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Ethnic tensions in Russia at all-time low, poll shows

The share of the Russian population which claims to feel ethnic tensions in the areas where they live is now 18 percent – the lowest since 2005, when researchers first addressed the issue, reports the independent public opinion center Levada. Read Full Article at
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Festus Abu Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho  has reportedly  come under increasing pressure from Leicester  City  who are doing everything within their power to lure him away from Premier League
Australia captain Mark Milligan converted a second-half penalty in Thursday’s 1-1 draw with Cameroon in Saint Petersburg that left both teams heading for an early Confederations Cup exit, AFP reports.
Players and match officials of the Nigeria Professional Football League  are to wear  black arm bands  in  honour  of former Nigeria defender  Kelechi Emeteole,  who passed away  in India on  Wednesda
Olaide Oyelude, Katsina A 42 year-old father of six, Babangida Garuba, is now in police custody in Katsina for having sex with a goat. Garuba, a Goldsmith at the Kasuan Mata area in Funtua, was allege
Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The suspected traffickers of 12 middle-aged persons in Katsina State promised to take their victims to Italy through Libya, where they would be “gainfully employed”, Northern City
Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto Gunmen, who kidnapped a 27-year old businessman, Alhaji Abubakar Kakirko, in Kakirko village, Wurno Local Government Council of Sokoto State, have reduced their ransom from N5
Enyioha Opara, Minna A fake medical doctor who sexually abused patients by sucking their private parts has been arrested by the police in Minna, Niger State. Umaru Usman, aged 50 years, was nabbed at
Enyioha Opara, Minna THE Niger State Police command said on Thursday it had arrested six suspected robbers terrorising Gadan Bada along Tegina road in Rafi Local Government Area of the state. The susp
Legalizing marijuana for recreational use has cost three states when it comes to road safety, a new study finds. Collision claims have increased as a result, according to a car insuranc
Ozioma Ubabukoh There are so many web hosting providers online that you may be confused about which one to choose. Hence, it is a difficult task because if you end up selecting a terrible, erratic and
Bayo Akinloye The British Government on Thursday said it had deployed its Royal Air Force to Nigeria.  The deployment, according to a statement made available to our correspondent, was requested for b
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has ordered the deployment of an extra military battalion to end the violent attacks that have left many people dead in a number of communi
Musibau Tunde Akanni To many of us who worked with him, Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin, immediate past Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) was “Baba” as he strove to maintain
’Tunji Ajibade That there was a deliberate effort to obscure a simple story line was the last I stated last Friday about Bushra al-Fadil’s “The Story of the Girl Whose Birds Flew Away”. Did al-Fadil’s
Civilian casualties from the US-supported operation to retake Raqqa are mounting daily, while those fortunate enough to survive and flee the ISIS-held city have accused the American-led
Lagos deploys safety corps officials Afeez Hanafi Following the threat by kidnappers to abduct pupils of the Lagos State Model College, Kankon, Badagry, some parents stormed the school on Thursday to
In the past years, the US Congress has been allocating funds for supplying defensive weapons to the Kiev government
Samson Folarin  The Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment has taken over mediation in the case of an alleged assault on a worker of Bedmate Furniture Company, Magboro, William Ekanem, by his Chine
"We will analyze what kinds of technologies are required to track communications of terrorists," Angela Merkel said
Afeez Hanafi A policewoman attached to the Lagos State Police Command, Sergeant Victoria Umechuruba, has prevented a barman from collecting part of N557,750 debt allegedly owed him by one of his custo
Samson Folarin  A Lagos State Magistrate’s Court sitting at Ebute-Meta has ordered the remand of two men, Adedoyin Oyekanmi, 23; and Erinmole Adetokunbo, 26; for allegedly beheading a seven-year-old b
Mudiaga Affe, Calabar  No fewer than eight persons have been reportedly killed following a communal clash between Uyanga and Ojor communities in the Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State.
Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The police in Imo State on Thursday reunited a 10-month-old baby, Tochukwu Peter, who was stolen and sold for N650,000, to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Okechukwu Peter. Three su
“Every time that we come to church, we are told about giving. But we need to talk far more about honesty” -Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, speaking on Father’s Day, June 18, 2017. Theodore Roosevelt,
Friday Olokor, Jos The Christian Association Nigeria on Thursday called on the Federal Government to publish the full details of the controversial new education curriculum. The implementation of the c
Mudiaga Affe, Calabar Three months after promising to domesticate the feeding programme, the Cross River State Government had yet to commence the scheme. The programme aims at providing free meals for
Folashade Adebayo An official of Stop Sexual Abuse Now, a non-governmental organisation, Nkem Ijeh, has said that the attitude of some parents is responsible for the prevalence of sexual abuse in the
Sodiq Oyeleke The Head of Childville School, Mrs. Jola Alokolaro, has urged parents to teach their children the history of Nigeria. She said this when the pupils staged Wole Soyinka’s Death and Kings
Folashade Adebayo A cybercafé operator, Emeka Anugwo, was on Thursday arraigned on a two-count charge of fraud and impersonation at the Igbosere High Court in Lagos. Anugwo, who runs a CBT centre clos
A bill that allows private companies to set up a network of optical license plate readers along highways is moving ahead in Rhode Island. Uninsured drivers would be detected by a nation
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, says he feels inadequate because of his inability to quickly rescue the pupils recently kidnapped from the Lagos State Model Col
Adelani Adepegba, Ihuoma Chiedozie, and Olaleye Aluko The pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere and the Ohanaeze Ndigbo have condemned Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso’s opposition to the call for the arrest  of norther
John Ameh, Abuja There was confusion at the National Assembly on Thursday when beneficiaries of the National Health Insurance Scheme disagreed among themselves over whom to blame for the poor healthca

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