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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics PDP Senate Caucus To APC: Leave Saraki Out Of Your Jostle For Senate Presidency – Nairaland

    The Senate caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on their counterparts in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to stop dragging the name of the incumbent Senate President, … Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    US-owned Christian radio station in Rwanda shut down for saying women are evil – CNN News

    (CNN) A US-owned local radio station has been shut down for insulting women in Rwanda, authorities say. The Amazing Grace Christian Radio, a radio station that airs religious sermons, had its broadcasting license revoked after one of its presenters, Nicolas Niyibikora, repeatedly...
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    Bill Cosby found guilty by Pennsylvania jury in sexual assault trial – the Guardian Newspaper

    In a verdict that seemed destined to stand as a major milestone in the #MeToo movement against sexual assault, the once beloved actor and comedian Bill Cosby was convicted by a Pennsylvania jury on Thursday of drugging and molesting an acquaintance in 2004. The jury announced its verdict after...
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    Nigerians Detained In South Africa For Protesting Killings- Union – Sahara Reporters News

    The Nigerian Union in South Africa clarified on Thursday that the 14 Nigerians being held in detention in Rustenburg, South Africa since last February were not being held for drug-related offenses. The Assistant General Secretary of the union, Mr. Collins Mgbo, gave the clarification in a...
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    J.Cole Arrives Nigeria For ‘Castle Lite Unlocks’ Concert - The Guardian Newspaper

    Rap god J.Cole who is blazing with his album, KOD, has arrived Nigeria for the CastleLite Unlocks Music Experience concert which takes place tomorrow, 27 of April, at Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos. He headlines the concert alongside Wizkid and Davido. Other artistes who will perform at the...
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    APC breaks silence on Ali Modu Sheriff’s planned defection – Daily Post Newspaper

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to reports that the former factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff was about defecting to the ruling party. Sheriff, reports say, plans to join the APC at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja on …...
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    FIIRO seeks legislation on cassava flour inclusion in confectioneries – News

    The Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, (FIIRO) on Thursday called for legislation on cassava flour inclusion in wheat flour for bread and confectioneries. The Director-General, FIIRO, Prof. Gloria Elemo, made the call at a Cassava Stakeholders’ Workshop on the use of High...
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    Kaduna government files fresh charges against Shiite leader Ibrahim El-Zakzaky – News

    The Kaduna state government has charged Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), to a high court in the state. El-Zakzaky was arrested in December 2015 after his followers and some soldiers clashed in Zaria, Kaduna state. Over 300 people were said to have been...
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    Innoson chief’s absence in court stalls his trial – News

    The Lagos high court has adjourned the case involving Innocent Chukwuma, CEO of Innoson Motors, following his absence and pending outcome of the petition against the presiding judge, Mojisola Dada, before the National Judicial Council (NJC). On February 12, Innoson petitioned NJC to investigate...
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    Police arrest 10 suspects over viral rape video – Punch Newspapers

    Police in Kenya arrested on Thursday, 10 suspects in connection with the viral video of a woman being raped on River Road, Nairobi. The police had, on Wednesday, begged the woman in the viral video to come forward and help police investigations by identifying her rapist and his … Read more...
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    Ex-Barcelona winger Ezekiel Bassey rejoins Akwa United – News

    Former home-based Super Eagles winger Ezekiel Bassey hopes to make an impact with Akwa United after linking up with the club following the expiration of his contract with Iranian club, Paykan FC. Bassey, 22, will looks to get his career back on track after tough spells with Spanish...
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    My 3rd anniversary’ll announce Rivers as distinct state – Wike – The Sun Newspaper

    Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has declared that the roll-out of key projects during his administration’s third year anniversary, would announce the state as a distinct state, despite the current economic downturn. Wike stated this, on Thursday, when he addressed journalists after …...
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    Court orders FG to display weapons found in Dasuki’s house – Vanguard Newspaper

    ABUJA – The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Thursday, gave the Federal Government the nod to produce and display weapons that were allegedly recovered from the residence of the detained former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki, retd. Justice Ahmed Mohammed fixed May...
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    A senator should not behave how Dino Melaye did, says Fani-Kayode – Vanguard Newspaper

    Former minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has faulted Senator Dino Melaye’s theatrics that eventually landed him in a hospital. Fani-Kayode Melaye had jumped down from a moving police vehicle in an attempt to escape being allegedly taken to Lokoja, Kogi state capital and sustained injuries in the...
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    Metro Herdsmen kill 7 IDPs in Benue – The Sun News

    Seven Internally Displaced persons (IDPs), taking refuge at African Church and LGEA Primary School, Mondo, were killed, on Thursday, in Ukemberagya, Gaambe-Tiev, in Logo local government areas of Benue State. Read more via The Sun News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics Delta APC chairmanship aspirant shot by unknown gunmen – TODAY.NG

    Gunmen have reportedly shot one of the chairmanship aspirants for the Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, Pastor Silas Buowe, on the stomach. Read more via TODAY.NG – -- Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Prince William To Be Brother Harry’s Best Man – The Guardian Newspaper

    Britain’s Prince Harry has finally asked Prince William to be his best man at his wedding next month, Kensington Palace confirmed Thursday, reinforcing the brotherly bond between them. Harry, 33, and 35-year-old William often poke fun at each other in public. … Read more via The Guardian...
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    Trump says 3 or 4 dates possible for Kim Jong Un summit – The Guardian Newspaper

    US President Donald Trump said Thursday that three or four possible dates were being considered for his landmark summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The American leader has previously mentioned late May or early June for the highly anticipated meeting, within...... Read more via...
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    Man urges end to 15-year ‘loveless’ marriage, calls wife a witch – Punch Newspapers

    A 43-year-old man, Oluwaseyi Ogungbe, has urged an Agege Customary Court in Lagos to dissolve his 15-year “loveless marriage.” Oluwaseyi, an Ijebu, Ogun State native, told the court on Thursday that there was no more love between him and his wife, Ruth Ogungbe, calling her a witch. The...
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    Tension As CAN Declares Nationwide Protest Over Benue Church Attacks – Sahara Reporters News

    The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has called on all Christians to embark on a nationwide protest over the murder of priests and 17 worshippers at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, in Ayar Mbalom, Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State early Tuesday by suspected herdsmen. This was...