Huawei, Samsung launch new gadgets

3 min read China’s Huawei and Samsung launched new gadgets on Sunday,on the eve of the opening of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. While Huawei launched a new laptop and tablet to cement its place among the world’s three biggest electronic device manufacturers, Samsung unveiled its new flagship smartphone, Galaxy S9 with a focus on augmented reality features as it seeks to…

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Stop lying to Nigerians over insecurity, PDP, Fayose tell FG

4 min read • Accuse govt of misleading nation on Yobe abduction • Say Transparency Int’l report proves corruption war a hoax • Want Buhari’s AU anti-graft endorsement revoked The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, criticised the Federal Government for “misleading Nigerians” with information suggesting security operatives had rescued some of the schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in Yobe State. The terrorist group…

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Buhari to address the nation on second term

< 1 min read The Chairman of the APC  Governors’ Forum, Rochas Okorocha of Imo, said President Muhammadu Buhari would soon address the nation on whether he will seek re-election in 2019. Okorocha stated this when he briefed State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting between the President and the APC governors held on Thursday night at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said the…

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Tinubu to Odigie-Oyegun: You are a saboteur

3 min read All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader,  Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has accused National Chairman John Odigie-Oyegun of sabotaging his reconciliation efforts in the party. In a February 21 letter of complaint to Oyegun , Tinubu said the chairman had compounded the challenge of reconciliation by taking “improper unilateral decisions” on issues affecting national and state chapters. Tinubu added that Odigie- Oyegun…

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Billy Graham Dies At 99

3 min read Billy Graham the famed televangelist who became known as “America’s Pastor,” has died at the age of 99, MSNBC and CBS reported. Born in 1918 in Charlotte, North Carolina, William Franklin Graham Jr. was the oldest of the four children of William and Morrow Graham. He was raised on a dairy farm, and little in his childhood suggested he would become a world-renowned…

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Jonathan hosts Obasanjo in Bayelsa

3 min read Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has visited former President Goodluck Jonathan at his home in Bayelsa State. Jonathan and his wife, Patience, welcomed the elder statesman who was in their home for a private dinner. Earlier before the visit, Obasanjo inaugurated a government specialist hospital in the state and unveiled the Bayelsa Heliport which was renamed after the first military administrator of…

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Federer makes history as tennis oldest Number One

2 min read Roger Federer smashed his way into tennis history books on Friday, beating Dutch Robin Haase to reach the semi-finals of the Rotterdam Open. More significant, he earned the needed points to topple Rafael Nadal as the tennis world number one, becoming the oldest man, at 36, to reach tennis zenith. Haase almost stopped Federer from attaining the historic goal, taking…

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Air Force clears drone controversy: Tsaigumi not Gulma

2 min read The Nigeria Air Force has waded into the controversy  over whether President Muhammadu Buhari commissioned the same drone that his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan commissioned  several years ago. The Air Force said the two leaders commissioned different drones. NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya, made the clarification in a statement issued on Friday. He  said what President…

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Photos: Gunmen kill 36 in Zamfara village

2 min read Thirty six people killed by gunmen in Birane Village in Zurmi Local Council of Zamfara State on Wednesday have been buried, amidst outrage in the social media that the tragedy was being downplayed and that there has been no official reaction. However, the Police Command in Zamfara admitted that  18 persons  died in the attack, which appears to be a reprisal…

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Ethiopia prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigns

2 min read Ethiopia’s prime minister says he has submitted his resignation as both prime minister and the chairman of the ruling coalition. Hailemariam Desalegn’s announcement comes amid a political crisis and lingering unrest in the Horn of Africa country, which has been releasing thousands of prisoners to ease tensions. Hundreds of people have died in violence sparked, initially, by an urban development plan…

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