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Alleged NCAC financial infractions: Who is lying?

    By TOMO  AKOSA     Since its creation in 1975, the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) – Nigeria’s foremost public agency charged primarily with the regulation of the different ramifications of arts and cultural development, has never been under the...

$82,570 internet fraud: Mother, son jailed 3 years each

      Trapped in the quicksand of internet fraud, a mother and son are to spend 12 years in jail each for duping an American of $82,570. The partners in crime -- Mrs Damilola Ahmed Adeyeri and her son, Alaba Kareem Adeyeri...

Nigeria’s central security system, a colossal failure, says Senate President

  …we cannot play politics with security issues ...Community policing an option -- SGF Mustapha Taking a holistic view of the current centralised security architecture in Nigeria, the Senate President, Dr Ahmed Lawan, delivered a realistic and downright report that it has...

Amotekun : True federalism a must, says Pastor Bakare

  Pastor Tunde Bakare says the inauguration of Western Nigeria Security Network, code-named “Operation Amotekun,” has made the restructuring of the country inescapable. He said the restructuring would ensure a true federalism. "These are clear indications that the issues we swept under...

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...

UBA Chairman Tony Elumelu pays courtesy visit to IGP

      Frontline philanthropist and business man Mr. Tony Elumelu (CON) paid a courtesy visit to the Inspector General of Police, IGP Adamu, at the Force Headquarters Abuja Thursday.

What VP Osinbajo Said on The ‘Senseless’ Killing of CAN Leader

  “Words fail me as I share my heartfelt sympathy with the family of Rev. Lawal Andimi. The senseless killing of the bishop despite ongoing efforts to secure his freedom further reiterates the callous and irrational nature of the Boko...

Lalong is governor of Plateau, rules Supreme Court 

Nigeria's Apex Court has ruled that the March 9, 2019 election of Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state was in order.  The court, in a unanimous judgement by a seven-man panel of justices led by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, dismissed appeal...
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Africa has world’s highest burden of diseases, say experts

    …foreign drugs may not work for Africans   …clinical trials needed to develop current and future innovative inventions for prevention and...
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Royal father confirms he was viciously assaulted by ‘nuisance’ Oluwo of Iwo

  The Agbowu of Ogbagbaa, Oba Sikirulahi Akinropo, has confirmed that he was viciously attacked inside the office of the AIG, Bashir Makama, by Oluwo of...

Clinical research in Nigeria: Experts decry dearth of infrastructure, data, funding

  The Director, Project Management and Business Development (Africa), Clinique Research Development Ltd, Ms Mutiah Ipaye-Macaulay, says Nigeria still lag behind in clinical research globally...

Army Corporal ln Trouble For Brutalizing Abuja Disco Female Staff Over Disconnection 

   ....unions threaten service withdrawal over assault, others An Army Corporal, Ibrahim Auta NA07NA2672 of the 266, Light Battalion, Abuja has reportedly pounced on a female...

SERAP gives FG 7 days to disclose spending of recovered Abacha loot since 1999

    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal Government to “disclose within 7 days of the receipt and/or publication of our...