-Zakzaky Whisked Away on arrival By operatives of the DSS

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, who arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, from India, yesterday afternoon, was whisked away on arrival and taken into custody by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). On the same day, the federal government issued a statement claiming that […]

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Iran must free women detained over veil protests: UN experts

A group of UN human rights experts on Friday called for the immediate release of three Iranian women given long jail terms for protesting laws compelling women to wear veils. The trio were charged after a video posted online showed them handing out flowers on Tehran’s metro on March 8, International Women’s Day, according to […]

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Mosque bombing in southwest Pakistan kills four

Pakistani police say a powerful bomb went off inside a mosque during Friday prayers on the outskirts of the southwestern city of Quetta, killing at least four worshippers and wounding 20. Abdul Ali, a local police chief, says the bomb was apparently planted inside the mosque and was remotely detonated. He says the casualties have […]

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Malaria remains leading cause of death in Nigeria, says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Malaria Consultant, in the Northeast, Dr. Nglass Ini Abasi, has said that malaria remains the leading cause of poor health and death in Nigeria.Abasi disclosed this yesterday in WHO’s weekly report, released to journalists in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. According to the report, 53 million cases of malaria are […]

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Zidane now says he is counting on Bale at Real Madrid

The 30-year-old Welsh forward was expected to leave the Spanish capital this summer after Real boss Zidane revealed the powers that be were preparing a transfer. However, nothing came to fruition and Bale’s expected move to Chinese Super League club Jiangsu Suning broke down leaving him in Madrid. Zidane and Bale His wages plus injury […]

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Angola ex-transport minister jailed for 14 years for corruption

An Angola ex-transport minister was on Thursday jailed for 14 years for corruption, making him the first high profile official to be convicted since President Joao Lourenco took office two years ago.  The Supreme Court found Augusto da Silva Tomas, who was minister under former leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos, guilty of six counts including […]

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Lady Rewarded With “Brown Envelope” For Twerking For Uganda Vice President

Three days ago, Uganda Vice President Edward Ssekandi got more entertainment than he expected during a public function. This is after singer Phina Masanyalaze took to the stage with a seductive dance during the International Youth Day celebrations in Jinja. In a footage of her performance, the singer is seen shaking her waist a few […]

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Remains of drowned 15-year-old boy recovered

The remains of a fifteen-year-old boy in Junior secondary school, JSS 3, has been recovered in a swampy water behind Osubi airport, Okpe local government area Wednesday. Vanguard gathered that flood from the rainfall in recent time swelled up the water level at the swamp. The little boy who was simply identified as Onoriode allegedly […]

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Police arraign soldier who raped AAUA student

The Ondo State Police Command on Wednesday arraigned the soldier, Sunday Awolola, who allegedly raped a student of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, before a magistrates’ court sitting in Akure, the state capital. Awolola, a soldier attached to the 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigeria Army, allegedly raped the student at a military checkpoint […]

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I want to make a name for myself at Everton – Alex Iwobi

Alex Iwobi revealed the desire to make a name for himself and to shake off the ‘youngster’ tag at Arsenal propelled him to join Everton. The 23-year-old teamed up with the Toffees on transfer deadline day, becoming the seventh summer signing by Marco Silva after Ivory Coast’s Jean Philippe Gbamin, Moise Kean, Andre Gomes, Fabian Delph, goalkeeper Jonas […]

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Manchester United close the door on Paul Pogba leaving

Paul Pogba will not leave Manchester United – not even for 200 million euros. The chances of the French midfielder joining Real Madrid ended when the Premier League transfer window closed last week. That is the consensus of club directors at Old Trafford and that is also how their counterparts at the Santiago Bernabéu view the situation. The […]

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Fulani herdsmen stab each other over cows

There was panic in Agbala in the Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State on Tuesday after a Fulani herdsman stabbed another following a quarrel. The attacker was also stabbed by other herders, who were alerted to the incident by a witness. The two herders, who were rushed to the emergency unit of the […]

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Police arrest Man for insulting President Buhari on His Facebook Page

The Yobe State Command of the Nigerian Police Force has arrested one of its personnel identified as Sunday Japhet for allegedly insulting President Buhari, Vice President Osinbajo and the Inspector General of Police on his Facebook page. The State Commissioner of Police, Sunmonu Adeyemi Abdulmaliki on Wednesday, confirmed the arrest of the policeman to DAILY […]

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14-year-old Francis Jacobs becomes youngest professional footballer in US

Fourteen-year-old soccer standout Francis Jacobs became the youngest male player in history to sign a professional contract in United States on Monday when he inked a deal with USL Championship side Orange County SC. The native of Laguna Beach, Calif., signed with OCSC on July 26 at 14 years, four months and 29 days old. […]

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Boko Haram attacks Borno village on Sallah Eve & kills 4 soldiers

According to reports, the Islamic extremist group laid a siege on the Nigerian Army 5 Brigade around 6 pm on the eve of Sallah. Although the soldiers attempted to foil the attack, they hardly succeeded in the end as four of them were gunned down, while the assailants also carted away ammunitions including one mortar, […]

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