Team USA women’s hockey beats Canada to bring home Olympic gold for 1st time since 1998

Final score — Shootout: United States 3, Canada 2 Team USA topped Canada, 3-2, in a shootout for its first Olympic gold medal in women’s hockey since 1998. Hilary Knight and Monique Lamoureux scored in regulation before the team came through in the shootout behind scores from Jocelyn Lamoureux, Amanda …

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Demolition of Kaduna APC office: Army gives chairman 3 days to …

By Kingsley Omonobi Abuja – The Nigerian Army has demanded for an apology from the Acting Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Kaduna State Branch, Alhaji SI Danladi Wada for his unfounded allegation against the GOC 1 division, that soldiers of the division alongside officials of KASUPDA carried out …

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Kano Pillars declare 3-day mourning for late Udoji

By AbdulSalam Muhammad Kano Pillars football team Wednesday began a three day mourning for their late player, Chinedu Udoji who died Monday morning in a road crash within Kano metropolis. Udoji The club technical officials had on Tuesday evening told the players to return back to their various abode as …

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16 trucks of fuel meant for Adamawa diverted – DPR – Daily Trust

Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has said 16 trucks of petroleum product expected to be delivered to Adamawa State has been diverted by two unknown companies. Controller of DPR Adamawa and Taraba, Muhammed Alaku stated during a monitoring tour of fuel stations in five different local government areas of the …

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Some Nigerian schoolgirls rescued after Boko Haram attack; dozens missing

DAMATURU, NIGERIA – The families of dozens of girls missing for several days after a Boko Haram attack on their school in northeast Nigeria on Thursday faced an anxious wait for their return after confirmation some had been rescued. Police said on Wednesday that 111 girls from the state-run boarding …

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Nigeria Boko Haram: Some missing girls ‘rescued’ after school …

Image copyright Yobe State government Image caption The number of missing girls is being disputed by parents Some of the schoolgirls missing after a militant attack on a boarding school in northern Nigeria have been rescued by the military, officials say. About 100 children were believed to be missing after …

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Why we endorsed Sule Lamido

After painstakingly examining the current socio – political situation in the country, and after a thorough screening of all aspirants eyeing the Presidential ticket come 2019, former Governor Sule Lamido ranks highest among all the potential presidential prospects, judging by his giant strides in all spheres of human endeavours as …

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Trump Backs Arming Teachers in Wake of Florida School Massacre

President Donald Trump is embracing a controversial response to the latest U.S. school massacre: arming teachers and other staff to fight attackers. Trump offered his support for giving teachers guns during an extraordinary White House meeting Wednesday with often-tearful, sometimes angry students and parents affected by school shootings — including …

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Demolition: Go to court if aggrieved, Kaduna govt tells Hunkuyi

By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief Ben Agande ABUJA — Following the outrage that greeted the demolition of Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi’s house on Plot 11B, Sambo Close, Angwan Rimi area of Kaduna metropolis, the state government has asked him to go to court, if he felt that his house was …

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INEC sets up committee to probe Kano underage voting

INEC sets up committee to probe Kano underage voting The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced an eight-member committee to probe allegations of underaged voting in the recently held Kano elections. The committee is expected to turn in its report in two weeks. The chairman of INEC, Mahmoud Yakubu …

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