National Hospital seeks cleft care inclusion in NHIS

The Chief Medical Director, National Hospital Abuja (NHA), Dr. Jeff Momoh has called for the inclusion of treatment...

Minister intervenes in youth council crisis

After many years of internal crisis, the Federal Government has finally intervened and returned peace to the National Youth Council of Nigeria...

Summon Fashola over Lekki tollgate camera, #EndSARS lawyer tells panel

An #EndSARS protesters’ lawyer, Mr Adesina Ogunlana, has asked the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry to summon the Minister of Works...

Nigeria drop to 35 in latest FIFA rankings

Nigeria dropped down to 35th position in the latest FIFA Coca-Cola world rankings following a lacklustre display in November that saw them...

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Party Faithful Demand Stomach Infrastructure from Obaseki

By Ikhili   Monday, EBALU, Benin City As Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki concludes his "thank you" visit to all the...
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Five building blocks for a happier relationship

It is in human genetic makeup to crave for special attention, especially from one special person he or she could get deeply connected to,...

Boko Haram: 50 CSOs Visit N’ East, Say Peace Has Returned

Over 50 civil society organisations in Nigeria on Thursday gave an assessment of the security situation in the North East and concluded that all...

Pharmacists to Govt: We Are Not Inferior To Doctors

By Our Correspondent The Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria have said that they are equally as relevant to the health care delivery...

NCDC confirms 437 new COVID-19 case, total of infection hits 46,577

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 437 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the...

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India enters first recession in 73 years

India’s economy contracted 7.5 percent between July and September, performing the poorest among major advanced and emerging economies and entering a technical...

Two suspected robbers killed, eight arrested in Akwa Ibom

Operatives of the Akwa Ibom Police Command on Wednesday killed two suspected armed robbers during a shoot out with the hoodlums in...

Bayelsa Assembly suspends clerk

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has suspended the Clerk of the House, Owudugo Kozigene, for three months over allegations of gross...

Blasphemy: Court reserves judgment on musician’s death sentence appeal

The Kano State High Court (Appeal Division), on Thursday, reserved judgment on an appeal filed by a 30-year-old musician, Sharrif Yahaya, who...

No pardon for rapists, says Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said no offender indicted in reported cases of rape and gender-based violence will go scot-free...

Music

Auto Crash: How Ocholi, Wife, Son Died

Buhari, Others Mourn A legal icon and Nigeria’s Minister of State for Labour and Productivity, Mr. Ocholi James is dead....

NGO to train 3000 youths nationwide on life skills beginning Nov.16

A Non- Governmental Organization, Free Community Foundation, says it has concluded arrangements to train over 3000 youths nationwide to...

2 Suspected Cultists Killed In Ilorin

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Two suspected cult members were hacked to death in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital. The incident, according...

PDP Governors’ Forum debunks reports of members’ alleged defection

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governors’ Forum, on Saturday debunked claims that about 10 governors, elected under its platform,...

NlPR urges FG to rescind decision on new pump price, electricity tariff

The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Kwara chapter, has urged the Federal Government to rescind its...

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New KWASU VC vows to promote a world class enabling environment for learning, teaching, research

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The newly appointed Vice Chancellor of the Kwara State University (KWASU), Prof. Muhammed Mustapha Akanbi has disclosed his preparedness...

Bayelsa judgment review: Adegboruwa asks NBA to sanction lawyers

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has called on the Nigerian Bar Association to sanction lawyers involved in the application that sought...

We will be fair to all, assures Kwara Deputy Gov

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State government has pledged to accord equal treatment to all bodies and organisations in its bid to ensure an all...
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Queues: No need for panic buying of PMS — NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum corporation (NNPC) has cautioned motorists not to engage in panic buying of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol,...

Man, 35, faces rape charge in Lagos

A 35-year-old man, Adebayo Oluwatoyin, who allegedly raped a 20-year-old woman, on Wednesday, appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. Oluwatoyin is facing a charge...

China virus death toll passes 1,000, WHO warns of ‘very grave’ global threat

The death toll from the novel coronavirus outbreak surged past 1,000 in China on Tuesday as the World Health Organization warned that the epidemic...

Total Deregulation Of Oil Sector Remains Solution To Fuel Scarcity- Rep

By Steve Oni Ilorin The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Water Resources, Hon, Aliyu Ahman-Pategi, has said that total deregulation of downstream of oil...

Community wants govt. to rename Edo University Iyamho

Members of Elele-Uzairue Community in Etsako west local government area of Edo have called on the Edo State Government to rename Edo University, Iyamho...

2016 UTME: JAMB Remitted N7.8bn To FG – Oloyede

By Our Correspondent The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said it remitted N7.8 billion to Federal Government coffers from 2016 University and Tertiary Matriculation Examinations...

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BREAKING: Yakubu hands over as INEC chairman

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Monday, handed over to Air Vice Marshall Ahmed Mu’azu (retd,) to oversee the affairs of the commission. Mu’azu would oversee INEC pending the confirmation of Yakubu by the...

N/Assembly Will Raise Teachers’ Retirement Age To 65

By Aaron Ossai Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has assured Nigerian teachers that the National Assembly will increase their retirement age...

CBN recovered over N60 billion excess charges

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday said it has so far recovered over N60 billion from erring banks as excessive charges imposed...

LG Autonomy: Nigerians Must Pressurise State Assemblies, Governors- Dogara

By Aaron Ossai Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has called on Nigerians to lend their voices to the push for...

They Want Me Out For Being Loyal To Buhari – Oyegun

By Ikhili Monday EBALU , Benin city National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie Oyegun has revealed that he was being...

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Killings: Plateau To Review Criminal laws

Raymond Gukas, Jos More killings continued in parts of Plateau State, as Gana Ropp in Barkin Ladi recorded about ten deaths after an invasion...

CAF Cup: Ganduje appoints committee for Kano Pillars FC

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has appointed a 12-member committee ‎to guide Kano Pillars to a successful outing in the forthcoming 2020 to...

That Deserved Doctorate To Buratai

By David Onmeje Initially, It seemed very foggy to me. I was one of the few critics who interrogated why the...

Governor Zulum appoints New Chief of Staff, Merges Two Ministries of Higher Education and Science and Tech.

By: Ali Musa Biu- Maiduguri. Borno state Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has approved the appointment of Professor Isa Hussaini Marte as his new...

CBN disowns fake Emefiele Twitter handles

By Joseph INOKOTONG The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed that the Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele has no twitter handle account. The CBN pointed out...

Kwara PDP Blasts APC Over Comments On Saraki

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state has blasted the All Progressives Congress(APC) over what it described as the...
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Music

Bauchi State University Agriculture Faculty Takes-Off In Jama’are 

By Sule Aliyu, Bauchi The sum of N20 million for land compensation for the construction of Faculty of Agriculture at the Jama’are campus of the Bauchi State...

Troops gun down 82 bandits in Katsina, Zamfara forests —DHQ

Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have gunned down 82 bandits in Katsina and Zamfara States. While 67 criminals were...

Nigeria records 153 new cases of COVID-19

Nigeria’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) has reached 59,001, as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), announced 153 new infections in the country. The NCDC made this...

NAWOJ calls for enforcement of laws on violence against women and children

By Sule Aliyu, Bauchi As the world mark International day of elimination of violence against women, women comprising of magistrates, security agents, media and civil...

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2019: Kwara APC Adopts Direct Primary

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state said it would adopt direct primary in electing its candidates for all elective...

Leave Odigie-Oyegun Alone – Group

By Monday EBALU, Benin City A group known as, Concerned Edo Leaders of Thought (CELT), a Benin based organization has thrown its weight behind the...

NUJ ,Zone C congratulates Ugwuanyi, others over election victory

Mr Petrus Obi, Vice President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) South-East, has congratulated the governors of Enugu, Ebonyi and Abia for their...
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Music producer, Dr Dre tells court how divorce from wife should be applied

US music producer, Dr Dre has stated that he and his wife Nicole Young had a prenuptial agreement before they got married. Dr Dre made...

Kwara To Commence Registration For Health Insurance In August

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The newly established Kwara State Health Insurance Agency says it will commence registration for the State Health Insurance Scheme in August....

NCDC records 2 deaths, 126 new COVID-19 infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced two deaths and 126 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the country. The NCDC made this...

Oil prices rise, head for weekly gain amid cautious hopes for fuel demand recovery

Oil prices advanced on Friday and were heading for the second week of gains amid growing confidence that demand for fuel is starting to...

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Buhari surrounds himself with criminals feeding him with lies – Mbaka

THE Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, says the President,Muhammadu Buhari, is being fed with lies by the people...

Stevie Wonder releases two songs appealing for love and unity

Stevie Wonder on Tuesday released two new singles appealing for unity amid the challenges of systemic racism and the coronavirus pandemic, and said he...

NBC urges Imo, Rivers to promote peace among border communities

The Acting Director-General, National Boundary Commission (NBC), Mr Adamu Adaji, has called on the governments of Imo and Rivers to promote peaceful coexistence among...

CBN resumes sales of foreign exchange to licensed BDC operators

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has commenced the sales of foreign exchange to the Bureau De Change (BDC) operators in the...