Nine people were killed and dozens injured Friday when Taliban militants stormed a training institute in the northwestern city of Peshawar as Pakistan marked the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed, officials said. Police said four burqa-clad militants opened fire on the gates of the Agriculture Training Institute, injuring the guard before making their way inside. […]
John Alechenu, Abuja The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, said former President Goodluck Jonathan was never desperate for power, but got there by providence. He stated this on Thursday in Abuja at the unveiling of a book titled, “On a Platter of Gold: How Jonathan won and lost Nigeria,“ written by the National Publicity Secretary […]
Following several ‘save our soul’ messages from Nigerian migrants stranded in Libya, the Federal Government has responded to the maltreatment of its citizen in Libya. Nigerians numbering 242 from the North African country were returned to the country on Tuesday evening. See video and photos below:
The wedding concert of Nigerian dancehall music maker, Oritsefemi was full of colours. Oritsefemi’s wife, Nabilla Fash had said earlier that it was going to be a carnival. She had made the statement while gushing over her husband when she saw their pre-wedding photos displayed on the electronic billboard on Lekki-Ikoyi roundabout. Oritsefemi stepped out […]
People use Twitter for several purposes: marketing, employment, social activism, or simply for mischief. Here are 10 tweets that you won’t regret reading. For seeking employment Guys. I’m currently looking for a (couple of) job(s)! CV attached in this tweet. Please retweet! Thank you ???????? pic.twitter.com/64uNaJMcc1 — mogwai. (@TheVunderkind) November 23, 2017 2. For calling […]
Eric Dumo Over the last few days, the Nigerian airspace has been replete with all sorts of news. While some have been soul-lifting, a handful others have been demoralising, leaving many confused as to where the society was headed. Even though cases of spouses and even lovers having strained relationship and quarrelling in the process […]
New interim Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa walks after he was officially sworn-in during the ceremony in Harare.
Zimbabwean newly sworn-in President Emmerson Mnangagwa (L) flanked by his wife Auxilia gestures during the ceremony.
Zimbabwean newly sworn-in President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his wife Auxilia sit during the Inauguration at the National Sport Stadium in Harare.
Supporters hold posters of Zimbabwean newly sworn-in President Emmerson Mnangagwa during the Inauguration at the National
Manny Pacquiao threw down the gauntlet to Conor McGregor — and took a dig at Floyd Mayweather — as he promised to give the mixed martial arts star a “real boxing match”. McGregor lost a megabucks fight in August against the unbeaten Mayweather, who defeated Pacquiao in their disappointing ‘Fight of the Century’ in 2015. […]
’TANA AIYEJINA, in this report, takes a look at the growing list of Europe-born players of Nigerian descent and their contributions to the new-look Super Eagles Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored twice while debutant Brian Idowu grabbed a goal a goal as the Super Eagles hammered star-studded Argentina 4-2 in a friendly in Krasnodar, last […]
Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Documents obtained by Saturday PUNCH show that the military is not truthful in its denial of its intention to bar women cadets from being admitted into the Nigerian Defence Academy as combatant officers. The 32-page document, which is marked ‘restricted’, shows the ‘Terms and Conditions of Service Officers 2012’ and new amendments […]
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe attended a university graduation ceremony today, making a defiant first public appearance since the military takeover that appeared to signal the end of his 37-year reign. See photos: