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Police arrest killers of UniJos lecturer, 14 other suspects in Plateau

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The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms. CP Edward Egbuka, the Commissioner...

Just In: Herdsmen abduct 4 persons in Ika North East, Delta

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SUSPECTED herdsmen-kidnappers has on Saturday, abducted four persons at Ika North East local government area of Delta state. The Herdsmen had moved from Oshimili North...

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May 29: Why Buhari failed to address Nigerians –PDP

      The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said President Muhamamdu did not address the nation on May 29 Inauguration day owing to the failure of...

Biafra: We need to revisit Aburi Accord – Ahamba

*Says provocations that led to declaration of Biafra still around  As some sections of the South East geopolitical zone of Nigeria mark the 53 anniversary...

COVID-19 can’t truncate our democracy, electoral process – INEC insists

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has promised to go ahead with the Governorship Elections in Edo and Ondo states as well as nine...

AfDB: Jonathan, Sirleaf, Obasanjo, 12 other African leaders support Adesina

Former presidents Goodluck Jonathan, Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia and other African leaders on Friday, threw their support behind the...

Buhari’s 2015 victory rescued Nigeria from collapse – Presidency

With President Muhammadu Buhari's administration clocking five years on May 29, the Presidency has said that the victory of the President in 2015 saved...

Autonomy for State Legislature, Judiciary: 36 Governors setup committee to engage with AGF

THE thirty- Six State Governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors' Forum, NGF have set up a Committee to engage the Attorney General...

FOREIGN NEWS

Just In: Microsoft replaces 50 Journalist with robots

No fewer than 50 journalists working with Microsoft are set to lose their jobs, as the American multinational tech giant reportedly moves to...

How George Floyd, black African-American victim of racism died in the hands of a white police officer

Of course, the death of George Floyd and several stories that follows suit, actually took the whole of this week, as many black Americans...

Breaking: Forbes reverses, says Kylie Jenner not a billionaire

Forbes magazine, which in March 2019 declared reality TV star Kylie Jenner as the world’s youngest self-made billionaire, said on Friday that it no...

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May 29: Why Buhari failed to address Nigerians –PDP

      The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said President Muhamamdu did not address the nation on May 29 Inauguration day owing to the failure of...

COVID-19: Wife of Nigerian patient stranded abroad cries for help

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George Floyd protests: Are US citizens not afraid of covid-19 anymore?

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like Nigeria, Uganda records highest daily increase in COVID-19 cases

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COVID-19: 21 patients discharged from Oyo isolation centre

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SPORTS

Why NPFL can’t compete with La Liga, Premiership, others – Coach Fanny Amun

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Italy set to decide on Serie A resumption on Thursday

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Solskjaer wants Nigeria’s striker, Odion Ighalo to remain at Man United

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Bayern Munich clinch to league title after 1-0 win against Borussia Dortmund

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Again! 996 EPL players, club staff set for COVID-19 test Monday

In line with the English Premier League (EPL) clubs preparation to commence phase two of the restart and allow full contact training, another round...

Education

Lagos Gov. Sanwo-Olu appoints Olusola, acting Rector, LASPOTECH

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has approved the appointment of Mr. Metillelu Olumide Olusola as the Acting Rector of the...

1,000 repatriated Almajiri children gets free education in Kano – Ganduje

In line with the Kano State free and compulsory education policy, the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has stated that 1,000 repatriated Almajiri school...

Corps members to get certificates May 28, without ceremonies at LGA – NYSC

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Home Online Teaching: We’re paying exorbitant fees, Parents lament

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Interviews

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Features

Professor Ibrahim Gambari: The background, portfolio, others

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5 simple steps to make your relationship last

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Germans spent $5bn on their pets in 2019

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Legal

Legal practitioner seeks employment for youths to boost economy

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Emergency economic stimulus Bill 2020 a floodgate to tax disputes

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Akeredolu to Muslims: Sustain the spirit of sacrifice, sanctity

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*Urges Osinbajo to lead prayers AS Nigeria grapples on how to contain and treat those already infected with the dreaded coronavirus pandemic, Prophet Jones Erue...

COVID-19: Enforcement team shutdown 23 Mosques in Abuja

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Breaking: About 17 states in US placed under curfew over protest against killing of George Floyd

At least 25 cities in the United States have imposed curfews as protests continue over the death of George Floyd. Floyd, an African-American man, was...

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      The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said President Muhamamdu did not address the nation on May 29 Inauguration day owing to the failure of...

COVID-19: Wife of Nigerian patient stranded abroad cries for help

Mrs Sadiya Salisu, wife of Mas’ud Salisu, a Nigerian patient stranded in Egypt has called for the Federal Government’s intervention to facilitate his return...

George Floyd protests: Are US citizens not afraid of covid-19 anymore?

By Nwafor Sunday with Agency report Many protests have been launched in US, following the alleged killing of George Floyd, a black African-American man by...

like Nigeria, Uganda records highest daily increase in COVID-19 cases

Uganda’s Ministry of Health late Saturday reported 84 new cases of COVID-19, the highest daily increase so far, bringing the nationwide tally to 413. Out...

COVID-19: 21 patients discharged from Oyo isolation centre

Twenty-one COVID-19 patients have been discharged from the Oyo State Isolation Centre in the past three days after receiving their second negative test results. Gov....

Breaking: Abducted Nasarawa CAN chairman regains freedom

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Just In: Microsoft replaces 50 Journalist with robots

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How George Floyd, black African-American victim of racism died in the hands of a white police officer

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