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President Buhari Reports Boko Haram, Bandits to UN

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told the international community that Nigeria was still battling Boko Haram and bandits. Buhari’s message was contained in his pre-recorded address to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). He urged countries...

JUST IN: Over 30 People Killed, as Tanker Collides with Keke Napep in Kogi

Black Wednesday in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, as over 30 persons were burnt alive when a tanker collided with a tricycle. The incident which happened at about 9am on Wednesday also saw a...

Two Suspects Arrested for Allegedly Robbing Uber Driver in Lagos

Lagos State Police Command has arrested two suspected armed robbers who attacked one Uber driver named Utibe on Sunday in Ibeju Lakki, Lagos. In a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the...

Air Force Immortalises Flying Officer Arotile

The Nigerian Air Force has immortalised the late Flying Officer, Tolulope Arotile who died on July 14 in Kaduna State. Speaking during the newly renovated and remodelled Pilots’ Crew ‘Room’ at the 115 Special Operations Group (115 SOG) Port...

FG: No going back on Water Resources Bill

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has said that there is no going back on the water resources bill. He stated this during a press conference on Tuesday along with the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu.

Governor Zulum Donates N20m to Family Of Colonel killed by Boko Haram

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has announced the donation of N20 million for the family of the late Colonel Dahiru Bako who was killed in an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists in the state. The governor who announced this...

CBN Reduces Monetary Policy Rate To 11.5%

The Central Bank of Nigeria has cut the Monetary Policy Rate from 12.5 per cent to 11.5 per cent. Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele announced this on Tuesday while presenting a communiqué after the two-day Monetary Policy Committee Meeting...

JUST IN: Obaseki, Shaibu Receive Certificates Of Return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued certificates of return to Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy, Phillip Shaibu. The National Commissioner, INEC in charge of Edo, Rivers, and Bayelsa, Mrs May Agbmuche-Mbu made the presentation...

Edo 2020: Court Of Appeal Sets Up Panel For Election Petition Tribunal

The Court of Appeal of Nigeria has established the Election Petition Tribunal and also constituted a panel in respect of the Governorship Election conducted in Edo State. The panel was set up by the President, Court of Appeal of...

Kogi Suspends Revenue Service Management Over Alleged Corruption

Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello, has suspended the management of the Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGIRS) “with immediate effect”. In a statement on Monday, Onogwu Muhammed, chief press secretary to Bello, said infractions were noticed in an audit...

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Top Cardinal Resigns From Vatican

One of the most influential Vatican cardinals, Angelo Becciu from Italy, resigned his position unexpectedly on Thursday, the Holy See announced without...

Comrade Wasiu Emerges as New Osun NUJ Chairman

Comrade Wasiu Ajadosu of the Radio Nigeria Chapel has emerged has the new Nigeria Union Of Journalists (NUJ) Osun State Chairman.

JUST IN: Many Injured as Gas Explodes in Ajuwon Iju-Ishaga Road, Lagos

Scores of people were injured in a gas explosion that occurred at Iju Ishaga, Lagos State on Thursday. It...

Pro-Oluwo Protest Rocks Iwo as Residents Vow To Resist Removal(Watch Video)

Some residents of Iwo community in Osun state on Thursday kicked against the conspiracy of some kingmakers seeking the removal of Oluwo...

School Reopening: Enugu Gives Date to Primary, Secondary Students

Enugu State Government has announced that all primary and secondary schools in the state would be reopened for 3rd term academic activities...

I Did Not Ask Obaseki To Return To APC – Ize-Iyamu

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has stated he has not addressed media professionals after...