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Monthly Archives: March 2021

UK Sanctions Oyakhilome’s TV Channel Over ‘Misinformation on COVID-19’

A religious channel, Loveworld, owned by Nigerian Pastor, Chris Oyakhilome, has been fined £125,000 (N65.6m) by the Office of Communications in the United Kingdom...

Nigerian Army Rubbishes Report on North’s Dominance of Successful SSC Candidates

The Nigerian Army has described as uncharitable and divisive an online report which alleges that candidates from the North dominated the list of those...

Egypt’s Former PM Ganzouri Dies at 88

Egypt’s former Prime Minister Kamal al-Ganzouri, who served in the position for two times, died on Wednesday at the age of 88, state-run Ahram...

Diri Awards Scholarship to Another First Class Law Graduate

Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa on Tuesday offered yet another scholarship to a first class law graduate from the state. The scholarship was awarded to...

Attempted Coup Averted in Niger Republic

An attempted coup at the Presidential Palace in Niamey, capital city of Niger Republic, has been averted by the country's military forces. According to multiple...

Easter: FRSC Deploys 1051 Personnel to Mitigate Road Mishaps in Northeast

Zone 12 of the Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC) has deployed a total of 1051 personnel for the Easter celebration irrespective of the low...

AFCON Qualifier: Osimhen Grabs Man of the Match Award Against Lesotho,...

Napoli forward Victor Osimhen was voted Man of the Match as the Super Eagles of Nigeria thrashed the Crocodiles of Lesotho 3-0 at the...

NCDC Records 121 Fresh COVID-19 Cases, 7 Fatalities

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Tuesday announced 121 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. NCDC in a tweet disclosed that the total number...

Eagles Return to Teslim Balogun Stadium, Finish Qualifiers Unbeaten with Win...

Super Eagles of Nigeria have finished their qualification matches in grand style by beating Lesotho 3-0 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium which is begin...

Sowore Urges Nigerians in London to Send Buhari Back as President...

President Muhammadu Buhari departed the country Tuesday afternoon for a routine medical check-up in London. Buhari who held a meeting with the service chiefs before...

Easter: FG Declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday 2nd and Monday 5th April 2021 public holidays to commemorate this year’s Easter Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Rauf...

Sunshine Players Protest over Unpaid Salaries

Players of Sunshine Stars of Akure on Tuesday morning protested non-payment on three months salaries and other allowances. The protesting players said they have not...
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Police Rescue Eight Kidnapped Victims, Recover One AK-49 Rifle in Kaduna

The Police Command in Kaduna State on Tuesday said it had rescued eight kidnapped victims and recovered an AK-49 rifle in Galidamawa, Kidandan, Giwa...

Kill all Bandits, Kidnappers, Buhari Orders Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the nation’s service chiefs to identify masterminds of banditry and kidnapping as well as their sponsors with a view...

CAF Clears Iwobi to Feature for Nigeria Against Lesotho

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has been cleared by CAF to feature for the Super Eagles against the Crocodiles of Lesotho after testing negative...

NCDC Records 48 New COVID-19 Cases, One Fatality

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Monday announced 48 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. NCDC in a tweet disclosed that the total number...

Buhari’s Medical Trip to London Triggers Outrage

The announcement of President Muhammadu Buhari's medical trip to London on Tuesday (today) has elicited furore among Nigerians as an indefinite strike by resident...

USAID Program Partners Media on Improved Healthcare Services in Bauchi State

Towards upscaling primary health care services in Bauchi State, USAID funded Integrated Health Program (USAID IHP) has identified media as a veritable tool in...

Aguero to Leave Man City at the End of Season

Manchester City have announced that Sergio Aguero will be leaving the club when his contract at the Etihad Stadium expires at the end of...

Buhari Heading to UK For Medical Check-Up

President Muhammadu Buhari is heading to the United Kingdom for a medical check-up, on Tuesday. Femi Adesina, Presidential spokesman, disclosed this in a statement on...

How we’ll Use Gas Resources to Drive Industrialization, Uplift Economy –...

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja launched “The Decade of Gas in Nigeria” with a pledge that his administration would fully utilize the enormous...

Buhari at Bola Tinubu 12th Colloquium: We’re Better, Stronger Together

President Muhammadu Buhari has said despite the internal contradictions and growing discordant tunes about the future of the country, Nigeria will remain  together as...

Why Sanwo-Olu, Oyetola, Abiodun, Fayemi, Senators Missed Tinubu’s Colloquium

Governors Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos), Gboyega Oyetola (Osun), Dapo Abiodun (Ogun) and Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti) Senator Kashim Shettima (Borno Central),  Sen. Olamilekan Adeola (Lagos West),...

255 Stranded Nigerians Arrive from Saudi Arabia

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission has announced the arrival of 255 Nigerians who were stranded in Saudi Arabia. NIDCOM announced this in a tweet on...

UNICEF to Screen Three Million Children for Malnutrition in the Northeast

UNICEF is set to screen at least three million children for acute malnutrition in the northeast. Folashade Adebayo, UNICEF’s Communication Officer in Nigeria, said in...

Gunmen Abduct Three Travellers in Osun, Demand N50m Ransom

Unknown gunmen have abducted three travellers along the Ife-Ilesha expressway in Osun State. It was gathered that the incident happened at Osu Town in Atakumosa...

Resident Doctors Declare Indefinite Strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has declared an indefinite strike nationwide to commence on Thursday, April 1. NARD said the industrial action follows...

Nigerians Want Presidential Media Chat Back – Poll

Nigerians are clamouring for a return of the monthly presidential media chat, a poll has revealed.   The poll conducted by The Politico, which lasted for...

Former NFF Technical Director Laloko Dies at 76

A former Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation, Kashimawo Laloko, has died at the age of 76. Laloko died on Sunday morning after a...

NCDC Reports 104 Fresh COVID-19 Cases, 7 Fatalities

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced 104 new cases of coronavirus, taking total number of infections to 162,593. The NCDC announced this on its...

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