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EndSARS protest violence: Lagos needs N1tr to fix destroyed assets – Gov Sanwo-Olu

Coordinated attacks meant to weaken Southwest economy, say governors It will cost not less than N1 trillion to rebuild Lagos State following last week’s...

Lekki Tollgate Shooting: Tinubu urges Govt to donate revenue to victims, denies alleged involvement

All Progressives Congress (APC) party leader, Bola Tinubu has proposed that revenue from the Lekki tollgate, Lagos State, be donated to confirmed victims of...

We must accept protests as part of national development- Tinubu

Sen. Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), says for Nigeria to attain parity with older and more established...

Hoodlums invade Sen. Folarin’s residence, cart away items worth N200million

Some suspected hoodlums on Saturday invaded the residence of Senator Teslim Folarin (APC-Oyo Central) in Ibadan and carted away empowerment materials worth N200 million. The...

EndSARS protest was hijacked, misdirected – Buhari tells former Heads of State

President Muhammadu Buhari told former Nigerian leaders in a meeting on Friday that the #EndSARS protest was hijacked and misdirected resulting in violence. Buhari’s Special...

Youths urged to form political parties to win elections in Nigeria

A Civil Society Organisation, the Civil Liberties Organisation, has urged youths in the country to form political parties capable of winning the 2023 presidential...

Metro

Hoodlums invade Sen. Folarin’s residence, cart away items worth N200million

Some suspected hoodlums on Saturday invaded the residence of Senator Teslim Folarin (APC-Oyo Central) in Ibadan and carted away empowerment materials worth N200 million. The...

Police commend youths for peaceful protests in Benue

The Benue Police Command has commended youths of the state for conducting themselves peacefully throughout the EndSARS protest. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP...

Police arrest videographer behind Delta viral SARS video 

Ughelli Detectives from the Delta State Police Command, have arrested the videographer behind last Saturday’s viral video alleging the killing of one person by...

Sport

Liverpool labour to 2-0 win over Midtjylland

Liverpool laboured to a 2-0 win over Denmark’s Midtjylland on Tuesday to secure a hard-fought UEFA Champions League Group D victory at Anfield. Goals from...

COVID-19 Update

Business

Entertainment

Governor appoints Laycon, BBNaija winner 2020 as youth ambassador

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun has appointed 26-year-old, winner of the reality television show, Big Brother Naija, Olamilekan Laycon Agbeleshe as a youth ambassador. The...

Nigerian Army sponsors big budget movie production in Enugu 

In the movie, popular Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie, was featured in a role with an outfit resembling Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the IMN,...

Pay me the N7m you owe me – Cynthia Morgan calls out Jude Okoye

Nigerian singer Cynthia Morgan has yet again called out her former record label boss Jude Okoye over the money Jude owes her. The singer in her...

Big Dreams Nigeria talent show for youths premieres  in FCT

Big Dreams Nigeria,  a  reality show geared toward discovering and developing young talents in acting and music, has premiered in the Federal Capital Territory...

Determination leads to success – Nollywood actor

Nollywood star actor, Ninawolo Bolanle, says for an individual to actualise any dream in life, the person should be determined to go for what he or...
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Education

MURIC hails Buhari for approving new salary structure for teachers

The Muslim Rights Concern has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for approving new national teaching policy. The new policy raised the retirement age and service from...

Abia Govt. announces resumption date for primary, secondary schools

Abia Government on Thursday announced that primary and secondary schools in the state are to resume on September 28 to complete the third term...

Provost lauds Gov. Zulum over mass recruitment

Mrs Rukaiya Shettima, the Provost of Borno College of Nursing and Midwifery, has commended Gov. Babagana Zulum for approving the recruitment of all graduates...

Enugu CP urges applicants for academy exam to shun malpractices

Enugu State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ahmed Abdurrahman, has urged applicants into the 8th Regular Course of the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil-Kano, to shun...

Opinion

Lekki Tollgate Shooting: Tinubu urges Govt to donate revenue to victims, denies alleged involvement

All Progressives Congress (APC) party leader, Bola Tinubu has proposed that revenue from the Lekki tollgate, Lagos State, be donated to confirmed victims of...

EndSARS protests: Full text of Buhari’s national broadcast

ADDRESS TO THE NATION BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE ENDSARS PROTESTS, 22ND OCTOBER, 2020 Fellow Nigerians, It...

SARS dissolution, an opportunity for peoples-focused police – Atiku

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday said that the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has offered Nigeria the opportunity to envision...

Nigeria @60: We need more prayers, not fanfare — Cleric

An Islamic cleric, Sheikh Jamiu Bello, says Nigeria needs the prayers of its citizens to move forward than engaging in fanfare as it marked...

World News

Senate begins hearing in Trump’s conservative Supreme Court nominee

The U.S. Senate has begun hearing into President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett in what is expected to be a...

Hungarian PM demands resignation of EU Commissioner over ‘derogatory’ remarks

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Tuesday called for the resignation of European Commission Vice President Vera Jourova over what he described as her...

China not interested in ‘hot or cold war’ — Jinping

President Xi Jinping of China on Tuesday told the United Nations General Assembly that he had no intention to engage any country in “a...

LATEST ARTICLES

What the papers say – October 29

Lekki shootings: NBA insists on probe, Amnesty releases evidence linking military The global rights group, Amnesty International, has collated and released a timeline of...

Liverpool labour to 2-0 win over Midtjylland

Liverpool laboured to a 2-0 win over Denmark’s Midtjylland on Tuesday to secure a hard-fought UEFA Champions League Group D victory at Anfield. Goals from...

What the papers say – October 28

Eid Maulud: FG Declares Thursday Public Holiday The federal government has declared Thursday, October 29, as public holiday to celebrate this year’s Eid Maulud. Eid...

Danbatta dismisses falsehoods, misinformation on 5G, recounts benefits

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta has dismissed all falsehoods and misinformation about the health and...

What the papers say – October 27

Govs Under Fire Over Alleged Hoarding Of Palliatives Under fire, state governors have moved to clear the air over allegation that they hoarded palliatives...

NBC sanctions AIT, Channels, Arise over Lekki shooting

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has imposed N3 million sanction each on AIT, Channels and Arise News television stations, for alleged violation of broadcasting...

EndSARS protest violence: Lagos needs N1tr to fix destroyed assets – Gov Sanwo-Olu

Coordinated attacks meant to weaken Southwest economy, say governors It will cost not less than N1 trillion to rebuild Lagos State following last week’s...

Lekki Tollgate Shooting: Tinubu urges Govt to donate revenue to victims, denies alleged involvement

All Progressives Congress (APC) party leader, Bola Tinubu has proposed that revenue from the Lekki tollgate, Lagos State, be donated to confirmed victims of...

Looted COVID-19 palliatives not hoarded, kept for vulnerable people – NGF

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Monday said the looted COVID-19 palliative in warehouses in some states were not hoarded but kept for vulnerable. The...

Warehouse invasion: Taraba govt imposes indefinite curfew on Jalingo

The Taraba Government has imposed an indefinite curfew in Jalingo, following the invasion of government warehouses by hoodlums on Saturday. This is contained in a...

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Telcos in Ghana offer free packages to support fight against COVID-19

Telecommunication companies in Ghana are offering various free packages as their contribution to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a statement, the Telecommunications...

BREAKING: COVID-19: Chief of staff to president, Abba Kyari, passes on

Malam Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President  Muhammadu Buhari, has died of COVID-19 on Friday, Presidency announced. According to a press statement signed by...

NCDC confirms 34 new COVID-19 cases in 5 states, as figure rises to 407

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 34 new positive cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The latest cases were from Lagos, Kano,...

BREAKING: Kano records first COVID-19 death, confirms 12 new cases

Kano State Ministry for Health has confirmed first COVID-19 death in the state. It also confirmed twelve new cases of coronavirus. “Wednesday, 15th April 2020. As...

COVID-19: Nigeria reports 35 new cases, confirmed cases hits 442 with 152 discharged, 13 deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 35 new cases of coronavirus in the country. They are 19 in Lagos, 9 in FCT,...

Nigeria gets debt relief

G20, China give green light Nigeria and 75 other countries have been granted debt service relief by the World Bank and China, The Nation...

DisCos, others get N200bn to boost power supply

The federal government has approved N200 billion for the power sector to improve gas supply to the power Generation Companies (GenCos) and boost electricity...

Presidential Lockdown: FRSC directs commanders to partner mobile courts to prosecute violators

Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has directed Sector Commanders in the Abuja and Lagos State to support Mobile Courts...
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