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Profit Grows at Transcorp Hotel as Demand Thrives in 2018

Transcorp Hotel shareholders get 15k dividend, as company grows profit by 38% Details Later

FG shuts land borders for elections

The Federal government has directed that all Nigerian land borders should be closed from Friday, Febuary 15 to Sunday February 17, for the Saturday Presidential and National Assembly elections. The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd), disclosed this...

Elections: Buhari to address Nigerians in special nationwide broadcast

In preparation for the general elections scheduled for February 16 and March 2, 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari will be addressing the nation at 7pm with a repeat at 9pm today. This was disclosed in a statement issued on Thursday by...

CCT orders police to arrest CJN Onnoghen

The Code of Conduct Tribunal has ordered the Inspector-General of Police and the Director-General of Police to arrest of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. The Chairman of the CCT, Danladi Umar, ordered the security agencies to...

Is Being Nigerian a Misfortune?

By By Omoshola Deji Nigerian is reminiscent of someone destined to be king, but becomes a slave in the king’s palace. The nation’s situation chronicles the life of Wazobia: a boy destined to be a lawyer, but grows up to become...

Buhari set to visit troops fighting Boko Haram in Borno front line

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to visit troops on the frontlines of the Boko Haram war on Wednesday in a visit many in Nigeria believe will boost morale of the Soldiers. The presidential visit comes after months of deadly raids...

Buhari endorses N30,000 minimum wage 

President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed N30,000 minimum wage recommendation by Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage. Buhari while responding said he was committed to having a new national minimum wage within the shortest time. He said the necessary machinery will put...

Civil War Looms in APC, As Primaries Divides Party in At Least A Dozen States

As the All Progressives Congress party struggles to find its identity this primary season, it’s clear that the contests in most states continue to show the internal struggle for the party’s future direction. The results speak volumes: parallel primaries in...

APC postpones contentious Lagos, Imo governorship primaries

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced that the governorship primaries for Lagos and Imo States have been shifted to Monday October 1, 2018. The APC chairman cited logistic reasons behind the shift in date.  

Only Our Friends Will Get Our Dollars – Trump At The UN, Says ‘America First’

President Trump defended his "America First" agenda in a speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, saying only genuine friends of America will get aids from the United States henceforth. "The United States is a stronger, safer, and...
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Immunity: Reps waging war on Nigeria’s constitution – SERAP

  The House of Representatives are obsessed with the pursuit of power by seeking to pass a bill that gives...
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Farmers/herders conflicts: Adamawa, Plateau, Nasarawa listed as pilot states for NLTP takeoff- Umahi

  Adamawa, Plateau, Nasarawa have been listed as pilot states for National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) takeoff. The Chairman of the Sub-Committee and governor of Ebonyi...

Businessman, others escape death as traffic robbers return to Lagos Mile 2 blackspot  

    The security situation in Lagos State is taking a turn for the worse as armed bandits are now prowling the roads attacking hapless and...

Ogun footballer’s death: I-G disbands zonal SARS offices in Ogun

  The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Muhammed Adamu, has announced the immediate disbandment of the Zonal Intervention Squad of Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad (FSARS), Obada-Oko,...

Money laundering: PDP’s Olisa Metuh bags 39 years after 4-year-long trial 

  For laundering N400 million, Olisa Metuh, a former spokesman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), has been sentenced to 39 years behind bars. Justice Okon...