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I Didn’t Forge My Certificates – Sacked Bayelsa Dep Gov-elect Cries Out

Sacked All Progressives Congress deputy governor-elect in Bayelsa State, Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo has denied forging his certificates. The embattled...

APC disassociates self from protest at Supreme Court justice’s residence

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has disassociated itself from the protest at the Abuja residence of a Justice of Supreme Court, Mrs...

Step aside from Imo case, PDP writes CJN

Ahead of the Tuesday’s hearing of the application by Emeka Ihedioha for the supreme court to review its judgment on the...

The APC is now a funny organization under Oshiomhole – Former SGF, Babachir Lawal

Former secretary to the government to the federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a "funny organization"...

INEC rejects APC’s call for fresh Bayelsa guber elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday ruled out any fresh governorship election in Bayelsa State as requested by the All Progressives...

From ordinary khaki, Oshiomhole now wears safari with diamond buttons -Wike

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, has taunted Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), saying he has dumped...

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Malaria Medication, Chloroquine Confirmed As Anti-viral Drug For Coronavirus

Preliminary clinical results in China show that Chloroquine Phosphate, used as anti-malarial, is quite effective in treating novel coronavirus pneumonia. The drug...

Chinese hospitals discharge 16,155 recovered patients of coronavirus infection

A total of 16,155 patients infected with the novel coronavirus had been discharged from hospital after recovery by the end of...

Larry Tesler, the computer guru behind cut, copy and paste, commands dies aged 74

Lawrence "Larry" Tesler, the icon credited for his innovation that allows you cut, copy, and paste texts, has died at the age of...

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Insurgency is part of God’s punishment to Nigerians for our sins – Sultan of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar lll, has said that the insurgency ravaging the country is God's way of punishing Nigerians...

Assault: Oluwo of Iwoland, Abdulrosheed Akanbi, Suspended for 6-months

The Osun State Traditional Council has suspended Abdulrosheed Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwo, for six months. The suspension comes...

US Exposes FG’s Plan To Pay APC Governor $100m From Abacha Loot

The United States Department of Justice says the Federal Government led by the President, Muhammadu Buhari, is blocking attempts to recover Abacha...

Muhammed Audu: EFCC arrests ex-Kogi gov’s son for alleged fraud

Anti-graft operatives have arrested Muhammed Audu in Lagos. Mr Audu, a son of former Kogi governor Abubakar Audu, was...

Business

CBN plans single-digit loans for rice farmers

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said it would offer single-digit loan to rice farmers in the Niger Delta area and provide...

GTBank adopts aggressive cost-cutting to cover revenue weakness

Guaranty Trust Bank is in the forefront of aggressive cost cutting drive of banks unable to grow revenue. Cost cutting has been...

DPR hands over OML 98 to NPDC

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), yesterday officially handed over the Oil Mining Licence (OML) 98 to the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company,...

Entertainment

Veteran Nollywood actress, Patience Oseni is dead

Veteran Nollywood actress, Patience Oseni is dead. The actress, who was popularly known for her role in movies, such,...

Elton John Loses Voice In The Middle Of Performance

A visibly upset Sir Elton John has been forced to cut short a concert in New Zealand after falling ill with walking...

I once pimped ladies to Pastors for sex – Cossy Orjiakor

Actress and popular Nigerian socialite Cossy Orjiakor has revealed that she once pimped girls to Pastors in the past.

Nude Video: Deezell sues ex-lover Maryam Booth for N10 million

Ibrahim Rufai, also known as Deezell, has sued his ex-lover and popular Kannywood actress, Maryam Booth, for false accusation and defamation of...

Mercy Aigbe denies encouraging ladies to date married men

Following the backlash that trailed her statement in a YouTube video that went viral, Nollywood actress and single mother of two, Mercy...
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Economy

Nigeria’s debt has risen to $80bn as World bank on Tuesday approved nearly $2.2bn loan for the country to invest in six...
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Sports

Super Eagles retain 31st position in new FIFA Ranking

The Super Eagles of Nigeria were non movers as they retained number 31 in the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday.

NBA renames MVP award after Kobe Bryant

The National Basketball Association has renamed its NBA All-Star MVP award as the ”Kobe Bryant MVP Award”. Adam Silver,...

UEFA bans Manchester City from Champions League for two seasons

UEFA has banned Manchester City from all European club competition in 2020/21 and 2021/22 after being found to have committed “serious breaches”...

NFF Appoints Joseph Yobo As Super Eagles Assistant Coach

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has appointed former Super Eagles defender and captain Joseph Yobo as assistant coach of the team.

Health & Fitness

Malaria Medication, Chloroquine Confirmed As Anti-viral Drug For Coronavirus

Preliminary clinical results in China show that Chloroquine Phosphate, used as anti-malarial, is quite effective in treating novel coronavirus pneumonia. The drug...

Chinese hospitals discharge 16,155 recovered patients of coronavirus infection

A total of 16,155 patients infected with the novel coronavirus had been discharged from hospital after recovery by the end of...

Nigeria ranks among last 10 countries in child devt

Nigeria has ranked 174th out of the 180 countries that were compared on indices of child health and overall well-being.

Lassa Fever: Lagos State Records First Case

In a statement released on Wednesday February 19th, the state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, confirmed that a patient is currently...

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10 Reasons Why Femi Adesina, President Buhari’s spokesperson just did the expected even when it was shameful to do so!

By The Revd Gideon Para-Mallam In a sense he has just confirmed that he is a typical human...

How INEC And Lawyers Ruined Ihedioha’s Case

It has been days since Hon Emeka Ihedioha was felled by the final judgment of the Supreme Court, which also saw to...

AMOTEKUN: Where Is Bola Tinubu?

By Remi Oyeyemi   “Òro se ni wò, ká lè m’eni tó fé ni.” – Yorùbá Aphorism Translation: “Be afflicted and know those who love you.”   “Ká...
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