TOP NEWS
Jonathan @ 60: Okowa says former president as hero of democracy

Okowa praised Jonathan in a congratulatory message

Rivers: APC crisis getting out of control -Abe

Abe spoke on APC crisis during the burial of a chieftain of the party, the late Chief Idawari Monday Pikibo Dickson, on Saturday.

Resilence synonymous with being Nigerian

The belief that Nigerians can handle or withstand any situation has turned us into masters of our all.

Akwa Ibom: Police ban use of motorcycles

The ban on motorcycles takes effect from Sunday

Chile: Pinera, Guillier go into runoff

Conservative billionaire Sebastian Pinera won the first round of Chile’s presidential election

2019: Buhari extends Olive Branch to South East

The year, 2019, is almost around the corner and President Muhammadu Buhari is aware of the closeness. And he seems to be trying to right some of the wrongs committed by his All Progressives Congress (APC) and himself. Although he has not declared to run in 2019, his recent actions and body language suggest that he may be interested in running for a second term. YUSUF MOHAMMED writes.

Herve Renard, the wizard of African football

Our Staff Writer, YUSUF MOHAMMED, in this report, takes a look at Herve Renard’s giant strides in African football

Lagos bus conductors to wear uniforms from Jan.1

Mr. Isreal Adeshola, the national president of the association of bus conductors disclosed the date for the commencement of wearing uniforms in Lagos on Sunday.

FITC partners Malaysian FAA on capacity building for bankers

FITC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA) of Malaysia.



INVESTIGATION: How First Bank of Nigeria Limited Sacks Over 1000 Staff Using Text Messages in Nationwide Purge

INVESTIGATION: How First Bank of Nigeria Limited Sacks Over 1000 Staff Using Text Messages in Nationwide Purge

The FBN’s Head, Media and External Communications, Babatunde Lasaki, confirmed the sack but said it is in line with global best practice. He said the sacked staff failed key performance test.

SPECIAL REPORT: 31 years after: Man who drove Dele Giwa to hospital, others speak

31 years after: Man who drove Dele Giwa to hospital, others speak

Dele Giwa, a foremost Nigerian journalist and one of the founders of Newswatch Magazine, was murdered on October 19, 1986.



2019: Buhari extends Olive Branch to South East

2019: Buhari extends Olive Branch to South East

The year, 2019, is almost around the corner and President Muhammadu Buhari is aware of the closeness. And he seems to be trying to right some of the wrongs committed by his All Progressives Congress (APC) and himself. Although he has not declared to run in 2019, his recent actions and body language suggest that he may be interested in running for a second term. YUSUF MOHAMMED writes.



Entertainment

India’s Manuchi Chhillar is new Miss World

India’s Manuchi Chhillar is new Miss World

Chhillar, 20, is the sixth Indian winner of the long-running contest

Singer Chidinma makes acting debut in “The Bridge”

Singer Chidinma makes acting debut in “The Bridge”

Chidinma played the role of Stella in “The Bridge.”



Relationships

16 characteristics of real love

16 characteristics of real love

Love. It makes the world go ‘round, right? Well, at least that’s the how the saying goes. But is it true? It should be, but so many people confuse love with things like jealousy or possessiveness.



REGIONAL NEWS
SOUTH EAST

Anambra guber: Ohanaeze Ndigbo congratulates Obiano, INEC

Anambra guber: Ohanaeze Ndigbo congratulates Obiano, INEC

President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, gave the position of his group



SOUTH SOUTH

Akwa Ibom: Police ban use of motorcycles

Akwa Ibom: Police ban use of motorcycle

The ban on motorcycles takes effect from Sunday



SOUTH WEST

Vocational training: Lagos calls for application

Vocational training: Lagos calls for application

Application for the training is restricted to residents of Lagos State between the ages of 18 and 35 years.



NORTH CENTRAL

Thugs beat electoral officers, disrupt PDP primaries

Thugs beat electoral officers, disrupt PDP primaries

Thugs who invaded Kwall Stadium, venue of the election, had the ear of Mr. Anthony Joro, a member of the electoral committee, cut



NORTH EAST

Prisons: Bauchi reviews fate of inmates

Prisons: Bauchi reviews fate of inmates

A team of lawyers is already studying their cases of affected inmates



NORTH WEST

Zamfara spends N3.6 bn annually on school feeding

Zamfara spends N3.6 bn annually on school feeding

Zamfara State says it feeds 180,000 students in public secondary schools across the state.

EDITORIAL
Democracy Day: A Lacklustre anniversary

The list of unfulfilled promises to Nigerians by the administration is as long as the list of allegations of hypocrisy.

Oil Companies’ Relocation: A Matter Of Honour

Locating headquarters of oil companies outside areas of operation has been a source of friction between oil companies and host communities.

OPINION
Rivers: APC crisis getting out of control -Abe
Rivers: APC crisis getting out of control -Abe

Abe spoke on APC crisis during the burial of a chieftain of the party, the late Chief Idawari Monday Pikibo Dickson, on Saturday.

NDDC, SMEDAN, BHIIP and New Partnership for Development
NDDC, SMEDAN, BHIIP and New Partnership for Development

“I am in a hurry. I can’t wait to create more jobs for the people of the Niger Delta. We want to fight unemployment. We want to fight poverty. We want to fight restiveness”.




HEALTH
Health Benefits of Farting

Farting is indicative of a healthy, well-functioning digestive system and balanced level of gut bacteria.

Monkeypox disease now under control – NCDC

Chief Executive Officer of NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, spoke on the progress made in controlling Monkeypox

INVESTIGATIONS
INVESTIGATION: How First Bank of Nigeria Limited Sacks Over 1000 Staff Using Text Messages in Nationwide Purge

The FBN’s Head, Media and External Communications, Babatunde Lasaki, confirmed the sack but said it is in line with global best practice. He said the sacked staff failed key performance test.

SPECIAL REPORT: 31 years after: Man who drove Dele Giwa to hospital, others speak

Dele Giwa, a foremost Nigerian journalist and one of the founders of Newswatch Magazine, was murdered on October 19, 1986.


ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
India’s Manuchi Chhillar is new Miss World
India’s Manuchi Chhillar is new Miss World

Chhillar, 20, is the sixth Indian winner of the long-running contest

Singer Chidinma makes acting debut in “The Bridge”
Singer Chidinma makes acting debut in “The Bridge”

Chidinma played the role of Stella in “The Bridge.”

Sexual scandal: Disgraced film maker Weinstein faces arrest
Sexual scandal: Disgraced film maker Weinstein faces arrest

Actress Paz de la Huerta’s rape case is the latest against Weinstein

SCIENCE AND TECH
Twitter CEO promises to crack down on hate, violence and harassment with “more aggressive” rules
Twitter CEO promises to crack down on hate, violence and harassment with "more aggressive" rules

We decided to take a more aggressive stance in our rules and how we enforce them,” Dorsey says.

Wikipedia to increase Nigerian women visibility online
Wikipedia to increase Nigerian women visibility online

Wikipedia is the world largest encyclopedia

Apple iPhone X malfunctions at launch

Apple iPhone X malfunction at launch was temporary

SPORTS
Herve Renard, the wizard of African football
Herve Renard, the wizard of African football

Our Staff Writer, YUSUF MOHAMMED, in this report, takes a look at Herve Renard’s giant strides in African football

32 Teams emerge for Russia 2018
32 Teams emerge for Russia 2018

The seeding of the 32 countries ahead of the December draws set the stage for the 2018 World Cup in Russia next year.

Chelsea humiliate West Brom at Hawthorns
Chelsea humiliate West Brom at Hawthorns

Chelsea made it four straight league defeats by defeating West Brom at Hawthorns


Okowa praised Jonathan in a congratulatory message

Jonathan @ 60: Okowa says former president as hero of democracy

Abe spoke on APC crisis during the burial of a chieftain...

Rivers: APC crisis getting out of control -Abe

The belief that Nigerians can handle or withstand any situation has...

Resilence synonymous to being Nigerian

The royal couple will not hold any public events

Queen Elizabeth, Philip mark 70th year of marriage

The ban on motorcycles takes effect from Sunday

Akwa Ibom: Police ban use of motorcycle

President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, gave the position of...

Anambra guber: Ohanaeze Ndigbo congratulates Obiano, INEC