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PDP senatorial candidate promises robust representation

PDP rejects shift in date of general elections, says it is...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the shift in the dates of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), describing...

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PDP senatorial candidate promises robust representation

PDP rejects shift in date of general elections, says it is...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the shift in the dates of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), describing...

POLITICS

PDP senatorial candidate promises robust representation

PDP rejects shift in date of general elections, says it is...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the shift in the dates of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), describing...

NBA official urges Nigerians not to be demoralized by election postponement

Mr Kunle Edun, the National Public Relations Officer of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), had urged Nigerians not to be demoralised by the sudden...

Election postponement: Jigawa NURTW expresses concern

The Hadejia Chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Jigawa on Saturday expressed dissatisfaction with the postponement of the Presidential...

METRO

Edo Govt to invest N2bn in school furniture production–Obaseki

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Friday said his administration would invest N2 billion in furniture production for public primary schools in the state...

Kano residents continue with normal activities after election postpondment

Residents of Kano metropolis have continued with their normal activities after the postponement of the scheduled Presidential and National Assembly (NASS) elections by the...

Election postponements disorganise socio-economic activities in Enugu-Residents

A cross section of  residents in Enugu State have said that postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has...

NATIONAL

Polls: Nigerian airspace remains open for flight operations

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) says the nation’s airspace will remain open for flight operations in spite of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly...
Tertiary education: FG releases N16.8bn to settle outstanding arrears

GDP: statistician says FG diversifying the economy

Dr Olatunji Arowolo, a statistician says the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) that  recorded 2.83 per cent growth in the fourth quarter, 2018 is a...

Professor of Architecture hinges building collapse on poor training

A Professor of Architecture, Prof. Adedeji Daramola, on Friday said that the major reason for the collapse of buildings in Nigeria was poor training. Daramola,...

SPORTS

North, South Korea eye joint march, teams for Tokyo 2020

North Korea and South Korea want a joint march at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics, the president of the International Olympic Committee said on...
Laģos Marathon: FRSC restricts articulated vehicles into Lagos State

Laģos Marathon: FRSC restricts articulated vehicles into Lagos State

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says that there will be restriction of movement for trailers, tankers and other articulated vehicles into Lagos State...

Plane carrying Cardiff City’s Sala goes missing over English Channel

Newly signed Cardiff City soccer player Emiliano Sala was on board a light aircraft that went missing over the English Channel late on Monday,...

OPINION

President Buhari, most suitable candidate to eradicate corruption- Bajowa

President Buhari, most suitable candidate to eradicate corruption- Bajowa

Retired Maj.-Gen. Oluyemi Bajowa says President Muhammadu Buhari is the most suitable Presidential candidate that can successfully eradicate corruption in Nigeria. Bajowa made this known...
Xmas: Lawmaker challenges Christians on peaceful elections

Lawmaker challenges Christians on peaceful elections

Umar Bago (APC Niger) on Monday urged Christian faithful to exhibit the spirit of peace, love and forgiveness throughout the Christmas celebrations and beyond as...
Cleric urges Christians to emulate Jesus Christ

Cleric urges Christians to emulate Jesus Christ

  As Christians all over the world prepare for the celebration of this year’s Christmas, Rev.Fr Emmanuel Kundum of St. Finbers’ Parish Rayfield, Jos, has...

ENTERTAINMENT

First edition of Chinua Achebe’s ‘Thing Fall Apart’ sold for N1m

A first print, first edition copy of late Chinua Achebe’s premier novel ‘Things Fall Apart’ has been purchased for one million naira. The private sale...

Kate Henshaw, Bimbo Manuel star in political thriller ‘4th Republic’

Nollywood heavyweights Kate Henshaw, Eyinna Nwigwe, Bimbo Manuel, Linda Ejiofor, Yakubu Mohammed and Sani Mu’azu are set to star in upcoming political thriller, ‘4th Republic’. The...

Rapper, Cadet dies in car accident

British rapper, Cadet, has died in a car accident on his way to a performance in the early hours of Saturday. The 28-year-old, whose real...

CELEBRITIES

First edition of Chinua Achebe’s ‘Thing Fall Apart’ sold for N1m

A first print, first edition copy of late Chinua Achebe’s premier novel ‘Things Fall Apart’ has been purchased for one million naira. The private sale...

Rapper, Cadet dies in car accident

British rapper, Cadet, has died in a car accident on his way to a performance in the early hours of Saturday. The 28-year-old, whose real...

2Face, D’banj in new single-‘Baecation’

  African legends, Oladapo Oyebanjo, a.k.a D’banj and Innocent Idibia, a.k.a 2face have finally released the visuals for their new single titled BAECATION. Before the release...

CRIME

Banker seeking money ritual swindled, suspects arrested

The Oyo State Police Command said it had arrested a syndicate that specializes in defrauding unsuspecting victims seeking money rituals. The State Commissioner of Police,...

Police arrest Uber driver ‘s alleged killers, recovers car

Operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command have arrested two suspected robbers who allegedly killed an Uber driver and stole...

Man shot dead by unknown gunmen in Asaba

A middle aged man was shot dead by unknown assailants at about 6:30p.m.on Thursday at Ibusa Junction in Asaba, according to NAN. The deceased, popularly...

LAW & JUSTICE

Man seeks marriage dissolution over mother-in-law’s interference

Girl defilement: Lawyers advocate severe punishment

Mr Ogedi Ogu, a Lagos-based lawyer, has advocated for severe punishment for those who defile girls and parents who accept out-of-court settlement. Ogu made the...

We followed due process in leasing VI property, Ecobank tells court

Ecobank Plc on Friday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court it followed due process in leasing the property located in Victoria Island, Lagos, which...
Boycott stalls court proceedings in Ebonyi

45-year-old man remanded in prison over alleged rape of minor

An Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a 45-year-old man, Daniel Alamo, in prison over alleged raping of a seven-year-old girl. The defendant, whose address...

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