Top Stories

 

Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains

Wed Feb 20th, 2019     Comments

More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved towards legal tolerance, watchdogs say. Twenty-eight out of 49 countries have laws... Read More →

God and justice: Gay church prays for historic Kenya ruling

Wed Feb 20th, 2019     Comments

A lesbian church leader lights pink, yellow, and purple candles and passes them around to worshippers as they pray for a court decision that will mean they no longer have to live a lie. “The... Read More →

The tall order on Ballot box snatchers

Wed Feb 20th, 2019     Comments

By Oludayo Tade POST colonial realities in Nigeria and the ascendancy and sustenance of political merchants in corridors of power have sustained the reproduction of similar faults and errors. In... Read More →

Elections: I stand with Buhari on ballot box snatching – Tinubu

Wed Feb 20th, 2019     Comments

…warns members, supporters against electoral violence …boasts PDP doesn’t have APC’s strength in S’West, middle belt …expresses confidence in INEC to conduct... Read More →

Tinubu refutes comments on “leaked” audio report

Wed Feb 20th, 2019     Comments

Lagos – The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Sen. Bola Tinubu on Wednesday refuted reports alleging that he boasted in Yoruba language to have stolen money. Asiwaju... Read More →

We’re not tapping people’s phone, DSS replies CUPP

Wed Feb 20th, 2019     Comments

By Soni Daniel Abuja – The Department of State Services on Wednesday dismissed as false and untenable claims by the Coalition of United Political Parties that it was tapping the phone... Read More →

Lagosians’ welfare is beyond politics – Sanwo-Olu

Wed Feb 20th, 2019     Comments

By Agbonkhese Oboh LAGOS—THE Lagos State All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the welfare of Lagosians has nothing to do with politics, but... Read More →

Rescheduled polls: INEC begins movement of sensitive materials to 16 Ekiti LGs

Wed Feb 20th, 2019     Comments

Ado Ekiti – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti on Wednesday began movement of sensitive materials for Saturday’s rescheduled Presidential and National... Read More →

NCAA threatens to sanction debtor telecom operators

Wed Feb 20th, 2019     Comments

LAGOS—THE Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, Wednesday, threatened to sanction telecom operators over N1 billion naira debt owed the agency over the years. Despite several warning... Read More →

Herdsmen, soldiers in gun battle in Makurdi town

Wed Feb 20th, 2019     Comments

By Peter Duru Makurdi – The Benue state leadership of Myetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, MACBAN, Haruna Ibi, Tuesday alleged that two of their members were killed and burnt by... Read More →