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Two die as fuel tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Two persons lost their lives and 13 vehicles were razed yesterday, when a tanker loaded with 33,000 litres of Premium...
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Two die as fuel tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Police, firm disagree over ransom for abducted Chinese workers

There is controversy overpayment of ransom for the four abducted Chinese workers in Ogun State. The Chinese, who were among...
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Police, firm disagree over ransom for abducted Chinese workers

Vodafone Enables Musicians And Industry Players To Own Personal Website

Telecommunication giant, Vodafone Ghana, has created an opportunity for musicians, industry players and entrepreneurs to own a personal website by...
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Vodafone Enables Musicians And Industry Players To Own Personal Website

Edo begins demolition of illegal structures in Benin

In line with the urban renewal agenda of the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration, the Edo State Government, last week, commenced...
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Edo begins demolition of illegal structures in Benin

Leaking roof disrupts senate sitting

It was a moment of embarrassment for senators, yesterday, as leaks from the roof of the National Assembly building disrupted...
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Leaking roof disrupts senate sitting

Zulum wants naval base reopened for farmers’ security

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has urged the military to reopen the Baga naval base to secure farmers and fishers...
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Zulum wants naval base reopened for farmers’ security

President seeks approval for N895 billion supplementary budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to approve N895, 842, 465, 917 as 2021 supplementary budget. Minister of Finance,...
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President seeks approval for N895 billion supplementary budget

Twitter’s operation illegal despite ECOWAS court ruling, FG insists

Eighteen days after the micro-blogging platform, Twitter, was suspended in Nigeria, the Federal Government insists operation of Twitter in the...
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Twitter’s operation illegal despite ECOWAS court ruling, FG insists

Bauchi residents groan over snakebites

Residents and farmers in Duguri, a community in Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi, are living in fear over frequent...
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Bauchi residents groan over snakebites

Youths allegedly set 27 houses ablaze in Delta community

Angry youths of Oleri community have reportedly burnt about 27 houses in the neighbouring Obubu town over boundary dispute between...
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Youths allegedly set 27 houses ablaze in Delta community
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  • Two die as fuel tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

    Two persons lost their lives and 13 vehicles were razed yesterday, when a tanker loaded with 33,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), exploded on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.   It was gathered that the tanker caught fire in the traffic affecting seven other trucks and two cars in the process. The Guardian learnt that the incident, which occurred...
  • Police, firm disagree over ransom for abducted Chinese workers

    There is controversy overpayment of ransom for the four abducted Chinese workers in Ogun State. The Chinese, who were among the expatriates handling the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge railway project, were kidnapped last week at a village Oyo and Ogun states border.   The incident occurred at Adeaga/Alaagba village in Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State. However,...
  • Vodafone Enables Musicians And Industry Players To Own Personal Website

    Telecommunication giant, Vodafone Ghana, has created an opportunity for musicians, industry players and entrepreneurs to own a personal website by using ‘Your Business Online’. ‘Your Business Online’ is a platform designed by Vodafone Business that provides all the elements required to build a special brand and grow one’s business online. Speaking on the topic at the Vodafone...

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Ahead of the most prestigious music awards scheme in Ghana, Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2021 slated for 25th and 26th June, Nanky has been announced winner of the Unsung Initiative. The fast rising 28 year old Tema based Afro-Pop. R&B, …
21st June is set aside worldwide to celebrate music and musicians – World Music Day / Fete de la Musique. In commemoration of this day, Ghana’s biggest music awards scheme introduces the VGMA National Music Summit. The aim of the …
Nigerian rapper, singer and songwriter hailing from London via Lagos and back Kida Kudz shares an unbelievable tribute video for ‘Makaveli’, his sonic homage to the late Tupac Shakur. Referencing the ‘Hit ‘Em Up (Dirty)’ video, the Biggie & Tupac …
It’s the final lap of the VGMA Festival and five (5) exciting activities have been earmarked to heighten the VGMA experience in the music month of June. The journey promises to be exciting, ready? VGMA Xperience Concert Curated from a …
The organizers of Africa’s biggest reality show, Big Brother Naija (BBNaija), have announced that the BBNaija LockDown Reunion Show will begin Thursday, June 17, 2021. The BBNaija Reunion Show is done as part of preparations for the commencement of another …
  Grammy award winning singer, Burna Boy will be making his first headline appearance at The O2, one of London’s biggest entertainment arena in August. With the UK opening up its public spaces after a year of lockdown , The …
  Members of the defunct Mo’hits crew Don Jazzy, D’Banj, and Wande Coal reunited to perform at rapper, Ikechuckwu’s wedding recently. Mo’hits Records was founded in 2006 by Michael Collins Ajereh, a.k.a Don Jazzy, and singer Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, professionally …
        Rapper Naeto C has celebrated singer Davido 10 years after the release of a song they did together titled Back When. The song is Davido’s first single before the singer became internationally known with multiple awards to …
Spreading a streak of sunshine on the faces of Mothers is very beautiful. And on special occasions such as Mother’s Day, it is even more paramount. Mother’s Day is a day devoted to appreciating mothers, showing them how much they …
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Happy Ramadan to all our Readers and everyone out there… We pray that the divinity of this holy month erase all the sinful thoughts off your mind and fill it with a sense of purity and gratitude towards Allah.   …
National Association of Nupe Students (NANUS), National Headquarters (NHQs). The Convention Planning Committee (CPC) hereby inform the general public and interested individual who are willing to aspire for any post that the form will be ready for sale starting from …
Emirates is making travel to Dubai even sweeter in 2021 with the return of My Emirates Pass – an exclusive offer that turns the Emirates boarding pass into a membership card giving customers deals and discounts in over 450 restaurants, …
The award night was a memorable one to be remembered. Dija’s Event Center at MI Wushishi Estate Minna was graced by hundreds of beautiful faces, as more than 100 Football lovers  were present in the award night ceremony. Many high …
Shehu Suleiman Inga Football Club (SSI FC), a basic-level football team in the coast of minna is here with an award night ceremony and end of the year football match, first of its kind. The event is to commemorate with …
A Muslim woman has expressed her happiness and excitement after her husband married a second wife. Safa, who is based in New Jersey, took to Twitter on Saturday, December 19, to share the good news, praying for Allah’s protection for …
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 …
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  • Cryptocurrencies breed illegal activities, raise risks – CBN

    The Central Bank of Nigeria has said cryptocurrencies promote illegal activities and raise risks , among other reasons . It said this on Sunday in a statement regarding various comments and reactions following its recent reminder to Deposit Money Banks to desist from transacting in/ and with entities dealing in cryptocurrencies. The CBN stated , “ The recent...
  • Petrol price may hit N190 as oil nears $60

    Marketers have said with the current realities in the global crude oil markets, the price of Premium Motor Spirit ( petrol ) in Nigeria should be between N 185 and N 200 per litre , unless the government wants to subsidise the product , ’ FEMI ASU reports The upturn in global oil prices last week...
  • Aliko Dangote remains Africa’s richest person for 10-years straight

    Aliko Dangote of Nigeria is Africa’s richest person for the tenth time in a row, according to the 2021 Forbes’ Africa Billionaires List released on Friday January 22. Forbes stated that the president/CEO of Dangote Group is now worth $12.1 billion, up by $2 billion from last year’s list following a 30% rise in the share...
  • PAN To Begin 2-shifts vehicle production lines in 6 months-MD

    The new management of Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN), has said that, it will in the next six months, commence two shifts of its vehicle production lines. Acting Managing Director of PAN, Ms. Taiwo Oluleye, who disclosed this during the graduation of 2019/2020 Batch trainees of Modern Auto Maintenance Techniques at the PAN Learning Centre, said the...
  • 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...
Sports
Barcelona president Joan Laporta insisted Sunday that the controversial Super League project “is still alive” despite it being widely condemned as a crude land grab. “The project is alive,” Laporta said at a meeting of club members where he claimed …
When Cristiano Ronaldo and Paul Pogba removed Coca-Cola and Heineken bottles during Euro 2020 press conferences, it showed sports stars are rejecting sponsors’ products that fail to correspond to their personal values, analysts say. Ronaldo has a combined social media …
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says it will soon begin prosecution of fans exhibiting hooliganism at match venues.   NFF’s First Vice-President, Seyi Akinwunmi, said this while addressing participants at the Nigeria National League (NNL) Football Development Summit for Club Administrators …
    Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Welterweight Champion, Kamaru Usman has said he’s compelled to represent Nigeria with pride having left the country for the United States of America with his family as a youngster. Usman, also known as the Nigerian …
  Raheem Sterling ignited England’s Euro 2020 campaign as the Manchester City forward’s clinical finish sealed a 1-0 win against Croatia in their Group D opener on Sunday. Gareth Southgate’s side were struggling to break down Croatia until Sterling struck …
    Phil Foden was picked to start for England in their Euro 2020 opener against Croatia at Wembley on Sunday, with Kieran Trippier surprisingly selected at left-back. Manchester City pair Raheem Sterling and Foden will play behind captain Harry …
Mohamed Salah dominates a list of Liverpool’s top 5 goals for the 2020/21 season.   The Egypt international enjoyed another fruitful campaign on Merseyside and finished the season with 31 goals in 51 appearances across all competitions.   Salah’s goal …
  Villarreal stunned Manchester United after a marathon penalty shoot-out, with goalkeeper David de Gea missing the last spot-kick, in the Europa League final to lift their first-ever major trophy on Wednesday in Gdansk. It finished 1-1 after 120 minutes …
After the qualifying rounds that ended on Sunday, the main draw for the 43rd edition of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Senior Tennis Open championship served-off yesterday at the package ‘b’ of the Moshood Abiola stadium, Abuja in both …
Tech
WhatsApp users are under another malicious attack by perpetrators of nefarious activities online. The most recent threat comes through a link being shared on the chat platform that can let hackers gain access to users’ devices.   The new threat …
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has appealed to Nigerians to verify their desired mobile devices to ascertain if they are type-approved before purchase.   The NCC said they could make this confirmation on the commission’s website before payment for a …
Emirates and the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) have begun to implement full digital verification of COVID-19 medical records connected to testing and vaccination for travellers based in the UAE. Emirates customers who have undertaken a PCR test in Dubai can …
Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Toyota Motor Corporation, and B Medical Systems S.à r.l, have announced that the vehicle with a dedicated refrigerator for transporting vaccines at the appropriate temperatures developed jointly by the three companies, has met the relevant standards set …
Beware a newly discovered malicious app that pretends to update your phone but, in reality, is just a giant spyware application that can steal pretty much all your data while also monitoring your movements and online search history. Simply called …
Three new lifeforms have been discovered in different locations on the International Space Station (ISS), potentially offering researchers a new way to grow food in space. American and Indian scientists have examined four bacterial strains from the station and found …
Samsung Electronics topped the global TV market for the 15th consecutive year, according to market research firm, Omdia. Newly released data published on February 23 notes that Samsung Electronics recorded 31.8% in global TV market share by revenue in Q4 …
Huawei has unveiled a revamped foldable smartphone, which it says has a much smaller internal gap when closed than that of its main rival Samsung. The Mate X2 marks a major redesign for the Chinese firm. When shut, the large …
Samsung heir Lee Jae Yong has been sentenced to two years and six months in prison by a high court in South Korea. The bribery case is a retrial of an earlier one involving the country’s former President Park Geun-hye, …

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Interviews
Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello spoke with reporters in Abuja, shortly after briefing President Muhammadu Buhari on the security situation in his state. Correspondent BOLAJI OGUNDELE was there.   WHAT is your assessment of the security situation in Niger State? The …
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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