China lifts 770 million rural people out of poverty

More than 770 million of China's rural population living below the current poverty line have been raised from poverty.This was contained in...

Facility upgrade begins in Oro General Hospital soon, says Kwara Gov

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State would commence the upgrade and equipping of the Oro General Hospital in Irepodun...

Why price of cement is high in Nigeria -Dangote

The management of Dangote Cement Plc. says a bag of cement from its factories and plants in Obajana and Gboko  N2,450, and...

Ondo Govt Petitions Police Over Former Deputy’s Refusal to Return Govt Vehicles

The Ondo State Government, on Tuesday, petitioned the state Commissioner of Police, Salami Bolaji, over the refusal of the former deputy governor,...

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Economist forecasts better performance for Naira

By Our Correrspondent with agency reports An economist, Prof. Hassan Oaikhenan of the Department of Economics and Statistics, University of...
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Vardy’s late strike earns Leicester City point at Arsenal

Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy pounced to score a crucial late equaliser as they hit back against Arsenal to draw 1-1 in the English Premier...

Oxfam Organizes Rally, Agric Exhibition In Bauchi

By Sule Aliyu, Bauchi Oxfam Nigeria, Bauchi State office carried out a peaceful rally and an Agricultural show/exhibition of agricultural commodities within Bauchi metropolis, as...

Biden’s son, Hunter facing tax probe

Hunter Biden, the son of President-elect Joe Biden, announced he is facing a federal probe into his taxes, without elaborating further, but...

Ajadi Wins Kwara South Senatorial Primaries, APC Stakeholders Insist

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders in Kwara south, have asked the national secretariat of the party to declare Senator Sulaiman...

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House of Reps adjourns to honor late members

The House of Representatives on Tuesday adjourned plenary for seven legislative days in honour of two of their colleagues’ who died during...

Just in: Adeboye, El-Rufai meet in Kaduna over release of RCCG members

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Tuesday, met with the Governor of Kaduna State,...

Police reject N500,000 bribe, arrest 5 suspects with stolen materials

Police operatives attached to Area E Command, Festac in Lagos State,  have arrested five persons for attempting to bribe them with N500,000...

Ramadan: Gov. Makinde urges Muslims to pray against insecurity

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo has called on Muslim faithful to pray against insecurity in Nigeria during this year’s Ramadan fast.

Kebbi govt, Max Air sign MOU on domestic flight

The Kebbi government has signed a  Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Max Air on domestic flights. The Deputy...

Music

Why Saraki dynasty will never go Into extinction- Clerics

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Prominent Islamic scholars in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, on Thursday took turns to explain why...

CCT: I Will Win At Appeal Court- Saraki

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has expressed confidence to win the appeal filed against his...

WHO reports large shortage of coronavirus vaccines

The world is facing a severe shortage of vaccines against Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), leading  to inequalities among...

Kelly Rowland opens up on being under Beyonce’s shadow in Destiny’s Child

Kelly Rowland has said that it was overwhelming being in the shadows of Beyonce during their days in the...

NAFDAC warns against using Covifor Remidesivir Injection

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned the general public not to use...

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Police warn private owners against opening schools to all students

The Police Command in Osun has warned private school owners in the state planning to reopen school for all students, under the cover of partial...

Fanfare As Nigerian Army University, Biu Takes Off.

By: Ali Musa Biu President Muhamnadu Buhari has assured the Nigerian Army of Hus administration's commitment to the promotion of education amongst the rank and...

Badeh Honours EFCC Invitation

Former Chief of Defence Staff, CDS,  Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh (Rtd), has put arrangements in place to honour the invitation extended to him...
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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...

Dogara condemns spate of impeachment of Assembly speakers

By Aaron Ossai Nigeria's democracy is facing existential threat especially at the state level unless something is done to reverse the trend of incessant...

Dangote Group says $2bn fertiliser plant to begin operation December

The Dangote Group says its two billion-dollar granulated urea fertiliser plant located at Ibeju Lekki, Lagos will begin operation before the end of December. Mr...

China lifts 770 million rural people out of poverty

More than 770 million of China's rural population living below the current poverty line have been raised from poverty.This was contained in...

IPAC dissolves interim committee, fixes Sept. 5 for election

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), has dissolved its Interim National Committee-led by Leonard Ezenwa, the National Chairman of Action Alliance Congress (AAC). The President, of...

Youths In Niger Prefer Begging than Work – Chairman

  BY MAIRIGA Juliana, Minna Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger state, Engineer Mohammed Jibrin Imam has said his greatest worry is...

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China claims first victory in men’s curling worlds

China edged Denmark 6-5 in the 10th round for its first win at the ongoing world men's curling championship held in Calgary on Monday. Although when the Chinese players took to the court later...

US Child-Soldiers Hoopla And Nigeria’s CJTF

By Kolawole Anthony The all-powerful United States of America (USA) is a bundle of contradictions. It goofs so childishly and owes no one any apology...

CSR: Dangote Cement commits N4bn to projects in Ogun host communities

Dangote Cement Plc, says it has committed over N4 billion into various Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects in its 14 host communities in Yewa...

N30m Fraud: EFCC closes case against Ilorin herbalist

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Precisely five months after the arraignment of a self acclaimed herbalist, Jamiu Isiaka, who allegedly defrauded a Korean National, Keun...

CSOs Task Security Managers on Unity to Defeat Insurgency

As Nigeria continues to battle insecurity, a rights group, Conference of Civil Society for Peace, Security and National Development has urged the managers of...

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FAAN assures passengers of safety, comfort

The management of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says the network of airports across the country are fully prepared for the...

Concerned Edo Youths protest against anti-Obaseki’s second term bid

By Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City As a result of several protests against governor Godwin Obaseki second term bid by some of his party...

Saraki Pledges To Off set Kwara Workers Salary Arrears

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki said he would start off setting salary arrears owed certain categories of workers in...

Buhari congratulates Chief Odeyemi at 80

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Chairman Board of Trustees of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry and one of the founding fathers...

Edo 2020: PDP urges INEC, security agencies to be neutral

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Edo has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), and Security Agencies for the state’s governorship...

FIFA bans CAF president Ahmad for five years

World football governing body, FIFA has banned Ahmad Ahmad, president of the Confederation...
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Music

Forum seeks investment in India-Nigeria cooperation for mutually beneficial economic growth

Speakers at the maiden India-Nigeria Business Forum have called for greater investment in the business cooperation between India and Nigeria toward the economic development...

NEMA distributes relief materials to victims of armed banditry in Niger

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday distributed millions of Naira worth of relief materials to victims of armed banditry displaced from three local...

COVID-19: 75 persons on self isolation in kwara – Gov AbdulRazaq

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara state Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRaszaq has confirmed that no fewer than 75 persons suspected to have had contacts with...

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 the FCT, especially the riverine...

Sport News

Nigeria under serious security threat now than ever – Archbishop

The Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province, Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion, Most Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma, has raised alarm over the increasing security challenges in...

Constitution Amendment: Electoral Reform Tops Agenda

By Aaron Ossai The Senate Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution, SCRC, has assured that the amendment would be concluded in earnest...

Oriental Hotel condemns attack on facilities

The Western Metal Products Company (WEMPCO) Group, owners of Lagos Oriental Hotel, on Wednesday condemned attacks on its facilities during the violence that accompanied...
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Visit these beautiful islands in the South Pacific for your own Shipwrecked experience

 The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is just be nice to everyone and always smile. Refreshingly,...

Arotile: NYCN Commiserate with NAF, Family

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has described the sudden passing of Nigeria's first female combat pilot Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile as...

Jonathan is exceptional democrat, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described former President Goodluck Jonathan as an exceptional democrat whose commitment to the unity, stability and development of...

Northern Govs Betray Buhari – Youths Allege

By Our Special Correspondent Arewa Youths under the auspices of the Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF), has described as “wicked, callous, selfish and insensitive”, the...

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Continue to pray for peace, Clergyman enjoins Christians

Apostle Reuben Salawu, Secretary, Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church a.k.a Mountain of Grace, Kawo Kaduna, has enjoined Christians to intensify prayers and support government...

Kanye West seeks medical help after apology to wife Kim Kardashian for ‘going public’ with their ‘private matter’ (photos)

American rapper Kanye West was seen visiting a clinic in Wyoming after apologising to his wife Kim Kardashian for ‘going public’ with their ‘private...

Why PMB Deserves Support on Security, Anti-Corruption – CSOs

The Conference of Civil Society for Peace, Security and National Development has said combating insecurity and corruption is a daunting challenge that requires absolute...

FRSC intensifies patrol to curb accidents in Anambra

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it is intensifying patrol on major roads and highways in Anambra to check recurring road traffic accidents...