Abuja VON Garden City Subscriber Mobilizes Soldiers To Intimate Security Operatives, Others

.....AEDC Swoops On Subscriber, Dismantles, Confiscates Armored Cable Connected Illegal A Subscriber of VON Garden City Estate located along the Abuja International Airport Road has bitten more than he can chew as he was said to have mobilized…

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Breaking: Obama recommends Achebe, Chimamanda books for summer reading

Former  President of the United State (U.S.), Barack Obama, has recommended Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” and Chimamanda Adichie’s “Americanah”…

CBN woos Nigerians to use Chinese yuan for imports

The Central Bank of Nigeria is wooing local businesses importing goods from China to use the yuan instead of the…

Politics

PDP Appeals To EFCC To Charge Fayose To Court, As former Governor Blasts Fayemi

The South-West Zone of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) warned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), not to detain Fayose for more than 48…

Police Arrest 21 Suspected Political Thugs, As 2 Die In Lagos

Lagos State Police Command said it  arrested 21 suspected political thugs following the death of two suspected cultists at a political rally in…

2019: Yoruba Council Of Youths Set Agenda For Atiku

The Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide has called on Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to prioritise economy,…

Health

Hand Washing Day: NGO offers free medical care to 500 destitutes

An organisation, Women 4 Woman, on Monday offered free medical services to 500 destitutes in Kaduna to mark the World Hand Washing Day.…

Pharmetro Takes Medical Outreach To SDP Secretariat

A popular pharmacy, Pharmetro, located at Yesseram Street, Maitama, Abuja is organizing a medical outreach for members of the Social Democratic Party (SDP)…

Business

ICPC grills MD, Aso Savings over N9.8bn unremitted FG fund discovered in bank

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has invited the Managing Director of the Aso Savings And Loan PLC, Mr Kunle Adedigba for questioning, over N9.8bn belonging to the Federal…

Minimum wage: Striking workers paralyse activities at federal secretariat

The seven-day warning strike ordered by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has paralysed activities at federal secretariat, Abuja, on Thursday, being the first day. Public and civil servants in the Federal Capital…

New minimum wage: Kaduna workers shun nationwide strike

Government offices have remained open in Kaduna in spite of the nationwide strike began by the Organised Labour over new national minimum wage, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports. A correspondent…

Science & Tech

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg loses $17.6bn, plunges to world’s sixth-richest

As Facebook stock plunged over 20 per cent in after-hours trading on Wednesday following a disappointing earnings report, CEO Mark Zuckerberg lost $17.6bn in net worth. The 34-year-old Facebook billionaire, who had…

South Africa unveils telescope to uncover Galaxy’s secrets

South Africa on Friday unveiled a 'MeerKAT,'  the most powerful Radio telescope of its kind, with scientists saying it could uncover new secrets of the Galaxy. The 64-dish MeerKAT telescope in the…

Aussie scientists identify gene that “could help treat cancer”

The Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has identified a new gene that plays a critical role in regulating the body’s immune response to infection and “cancer”. The gene has existed for 500 million…

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Nigeria killings echo abroad: Herdsmen, Boko Haram threaten Nigeria’s future — UK parliamentarians

•We have a moral duty to help’  Killings, suspected to have been carried out in some parts of Nigeria by herdsmen alleged to…

How corrupt local officials kill decent education in Africa

There’s no disputing that many African countries’ education systems are in trouble. Despite significant investment and some improvementslinked to the push to achieve the…

Opinion

The recurring struggle against female circumcision in Nigeria 

By Osaro Itua The story of one Mrs. Gbe (not complete name) who has a hard time preventing her 11yr…

Mass Killings, Political Calculations and the Dearth of Morality in Nigeria

By Josephine Collins There is a joke trending in the wake of the defections of lawmakers elected on the platform…

Eunice Ortom: A Standard-bearer for Devotion and Support

By Solomon Semaka The perception of the average Nigerian that most of the political class has the love for their…

Education

Three Nigerian universities ranked among World’s best

Three universities in Nigeria – Covenant University, University of Ibadan, and the University of Nigeria,…

Oyedepo declares Covenant University Registrar office vacant over romance scandal

Uncertainty surrounds the declaration of the Chancellor of Covenant University, David Oyedepo, after he pronounced…

Corps members in Kogi to get N5,000 extra monthly allowance

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello  has  promised  to pay Youth Corps members posted to the…

Sport

Nigeria now 48 in FIFA World Ranking , 4th in Africa

Nigeria moved one place from 49th position to 48th in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking as…

Breaking: Amaju Pinnick re-elected NFF president

Amaju Pinnick was on Thursday afternoon, reelected the president of Nigeria Football Federation. Pinnick polled…

Zidane ready to replace Mourinho as Man Utd manager

After failing to acquire any of their targeted defenders during the pre-season Premier League transfer…

Energy

9 ships arrive Lagos ports with petrol, other products

A total of nine ships carrying various products are at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports waiting to berth, the Nigerian…

Trump blasts NATO allies, calls Germany ‘a captive of Russia’

The president said it's not fair to American taxpayers that Germany buys energy from Russia while enjoying the umbrella of…

Niger depot fire: NNPC allay fears over fuel scarcity

The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has allayed fears that the fire incident which occurred at one of  its depot…

Nigeria

PDP Appeals To EFCC To Charge Fayose To Court, As former Governor Blasts Fayemi

The South-West Zone of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) warned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC),…

Police Arrest 21 Suspected Political Thugs, As 2 Die In Lagos

Lagos State Police Command said it  arrested 21 suspected political thugs following the death of…

2019: Yoruba Council Of Youths Set Agenda For Atiku

The Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide has called on Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Presidential Candidate of…

West Africa

7 out of 12 Nigerian students detained in Benin Republic released

Seven out of the 12 Nigerian students detained on allegations of cybercrime have been released in Benin Republic, according to a statement…

Osinbajo attends inauguration of Sierra Leone’s new President

ABUJA - Vice President Yemi Osinbajo left Abuja on Saturday to attend the inauguration of President Julius Maada Bio in…

Southern Africa

Two women who burnt school girl alive sentenced

Two women, Cynthia Mosupi, and Sharon Gugu Thwala, who murdered schoolgirl Boitumelo Dlamini by dousing her with petrol and setting…

South Africa shelves nuclear power expansion plans until 2030

South Africa’s government has halted its nuclear power expansion plans until 2030, the energy minister said on Monday. Jeff Radebe…

North Africa

Egypt’s inflation hits 14.4 percent in June

Egypt’s annual urban consumer inflation surged to 14.4 per cent in June from 11.4 per cent in May, the official…

More than 1,000 migrants drowned in Mediterranean in 6 months – IOM

More than 200 migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean from January to June, bringing the overall death toll so far this…

East & Central Africa

Uganda sends samples to U.S. as strange disease leaves 8 dead

Uganda has sent samples to the United States for further laboratory tests after a strange disease in the central region…

Ugandan police bars planned protest against social media tax

The Ugandan police on Monday said it will not allow a planned demonstration against a recently imposed government tax on…

World

Boko Haram insurgents kill seven, burn three villages in Borno

Boko Haram insurgents on Wednesday night burnt down three villages in Konduga Local Government Area…

North Korea still poses dire security threat -Japan

Japan said on Tuesday North Korea still posed a dire threat to its security despite…

10 questions British PM, Theresa May should ask Buhari – Frank

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has…

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