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US Threatens To Call Back $308 Million Abacha 2020-02-16 17:12:27The United States Government has warned that it will recover the over $308 million looted and stashed abroad by the former head of state, the late San

After Everyone Has Moved On, APC Writes INEC 2020-02-16 16:39:17The All Progressives Congress, APC, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct a fresh governorship election in Bayelsa

Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei Breaks 5km 13-minute World Record 2020-02-16 16:30:45Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda lowered the 5km world record on Sunday, February 16, 2020, with a time of 12 minutes 51 seconds and revealed he had set out

President Buhari Suspends Broadcasting Commission’s Boss, Modibbo Kawu 2020-02-16 16:20:44Modibbo Kawu, the director-general of the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has been suspended on the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari. Th

Festus Keyamo Urges The APC To Do Internal 2020-02-16 16:12:32Festus Keyamo, the minister of state for labour and employment, has asked the All Progressives Congress, APC, to look inwards over the loss of some st

66% Of Nigerians Do Not Use Condoms During 2020-02-16 14:55:13Sixty-six percent of Nigerians do not use condoms during sex with persons who are not their regular partners or spouses. This is according to a survey

Bayelsa: ‘God Is In Charge Of The Affairs 2020-02-16 14:45:37The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governors’ Forum has congratulated Douye Diri and his running mate, Lawrence Ewhruojakpo, over the Supreme Co

Abuja First Bank Robbery Suspects Arraigned, Remanded In 2020-02-16 14:35:39A Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court has ordered the remand of five suspects arrested in connection with the failed robbery attack on a commer

Ladies, 5 Ways To Successfully Play Hard-To-Get 2020-02-16 14:25:27laying hard-to-get takes a bit of practice. You might think you’re playing hard-to-get when you’re playing impossible-to-get. Here ar

#ALERT: 27 Killed, 197 Infected As Strange Disease 2020-02-16 14:15:22Twenty-seven persons have died from the outbreak of a yet to be identified epidemic in Oye community of Obi local government area of Benue State. Over

Heavy Security Presence In Abia As Huge Crowds 2020-02-16 08:55:44The Abia police command on Friday, February 14, 2020, deployed several detachments of its operatives in strategic locations in Umuahia, the Abia capit

Amotekun: Ekiti Assembly Passes Bill Legalising South West’s 2020-02-16 08:45:35The bill for the creation of the Ekiti State Security Network Agency code-named Amotekun, was on Friday, February 14, 2020, passed into law by the sta

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KWSG Pays N30.5m For WAEC as Fine, As 2020-01-30 11:18:08The Kwara State Governor, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq was yesterday said he has approved the payment of N30.5m being a penalties imposed on some sch

Buhari reassures Jonathan of his safety and security 2020-01-30 10:29:35Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday paid an unscheduled visit to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he briefly met with the President Buh

Senate to probe NNPC over $396m spent on 2020-01-30 10:28:01The Senate is to probe the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over the sum of $396 million expended on Turn-Around Maintenance of refineri

MTN pledges to invest $1.6bn in Nigeria 2020-01-30 10:15:58MTN has pledged to invest US$1.6-billion (R23.4-billion) to expand its operations in Nigeria after settling the latest major dispute with authorities

Alleged N2.5bn fraud: ICPC, Modibbo, others to adopt 2020-01-30 10:01:42The Federal High Court Abuja has fixed Feb. 10 for counsel in the ongoing alleged N2.5 billion fraud case against the Director-General of the National

Kwara Pays N30.5m fine to WAEC 2020-01-30 09:55:17The Kwara State Governor, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has disclosed that he has approved the payment of N30.5m being  penalties imposed on some

Delta State signs N3bn maternal health care centre 2020-01-30 09:54:23The Delta Government has signed an agreement with a construction firm to build a N3 billion maternal healthcare center and diagnostic laboratory in Ow

Senate confirms Dr Kingsley Obiora as Deputy 2020-01-30 09:29:33Senate confirmed the appointment of Dr Kingsley Isitua Obiora as the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank Of Nigeria CBN This was after the committee o

Bushfire triggers prolonged blackout at Port-Harcourt International Airport 2020-01-30 08:46:29Port Harcourt International Airport has been thrown into darkness following a bush fire that engulfed part of the airport’s surrounding bushes o

Court sentences housewife to 2 weeks imprisonment for 2020-01-30 08:27:30A Shari’a Court sitting in Rigasa, Kaduna on Thursday sentenced a housewife, Mariya  Muhammad,  to two weeks imprisonment for calling

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Govt Ishaku not governing from Abuja, Taraba group New! 2020-02-17 17:42:59A socio-cultural group in Taraba State, Taraba Interest Group, TIG, has condemned claims that Governor Darius Ishaku is governing the state from Abuja

FG ready to collaborate with NDVC to actualise New! 2020-02-17 17:00:46The Federal Government says it is ready to work closely with the Nigeria Diaspora Voting Council (NDVC) to actualise the participation of diasporas in

FG selects 6 states for pilot Open Schooling New! 2020-02-17 16:57:54The Federal Government has selected six northern states for the pilot phase of its Open Schooling Programme (OSP). OSP which was launched in early 201

Jigawa bye-election: Musa wins APC Babura/Garki Federal Constituency New! 2020-02-17 16:50:03Musa Muhammadu has emerged the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the bye-election into the vacant Babura/Garki Federal Constituency

Engaging untrained teachers in schools worrisome – UNGA New! 2020-02-17 16:46:03President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, on Monday in New York, decried the engagement of untrained teache

Police extend curfew in Bayelsa to Feb. 23 New! 2020-02-17 16:30:10The Bayelsa State Police Command has extended the three-day dusk-to-dawn curfew earlier imposed on the state from Feb. 17 to Feb. 23. The State’

Kwara Govt reaffirms commitment to independent Judiciary New! 2020-02-17 16:00:51The Kwara Government has reaffirmed its commitment to promote efficient and independent judiciary for effective service delivery. Gov. AbdulRahman Abd

Katsina attack: Gov Masari visits affected villages New! 2020-02-17 15:35:29Gov. Aminu Masaari of Katsina State on Monday visited Tsanwa and Dankar villages and sympathise with the residents over Friday’s attack by bandi

Man, 25, docked for alleged damage to security New! 2020-02-17 15:00:48A resident of Benin, Chuks Moses, 25, on Monday appeared before an Oredo Magistrates’ Court in Benin, for allegedly damaging electric security w

We have technologies that can bring immediate jobs New! 2020-02-17 14:35:11Mr Mohammed Jibrin, Director-General (DG) of National Board for Technology Incubation(NBTI), says the board is ready to bring in technologies that wil

Court turns down lawyer’s plea, orders arrest of New! 2020-02-17 14:25:47The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, ordered the arrest of Abdullahi Dikko, former Comptroller General (CG) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)&

I was denied Certificate for exposing randy lecturer New! 2020-02-17 14:18:40MONICA Osagie Monday told  the Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, All Progressives Congress, APC, Ekiti Central led Senate Senate Committee on Jud

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Scarcity looms as NUPENG suspends fuel distribution 2020-02-08 08:55:51Most of the petroleum stations in Badagry communities have closed as the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers of Nigeria (NUPENG) suspe

Corruption report: Buhari’s aide threatens legal action 2020-02-08 08:49:40Mrs Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu, Senior Adviser to the President on Judicial Reforms and International Relations, has threatened a legal suit against instit

Origin of Ekiti bomb blast: Police commissioner Amba 2020-02-08 08:40:56The explosion which triggered panic among residents of Ado Ekiti, the state capital, on Saturday morning was caused by counter-terrorism accessories k

Kaduna state records 84 fire outbreaks in January 2020-02-08 08:26:21The Kaduna State Fire Service says it recorded 87 fire outbreaks and seven deaths in January 2020.

Fani-Kayode lists two outstanding governors in North 2020-02-08 08:12:37Critic, Femi Fani-Kayode has listed two governors he described as outstanding in Northern Nigeria. Fani-Kayode picked Governor Mutawale of Zamfara and

Chioma Akpotha features on ‘BloodOfEnogie’ series 2020-02-08 08:09:34A new series is set to hit cinemas before you even have the chance to think about it. This one showcases the rich culture of Benin with its beads and

Soldier kills 20 in shopping mall in shooting 2020-02-08 07:50:54A Thai soldier has gone on a shooting spree in Korat city, Nakhon Ratchasima, north eastern Thailand, killing no fewer than 20 people.

Machester United drop Odion Ighalo 2020-02-08 07:40:00Manchester United have dropped new on-loan striker Odion Jude Ighalo from their training camp in Marbella Spain.

How to treat people who said bad things 2020-02-08 07:36:49Senator Dino Melaye, former lawmaker, representing Kogi West Senatorial District has proferred solution on how to treat people who said bad things abo

Oscars 2020: No host for Sunday’s Academy Awards 2020-02-08 07:29:07No one will be assigned to host the 2020 Oscar event on Sunday night after 2019’s host-free experiment merited a rating spike.

Federer, Nadal, Gates, Noah smash tennis record 2020-02-08 07:14:50Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, long with Bill Gates and Trevor Noah have jointly set record as they broke the highest attendance figures for a tenn

Oscar Night: Five things to watch out for 2020-02-08 07:07:45The silver screen’s biggest night is here — Oscars campaigns have been wrapped up, predictions placed and champagne iced.