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Sale of 2018 UTME forms ends Feb. 6 -- Universities and other tertiary institutions in Nigeria have up to Thursday, January 25, to conclude admissions for the 2017/2018 academic session. The Joint Admissions and...

-- Niger Delta militants give signal for economic war – Niger Delta militants have indicated they will soon resume hostilities in the region, a move capable of crippling Nigeria’s tottering economy. Nigerian crude is selling...

By Sunday morning, the one million-plus faithful of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja had been directed to stage a peaceful protest on Monday, January 15, 2018, against wanton killings and other forms of insecurity...

By ABBA MAHMOOD -- On Saturday, December 16, 2017, I was taking a nap in the morning when I got a phone call that woke me up. The caller was telling me that Alhaji Gidado...

By ABBA MAHMOOD – Every day it is becoming obvious that Mr Donald Trump became the American president to destroy America. Trump is fighting the whole world on climate change because Trump’s America is the...

By ABBA MAHMOOD – Just take a look at any news outlet today; you may think that only where you are sitting is peaceful. There is total chaos and turmoil everywhere, as clearly a new...

The American University of Nigeria will host its 12th Founder’s Day on Saturday, November 25. Joe Parkinson, of The Wall Street Journal, will give the traditional keynote speech, among other activities lined up to...

By ABBA MAHMOOD -- Morocco is an occupying kingdom. Against all international laws, and the resolutions of both the AU and UN, Morocco has been occupying Western Sahara and exploiting its resources illegally. It is...

After 37 years as leader of Zimbabwe, Dr Robert Mugabe resigned this Tuesday. Parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda broke the news. The surprise announcement halted an impeachment hearing against him that had commenced. Lawmakers roared in jubilation and...

The end came for Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, GCON, exactly three weeks after he suddenly took ill at his Enugu home, and exactly one week after he was airlifted to The London Clinic. Nigeria's...

By ABBA MAHMOOD – Tomorrow, November 17, it will be exactly 24 years since General Sani Abacha took over power from Chief Ernest Shonekan, the head of the Interim National Government set up after the...

Tanks roll into Harare Four tanks were spotted heading towards the Zimbabwe capital Harare on Tuesday, raising fears of a coup attempt in a country that has been ruled by Robert Mugabe for 37...

Central Bank of Nigeria governor Mr. Godwin Emefiele says the dogged implementation of the Bank’s policy, which restricts importers of certain items access to foreign exchange from the Nigerian Forex market, has led to...

By ABBA MAHMOOD -- There is confusion everywhere. The government lacks direction. There is no clear policy on anything, be it economy, security, foreign, aviation, environment or any other issue of importance. Everyone is virtually...

The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos Wednesday dismissed an appeal filed by Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, seeking to set aside the decision of the Federal High Court, Lagos, which empowered the EFCC to...

By ABBA MAHMOOD -- Democracy is a process at the heart of which is the political party, the platform and vehicle for any politician aspiring to come to power through electoral means. There are provisions...

The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for being " an agent of transformation”.. This commendation was given on Wednesday by one of the regional ministers...

The 76th National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approved various fees for the purchase of nomination forms for all positions to be contested during the party’s December 9 convention. A...

Three top officials in the government of President Muhammadu Buhari played prominent roles in the reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina, ex-chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), into the civil service, TheCable reports. Documents seen...

“The PDP will and must lead the nation back into a bright, progressive, and innovative future.” That was the declaration of Alhaji Sule Lamido in a letter to his party PDP to signify his intention...

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