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Quest, CNN Crew Visits Heirs Holdings Headquarters in Lagos

  Chairman Heirs Holdings Mr. Tony Elumelu welcomed CNN International Anchor,  Richard Quest and the cable network news crew to the headquarters in Ikoyi, Lagos. Heirs Holdings was established in 2010 by businessman and philanthropist Tony Elumelu  upon his retirement from...

Oshiomhole Is Divisive, Contemptible, Destroying the APC – Babachir Lawal

  Babachir Lawal, former Secretary to the Government to the Federation, SGF, said the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole is working to destroy the party. He said the ruling party has become a “funny organization” under the...

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 curative   Africa’s public health challenges described as ``double barrel’’ has positioned it as the continent with the world’s highest burden of...

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 Freedom of Information requests the exact amount of public funds stolen by a former military...

Oluwo of Iwo allegedly punched another monarch during peace meeting

  Controversial Osun state monarch the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, allegedly punched Oba Dhirulahi Akinropo, Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa town during a peace meeting at the office of the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of zone 11. It was...

In Indonesia, authorities clamp down on Valentine’s Day celebrators

    ...Lovers caught in hotel having fun Authorities in Indonesia, a Muslim state, have arrested two lovers in a clamp down on hotels for their amorous activities on Valentine’s Day on Friday. Stores were reprimanded over condom displays while students were also...

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...

Ahead of inauguration on Friday, Supreme Court sacks Bayelsa Governor-elect

  ...declares PDP winner Like a thunderbolt, the Supreme Court on has nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. The duo is to be inaugurated in less than 24 hours. Consequently, the People's Democratic Party...

Agba Jalingo finally gets bail

  The federal high court in Calabar, Cross River state on Thursday granted bail to Journalist and activist Agba Jalingo, after spending over 150 days in detention. Justice Sule Shuaibu granted the bail after Cross Rivers State Government reverted to the...
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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)...