Nigeria’s Amina Yuguda Wins BBC World News Komla Dumor Award

A journalist from north-eastern Nigeria has won the third BBC World News Komla Dumor Award. Amina Yuguda is a news presenter on local network Gotel Television, where she has reported on high-profile news stories, including the Boko Haram insurgency. She will start a three-month placement at the BBC in London …

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Nigerian Air Force Joins Army Operation In Southeast

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed some of its air assets, including the Alpha Jet aircraft, to its 115 Special Operations Group in Port Harcourt, to support the ongoing Nigerian Army’s Exercise EGWU EKE II (PYTHON DANCE II). This is contained in a statement issued Tuesday night by Air Commodore …

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Nigerian Senator, Kabir Jibril Is Dead

Senator Kabir Jibril, who represented Kaduna Central Senatorial District, is dead. He died on Tuesday. The deceased was at the National Assembly on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) between 2007-2011. He was born on the 18th of May, 1958 and graduated from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria …

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Kaduna Resident Doctors To Begin Strike October 2

The Association of Residents Doctors in Kaduna State, said on Tuesday that its members would proceed on an indefinite strike from Oct. 2. President of the association, Dr Joseph Natsah-Jokshan, who made the announcement at a press briefing in Kaduna, said a 21-day strike notice had been forwarded to the …

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Wike To Set-up Real Madrid FC Soccer Academy In Rivers

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has commenced the process for the establishment of a Real Madrid FC soccer academy in the state. Wike on Monday met with officials of Interact Sports and Real Madrid Campus Experience in the presence of a Commissioner in the Rivers state government, Boma Iyaye. …

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GOBE..! Two Men Contend Ownership of Five-month-baby In Warri

Two men, Ajayi Tosin and Kesiena Tito are presently in contention over ownership of a five-month-old baby, Emmanuel Omkhode Ajayi in Warri, Delta State. The duo are laying claim to the child delivered by an eighteen-year-old girl. The matter deepened after Ajayi was allegedly arrested over the weekend following a …

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Reps Order Banks To Unfreeze Patience Jonathan’s Accounts

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions, on Tuesday ordered banks to unfreeze accounts belonging to former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan. According to them, the freezing was carried out without no specific restriction orders from any competent court of law. The matter came up at the resumed investigative …

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WAR: Trump Vows To Totally Destroy North Korea

President Donald Trump on Tuesday in his address to the UN General Assembly, said if the United States is forced to defend itself, “we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea”. He took a swipe at North Korea and its leader, Kim Jong-un, saying the nation “threatens …

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