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We Will Solve Electricity Distribution Problems – Discos

Electricity distribution companies under the aegis of the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors, have assured that they would resolve the challenges in the nation’s...

FG’s plan To Stop Forex On Food Importation Will Boost Foreign Reserve — Experts

FG’s plan To Stop Forex On Food Importation Will Boost Foreign Reserve — Experts

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Vows Expo 2020 Dubai Will Be Best In History

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Vows Expo 2020 Dubai Will Be Best In History

DPR Seals 30 Filling Stations, Arrest 3 Suspect in C/River

The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, has sealed 30 fillings stations in Cross River for selling petrol above the approved price of N145 per...

Asian Stocks Drop after Trump Announces China Tariff Hike

Asian stocks fell sharply Friday morning following U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will hike tariffs on some 300 billion dollars’ worth 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

Nigerian Army of Brutality

Nigerian Army of Brutality

Heritage, the New Peoples Bank

Heritage, the New Peoples Bank

Ministerial Screening: It’s About Clowning, Bowing

On Tuesday, July 23, President Muhammadu Buhari forwarded the list of ministerial nominees to the Senate for screening and confirmation.

MONDAY LINES: A hero from the North

We have our curious caste of peculiar heroes and we worship them every second. Our Chief Justice is one of them. We saw how our Senate applauded him as he enlarged the coast of our political, jurisprudential lexicon last week.

Time for a ‘short break’

I begin with a confession. The title of this article is not original; it is borrowed. Whenever the late Afrobeat legend wanted to close a...

Politics

PDP Lifts Suspension On Chairmen Of 5 LG Chapters, 9 Others In Kebbi

PDP Lifts Suspension On Chairmen Of 5 LG Chapters, 9 Others In Kebbi

Election: Mrs. El-Rufai Begins 4-day Appreciation Tour

The Wife of Kaduna State Governor, Mrs. Ummi El-Rufai, on Saturday assured people of the state that they would not regret electing the All...

Ortom Closes Case At Governorship Election Petition Tribunal

Ortom Closes Case At Governorship Election Petition Tribunal

Election Petition: Ortom Opens Defence At Election Petition Tribunal Today

Election Petition: Ortom Opens Defence At Election Petition Tribunal Today

Features

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.

Falana Condemns Proscription of IMN, Says It’s ‘Immoral And Illegal’

Lawyer to the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, Mr. Femi Falana, has condemned the planned proscription of the group by the Federal Government.

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

Labour Hails Kogi Govt. Over Utilisation Of N30.8 bn Bailout, Asks For More

Mr. Onu Edoka, National Vice President, Medical and Health Workers Union (MHWUN) on Friday urged Kogi Government to fulfil all agreements it entered...

Ortom Lauds President Buhari For Immortalizing J.S. Tarka

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the change of name for the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, (AUM)...

Benue Stakeholders Reject FG’s Livestock Transformation Plan

Benue stakeholders have rejected the Federal Government's proposed National Livestock Transformation Plan, NLTP, describing it as a round peg in a square hole. The stakeholders...

Reject Revolution Calls, Nasarawa Speaker Urges Nigerians

The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Abdullahi, has called on Nigerians to unite and reject revolutionary calls by some unpatriotic elements in...

Ortom Frowns At Delayed Salaries, Direct HOS To Pay Immediately

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has expressed displeasure over the delay in payment of the July 2019 salaries of workers in the state. He has,...

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

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...

Cross River Govt Declares Public Holiday to Plant Trees

The government of Cross River on Monday in Calabar, declared July 30 a public holiday for the planting of one million trees in...

Okowa appoints Ifeajika as Chief Press Secretary

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has appointed Mr. Olisa Ifeajika of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) as his new Chief Press Secretary (CPS).

South-West

Police Beef Up Security In Ekiti Ahead Of Eid-el-Kabir

The Police say security has been beefed up in all the nooks and crannies of Ekiti ahead of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration in the state. The...

Lagos Cracks Down on Illegal Trading, Shanties Along Lagos-Badagry, Oshodi-Abule Egba Corridors

Lagos State government has issued a seven-day ultimatum to owners of illegal trading kiosks and shanties along Lagos-Badagry and Oshodi-Abule Egba corridors to vacate...

Mi-Yetti Allah Condemns Killing of Pa Fasoranti’s Daughter, Linkage to Herdsmen

Mi-Yetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, has condemned the killing of Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the leader of Pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere,...

CACOL Writes Oyetola Over Supreme Court Ruling On Osun Governorship Election

CACOL has congratulated Gov. Oyetola saying the ruling offers opportunity to him to focus on real Socio-Economic Development.

South-West Govs Meet in Ibadan, Renew Call For State Police

South-West governors who met in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Tuesday, rose from their stakeholders' security summit, with a renewed call for the...

South-South

Give Ijaw Substantive Minister, IYC Tells Buhari

Give Ijaw Substantive Minister, IYC Tells Buhari

MOSOP Blames Recent Ogoni Killings on Politicians

MOSOP Blames Recent Ogoni Killings on Politicians

Bayelsa LG Polls: 91 Parties Commend BYSIEC, Say It’s Credible

Bayelsa LG Polls: 91 Parties Commend BYSIEC, Say It's Credible

Okowa greets Odigie-Oyegun at 80

Okowa greets Odigie-Oyegun at 80

EID-EL-KABIR: Governor Wike Felicitates with Muslims

EID-EL-KABIR: Governor Wike Felicitates with Muslims

Sports

Peter Okoye Visits Super Eagles Player, Samuel Chukwueze in Spain (Photos)

Peter Okoye Visits Super Eagles Player, Samuel Chukwueze in Spain (Photos)

Nigeria’s D’Tigress Beat Senegal to Win Fourth AfroBasket Title

The Nigeria women national basketball team, D’Tigress on Sunday defeated hosts Senegal in the final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket to win their fourth...

AFROBASKET 2019: President Buhari Felicitates With D’Tigress

AFROBASKET 2019: President Buhari Felicitates With D’Tigress

Manchester City Held By Spurs In Controversial VAR Decision

Manchester City had a late goal from Gabriel Jesus ruled out by VAR video review as they drew 2-2 at home to Tottenham Hotspur...

Medvedev Shocks World Number One Djokovic At Cincinnati Masters

A resilient Daniil Medvedev stunned world number one and holder Novak Djokovic in the Cincinnati Masters semi-finals on Saturday. The ninth seeded Russian stepped...

World

“During Five Years in Detention, I just saw the sun six times,” Mauritanian Blogger tells Amnesty International

Mauritanian Blogger, Mohamed Mkhaìtir, who was recently released from detention, while relieving his ordeals confessed that during the five-year period he had only seen...

Looting, Arson, as Major Power Outage Hits New York

The outage occurred just before 7 p.m. (midnight Nigerian time) following a fire outbreak at a power substation on West 49th Street.

Tributes Paid to Air Crash Coal Tycoon Chris Cline

Cline, his daughter Kameron, 22, three other women and two men died in the crash on Thursday.

UN Finds Evidence of MBS Link to Khashoggi Death

Pressure is mounting on Canada and the United States to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the...

Heavy Security in South Sudan Ahead of Planned Protest

The Red Card Movement is calling for President Salva Kiir to step down and democratic elections to take place.

Health

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...

Gbajabiamila Saves Health Sector From Imminent Strike of Resident Doctors

Following the intervention of Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives, the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) has suspended its planned industrial action, scheduled to commence on Monday July 22, 2019.

Ortom Flags Off 2019 National Immunization Plus Days In Benue

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has flagged off the 2019 National Immunisation Plus Days, NIPDs, in the state with a charge to the 23 caretaker committee chairmen to replicate same in their domains.

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

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)

Glamorous Linda Lusardi Stuns In sparkling Bikini at 60

Glamorous Linda Lusardi Stuns In sparkling Bikini at 60

How To Build Life Long Relationship With Your Daughter (Part 1)

Mother and daughter As with every generation, mothers and daughters share a special bond. Though one is not quite a woman and one, in...

Benefits Of Kissing

Kissing your partner is one of the commonest ways to show your love. It can also be a prelude to other things. However, besides...

Dimples As Beautiful Defects

Gelasin, which is commonly known as dimples, is a small natural indentation in the flesh. It can be found on any part of the...

Relationships

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 

How to Create Good Impression on a First Date

First Dates can be unsettling, but you can make sure you create a good impression with just a few tips.

Meet The Male Besties Who Share Same Girlfriend, Claim They Both Love Her – Photo

The besties can be seen kissing the same girl in one of the pictures.

Recognizing You Are In A Toxic Relationship

In a toxic relationship, you are unable to have a meaningful and positive connection with the other person.

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