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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…

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Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has stated that the short time span between the submission of the 2014 National Conference (CONFAB) Report to him and the 2015 election was a major factor in his inability to implement the report. Jonathan also claimed that the defection of the then-Speaker of the House of Representatives, now Sokoto…
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by Titilayo Adewumi, Regional Sales Director for West Africa at SAP LAGOS, Nigeria, 28th June 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The past few years have been a wake-up call to businesses to speed up their digital transformation efforts and more quickly adopt the technologies needed to deal with disruption.  Business leaders today are digitising with haste, seeking…
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Workers faced record abuse of their labour rights in the past year, from union bans to violence and murder, the International Trade Union Confederation said on Tuesday.
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Scotland's government on Tuesday drew the battle lines for a legal and political tussle with London as it announced plans to hold a second independence referendum on October 19, 2023.
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The European Union's drug regulator said on Tuesday it had started formally reviewing the use of a smallpox vaccine to treat a growing number of cases of monkeypox. Imvanex was authorised by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in 2013 for smallpox, but its maker, Danish firm Bavarian Nordic, did not apply at the time for…