It is sad we don’t know our exact population, says Obasanjo
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed deep concern about Nigeria’s inability to know the exact number of its population.
Trump scraps Denmark visit after Danes say Greenland not for sale
US President Donald Trump has postponed a planned visit to Denmark after Danish officials insisted its autonomous territory of Greenland was not for sale.
Southeast governors issue threat to Nnamdi Kanu
Southeast Governors Forum has warned the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, against any other attack on leaders from the region when they travel abroad.
Buhari inaugurates ministers
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn 43 ministers into his cabinet. The nominated ministers had been announced last month as they underwent screening at the Senate.
Brazil bus hijacker shot dead by police
Brazilian security forces have shot dead a man who hijacked a bus on a bridge across Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro and took nearly 40 people hostage.
Supreme Court dismisses Atiku, PDP’s appeal
The Supreme Court Tuesday struck out an appeal filed by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate Atiku Abubakar challenging the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal’s dismissal of their request to access the “central server” of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
EFCC operatives raid Ambode's residence
The Economic and Financial Crime Commission Tuesday raided the Epe residence of the former governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode.
Oyo-Ita tenders resignation as head of service
Family pressure may have forced the Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, to throw in the towel as she has allegedly offered to proceed on immediate retirement.
The Rock marries long-time girlfriend, Lauren Hashian
American actor Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson revealed on Monday that he and long-time girlfriend, singer Lauren Hashian, tied the knot on Sunday in Hawaii.
FIRS boss not under investigation – presidency
The presidency Monday said Babatunde Fowler the boss of Federal Inland Revenue Service – the agency responsible for assessing and collecting taxes – “is not under any investigation.”
Buhari talks poverty reduction at retreat for ministers-designate
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Monday said eight years of his leadership will prepare the ground for 100 million Nigerians to be out of poverty in the next 10 years.