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National Assembly To Work With AMCON On Debt Recovery – Nwokolo

Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Banking and Currency, Victor Nwokolo, has assured that the 9th National Assembly would work with the Asset Management...

NNPC Secures $1.16m US Grant For 1,350MW Abuja Power Plant

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and the United States Trade and Development Agency, USTDA, have concluded arrangement to sign a 1.16 million dollar...

Tizeti Launches High-Speed 4G LTE In Nigeria

The launch of its 4G network provides Tizeti the opportunity to drive the growth in demand for eCommerce, music, interactive games and video consumption...

Dangote’s Daughter Becomes Company’s Group Executive Director Commercial Operations

Halima Aliko Dangote has been appointed as the Group Executive Director, Commercial Operations of Dangote Industries Limited. According to a release issued by APO Group...

NDIC Pays N100bn Liquidation Dividends In 30 Years —-MD

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, said it had paid over N100 billion as liquidation dividends to depositors of closed Deposit Money Banks (DMBs),...

Investigation

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.

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...

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

Kogi Gov Poll: 16 Candidates Accept Results, Congratulate Bello

Sixteen of the candidates that participated in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi have accepted the results of the election as announced by...

Senate President Congratulates Kogi, Bayelsa Governors-elect

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has congratulated the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its candidates on their victory in the governorship elections...

Kogi, Bayelsa Elections Have Destroyed Democracy In Nigerian – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday expressed the view that the conduct and outcome of last Saturday’s governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States...

INEC Declares Kogi West Senatorial Election Inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared the Kogi West senatorial election inconclusive. According to the electoral umpire, the lead margin between the two...

Bayelsa Election: APC Leads As INEC Announces Results Of Governorship Election In 7 LGAs

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced results in the governorship election in seven of the eight Local Government Areas of Bayelsa State. A...

Features

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...

South Sudan President Invites TB Joshua For Prayers

Popular Nigerian televangelist Prophet TB Joshua is expected to visit South Sudan today, the South Sudanese presidency has said. Presidential spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny, confirmed...

Without e-Voting Nigeria Will Continue To Sink – DVS Boss

Violence during elections perpetrated by thugs loyal to powerful forces that control the electoral system in the name of godfathers will continue in Nigeria...

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

Death Of The Akaa’s Quite Unfortunate — Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has expressed deep sadness over the death of a Director and Acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy, Science and...

Kogi Election: Presiding Officer Offered N50k Bribe

Prof. Evans Asigwuike, the Collation Officer for Igalamela/Odolu Local Government Area, LGA in the Kogi governorship election has said he was offered N50, 000...

Ortom Cautions Parents Against Child Abuse, Early Marriage

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has cautioned parents against marrying out their female children early saying such acts lead to child abuse. The Governor said...

Ortom Felicitates With Ayu, Suswam On Thier Birthdays

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has on behalf of the government and people of Benue State, congratulated former Senate President, Dr Iyorchia Ayu and...

NUJ Benue Council Press Week Begins Today

Activities making the 2019 Press week of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Benue State Council will today, Friday November 15th, 2019, commence. According to...

North-East

19 Perm Secs Fail Aptitude Test — Gov Matawalle

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State on Thursday disclosed that he reversed the appointments of 19 permanent secretaries because they could not pass an...

Army Commiserates With Families Of Those Killed By Its Truck

The Nigerian Army has commiserated with the families of the student and toddler killed by a military truck in Yobe state. It has also set...

Flood Hits 141 Communities, Destroys 7,666 Houses In Adamawa

More than 141 communities were hit by the floods that swept through various parts of Adamawa in October, according to Dr. Muhammadu Sulaiman, Executive...

Gov. Fintiri Orders Payment Of Minimum Wage

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has directed implementation of the N30,000 national minimum wage for state and local government workers beginning from this...

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...

North-West

Bandits Attack Zamfara Community Kill 14, injure 10

Zamfara Police Command on Monday confirmed the killing of 14 persons and injuring of 10 others by bandits in Karaye village of Gummi Local...

Kidnapping: Again Police Rescue 4-year-old Boy, Arrest 2 Suspects In Kano

The Kano State Police Command said on Friday it has rescued a four-year-old boy, Abdulrahman Dalha who was kidnapped at Zangon Rimi quarters in...

Kaduna Man Keeps Sister In Solitary Confinement For Two Years

A mother of four, Hassana Saleh, who was kept in solitary confinement for two years by her brother at Rigasa in the Igabi Local...

Police Rescue Another Boy Kidnapped In Kano, Arrest 3 Suspects

The Kano state police command’s Anti-Kidnapping Team of Operation Puff Adder has rescued another 11-year-old boy kidnapped in Kano, Muhammed Ya’u and sold in...

Dangote Group Begins Installation Of Rice Factory In Kebbi

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi on Sunday commended Dangote Group for setting up a rice mill in the state, saying it would create employment...

South-East

LG Election: Political Party Kicks Against Appointment Of Transition Committee In Enugu State

As the tenure of local government Chairmen in Enugu State lapses on Dec. 4, the African Peoples Alliance (APA) says nothing short of local...

Catholic Diocese of Nnewi Says Priest Likely Died From Inhaling Toxic Fume

The Catholic Dioceses of Nnewi, Anambra, on Sunday said the late Rev. Fr. Edmund Nwagbara, might have died from inhaling toxic fume from the...

Another Catholic Priest Abducted In Enugu

The Enugu Police Command said on Saturday Enugu that it has commenced a massive manhunt for abductors of a Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Theophilus...

NAF Training Helicopter Crashes In Enugu

A training helicopter belonging to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has crashed in the NAF Base in Enugu after returning from a routine training...

Imo NDLEA Confirms Arrest Of Alleged Notorious Drug Dealer

The Imo Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, said it has arrested one Mr. Uzochi Agbakwuru, an alleged notorious drug dealer...

South-West

Woman bags 3 Years Imprisonment For Stealing One-month-old Baby

An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Monday, sentenced a 39-year-old woman, Mercy Momoh, to three years imprisonment for stealing one-month-old baby. The Chief Magistrate, Mr....

Minimum Wage: Negotiations Still In Ongoing – Lagos State

The Lagos State government on Saturday said it was still negotiating with labour unions in the state over the implementation of the new minimum...

Court Remands 2 Fake Herbalists Over Alleged N5m Fraud

A Chief Magistrate Court in Ilorin on Tuesday ordered that two ”fake herbalists”, who alleged defrauded two brothers of N5 million, be remanded in...

Lagos Primary School Teachers To Get Tablets As Teaching Tool — Dep Gov

Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, on Thursday said that the state government has approved the provision of computer tablets for all primary...

NASU Expels FUTA Branch Chairman Over Alleged “Anti-union Activities”

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions, NASU, on Wednesday expelled, Mr. Adebayo Aladerotohun, the Branch Chairman, Federal University of Technology, Akure,...

South-South

Gov. Obaseki Congratulates Lyon, Bello On Their Electoral Victory

Gov. Godwin Obaseki, of Edo State has congratulated the governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon and his Kogi State counterpart, Yahaya Bello, on their...

Jonathan’s Kinsmen Jubiliate As PDP Suffers Defeat

Kinsmen of former President Goodluck Jonathan in Kolo, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, on Saturday trooped to the streets to celebrate the...

Baylesa: APC Obtains Stay Of Execution

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has the All Progressives Congress, APC, a stay of execution on the judgment delivered by the Federal High...

Eid-el-Maulud: Police Assures Residents Of Adequate Security In Delta

The Delta Police Command has assured residents in the state of adequate security during the Muslim festival of Eid-el-Maulud. The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Adeyinka...

Former Military Officer Arrested For Selling Babies To Politician

Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team have arrested a retired military officer and nurse, Samuel Adagbo, for allegedly selling babies to...

Sports

Brazil Win FIFA Under-17 World Cup For The Fourth Time

Brazil’s Selecao have won the 2019 FIFA Under-17 World Cup which they hosted. They beat Mexico 2-1 at the Brasilia’s Estadio Bezerrao to carry the...

(UPDATED) 2021 AFCON Qualifier: Eagles wallop Lesotho’s Crocodiles 4-2 To Stay Top Of Group

Nigeria on Sunday stayed solid at the top of their qualifying group for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations with a convincing win against...

Ginter The Inspiration As Germany Clinch Euro 2020 Spot

Defender Matthias Ginter scored one goal and was involved in two more as Germany comfortably saw off Belarus 4-0 on Saturday. The victory ensured that...

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Hazard Brothers Shine As Belgium Thump Russia 4-1

Belgium secured top spot in Euro 2020 qualifying Group I and stretched their perfect record to nine wins after a sparkling 4-1 win in...

Squash: 12 year-old Wins Two Categories, Defeats Number One Seeded Player

Mistura Durosinlorun, a 12 year old defeated the number one seeded player Favour Utukpe in the U-16 category at the final of the 2019...

World

US Says Israeli Settlements No Longer Illegal

The US has shifted its position on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, no longer viewing them as inconsistent with international law. US Secretary...

Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Police Surround Campus After Night Of Violence

Police are surrounding a Hong Kong university campus after a fiery overnight stand-off with hundreds of protesters inside. Dozens of protesters tried to leave after...

Iran Warns Of Strong Response To Fuel Price Protests

Nationwide protests in Iran against fuel price rises have resulted in more than 40 arrests and one police officer reportedly killed, as Iranian authorities...

Bolivia Crisis: Death Toll Mounts Amid Pro-Evo Morales Protests

The death toll in Bolivia continues to rise after violent clashes between security forces and supporters of former President Evo Morales. On Friday, security forces...

Estranged Husband, 31, Kills Wife, 29, Their 3 Kids Before Shooting Self

California authorities said a man fatally shot his wife, three of their children – leaving a fourth in surgery – and then himself, less...

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

3 Sleep Positions And How They Affect Your Health

The way you sleep is connected to how your body eliminates waste and pain. When we’re pretzeling ourselves into poses at the yoga studio or...

How To Raise Digital Savvy Children In A Digital World

Our children are digital natives. They are growing up in a world where online interaction is as important as face-to-face interaction. It is our...

10 Powerful Health Benefits Of Jumping Rope

Rope jumping is a simple and efficient cardio. It is a popular warm-up exercise and has more to offer than just prepping your muscles...

Beetroot Juice: 8 Health Benefits + Side Effects

Beetroots are fast becoming popular for their wonderful nutrient profile. In addition to eating beets, you may also relish their juice. The super-healthy beverage...

Tips On Stress Free Christmas Shopping

Christmas season is around the corner. It’s precisely 55 days to Christmas, the high point of events for Christians all over the world. Besides the...

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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