West Africa Leaders Press Mali Junta Over Transition

West African leaders met the head of Mali’s military junta on Tuesday to press for the return to civilian rule nearly a month after rebel officers seized power in the …

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INVESTIGATION: Why soldier shot senior officer in Borno

Private Uzonna Maduabuchi, the soldier who killed a recently married Army Lieutenant in Bama, was embittered because his allowances were withheld and account blocked, The Nation has learnt. Maduabuchi on …

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Akpabio denies sexually assaulting ex-NDDC MD

Niger Delta Affairs Minister,  Godswil Akpabio, has denied sexually assaulting a former Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Joi Nunieh. Nunieh, had in an interview in …

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NNPC tells partners, suppliers to bring down costs to 40%

GMD OF NNPC, MALAM MELE KYARI Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says it has directed all its partners and suppliers to bring down their cost to between …

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Lesotho former first lady arrested in murder case

Lesotho’s former first lady, Maesaiah Thabane, was on Wednesday arrested over the murder of the previous wife of her husband and former prime minister, Thomas Thabane, police said. Lesotho’s Appeal …

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Senate queries NNPC over high cost of oil production

…FG working to reduce effect of imminent recession, says Minister of Finance Members of the Senate Committee on Finance Monday queried the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation over what they described …

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N30m fraud: Why we granted Bobrisky bail – Police

The Nigeria Police Force says it granted cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky, bail because it is “mindful of the people” it takes into custody. Force Public Relations Officer, …

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Afghan Taliban Announce Three-Day Eid Ceasefire

The Taliban announced a three-day ceasefire during the Eid al-Fitr holiday starting Sunday in a surprise move following months of bloody fighting with Afghan forces after the group signed a …

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South East governors raise alarm over movement of almajirai to region

•Almajirai children Governors of the South East region on Sunday expressed concern about the movement of Almajirai concealed in food and cement trucks into the South East region. In a …

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BREAKING: PTF Extends Gradual Easing Of COVID-19 Lockdown By Two Weeks

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has extended the gradual easing of the lockdown by two weeks. The PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), …

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