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Army Corporal ln Trouble For Brutalizing Abuja Disco Female Staff Over Disconnection 

   ....unions threaten service withdrawal over assault, others An Army Corporal, Ibrahim Auta NA07NA2672 of the 266, Light Battalion, Abuja has reportedly pounced on a female...

Egypt records Africa’s first case of coronavirus

  Egypt has recorded Africa’s first first case of coronavirus (COVID-19), Reuters news agency has reported quoting state television. The health ministry said the person affected...

Senator Diri Douye: The Teacher Becomes Bayelsa Governor

  Douye Diri a  former public school teacher who dreamed of becoming a principal before becomes the executive governor of Bayelsa state. Douye started his career as...

Tony Elumelu: Catapulting women to fame, in career trajectories

  …a peerless example in women empowerment A sweeping women empowerment fillip and sweepstake in employment and promotions at executive management and directorship levels has been...

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Africa has world’s highest burden of diseases, say experts

    …foreign drugs may not work for Africans   …clinical trials needed to develop current and future innovative inventions for prevention and...
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SERAP gives FG 7 days to disclose spending of recovered Abacha loot since 1999

    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal Government to “disclose within 7 days of the receipt and/or publication of our...

Oluwo of Iwo allegedly punched another monarch during peace meeting

  Controversial Osun state monarch the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, allegedly punched Oba Dhirulahi Akinropo, Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa town during a peace meeting...

In Indonesia, authorities clamp down on Valentine’s Day celebrators

    ...Lovers caught in hotel having fun Authorities in Indonesia, a Muslim state, have arrested two lovers in a clamp down on hotels for their amorous...

Ahead of inauguration on Friday, Supreme Court sacks Bayelsa Governor-elect

  ...declares PDP winner Like a thunderbolt, the Supreme Court on has nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma...

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Business

Abuja Disco invests N1.04bn on power evacuation projects in Nasarawa

  In a bid to improve electricity supply in Nasarawa State and its environs, the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC)...

Tony Elumelu: Catapulting women to fame, in career trajectories

  …a peerless example in women empowerment A sweeping women empowerment fillip and sweepstake in employment and promotions at executive management and directorship levels has been...

Qatar Airways purchase 49% stake in RwandAir

  Qatar airways announced a 49% stake in RwandAir after taking a 60% stake in Kigali’s new airport in December. The partnership will give RwandAir, which has...

Nigeria Ports Authority: From a failed government agency to a bastion

  Swinging from failure file to an emerging better run, biggest and efficient regional ports in Sub-saharan Africa, the story of a hitherto ailing and...

Dangote Farms commissions tomatoes nursery to provide seedlings for farmers

    In a bid to make Nigeria self-sufficient in tomato production, Dangote Tomatoes Processing Limited, owned by the younger brother of Africa’s richest man, Sani...

FG making tremendous progress on economy – Minister

    The Minister of State, Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba said the Federal Government had made tremendous progress in her effort to...

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...

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INEC declares PDP’s Diri Douye winner of Bayelsa governorship election

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Douye Diri winner of Bayelsa...

New trial date set for Sowore, Bakare

  Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare,  charged with treasonable felony and conspiracy, has had their...

Minister mourns death of music icon Victor Olaiya

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has acknowledged the death of  music legend Sir Victor Olaiya on...

FG rush to reinforce defences against coronavirus – sets up 3 centers to test for deadly virus

The federal government is rushing to reinforce defences against the rapidly spreading coronavirus, as it recently acquired the necessary reagents...

Tennis star Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias have welcomed another child

  Tennis super star Anna Kournikova and multi talented singer Enrique Iglesias have secretly welcomed their third child, according to...
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Health

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Africa has world’s highest burden of diseases, say experts

    …foreign drugs may not work for Africans   …clinical trials needed to develop current and future innovative inventions for prevention and curative   Africa’s public health challenges described...

Clinical research in Nigeria: Experts decry dearth of infrastructure, data, funding

  The Director, Project Management and Business Development (Africa), Clinique Research Development Ltd, Ms Mutiah Ipaye-Macaulay, says Nigeria still lag behind in clinical research globally...

Egypt records Africa’s first case of coronavirus

  Egypt has recorded Africa’s first first case of coronavirus (COVID-19), Reuters news agency has reported quoting state television. The health ministry said the person affected...
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Sports

Manchester City banned from UEFA Champions League for two years

  Premier League giants Manchester City have been banned from the UEFA Champions League for two years after being adjudged to having committed “serious breaches”...

Coronavirus : ‘We don’t want to take that risk’: Red Devils keep Odion Ighalo away from club training ground

  New Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo is training away from the club due to the coronavirus epidemic and has not joined the squad’s training...

Tennis star Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias have welcomed another child

  Tennis super star Anna Kournikova and multi talented singer Enrique Iglesias have secretly welcomed their third child, according to reports. The couple already have two-year-old...

Liverpool chief executive says no plans to sign Philippe Coutinho

  Liverpool chief executive Peter Moore has appeared to distance the club from a reunion with Philippe Coutinho by suggesting that the midfielder would no...

Lagos 2020 marathon: Husband, wife emerge first Nigerians to complete race

     A Couple -- Emmanuel Gyang and his wife, Deborah Pam -- on Saturday emerged the first Nigerians to finish the 42km 2020 Lagos City...

Popular NBA star Bryant dies in helicopter crash

Popular NBA star, Kobe Bryant, has been killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday morning. According to TMZ report, the 41-year-old former...

World News

In Indonesia, authorities clamp down on Valentine’s Day celebrators

    ...Lovers caught in hotel having fun Authorities in Indonesia, a Muslim state, have arrested two lovers in a clamp down on hotels for their amorous activities on Valentine’s Day on Friday. Stores were reprimanded over condom displays while students were also...

Italy Opposition Leader Salvini Set to Face Trial

  Leader of Italy’s most popular political party, Sen. Matteo Salvini, has been stripped of legal immunity and faces criminal trial for allegedly kidnapping migrants,...

Americans killed in Afghan military mission

    American and Afghan military personnel were fired on while conducting an operation in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province, the U.S. military said Saturday, and one...

Japanese Passports Ranked World’s Most Powerful, Nigeria 95th

  A British consulting company Henley & Partners has placed the Japanese passport at the top of its Passport Index Global Ranking. The index ranks passports...

U.S. Senate acquits President Trump on impeachment charges

  The U.S. Senate on Wednesday acquitted President Donald Trump on two articles of impeachment, rejecting the House’s charges that he should be removed from...

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Entertainment

Minister mourns death of music icon Victor Olaiya

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has acknowledged the death of  music legend Sir Victor Olaiya on Thursday, calling it a great...

Victor Olaiya, highlife music legend dead at 90

Victor Olaiya, highlife music star, legendary singer and multi-instrumentalist with an ear-to-ear smile who headlined the radio and TV shows for nearly a quarter...

Bimbo Akinsanya: Nollywood Actress speaks out on why she fled her marriage

    Yoruba actress, Abimbola Akinsanya, has made a comprehensive statement in order to put the record straight following various false reports about her marriage.   “I left...

VIDEO: Maryam Sanda sentenced to death for killing husband

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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...
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Minister mourns death of music icon Victor Olaiya

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has acknowledged the death of  music legend Sir Victor Olaiya on Thursday, calling it a great...

FG to involve NISER researchers in national development plan

  Minister of State for Budget and National Planning,  Prince Clem Ikanade Agba,  has assured researchers and eggheads at the Nigerian Institute of Social and...

After several months, Buhari, his former boss, Obasanjo meet at ongoing AU Summit

    The ongoing 33rd African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian capital, provided an inescapable opportunity for President Muhammadu Buhari and his erstwhile boss in...

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

Gowon at 85 and Fani-Kayode by Reuben Abati

  General Yakubu Gowon, Nigeria's military Head of State from 1966 -1975, turned 85 on Saturday, October 19, 2019. In a congratulatory message, President Muhammadu...

The Spiritual Solution To Boko Haram  By Reuben Abati  

    No one is in any doubt that terrorism poses one of the gravest threats to humanity in today's world. Here in Nigeria, within a...

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...

Crime

Malabu Oil : Adoke faces fresh 7-count Charge 

    A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Mohammed Adoke, was on Monday arraigned on fresh seven-count charge bordering on money...

Articulated vehicle driver breaks into VP Osinbajo’s motorcade, faces trial 

  For breaking into Vice-PresIdent Yemi Osinbajo's motorcade, a 43-year-old truck driver, Abubakar Musa, has been arraigned at a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ikeja, Lagos. Despite warnings...

Shock, disbelief as bloodthirsty 23-year-old man knifes parents to death

  Residents of No. 6, Akeem Gbadamosi Street in Ejigbo area of Lagos, woke up to grieve over the coldblooded murder of a father and mother...

How BVN exposes Petroleum Equalisation Fund GM’s multi-billion naira graft

  ...arrested by ICPC Mr Goddy Nnadi, the General Manager (Corporate Services), Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF) has been nabbed by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other...

Articles & Opinion

Alleged NCAC financial infractions: Who is lying?

    By TOMO  AKOSA     Since its creation in 1975, the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) – Nigeria’s foremost public agency charged primarily with the...

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...