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GenCos Failed To Generate 2,352.5 Megawatts Due To Unavailability Of Distribution Infrastructure

Electricity Generation Companies (GenCos), comprising gas-fired and hydro stations said that they could not generate 2,352.5 megawatts of electricity on Wednesday due to unavailability...

NNPC Discovers Crude Oil, Gas In Northern

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, says it has discovered hydrocarbon deposits in the Kolmani River II Well on the Upper Benue Trough, Gongola...

Premium Pension’s Asset Base Hits N680b

Premium Pension Ltd. on Wednesday announced that it has built an asset base of N680 billion after 14 years of operations. The company’s Managing...

CBN Clarifies Cashless Policy Transaction Charges

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, says the transaction charges on deposit and withdrawal in furtherance of implementation of its cashless policy is on...

Dangote To Empower 106,000 Women With N1.1 billion In Four States

Aliko Dangote Foundation, ADF, has reiterated its readiness to empower additional 106,000 women across four states in Northern Nigeria, to the tune of N1.1...

Investigation

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.

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

While former Vice President Atiku Abubakar was born in Jada, Adamawa State, his ancestry is rooted approximately 900 kilometres from the North-East state, The...

INVESTIGATION: For years, Dana Received Donations From Nigerians For Illegal Charity

For many years, Dana Air, a domestic airline operator in Nigeria, raised millions of naira through inflight donations to Sri Sai Vandana Foundation, an...

Exclusive: Next Edition Report: Nigerian Army, Benue, Taraba Govts, take action against extortion on highways

The Nigerian military and the governments of Taraba and Benue States have initiated action to tackle the multi-billion naira extortion rings operating along federal...

Exclusive: Next Edition Report: Police Issue Code of Conduct for Checkpoints

The Nigerian Police have issued a Code of Conduct at checkpoints less than a week after The NEXT EDITION published its undercover investigation detailing...

Opinion

The Vituperations Of Junaid Mohammed

Dr. Junaid Mohammed, my colleague at the National Conference of Nigeria 2014 and a former follower of the Aminu Kano school of thought, has...

A Letter On The First Lady

It is gratifying that the first family rallied in the face of a blistering attack last week by busybodies. I would be remiss not...

Aso Rock’s Video Scandal: Daura Should Flog His Daughter

I don’t know how old Fatima Daura is, but his father, Mamman Daura, should flog her. She has dis-respected both President Muhammadu Buhari and,...

Proposed Communication Tax is ill-advisable

So much has been said in the last two weeks about taxation as if Nigerians are oblivious of its crucial importance. Perhaps, it is...

Of Drones, The Governor And Saudi Prayer Warriors

A few weeks after the New York Times published a report that Boko Haram may be using drones in fresh attacks in the North...

Politics

Bayelsa poll: We Will Not Accept Attack On Our Personnel – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has warned that it would not accept any form of attack on its personnel, ad hoc staff or...

Moghalu Resigns From YPP

Presidential candidate of Young Progressive Party, YPP, in the 2019 general elections, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has dumped the party. The former Deputy Governor of the...

PDP Accuses Jime Of Using Case Against Ortom To Enrich Self

The Benue State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said that the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the...

Consider Independent Candidature In Electoral Act Review – UPN Tells NASS

The Unity Party of Nigeria, UPN, has called on the National Assembly to consider independent candidature while reviewing the Electoral Act. Mr. Rotimi Boboye, Chairman...

Senate To Reduce Political Parties From 91 to 5

The Senate has said that it would reduce the number of political parties participating in elections in the country from the current 91 to...

Features

Nigeria @ 59: Why Govt Must Address Farmer-Herder Conflicts, Human Rights, National Peace

Each time President Muhamadu Buhari releases the white pigeons on October 1, to mark Nigeria’s Independence Day Anniversary, it is to symbolically spread the...

Beyond Politics and Propaganda: A New Fruit Garden Market

The Popular Fruit Garden Market in Port Harcourt was gutted by fire towards the end of 2018. Therefore, it became a tool for politics...

Truth, Panacea For Resolving Herder/Farmer Conflicts In Benue

Until recently, the relationship between the farming people (Tiv particularly) of Benue and the herdsmen (Fulani) was quite brotherly. The herdsmen treasured the unique...

Why Power Supply Remains Epileptic In Nigeria – TCN

Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, Mr. Usman Mohammed, has said power supply will remain epileptic unless the Distribution Companies, DisCos,...

Buhari’s Ministerial List an Insult to Youths

President of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, Oladele John Nihi, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of shortchanging the youth. In a statement...

Columnists

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...

Imo: A Word For Okorocha’s Kids

I don’t know how many kids the former governor of Imo State, now the Senator representing Imo West senatorial zone at the NASS, Rochas...

A ‘Bow and Go’ Senate

Senate President Ahmed Lawan repeatedly assured a fearful nation that he would not make a rubber stamp of our country's Senate if elected its...

SPORTS FLAKES: GREAT GOALKEEPERS FROM PITAKWA

The world is still celebrating the heroics of Super Falcons debutant, Chiamaka Cynthia Nnadozie, who made history Wednesday in the 2-0 victory...

Regional News

North-Central

Herdsmen Attack Benue Community, Amputate Farmer’s Hand

The relative peace witnessed in Benue state may again be disrupted by a fresh attack on a farmer in Guma Community by armed men...

The Next Edition Staff Emerges Benue CAMPAN Treasurer

The Next Edition's Benue State Correspondent, Scholastica Dooshima Hir has emerged the Treasurer of the Benue State Chapter of Catholic Media Practitioners Association of...

Int’nal Day Of Girl Child: Mrs. Ortom Tasks Parents, Others On Girls Empowerment

The First Lady of Benue State, Mrs. Eunice Ortom has tasked all stakeholders, particularly parent and boys to always support and empower the girl...

Ortom Meets EU On Agric, Health, Flood Control, Others

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Wednesday met in Abuja with Ambassadors of European countries under the auspices of European Union, EU, to deliberate...

Corruption: Magu Vows To Go After Corrupt Officials No Matter Position

The Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has reiterated his vow to go after corrupt officials no matter how highly...

North-East

Boko Haram Leader Sends Message To Buhari, Borno Govt

Leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Abubakar Shekau, has rejected an offer of peace from Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State. Naija News reports...

Gov. Fintiri Pardons 18 Prisoners To Mark Nigeria Independence

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has approved the release of 18 prisoners serving various jail terms in the state in commemoration of Nigeria’s 59th...

UK Pumps In £22m To Tackle Malnutrition In North-East

United Kingdom said it invest £22 million into tackling malnutrition in the North-East of Nigeria from now till March 2022. Speaking to journalists in Maiduguri...

Lamido Adamawa Caution Leaders Against Hate Speech

The Lamido of Adamawa, Muhammadu Barkindo, has cautioned past and present leaders to refrain from hate speeches capable of destroying the country. Barkindo made...

Borno Set To Key Into FG’s RUGA Scheme

The Borno Government says it will key into the Federal Rural Grazing Area, RUGA, to curb farmers/herders clash in the state. Gov. Babagana Umara, disclosed...

North-West

Banditry: Committee Indicts 5 Zamfara Emirs

The committee on finding solutions to banditry in Zamfara, on Friday said it has concrete evidence that five Emirs in the state were complicit...

Court Remands Student For Allegedly Killing 17-year-old boy

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kano, on Friday ordered that a 22-year-old student, Nu’uman Abubakar, who allegedly killed a 17-year-old boy, be remanded in...

PCN Seals 327 Drug Outlets In Jigawa

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, PCN, says it has sealed 327 drug outlets in Jigawa over non-compliance with regulatory provisions. PCN Registrar Mr. Elijah Mohammed,...

EFCC Arrests 4 INEC Officials For Alleged Diversion Of N84.7m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal Office, has arrested four officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Zamfara for...

PCN Seals Off 332 Pharmacies, Patent Medicine Shops In Jigawa

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, PCN, has sealed off 332 pharmacies and patent medicine shops in Jigawa for various offences. Mrs. Anthonia Aruya, the council’s...

South-East

Hard Work Made Me Billionaire At 25–Umahi

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has said that he became a billionaire at 25 years of age due to hard work and commitment to...

Research Institute Inaugurates Platform On Irvingia In Imo

The National Horticultural Reseach Institute, NIHORT, in Ibadan has inaugurated a platform on irvingia (Ogbono) to optimally utilise socio-economic benefits of irvingia value chain. The...

Married Man Dies During Sex Romp With Widow In Enugu Hotel

A 50-year old businessman based in Anambra state, who is said to be a married man, has died in a hotel room in Enugu...

Food Crisis: South East Farmers Resolve To Modernise Farming Methods

The Igbo Famers Progressive Union (IFPU) has resolved to modernise their farming methods and production to ensure better yield in the face of...

Odionyenma Did Not Sponsor My Election – Imo Gov.

Odionyenma Did Not Sponsor My Election – Imo Gov.

South-West

Fayemi Signs Gender-Based Violence Bill, 5 Others Into Law

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi has signed into law six new bills in commemoration of his one year in office. The bills that were signed...

Sanwo-Olu Donates 50 Cars To Lagos Magistrates

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has given 50 new cars to magistrates as part of efforts to enhance dispensation of justice. While handing over...

NYSC Opens South West Office In Osun

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has established a South-West Area Office in Osun. Mr. Adewale Adegoke, the NYSC Coordinator in Osun, made this known...

World Teachers’ Day: Abiodun Reinstates Two Sacked Teachers In Ogun

Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun, on Saturday, announced the immediate reinstatement of two teachers who were sacked by the immediate past administration. Abiodun announced the...

I Remain Loyal to My Boss, Ondo Deputy Governor

The Ondo State Deputy Governor, Mr. Agboola Ajayi, has reiterated his loyalty to Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. Ajayi spoke at a short service in celebration of...

South-South

Okowa Mourns Prof. Emmanuel Edozien

Delta Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed sadness on the passing of renowned academic and former Presidential Economic Adviser, Prof. Emmanuel Edozien. Edozien, who died...

I can’t Apologise For Appointing My Daughter As Aide – Okowa

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, says he owes no one apologies for appointing one of his daughters as political aide. Okowa said this on Tuesday...

Rivers Police Kill Ogoni Kidnap Gang Leader, Boby/Devil

The Rivers State Police Command on Monday said its men have killed “a notorious gang leader’’, Linus Lebari, 35, popularly known as Bobby/Devil. The kidnap...

Gunmen Kidnap Commissioner’s Father In Bayelsa

Unidentified gunmen on Wednesday night abducted the father of the Bayelsa State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Doodei Week. The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO,...

Four Shot Dead As Cultists Invade Two Rivers Communities

At least corpses of four persons have been deposited in the mortuary after gunmen believed to be members of cult groups invaded two communities,...

Sports

Pogba Meets Zidane In Dubai To Add Fresh Fuel To Man Utd Transfer Talk

Paul Pogba met with Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane – fuelling fresh speculation over the Manchester United star’s future. Pogba and Zidane – both World...

France Denied Early Euro 2020 Qualification With Turkey Draw

France must wait to claim a place at Euro 2020 after the world champions were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Turkey...

Euro 2020: England Thrash Bulgaria After Temporary Stoppage Of Game Over Racist Abuse

England bounced back from their first tournament qualifying defeat for 10 years with a 6-0 thrashing of toothless Bulgaria on Monday in Sofia in...

Ukraine Reach Euro 2020 As Ronaldo Hits Milestone

Ukraine advanced to the Euro 2020 finals after an impressive first half helped them to a 2-1 home win over Portugal in Group B...

3rd JAMB football tourney: 3 Institutions Kicked Out After Failing Screening

Three institutions were on Monday in Ilorin screened out of the third edition of the JAMB-sponsored tertiary education institutions football competition for failing to...

World

Japan Typhoon Death Toll Climbs To 74, Rescuers Search For Missing People

Rescue workers in Japan searched for the missing on Wednesday as the death toll from one of the worst typhoons to hit the country...

Man Drives Body To California Police Station, Claims He Killed 4

A man on Monday drove a body to a police station in northern California and claimed he killed four people, authorities said. The man was...

At Least 10 Killed In Gold Mine Collapse In Burkina Faso

At least 10 people lost their lives in the collapse of an artisanal gold mining site on Friday at Sideradougou in western Burkina Faso,...

Terminally-ill Scientist About To ‘Transform’ Into World’s First Full Cyborg

A terminally-ill scientist who is dying from a muscle wasting disease has taken the final steps to become the world’s first full cyborg . Dr....

Victorian Poet, Priest, Cardinal Newman Becomes First British Saint Of Modern Age

A Victorian priest and poet is set to become the UK’s first saint of modern times in a historic ceremony in Rome this weekend. Cardinal...

Health

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

Wike Commends United States for Partnering Rivers State to Fight HIV/AIDS

Wike Commends United States for Partnering Rivers State to Fight HIV/AIDS

Stanbic IBTC promotes healthy living, wellness among employees Byline: Next Edition

Stanbic IBTC promotes healthy living, wellness among employees Byline: Next Edition

Fashion

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.

Fashion Trend: Ankara Wedding Gowns, The New Craze

African fabrics especially the regular Ankara designs have gone one notch higher. They have taken the fashion industry by storm and are somewhat bringing...

Lifestyle

Are There ‘Left Over’ Women, Men In Nigeria

The Nigerian culture, indeed the African culture elevates marriage. It does not matter if you’re from the North, East or South, the approach to marriage...

Know How To Use Your Phone

Cellular phones are one of the fastest and possibly one of the most addictive gadgets in the ever growing technological world. The world's first commercial...

Six-year-old Russian Child Model Branded ‘Most Beautiful Girl In The World’

An adorable child model from Russia, who has been described as 'the cutest girl in the world', has amassed more than 22,000 followers on...

Parenting In The Digital Age

The increased advancement in technology and digitalization while a good thing, has greatly impacted the way parents raise their children in the present day. In...

How To Know If You Have Saving Problem, How To Improve

Money matters are usually very delicate. Many people don’t have enough of it and see no need to dwell on it. Others have it...

Relationships

Tips On Dating a Single Mum

Dating is a game without any hard and fast rules. The dynamics of the game vary among individuals, cultures and circumstances. When dating, the success...

10 Things Men Want From Their Partners

It’s no secret that sex is very important to men. They do not want to be denied when they want to get down and...

10 Unhealthy Relationship Myths To Stop Believing

Thinking that "happily ever after" is real can spell trouble for a relationship. Discover the truth behind some common relationship misconceptions so you can...

Signs That He’s Into You

Many women have ideas of what love should be, how it should feel and even what it should look like. However, it does not...

How Long Does It Take to Know ‘The One’

How do you know when you’ve met ‘the one’? Is there a singular thing that clicks or is it a series of events? Being with...

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