Go about your lawful businesses, Police tell Ibadan residents

The Police Command in Oyo State on Saturday reassured residents to go about their lawful businesses, in spite of the threat of...

Democracy Day: Group calls for sober reflection, unity, peace

 The Progressive Students Movement (PSM), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has urged Nigerians to use the Democracy Day for sober reflection on unity...

Zamfara suspends a third traditional ruler over banditry allegations

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has approved the suspension of the Emir of Zurmi, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, over his alleged involvement in banditry.

Sterling bank pledges commitment to health sector improvement

Sterling Bank has pledged more commitment in its interventions in Nigeria’s health sector. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of...

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FEMA alerts Abuja residents of severe flood

The FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has once again issued a high alert on prospect of severe flood within...
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Gov. Ishaku Suspends 7 Traditional

No fewer than seven district heads have been suspended by the Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, for allocating lands that were reserved for Internally...

EFCC arrests runaway internet fraudster

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Office on Wednesday re-arraigned 32 year old Abolarin Kayode before Justice...

China Development Bank, Afreximbank in $500m agreement to Support Africa’s trade infrastructure

By Joseph Inokotong China Development Bank (CDB) yesterday in Changsha, China, signed an agreement providing a $500-million facility to the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank)...

Chibok schoolgirls: Pause as a parent, to imagine 2,549 days of pains

By Professor Babagana Umara Zulum As a father of daughters, I can’t even imagine the pains of having one’s...

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1,300 Oyo women benefit from entrepreneurship training programme – Makinde

A total of 1,300 women entrepreneurs in Oyo state have been trained under a French government sponsored programme leveraging Nigeria’s agribusiness sector,...

China, ASEAN to jointly take strategic partnership to a higher level

During the Special ASEAN-China Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Dialogue Relations and the 6th Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Foreign...

NGO tracks N193bn spent on government projects in 2020

The Connected Development (CODE) a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) says it tracked N193 billion spent on government projects across the country in...

June 12: Police warn against protest in Delta

The Police Command in Delta has warned that it would deal decisively with any person or group that embarks on any protest...

Insecurity: Nigeria Correctional Service, FRSC pledge to work together

The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) and the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) have pledged to work together to ensure adequate security in Enugu...

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No Issues Over Kwara Gov-elect’s Certificate, Says INEC

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday dismissed reports that it has been asked to produce...

FG Debunks Rise In Boko Haram Activities

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Federal Government has debunked insinuations in some quarters of the rise in the Boko Haram...

Suspension, Counter Suspension Hit Edo APC

By Ikhili Monday EBALU, Benin City All is yet to be heard in Edo state as the crisis rocking the...

Kwara: EFCC boss calls for collaboration from residents

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Office has urged residents of Kwara state...

Man Docked For Raping Twin Sisters

By Our Correspondent A 30-year-old man Mr. Samuel Adebayo, who allegedly raped twin sisters and put one of them in...

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@RevolutionNow: CSOs condemn protests ……alleges protesters linked to terrorists

The Conference of Civil Society for Peace, Security and National Development has criticised the protests staged against President Muhammadu Buhari by the #RevolutionNow group...

Operation Amotekun: OPCI President decries criticisms, applauds Southwest governors

By Steve Oni, Ilorin National President, Oodua Progressives Care Initiative (OPCI), Dr. Maruf Olanrewaju, has decried criticisms in certain quarters against the recent launch of...

Kwara PDP Petitions Justice Minister Over Suspended Council Chairmen, Others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state has sent a petition to the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mal. Abubakar Malami on...
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Coronavirus vaccine: WHO chief scientist thinks mid-2021 is possible

Widespread coronavirus vaccination could begin in the middle of next year, the chief scientist of the World Health Organisation, Soumya Swaminathan said. She expressed...

Kwara Gov names A-list neurosurgeon SA on Health Matters

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has approved the appointment of US-based renowned professor of neurosurgery and neurosciences Wale Sulaiman as...

PDP demands immediate release of Sheriff’s aide, Inuwa Bwala

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday called on the Borno State government and the Police to immediately free Mr. Inuwa Bwala, who has...

Kwara Poly Auditorium ready for commissioning

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The multi-million Naira Auditorium Complex of the Kwara state Polytechnic, Ilorin, the state capital, is ready for commissioning by the...

Prosecute Perpetrators Of Igangan Crisis, Kwara Fulani Tell FG

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Fulani residing in Kwara State have asked the federal government...

Gov Fayemi signs Amotekun bill into law

…Says Ekiti no longer safe for criminals The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has signed the Ekiti State Security Network Agency Bill codenamed...

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BORNO GOVERNMENT TO REGULATE ACTIVITIES OF NGOs– Zulum

By Ali Musa Biu, Maiduguri The Borno.state government is to henceforth coordinate. Monitor and msne the conduct and activities of International Non Governmental Organisation (INGOs) and Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in the state. The Borno state, Governor, Prof Babagana umara...

Africans Spend 40 billion Hrs In Search Of Water Annually-Don

  By Steve Oni, Ilorin Bad leadership, not corruption, tt is Nigeria’s and Africa’s critical problem, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Business Law, University...

2019: I Will Contest Presidential Poll – Bafarawa

The former governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, has formally disclosed his intention to contest for the 2019 presidential election on the platform...

Buhari mourns associate, Muhammad Adahama

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of a Kano-based community leader and renowned cleric, Muhammad Abdurrabbihi Adahama, describing him as a...

Election Postponement: NYPF to subsidize transport for members

By Ere-ebi Agedah In order to stem the tide of voter apathy following a sudden postponement of last Saturday’s presidential and house of representative’s election,...

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COVID-19: Nigeria has vaccinated over 1 million people, says NPHCDA

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has announced  that Nigeria had so far vaccinated over a million eligible people out...

Rivers Re-run: INEC suspends elections in 6 LGA’s

Following several cases of irregularities which trailed the on-going Rivers legislative rerun, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended voting exercise in four...

Attacks On PDP Members: Kwara PDP Leaders Ask Buhari To Call Factional APC Members To Order

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in Kwara state have asked President Muhammadu Buhari and national leaders of the All Progressives...

IPOB A ‘Militant Terrorist Organisation’ – DHQ

  By Aaron Ossai As confusion continue to trail Nigerian Army’s controversial “Operation Python Dance” in the South Eastern Nigeria; Defence Headquarters has tagged the Indigenous...

CSO Knocks Yahaya Bello Over Wheelbarrow Empowerment

As groups continue to rally support for Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello to vie for the exalted seat of the presidency...

APC will take over Rivers Govt House in 2023- State Chairman

Mr Isaac Ogbobula, the Rivers Chairman of All Progressives Congress(APC) says he’s confident that the party will take over the state in...
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Lockdown: Police in Kwara prohibit walking on streets

The  Kwara Police Command on Tuesday warned residents in all the 16 LGAs to desist from walking around during the lockdown ordered by the...

Reggae legend Wyclef Jean accepts Kizz Daniel’s #fuckyouchallenge

US reggae legend Wyclef Jean, who has worked with great talents like Beyonce and his fellow member of the defunct fugees group, Lauryn Hills,...

NEMA: Between Dogara and Fake News

By Yusuf Msheliza The era of fake news is here again. I recalled I jumped out of my seat when the House of Representatives...

Flood Submerges 458 Rice Farms in Kwara

  By Steve Oni, Ilorin No fewer than 458 farms under the Central Bank if Nigeria (CBN) anchor borrowers scheme have been submerged by flood in...

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Gov Emmanuel restricts movement of tricycles, motorcycles in 3 LGAs in A’Ibom

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has restricted  the operation of motorcycles (popularly called Okada) and tricycles (popularly known as Keke) in...

Over 4,500 APC Members Defect to NNPP in Bauchi

  By Sule Aliyu, Bauchi Over 4,500 members of All Progressives Congress (APC) and Green Party of Nigeria (GPN) supporters in Bauchi state defected to the...

Nigerian Navy cancels 65th anniversary over COAS death

The Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo, has directed the cancellation of events slated for marking the 65th anniversary...
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North Central Rally: Kwarans Urged To Accord Atiku Rousing Reception

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The people of Kwara state have been urged to troop out en masse to receive the presidential candidate of the Peoples...

Bournemouth boost EPL survival hopes as they stun Leicester

Bournemouth breathed life into their English Premier League (EPL) survival bid on Sunday, coming from a goal down to beat fourth-placed Leicester City 4-1...

Offa Poly Expels Student Convicted Of Internet Fraud

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Authorities of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, in Offa local government area...

KWASU: NBA, IEDPU, others hail Akanbi’s appointment as VC

By Steve Oni, Ilorin No fewer than eleven prominent socio- cultural associations and professional bodies have hailed the appointment of Professor Mohammed Mustapha Akanbi as...

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NMC urges political leaders to make learning of mathematics constituency’s project

The Director/Chief Executive, National Mathematical Centre (NMC), Prof. Stephen Onah, has urged political leaders to prioritise education especially learning of mathematics using...

Retirements: Rumbles In The Army/Police

By Sam ADEGBE, Abuja Retirees Go For The Broke, Unleash Anger on Buratai/Idris PSC Withholds Severance Letters Of  Retired DIGs/AIGs As Accelerated Promotions Excite...

Kwara Deputy Gov decries menace of drug abuse

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Deputy Governor Kayode Alabi has decried the menace of drug abuse and its effect on the youth and the...

Easter: FG Declares Good Friday, Monday Public Holidays

By Aaron Ossai The Federal Government has declared Friday April 14 and Monday April 17 as public holidays to mark the Easter celebrations. The Minister of...