Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Scores of Boko Haram-ISWAP terrorists have been eliminated while their gun trucks destroyed in a well-coordinated joint operation of the air component and the ground troops in Gubio, Borno...



The Nation

Pensioners laud Buhari over payment of pension arrears

Pensioners, under the aegis of Nigeria Union of Pensioners have written a letter of appreciation and commendation to President Muhammadu Buhari, for payment of a major part of their backlog entitlements.

Hushpuppi: EFCC denies advising Mompha to keep low profile

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, wishes to dissociate itself from claims by Ismaila Mustapha, alias Mompha, currently circulating in the social media,...

Nigeria’s arms control centre seeks collaboration with military, police

The National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons, NCCSALW, has solicited the collaboration of the armed forces and police in its effort to combat illicit arms flow in Nigeria.

COVID-19: Nigeria records 407 new infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has announced 407 new COVID-19 infections from 16 states and the FCT as of Aug. 1, 2021.

After 3 days notice, Lagos gov’t demolishes shanties on Lekki coastal road

Lagos government has demolished all shanties and illegal structures on Lekki coastal road which serves as alternative to Lekki-Epe route. The News Agency of Nigeria reports...



Editorial & Opinion

Editorial posts and opinions.



DJ Cuppy, Jumoke Odetola, Joshua Alade, others champion Lagos SDGs Youth Alliance

International DJ and producer Florence ‘Cuppy’ Otedola is among notable young Nigerian development enthusiasts leading the Lagos SDGs Youth Alliance network. This was announced early...

Wizkid and Tems ‘Essence’ hits Billboard Hot 100, debuts at No. 82

‘Essence’ by Nigerian  Ayodeji Balogun a k.a Wizkid featuring fast raising singer Temilade Openiyi a.k.a Tems, has topped the Billboard Hot 100, debut as no. 82, thereby marking a major win for the singers.

I don’t believe in one Nigeria – Charly Boy

Self-styled entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa aka Charly Boy has said he does not believe in one Nigeria.

Popular Nigerian singer, Sound Sultan, is dead

Popular Nigerian Singer, Olanrewaju Abdulganiyu Fasasi, better known as Sound Sultan, is dead. A statement on Sunday by his brother, Kayode Fasasi, on behalf of...

Bill Cosby speaks out after prison release, says ‘I have always maintained my innocence’

Bill Cosby has spoken out to thank fans for their support after his sexual assault conviction was overturned.

Nollywood actress Ini Edo celebrates 20 years of acting

Nollywood movies star /filmmaker, Ini Edo, celebrated 20 years in the Nigerian film industry, Nollywood, as she penned a heartfelt note of appreciation, reflected on how she started acting as a teenager.



World News

Russian court restricts Navalny ally Sobol’s freedoms for 18 months

A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced Lyubov Sobol, a close ally of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, to 1-1/2 years of parole-like restrictions after finding her guilty of inciting people to break COVID-19 safety regulations.
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