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19 Aug 2020
The International Press Institute (IPI) has mourned the death of one of its pillars, Mallam Wada Maida, aged 70, who died on Monday night at his residence in Abuja.
12 Jul 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Kamaru Usman on the successful defence of his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
9 Sep 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr Shadrach Haruna as the new Secretary of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
25 Jun 2019
Suicide by Hanging[/caption3The Lagos State police command has confirmed that a 27-year-old man, Omotola, also known as ‘Ola-brain’, on Monday, committed suicide over alleged frustration. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident happened in Epe Local Government Area of Lagos at about 5:30a.m. yesterday. Ademola Ogunjobi, Divisional Police Officer, Epe Branch confirmed…
28 Mar 2019
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N3.433 billion for a number of contracts, including the architectural design of a 12-floor corporate headquarters...
1 Mar 2019
Zaria in Kaduna State on Thursday recorded its first rainfall in 2019, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The rainfall began at about 9:50 p.m. with showers. It started after many had gone to bed. When contacted on phone, a large scale farmer in Zaria, Malam Musa Dogara appreciated God Almighty for the blessing.…
23 Feb 2019
Mr Ibrahim Daniel, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairmanship candidate for the forthcoming March 9, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Council elections, has expressed fear that the ongoing Presidential and National Assembly elections might extend into the night. Daniel made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in…
23 Feb 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has advised voters reporting issues directly from the field to be specific on their locations. The commission gave the advice through its verified Twitter handle, @inecnigeria, following a deluge of complaints from voters at polling centres across the country. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the complaints…
14 Jan 2019
The Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, has suspended the remittance of check-off dues for its lecturers who are members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The university Spokesman, Mr Ademola Adekoya, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos. Adekoya said that remittance of the check-off dues…
4 Jan 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged labour unions in the country to allow his administration concentrate on fixing infrastructure, rather than distracting it.
30 Dec 2018
Scores of corpses were gutted by a mysterious fire at the mortuary section of the General Hospital Enugwu -Ukwu in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the incident occurred at about 5:40 p.m. on Saturday. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the…
24 Dec 2018
The Police Command in Nasarawa state says it has commenced investigation into an alleged killing of a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member by some youths in Akwanga Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. ASP Samaila Usman, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) gave the indication in an interview with News Agency of…

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Pope Francis has said he is "greatly disappointed" he cannot make a planned visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan on Saturday due to knee pain. The 85-year-old pontiff suffers chronic arthritis in his knee, according to Vatican sources, and has cancelled a string of events in recent months. "The Lord knows…
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Harmony Tan, who knocked Serena Williams out of Wimbledon, demolished British wild card Katie Boulter 6-1, 6-1 on Saturday in just 51 minutes to reach the fourth round. The 24-year-old French player broke Boulter five times in a dominant display to disappoint the crowd on Court Two. Tan was in charge from the start, racing…
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