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2023 elections: INEC approves only 18 political parties, de-registers 74

  Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has approved only 18 political parties from the 92 parties that were in existence during the 2019 elections. This is as the commission de-registered 74 political parties for...

FG set to repatriate Abacha, Dieziani, Ibori, Aluko loot

Funds to be channeled towards roads, 2nd Niger bridge    The Federal Executive Council (FEC), has approved the commencement of the repatriation of stolen assets from the United States, which will be signed next week. The looted assets to be repatriated...

Coronavirus: All travel plans to China should be stopped – FG

  In the raging case of the Coronavirus outbreak in China, the federal government has issued travel advisory to Nigerians to suspend any plans to visit China in the meantime. The advisory also directed all returnees to Nigeria from China, be...

Just in: Maryam Sanda to die for killing hubby, Bello, ex-National PDP chair’s nephew -Court

  Maryam Sanda, the woman who killed her husband, Bilyamin Mohammed Bello, nephew of Dr Haliru Mohammed Bello, ex-national Chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), is to die by hanging. A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court handed down the verdict...

Rerun election: Victory party gone bad as Imo senatorial candidate mistakenly shot dead by aide

  The senatorial candidate of the Action Alliance (AA), for Imo North Senatorial District in the 2019 general election, Chief Ndubuisi Emenike, was mistakenly shot dead on Sunday evening by his personal security aide, an operative of Nigeria Security and...

Buhari’s administration making positive change in Niger Delta- Presidency

Says progress in 21 Ogoni Clean-up sites, drawing international commendation   The Presidency on Sunday stated that the federal government’s new vision for the Niger Delta is making positive progress. The presidency further stated that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration...

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 Los Angeles Lakers basketball star, was traveling with four other people in his private helicopter...

Invest more in issues relating to malnutrition, NEC urges state, local governments

  The National Economic Council (NEC), has appealed to States and Local Governments to invest more in issues relating to malnutrition, adding that they should key into the World Bank sponsored programme on nutrition. The Council further welcomed an urgent call...

Man, 37, faces trial in court for noise-making at police station

A 37-year-old businessman, Lawrence Atikekeresola, got more than what he bargained for allegedly making a noise at a police station in Lagos. He is facing a three-count charge bordering on breach of peace and misdemeanor at an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’...

Corruption: Transparency International ranks Nigeria 146 out of 180

No Evidence to Back up claim, FG Reacts   Nigeria has been ranked the 146th most corrupt country out of 180 countries on the 2019 corruption perception index, published by transparency international. According to the report released on Thursday, Nigeria dropped two...

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