Scores of butchers under the umbrella of National Butchers Union (NBU) from the eleven (11) local government areas in Ibadanland on Sunday called on Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State to urgently prevail on some elements who are using soldiers, policemen and other security agents to destroy their property, intimidate and harass butchers across the […]
Former Governor of Edo, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has emerged the new National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the party’s on going National Convention. He emerged after an affirmative vote by the party’s delegates from the 36 states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory at the party’s National Convention which
A former member of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Ms. Comfort Obi has said that the Commission only approved promotions of those recommended by the Inspector-General of police (I-GP). Obi, who made the clarification in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, stressed that there was no truth in the story
ONE of the leading governorship aspirants in Ogun State, Senator Solomon Adeola, on Sunday, said he had not directed any of his supporters to join the African Democratic Congress (ADC). Adeola, who is the Senator representing [...]
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THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged the new National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, to immediately submit himself to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged humongous corruption [...]
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Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has said its recently released figures of revenue generated from aviation charges are verifiable. In a statement on Sunday in Lagos, NCAA General Manager of Public Relations, Mr Sam Adurogboye, said that NCAA’s system and processes of generating and gathering data were in line with international standards. The News Agency
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Yobe says it has 1.3 million registered voters in the state, while Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) is ongoing. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Alhaji Ahmadu Makama, disclosed this at a news conference on Thursday in Damaturu, saying the figure was likely to go up as the CVR progressed.
Cholera outbreak at Tsangaya Islamic school, Madaki, in Gombe, has led to the death of three pupils while 27 others were hospitalised.
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An eight-year-old girl who was to be arrested for hawking bottled water has had her story turned around, as she eventually got free tickets to her dream land, Disney World. According to a tweet posted by her cousin, Raj, with Twitter handle @_ethiopiangold, the young girl had taken to hawking water at AT&T Park stadium […]
The immediate past governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has explained that he avoided the National Convention of the All Progressive Congress (APC) on Saturday and Sunday, to avoid a breakdown of law and order. This was contained in a statement he posted on his Twitter handle on Sunday. Kwankwaso said he and his supporters […]
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Zimbabwe's Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, who was injured in the ruling party rally bomb blast in the city of Bulawayo, on Sunday vowed the July 30 election will go ahead despite the attack.
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Knowing he is not certain to play in any future tournaments, the Manchester United midfielder is desperate to win the trophy this summer. Paul Pogba wants to help France win the 2018 World Cup as he is “realistic” over the possibility of never playing in the tournament again. The Manchester United midfielder has helped Les […]
WOMEN in Saudi Arabia took to the roads early on Sunday, ushering in the end of the world’s last ban on female drivers, long seen as an emblem of women’s repression in the deeply conservative [...]
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A former CAF/FIFA Coaching Instructor and ex-Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Adegboye Onigbinde, has warned the team to be wary of Argentina in their final Group D match on Tuesday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the match slated for St. Petersburg will determine the Eagles’ progress at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Onigbinde […]
A former member of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Ms. Comfort Obi has said that the Commission only approved promotions of those recommended by the Inspector-General of police (I-GP).
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THE Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has said its recently released figures of revenue generated from aviation charges are verifiable. In a statement on Sunday in Lagos, NCAA General Manager of Public Relations, Mr Sam [...]
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Argentina players have been handed a major boost ahead of their all important last group game of the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup against Super Eagles of Nigeria on Tuesday at the Krestovsky Stadium. The trio of Nicolas Otamendi, Gabriel Mercado and Lucas Biglia have returned to training ahead of the game. They had failed […]
World Cup 2018: Argentina gets major