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Bauchi governor appoints special assistant on unmarried women affairs

Bauchi governor appoints special assistant on unmarried women affairs

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has appointed Balaraba Ibrahim as his Special Assistant on Women Affairs (Unmarried). Secretary to the State [...]
Naira Marley arrested, charged over Abuja concert

Naira Marley arrested, charged over Abuja concert

Popular Nigerian singer, Azeez ''Naira Marley'' Fashola has been arrested and arraigned by the Lagos State Police. The controversial rapper was arr [...]
Female soldier raped by bandits appeals sack

Female soldier raped by bandits appeals sack

A female soldier has been dismissed by the Nigerian Army for getting pregnant after she was raped by bandits while travelling to Ogbomoso in Oyo State [...]
Nigerian man sworn in as Superior Court Judge in America

Nigerian man sworn in as Superior Court Judge in America

A Nigerian man, Edirin Okoloko has made the history books with his proud representation of the country on the international scene. Okoloko from [...]
Una don find cure? – Nigerians react as NCDC discharges over 11,000 COVID-19 patients in one day

Una don find cure? – Nigerians react as NCDC discharges over 11,000 COVID-19 patients in one day

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Tuesday confirmed 304 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. With the announcement, the confirmed c [...]
Woman found with husband’s skull, bones at airport

Woman found with husband’s skull, bones at airport

A woman was temporarily detained at a German airport after her husband’s bones were found in her luggage while en-route her home country, Armenia from [...]
Federal Government increases fine of Hate Speech from N500,000 to N5million

Federal Government increases fine of Hate Speech from N500,000 to N5million

The Federal Government on Tuesday raised the fine for hate speech from N500,000 to 5 million naira. According to reports by PUNCH, the government a [...]
#PrayForBeirut: Dual explosions rock Lebanese capital, leaves many killed (VIDEOS)

#PrayForBeirut: Dual explosions rock Lebanese capital, leaves many killed (VIDEOS)

Lebanese authorities have said at least 78 people have been killed and some 4,000 wounded in a massive explosion at the port in the capital, Beirut. [...]
Buhari to overhaul Nigeria’s security apparatus –  National Security Adviser

Buhari to overhaul Nigeria’s security apparatus – National Security Adviser

National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno says President Muhammadu Buhari is planning a complete re-engineering of the nation’s security apparatus. [...]
We spent over N500m feeding students during lockdown – Humanitarian Minister

We spent over N500m feeding students during lockdown – Humanitarian Minister

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Farouq says about N523.3 million was spent on school feeding programme during the loc [...]
Former Presidential candidate, Pastor Tunde Bakare kicks against government’s reopening of churches

Former Presidential candidate, Pastor Tunde Bakare kicks against government’s reopening of churches

The serving General Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church formerly known as Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare has during an online w [...]
Kanye West Officially Picks Michelle Tidball As Vice President

Kanye West Officially Picks Michelle Tidball As Vice President

U.S. presidential hopeful, Kanye West has announced the selection of Michelle Tidball as his Vice President. In the documents filed by Kanye to be [...]
Ogun governor orders refund of N25k paid by students for COVID-19 test

Ogun governor orders refund of N25k paid by students for COVID-19 test

Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun has ordered the immediate reimbursement of N25,000 paid by private boarding students for the COVID-19 and malaria te [...]
Air Peace fires over 70+ of their pilots

Air Peace fires over 70+ of their pilots

Air Peace has sacked more than 70 pilots across its fleet types as the aviation sector continues to witness the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandem [...]
It’s shameful that Yoruba youths are being used as slaves, prostitutes abroad – Prof Akintoye

It’s shameful that Yoruba youths are being used as slaves, prostitutes abroad – Prof Akintoye

President of Yoruba World Congress, Prof. Banji Akintoye has lamented over how Yoruba women travel abroad to seek greener pastures but end up becoming [...]
ShopRite denies rumours, says they are not leaving Nigeria

ShopRite denies rumours, says they are not leaving Nigeria

ShopRite Nigeria has come out to debunk the story making the rounds that it intends to close shop in Nigeria. The Country Director for Chastex Cons [...]
Teacher invents breast cancer-detecting bra for women

Teacher invents breast cancer-detecting bra for women

Idris Dangana, a primary school teacher has invented an affordable device to help women detect breast cancer early enough. His invention was spurre [...]
NDDC Probe: Akpabio links Ibori, Uduaghan, Kalu to multi-million naira projects

NDDC Probe: Akpabio links Ibori, Uduaghan, Kalu to multi-million naira projects

Godswill Akpabio, minister of Niger Delta Affairs, has named two former Delta state governors, James Ibori and Emmanuel Uduaghan, as beneficiaries of [...]
ShopRite leaving Nigeria after 15-years of business

ShopRite leaving Nigeria after 15-years of business

South Africa’s grocery retailer ShopRite is leaving Africa’s biggest market, Nigeria, 15 years after it opened shop in the West African country. Th [...]
Eid-el-Kabir: Buhari donates cows to corp members in Katsina

Eid-el-Kabir: Buhari donates cows to corp members in Katsina

To make the Eid-el-Kabir celebration worthwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has donated two cows to corp members serving in Daura Local Government, Ka [...]
Buhari sends goodwill message to newly-elected NBA president, Akpata

Buhari sends goodwill message to newly-elected NBA president, Akpata

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Olumide Akpata on his election as president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). In a statement by h [...]
Sanwo-Olu announces date for reopening of worship centres in Lagos

Sanwo-Olu announces date for reopening of worship centres in Lagos

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state on Saturday, announced that religious centres in the state will resume activities on August 7, 2020. He [...]
Police arrest 17-year-old boy behind recent massive Twitter hack

Police arrest 17-year-old boy behind recent massive Twitter hack

The 17-year-old boy who orchestrated and executed a scam which targeted the accounts of celebrities and personalities, including former President, Bar [...]
Peter Okoye reacts as court dismisses case against Senator Abbo despite video evidence

Peter Okoye reacts as court dismisses case against Senator Abbo despite video evidence

Nigerian musician, Peter Okoye professionally known as Mr. P has reacted to the court's dismissal of the assault case against Senator Abbo. A Magis [...]
Sanwo-Olu saves man from committing suicide on Third Mainland Bridge

Sanwo-Olu saves man from committing suicide on Third Mainland Bridge

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state, on Friday, prevented a man from committing suicide over a debt of N500,000. The governor made this know [...]
Insecurity: Nigerians know we’ve done our best – Buhari

Insecurity: Nigerians know we’ve done our best – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has done its best in tackling insecurity in Nigeria. This was contained in a statement by Buhari [...]
Dubai crown prince settles medical bill of Nigerian couple stranded with quadruplets

Dubai crown prince settles medical bill of Nigerian couple stranded with quadruplets

The crown prince of Dubai, Hamdan bin Mohammed, has paid the complete hospital bill of a Nigerian family, Tijani and Suliyah Abdulkareem that were str [...]
Police Arrest 35 Suspects For Kidnapping And Other Heinous Crimes

Police Arrest 35 Suspects For Kidnapping And Other Heinous Crimes

Police Operatives attached to the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) have arrested thirty-five (35) suspects across the country for their active involve [...]
Newly married soldier killed by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

Newly married soldier killed by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

A newly married senior officer along with 10 other soldiers who fought to repel a Boko Haram attack in Borno, were reportedly killed by members of the [...]
Two aircrafts collide at Murtala Muhammed International Airport

Two aircrafts collide at Murtala Muhammed International Airport

A Middle East Airlines and Turkish Airlines aircraft on Wednesday had a wings collision  at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. [...]
House of Reps insists Akpabio must publish names of lawmakers who got NDDC projects

House of Reps insists Akpabio must publish names of lawmakers who got NDDC projects

The face-off between Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger-Delta Development Commission and the House of Representatives is yet to come to a definite en [...]
China convicts and executes two politicians over corruption

China convicts and executes two politicians over corruption

Two politicians in China have been sentenced and executed over charges bordering on bribery and corruption. The convicted public officials who are [...]
Thursday, Friday declared as Public holiday to celebrate Eid-el-Kabir

Thursday, Friday declared as Public holiday to celebrate Eid-el-Kabir

The Federal Government has declared Thursday 30 and Friday 31 July, 2020 as public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir Celebration. The Minis [...]
WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION ELECTION: Okonjo-Iweala gets massive boost from from UK Prime Minister

WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION ELECTION: Okonjo-Iweala gets massive boost from from UK Prime Minister

The former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown has endorsed Nigerian candidate, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, for the World Trade Organisation ( [...]
Former Chrisland Schools supervisor, to spend 60-years in prison for sexual assault on 4-year-old

Former Chrisland Schools supervisor, to spend 60-years in prison for sexual assault on 4-year-old

A Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos has upheld the 60-year sentence handed to a former supervisor at Chrisland School, Victoria Garden City, Lagos Adeg [...]
FG announces date for school resumption, commencement of WAEC exam

FG announces date for school resumption, commencement of WAEC exam

The federal government has announced August 4, 2020 as the date for resumption of secondary schools across the country. This was contained in a sta [...]
IGP Orders Full Enforcement of Curfew in Southern Kaduna, Enjoins Citizens to Cooperate With Security Agencies

IGP Orders Full Enforcement of Curfew in Southern Kaduna, Enjoins Citizens to Cooperate With Security Agencies

The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has ordered the Commissioner of Police (CP), Kaduna State Police Command to enforce the curfew in Sout [...]
NDDC Probe: Akpabio lists names of lawmakers who got contracts

NDDC Probe: Akpabio lists names of lawmakers who got contracts

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has named members of the National Assembly who al­legedly got over-bloated and unexe­cuted cont [...]
OPERATION SAFE CORRIDOR: 601 repentant Boko Haram members graduate in Gombe

OPERATION SAFE CORRIDOR: 601 repentant Boko Haram members graduate in Gombe

The Defence Headquarters has officially reintegrated 601 ex-Boko Haram terrorists including 14 foreign nationals from Cameroon, Chad and Niger into th [...]
FG selects Mike Edwards to anchor National Diaspora Day event

FG selects Mike Edwards to anchor National Diaspora Day event

Reality TV star and athlete, Mike Edwards is billed to be an anchor at the 15th annual National Diaspora Day event slated for today, Saturday, July 25 [...]
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