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Politics

I won’t say I’m impressed, Gbajabiamila reacts to Lagos LG polls

Speaker, House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila has decried the low turnout of voters during the Lagos local government election.

Buhari, APC have not failed Nigerians – Sen. Akume

The Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Sen. George Akume, said President Muhammadu Buhari and All Progressives Congress have not failed...

Court orders INEC to list Ugochukwu Uba as Anambra PDP Guber candidate

An Anambra State High Court sitting in Awka has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to list Senator Ugochukwu Uba as...

Buhari told not to sign the amended electoral act into law

President Muhammadu Buhari has been told not to sign into law, the Electoral Act 2010 amendment when transmitted to the Executive by...

Why APC, PDP Senators Voted Against E-Transmission Of Results – Lawan

Ahmad Lawan, the President of the Senate, has given reasons to justify the position taken by the Senate on the electronic transmission...

There was agreement Tinubu would become president after Buhari – Ex-CPC chairman

Rufai Hanga, pioneer national chairman of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), says there was an agreement that Bola Tinubu, former Lagos...

WORLD

Tokyo Olympics games officially begin

The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics began on Friday in a nearly empty stadium after a year-long pandemic postponement and a...

Six arrested as Madagascar foils attempt to assassinate its President

Six people including one foreign citizen have been arrested by the police in Madagascar for reportedly plotting to assassinate President Andry Rajoelina.

Jeff Bezos back to Earth from Space

World’s richest man Jeff Bezos and his crewmates returned to the Earth surface safely after rocketing into space Tuesday aboard his Blue...

Africa

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Metro

Igboho: Olubadan sends delegation to observe court proceedings in Cotonou

Saliu Adetunji, the Olubadan of Ibadanland, says he has sent a delegation to Cotonou, Benin Republic, to observe court proceedings in the...

Again, ASUU Threatens Fresh Strike Over IPPIS, Others

Following the Federal Government’s alleged failure to honor many of the agreements it signed with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, the...

Tears, joy as 28 released Bethel students reunite with parents in Kaduna

Parents of the kidnapped 121 Kaduna Bethel Baptist School students were again, thrown into a moment of joy as well as sorrow...

BBNaija Season 6: Photo Of Housemate, Niyi’s Wife, Bella, Goes Viral

The wedding photo a woman called Bella, who happens to be the wife of Niyi, the sixth housemate in the Shine Ya...

Business

NCC denies renewing Airtel’s license

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, yesterday denied that it has renewed telecom operator, Airtel’s operating license for another period of 10 years.

Suger: CBN restricts importation to Dangote, BUA, Golden

The Central Bank on Nigeria (CBN) has restricted the importation of sugar into the country to three companies: BUA Sugar Refinery Ltd,...

Akintoye, Nwodo, Turaki, others warn IMF, World Bank as Nigeria loans hit N33trn

Scores of Nigerian statesmen and activists have cautioned the international community against approving additional loans to the federal government.

Entertainment

Veteran comedian, Jackie Mason dies at 93

The American stand-up comedian and film and television actor died on Saturday, July 24, at Mt Sinai Hospital in Manhattan after being...

BBNaija 2021: I Have Been Married Before – Boma Reveals

Boma, a Big Brother Naija housemate has revealed that he was married before in 2017. Boma said that, unfortunately,...

Esther Benyeogo wins The Voice Nigeria 2021

Esther Benyeogo has been declared the winner of the third edition of The Voice Nigeria. She won the highest...

BBNaija Season 6, Shine Ya Eye, Begins

The highly anticipated Big Brother Naija season six has officially begun and this year’s season is tagged “Shine Ya Eye”.

I Was Inspired By The Holy Spirit For Her Topless Birthday Photoshoot – Clarion Chukwurah

Veteran actress, Clarion Chukwurah, turns a year older. She went topless in her birthday photos which she shared on...
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Economy

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced that it will be announcing its own digital currency on October 1, 2021.
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Sports

Ahmed Musa to earn N1bn annually at Turkey club

Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa is to earn an annum payment of $2.5m (N1.02bn) upon completing his deal to Turkish Lig 1...

Karim Benzema Tests Positive For COVID-19

Real Madrid has released a statement confirming striker Karim Benzema has tested positive for COVID-19. The 33-year-old only returned...

Tokyo Olympics games officially begin

The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics began on Friday in a nearly empty stadium after a year-long pandemic postponement and a...

Marcus Rashford pens emotional statement after he was racially abused over his penalty miss at Euro 2020

Manchester United striker, Marcus Rashford has issued out a lengthy statement to the fans on social media following the Three Lions' defeat...

Health & Fitness

Some people are angry we’re not catching COVID-19 – Bishop Oyedepo

Founder and president of Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo has claimed that coronavirus cannot be spread into the church, accusing...

Guaranty Trust Annual Autism Conference Holds August 3-4

The eleventh edition of the Guaranty Trust Annual Conference will hold on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 3 and 4, at the Muson...

China donates 470,000 doses of COVID vaccine to Nigeria

The federal government has received 470,000 doses of COVID vaccine donated by the Chinese government. CUI Jianchun, Chinese ambassador...

Death toll hit 60 as Cholera cases rise to 698 from 604 in 72 hours

The federal government has announced that cases of cholera in the FCT have risen from 604 to 698 within 72 hours.

oPINION

Obi Cubana and the Oba burial – Reuben Abati

The Oba burial is over now, but the only thing anybody will remember is the Bacchanal orgy of money. I am not...

The thin line between life and death: The gory situation of Lagos health facilities

By Comrade Babatunde Adeleke Wednesday, July 7th started just like any other day. I had gone to visit a...

Reuben Abati: Igboho’s cats, Kanu’s interception and Buhari’s ‘Language’

When a few weeks ago, President Muhammadu Buhari declared that those who seek to overwhelm and undermine the Nigerian state would soon...
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