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Nigeria Imports $1.2bn Worth Of Fish Annually – Emefiele

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele said on Thursday that Nigeria imports about 1.2 billion dollars worth of fish annually. He...

Charges On Deposits: LCCI Faults CBN’s Policy

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, LLCC, has condemned the new Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, policy which ‘penalises’ cash depositors. It said...

Full Oil Production To Resume By End Of Month, Says Saudi Oil Minister

Saudi Arabia’s energy minister Abdulaziz bin Salman said that half of the crude oil production that was disrupted due to the weekend attack on...

Charges On Deposits, Withdrawals Above N500,000 Take Effect Today – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has announced that the implementation of the cashless policy would commence in March 2020. It also announced a review...

World Bank Lifts Aid Embargo, Approves $450 Million Loan For Tanzania

The World Bank has approved a $450 million loan to Tanzania, the bank said on Friday, signalling the release of the first tranche of...

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

Isuikwuato District And Abia Charter Of Equity

The 2019 General elections have come and gone. And true to the words that politicians think about elections while statesmen think about development; the...

Death Of Civility And The Rise Of Rage

Angry mobs have dominated recent images from the streets of South Africa and Nigeria – Africa’s two largest economies. Even within national boundaries,...

Robert Mugabe: How Not To Lead

“Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts, absolutely.” – Sir John Dalberg-Acton The above quote by the late English Baron, Sir John Dalberg-Acton truly encapsulates the...

Still On Bayelsa Election And Timi

I have come again! After my last article on the forthcoming Bayelsa governorship election titled ‘Will Bayelsans Repeat the Mistake of Imo People?’, in...

Anambra: PDP’s Position of Zoning And Its Discontents

Anambra: PDP’s Position of Zoning And Its Discontents

Politics

Tribunal Dismisses Petition Against Sen. Abaribe

The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia on Wednesday dismissed the petition against the Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya...

November 30: BSIEC Chairman Promises Free and Fair LG Election

The Chairman of Benue State Independent Electoral Commission, BSIEC, Mr. Tersoo Loko has promised to conduct a free and fair local government election come...

Benue To Hold LG Election In November

Benue State Government on Tuesday announced November as the tentative date for local government elections in the the state. Governor Samuel Ortom announced this...

Only Fools, Stupid People, Will Leave PDP For APC – Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye has said only the foolish and stupid will leave the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to join the All Progressives Congress, APC....

52 Candidates For Bayelsa Guber Election —INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission says 52 political parties and its candidates are ready to participate in the Bayelsa governorship election on November 16. News...

Features

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...

Maharaji Recommends EFCC, ICPC Screening for Ministerial Nominees

Satguru MaharajJi, the founder of One Love sect, has recommended the screening of ministerial nominees by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC.

President Buhari Mourns Veteran Journalist, Akinloye Oyebanji

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family and friends of veteran sports journalist, Akinloye Oyebanji, who died on Saturday aged 62.

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

Ortom Swears In 23 Advisers, SUBEB Members, Pledges To Recruit 5000 Teachers

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has inaugurated 23 Special Advisers as well as Chairman and members of the State Universal Basic Education board, SUBEB. Speaking...

Conflicts: Search Trains Govt Actors On Confliict Transformation, Human Rights

As a way of deepening its peace initiatives in Benue state, an International Non- Governmental Organization, Search for Common Ground, has commenced a three...

100 Days In Office: Benue PDP Congratulates Ortom, Condemns Politicisation of Pensioners Protest

The Benue State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has congratulated Governor Samuel Ortom as he clocked 100 days in office in his...

Ortom Calls For Commission Of Inquiry Into Jukun/Tiv Crisis

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has called on the Federal Government to set up a Commission of Inquiry to look into the lingering crisis...

Ortom Calls For Commission Of Inquiry Into Jukun/Tiv Crisis

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has called on the Federal Government to set up a Commission of Inquiry to look into the lingering crisis...

North-East

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...

Gombe EFCC Zonal office convicts 53, recovers over N90m in 7 months

The North-East zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has secured the conviction of 55 corruption-related cases and recovered...

Windstorm Kills 3, Destroys 200 Houses in Bauchi

Yerima disclosed that the victims included two men and a teenage girl while 200 houses were destroyed during the fierce windstorm that was preceded by heavy downpour.

Insecurity: Gov Bindow Says Ban on Motorcycle “Necessary Sacrifice”

Bindow said that he had received several security reports linking the rising security challenges to the use of motorcycles across the state.

North-West

BUK Expels 24 Students Over Fake Entry Qualification

Bayero University, BUK, Kano, said it has expelled about 24 students from the institution for falsification of their entry qualifications. Most of those affected...

Gunmen Kill Businessman in Kebbi, Kidnap Son’s Wife

Gunmen early Sunday morning killed a businessman in Gulma town of Kebbi, Yusuf Garkar-Bore, and abducted his daughter-in-law, Mrs. Aisha Yusuf.

Ganduje Releases N2bn Tuition Fees for Foreign Students

Kano State Government has settled over N2 billion outstanding fees of its students in El-Razi University in Sudan.

Banditry: Villagers Drop Dead Body at Zamfara Govt. House in Protest of Killings

The villagers said that they had been attacked several times by the bandits.

Ganduje Inaugurates Committee on RUGA Settlement to Curb Herders-Farmers Clashes

The committee has three weeks to submit its report.

South-East

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.

Emeka Offor donates N8.5m to University Of Nigeria, Nsukka for6 Digital Anatomy Laboratory

Emeka Offor donates N8.5m to University Of Nigeria, Nsukka for6 Digital Anatomy Laboratory

Abia Replies NLC, says We’re Not Indebted to Workers

Abia Replies NLC, says We’re Not Indebted to Workers

Security: MACBAN To Shut Down Livestock Markets In Enugu

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN and Northern Livestock and Perishable Goods Market Traders’ Union have resolved to shut down their...

South-West

PDP Loses Over 1,000 Members In Ogun To APC

Over 1,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ogun State on Friday defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. The former...

Insecurity: Ondo To Launch ‘Operation Amotekun’

The Ondo State Government on Thursday said it would launch ‘Operation Amotekun’ to curb the security challenges in the South West Zone. The News Agency...

Gov. Makinde Promises To Complete All Abandoned Projects

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has assured that his government will complete all abandoned projects in the state to ensure that the state...

Sanwo-Olu Completes, Commissions 492-Flat Housing Estate In Igando

Lagos State moved steps further to solving its housing deficit with the inauguration, on Wednesday, of a newly-built Housing Estate by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Sanwo-Olu...

Traders Protest Auction Of Goods By Customs

Traders Protest Auction Of Goods By Customs

South-South

Hoodlums Kill Six-month-old Baby, Two Residents In Edo

Lingering crisis between community elders and a youth leader in Iguadolor community in the Ovia South West local Government Area of Edo State has...

Rivers State Enjoys Peace And Religious Harmony, Says Abdurrazaq Diepreye

Sole Administrator of the Rivers State Muslims Pilgrims Welfare Board, Abdurrazaq Diepriye, has declared that the false reports on the activities of...

I Have Nothing Against Islam – Gov. Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike on Sunday said he had nothing against Islam or any faith. Wike spoke while showing the Chairman of the Nigeria...

Youth Development: Nigerian Ambassador to Spain Applauds Governor Wike

The Nigerian Ambassador to Spain, Susan Aderonke Folarin, has commended the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, for his love for children. She also applauded the...

DPR Shuts 55 Petrol Stations In Port-Hacourt

DPR Shuts 55 Petrol Stations In Port-Hacourt

Sports

Greenwood’s Goal Made The Difference As Man United Wins

The 2019/2020 Europa League started Thursday night with Manchester United taking on FC Astana in their Europa League Group L match at Old Trafford. United...

Europa League: Eintracht Frankfurt Beaten By Arsenal 0 -3

Last year’s Europa League runner up, Arsenal kicks off 2019/2020 Europa League campaign with a victory over Eintracht Frankfurt in front of their huge...

Kwara United Win Okowa Pre-season Football Tournament

Kwara United FC Thursday emerged winners of the maiden edition of Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa pre-season football tournament played at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba. News...

We Are Happy Real Madrid Football Academy Has Come To Fruition – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has expressed happiness that the Real Madrid Football Academy has become a reality, saying that major international football...

SPORTS FLAKES: NIGERIAN CHAMPIONS OF PANYA

Equatorial Guinea failed to impress in continental soccer until the 2008 Africa Women's Championships which the Central African nation hosted. The Nzalang Nacional...

World

Xenophobia: Malawi Repatriates Displaced Nationals From South Africa

The Malawian Government announced on Wednesday that it had hired two buses to repatriate nationals, who were displaced, following xenophobic attacks on foreigners in...

Justin Trudeau: Canada PM In ‘Brownface’ 2001 Yearbook Photo

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wore “brownface” at a private school gala nearly two decades ago, a photo obtained by Time Magazine shows. Addressing the...

Deadly Attack Kills 10, Destroy Hospital

At least 10 people have died after a truck packed with explosives was detonated by Taliban militants outside a hospital in southern Afghanistan. Many of...

School Fire Leaves At Least 23 Children Dead

At least 23 children have been killed in a fire at a boarding school in a suburb near the Liberian capital Monrovia. The fire is...

Four-year-old Boy Dies After Older Brother Accidentally Shoots Him

A four-year-old boy has died after his older sibling is alleged to have found a gun and shot him while their mother was asleep. Truth...

Health

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

World Breastfeeding Week: WHO, UNICEF Tell Governments, Employers to Adopt Family-Friendly Policies

World Health Organisation (WHO) and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) have called on governments and all employers to adopt family-friendly policies that would support...

Fashion

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...

Karl Lagerfeld dies aged 85

Fashion legend, Karl Lagerfeld and Chanel’s artistic director has passed on after brief illness.

Lifestyle

Hot Girl Summer Looks: What You Need

It’s a hot girl summer! That’s a slogan going round especially as caption on pictures this summer. The phrase originated with Rapper Megan Thee...

Robert Mugabe, His Sense of Humour

Former President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, represented different things for different people. To some he was a hero, an icon and to others, he...

Bad Habits That are Good for You

Bad habits are just that - Bad. Some of them, however, can be good for you. While it is not encouraging to develop these...

Mr. Nigeria Bags 5 Talent Awards At Mr. World Grand Finale In Philippines

Mr. Nigeria Bags 5 Talent Awards At Mr. World Grand Finale In Philippines

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)

Relationships

The Pros And Cons of Being Single

The Nigerian culture places a lot of emphasis on relationships and marriage. Humans were meant to procreate so from a biological standpoint, coupling makes...

12 Inspiring Tips on How To Save A Failing Relationship

Couples argue all the time and it’s a natural thing even for long-term relationships. There will always be differences and disagreements but there are...

Sex Toys Are Secret To Successful Marriage -Jada Pinkett-Smith

Sex Toys Are Secret To Successful Marriage -Jada Pinkett-Smith

Dwayne ‘the Rock’ Johnson Marries Longtime Girlfriend Lauren Hashian

Dwayne 'the Rock' Johnson Marries Longtime Girlfriend Lauren Hashian

How To Woo a Girl Christian Brother Style 

How To Woo a Girl Christian Brother Style 

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