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BREAKING: CBN office gutted by fire

A raging inferno on Friday gutted a section of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Gombebranch destroying the office of the Branch Controller. According to reports and eyewitnesses, a number of staff and members were...

BREAKING: Lagos orders schools to reopen August 3

The Lagos State Government has reopened schools for pupils in “transitional classes”. The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this known in a televised press briefing on Saturday. He said that “0nly students in transitional classes...

COVID-19: FAAN releases new guidelines for air travelers

As the nation’s airspace and airports prepare to reopen to domestic flights beginning July 8, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has issued new guidelines for air travellers amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

ONDO 2020: APC generates N258m from sales of forms

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has generated N258.7 million from the sales of expression of interest and nomination forms to aspirants ahead of July 20, governorship primaries in Ondo state. 

Alleged billionaire kidnapper, Evans, unable to afford legal fees

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of an Ikeja High Court on Friday ordered the Lagos State Office of the Public Defender (OPD) to take over the defence for alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias...

Man, 41, remanded for allegedly defiling his 3-year-old daughter

An Ibadan Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a 41- year-old man, Effiom Etowa, who allegedly defiled his three-year old daughter, be remanded in the custody of Nigeria Security and Civil...

US COVID-19 assistance to Nigeria hits N16bn

The United States has said over N16bn ($41.3m) has been donated to assist Nigeria’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic. This...

EDO 2020: Obaseki obtains new NYSC certificate

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the September 19 election in Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki...

Nigerian govt orders DSTV to suspend tariffs hike, vows to break sporting rights monopoly

The Nigerian Government has ordered the management of MultiChoice, to suspend the implementation of its new hiked tariffs on different bouquets on its DSTV. The Acting Director General of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission, NBC, Armstrong...

Na’abba, Agbakoba, Utomi, Ezekwesili, others form new political movement

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, 30 prominent Nigerian activists, academics, and other professionals, have formed a new political movement called National Consultative Front. The group’s objectives include mobilizing Nigerians for a popular mass action...

The Solidarity Continues As Pius Anyim, Shettima , Suswan,Aondoakaa, Okonkwo Storm Sen Kalu’s Residence

Chief Whip of the Senate,  Senator Orji Uzor Kalu on Tuesday evening received top present and former political leaders in his Abuja residence. 

EFCC releases N1.25bn to Benue State Govt , others .

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released N1.25 billion to Benue State Government, Aso Savings and Loans Plc and International Energy Insurance Company Limited. The Commission launched a massive investigation, following the receipt...

First trailer of “Eagle Wings” the Air Force Story directed by Paul Apel...

https://youtu.be/1CjZnnyKvPI The trailer of a nollywood movie ‘Eagle Wings’,produced in collaboration with the Nigerian Airforce will drop on Instagram tomorrow 1st July 2020 . The movie stars Nollywood...

MTN launches 5G network

MTN South Africa has launched its commercial 5G network, providing access to 100 sites across the country. According to MTN SA CEO Godfrey Motsa during the company’s live-streamed launch event, the telecommunication company stepping up...

774,000 Jobs: Senators Walk Keyamo Out Of Meeting

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo, leaves a meeting with members of the Senate and House Joint Committee on Labour at the National Assembly in Abuja on June 30,...

BREAKING: Court Sentences Famous Dissident Blogger To Death

The prominent Iranian dissident and blogger Ruhollah Zam was sentenced to death on Tuesday by a revolutionary court in Tehran. Court spokesperson Gholam-Hussein Ismaili said Zam can still appeal to the country’s highest court . Revolutionary...

Popular Nigerian doctor and Twitter influencer, Dr Olufunmilayo called out for alleged sexual abuse...

Popular Nigerian doctor and Twitter influencer, Dr Olufunmilayo has been called out by a female colleague for allegedly abusing her sexually. The UK-based Nigerian doctor, @bola_aseyan who accused Olufunmilayo of being a different person from...

Dino Melaye mocks Oshiomhole in new video

Senator Dino Melaye on Thursday sang to ridicule Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the suspended Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC). He posted a video of himself singing in Yoruba dialect on his official Instagram page. The...

APC Crisis: Giadom speaks on outcome of today’s NEC meeting, dissolution of party’s NWC

  Victor Giadom, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to the outcome of the party’s emergency National Executive Council, NEC, meeting. Giadom, an embattled National Secretary of APC had called for the...

FG calls for calm as Ghanian govt moves to rebuild structure

  The Federal Government on Thursday called for calm, saying it has amicably resolved the on-going crises with Ghana over the demolition of the Nigerian High Commission in Accra. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey...