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Tropical Storm Lands Through Gulf Of Mexico

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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.

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

5 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.

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

5 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.

BREAKING: Gunmen Abduct Adamawa Permanent Secretary

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months ago /
International News 

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

Osinbajo On Human Capital Development

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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.