China vows counter-measures to new US tariffs

China vows counter-measures to new US tariffs

China said on Tuesday that it will take counter-measures to the United States President Donald Trump’s decision to impose new tariffs on 200 billion dollars worth of Chinese imports. Trump said on Monday that the 10 per cent tariff will be implemented on September 24 and would rise to 25 per cent on January 1. […]

Osun election: WAEC ready to speak on Adeleke’s certificate

Osun election: WAEC ready to speak on Adeleke’s certificate

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has promised to respond adequately to a court order mandating it to confirm whether Ademola Adeleke, Osun State Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate wrote the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination in 1981. ICIRnigeria.org reported that Demianus Ojijeogu, the council’s head of public affairs said although WAEC had not been […]

How police nabbed killers of Imo Catholic priest

How police nabbed killers of Imo Catholic priest

The Commissioner of Police in Imo State, Mr. Dasuki Galadanchi, said on Thursday in Owerri that the command had arrested two suspects involved in the killing of a Rev. Fr, Jude Egbom. Until his death, Egbom was the parish priest of St Patrick Catholic Church, Amucha in Njaba Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. […]

Flood: Niger Republic community seeks access to Nigeria

Flood: Niger Republic community seeks access to Nigeria

Gaya community in Niger Republic have appealed to Kebbi Government to allow them utilise the access road in Bagudu Local Government pending the repair of its bridge that was washed away by flood. The governor of Gaya city, Samaila Usman, made the appeal when he paid a courtesy visit to Kebbi Deputy Governor, Alhaji Samaila […]

Dogara returns to PDP, picks form to run again

Dogara returns to PDP, picks form to run again

Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has picked the nomination form of the Peoples Democratic Party, to seek re-election for his Bogoro/Dass/Tafawa Balewa constituency. The move came less than 24 hours after some tens of his supporters visited him Tuesday in Abuja and urged him to recontest. Dogara, a lawyer, was first elected into […]

Apple unveils largest iPhone

Apple unveils largest iPhone

Apple Inc introduced its largest-ever iPhone and a watch that detects heart problems on Wednesday in an attempt to get customers to upgrade to more expensive devices in the face of stagnant global demand for smartphones. The relatively small changes to its lineup, following last year’s overhauled iPhone X, were widely expected by investors, who […]

Nigerian soldiers battle Boko Haram in Damasak

Nigerian soldiers battle Boko Haram in Damasak

Damasak Local Government Area of Borno state is under crossfire between Nigerian soldiers and Boko Haram fighters. The battle was raging at the time of filing the report. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Buratai is in the region, leading efforts to flush out the remnants of Boko Haram insurgents in the Lake Chad […]

9.6m people to die of cancer in 2018 –WHO

9.6m people to die of cancer in 2018 –WHO

Some 9.6 million people will die of cancer in 2018, according to a report of the Global Cancer Statistics 2018 released on Wednesday by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). IARC is part of the World Health Organisation (WHO). The number of people around the world, who have it is growing rapidly, with […]

Amosun, Mustapha, Odebiyi adopted as Ogun consensus candidates for Senate

Amosun, Mustapha, Odebiyi adopted as Ogun consensus candidates for Senate

Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has emerged the candidate for Ogun Central Senatorial District as he and elders of the All Progressives Congress unveiled consensus candidates for National Assembly. Amosun was the holder of the Ogun Central Senate seat between 2003 and 2007, but this time around, he will be displacing the incumbent, Lanre Tejuoso. […]

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