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Trump To Ayatollah Khamenei’: Make Iran Great Again!

  President Donald Trump has traded insults with the supreme leader of Iran, calling for Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to “Make Iran Great Again!” after he...

Obiora’s Deputy Governor’s appointment: Commendation, laudatory remarks and cheers for Pres. Buhari

    The profile of President Muhammadu Buhari further burgeoned on Thursday, Jan. 16 with the appointment of a world-class Economist and Statistician, 43-year-old Dr Kingsley...

Kyari: Taking NNPC out of bureaucratic boondoggle to boom, zeroing out queues at filling stations

  …Buhari’s ``Next Level’’ agenda translated into reality – seamless petroleum products supply   The appointment of Malam Mele Kyari as the Group Managing Director of Nigerian...

Altar-ready FRCN journalist abducted, hacked to death in Adamawa

    A renewed wave of armed banditry and kidnappings in Adamawa, Northeastern Nigeria has claimed the life of a journalist, Mr Maxwell Nashan, who was...

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Sadio Mane helps cleaning Mosque toilet regularly – Imam

  Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has been hailed by the Imam of Al-Rahma Mosque as a very modest and humble individual.   “Sadio comes in the mosque...

10 Astonishing Facts About Dr. Kingsley Obiora, Buhari’s Pick For CBN Deputy Governor

  It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. That's not just the lyric in a holiday carol. It's actually what financial and economic experts...

Hope Uzodinma, 6th Governor of Imo, takes oath of office 

  Following the judgment of the Supreme court, Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was on Wednesday sworn in as the governor...

Here’s what Atiku said about supreme court’s nullification of PDP victory in Imo state

    The 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday said that in the fullness of time, Chief Emeka Ihedioha would...

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Business

Obiora’s Deputy Governor’s appointment: Commendation, laudatory remarks and cheers for Pres. Buhari

    The profile of President Muhammadu Buhari further burgeoned on Thursday, Jan. 16 with the appointment of a world-class Economist...

UBA Group Chairman, Elumelu, donates IT Centre to alma mater, Ambrose Alli Varsity

  Another intervention in the nation's education sector has been made by the UBA Group Chairman, Mr Tony Elumelu, with the donation of a multi-purpose...

Buhari congratulates First Bank MD Adeduntan on international award

  President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday congratulated Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, First Bank, Dr Adesola Adeduntan, on his award of Distinguished Alumnus of the Year by...

UBA appoints new CEO, Executive Director, others

  The United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), on Tuesday, appointed Oliver Alawuba as the new CEO of UBA Africa. Alawuba, who succeeds Victor Osadolor, who...

Aliko Dangote’s fortune increased by $4.3bn in 2019

  ...Worth $14.8bn, only African on top 100 world richest   African richest man Aliko Dangote has significantly moved up in the World billionaires' list as he...

UBA Recruits 4,000 New Employees, Promotes 5000; increases Salaries Up to 170%.

  United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, as part of efforts to boost up the spirits of its employees and better the performance of the...

NNPC Records ₦13.23bn Raise In Trading Surplus in October 2019

    …pipeline vandalism drops by 81 per cent In an upward swing, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has recorded a trading surplus of...

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Amotekun: We have embraced community policing -Nasarawa gov

    Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has said to tackle insecurity in the state, his administration had since introduced community...

Nationwide blackout as Nigeria’s National Grid Collapses

  The year 2020 recorded its first catastrophic National Grid collapse on Thursday, throwing the nation into darkness. The Transmission Company...

Ailing village college teacher gang-raped by horny five school girls in Ogun

…girls bolted after he became unconscious In Ogun State, an off-colour secondary school teacher, believed to be a rake, got...

Breaking: Amotekun is illegal — FG

  Six days after the inauguration of "Amotekun", Southwest regional Security outfit, the Federal Government has declared it as illegal,...
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Health

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Aisha Buhari urges women to get annual breast cancer screenings

  First Lady Aisha Buhari has advised Nigerian women to visit their primary care physician annually for breast cancer screenings.   " I call on all Nigerian...

Plastic of Paris: Hospital MD, wife face attempted murder, negligence charge

    For allegedly attempting to kill a 17-year-old boy through negligence and causing grevious hurt, a hospital director and his wife have been re-arraigned at...

Malnutrition: How RUTF saved 3-year-old Modu from the brink of death

By Ajuma Edwina Ameh 3-year-old Adamu Modu (not real name), was left in the care of his grandfather, Modu Baba, an octogenarian from Dikwa Local...
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Sports

Sadio Mane helps cleaning Mosque toilet regularly – Imam

  Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has been hailed by the Imam of Al-Rahma Mosque as a very modest and humble individual.   “Sadio comes in the mosque...

Liverpool star Sadio Mane named 2019 African Footballer of the Year

  Senegalese international, Sadio Mane, is the CAF African Player of the Year 2019. He won the award beating Liverpool’s teammate, Mohammed Salah and Manchester City’s...

Chelsea paid over £90m to sacked coaches in a decade

  Details of Chelsea’s 2018-19 accounts have revealed billionaire Russian owner Roman Abramovich pumped £247million (US$325 million) into the club for the period – but...

Liverpool draw Atletico Madrid in Champions League last 16

  Liverpool face a mouthwatering tie against Atletico Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League.   The draw in Nyon has handed Jurgen Klopp a...

What Anthony Joshua said after defeating Andy Ruiz

  “This ranks second. The first would be my fight against Wladimir Klitschko – it means so much to me and I learned so much...

Jose Mourinho appointed Tottenham head coach

  Jose Mourinho has been appointed as the new Tottenham head coach until the end of the 2023 season.   The former Manchester United and Chelsea boss...

World News

Pakistan court annuls ex-president Musharraf’s death sentence

The Lahore High Court (LHC) has annulled the death sentence handed to former president Pervez Musharraf, ruling that the special court which found him guilty of high treason was unconstitutional. Gen Pervez Musharraf was last month handed the unprecedented sentence...

Iran says it ‘unintentionally’ shot down Ukrainian plane

  Iran announced Saturday that its military “unintentionally” shot down the Ukrainian jetliner that crashed earlier this week, killing all 176 aboard, after the government...

Plane Shot Down in Iran by Surface-to-Air Missile, Canadian Prime Minister Says

  Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he’s received evidence from intelligence sources suggesting the plane that crashed in Iran on Wednesday, killing at least...

U.S House of Representatives will vote to limit Trump’s war powers on Iran, Nancy Pelosi says

U.S House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House of Representatives will vote this week on legislation to limit  President Trump's Military actions on Iran in...

Israeli cities can be revenge targets – Iran official

  A former leader of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has said that Israeli cities of Tel Aviv and Haifa can be targeted to avenge a general...

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Entertainment

COZA: From Tiwa Savage to Davido, Celebrities Deny Endorsing Promotional Video

    The Trio of Tiwa Savage, Davido and Wizz Kid has warned the COZA Church to retract a promotional video gone viral where the celebrities...

Nigerians react to video that reveal the depths of Buhari and Osinbajo’s bromance

https://youtu.be/FXaJJU4FyYI   To many Nigerians, the political pairing of President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice Prof Yemi Osinbajo seemed like love at first sight. In a scene...

Frequent sex frees women, girls from depression, says woman Psychiatrist 

Maintaining a good sex life will avert psychiatric disorders and emotional imbalance, says a Nigerian psychiatric, Dr Maymunah Kadiri. She said women who enjoy active...

GCR Affirms Transcorp Hotels Plc’s Rating Of A-(NG); Outlook Stable

Transcorp Hotels Plc, the hospitality subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp) and owner of the iconic Transcorp Hilton Abuja and Transcorp Hotels...

Omeofa Oghene: Danfo Drivers’ Mad Melon is dead

One of the ‘Danfo Driver’ duo, Omeofa Oghene  known as Mad Melon is dead. The singer died last night in an Ajegunle, Lagos,  hospital after...

I have the worst feet in the world, reveals Mike Tyson

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson has revealed the strange reason why he feels he could never have made the switch to the...
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News From MDAs

Agba tasks States on planning, applauds ERGP for guaranteeing economic growth

  Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba has urged State Governments to place more emphasis on planning rather than...

Pres. Buhari upbraids Minister, reverses sack, suspension of two MDs in 48 hours

  All within 48 hours, President Muhammadu Buhari has overruled the executive orders given by the newly appointed Minister of Power, Alhaji Sale Mamman, suspending and...

Ahead of Yuletide and New Year FG flags off free train ride on Lagos-Ibadan

  In keeping with its promise, the Federal Government has announced free train ride for commuters on the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line. Transportation Minister Rotimi Chibuike...

Investigation

Ticket hoarding, racketeering, inflation, over crowded train…the hassles of Rigasa train station

It was a Sunday morning, and I needed to catch-up with the 10 a.m train from Kaduna to Abuja. I left for the Rigasa...

Maryam Uwais changed her mind about resignation, persuaded to stay in SIP

  The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Social Investment Programmes (SIP) Maryam Uwais may have changed her mind about resigning in wake of the...

How Senator Omo-Agege bungled Saraki’s removal as Senate President

…The Ibori connection It was a game of high wired intrigues, maneuvering, political cobwebs and pursuit of personal interest as well as trying to level...
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Columnist

Budgeting, national planning and the road least traveled

By Sufuyan Ojeifo Anyone who sets out on a journey must endeavor to get a faint idea of the trajectory to the destination from his...

Peter Drucker And The Things That Changed By Reuben Abati 

My favorite passage from the many essays by the 20th Century management theorist, prophet of customer-centricism, and dialectician, Peter F. Drucker, on the subject...

Remembering Adebowale Adefuye (1947 -2015) By Reuben Abati 

On August 27, 2015, that is four years ago, Nigeria lost Professor Adebowale Adefuye, one of our most dedicated public servants, a fiercely patriotic,...

P&ID vs. Nigeria: A Review by Reuben Abati 

The report that a commercial court in the UK has ruled that Nigeria must pay a UK firm, Process and Industrial Development Limited (P...

Crime

Driver disappears with boss’ SUV after dropping him at hospital 

  For allegedly bolting with his employer’s  Toyota Highlander worth N2.6 million, 39-year-old driver, Suleiman Tony, has been caught and brought to justice in Lagos. He is...

Housewife settles old scores throwing her rival with strapped baby headlong into death-well

    An overwhelming festering grudge has pushed a jealous housewife to the fatal decision of throwing her rival in the house and her baby into...

Money rituals:I was hired to slaughter LASU student for just N210, 000, says devilish“pastor’’

A self-styled village pastor at Ikoyi-Ile, Osun State, 42-year-old Segun Philips, has owned up to collecting just N210,000 to kill a final year student...

Breaking: Alledged extortion: Shehu Sani arrested by EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Sen. Shehu Sani over alleged extortion of $20,000 from the owner of ASD Motors. Shehu Sani...

Articles & Opinion

Paper Presentation: DEVELOPMENT OF SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE FOR RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

By Prince Clem Ikanade Agba   I am pleased to be here with you as a Guest of Honour at this National Conference. I have been intimated to the goal of this conference, which...

Buhari is ignoring Nigerian judges, we must not let him get away with it

By Kolawole Olaniyan   President Muhammadu Buhari’s government record on the rule of law is chilling. Since assuming power on May 29, 2015, Mr Buhari has...

YEMI ADEBOWALE: WHY NOT LEAVE BICHI AND DSS ALONE

Since the Omoyele Sowore Saga, I have read several commentaries and recently, attacks on the DSS. A more recent one was that of Yemi...

Abia: Ikpeazu Retools Govt Machinery

Simon Nwachukwu   Undoubtedly, the task of governance in a state as Abia is a daunting challenge. Residents of a state like Abia which literally cries...