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A total of 25 finalists from Moscow, Kemerovo, Irkutsk and other Russian cities vied for the title
Earlier on Saturday, the plane’s crew received medals from Armenian Emergencies Minister David Tonoyan
Olalekan Adetayo, Ifeanyi Onuba, Okechukwu Nnodim and Olaide Oyelude There was wild jubilation in Abuja, Katsina and other parts of the country on Saturday as President Muhammadu Buhari returned to th
OLUFEMI ATOYEBI, FEMI MAKINDE, KAMARUDEEN OGUNDELE, SIMON UTEBOR, ETIM EKPIMAH, PETER DADA, CHIDIEBUBE OKEOMA, and GIBSON ACHONU First-class traditional rulers across the southern parts of Nigeria hav
The Catalonian terrorist cell, responsible for the twin attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, originally planned to carry out a major bombing campaign with explosive-laden vans. Antoni Gau
This video, taken Saturday of the crowds on Boston Common shows the disparity in size between the right-wing “Free Speech” demonstrators assembled versus the tens of thousands of counter-p
An MSNBC panel about the march in Boston on Sunday said that the massive turnout of tens of thousands of counter-protesters sent President Donald Trump a strong message that racism and white supremacy
Iraq's military have launched an operation to liberate the city of Tal Afar, some 80 kilometers west of Mosul, from Islamic State terrorists, the country’s prime minister has announce
Nationally syndicated political columnist Connie Schultz told Joy Reid on Saturday that she is never surprised when President Donald Trump says and tweets horrible things. In fact, she said, when he d
Seeking to find out how the human brain works on a molecular level, scientists used a new method of categorizing brain cells and found new subtypes, which promises to significantly incr
Chukwudi Akasike, bayo akinloye,  Tobi Aworinde,  Godwin Isenyo and OVIE OKPARE A cross section of Nigerians have expressed joy over President Muhammadu Buhari’s return and listed their demands on
Toluwani Eniola The Peoples Democratic Party has given Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo a pass mark on his performance during President Muhammadu Buhari’s medical sojourn in the United Kingdom. The part
Leke Baiyewu The Senate has warned nominees for the leadership of three Federal Government institutions, whose names were recently announced, against resuming work until their nominations are confirme
Bayo Akinloye Two victims of an Enugu child trafficking ring allegedly involving the state officials and the police, Emmanuella Nwedu and Chijindu Nworie, have refused to accept the babies offered the
Olalekan Adetayo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday expressed the conviction that with the recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria would recover. “The recovery and recuperation of the
BUKOLA BAKARE writes about the 10 most significant things that took place in the country while President Muhammadu Buhari went on a medical trip to the United Kingdom on May 7 and returned August 19 A
BAYO AKINLOYE The All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has expressed joy at the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country after his medical vacation in the United
Simon Utebor and  Chidiebube Okeoma The police in Bayelsa State have identified six suspects in connection with the attack on the state Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress that led to the de
A former pupil of  Shalom Academy, Nsukka, Enugu State, Chinecherem Cynthia Ali, whose story went viral after she made A grade in all the subjects she took in the West African Senior School Certifica
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Boston on Saturday to protest a “free speech” rally featuring far-right speakers a week after a woman was killed at a Virginia white-supr
President Muhammadu Buhari, who assumed office on May 29, 2015, had earlier embarked on a six-day vacation in the United Kingdom between February 5 and 10, 2016. On June 6, 2016, he embarked on anothe
The remains of a former Governor of Taraba State, Danbaba Suntai, was laid to rest on Saturday in his hometown, Suntai, Bali Local Government Area of the state amidst tears and eulogies. Suntai, who w
In this piece by IFEANYI ONUBA, stakeholders examine the possible impact of the newly announced Pioneer Incentive Scheme (which seeks to grant tax holidays to 27 industries) on the economy By every st
Executive Commissioner, Nigerian Communications Commission, Mr. Sunday Dare, speaks to OZIOMA UBABUKOH on the loss of 10 million active lines, call-masking fraud, among other issues What is the level
Just over a century ago, a German engineer named Rudolf Diesel obtained patents on a new type of reciprocating engine. At that time, two main types of reciprocating engines existed. Steam engines obta
A health information officer, Mrs. Rukayat Obidiran, talks about her experiences as a mother of twins with MOTUNRAYO JOEL When were you delivered of your twins? They were born on July 28, 2016. I call
Success Nwogu The Oro-Ago community in Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State has faulted the claim by the Kwara State Government that there is no evidence of a strange disease in the 15 Fulani
Oluwatobi is one of the children of Senator Olusola Adeyeye. She talks about her father’s academic and political careers with GBENGA ADENIJI Tell us about yourself. I am Dr. Oluwatobi Amosun (nee Ad
If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn’t part of ourselves doesn’t disturb us – Hermann Hesse Racial, tribal, ethnic, religious, family and relationsh
Renowned banker and politician, Dr. Alex Otti, speaks to TOFARATI IGE, about his banking and political career Why did you leave banking for politics? There comes a time when one looks beyond one’s p
The Serving Overseer of The Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, shares his fatherhood story with MOTUNRAYO JOEL Can you recall your most memorable experience as a father? The first day I held m
The rapidly expanding skills gap in the Information and Communications Technology industry is becoming worrisome and it is high time we started questioning the effectiveness of various ICT trainings c
I wish to continue the series on driving quality business performance during a recession. We are all aligned to the fact that a business leader is paid primarily to deliver results. Yes – he has
In this interview with ENIOLA AKINKUOTU, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, speaks about the strike embarked on by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities and other related issues How
Persons operating in the creative space in Nigeria are more aware of their intellectual property rights than ever before. However, there is still a knowledge gap, particularly about what is permitted
UMAR MUHAMMED Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has approved the sum of N200m for the Nigeria State Health Investment Project. The Executive Chairman of the Nasarawa State Health Care De
The Redeemed Christian Church of God  has unveiled its  official music record label, One Hallelujah Records The label which is already home to popular gospel saxophonist, Kunle Ajayi, will focus on
Okechukwu Nnodim A total of 82 persons including employees of electricity distribution companies, Transmission Company of Nigeria, as well as power consumers lost their lives in various accidents in N
A former library attendant and telephone operator, Mrs.  Esther Ibok, tells  TOBI AWORINDE about her life and career Where were you born? I was born in a small town known as Upenekang in Ibeno Local
Background I come from a warm and loving family. I had a decent upbringing that contributed to who I am today. Education I attended Tomobid School, Lagos, for my primary education. For my post-element
Bunmi George, 28, is the founder of ShredderGang, a professional nutrition and fitness company. She speaks about her passion What stirred your interest in the health and fitness line? I like to say th
Leke Baiyewu The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari back to Nigeria. In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Yusuph Olaniy
NIGERIAN athletics is in tatters. To cap it all, the country’s 17-man contingent to the 2017 World Athletics Championships returned home without winning any medal. Not even Blessing Okagbare could s
A former Vice President of the African Development Bank, Bisi Ogunjobi, in this interview with SUNDAY ABORISADE, cautions the Federal Government on constant taking of external loans to carry out devel
The Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, speaks with TOLUWANI ENIOLA on the outcome of the party’s recent convention, corruption allegations ag
Catalan investigators have raided the house of an imam in search of possible links to the twin terrorist attacks in the Spanish city of Barcelona and a nearby coastal town of Cambrils,
Diezani Alison-Madueke’s seized assets As a concerned citizen of this great country, I cannot help but exclaim at the number of properties seized from Nigeria’s former minister of petroleum, Dieza
I want to draw the attention of Nigerians, the Nigerian Bar Association and of the governments of Lagos State and the federation, to the Gani Fawehinmi Library and Gallery. My appeal: please help ensu
Anna Okon Although the Central Bank of Nigeria’s preferential allocation of foreign exchange to the manufacturing sector was short-lived and fraught with controversies, a report has emerged showing
The Director of Heritage Automobiles Logistics, Oluwaseun Okeowo, tells TOBI AWORINDE why he set up a multipurpose driving school Please, give a brief introduction of yourself. I am an indigene of Ogu
Parents express their views on the easier to raise between boys and girls with GBENGA ADENIJI “If I have the opportunity again, I want my two kids to be girls, ’’ was the response of Mr. Fes
The Kano State Government and Dangote Group have donated N500m each as assistance to victims of the fire outbreak that occurred early this year in five major markets in Kano. The News Agency of Nigeri
’Femi Asu The nation’s power generation has been struggling to stay above the 3,000 megawatts mark more than a year after it hit a peak of 5,074.70MW, despite the reported increase in gas supply t
The leader of the Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators, John Duku, tells CHUKWUDI AKASIKE why his group issued a notice to quit to Yoruba and northerners in the oil-rich region, among other issues Why d
The Coordinating Secretary, Pan Niger Delta Forum, Dr. Alfred Mulade, speaks with OVIE OKPARE on the recent October 1 ultimatum given by the Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators to Yoruba and northerner
Tony Okafor One person was on Saturday confirmed dead in the primary election of the United Progressives Party in Anambra State. The police spokesperson in the state, Nkeiru Nwode, confirmed the incid
Nollywood actress, Moji Afolayan-Olayiwola has been married to fellow thespian, film producer and director, Rasaq Olayiwola aka Ojopagogo for 13 years. The couple tell BUKOLA BAKARE how they have been
Celestine Ezeokoye, 29, is the chief technology officer at Neuronah Software Nigeria and he is also the founder of WeMove.co, a website that allows people to find and hire vehicles. He speaks about hi
An Associate Professor of Medicine and Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Dr. Philip Kolo, tells ARUKAINO UMUKORO about heart attack and how to prevent it How would
Actor and Gulder Ultimate Search season 8 winner, Chris Okagbue, has visited France twice. He shares happy memories of his stay in France with BUKOLA BAKARE Can you recall the first time you visited F
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