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

BREAKING: Egypt’s ex-president Hosni Mubarak dies at 91

Egypt’s former long-time president Hosni Mubarak died Tuesday at age 91 at Cairo’s Galaa military hospital, his brother-in-law General...
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Run youths inclusive government, Group advises Ihedioha

Mr Kingsley Onwubiko, Secretary, PDP Volunteer/Support Group (PVSG), Imo chapter on Monday in Abuja advised the Imo Governor-elect, Chief Emeka Ihedioha to include...

“When your godfather is the king”, Bambam and Teddy brag about visiting their godfather the Ooni of Ife

BBNaija couple, Teddy A and Bambam paid their god father, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II a visit at his palace...

Boxing-Joshua says prepared to go to final bell against Pulev

Britain’s Joshua will start as clear favourite in front of 1,000 fans at Wembley Arena for the fight that was postponed in...

PDP Crisis: Seven Govs Align With Sheriff

Apparently realizing that, National Chairman of the opposition Peoples democratic party, PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff holds the aces in the ongoing leadership tussle;...

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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)...

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Kwara confirms two COVID-19 cases

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Technical Committee on COVID-19 has confirmed two separate cases of COVID-19 in...

Boko Haram: Professor, 2 others Killed, As Many Injure in Bomb Attack in University of Maiduguri

Police Commissioner, Damian Chukwu has mobilised bomb squad to the scene of early morning suicide bomb attacks at the...

148 new cases push Nigeria’s COVID-19 toll to 60,982

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 148 new cases of coronavirus in the country, according...

NAPT1P Declares War On Human Trafficking …rescues 10,685, Convicts 322

By Ikhili Monday, Benin City The Director General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Person (NAPTIP) Julie Okah-Donli,has disclosed...

Road Development: Gov Ahmed Seeks FG Support

  By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has called for more Federal Government presence on infrastructural...

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Budget Padding: NASS Leadership On Cliff Edge

- Time Ticks For Saraki/Dogara, As Tension Envelops Assembly - The Tale Of Intrigues And Blackmail In Dogara’s Ouster Plot By Lateef BANGBOSHE, Abuja It is no...

Banking sector records transactions worth N19.33trn in Q3 – NBS

By Our Correspondent The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says 213.69 million transactions valued at N19.33 trillion are recorded in the third quarter as data...

Maitama Sule was a true leader, nationalist – Dogara

By Aaron Ossai The speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has led a delegation of Hon. Members on a condolence visit to...
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Bauchi Commences Feeding of 307,000 Pupils

By Sule ALIYU, Bauchi Bauchi State has commenced the daily feeding of pupils in primary schools across the 20 LGAs in the state under...

To date, there’s no specific medicine for coronavirus treatment —WHO

The World Health Organisation has said that, so far, there is no specific medicine recommended for the prevention or treatment of the new coronavirus,...

IITA youth agripreneurs provides avenue to access single-digit loans in 2019

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Youth in Agripreneurs (IYA) Office, on Wednesday said its 2019 achievement was to provide avenue for agripreneurs...

Restructure Nigeria – Edo ULC Tells Government

By Ikhili Monday EBALU, Benin City The need for the restructuring of our federation in order to address the feelings of the segment that...

Fashola proposes amendment to procurement act

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola has recommended an amendment to the Procurement Act to allow small and medium companies execute...

UK parliament set to close for at least 4 weeks on Wednesday

Britain’s parliament is set to suspend sitting for at least four weeks from Wednesday as part of the government’s efforts to slow the spread...

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CBN Intervention: Naira To Sell At N415 Per Dollar

By Olugbenga Bamidele, Lagos Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the naira will trade at N415 to a dollar as the series of intervention by the Central Bank of Nigeria are sustained. The President, Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria, Alhaji...

UNICEF Boosts CMAN Sites In Bauch

  By Sule ALIYU,   Bauchi Efforts to tackle acute malnutrition in children in Bauchi State has received a boost with the establishment of six additional Community...

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...

Older Persons Day: FG distributes rice, wrappers to senior citizens in Abuja

As the world rounds off activities to mark the 2020 International Day of Older Persoms, the Federal Government on Tuesday in Abuja distributed 200...

COVID-19: NCDC registers 356 new Infections, 6 deaths in 24hrs

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has registered 356 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, as at Dec.21,...

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Umahi and His Magic Wand: Panacea For Foreign Investment In Ebonyi

  By Monica Ada Chidinma Eze The Chinese in its popular proverb must have had Governor David Nwaeze Umahi of Ebonyi State in mind when it...

Lagos NUJ mourns Veteran Sports Writer, Muyiwa Daniel

The Lagos State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),  has described as shocking the death of veteran...

Epe residents should feel impact of Sanwo-Olu’s administration – APC chieftain

Mr Abiodun Tobun, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Epe, Lagos State, on Sunday urged the Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu...

Kwara Govt Seeks Synergy in Community Development

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Kwara State Government has urged the people of the state to key into community development for the overall benefit of...

India-made COVID-19 vaccine to be launched February -Official

An Indian government-backed COVID-19 vaccine could be launched as early as February -months earlier than expected – as last-stage trials begin this month, a...

Abducted aide to Nasarawa governor regains freedom

Mr John Mamman, Special Adviser (SA)  on Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development to Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state has been released...
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Music

Liverpool’s title win a ‘gift that keeps on giving’, says owner Henry

Nearly 10 years after Fenway Sports Group took over Liverpool, owner John W. Henry said that he could not be prouder of the club...

EFCC secures five convictions in Ilorin

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Office has secured convictions of five persons prosecuted for their involvement...

IGP Special squad nabs Benue Assembly member over murder, kidnapping 

Indications emerged that detectives of the Nigerian police force, Special Squad under the command of Deputy Commissioner of police, Abba Kyari, have arrested the...

AbdulRazaq mourns as KWASU loses lecturer, student in auto crash

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday commiserated with the families of one lecturer and a student of the...

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Anambra monarchs protest suspension, say “nothing warrants it”

The suspended traditional rulers of Anambra on Thursday said that they did not commit any wrong to warrant their suspension by the state government. The...

Former Telecoms Employees of Nigeria Condemns PTAD Monthly Pay

By Ikhili Monday EBALU, Benin city The Association of Former Telecoms Employees of Nigeria (ATEN) has directed its members who are ex-workers of Nitel and...

Wamakko Hails SAN, Wants Youth To Embrace Education

By Najem Francis, Sokoto The immediate past governor of Sokoto State, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, has commended the first indigene of the state to obtain...
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COVID-19 has mutated, become extra resistant – Expert warns

Dr Emmanuel Opowoye, a Public Health Physician in the Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH),  warns...

Manchester City honour Liverpool, then hammer them 4-0

Hosts Manchester City generously applauded new champions Liverpool at the Etihad stadium before their English Premier League (EPL) match on Thursday and promptly showed...

Onitsha Fire:Preventable disaster, too many – House of Reps’ Committee

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The gory tales of the fire tragedy of Wednesday October 16, 2019 in Upper-Iweka area of Onitsha city in Anambra...

Umahi’s SA On IGR Suspended Indefinitely

By McDonald Onu, Abakaliki Ebonyi State Governor, Engr. David Umahi has ordered an indefinite suspension of his Special Adviser on Internally Generated Revenue, Chief...

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Saraki Justifies Provision For Constituents Projects

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has explained why continued provision should be made for the execution of lawmakers' constituency projects...

Buhari tasks African leaders on implementation of arms control instruments

President Muhammadu Buhari has told African leaders to promote the implementation of arms control instruments and embargoes, to complement and consolidate African...

Textile garment union lauds CBN’s ban on sale of FOREX

Mr Issa Aremu, the General Secretary, National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria (NUTGTWN) has commended the Central Bank of Nigeria...

Borno Gov’s Office Turn Boxing Ring

By Yahaya WAKILI, Maiduguri APC Chairman/Legislator In Fisticuff Govt Officials At War  Over Ramadan Largesse Dep Gov, Commissioners, Others under Probe Over Rice Theft The...