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Girl, 16, wins gender based essay contest

Sixteen year-old undergraduate of Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State, Favour Sajini, has emerged the winner of a virtual essay...
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Girl, 16, wins gender based essay contest

Amaju quits NFF 2022, says Sierra Leone games eye opener

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Amaju Pinnick has no intention of standing for election when his term expires in 2022....
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Amaju quits NFF 2022, says Sierra Leone games eye opener

Egbe hails NFF president, Amaju, on birthday

Ebi Egbe, the Chief Executive officer of Nigeria’s leading stadium construction outfit, Monimichelle, has congratulated NFF president, Amaju Melvin Pinnick...
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Egbe hails NFF president, Amaju, on birthday

Ndidi fit again, makes Leicester lists for Europa clash

The Super Eagles star, Wilfred Ndidi did not feature in the Premier League clash against Fulham last night but he...
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Ndidi fit again, makes Leicester lists for Europa clash

Gattuso: Osimhen’s an important player

Napoli coach, Gennaro Gattuso is concerned about the injury suffered by Victor Osimhen while on international duty with the Super...
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Gattuso: Osimhen’s an important player

Gunmen kidnap pregnant woman in Edo, demand N5m ransom

Suspected gunmen yesterday, kidnapped a pregnant woman in Benin City, Edo State.   The pregnant woman, Mrs Uju Okwudili was...
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Gunmen kidnap pregnant woman in Edo, demand N5m ransom

France to rewrite police security bill after huge protests

French politicians say they will totally rewrite part of a controversial security bill amid national outrage over a police assault...
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France to rewrite police security bill after huge protests

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh: Iran scientist ‘killed by remote-controlled weapon’

Iran believes Israel and an exiled opposition group used a remote-control weapon to shoot dead top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh...
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Mohsen Fakhrizadeh: Iran scientist ‘killed by remote-controlled weapon’

Opportunities hub (OH) Launch Online TV to Empower Youths

Opportunities hub TV (OH-Tv), was aimed at showcasing the talent and creativity of youth and to serve as an authoritative...
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Opportunities hub (OH) Launch Online TV to Empower Youths

STOLEN STAFF: RULING HOUSE WANTS OBA OF LAGOS PALACE CLEANSED

  The Akinsemoyin Ruling House of Lagos State has called for the cleansing of the palace of Oba of Lagos,...
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  • Girl, 16, wins gender based essay contest

    Sixteen year-old undergraduate of Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State, Favour Sajini, has emerged the winner of a virtual essay competition on gender-based violence recently organised by a nongovernmental organisation, Girls Inspired Africa (GIA).   The 100-level student came top in a keenly contested essay competition that involved 27 young girls aged between 11 and 17 years.   Writing...
  • Amaju quits NFF 2022, says Sierra Leone games eye opener

    Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Amaju Pinnick has no intention of standing for election when his term expires in 2022.   The former Delta State Sports Commission chairman dropped the hint yesterday while celebrating his golden year jubilee anniversary.   According to him, he made the decision not to recontest for a third on winning a second mandate on...
  • Egbe hails NFF president, Amaju, on birthday

    Ebi Egbe, the Chief Executive officer of Nigeria’s leading stadium construction outfit, Monimichelle, has congratulated NFF president, Amaju Melvin Pinnick on the occasion of his birthday anniversary.   Describing Amaju as an astute and cerebral football administrator, Egbe urged him to continue his good work as he strives to take Nigerian football to greater heights.   Egbe, while applauding...

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Describing the album, Time Magazine says “the latest album from Savage, a Nigerian singer-songwriter who many call the “Queen of Afrobeats,” is characterised by an infectious buoyancy”. “A veteran of the American, British and Nigerian music industries, Savage has an …
On November 27, 2020, the South African arm of Warner Music Group announced the signing of Nigerian star, Ckay. This also means the end of Ckay’s four-year stint with one of Nigeria’s biggest record labels, Chocolate City. In a Twitter …
Polo Luxury recently unveiled Pasha De Cartier watch in their flagship store in Victoria Island, Lagos. The luxury timepiece presents a refurbish take on the original 1975 edition, and comes in steel, gold and leather straps, with winding crown set …
Sarkodie, one of Africa’s finest MCs and Ghana’s best musical export, with millions of sales and multiple awards in his decade long career, releases a hot new collaboration ‘Hasta La Vista’ with Nigerian star Zlatan on Friday the 26th of …
MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA), created in 2008 to celebrate the most popular contemporary music in Africa, has returned after a four-year absence. MAMA which first held in Nigeria in its first edition in 2008, held its last ceremony in 2016 in …
This is authoritative. There will not be All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) this year. The awards, originally scheduled to hold between December 2 and December 6, 2020, has been postponed till next year.   According to the organisers, the decision …
Big Brother Naija season 5 winner, Lekan Agbeleshe aka Laycon, is set to star in Showmax’s first-ever Nigerian original series titled, I Am Laycon, which is premiering in February 2021.   The 26-year-old musician and University of Lagos philosophy graduate …
Mads Mikkelsen has been confirmed to replace Johnny Depp in the Fantastic Beasts movie subsequent prequels. Following the departure of Depp, the Hannibal, Rogue One and Doctor Strange star has been signed up with Warner Bros. to take on the …
New Boomerang songs, made in Africa for Africa, bring moments for kids to share this festive season… The festive season is a time for families and friends to come together, share special moments, and have tons of fun! This year …
Lifestyle
The Tigray Region is the northernmost region of Ethiopia. Tigray is the homeland of the Tigrayan, Irob and Kunama peoples. Tigray is also known as Region 1 according to the federal constitution. Its capital and largest city is Mekelle. (Wikipedia) …
Ghanaian modeling Agency BT Models are part of this year’s International Fashion Week Dubai. The fashion week is being held from 12th November to 14th November at the Hotel Sofitel Dubai the Palms. Ghana is being represented on the runway …
In a fight to revive a rare cultural heritage and heal a nation scarred by conflict a Central African Republic band and dancers are trying to revamp the country’s traditional music and dance style – known as “Motenguene”. Its name …
The story of Bardo community in rural Jigawa is an inspiring one of how determination and strength made women of the community, to come together to bring about a solution to a disturbing problem – that of healthcare. As such …
Dozens of companies, from biotech start-ups to Big Pharma, are racing to develop a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine because the world needs it. The World Health Organisation has also identified 42 “candidate vaccines” at the stage of clinical trials, …
Royalty Cruise is an outstanding brand in Bida city. This year they set to hold a sallah event tittled SALLAH CRUISE on the 4th day of sallah at Kakaki Heritage Gardens. Royalty Cruise is the biggest event organizer in Bida …
NUPE ELITE is a preeminent defender of Nupe and a platform established to promote and uplift the NUPE cultures through social engagements amongst the young generation in Nigeria and in diaspora. This time around NUPE ELITE is bringing to the …
Know your state webinar is a three day web enlightenment program organized by the National Union Of Benue Students (NUBESS) with the aim to discuss the origin, rich cultural heritage, cultural background, cultural development, norms etc of benue people and …
The Nupe Horse Riding Event is a program organize by the leadership of National Association of Nupe Students, National Headquarter in order to showcase our rich cultural heritage, cultural background, cultural development and to bring about unity among the Nupe …
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  • BREAKING: Okonjo-Iweala set to lead WTO______ Report

    Nigeria ’s Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala is set to become the new director - general of the World Trade Organisation . According to Reuters , a key group of WTO ambassadors proposed Okonjo -Iweala to lead the trade organisation on Wednesday , clearing a path for her to become the first woman and African to head the...
  • BREAKING: Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 13.7%, highest in 30 months.

    Nigeria’s inflation rose to 13.7 per cent in September, hitting its highest level since its 13.34 per cent rate of March 2018 . The National Bureau of Statistics disclosed this in its Consumer Price Index report for September on Thursday . Part of the report read , “The consumer price index which measures inflation increased by 13...
  • Okonjo-Iweala makes final two in WTO race.

    World Trade Organization, WTO, members have selected two final candidates – Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee – to advance to the final round in the race to lead the Geneva-based trade body, Bloomberg has reported. By advancing two women to the final round of the selection process, the WTO will likely have the...
  • Discos obey NERC, begin 14-day tariff hike suspension.

    Some power distribution companies are beginning to comply with the order of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission by suspending the September 1 , 2020 tariff increase . On Tuesday night , NERC issued an order suspending the hike in electricity tariffs for 14 days . Labour unions and the Federal Government had reached a truce on Sunday...
  • NIGER TO CUT WATER SUPPLY TO ARMY BARRACKS OVER N700M UNPAID BILLS

     Niger government has threatened to stop water supply to the Army Barracks in Minna over unpaid bills amounting to over N700 million. It is total debts for water supply owed by the army, police, DSS and other agencies. The state commissioner for Water Resources, Yusuf Suleiman said this during a media round-table in Minna when he got...
  • COMMISSIONER SEEKS PRESIDENTIAL ASSENT FOR AIB BILL

    The Accident Investigation Bureau Commissioner, Akin Olateru, has sought presidential assent for a bill to empower the bureau to investigate rail, road, and marine accidents and serious incidents. Olateru noted that the bill was currently before the Senate for second reading while at the House of Representatives, a public hearing is being awaited. He said, “It (investigating...
  • FOREX INACCESSIBILITY STOPPING US FROM IMPORTING PETROL — MARKETERS

    Independent oil marketers are not fully back into the business of importing petrol due to their inability to access foreign exchange. Dealers stated that since the downstream oil sector was deregulated in March this year, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation had remained the major importer of PMS into the country. It was gathered that although some big...
  • CBN FREEZES 38 FIRMS’ ACCOUNTS OVER FOREX INFRACTIONS, OTHERS

    The Central Bank of Nigeria has instructed banks to place a post-no-debit on the bank accounts of 38 companies. The affected accounts belong to betting companies, bureau de change companies and some logistics companies, according to a report by The Cable on Saturday. One of the companies, Premier Lotto, is owned by Adebutu Kessington, a Nigerian businessman popularly known...
  • Contractors picket finance ministry over N18bn debt

      Indigenous contractors on Monday staged a protest at the headquarters of the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning to kick against the non-payment of their N18bn contract sum by the ministry. Speaking on behalf of the aggrieved contractors, the Publicity Secretary, Local Contractors of Nigeria, Dandy Rowland, told journalists that the affected firms executed...
Sports
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Amaju Pinnick has no intention of standing for election when his term expires in 2022.   The former Delta State Sports Commission chairman dropped the hint yesterday while celebrating his golden year jubilee anniversary.   …
Ebi Egbe, the Chief Executive officer of Nigeria’s leading stadium construction outfit, Monimichelle, has congratulated NFF president, Amaju Melvin Pinnick on the occasion of his birthday anniversary.   Describing Amaju as an astute and cerebral football administrator, Egbe urged him …
The Super Eagles star, Wilfred Ndidi did not feature in the Premier League clash against Fulham last night but he is edging closer towards a return to action.   Ndidi could make his return from a lengthy layoff when Leicester …
Napoli coach, Gennaro Gattuso is concerned about the injury suffered by Victor Osimhen while on international duty with the Super Eagles on November 13.   Without the most expensive acquisition in the club’s history, the Blues thrashed AS Roma 4-0 …
Former Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop has died at the age of 42 after a long illness, local media and the West African state’s football federation said on Sunday. Diop is best known in his native country for scoring the …
Super Eagles’ captain, Ahmed Musa has cried out saying life is no longer safe following the killings of 43 farmers by suspected terrorists group, Boko Haram in Borno State.   Musa hinted this while mourning farmers who were killed on …
Super Eagles’ captain, Ahmed Musa has cried out saying life is no longer safe following the killings of 43 farmers by suspected terrorists group, Boko Haram in Borno State.   Musa hinted this while mourning farmers who were killed on …
  Mike Tyson’s return to boxing at age 54 ended in a draw with 51-year-old Roy Jones Jr. on Saturday in an eight-round exhibition battle of former heavyweight champions. Fifteen years after retiring with a 2005 loss to journeyman Kevin …
A teenager who claims he is Diego Maradona’s lovechild has demanded the football great’s body be drug up for DNA tests to prove his case.   Santiago Lara, 19, instructed his lawyer to make the appeal less than 24 hours …
Tech
Apple’s head of global security has been charged with bribery. Thomas Moyer is accused of offering bribes in the form of iPads worth $70,000 in order to obtain concealed firearms licenses. The charges were brought by a California grand jury …
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday participated in the official launching of what has been described as Nigeria’s first assembled electric car. The electric car, named ‘Hyundai Kona’, was assembled by Stallions Automobile factory. In his remarks at …
The US government has decided against enforcing its ban on Chinese-owned social media sensation TikTok to comply with a federal court ruling issued in the national security case, a media report said Thursday. The Wall Street Journal reported the US …
Apple has revealed its first Mac computers powered by chips of its own design. In June, the company announced it would transition away from the Intel processors it had used since 2006. Apple said the advantages of using the M1 …
Virgin Hyperloop has trialled its first ever journey with passengers, in the desert of Nevada. The futuristic transport concept involves pods inside vacuum tubes carrying passengers at high speeds. In the trial two passengers – both company staff – travelled …
  WhatsApp on Friday entered an increasingly tense battle between multinational giants such as Google and Alibaba for a chunk of India’s fast-growing digital payments market. The Facebook-owned firm said it was launching Whatsapp Pay just hours after it was …
Huawei has a long history of collaborating with other industry giants. Over the past decades, Huawei has worked with various organizations across industries, incorporating with each other’s edge to develop a wide range of solutions for the customers. Long-standing Collaboration …
Hand Clap for Tunisia Mohamed Dhaouafi, is founder and CEO of Cure Bionics — a Tunisian startup launched in 2017 which is developing a 3D-printed solar-powered and affordable bionic hand to help amputees and other people with physical disabilities across …
In a quiet aisle of a small supermarket in Tokyo, a robot dutifully goes about its work. Reaching down, it grabs yet another bottle of a flavoured drink that humans like, lifts it and places it on the shelf of …

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Abdullahi Dogo (30), Suleiman Abubakar (50), Babuga Mamman (42), and Abubakar Abdullahi (31), of Sabon Pegi village in the Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger State were recently apprehended by the state police command for allegedly being in possession of …
The Federal Government has directed civil servants on Grade Level 10 and below to resume duty with effect from Monday . It, however , said no worker would be allowed entry into any government offices without face masks . The …
Pelumi Keshinro also known as @ayam_pikoh_official is one of the young talents currently rocking the Nigerian Entertainment industry. She is a Comedienne, actor, content creator and a social media influencer who hails from Ogun State, Ijebu Ode precisely. Though, she …
Usman Abubakar Tafawa Balewa is the 60-year-old son of Nigeria’s first Prime Minister, the late Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa. He retired from the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency in 2018 and is currently a farmer and businessman. In this …
Gloria Chinwe Chubuike speaks about her passion for the fight against malaria on plus TV #TeaTime show. Gloria Chibuike is the founder and CEO of Chinwe Chibuike Foundation, an international non-profit organization that leverage across Abia and other states in …
Precious Ikeakhe is a famous entrepreneur, political analyst, youth advocate and the managing director of Nigerian bottle water company, Frost Water. In an interactive session with Vanguard he mentioned how he is driven about the betterment of Nigerian politics and …
Gloria Chinwe Chubuike, Nigeria philanthropist, age 24, the president chinwe Chibuike Foundation and youth counsellor was live on plus TV where she spoke about  maximizing youth demography in Nigeria. When asked about the future of Nigerian youths, are they still …
Nobel laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, described the amended 6th Broadcasting Code by the National Broadcasting Commission as a war by the government on arts and its producers. The NBC had reviewed some parts of the broadcasting code, which affect content …
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