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BREAKING: Sir Kim Darroch Resigns As UK Ambassador To US

1 month ago /
International News 

Sir Kim Darroch has resigned as UK ambassador to the US amid a row over leaked emails critical of Trump administration

BREAKING: Gunmen Abduct Adamawa Permanent Secretary

1 month ago /
Nation 

Gunmen have abducted Emmanuel Piridimso, the Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Mineral Resources, in Adamawa State. 

Why Sagay Can’t Comment On FG’s Decision To Drop Goje’s Case

1 month ago /
Nation 

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), the Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, has said that he cannot speak on the decision of the Muhammadu Buhari-led government to drop the prosecution of Gombe Central senator, Danjuma Goje, because he did not have details of the matter.

Taraba Governor, Ishaku Calls RUGA Settlements Colonialism

1 month ago /
Nation 

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has said the Federal Government should cancel RUGA settlements, rather than suspending it.

US Set To Enlist Military Allies In Gulf, Yemen Waters

1 month ago /
International News 

The US says it wants to create an international military coalition to safeguard waters around Iran and Yemen.

Pogba Has Never Been A Problem - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

1 month ago /
Sports  

Manchester United manager,  Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has said that Paul Pogba has "never been a problem" and there is an "agenda" against the France midfielder.

Osinbajo On Human Capital Development

1 month ago /
Business and Economy  

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has continued to emphasize the firm commitment of the Buhari administration on Human Capital Development, stating that the Federal Government is creating economic opportunities for young people, and ensuring a conducive environment for businesses to thrive in the country.

Buhari Congratulates Nigerian Writer

1 month ago /
Arts and Culture 

President Muhammadu Buhari has on behalf of all Nigerians congratulated Nigerian writer, Lesley Nneka Arimah, for winning 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing.

Buhari Reviving Education

1 month ago /
Education 

President Muhammadu Buhari says reviving the educational sector, with a renewed focus on teaching valuable lessons like integrity in schools, will require giving priority to the welfare and training of teachers, who directly create the enabling environment for learning.

Shiite Protesters Storm National Assembly, Security Men Shot

1 month ago /
Nation 

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, also known as Shiites, on Tuesday, stormed the National Assembly and shot a police officer and a civil defence officer.

Nigeria/Netherlands Sign Agreement

1 month ago /
Nation 

Nigeria and the Netherlands have signed a trade and international cooperation agreement aimed at strengthening economic relations between both countries.

Buhari Meets NNPC New Management

1 month ago /
Nation 

The New Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation Meles Kyari has promised to make NNPC a global company of excellence.

Ex Liverpool Star: I’ll Pay Anything To Get Stolen Dog Back

1 month ago /
Sports  

The 29-year-old, without a club after being released by the Champions League winners this summer, posted a video to Instagram on Tuesday showing a broken glass door, which he said was where thieves broke in and took his dog as well as a number of bags.

Real Madrid Boss Zidane Approve Mariano Diaz To Join Tottenham

1 month ago /
Sports  

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has given his approval to let Mariano Diaz join Tottenham if it means signing Christian Eriksen.

Appeal Court Reserves Judgment

1 month ago /
Judiciary 

Chairman Police Service Commission, Musiliu Smith wants the Federal government to make police recruitment a continuous one in order to make up for the shortage of police officers in the country.

Buhari's Academic Qualification Has Been Questioned

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Appeal Court in Abuja division has reserved judgment in the appeal filed by Ukpai Ukairo against President Muhammadu Buhari challenging his academic qualification for the 2019 presidential election.

Tribunal Confirms Governor Wike's Re-election, Dismisses Petition Of AAC And Its Candidate

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Rivers state governorship election tribunal has dismissed the petition filed by the African Action Congress, AAC governorship candidate in the 2019 general elections, Biokpomabo Awara, against Independent National Electoral Commission, Governor Nyesom Wike and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Buhari Kicks Against Admission Of Own Bio-data To INEC

1 month ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari objected to the admission of his form CF001 which contained his personal data submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for February 23, presidential election.

Presidential Tribunal Update: Hearing Day 3

1 month ago /
Politics 

The presidential election petition tribunal commenced on Monday with the petitioner Abubakar Atiku and his party, PDP tendering result sheets from four local government in Kano state.

Madagascar Continue AFCON Fairy-Tale As They Reach Quarter Finals

1 month ago /
Sports  

Madagascar’s remarkable run at the Africa Cup of Nations continued with a penalty shootout win over DR Congo, while Algeria progressed to the quarter-finals with a 3-0 victory over Guinea.