Blog one column

Gunmen numbering about twelve, on Monday, killed two policeman and injured four others in a coordinated attack at Ohafia, Abia State. The intentions of the gunmen were not immediately known, but it was gathered that the policemen were on duty in a location at Okagwe, Ohafia when the gunmen swooped on them. Another report has […]

An investigation has been launched by the Egyptian FA (EFA) after it found that several trophies have disappeared from its headquarters in Cairo, with an original African Cup of Nations reportedly among them. Egypt received the prize after winning the 2010 edition of the tournament, so winning that particular incarnation of the trophy for a […]

The Police on Friday averted a purported plan by one Abba Ahmed to commit suicide over his Social Media “love” for Hanan Buhari, daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari. Abba Ahmed (22), a final-year student of​ Accounting at Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano, says his message has gone viral on his Facebook and Instagram handles, where […]

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has reiterated that the federal government is no longer fixing the pump price of petroleum products in the country. Sylva made this known on Thursday, September 3, while briefing newsmen on the increase in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol. An increase or […]

This was disclosed by Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Labour and Employment. Keyamo revealed this at a news conference he jointly addressed with Director-General, National Directorate of Employment (NDE); Mr Nasir Ladan, on Thursday in Abuja. The Extended Special Public Works Programme is designed to employ 1,000 unskilled workers in each of the 774 Local […]

A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has criticised the Federal Government over the increased electricity tariff; describing the development as ill-timed and ill-advised. Atiku made his reservations known on the development on Thursday, September 3, 2020. Equally important, Atiku who was the Presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 polls; […]

The Senate says it is probing the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and StarTimes Joint Venture Agreement over the non-profitability of the venture which had been since 2008. Chairman, Senate Joint Committee on Finance and National Planning, Senator Solomon Adeola, said this on Tuesday in Abuja, during an interactive session with some revenue generating agencies of […]

I met with my advisors till late last night and I wish to say the following. I hereby withdraw the word “stupid” which I used in my encounter with a journalist in Calabar. I have many friends in the media who I offended by losing my cool and using such words. I hereby express my […]

The management of Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust and other titles, would like to condemn the reprehensible actions of Femi Fani-Kayode, who in a video clip now gone viral, verbally assaulted – repeatedly – our reporter, Eyo Charles, in the course of doing his job.The encounter occurred in Calabar, Cross River State, in […]

The Director of Theresa Montessori Secondary School, Afikpo in Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Ezeali Igwilo, has predicted that the country will record mass failure in the on-going West African Examination Council (WAEC) following the coronavirus pandemic which put academic activities on hold before the commencement of the examination. Igwilo, who was […]



Current track