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Former Minister, Jummai Alhassan dies in Egypt

Hajiya Jummai Alhassan, former Federal Minister of Women Affairs and the first female to be appointed Taraba State Attorney General...
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Former Minister, Jummai Alhassan dies in Egypt

Niger Govt Bans Horse Riding During Festivals

  The Niger State Government has banned the traditional horse riding during festivals and ceremonies. The Secretary to the State...
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Reps probe N2bn Safe School Initiative Fund

House of Representatives, yesterday, resolved to investigate the utilisation of over N2 billion released for the Safe School Initiative as...
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Reps probe N2bn Safe School Initiative Fund

Don’t be daunted, Falana charges media

Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has charged media professionals not to be daunted in the course of discharging their constitutional...
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Don’t be daunted, Falana charges media

CBN extends ‘Naira 4 dollar scheme’ indefinitely

Just two days to the end of payment of N5 bonus for every $1 diaspora remittances, otherwise known as Naira...
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CBN extends ‘Naira 4 dollar scheme’ indefinitely

Nigeria’s unity must not be compromised –Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, said the unity of the country must not be compromised in anyway.   He said...
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Nigeria’s unity must not be compromised –Osinbajo

Save Nigeria from disintegration –Wike

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on nationalists ands those who believe in the indivisibility of Nigeria to rise and...
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Save Nigeria from disintegration –Wike

Residents desert streets over military shootings in Imo community

Some communities in Orlu, Imo State, were gripped by fear, yesterday, as military men at checkpoints shot sporadically for several...
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Residents desert streets over military shootings in Imo community

Barcelona holds talks with Aguero

Barcelona have held a round of talks with departing Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero.   Sky Sports says Barca chiefs...
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Barcelona holds talks with Aguero

Buhari suspends Hadiza Usman as NPA MD

  The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has approved the suspension of the Managing Director, Nigeria Ports Authority, Hadiza...
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Buhari suspends Hadiza Usman as NPA MD
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  • Former Minister, Jummai Alhassan dies in Egypt

    Hajiya Jummai Alhassan, former Federal Minister of Women Affairs and the first female to be appointed Taraba State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, is dead. A reliable source  from the family told iBabanaija that she died on Friday at a Cairo hospital, Egypt after an illness. Jummai Alhassan was popularly known as Mama Taraba and...
  • Niger Govt Bans Horse Riding During Festivals

      The Niger State Government has banned the traditional horse riding during festivals and ceremonies. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, disclosed that the decision to ban the traditional horse riding followed several complaints on some unscrupulous elements hiding under these celebrations to wreak havoc and carry out nefarious activities on law-abiding citizens. Matane...
  • Reps probe N2bn Safe School Initiative Fund

    House of Representatives, yesterday, resolved to investigate the utilisation of over N2 billion released for the Safe School Initiative as well as donations from countries and organisations for the scheme.   The House mandated its committee on Basic Education and Services to undertake the probe and report back in six weeks for further legislative actions.   The Green Chamber,...

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Mr Drew has won the 3Music Awards Breakthrough Act of the Year for 2021. Sponsored by Boomplay, the largest music streaming and download service in Africa, he beat off competition from other leading rising acts. Officials of Boomplay including Twumasi …
The sixth season of Nigeria’s foremost singing competition, Nigerian Idol premiered last night, Sunday, March 28 with an explosive first episode. Last night, 25 contestants made it to the first day of the auditions with the judges, and they came …
Coming on the back of the success of his last single ‘Oshomo’ and his 2020 EP ‘Flavours’, which have led to strong support from the likes of KISS FM, Reprezent Radio, ChopDaily, Culture Custodian, BellaNaija and NotJustOK, Westside Radio and …
This weekend, we get to see the Judges on the Nigerian Idol in action. If you’ve been on social media these past two weeks, chances are you’ve seen one or two audition clips from the show that have either made …
MultiChoice Nigeria has just announced that it is offering customers on its DStv and GOtv platforms the opportunity to be among the first to be auditioned for the sixth season of the Big Brother Naija reality show. The popular reality …
  Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says with their recent outings at the Grammy Awards, Nigerian singers, Burnaboy and Wizkid, took the entertainment industry by storm. According to a statement on Sunday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu …
Nigerian superstar TENI THE ENTERTAINER has unveiled her hotly anticipated debut album WONDALAND, out today. The album follows the global success of TENI’s collaboration with Davido on single ‘For You’ which so far has accrued over 14M streams and is …
Today (Friday 19 March), BBC Radio 1Xtra has launched Africa 360 – a week of specially curated content celebrating African music and culture. Africa 360 will guarantee a destination for good vibes, fun and high energy with exclusive live performances, …
Ghanaian superstar songstress MzVee has partnered with global music channel Trace TV to jointly release the video for her ‘You Alone’ song. ‘You Alone’ is the fourth single off MzVee’s highly-acclaimed and recently-released fourth studio album ‘InVEEncible”. As part of …
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  My hypothesis: In every domination of fear (dominant fear) there’s a proportion of recessive courage. To be at the lead (or make a leeway) and be successful, you have to solve yourself to override the dominant fear with the …
Despite the law which criminalises gay relationships in Nigeria, Google Trends for 2019 points to the fact that there may be a growing community of same sex groups in the country. Imo tops the list closely followed by Enugu, Anambra, …
16th December,2019 was a very proud day for Black women around the world as Jamaica’s Toni Ann emerged winner of the 2019 miss world pageant. Every body expressed their happiness and excitement but the one person that stood out and …
It is indeed a thing of joy for every parent to witness important ceremonies in the lives of their children, and so was the case of His Majesty Mr. Michael Olusoji of the Ekundina Royal Family of Ayere in Ijumu …
A CIRCUMSPECTIVE REPORT OF HADIZA ALIYU SCHOOLS FESTIVAL HELD AT LEGBO KUTIGI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE, MINNA
Its owner, 69-year-old Esther Gwena, says she helped to deliver 250 infants as Zimbabwe’s health sector tottered — a feat that earned comparisons to Florence Nightingale, the pioneer of modern nursing. Hundreds of junior medics at state hospitals began a …
Published: Yusuf BM   Of course, having the courage to write and delineate from my dull head is the greatest pride of all time. Yes! I’m an accidental scientist; who was compelled to mix acid with water, crammed generation X …
 Published: Yusuf BM Introduction The teen authorship scheme is an adventure which has come to stay especially in the art and literary cubicle in Nigeria. The scheme is poised with the goal of building a trans-generational circle of young minds …
Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, and a professor of African Studies at the University of Lagos
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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
Victor Osimhen says he is optimistic that Super Eagles has what it takes to deliver their fourth African Cup of Nations (AFCON) title next year.   The Super Eagles will head to Cameroon with a more improved squad as they …
  Everton ended their 25-year wait for a win at Arsenal and moved to within three points of the Premier League’s top four after Bernd Leno’s own goal secured a 1-0 victory amid supporter protest at the Emirates Stadium on …
  The League Management Company says all COVID-19 protocols, including playing behind closed doors, will be observed when the second stanza of the league resumes May 9. The league was scheduled to resume April 28, before it was postponed by …
  Nigeria’s teenage table tennis sensation Musa Mustapha has been ranked world’s best in the boys’ U-11 by the International Table Tennis Federation. Mustapha becomes the second African to be rated number one in the world after Hana Goda was …
Plans for the European Super League fell further into crisis late Tuesday, with all six English clubs announcing they were turning away from their involvement in the controversial project.   Manchester City were the first to formally confirm on Tuesday …
General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Dr Mohammed Sanusi and the Director of Finance and Administration, Charity Kadiri have both bagged FIFA Certificate of Attendance upon the successful completion of Football Executive Programme that lasted nearly one year.   …
Super Eagles stars Josh Maja and Ola Aina played crucial roles to help Fulham earn an impressive 1-1 draw against Arsenal in a game week 33 Premier League clash.   Aina was at the centre of everything good about the …
Paul Onuachu may have emerged the Goalking of Belgium, but he came a goal shy of matching the goals record in the Belgian top league.   Onuachu netted a brace to finish on 29 goals, a goal short of the …
Former England youth international, Alex Iwobi has admitted that he ended up playing for Nigerian whilst still a teenager because he was influenced by his famous uncle, Jay-Jay Okocha.   The Hale End Academy graduate was first called up to …
Tech
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 …
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 …
Social gaming giant Zynga on Wednesday kicked off its global launch of a free puzzle game based on the beloved wizarding world of Harry Potter. “Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells” is available on Apple and Google mobile devices and also …

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