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Legislative aides, disrupt sitting, protest over unpaid salaries

Legislative Aides to senators and members of the House of Representatives, on Tuesday, protested against unpaid salary arrears, minimum wage implementation, duty...

Ballot, not courts, should determine election winners – Jonathan

Previous President Goodluck Jonathan has required the reinforcing of the country's electoral laws in a way that only the ballot paper, and...

Makinde is PDP leader – Fayose concedes

Former Ekiti Governor Ayo Fayose has conceded the South-West leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde.

Zamfara: You Will Lose Your Seat If You Leave PDP – Yari Warns Matawalle

Abdulaziz Yari, a former governor of Zamfara State, has cautioned the state governor, Bello Matawalle, that he would lose his seat if...

MKO Abiola: Why IBB cancelled 1993 election – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has insinuated that former Head of State Ibrahim Babangida (IBB) cancelled the June 12, 1993 election presumably won...

We are fulfilling our campaign promises to the Abia people – Gov Ikpeazu

Abia State Governor, Okezie lkpeazu says his administration is gradually fulfilling all its election promises to Abians. Governor Ikpeazu...

WORLD

Bitcoin Hits Record High Above $62,000

Bitcoin surged to a fresh record high of more than $63,000 on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, as investors awaited the highly-anticipated stock...

Queen to have final say on if Harry can use royal title at Prince Philip’s funeral

Queen Elizabeth II is yet to make a decision as to whether Prince Harry can be referred to as "His Royal Highness"...

US to halt use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine — after 6 recipients develop blood clots

The United States federal health agencies on Tuesday recommended suspending the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

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Many injured in Lagos gas explosion

Many people have been confirmed injured in a gas explosion in the Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State.

Rochas Okorocha Arrested By EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Tuesday arrested the former Imo state governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, over alleged money laundering.

Police Officer Shot During Abduction Of Abuja Residents Is Dead

The police officer, Ambi John, who shot during the abduction of some Abuja residents in the early hours of Tuesday is dead.

Legislative aides, disrupt sitting, protest over unpaid salaries

Legislative Aides to senators and members of the House of Representatives, on Tuesday, protested against unpaid salary arrears, minimum wage implementation, duty...

Business

Twitter snubs Nigeria, chooses Ghana as African headquarters

Twitter has opened its first African office in Ghana to grow its Africa presence. In this respect, the company...

Why Nigeria Can’t Stop Borrowing – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said that Nigeria cannot stop burrowing, especially when it is necessary as it is part...

Shoprite concluding arrangements to exit Nigeria 2021 – CEO

South African Company, Shoprite Holdings Limited, has announced that the sale of its Nigerian outlets was being concluded. The...

Entertainment

Gospel Singer, Nathaniel Bassey and Wife, Sarah Celebrates 8th Wedding Anniversary [VIDEO]

Popular gospel singer, Nathaniel Bassey has shared a beautiful photo to celebrate his 8th wedding anniversary. Bassey has been...

Peruzzi speaks on sleeping with Davido’s Chioma

Nigerian singer Tobechukwu Victor Okoh popularly known as Peruzzi has slammed rumour mongers who alleged that he had a sexual relationship with...

We Sleep With One Another In Nollywood, It’s A Blessed Industry – Jide Kosoko

Veteran Nollywood actor, Jide Kosoko has hinted in a recent interview that Nollywood practitioners sleep with one another. In...

MURIC accuses CAN of nursing bad intention towards Muslims over hijab

The Muslim Rights Concern has accused the Christian Association of Nigeria of nursing bad intention towards Muslims over the hijab saga.

South African rapper, AKA’s fiance falls to death from hotel top floor

South African rapper, AKA’s fiance, Nellie Tembe fell to her death on Sunday at the Pepper Club Hotel in Cape Town.
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Economy

The management of Dangote Cement Plc has stated that its cement is being sold as of 12th April 2021 between N2,450 in...
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Sports

Ahmed Musa reportedly set to return to Kano Pillars as his club search continues

Super Eagles of Nigeria captain, Ahmed Musa is set to return to the Nigeria Professional Football League with Kano Pillars, according to...

Kenyan, Ethiopian emerge winners of Lagos City Marathon again

Kenya’s Emmanuel Naibei has emerged as the new champion of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. This is the fourth...

Lagos issues travel advisory ahead of Marathon

The Lagos government has released a travel advisory for motorists and commuters ahead of this Saturday’s 6th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.

Nigeria climb up four places in latest FIFA World ranking

Gernot Rohr’s led Super Eagles of Nigeria football team, have climbed up four places in FIFA's latest ranking of football teams all...

Health & Fitness

COVID-19: Stop spreading rumors, get vaccinated, UNICEF tells Nigerians

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has urged Nigerians to get vaccinated against the novel Coronavirus instead of spreading rumors about the...

Hajj: 2,837 Kaduna Intending Pilgrims Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

The Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, has vaccinated no fewer than 2,837 intending pilgrims for the 2021 Hajj.The Acting Overseer of...

Relief As Doctors Suspend Strike

Some Nigerians have heaved a sigh of relief following the suspension of the nationwide strike called by the National Association of Resident...

COVID-19: Active cases drop as NCDC discharges 217 patients

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed the discharge of 217 patients, bringing the total number of recoveries to 154,005.

oPINION

Tunde Odesola: Buhari rests in London, Nigeria boils

As a herdsman, ‘yowwa’ is the likeliest gratifying word to escape from the tight-lipped Nigerian President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces,...

Cletus Okoye: MTN’s new regulation strangling ordinary Nigerians

April 1 is celebrated as April Fools’ Day across the globe, a day notorious for funny, mischievous and sometimes, costly jokes. I...

Femi Adesina: ‘We Are All Together’

The government-owned refineries, being run by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, reported a total loss of N778.71bn from 2015 to 2019, an...
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