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UPDATE: Shooting outside US NSA HQ injures one

Shots were fired early Wednesday at the ultra-secret National Security Agency, the US electronic spying agency outside Washington, leaving one person injured, officials said. Aerial footage of the scene from NBC News showed a black SUV with numerous bullet holes in its windshield crashed into concrete barriers at the main entrance to the NSA’s headquarters […]
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Kate wears old dress to Meghan Markle’s wedding, gets mixed reactions
Sat, 19 May 2018 17:18:48 +0200
If the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, thought she was being frugal by wearing an old dress to the wedding of her brother-in-law on Saturday, she was mistaken. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were joined in holy wedlock on Saturday at St Georges...
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Lagos hails Dangote’s decision to employ LSETF’s trainees
Wed, 16 May 2018 03:07:25 +0200
Sesan Olufowobi The Lagos State Government has said the Dangote Group and other partners of the State Employment Trust Fund’s Employability Support Project have agreed to employ the over 350 graduates of the project following the completion of an eight-week...
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Enemies within Oyo APC benefitted from my government –Ajimobi
Tue, 15 May 2018 02:18:38 +0200
Femi Atoyebi The Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi, has alleged that some of those who are against him in the Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress benefitted from his administration through political appointments he offered them. The governor...
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Should governors take over the payment of fuel subsidy?
Tue, 22 May 2018 03:57:39 +0200
Peter Ozo-Eson (General Secretary, Nigeria Labour Congress) I doubt if it is practicable for governors to take over the payment of fuel subsidy. However, I can appreciate the frustrations and worries of the governors. We have continuously argued that...
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Pitch Awards holds May 28
Tue, 22 May 2018 03:50:20 +0200
’Tana Aiyejina The 2017/18 Nigeria Pitch Awards ceremony is scheduled for May 28 at the Le Meridien Ogeyi Place in Port Harcourt, organisers announced in Lagos on Monday. Shina Philips, the initiator of the awards, said after deliberations, the committee...
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Argentina snub Icardi
Tue, 22 May 2018 03:48:38 +0200
Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, the joint-leading scorer in Italy this season, was a notable omission from Argentina’s 23-man World Cup squad named by coach Jorge Sampaoli on Monday, AFP reports. Icardi scored his 29th Serie A goal of the season on...
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Okorodudu begs sports ministry
Tue, 22 May 2018 03:45:46 +0200
Former national boxing great Jerry Okorodudu has pleaded with the sports ministry  to pay him his  salary arrears. Okorodudu,  who represented the country at  the Los Angeles ’84 Olympic Games,  claimed  he is being owed nine months’ salary...
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Joshua refuses to fight Wilder in America
Tue, 22 May 2018 03:42:25 +0200
The fight between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder has yet to be finalised, as the  British-born Nigerian  boxer has refused to fight in the United States out of concern over the judges and referees potential bias, MARCA reports. However, the conversations...
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Wenger: Dad backs Iwobi to retain Arsenal place
Tue, 22 May 2018 03:40:25 +0200
’Tana Aiyejina Chuba,  Alex Iwobi’s father,  has backed his son to succeed after the departure of Arsene Wenger from Arsenal. Wenger played a major role in the rise of the  22-year-old, who joined the Gunners while in primary school, before the...
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Ogu deletes wife’s pictures on Instagram
Tue, 22 May 2018 03:37:34 +0200
Idris Adesina All seems not to be well between Super Eagles midfielder John Ogu and his wife Veronica as the couple have both unfollowed each other on Instagram. Checks by our correspondent on the couple’s Instagram pages showed that Veronica had also...
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Insecurity: NYSC captures locations of corps members nationwide
Tue, 22 May 2018 03:35:12 +0200
Olaleye Aluko, Abuja  The National Youth Service Corps has said that it has captured the locations of its members across Nigeria as part of its efforts aimed at ensuring their security in their places of primary assignment. The NYSC Director-General,...
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JABU seeks financial support for infrastructural development
Tue, 22 May 2018 03:35:03 +0200
Peter Dada, Akure The Vice-Chancellor of the Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji, Osun State, Prof. Sola Fajana, has said that the institution is facing some financial challenges, which have made it difficult to carry out its capital projects....
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LASU VC pledges fairness, transparency
Tue, 22 May 2018 03:34:51 +0200
The Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, on Monday said his administration would continue to be fair, transparent and accountable to members of the university community. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Fagbohun...
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NYSC builds new facilities at Osun Orientation Camp
Tue, 22 May 2018 03:32:25 +0200
Femi Makinde, Osogbo The Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps in Osun State, Mr. Emmanuel Attah, has said the scheme is building a new hostel facility for corps members deployed in the state to ease the accommodation problem at the NYSC Permanent...
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Rector urges FG to develop education sector
Tue, 22 May 2018 03:30:19 +0200
Deji Lambo   The Rector, Baptist College of Theology, Lagos State, Dr. Emmanuel Oyemomi, has urged the Federal Government to establish a solid educational policy and uphold the rule of law to develop education in Nigeria. Oyemomi said this during a...
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