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FAAC: FG, States, LGAs, share N697bn in August

A total of N696.965 billion has been shared by the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC), from the Federation Account Revenue to the Federal, States...

No one Is Forcing You To Like Me- Bobrisky Blast Seun Osigbesan

      Popular Nigerian crossdresser, Bobrisky and an actress who featured in popular  TV series 'The Johnson's Family' show Seun Osigbesan has recently exchanged words on...

1.3% agricultural output insufficient for food, raw materials demands – Sterling Bank

Indications have emerged that Nigeria's annual agriculture output at 1.3 per cent is not insufficient to meet national food and raw materials demands. This was...

CAC: Over 245,000 new businesses in Nigeria get free registration

No fewer than 245,000 Small and Medium Scale Enterprises, SMEs, businesses across Nigeria get free registration by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). CAC established by...

BBNaija 2021: Saga’s Sister Calls Out Organizers Over His Predicament

    Big Brother Naija housemate, Saga's Sister has referred to the organizers of the show as being insensitive. Adejumo Okusaga via her Instagram story lamented on...

N5m Debt: AMCON takes over former Kwara Governor, Ahmed property

Former Governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed, mansion has been taken over by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). The move by the corporation...

Gospel Singer, Lanre Teriba’s Babymama Drags Him To Filth

  Gospel Singer, Lanre Teriba better known as Atorise has been called out by one of his babymamas Diamond Gold for being a deadbeat father. The...

Nollywood actor Gaji Samuel aka Mohammed marries longtime heartthrob in Lagos

Nollywood actor and comedian, Gaji Oluwasegun Samuel, has finally tied the knot with longtime heartthrob in Lagos. Samuel who’s popularly known for his role as Mohammed...

Nigerian businesswoman takes GTB to court for refusing to unfreeze account

A Nigerian businesswoman, Jessica Adaeze, has sued Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB), over the Bank's refusal to unfreeze her account. She disclosed that the bank is...

Toyin Abraham Clears Air On Beef With Funke Akindele

  Popular Nigerian actress, Toyin Abraham has spoken up about her rumoured beef with senior colleague, Funke Akindele. During an interview, the movie producer disclosed that...

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Politics

VAT, open grazing bills passed by Lagos Assembly for Sanwo-Olu’s assent to law

The Lagos State House of Assembly has passed the State's Value Added Tax, VAT, Bill, the bill that prohibits open cattle grazing in the...

Appeal Court Declares Valentine Okigbo Anambra PDP Gubernatorial Candidate

The Appeal Court, Awka Judicial Division holding at Abuja has ruled that Valentine Ozigbo is the rightful candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in...

Govt should make political offices less attractive – Rotary club

The federal government has been advised to make move towards making political offices less attractive in Nigeria. This was made known by Rotarian Ibrahim...

Redirect N4.8bn Social Media Monitoring Budget To Doctors’ Pay, SERAP Urges Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has urged President Muhammadu Buhari “to urgently redirect the proposed spending of N4.8bn of public money to monitor WhatsApp...

Abia’s too many drama

Theodore Orji, former Governor of Abia State was said to have been arrested at Abuja Airport yesterday by EFCC over alleged billions of naira...

What We Did To Get The PIB Signed – Lawan

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has disclosed what the National Assembly did to get the much awaited Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, passed and signed into...

AGRIC ECONOMICS

1.3% agricultural output insufficient for food, raw materials demands – Sterling Bank

Indications have emerged that Nigeria's annual agriculture output at 1.3 per cent is not insufficient to meet national food and raw materials demands. This was...

Sugar: ‘Nigeria to generate FX in excess of $700million annually’

The Nigeria Sugar Master Plan (NSMP), execution can save Nigeria foreign exchange in excess of $700million anually from the backward integration component. This was disclosed...

Agro-Processing: How SAPZ implementation can change Africa’s economy

The Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZ) of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has been identified as a trigger that could create a fundamental change...

Agribusiness: Nigeria’s govt working with security operatives to neutralize threats

The Federal government of Nigeria is currently working with security operatives in the country to neutralise threats across the agricultural sector. This was the submission...

Nigeria’s top agricultural exports in Q1 2021

Nigeria’s agricultural export in the first three months January - March) of 2021 (Q1'21) stood at N127.2 billion. This represents a 128 per cent increase...

Nigeria exported 2,233 containers of Cocoa bean in 8 months

No fewer than 2,233 containers of cocoa bean were exported by the Ondo-Ekiti Customs Command from January to August 2021. Nigeria is the world's fifth-biggest...

FOREIGN NEWS

Wear Facial Covering, Taliban Instruct Female University Students

Women attending private Afghan universities must wear an abaya robe and niqab covering most of the face, the Taliban have ordered, and classes must...

UN Set To Help Seven Million Drought-Hit Afghan Farmers

The United Nations issued an urgent appeal Saturday for aid for some seven million Afghan farmers in the war-ravaged nation facing the threat of...

Philippines President Declares Intention To Run For Vice Presidency

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared he will run for vice president next year to continue his “crusade” against drugs and insurgents — a move...

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Investigation: Unilorin Exposed Its Students To COVID-19 To Save N20

Adio Aisha and Daniel Ojukwu On January 18, 2021, tertiary institutions in Nigeria opened their doors to students after a three-phase lockdown period as part...

Video: Justice Nnaji’s Killers Caught On Camera

Video footage of assassins murdering Enugu State High Court Judge, Justice Stanley Nnaji, has surfaced online. See Video:

Exclusive Video: Exact Moment Sowore Was Shot… Fingered Policewoman

Exclusive video footage has emerged showing the exact moment a Teargas cannister shot by the police in Abuja, hit him. In the footage, the former...

Video: Roads Deserted As #SitAtHome Order Takes Effect

Streets in Umuahia the Abia State capital are virtually empty and deserted as residents remain indoors in total compliance of the sit-at-home ordered given...

Video: Gulak Accused NSA Monguno Of Corruption Before Death

Following the death of former presidential aide, Ahmed Gulak in Owerri, Imo state capital, a video of him accusing National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno,...

Movie: Were Meji Latest Yoruba 2020 Drama

Were Meji Latest Yoruba Movie 2020 Drama Starring Sanyeri | Sola Kosoko | Okunnu | Mr Latin A wealthy man is puzzled for answers when...

Movie: Nkan Alejo Latest Yoruba 2020 Drama

Nkan Alejo Latest Yoruba Movie 2020 Drama Starring Kunle Afod | Tolu Babs Omish | Taiwo Ibikunle A married man pays a courteous visit to...

MUSIC VIDEOS

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

Fireboy DML & Wande Coal - Spell (Official Video) Off his recently-released album “Apoll“, Fireboy DML is out with the visuals for “Spell“ featuring Wande Coal, directed by Clarence...

Music Video: Mayorkun – Your Body (Official Video)

Mayorkun - Your Body (Official Video) Davido Music Worldwide premieres – ‘Your Body Video’ performed by Mayorkun. Without wasting time Mayorkun dishes out ‘Your Body Video’...

Music Video: TENI – JO (Official Video)

TENI - JO (Official Video) Dr Dolor Entertainment premieres ‘JO Video’ preformed by star artiste Teni, Starring Legendary fuji pop singer and dancer – Sir...

Music Video: Tiwa Savage ft Davido – Park Well

Tiwa Savage - Park Well ft. Davido Nigeria and Africa Music Queen, Tiwa Savage drops ‘Park Well’ music video performed by her alongside African-International singer,...

Music Video: Burna Boy – Way Too Big [Official Music Video]

Spaceship Premieres the music video for Burna Boy Hit track – “Way Too Big”. Atlantic Records artist Burna Boy comes to round up the year 2020 with...

SPORTS

Paralympics: Nigeria’s Iyaizi Wins Shotput Bronze

Eucharia Iyiazi on Thursday increased Team Nigeria’s medals haul at the ongoing 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo by winning a bronze medal in the...

Ronaldo Shatters All Time International Scoring Record

Cristiano Ronaldo broke the men's all-time international scoring record as his late goals secured a dramatic 2-1 win for Portugal in their World Cup...

Nigeria’s Boxing Absence At Olympics Worrisome – Association

Enugu State Boxing Association, has decried the non-participation of Nigeria in boxing at the just-concluded Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, in spite of the country’s...

Loveline Obiji Wins Nigeria’s Sixth Paralympic Medal

Loveline Obiji has won Nigeria’s sixth medal at the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Paralympics in Japan. She bagged silver in women’s +86g after lifting 147kg. Her medal...

AfroBasket: D’Tigers fails to gain automatic quarter-final ticket

D’Tigers on Sunday lost 68-77 to group leaders Cote d’Ivoire to finish second and fail to secure Group C’s automatic quarter-final ticket at the...
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Education

Police Arrest 19-Year-Old Who Sued JAMB For N1bn

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has handed over to the police a 19-year-old candidate in the 2021/2022 Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination for investigation...

Bayero University Scraps Post UTME, Sets Cut-Off Marks

Bayero University, Kano State, has annonced that it will not be conducting post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (post-UTME) for candidates seeking admission at the university. It...

Undergraduate, postgraduate courses in Islamic Banking to kickstart at ABU

As a way to bridge the gap in human capital needed in the banking sector, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria will offer now new...

NIN To Become Compulsory Requirement For WASSCE

The West African Examinations Council has made the National Identification Number a major requirement for registration for West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination from...

Interviews

Career Women: Breaking The Glass Ceiling In Nigeria

  Dayo Odubanjo-Ibe, a human resource specialist has insisted that career women in Nigeria are really doing well in their various fields of functionalities. While on...

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....

Features

Feature: Inside Ethiopian Bodi Tribe Where Men Drink Blood, Milk In Bid To Be Fattest Man

Being slim might be celebrated elsewhere but for Ethiopia's Bodi or Me'en people, bigger is always better. The tribe, which lives in a remote...

Your Phone’s ‘Real Owners’ Are Roaming Lagos Streets

Daniel Ojukwu & Ayo Oladiran Living in Lagos is often described as a premium sport with high risks and relative security considering the rate of...

Opinion: Banking On Knowledge; Nigeria’s Path To Prosperity

Shalom Dickson “Sub-Saharan Africa contributes to less than 1% of the world’s entire research output.” What is your reaction to this fact? Yes, it is...

I Quit Banking To Hawk Bread – HND Holder

A Polytechnic graduate in Kaduna, Ali Dahiru, who resigned his job in Zenith Bank and took to selling bread, says his decision has turned...

Legal

Appeal Court Declares Valentine Okigbo Anambra PDP Gubernatorial Candidate

The Appeal Court, Awka Judicial Division holding at Abuja has ruled that Valentine Ozigbo is the rightful candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in...

NBA Knocks Lawyers, Courts For Contradictory Judgements

The Nigerian Bar Association has expressed worry over what it describes as contradictory court judgments in the country, especially among courts of coordinate jurisdiction. The...

Lawyer Issues 48-Hour Ultimatum To DSS To Release Igboho’s Aides

Pelumi Olajengbesi, one of the lawyers to the 12 detained aides of Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has given the Department of...

Breaking: DSS Files Motion To Stop Bail Of Igboho’s Aides

The Department of State Services has filed a remand application at the Federal High Court in Abuja, asking the court to nullify the bail...

Opinion Articles

Opinion: Banking On Knowledge; Nigeria’s Path To Prosperity

Shalom Dickson “Sub-Saharan Africa contributes to less than 1% of the world’s entire research output.” What is your reaction to this fact? Yes, it is...

Opinion: Journalism In A Rapidly-Changing World

Daniel Ojukwu Modern journalistic practice has gained immensely from technology, and efforts to globalize the world has made the gathering and circulation of information a...

Accidental Discharge: Kyari Shot Self In The Leg With ‘Hushpuppi’ Statement – Soyombo

As the wind of speculation continues to hover over under-fire super cop, Abba Kyari following the testimony of confessed fraudster, Ramon Abbas, aka Hushpuppi,...

President Buhari goofed on Southern Governors’ anti-grazing stance

By Mike  Ozekhome, SAN PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has obviously been ill-advised on the well thought out Southern Governors’ stance against open grazing by the Attorney...

religion

TB Joshua Behaved Like ‘Bar Jesus’, Wanted To Be Worshipped – Okotie

Pastor Chris Okotie, senior pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries, has alleged that late TB Joshua was a deceptive magician who...

Living Faith Church Sacks Pastor For Failing To Meet Financial Growth Index

Living Faith Church International, aka Winners Chapel, has sacked Saave Nomor, a pastor based in Benue State, for failing to meet the Church’s “growth...

Pilgrims Arrive Mecca For Downsized Hajj Maid COVID-19 Pandemic

Pilgrims began arriving in the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca Saturday for the second downsized hajj staged during the coronavirus pandemic, circling Islam’s holiest...

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...

Music

Music Video: Bella Shmurda, Zlatan & Lincoln – Cash App (Official Video)

Bella Shmurda, Zlatan & Lincoln - Cash App (Official Video) Bella Shmurda, Zlatan, Lincoln And Dre Spencer are all wanted in this Cash App Music...

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

Fireboy DML & Wande Coal - Spell (Official Video) Off his recently-released album “Apoll“, Fireboy DML is out with the visuals for “Spell“ featuring Wande Coal, directed by Clarence...

Music Video: Mayorkun – Your Body (Official Video)

Mayorkun - Your Body (Official Video) Davido Music Worldwide premieres – ‘Your Body Video’ performed by Mayorkun. Without wasting time Mayorkun dishes out ‘Your Body Video’...

Music Video: TENI – JO (Official Video)

TENI - JO (Official Video) Dr Dolor Entertainment premieres ‘JO Video’ preformed by star artiste Teni, Starring Legendary fuji pop singer and dancer – Sir...

Health & Fitness

South Africa To Halt Shipment Of J&J Vaccines To Europe, Set To Serve African Market

An arrangement in which Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines were being shipped from South Africa to Europe has been suspended, African Union (AU) Special...

Enugu State Govt Sets Up COVID-19 Vaccination Centres In Markets, Malls

Enugu State Government says it has opened additional COVID-19 vaccination centres in major markets, shopping malls and public places. These are additional to the more...

Nigeria Records 637 New COVID-19 Cases, Seven Deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says that Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections on Wednesday stood at 188,880. A total of 637 additional infections and seven...

COVID-19: LASG Approves 183 Centres For Moderns Vaccination

The Lagos State Government has approved a 183 centres approved to provide Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to state residents in the second phase of the...

Photos

Roma Eye Iheanacho As Striker Option

Roma are considering making an offer for Kelechi Iheanacho if they fail to sign Tammy Abraham. Iheanacho signed a new three-year Leicester City contract in...

Pictorial: Highlights Of Yoruba Nation Agitation At Ojota

Protester slapped and harassed by police at Ojota

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...

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