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The Nigeria Correctional Service, Oyo State Command, says 837 awaiting trial inmates escaped from the Abolongo Correctional Centre in Oyo Town, when suspected gunmen attacked the facility. The command spokesman,...

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Police nab 3 suspected kidnappers in Kogi, recover arms

The Police in Kogi have arrested three suspects believed to belong to a gang of kidnappers terrorising motorists on Itobe-Anyigba highway. They are Danlami Shuaibu,...

First Bank makes U-turn, confirms Otedola’s acquisition of 5.07% equity stake

Barely 24 hours after denying notification of possible acquisition of shares by a billionaire oil mogul, Femi Otedola, FBN Holdings -- the non-operating financial holding...

Meet the brave Abuja-Kaduna train driver, Ziya’u Yusuf, who survived gun and bomb attacks

Under rains of bullets, shocks of bomb blasts and shattered windshields, Ziya'u Yusuf, maneuvered the ill-fated Abuja-Kaduna train to terminus. Born in 1988, Mr Yusuf...

Congress: APC panel arrives Kano, upholds Abdullahi Abbas election

A five-man appeal panel for the state congress of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kano has arrived. DAILY NIGERIAN reports that two parallel state...

65th birthday: Kwankwaso commissions rehab center, Juma’at mosque in Kano

As part of celebrations of his 65th birthday, a former governor of Kano State, Rabi'u Kwankwaso, has commissioned a rehabilitation center, Amana Sanatorium, and...

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Imo community set to honour Actor Kanayo with chieftaincy title

A popular Nollywood actor Anayo Onyekwere, popularly known as Kanayo O. Kanayo, said he would be conferred with a chieftaincy title by his traditional...

Billboard Top 100: Wizkid’s ‘Essence’ climbs up to number nine

The hit song ‘Essence’ by Nigeria’s Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid, featuring Tems, on Tuesday moved up to number nine on the Billboard Hot 100...

Kanye West officially changes name to Ye

American billionaire and rap artiste, Kanye West has a brand-new name. The artist formerly known as Kanye is now officially “Ye,” as the Los...

Danish novelist Anders Bodelsen dies aged 84

The Danish novelist and screenwriter Anders Bodelsen has died, the Danish publishing house, Gyldendal announced on Monday. The writer died on Sunday at the age...

Fury vows to knockout Wilder in trilogy fight

Tyson Fury vowed to knock out Deontay Wilder when the two meet for the third time on Saturday in Las Vegas with the Briton’s WBC heavyweight title on the line.

Kente breaks silence on alleged romance with Jackie Appiah, 2 other Nollywood actresses

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and former Taraba State governorship aspirant, David Sabo-Kente, has denied an online report of romance with Nollywood actresses Jackie Appiah, Destiny Etiko and Moyo Lawal.

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Chinese President XI writes Buhari, seeks to bolster relations

Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country will use the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations with Nigeria to promote...
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