Meningitis kills one, infects 4 others in Jigawa

The Jigawa Government says meningitis has killed one person and infected four others in four local government areas of the state. Dr Muhammad Kainuwa, the Permanent Secretary of the state Ministry of Health, confirmed this to newsmen in Dutse on Thursday. Kainuwa said that five suspected cases of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) were reported to […]

UK deports 23 Nigerians for immigration offences

The Government of the United Kingdom has deported 23 Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences in the country. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the deportees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMlA) Lagos at about 6.a.m on Friday. The deportees, who are all males, were brought back in a chartered aircraft. DSP […]

Buhari lauds outgoing S’Arabia Ambassador

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the relationship between Nigeria and Saudi Arabia was growing stronger for the mutual benefits of the two countries. Receiving the outgoing Ambassador of the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, Fahad Bin Abdullah Sefyan who had concluded his assignment in Nigeria at State House, Abuja, Thursday, the President added that […]

My wife is a prostitute – Husband tells court

A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan on Thursday dissolved a 28-year-old marriage between one Omotayo, a mother of seven, and her husband, Akanbi Ojo, over battering and threat to life. Omotayo, the complainant, had told the court that her husband was “hurting her body and soul” through ceaseless battery. “For 28 years now, I have […]

Abuja Airport Runway now 57.5% completed- Minister

Amina Isah Abuja Investigation has revealed that the ongoing reconstruction of the runway of the Nnandi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja has reached 57.5 percent, ROYAL NEWS has gathered. This is sequel to the untrue rumour that the project would be extended. However, an inspection tour carried out by the minister of State for Aviation, Senator […]

No going back on CBT——JAMB

Amina Isah Abuja The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has restated that there is no going back on the computer based test (CBT) mode of conducting UTME, describing as “misleading” reports in The Nation and some Newspapers that it had dumped the Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB reaffirmed its […]