Miyetti Allah endorses Yahaya Bello for second term

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has adopted Gov. Yahaya Bello as its candidate for the forthcoming Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi state. The National Organising Secretary of the group, Alhaji Aliyu Saleh, who made the declaration at a news conference in Lokoja on Saturday, directed Fulani in the state to […]

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Three Workers Arraigned For Stealing N13.5m Truck

THREE employees of a haulage firm, Paul Mathias, Evelyn David and Hope Oparaugo, were on Wednesday brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing a truck worth N13. 5 million. The defendants, Paul Mathias, 34, Evelyn David, 32, and Hope Oparaugo, 30, of no fixed addresses were arraigned on a two-count charge […]

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Archie Just Made His First Appearance on the Family’s Royal Tour

Four-month-old Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor made his royal tour debut on Wednesday morning, joining proud parents Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for a visit to the Tutu Legacy Foundation in Cape Town. The Sussexes met with human rights activist Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter, Thandeka. Baby Archie attended his first royal engagement in South Africa with […]

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Italy cancels street sweeping fine for Nigerian migrant

A council in northern Italy has cancelled a fine imposed on a Nigerian migrant for sweeping its streets without permission.  Local police in Mestre near Venice fined the man – whose name is Monday – nearly $400 (€360; £320).  After a public outcry, the authorities conceded that the punishment was excessive.  Money raised in an […]

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I was the only female reporter in my city – Somali Journalist

Maryan Seylac is a journalist from Somalia. She was one of the first female reporters from her city, Baidoa, and set up an organisation that seeks to encourage and support women journalists in the country. She has told the BBC her story, discussing the challenges that women face in one of the world’s most dangerous […]

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Google celebrates Nigerian food culture

Google is celebrating Nigerian food culture with the world through its project ‘Come Chop Bellefull: A Taste of Nigeria. The project was launched in collaboration with the Centenary Project on Tuesday at the Pan-Atlantic University (PAU), Lagos. The Centenary Project had since its inception in 2014 focused on digitally capturing and showcasing the cultural and […]

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Buhari removes Festus Keyamo as Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs

Festus Keyamo, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN) who was initially announced as the minister of state for Niger Delta affairs, is now the minister of state for labour and employment. According to a statement issued on Tuesday by Willie Bassey, director of information at the office of secretary to the government of the federation, […]

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How I Was Maltreated In DSS Detention – Sowore

The co-convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr.Omoyele Sowore, who has been in the detention of the Department of State Services (DSS) since August 3, 2019, has accused the DSS of maltreating him. The National Legal Adviser of African Action Congress (AAC), the political party on whose platform Sowore contested the presidential race in this year’s general […]

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10 youths to win N10m grant as FG kick-starts 59th Independence activities

The Federal Government Monday started activities to mark Nigeria’s 59th Independence Day Celebration. Nigeria got her independence from Britain on 1st October, 1960. Speaking during the 59th Independence Day Celebration press briefing at the Radio House, Abuja, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, thanked God for preserving the nation to […]

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UNILORIN wins N120m labs equipment grant

According to the University of Ilorin Bulletin issued on Monday, the Department submitted two research proposals on Cancer and Cosmeceuticals that eventually won the grant for the institution. According to the publication, the Principal Investigator, Prof. Ezekiel Odebunmi, said that Seeding Labs is a US-based Non-Governmental Organisation dedicated to helping scientists make discoveries that improve […]

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El-Rufai Enrols His Son In A Public Primary School

The governor’s son, Abubakar Al-Sadiq El-Rufai was enrolled by his father into primary one in Capital School Malali, Kaduna. After the registration process was completed at the school principal’s office,  El-Rufai told journalists that the decision is in fulfillment of his campaign promise to improve the quality of public education in Kaduna State.  “The […]

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Manchester United is worse than before — Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has said Manchester United is worse than when he was the manager of the club, saying the club would finish in sixth position this season. According to Mourinho “I was sacked – probably deservedly because the final responsibility comes as a manager – but the sad reality is they’re worse than before. United […]

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You’re too small to diminish me, Peter Obi tells Ngige

The vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February general elections, Mr. Peter Obi,  has said the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige cannot diminish him. He said Ngige’s achievement as the governor of Anambra State was too little to erase his (Obi’s)  achievements and reputation before the people of  […]

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Pastor Tunde Bakare declares himself Nigeria’s next president

A video of senior pastor and founder of Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare, with claims that he will be Nigeria’s next president has been widely shared on social media platforms and media reports as a recent video. Two separate reports published on Monday, 23 by news platforms, Vanguard and Legit, claimed that the politician pastor […]

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Mugabe died of cancer, says Zimbabwe media

Zimbabwe’s founding president Robert Mugabe had “advanced cancer” when he died in hospital in Singapore on September 6, the state-owned newspaper reported on Monday. The former guerilla leader, who died aged 95, came to power at the end of white minority rule in 1980 and ruled Zimbabwe uninterrupted for 37 years and seven months. He […]

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35 killed, 13 injured at wedding party during Afghan army raid

At least 35 civilians attending a wedding party were killed and 13 people wounded during a raid by Afghan government forces on a militant hideout nearby, two officials in southern Helmand province said on Monday. The house officials said was being used by the Taliban to train suicide bombers was located adjacent to a wedding […]

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Nigeria loses 300,000 jobs to smuggling, others, say experts

Nigeria is said to have lost over 300,000 jobs and one million steel to smuggling, importation of substandard products, conspiracy and connivance among relevant agencies according to a group of experts, Social Integrity Network (SINE). The SINET also urged the FG to urgently devise effective monitoring policy of seaports in order to reduce the rate […]

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Six Nigerian students cancel trip for Robotics Competition in South Africa

The six Nigerian students that will represent the country at the Africa Robotics Challenge (ARC) in South Africa on Sept. 28 have cancelled their trip to the country for safety. The students announced the cancellation of their trip at a news conference on Monday in Lagos, saying that the organisers had failed to guarantee their […]

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I Have Over 35 Employees And I Don’t Owe Salary: Don Jazzy Brags

Music Producer, Don Jazzy says while he keeps hearing that entertainers are not serious persons, he can proudly say he has over 35 employees and he has never owed salary since he founded Marvin records seven years ago. Speaking via his Twitter handle, Don Jazzy added that not all companies can come out to say such. “No be […]

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