Saturday, November 27, 2021

CMG Holds Cooperation Forum with African Media Partners

China Media Group (CMG) has set up a new collaboration platform with Africa. The “Our African Partners: CMG Media Cooperation Forum 2021” brings together...

Oil producing Communities lament years of neglect due to exploration

By Our Correspondent Some oil producing communities in Southern Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa state have staged a protest over the hardship being experienced...

Onslaught against terrorists evidence of effective intelligence- CSOs

...say critics of intelligence agencies mischievous Some Civil Society Groups have reacted to media reports credited to a coalition of NGOs questioning the efficiency of...

Rivers State Government Slams SAIPEM SPA, 6 Others 16 Count Charge on Contract Scam

By Our Reporter The Rivers State Government has arraigned Saipem SPA, Saipem Contracting Nigeria Limited their Managing Director, Walter Peviani and 4 others on a...

Technology

By-election: INEC says candidates’ withdrawal in Zamfara is rumour

Zamfara state office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has not received notice of...
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Kwara govt urges Christians, others to promote love, peace

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Christians and adherents of other faiths in Kwara state have been a... W Wilfred Sawa to Olufemi 14 hours agoDetails Good morning, we having some...

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...

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...

FMH Launches Elder Friendly Hospital Initiative

The Federal Ministry of Health has launched the Elder Friendly Hospital Initiative (ELDFHRI), to address personal care and environmental needs of the elderly. Dr Osagie...

Latest News

National ALGON Crisis: Kogi ALGON Dissociate Self From Flagging Off Ceremony of National Anti-Multiple Taxation Scheme

The Association of Local Government of Nigeria,Kogi State chapter,through it Chairman,Hon. Taufiq Isa has dissociated himself and the State from the Inauguration Ceremony...

DISCLAIMER NOTICE AGAINST HON. KOLADE DAVID ALABI, ATD GLOBAL INVITATION FOR THE OFFICIAL FLAG-OFF CEREMONY OF NAMTAXS

Again it has come to our notice that the restrained Hon. Alabi Kolade David led faction unmoved by a subsisting order of a court...

National Unity : NGO Launches NYSC Video Documentary

Donates Video, Exercise Books to Orphanage Homes... Says Gesture Will Inspire Kids To National Service... The Kids In Need Society International, KINSI services has launched the...

Insecurity: OPCI President returns failure verdict on Buhari’s administration

By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin National President of Oodua Progressives Care Initiative (OPCI), Dr. Maruf Olarewaju, has declared President Muhammadu Buhari's administration a complete failure...

ALGON-IMC vows to retrieve association from Lawbreakers

Declares Alabi NEC meeting Null and Void Urges Buhari to intervene in association crisis We have gotten a befitting Office for ALGON, says IMC ...

Music

Troops arrest 11 illegal miners, eliminate scores of bandits – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Accord have arrested 11 illegal...

Climate change: Kwara closes forest, to launch tree planting

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Government has announced at least a month closure of the forest...

2020 GOV: PDP MAY LOSS EDO AGAIN IF FAILS TO CONDUCT CONGRESS—- PDP CHIEFTAIN

By Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City As political parties warms up for the 2020 gubernatorial election in Edo State,...

Group Petition Mayaki Over Libelous Report

By Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City A Benin based group, Edo Transformation League has petitioned the Nigeria Union of Journalists...

Housewife seeks divorce over alleged abandonment

A housewife, Fatima Salisu on Wednesday, approached a Grade I Area Court, Kubwa for the dissolution...

Culture

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Kwara Commences Distribution Of 1.9 m Treated Mosquito Nets

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Kwara state government has commenced the distribution of free 1,997,000 treated mosquito nets to children under five years and pregnant...

Yobe Legislators Are Rubber Stamp – Electorates

By Yahaya WAKILI, Damaturu Angry electorates from the 17 local government council of Yobe state on Saturday, accuse their legislators of being rubber stamp and...

New Telegraph award will spur us to do more- Dogara

By Aaron Ossai Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has received the award for the Leadership In Public Service Award from the...
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You’ve brought joy to Kwara, pension board chair tells Gov. AbdulRazaq

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Executive Secretary, Kwara State Pension Board, Aliyu Boni Shuaibu, has commended Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for bringing joy to senior...

Eid-el Fitr: “I will not tolerate any act of criminality” – Ondo CP

The Ondo State Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr Bolaji Salami, says he will not tolerate any act of criminality or sacrilege during...

Why We Were Unable To Rescue Chibok Girls – Jonathan

By Our Correspondent Former President Goodluck Jonathan has explained that his then government was committed to the release of the abducted Chibok girls, but said...

Rioting in Colombia after police are accused of killing man

Rioting erupted in Colombia on Wednesday after two police officers were accused of killing a man, with protesters attacking police stations and clashing with...

Man Granted N50, 000 Bail For Stealing ‘kpomo’

By Tunde Abayomi, Lagos Mr. Adesanya Tobi, 26 has appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court charged with breaking into a shop and stealing 44 pieces...

New James Bond movie delayed, crushing hopes for 2020 cinema rebound

Even 007 can’t save a dismal year for Hollywood. The new James Bond movie, “No Time To Die,” on Friday became the latest blockbuster to...

Lifestyle Magazine

COVID-19: Kaduna revenue agency extends filing of 2019 tax returns –Official

The Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service (KDIRS) has further extended the deadline for the filing of 2019 tax returns from June 1 to Sept. 30. The Executive Chairman of the Agency, Dr Zaid Abubakar, made this known in an interview...

Activist Drags SON DG, 2 others to Court Over Nonpayment

A front line civil rights activist and convener of the Save Nigeria Movement, Solomon Semaka has dragged the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and...

Kwara Governor Advocates LG Administration Reform

By Steve Oni, Ilorin   Against the current agitation by Nigerians for local government autonomy, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has said that the desired...

World Bank Honours Ex- NEPAD/UNDP Coordinator In Nasarawa State.

By: Isaac Thlama- Abuja The World Bank has promised to always identify Nigerians who distinguish themselves in assisting it's efforts at eradicating poverty. This was contained...

Restructuring: Gov Ahmed Wants Special Focus On Political Economy

  By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has called for special focus on political economy in the quest for true federalism...

Video News

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Plateau Killings: Lalong direct security agencies to redouble efforts

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has tasked security agencies to redouble efforts toward arresting perpetrators of recent attacks in the state. The News Agency of...

Edo to Domesticate School Feeding Programme

By Ikhili Monday EBALU, Benin City Edo Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has revealed his administration’s intention to adopt and domesticate the federal government’s Home...

Spurs in talks with Real Madrid to have Bale back

Tottenham Hotspur are in talks with Real Madrid to have winger Gareth Bale back, his agent said on Tuesday, as the Wales international looks...

Accord party adopts gender equality in Lagos LG poll

Accord Party on Friday said it would adopt a 50/50 gender equality policy in the July 24 Local Government poll in Lagos...

Man Granted N50, 000 Bail For Stealing ‘kpomo’

By Tunde Abayomi, Lagos Mr. Adesanya Tobi, 26 has appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court charged with breaking into a shop and stealing 44 pieces...

Intra-African Trade Fair Exhibitor Registrations Pass 1000’

By Joseph INOKOTONG, Abuja The African-Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) announced Tuesday that exhibitor registrations for the inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF 2018) taking place...
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Music

Bribe Scandal Rocks Nigeria’s Olympics Football Team

By Jubril TAHIRU Barely two months to the Olympics games in Brazil the nation’s football team is enmeshed in an alleged bribe scandal involving...

Plateau LG polls: Low voter turnout greets exercise in Jos North,South

The ongoing Local Government election in Plateau is recording a poor voter turnout in Jos, the state capital, as most residents of the city...

Relax lockdown order now, OPCI President urges Buhari

By Steve Oni, Ilorin After about a month that President Muhammadu Buhari had announced the total lockdown of Lagos and Ogun states as well as...

NBA roundup: Raptors defeat Cavs for 9th straight win

Serge Ibaka scored 26 points and the visiting Toronto Raptors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 115-109 Thursday night to extend their season-best winning streak to...

Sport News

Northern governors back regulation of social media

The Northern Governors Forum on Monday expressed support for the ongoing efforts to regulate the social media in order to check the spread of...

Court remands man, 37 for sexually assaulting girl, 12

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded a 37-year-old man, Afolabi Shuaib, for allegedly having canal knowledge of a 12-year-old daughter of his...

Alleged fraud: Lawyers to Maina, co-defendant shun court proceeding

Counsel to Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT) and Maina’s firm, the 2nd defendant in the money laundering...
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Social media promoting fake news, hate speech in Nigeria – Council

The African Council for Communication Education (ACCE) says the use of social media has heightened the spread of fake news and hate...

KWASU Honours Ex Ghananian President, Two Others

By Steve Oni, Ilorin. Former President of Ghana, Mr. John Kufuor, has said that Africa must be in search of enlightened and creative leaders in...

FG has Will, Capacity to implement Economic Plan

By Joseph INOKOTONG The Federal Government has reassured Nigerians that it has both the political will and execution capacity to drive the implementation of the...

Uphold ethics of legal profession, Falana urges young lawyers

A Human Rights activist,  Mr Femi Falana, SAN, has urged young lawyers to be prepared to learn and adhere strictly to the principles of...

TV

Balogun-Fulani Led Executives Is Authentic Kwara APC Exco, Court Rules

By Steve Oni, Ilorin A Kwara state High Court, sitting in Ilorin, on Wednesday recognised the executive committee of the Ishola Balogun-Fulani faction of the...

Salary: Abuja Resident Doctors embark on indefinite strike

Members of Association of Resident Doctors, Federal Capital Territory Administration (ARD-FCTA) have embarked on indefinite strike over non-payment of their salaries. ALSO READ:Lagos Govt confirms another...

COAS death shocking, devastating — Gov. Oyetola

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has described the death of Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt- Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 others...

Olympics-bound Adekuoroye wins NSF gold for Ondo

Ondo State-born Olympics-bound wrestler, Odunayo Adekuoroye, has won a gold medal in the 57kg category of the wrestling event at the ongoing...