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INEC Nationwide 2020 Recruitment For OND/NCE/HND/Degree Holders

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was established by the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to among other things organize elections...

Nigerians Cries Out As 1,400 Repentant Boko Haram Suspects Are Released

  Some Nigerians have reacted to the news that the Borno State Government said about 1,400 repentant Boko Haram suspects have been released by the...

Southwest governors to sign Amotekun bill Friday

Houses of Assembly begin legislative work Fayemi: outfit to protect all residents All is set for the commencement of Operation Amotekun, the Western Nigeria...

Supreme Court laments shortage of Justices

President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to act on the elevation of four Appeal Court Justices to the Supreme Court, four months after Chief Justice...

‘Wolves & Sheffield Are In Top 4 Race’- Jose Mourinho

Wolves and Sheffield United are both genuine contenders for the top four positions in the Premier League, according to Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho. Mourinho has...

BREAKING NEWS! Ighalo Set To Make Man United Debut Against Chelsea

Chelsea Fans Beware, Ighalo Is Coming With Fire On Monday Night  Man United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer have confirmed Ighalo is in the squad to face...

Osun’s Ajemart records 6,000 producers

  The Project Manager Ajemart, Osun State, Clement Adebayo, has said the commercial platform has recorded 6000 producers, with 2,000 of them showcasing their goods...

‘7.5% VAT not extra-burden for MSMEs’

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said the Value Added Tax (VAT) regime is not meant to create extra burden for Micro, Small and...

Buhari assures IOCs of security on investments

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday assured the International Oil Companies (IOCs) of security and higher returns on their investments. He gave this assurance at the...

SON shuts 13 firms over standards infractions

  Thirteen steel factories were on Monday shut by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), over failure to adhere to standards. The factories, which are located...

Reps knock PPPRA over silence on fuel consumption

  The House of Representatives on Monday frowned at the inability of the Petroleum Products Pricing and Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) to provide details of Nigeria’s...

Suspect dead, 2 officers injured in shooting at Walmart in Forrest city, Arkansas

At least two Forrest City police officers were shot and a suspect was killed inside a Walmart in Forrest City, Arkansas.   Lt. Eric Varner and...

Ilaro Polytechnic suspends SUG President arrested during cult meeting

The management of Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, Ogun State has suspended the President of the institution's Students Union Government  Adegboye Olatunji, following his arrest during a cult meeting over...

Don’t rely only on the government for jobs- Chris Ngige tells unemployed Nigerian graduates

Chris Ngige, Nigeria's Minister of Labour and Employment, has asked Nigerian youths to seek other means of employment as the government cannot provide everyone with...

Tottenham and England football star Dele Alli apologises for joking about coronavirus outbreak while filming an Asian man (Videos)

Tottenham and England football star, Dele Alli, has apologised for making an insensitive joke about coronavirus outbreak as he mocked an Asian man.   Over the...

Rivers State Task Force destroys illegal market, scatters bowls of live cat fish, food

A team of task force working for the Rivers State Government  to sanitize the roads, and stop illegal trading, allegedly destroyed Rumuokoro Market, in...

Plateau Senator, Ignatius Longjan, dies at 75 in Turkish Hospital

The Senator representing Plateau South Senatorial District, Ignatius Longjan, has died.   Longjan who was 75 years old, died in a Turkish hospital after battling an...

Six Catholic faithfuls die while returning from ‘Oke Maria’ pilgrimage in Osun

A tragic accident which occurred at a sharp bend in Eripa, along Iree-Otan Ayegbaju-Ila Orangun road in Osun State on Sunday February 9 claimed...

Asisat Oshoala at her brilliant best as Barcelona thrash Real Sociedad 10-1 to win first ever Spanish Supercopa Femenina title (photos)

Super Falcons of Nigeria captain, Asisat Oshoala scored two goals as her Barcelona side demolished Real Sociedad 10-1 to win their first ever Spanish...

Suspected Boko Haram members kill 9 travelers, allegedly abduct many others in Borno

Nine persons were killed and several others abducted after suspected Boko Haram members attacked the vehicle they were travelling in along Maiduguri-Damaturu highway in Auno...

Man with knife arrested outside the White House after telling Secret Service he was there to ‘assassinate Donald Trump’

A 25-year-old man known as Roger Hedgpeth of Florida, has been arrested by the US Secret service after he walked up to a Secret...

Trending photo of 5 Nigerian ”sisters” who are all doctors

A photo of 5 Nigerian women who are allegedly sisters from same parent who are all doctors, has gone viral on social media.   Their medical...

Policeman allegedly killed by soldier fighting over a girl in Borno (graphic photo)

A police officer identified as Sergeant Rowland Tafida has been confirmed dead after allegedly being shot with an anti-aircraft gun (AAG) by a soldier, following...

Abacha’s family loses bid to access bank accounts in Switzerland, UK and others

The Supreme Court on Friday February 7, struck out a lawsuit filed by the family of late former Head of State, Sani Abacha to...

I never called President Buhari an ethnic bigot in 2003- Bola Tinubu

National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has accused ‘merchants of hate and fake news’ of plotting to sow seeds...

Some Lagosians living in Victoria Island have never been to Ikeja – Buhari

President Buhari while receiving delegates of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) at the presidential villa in Abuja on Thursday February 6, stated that some Lagosians living...

OAU lecturer suspended and handed over to police for allegedly sexually molesting a 19-year-old student

Mr. Monday Omo-Etan, a Chemistry lecturer at Obafemi Awolowo University has been suspended by the institution's management and handed over to the police over an alleged...

Repatriated cash was looted by successors not Abacha – Abacha’s former Chief Security Officer, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha

Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, the ex-Chief Security Officer of former Head of State Gen. Sani Abacha, has stated that the $318,460,329 due to be repatriated from the United...

Post Impeachment drama: Trump and Nancy Pelosi attack each other over ‘faith, prayers and dignity’

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump have started a new phase of post impeachment drama after Trump this week survived the...

FG slashes visa fees for U.S citizens

A review of the U.S.’ visa reciprocity policy for Nigeria has led to a slash of visa application charges for citizens of the North American...

World’s youngest prime minister Sanna Marin announces plans to give all parents the same parental leave in Finland

Finland's new government has announced plans to give all parents the same parental leave, in a push to get fathers to spend more time...

Danfo driver speeds off with policeman clinging to his car’s bonnet (video)

A policeman was spotted in a viral video clinging to the bonnet of a Danfo (commercial bus) after its driver sped off in Sabo,...

JUST IN: APC Appoints Ajimobi As Deputy National Chairman

Immediate past governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi has been appointed as the deputy national chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress(APC) following a...

SENSE OR NONSENSE?? 118-Year-Old Appointed Special Adviser On Elder Matters In Bayelsa

While youths are roaming about looking for a job, a 118-year-old was given an appointment in Bayelsa The vice-chairman of Kolokuma/Opokuma local government area of...

Iranian students with valid visas sent home upon arrival at US airports

At least 17 Iranian students with valid visas to study in the US have reportedly been sent home upon their arrival at American airports since last...

Ban: Riot in Iyana Ipaja as Okada riders, police clash

  There was a protest in Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos State on Wednesday over the ban imposed on motorcycle (Okada) and tricycle (Keke) operators...

Fire outbreak at IBEDC power station in Ibadan

There is a fire outbreak at the power plant of the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company IBEDC at Ayede, Ring Road in Ibadan, Oyo state.   The...

Woman cuts off rapist’s penis as he tries to attack her days before his wedding

A woman cut off a man's penis who allegedly tried to rape her in Pakistan.   The woman, 25, reportedly told police she was alone in...

Nancy Pelosi rips up a printed copy of Trump’s State of the Union address (video)

The US State of the Union for 2020 took a different turn as Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi was spotted on camera ripping up...

Another HIV vaccine clinical trial fails after involving 5407 volunteers in four years

A key HIV vaccine trial that started in 2016 and involved 5,407 HIV-negative volunteers at 14 sites across South Africa has been discontinued after...

Enugu local government chairman allegedly empowers women with head pans and shovels (photos)

Nsukka Local Government Chairman, Hon Chinwe Ugwu has reportedly moved on from sharing wheel barrows to empowering women in the local government area she heads with head...

Donald Trump wins the Republican Iowa caucus by 97.1%, showing Republicans are united in their choice for 2020 presidential nominee

US President Donald Trump is surely going to be the Republican party flag bearer in the upcoming 2020 presidential election after smashing the very...

Buhari presents Nigeria’s 2020 visa policy (photos)

President Buhari on Tuesday February 4, launched the Nigerian Visa Policy 2020 which is expected to support the country's economic recovery and growth plan.   The revised version...

90 per cent of all Boko Haram’s victims have been Muslims- President Buhari

President Buhari has said that contrary to the opinion in some quarters, Boko Haram is not primarily targeting Christians as Muslims form about 90...

Update: Air Canada flight with damaged engine makes emergency landing at Madrid airport

An Air Canada jet carrying 128 passengers has successfully made an emergency landing at Madrid airport tonight after a landing gear tyre burst and...

“Having a title of wife is more important than becoming a female CBN governor” former presidential aspirant Adamu Garba says

Adamu Garba, a former Nigerian presidential aspirant, has said that for a woman, it's "more important" to be a wife than to be a...

Remains of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, 13, are returned to their family for burial a week after helicopter crash

The bodies of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, 13, have been released to their family for burial, a week after they died along...

No corps member got impregnated by JSS 2 student in Cross River – NYSC

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Cross River State has debunked report of a JSS 2 student impregnating a female corps member serving in...

Imam and 19 others kidnapped in Niger state

Some bandits who launched an attack in some communities in Borgu local government area of Niger state, reportedly kidnapped the Imam of the Emir of...

I never said I will not ban Okada – Governor Sanwo-Olu reacts to viral video of him at The Platform

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has reacted to a viral video of him saying he will regulate the activities of commercial motorcyclists popularly known as Okada riders in...

20 arrested over clash between Okada riders and police in Ijora, Lagos state (photo)

Twenty suspects have been arrested by men of the Lagos state police command in connection with the clash between Okada riders and policemen in...

Tired horse collapses after doing the job of a keke napep for one day (video)

A tired horse collapsed in the middle of the road allegedly after being put to work due to the okada and keke ban in Lagos.   As...

Super Bowl 2020: Kansas City Chiefs beat San Francisco 49ers to claim their first title in 50-years (Photos)

American football team, Kansas City Chiefs have been crowned Super Bowl champions for 2020.   The Kansas City produced an epic comeback as they overcame a...

Nigerian, Rinsola Babajide wins Liverpool Women’s Player of the Month award

Nigerian player, Rinsola Babajide has won the Liverpool Women's team player of the month award for the month of January, the club has announced...

FG cannot intervene in ban of okada and tricycles in Lagos – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has commented on the ban of commercial motorcycles popularly known as okadas and tricycles on major roads in Lagos State following...

Pastor Adeboye reacts to US visa restrictions on Nigerians

Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, has reacted to the visa restrictions placed on Nigerians by the United States...

Hypo Storms Agege Abattoir to Educate Public on Coronavirus

In a bid to further promote sustainable hygiene practices while increasing the knowledge of the masses as regards germs and diseases lurking around the...

Two police officers die in a car accident while chasing a commercial vehicle (graphic photos)

Two police officers have died after their car crashed while they were chasing a commercial vehicle.   According to reports, the officers, who were driving an...

Kidnapped wife of Kaduna-based doctor found dead

The wife of a Kaduna-based doctor, Philip Ataga has been found dead barely 7 days after she was kidnapped alongside her two kids.   The deceased...

Coronavirus: Chinese government urges no weddings, short funerals to contain virus

The Chinese Government has banned couples from getting married on lucky date, tomorrow.   February 2 is considered a lucky date for wedding ceremonies this year...

El Chapo’s Sinaloa Cartel is the greatest criminal drug threat to the U.S – US Drug Enforcement Agency reveals

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has disclosed that Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel is the greatest criminal threat to the United States despite its notorious leader...

Don’t punish Nigerians for the failure of Buhari’s government – Atiku pleads with Trump on addition of Nigeria to visa ban list

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the addition of Nigeria to US visa ban list alongside 5 other countries.   The former Presidential candidate...

Official : Manchester United confirm signing Odion Ighalo from Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua

Manchester United have finally confirmed the £3million loan signing of Odion Ighalo from Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua, as United see him as a short-term...

Nigeria Immigration nabs 5 stowaways inside vessel en route Spain

Five stowaways aboard a vessel en route Las Palmas in Spain, have been arrested by the Lagos Seaport Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS).   The suspects were...

”Comedy at it’s best”- Festus Keyamo trolls PDP lawmakers’ protest at US, UK embassies in Nigeria over Imo Supreme court judgement

On Friday January 31st, members of the Peoples Democratic Party led by its chairman, Uche Secondus, had a peaceful protest at the US and UK embassies...

Reno Omokri, Femi Fani-Kayode and other Nigerians react as Lai Mohammed says he’s not aware of ‘social media bill’ in international interview

Reno Omokri, Femi Fani-Kayode and other Nigerians have reacted to an interview in which Nigeria's Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed said he's not aware of the 'Protection...

Photos: Imo residents again protest Supreme court judgement sacking Ihedioha

Imo state residents once again took to the streets of Owerri, the state capital today January 30th, to protest the January 14th Supreme court...

We didn’t discuss fate of service chiefs at security meeting- National Security Adviser Babagana Monguno

The National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno, says the National Security Council meeting presided over by President Buhari today January 30th, did not discuss the...

China’s richest man Jack Ma donates £11m to help tackle coronavirus

China's richest man, Jack Ma, has donated 100 million yuan (£11 million) to help towards defeating the coronavirus disease, that has rampaged much of...

77-year-old Joe Biden says he needs a VP who can ‘take over immediately’ if he dies in office if elected US president

Former US Vice-president Joe Biden has stated that he could die while in office if elected as US president this year.   Biden is the favorite...

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American rapper, The Game, shared these photos on his IG page showing his new hair cut. The hair was tinted in gold, green, black and...

First coronavirus death occurs in Europe, after more than 67,000 cases recorded globally

A Chinese tourist who tested positive for the deadly coronavirus has become the first person to die in Europe since the outbreak which emanated...

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Ahead of a must win game against Manchester United on Monday night, Chelsea coach Frank Lampard has highlighted his opponent's strength after the club's...

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Former US President Barack Obama has come out to speak publicly about the death of Basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, saying...

US assures Afghans it will not abandon them after agreeing first step of peace deal with Taliban

The US has promised to support and stand by Afghans if the Taliban militants decide to break terms of a new deal being discussed...

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