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Air Peace receives 3rd new plane, plans to create 17,000 jobs

Air Peace will create up to 17,000 jobs by 2023 when it completes delivery of 30 new Embraer jets, the...

Amotekun arrests two suspected bandits with AK-47 Rifle, pump action gun, ammunition

Operatives of the Oyo State Security Network Agency Amotekun corps have arrested two suspected bandits with an AK47 rifle, pump-action and a Dane...

Buhari leaves for ECOWAS mid-year summit in Accra

President Muhammadu Buhari will be accompanied by an eight-man delegation to Accra, Ghana for the 59th Ordinary Session of...

Buhari appoints five new Perm Secs

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of five new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service following the...

Reps’ move to impose tax on sugar-sweetened beverages

  The House of Assembly, during its plenary on Tuesday 8 June, considered a motion to formulate a tax policy...

146 million Africans die yearly from tobacco-related diseases ― WHO

The World Health Organisation has revealed that no fewer...

Reps pass 41 bills in two years – Spokesman

The Spokesman of the House of Representatives, Hon. Benjamin...

Nigeria: Kidnapping of schoolchildren threat to education in Nigeria, says UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has lamented that the mass abduction of school children, particularly girls in Nigeria,...

NDLEA promotes 3, 506 officers to break years of stagnation

  Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has approved the...

Rep laments abduction of teachers, students in constituency in Kebbi

A member of the House of Representatives, representing Ngaski/Shanga/Yawuri Federal Constituency in Kebbi State, Hon. Yusuf Tanko Sununu has...

N25.7 billion Fraud: After 12 yrs of trial, ex Bank PHB boss, Atuche, jailed for 6 years

Francis Atuche, a former Managing Director of the defunct...

Subsidy payment, high unemployment, inflation worrisome, says IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised the red flag...

Buhari to security agencies: Give no breathing space to terrorists, criminals

President Muhammadu Buhari has given the marching order to the military and security agencies not to give any breathing...

Reveal identities of minister who bought $37.5m property, those behind death threats, Reps minority tells EFCC Chair

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has tasked the federal government not to muffle the outcry by...

Money laundering: EFCC to go after car and jewelry dealers, real estate developers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said its intelligence unit has unearthed the movement of N6 billion from an...

Air Peace receives 3rd new plane, plans to create 17,000 jobs

Air Peace will create up to 17,000 jobs by 2023...

Amotekun arrests two suspected bandits with AK-47 Rifle, pump action gun, ammunition

Operatives of the Oyo State Security Network Agency Amotekun corps have arrested two...

Buhari leaves for ECOWAS mid-year summit in Accra

President Muhammadu Buhari will be accompanied by an eight-man...

Politics

Reps’ move to impose tax on sugar-sweetened beverages

  The House of Assembly, during its plenary on Tuesday...

Buhari will fix date for National Convention – APC Govs

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors under the auspices of...

PDP to Buhari: Our govs don’t peddle falsehood like you

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the attack on governors elected on its platform as unpresidential and pedestrian....

7m Poor Nigerians: Seek help, PDP mocks Nigerian govt

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari for the increasing rate of poverty in the country,...

Lagos, Kano get lion’s share of INEC’s new polling units

Lagos and Kano states have been given the lion’s share in the newly created 56, 872 polling units by...

Ekiti Guber: Fayemi’s performance is making 2022 governorship poll easy for APC – Kolawole

A chieftain of the Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC), Akinlayo Kolawole has expressed confidence that Governor Kayode Fayemi...

Business

Subsidy payment, high unemployment, inflation worrisome, says IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised the red flag over Nigeria’s resumption of petrol...

Zenith Bank emerges best corporate governance financial services in Africa 2021

Zenith Bank Plc’s strong business ethos, ethical values, and impeccable corporate governance have been...

CBN to increase banks’ forex allocations

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday announced the increase of foreign exchange (forex)...

NNPC eyes stake in six private refineries

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said it is planning to hold equal stakes...

Entertainment

Baba Ijesha Saga: My suspension by TAMPPAN, joke of the century – Nkechi Blessing

Nollywood actress Nkechi Blessing has described her suspension from...

My 12 children is evidence of my sexual prowess – Mr Ibu

Popular Nollywood actor and comedian, John Okafor, aka Mr...

Kanye West becomes the wealthiest black man in American history with net worth of $6.6 Billion

Music producer, rapper, and fashion mogul Kanye West is...

Nigeria submits Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ 2020 Oscars

Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ has been picked as Nigeria's submission...

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Air Peace receives 3rd new plane, plans to create 17,000 jobs

Air Peace will create up to 17,000 jobs by 2023 when it completes delivery of...

Amotekun arrests two suspected bandits with AK-47 Rifle, pump action gun, ammunition

Operatives of the Oyo State Security Network Agency Amotekun corps have arrested two suspected bandits with an AK47...

Buhari leaves for ECOWAS mid-year summit in Accra

President Muhammadu Buhari will be accompanied by an eight-man delegation to Accra, Ghana for...

Buhari appoints five new Perm Secs

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of five new Permanent Secretaries in the...

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40 years old man arrested in Apomu for killing, butchering lady for ritual

Osun state police command has arrested a 40-year-old man, Kabiru Oyeduntan, with a...

State Of The Nation: You will hear from us through our Actions, Obasanjo tells Nigerians

Former Nigeria’s President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has given reasons...

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Miss Ella Williams, a Masters of Science degree graduate...