Against the backdrop of the total breakdown of hitherto harmonious relationship between Osun State government and the labour unions, regarding the planned indefinite strike action, scheduled to start after Christmas break, the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Adelani...
At least 31 loggers are believed to have been abducted by Boko Haram jihadists after they went missing in the northeast. Security sources said, the alleged kidnapping took place just days after 30 troops allegedly vanished following a raid...
The violence that broke out late Saturday in central Brussels after the qualification of the Moroccan national football team for the next World Cup injured 22 police officers, police told Belga news agency. Riot police were sent out to control...
The Presidency has confirmed that Yusuf Buhari, the son of President Muhammadu Buhari, had a motorbike accident, on Tuesday night, around Gwarimpa in the Federal Capital Territory, in Abuja. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba...
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has debunked the recent allegations of  aircraft  burgling  at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. FAAN, in a statement signed by its General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, in Lagos, on Wednesday night,...
A first half own goal by Oghenekaro Etebo in the 32nd minute and a second half penalty dispatched by Real Madrid maestro Luca Modric in the 71st were enough to put an uninspired Nigerian team to the sword in...
The Kano State Police Command on Friday said it had recorded 334 cases of rape and other sexual offences in the state from January to date. The command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Magaji Majiya disclosed this while briefing newsmen...
Carlo Ancelotti has been appointed coach of Italian club Napoli on a three-year deal, the Serie A side confirmed on Wednesday. “Napoli are happy to announce agreement has been reached with coach Carlo Ancelotti to lead the first team for...
President of Argentina’s national football association, Claudio Tapia, says he has told national captain Lionel Messi to play fewer games for La Liga side FC Barcelona before June. He said this was in order to enable the Argentine striker stay...
Pope Francis landed in Yangon on Monday, the start of a delicate visit for the world’s most prominent Christian to majority-Buddhist Myanmar, which the U.S. has accused of “ethnic cleansing” its Muslim Rohingya people. The pope will also visit Bangladesh,...
The governor of Bayelsa State , Henry Seriake Dickson, on Thursday said henceforth the ‎salaries of primary school teachers would be placed on first line charge and directed the Commissioner for Local Government Administration, Pastor Agatha Goma, under the supervision...