TOP NEWS
Mace snatching: Court restrains security agencies from arresting Omo-Agege

He adjourned the case till May 6.

My agric policy will change Imo – Opara-Ndudu

Opara-Ndudu described agriculture as a springboard for economic revival capable of changing life in the state.

Tim Kubart storms Lagos for World Intellectual Property Day

To join Kubart are popular Nigerian artists Iyanya, Bisola Aiyeola, and Jeff Akoh.

Italian priest gambles 500,000 euros of parish money

Father Flavio Gobbo, 48, negotiated a plea bargain for a suspended two-year jail term for embezzlement.

Eulogies for Winnie Mandela as AUN’S African students celebrate

Winnie Mandela died at the age of 81 and her remains were interred at a highly attended ceremony in South Africa last Saturday amidst eulogies.

Appeal Court freezes Fayose’s account

The order which was given on Thursday followed the appeal filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

ISIS militants get 48 hour ultimatum to surrender

ISIS-controlled enclave is centered around the Palestinian Yarmouk camp and the al-Hajar al-Aswad area south of Damascus.

Aguero ruled out of World Cup

Manchester City striker Aguero underwent an arthroscopy after aggravating a knee problem.

ECOWAS holds confab on farmers, herders clashes

The meeting was designed to finding permanent solutions to the persistent farmers-herders clashes in Nigeria and beyond.

More knocks for Buhari’s $1b equipment to fight Boko Haram

Recently, President Muhammadu Buhari, approved the release of $1billion to equip the military to fight insecurity. The approval came without recourse to the National Assembly. In this report, Assistant Editor, CHINWE MADUAGWU, sought further reactions on the procedure and the need for the money.

Mace snatching, mockery of democracy –House of Reps

House of Representatives declared that the 8th Assembly would make democracy to work.

BBNaija: Cee-C gets a strike for going berserk on Tobi

Cee-C verbally attacked Tobi, and challenged him to a fight.

FG to auction N90bn bonds

Government will also sell N30 billion seven-year re-opening bond.



INVESTIGATION: How Buhari Overruled VP Osinbajo, Top Aides, EFCC, ICPC to Reinstate NHIS Chief

INVESTIGATION: How Buhari Overruled VP Osinbajo, Top Aides, EFCC, ICPC to Reinstate NHIS boss

The action of the president shows he is indeed not fighting corruption but promoting it and such action should be seriously condemned.

INVESTIGATION: Buhari Govt Violates Federal Law, Illegally Spends over N84 billion Health Insurance Funds

INVESTIGATION: Buhari Govt Violates Federal Law, Illegally Spends over N84 billion Health Insurance Funds

The illegal practice started in 2015 with the government’s introduction of the Treasury Single Account (TSA), a common pool of all government funds.



Attack on Senate, a Dangerous Precedent – Atiku

Attack on Senate, a Dangerous Precedent - Atiku

The former vice president said it is inconceivable for hoodlums to force their way into the Senate chamber and take away the Mace.



Entertainment

Tim Kubart storms Lagos for World Intellectual Property Day

Tim Kubart storms Lagos for World Intellectual Property Day

To join Kubart are popular Nigerian artists Iyanya, Bisola Aiyeola, and Jeff Akoh.

BBNaija: Cee-C gets a strike for going berserk on Tobi

BBNaija: Cee-C gets a strike for going berserk on Tobi

Cee-C verbally attacked Tobi, and challenged him to a fight.



Relationships

Jealousy: Which sex is guiltier?

Jealousy: Which sex is guiltier?

Men and women speak on who is guiltier of being jealous

SPORT FLAKES: ILERIKA LOVED MENU, MISSED MONTREAL ‘76

“Patiriki, se oti de Kafiteria?”[Patrick, have you visited the cafeteria], Ilerika voiced out  in Yoruba to team mate, Patrick ‘Powerhouse’ Ekeji. It was like out of this world

Trump invites Buhari to Washington

Trump will discuss with Buhari, issues such as promoting economic growth and fighting terrorism.



REGIONAL NEWS
SOUTH EAST

Enugu: Police probe killing of woman at funeral ceremony

Enugu: Police probe killing of woman at funeral ceremony

The shooting at the funeral that led to the killing of a woman was said to be accidental



SOUTH SOUTH

A’Ibom: Kidnap kingpin arrested

A’Ibom: Kidnap kingpin arrested

The suspect is believed to be leading the group that has been terrorising Ukanafun and its environs.



SOUTH WEST

Ibadan’s abducted twins freed after N10m ransom paid

Ibadan’s abducted twins freed after N10m ransom paid

The twins have since been moved to an undisclosed hospital for medical check-up.



NORTH CENTRAL

‘Bet-Naija’ pool winner killed

‘Bet-Naija’ pool winner killed

The corpse of the “Bet-Naija” winner was recovered on Sunday along Federal University, Lafia, following distress calls from residents of the area.



NORTH EAST

Bauchi First Lady gets Zik Leadership Award

Bauchi First Lady gets Zik Leadership Award

Hajiya Hadiza was given the award by the Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre, Lagos.



NORTH WEST

Two teachers jailed over N3m admission scam

Two teachers jailed over N3m admission scam

The convicts, both residents of Chechenji Road, Kaduna, were arraigned on a five-count charge.

EDITORIAL
Democracy Day: A Lacklustre anniversary

The list of unfulfilled promises to Nigerians by the administration is as long as the list of allegations of hypocrisy.

Oil Companies’ Relocation: A Matter Of Honour

Locating headquarters of oil companies outside areas of operation has been a source of friction between oil companies and host communities.

OPINION
The Sexploiter And His Cousins
The Sexploiter And His Cousins

And the first step would be for OAU and other higher schools to have whistle-blower policy.

What Does Buhari Owe Them?
What Does Buhari Owe Them?

The surprise is not the vows of extreme personal sacrifice that the Buharists have made to force his hand or their extravagant it’s-him-or-no-other posture.




HEALTH
Fight against Malaria; ExxonMobil, Aliko Dangote, Access Bank and others receive Leadership Awards

For their contributions towards the eradication of Malaria, five companies among them, ExxonMobil, Aliko Dangote and Access Bank PLC, received various awards.

Tuberculosis silently killing Nigerians

Today is World Tuberculosis Day, a day set aside to beam attention on the disease. In this interview with our Assistant Editor, Chinwe Maduagwu, Dr. Olusola Adeyelu, a Senior Registrar with the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Idi-Araba, disclosed that the disease was silently and quietly killing Nigerians especially in the villages.

INVESTIGATIONS
INVESTIGATION: How Buhari Overruled VP Osinbajo, Top Aides, EFCC, ICPC to Reinstate NHIS Chief

The action of the president shows he is indeed not fighting corruption but promoting it and such action should be seriously condemned.

INVESTIGATION: Buhari Govt Violates Federal Law, Illegally Spends over N84 billion Health Insurance Funds

The illegal practice started in 2015 with the government’s introduction of the Treasury Single Account (TSA), a common pool of all government funds.


ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
Tim Kubart storms Lagos for World Intellectual Property Day
Tim Kubart storms Lagos for World Intellectual Property Day

To join Kubart are popular Nigerian artists Iyanya, Bisola Aiyeola, and Jeff Akoh.

BBNaija: Cee-C gets a strike for going berserk on Tobi
BBNaija: Cee-C gets a strike for going berserk on Tobi

Cee-C verbally attacked Tobi, and challenged him to a fight.

BBNaija: Housemates choose Nina as final Head of House
BBNaija: Housemates choose Nina as final Head of House

Nina’s selection was different from previous ones when housemates were given tasks with the winner becoming Head of House.

SCIENCE AND TECH
Facebook shares dip as U.S. regulator announces privacy probe
Facebook shares dip as U.S. regulator announces privacy probe

Facebook shares briefly dipped below 150 dollars on Monday for the first time since July 2017

Zuckerberg admits Facebook errors
Zuckerberg admits Facebook errors

Zuckerberg on Facebook that the company “made mistakes, there’s more to do, and we need to step up and do it.”

Russia, U.S. plan joint test flight to Moon
Russia, U.S. plan joint test flight to Moon

In 2016, the IBMP and NASA signed a cooperation agreement on conducting a series of experiments dubbed SIRIUS.

SPORTS
Aguero ruled out of World Cup
Aguero ruled out of World Cup

Manchester City striker Aguero underwent an arthroscopy after aggravating a knee problem.

CAF Confederations Cup: Plateau United crash out, lose 4-0 to Algeria’s USM Alger
CAF Confederations Cup: Plateau United crash out, lose 4-0 to Algeria’s USM Alger

Plateau United lost out 5-2 on aggregate.

7-star PSG humiliate Monaco to regain title
7-star PSG humiliate Monaco to regain title

With a fifth successive League Cup already won, PSG completed the second leg of a domestic treble.


He adjourned the case till May 6.

Mace snatching: Court restrains security agencies from arresting Omo-Agege

Opara-Ndudu described agriculture as a springboard for economic revival capable of...

My agric policy will change Imo - Opara-Ndudu

NGE said security agencies should prevent a pre-occurrence of the mace...

NGE condemns mace snatching, says it is injurious to democracy

The Presidency said the claim that Buhari berated Nigerian youth was...

Buhari couldn’t have berated all Nigerian youths –Presidency

To join Kubart are popular Nigerian artists Iyanya, Bisola Aiyeola, and...

Tim Kubart storms Lagos for World Intellectual Property Day

Father Flavio Gobbo, 48, negotiated a plea bargain for a suspended...

Italian priest gambles 500,000 euros of parish money