EndSARS panel orders DNA test to ascertain child’s biological mother

The National Human Rights’ Commission’s (NHRC) independent investigative panel on the defunct SARS and other police units in the country, on Monday, ordered that an independent doctor be brought to…

The real story behind the Aba women’s riot and the list of people that died

The Aba women’s riot of 1929, often referred to as a war, resulted in the death of 51 women and 1 man. The Aba women’s riot did not happen spontaneously,…

Erasing racism in football has to come from top: Les Ferdinand

Les Ferdinand, now director of football at second-tier Queens Park Rangers, says there should be more black coaches Racism could be eradicated from football if the authorities cared enough, Les…

Moghalu appointed academic visitor at Oxford University

Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and a presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections, has announced his appointment as an Academic Visitor to…

Buhari tells terrorists: ‘Your destruction is near, you have nowhere to hide’

The administration has been acquiring fighter jets from the United States to smoke out bandits hiding in the forests. President Muhammadu Buhari has for the umpteenth time warned terrorists and…

‘We don’t have chalks in our schools,’ Cross River teachers lament

Teachers in state-owned primary and secondary schools in Cross River on Monday lamented that they provided chalks by themselves to be able to teach. Mr Castro Ezama, Special Adviser to…

Refrain from do-or die-politics, MURIC urges politicians

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) on Tuesday urged Nigerian politicians to refrain from do-or-die politics, to make the polity more friendly. MURIC, an Islamic rights group, said that a Nigerian…

Gunmen lure Estate Agent out of church, shot him dead mid-service

The Kwara State Police Command has confirmed the killing of an Ilorin-based Estate Agent, Sina Babarinde. Spokesperson of the command, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, who confirmed the incident on Monday, said…

Former President Jonathan pays tribute to Colin Powell

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has paid tributes to former United States Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Colin Powell, who died on Monday at…

PDP consensus arrangement suffers setback in South-East

The arrangement by the South-East stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to produce a consensus candidate for the position of national secretary in the forthcoming national convention seemed to…

Pronet Gaming adds proprietary Popular Bets & Events module to its platform

Emerging markets platform specialist Pronet Gaming ( www.PronetGaming.com ) has significantly boosted its offering with the addition of proprietary Popular Betsand Popular Events widgets,which show players the market’s current top-10…

Buhari to bandits: Your days are numbered, be ready for crushing defeat

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a stern warning to bandits, saying that “the clock of your ultimate destruction is ticking as you will no longer have a place to hide.”…

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022(TM) Official Hospitality Packages Set to Go on Sale in Nigeria

MATCH Hospitality has today confirmed that leading sports management and marketing agency, Integral ( www.Integralsande.com ), has been appointed as its Sales Agent in Nigeria for the sale of the…

Eid-el-Maulud: Okowa calls for prayers to end violent crimes

The governor said insecurity has continued to impede growth and development of the country. As Muslims in Nigeria join their counterparts across the world to commemorate the birth of Prophet…

Delta State doesn’t like the UK’s travel advisory

In their latest travel advisory report, the UK included Delta in the list of 12 Nigerian states their citizens should not visit because of Boko Haram. The Delta State Government…

Why stan culture and celebrity worship exist

Modern day culture is full of many stans. Why? One of the most interesting phenomena of the 20th and 21st centuries is fan love or celebrity worship. This phenomenon coincides…

FG to develop policy on menstrual health, hygiene management

The Federal Government on Monday said it will develop policies to promote effective Menstrual Health and Hygiene Management (MHHM) in the country. Mr Ali Madugu, Deputy Director, Child Development Department,…

Only fraudulent politicians are against direct primaries – APC stalwart

Mr Clement Jimbo, an All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart in Akwa Ibom and a former Presidential Candidate, has said that only fraudulent politicians will be against direct primaries in 2023.…

William Troost-Ekong marries longtime girlfriend

Troost-Ekong married his girlfriend in a private ceremony in London. Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong on Sunday, October 17, 2021 tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend. Troost-Ekong and his…

Dettol, FG reiterate importance of hand hygiene at 2021 Global Handwashing Day event

The Dettol brand has over the years developed several programs committed to tackling public health and hygiene issues. In its continuous efforts to increase top-of-mind awareness around hand hygiene habits,…