At least 10 people have been killed, with several cars burnt, after a petroleum tanker exploded at Bomala Bridge axis of Gombe, capital of Gombe, on Saturday afternoon. A witness told SaharaRepporters that petrol-laden tanker collided with a truck carrying bottled water along Gombe southern bypass. He said more thanContinue Reading

President Muhammadu Buhari has rekindled hope for the release of the remaining schoolgirls of Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State kidnapped five years ago and and Leah Sharibu who was kidnapped from Dapchi Science Secondary School last year by Boko Haram terrorists. He said there is hope about their returnContinue Reading

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived N’Djamena to participate in the Extraordinary Session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the presidential aircraft conveying the President and members of his entourage including some ofContinue Reading

Security agencies are probing alleged plot by the defeated presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, to prevail on the United States to recognise him as the ‘authentic President’ of Nigeria. The agencies are already on the trail of members of the Atiku Deservation Group behind theContinue Reading

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it is concerned with the rising numbers of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)  in Nigeria and other Sub-Saharan African countries. The IMF said this on Friday in Washington DC in its latest Regional Economic Outlook for sub-Saharan Africa report presented by Director of the IMF’s African Department,Continue Reading