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6 hours ago
The Edo State High court sitting in Benin City has restrained the National Vice Chairman (South-South) of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Dan Orbih and the State Secretary of the party...
7 hours ago
There were sporadic shootings in Ayebode, Ikole local council of Ekiti State, yesterday, when gunmen engaged soldiers in a shootout after their attempt to kidnap three commuters was resisted.
7 hours ago
Nigeria is ripe for an inclusive rental system that will reduce the housing burden on working families. With the system, tenants will be paying rents monthly, instead of yearly as presently obtains in Lagos..
7 hours ago
The High Court of Justice in London, yesterday, delivered judgment in the case involving the General Overseer of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) Worldwide, Dr. D. K. Olukoya..
8 hours ago
Suspended national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has warned the party against holding its national convention scheduled to take place on the 30th and 31st of October, 2021. In a letter addressed to the Acting Chairman, Yemi Akinwonmi, and dated 21st of October 2021, Secondus argued that because of the pendency…
8 hours ago
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has alerted Nigerian telecoms consumers of the existence of new, high-risk malware called Flubot.
Breaking News:
6 hours ago
There was outrage yesterday as the report of the Federal Government’s 24-man committee blamed the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu,...
6 hours ago
A few Nigerians, described as elite, may be stealing yearly about 42.25 million barrels of the nation’s crude oil worth $3.6billion at the prevailing price of $85 per barrel.
6 hours ago
The Federal Government injects over $1 billion (about N500 billion) into the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) yearly for positive change in the lives of the poorest and most vulnerable in the country.
6 hours ago
Again, pipeline explosion from illegal refining of petroleum products in Rumuekpe community in Emohua local council of Rivers State has reportedly killed 20 persons.

News

25 mins ago
The Emir of llorin, Alhaji lbrahim Sulu-Gambari on Friday turbaned a business morgul and Philanthropist, Mallam Salihu Mustapha as the new Turaki of the llorin emirate. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event which took place at the palace of the Emir was witnessed by eminent personalities from all walks of life.…
46 mins ago
NASA is aiming to launch its uncrewed lunar mission Artemis 1 in February next year, the space agency said Friday, the first step
1 hour ago
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says serious private sector investments in Nigeria’s healthcare would reposition the sector and curb medical tourism.
1 hour ago
The White House said Friday it would delay the release of long-classified documents related to the assassination of US President
1 hour ago
The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has reinstated its readiness to complement the Federal Government’s efforts to lift 100 million citizens out of poverty,
2 hours ago
Lev Parnas, a former associate of Donald Trump's ex-lawyer Rudy Giuliani, was found guilty by a US federal court on Friday of violating
2 hours ago
Unknown gunmen on Friday night attacked the Abolongo Correctional Centre in Oyo Town, freeing unspecified number of inmates at the facility.
3 hours ago
The inter-Ministerial Committee on the disposal of assets forfeited to the Federal Government, held a ballot picking exercise for 613 independent valuers
3 hours ago
FBN Holdings (FBNH) Plc has denied the purported acquisition of a majority stake in the company by Mr Femi Otedola...

Sports

3 hours ago
The experience of a football match in Argentina is almost unmatched for the raw passion of the crowd, the spectacle in the stands
6 hours ago
Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah will go head to head for the right to be billed as the Premier League's top dog when Manchester United face arch-rivals Liverpool on Sunday.
6 hours ago
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has commanded Manchester United to douse the blazing brilliance of Liverpool’s “on-fire” forward Mohamed Salah.
7 hours ago
Adorable Angels, Imo Grasshoppers, Safety Babes, Safety Shooters, Niger United and Confluence Stars recorded victories in yesterday’s Day Two fixtures of the ongoing Prudent Energy Handball Premier League...
7 hours ago
Whilst thousands of children, boys and girls, from all over the country were assembled in Ilorin for the National Youth Games, I was trying to play tennis in a social club in one of the state...
8 hours ago
The Lagos State Sports Commission Sports (LSSC) Development Director, Moses Kolawole, has described as wonderful the feat achieved by Team Lagos, despite age controversies, at the just ended National Youth Games...

Latest

25 mins ago
The Emir of llorin, Alhaji lbrahim Sulu-Gambari on Friday turbaned a business morgul and Philanthropist, Mallam Salihu Mustapha as the new Turaki of the llorin emirate. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event which took place at the palace of the Emir was witnessed by eminent personalities from all walks of life.…
46 mins ago
NASA is aiming to launch its uncrewed lunar mission Artemis 1 in February next year, the space agency said Friday, the first step
1 hour ago
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says serious private sector investments in Nigeria’s healthcare would reposition the sector and curb medical tourism.
1 hour ago
The White House said Friday it would delay the release of long-classified documents related to the assassination of US President

Editorial

1 day ago
The concern of the Lagos State Government over building collapse and related issues of building plans and permits is never in doubt, going by the government’s prompt responses

Features

1 day ago
There is this negative image developed of socializing at work that when you mention socializing at work to someone then they think about the office gossip, slackers at the water cooler or the dirty politics that are going on in the office but that is not the case in today’s norm.  Nowadays, socializing in offices…

Top Stories of the Week

18 Oct
A medical inquiry has heard that a Nigerian doctor Francis Megwa, who was employed as a senior house officer at University Maternity Hospital Limerick knew "near nothing" and was unable to take blood samples and insert intravenous drips and had to ask what an obstetrician was. Megwa is accused of two counts of poor professional…
4 days ago
The Federal Government, yesterday, officially scrapped the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) and the Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF)...
2 days ago
Following the expected arraignment in court, today, of the embattled leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, his lead counsel, Mr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor, has made some demands on the Federal Government and law enforcement agencies.
2 days ago
Antigua and Barbuda prime minister Gaston Browne said the authorities will arrest a Nigerian couple who are thought to be fleeing to the country after pulling off a N22billion fraud in Nigeria. Antigua Observer reported that Browne spoke in response to claims that the Nigerian couple Bamise and Elizabeth Ajetunmobi had obtained citizenship from Antigua…
1 day ago
After speculations about his health and whereabouts since his re-arrest in June, the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, finally appeared in court...

Politics

1 day ago
Sometime in 1996, my good friend, the late Abidina Coomassie, published a book, Political Opportunism, in which he primarily excoriated the political enemies of the late Head of State
1 day ago
The very serious trust deficit between the leadership and the people they lead today, the widespread perception of injustice and inequity in the distribution of opportunities
1 day ago
Let me allow you to enter my column today by way of revising a remark I made last Friday with reference to Daniel Okwudili. Daniel Okwudili was not a product of Amukpe Football Club of Sapele.

Business

4 hours ago
Insist it is yet to receive notification for acquisition FBN Holdings Plc Friday denied claims by online media that the Nigerian business mogul, Femi Otedola has acquired majority stake in the bank. In a statement signed by the company secretary, Seye Kosoko obtained from Nigerian Exchange Limited(NGX), the bank is yet to receive any notification…
1 day ago
Notwithstanding the economic recovery recorded in the sub-Saharan Africa region, as well as the modest growth projections for the remaining part of 2021 and 2022, the International Monetary Fund
1 day ago
Energy prices soared in the third quarter of 2021 and are expected to remain elevated in 2022, adding to global inflationary pressures and potentially shifting economic growth

Guardian Life

2 hours ago
An assistant director told Alec Baldwin that the prop gun was safe to use; newly filed court documents have revealed. The 63-year old had been told by an assistant director that the weapon was a "cold gun." TMZ reports that according to a search warrant filed in a Santa Fe court, the assistant director didn't…
6 hours ago
He sat relaxed, gazing into the thin air as he spoke. On his tee shirt lay the inscription ‘Confident’, neatly stretched across his chest. And for this 26-year-old,...
8 hours ago
Foremost continental award platform, All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), has partnered with the English conglomerate, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), to boost the credibility and accuracy...
1 day ago
Not relenting on the chart-topping success of "Feeling," Ladipoe is back with a new song titled "Running" on which he features Fireboy DML. "Running" is Ladipoe's second single this year. The rapper revealed that it is also the first single off his forthcoming EP "Providence," set to drop next month. Fireboy, who delivered the chorus,…

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In Perspective, FRANCE 24 looks at the past and present of one pocket of Southern Africa: the country of Angola. Paula Cristina Roque, who spent much of her Covid-19 lockdown penning a new book on Angola called "Governing In The Shadows", joins us from Lisbon to talk about her work.