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Nigeria suffering from lack of good leadership, says Fasoranti

Elder statesman and leader of Afenifere , nonagenarian Chief Reuben Fasoranti, told Oluwaseun Akingboye in this interview that Nigeria ’ s democracy is in crisis. Excerpts.

Categories Power & Politics

16 feared dead in fresh Benue attacks

Suspected herdsmen in the early hours of yesterday invaded Tse -Adough settlement of Yaav ward, Turan District in Kwande council area of Benue State , killing 10 people and injuring 15 others .

Categories Newsworthy

Gernot Rohr: ‘We don’t need a Nigerian Mo Salah’

Nigeria ’ s recent impressive performances have fans dreaming of World Cup glory . Coach Gernot Rohr spoke to DW about the importance of discipline and why the “ Super Eagles ” don ’ t need a star like Egypt’ s Mo Salah .

Categories Sports & Gaming

‘Why online property listing is low’

Notwithstanding about 8000 to 10, 000 property portals around the world , accounting for over 60 percent of concluded property deals, Nigeria is still lagging behind in on – line property listing.

Categories Entrepreneurship

Osinbajo to lay foundation for 1,800-unit housing project in Edo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on June 14 perform the groundbreaking of 1, 800-unit housing project in Benin City.

Categories Business

AMCON plans ‘name and shame’ for politically exposed debtors

The quest for debt recovery by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria ( AMCON) would soon test the option of “ name and shame. ”

Categories Business

DSS reduces operatives assigned to Dogara, Lasun

The Department of State Services has reduced the number of its operatives attached to the Speaker of the House of Representatives , Mr . Yakubu Dogara, and his Deputy, Mr . Yussuff Lasun .

Categories Power & Politics

First female chartered accountant, Olakunrin, dies

The first female chartered accountant in Nigeria , Chief Olutoyin Olakunrin , is dead . She died at the age of 80.

Categories Newsworthy

Fire kills sexagenarian who slept off while cooking

A 60- year -old man, identified only as Monday , has been burnt to death after fire gutted his residence on Foundation Close, Opebi , in the Ikeja area of Lagos State .

Categories Newsworthy

Mother burns daughter’s hand over N170

A mother , Rukkaya Warda, has been remanded in prison custody for burning the hand of her daughter , Godiya , over missing N 170.

Categories Crime & Law

Sack military officers in charge of Boko Haram campaign, Fasehun tells Buhari

The founder of the Oodua People’ s Congress, Dr . Frederick Fasehun, has called for the removal of military officers in charge of the Boko Haram campaign.

Categories Power & Politics

Police arrest Imo family for allegedly killing 17-year-old boy

The Imo State Police Command has arrested one Mr . Patrick Adiele and some members his family for allegedly beating a 17-year – old boy , Dominic Adiele , to death .

Categories Crime & Law

Nigerians To Pay More For Alcohol, Cigarette As From Monday

The new excise duty for alcoholic beverages and tobacco earlier approved by President Muhammadu Buhari will take effect from Monday , June 4 , 2018 , says the Federal Government.

Categories Business

There’s no way I could’ve been associated with armed robbery against my people –Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr . Bukola Saraki , has faulted the Police claims that he has been indicted by some suspects arrested in connection with the April 2018 Offa bank robberies in which 30 persons were killed.

Categories Power & Politics

Fayose calls for prayers for Bamidele, others; suspends PDP campaign for 3 days

Governor Fayose called for three days of fasting and prayer for the APC former governorship aspirant Opeyemi Bamidele and others that were shot by unknown gunmen.

Categories Power & Politics

Dele Alli vows to keep cool at World Cup

Alli has been targeted by opponents keen to provoke the volatile Tottenham midfielder. Alli has been involved in a series of incidents when his temper has got the better of him .

Categories Sports & Gaming

‘Why Super Eagles’ jerseys were made abroad,’ Nigerians reply Ben Murray-Bruce

Nigerians have taken time to explain to Ben Murray -Bruce why the highly sought Super Eagles 2018 World Cup kit was manufactured overseas by American multinational corporation, Nike .

Categories Sports & Gaming

Neymar returns in scoring style as Brazil beat Croatia

Neymar scored on his return to action on Sunday after three months out through injury as Brazil warmed up for the Russia 2018 World Cup with a 2-0 friendly win .

Categories Sports & Gaming

Lagos police begin arrest of lawless ‘Okada’ riders June 15

The Lagos State Police Command on Sunday said it has concluded plans to commence massive arrest of unlawful commercial motorcycle operators , popularly known as Okada riders from June 15.

Categories Newsworthy

2019 Presidency: We Won’t Wait For You –youths Tell Buhari

The National Leader of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), Ahmed Yerima, declared the readiness of the youths to take over the reign of power in 2019,

Categories Power & Politics