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Turkey lira crisis: Graph shows shocking state of Turkey’s economy |...

Turkey's lira meltdown is causing a global economic crisis on all four corners of the world – particularly in France and Spain where...

4 policemen die during gun battle with bandits in Kaduna State

Kaduna – The Police Command in Kaduna State said four of its operatives had died during a gun battle with bandits...

Rivers State mourns passage of Attorney-General Emmanuel Aguma

Following the sad passage of the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Hon Emmanuel Aguma (SAN), flags at the Government House Port Harcourt and...

Fani-Kayode denies saying PDP, is in “a vegetative state”

Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has denied a report that he said that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was in “a vegetative state” and that...

Italy news: Italian PM promises showdown in Brussels to tackle state’s...

Speaking at a press conference in Rome before the summer recess, the Italian Prime Minister vowed his government will be "very serious" in...

APC Taunts PDP As Oshiomole Appoints Akpabio State Party Leader ▷...

President Muhammadu Buhari flaunted the sterling qualities and achievements of Senator Godswill Akpabio , as the former governor of the state, saying that...

State of the nation : 28 states are in crisis –...

IBADAN—A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Tanimu Turaki, SAN, Tuesday, expressed worry that 28 out of...

Thousands of Israelis protest in Tel Aviv against contested nation-state law

Thousands of Israelis demonstrated against Israel’s controversial nation-state law Saturday in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square. Organized by a group called, “The Struggle against the National Law,”...

ISIS: Islamic State jihadists accused of rape and murder to be...

Around 150 Islamic State fighters, including two senior commanders, gave themselves up after being driven from their strongholds in Jawzjan by the Taliban...

Bayelsa State govt establishes University of Medical Sciences

By Samuel Oyadongha BAYELSA State government has concluded arrangements to establish a university of medical sciences in the state.

Flood kills 1 person, destroys 40 houses in Kano state –...

news A heavy rainfall on Thursday claimed the life of one person and destroyed over 40 houses in Dambatta local government area of Kano...

S/S may sue FG over state’s allocation deductions – A/Ibom AG

BY: Chioma Onuegbu, UyoTHE Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Akwa Ibom state, Mr. Uwemedimo Nwoko has described the Federal Government deductions from...

USA planning Taiwan ‘invasion’ says China state media as Washington blasted...

A new report indicates the US is to deploy military personnel to the new American Institute in Taiwan (AIT).Beijing has warned such a...

“Accept hardship as price for building a new Nigeria” – Osun...

Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has implored Nigerians to not give up their hopes on the plans of President Buhari to build a...

Greece fire: Athens wildfire sparks Attica state of emergency as 20...

Greece has been engulfed in some of the worst fires since 2007.Government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said 20 people have been killed and at...

NYSC DG reveals date for 2018 Batch B orientation course, reads...

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Director-General, Brigadier Suleiman Kazaure, has warned state coordinators against acting in ways that are at variance with...

‘Bayelsa Assembly’s resolution to checkmate security firm in state’s interest’

By Samuel OyadonghaYENAGOA—A lawmaker in Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Colonel Bernard Kenebai (retd) yesterday, insisted that the resolution of the Assembly to...

Ekiti: I am in charge of this state by 80%, I...

By Nwafor Sunday The governor of Ekiti state, Mr Ayodele Fayose, Saturday insisted that his candidate, Prof. Kolapo Olusola of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,...

Man arrested for killing father in Niger State

The Niger State Police Command has arrested one Abubakar Turuwa of Pissa village of Borgu Local Government Area for allegedly killing his father,...

Ekiti guber: NBC imposes N500, 000 fine on state broadcasting service

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), on Wednesday imposed N500, 000 fine on Ekiti State Broadcasting Service for violating the ethical standards of broadcasting...

Buhari condemns attack in Sokoto State, vows to protect Nigerians

Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the July 9 killing of several people, including a district head, in and around the village...

State police bill passes first reading in House – Punch Newspapers

John Ameh and Leke Baiyewu The House of Representatives made progress on its bid to establish state police on Tuesday by passing a bill...

Utah’s state-funded study of pot’s effects on pain delayed

A $500,000 state-funded study, designed to gauge marijuana's impact on pain, has been delayed so many times due to federal regulations that it...

Benue governor Ortom dissolve state executive cabinet

Governor Samuel Ortom has announced the dissolution of Benue State Executive Council ( SEC). A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government...

Secretary of State Pompeo leaves North Korea with promise of more...

TOKYO — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo came away from a two-day visit to North Korea on Saturday without meeting North Korean...

State Police : A scary but potentially potent therapy

By Ugoji EgbujoState police is  in the works. The Vice-president wants it. The deputy Senate president wants to fast track a bill.  Political...

Saraki seeks collaboration of 36 States Assembly on State, Community Policing

Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Wednesday called for collaboration of the 36 States’ Assembly in the amendment of the 1999 Constitution to provide...

Killings in Nigeria: Ekweremadu to sponsor bill on state police

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Sunday said that he has concluded arrangements to sponsor a bill that would decentralise the nation’s policing...

Osinbajo, Tambuwal say only state police can end killings – Punch...

Olalekan Adetayo and Olaleye Aluko  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says state police remains the surest way of tackling the current security challenges like...

Mexico earthquake: Cihuatlan, in Jalisco state hit by 6.1 magnitude tremor...

It was approximately 55miles west-southwest offshore from Cihuatlan, in Jalisco state.The USGS estimated the depth of the tremor at 10km.It struck at 4.55am...

Plateau killings: Ozekhome attacks Buhari’s govt, calls for state police

Human Rights Activist, Mike Ozekhome has condemned Buhari government over the recent massacre of Nigerians in Plateau State. Ozekhome in a statement made available...

YARI: Frustrations of a state chief executive

ZAMFARA State governor, Abdul’aziz Yari, last weekend shocked many Nigerians when he announced that he had relinquished his responsibility as chief security officer...

US Secretary of State JOKED about KILLING Kim Jong-un – and...

Pompeo went to North Korea in the Spring of 2018 to negotiate, behind closed doors, the historic meeting between Kim and President Trump...

Excitement as over 2000 IDPs return home in Guzamala LG in...

It was a day of joy as over 2000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of Guzamala extraction living in Bakassi IDP Camp in Maiduguri...

Edo, only state in Niger Delta with no disturbances on project...

…Not less than 10000 jobs will be created – EDPA As work progresses on the 1800 housing-unit Emotan Garden project, Project Manager, MIXTA Africa,...

Zamfara Governor Resigns As Chief Security Officer Of State

Governor Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara State said he had dropped his responsibility as Chief Security Officer of the state as he had no...

Sallah Message : Bayelsa State Govt preaches peace, unity

YENAGOA BAYELSA State government has congratulated Muslim faithful in the state and across the country on the successful completion of the...

Buhari signs bill granting financial autonomy to State Houses of Assembly,...

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Constitution FourthAlteration Bill, which grants financial autonomy to the State Housesof Assembly and the States’ Judiciary.The...

BREAKING: Buhari approves financial autonomy for state judiciaries, houses of assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed into law the Fourth Alteration Bill which grants financial autonomy to State Judiciaries and State Houses of...

Edo assembly approves Obaseki’s request for deduction of state share of...

The Edo House of Assembly on Friday approved Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s request to allow the Federal Government deduct Edo’s statutory share of one...

FG has refused to release Govt Support Fund to Rivers State...

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has revealed that the APC Federal Government has denied the Rivers State Government Special Funds under...

FCT minister, Niger state governor move to resolve lingering border disputes

By Henry UmoruABUJA- MINISTER of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello and Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello have...

Nasarawa pensioners take protest to state house as they lament 200...

- Pensioners in Nasarawa state have protested unpaid gratuity by the state government- The aggrieved pensioners lamented their conditions and appealed to the...

State Congresses Further Divide APC

 Saraki/Lai, Ganduje/Kwankwasiyya, Bello/Ametuo, Shittu/Ajimobi,  Lead Parallel Congresses  Shettima, El-Rufai’s Men Retain Full Control  Why nPDP is APC’s Biggest Threat The state congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday deepened...

Islamic State claim their ‘SOLDIER’ responsible for HORRIFIC Paris knife attack...

Police scrambled to the scene after an attacker began knifing pedestrians.Islamic State’s propaganda arm has described the suspect in the attack as one...

North Korea news – state to dismantle nuclear test site next...

This comes after the country pleged to discontinue nuclear tests. The country's central news agency said the dismantlement of the nuclear test ground would...

Yahaya Bello now CP of Nasarawa State

Mr Yahaya Bello, the new commissioner of police in Nasarawa State, assumed office on Friday, according to the command’s Police Relations...

World War 3: Trump’s new Secretary of State promises USA SOLUTION...

Mike Pompeo, a former Army officer who was a Republican congressman, referred to his time as a soldier in the Cold War when...

Golden State Killer: Ancestry DNA was crucial in catching Joseph James...

Officers arrested Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, on Tuesday at his home in the Sacramento suburb of Citrus Heights after a 40-year investigation. He...

Uzodinma, Saraki, PDP ex-state chairmen loyal to Ali Modu Sheriff join...

Thirty-four State Chairmen under the defunct Ali Modu Sheriff-led caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday formally defected to the...

ISIS net worth REVEALED: Islamic State is worth £2.6BILLION despite losses...

Experts from more than 70 countries met in Paris this week to discuss how to choke off financing for the extremist group intelligence...

Herdsmen kill 7 IDPs in Nasarawa State

HerdsmenMr Peter Ahemba, President of the Tiv Youth Organisation in Nasarawa State, said seven Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) were killed at Ihukan village...

Plateau State: NLC commends Simon Lalong

The national leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has commended Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State for his show of...

North Korea propaganda claims rogue state WON World War 2 with...

World War 2 officially ended following the surrender of Japan on September 2, 1945, in the wake of the US’s nuclear bombing of Hiroshima...

Syrian attack: State TV release footage showing destructive aftermath of British...

Syrian state TV has broadcast what they claim is "the aftermath of a British air strike" in a suburb of Homs, one of the...

APC Will Win Kogi State In 2019 –Kolawole

APC Will Win Kogi State In 2019 –Kolawole  Independent Newspapers LimitedKoton-Karfe's exciting fishing festival  Daily TrustJournalist alleges threat to life by Kogi governor's aide  Premium TimesFull coverage Source...

Man poses with the dolphin he killed in Akwa Ibom State...

A Nigerian fisherman has been lambasted on social media for allegedly killing a dolphin. The unnamed man was tackled by social media users who...

Pope Francis declares “shame over the state of the world” in...

The Pope said in his address that many should feel “shame because our generations are leaving young people a world that is fractured by...

Kano State approves payment of exam fees for indigenous students

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi GandujeKano State Executive Council...

Russia World Cup 2018 shock: Six countries plan state boycotts in...

Poland, Iceland, Denmark, Sweden, Australia and Japan are all expected to decline invitations from Russia in a move of solidarity with Theresa May. Andrzej Duda,...

The Lagos state Government has not shown enough concern to residents...

Last week, the entire Lagos was held to a standstill. Lagosians were unable to move from the mainland to the island and vice versa....

STATE OF THE NATION: I may write another letter — Obasanjo

By Daud Olatunji LAGOS—FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, disclosed the possibility of him writing another open letter...

Why FG should declare state of emergency on drug abuse –...

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has called on the Federal Government to declare state of emergency on drug abuse in the country. Ahmed made...

Fayose Disagrees With Ekiti Elders On State’s Development Roadmap

Fayose Disagrees With Ekiti Elders On State's Development Roadmap  Independent Newspapers LimitedMake public officers accountable, Fayose charges elder statesmen  NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)Full coverage Source link...

Troops kill 4, arrest 9 militiamen in Bauchi State

The Nigerian Army said its troops killed four armed militiamen in Ningi Local Government Council of...

N-Power: Drama in Ekiti as pro-Buhari, Fayose’s rallies shut down state...

The July 14 governorship poll in Ekiti State took an interesting dimension as beneficiaries...

Drama in Ekiti as pro-Buhari, Fayose’s rallies shut down state capital

N-Power: Drama in Ekiti as pro-Buhari, Fayose’s rallies shut down state capital …beneficiaries urge Buhari ...

Dickson warns against abuse of state power – Punch Newspapers

Simon Utebor, Yenagoa Ahead of the 2019 general elections in the country, Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has cautioned political leaders not to use...

What Buhari said in Niger State

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his administration was fully committed to the transformation and diversification of the economy. He said the federal government would...

Rex Tillerson FIRED: US Secretary of State replaced by CIA boss...

The US President tweeted: "Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job! Thank...

California governor says Trump administration waging war against state

SACRAMENTO (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump’s administration of declaring war on the most populous U.S. state, after...

Declare State Of Emergency In Adamawa, Borno, Yobe, Clark Tells Buhari...

Elder Statesman and former federal commissioner of Information, Chief Edwin Clark, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency in...

20 killed, 300 cows stolen in fresh ethnic battle in Taraba...

- A fresh violence has erupted between herdsmen and residents of Leme in Sadauna local government area of Taraba state ...

Italian election: ‘Luxembourg is a micro-state’ Eurosceptic candidate belittles Juncker |...

The leader of the League party, a contender to become Italy’s next Prime Minister in the March 4 Italian election, said Mr Juncker should...

State police or governor’s police?

BY RAJI BELLOThe long-running agitation for state police in Nigeria received a big boost recently when the Vice-President Professor Yemi Osinbajo endorsed it at...

State Department says NKorea passed up meeting with Pence

WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Mike Pence was all set to hold a history-making meeting with North Korean officials during the Winter Olympics in...

Five women shot dead in Dagestan church, Islamic State claims responsibility

Five women were shot dead in an apparent radical Islamist attack on an Orthodox church in Russia’s North...

NCP kicks against State Police

Lagos – The National Conscience Party (NCP) on Saturday said it was opposed to the creation...

State investigated school shooting suspect after self-harm

Florida's child welfare agency investigated the suspect in a school shooting that killed 17 people after he cut himself in a video but found...

Benue State University Closed Indefinitely

Makurdi – The management of the Benue State University...

Former AIG backs creation of State police

A former Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Raimi Odofin, on Thursday said the country...

North Korea WARNING: ‘Volatile’ state building WMD to threaten US, intelligence...

North Korea has been fanning fears of World War 3 with its refusal to shut down nuclear and weapons development programmes despite international pressure. Director...

North Korea news: Rouge state ‘VULNERABLE’ – Video reveals key hole...

Just a day before the iconic sporting event was due to begin in neighbouring South Korea, thousands of troops, tanks and artillery pieces roared...

State dreams big for Zenith/Delta Principals’ Cup – Punch Newspapers

The Delta State is planning to  create  a ‘super interesting atmosphere’ in the final stages of the  Zenith Bank/Delta Principals’ Cup football competition for ...

Insecurity: FG backs state police

A major breakthrough may have been achieved Thursday...

Protest rocks Delta State as ex-militants tell Buhari to sack Boroh...

Some group of ex-militants held a protest at East-West road, Delta State on Tuesday morning to push for the removal of Presidential Amnesty Adviser,...

Maldives crisis: State of emergency declared by President Abdulla Yameen |...

Armed police have attacked protesters while security forces have arrested former leaders after President Abdulla Yameen refused a Supreme Court ruling to release prisoners.  His...

North Korea- WW3 fears as Kim Jong-un sends warning to Trump...

Kim Jong-un’s regime sent a chilling warning shot to the US President telling him it is prepared to “endanger the security and future” of...

IBB disowns state of the nation statement

"My attention  has been drawned to  a press statement on the State of the nation, particularly 2019 general elections and beyond.    "Let me categorically state...

Turkey: Erdogan ‘creating fascist state’ by supporting vigilante groups of armed...

The new legislation says all civilians who took part in the suppression of the 2016 coup attempt will be exempt from prosecution. But critics say...

New Zealand declares STATE OF EMERGENCY as CYCLONE Fehi sparks evacuations...

The severe cyclone is currently barrelling across New Zealand’s North Island towards the nation’s South Island. A state of emergency has been declared for South...

State of the Union 2018: What time is Trump’s first State...

The speech is Mr Trump’s first State of the Union since taking office and is heralded as the President’s most important speech of the...

State of Union LIVE stream: How to watch Donald Trump speech...

How to watch Donald’s Trump State of the Union onlineThe eyes of the world will be on Donald Trump tonight when he makes the...

Meet the ordinary Americans Donald Trump invited to the State of...

Telegraph.co.ukMeet the ordinary Americans Donald Trump invited to the State of the Union addressTelegraph.co.ukDonald Trump's guests at his State of the Union address will...

Trump’s State of Disunion – Bloomberg

The president of the United States will stand in the chamber of...

Fulani herdsmen stab driver to death in Ondo State

The Ondo State Government and the state police have  been urged by the family of Victor Ajisafe, to fish out the murderer of their...

State of the Union 2018: White House announces guest list

The White House has announced its list of special guests for US President Donald Trump‘s first...

SERAP to Gov Ikpeazu: Restore Uzokwe as Abia State CJ or...

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State to “immediately...

Edo LG polls: State Assembly can validly amend Electoral Law, reduce...

The plot by the Edo State Peoples Democratic...

Lagos State Government confirms Tinubu’s death

The Lagos State Government has confirmed the death of Deji Tinubu  who until his passing was the Special Adviser on Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives...

Plateau State Eyes N21bn IGR For 2018

Mr. Arlat Dashe Jos – Plateau State Internal Revenue Service...

Empire State Building shooting: Three people shot in New York attack...

Police said the shooter opened fire amid a dispute outside an off-licence at about 4.45pm on Sunday before fleeing the scene. Ahmend Kabia, 43, was...

Amosun Refutes Fake Rice Rumour, Says Demarketing A State For Selfish...

Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has described as sad deliberate attempts to demarket the state for selfish reasons. Amosun was reacting to report on social...

Some people demarketing our state for selfish reasons, says Amosun on...

Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun state governor, has described as “mischievous” reports that the bags of rice recently displayed by the state government is fake. Some critics...

Kano State Government Lifts Ban On Actress Rahama Sadau

The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has announced that the ban placed on popular Kannywood actress Rahama Sadau for featuring in a romantic...

State of the nation: Jettison 2019 polls, restructure Nigeria, Bakare tells...

…Says it’s time to renegotiate our union By Dapo Akinrefon lagos—Senior Pastor of the...