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NNPC Advises Motorists And Others To Disregard Fuel Hike Rumour

2 months ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has advised motorists and other petroleum products consumers to disregard trending rumours of a planned hike in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise called petrol.

Wall Street Banks Are Bailing On U.S. Farm Sector

2 months ago /
International News 

In the wake of the U.S. housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector.

CBN Intensifies Financial Literacy Consumer Protection Campaign

2 months ago /
Business and Economy  

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has continued to intensify its campaign aimed at creating a knowledgeable customer base for financial institutions.

PDP And Atiku/Obi Called Witness Number 153 On The Witness List

2 months ago /
Politics 

From the Court of Appeal, more witnesses were called for the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal such as John Desert Makama.

PDP And Atiku/Obi Called Witness Number 118 On The Witness List

2 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) counsel Abdulrahaman Usman.  He was asked if before his nomination as a witness, his name was sent to INEC by his party and he said yes. 

Witnesses Are Called In For Presidential Election Petition Tribunal

2 months ago /
Politics 

A witness from Kaduna state told the court that there were numerous issues of over-voting in Kano state and that he is an LGA Collation agent for the PDP. The PDP legal team called witness number 143 on the witness list: Jafaru Abbas Ibrahim. 

Frank Lampard's First Game Ends In Draw

2 months ago /
Sports  

Frank Lampard kicked off his reign as Chelsea manager with a draw to Bohemians in Dublin.

Nigeria’s Debt Grows to N24.947tn in Q1

2 months ago /
Business and Economy  

A marginal increase of N560.009 billion, representing 2.3 per cent rise in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, has pushed Nigeria’s total public debt, comprising the federal government, states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) debt stocks to N24.947 trillion or $ 81.274 billion as at March 31, 2019, according to data from the Debt Management Office (DMO).

Tropical Storm Lands Through Gulf Of Mexico

2 months ago /
Environment 

The first tropical system to slam the US this year lashed parts of the Deep South with heavy rains Thursday morning as it spins through the Gulf of Mexico.

World Athletes Celebrated As Winners Of 2019 ESPYS Awards

2 months ago /
Nation 

World-renowned athletes and celebs made their way to the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles for the 2019 ESPYS to bring in the glitz, glamour and more to the red carpet.

New Study States Small Glass Of Juice And Water Increases Risk Of Cancer

2 months ago /
Health 

A new study has linked drinking just a small glass of a sugary drink per day -- 100 ml, about a third of a typical can of soda -- to an 18% increase in overall cancer risk and a 22% increase in risk for breast cancer.

Massive Immigration Roundups In U.S. Will Start On Sunday

2 months ago /
International News 

Roundups of undocumented immigrant families will start Sunday in 10 U.S. cities, fulfilling a hardline immigration stance from U.S. President Donald Trump which will be a key issue in his 2020 re-election bid, the New York Times reported.

Reuben Okoya Joins Bayelsa Governorship Race

2 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

Political leaders in the forthcoming Bayelsa governorship election want women to come out in their numbers to join the gubernatorial race ahead of the November polls.

Buhari Hails Victorious Super Eagles

2 months ago /
Sports  

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles for another spectacular outing that has confirmed Nigeria’s progress to the Next Level in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Egypt 2019.

FG Now Feeding Almost 10M Pupils In 32 States

2 months ago /
Nation 

The presidency says the Buhari administration’s National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme, now feeds over 9.8 million pupils daily in 32 states as Yobe State joins the programme.

BREAKING: NJC Recommends Appointments Of Justice Tanko

2 months ago /
Nation 

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has recommended the appointments of Justice Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria and eight others as Heads of Court.

PDM Party Clashes Over Petition: National Chairman Seeks Withdrawal

2 months ago /
Nation 

The  National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Movement Party, Frank Igwebuike, has told the court of appeal of its intention to withdraw the party's petition by its presidential candidate, Aminchi Habu in the February 23 election seeking nullification of the poll that produced president Muhhamadu Buhari as the winner.

Edo Assembly Crisis: Senate Wades In, Sets Up Ad-Hoc Committee

2 months ago /
Nation 

Senate on Wednesday waded into the raging crisis in the Edo State House of Assembly when it reached a decision to set up an ad-hoc committee to establish the state of affairs in the State Assembly.

Kogi Polls: Yahaya Bello Picks Nomination Form

2 months ago /
Politics 

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, is the first aspirant to pick the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship nomination and expression of interest form after paying 22.5 million Naira.

Buhari Set To Send Ministerial Nominees' List To Senate, Lawan Reveals

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigerian Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the Senate will before the end of this week, receive the list of ministerial nominees from President Muhammadu Buhari.