For willfully setting ablaze a residential building in Ile-Ife, an Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife has ordered that a middle aged man, Usman Yinusa be remanded in prison custody. Yinusa who was alleged to have set ablaze a building belonging to one Janet Amoh was ordered to remain under the watch of prison […]
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NNEWI—THE Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Diocese on the Niger, has enumerated some of the hindrances towards building and organizing Nigeria into one unified people, with one heart and purpose, as geo-political identity, faulty political legacies, absence of commonly shared values and vision.
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Beijing on Tuesday accused Donald Trump of “blackmail” and warned it would retaliate in kind after the US president threatened to impose fresh tariffs on Chinese goods, pushing the world’s two biggest economies closer to a trade war. Trump said on Monday he had asked the US Trade Representative to target $200 billion worth […]
NIGERIAN Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has granted a 9.5 megawatts embedded electricity generation licence to Ariaria Market Independent Power Plant Limited and an Independent Electricity Distribution Licence to distribute same within Ariaria Market to Ariaria Independent Energy Distribution Network Limited.
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Governor Abdulaziz Yari has directed the 17 emirs in Zamfara to immediately file detailed reports on the security situation in their domain. The governor spoke on Monday while receiving Sallah homage from the emirs of Kaura-Namoda, Birnin-Magaji and Zurmi. He said that the emirs should immediately convene stakeholders’ meeting on the matter. Ysaid that the […]
Some Saudi Arabia women drivers on Tuesday said they are getting ready to steer their lives on June 24. In September 2017, King Salman decreed an end to the world’s only ban on women drivers, maintained for decades by Saudi Arabia’s deeply conservative Muslim establishment. But it is his son, 32-year-old Crown Prince Mohammed bin
Former Plateau State governor, Senator Jonah Jang, says only the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) can manage Nigeria. He said this while mocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) led government, saying it was desperate for re-election. Jang spoke on Monday while commissioning apartments built for civil servants in Port Harcourt by Governor Nyesom Wike administration. Jang […]
Four persons were confirmed killed in separate attacks by unknown gunmen at the weekend in some communities in Plateau State . Our correspondent gathered that at Arangai village in Mangu council area near the National Youth Service Corps ( NYSC ) camp , a meat seller, Baba Likita, was on Sunday night killed alongside two […]
THE Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, (SMEDAN) has urged financial institutions to design programmes that will enable small businesses to easily access funds. Mr Dikko Radda, Director-General of SMEDAN, made the call [...]
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Unknown gunmen alleged to be sponsored thugs attacked chief of staff to Osun State governor, Alhaji Isiaka Adegboyega and his supporters in Ayedaade Local Government Area of the state on Monday, June 18. The reason for the attack is yet unknown, but at the time of filing this report, Adegboyega’s media leader, Dayo Fasola, said […]
OWERRI —ARRANGEMENTS are said to be on top gear for politicians in Imo State to join the Young Democratic Party, YDP, in the state.
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England snatched victory in the dying moments of their opening fixture against Tunisia at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia at the Volgograd Arena. Tunisia is the fourth African country to lose its game in the ongoing tournament. Immediately establishing a firm hold on their encounter, Gareth Southgate’s team created a series of excellent chances
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has asked the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to either endorse or disown ‘This is Nigeria’ video by Folarin Falana, aka Falz the Bahd Guy. The Muslim body had announced that it will no longer approach the court to seek a ban on the video. In a statement on Tuesday, […]
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Olaide Oyelude, Katsina Eleven youths celebrating the Eid -El -Fitr died on Sunday in a road accident at Natsinta village along Jibiya Road, Katsina State. The victims were reportedly crushed by a truck, which veered off its lane and overran the 504 Peugeot car they were travelling in. Eyewitnesses said the victims had celebrated the […]
The Federal Government, yesterday, met with top officials of the United Kingdom, United States of America and Jersey to work out the final modalities for drawing down $500 million Abacha loot frozen by the American government.
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Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal Government has given an insight into how it gets the assistance of the United Kingdom to seize properties and other assets linked to funds allegedly stolen from the Nigerian treasury. It said under the existing mutual legal assistance agreement and treaties, the UK also “helps us to prosecute suspects who […]
National Convention committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed the existence of a ‘unity list’. Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Diaspora Matters and member of the Publicity sub committee, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa said this on Monday. Dabiri-Erewa, after a meeting of the convention committee, however, said there was room for […]
A Boko Haram’s militant leads other terrorists in prayer The Boko Haram terrorists in a flagrant show of defiance have again openly celebrated this Year’s Eid-el-Fitr in Sambisa Forest. The five minute, 17 second video footage seen by News correspondent in Maiduguri shows the terrorists and their families dressed in festival attires, performing salat after
Atiku and Fayose By Ariwodola Idowu Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State to accept defeat in good faith if it loses the July 14 governorship election. Atiku, who visited Gov. Ayo Fayose in Ado Ekiti on Monday said losing an election to a rival party should be