Nigerian-origin politician vacates seat in UK

A Nigerian origin United Kingdom politician, Ishmael Osamor, has resigned as a Labour councillor after it emerged that he had pleaded guilty to having £2,500 (N1,158,937) worth of drugs with intent to supply at Bestival in Dorset last year. The resignation occurred on Tuesday, this medium has learnt. His mum, Kate Osamor, also a UK […]

Why Afenifere suspends Omisore for year

The Social Democratic Party, (SDP), candidate in the last governorship election in Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, has been suspended by the  pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenife. ROYAL NEWS reports that the suspension will last for one year. He was alleged to have aligned  with the All Progressives Congress, (APC), to win the run-off election in the […]

Minister expresses dissatisfaction over railway project

Aminat Isah, Abuja The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has expressed dissatisfaction over the slow pace of the Lagos end of the Lagos-Ibadan Railway Project by the Chinese Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC). Amaechi stated this on Tuesday while inspecting the ongoing construction work of the Lagos end of the project. He noted that CCECC […]

BREAKING….. Adeleke, 4 others appear in court over alleged forgery

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), in the last gubernatorial  election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, and four others, were on Wednesday arraigned before the Federal High Court in Abuja. ROYAL NEWS gathered that the lawmaker along others are to answer charges on examination malpractices. The defendants were arraigned before Justice […]

Boko Haram: Our troops are not starving in northeast— FG

Aminat Isah, Abuja   The Federal Government on Tuesday debunked the allegation that troops of the Nigeria Army currently battling the Boko Haram insurgency in the  northeast are starving and hungry, ROYAL NEWS reports. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed disclosed this while speaking with journalists in Abuja. According to him, “Contrary to […]

FG has no plan to review pump price – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has no plan to review pump prices of petroleum products, especially Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol. The Corporation disclosed this in a statement signed by its spokesman, Mr Ndu Ughamadu, in Abuja, on Tuesday. “The Federal Government has no plan to review prices of […]

FG urged to provide more funding for health researchers

The Federal Government has been urged to increase budget for health research, saying the current financing was inadequate, ROYAL NEWS reports. A Medical Researcher, Prof. Babatunde Salako, made the call on Tuesday in a lecture organised by Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin (UNILORIN). The don, who is also the Director-General […]

SHOCKING….Trump abolishes US birth right for non-citizens

United States President, Donald Trump, has shocked the world as he announced his intention to terminate the right to citizenship for babies born on US soil to non-citizens. The US president, who is taking an increasingly hard-line stance on immigration, said the “process” to end birthright citizenship by executive order is underway, and denied such a […]

5, 000 decampees join PDP in Ondo….. Check their former parties

About 3,000 members of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), have defected to the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State, ROYAL NEWS has gathered. Similarly, about 2,000 members of the newly formed Zenith Labour Party in the state have also decamped to the PDP. The event took place at the PDP secretariat in Idanre town […]