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We’ll not allow opposition to hijack strategic committees at 9th NASS,...

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has insisted that the governing party with majority of senators and members-elect in the 9th National Assembly would not...

POLITICS

We’ll not allow opposition to hijack strategic committees at 9th NASS,...

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has insisted that the governing party with majority of senators and members-elect in the 9th National Assembly would not...

Atiku’s petition against Buhari, good for Nigeria

The Publicity Secretary of the Atiku/Obi Election Council in Anambra State, Okoli Akirika, has said the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji...

Our expectations from Buhari’s second term – YCE

Dr Kunle Olajide, the Secretary-General, Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure true federalism and national unity. Olajide said that...

METRO

Wild jubilation in Bauchi as INEC declares Sen. Bala Mohammed, governor-elect

There was wild jubilation by residents of Bauchi on Monday night as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the governorship candidate of the...

Protest: Gov. Oyetola orders reopening of Osun tertiary institutions

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has ordered the reopening of the three tertiary institutions  in Ilesa  which were shut down on March 18. The reopening...

What we want from Oyo governor-elect—Oke-Ogun residents

Following  the victory of Mr Seyi Makinde in  the March 9 governorship election, some residents of  Oke-Ogun Zone in Oyo State on Monday set...

NATIONAL

Anambra: NAFDAC confiscates tramadol concealed in garri bags

Anniversary: NAFDAC engages in fitness walk, tree planting

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Monday commenced commemoration of its 25th anniversary with a fitness walk and...
2019: Why Nigerians should return Buhari – Ojuogbo

Buhari receives report on implementation of N30,000 National Minimum Wage

President Muhamamdu Buhari on Monday received the report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the implementation of the new National Minimum Wage at the...

I wish my husband’s cabinet will have 41.6% women – Aisha...

Wife of the president, Aisha Buhari, has said she wished her husband cabinet will have as many women in percentage as the Tony Elumelu...

AFCON 2019: We dedicate our qualification to God, Tanzanians, says Coach...

Emmanuel Amuneke, coach of the Tanzanian national team, says the team is grateful to God for qualifying for the finals of the African Cup...

Victorious U-19 cricket team returns to Nigeria

Nigeria U-19 cricket team, the Young Yellow Greens, returned to the country on Monday after their victorious performance at the ICC U-19 World Cup...

NBA roundup: Curry returns, Warriors retake No. 1 seed

Stephen Curry returned from a one-game absence to hit five 3-pointers and total a game-high 26 points Sunday night as the Golden State Warriors...

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

Ice Prince thrills Abuja fans at food expo

Nigerian Hip-hop artiste, Panshak Zamani aka Ice Prince Sunday night thrilled fun seekers with an exciting performance at a food expo in Abuja. Hundreds of...

Davido, 21 Savage, others to perform at Roots Picnic, Philadelphia

Popular Nigerian singer, David Adeleke a.k.a. Davido is to perform at the 11th Roots Picnic headlining the 20th Anniversary celebration of The Root’s classic album,...

Chimamanda designs “Freedom of Expression” Medallion for Foundrae

A popular Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has designed a “Freedom of Expression” medallion in collaboration with Foundrae. Foundrae is a collection that is autobiographical,...

CELEBRITIES

Chimamanda designs “Freedom of Expression” Medallion for Foundrae

A popular Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has designed a “Freedom of Expression” medallion in collaboration with Foundrae. Foundrae is a collection that is autobiographical,...

Kannywood actress Hadiza Gabon donate N500,000 to ailing colleague

Famous Kannywood actress Hadiza Gabon, has donated N500,000 to an ailing film producer Rabiu Arrahus who was due to undergo surgery following a car...

Chimamanda Adichie to speak at Yale’s 2019 Class Day

Acclaimed Nigerian writer Chimamanda Adichie 41, has been selected as the speaker in the during the Yale’s 2019 Class Day. Adichie graduated with a Master’s...

CRIME

EFCC re-arraigns ex-Intercontinental Bank MD on 22 counts of Money Laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday re-arraigned a  former Managing Director of the defunct Intercontinental Bank PLC, Erastus Akingbola in a...

Police arraign fake native doctor for allegedly man of N1.5m

The police on Monday arraigned a fake native doctor, Stanley Igbinigie, 53, in court for allegedly defrauding a man of N1.5 million in an...

Police nab 2 suspects for allegedly stabbing 2 men to death

The Kano State Police Command has arrested two suspects, Kamalu Musa and another simply called Babangida, both residents of Shekar Maidaki Quarters Kano, for...

LAW & JUSTICE

Civil engineer swindled me of N14m, Ex-House of Reps Member alleges...

Chinenye Ike, a former member of the Federal House of Representatives, on Monday told an FCT High Court, Kubwa that Ms Victoria Adelana, a...

“I want justice,” mother of girl killed in Ikorodu by Taskforce...

Mrs Janet Anifowose, mother of a 17-year-old girl killed by trigger- happy policeman at Akoun, Ikorodu, Lagos State, has demanded justice over death of...

Court remands factory worker for allegedly defiling 3-year-old girl

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Monday ordered that a factory worker, Emmanuel Friday, who allegedly defiled a three-year-old girl be remanded in prison, pending legal...

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