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Saturday, 22nd July, 2017
 News:
Nigeria: (Jul 23, 2017) - The Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday hailed the patriotic spirit of the Twelve-Twelve Polo and Turf Club, Gwarimpa Abuja, for constructing a sporting arena to promote...
Nigeria: (Jul 22, 2017) - Delectable Nollywood Actress, and mother of one, Mercy Johnson has slapped attention-seeking Uche Maduagwu after he praised her, and stylishly slammed Tonto Dikeh.  Read what...
Nigeria: (Jul 22, 2017) - The Federal Government on Saturday received no fewer than 198 Nigerians illegally residing in Saudi Arabia at the Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, at about 10 a.m. The News...
Nigeria: (Jul 22, 2017) - Baring his mind on the crisis between himself and Aseyin of Iseyin Land Oba Ganiyu Adekunle Salawu during a lunch media chat organized by the South West Group of Online Publishers (SWEGOP)...
Nigeria: (Jul 22, 2017) -  Nigeria’s Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will on Monday  leads other dignitaries and leaders from scientific research, education, and corporate organizations...
Nigeria: (Jul 22, 2017) - The Oyo State Government has disclosed that 60% of the latest Paris Club Refund of N7.9bn will be expended on salaries, wages and pensions of workers in the state, saying that its decision...
Nigeria: (Jul 22, 2017) - Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed the reason God allowed Donald Trump to become the President of United States of America. According to him, Trump became US President...
Nigeria: (Jul 22, 2017) -  South West Group of Online Publishers (SWEGOP) is set to host the Minister of Communications, Barrister Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu today, Saturday July 22 2017. During the lunch...
Ghana: (Jul 22, 2017) - During a Programme on GTV dubbed ‘What Men Like’, Ghanaian actor and farmer, John Dumelo, has advised men not to ever marry a woman who is financially more buoyant than...
Guinea: (Jul 22, 2017) - Alpha Condé, the Guinean President, asked all Muslims in the country to hold a 24-hour prayer for President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday.  According to The Punch, Condé...
Nigeria: (Jul 22, 2017) - Senator Buruji Kashamu has alleged that Governor Ayo Fayose and Senator Iyiola Omisore are planning to destroy the Peoples Democratic Party in South-West. He said both men were behind...
Nigeria: (Jul 22, 2017) - Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has restated the demand for referendum for the South Eastern to become an independent nation, declaring that the region...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - Nigeria chief of army staff,Tukur Buratai has given Ibrahim Attahiru, theatre commander of operation Lafiya Dole, a 40-day ultimatum to capture Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram...
Nigeria: (Jul 22, 2017) - Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, resigned on Friday morning, telling President Trump he vehemently disagreed with the appointment of the New York financier Anthony Scaramucci...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - The Charge‘d Affair of Nigeria in Mali, Yara  Abdulsalam,  says an indigenous motor manufacturing company, Innoson Motors, has signed MoU with a Malian firm to export...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over Gateway Portland Cement Limited. This followed an injunction which the federal high court, Abeokuta, granted against...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - Acting Deputy Chief of Mission, United States Embassy, Mr. Aruna Amirthanayagam, said on Friday that 140 Nigerian students have received scholarships worth more than $6 million from...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - In the light of the numerous challenges facing Nigerian universities, the immediate past Director of Distance Learning Centre (DLC), University of Ibadan, Professor Bayo Okunade has...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - Today, the former actress-turned-evangelist took to her Instagram to bash church pastors/general overseers whom she says treat their younger pastors unfairly. “This thing of...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - President Adama Barrow of Gambia has rejected the resignation of Justice Minister, Mr. Abubacarr Tambedou. It was reported that the president is apparently persuading the minister...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - The Gov of Niger State, Abubakar Bello has pleaded with lecturers in state-owned tertiary institutions to call off their ongoing industrial action. Bello made this plea in Minna...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - A 56 year old man standing trial before a Kano Magistrate Court on Friday has been ordered to be remanded in prison for assaulting his daughter for over seven years. Ibrahim, who...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - A former Senate Deputy Chief Whip, Senator Hosea Agboola has disclosed while speaking in an interview in Ibadan that former governors of Oyo State, Senator Rasidi Ladoja and Chief Adebayo...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - A 28-year-old Office Assistant, Desmond Terngu, was arraigned by Lagos police on Friday for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s daughter in a guise to give her biscuits. Terngu,...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Dr. Olu Onagoruwa, is dead. Onagoruwa, a human rights activist, died on Friday morning at the age of 80. He...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - Ryanair will slash flights between Britain and the EU if London and Brussels fail to agree on terms for post-Brexit air travel by September next year, a senior executive said Friday. If...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) -  Enugu state police through the Public Relations Officer, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, has disclosed the arrest of three secondary school students for faking their kidnap. Amaraizu said...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare confirmed on Friday that the club had turned down an offer from Italian side AS Roma for winger Riyad Mahrez. The Paris-born Algeria forward...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - British media reports on Friday that Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil is close to signing a new contract with the Gunners. The German World Cup winner’s current deal runs out at...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) not holding its convention has nothing to do with the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari. On Wednesday,...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - Two travel agencies on Friday said that the United States will ban Americans from travelling to North Korea following the imprisonment of Otto Warmbier  by the  Stalinist...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - Chairman, National Caretaker Committee of the People Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Ahmed Makarfi said those who defected from the party might not benefit from the ‘no victor,...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - Russia has successfully completed the first set of flight tests of its T-50, fifth-generation fighter jet. The Aerospace Forces Commander Viktor Bondarev confirmed the successful...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - The International Criminal Court, ICC, has been asked to investigate the Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, over the incessant killing in the state. According to a criminal complaint...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) -  A strong quake has hit the Greek and Turkish coast on the Aegean Sea killing two people and injuring a hundred people on the Greek island of Kos. Regional official Giorgos...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - The immediate past Director of Distance Learning Centre (DLC), University of Ibadan, Professor Bayo Okunade has stated that the establishment of more universities in Nigeria is not...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - Nouri maliki, Iraqi vice president thanked Russia for preserving the entire Middle Eastern region from a great havoc through it support towards the Syrian and Iraqi governments. Iraqi...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - The Acting Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Attahiru Ibrahim, on Thursday vowed to deal decisively with any worker that abuses his or her position. Mr...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) -  A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered seven banks to remit to the federal government $793, 200, 000 (about N249, 659,700,000.00) purportedly hidden with them which is a breach...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - A Military Special Court Martial at the Mogadishu Cantonment, Asokoro, Abuja on Thursday demoted Ibrahim Sani, a Major General and former Chief of Transformation and Innovation Centre...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - The immediate past Director of Distance Learning Centre (DLC), University of Ibadan, Professor Bayo Okunade is scheduled to make an appearance at CEOAfrica, an online media platform,...
Nigeria: (Jul 21, 2017) - Fidelity and Sterling bank defended their name and integrity last night that they were not involved in any TSA deal. In a statement, Charles Aigbe, Divisional Head of Brand and Communications,...
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Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - Commendations have continued to trail the intervention of the President of the Senate in the ongoing strike by lecturers of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, (LAUTECH).  The...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - Governor Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa on Thursday attributed the poor reading habit in Nigeria to technological advancement. Bindow made the observation at a `Readership Promotion...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - OHANAEZE Ndigbo Thursday warned that it will not fold its arms and allow any illegitimate group or persons to discredit it by issuing what it described as staccato statements tailored...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - The Founder of Christ the Light Gospel Church, Reverend Solomon Olusegun Aremu, has revealed that the intervention of politics in matters pertaining to religion is responsible for the...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) -  The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo is currently in a meeting with state governors, Nigerian Ministers, heads of some agencies at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - The Senate has confirmed the appointment of eight Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs). The confirmation is coming after the Senate resolved not to confirm any nominee from Acting...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - Ram Nath Kovind was on Thursday, elected as India’s new president, the second time since independence a head of state has been chosen from the bottom of the Hindu caste system. Kovind...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - The Senate, on Thursday, rejected the nomination of Prof. Mustapha Zubairu from Niger State, as a Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - In a bid to improve transparency and accountability in contracts entered into by public and private enterprises in the country, the federal government has said it will launch a contract...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says while in detention, he was offered the sovereign state of Biafra but he rejected it because of the non-inclusion...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - Barely a week after the prolonged legal battle that nearly terminated the life of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was laid to rest at the Supreme Court, governors elected on the...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - Nigeria total debt rose by N4.76tn in 2016, the Debt Management Office has disclosed. The DMO disclosed this in its 2016 Annual Report and Statement of Accounts obtained by our correspondent...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - Abdulrasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz, husband of Funke Akindele has dismissed suggestion linking his cousin, Moe Musa’s leaving his house to his actress wife.  “Moe...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, Mr. Bill Gates and Alhaji Aliko Dangote yesterday held a video conference for live contributions to the debate on the 2017 midterm review of routine...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of 9mobile, Mr. Boye Olusanya, wednesday said the recent change in brand identity would not in any way affect the quality service the...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - The Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir has urged those calling for secession to shelve the idea. He stated that Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo and other tribes are brothers. Kabir...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) -  The All Africa Music Awards, (AFRIMA) received 4,816 entries from African music artists and professionals for the 2017 edition of the awards at the close of the two-month entry...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - US Senator John McCain, a former Republican presidential nominee, has been diagnosed with brain cancer, a statement from the hospital treating him in Arizona said Wednesday. A cancerous...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Wednesday dismissed the appeal brought by Government Ekpemupolo alias Tompolo against the EFCC over the Bench Warrant issued against him by Justice Buba...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - The Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has arrested a 30-year-old man for allegedly operating an illegal clinic and infecting a 6-year-old...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has said that none of its members in Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD, unit was shot by Mobile Police officer in Apapa on...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) -   Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama , told the House of Representatives on Wednesday  that there is no evidence that 97 Nigerians were killed by Cameroonian Gendarmes. He...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - The United Nations, UN, has charged the Nigerian Government to increase its investment in the development of women and the promotion of peace in the country. The call was made by...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has condemned the recent “atrocious and cowardly” abduction of women in Borno State. He also sympathised with the families of the...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - A Federal High Court Lagos on Wednesday ordered the temporary forfeiture of a $37.5 million property on Banana Island, Lagos, and millions of naira and dollars belonging to ex-Minister...
Nigeria: (Jul 20, 2017) - In the light of the increasing religious clashes experienced in Nigeria and around the world, the founder of Christ the Light Gospel Church, Reverend Solomon Olusegun Aremu is scheduled...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - Mr Kareem Yunus, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Danyus Foods, a popular food production company based in Akure, Ondo State, has revealed that the catalyst that spurred him...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has lamented the absence of federal projects in the state, particularly in the area of road infrastructure. He expressed displeasure...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - Governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello has announced the proscription of the Kogi State Chapter of the Academic staff union of Universities with immediate effect. Punch reports that the governor...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - The Senate, on Wednesday, announced that it would soon commence a probe of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to ascertain how grants and other financial aids received...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - Loyalists of sacked national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff and Senator Buruji Kashamu (PDP-Ogun East) on Wednesday dumped the party. They...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - 37 people suspected to be wives and children of Boko Haram militants, have been captured by the Nigerian Army after they escaped from the insurgents’ custody. A statement issued...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - THE Niger State Police Command has arrested two suspects who specialised in kidnapping students of the Federal University of Technology, Minna. The suspects — Abraham Jatto,...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) -   The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) on Wednesday suspended its planned industrial action against the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), over the non-release...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt have cut back their demands for Qatar by half, also allowing the country to meet the requests without specific deadlines, media...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - A mob has reportedly set two banks in Apapa, Lagos on fire after a policeman attached to Diamond Bank on Burma Road allegedly shot dead some trailer drivers. According to reports,...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - Mr. Diete Rufus, a 24-year-old final year Business Administration student of the Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, has been killed in Bayelsa State. Rufus was reportedly killed in...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 26-year-old man, John Thompson, in Kirikiri prison for allegedly stealing cash and goods worth N3 million. The accused,...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - Ogho-Oghene Egwero ran 10.33secs to win the men’s 100m at the 2017 Warri Relays and Confederation of Africa Athletics (CAA) Grand Prix 2 on Tuesday in Ozoro, Delta. It was...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - Ms Amina Mohammed, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, and three other UN envoys, would visit Acting President Yemi Osinbajo as part of their current trips to Nigeria and the Democratic...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - In an interview with ESPN, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has revealed he is targeting a 15-year stay at Old Trafford. The former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager said he...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - “With heavy hearts , grief and a deep sense of loss; the Speaker, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, principal  officers, honourable members , management and staff of the Lagos State House...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - In the light of the increasing religious clashes experienced in Nigeria and around the world, the founder of Christ the Light Gospel Church, Reverend Solomon Olusegun Aremu is scheduled...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - A Palestinian authority calls for a “Day of Rage” in Jerusalem following the introduction of heightened security checks for Muslims at a holy site. The checks were introduced...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) -   President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki has said that leaders in Africa has a lot to learn from Club de Madrid to help it stamp out extremism and terrorism. Saraki who...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, commissioned a 52 kilometers Gummi/Sokoto/Kebbi federal road reconstructed by the Zamfara State Government. The Acting Prsident described...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in partnership with singer, Innocent Idibia, (2 face Idibia), have inaugurated awareness campaign to garner support for victims...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) -  Four bodyguards of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte were wounded on Wednesday by suspected communist rebels a day after the insurgents warned of attacks, authorities said. Duterte...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) -   US White House certified on Tuesday that Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin had an additional, previously undisclosed chat at this month’s G20 summit in Hamburg. After...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - Coca-Cola Singapore, on Wednesday, announced the opening of a US$57.5 million (S$79 million) storage and distribution centre in Singapore that leverages on automation and digitalisation. The...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - In a bid to quell the tensions arising from the separationist agitations calling for the division of the country, Former State Governors under the aegis of Forum of Former Governors...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - Three policemen attached to the Bariga Police Division, Lagos State, have been detained for allegedly chaining a suspect to a generator at the station. Although the identities of...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - Pensioners in Osun State under the aegis of Forum of 2011/2012 Pensioners on Wednesday staged a fresh protest to demand payment of the arrears of their pensions and gratuities. This...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - The Police have on Tuesday dispelled the rumours that the six kidnapped male students of Igbonla Government College, Epe in Lagos State have been killed by their abductors, assuring...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - FIRS Executive Chairman, Tunde Fowler, announced yesterday while reading his 2017 budget before the Senate Committee of Finance that the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) is projecting...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - Chief Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development has said that the Central Bank of Nigeria will contribute N3bn to the proposed agricultural intervention project at the...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting yesterday in Abuja has approved August 12 as date for its non-elective convention. The party,...
Nigeria: (Jul 19, 2017) - The Nigerian government has released details of payments to the 36 states as refund of “over-deductions on Paris Club, London Club Loans and Multilateral debts on the accounts...