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6 Sep 2015
Ingenious Cop Who ‘Fabricated Bulletproof Vest’ THOUSANDS of police officers eyeing promotion in Nigeria are already biting their fingers, wishing they had done something akin to what Sergeant Godwin Hosea did to become an Inspector. At a ceremony, last week, Bauchi State Commissioner of Police, Mohammed K. Mohammed, (represented by Deputy Commissioner, Sumonu Abdumalik) decorated…
30 Aug 2015
ALMOST everybody knows who the next Ooni of Ife is. He is Prince One-of-the-several-contestants! Of course, the snag with revealing his name at present is: he has not been officially designated
23 Aug 2015
GRIM prospects of having about 16,000 women pregnant with indiscriminate seeds planted by members of the Boko Haram sect in Nigeria’s Northeast is one development that is benumbing to contemplate.
23 Aug 2015
THERE are stories like the unknown soldiers that attacked the Shrine of late Afrobeat maestro, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, following a scuffle between the musician’s boys and some soldiers; the October 2012 Maiduguri incident when troops killed 30 civilians
16 Aug 2015
THAT six persons lost their lives in the Bristow Helicopter crash in Lagos on Wednesday is no longer news.
16 Aug 2015
HOME schooling or home education involves a child being tutored in the home by either of the parents or a tutor. Unlike what obtains in the Western world, where some parents prefer to train their children in a bid to instil the right values, as well as ensure that the child is academically sound to…
16 Aug 2015
WHO will resolve the age long imbroglio among the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Ilorin branch?  Besides, who could have thought that the crisis, which had dragged for over 15 years, during which some of the major actors died, would still be a relevant issue in the academic news today?
16 Aug 2015
IT was a breezy Thursday morning at the camp for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) tucked in the forest of Uhogua in Ovia North East Local Government area of Edo State. Run by the International Christian Centre for Missions (ICCM), the facility is shelter to over 1,000 people who fled the bloody Boko Haram insurgency in…
15 Aug 2015
The holiday season is a special bonding time for most families, as connections and memories are formed during family holiday adventures. The moments and events could become happy or sad stories that would last for generations. Children, who are still in their formative years, learn a lot from visiting new places and interacting with people…
2 Aug 2015
IN the murky terrain of national party politics, the task of carrying everyone along after a decisive victory could become as problematic as working to achieve the first objective. The governing All Progressives Congress (APC) has since March 28, 2015 been in the process of learning this vital lesson the bitter way. After the party…
2 Aug 2015
The news that results of students in 19 states, who sat for last year’s West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) May/June Examination would be withheld by the exam body jolted many across the country. However, it is not the first time that WAEC would be announcing that state governments owe the exam body. Before now, WAEC…
1 Aug 2015
OSUN State, like many others in the country, has potentials to be great, sadly, every successive administration has failed to harness the God-given resources, particularly, large deposit of gold scattered in various communities of Atakumosa west and East council areas. Osun State, which is currently bogged down by heavy debt burden, and inability to settle…


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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Lagos Industrial Command on Thursday gave companies not yet registered for payment of excise duty under its command 14-days to comply or face sanctions.
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Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has won the All Progressives Congress governorship ticket to run in the 2023 election. At the end of the primary election spearheaded by the Electoral Committee Chairman, Mr Adamu Shettima Yuguda, Sanwo-Olu scored 1170 votes though he was unopposed as the two other candidates who bought forms were not…
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The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from recognizing or accepting ad hoc delegates produced by Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s faction of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo.
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Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey is facing sexual assault charges in the UK, police and prosecutors said on Thursday, after a review of allegations against him. The two-time Oscar winner for "The Usual Suspects" and "American Beauty" was artistic director of The Old Vic theatre in London between 2004 and 2015. Allegations against him first emerged…
2 hours ago
Elon Musk notified US regulators on Wednesday that he will rely less on loans in his bid to buy Twitter, as he and partners put $33.5 billion into the deal.