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Nigeria, Brazil Strengthen Ties To Boost Economy, Counter Insecurity

Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that Nigeria will strengthen bilateral ties with Brazil to boost its economy through increased trade...

Oil Theft: We Have Lost 4m Barrels In 2019 Says Aiteo

Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production, operators of OML 29, says the activities of oil thieves have assumed alarming proportions, leading to loss of about...

Again, UBA Group Emerges African Bank Of the Year

Chief Executive Officer of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Mr. Victor Osadolor, has said the ongoing transformation strategies put in place by the...

N275bn Generated From VAT In Third Quarter Of 2019–NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, said the sum of N275.12 billion was generated as Value Added Tax, VAT, in the third quarter of...

Emefiele Unveils CBN’s Priorities For 2020

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has unveiled the apex bank’s priorities for 2020 with support for greater...

Investigation

Next Edition Report: FEC Deliberated On Calabar Itu Road –SGF Mustapha

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, (SGF) Boss Mustapha Tuesday said the deplorable state of Calabar Itu Road has been discussed at...

NEXT EDITION Report: FG Constitutes Multi-Agency Intervention on Calabar-Itu Highway

The Federal Government has set up a multi-agency intervention mechanism to repair the failed Calabar-Itu Highway, a few days after this newspaper published an investigative...

INVESTIGATION: How FG’s Abandoned Calabar-Itu Highway Cuts off A’Ibom from Cross River State, Others (Part I)

The Calabar-Itu Highway project, which was abandoned by the Federal Government, has cut off Akwa Ibom and Cross River states, the NEXT EDITION can...

Nigerian Military Targeted Journalists’ Phones, Computers With “Forensic Search” For Sources

Hamza Idris, an editor with the Nigerian Daily Trust, was at the newspaper’s central office on January 6 when the military arrived looking for...

INVESTIGATION: Untold Story of Atiku Abubakar’s Ancestry, Links with Sokoto Caliphate (Part II)

Close relations, local leaders, family friends and the leadership of the Sokoto Caliphate have condemned the peddlers of the former vice president’s nationality question.

Opinion

The Year of Global Demo-Crisis

2019 has thrown a sucker punch that has left democracy grasping for breath across the globe. Many states (nations) have witnessed an unprecedented rise...

2023 PRESIDENCY: DECIDING FACTOR

About three years to the next general election, the race for Nigeria’s No 1 post, has earnestly begun. President- Muhammadu Buhari is constitutionally disqualified...

Atiku: They Gave Him A False Sense Of Hope – Femi Adesina

After the Supreme Court threw out the legal challenge by Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on the February 2019 presidential poll...

‘BUHARI’S STRANGE SOCIAL MEDIA REGULATION AMBUSH’

Journalism professional bodies and indeed officials of the Nigerian Press organization (NPO) comprising the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Nigerian Guild of Editors...

Jim Ovia: Garlands To ‘Grandfather’ Of Banking

THOUGH of noble birth, Mr. Jim Ovia, the pioneer Managing Director of Zenith Bank Plc and current chairman of its board realized early in...

Politics

APC Wins All 16 Chairmanship Seats In Ekiti Council Poll

The Ekiti State Independent Electoral Commission (EKSIEC) on Sunday declared the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC ) winners of all the 16...

PDP Sweeps Adamawa LG Chairmanship Election

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has won all the 21 local government council chairmanship position in Saturday’s LG elections in Adamawa. Mr. Isa Shetima, chairman,...

Reps To Begin Constitutional Amendment In 2020 – Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Saturday said that the House will begin the process of amending the 1999 constitution and...

Court Affirms Oshiomhole’s Suspension By Edo APC, Annuls NWC’s Reconciliation Committee

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Apo, Abuja, has granted an order restraining the Reconciliation Committee constituted by the National...

Edo Speaker Declares 14 Seats Vacant

Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Francis Okiye has declared 14 seats in the Assembly vacant. He made the declaration on Wednesday even...

Features

Herder/Farmer Conflicts: Stakeholders Count Gains After One Year Of Search Operations In Benue

Benue began to meet under the auspices of Peace Architecture Dialogue, PAD, and Community and Security Architecture Dialogue, CSAD, stakeholders say peace has begun...

Osun Economic Summit: Canada-based mining coy pays N.1bn sign-on fee

The State of Osun has received a sum of N100 million from Badger Mines, a Canada-based mining company, as sign- on fee for exploration...

Edo Crisis: Stand Firm And Fight, Defeat Oshiomhole, Yerima Tells Obaseki

Yerima Shettima, National President, Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), has advised Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State to stand firm and fight Adams Oshiomhole,...

NNPC Expands Pipeline Networks To Meet Domestic Gas Demand

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has said it is expanding and integrating gas pipeline network in the country to meet unprecedented demand of...

Kano Governorship Election Tribunal: CUPP Alleges Move To Disband Appeal Panel For A Third Time

The Nigerian opposition coalition, CUPP has raised alarm over an alleged move by the President of the Court of Appeal Justice Zainab A. Bulkachuwa...

Columnists

Laolu Akande: The Supplanter Comes Full Throttle — Festus Adedayo

I ordinarily do not rejoind rejoinders to my pieces. My philosophy is that, the same freedom I enjoy to air my views is same...

Festus Adedayo: “A Columnist Gone Rogue”- Laolu Akande

Letter to the Editor: RE: THE TRIALS OF BROTHER OSINBAJO Mr. Festus Adedayo’s article above is a sad descent into the gutter by this gentleman. When...

The Trials Of Brother Osinbajo, By Festus Adedayo

Anyone who has access to a political barometer will see clearly that Aso Rock is quaking at the moment. The dusts the quake is...

Buhari’s Nigeria: One day, many troubles

Buhari’s Nigeria: One day, many troubles

SPORTS FLAKES: DAY LAGOS PLAYED AGAINST NIGERIA

Miracle makers Flying Eagles, got giggling just before their Saudi '89 semi finals game with the United States in Jeddah. Wearing jersey number 11...

Regional News

North-Central

Three Persons Die As Benue Communities Fight Over Land

Three persons have been reportedly killed during a land dispute between two communities of Owu, Otukpo-Icho and Taraku in Otukpo and Gwer East Local...

NDLEA Destroys 11,669 kg Of Illicit Drugs Worth N1.65bn In Nasarawa

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Tuesday in Lafia destroyed 11,669 kilogrammes of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances worth about N1.65 billion. According...

NBA Makurdi Opens Human Rights Desk, Offers Free Services

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Makurdi branch has opened a human rights desk urging the public to take advantage of it in case of...

Nigerians Paying Lip Service To The Fight Against Corruption— ICPC Boss

The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye has stated that Nigerians are paying too much lip service...

Road Accident Claims 12 Lives In Niger

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road...

North-East

Gunmen Allegedly Kidnap Justice Ministry Director, School Principal, Three Others In Adamawa

Unknown gunmen have allegedly abducted the Director of Litigation, Adamawa State Ministry of Justice, Samuel Yaumande, a school principal and three others. SAHARA REPORTERS reports...

Traditional Ruler Suspended For Allegedly Raping 6-year-old Boy In Yobe

Governor Mala Buni of Yobe State has ordered the suspension of a traditional ruler in the state for allegedly raping a 6-year-old boy from...

Army Troops Neutralise More Boko Haram/ISWAP Terrorists, Rescue Victims In Borno

The Nigerian Army said it has neutralised a number of Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, terrorists in different encounters in parts...

Police To Deploy 5,000 Personnel For Adamawa LG Poll

The Police Command in Adamawa says it plans to deploy 5,000 personnel for the Dec. 7, local government poll in the state. Mr. Audu Madaki,...

Insurgency: Borno Govt. earmarks N23bn To Education In 2020 Fiscal Year

The Borno Government has proposed over N23 billion for the education sector in the 2020 appropriation bill to reinvigorate the sector and counter Boko...

North-West

Yuletide: Stop Using Fake, Substandard Tyres To Avoid Road Crashes – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised motorists against using fake and substandard tyres to avoid road crashes during Yuletide. Assistant Corps Marshal Kayode...

Businessman, 65, In Court Over Alleged N9.2m Land Fraud

A 65-year-old businessman, Salisu Dauda, on Tuesday appeared in a Kaduna Magistrates’ Court, over alleged N9.2 million land fraud. Dauda, who resides at Western Way,...

Customs Intercepts Cartons Of Sexual Enhancing Drugs, Other Goods Worth N997m In Sokoto

The Sokoto/Zamfara Command of Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) intercepted 640 cartons of sexual enhancing drugs, an AK47 Gun and other illegally smuggled items worth...

EFCC Seizes Over N643.9m, $706.8m In Kano

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday said that the Kano Zonal office has seized over N643,942 million so far in the...

Woman In Custody For Poisoning Her Step Daughter

The police in Katsina State have arrested one Aisha Abubakar, 38, for allegedly killing her step daughter by poisoning. This is contained in a statement...

South-East

Anambra Community Banishes Septuagenarian For Impregnation Daughter

A 70-year-old man, from Okija in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State, has been chased out of his host community, Okofia Otolo Nnewi,...

Ihedioha To Sanction Government Health Worker Charging Fees For HIV Services In Imo

Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha on Tuesday warned that he will sanction any government health worker found charging fees for HIV services in the...

Woman Sentenced To Death For Killing Co-wife, Seven Children

The Ebonyi State High Court, sitting in Abakaliki, the state capital, on Monday, sentenced a woman, Mrs. Agnes Nwefuru, to death by hanging for...

17 Persons Escape Death In Anambra Multiple Crash

No fewer than 17 persons escaped death in a multiple crash involving three vehicles on the old Enugu-Onitsha expressway in Anambra. The accident occurred on...

First Ever Pan African Catholic Congress Kicks off In Enugu

The first ever Pan African Catholic Congress on Theology, Society and Pastoral Life to reflect on the church as a beacon of hope for...

South-West

Oyo State Gets Own Anti-Corruption law

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has signed the state Anti-Corruption Bill 2019 into law. He signed the bill on Wednesday in Ibadan, the state capital. Recall...

Violation Of Building Laws: Lagos Shuts RCCG, C & S Church, Other Buildings

Officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency, LASBCA, have shut down some buildings in Igbogbo Baiyeku area of Ikorodu area of the state. The...

Lagos Assembly Will Not Repeal Ex-govs’ Pension Law — Spokesperson

Lagos State House of Assembly on Sunday said it will not repeal the state’s pension law which allows former governors and other public office...

Two Catholic Priests Abducted In Ondo

Gunmen have reportedly abducted two Catholic priests, Rev Fr Joseph Nweke and Rev Fr Felix Efobi from Awka Catholic Diocese. The two clergymen were said...

Man Buried Alive At Construction Site In Osun

A 52-year-old man, Isiaka Raji, was buried alive on Wednesday while excavating sand at a construction site in Ejigbo, Osun State. Although, Raji was later...

South-South

Chase Out Pirates From Burutu Waterways, Okowa’s Aide Urges Navy

Daniel Ezekiel, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Security to Delta State governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has appealed to Nigerian Navy Ship, ‘NNS DELTA’ in...

Wike Approves Enrolment Of More Pensioners On State Monthly Payroll

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has approved the inclusion of 2,673 new retirees into the monthly pension payment scheme of the state government. This, in...

Gov. Wike Speaks On His Successor

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has said that he will only support a candidate with the capacity to govern the State in the 2023...

Gov. Obaseki signs N179.2bn Appropriation Bill For Edo

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Friday assented to the 2020 Appropriation Bill of N179.2 billion of the state. Speaking at the ceremony at Government...

Police Confirm Burning Of Two Suspected Kidnappers In Bayelsa

The Police Command in Bayelsa has confirmed the burning of two suspected kidnappers in Otuagala Community in Ogbia Local Government Area of the state...

Sports

Buhari To Receive Joshua’s World Championship Belts Soon

World boxing heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is expected to present his belts to President Muhammadu Buhari soon. This was disclosed by the Senior Special Assistant...

JUST IN: Napoli Thrash Genk To Reach Champions League Last 16

Arkadiusz Milik fired Napoli into the knockout stages of the Champions League on Tuesday with a first half hat-trick that helped see off Genk...

Russia Doping Scandal: Athletes Face Potential Ban From Global Sport

Russia could face an unprecedented four-year ban from major international sporting events over accusations that it manipulated laboratory doping data. The decision will be made...

Nigeria Qualifies For 2020 World Ultra Runners Championship

South African, Nigerian and Zimbabwean teams have qualified for the 2020 World Ultra Runners Championship at the Valuejet Remo 50 kilometres Ultra Race held...

CAF Cup: Enyimba Defeats FC San Pedro, Morocco 1-0 To Move To Second Position In Group B

Enyimba Football Club of Aba Sunday defeated FC San Pedro of Cote D’Ivoire at Enyimba International Stadium in the ongoing Total CAF Confederations Cup...

World

Wrongful Death Trial Over ‘Walking Dead’ Stuntman Begins

The wrongful death trial of “Walking Dead” stuntman John Bernecker started Tuesday in Georgia, with AMC Networks’ attorneys arguing that his tragic death was...

Trump Impeachment: Democrats Unveil Formal Charges

The Democratic-controlled US House Judiciary Committee has unveiled charges against President Donald Trump, a key move in impeaching him. The first article revealed by committee...

Western Australia Legalises Voluntary-Assisted Dying

Western Australia has voted to legalise voluntary-assisted dying, becoming the second jurisdiction in the country to do so. Western Australian (WA) Premier Mark McGowan made...

Algerian Court Convicts 2 Former Prime Ministers Of Corruption

An Algerian court has convicted two former Algerian prime ministers and other senior officials to prison in a corruption case. Ahmed Ouyahia was sentenced to...

Democrats Expected To Announce Impeachment Articles On Tuesday

Democrats in the U.S. House Judiciary Committee are expected to announce articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, a lawmaker told multiple...

Health

Mosquito Sterilization Offers New Opportunity To Control Chikungunya, Dengue, And Zika- WHO

A technique that sterilizes male mosquitoes using radiation will soon be tested as part of global health efforts to control diseases such as chikungunya,...

MWAN Sensitizes Benue Public On Breast Cancer

Medical Women's Association of Nigeria, MWAN, Benue state chapter on Wednesday held a Breast Cancer awareness campaign to sensitize the general public on effects...

Yellow Fever Death Toll Rises To 17

The death toll of people in the Yellow Fever outbreak in Bauchi State has increased to 17 with another 19 suspected cases. The Executive Chairman...

Men, More Likely To End Lives Than Women, Says Neuropsychiatrist

Dr. Uchendu Onyedika, a Neuropsychiatrist with the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, says though more women tend to attempt suicide; men are however, more...

Sanwo-Olu’s Wife Raises Hope Of Improved Access To Quality Healthcare

Sanwo-Olu’s Wife Raises Hope Of Improved Access To Quality Healthcare

Fashion

How To Wear Makeup With Glasses

If you wear glasses on a daily basis and love putting on makeup, you probably understand the struggle of doing your makeup in a...

Kylie Jenner Sparkling New Looks, Check Out Latest Photos

Kylie Jenner, 22, an American businesswoman, on Monday released stunning new photographs of herself, rocking a beautifully crafted revealing gold evening wear. Jenner’s beautiful and...

Woman With 2.5 Meters Long Hair Goes Viral on Social Media (Video)

Woman With 2.5 Meters Long Hair Goes Viral on Social Media (Video)

Trendy Hair Cuts for Ladies

A lot of women prefer the natural hair cut look not only because it gives them balance and style, but also because it is very easy to maintain and saves cost.

Shawls, Adding Colour to Your Dressing

Interestingly, men too can spruce up their appearance with a shawl.

Lifestyle

Miss South Africa Crowned 2019 Miss Universe

South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi has been crowned Miss Universe 2019. The 26-year-old beauty queen beat 89 others during the pageant held in Atlanta. She was crowned...

6+ Benefits Of Drinking Warm Water On An Empty Stomach

Water is essential for all life on Earth, and a critical component in healthy living. Still, many people are not getting enough water, which...

1 Month Before a Heart Attack, Here Are The 8 Warning Signals

Information is power. Knowing the early warning signs and what to do can keep you from suffering from the first heart attack. The eight...

20 Foods That Are Killing You Slowly (Cont’d)

Did you know that there are foods you are eating every day that are killing you slowly? Yesterday, we served you the first of the...

20 Foods That Are Killing You Slowly

Did you know that there are foods you are eating every day that are killing you slowly? Most of us have a number of...

Relationships

Ways to Make Sex More Intimate and Romantic

A great sex life among couples has been shown to be one of the ways to successful relationships. Couples who are happy in this area...

9 Differences Between Loving Someone And Being In Love

“I love you” and “I’m in love with you” are two very different things. Those two little filler words make a world of difference...

Tips on Dating A Single Dad

Dating a single dad especially one who’s very involved in his kids’ lives isn’t the same as dating a regular guy. Single dads are their...

Ways To Show Your Boyfriend You Care

Figuring out how to show love to your boyfriend can be difficult. Every person is different. Some people like you to show them through...

Ways To Show Your Girlfriend That You Care

When a man truly loves a girl, he'd do anything in the world just to make her happy. He’d make every effort and grab...

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