Ekiti records 20,000 increase in pry school enrolment in 2 years, says Gov. Fayemi

Gov. Kayode Fayemi has restated the readiness of his administration to collaborate with the Federal Government and other relevant agencies on initiatives...

COVID-19: NCDC registers 1,301 new Infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,301 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total...

ASUU, Ebonyi Government’s meeting ends in deadlock

The meeting to resolve the impasse between the delegation of the Academic Staff Union of Nigeria Universities...

Tiger Woods has another back surgery

Golf star Tiger Woods has had another back operation and will skip at least two events. But...

Technology

Defunct CPC Members Cry Out Over Alleged Maginalisation

By Najem Francis, Sokoto Former Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) gubernatorial candidate for Sokoto State, Professor Muhammad Lawal Bashar, has...
- Advertisement -

Poor Living Condition: IDPs Protest In Maduguri

Internally displaced persons at the Gidan Taki camp yesterday 24th August, 2014 protested while demanding the immediate removal of the camp chairman over allegations...

BREAKING: Fire guts Mile 12 garage in Lagos

There was a fire incident at Mile 12 area of Lagos State on Thursday morning. It was learnt thay the fire started about 05.55am. According...

Reps begin probe of alleged illegal sack of NSITF, MBET, TCN managements

The House of Representatives has begun investigations into the alleged illegal removal of managements of three federal agencies by the Minister of Labour, Mr...

Wamakko Donates N1.4m to Islamiya School

By Najem Francis, Sokoto Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko has donated N 1.4 million to the Yushau Abdullahi Nizzamiya Islamiya School, Arkilla Sokoto. A statement signed by...

Latest News

Zamfara is not supporting bandits — Commissioner

The Zamfara Government has denied an online media report that it  gave Hilux trucks to “repentant bandits’’ in the state.

Tech4Dev, Commonwealth Office partner to train 1000 on digital literacy in Northern Nigeria

Technology for Social Change and Development Initiative (Tech4Dev), an NGO, says it has partnered with the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)...

Court grants order to paste hearing notice in Dogara’s office

The Federal High Court sitting, Abuja, on Tuesday, granted an ex-parte order to paste hearing notices on former speaker of the House of Representatives,...

Anambra Assembly members, staff undergo COVID-19 test

The Anambra State House of Assembly, on Tuesday invited the state COVID-19 team to conduct compulsory COVID-19 test for members and staff.

COVID-19 vaccines will cost South Africa $1.34bn – Official

The South African National Treasury Director-General, Dondo Mogajane, on Tuesday, said it would cost the country 1.34 billion dollars (20 billion rand)...

Music

Pilgrimage: Gov. Abubakar warns Christians pilgrims against absconding

By Sule Aliyu, Bauchi Bauchi state Governor Mohammed Abubakar  has charged Christians contingent of the  State  to the holy lands of Rome, Greece...

NASS support critical to economic recovery plan – Udoma

By Joseph INOKOTONG The National Assembly (NASS), has been told that its support is very critical to the successful implementation...

$14bn Refinery: CBN Assures Dangote Of Support

Following its proposal to build a refinery worth $14 billion, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said that...

FRSC warns Jos heavy duty trucks drivers against wrong parking

The Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), Plateau Sector Command, has warned drivers of heavy duty vehicles against improper parking...

Trump returns to White House after COVID-19 treatment at military hospital

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday evening returned to the White House from hospital, three days after he was...

Culture

- Advertisement -

Southern Mandate of Nigeria Condemns Call for Buhari’s Re-contest

By Ikhili Monday EBALU, Benin city Members of the defunct CPC from the seventeen southern states of Nigeria, under the auspices of Southern Mandate of...

NSE sustains negative sentiment, ASI down 0.39%

Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday maintained negative sentiment, with the All-Share Index (ASI) declining further by 0.39 per cent. Specifically, ASI,...

Dogara advises political parties against imposing candidates for NASS leadership

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has advised political parties to resist the urge to impose candidates for leadership...
- Advertisement -

Must Read

Kwara Gov Advocates Regulatory Body For Religious Preaching

Steve Oni The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has advocated proper regulatory system for religious preachings to avoid extremism, intolerance and misguidance of youths...

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...

Edo: Vote youth candidate who knows your pains – APM candidate

Mr Igbineweka Osamuede, the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), gubernatorial candidate for Edo Governorship Election, has urged the people, especially the youths to vote youth...

Why I’m In Edo Guber Race – Ize Iyamu

By Monday EBALU, Benin City The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the September 10 2016 governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has said that...

BREAKING: NFF appoints Joseph Yobo as Super Eagles’ assistant coach

The Nigeria Football Federation has appointed former Super Eagles’ defender and captain Joseph Yobo as assistant coach of the team. He replaces Imama Amapakabo in...

AbdulRazak promises to make KWASU an enviable institution

Steve Oni, Ilorin The Kwara State Government has expressed its determination to make the State University, Malete in Moro local government area of the state...

Lifestyle Magazine

Law students drag ASUU to court over strike, demand N10bn compensation

Law Students Association of Nigeria has dragged the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), before the Federal High Court Abuja, challenging what it described as the incessant strikes of the union. In the suit which was filed at the court...

I’m Back To My VP Position, Osinbajo Tells Buhari

By Aaron Ossai The Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo who briefed President Muhammadu Buhari on some of his activities as acting president while the president was away...

Boko Haram Fights Back In Defeat

Authorities Caught Napping As Sect Unleashes Terror, Kills 278 In Borno Sect’s Resurgence Embarrassing To Buhari’s Govt- Shehu We Are On Top Of The Situation, Boko...

Union Bank Unveils newly upgraded branches in Port Harcourt

By Joseph INOKOTONG In line with its objective to provide simpler and smarter banking solutions to its existing and prospective customers, Union Bank of Nigeria...

Kogi Commissioner, FMC official in alleged N36 million contract scam

Kogi State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Saka Haruna Audu has been alledgedly involved in corrupt enrichment of himself through award of contracts...

Video News

- Advertisement -

CNPP Raises Alarm Over Planned Clampdown On Opposition In Kwara

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Eighteen political parties, under the auspices of Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) have raised the alarm about a planned crackdown...

Buhari warns against violent protests, lauds army

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that any act of hooliganism hiding behind lawful and peaceful protests would be dealt with decisively, to...

NFF Clinches $1.5m Bond From NNPC For Foreign Coach

Broke Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) can now appoint a new foreign coach for the country after they successfully secured a $1.5 million bond from...

Senate rejects Magu’s nomination

Senate rejects Magu's nomination By Our Correspondent with agency report The Senate has rejected the nomination of acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...

JAMB and Africa’s place in global ICT revolution

By: IO Clement One of Africa’s most talked-about ICT success stories in the education sector is the adoption of Computer Based Test (CBT) for entrance...

Formula One: Hamilton overtakes Schumacher with record 92nd win

Six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton became the most successful Formula One driver of all time in terms of race wins on Sunday. He did so...
- Advertisement -

Music

Lockdown: Jigawa NBA provides palliative for members

The Jigawa branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on Thursday said the body has expended N300,000 to provide palliative measures for some of...

Kwara: Top PDP leaders visit AbdulRazaq, pledge loyalty to him

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Top leaders of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State have pledged their loyalty to Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, describing...

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 18 local government areas 11...

Stock market extends loss by N38bn

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) extended losing streak on Wednesday for the third consecutive days with the market capitalisation declining further by N38 billion. The...

Sport News

Cooking gas marketers blame increasing prices on importation

Marketers of cooking gas on Wednesday blamed its increasing prices on massive importation, causing anguish to end users. In...

Can the fresh charges by EFCC filed against Obla, SAN stand in law?

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Godwin Obla has filed an application before Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court in Lagos seeking...

Fire guts CBN Office, Many feared dead

A fire suspectedto have been caused by an explosion has reportedly gutted the Central Bank ofNigeria, CBN office in Calabar, Cross River state. Reports saidthat...
- Advertisement -

Federal Competition Consumer Protection Commission will help pull Nigeria out of recession- Dogara

By Aaron Ossai The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said that the establishment of the Federal Competition and...

Lockdown: Kwara modifies earlier decision on markets’ operations, vehicular movement

By Steve Oni, Ilorin To curb the spread of coronavirus, Kwara state government has modified its earlier decision to allow markets open for operations...

Edo 2020: Butchers endorse Obaseki for 2nd term

Butchers in Edo on Wednesday shutdown abattoirs, meat markets and shops in the state in solidarity for the reelection of Gov. Godwin Obaseki. The...

Gov Abiodun bans fuel tankers, articulated vehicles from plying Ogun flyovers

Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun on Tuesday banned fuel tankers and other articulated vehicles from plying flyover bridges in the state.

TV

Kwara understudies FG’s Trader-Moni to fight poverty

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Kwara State Government is understudying the TraderMoni programme of the Federal Government to extend soft loans to traders and reduce...

News Infected passengers evacuated on US flights as China virus toll mounts

More than a dozen infected Americans from a coronavirus-riddled cruise ship off Japan flew on evacuation flights to the US with other passengers on...

Give Us Employment Youths Tells NPDC

By Ikhili Monday EBALU, Benin City ...

British economy plunges into recession after record second-quarter fall

The British economy is in recession after contracting a record 20.4 per cent in the second quarter as the coronavirus crisis took hold, the...