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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

Tunisian President suspends parliament, sacks Prime Minister

Tunisia’s president, Kais Saied on Sunday, July 25, suspended parliament and dismissed Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi after a day of protests against...

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.

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Metro

Gunmen kidnap seven Naval officers in Edo

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted seven officers of the Nigerian Navy in Edo State. The officers were...

Heavy Downpour Claims 2 Lives, Damages 1,500 Houses In 3 Katsina LGAs – SEMA

The Katsina State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) says over 1,500 houses were affected by the heavy downpour experienced on Monday in three...

Cybercrime: Court sends Unilorin, KWASU, Kwara Poly students to Jail

Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar of the Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin Tuesday jailed three undergraduate students of University of Ilorin, Kwara...

A 9-year-old girl identified as the person who set Ebeano supermarket on fire [VIDEO]

A 9-year-old girl has been identified as the person seen in CCTV footage setting Ebeano supermarket on fire. Earlier...

Business

CBN bans sale of Forex to Bureau De Changes, says they have turned into ‘money laundering agents’

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has banned the sale of foreign exchange (FX) to Bureau De Change (BDCs) operators in the...

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,...

Entertainment

‘There are evil people in the industry, they wanted me damaged’ – Actress Angela Okorie Cries Out

Nollywood actress Angela Okorie has cried out about the evil people in the entertainment industry as she recounted her near-death experience two...

He defiled me with his car keys- Minor testifies against Baba Ijesha

A 14-year-old minor, who was allegedly defiled by a Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, testified against him on...

Oko Iyabo: Lagos State To Prosecute Yomi Fabiyi For Contempt Of Court

Nollywood actor, Yomi Fabiyi will be prosecuted by the Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) , for contempt of court over...

‘S3xual assault’: Court admits CCTV footage as evidence against Baba Ijesha

The special offences courts unit of the Lagos state high court has admitted footage of closed-circuit television (CCTV) submitted by Comedian Princess...

BBNaija’s Angel’s Old Tweet of Sleeping With Rich Men Till They Become Poor Goes Viral

A controversial tweet by a housemate in the ongoing BBNaija reality show has left many people in serious shock.
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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

12 states report 213 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control recorded 213 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 171,...

Buhari departs Nigeria for London to attend Global Summit, medical checkup

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to depart Abuja today (Monday) for the United Kingdom to participate in the Global Education Summit on...

COVID-19 third wave: NCDC records 69 deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that it has recorded 69 deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic in 11 weeks.

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...

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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