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Lagos To Develop Ultramodern Medical Park

The Lagos State Government has disclosed plans to develop an ultramodern 2.1 Hectares medical park on Awolowo Road, Ikoyi area of the state. It said...

Nigeria receives £4.2m Ibori loot – Malami

Nigeria received the 4.2 million Pounds the British Government recovered from family members and associates of former Delta Governor, James Ibori. This is contained in...

NIS suspends processing of new passports to clear backlog

The Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Muhammad Babandede, has announced the suspension of receiving and processing of all fresh passport applications nationwide until...

LASG launches 100 additional high-capacity buses

From left, Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation, Mr Oluwatoyin Fayinka; Chairman House Committee on Transportation, Lagos House of Assembly, Mr Temitope Adewale;...

AIICO Insurance bags UK’s IFoA Quality Assurance accreditation

The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has awarded a Quality Assurance Scheme accreditation to AIICO Insurance, making the firm the first in Nigeria...

‘Internet too powerful to be kept with children’

Pastor Olayide Babatunde of the Glorious and Divine Calling Ministry in Ayobo, Lagos, has called on parents to regulate internet use by their children...

FG ‘ll engage private sector to transform economy – Buhari

The Federal Government says it will continue to engage and collaborate with the Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX Group) and the private sector to transform...

Cormart Partners with Kerry for Local Production

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Actor Daniel K Daniel And His Partner Welcomes 2nd Child 

  Nigerian actor, Daniel K Daniel and his lovely wife Teena have welcomed their second child in the United States of America.   This was made known...

Review NIN Requirement For UTME, Senate Tells FG

The Senate has asked that the Federal Government reviews its policy on National Identification Number being a prerequisite for writing the Joint Admissions and...

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Breaking: Buhari Writes Senate, Seeks Fresh N2.3trn Loan

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate to approve another N2.3trn external loan. This is contained in a letter addressed to the Senate President,...

I’ve not declared interest in 2023 presidential race — Osinbajo

The Office of the Vice President says permutations around 2023 presidential race is a distraction as  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has not declared interest...

Taking the bull by the horn: IGP Alkali moves to improve public safety

…Commences overhaul of security architecture in volatile South East There were echoes of war before he was appointed the Acting Inspector-General of Police Usman Akali. The...

News Now: Support Buhari, APC Begs Nigerians

The All Progressives Congress has appealed to Nigerians to support the President Muhammadu Buhari, as he works towards finding a permanent solution to the...

News Now: Saraki Urges Buhari To Seek Help From Previous Leaders

Former Senate President and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Bukola Saraki has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to seek the assistance of...

News Now: US Sec Of State, Blinken, Buhari Meet Over Insurgency

United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, will meet with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, during his first virtual trip to Africa since...

AGRIC ECONOMICS

Cormart Partners with Kerry for Local Production

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‘How Nigeria will enhance food production nationwide’

A group of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has called on government at all levels to invest more in agriculture to enhance food production. This is contained...

Expert harps on need for further investment in GMOs to meet food demand

The National Biotechnology Development Agency says the country needs to invest more on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) technology to meet the nation’s food demand. Dr...

World Bank to construct 13.16km Lagos farm roads

Lagos State Government says its World Bank-assisted Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement, Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) Project will construct 13.16km Farm Access Roads (FARs) in four...

Investors commit $159m to revolutionise Nigeria’s cassava, oil palm value chains

Fayus Group, in collaboration with Shine Bridge Global (SBG) and Africa Global Schaffer (AfGS), are investing $159 million in Nigeria’s oil palm and cassava...

FG, CBN Make Efforts To Address Rejection Of Nigerian Crops By Other Countries

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and other government agencies are set to make efforts geared at stopping...

FOREIGN NEWS

Microsoft investigated Bill Gates’ involvement with employee

Microsoft conducted a probe into co-founder Bill Gates' involvement with an employee almost 20 years ago after it was told in 2019 that he...

Cambodia projects economy to return to positive growth in 2021 – research

The Cambodian economy is expected to return to positive growth in 2021 after experiencing a contraction last year. The ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) announced...

South Africa govt bans private lion breeding

South Africa government has declared war on the country’s controversial lion-breeding industry. Animal rights activists had welcomed Environment Minister Barbara Creecy’s announcement of recommendations to...

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Music Video: Fireboy DML ft Wande Coal – Spell (Official Video)

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Music Video: Mayorkun – Your Body (Official Video)

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Hansi Flick Agrees Germany Contract

Hansi Flick, who is stepping down as Bayern Munich coach at the end of this season, will take over the German national team after...

Breaking: Jose Mourinho signs 3-year deal with Roma

Jose Mourinho has been appointed Roma head coach on a three-year deal set to begin at the start of next season. Mourinho was sacked by...

Man U, Liverpool Match Postponed As Fans Protest

Manchester United’s clash against Liverpool was postponed after furious fans stormed Old Trafford in protest at the club’s owners on Sunday, while Arsenal kept...

Why I Want To Buy Arsenal – Daniel Ek

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UCL: Early Pulisic Goal Hands Chelsea Advantage Over Madrid

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Education

2021 UTME: JAMB shift registration by two weeks

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, is set to extend registration for the examination by two weeks, while the examination itself would be...

NECO: 115 inmates credit English, Maths in Enugu

No fewer than 115 inmates in Enugu State recorded  credit passes in English Language and Mathematics in the last National Examination Council (NECO)-organised Senior...

News Now: Proscription Of Staff Unions By EKSU Governing Council Void – SSANU

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Western Zone has described as illegality, ultra vires, null and void the purported proscription of staff...

Registration: JAMB introduces USSD code

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) says the board will introduce the use of USSD code as an option to the SMS process...

Interviews

I Became An Art Teacher By Accident- Jumoke Olowookere Speaks About Her Foray Into Waste Management

Jumoke Olowookere is the Creative Director of Africa Creative Hub in Ibadan, Oyo State. Her desire to turn waste materials into something creative and...

‘I Wish I Listened To My Dad, I Would Have Been A Nice Fashion Designer’ Falilat Ogunkoya Opens Up

Talking about athletes in Nigeria, the story can not be complete without mentioning the name of one of Nigeria's finest athlete Falilat Ogunkoya-Omotayo. She...

‘I Was Beaten Blue Black By A Boxer’ Actress Omowunmi Dada Shares Touching Experience

Talented Nollywood actress Omowunmi Dada is a force to reckon with in the industry. She has proven to be an actor with a difference....

(INTERVIEW) There’s no way a label will sign an artiste and won’t want to make money- Jaywon reveals

Iledare Oluwajuwonlo, better known by his stage name Jaywon, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, performer, producer and actor. He launched his record label named...

Features

Former APC Chairman Defends Obaseki Ahead Edo Guber

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie Oyegun, has denied making a statement on the chances of the party in...

Twice As Tall tops Apple Charts in 48 countries

Burna Boy's recent album, 'Twice As Tall' continues to live up to its billing as a Grammy-worthy album as it sits nicely at the...

Video: Watch Trikkytee snap Kiddwaya out of Erica’s charm

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Vee drops pregnancy bombshell on Neo

Big Brother Naija housemate, Vee, tonight hinted at the possibility of being pregnant for fellow housemate, Neo. In a private conversation between both housemates in...

Legal

Breaking: Alleged Child Molester, Baba Ijesha Granted Bail

Yoruba actor, Olanrewaju James, also known as Baba Ijesha, has been granted bail by police on health grounds. James, who is accused of sexual molestation...

Striking JUSUN Apologize To Ngige For Abandoning Meeting

The Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria has tendered an apology to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, for walking out on...

News Now: Lagos Courts To Remain Closed Despite Relaxation Of JUSUN Strike

Despite the partial reopening of operations by the Lagos chapter of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), courts in the state will remain...

News Now: Senate Set To Confirm FCT H/Court Chief Judge

The Nigerian Senate has received a request from President Buhari, to confirm the appointment of the Acting Chief Judge of the FCT High Court,...

Opinion Articles

What to expect from this week’s Fed meeting

It has been a year since the Federal Reserve was forced to lower interest rates to zero, joining other central banks globally in taking...

Naira steady, Oil output, remittances plunge

After hitting a four year low on Monday, the Naira has staged a minor rebound due to a broadly weaker Dollar. Nigeria’s central bank weakened...

A rough and rocky road ahead for Nigeria’s economy?

Africa’s largest economy commenced the final quarter by facing some of the biggest protests witnessed since military rule ended in 1999. The protests boiled over...

Confronting the menace of fake news

Fake News is the dissemination of false information. Fake information is always negative in nature and intended to smear persons, institutions or government. They are...

religion

Eid-Fitr: Sanwo-Olu Charges Muslim Faithful To Co-exist Peacefully

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has felicitated with Nigerians, especially Muslim faithful as they celebrate Eid-el-fitri, which marks end of the month-long Ramadan...

Islam, Christianity, best gifts to modern civilisation – Cleric

Rev. Fr. Gideon Pwakim of the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos has described Islam and Christianity as the best gifts God has given to modern...

Grant amnesty to economic saboteurs in Nigeria, Cleric tells Buhari

Apostle Vitalis Odumma, the Senior Pastor, LifeGrace Ministries International with headquarters in London, has urged the Federal Government to grant amnesty to those who...

Insecurity: CAN fingers FG against trading blames, excuses

Following the current security crisis in the country, the Christain Association of Nigeria, CAN, has advised the Federal Government to stop trading blames and...

Music

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Health & Fitness

Lagos To Develop Ultramodern Medical Park

The Lagos State Government has disclosed plans to develop an ultramodern 2.1 Hectares medical park on Awolowo Road, Ikoyi area of the state. It said...

WHO seeks access to safe, effective healthcare to avert 8.4m annual deaths

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has implored governments of developing countries to provide greater access to safe and effective healthcare services to prevent...

Kaduna State disburses N121bn on healthcare in 5 years

The Kaduna State Government in Tuesday, disclosed that it has spent about N121.3 billion on the health sector in the last five years. This was...

Healthy 54-Year-Old Dies After Taking AstraZeneca Vaccine

A 54-year woman has died in Canada after receiving the AstraZeneca Covid vaccine, the first fatality linked to the drug in the country, provincial...

Photos

PhotoNews: Highlights Of #EndSARS Protest In Ikeja, Lagos

As the protests to #EndSARS reached day three in Lagos, many residents - mainly youths - joined the protesters who had passed the night...

Otedolas Crash Twitter As Sisters Get Ferraris

Daughters of Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola, today sent tongues wagging as they unveiled expensive Ferrari vehicles purchased for them. Announcing the news on her official...

See photo of Alaafin of Oyo State’s 23 years old new bride

The traditional leader of the Oyo empire, and Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III has gotten himself another beautiful young lady as...

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