Wednesday 23 August 2017

Sultan of Sokoto declares September 1 as Sallah day

The Sultan of Sokoto and Chairman Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared Sept. 1, 2017, as Eid-el-Kabir day.

This is contained in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, the Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs to the Sokoto Sultanate Council.

Wayne Rooney retires from international football

England’s record goalscorer Wayne Rooney announced on Wednesday he is retiring from international football with immediate effect, despite England manager Gareth Southgate telling him he had earned a recall.

The 31-year-old scorer of 53 goals in 119 appearances for his country told Southgate of his decision during a phone conversation.

Gunmen kidnap ex-minister, Hussaini Akwanga in Nasarawa

The police command in Nasarawa State has confirmed the abduction of a former Minister of Labour and Productivity, Mr. Hussaini Akwanga.

Akwanga served during the administration of President Olusegun Obasanjo but was removed on Dec. 4, 2003, following an alleged $214 million national identity card scam.

Hillary Clinton Blasts 'Creep' Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton calls Donald Trump a “creep” in her new memoir and describes how the now-president's persistent looming during one of their debates made her skin crawl, according to excerpts released Wednesday.

70 Trailer Load Of Lake Rice Arrives Lagos Ahead Of Eid-El-Kabir

In an effort to ensure even distribution across all the sale centres, the Lagos State Government on Wednesday said that at least 70 trailer load of the LAKE RICE have arrived the State ahead of the commencement of the sale on Thursday.

The State’s Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Toyin Suarau who spoke to journalists, said that the Government has made adequate arrangement to ensure that Lagosians willing to purchase LAKE RICE can do so without much hassles.

Osinbajo submits probe report of SGF, NIA boss to Buhari (Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the report of the committee that investigated the allegations against the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal and the Director General of NIA, Ayo Oke from the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday.

The committee also had the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN); and the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, as members.

Beware, Military Now Monitoring Social Media

The activities of Nigerians on the social media are now being monitored for hate speech, anti-government and anti-security information by the military.

Director of Defence Information, Major-General John Enenche, told Channels Television that the move became necessary in the light of troubling activities and misinformation capable of jeopardizing the unity of the country.

Suicide Bombers Hits Maidugiri Again

Suspected suicide bombers have struck in the Muna area of Maiduguri.

According to reports, the incident happened around 2:50 pm. This happened not quite 24 hours that President Buhari ordered security agencies to tackle insurgency and security issues affecting the nation.

Zahra Indimi And Her Hubby, Ahmed Looking Radiant In New Photo

Sister-in-law Rahma Indimi, shared the photo of her brother and wife looking stunning at their current vacation in Paris, France with other members of the Indimi family.

Isn't this billionaire shades of love?