Friday, January 21, 2022

There Was An Attempt To Bomb Me Near Kawo Bridge In Kaduna – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the 800-metre long flyover in Kawo, Kaduna State, recounting how he narrowly escaped a targeted bomb attack in...

Court Remands Man for Killing His 75-year-old Mother in Ekiti

For allegedly killing his septuagenarian mother, an Ekiti State Chief Magistrate Court in Ado Ekiti has ordered the detention of a 35-year-old man, Abiola...

2023: Tinubu Visits Minna, Says IBB ‘Gave Me His Prayers’

A presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2023 general elections, Bola Tinubu has visited Minna, the Niger State capital. Addressing journalists...

Soludo rejects ‘His Excellency’ title, opts for ‘Mr Governor’, ‘Charlie Nwangbafor’

Anambra State Governor-elect, Prof Chukwuma Soludo has rejected the title ‘His Excellency’, opting to be addressed as Prof Chukwuma Soludo. The governor-elect, however, directed that...

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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...
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Nigeria names delegation as ECOWAS Parliament inaugurates 5th Legislature

Nigeria has released a list of 35 delegates that will represent the country at the ECOWAS Parliament. The release of the list is coming as...

China-Europe freight trains make over 10,000 trips this year

The China-Europe freight train service made its 10,000th trip this year as the train X8015 started its engine and headed for Duisburg, Germany from...

Lagos Govt calls for precaution against second wave of COVID-19

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday advised citizens to strictly adhere to precautionary measures against COVID-19 infection to prevent a recurrence of lockdown of...

Kwara APC Petitions Commissioner Of Police

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state has petitioned the state Commissioner of Police, Aminu Saleh over Hon. Bashir Bolarinwa’s...

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Kwara bans street begging, signs MoU with Hausa community

By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Kwara State government has banned street begging in Ilorin, the state capital. The Commissioner for Social Development, Hon. Abosede Aremu, announced...

Kwara Govt constructs 143 roads in three years

By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin No fewer than 143 rural and urban roads across the 16 local government areas of Kwara state have been constructed...

Coy targets 4,000 Nigerians on meter manufacturing, installation training

Momas Electrical Meters Manufacturing Company Ltd. (MEMMCOL) Metering School says it will train no fewer than 4,000 Nigerian youths on meter installation and manufacturing...

Timi Frank, Ude Bent on Sabotaging the Progress at Nigerian Content Board, Group Alleges

A group, Nigerian Oil and Gas Indigenous Operators Association (NOGIOA), led by its Chairman Alhaji Galadima Auwal has alleged that Timi Frank who is...

Rice Pyramids: Buhari, Emefiele Get Commendations From CSOs

  Following the launch of largest rice pyramids yesterday in Abuja, 106 civil society groups under the auspices of Coalition of Civil Society Group, CSOs...

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LG polls: KADSIECOM distributes sensitive materials

The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM), on Friday commenced distribution of sensitive materials to respective Local Government Areas...

2021 Ilorin Durbar: Emir lauds efforts of the Committee

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Emir of Ilorin and Chairman, Kwara State Council of...

Bristow incident: Pilot declared Mayday twice—AIB

The commissioner of Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Dr. Felix Abali, has given more insights into the Bristow Helicopters’ Sikorsky...

Alleged N2.5 Billion Fraud: Kwara Youths Demand Immediate Suspension Of Modibbo, Minister

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara youths under the aegis of Concerned Kwara Youths on Monday called on President Muhammadu...

Kwara Assembly loses member

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara state House of Assembly has lost one of its members, Hon. Ahmed Saidu Rufai,...

Culture

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No Hike in Tuition Fees, Kwara Poly Insists

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The management of the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin has insisted that it has not increased school fees for the 2017/2018 academic...

Graduands of ECWA Seminary charged to be agents of transformation

By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Graduating students of the ECWA Theological Seminary (ETSI), Igbaja in Ifelodun local government area of Kwara state have been charged...

Oil prices steady as clouds gather over fuel demand, looser supply curbs

Oil prices were unchanged on Friday, with trading marked by growing uncertainty about global recovery in fuel demand as new COVID-19 cases surge in...
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Neymar out until at least mid-November, PSG coach says

Paris St-Germain’s Brazil forward Neymar will be sidelined until after the international break in mid-November, the French club’s coach Thomas Tuchel said on Friday. This...

CSO Knocks Yahaya Bello Over Wheelbarrow Empowerment

As groups continue to rally support for Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello to vie for the exalted seat of the presidency...

Mother’s Day: Akeredolu’s wife advocates gender-balanced society

The Wife of the Ondo State Governor, Mrs Betty Akeredolu, has called for a gender-balanced society as she felicitates with the entire women in...

No controversy over status of Nigeria SEZ Investment Company – Presidency

The Presidency says there is no controversy whatsoever about the status of Nigeria SEZ Investment Company Limited (NSEZCO), also known as Nigeria Special Economic Zones Company Limited...

EFCC arrests ex-Gov Okorocha

A former governor of Abia State and the senator representing Imo West senatorial districts Chief Rochas Okorocha, have been arrested by the...

AIDS Gulps N3bn Annually In FCT – Official

By Aaron Ossai The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Agency for Control of HIV/AIDS (FACA) expends about N3 billion annually on Anti-Retroviral drugs (ARV) for HIV...

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2023: Pro-Osinbajo group seeks Emir of Ilorin’s support

By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Members of the National Coalition Group ( NCG) for the presidential ambition of Vice- President Yemi Osinbajo, were in Ilorin, Kwara State, on Wednesday to seek the support of the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim...

Sex for marks Scandal, mothers urged to protect their girl child

By Ere-ebi Imisi Founder Branzul Ikuli Centre for Social Rehabilitation Dr Mrs Merit Obua, has urged mothers to protect their girl child from sexual violation...

Northern group ask court to stop constitution review

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has written to the Federal High court of Nigeria sitting in Abuja,...

Winners Emerge In Kwara Qur’an Memorisation Competition

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Winners have emerged in the grand finale of the Kwara state Qur'an recitation competition. Those who came first in the various categories...

Aftermath of EndSARS Protests: FG wants security agents to be more civil

By Steve Oni, Ilorin In the wake of the EndSARS protests in Nigeria, the Federal Government has urged security agents and other necessary bodies...

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Fith year anniversary: APGA hails Gov Obiano on achievements

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has congratulated Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra on his fifth year anniversary as governor of the state...

Kwara Gov lauds Council Boss on infrastructure development

Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has lauded the foresight and vision of the Chairman, Transition Implementation Committee (TIC) of irepodun local...

Fani-Kayode sues blogger, demands N2bn for defamation

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has written a pre-litigation letter to popular blogger, Stella Dimokorkus, demanding N2bn from her for a report...

Saraki V Sahara Reporters: Kwara Police Nab 5 Suspected Thugs

  By Steve Oni, Ilorin Five persons have been arrested by the police in Kwara state for attempting to cause mayhem at the resumed hearing of...

Troops gun down 82 bandits in Katsina, Zamfara forests —DHQ

Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have gunned down 82 bandits in Katsina and Zamfara States. While 67 criminals were...

Aiteo Cup 2019: Edo Queens zoomed into Quarter finals

By Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City Edo Queens football club of Benin have qualified for the round of eight (8) at the ongoing 2019 AITEO Cup...
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Music

Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport re-opens amidst strict COVID-19 safety protocols

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Saturday, re-opened for business with passengers duly screened, in line with safety protocols following the Coronavirus (COVID-19),...

Dogara Advocates Developmental Education

By Aaron Ossai Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has advocated for a change in Nigeria's system of education to focus on...

Transcorp Hotels declares N4.5bn profits

By Joseph INOKOTONG Transcorp Hotels Plc has announced profit after tax of N4.5 billion at its 3rd Annual General Meeting which took place at Transcorp...

AbdulRazaq attends first Jum’ah, urged to seek good legacy

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday observed his first Jum'ah as the leader of the state, with the officiating clerics...

Sport News

No record of Nigerian in Guinea Bissau’s prisons – Envoy

The Nigeria Ambassador to Guinea Bissau, Mr John Usanga says there is no record of any Nigerian in any prison in Guinea Bissau. The...

NCC moves to formulate policies on 5G

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) says it is working vigorously with multi-sector stakeholders to formulate policies for the 5th generation (5G) mobile network. The Executive...

Northeast Governors issue 11-point communique after Gombe meeting

By: Ali Musa Biu- Maiduguri Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum alongside other Governors of the northeast last night released a 11-point communique after their...
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Saraki: Why Devolution Of Powers Bill Did Not Scale Through

  By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has assured Nigerians that the defeated bill on devolution of powers still has chances of...

Canada’s PM makes rare appearance before House committee

Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, on Thursday made a rare appearance before a parliamentary committee to defend a contract awarded by his government. The contract...

Sokoto partners Kent University on Academic and Cultural Exchanges

  By Najem Francis, Sokoto Sokoto state government has commenced a partnership with Kent University in the United States of America (USA) on academic and cultural...

Boko Haram terrorist now recruiting child soldiers – MNJTF

The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) says the Boko Haram terrorist group has introduced the use of child soldiers to resuscitate its declining influence...

TV

Court remands ex-convict for allegedly stealing cell phone

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday ordered that a 27-year-old ex-convict, Tunde Ajeigbe, be remanded in Ikoyi Custodial Centre for allegedly stealing a...

AUN Names New Speaker For Its 9th Graduation

By Aaron Ossai   The American University of Nigeria (AUN) has named Rhodes Scholar and leading investment banker, Ike Chioke of Afrinvest West Africa Limited,...

Road crashes claim 135 lives, injure 1,118 in 10 months – FRSC

By Sule Aliyu, Bauchi 135 lives were said to have been lost in various road accidents across Bauchi State between January and October, 2017. This was...

JOHESU attributes deaths on expressways to poor road maintenance culture

The President, Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), Mr Josiah Biobelemoye, has attributed deaths on expressways to poor road maintenance...