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FG disburses N14.35 billion to DisCos for meter procurement

The Federal Government has announced that the Central Bank of Nigeria has disbursed a total of N14.35 billion to DisCos to cover the procurement...

Politics

Buhari speaks on Why FG is borrowing to fund budget, put FIRS on its toe

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said his administration has been borrowing to finance the budget due to dwindling revenues. He urged Nigerians to be alive...

U.S. President Joe Biden’s inaugural speech [FULL TEXT]

Below is the U.S. President Joe Biden’s inaugural address as prepared for delivery. Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell,...

Trump’s farewell address [FULL TEXT]

President Donald Trump has delivered a farewell address on Tuesday, marking the end of his four-year term at the White House as the President...

Trump gives farewell address, refuses to acknowledge Biden as successor [VIDEO]

US President Donald Trump has made his farewell address before leaving office, saying: "We did what we came to do - and so much...

BREAKING: Anambra governorship poll: INEC fixes date

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Anambra governorship election for November 6. Details shortly…  

Dogara not our member – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied claim by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) that ex-Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has...

Metro

Soldier, Police constable arrested for armed robbery in Ondo

A soldier, Innocent Victor, serving with the 32 Artillery Brigade, Nigeria Army, Owena Cantonment and newly recruited police constable David Friday have been arrested...

Court orders internet fraudster to pay N250,000 fine

An FCT High Court Kubwa, on Tuesday ordered Precious Ehijele, who pleaded guilty to cheating two men of  4, 800 euro, to pay N250,...

Owukpa invokes ‘Ekwanya’ deity against Ejembi’s killer, accomplice surrenders self, allegedly reveals killer suspects

A suspect (name withheld) who personally surrendered self, for fear of Ekwanya wrath, has allegedly revealed the involvement of one Elagbaje, (Ambulance Service Provider)...

Sport

Boxing-Joshua says prepared to go to final bell against Pulev

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua said he is prepared to go to the final bell when he puts his WBA, IBF and WBO belts...

COVID-19 Update

Business

Entertainment

Waje reveals lover, says “it’s time”

Popular Nigerian singer Aituaje Iruobbe AKA Waje has on Tuesday unveiled her would-be husband. Waje took to her instagram @officialwaje handle to reveal the identity...

#AccessMoreWithStanel2021: DIG Danmallam visits Stanel Dome, commends its CEO [PHOTOS]

Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of newly inaugurated 13th Zonal Command of the Nigerian Police Force (covering Anambra, Enugu and Ebonyi States), Mohammed...

2020 Ogwashi-Uku carnival to hold on Christmas Day [PHOTOS]

By SOLOMON NDA-ISAIAH The 2020 Ogwashi-Uku Carnival, the biggest carnival in Delta state to hold its 10th anniversary carnival on Christmas, 25th December. The group in...

Twitter verifies BBNaija season 5 winner, Laycon

Twitter has verified Big Brother Naija Season 5 winner, Olamilekan Agbeleshebioba, popularly known as ‘Laycon’. Laycon becomes the first Big Brother Naija season 5 former...

Davido loses personal bodyguard of over 11 years

The personal bodyguard of music star, David Adeleke a.k.a Davido Tuesday reportedly passed away. Sharing the sad news in his twitter @davido, the musician said...
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Education

BREAKING: NYSC releases postings for ‘2020 B II’ corps members

The National Youth Service Corps has released postings for 2020 Batch B Stream II Corp Members. The Director-General of NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, disclosed...

Closure of schools unconstitutional, disastrous, counterproductive – Babalola tells FG

Founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD) Chief Afe Babalola (SAN) has said, in his firm view, that mass closure of schools in...

COVID-19: Nigerian varsities to reopen Jan 18 – Minister

Academic activities in the nation’s ivory towers would soon kick off with the National Universities Commission directing Vice-Chancellors of Universities to commence academic activities...

Varsity workers kick as ASUU suspends strike

NASU, SSANU, NAAT protest N40b Earned Allowances sharing formula Wednesday’s suspension of the protracted strike by Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) might not...

Opinion

What can boost renewable energy in Nigeria by expert

Ukah Ibe, a renewable energy expert, says Nigeria has good renewable energy policies but more efforts are needed for policy implementation to harness the...

My only regret-Lai Mohammed

Alhaji Lai Mohammed says his only regret as a minister is that some Nigerians have failed to appreciate that the administration of President Muhammadu...

INEC declares PDP’s Odey winner of Cross River North senatorial by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Stephen Odey, winner of Saturday’s Cross...

Skill acquisition way out of poverty – Okowa

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has underscored the importance of skill acquisition in the fight against unemployment and general poverty in the country. Okowa said...

World News

U.S. President Joe Biden’s inaugural speech [FULL TEXT]

Below is the U.S. President Joe Biden’s inaugural address as prepared for delivery. Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell,...

Biden sworn-in as 46th US president

Joe Biden has been sworn-in as the 46th President of the United States of America. His running mate in the US presidential election of November...

BREAKING: Trump leaves White House

US President Donald Trump has left the White House and fly to Joint Base Andrews for a farewell event before Joe Biden is sworn...

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FG disburses N14.35 billion to DisCos for meter procurement

The Federal Government has announced that the Central Bank of Nigeria has disbursed a total of N14.35 billion to DisCos to cover the procurement...

Soldier, Police constable arrested for armed robbery in Ondo

A soldier, Innocent Victor, serving with the 32 Artillery Brigade, Nigeria Army, Owena Cantonment and newly recruited police constable David Friday have been arrested...

Buhari speaks on Why FG is borrowing to fund budget, put FIRS on its toe

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said his administration has been borrowing to finance the budget due to dwindling revenues. He urged Nigerians to be alive...

Africa in danger of being left behind in COVID-19 vaccination – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that Africa is in danger of being left behind in COVID-19 vaccination as prices spike due to...

Abducted Anchor varsity Deputy VC released

Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Anchor University Lagos, AUL, Prof. Johnson Fatokun, who was abducted on Sunday around Nasarrawa State, on his way from Jos has...

U.S. President Joe Biden’s inaugural speech [FULL TEXT]

Below is the U.S. President Joe Biden’s inaugural address as prepared for delivery. Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell,...

Biden sworn-in as 46th US president

Joe Biden has been sworn-in as the 46th President of the United States of America. His running mate in the US presidential election of November...

Trump’s farewell address [FULL TEXT]

President Donald Trump has delivered a farewell address on Tuesday, marking the end of his four-year term at the White House as the President...

BREAKING: Trump leaves White House

US President Donald Trump has left the White House and fly to Joint Base Andrews for a farewell event before Joe Biden is sworn...

Trump gives farewell address, refuses to acknowledge Biden as successor [VIDEO]

US President Donald Trump has made his farewell address before leaving office, saying: "We did what we came to do - and so much...

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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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