• Trump to meet Romney for a second time as search for Secretary of State turns dramatic

    Trump to meet Romney for a second time as search for Secretary of State turns dramatic

    US president-elect, Donald Trump’s search for a secretary of state is becoming dramatic, with the Trump summoning Mitt Romney back for a second look as a top aide leads a public pressure campaign against the pick.

    Trump is scheduled for a follow-up meeting on Tuesday with the 2012 GOP presidential nominee, who has become a symbol of the internal divisions agitating the transition team. He also plans to sit with Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations […]

  • Donald Trump wraps up cabinet search, no new picks

    Donald Trump wraps up cabinet search, no new picks

    US President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday wrapped up a busy weekend of meetings with cabinet hopefuls at his golf club retreat outside New York, hinting new appointments should come soon.

    The Republican billionaire-turned-world leader signaled he is seriously considering retired Marine Corps general James “Mad Dog” Mattis to be his Pentagon chief, heaping praise on him.

    When asked before dinner at his Trump National Golf Club in New Jersey if he would soon reveal new nominations, Trump told reporters: “Pretty true,” confirming […]

  • How military sacked Bayelsa community in search of Avengers

    How military sacked Bayelsa community in search of Avengers

    Indigenes of the Shine-Shine community in Nembe Council of Bayelsa State yesterday narrated their tales of horror, tears and sorrow over the recent military invasion of their community in search of suspected members of the militant group, Niger Delta Avengers (NDA).

    Though the soldiers were said not to have made any arrest or discovered any suspected member of the group, according to residents of the community, the mission left sorrow, tears and a devastated community behind, with scores of houses, churches […]

  • WHO begins search for new director-general

    WHO begins search for new director-general

    It was gathered that the World Health Organisation, WHO, has set in motion the process of electing a new Director General in to take over from the current Director-General, Dr. Margaret Chan, was appointed in 2006 and will complete her second term on 30 June 2017. The new DG will assume office July 1, 2017.

    In a statement over the weekend, the global health body released the names of six candidates short listed from nominations submitted by the WHO’s 194 member […]

  • Police deploy helicopters to search for abducted Lagos landlords

    Police deploy helicopters to search for abducted Lagos landlords

    It was gathered that the Zone 2 Police Command has said it is not giving up on the search for the kidnapped landlords in the Isheri North area of Lagos State.

    The zonal spokesperson, SP Muyiwa Adejobi, said on Wednesday that the police had deployed more personnel in the area to find the victims.

    It was reported reported that masked gunmen, numbering nine, had emerged from the waterways around 8am on Saturday.

    It was learnt that the assailants made straight for the men, […]

  • Policemen intensify search for kidnapped Lagos landlords

    Policemen intensify search for kidnapped Lagos landlords

    Policemen in Lagos and Ogun States and those of Zone 2 Command have intensified search for three landlords abducted by unknown gunmen in Isheri, a border community between Lagos and Ogun States.

    However, the whereabouts of their trainer, simply identified as Coach Ola, was still unknown as at press time.

    The unknown gunmen, in military uniform, on Saturday abducted four landlords who were carrying out exercises in Lekki Garden Estate, Isheri.

    Though eight of them and their trainer disappeared during the confusion that […]

  • Unpaid pension: Retiree slumps after fruitless search for money to buy drugs

    Unpaid pension: Retiree slumps after fruitless search for money to buy drugs

    A Local Government retiree in Benue State, Agada Ocheme, on Sunday slumped after a fruitless search for money to purchase drugs to treat his ailment.

    The News Agency of Nigeria reports that aged Ocheme, who could not secure money to purchase his regular hypertension drugs, slumped at his Makurdi residence and had to be rushed to a hospital.

    Speaking to NAN on the incidence, one of his children, who preferred anonymity, said his father had been hypertensive since leaving service in 2014 […]

  • Policemen Search Phones and Pockets of Passers-by in Lagos (Photos)

    Policemen Search Phones and Pockets of Passers-by in Lagos (Photos)

    A social media user in the Ijanikin area of Lagos has reported the antics of policemen in the area to harass and extort money from people.

    Some set of policemen in the Ijanikin area of Lagos have been accused of privacy invasion which militates against the code of conduct guiding the Nigeria Police Force.

    According to a netizen who shared these pictures, these police officers staying at Iyana Era bus stop Ijanikin, Lagos State are indiscriminately searching the phones and pockets of […]

  • Babcock University to Search Students’ Laptops For Porn Videos?…See Hilarious Reactions (Images)

    Babcock University to Search Students’ Laptops For Porn Videos?…See Hilarious Reactions (Images)

    Most private higher institutions in Nigeria have been accused of engaging in acts that abuse the liberty of students and a recent public declaration by ‘Babcock University’ confirms the assertions.

    An unverified-Twitter account in the name of Babcock University, Illisan-remo, Ogun state has announced the plan of the school to search the laptops of returning students for adult movies which are not allowed by school regulations in hostels.

    Although the school has neither confirmed nor denied this yet, twitter account (@Babcockuni_ng) is […]

  • Nigerian troops take over Bayelsa creeks in search of militants

    Nigerian troops take over Bayelsa creeks in search of militants

    Search for Niger Delta militants began, Tuesday, as stern-looking and war-kitted troops barricaded some creeks and waterways of Bayelsa State.

    The operation commenced following the declaration by the Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Delta Safe (ODS) that it would go “on the offensive” to fish out all the militants and killers of soldiers at a military checkpoint in Nembe on Monday morning.

    Militants dared the military on Monday when they ambushed the checkpoint, killed three soldiers on duty and carted away gunboats, […]