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Monthly Archives: January 2020

Coronavirus: We Can’t Ban Nigerians from Travellig to China – Lai...

The Federal Government on Friday disclosed that it will not be stopping any Nigerian from travelling to China or any other country where the...

Oyedepo Renewed his Visa Last Year Without Delay—Winners Chapel

The Living Faith Church, popularly known as Winners Chapel International, has denied the report that its founder, Bishop David Oyedepo was refused an entry...

Suswam Transferred N3.1bn into my Account- BDC Operator Tells Court

An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) star witness on Friday alleged that Gabriel Suswam, former Governor of Benue, transferred N3.1 billion into his account. Abubakar...

Corps Members Commend FG over New Allowance

Serving National Youth Service Corps members  nationwide have expressed gratitude to the Federal Government on the fulfillment of the earlier promise to increase their...

President Buhari Appoints Adeniran as Surveyor General of the Federation

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Taiwo Samuel Adeniran as the Surveyor General of the Federation (SGOF). This was conveyed in a letter with reference FMPW...

Court Reinstates 14 Permanent Secretary Sacked by Wike

The National Industrial Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has reinstated the permanent secretaries sacked in 2015 by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike. According...

Oyedepo Visa Denial Story Completely False—US

The United States has denied the report making the round that it denied the founder, Living Faith Church, worldwide also known as Winners Chapel...

Enugu Records another Death from Lassa Fever

Enugu State has recorded another death from Lassa Fever, taking the number of casualties to two. The State Ministry of Health on Friday confirmed that...

18-Year-old Man Allegedly Rapes his 70-Year-old Grandmother in Plateau

The police in Plateau on Friday confirmed the arrest of an 18-year-old man, Marvellous Luka, who allegedly raped his 70-year-old grandmother. The police officer in...

PDP Takes Protest to US, UK Embassies in Abuja

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has kick-started a protest march to the United States (US), United Kingdom (UK), European Union...

Kidnappers Abduct Zamfara Monarch, Sons

Some unknown gunmen have kidnapped the District Head of Gayari District of Gummi Local Government Area in Zamfara State, Alhaji Hassan Mohammed and his...

China’s Coronavirus Death Toll Hits 213, Nearly 2,000 New Cases Confirmed

The nationwide death toll in China's coronavirus outbreak has risen to 213, with nearly 2,000 new cases confirmed, the National Health Commission said on...

Alleged Extortion: Shehu Sani Regains Freedom after Fulfilling Bail Conditions

A former senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani has been released by the  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, following weeks of detention.  Sani was...

WHO Declares Coronavirus as Public Health Emergency, as China, Lagos Collaborate...

The World Health Organization on Thursday declared the deadly coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern. The declaration was made by the Director-General of...

Jonathan on Insecurity: I am Worried about Ordinary Nigerians.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says “so many” people are becoming victims of the widespread insecurity in the country. Jonathan said this when the National Association...

Senate Probes NNPC over $396m Spent on Maintenance of Refineries.

The Senate on Thursday resolved to probe the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over the sum of $396 million expended on Turn-Around Maintenance of...

Makinde Meets Caretaker Chairmen, Says Fund in Place for Grassroots Development 

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Thursday met with the 33 caretaker chairmen of local government areas and 35 chairmen of Local Council...

NECO to Partner with DSS to Curb Exam Malpractice

The National Examinations Council (NECO) will be partnering with the Department of State Services (DSS) to curb examination malpractices. The collaboration when sealed may see...

FG Expecting Another N116.04bn Abacha Loot Soon

The federal government and the Island of Jersey would soon sign an agreement with United States of America for the repatriation of 321 million...

Australian Open: Djokovic Beats Federer to Reach Eighth Final

Novak Djokovic on Thursday defeated Swiss Legend Roger Federer 7-6 (7/1), 6-4, 6-3 to qualify for the final of the 2020 Australian Open. The victory...

Archbishop Kaigama Charges Buhari to Secure Lives, Property of Nigerians.

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Archdiocese, Ignatius Kaigama, has charged the government of the day to be more proactive in the protection of the...

FG Approves N515m for Adamawa Earth-dam

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N515 million naira for the completion of an earth dam in Hong local government of Adamawa state. This...

House of Reps Swears in Four New Lawmakers

House of Representatives on Thursday swore in four recently elected lawmakers. The new lawmakers were elected from Sokoto, Ogun, Imo and Akwa Ibom States during...

Borno Governor Appoints an Igbo, Yoruba, Others as Special Advisers

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has appointed an Igbo man, Kesta Ogualili, a native of Anambra state and a Yoruba man Yusuf...

Coronavirus Disease: Avoid Travelling to China, FG Warns Nigerians

The federal government has urged Nigerians not to travel to China and other Asian countries battling with the Coronavirus disease. Addressing State House correspondents after...

APC Accuses Afenifere of “Legendary Partisanship” over Oyo LG Crisis

Oyo State Chapter of the All progressive Congress has accused the Pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere of partisanship over its comment on the local government...

Jonathan, Buhari Meet in the Villa

Former President Goodluck Jonathan is currently at the presidential villa to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari. The purpose of the meeting is not yet known. Details...

Senate Confirms Kingsley Obiora  as CBN  Deputy Governor.

The Nigerian Senate has confirmed the nomination of Kingsley Obiora as a Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari, in a...

Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes First Person to Reach 200 Million Instagram Followers

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo has officially become the first person to hit 200 million followers on Instagram. Ronaldo, who moved to Turin, from Madrid, in...

Reps to Probe Security Agencies, Others on Killing of Innocent People

The House of Representatives Abuja on Thursday debated a motion calling for the probe of security agencies and personnel involved in the extrajudicial killings...

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