Cameramen boycott plenary as Senate bars TV stations

The Senate, on Thursday, restricted coverage of its proceedings to six television stations. This forced all the cameramen to boycott coverage of the plenary at the chamber. The development came less than 24 hours after the...

Photos: Smiling Buhari receives Yari, 6 other governors

President Muhammadu Buhari, beaming with smiles and life,  has received in audience seven Nigerian governors who left Nigeria Tuesday night to visit him in London, where he has been recuperating since 8 May. The governors were...

Flying Doctors Nigeria Steps up to Save Sickle Cell Patient

In desperate need of surgery to alleviate the ravages of sickle cell disease and previous medical care that worsened his condition, university student Abiodun Bakare was about to give up hope when he discovered the...

APC Shifts Dates for Congresses, Convention, to Hold After Ramadan Fast

NWC insists on right to form committees Ganduje: Party adopting guarded democracy Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) has shifted the dates for its congresses and national convention scheduled to start next month...

U.S congress gets power to restrain Trump on Russia sanctions

The US Congress has been empowered to block any efforts by President Donald Trump to scale back sanctions against Russia. The power would allow congress to strengthen those sanctions in retaliation for Moscow’s alleged interference in...

Microsoft expands programme for women returning to work

Microsoft is expanding a programme designed to increase its hiring of women seeking to rejoin the workforce. This move follows a rash of complaints about sexual harassment and gender discrimination at the world’s largest software company. Such...

Air Force bombs Boko Haram insurgents hiding under trees

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Tuesday said its newly acquired all-weather helicopter gunship, Mi-35M Super Hind, recorded its first hit in battle against the Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East. Director of Public Relations and...

Australia charges Pope’s adviser with serial sexual abuse

In big blow to Pope Francis, Australian police today charged his top adviser Cardinal George Pell,  with multiple historical sex crimes. Pell, 76 years old,  is the Vatican’s de facto treasury minister and is the highest-ranking Vatican...

Ekiti fuel crisis: Fayose, oil marketers reach truce

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose and oil marketers have agreed to sheathe their swords after a peace meeting brokered by Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola at the Government House, in Osogbo, Osun State. Fayose’s Chief Press...

5 killed in fresh suicide bomb attack in Borno

From Magnus Eze and Molly Kilete, Abuja The Borno State Police Command yesterday confirmed the killing of five persons in a suicide bomb attack in Konduga Local Government Area of the state. Spokesman of the command, Mr...