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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 a teacher and taught in several Government Schools in the Rural Area in the Old...

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 trial rescheduled again, now in March.   The defendants were rearraigned on Thursday but could not proceed to trial as scheduled on...

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 loss. He said the highlife icon's music signposted a great epoch in the history of Nigeria. In...

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 to test for the presence of Covid-19 (corona virus) in suspected patients. The three designated laboratories are in Lagos, Abuja and...

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 twins Nicholas and Lucy and in January pictures emerged of 38-year-old Kournikova with a baby...

” An African Patriot Who Pioneered Regional Cooperation” :Read VP Osinbajo’s eulogy for Daniel Arap Moi

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo delivered a stirring eulogy at the funeral for Daniel Arap Moi on Tuesday, remembering the former Kenyan president as a patriot who pioneered regional cooperation. " I bring most respectful condolence on behalf of President Muhammadu...

The Corona Virus Challenge, Nigeria and Other Responses by Reuben Abati 

  The biggest threat to our collective humanity today is not the suspected threat of a Third World War, but a corrosive, debilitating, murderous pathogen known as new Corona Virus. The fear of a World War III was fuelled by...

87% of Nigeria’s poor people are in the North, says World Bank

    ....Pres. Buhari's North-West records  half of the figure A huge 87 per cent of the poor and wretched in Nigeria are in the Northern zone, according to a World Bank report.  The World Bank notes that although Nigeria is richly endowed, it has...

NNPC Records 16 Per Cent Increase in Gas Supply to Power in November

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that the daily average natural gas supply to gas-powered plants in November last year increased by 16.53 per cent to 645mmscfd, equivalent to power generation of 2,178MW. Comparatively, the October 2019 gas...

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 Economic Research (NISER) that the Fedearl Government would need their expertise in the preparation of...
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NNPC gets thumbs-up for ‘Operation White’

  The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Kano State chapter, has praised the NNPC for ensuring the success...
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What You Need to Know About Robert O’Brien New U.S National Security Adviser

    President Donald Trump recently appointed Robert C. O'Brien as the new U.S National Security Adviser, NSA.   Trump  revealed last week that he asked former NSA...

” The king has returned to the top, says Fury after defeating Wilder

  The 31-year-old Briton twice knocked down reigning champion Wilder before finally claiming victory in the seventh round when the American's corner threw in the...

SERAP, others sue Gbajabiamila, Reps over ‘plan to spend N5.04bn on 400 exotic cars’  

  The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and 192 concerned Nigerians have filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court in Abuja to “restrain...

Saving Lives : NNPC Donates Tissue Transplant Medical Equipment Worth Over N200M to Kano Teaching Hospital

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) donated tissue typing and cross match laboratory equipment worth over N200 million to the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH)...