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El-Rufai Dares NLC To Return To Kaduna For Protest

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has dared the Nigerian Labour Congress to return to Kaduna for protest again. The...

Invite President, govs to commission projects not celebrities – Dino Melaye blasts Yahaya

Senator Dino Melaye who represented the Kogi West Senatorial District at the 8th National Assembly has mocked the State Governor, Yahaya Bello...

Mind your business – Presidency fires back at Obasanjo

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari has hit out at the former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, asking him to mind...

Gov El-Rufai sacks 99 political appointees

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El Rufai has sacked over 90 of his political appointees. El-Rufai said his administration will...

Biafra: You defrauded me N20m – Nnamdi Kanu fires back at Asari Dokubo

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has accused Asari Dokubo, former militant leader of defrauding him N20m.

Nigeria is on oxygen, nobody knows what will happen next – Gov Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said Nigeria is now on life support. Wike stated this at the inauguration...

WORLD

‘Traitor!’ Mike Pence heckled during a speech at Florida faith conference

Former vice president Mike Pence was loudly heckled during his speech to a Christian conservative group in Orlando, Florida on Friday.

Russia approves bill to register Twitter, Google, Facebook, others

Duma, the lower house of the Russian legislature, passed in the third reading a draft law binding major foreign IT companies, such...

Presidents Biden and Putin agree to take steps on cybersecurity, arms control

U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Wednesday to begin cybersecurity and arms control talks at a summit...

Africa

Nigeria will remain united under my watch – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated that Nigeria would remain a united and indivisible nation under his stewardship. The President...

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16-year-old girl kidnap self, demands N500,000 over mother’s insistence she studies Medicine

The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested a 16-year-old girl for faking her own kidnap. The teenager was arrested...

‘They murdered my son’, laments mum of slain Usifo Ataga, CEO of Super TV

Sylvia Ataga, mother of Michael Usifo Ataga, the CEO of Super TV took to Facebook on 17 June, to celebrate the 50th...

Police Arrest Nollywood Producer, Omoruyi With Guns In Delta [PHOTO]

Mike Omoruyi a 37-year-old Nollywood star, has been arrested. He was arrested with guns in his vehicle by operatives...

24-Yr-Old Bakura Modu Replaces Late Shekau As Boko Haram’s Leader

Twenty-four year-old, Bakura Sahaba Modu, has emerged as the new leader of Boko Haram, following the death of its leader Abubakar Shekau.

Business

Offer Affordable, Quality Service to Nigerians, Buhari Tells MTN

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday has called on the MTN Group to make available affordable and quality service to its Nigerian subscribers.

CBN Plans Digital Currency Launch by December

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has unveiled plans to launch a digital currency before December.The Director, Information Technology, CBN, Ms. Rakiya...

El Salvador becomes the first in the world to make bitcoin legal tender

El Salvador has become the first country in the world to adopt bitcoin as legal tender after congress approved president Nayib Bukele’s...

Entertainment

Police Arrest Nollywood Producer, Omoruyi With Guns In Delta [PHOTO]

Mike Omoruyi a 37-year-old Nollywood star, has been arrested. He was arrested with guns in his vehicle by operatives...

”You can’t bring a good man down”- footballer, Jude Ighalo, writes after wife, Sonia, called him out on IG

Footballer, Jude Ighalo, has reacted to a series of allegations leveled against him by his wife, Sonia, who took to her Instagram...

Actress Yetunde Barnabas marries footballer Peter Olayinka

Nigerian actress and former beauty queen Yetunde Barnabas has tied the nuptial knot with Super Eagles footballer Olayinka Peters.

Bobrisky declares himself the ‘Richest Girl’ in Nigeria

According to crossdresser, Bobrisky, no girl in Nigeria is richer than him. He stated this via his Snapchat handle.

Social media has done more havoc to us – Oyedepo

Bishop David Oyedepo, Chancellor, Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara, has called for urgent steps to check students’ free access to social media to...
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Economy

It has been reported that Nigeria's currency weakened to a four-year low in the parallel market after the central bank's efforts to...
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Sports

FG gives Mikel Obi a new appointment

The federal government has appointed former Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, as Youth Ambassador. This was confirmed on...

Man Utd to pay Ronaldo £17m per year to leave Juventus

Manchester United have tabled a £17 million-a-year deal, in a bid to lure Cristiano Ronaldo from Juventus this summer, according to Gazzetta...

Confusion as AFN elects two presidents at different congresses

There was confusion on Monday after the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) elected two presidents to oversee the activities of the federation.

Mikel Obi meets Gov Yahaya Bello

Former Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, has harped on the need for youth leadership in Nigeria while on a courtesy visit to...

Health & Fitness

105 Medical Doctors Resign In Ondo

According to a report by Vanguard, the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has expressed concern over the resignation of 105 doctors in the...

COVID-19: WHO raises alarm as cases surge, 18 die in one day

The World Health Organisation says Nigeria is one of the countries witnessing a spike in infections in Africa. This...

Over 10,000 Nigerians Reported Side Effects After Taking Coronavirus Vaccine

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has given an update concerning those who took coronavirus vaccines in Nigeria.

China records ‘first human case’ of H10N3 bird flu

China’s National Health Commission (NHC), on Tuesday, said a 41-year-old man has been confirmed infected with the H10N3 strain of bird flu.

oPINION

FULL LETTER: Obasanjo writes letter to Buhari, lists four avoidable calamities

Olusegun Obasanjo, a former President of Nigeria has again written an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari about the current state of...

Why Nigeria cannot prosecute Twitter users

In the past week, the Nigerian government has been locked in a battle with the microblogging network, Twitter. The battle arose over...

Fredrick Nwabufo: Who offended Buhari? Twitter or Nigerians?

Government is a relationship – between the leadership and the governed. A democratic government, in particular, should not operate in vacancy of...
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