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Monthly Archives: July 2021

Saraki Went to EFCC Office On Own Volition, Back at Home-Aide

The media office of former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has clarified that he was at the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...

EFCC Releases Saraki After Questioning

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released the former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, from its custody. Saraki was released after several hours of...

EFCC Interrogates Saraki Over Fresh Allegations of Theft, Money Laundering

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has been detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over alleged theft and money laundering. It was gathered that...

Tinubu Out of Nigeria, Not Hospitalized—Aide

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, is currently out of the country but not hospitalised. This is according to his...

Doping: AFN Faults Okagbare’s Suspension, Says Athlete Tested Over 12 Times...

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria has faulted the suspension of sprinter, Blessing Okagbare at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan over doping. Factional AFN...

Buhari Mourns 5 Corps Members Killed in Abuja-Abaji Road Accident

President Muhammadu  Buhari has expressed saddened  by the death of five prospective Corps members in a  motor accident on Abaji/Kwali expressway, Abuja. The President joined...

Veteran Actress Dies

Veteran Nollywood actress Rachel Oniga is dead. Oniga died on Friday night at the age of 64. Circumstances surrounding her death were  still sketchy as of...

Okagbare Sent out of Tokyo 2020 over Doping

Nigeria's 'Queen of the Tracks', Blessing Okagbare, has been “provisionally” suspended for doping from the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The Athletics Integrity Unit made...

Buhari Welcomes Commonwealth Support on Security, Climate Change

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria will be glad to receive support from the Commonwealth in diverse areas of needs and challenges. The President...

Nnamdi Kanu etal: Buhari, Boris Johnson Agree to Let the Law...

President Muhammadu Buhari and Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain appraised the war against different forms of terrorism in Nigeria, and agreed that the...

How Gunmen Stole N11.6m from Finance Ministry

Nasarawa State Government has confirmed the carting away of N11.6 million by armed robbers at the State Ministry of Finance, Budget and Planning. The state...

Zulum Engages 1,000 Hunters to Protect Farmers

The Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has recruited new 1,000 hunters into the reactive force in the ongoing war against the Boko Haram. The...

Court of Appeal Sacks Senator.

The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar has declared Mr Jarigbe Agom as the duly elected Senator for Cross River North Senatorial District. A three-man...

Why we Prioritize Education in Nigeria – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that no Nigerian parent jokes with education, "as they know that if their children or wards missed the opportunity...

Olympics: Zverev Ends Djokovic’s ‘Golden Slam’ Dream

Novak Djokovic's quest for a Golden Slam ended on Friday after losing to Alexander Zverev of Germany in the tennis men's singles at the...

Basketball: D’Tigress Bow to France in Olympics

Nigeria's senior women basketball team, D'Tigress, have lost 62-87 to France in their second Group B fixture at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. D'Tigress...

Nigerians Eager for PDP’s Return to Power- Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said Nigerians are waiting anxiously for the return of the Peoples Democratic Party to power at the federal...

Troops Neutralise 42 Terrorists, Bandits, Rescue Victims-DHQ

The Defence Headquarters on Thursday said Nigerian troops have eliminated 42 terrorists and bandits, arrested 41 and rescued 93 kidnapped victims in the Northeast,...

IGP Orders Internal Review of Kyari’s Link to Hushpuppi

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered an internal review of his Intelligence Response Team, Abba Kyari, and international fraudster Ramon Abbas,...

PDP Demands Investigation into Kyari’s Link to Hushpuppi

The Peoples Democratic Party has said the link between Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Kyari, and international fraudster Abbas Ramon,...

Kano Government Denies Plan to Ban Women from Driving

Kano State Government has dismissed as false and misleading a trending report on social media platforms that it plans to ban women regardless of...

Hushpuppi: ‘Super Cop’ Abba Kyari Reacts as US Court Orders His...

A United States court has ordered the arrest of a Deputy Commissioner of Police in Nigeria, Abba Kyari, in connection with the financial fraud...

Cholera: NYSC, Environmental Agency Conduct Sanitation Across Bauchi State

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) in collaboration with Bauchi State Environmental Protection Agency (BASEPA) has embarked on environmental sanitation in all the 20...

Again, Blackout as National Grid Collapses

Nigeria’s electricity grid has again collapsed, leaving parts of the country without a power supply. Oyebode Fadipe, general manager, corporate communications at the Abuja Electricity...

Sugar Council Receives SON’s Quality Management System Certification

The National Sugar Development Council (NSDC) has formally received the Quality Management System Certification and Award from the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON). The award...

IMN Hails Court Judgment as El-Zakzaky, Wife Regain Freedom

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has described the court judgment which ordered the immediate release of its leader, Sheik Ibrahim El Zakzaky, as a...

Bandits Moving from Zamfara to Borno for Boko Haram Training

There may be no end in sight to insurgency in Nigeria yet as armed bandits are moving in droves from Zamfara State to Borno...

Bauchi Begins Census of Sex Workers

Bauchi State Government has begun the headcount of commercial sex workers in the state. Aminu Balarabe, Permanent Commissioner, Bauchi State Hisbah Command, stated this at...

Buhari Pledges to Increase Education Budget by 50 Percent

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to increase the budget for the education sector by as much as 50 percent over the next two years. In...

Buhari Congratulates Governor Akeredolu over Supreme Court Victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in felicitating with Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State over the Supreme Court...

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