Video: Protesters take to streets in Imo over Ihedioha’s removal as governor

Protesters in their thousands marched through the streets of Owerri, Imo State capital on Sunday, over the sacking of Emeka Ihedioha as Governor, by the Supreme Court. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was on Tuesday removed by the Supreme Court as Sen. Hope Uzodinma of the […]

NANBox Office: Nigerian cinemas gross over N6 billion in 2019

By Anita Eboigbe Nigerians spent over 6, 976, 882, 087 billion naira to watch films in the cinemas in 2019. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the figures are according to data provided by cinemas and gathered by the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN). The year opened with ‘Aquaman’, ‘Chief Daddy’ and […]

400 wounded as clashes in Lebanon escalate

400 wounded as clashes in Lebanon escalate Almost 400 people were wounded Saturday during running battles between Lebanese anti-government protesters and security forces in the capital Beirut, rescue services said. It was the heaviest toll since the protests erupted three months ago, with the Red Cross and Civil Defence saying 377 people at least were […]

Insurgency: Nigeria takes delivery of fighter helicopters

By Ismaila Chafe The Federal Government has taken delivery of two fighter helicopters to boost the ongoing fight against insurgency and banditry in the country. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, disclosed this when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting of Security Council at the Presidential Villa, […]

Adekuoroye wins world wrestling gold in Rome

  By Oluwaseyi Oduneye-Ogunwomoju The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) on Friday said that it was impressed with Odunayo Adekuoroye’s performance at the ongoing Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series tournament in Rome. The President of NWF, David Igali, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Rome that he was happy with Adekuoroye’s gold medal […]

Pictures: Nigerian conjoined twins successfully separated by 78-member team in Abuja

      (CNN)Two sisters, who were joined in the chest and abdomen, have been successfully separated in a surgery by a 78-member team in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja. Mercy and Goodness Ede are now well enough to go home six weeks after surgery, according to pediatric surgeon Emmanuel Ameh, who led the team that performed […]

Minister tasks movie industry to tackle child marriage

By Ruth Oketunde Mrs Pauline Tallen, the Minister of Women Affairs on Wednesday, called on the movie industry to develop rich content to tackle child marriage. Tallen gave the call when delegates from the Global Women’s Empowerment Network (GWEN) and the Jeta Amata Concepts crew paid her a courtesy visit in Abuja. The minister said […]

Massive Ogoni killings is planned by the Nigerian Oil Industry – Says MOSOP

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, MOSOP, has said the Ogoni people are still in danger of state persecution and massive killings by the Nigerian authorities. President of MOSOP, Fegalo Nsuke made the assertion on Sunday when he received the national executives of an Ogoni youth organization, the Alisor Youth Movement of […]

Enyimba lose to Paradou, Rangers hold Nouadhibou

By Victor Okoye Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday fell to a lone goal defeat against Algerian side Paradou AC in their CAF Confederation Cup Group D tie at the Stade Mustapha Tchaker, Blida. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Abdelkader Ghorab netted the winning goal for the home team in […]

Insecurity: Katsina govt. bans use of motorcycles

By Zubairu Idris Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has signed an Executive Order restricting the use of  motorcycles and tricycles between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. across the state with effect from Jan. 20. The state Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Alhaji Ahmed El-Marzuq announced this on Wednesday in Katsina. “Section 5, sub […]

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