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American-Nigerian teenage girl’s mite excites needy, visually-impaired school children in Lagos

  … Pacelli School for the Blind: May God bless and reward you abundantly for your support   Giving to humanity by well-meaning people, philanthropists and corporate organizations is the norm, a kind of customary situation particularly in this part of the...

VP Osinbajo pledges more infrastructure, investment in Buhari’s second term

  The vice president Prof Yemi Osinbajo has revealed the Federal Government will continue to implement game-changing infrastructure projects around the country to connect the nation’s economic zones and drive economic development. “We expect that the infrastructure projects of the Federal...

Southwest’s “Amotekun’’: Buhari’s ally, Sagay says it’s legal

    …``I'm positively disposed to it’’   Amid controversy trailing the inauguration of ``Operation Amotekun’’  by Southwest governors, an ally of President Muhammadu Buhari and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, says the outfit is legal and...

Oil Upstream, power, gas development: Russia to partner NNPC — Ambassador 

    As part of initiatives to develop Nigeria’s upstream, gas and power sectors, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the Russian government has agreed to partner with it.   Already, the Russian Federation has expressed its readiness to participate in the multi-sectoral projects.   The Russian Federation Ambassador...

“Amotekun”: Gov. Lalong backs Southwest, says North ready for similar outfit

  Barely 24 hours after "Amotekun" was launched in Southwest, Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong, has thrown his weight behind it, saying it is nothing to worry about. He said a similar security outfit for the North was in the offing. According...

NUC removes Mass Communications degrees from Nigerian universities

Unbundles it into seven separate degree programmes   There will be no more Mass Communications as a degree programme in universities in Nigeria, the National Universities Commission (NUC) has disclosed. The NUC says it has unbundled Mass Communication into seven...

Hours after Iran’s retaliatory strikes, Ukrainian airline crashes near Tehran airport, killing 176 on board

  Hours after Iran fired some missiles at U.S. embassy in Iraq, a Ukrainian airliner with 176 passengers and crew onboard has crashed near Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport early on Wednesday. Iran’s state television said all those on board, majority...

Barrack rage: Boko Haram-returnee soldier fatally stabs fellow soldier, vegetable seller

  … Wife, son survive dagger attack   A disastrous event has occurred in Ede in Southwest Osun State as a soldier, who allegedly suffers psychiatric order, wasted the lives of a colleague and a woman, who sells vegetables. The blood-thirsty soldier of...

Buhari won’t handover to looters – Presidency

  ....Buhari will not hand pick successor   The Presidency has said President Muhammadu Buhari will not handpick his successor neither will he handover to those who will take the country back and erase the successes of his administration on the fight...

FOI Act: NHIS courts trouble as Media Rights Agenda threatens legal action

      …activities shrouded in secrecy, violates FOI with impunity   Amid violation of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, the Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has threatened the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) with legal action.   MRA also said for its impunity and dismal...
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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...