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Nigeria confirms first coronavirus case in Lagos

The federal ministry of health on Thursday night confirmed an infection in Lagos that would represent the first person in Nigeria to contract the virus. The case is an Italian citizen who works in Nigeria and returned from Milan, Italy to Lagos...

Excess Crude Account: Governors dismiss allegations of depletion

    The National Economic Council, NEC, Thursday dismissed media speculations regarding the Excess Crude Account being depleted. Nigerian governors also pushed back on the allegations revealing that operation of the Account is conducted with their knowledge and due approvals. Answering reporters’...

UBA records another first, unveils superfast online loan product, “Click Credit”

  In line with the bank’s mission of creating value for its customers and to assist in meeting their urgent financial needs, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has launched a product -- ‘Click Credit’. It is a time loan designed to...

Poor power supply: FG orders forensic probe of DisCos

...suspicious of DisCos' poor investment in power sector since 2013  ...El Rufai committee gets 2 months to     complete assignment Amid claims and counter-claims by Minister of Power and the power distribution companies (DisCos), the Federal Government has ordered a...

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 Abang of a Federal High Court, Abuja, who gave the verdict on Tuesday, said Metuh...

How notorious SARS officers killed footballer in Ogun

Remo Stars Football Club (RSFC) Assistant Captain and Defender, Tiyamu Kazeem (Kaka) has been killed by a policeman from the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) from the Ogun State Command. The incident occurred this afternoon (Saturday) in Sagamu while he...

Bailouts to governors to address social menace, others – Buhari 

    President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the N614 billion bailout offered to states was to assist them to address social menace like almajiri among other pressing needs. This is even as he has declared that family is essential for the national...

British Airways, Delta Airlines’ diverted flights: Stranded passengers return to Lagos by road

  Some Nigerians and other passengers whose flight were diverted to Ghana following poor visibility caused by haze at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, have started returning to Nigeria by road. The haze had forced foreign airlines including British Airways...

Russia bans Chinese visitors amid coronavirus epidemic

  Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed a decree on Tuesday evening prohibiting Chinese citizens from entering Russia for tourism, work and for private purposes. The new rules are effective from Thursday. The decision is the strongest measure yet taken to prevent...

Just in: Maryam Sanda to die for killing hubby, Bello, ex-National PDP chair’s nephew -Court

  Maryam Sanda, the woman who killed her husband, Bilyamin Mohammed Bello, nephew of Dr Haliru Mohammed Bello, ex-national Chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), is to die by hanging. A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court handed down the verdict...
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Boko Haram, ISWAP want to plunge Nigeria into religious war, says Lai Mohammed

  ...real reason they are targeting Christians, Christian villages Irreverent Boko Haram insurgents and their ally, the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWAP)...
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Nigeria confirms first coronavirus case in Lagos

The federal ministry of health on Thursday night confirmed an infection in Lagos that would represent the first person in Nigeria to contract the virus. The case...

Excess Crude Account: Governors dismiss allegations of depletion

    The National Economic Council, NEC, Thursday dismissed media speculations regarding the Excess Crude Account being depleted. Nigerian governors also pushed back on the allegations...

Disputed poll: Guinea-Bissau’s Presidential candidate swears in self as president

  In spite of ongoing legal and political battles over the official presidential poll results, a candidate in the election, Mr Umaro Sissoco Embalo, has administered...

UBA records another first, unveils superfast online loan product, “Click Credit”

  In line with the bank’s mission of creating value for its customers and to assist in meeting their urgent financial needs, United Bank for Africa...