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US slams Venezuala with new sanctions

United States President, Donald Trump, signed an executive order on Friday imposing new financial sanctions on Venezuela over President Nicolas Maduro’s undemocratic actions. The move prohibits dealings in new debt and equity issued by the Venezuelan government and the state-owned oil company. “These measures are carefully calibrated to deny the Maduro dictatorship a critical source of financing to maintain its ... Read More »

Anambra: Stella Oduah frustrated by PDP

Senator Stella Oduah, an aspirant in the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra State, has threatened withdrawal from the race, alleging irregularities in Peoples Democratic Party’s  build-up to the primary election. Oduah made this known while briefing newsmen on Friday in Abuja. She said that the Ward congress of the party held on Wednesday to elect three delegates per ward was ... Read More »

Ronaldo Floors Messi, Wins Third UEFA Best Player title

Cristiano Ronaldo was named UEFA Player of the Season for 2016-2017 on Thursday after a campaign which saw the Portuguese superstar help Real Madrid to the La Liga and Champions League double. It was the third time that Ronaldo had won the award which was presented on the sidelines of the Champions League group stage draw. His great rival Lionel ... Read More »

6-Minute Broadcast: Buhari calls for unity, glad to be home (Read Transcript )

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for the unity of Nigeria noting that Nigerian unit was settled and negotiable. The full speech reads My dear citizens, I am very grateful to God and to all Nigerians for their prayers. I am pleased to be back on home soil among my brothers and sisters. In the course of my stay in the ... Read More »

(SEE PHOTOS)Buhari is Back, Osinbajo, Saraki Express Joy

Nigeria’s President, Muhamadu Buhari is Back!The President who has been away on Medical leave for the past 103 days arrived at 4.35pm this afternoon aboard NAF001. Buhari arrived Abuja with his Aide-de-Camp (ADC), Lawal Abubakar, Chief Security Officer (CSO), Bashir Bindawa, Chief Police Security Officer (CPSO), Abdulkareem Dauda. He is expected to address Nigerians on Monday according to an earlier ... Read More »

Pastor Adeboye visits Buhari in London

The General Overseer  of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Pastor Enoch Adeboye on Friday visited ailing Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in London. Adeboye is the second cleric Buhari has received this month. On August 4, he received Justin Welby,  archbishop of Canterbury, at Abuja house, London. Buhari has spent more than 100 days in London having left Nigeria on ... Read More »

AU, AFRIMA Jury unveil AFRIMA 2017 Nominees list+Public voting commences August 21

African Union Commission and the 13-man Jury of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, have unveiled the Nominees List for the 2017 edition of AFRIMA, the continent’s biggest music awards on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Renaissance Hotel, Ikeja in Lagos, Nigeria. The highly anticipated Nominees List for the 2017 AFRIMA Awards which has the biggest acts on the continent ... Read More »

Court okays Evans’ Fundamental Human Rights case

The Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has ruled that the Fundamental Rights Enforcement Suit filed by Suspected Billionaire Kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike popularly known as ‘Evans’ can proceed. Justice Abdulaziz Anka dismissed the objections of Emmanuel Eze, the counsel for the third and fourth respondent and agreed with Counsel to Evans, Olukoya Ogungbeje that service on the Ist and 2nd ... Read More »

Opinion:Taking Revolution To The Health Sector-Joe Inodu

By Joe Inodu The primary essence of government is to protect lives and property. Apart from the physical protection which connotes well equipped security apparatuses and personnel, there is also the protection of life through efficient healthcare system. This is of immense importance as its absence allows diseases to strut innocuously but with the collateral consequence of avoidable population decimation. ... Read More »

Opinion: Not Too Young To Run Bill And Independent Candidacy Bill: A challenge to the Nigerian Youth by Bamikole Omishore

By Bamikole Omishore The time of youth is the best time of one’s life; the peak period when purpose should be chased and dreams fulfilled. It is however a parody that according to reports 73% of young people are restricted from running for office even when eligible to vote,  and 51% of the population are under 30 years, but only ... Read More »