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4 people shot in Watts, California in ‘senseless violence’

Four people were shot in Watts after the funeral procession for Nipsey Hussle had passed through the neighbourhood, the latest in a recent uptick...

N34.8m land fraud: EFCC presents first witness against suspects

A prosecution witness, Clever Ibrahim, has told Justice Olusola Williams of the Special Ofences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos how two businessmen, Olufunmilade Adeyemi,...

2019: Women demand governorship slots, 120 reps seats, 40 senate seats

Hundreds of women, on the platform of Women in Politics, WIP, on Wednesday demanded for free and fair primaries that would allow the emergence...

Court in rowdy session over paternity of twins 

An Iseyin Grade “C” Customary Court on Wednesday had a rowdy session over the rightful owner of 10 months old twins of a 30-year-old...

Africa’s borrowing from China, a sorrowing deal — Ezekwesili

A former vice-president of the World Bank’s Africa division and Nigerian former minister for education, Oby Ezekwesili, has criticised the decision of African countries...

Ogun assembly rejects defection letters of two lawmakers who dumped APC for PDP

The Ogun House of Assembly on Tuesday rejected defection letters of two members of the House over failure to prove the existence of crisis...

$2.5bn raised at Berlin conference for comprehensive response against Boko Haram

The international donor conference on Boko Haram crisis concluded on Tuesday, raising some $2.17 billion in support, and about $467 million in concessional loans...

FOCAC: Nigeria has benefited over $5bn in projects – Buhari 

President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed, on Tuesday, disclosed that Nigeria's partnership with China through the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, FOCAC, has resulted in the execution...

2019: Mantu’s son picks PDP form for House of Reps seat

Umar Mantu, son of former Deputy Senate President Ibrahim Mantu, on Tuesday in Jos declared interest in contesting the Mangu/Bokkos Federal Constituency seat. Mr Mantu,...

Digital Skills for Africa: Google targets 1,000 trainees in Sokoto

Google Nigeria on Tuesday launched its Google Digital Skills for Africa Programme in Sokoto, starting with 1,000 trainees. The Country Director, Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor, said at...

INEC denies Jigawa deputy governor’s claim of recieving N50m assistance

Jigawa State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mahmud Isa, has debunked the allegation that the commission in the state had collected the sum of N50 million as...

Police arrest kidnappers who abducted Sheikh Algarkawy, killed 4 policemen

The police on Tuesday announced the arrest of two suspected kidnappers who abducted an Islamic cleric, Mohammed Algarkawy, and killed four operatives of the Intelligence...

Shekarau dumps PDP, calls for an emergency stakeholders meeting

A former Governor of Kano state, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, has finally dumped the People’s Democratic Party, PDP. Sule Ya’u Sule, Media Aide to the former...

Customs seizes smuggled goods worth N500 m in Bauchi

The Federal Operations Unit‎ of Nigeria Customs Service Zone D, has seized smuggled goods worth N50 million across the 9 states of the zone...

53 Nigerians get Chevening scholarships

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, has said that 53 Nigerians have been awarded Chevening scholarships for 2018. Mr Arkwright said this at...

2019: I won’t impose any candidate, Ajimobi assures APC members

The Oyo State governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has assured members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state that he would not impose any...

Kano PDP rejects dissolution of its executive committee

The Peoples Democratic Party in Kano state, has rejected in totality the purported dissolution of the state executive committee by the National Working Committee,...

Crisis erupts in Kano PDP as Kwankwaso man, Rabiu Sulaiman Bichi, heads caretaker committee

By Muhammad Bashir Rabiu Sulaiman Bichi, a former Secretary to Kano State Government and a top loyalist of former governor Rabiu Kwankwaso, has been appointed...

‘Osinbajo good ambassador of Yoruba race’

The Yoruba Council of Elders, YCE, has commended Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for demonstrating good leadership and loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari. The body also...

Minimum wage: TUC begs governors over speedy implementation

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, has pleaded with state governors to support efforts by the Federal Government to implement a new minimum...

Nigerian engineer builds first, biggest plastic bottle house [PHOTOS]

Nigerian engineer has built the first and biggest plastic bottle house at Yelwa village, along Zaria–Kaduna road, the Chief Executive Officer of the Developmental...

Real Madrid hand Ronaldo’s number 7 shirt to Mariano Diaz

Former Lyon striker, Mariano Diaz has been handed the historic number 7 shirt by Real Madrid after he joined the Spanish giants for €30...

SON raises alarm on cancer-causing school uniforms imported from china

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, has warned importers of school uniform materials into Nigeria about some cancer-causing substances found in some school uniform...

2019: Direct primaries remain most credible, transparent – Shehu Sani

As political parties prepare for the 2019 general elections, Senator Shehu Sani, APC/Kaduna, has said that direct primary elections were the most credible and...

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