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24 Jul 2019
Flight operations at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) were yesterday grounded for hours as an Air Peace plane made emergency landing on the runway often used by foreign carriers.
11 Apr 2019
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai yesterday urged communities in Kaduna State to shun self-help in the resolution of differences. Cautioning against reprisals during a visit to an Internally Displaced Persons...
14 Sep 2018
A man drove into a crowd of patrons gathered outside a bar in the southern city of Nimes early Friday, slightly wounding two before hitting a security barrier and being arrested, witnesses and local officials said.
11 Jan 2018
The Leader of the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, has suffered a ‘stroke’ amid concern his health is taking a turn for the worse.
8 Jan 2018
While historians have disputed the account that Rome’s emperor, Nero, played away on a fiddle as the city burned...
8 Jan 2018
Saudi Arabian airline, Flynas, will earn about N25 billion off the Nigerian air travel market in this year’s Hajj airlifting.
1 Jan 2018
There is hardly any human being who embodies the completeness of creation as much as the Nigerian does.
27 Dec 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday  felicitated with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, as he turned 50 years.
21 Dec 2017
The Senate has mandated its committee on anti-corruption and financial crimes to investigate circumstances surrounding the arrest of the Managing Director of Innoson Motors, Mr. Innocent Chukwuma, and report back today.
21 Dec 2017
The House of Representatives has ordered an investigation into allegations of under-remittances by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to the federation account.
17 May 2017
Dr Taiwo Sholaja, the lead pathologist who carried out the autopsy on the body of the late Senator Isiaka Adeleke, on Wednesday told a coroner inquest that no trace of poison was found in the body system of the deceased when it was examined.
21 Jul 2016
Turkish authorities Thursday imposed a three-month state of emergency, strengthening powers to round up suspects accused of staging the failed military coup despite global alarm over a widening purge.
30 May 2016
Nigerians who had expected a comprehensive list of the alleged treasury looters as promised by President Muhammadu Buhari were disappointed yesterday.


2 hours ago
Actor Jimmy Odukoya has posted a picture of the film set of the Hollywood film The Woman King, which he stars in.  In a post shared on Instagram, the actor uploaded a picture of trailers on the film's set. The movie will mark the Nigerian actor's Hollywood debut. "Let no man put limits on your life!…
2 hours ago
The operatives of the Association of Refineries and Petroleum Marketers (ANRPM) and men of the Inspector General of Police from Special task force on petroleum and illegal bunkering unit on Friday bust a gang of suspected oil thieves of Petroleum products at Church Gate, close to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Abuja. The oil…
2 hours ago
Torrential rains from deadly Tropical Storm Ana subsided on Friday leaving tens of thousands of people across three countries in southern Africa cut off by flood damage, without power and living in shelters.
2 hours ago
In a move to increase job creation through agriculture, the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) is set to commission Integrated Farm Estates in Abia and Imo state. The farm estates located in Elu Elu, Ikwano Local Government area of Abia state and the Acharaugo Emekuku estate in Owerri North Love cal Government area of…
3 hours ago
President Vladimir Putin told French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Friday that the West was ignoring Moscow's security concerns over Ukraine but added that Russia would hold off from taking action immediately.