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Electricity coy recruits 1,000 staff for improved service »

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has employed 1,000 new staff members to be deployed to its regional offices in Kano, Katsina and Jigawa states. “We expect the new hands…

July 24, 2016, 9:41 pm / No Comment / Read More »
Lagos State Commissioner for Information & Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde (middle); Commissioner for Economic Planning & Budget, Mr. Akinyemi Ashade (right) and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Strategy, Mr. Fola Adeyemi, jointly addressing journalists during the closing of State Executive Council and Body of Permanent Secretaries Retreat, in Badagry.

Lagos targets N1 trillion budget size by 2018 »

Kazeem Ugbodaga The Lagos State Government on Sunday announced its readiness to massively reduce dependence on federal allocation and increase the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) to a target of N30…

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Mrs. Bolanle Ambode (3rd right) and other stakeholders in the development of the new Akade Market, during the commissioning of the newly built market at the weekend in Lagos.

Ambode commissions N1.876 billion new Alade Market »

Wife of the Lagos State Governor, Bolanle Ambode at the weekend commissioned the N1.876 billion new Alade Market built by Master Reality International Concept Limited. The new market has 504…

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Why Babangida overthrew my govt. 31 years ago-Buhari »

President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that he was removed from office 31 years ago because he was planning to…

July 24, 2016, 11:43 pm / 1 Comment / Read More »

Sports minister summons AFN scribe over ticket scandal »

Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youth and Sports

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has summoned the Secretary, Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Olumide Bamiduro, to explain…

July 24, 2016, 10:42 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Pirates kill NSCDC personnel in Bayelsa »

Commandant-General of NSCDC, Abdullahi Gana

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has confirmed that pirates ambushed and killed one of its officers in…

July 24, 2016, 10:23 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Jibrin: How Dogara, his cabal hijacked 2016 budget screening »

Hon. Jibrin Abdulmumini

Former Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has reiterated that allegations of budget padding leveled by him…

July 24, 2016, 10:08 pm / 1 Comment / Read More »
Sports

Sports minister summons AFN scribe over ticket scandal »

Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youth and Sports

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has summoned the Secretary, Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Olumide Bamiduro, to explain the ticket scandal that rocked the social media at the weekend. A statement by the minster’s Special Adviser on Media, Nneka Anibeze, said on Sunday…

July 24, 2016, 10:42 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Nigerian club sides pay referees to win matches – FC Zamfara coach »

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The Coach of FC Zamfara of Gusau, Alhassan Muhammed, has alleged that club sides in the country do give referees money to win matches. Muhammed disclosed in Ilorin on Sunday while reacting to his team’s 1-4 loss to Kwara United on Saturday. He alleged that…

July 24, 2016, 10:08 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Breaking: FIFA President Gianni Infantino arrives Nigeria »

FIFA President Gianni Infantino received at the airport by NFF chairman Amaju Pinnick and other officials

FIFA President Gianni Infantino, accompanied by Secretary General Fatma Samoura, on Sunday arrived in Abuja on a two-day visit. The duo was received by the President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, as well as several members of the Federation’s Executive Committee and management…

July 24, 2016, 5:54 pm / 1 Comment / Read More »

U.S. sends 555-member team, including 292 women, to Rio Olympics »

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A record contingent of 292 women will be part of a powerful 555-member U.S. team at next month’s Olympic Games in Rio. The team, which was announced on Saturday by the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC), will contest 244 of 306 medal events. The Americans topped…

July 24, 2016, 2:22 pm / No Comment / Read More »

Man United ready to splash record £110million on Pogba »

Paul Pogba: to be world's most expensive player

Juventus and France international Paul Pogba will become the world’s most expensive player this week if Manchester United agreed the record transfer deal, worth £110million. Talks are said to be at a very advanced state and a deal appears imminent as Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola…

July 24, 2016, 6:15 am / 2 Comments / Read More »

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Nigeria: Cost of Corruption »

Adeniyi Bamgboye

Adeniyi Bamgboye It is no longer news that corruption has increased astronomically in recent years in Nigeria. A skeletal scan through the pages of several…

July 24, 2016, 7:35 pm / No Comment / Read More »

All protocol(s) observed »

Reuben Abati

Reuben Abati Nigerians love events and ceremonies. The engine of governance in fact runs on this special fuel, which in many ways has become an…

July 22, 2016, 11:17 am / No Comment / Read More »

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Why Babangida overthrew my govt. 31 years ago-Buhari

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that he was removed from office 31 years ago because he was planning to purge the military hierarchy of corruption. Buhari said senior military leaders, led by former military president,…

July 24, 2016, 11:43 pm / Read More »
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Hillary Clinton picks Kaine as VP

US Democrat presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton has named Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate. Clinton made the announcement via Twitter and a text message to supporters after the first day of a two-day campaign swing…

July 23, 2016, 6:41 am / Read More »
Editorial President Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey: coup bid fails

Nigerians and the failed Turkey coup, by Reuben Abati

By Reuben Abati Turkey is about five hours away from Nigeria by air, about 2, 634 miles from here, but the night there was a coup attempt in Turkey, July 15, with soldiers shutting down parts…

July 17, 2016, 6:38 am / Read More »
2015 Election Uche Ogah

INEC’s certificate of return issued to Ogah not fake-Ubani

Barr. Monday Ubani has dispelled the rumour being spread across the social media over the authenticity of the Certificate of Return issued to Dr. Uche Ogah by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Some online media…

July 22, 2016, 11:15 pm / Read More »
Body Confidence by Sharon J. Akinyemi Toke Makinwa, bold and sexy

Bold, sexy Toke Makinwa making waves

Media personality and party gal Toke Makinwa has posted a photo on the Instagram that has set the social media abuzz. The photo is such an instant hit that many people are talking about her and…

July 22, 2016, 10:57 am / Read More »
Entertainment Two of the cast of Okafor's Law by Omoni Oboli

Pictures: Crew and cast of Omoni Oboli’s Okafor’s Law

Nollywood Actor and Producer, Omoni Oboli, has begun works on her fourth production as a Producer and Director. The new work “Okafor’s Law” is coming on the heels of the success of Wives on Strike which…

July 19, 2016, 9:48 pm / Read More »
Music Tiwa Savage

Fans hail Tiwa Savage for bagging award

Fans of popular Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have continued to pour encomiums on the star for bagging the “Hero of the Month” award. Savage was bestowed with the award by…

July 12, 2016, 1:42 pm / Read More »
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Nigerian Real Madrid fans celebrate La Undecima in Lagos

It was an evening of great fun and celebration as the Lagos chapter of the Real Madrid Fans Association of Nigeria gathered together on Sunday, 17th July 2016 at Elegushi private beach to celebrate the 11th…

July 19, 2016, 10:50 am / Read More »


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