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3 Oct 2021
The chronicle of Nigeria as the most populous country in Africa has been such that it falls in and out of an unsteady situation and comes out alive. Even with its mammoth prospect, years after gaining independence from its colonial masters, the country is still dealing with a foundational problem that has caused the country…
3 Mar 2021
Nigerian actor and former broadcaster Sadiq Daba, who is best known for his role as "Inspector Waziri" in the film October 1, has died. Daba passed away on the evening of Wednesday, March 3, 2021, after a protracted battle with leukaemia and prostate cancer. In a report by PUNCH, Joe Odumakin, a close friend of…
1 Oct 2018
Nigeria is celebrating her 58th Independence Day today, October 1 and as part of its way of honouring the country, Google Nigeria search has changed its doodle to the country's colours. The search engine has a picture of the seat of power, Aso Rock in the new doodle. Nigeria's Independence Day is an official national…
1 Oct 2016
We take 1940 as a base. A man or woman born on October 1 of that year would have been 20 years old on October 1, 1960 when Nigeria had independence from the British.
1 Oct 2016
“At last, our great day has arrived, and Nigeria is now indeed an independent sovereign nation. It is a unique privilege which I shall remember forever, and it gives me strength ...
5 Jun 2016
May 29 was just an ordinary day in the Gregorian calendar until 1999 when our armed forces ended military rule and allowed the civilians back into the ring on that day.


The Department of State Services (DSS) has intercepted some members of organised syndicates involved in selling the newly redesigned naira notes. DSS spokesperson, Peter Afunanya, disclosed this in a statement on Monday. Afunanya said the DSS in the course of its operations in parts of the country established that some commercial bank officials were aiding…
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg asked South Korea on Monday to "step up" military support for Ukraine, suggesting it reconsider its policy of not exporting weapons to countries in conflict.
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Cabbage soup is a nutritious and low-calorie dish that can be a great addition to any diet. It is packed with vitamins and minerals that can help boost your overall health and wellbeing. Some of the key nutrients you will get from cabbage soup include: Vitamin C: Cabbage is an excellent source of vitamin C,…
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Gunmen opened fire on a group of people celebrating a birthday at the weekend in a township in South Africa, killing eight and wounding three others, police said Monday.
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The World Health Organization called on Monday for greater investment in combating neglected tropical diseases, which left more than 1.6 billion people, often in least-developed countries, requiring treatment in 2021.