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Kwara Governor Deserves Second Term, Says Yoruba Ronu Forum

By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin A sociocultural group, Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum, has urged the people of Kwara State to give Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq...

Islamic Orphanage Foundation to FG: Tackle insecurity squarely

By Stephen Olufemi Oni The Chairman of the Islamic Orphanage Foundation (IOF), Alhaji Seifullahi Alege, has called upon the federal government in conjunction with...

Need for religious tolerance stressed just as ECWA condemns killing of Deborah Samuel

By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin The need for religious tolerance has again been stressed just as more condemnations trail the killing of a second...

Kwara: Cultist confesses to killing three members of rival group for promotion

By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin An alleged cult member, Tijani Olagunju, has confessed to killing three rival cult members in order to get promotion to...

Technology

Match Day 21 fixtures in 2020/2021 NPFL

Following are the Match Day 21 fixtures in the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), scheduled for...
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WHO launches initiative to eradicate malaria in 25 countries by 2025

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is launching a new initiative which aims to halt transmission of malaria in 25 more countries by...

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...

LG Polls: Oyo APC drags governor, OYSIEC to court

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State to court over its exclusion from the forthcoming local...

Court remands student in correctional facility for allegedly beating up mother

A Dutse Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, ordered that a 23-year-old student, Louis Ekwealor, who allegedly beat up his mother, be remanded...

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Kwara NUJ, NALVEJ extol virtues of late Yemi Ademokoya-Agboola

By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin The Kwara State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has said that the late veteran broadcaster, Mrs Yemi...

Enhancing strategic autonomy serves interests of Europe

By Zhang Jian The Russia-Ukraine conflict has broken the peace of Europe, which is a pernicious consequence of the containment strategy implemented by the U.S....

Okowa urges Nigerians to participate in Electoral Process

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has advised Nigerians to actively participate in the electioneering process to ensure good governance and democratic sustainability in the...

Female Student Burnt to Death In Sokoto Over Alleged Blasphemy

A female student of the Shehu Shagari College of Education has been killed and burnt in Sokoto by irate youths. According to the police, Deborah...

2023: Why I want to be Nigerian President -Saraki

Former President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki says his desire of becoming Nigerian President is to rediscover the country and make it great...

Music

Comrade Kasimu appointed SA Education/Students’ Affairs

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Comrade Abdullahi Idrisu Kasimu has been...

Kwara APC Crisis: Some Party Exco Members Reject Bolarinwa’s Removal

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The last may not have been...

Gov.Lalong condemns attack in Jos North LGA

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has condemned an attack perpetrated on Tuesday night at Yelwa Zangam community...

National Insurance Commission redeploys directors, announces movement of supervision directorate By Joseph INOKOTONG   The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) has announced...

Out-of-school-children and kidnappings: Matters arising

Observers note that kidnappings and abductions of pupils and students in various schools, especially in some parts of the...

Culture

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NGO decries high rate of poverty in Nigeria, blames bad leadership

By Steve Oni, Ilorin A Non Governmental Organisation, under the aegis of Polling Units Ambassadors of Nigeria (PUAN), has...

FG to double airports by 2023 – Sirika

The Federal Government says it will double the number of airports in the country before the end of 2023 to enhance air connectivity and...

2019 : Only Saraki Can Unite Nigeria-Baraje

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Former Acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Kawu Baraje, has declared that the Senate President, Dr....
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Kalu gets rousing welcome in Abia after return from Kuje Custodian Centre

Senate Chief Whip, Sen. Orji Kalu, arrived at his Igbere country home in Abia on Monday to a rousing reception by relations, friends and...

Kanye West’s clothing brand, Hollywood production companies on pandemic loan list

Ventures backed by big-name entertainers Kanye West and Francis Ford Coppola were among those approved for loans under a U.S. government programme to help...

Villagers lynch 3 suspected bandits’ informants in Kaduna

Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai has directed security agencies to investigate the lynching of three suspected bandits’ informants in Zangon Aya village, Igabi Local Government Area...

Borno Government donates fire fighting truck to FRSC –Sector commander

The Borno Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Sanusi Ibrahim, has confirmed the donation of a fire truck to...

Kwara mulls judicial solution as committee on sales of public assets submits report

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday said recommendations of the committee on sales of public assets may be tested in...

Kwara Governor Presents N181 bn Budget For 2018

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has presented a budget estimate of N181, 886, 056, 555.00 for the 2018 Financial Year. Laying...

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Dogara Applauds D’Tigress For FIBA AfroBasket Victory

By Aaron Ossai Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has hailed the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, on their victory over Senegal in the 2017 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket tournament in Mali and for qualifying for the 2018...

COVID-19: NCDC announces 150 new infections in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has announced 150 new COVID-19 infections in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified wedsite...

Group seeks peace, unity, prays for Tinubu

The Tinubu Support Organisation (TSO) on Sunday held a special prayer session for peace and unity to reign in the country.

Group empowers girls through arts to fight gender based violence

Plan International Nigeria, a Non- Governmental Organisation ((NGO) is empowering girls through arts to be more expressive and knowledgeable about gender based...

Rare spectacle of crushed ice being washed ashore occurs in NW China’s Xinjiang

Sayram Lake, the largest and highest alpine lake in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, presented a stunning spectacle of ice pushing up against...

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NYSC launches monthly sanitation exercise in Niger

 The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Saturday flagged-off  the nationwide monthly environmental sanitation exercise across the 25 Local Government Areas (...

COVID-19 protocols: Coalition expresses concern on compliance among Nigerians

A Coalition of 38 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) says Nigerians are no longer complying with COVID-19 protocols, especially the use of face masks. The coalition...

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 ...

Ill Health: Buhari To Operate From Home

Naomi Douglas As anxiety over President Muhammadu Buhari’s state of health continue to mount, his aides have told Nigerians that henceforth, PMB will cease to...

COVID-19: SON deploys 29 free int’l standards on essential products

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has deployed 29 relevant international standards to support the manufacturing and importation of essential materials to combat the...

FG congratulates Adesina on re-election as AfDB president

The Federal Government has congratulated Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of African Development Bank (AfDB) Group on his re-election as the eighth president of the...
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Tambuwal flags off 1.4 million school enrollment drive

By Najem Francis, Sokoto Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has flagged off one of Nigeria’s largest school enrolment drive with a target of 1.4 million new...

Ondo 2020: Jimoh Ibrahim dumps PDP, donates 20 campaign vehicles to Akeredolu

Ahead of the Oct. 10 governorship election in Ondo State, Dr Jimoh Ibrahim on Friday officially dumped the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the...

Kwara Govt fixes NYSC hostels five months after AbdulRazaq’s visit

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, matching words with action, has renovated the decrepit hostels of the state’s National Youths Service...

BREAKING: Protesters Storm NASS Demands Saraki’s Suspension

Hundreds of people have taken almost taken over the National Assembly today(Tuesday) in protest against the planned suspension of Senator Kabiru Marafa from Zamfara...

Sport News

Court remands 3 suspected killers of Benue prophet

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Makurdi on Monday ordered that three persons, who allegedly killed one Jacob Uhembe, a `prophet’ be remanded...

Group sensitises Nasarawa students on new COVID-19

An Abuja based volunteer group, Beyond The Classroom Foundation, has taken an awareness campaign on COVID-19 to schools in Karu Local Government...

Court sentences artisan to 24 months imprisonment for stealing car stereo

An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos on Tuesday sentenced an artisan, Solomon Clement to 24 months imprisonment for stealing car accessories. The...
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Naira strengthens against dollar

The Naira on Thursday gained one point to appreciate against the dollar at the parallel market in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports...

Sokoto Govt Treats 20 Mentally Retarded Persons

By Najem FRANCIS / Sokoto As part of its numerous support services to the less privileged, the Sokoto State government has sponsored the treatment of...

Bizarre: Girl Sues Father For Delaying Her Marriage

By Aaron Ossai with agency reports   A 23-year-old spinster, Khadija Ibrahim, on Monday dragged her father, Ibrahim Bassa, before at an Upper Area Court, Karu,...

TV

Russian parliament backs changes allowing Putin to run again for president

The Russian lower house of parliament on Wednesday gave its definitive and overwhelming approval to constitutional changes that allow Vladimir Putin to run for...

Pastor Docked For Alleged N350, 000 Thefts

By Our Correspondent Self acclaimed man of God, Ajayi Pius, 45, was on Monday arraigned before Magistrate Omolola Akosile of an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court,...

NESG mourns Ahmed Joda

Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has commiserated with the family of the late Alhaji Ahmed Joda over the passing away of the...

Drug abuse: NDLEA takes campaign to streets, markets, schools

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has taken the campaign to educate the people on the dangers of consuming illegal drugs...