Wet Season Farming: FG to distribute farm inputs to farmers

The Federal Government says it will soon commence the distribution of agricultural inputs to Nigerian farmers for the 2021 Wet Season farming.

COVID-19: NCDC records 1 death, 44 new infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported one more death in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths...

Attack on Abia INEC office needless, says Orji Kalu

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has condemned the attack on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ohafia...

Eid-el-Fitr: Northern governors urge prayers, peace

The Northern Governors Forum has called for more prayers for the unity, peace and progress of the nation, as Muslim faithful mark...

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Club owners appeal to Lagos State Govt to lift ban on their businesses

Night club owners have appealed to the Lagos State Government to lift the ban on their business.
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Buhari approves transfer of NIMC to communications ministry

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the transfer of National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. A statement signed...

Buhari Makes Deft Political Moves

President Muhammadu Buhari in a seeming move to re-endear himself to the south west in particular and pro-democracy groups has changed the sequence...

Prices of root and tuber crops increase in FCT markets

The prices of root and tuber crops like yam and Irish potatoes have gone up in some markets in the FCT ahead...

My gratitude and pledge to the people of Borno-Governor-Elect

By Professor Babagana Umara Zulum In the name of Allah, the most Gracious, the most Merciful. We must begin with profound gratitude to the...

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Eld el-Fitr: Ondo residents will feel our presence everywhere – police

Ondo State Police Command has assured residents of the state of adequate security during and after Eid el-Fitr celebration.

Prices of root and tuber crops increase in FCT markets

The prices of root and tuber crops like yam and Irish potatoes have gone up in some markets in the FCT ahead...

Insecurity: NSCDC deploys new technology to fight crime – CG

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), says it has developed new technology – Integrated Electronic Arrest Reporting System (I-EARS), for...

Eid-el-Fitr: Police promise prompt response to distress calls

The  Kaduna State  Police Command has assured the people of the state of its readiness to promptly respond to distress calls during...

Never allow under-age to drive, FRSC pleads with parents

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Adamawa Sector Command, has pleaded with parents not to allow under-age to drive even during celebrations...

Music

Serena falls to Azarenka in U.S. Open semi-finals

Victoria Azarenka defeated third seed Serena Williams 1-6 6-3 6-3 in the semi-finals of the U.S. Open on Thursday. The...

Gov Ahmed Presents Staff Of Office To Ganmo Monarch

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara state Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has presented staff of office to the new Oluganna of Ganmo,...

Downpour Wreaks Havoc In Ilorin

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Downpour wreaked havoc on Thursday night in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, resulting in flooding which...

Pompeo closes Africa tour with warning about China’s ’empty promises’

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday closed a three-nation Africa tour with a thinly-veiled swipe at China...

Obaseki swears-in Commissioners, Advisers, urges them to work for Edo people

..Sack us if we fail, says appointee By Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City Six Commissioners and five Special Advisers were on...

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CNPP Rejects Plan To Post APC Chief’s Ex- Aide To Kwara As CP

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Opposition political parties in Kwara state on Wednesday rose against alleged plan by the police hierarchy to foist a...

7,629 Ghost Workers In Kano Civil Service

By Our Reporter Kano State Government has said that it has discovered 7, 629 ghost workers in the ongoing biometrics verification exercise for civil servants...

Bauchi makes HIV, genotype tests mandatory before marriage

By Sule Aliyu; Bauchi Bauchi State Government has enacted a law to compel intending couples to conduct HIV and genotype tests before marriage. This was disclosed at a...
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Saraki Donates N15 Million To Traders, Drivers, Spare Parts Dealers Unions

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has donated the sum of N15 million to three different traders associations in Ilorin, the...

Concerned Kwara APC youths protest alleged removal of state chairman

By Steve Oni, Ilorin. Concerned All Progressives Congress (APC) youths in the three senatorial districts...

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...

President Buhari to address the nation at 7pm

President Muhammadu Buhari will broadcast  to the nation today, Monday, April 13, 2020 at 7pm. Television, radio and other electronic media outlets are enjoined to...

UEFA Champions League: PSG hold off FC Barcelona to reach quaterfinals

Paris Saint-Germain survived an upset-minded FC Barcelona to reach the Champions League quarterfinals, 5-2 on aggregate, after a 1-1 draw in their...

Alleged violation of public trust against NEMA, DG replies House of Reps.

RE: ALLEGED VIOLATION OF PUBLIC TRUST AGAINST NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (NEMA) BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE ON EMERGENCY AND DISASTER PREPAREDNESS 1) Distinguished members...

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Alleged violation of public trust against NEMA, DG replies House of Reps.

RE: ALLEGED VIOLATION OF PUBLIC TRUST AGAINST NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (NEMA) BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE ON EMERGENCY AND DISASTER PREPAREDNESS 1) Distinguished members of the press corps, Good Afternoon. 2) I would like to thank you all for coming...

Controversy As Court Strikes Out Case of Assault

The Gwagwa Grade 1 Area Court on the 9th March, 2016 struck out a case of Assault, Bribery, allegation of threats to kill the...

Again Health Workers On War Path

Warm Up To Resume Strike June 7 Nigeria’s shaky health sector may be under a fresh threat following a new resolution by workers in the...

Mongolian schools to begin summer vacation earlier due to COVID-19 surge

Mongolia Ministry of Education and Science announced Thursday that general educational schools and kindergartens would begin summer vacation earlier than usual due...

Nigeria records no COVID-19-related death in 24-hours, as cases reach 58,647

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says no death was recorded in the last 24-hours, as the country recorded 187 new cases of...

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Edo can earn $1billion from arts, culture, tourism, says WAG’s President, Olaye

By Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City President, World Arts Games International, (WAG) Prince Osahon Olaye said, Edo State government can earn $1 billion from arts,...

Kwara gets N3.4bn allocation for September

*As FG begins deduction of bailouts to states By Steve Oni, Ilorin A total of N3,499,479,078:81 (three billion, four hundred and ninety nine million, four hundred...

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...

Theatre and Entertainment, tools for cultural transformation …Tafiya Lafiya hits The Stage

...Tafiya Lafiya hits The Stage By Victor Dim- Oba Theatre and entertainment has been described as a tool for cultural transformation as SAK production is set...

Robbers Block Abuja/Kaduna Highway, Kill Two

An early morning attempt by armed men numbering about 20 to rob commuters on the Abuja-Kaduna expressway yesterday led to the death of a...

Gov. Obiano presents N143.7 bn budget proposal for 2021

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra on Tuesday presented a budget proposal of N143.7 billion to the State House of Assembly for approval. Obiano, who tagged...
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NNPC Clinches Reuters Oil Deal Award

The Joint Finance Team of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC and its Joint Venture Partners, Chevron Nigeria Limited have clinched the prestigious Africa...

Why Benue Assembly Members Are Refunding Money To EFCC – Speaker

Rt. Hon Terkimbi Ikyange is the Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly who represents Ushongo Constituency on the platform of the All...

Inflation drops to 14.33% – NBS

By Joseph INOKOTONG Inflation in Nigeria stood at 14.33 per cent in February, slowing for the 13th month in a row, and driven by a...

Nigeria discharges 829 COVID-19 patients, highest number in 1 day

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 829 COVID-19 patients were discharged on Monday. The NCDC in a tweet said the number was the...

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Osinbajo Commissions US$15 Syringe/Needle Production Plant In Ilorin

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has commissioned, a US$15 syringe and needle production plant, HMA Medical Limited in Ilorin with an installed capacity...

World Bank president commends FG for removing fuel subsidy

Mr David Malpass, President of the World Bank Group, has commended the Federal Government for removing subsidies on petroleum products. He said this in Washington...

No lawmaker-elect is under suspension in Edo – Samson Osagie

By Ikhili Ebalu , Benin City Members of the All Progressive Congress, Uhunmwode constituency, have debunked the suspension of Barr Washington Osa Osifo lawmaker-elect to...
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Groups Commend Niger State Governor’s Handling of COVID-19

The Federation of West and South Saharan African students, College of Bishops and Clergy Council as well as some Civil Society Organisations have commended...

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...

Club owners appeal to Lagos State Govt to lift ban on their businesses

Night club owners have appealed to the Lagos State Government to lift the ban on their business. This is...

Of A Cloned Bishop And Hypnotized Congregation

By Kunle Yomi Anyone who thinks politicians are the sole problem of Nigeria is not discerning enough. A discerning mind would realize that the...

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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)...

8 die in Osun highway crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), in Osun, says eight persons have lost their lives following an accident that occurred on Gbongan-Osogbo...

Kwara Governor Pardons 20 Prisoners

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Kwara state governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has granted state pardon to 20 inmates of the Federal Prison, Okekura, Ilorin, the...

EDO 2020: APC GUBERNATORIAL ASPIRANTS CONDEMN CRISIS IN PARTY

By Ikhili Ebalu , Benin City Edo Gubernatorial aspirants on the APC platform,, Plus Odubu, ,General Charles Airhiavbere rtd, Dr Chris Ogiemwonyi including...