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President Donald Trump’s addiction to Twitter spats is costing him with moderate and center-right voters, the very voters he would need the most in upcoming elections, said Politico on Saturday.
The Director, South-West Zonal Office of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, Mrs. Yejide  Oseni, has said inappropriate handling and storage of medicines contribute to the growing cases of kidney pro
BAYO AKINLOYE  with agency report President Robert Mugabe will meet with the top officers of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces on Sunday (today). This was disclosed by the Chairman of the negotiating team
The Aare Ona Kakanfo-designate, Gani Adams, has disclosed how he will play his role as the Yoruba generalissimo. Speaking at the palace of Olu of Ilaro, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle, on Saturday, Adams said
PETER DADA The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has expressed delight with the rate militants in the state have been surrendering their arms following the amnesty granted them by the state gover
FEMI MAKINDE An Osogbo Chief Magistrate’s Court has ordered that a 30-year-old man, Ahmed Matunma Wokuekun, be remanded in Ile-Ife Prison custody for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl, identified
SAMUEL AWOYINFA The  Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Olusegun Aluko, has said the institution is currently seeking approval of the National Board for Technical Education to begin a new course, ce
’TANA AIYEJINA, in this report, takes a look at the growing list of Europe-born players of Nigerian descent and their contributions to the new-look Super Eagles Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored twi
Sonala Olumhense Somewhere out there, right now, is one rich and powerful Nigerian.  We do not know how he made his money, but we have it on some authority he was one of the chieftains of the fuel su
Seni Adetu On the back of my cautious optimism concerning 2018 last week, one reader wrote back expressing his differences in opinion on the subject. His position was premised on the fact that all sai
The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, spoke about the banking system, exchange rate and the prospect of the economy in an interview with journalists in Lagos. OYETUNJI ABIOYE w
PUBLIC interest has taken flight in governance as the country’s National Library is still operating in the rented apartment it moved into since 1995 when it relocated to Abuja from Lagos. The perman
The House of Representatives member representing Kano Municipal Federal Constituency in Kano State, Danburam Abubakar-Nuhu, shares his legislative experience with JOHN AMEH You came to the House in 20
Dr. Sylvester Ikhisemojie The first sounds a baby makes are those of crying. And there are various types of infant cry. There is the low pitched cry and there is the high-pitched variant. Some cries a
SAMUEL AWOYINFA Ogun State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Bimbo Ashiru, has debunked social media reports of his resignation. He made the clarification on Friday shortly after an executive me
Kunle Shonaike Washing a car isn’t too complicated, but there are definitely a few best practices to take into consideration. Some traditional ways of cleaning cars – perhaps even what mom and dad
Olalekan Adetayo The Federal Government has filed 311 requests for extradition and mutual legal assistance in the two years of the Muhammadu Buhari administration. This figure was contained in a book,
A former Federal Commissioner for Works, Alhaji Olufemi Okunnu (SAN), in this interview with TOBI AWORINDE, describes Lagosians as accommodating but deserving of respect Is it true that Lagos is no ma
What shaped the past week? Global Markets:    Global markets were mixed this week, with investors focused on corporate earnings, down trending commodity prices and economic data. U.S. markets opene
Kaine Agary Owning property is supposed to be an excellent way to earn passive income. But there are many headaches that come with being a property owner. Besides the regulatory requirements such as t
Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata Jnr. The effects of modern technology have brought forth a mixture of bile and honey. It is bile if technology is affecting you negatively and honey if it is impacting your lif
Manufacturers in Nigeria are upset about the bid of Morocco to join the Economic Community of West African States. ANNA OKON writes on this latest fear and the reasons for it The opposition that follo
Ifeanyi Onuba The Federal Government plans to raise the sum of $3.1bn (N945.5bn) from the country’s non-oil export sector through value addition from 11 agricultural products. Details of the project
The Chairman of the Kaduna State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Adamu Ango, speaks with BAYO AKINLOYE about the ongoing face-off between Governor Nasir el-Rufai’s government and primary sch
A former National Chairman of the Traditional Rulers of Oil, Minerals Producing Communities of Nigeria, currently leading the Pan-Niger Delta People’s Congress, Charles Ayemi-Botu, tells Theophilus
A leader of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, Chief Edwin Clark, speaks with CHUKWUDI AKASIKE on the group’s 16-point agenda, threats from militants and other issues How did you enter the premises of the P
ADELANI ADEPEGBA The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has earmarked N762.4m for the purchase of uniforms and clothing in the 2018 budget. It also proposed to spend N2.4bn on the posting and return entitlem
Nike Popoola The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Simbi Wabote, has urged insurance companies to consolidate to be able to underwrite bigger risks in the oil and
A former President of the Association of Lagos State Indigenes, Chief Layi Ajayi-Bembe, in this interview with BAYO AKINLOYE says the real owners of Lagos are the Bini, not the Yoruba What is your lin
Stanley Opara The number of reported cases of infractions in the Nigerian capital market has reduced by over 87.6 per cent from 291 in the first quarter of 2016 to 36 in the third quarter of 2017. Thi
OLALEYE ALUKO The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has said its investigation has shown that human traffickers will start a fresh recruitment of young Nigerians to Libya,
The Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Sola Adeyeye on November 6, represented Senate President Bukola Saraki at a public hearing on the Federal University of Health Sciences Otukpo (Establisment) Bill
ADE ADESOMOJU The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said a recent application filed by Patience, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, before the Federal High Court in Abuja has j
Shehu Sani-Othman, Permanent Member II of the State Universal Basic Education Board and member of the committee that conducted the controversial competency test for primary school teachers in Kaduna S
Ife Ogunfuwa The Pricewater-houseCoopers Nigeria has advised the Federal Government to focus on domestic sources of funds to finance the deficit in the 2018 budget proposal. The multinational consulti
Gloria Ogunbadejo Sometimes, self loathing thoughts develop or evolve as a result of trying to cope with or manage emotional distress. In other words, it can be a coping mechanism such as defences, dr
Obinna Chidoka, the member representing Idemili-North/South Federal Constituency of Anambra State was one of the two lawmakers nominated by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to say the opening pray
The British Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Nigeria, John Howell, has commended Unilever Nigeria Plc for successfully building its business on the principles of sustainability over the years. Accord
After two days of significant declines, as the All-Share index inched lower to close at 36,703.58pts, representing a decline of 1.12% WoW. Consequently, the Year-to-Date return settled at 36.57%. AGLE
Eniola Akinkuotu The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has given a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Pius Anyim, the option of returning the N520m he allegedly collected fro
Freshly released FBI records show that Jack Ruby, the man who killed Lee Harvey Oswald, asked an FBI informant if he wanted to “watch the fireworks” just hours before President John
Democratic strategist Chris Kofinis said on Saturday that his party stands to benefit either way in Alabama’s special election between ex-Chief Justice Roy Moore and Democratic candidate Doug Jo
President David Granger (left) and Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo unveiling the plaque today to officially commission ‘Radio Bartica’ as Chairman of the Region, Gordon Bradford and Sita N
Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake said on Saturday that his comment that the Republican Party is “toast” if they continue to align themselves with Roy Moore and President Donald Trump is
NATIONAL Police, the Guardia Civil, Armed Forces and fire brigade in Spain have launched their second 'Adopt a Pensioner' campaign - a scheme ...
AIR-POLLUTION caused by traffic and industry is as harmful to the health of people who live amongst it than smoking cigarettes, according to the Spanish ...
One of the top fact-checking websites, tasked with combatting the spread of fake news by the paragons of Silicon Valley virtue, Google and Facebook, has knowingly fact-checked a satiric
What Happens If Aliens Are Real? Imagine if E.T., Yoda, and the Na’vi were more than just fictional beings—and what if we could talk to them from Earth? It might be possible one day, thanks to ast
The Shade Burger interior was ranked as Europe's finest at the 2017 Restaurant and Design Awards in London on October 5, according to Business Ukraine magazine.
Ivanka Trump Promotes Weird Thanksgiving Decoration Can someone check on Ivanka Trump? The lifestyle brand named after the first daughter tweeted out a blog post on Thursday featuring ideas from inter
As part of a panel discussion on AM Joy, former evangelical Franklin Schaeffer tore into Roy Moore’s female followers for betraying their Christian faith and replacing it with “moral relat
Mortar shells landed near a local hospital, killing one person and injuring 20
Several environmental organisations have accused the Galp-Eni consortium and the government of "violating democratic principles" with the "imposition" of exploration and drilling rights for oil off t
 Three goals scored from counter-attacking positions steered the Nigeria U20 girls, Falconets, to a 5-1 trouncing of their visiting Moroccan counterparts at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium on Saturday e
The young athlete Mikhail Malkin, representing Azerbaijan has become today the winner of the 25th World Tambling competitions held in Sofia.
The Bartow County Sheriff’s office in Georgia is investigating “terroristic threats” a woman received after a self-proclaimed member of the Ku Klux Klan took issue with her Facebook
Russian researchers have created a model of the ancient city of Palmyra, based on thousands of drone images. Unveiled at the St. Petersburg cultural forum, it will be given to Syria to
As U.S. investigators probe whether President Donald Trump's campaign orchestrated a Russia-friendly change to the Republican Party platform last summer, three senior Capitol Hill aides — in
The Daraa region is among Syrian localities that are facing the most desperate humanitarian crisis
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