President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Abdulrasheed Bawa as substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to...

Hushpuppi: US court dismisses fraud case against Nigerian, Mr Woodberry

A US court has dismissed a fraud case against a Nigerian accused of cyber-crime, Olalekan Ponle, popularly known as Mr Woodberry.

Four Police officers arrested for fleeing kidnap scene of Maku’s niece

Four police officers who failed to stop the kidnapping of Salisu Usman Maku, nephew of former information minister Labaran Maku have been arrested.

54-year-old pastor defiles girl,10, in Ogun

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One dead, four injured as commercial bus, motorcycle collide in Anambra

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BREAKING: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala makes history, confirmed as WTO DG

Dr Okonjo-Iweala has been appointed as the Director-General of the WTO. WTO confirmed her appointment at a special meeting...

NERC finally suspends electricity tariff hike

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Wednesday directed the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) to suspend the Sept. 1 new tariff.

NNPC: Buhari asked to probe alleged $2.5bn oil sale to China, suspend Kyari

A political activist, Timi Frank, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to probe alleged sale of 48 million barrels of Nigeria’s Bonny crude...

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Canada sees 2,605 new coronavirus cases as Tam warns of ‘set back’ by variants

Canada added 2,605 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, pushing the total number of infections in the country to 834,187.

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 58,647

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said no death was recorded in the last 24-hours. The agency...

Coronavirus: Global death toll exceeds 1 million

The number of global coronavirus deaths has exceeded 1 million. Cases recorded have passed 33.5 million.

Ogun records one COVID-19 death, confirms 24 new cases

The number of COVID-19 fatalities in Ogun State has increased to 23, the state government has confirmed. This indicates...

Nigerian Bordeaux forward, Kalu, tests positive for COVID-19

Bordeaux forward, Samuel Kalu, has tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the second Super Eagles star to contract the disease after Genk striker,...

Oyo records highest COVID-19 cases ever

Oyo State government has confirmed 141 new cases of COVID-19 in the State. This is the highest number of...

Nigeria records 503 new COVID-19 cases, 669 all out passing’s

A sum of Five Hundred and Three, 503, new instances of coronavirus have been recorded in Nigeria. The Nigeria...

BREAKING: Gov Akeredolu tests negative for COVID-19

Senator Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has tried negative for Coronavirus. The Governor, in his week by week press...

COVID-19 execute 177 in Lagos

Prof. Associated Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health, has affirmed that the State has so far recorded 177 COVID-19 passings.

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Atiku’s campaign manager, Gbenga Daniel defects to APC

Former Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the All Progressives Congress, APC.

BREAKING: APC suspends Abe, Wechie, Aguma

The Ogbobula Isaac-led Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State on Saturday, suspended Sen. Magnus Abe, Hon. Igo...

Kankara schoolboys: Ohanaeze says kidnap, release of students fake, gives reason

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, OYC, Worldwide, has described the abduction and release of the 344 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara,...

Why APC Governors visited Jonathan – PDP

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) says the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors visited former President, Goodluck Jonathan because they have realised that...

2023: Why Goodluck Jonathan will not contest for presidency under APC

There have been reports that Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) met with former president, Goodluck Jonathan,...

BREAKING: Bayelsa by-election: INEC excludes APC, clears PDP, 11 others

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Friday announced that only 12 political parties met the commission’s requirements to take part in...

2023: Campaign poster Peter Obi for president, Kwankwaso for VP emerges [PHOTO]

Campaign poster of Peter Obi, former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, vice presidential candidate, has surfaced online. The campaign poster...

Rivers vs Bayelsa: Diri takes action as tension rises over oil-wells

Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, has set up a team to resolve the dispute between Oluasiri Clan in the state and Kalabari...

Sport

Chelsea midfielder leaves for EPL rivals after Carabao Cup exit

Chelsea have sent Ross Barkley out on a one-year loan at Aston Villa. The move was confirmed by the...

Rudiger speaks on Kai Havertz joining Chelsea

Chelsea striker, Timo Werner, has warned Liverpool and Manchester City that the Blues are ready to challenge them for the Premier League...

Barcelona reveals what will happen to senior players who refuse to leave club

Barcelona has revealed what will happen to senior players who refuse to leave Camp Nou this summer transfer window.

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Musician, Lilfrosh remanded for allegedly assaulting girlfriend

Magistrate Adeola Olatunbosun of the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, on Tuesday, ordered the remand of Sanni Wasiu, popularly known as...

What I saw when I first met Amara Kanu – Osaze Odemwingie

Former Super Eagles star, Osase Peter Odemwingie, has again tendered a public apology to the family of ex-Nigerian captain, Kanu Nwankwo.

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Fake COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria – NAFDAC warns

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Canada sees 2,605 new coronavirus cases as Tam warns of ‘set back’ by variants

Canada added 2,605 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, pushing the total number of infections in the country to 834,187.

Pfizer says variant first found in South Africa could significantly reduce vaccine protection

A laboratory study suggests that the South African variant of the coronavirus may reduce antibody protection from the Pfizer Inc/BioNTech SE vaccine...

Trump calls McConnell an ‘unsmiling political hack’ in lengthy statement

Former U.S. President Donald Trump went after Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday, calling him "a dour, sullen, and unsmiling political...

U.S. storm delays Canada’s Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine shipment by 1 day

Canada’s shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine will be delayed by one day due to the winter storm wreaking havoc in the...

Canada sees 51 new coronavirus deaths as total cases top 831K

Another 2,458 people in Canada have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, pushing the total number of confirmed cases in the country...

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Ojukwu varsity lecturers shun ASUU strike, resume duties

Lecturers of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, COOU, Igbariam, Anambra State on Tuesday said they have resumed academic duties in the university, and would not join the...

ASUU strike will end soon – Nigerian govt

The federal government has assured that the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) would soon end.

BREAKING: UNILAG VC Ogundipe rubbishes sack by governing council

The management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has rubbished the public notice on the sack of its Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Odundipe.

UNILAG reacts to ASUU threat to Wale Babalakin, council meeting

The management of University of Lagos (UNILAG) has reacted to the threat to the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Wale Babalakin by the Academic...

COVID-19: Guidelines for school reopening in Akwa Ibom unrealistic, tough – Proprietors

Private Schools Proprietors in Akwa Ibom State have disagreed with the state government on COVID-19 guidelines for reopening of schools in the...

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Emmanuel Onwubiko: Niger Delta Affairs, corruption affairs

These days if you watch the global news channels, the likelihood is very high that you would hear and see proofs that...

The land of shameless leaders

Again, the book fell from the sleepy hands of Kiko, a PhD student of Addictive Psychiatry. The book, “The Land of Shameless...

Kaduna govt confirms new case of COVID-19

The Kaduna State Government has confirmed a new case of coronavirus in the state, now bringing the number of infected persons to...

Sanwo-Olu & Tinubu Greeting Themselves In The Corona Way (PHOTO)

While every right-thinking Government and Leaders across the world are doing all they can to help their citizens with Financial contributions, Lagos state Governor...

The Fixer takes over Power reforms

His conflict resolution skills rid the Niger Delta of the habitual tension caused by militants in 2017. His sense...

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Open Letter to My late Father, Pa Peter Oluwafemi Omotoso

“I Did it Dad”: An Open Letter to My late Father, Pa Peter Oluwafemi Omotoso About Accomplishing My Promise of Graduating as...

Hushpuppi Arrested: Nigerians react to reported arrest of Instagram celebrity in Dubai

Interpol has reportedly arrested popular Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Raymond Igbalodely also known as Hushpuppi. Hushpuppi was arrested in the...
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Tech

Google says it will pay publishers for news content

Google will pay partnered media publishers in three countries and offer some users free access to pay walled news sites, the tech...

Turn your Instagram into a revenue generating machine

The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is just be nice to everyone and always smile. Refreshingly,...

FG alerts Nigerians to dangerous computer coronavirus

The Federal Government on Tuesday raised the alarm over the existence of an Android-based malicious and fraudulent coronavirus Ransomware application, which claims to provide...

Google building self-check website for coronavirus

US President Donald Trump announced Friday that internet giant Alphabet is creating a website where people will be able to check whether...

Apple shuts all stores outside of China on coronavirus fears

Apple will shut all of its retail stores outside of China for two weeks to help control the spread of the coronavirus.