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Buhari directs banks to fund entertainers

Mr Buhari signed an instrument of ratification of the World Intellectual Property Organization on audio-visual performances to boost the nation’s entertainment industry.

Nigerians optimistic Eagles will win remaining group matches

Nigerians on Sunday expressed optimism that the Eagles will win the remaining matches in Group D.NAN reports that the Super Eagles lost 2-0 to...

CAN backs Buhari, Oshiomhole, says no vacancy in Aso Rock

The national executives of Change Advocates of Nigeria, CAN, Nigeria and Diaspora have endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office come...

Super Eagles now have Kilimanjaro to climb after losing to Croatia

Nigeria’s Super Eagles had an unimpressive start to their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign on Saturday in Kaliningrad with a 0-2 loss to Croatia.

Far-right terror threat on the rise in Britain

Stung by an attack on Muslims in London a year ago, Britain is facing a growing threat from far-right extremists fuelled by online hate...

With Future World, Niger Delta’s challenges receive global attention

Challenges of environmental degradation, as a result of oil exploration in the Nigeria Delta, continue to receive attention from creatives in the region, who...

Shekau’s dad dead, mum says she’s not seen him in 15 years

The father of Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram factional leader died a few years ago, the Voice of America reported as the mother also said she has not seen Shekau in 15 years.

In Merkel migrant row, Germans back tough policies

As Chancellor Angela Merkel fights to save her government in a heated battle over immigration, an opinion poll Friday showed most Germans support the tougher line of her rebel interior minister.

Sallah Durbar:10 riders fall off horses in Dutse

No fewer than 10 riders fell off their horses during Sallah Durbar at Dutse Emir’s Palace on Friday, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Zamfara killings: Gov. Yari resigns role as Chief Security Officer

Gov. Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara State said he had dropped his responsibility as Chief Security Officer of the state as he had no control over security machinery in the state.

Abducted Methodist priest, others regain freedom

They were released on Thursday, according to report from the Methodist Church, Osogbo.

Amina Mohammed speaks on feminism, says half of murdered women killed by ‘partners’

Amina Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General, has said that worldwide, almost one-in-two women murdered were killed by a partner or ex-partner.

Revenue Under-Payment: NEC endorses refund of N526bn, $21bn by NNPC, 15 other RGAs

The National Economic Council (NEC) has confirmed that the N526 billion and 21 billion dollars was under-paid to the federation account by some Federal Government revenue generating agencies between 2010 and 2015.

How Nigerian govt turned accused to witness against Dasuki

However, like the charge of Wednesday, former Director of Finance and Supply in the Office of NSA under Dasuki, Salisu Shuaib, was dropped from the list of accused persons.

Nigerian Police IG wants to frame me, Saraki cries out

“As we speak now, these suspects are already here in Abuja. These acts are of desperation, blackmail and intimidation.

‘APC will stabilize once Oshiomole takes charge’

The APC stalwart and a stalk supporter of Mr Oshiomole expressed optimism that the party will come out stronger after the present turmoil the party is passing through.

There’s undue interference of politicians in judges’ appointment, CJN cries out

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, on Monday, lamented the undue interference of politicians in the process of judges appointment.

NASS under pressure to pass Financial System Strategy Bill

The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, CIBN, has been pressuring the National Assembly to pass the Financial System Strategy, FSS, bill into law to promote financial inclusion and strengthen electronic payment system.

WHO preparing for the worst in DR Congo Ebola outbreak

The World Health Organization said Friday it was preparing for "the worst case scenario" in a fresh outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Masari lauds Nigerian govt over ban on codeine

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, on Thursday, commended the Federal Government for its recent ban on the local production and importation of codeine addictive cough syrup.

FG trains 200 principals on drug abuse prevention in schools

The Federal Ministry of Education has trained 200 schools principals in Kebbi State on drug abuse prevention in their schools, to stem the tide...

JOHESU strike: FCT hospitals forcefully discharge patients

The JOHESU has directed all its members at the state and local government to commence and join the strike action from midnight of Wednesday 9 May 2018 (last night).

Nigerian CSOs identify with counterparts in Niger Republic, seeks Buhari, ECOWAS’ intervention over 23 illegally detained activists

The Nigerian Civil Society Organisations, in solidarity with their Nigerien counterparts, have called on President Muhammadu Buhari and Economic Community of West African States,...

Federal universities’re tuition-free, Nigerian govt insists

The Minister of State for Education, Anthony Anwuka, on Wednesday, reiterated that federal universities nationwide are tuition-free, saying that government would investigate some universities...

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