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Stella Igwe-Adesoga

Mary Beth Leonard: Quintessential U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria and Daughter of a Proficient Maths Teacher

  U.S. Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Nigeria Mary Beth Leonard presented her credentials to His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari at a ceremony at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on December 24, 2019. She was appointed by President Trump on...

Nearly 2 million people unite to condemn Netflix comedy which depicts Jesus as gay

    Brazil - based comedy troupe Porta dos Fundos movie depicting Jesus Christ as gay sparked controversy among the Christian community across the globe. The film "The First Temptation of Christ" was released  early December depicts Jesus paying a visit -...

Japanese firms are still hesitant about Africa, as Abe pledges to push limitless support for investment and entrepreneurship

The three-day Tokyo International Conference on African Development, TICAD, kicked off Wednesday in Yokohama, as Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to aggressively promote private-sector investment in Africa in his opening speech but failed to set a new numerical...

Trump names woman as head of US Air Force

President Trump on Tuesday announced that he plans to nominate Barbara Barrett, a former chairwoman of the nonprofit Aerospace Corporation, to be the next secretary of the U.S Air Force. Trump revealed that he has settled on Barrett as the...

Nigeria, African countries lags behind in world’s healthiest countries ranking

Whether it’s an unhealthy food diet, poor housekeeping, worsening environmental factors, limited access to health services, or a combination of all that and more, African countries fare among the unhealthiest countries in the world, according to a new ranking. The...

Totalitarian Tyrant or Trusted Leader? Nigerians split on social media over CJNs suspension

Sentiment divided as Nigerians discuss the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen Some Nigerians said the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend Walter Onnoghen, as the Chief Justice of Nigeria is illegitimate and vow to vote for the opposition PDP in next...

New U.S Fear Over 2019 Elections in Nigeria

The U.S International Republican Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) has urged INEC, security forces and politicians to ensure the forthcoming elections is free, fair and credible. In a statement after conducting...

Amnesty International has deviated from core values, says Nigerian Army as group blames FG for 3,000 deaths.

The Nigerian Army has denied accusations of Amnesty International that it was, together with the Federal Government, an accomplice in the death of close to 4,000 people in the farmer/herdsmen crisis. " The Nigerian...

U.S, International Community Not Paying Enough Attention to Nigeria’s 2019 Elections – CIA Chief

Nigeria is the largest economy in Africa, attracting interest from foreign investors and fund managers across the globe and the international community is not paying enough attention to the 2019 presidential race, said Mr. Judd Devermont, a former Central Intelligence...

COP24: Poland Issues Terrorism Alert for Katowice Ahead of Buhari, other leaders arrival

The Polish government has implemented a terrorism alert in Katowice the province where the annual UN climate talks are about to start. Climate campaigners are warning of a tense atmosphere in and around the city of Katowice in southern Poland,...

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Ex-Kogi Commissioner bags 19 years in jail for N20m fraud

   For stealing about N20 million naira while in office, a former Kogi State Commissioner for Agriculture, Zachaeus Atte, has...
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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...

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...

Lagos boy plunges into death-well to retrieve phone

    Love of prized possession more than one's life consumed a 26-year-old Lagos boy, who took a dive into a "death-well" to retrieve his phone. The...

Faulty Power Lines: TCN to Acquire Helicopters 

  For fault detection on its transmission line network across the country,  the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it plans to acquire a fleet...