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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.


The Deputy National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Hon. Arc. Setonji Koshoedo has condoled with the Party’s Lagos State Deputy Governorship candidate, Ms. ’Funke Akindele on the demise of her mother, Dr R. B. Adebanjo-Akindele.
1 hour ago
Less than 24 hours after the release of a national poll showed that Peter Obi, the Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, had expanded his lead in the race for president, another national survey conducted by Stears has predicted the election of Obi as the next President of Nigeria in the event of the massive turnout.
1 hour ago
Africa's leading payments technology company, Flutterwave, has announced that it has received its Payment Services Provider and Payments Facilitator licenses in Egypt.
2 hours ago
The National Orientation Agency (NOA), on Tuesday, charged members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to make it a point of duty to study, understand and consciously practise the seven core values and patriotism of the nation as enshrined in the nation’s constitution.
2 hours ago
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his annual address to the nation on Thursday, facing mounting pressure over the country's energy crisis.