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  • There is still high-level corruption in Nigeria — Sultan of Sokoto
    by Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim on Feb 22, 2018 at 8:13 am

    Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has said there is still high-level corruption in the country, noting that “we cannot continue with these negative things.” The monarch, who doubles as the President-General of the Nigerian Council for Islamic Affairs, called on the Federal Government to fish out the killer herdsmen […]

  • Winter Olympics: Seun, Ngozi bow out on a high
    by Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim on Feb 22, 2018 at 8:13 am

    Idris Adesina with agency report Seun Adigun and  Ngozi Onwumere on Wednesday finished 20th in their bobsleigh event at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games  South Korea, after completing the four heats in 3:29.60. They finished +7.15secs behind Germany’s  Mariama Jamanka and Lisa Buckwitz, who won the race. Meanwhile,  Nigeria’s women’s bobsleigh team finished with […]

  • Mourinho hails McTominay after leaving out Pogba for Sevilla draw
    by Agency Report on Feb 22, 2018 at 8:12 am

    Jose Mourinho described Scott McTominay as “fantastic” in response to his decision to select the young midfielder ahead of Paul Pogba for Wednesday’s Champions League last 16, first-leg draw with Sevilla. Pogba had been left out of the starting line-up for the goalless draw with Mourinho apparently unhappy after the French star withdrew from last weekend’s […]

  • Customs kill man in front of father’s shop
    by Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim on Feb 22, 2018 at 8:12 am

    Olaide Oyelude, Katsina There is tension at Daddara village, in the Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State, after some operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, shot dead a man in front of his father’ s shop. The deceased was identified as Amiru Abdulaziz. Our correspondent learnt that the customs officials had […]

  • Dana plane damaged navigational equipment at PH airport – FG
    by Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim on Feb 22, 2018 at 8:12 am

    Ifeanyi Onuba and Okechukwu Nnodim The Dana Air plane that overshot the runway at the Port Harcourt International Airport in Rivers State on Tuesday damaged navigational equipment at the airport, the Federal Government announced on Wednesday. According to the government, the MD83 aircraft, with registration number 5N-SRI and flight number 0348, had 54 souls on […]