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Kano LG Poll: ‘We Already Know Who Will Win’

  A cross section of people seen at Tea Joints in Rijiyar zaki area of Ungogo Local Government Area said...
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Kano LG Poll: ‘We Already Know Who Will Win’

Jihadists seize military base in Borno

Jihadists aligned with the Islamic State militant group have captured a military base in Borno state after overnight clashes with...
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Jihadists seize military base in Borno

Four years on, Shiites want rule of law to prevail on Zakzaky

Shiites under the Islamic Movement in Nigeria have observed that it is now four years after a court granted Sheikh...
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COVID-19: We’re yet to detect new transmittable variant in Nigeria — NCDC

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) registered 1,867 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria...
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COVID-19: We’re yet to detect new transmittable variant in Nigeria — NCDC

Niger State to reopen schools January 25

Niger has picked January 25 as resumption date for 2020/2021 academic session in primary and secondary schools across the state....
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Niger State to reopen schools January 25

ARMED FORCES REMEMBRANCE DAY: HOW FAR SO FAR ON GOVERNOR ASB’S EFFORTS IN ADDRESSING INSECURITY IN SOME PARTS OF NIGER STATE.

  15th of every January has long been set aside as the day to commemorate the Armed Forces code named...
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ARMED FORCES REMEMBRANCE DAY: HOW FAR SO FAR ON GOVERNOR ASB’S EFFORTS IN ADDRESSING INSECURITY IN SOME PARTS OF NIGER STATE.

4 kids of same family among 30 killed in Edo, Borno road accidents

It was tears and sorrow yesterday as road accidents claimed 15 lives in Arue-Uromi and Agbede, Edo State. This is...
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4 kids of same family among 30 killed in Edo, Borno road accidents

Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Buhari, Osinbajo, others honour fallen heroes

President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon...
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Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Buhari, Osinbajo, others honour fallen heroes

We’ll sell public assets to fund 2021 budget –FG

The federal government is currently under tremendous pressure to pool funds to augment the 2021 budget shortfall of N5.2 trillion....
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We’ll sell public assets to fund 2021 budget –FG

Monastir to host D’Tigers AfroBasket 2021 Qualifiers February

Nigeria’s D’Tigers will next month continue its quest for a ticket to the AfroBasket 2021 Qualifiers in Monastir, Tunisia in...
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Monastir to host D’Tigers AfroBasket 2021 Qualifiers February
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  • Kano LG Poll: ‘We Already Know Who Will Win’

      A cross section of people seen at Tea Joints in Rijiyar zaki area of Ungogo Local Government Area said they will prefer to return to bed and sleep rather than waste their time voting in this local government elections. Fahad Hassan told our reporter that the election “is just a charade being witnessed. “Rather than go [to...
  • Jihadists seize military base in Borno

    Jihadists aligned with the Islamic State militant group have captured a military base in Borno state after overnight clashes with troops, sources told AFP on Saturday. Machine-gun wielding fighters from Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) attacked the base in the town of Marte in the Lake Chad area overnight Friday into Saturday, two sources said. “The...
  • Four years on, Shiites want rule of law to prevail on Zakzaky

    Shiites under the Islamic Movement in Nigeria have observed that it is now four years after a court granted Sheikh Zakzaky freedom and wondered when the Rule of Law would prevail on his matter. Prof. Abdullahi Danladi, chairman resource forum of the Islamic movement in Nigeria, said in Kaduna on Saturday, that today marks the fourth...

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Entertainment
Over the years, Hollywood’s most prestigious awards, the Oscars, has garnered global attention for its all inclusive Best International Feature Film category. The category formerly known as the Best Foreign Language film before 2020, gives room for the coveted spot …
Ghanaian artist, NottyNW is set to release the visuals of hit song ‘Fine Boy.’ The colourful video was directed by T. G Omori, the award-winning Nigerian music video director and cinematographer. It will be premiered exclusively on television stations including …
An heavyweight feature for Burna Boy, it comes after another heavyweight feature on Wizkid’s ‘Ginger.’ A video for the latter song dropped recently. On this song about admiration, Burna Boy buttresses Sia’s narrative after loading the song with bouts of adlibs and …
‘Touch of France’, a personality TV show, which has its hostess to be H.E Anne Sophie AVÉ, the Ambassador of France to Ghana had the privilege of catching up with the Chief Executive Officer of EIB Network and associate producer …
Nigerian rapper Lanre Dabiri also known as eLDee says banning anyone from social media is a form of tyranny. The music star made this known via his Twitter page on Monday, January 11, 2021. “Banning someone from a social media …
Following the return of one of Nigeria’s top bloggers, Tunde Ednut. Some top Nigerian Entertainers like Davido, Don Jazzy, Zlatan, Simi and others have welcomed the top blogger and musician via posts on their Instagram pages. Afrobeat megastar, Davido took to his Instagram page on the 10th of January 2021 …
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s split is getting ugly. A new report claims that the beauty mogul will seek full custody of her four kids with Kanye amid the power couple’s looming divorce. According to The Sun, Kim has hired famed …
Controversial celebrity blogger Tunde Ednut has been forced to open a new Instagram page after losing his former verified account to a ban issued by the social media app. The Jingle Bell crooner shared fresh posts on his new page …
  American singer and songwriter, Tracy Chapman, has won a $450,000 copyright infringement suit against her colleague, Nicki Minaj. The copyright infringement trial which was over an unauthorised sample of a Tracy Chapman song in a Nicki Minaj track was …
Lifestyle
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 …
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, …
Business Tips
  • 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...
  • 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...
Sports
Nigeria’s D’Tigers will next month continue its quest for a ticket to the AfroBasket 2021 Qualifiers in Monastir, Tunisia in February when the February window of the FIBA AfroBasket 2021 Qualifiers holds from 17-25.   According to the FIBA Regional …
Everton man of the moment, Alex Iwobi and team mates has been urged to snub Sunday’s English Premier League week 18 outing away to Aston Villa due to the coronavirus cases that left a significant number of players and staff …
Nigerian midfielder, Alex Iwobi scored his first league goal in 15 months late Tuesday January 12, as Everton secured a 2-1 away win over Wolverhampton in their Premier League clash at Molineux. The Super Eagles star was on target in the …
Schools across the nation will resume on January 18 except the Ministry of Education announces otherwise, the Federal Government stated on Tuesday. National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, said this during a television programme. …
Napoli have confirmed that record-signing Victor Osimhen remains positive for COVID-19 after a fresh coronavirus test was conducted on him on Monday. The Italian club stated this on their Twitter handle. Osimhen first tested positive for COVID-19 upon return to Naples on …
The Premier League has confirmed 36 positive coronavirus cases were recorded in the latest week of testing. It marks a slight drop from the season-high of 40 positive cases which were revealed in last week’s results – the first in …
Ahmed Musa is facing backlash from some northerners after posting a picture of himself and his wife on his Facebook page.   The former Leicester City star took to his Facebook page to share a picture of himself and his …
Nigeria international goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho played his first league game of the season for Cypriot side, APOEL, helping them to a 3-0 win over Ermis.   The goalkeeper was playing his first league game since 2019 while he was on …
  Antoine Griezmann and Lionel Messi scored a brace each as Barcelona beat Granada 4-0 to claim their fourth consecutive away LaLiga win. Ronald Koeman’s team took a three-goal lead into half-time, SuperSports reports. Messi scored twice for the second …
Tech
The technical assistant, information technology to the Ministry of Communication, Femi Adeluyi, made this known in a statement issued on the night of Thursday, December 31, 2020, in Abuja. He said the development was part of the federal government’s policy …
Data usage is how much data your phone uploads or downloads using mobile data. To make sure that you’re not using too much data on your data plan, you can check and change your data usage.   As a result …
As part of its plans to give back and re-ignite the sparkle of the Yuletide Season, Airtel Nigeria, has rolled out new exciting offers on its Home Broad Band (HBB) devices, including MiFIs, Routers and the ODU Smartbox.   The …
Ride sharing business Uber has sold off its flying taxi unit Elevate to California-based electric aircraft developer Joby Aviation. Elevate is the second business Uber has sold off this week as the company seeks a path to profitability. On Monday, …
Nasa is paying a Colorado-based company $1 (£0.74) to collect a small sample of rocks from the moon. Lunar Outpost is among four firms awarded contracts to retrieve lunar regolith, or moon soil, for the US space agency, for a …
Ericsson has projected that four out of every ten mobile subscriptions in 2026 will be 5G.   This forecast is included in the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report.   Current 5G uptake in subscriptions and population coverage confirms …
MTN Nigeria is set to launch ‘Zigi,’ an online assistant chatbot designed to enhance customers’ digital interactions with the brand, and provide speedy and secure marketing, sales and technical support.   Customers will be able to interact with the chatbot …
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 …

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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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