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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over a virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, anchored from the Presidential villa, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari is away in Riyadh,...

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Gunmen kill 6, raze houses in Kogi community

The Police in Kogi confirmed that six persons were killed with some houses burnt by unknown gunmen in a Monday morning attack on Bagana...

Teenager jailed 3 months for stealing plastic chairs in Church

An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court Wednesday sentenced a 19-year-old man, Lekan Alaka, to three months imprisonment for stealing  plastic chairs worth N91,200  from Mount Zion...

Zamfara to inaugurate social protection council – SSG

Zamfara State Government will soon inaugurate its first social protection council, the Secretary to the State Government, Kabiru Balarabe, has said. Mr Balarabe disclosed this...

NAFDAC to go after drug hawkers in Kaduna

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, says preparations have been concluded to start massive surveillance on drug hawkers in...

Nigerian govt pledges to complete Gombe-Biu road, 5 years after contract award

Federal Government on Tuesday assured adequate funding of major federal roads including Gombe-Biu in Borno and other economic viable roads across the country. The Permanent...

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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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Africa in urgent need for diversification of economies — Adesina

President of the African Development Bank, AfFB, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina has said there is an urgent need for Africa to rapidly diversify its economies,...
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