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Four years after, Pres. Buhari reconstitutes NNPC six-member board

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has got a new board following the expiration of the tenure of board members appointed in 2016 by President Muhammadu Buhari. The President announced the reconstituted board of the corporation in a statement by...

We must hand over to next generation, says founding pastor of UK church as he inaugurates successors

    A famed pastor of a growing Christian organisation in the United Kingdom, SPAC Nation, Nigerian-born Tobi Adegboyega, has stepped down from the pulpit as pastor, paving the way for two new Senior Pastors as helmsmen.   Handing over to the next...

COVID-19 : CBN reduces MPR from 13.5% to 12.5%

  In a bid to stimulate the economy post-COVID-19, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’S Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has announced the reduction of its benchmark interest rate, the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) to 12.5 percent from 13.5 percent. The Cash...

Crude oil, petrol theft, a big industry, national wealth rip off, says NNPC GMD

      Uncomfortable with the large-scale crude oil and petrol theft in the country, the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Malam Mele Kyari, says the security agencies and the communities should be blamed for the national wealth rip...

Spikes in non-COVID-19 deaths due to fear of virus by hospitals, says  PTF

  Alarmed by the continued refusal of health institutions to treat non-COVID-19 patients for the virus fear, the Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus pandemic said Thursday that it has resulted in several unfortunate and avoidable fatalities. PTF said it was saddened...

Nigeria reports 5 additional COVID-19 deaths, over 385 more cases

  According to the NCDC as of 11 p.m. Wednesday, Nigeria now has 8,733 cases of COVID-19 with 2,501 recoveries. The NCDC announced 389 new cases.     Lagos-256 Katsina-23 Edo-22 Rivers-14 Kano-13 Adamawa-11 Akwa Ibom-11 Kaduna-7 Kwara-6 Nasarawa-6 Gombe-2 Plateau-2 Abia-2 Delta-2 Benue-2...

COVID-19: FG to amend National Endowment for the Arts Act

  In a bid meet the demands of the creative sector and reposition it post-COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government says it will soon send a bill to amend the Act establishing the National Endowment for the Arts to the National...

Children’s Day 2020: Olori Afolabi gives noodles, face masks to children

  Olori Janet Afolabi, the Queen of Apomuland, has given face masks and cartons of noodles to indigent children in Apomu community. The packages were well distributed to the children in their various suburbs, a development that has received great commendation...

Ize-Iyamu emerges Edo factional APC consensus governorship, picks form at National Secretariat

    A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced a former PDP governorship candidate in Edo State, Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu, a pastor, as its ``consensus candidate’’ for the June 22 party primary. Ize-Iyamu, a loyalist of the APC National...

Edo 2020: Odigie-Oyegun’s divisive agenda.

  By Tony Erha "An elderly man, who blames the younger ones of leading others by bad examples, says so not simply because he desires correction of the mistakes, but regrets that he himself is no longer in a position to...
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Coronavirus: Nigeria’s cases rise by 553 in one-day record

  Nigeria has recorded 553 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, the highest daily rise since the outbreak...
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At last, 286 stranded Nigerians in China Arrive in Abuja, quarantined

    After several weeks of sending a ``Save-Our-Souls’’ to the Federal Government, the 286 Nigerians stranded in China as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown...

Brendan Rogers says he had coronavirus

  Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says he "had no strength" after contracting the coronavirus in March. "I could hardly walk and it reminded me of...

Four years after, Pres. Buhari reconstitutes NNPC six-member board

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has got a new board following the expiration of the tenure of board members appointed in 2016 by...

Trump threatens protesters with ‘vicious dogs’ and ‘ominous weapons’

  Instead of quelling some of the outrage expressed by demonstrators near the White House who were protesting the killing of George Floyd, President Trump...