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Senate Okays Buhari’s Request To Borrow $5.5bn To Finance 2017 Budget

$ 5.5 billion loan request by President Muhammadu Buhari has been approved by the senate on Tuesday. Buhari in October had written to the Senate, asking for the approval...

Buhari Backs El-rufai in Sack of 21,780 Kaduna Teachers

By Anthony Ogbonna President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday, backed the Kaduna state Governor, Nasir El-rufai over the latter’s plan to sack over 21,780 teachers who...

BREAKING: Nigeria Qualifies for 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

The Super Eagles have qualified for the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia as they beat Zambia 1-0 at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium in Uyo on Saturday. A 73rd minute...

BREAKING: Doctors Suspend Strike

Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD)  has announced the suspension of its two weeks strike for two weeks. The two weeks interregnum is to enable the doctors...

BREAKING: Floods Take Over Abuja-Lokoja Highway

  From Emmanuel Adeyemi, Lokoja   Travelers on the Abuja- Lokoja highway are now stranded as the road is heavily flooded making it difficult for them to...

BREAKING: Kenya Supreme Court Annuls Presidential Election

Kenya’s Supreme Court has nullified the result of the August 8 presidential election won by President Uhuru Kenyatta. In a ruling issued on Friday, the court said the...

BREAKING: 30 Trapped in Mumbai Building Collapse

Rescuers are searching for at least 30 people feared trapped in a building collapse in Mumbai. Local reports say a three-storey building in India’s financial capital...

Breaking: President Buhari Departs London For Abuja, To Address Nation On Monday

BEVERLY HILLS, August 19, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari will return to Abuja, Nigeria’s capital today (Saturday) after spending over 100 days in London,...

BREAKING: Court Orders Interim Forfeiture of N7.6bn Linked to Diezani

The Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of a sum of N7,646,700,000 said to have been illegally kept in Sterling Bank Plc. The...

BREAKING: Scores Feared Killed as Suicide Bombers Attack Borno

Two suspected suicide bombers struck in Molai, a community on the outskirts of Maiduguri in Borno State. It was gathered that the suicide bombers, a male and female, had...

Breaking: Lagos Begins Demolition of Shanties in Obalende

The Lagos State Government, Saturday, started the demolition of illegal structures and shanties in Obalende. The government has served another 48 hours ‘Abatement...

BREAKING: Senate Rejects Devolution of Powers to States

The agitation for restructuring of the country has suffered a setback as the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday voted to reject a proposal to amend the 1999 Constitution to...

BREAKING: Osinbajo Swears in Two New Ministers

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has sworn in two new ministers into the federal cabinet. Stephen Ocheni from Kogi State and Suleiman Hassan from Gombe State were...

BREAKING NEWS: Abuja Federal Secretariat on Fire

  From Uche Usim, Abuja The Federal Secretariat, Abuja has been gutted by fire Saturday morning. This comes barely six days a section of the House on The Rock...

Breaking: Osinbajo Signs 2017 Budget Into Law

…Confirms Vanguard’s exclusive report on Friday Soni Daniel Abuja: Barely a few hours after receiving the nod from President Muhammadu Buhari, the Acting President...