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24 Sep 2018
The flagbearer of the Social Democratic Party Iyiola Omisore has agreed to work with the People's Democratic Party in the Osun state re-run election holding on Thursday.
24 Sep 2018
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the immediate release of N20billion so that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASSU) can revitalise public universities. "President Muhammadu Buhari in his determination to revitalize Public Universities and ensure smooth running of the tertiary education system, has approved the sum of N20 billion for immediate release for…
22 Sep 2018
The National Youth Service Corps has clarified the claims by the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, that holding political office compensated for his refusal to participate in the compulsory national service. An online news platform Premium Times last Thursday alleged that the minister failed to go for the mandatory one year service. Shittu, however, holds…
21 Sep 2018
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revoked the operating licence of Skye Bank Plc with immediate effect. This was declared by the apex bank Governor Godwin Emefile on Friday evening in Lagos. Meanwhile, Polaris Bank has been established to assume ownership of the assets and liabilities of Skye Bank, while the management of the…
21 Sep 2018
Harmful use of alcohol is responsible for the death of around 3 million people per year, according to a new report by the World Health Organization. The UN health agency’s latest report on alcohol and health pointed out that alcohol causes more than one in 20 deaths globally each year, including drink driving, alcohol-induced violence…
19 Sep 2018
When Aruna Quadri hit the scene after being the first African to be named World table tennis player of the year in 2014, many table tennis watchers in Nigeria may not have believed much more feats could be achieved from the Oyo state indigene. Now 29 years-old, Quadri took to the sport with amateur bats…
19 Sep 2018
Barely four days to the Osun state gubernatorial election, the Nigerian police Wednesday filed a four-count charge against People's Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke. The police, in a Federal High Court in Abuja, charged him for examination malpractice, aiding and abetting, impersonation, and criminal conspiracy. The force alleged that Ademola and his brother…
19 Sep 2018
A train accident on Wednesday in Lagos has degenerated into rioting after an unconfirmed number of people lost their lives. The accident occurred at PWD, along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway on Wednesday morning.
18 Sep 2018
The UEFA Champions League, Europe's top competition is set to resume today, leaving football fans in great anticipation as they look forward to watching their favourite clubs take part in the prestigious tournament. With the first match between one of the two giants in Europe, the Anfield outfit, Liverpool, will be hosting Ligue 1 leaders,…
18 Sep 2018
A Boko Haram splinter group loyal to the Islamic State has killed one of the health workers kidnapped from Kala-Balge, Borno State, Saifura Khorsa, a midwife with the International Committee of Red Cross. The International Committee of the Red Cross condemned the “tragic killing” of Khorsa in a statement released on Monday. “We are devastated…
17 Sep 2018
One of the founding members of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Barnabas Gemade has announced his defection from the party to the Social Democratic Party (SDP) despite having picked PDP's Benue North East senatorial nomination form. Gemade who was formerly a National Chairman of the PDP said he exited the party because Benue State governor…
14 Sep 2018
A ruling All Progressives Congress governorship aspirant in Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday said his campaign activities are going as intended and he is set to make a formal declaration soon. Sanwo-Olu also denied the 'rumours' that his rally to formally kick-off his campaign to unseat Ambode, who has been rumoured to be in the…


2 hours ago
Gunfire in a Copenhagen mall Sunday left several victims, Danish police said, adding that they had arrested one person in connection with the shooting, but did not give details on a potential motive.
3 hours ago
Bell bottoms are to trousers as wrap dresses are to the dresses. They are well suited for every body type and give off the perfect balance to an assemblage. Bell bottoms entered the fashion world in the 1960’s and have since remained in fashion. Belle bottoms were firstly associated with the British Royal Navy in…
3 hours ago
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has sealed 10 packaged water companies in Ondo State over non-compliance with the regulation and standards.
4 hours ago
No fewer than 18 persons were feared dead in an accident involving two Mazda buses and Previa bus around Isara Bridge on Lagos-Ibadan express road.
5 hours ago
The rules of marriage exist in different forms and manners in all of society. Thus, "for better or worse" has a series of understandings in different cultures across the globe.  In a remote area of Papua, New Guinea, and Wamena of the Jayawijaya Regency in Indonesia, one of the binding facts of "till death do…