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In a interview with the New York Times Wednesday, Steve Bannon continued his crusade against what he calls “the race-identity politics of the left,” daring progressives to tear down more Confedera
Real Madrid shrugged off the absence of the suspended Cristiano Ronaldo to cruise past rivals Barcelona 2-0 in the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup to cap a 5-1 aggregate win. Ronaldo was slapped w
In a fascinating interview with the American Prospect on Wednesday Steve Bannon called white nationalists “a collection of clowns,” undercut the White House position on North Korea and argued he w
Stephen Colbert on Wednesday continued to attack Donald Trump for equating the neo-Nazis who descended upon Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend with the counter-protestors who stood against hatred
One of the most widely circulated newspapers in America has a new editorial demanding Republicans censure President Donald Trump. Wednesday’s USA Today directs Republicans to “put your vot
A 400-million-year-old fish fossil has been found with a jaw structure that is believed to be part of the evolutionary lineage to humans. Read Full Article at RT.com
Though the vast majority of the violence that took place last weekend at the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville was either perpetuated or provoked by white supremacists, counter-pr
Greg Odogwu  “There are no table egg imports from any part of the world to Nigeria”  – Onalla S. Akpa, DG, Poultry Association of Nigeria In Nigeria today, we live in precarious times. The min
Peaceful protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia are holding a candlelight vigil for Heather Heyer, the 32-year old who was killed when a self-avowed Nazi sympathizer rammed his car into a crowd of pe
Hopes of returning to normal existence lie with the Syrian army, residents of the ISIS-besieged city of Deir ez-Zor told RT in exclusive footage recorded just a stone’s throw from the
President Donald Trump’s administration has removed a nine-slot Bikeshare station at the White House, The Washington Post reports. “It’s unclear why the White House wanted it removed,
Ivanka Trump or her husband, Jared Kushner, haven’t officially commented on President Donald Trump’s view of neo-Nazi violence — but their respective rabbis have. As reported by New
John Dowd, the president’s personal lawyer appears to be in the business of convincing journalists that the Confederacy and Southern secession wasn’t all that bad. According to a New York
Dashcam footage has been released showing three Texas police officers subjecting a college student to a shocking road-side vaginal search that lasted 11 minutes. Read Full Article at RT
In the wake of the Charlottesville protests, hate groups are being suspended or losing their accounts with major crowdfunding services and other tech companies, while the hacking group
Shortly after President Donald Trump’s now-infamous “both sides” press conference, social media users unearthed an old excerpt claiming he admired the work of Adolf Hitler.. In a 199
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Eniola Akinkuotu and Adelani Adepegba The #OurMumuDonDo Movement has given President Muhammadu Buhari 21 days ultimatum to resume or resign from office. It said if the President f
Eniola Akinkuotu and Adelani Adepegba A gang of armed men  on Wednesday attacked one of the offices of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Wuse Zone 7, Abuja. The EFCC said in a statement
A US appeals court has ruled that the state of Arkansas has the right to deny Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood. In 2015, the state ended its contract with the abortion provider b
John Ameh, Abuja Members of the House of Representatives were in shock on Wednesday when the Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr. Anthony Ayine, disclosed that over two years after the Treasury Sing
CNN’s Kate Bolduan on Wednesday battled conservative Ben Ferguson over the president’s excuse that some white nationalists who descended on Charlottesville were simply Confederate-loving history b
Fidelis Soriwei The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, on Wednesday swore in nine more Resident Electoral Commissioners ahead of the 2019 general elections
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Peoples Democratic Party has agreed to raise caretaker committee in Lagos, Ogun, Oyo and Osun states. The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, disclosed this on
Fidelis Soriwei, Abuja The National Population Commission has commenced sourcing for funds from international donor agencies to actualise the first ever biometric-based census in the country in 2018.
Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan The Oyo State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, Mr. Bimbo Kolade, on Wednesday said N13bn had been released by the state government to pay five months
Bukola Adebayo Two doctors infected with Lassa fever and receiving treatment at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, have been discharged. The Chief Medical Director, Prof. Chris Bode, 
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday urged journalists to play a leading role in tackling hate speech which he said was resonating all over the world. According to
Harrowing drone footage has captured the devastating aftermath of an enormous wildfire in Greece. The fire raged for nearly four days before firefighters finally contained the flames We
Tony Okafor, Awka The alleged target in the St. Philip’s Catholic Church August 6 shooting at Ozubulu, Anambra State, Aloysius Ikegwuonu, alias Bishop, has  asked monarchs in the state to use tradi
Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja There was confusion at the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress in Abuja on Wednesday as the party failed to hold its monthly meeting with the governors elected
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti About 15,600 suspected ‘ghost pensioners’ have been uncovered on the pay roll of federal pensioners. The Executive Secretary of Pension Transitional Arrangement Dire
Olusola Fabiyi and Armstrong Bakam Northern governors, represented by the Governor of Borno State and Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum, Kashim Shettima, on Wednesday in Abuja, met with a group
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday assigned portfolios to the two new ministers he inaugurated on July 26. The two new ministers are Stephen Ocheni (Kogi) and Su
Tony Okafor, Awka One person was feared killed on Wednesday in Ekwulobia, Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State as the Indigenous People of Biafra clashed with police and soldiers. The clash w
Tony Okafor, Awka A member of the Anambra State House of Assembly, Mr. Francis Mmegbuaneze, is dead. He died barely 12 hours after participating in the primary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance o
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Wednesday admitted that the Federal Government failed to meet its part of the agreement reached with the Academic Staff Union of Univ
Afeez Hanafi Grief was the ambience of Ogbe Close, Iwaya, Yaba, Lagos State, on Wednesday, after a four-year-old girl, Faridat Sulyman, was found dead in a shrine at the back of her parents’ apartme
Samson Folarin Some operatives of the Department of State Services have been accused of abducting an Abia State pastor, Chisom Anaele, and carting away phones and money belonging to his brothers. PUNC
Afeez Hanafi The traditional ruler of Osoroko in the Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos State, Chief Olusegun Oyiri, has been arrested by the police in connection with the killing of a police inspector, Musa S
Olaide Oyelude,Katsina The Katsina State Police Command has arrested an herbalist, Abubakar Saleh, for allegedly strangling a newborn baby and dumping its corpse in a latrine. Also detained was the mo
Yemen has been battered with more airstrikes in the first half of 2017 than the whole of 2016 according to a report compiled by several humanitarian agencies, leading to an ever-growing
Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a prophet, Samuel Babatunde, and three others, in connection with the discovery of suspected human parts allegedly buried inside a
Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The surviving member of the National Youth Service Corps, Ngozi Oformezie, who sustained injuries in the three-storeyed building which collapsed in Owerri, Imo State, is dead
Tony Okafor, Awka No fewer than 45 of 82 victims of Tuesday’s market suicide bomb attack in Konduga, Borno State, have been transferred from the General Hospital, Konduga to the State Specialist Hos
The Charlottesville, Va., “Unite the Right” rally last Saturday that left dozens injured and one woman dead required strategic planning, with several neo-Nazi and Alt-Right leaders utilizing PayPa
The number of drug overdose deaths among teens ages 15 to 19 more than doubled since 1999 — and opioid drugs including heroin are to blame, according to new figures from the Centers for Disease
After a commanding performance (1-3) in the first leg at the Nou Camp, Real Madrid completed the rout at the Bernabéu on Wednesday night, winning 2-0 to secure the the Spanish Super Cup title 5-1 on
US President Donald Trump’s threat of ‘military option’ against Venezuela prompted an ever-decisive and unanimous ‘no’ from the US allies in Latin America, even as they were c
Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja A total of N400bn was received in bribes by public officials within a period of one year, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday. The NBS stated this in its National
White House senior strategist Steve Bannon is rejoicing at the criticism President Donald Trump is receiving for defending white nationalism. Bannon phoned The American Prospect progressive writer and
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Wednesday said it had driven down the cost of crude oil production from $78 per barrel as of August 2015 to $23 per barrel, repre
’Tana Aiyejina Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick has said politics and not incompetence is the reason why Super Eagles winger Ahmed Musa has struggled to impress at Leicester City
The agitation for local government  autonomy encompasses the fact that states should have theoretical powers over the local governments but stay incapacitated in practice. There is nothing wrong in t
Punch Editorial Board Nigeria is a cruel place to live in, a minefield for both adults and minors. Some minors, who were released from the Badagry Prisons, Lagos, on August 1, have discovered this bit
There are lots of moral lessons to learn from the reported visit of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, to ailing President Muhammadu Buhari in London the other day. It is not the first time t
Despite the fact that President Muhammadu Buhari has been away from office for a period of over three months, the call for his return or resignation is not in line with our constitution. The reason fo
Oluwaseun Ajaja Of late, there have been renewed agitation from diverse sectors of the Nigerian society for the bifurcation of the office of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federat
Abimbola Adelakun Two Tuesdays ago, Charles Oputa (aka Charly Boy) and his #OurMumuDonDo group protested President Muhammadu Buhari’s prolonged absence from office. Typical of the Nigeria Police’s
Sesan Olufowobi The wife of the Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, has called for a concerted effort to empower Nigerian youths with relevant skills in order to put them in a position to gener
Stanley Opara The Securities and Exchange Commission has resumed talks with MTN Nigeria over the telco’s planned listing on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange. The Director-General, SEC, Mr. M
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