Lack of food: Mother of 8 seeks dissolution of 19-year-old marriage

            A 38-year-old housewife, Hafsat Muazu, on Monday prayed a Shari’a Court at Rigasa, Kaduna, to dissolve her 19-year-old marriage to Ishaku Aliyu, over lack of food. The mother of eight children and resident of Rigasa...

Court in Uganda rules de facto house arrest of Bobi Wine illegal

              Uganda’s High Court on Monday ruled that the continued deployment of the police and military around the home of opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi, Bobi Wine, is illegal, a judicial spokesman said.   “The ruling was made...

Drama, As Sergeant Verbally Attack Judicial Panel Member in Ogun

Femi Adeleke Abeokuta A mild drama ensued on Monday at the Ogun state Judicial Panel of Investigation when a police officer, Sergeant Adeleke Olalekan verbally attacked and allegedly threatened a member of the panel.                       The incident happened during...
National Guard troops reinforce security around the U.S. Capitol ahead of expected protests leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, following the deadly attack on Congress by a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

FBI vetting National Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider attack

By LOLITA C. BALDOR WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the FBI to...

Ogun foremost politician, Martins-Kuye dies at 78

Femi Adeleke Abeokuta Ogun State foremost politician and a former Minister of State for Finance Senator Jubril Martins-Kuye is dead. Martin-Kuye, who was also a Minister of Commerce and Industry from Ogun East Senatorial District, Ogun State...

Boko Haram faction sacks Marte, captures military base

Government troops and hundreds of residents have been forced to flee after an armed group overran a town and captured a military base in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state in an attack claimed by the...
Minister of Works, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola

Ilorin-ldofian road: Residents protest non completion of 1km portion

Some of residents of the ldofian community in lfelodun local government area of Kwara on Saturday embarked on a protest over non completions of one kilometer excavated portion of the ongoing rehabilitation of Ilorin-ldofian...
Chief Bisi Akande

Buhari describes Akande as strong pillar of democracy at 82

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Chief Bisi Akande, the pioneer Chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), as he marks his 82nd birthday. In a congratulatory message by his Senior Special Assistant on...

Mali beat Burkina Faso for good start at CHAN

Mali kicked off their 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) campaign with a hard-fought 1-0 win over a tough Burkina Faso side in Cameroon on Saturday. The Eagles won the West African clash in Group A...
Leicester's Wes Morgan (second left) celebrates after scoring with Leicester’s Daniel Drinkwater, left, Leicester’s Shinji Okazaki (second right) and Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Southampton at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, on Sunday, April 3, 2016. Photo: AP

Leicester City go second in EPL after beating Southampton

London (dpa) Leicester City beat Southampton 2-0 on Saturday to go second in the ongoing 2020/2021 English Premier League (EPL).   James Maddison and Harvey Barnes scored the goals to lift Leicester City to within one point of Manchester...