ENDSARS PROTESTS: CSOs Insist Army Did not Shoot At Protesters

Two foremost international organisations, Save Nigeria Movement and Mahatma Gandhi Peace Foundation have exonerated the Nigerian army...

Consider Peace Corps as Option to Combat Insecurity, NYCN Tells FG

As the nation continues to grapple with the challenge of insecurity, the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN)...

Ayade inaugurates skill acquisition academy

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River on Tuesday inaugurated a construction and fabrication academy,  with 500 initial trainees. Our...

NDLEA intercepts 115kg of cannabis in Rivers

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Rivers says it has intercepted a car with 200 blocks of compressed cannabis sativa...

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Chinese expert says coronavirus may peak soon as death toll surges past 1, 000

China’s coronavirus outbreak may peak soon, a prominent Chinese expert said on Tuesday, as the death toll soared past...
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EFCC records 646 convictions, recovers more than N11 billion in 10 months

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it recorded 646 convictions and recovered more than N11 billion in monetary assets this year, despite...

Factors/Projects That Put Umahi Poles Ahead Of Other Leaders Exposed II

By Monica Ada Chidinma Eze Preamble As Ebonyians, friends and associates continue to celebrate the 21st anniversary of the creation of Ebonyi State and in line...

EDO UNIVERSITY IYAMHO MATRICULATES 450 STUDENTS

BY Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City The Vice Chancellor, Edo University Iyamho, Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor has said that the University has achieved numerous milestones within...

Dollar drifts ahead of key Fed speech as economic worries grow

The dollar held steady against most currencies on Wednesday as traders braced for U.S. data expected to show a slowdown in durable goods orders...

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2 people die in South Korea after receiving AstraZeneca vaccine – Reports

Two South Korean citizens, who had multiple underlying diseases, died after receiving AstraZeneca’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, media reported on Wednesday, citing officials.

Police confirm killing of Sen. Suswam’s elder brother, promise discreet investigation

The Police Command in Benue has confirmed the killing of Dr Terkula Suswam, an elder brother of Sen. Gabriel Suswam, by gunmen...

Kaduna Govt to enlarge citizen’s input in 2022 budget – Official

The Kaduna State Government has begun preparations for the 2022 budget and promised to open more spaces for citizens to engage in...

PDP Youth Vanguard Distances Self From PDP Reps Caucus position on Yakassai Invitation

In a twist of events, there appears to be conflict of interest within the opposition Peoples Democratic Party...

Power lifter urges F.G to harness benefits of the sport

Bayelsa born International Power Lifter, Erepaei Sunday has disclosed that there are enormous benefits in power lifting as he urged the federal...

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Suspected Herdsmen Rape Woman In Edo

By Ikhili Monday EBALU, Benin City Suspected herdsmen on Sunday raped a married woman and beat her husband to stupor at a...

Alert: Shiites Threaten Mass Revolt Nationwide

Release Video On Impending War With Authorities Nobody Should Take Nigeria For Granted – DHQ While the Nigerian authorities are still...

Gov. Bello seeks curricular change in tertiary institutions

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger State on Tuesday called for a curricular change in Nigeria’s tertiary institutions...

French prime minister comes to Macron’s aid in local elections

District 404B1 of the Lions Clubs International in Lagos State has said that its Diabetic Screening Centre at Igando...

MALA KACHALLAH: A DECADE OF TEARS FOR A STATESMAN.

BY: Inuwa Bwala Ten years ago; precisely on April 18th, 2007; just a few days to the Governorship elections, fate...

Culture

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We won’t witch-hunt anyone, Kwara gov tells civil servants,

By Steve Oni, Ilorin * Speaks on minimum wage Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has told civil servants in the state that he would not witch-hunt...

Detention Beyond 48 Hours: IGP Warns Police Officers

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has again warned his officers and men to guide against detaining or keeping...

PDP National Chairman assured FCT chairmanship candidates of the party full backing

All six (6) Chairmanship candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the forthcoming FCT Area Council election have been assured of the full...
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Etsu Patigi’s Demise: Kwara Governor Condoles With His People

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has condoled with the people of Patigi Emirate over the death of Etsu Patigi, Alhaji...

War on terror: 300 CSOs endorse Buhari for second term, give reasons

The reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari got a boost on Thursday as over 300 leading civil society organizations declared their support for his second...

Lockdown: Ex-Lagos lawmaker urges Nigerians to cooperate with government

A former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Dipo Olorunrinu, on Tuesday admonished Nigerians to make more sacrifice over lockdown extension in...

Kwara State University mourns Prof. Pius Adesanmi

The Kwara State University (KWASU) has expressed shock over the death of Prof. Pius Adesanmi, in the Ethiopian Airbus 737 Maz 8 that crashed...

Tambuwal, German, EU envoys unveil 80kv solar mini-grid for rural community

By Najem Francis, Sokoto Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has inaugurated an 80kw solar mini grid electricity project for the provision of power supply to Kurdula...

Plateau: Lalong’s Impressive Development Moves

By Raymond GUKAS, Jos If the current efforts by the Plateau state government is anything to go by, then this is an indication that...

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Man stabs lover to death over infidelity(Graphic Photo)

BY MAIRIGA juliana, Minna.   A middle-age man, Dr. Best Origboshe has stabbed his live-in-lover, Bolatito Oduoala to death over allegations of infidelity. Late Bolatito, a Post Graduate (PGD) student of the Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna died as a result...

Edo govt reviews curfew, now 10pm to 6am

Edo Government has again reviewed the curfew time in the state to span from 10pm to 6am daily, effective from Nov 3. Special Adviser to...

KWASU to confer honorary doctorate degrees on Mbeki, Adeola and Jaiyigbade Alao

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Vice Chancellor of the Kwara State University, Professor AbdulRasheed Na'Allah, has disclosed that the University would for the first time...

Kwara Deputy Governor assures Kwarans on development

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Deputy Governor Kayode Alabi says the present administration will work assiduously to ensure the development and progress of the...

Court grants N50m post conviction bail to Abia ex-director of finance

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday, granted post-conviction bail to a former Abia State Director of Finance and Account , Jones Udeogu,...

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Edo PDP Cautions EDSIEC on Free, Fair Election

By Ikhili Monday EBALU, Benin city The Edo State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, on Monday expressed doubt on the possibility of Edo...

Police arrest 376 suspects in 10 criminal offences in Edo

The Edo Police Command on Wednesday said it had arrested no fewer than 367 suspects in connection with 10 criminal offences in January. The State...

Former commissioner urges dialogue between NASS, Executive over 774,000 jobs’ recruitment

Dr Paul Okorie, former Commissioner for Works, Housing and Transport in Ebonyi, has called for dialogue between the National Assembly and Executive to resolve...

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...

“My Hands Are Clean”, Badeh Tells EFCC

Former Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh (Rtd), has told the Economic and Financial crimes Commission, EFCC, that his hands...

Pump price reduction excites motorists in Kano

Motorists in Kano metropolis have expressed joy over the downward review of petrol pump prices by the Federal Government. Our corespondent reports that the Federal...
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Senators, Ex Govs Pass Vote Of Confidence On Sheriff

Senators elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP have passed a vote of confidence on the National Chairman of the party,...

COVID-19: Banks, markets shut in Osun as state’s lockdown begins

Banks and major markets were shut in Osun on Wednesday following a total state lockdown ordered by Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, in a bid to...

IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu granted bail

By Our Correspondent At last, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has been granted bail on health grounds. The bail is...

Nigerians Can Live Happily Together- Ekweremadu

By Aaron Ossai The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, says a united Nigeria where every citizen could actualise his or her potentials in...

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Kwara Assembly urges Kwarans to always alert the House of impending disaster

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State House of Assembly, has urged the people of the state to always alert and channel their grievances to...

Protest Against NPDC: Man Charged To Court

By Ikhili Monday EBALU, Benin City A self acclaimed  Benin based human rights activist,  Kola Edokpaiyi has been arraigned at Oredo Magistrate Court Seven for a two-count...

Arts and Craft Village Saga: Cabal wants to takeover FG assets worth N9bn– Runsewe

By Kenneth Atavti The Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, yesterday declared that he is being...
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Youth Groups Call for Sack of Youth Minister Over Poor Handling of NYCN

A Coalition of Youth Organisations, has urged the Federal Government to immediately sack the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare over what...

GOCOP Warns Against Charlatans

The Guild of Corporate Online Publishers, GOCOP has described as unfortunate and ridiculous a statement credited to members of the Online Publishers Association of...

Don Advocates Professionalism Of The Media

By Steve Oni, Ilorin A media guru , Alhaji Liad Tella has advocated professionalism of the journalism practice in the country in order to take...

PIB for passage by March 2021, say Reps

The House of Representatives has announced its plan to pass the Petroleum Industry Bill by the end of the first quarter of...

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Japan to receive 144m doses of Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine this year

Japan has reached an agreement with the U.S. Pfizer pharmaceutical company on the supply of 144 million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine...

28 Severe Cases Of VFF Recorded In Borno

By Yahaya Wakili, Maiduguri The Borno Specialist Hospital in Maiduguri has said that it had so far recorded 28 severe cases of Vesico Vaginal Fistula...

No life lost as fire guts 5, 000 card readers in Ondo INEC office

No life was lost in the fire incident that occurred at the Akure headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday evening,...

Osinbajo Is ‘Coordinator’ Of Nation’s Affairs – Buhari

By Aaron Ossai Contrary to reports that President Muhammadu Buhari has informed the Senate that Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo would act on his behalf while...