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NGO seeks review of drug abuse policy

An NGO, Bensther Development Foundation, has urged the Federal Government to review its policy on drug abuse to enable addicts to seek voluntary help. Mr...

Akeredolu denies SSG’s rigging allegation

 ..demands probe. The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Tuesday, denied the allegations levelled against him by a former Secretary to the State Government,...

BREAKING: Ondo lawmakers serve Deputy Governor Ajayi impeachment notice

Lawmakers in the Ondo State House of Assembly have served an impeachment notice on the state Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi. Ajayi was accused of gross...

Oshodi-Isolo Local Government council begins decontamination of schools ahead of resumption

In compliance with the partial reopening of schools directive of the Lagos State Government, the Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Council has begun decontaminating public schools...

Action Democratic Party members, others defect to PDP in Edo

Following the defection of Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo from the ruling APC to the PDP, 106 members of the Action Democratic Party (ADP)...

No crisis in the party ,no fight to reconcile – Tinubu

APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Thursday night said there was no crisis in the party hence and no fight to reconcile. Tinubu,...

Metro

CAC Pastor arrested for impregnating daughter three times

A 44-year-old pastor of Christ Apostolic Church, Ogo-Oluwa parish, Oluwafemi Oyebola, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly raping, impregnating...

10 senior police officers dismissed

A superintendent of Police (SP), five Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSP) and four Assistant Superintendents of Police have been dismissed from the Police Service...

Infectious Diseases Bill: Court dismisses Melaye’s suit

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday dismissed a suit filed by a former Kogi West senator, Dino Melaye, challenging some provisions of...

Sport

Serena passes Tennis love to daughter, Olympia

Tennis superstar, Serena Williams has passed on the love of tennis to her young daughter, Olympia. On her Instagram account, Williams posted series of photos...

COVID-19 Update

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African News

Benue conducts peaceful, successful LG election

Local government election was Saturday held peacefully across the 276 council wards of Benue state with a large turn out of voters in the...

50 journalists lose job to robots at Microsoft

About 50 journalists working with Microsoft are set to lose their jobs, as the American multinational tech giant reportedly moves to replace them with...

Evacuation of citizens,foreign airline whose country refuses us landing right won’t be welcome here — House of Reps

The House of Representatives Committee on Aviation has warned that no UK based airline would be granted approval into the country for evacuation flight...

Celebrity Gossip

How FBI agent nailed Hushpuppi, accomplices

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has revealed the mode of operation through which the suspected Nigerian swindler Ramon Olorunwa Abbas alias Hushpuppi,...

BREAKING: Reality TV show BBnaija season 5 starts July 19

The much anticipated Big Brother Naija season 5, launches July 19.   This was announced on the official twitter handle of the reality TV show. Earlier in...

BET AWARDS 2020: Wizkid, Burna Boy win

Nigerian music superstars, Wizkid and Burna Boy, have emerged winners at the 2020 BET Awards. The ceremony marks the award show’s 20th year on air...

Entertainment

Dogara condemns statement linking him with Hushpuppi

Former Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara has described as infantile, rash and fatuous, a statement credited to Yekini Nabena on behalf of...

BREAKING: Reality TV show BBnaija season 5 starts July 19

The much anticipated Big Brother Naija season 5, launches July 19.   This was announced on the official twitter handle of the reality TV show. Earlier in...

BET AWARDS 2020: Wizkid, Burna Boy win

Nigerian music superstars, Wizkid and Burna Boy, have emerged winners at the 2020 BET Awards. The ceremony marks the award show’s 20th year on air...

Charly Boy releases song ‘Mumu Don Do?’, featuring Oritse Femi @70

Foremost Nigerian showbiz maestro, singer and activist, Charly Boy has released  a hit single ‘Mumu Don Do?’, featuring ace  singer and performer, Oritse Femi. The...

Triplet sisters marry triplet brothers in Enugu State (Photos)

In today’s day and age, it is not uncommon to hear of a mother giving birth to triplets, however, what is rarer is to...
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Health

An NGO, Bensther Development Foundation, has urged the Federal Government to review its policy on drug abuse to enable addicts to seek voluntary help. Mr...
Nigeria has recorded 503 new COVID-19 cases, as total infections from the virus rise to 29,879. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this...
In compliance with the partial reopening of schools directive of the Lagos State Government, the Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Council has begun decontaminating public schools...
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Education

Expert harps on benefits of Banana/Plantain stems for wealth creation

An expert in agriculture, Mr Eteobong Amah, has harped on the benefits of Banana/Plantain stems value chain for wealth creation in the sector. Amah, an...

Expert advises Nigerians to Consume more crayfish

An Agriculture expert, Mr Sunday Ido, has harped on the health benefits of crayfish, urging Nigerians to consume more of it. Ido, an agriculture entrepreneur,...

Experts warn Oyo govt. on reopening of schools

Some experts on Wednesday warned the Oyo State Government to tread with caution on the reopening of schools for academic activities. ACHIEVERS Newspaper reports that the...

Schools to reopen June 29 – Oyo Govt

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force on Monday said it has relaxed the curfew imposed on the state following the advent of the ravaging...

Opinion

Pantami, Danbatta and consolidating telecom sector growth 

By Yakubu Musa A cornucopia of glad tidings has recently thronged the doors of Nigeria’s telecoms industry. It all started with various state governments across...

June 12: Family urges FG to recognize Abiola as ex-President

The Abiola family of Abeokuta in Ogun on Friday demanded for an official recognition of late chief M.K.O Abiola as an ex-president of Nigeria. The...

Expert seeks legalising abortion, use of contraceptives to stem unwanted pregnancy

Dr Obinna Aniagboso, says effective family planning methods would help reduce unwanted pregnancies and risks associated with unsafe abortions. Aniagboso, an Obstetrics and Gynaecology expert...

Your lopsided appointments’ll ruin Nigeria – Umar writes open letter to Buhari 

A former Military Governor of Kaduna State, Col. Abubakar Umar (retd), on Sunday, warned the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari(retd), over alleged lopsided appointments...

World News

Russia denies its nuclear plants are source of radiation leak

Russia has said a leak of nuclear material detected over Scandinavia did not come from one of its power plants. Nuclear safety watchdogs in Finland,...

Oil extends losses as coronavirus spike cools demand hopes

Oil prices slid for a second straight session on Monday as coronavirus cases rose in the United States and other places, leading some countries...

UK Prime Minister, Johnson announces plans to ease COVID-19 lockdown in England

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Tuesday that England could start gradually easing the COVID-19 lockdown thanks to a significant prevalence drop, adding...
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LATEST ARTICLES

FRSC orders prosecution of driver, investigation of patrol team over viral video

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, on Wednesday ordered the prosecution of an erring driver, following the viral video...

NGO seeks review of drug abuse policy

An NGO, Bensther Development Foundation, has urged the Federal Government to review its policy on drug abuse to enable addicts to seek voluntary help. Mr...

Senate Passes Sexual Harassment Bill Into Law

The Senate yesterday passed into law a bill for an Act to prevent, prohibit and redress sexual harassment of students in tertiary educational institutions. The...

Top Police Officers Lobby To Take Over From Magu

Fresh lobby has begun in the presidency for who takes over from embattled acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. Magu...

Akeredolu denies SSG’s rigging allegation

 ..demands probe. The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Tuesday, denied the allegations levelled against him by a former Secretary to the State Government,...

CAC Pastor arrested for impregnating daughter three times

A 44-year-old pastor of Christ Apostolic Church, Ogo-Oluwa parish, Oluwafemi Oyebola, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly raping, impregnating...

NCC creates New Department to accelerate FG’s Digital Economy Agenda

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has created a Digital Economy Department, principally responsible for implementing programmes and policies aimed at fully supporting and promoting the...

NCDC records 503 new cases of COVID-19, total infections hit 29,879

Nigeria has recorded 503 new COVID-19 cases, as total infections from the virus rise to 29,879. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this...

BREAKING: Ondo lawmakers serve Deputy Governor Ajayi impeachment notice

Lawmakers in the Ondo State House of Assembly have served an impeachment notice on the state Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi. Ajayi was accused of gross...

10 senior police officers dismissed

A superintendent of Police (SP), five Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSP) and four Assistant Superintendents of Police have been dismissed from the Police Service...

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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...

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: 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...

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...