By James Agberebi: Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has been voted Premier League Player of the Month for December. This was announced by the Premier League on Twitter on Friday. Kane finished ahead of an eight-man short-list that had BBC and CAF Player of the Year winner Mohamd Salah of Liverpool, Roberto Firmino also of […]
COURT of Appeal, Abuja Division, yesterday refused an application seeking to restrain the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from conducting the rerun election into the Anambra Central Senatorial District of Anambra State. The court said that the earlier order made on November 20, 2017, directing INEC to conduct election for the senatorial seat within 90 […]
By James Agberebi: Super Falcons striker, Desire Oparanozie, has sent word of motivation to Nigeria’s U-20 women’s side, Falconets, ahead of the first-leg of their play-off in the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup African qualifying against South Africa. The 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup will take place in France from 5th to 24th […]
NIGERIAN National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, on Thursday in Abuja urged motorists not to engage in panic buying of any petroleum products. A statement by the NNPC spokesman, Ndu Ughamadu, assured motorists that the corporation had a robust stock of petrol. According to the statement, the PMS stock was sufficient to serve the nation for more […]
JOURNALIST working with the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, in Kaduna on Thursday rammed into a group of security operatives deployed to curtail the ongoing protest by organised labour in Kaduna, injuring one police officer. The journalist, Hajia Ummul Kairi, who was driving a Peugeot 307, lost control and ran into security officers who included soldiers … Continue
JOURNALIST working with the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, in Kaduna on Thursday rammed into a group of security operatives deployed to curtail the ongoing protest by organised labour in Kaduna, injuring one police officer. The journalist, Hajia Ummul Kairi, who was driving a Peugeot 307, lost control and ran into security officers who included soldiers […]
Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, has disclosed why the Federal Government paid N40m to former presidents instead of buying them vehicles as prescribed by the law. Mustapha said the decision was adopted to allow the former Presidents purchase vehicles of their choice. Speaking at the 2018 budget defence session […]
Governor Tanko Al-Makura and other stakeholders in Nasarawa State have denied the allegation by Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue that Nasarawa State is habouring killer herdsmen in Tunga, Awe local Government Area.
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Tragedy hit Osun State University ( UNIOSUN), Osogbo, on Thursday, when the Head of the Civil Engineering Department (HOD) Dr Moses Adebowale Ogunbiyi, suddenly slumped and died on the campus of the institution. Though details [...]
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The recession in Nigeria has affected medical tourism in many ways, as doctors in private practice have expressed that many more people are staying home for health care. The Advisor, Alliance Hospital, Dr Christopher Otabor, expressed delight over what he described as the drastic reduction in medical tourism in the country. Otabor, who stated this […]
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US President, Donald Trump has cancelled a visit to London scheduled for early this year. He blamed ex-President Obama for his decision. “?R?eason I canceled my trip to London is that I am not a big fan of the Obama Administration having sold perhaps the best located and finest embassy in London for “peanuts,” only […]
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2018 (NAN) The Delta Government says it is to embark on more storm water control projects in order to check incessant flooding in Asaba, the state capital. The state Commissioner for Works, Chief James Augoye, disclosed this at a meeting with engineers of the ministry in the 25 local government areas of the state on
Sam Allardyce has earmarked Arsenal forward Theo Walcott as a transfer target as he attempts to boost Everton’s attacking threat. “You’re all aware in our interest in Theo,” Allardyce told a news conference. “If we’re able to get that over the line, I’ll be delighted. “If we can get that all sorted out then that […]
Belgian star, Eden Hazard, has revealed that he will sign a new deal with Premier League champions Chelsea. Hazard who has two years remaining on his current contract, has been a target for LaLiga champions Real Madrid. But the 27-year-old, who was at the O2 Arena on Thursday night for the annual London NBA game, […]
Paul Osuyi, Delta Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa is about to swear in elected council chairmen of Ughelli North LGA and Ethiope East LGA after their victories in Tuesday’s rescheduled local government elections. One of the chairmen is already seated at the Unity Hall in Government House, Asaba, where chieftains of the PDP and government functionaries are also seated...
The Katsina State Government says it has empowered 100,000 Small and Medium Scale Entrepreneurs (SME’s) with soft loans to boost economic activities in the state. Mr Murtala Ibrahim, Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Aminu Masari on Radio Monitoring, made this known when he briefed journalists in Katsina on Thursday. Ibrahim said that the beneficiaries included women,
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, has arrested two suspected traffickers among Nigerian repatriated from Libya.
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The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says it has concluded plans to develop training programmes that will fast-track job creation in the region. The NDDC Managing Director, Mr Nsima Ekere, said this in a statement issued by the commission’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Ibitoye Abosede, in Port Harcourt on Thursday. Ekere said that about 5,000
Mr. Lawrence Ughamadu, a pastor, narrated, on his Facebook page, an engaging experience he had with people heading to church and victims of a ghastly car accident on Sunday, January 7. He started his story by stating that many Nigerians are like killer-herdsmen.
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An unusual donation of Over N11 Million and campaign materials has been handed to 114 wards and 11 local government councils in Gombe state by a front line politician, Alhaji Habu Muazu, Yeriman Kashere to boost the 2019 reelection campaign of President Mohammadu Buhari. The money was presented to leaders of the All Progressive Congress […]
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